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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 32 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing LAN 8 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.96% 1.12% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 4.44% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £27,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 45 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.68% 25.14% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 34
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 £32,550
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 29 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 - 4
LAN
UK

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 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 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) PBX
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) Network Management
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) DHCP
6 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) PBX
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) ICT Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Compuware
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) CommVault
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