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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 32 32 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2 3 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.72% 2.10% 16.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 23.08% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 12
Average salary £28,250 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.22% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
33 13 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 28.45% 9.09% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 26
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -46.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) CTI
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) CTI
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas