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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - - 30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £14,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
9 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.96% 16.55% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 21
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Nagios
3 3 (50.00%) LAMP
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Cacti
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) VirtualBox
3 3 (50.00%) logstash
3 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
3 3 (50.00%) Rsyslog
3 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SugarCRM
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) LAMP
1 3 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Cacti
1 3 (50.00%) logstash
1 3 (50.00%) Nagios
1 3 (50.00%) Pingdom
1 3 (50.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Tandberg