Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 39 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.71% 1.33% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 10.26% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 4
County Antrim median annual salary £34,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.61% +7.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,900 £31,175 £32,500
90th Percentile £43,375 £38,525 £37,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.91% +7.86% +32.08%

WAN 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 36 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.76% 12.96% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 11
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,550 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £50,000 £43,250
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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 10 £34,500 -8.61% 1
WAN
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) CCNP
6 5 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (50.00%) Juniper
6 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
7 4 (40.00%) SonicWALL
7 4 (40.00%) VMware
7 4 (40.00%) Fintech
7 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (40.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) Symantec
7 4 (40.00%) HP
7 4 (40.00%) Change Management
7 4 (40.00%) Python
7 4 (40.00%) Unix
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
8 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (30.00%) ITIL
8 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (30.00%) Network Security

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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) BGP
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Junior
2 4 (40.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Detection
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Global Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (10.00%) Meraki
5 1 (10.00%) Polycom