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 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
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.14% 0.58% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 3.85% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £26,500 £19,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.89% -39.06%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
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

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

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

WAN Salary Histogram 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 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 - 2 £50,500 - 1
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
WAN
UK

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) PBX
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Network Management
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Degree

WAN
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 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) PBX
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
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