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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 23 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Permanent jobs citing Internet 1 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.10% 1.51% 12.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 8.33% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 21
Average salary £45,000 £23,000 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.65% +64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,400 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -
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
16 36 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.58% 18.09% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 35
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +167.85%
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 27 February 2015. 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 +18 1 £45,000 +95.65%
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) SMTP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) POP3
3 4 (50.00%) CDMA
3 4 (50.00%) GPRS
3 4 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) MAPI
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (50.00%) IMAP
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) SGSN
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Product Management
4 3 (37.50%) Softswitch
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 3 (37.50%) MGCP
4 3 (37.50%) RTP
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SMTP
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) CDMA
2 4 (50.00%) GPRS
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VLAN
2 4 (50.00%) IMAP
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) SGSN
2 4 (50.00%) POP3
3 3 (37.50%) Softswitch
3 3 (37.50%) MGCP
3 3 (37.50%) RTP
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) SNMP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) MAPI
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
1 7 (87.50%) Solaris
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Internet Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C++
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sun