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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 35 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.79% 1.24% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.35% 6.90% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
68 29 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 37.99% 18.01% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 31
Average salary £26,000 £36,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.27% -14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram in County Antrim

LAN
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 5 £30,000 - 1
LAN
Northern Ireland

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) ICT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Compaq
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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