The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.88% 1.82% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 6.67% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £18,000 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 75 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.99% 27.27% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 22
Average salary £26,500 £14,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.28% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
County Antrim

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 18 April 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) HP
2 10 (83.33%) Dell
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (50.00%) Local Government
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
2 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 6 (50.00%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
1 6 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 6 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP
1 10 (83.33%) Dell
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) CommVault
4 4 (33.33%) Compuware
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago