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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 32 54 15
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -39
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 16 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.71% 4.47% 12.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.59% 22.47% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 35
Average salary £48,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,708 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,550 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
58 89 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.71% 19.91% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 50 85 73
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Bedford

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (75.00%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (66.67%) CCDP
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) CCNP
3 16 (66.67%) WAN
3 16 (66.67%) LAN
3 16 (66.67%) Network Security
4 15 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 15 (62.50%) CCSA
5 14 (58.33%) CCSE
5 14 (58.33%) Firewall
5 14 (58.33%) OSPF
5 14 (58.33%) BGP
5 14 (58.33%) MS Visio
5 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
6 13 (54.17%) Network Management
7 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (41.67%) Wireshark
9 9 (37.50%) tcpdump
10 8 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (25.00%) CCNA
11 6 (25.00%) DHCP
11 6 (25.00%) Windows
12 5 (20.83%) Citrix
12 5 (20.83%) IBM
13 4 (16.67%) DNS
13 4 (16.67%) SAN
13 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (58.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) Simulink
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) WAN
1 16 (66.67%) LAN
1 16 (66.67%) Network Security
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (58.33%) OSPF
3 14 (58.33%) BGP
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) Wireshark
5 9 (37.50%) tcpdump
6 6 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) SAN
8 1 (4.17%) 802.11
8 1 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Consultant
2 15 (62.50%) Network Consultant
3 11 (45.83%) Security Consultant
3 11 (45.83%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Load Balancing
2 13 (54.17%) Network Management
3 11 (45.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) CCNP
2 16 (66.67%) CCDP
3 15 (62.50%) CCSA
4 14 (58.33%) CCSE
5 8 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (25.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.17%) MCP
7 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Altiris
7 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.17%) IronPort