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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing LAN 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.07% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Median salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,624 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.94% -  

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 22 10 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 9.65% 9.17% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 16
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £80,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing LAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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
County Antrim - 7 £27,500 -
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) Legal
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) CCSA
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) MCSA
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (27.27%) Fintech
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (18.18%) CISSP
8 2 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 10

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 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
5 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) TACACS
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) EPoS Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) EPoS Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Fintech
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CCNA
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCSA
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) MCDST
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) Bloomberg
4 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Reuters
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Tandberg