Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 41 37
Rank change year-on-year -17 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.37% 1.63% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.74% 13.33% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £31,000 £29,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.90% -12.12% +26.92%
10th Percentile £27,000 £18,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £36,625 £41,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 62 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.36% 12.20% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51 41 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £43,650
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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -17 11 £31,000 +3.33%
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) Fintech
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
7 3 (27.27%) Change Management
7 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Broadband
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) Middleware

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 1 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
1 1 (9.09%) Luigi
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Broadband
5 2 (18.18%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (9.09%) Azkaban
1 1 (9.09%) Looker
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) DBA Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Pandas
2 1 (9.09%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Fintech
3 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (9.09%) Handset
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCNA
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIA
3 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) BT
5 2 (18.18%) Radianz
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (9.09%) Polycom