The table below looks at the statistics for WAN 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 WAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.35% 1.98% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 18.18% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £33,000 £22,500 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
WAN
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
25 11 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.12% 10.89% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 32
Average salary £33,000 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

WAN
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

WAN Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

WAN
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 WAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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 -2 6 £33,000 +46.66% 3
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) Nagios
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) SMTP
5 3 (37.50%) HTTP
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) LAMP
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) VirtualBox
5 3 (37.50%) logstash
5 3 (37.50%) Pingdom
5 3 (37.50%) Rsyslog
5 3 (37.50%) Cacti
5 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (25.00%) SugarCRM
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) SMTP
2 3 (37.50%) SNMP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) DMZ
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
1 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VirtualBox
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cacti
1 3 (37.50%) logstash
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
1 3 (37.50%) Pingdom
1 3 (37.50%) Rsyslog
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Meraki
3 1 (12.50%) Tandberg
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: €25,000 - €45,000 commensurate with experience
Posted: 25 days ago