The table below looks at the statistics for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 22 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing LAN 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.41% 1.69% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 5.66% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
LAN
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.86% 29.78% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 11
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -45.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

LAN
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

LAN Salary Trend in County Antrim

LAN
Top 18 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) IPv4
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint