The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 64 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 61 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.40% 3.09% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.33% 19.49% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 68
Average salary £29,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.52% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
286 272 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.95% 15.86% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 223 206 296
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 34 £23,500 -20.33% 1
Knutsford - 7 £52,500 -
Chester - 4 £42,500 - 1
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Daresbury +2 2 £24,250 -5.82%
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
3 59 (41.55%) Finance
4 55 (38.73%) DNS
5 53 (37.32%) Active Directory
6 49 (34.51%) Linux
7 42 (29.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (26.76%) UNIX
8 38 (26.76%) MS Office
9 37 (26.06%) DHCP
10 36 (25.35%) MS Exchange
10 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (23.94%) LAN
11 34 (23.94%) WAN
11 34 (23.94%) VPN
12 33 (23.24%) MS Excel
13 28 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (18.31%) Symantec
15 26 (18.31%) MCSA
15 26 (18.31%) Firewall
16 25 (17.61%) Juniper
16 25 (17.61%) Windows 7
17 24 (16.90%) SAN
18 22 (15.49%) VMware
18 22 (15.49%) CheckPoint
18 22 (15.49%) Cisco
18 22 (15.49%) HTTP
18 22 (15.49%) ITIL
19 21 (14.79%) MCP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 36 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.63%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.23%) IIS
5 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.23%) Lync
6 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.70%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (26.76%) MS Office
2 33 (23.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.70%) Route 53
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (38.73%) DNS
2 37 (26.06%) DHCP
3 34 (23.94%) LAN
3 34 (23.94%) WAN
3 34 (23.94%) VPN
4 26 (18.31%) Firewall
5 24 (16.90%) SAN
6 22 (15.49%) HTTP
7 18 (12.68%) Network Security
8 17 (11.97%) OSPF
8 17 (11.97%) BGP
8 17 (11.97%) EIGRP
9 15 (10.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (10.56%) SSL
10 14 (9.86%) HTTPS
11 13 (9.15%) SMTP
12 10 (7.04%) IGRP
13 9 (6.34%) TACACS
14 8 (5.63%) Ethernet
14 8 (5.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Subversion
1 5 (3.52%) JUnit
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (41.55%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) Retail
3 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.63%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.52%) Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Front Office
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
5 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (14.79%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.68%) Analyst
3 18 (12.68%) IT Support
4 15 (10.56%) Network Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) Security Specialist
6 12 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Administrator
7 11 (7.75%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.75%) Junior
8 10 (7.04%) Developer
8 10 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (7.04%) Firewall Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Wireless Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 6 (4.23%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.34%) .NET
2 8 (5.63%) SOAP
3 6 (4.23%) Middleware
4 5 (3.52%) J2SE
5 4 (2.82%) HTML
6 3 (2.11%) HTML5
6 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.11%) AWT
7 2 (1.41%) Web Services
7 2 (1.41%) Java ME
8 1 (0.70%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.70%) Ajax
8 1 (0.70%) J2EE
8 1 (0.70%) ODBC
8 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.68%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.45%) Clustering
3 10 (7.04%) Thin Client
3 10 (7.04%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.93%) iPhone
5 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) EPoS
6 2 (1.41%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.70%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) STB
7 1 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 74 (52.11%) Windows
2 49 (34.51%) Linux
3 38 (26.76%) UNIX
4 36 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (19.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (17.61%) Windows 7
8 19 (13.38%) Windows XP
9 10 (7.04%) Android
10 7 (4.93%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.93%) Windows 2000
11 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.70%) Solaris
13 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.49%) ITIL
2 16 (11.27%) Change Management
3 15 (10.56%) SIEM
3 15 (10.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (9.15%) Load Balancing
4 13 (9.15%) Service Management
4 13 (9.15%) Migration
4 13 (9.15%) Cyber Security
5 10 (7.04%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.63%) Network Design
6 8 (5.63%) Network Management
6 8 (5.63%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.93%) OO
8 6 (4.23%) OOD
9 5 (3.52%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.11%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) Java
2 9 (6.34%) C++
3 8 (5.63%) SQL
4 6 (4.23%) C
4 6 (4.23%) Perl
5 5 (3.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.11%) Golang
6 3 (2.11%) PHP
6 3 (2.11%) Python
7 2 (1.41%) VBScript
7 2 (1.41%) VB
8 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (29.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (18.31%) MCSA
3 21 (14.79%) MCP
4 20 (14.08%) MCTS
4 20 (14.08%) MCSE
5 15 (10.56%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.56%) SC Cleared
6 13 (9.15%) Degree
7 12 (8.45%) MCITP
8 9 (6.34%) CEH
8 9 (6.34%) CISSP
8 9 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.63%) SSCP
9 8 (5.63%) CCNP
10 4 (2.82%) MCDST
11 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.41%) PMP
12 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (37.32%) Active Directory
2 20 (14.08%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.15%) Snort
4 11 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.52%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.82%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.11%) vSphere
8 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (9.15%) Nessus
2 13 (9.15%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (9.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (5.63%) HP NNM
4 7 (4.93%) OpenView
4 7 (4.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (4.23%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.82%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.41%) Puppet
8 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.70%) Legato
Vendors
1 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.31%) Symantec
3 25 (17.61%) Juniper
4 22 (15.49%) VMware
4 22 (15.49%) CheckPoint
4 22 (15.49%) Cisco
5 20 (14.08%) McAfee
6 17 (11.97%) HP
7 16 (11.27%) F5
8 15 (10.56%) IronPort
8 15 (10.56%) Blue Coat
8 15 (10.56%) Websense
9 13 (9.15%) Qualys
9 13 (9.15%) Dell
9 13 (9.15%) Lumension
9 13 (9.15%) Splunk
9 13 (9.15%) Becrypt
9 13 (9.15%) LogRhythm
10 8 (5.63%) Fortinet
11 7 (4.93%) Fujitsu
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 6 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Frodsham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago