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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 16 31 7
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing Internet 18 3 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.92% 1.89% 22.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.73% 6.98% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 14
Average salary £57,500 - £15,390
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 43 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 36.42% 27.04% 45.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 28
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 July 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 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) Degree
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) Intranet
4 11 (57.89%) Project Management
5 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
5 10 (52.63%) Client/Server
6 9 (47.37%) Silverlight
6 9 (47.37%) Use Case
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
6 9 (47.37%) .NET
6 9 (47.37%) Oracle
6 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 9 (47.37%) SaaS
6 9 (47.37%) User Stories
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
9 5 (26.32%) UNIX
10 4 (21.05%) DOM
10 4 (21.05%) XSL
10 4 (21.05%) XSLT
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) DHTML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) RDBMS
2 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Implementation Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) XML
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) Silverlight
5 4 (21.05%) DHTML
5 4 (21.05%) DOM
5 4 (21.05%) XSL
5 4 (21.05%) XSLT
6 3 (15.79%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Client/Server
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Use Case
2 9 (47.37%) User Stories
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.26%) SIEM
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) HL7
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft