The table below looks at the statistics for VSS/SourceSafe 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 VSS/SourceSafe over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual SourceSafe (VSS)
Rank - - 43
Permanent jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
VSS/SourceSafe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Development Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
38 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.20% 27.45% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 29 16
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSS/SourceSafe
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSS/SourceSafe across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

VSS/SourceSafe Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VSS/SourceSafe
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VSS/SourceSafe Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

VSS/SourceSafe
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VSS/SourceSafe 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 VSS/SourceSafe.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure

VSS/SourceSafe
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VSS/SourceSafe 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 VSS/SourceSafe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware