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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.61% 2.78% 5.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 20.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £33,000 £22,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
22 10 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.56% 13.89% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 27
Average salary £33,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -10.76%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) LAMP
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Cacti
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) VirtualBox
3 3 (50.00%) logstash
3 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
3 3 (50.00%) Rsyslog
3 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) SugarCRM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) SugarCRM
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cacti
1 3 (50.00%) logstash
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
1 3 (50.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: €25,000 - €45,000 commensurate with experience
Posted: 28 days ago