The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 37 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 6 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.87% 3.47% 11.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 14.29% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 - £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 - £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 42 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.58% 24.28% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 33
Average salary £26,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.34% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TCP/IP
UK

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 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 -5 5 £32,500 - 3
County Londonderry -5 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) 3G
4 1 (8.33%) Modbus
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
4 1 (8.33%) CTI
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (8.33%) CAN bus
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Product Management
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
1 7 (58.33%) C++
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
Northern Ireland
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago