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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 17 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.75% 2.43% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 6.85% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
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
9 73 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.79% 35.44% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 12
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £16,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £30,000
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
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 28 August 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 +19 1 £50,000 +53.84%
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) Rapid7
4 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) SLA
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Ant
4 6 (46.15%) Nmap
4 6 (46.15%) Maven
4 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 6 (46.15%) Wireshark
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (23.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Wireshark
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Broadband
6 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQLite
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Ant
1 6 (46.15%) Maven
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Capybara
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Metasploit
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) Mocha
3 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Development Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Development Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
4 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) Express
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) NetWare
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) SDLC
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
6 1 (7.69%) OWASP
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
1 7 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) EMC Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESX
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (23.08%) Xen
3 3 (23.08%) VirtualBox
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Nmap
2 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Rapid7
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Novell
6 1 (7.69%) Sun
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Dell