The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 18 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.25% 2.94% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 9.38% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £38,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
TCP/IP
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
22 64 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.68% 31.37% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 10
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -37.34%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
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 TCP/IP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +15 8 £38,250 +17.69%
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) Python
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
5 7 (46.67%) Ruby
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (40.00%) Rapid7
6 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (40.00%) Java
6 6 (40.00%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) Ant
6 6 (40.00%) SLA
6 6 (40.00%) Nmap
6 6 (40.00%) Maven
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (40.00%) Open Source
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) Firewall
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) DHCP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) HTTP
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) SSH
6 1 (6.67%) SNMP
6 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
6 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQLite
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Ant
1 6 (40.00%) Maven
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) Capybara
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) Mocha
3 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DSP Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Support
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
4 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Express
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) DTV
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
5 1 (6.67%) NetWare
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
7 1 (6.67%) OWASP
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) EMC Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (20.00%) Xen
3 3 (20.00%) VirtualBox
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nmap
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.67%) MOM
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Rapid7
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) Novell
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Dell