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

Local Area Network (LAN)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +6
Permanent jobs citing LAN 20 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.74% 3.08% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.79% 31.82% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £30,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -21.05% +8.57%
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% -2.33% +1.18%

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 61 44 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.45% 9.69% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 42 21
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.57% -12.14% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £42,425 £48,750 £41,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +2 15 £21,000 -30.00% 4
LAN
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) HP
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (55.00%) MCSA
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 11 (55.00%) MCP
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Network Security
4 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
5 10 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (50.00%) MCDST
5 10 (50.00%) MCITP
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) VPN
5 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) WAN
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) PABX
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) WLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.00%) DMZ
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Intranet
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) PABX Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Support
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
1 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (25.00%) Line Management
3 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MCP
1 11 (55.00%) MCSA
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (50.00%) MCDST
2 10 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 10 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) HP
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Apple
4 10 (50.00%) Bloomberg
4 10 (50.00%) Dell
4 10 (50.00%) Remedy
4 10 (50.00%) Reuters
5 2 (10.00%) Aruba
5 2 (10.00%) CA
5 2 (10.00%) SevOne
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Mitel
6 1 (5.00%) VMware