Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 6.56% 4.88% 6.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% 19.00% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 33
Croydon median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,600 £41,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £58,750
South London median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +33.33%

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 80 100 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 21.00% 25.71% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 66 93 102
Croydon median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £76,250 £58,600 £58,750
South London median annual salary £41,000 £46,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.30% +10.00% +6.25%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) Citrix
3 17 (68.00%) ITIL
4 16 (64.00%) Firewall
5 13 (52.00%) Windows
5 13 (52.00%) Unified Communications
6 12 (48.00%) VoIP
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL V3
8 9 (36.00%) DHCP
8 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (36.00%) VPN
8 9 (36.00%) DNS
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco
9 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (32.00%) MPLS
9 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
9 8 (32.00%) IPsec
9 8 (32.00%) SaaS
9 8 (32.00%) FortiGate
9 8 (32.00%) Skype
9 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (28.00%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
10 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
10 7 (28.00%) Network Security
10 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 13 (52.00%) Unified Communications
4 12 (48.00%) VoIP
5 9 (36.00%) DHCP
5 9 (36.00%) DNS
5 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (36.00%) VPN
6 8 (32.00%) IPsec
6 8 (32.00%) MPLS
6 8 (32.00%) Skype
7 7 (28.00%) Network Security
7 7 (28.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (8.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix Support
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Exchange Support
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Sales Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Account Director
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (16.00%) Change Control
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.00%) Network Management
7 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNA
1 7 (28.00%) CCNP
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Citrix
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki