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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.80% - 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% - 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
68 21 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 47.55% 14.29% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 30
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Belfast

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £14000.00 - £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago