The table below looks at the statistics for WAN 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 WAN over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.45% 1.67% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 5.36% 4.55%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
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 56 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 24.14% 31.11% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 10
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -37.34%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

WAN
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

WAN Salary Trend in County Antrim

WAN
Top 18 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
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

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
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