Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 37 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 +21
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 19 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.16% 1.48% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.76% 13.16% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +53.85%
10th Percentile £37,750 £35,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £49,750 £38,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% +2.56%

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 58 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.69% 11.24% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49 30 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,375 £20,850
90th Percentile £50,500 £50,000 £42,850
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
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 20 November 2017. 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 -17 9 £40,000 +14.29%
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) SSH
5 10 (52.63%) C++
6 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
7 8 (42.11%) Degree
7 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
7 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
7 8 (42.11%) HTTP
7 8 (42.11%) IBM
7 8 (42.11%) Robot Framework
7 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 8 (42.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
8 7 (36.84%) SMTP
8 7 (36.84%) SNMP
8 7 (36.84%) FTP
8 7 (36.84%) Java
8 7 (36.84%) Unix
9 6 (31.58%) .NET
9 6 (31.58%) VPN
9 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (31.58%) Groovy
9 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
9 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (31.58%) SSL
9 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 6 (31.58%) TDD
9 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy

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 2 (10.53%) CICS
1 2 (10.53%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) SSH
2 8 (42.11%) HTTP
3 7 (36.84%) FTP
3 7 (36.84%) SMTP
3 7 (36.84%) SNMP
4 6 (31.58%) SSL
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) DHCP
5 5 (26.32%) DNS
5 5 (26.32%) Kerberos
5 5 (26.32%) LDAP
5 5 (26.32%) SAN
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) SNA
7 2 (10.53%) Modbus
7 2 (10.53%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQLite
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) Redis
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Robot Framework
2 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (10.53%) Mocha
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation Specialist
1 6 (31.58%) Test Scripter
1 6 (31.58%) Test Specialist
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) CSS3
3 2 (10.53%) Express
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (10.53%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (10.53%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
3 2 (10.53%) RequireJS
3 2 (10.53%) WebSockets
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Fintech
3 3 (15.79%) LPAR
3 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.53%) CAN bus
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Debian
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
3 6 (31.58%) User Stories
4 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Component Testing
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Groovy
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) C
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
1 5 (26.32%) NFS
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nagios
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
2 5 (26.32%) EMC
2 5 (26.32%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) NetApp
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Google