The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
London / Croydon
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.29% 5.69% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 20.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 4
Median salary £20,250 £52,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -61.42% +41.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £39,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 69 37
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 23.28% 28.05% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 28
Median salary £37,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.10% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Croydon

WAN
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Croydon.

Salary trend for WAN in Croydon

WAN
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Croydon over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) CentOS
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) BGP
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Security Management
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Nagios
7 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) CCNP
7 5 (29.41%) XenApp
7 5 (29.41%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) CoreOS
8 4 (23.53%) Docker
8 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
8 4 (23.53%) MPLS

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) OSPF
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) VPLS
7 3 (17.65%) HTTP
7 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
7 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 3 (17.65%) SSH
7 3 (17.65%) SSL
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (11.76%) Multicast
8 2 (11.76%) RTCP
8 2 (11.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Administrator
5 3 (17.65%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Social Media
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) CentOS
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 4 (23.53%) CoreOS
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Security Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
2 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNP
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) Docker
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (17.65%) OpenSIPS
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
4 3 (17.65%) Xen
5 1 (5.88%) BIND 9
5 1 (5.88%) iptables
5 1 (5.88%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
6 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard