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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 46 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 10 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.18% 4.44% 7.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.49% 21.67% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 16
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
69 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.97% 20.48% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 52
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
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
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 29 August 2014.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Bedford

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) Firewall
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (85.19%) DNS
3 23 (85.19%) Windows
4 22 (81.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (77.78%) VMware
5 21 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (70.37%) Cisco
7 18 (66.67%) MCSE
7 18 (66.67%) Network Security
8 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (59.26%) VPN
9 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
9 16 (59.26%) CCNP
9 16 (59.26%) MS Exchange
10 15 (55.56%) HTTP
10 15 (55.56%) IIS
11 14 (51.85%) SharePoint
11 14 (51.85%) HTTPS
11 14 (51.85%) SSL
11 14 (51.85%) Terminal Services
11 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
11 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (51.85%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (48.15%) Internet
12 13 (48.15%) CCNA
12 13 (48.15%) Windows XP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (55.56%) IIS
3 14 (51.85%) SharePoint
3 14 (51.85%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Firewall
2 23 (85.19%) DNS
3 18 (66.67%) Network Security
4 16 (59.26%) VPN
5 15 (55.56%) HTTP
6 14 (51.85%) HTTPS
6 14 (51.85%) SSL
7 13 (48.15%) Internet
8 8 (29.63%) SAN
8 8 (29.63%) VLAN
9 6 (22.22%) WAN
10 5 (18.52%) LDAP
10 5 (18.52%) LAN
10 5 (18.52%) Kerberos
10 5 (18.52%) IPsec
11 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
11 3 (11.11%) tcpdump
11 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (11.11%) OSPF
11 3 (11.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) DBA
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
5 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 5 (18.52%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (14.81%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (66.67%) MCSE
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (59.26%) CCNP
5 13 (48.15%) CCNA
5 13 (48.15%) MCP
6 12 (44.44%) CCSP
6 12 (44.44%) CCIP
7 7 (25.93%) MCSA
8 6 (22.22%) MCITP
9 3 (11.11%) CCSA
9 3 (11.11%) CCSE
9 3 (11.11%) CCDP
10 2 (7.41%) Degree
11 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (3.70%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) Terminal Services
3 9 (33.33%) ISA Server
3 9 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (33.33%) UAG
4 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 5 (18.52%) NFS
6 1 (3.70%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) MOM
1 5 (18.52%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (77.78%) VMware
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) HP
5 6 (22.22%) Dell
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) CA
7 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.41%) Citrix
9 1 (3.70%) Symantec