The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 15 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.17% 3.50% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 7.35% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
TCP/IP
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
5 68 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.87% 47.55% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 12
Average salary £36,250 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.42% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Belfast

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Nmap
4 6 (50.00%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Ant
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) SLA
4 6 (50.00%) Rapid7
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Broadband
6 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Ant
1 6 (50.00%) Maven
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Capybara
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) NetWare
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) EMC Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (25.00%) Xen
3 3 (25.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenServer
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Nmap
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Rapid7
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Novell
6 1 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Dell