The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.96% 1.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 11.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Median salary £30,500 £38,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.73% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 15 18 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 9.93% 13.64% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 12
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Belfast

WAN
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Belfast.

Salary trend for WAN in Belfast

WAN
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Belfast over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNA
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
5 5 (38.46%) Fintech
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) CCNP
6 4 (30.77%) Juniper
6 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 7

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) IP Telephony
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.69%) DNS
8 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Fintech
3 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Detection
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Global Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 4 (30.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CCNA
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
3 3 (23.08%) MCDST
3 3 (23.08%) MCITP
3 3 (23.08%) MCP
3 3 (23.08%) MCSA
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CCSA
4 2 (15.38%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (23.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy
5 3 (23.08%) Reuters
5 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL
5 3 (23.08%) Symantec
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) Meraki