The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 62 90 63
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -27
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 69 22 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.55% 1.37% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.77% 8.43% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 19 70
Average salary £29,750 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.18% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
TCP/IP
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
303 261 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.59% 16.27% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 239 203 289
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +13 28 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Runcorn +3 7 £28,500 +26.66% 1
Knutsford -3 7 £52,500 +55.55%
Chester -5 5 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Northwich - 2 £40,000 - 1
Daresbury - 2 £24,250 -
Macclesfield +6 1 £20,500 -25.45%
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 86 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 64 (49.61%) Active Directory
4 51 (39.53%) DNS
5 47 (36.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (35.66%) MS Exchange
7 44 (34.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (32.56%) MS Excel
9 41 (31.78%) MS Office
10 40 (31.01%) DHCP
11 38 (29.46%) Linux
12 37 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (27.13%) VPN
14 33 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (25.58%) Windows 7
15 32 (24.81%) Finance
16 31 (24.03%) VMware
16 31 (24.03%) SAN
16 31 (24.03%) MCSA
16 31 (24.03%) UNIX
17 29 (22.48%) Symantec
18 28 (21.71%) MCP
18 28 (21.71%) Hyper-V
19 27 (20.93%) MCTS
19 27 (20.93%) Windows XP
20 24 (18.60%) LAN
20 24 (18.60%) WAN
21 21 (16.28%) McAfee
21 21 (16.28%) MCSE
21 21 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 46 (35.66%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.43%) IIS
5 6 (4.65%) Lync
6 2 (1.55%) nginx
6 2 (1.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (32.56%) MS Excel
2 41 (31.78%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.33%) Office 365
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.78%) Route 53
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 51 (39.53%) DNS
2 40 (31.01%) DHCP
3 35 (27.13%) VPN
4 31 (24.03%) SAN
5 24 (18.60%) LAN
5 24 (18.60%) WAN
6 18 (13.95%) Network Security
7 14 (10.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (9.30%) Firewall
9 11 (8.53%) HTTP
9 11 (8.53%) HTTPS
10 10 (7.75%) NAS
11 8 (6.20%) SSL
11 8 (6.20%) SMTP
12 4 (3.10%) VoIP
13 2 (1.55%) Wireless
13 2 (1.55%) MPLS
14 1 (0.78%) TACACS
14 1 (0.78%) Internet
14 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) JUnit
1 3 (2.33%) Subversion
1 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (24.81%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Retail
3 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (17.05%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.95%) IT Support
4 13 (10.08%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Security Specialist
6 11 (8.53%) Analyst
7 10 (7.75%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.75%) Administrator
8 9 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (5.43%) Support Technician
9 7 (5.43%) Developer
9 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Security Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (2.33%) HTML
2 3 (2.33%) J2SE
2 3 (2.33%) AWT
3 2 (1.55%) Ajax
3 2 (1.55%) CSS
3 2 (1.55%) Web Services
3 2 (1.55%) Sphinx
4 1 (0.78%) ODBC
4 1 (0.78%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.78%) DHTML
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Management Information System
2 16 (12.40%) Clustering
3 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.75%) Fat Client
4 10 (7.75%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.43%) iPhone
6 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.55%) EPoS
7 2 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.78%) Open Source
8 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.78%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 47 (36.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (29.46%) Linux
4 37 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (25.58%) Windows 7
5 33 (25.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (24.03%) UNIX
7 27 (20.93%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.98%) Android
9 8 (6.20%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.65%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.55%) Solaris
13 1 (0.78%) AIX
13 1 (0.78%) VMS
13 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.73%) ITIL
2 18 (13.95%) Change Management
3 14 (10.85%) Problem Management
3 14 (10.85%) SIEM
3 14 (10.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (10.08%) Migration
5 12 (9.30%) Service Management
5 12 (9.30%) Cyber Security
6 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.43%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.43%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.88%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.88%) OO
8 5 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.10%) OOD
9 4 (3.10%) High Availability
10 3 (2.33%) Memory Management
10 3 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.53%) SQL
2 10 (7.75%) Perl
3 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
4 6 (4.65%) Java
5 5 (3.88%) C
5 5 (3.88%) C++
6 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.33%) VB
6 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.55%) VBScript
7 2 (1.55%) C#
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.78%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 44 (34.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (24.03%) MCSA
3 28 (21.71%) MCP
4 27 (20.93%) MCTS
5 21 (16.28%) MCSE
6 19 (14.73%) MCITP
7 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
7 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
8 9 (6.98%) Degree
8 9 (6.98%) CEH
8 9 (6.98%) CISSP
9 8 (6.20%) SSCP
10 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.55%) PMP
11 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.78%) GCIA
12 1 (0.78%) GCIH
12 1 (0.78%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (49.61%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.30%) Snort
5 7 (5.43%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.10%) vSphere
7 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.78%) Samba
8 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.78%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Nessus
1 12 (9.30%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (9.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (8.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.65%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.55%) Legato
5 2 (1.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 86 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.03%) VMware
3 29 (22.48%) Symantec
4 21 (16.28%) McAfee
5 17 (13.18%) Juniper
6 16 (12.40%) Dell
7 14 (10.85%) Blue Coat
7 14 (10.85%) CheckPoint
7 14 (10.85%) IronPort
7 14 (10.85%) Websense
8 12 (9.30%) Qualys
8 12 (9.30%) Splunk
8 12 (9.30%) Lumension
8 12 (9.30%) Becrypt
8 12 (9.30%) LogRhythm
8 12 (9.30%) Citrix
8 12 (9.30%) Cisco
9 11 (8.53%) HP
10 8 (6.20%) SAP
11 6 (4.65%) EMC
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
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Salary: £33000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
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Salary: £37000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £36000 per annum + Bonus
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Runcorn
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