The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 33 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.86% 1.74% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 11.54% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £26,500 £22,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
LAN
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 26 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.86% 15.12% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 29
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

LAN Salary Histogram 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 October 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 Antrim +4 3 £50,500 +129.54% 1
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Network Management
4 5 (41.67%) PBX
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) Symantec
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) SAN
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) PBX
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Compaq
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
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