The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.67% 1.74% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 6.49% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £18,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 77 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.58% 26.74% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 27
Average salary £26,500 £14,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.28% -56.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +13 5 £18,000 -48.57% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
3 10 (76.92%) HP
3 10 (76.92%) Dell
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
5 7 (53.85%) MS Office
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
6 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) NetApp
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (46.15%) Project Management
6 6 (46.15%) Migration
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) Clustering
6 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
6 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
6 6 (46.15%) vSphere
6 6 (46.15%) EqualLogic

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (46.15%) VLAN
3 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) SQL DBA
1 6 (46.15%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Operations Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
1 6 (46.15%) EqualLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 6 (46.15%) Database Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Capacity Management
2 6 (46.15%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (30.77%) Fault Management
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) vSphere
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Backup Exec
2 6 (46.15%) NetBackup
2 6 (46.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) HP
1 10 (76.92%) Dell
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Compuware
5 4 (30.77%) CommVault
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago