The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 45 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 10 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.58% 3.18% 4.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.26% 14.49% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £43,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
TCP/IP
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 69 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.41% 21.97% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 57
Average salary £52,500 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.71% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bedford region.

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Bedford

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Bedford

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
1 18 (62.07%) Network Security
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
2 17 (58.62%) CCNP
2 17 (58.62%) CCDP
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) LAN
2 17 (58.62%) WAN
3 16 (55.17%) Network Management
3 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
4 14 (48.28%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
5 13 (44.83%) OSPF
5 13 (44.83%) BGP
5 13 (44.83%) Spanning Tree
6 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (41.38%) CCSA
6 12 (41.38%) MS Visio
7 11 (37.93%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (37.93%) CCSE
8 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
8 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
9 9 (31.03%) VMware
9 9 (31.03%) DNS
10 8 (27.59%) DHCP
10 8 (27.59%) MS Office
11 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (20.69%) MS Excel

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Visio
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Network Security
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (58.62%) LAN
2 17 (58.62%) WAN
3 14 (48.28%) Firewall
4 13 (44.83%) Spanning Tree
4 13 (44.83%) OSPF
4 13 (44.83%) BGP
5 10 (34.48%) Wireshark
5 10 (34.48%) tcpdump
6 9 (31.03%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) DHCP
8 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 4 (13.79%) 802.11
8 4 (13.79%) Wireless
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (13.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Consultant
2 13 (44.83%) Network Consultant
3 12 (41.38%) Security Consultant
3 12 (41.38%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
1 16 (55.17%) Network Management
2 12 (41.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
1 4 (13.79%) C-shell
1 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) CCNP
1 17 (58.62%) CCDP
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (41.38%) CCSA
3 11 (37.93%) CCSE
3 11 (37.93%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (17.24%) MCSA
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.34%) RHCE
5 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 3 (10.34%) RHCSA
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.90%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) MCTS
7 1 (3.45%) VCP5
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
1 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
2 4 (13.79%) Samba
2 4 (13.79%) NFS
3 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Citrix
5 5 (17.24%) Intel
5 5 (17.24%) F5
6 4 (13.79%) Sourcefire
6 4 (13.79%) IronPort
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat