The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 26 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.77% 1.43% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 11.11% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Median salary £30,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.73% +8.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  

LAN 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 County Antrim with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 15 18 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 9.62% 12.86% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 13
Median salary £35,750 £38,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +23.57%  
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%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for LAN in County Antrim

LAN
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in County Antrim.

Salary trend for LAN in County Antrim

LAN
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in County Antrim over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in County Antrim

LAN
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +3 9 £30,500 -19.73%
LAN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing LAN 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (100.00%) WAN
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

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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%) WAN
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