Period
to 16 July 2018

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 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 37 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.44% 4.86% 6.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 26.15% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 32
Croydon median annual salary £26,250 £33,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.64% -39.09% +57.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £15,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £58,750 £63,625
South London median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% -30.00% +28.21%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Croydon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 75 65 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 14.31% 18.57% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 151
Croydon median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +50.44%
10th Percentile £22,550 £17,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £54,425 £63,750
South London median annual salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.88% +8.97%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) Skype for Business
3 9 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 9 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (50.00%) SLA
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
5 7 (38.89%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) Meraki
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (16.67%) Office 365
7 3 (16.67%) Skype
8 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.11%) Android
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Handset
8 2 (11.11%) VMware
8 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 11 (61.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) Skype
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (44.44%) Network Manager
3 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Network Support
4 5 (27.78%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 9 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Citrix
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Meraki
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Huawei
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL