The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 27 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.70% 1.39% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 11.11% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
County Antrim median annual salary £30,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.73% +8.57%  
10th Percentile £25,100 £38,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £38,000 £37,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -19.73% +8.57%  

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 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 9.49% 12.50% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 50 55 44
County Antrim median annual salary £35,750 £38,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.92% +23.57%  
10th Percentile £25,425 £28,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £80,000 £40,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +26.66%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in County Antrim

WAN
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for WAN in County Antrim

WAN
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in County Antrim over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in County Antrim

WAN
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 WAN within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 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 +4 9 £30,500 -19.73%
WAN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 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 County Antrim 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 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%) 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