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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.85% 7.14% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 40.63% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £22,500 £18,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
8 32 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.81% 17.58% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 35
Average salary £30,000 £40,925 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.69% +192.32%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 WAN within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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 +10 1 £22,500 +25.00% 2
WAN
Northern Ireland

WAN
Top 17 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 3 March 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%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Acronis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) Acronis
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago