The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 20 32 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Internet 16 4 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.40% 2.78% 20.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 30.77% 45.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 14
Average salary - £32,500 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +111.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Internet
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 13 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 43.41% 9.03% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 34
Average salary £24,000 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Internet
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Belfast region.

Internet Salary Trend in Belfast

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 23 (92.00%) HTML
2 22 (88.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (76.00%) Degree
3 19 (76.00%) XML
4 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (72.00%) CSS
5 16 (64.00%) SQL
6 14 (56.00%) Oracle
6 14 (56.00%) Web Services
6 14 (56.00%) User Experience
7 11 (44.00%) Intranet
7 11 (44.00%) Project Management
8 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (40.00%) Client/Server
9 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (36.00%) XSLT
9 9 (36.00%) .NET
9 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (36.00%) SaaS
9 9 (36.00%) User Stories
9 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (36.00%) Silverlight
9 9 (36.00%) Use Case
9 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
10 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
10 7 (28.00%) Linux
11 6 (24.00%) UNIX

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) CDMA
3 1 (4.00%) GPRS
3 1 (4.00%) GSM
3 1 (4.00%) POP3
3 1 (4.00%) SMTP
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) IMAP
3 1 (4.00%) GGSN
3 1 (4.00%) SGSN
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 9 (36.00%) Business Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) XML
3 18 (72.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) Web Services
5 9 (36.00%) XSLT
5 9 (36.00%) Silverlight
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 5 (20.00%) YUI
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) DHTML
7 4 (16.00%) DOM
7 4 (16.00%) XSL
8 3 (12.00%) JDBC
9 1 (4.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (88.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (56.00%) User Experience
3 10 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.00%) Clustering
6 1 (4.00%) CESG
6 1 (4.00%) Statistics
6 1 (4.00%) Replication
6 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (36.00%) Use Case
2 9 (36.00%) User Stories
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) People Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (4.00%) SIEM
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) JBoss