Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 23 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.76% 2.71% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.70% 28.57% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 8
Northern Ireland median annual salary £21,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -20.00% +41.51%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,750 £32,175
90th Percentile £43,750 £49,000 £41,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 61 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.29% 9.48% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 21
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.57% -12.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £43,150 £48,875 £42,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 July 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 July 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 +12 22 £21,000 -30.00% 3
County Londonderry - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
1 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
4 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
4 13 (56.52%) Network Security
5 12 (52.17%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
5 12 (52.17%) ITIL
6 11 (47.83%) MCP
6 11 (47.83%) MCSA
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (47.83%) VPN
6 11 (47.83%) LAN
6 11 (47.83%) WAN
6 11 (47.83%) HP
6 11 (47.83%) Dell
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (47.83%) Apple
6 11 (47.83%) Reuters
6 11 (47.83%) Bloomberg
6 11 (47.83%) Remedy
6 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
6 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
2 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Network Security
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) VPN
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) H.323
3 3 (13.04%) SCCP
3 3 (13.04%) Skype
3 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
3 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
2 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
3 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (47.83%) Windows 10
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) HPUX
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
1 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
2 11 (47.83%) Incident Management
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL V3
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.70%) OWASP
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) MCDST
1 11 (47.83%) MCITP
1 11 (47.83%) MCP
1 11 (47.83%) MCSA
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CREST Certified
3 2 (8.70%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (47.83%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (17.39%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) SCOM
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Apple
3 11 (47.83%) Bloomberg
3 11 (47.83%) Dell
3 11 (47.83%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) Remedy
3 11 (47.83%) Reuters
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) Etrali
6 3 (13.04%) Red Box
6 3 (13.04%) Speakerbus
6 3 (13.04%) Verint