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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 33 30 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 5 6 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.69% 3.61% 18.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 28.57% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 13
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £45,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
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
57 21 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.65% 12.65% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 37
Average salary £24,000 £32,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 5 £32,500 -27.77%
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Modbus
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) CTI
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas