Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 37 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 27 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.82% 2.71% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.55% 22.22% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +36.36% +1.54%
10th Percentile £24,250 £18,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £48,000 £50,000 £35,500
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 62 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.36% 12.20% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51 41 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £43,650
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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 January 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 16 January 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 -16 16 £40,000 -11.11% 8
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Python
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Unix
4 11 (40.74%) C++
4 11 (40.74%) SSH
4 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 10 (37.04%) Change Management
6 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (33.33%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) IBM
7 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
8 7 (25.93%) Robot Framework
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.93%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) SMTP
8 7 (25.93%) FTP
8 7 (25.93%) HTTP
8 7 (25.93%) SNMP
9 6 (22.22%) VPN
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) SSL
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (22.22%) Groovy
9 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework

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 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) CICS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (3.70%) Luigi
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) SSH
2 7 (25.93%) FTP
2 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 7 (25.93%) SMTP
2 7 (25.93%) SNMP
3 6 (22.22%) SSL
3 6 (22.22%) VPN
4 5 (18.52%) DHCP
4 5 (18.52%) DNS
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
4 5 (18.52%) LDAP
4 5 (18.52%) SAN
5 4 (14.81%) Modbus
6 3 (11.11%) SNA
7 2 (7.41%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (7.41%) LAN
7 2 (7.41%) Telnet
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
1 5 (18.52%) SQLite
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.70%) Azkaban
3 1 (3.70%) Looker
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Redis
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Robot Framework
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.70%) Mocha
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Software Test Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Test Automation Specialist
1 6 (22.22%) Test Scripter
1 6 (22.22%) Test Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
1 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) Express
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.70%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Pandas
4 1 (3.70%) RequireJS
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.70%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (18.52%) Fintech
4 4 (14.81%) CAN bus
4 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
5 3 (11.11%) LPAR
5 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
6 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Debian
3 5 (18.52%) Solaris
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Change Management
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
3 6 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 6 (22.22%) User Stories
4 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
5 4 (14.81%) Component Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) Groovy
6 5 (18.52%) C
6 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) NFS
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (3.70%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Clustering
1 5 (18.52%) Nagios
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) IBM
3 5 (18.52%) 3PAR
3 5 (18.52%) EMC
3 5 (18.52%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) NetApp
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) Google
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) BT
5 2 (7.41%) Radianz