The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 28 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Internet 1 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.69% 8.63% 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 32.88% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 7
Average salary £29,250 £14,000 £15,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.92% -9.67%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 73 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.36% 26.26% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 25
Average salary £26,500 £14,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.28% -54.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
Internet
County Antrim

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 23 April 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Altiris
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) VBScript
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) JDBC
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Development Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Altiris
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle