The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.69% 1.22% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.36% 4.88% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £27,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 31.46% 25.00% 44.02%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 30
Average salary £26,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.34% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Northern Ireland

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 28 July 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 - 3 £27,000 - 2
WAN
Northern Ireland

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) ICT Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Compuware
3 1 (14.29%) CommVault
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago