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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 22 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs citing Internet 1 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.37% 3.07% 9.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 16.67% 70.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 12
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% +64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6 30 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 8.22% 18.40% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 17
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% +71.42%
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 30 January 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 7 (58.33%) Solaris
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) SMTP
3 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
4 5 (41.67%) YUI
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) User Experience
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) JBoss
4 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) XSLT

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SMTP
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) CDMA
2 4 (33.33%) GPRS
2 4 (33.33%) GSM
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) SGSN
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) POP3
2 4 (33.33%) IMAP
3 3 (25.00%) Softswitch
3 3 (25.00%) SNMP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) MGCP
3 3 (25.00%) RTP
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Implementation Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Implementation Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) YUI
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XSLT
3 4 (33.33%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Solaris
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Sun
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