The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 22 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 Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 29 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.06% 1.08% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.70% 4.00% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £27,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 - £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,400 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -2.59%
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
63 50 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.98% 27.03% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 35
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
UK

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

LAN
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

LAN Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

LAN
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 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
County Londonderry - 5 - -
County Antrim -4 3 £27,000 - 1
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) MS Office
4 5 (38.46%) PBX
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Network Management
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) Compuware
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (15.38%) CommVault
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) Fault Management

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 5 (38.46%) PBX
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Operations Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 2 (15.38%) Fault Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Compuware
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) CommVault
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago