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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 39 52 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 9 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.91% 3.40% 8.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 18.57% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 24
Average salary £48,500 £32,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.23% -13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £18,708 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £38,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
52 70 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.83% 18.32% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 64
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 9 (56.25%) CCNP
4 9 (56.25%) CCDP
4 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 9 (56.25%) CCSA
4 9 (56.25%) CCSE
4 9 (56.25%) Network Security
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) OSPF
5 8 (50.00%) BGP
5 8 (50.00%) MS Visio
6 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
7 6 (37.50%) Network Management
8 5 (31.25%) SAN
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) CCNA
8 5 (31.25%) IBM
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
9 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
9 4 (25.00%) DHCP
10 3 (18.75%) VMware
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) Simulink
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) OSPF
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Storage Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 6 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCSA
2 9 (56.25%) CCSE
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
2 9 (56.25%) CCDP
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) VCP4
4 3 (18.75%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Altiris
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) HP