The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 41
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
WAN
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
28 22 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 19.58% 16.30% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 15
Average salary £25,750 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.83% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £43,775
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WAN
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

WAN Salary Trend in Belfast

WAN
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Acronis