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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.98% 5.76% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 28.57% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £24,250 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
10 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.90% 20.14% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 18
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -60.00%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) SAN

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Acronis
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Compaq
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
Belfast, County Antrim
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