Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 52 40
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12 -8
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 21 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.12% 3.49% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.88% 30.19% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 5
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.50% +6.67% -1.96%
10th Percentile £20,500 £37,850 £34,250
90th Percentile £68,125 £41,500 £40,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,625 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% -3.27% +5.00%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 68 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.59% 11.57% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 52 44 31
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,375 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP 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 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +21 21 £21,000 -47.50% 3
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
1 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
4 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
4 13 (61.90%) Network Security
5 12 (57.14%) Finance
5 12 (57.14%) VPN
6 11 (52.38%) MCSA
6 11 (52.38%) LAN
6 11 (52.38%) WAN
6 11 (52.38%) ITIL
6 11 (52.38%) MCP
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (52.38%) HP
6 11 (52.38%) Dell
6 11 (52.38%) Reuters
6 11 (52.38%) Bloomberg
6 11 (52.38%) Remedy
6 11 (52.38%) Blackberry
6 11 (52.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (52.38%) Apple
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (52.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Network Security
2 12 (57.14%) VPN
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) H.323
4 3 (14.29%) SCCP
4 3 (14.29%) Skype
4 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
1 11 (52.38%) Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (52.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Incident Management
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL V3
1 11 (52.38%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
4 2 (9.52%) OWASP
4 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Server Management
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) MCDST
1 11 (52.38%) MCITP
1 11 (52.38%) MCP
1 11 (52.38%) MCSA
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
3 2 (9.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (52.38%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 2 (9.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) Apple
3 11 (52.38%) Bloomberg
3 11 (52.38%) Dell
3 11 (52.38%) HP
3 11 (52.38%) Remedy
3 11 (52.38%) Reuters
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) Etrali
5 3 (14.29%) Red Box
5 3 (14.29%) Speakerbus
5 3 (14.29%) Verint
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix