The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 21 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Internet 5 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.27% 4.14% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% 15.91% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £32,500 £23,000 £15,390
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% +49.44%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Internet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.69% 26.04% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 19
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Northern Ireland region.

Internet Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +13 5 £32,500 +41.30%
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (80.95%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) Java
3 15 (71.43%) Degree
4 13 (61.90%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) XML
4 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 9 (42.86%) Web Services
7 9 (42.86%) XSLT
7 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 9 (42.86%) User Experience
8 8 (38.10%) UNIX
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) Solaris
9 7 (33.33%) SMTP
9 7 (33.33%) HTTP
10 5 (23.81%) C++
10 5 (23.81%) Perl
10 5 (23.81%) SOAP
10 5 (23.81%) JBoss
10 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
10 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) Intranet
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) WebSphere

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SMTP
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) Intranet
3 4 (19.05%) POP3
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) VLAN
3 4 (19.05%) IMAP
3 4 (19.05%) CDMA
3 4 (19.05%) GPRS
3 4 (19.05%) GSM
3 4 (19.05%) SGSN
4 3 (14.29%) Softswitch
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) SNMP
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) MGCP
4 3 (14.29%) RTP
5 2 (9.52%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
1 9 (42.86%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 13 (61.90%) CSS
2 13 (61.90%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) XSLT
4 5 (23.81%) YUI
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) .NET
5 4 (19.05%) DHTML
5 4 (19.05%) DOM
5 4 (19.05%) XSL
5 4 (19.05%) MAPI
5 4 (19.05%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 9 (42.86%) User Experience
3 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) UNIX
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Use Case
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) User Stories
3 3 (14.29%) Product Management
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 5 (23.81%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Sun