Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 56 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 15 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.11% 2.63% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.06% 21.05% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.38% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,100 £28,400
90th Percentile £31,250 £43,250 £38,450
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 68 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.08% 12.50% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 48 30
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,500 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +15.94% -1.43%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,750 £27,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £50,750 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
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 17 November 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 0 11 £21,000 -30.00%
County Londonderry - 1 £30,000 -
County Tyrone - 1 £21,500 -
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for LAN.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Apple
3 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) MCSA
3 11 (73.33%) MCP
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (73.33%) Windows 10
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL V3
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (66.67%) MCDST
4 10 (66.67%) MCITP
4 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
4 10 (66.67%) Network Security
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 10 (66.67%) HP
4 10 (66.67%) Dell

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 10 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) Network Security
3 10 (66.67%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) PABX
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) PABX Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Field Service Technician
3 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 10
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCP
1 11 (73.33%) MCSA
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCDST
2 10 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (66.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Apple
3 10 (66.67%) Bloomberg
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 10 (66.67%) Dell
3 10 (66.67%) HP
3 10 (66.67%) Remedy
3 10 (66.67%) Reuters