Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 29
Rank change year-on-year -11 -9 +19
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.93% 1.69% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.73% 13.16% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 4
County Antrim median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £38,450 £37,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +32.08%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 37 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.84% 12.84% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 11
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,950 £27,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £50,000 £43,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -9 11 £30,000 -20.53%
LAN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) CCNA
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (81.82%) Firewall
4 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) CCNP
6 6 (54.55%) Linux
6 6 (54.55%) Finance
6 6 (54.55%) IP Telephony
7 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
7 5 (45.45%) VMware
7 5 (45.45%) Fintech
7 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
7 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (45.45%) Python
7 5 (45.45%) Unix
7 5 (45.45%) VPN
7 5 (45.45%) HP
7 5 (45.45%) Change Management
7 5 (45.45%) Juniper
7 5 (45.45%) Symantec
8 4 (36.36%) SAN
9 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
9 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
9 3 (27.27%) ITIL
9 3 (27.27%) Network Security

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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) IP Telephony
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Junior
2 5 (45.45%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
3 2 (18.18%) Threat Detection
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Global Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
1 5 (45.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNA
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
3 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki
4 1 (9.09%) Polycom