Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 14 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.16% 0.99% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 8.82% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +8.57% +94.44%
10th Percentile £21,975 £38,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £43,025 £38,000 £37,500
UK median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 34 49
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 9.48% 11.26% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 28
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,750 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.14% +5.26% +13.68%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,500 £20,875
90th Percentile £48,875 £42,500 £60,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Northern Ireland

LAN
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for LAN in Northern Ireland

LAN
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for LAN in Northern Ireland

LAN
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
County Antrim +3 13 £30,000 -21.05%
County Armagh - 1 £35,000 -
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for LAN.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CCNA
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) HP
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) Fintech
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) CCNP
6 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Python
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
7 4 (28.57%) Juniper
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
8 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 1 (7.14%) HSRP
8 1 (7.14%) OSPF
8 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (7.14%) SNMP
8 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Fintech
3 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
3 2 (14.29%) Threat Detection
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Global Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CCNA
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCDST
3 3 (21.43%) MCITP
3 3 (21.43%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCSA
4 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Apple
4 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
4 3 (21.43%) Remedy
4 3 (21.43%) Reuters
4 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
4 3 (21.43%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Meraki