The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.77% - 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% - 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £30,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
20 1 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 15.38% 1.92% 42.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 16
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) assyst
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Tandberg
2 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Tandberg
3 1 (33.33%) VMware