The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 14 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing LAN 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.89% 6.67% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 39.29% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £22,500 £18,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
LAN
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.09% 16.97% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 36
Average salary £30,000 £42,963 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.17% +206.87%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Acronis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Acronis
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago