The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 25 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.27% 1.81% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 6.94% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £18,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 72 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 16.67% 26.09% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 25
Average salary £26,500 £14,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.28% -54.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
LAN
County Antrim

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

LAN
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN across the Belfast region.

LAN Salary Trend in Belfast

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN.

1 12 (85.71%) WAN
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) HP
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 10 (71.43%) Dell
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) vSphere
4 6 (42.86%) EqualLogic
4 6 (42.86%) Database Tuning
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (42.86%) SCOM
4 6 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (42.86%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) Clustering

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing LAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 6 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 6 (42.86%) VLAN
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (42.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) SQL DBA
1 6 (42.86%) DBA
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) ICT Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) EqualLogic
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Database Tuning
1 6 (42.86%) Capacity Management
1 6 (42.86%) Server Monitoring
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Fault Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCITP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (57.14%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 6 (42.86%) SCOM
2 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) HP
2 10 (71.43%) Dell
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) Compuware
5 4 (28.57%) CommVault
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Compaq
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago