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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 58 93 70
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 71 24 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.58% 1.53% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.59% 9.23% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 61 20 66
Average salary £30,000 £28,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.19% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
301 260 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.17% 16.54% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 241 198 282
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £63,000 £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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +8 25 £23,500 -11.32% 7
Knutsford -6 8 £52,500 +56.71%
Runcorn +7 7 £28,500 +26.66%
Chester -6 5 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Daresbury - 2 £20,250 -
Macclesfield +3 1 £20,500 -25.45%
Crewe -3 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 100 (78.74%) Windows
2 88 (69.29%) Microsoft
3 64 (50.39%) Active Directory
4 54 (42.52%) DNS
4 54 (42.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (38.58%) MS Exchange
6 45 (35.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (32.28%) MS Excel
7 41 (32.28%) DHCP
8 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (29.92%) MS Office
9 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (27.56%) VPN
11 34 (26.77%) SAN
12 33 (25.98%) MCSA
12 33 (25.98%) Windows 7
13 32 (25.20%) Linux
14 30 (23.62%) UNIX
14 30 (23.62%) Finance
15 29 (22.83%) Hyper-V
15 29 (22.83%) Windows XP
15 29 (22.83%) LAN
15 29 (22.83%) WAN
16 28 (22.05%) MCP
16 28 (22.05%) Symantec
16 28 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2007
17 27 (21.26%) MCTS
17 27 (21.26%) VMware
18 24 (18.90%) ITIL
19 22 (17.32%) MCITP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 49 (38.58%) MS Exchange
2 28 (22.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (9.45%) IIS
5 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.72%) Lync
7 2 (1.57%) nginx
7 2 (1.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 41 (32.28%) MS Excel
2 38 (29.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.36%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (42.52%) DNS
2 41 (32.28%) DHCP
3 35 (27.56%) VPN
4 34 (26.77%) SAN
5 29 (22.83%) LAN
5 29 (22.83%) WAN
6 16 (12.60%) Network Security
6 16 (12.60%) NAS
7 13 (10.24%) SMTP
8 10 (7.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (6.30%) Firewall
9 8 (6.30%) HTTP
9 8 (6.30%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.94%) SSL
11 4 (3.15%) VoIP
12 2 (1.57%) Wireless
12 2 (1.57%) MPLS
13 1 (0.79%) TACACS
13 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) JUnit
1 3 (2.36%) Subversion
1 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.36%) Retail
2 3 (2.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (25.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 20 (15.75%) IT Support
4 14 (11.02%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (7.09%) Security Specialist
8 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Support Technician
8 7 (5.51%) Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Messaging Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Security Specialist
9 6 (4.72%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Administrator
10 5 (3.94%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) .NET
2 3 (2.36%) HTML
2 3 (2.36%) J2SE
2 3 (2.36%) AWT
3 2 (1.57%) Middleware
3 2 (1.57%) Ajax
3 2 (1.57%) CSS
3 2 (1.57%) Sphinx
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) ODBC
4 1 (0.79%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.79%) DHTML
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) Clustering
2 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.87%) Fat Client
4 10 (7.87%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.51%) iPhone
6 3 (2.36%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.57%) EPoS
7 2 (1.57%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
8 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 100 (78.74%) Windows
2 54 (42.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (31.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (25.98%) Windows 7
6 32 (25.20%) Linux
7 30 (23.62%) UNIX
8 29 (22.83%) Windows XP
9 9 (7.09%) Android
10 8 (6.30%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.36%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.79%) AIX
14 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.90%) ITIL
2 16 (12.60%) Migration
3 15 (11.81%) Change Management
4 14 (11.02%) Problem Management
5 12 (9.45%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.87%) SIEM
6 10 (7.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (7.09%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (7.09%) Service Management
7 9 (7.09%) Cyber Security
8 8 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.51%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.94%) OO
10 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.15%) OOD
11 4 (3.15%) High Availability
12 3 (2.36%) Memory Management
12 3 (2.36%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) Perl
2 12 (9.45%) VB.NET
3 10 (7.87%) SQL
4 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.72%) C++
5 6 (4.72%) Java
6 5 (3.94%) C
7 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.36%) VB
8 2 (1.57%) VBScript
8 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.79%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.79%) Python
9 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.79%) C#
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (35.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (25.98%) MCSA
3 28 (22.05%) MCP
4 27 (21.26%) MCTS
5 22 (17.32%) MCITP
6 19 (14.96%) MCSE
7 10 (7.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (7.87%) Security Cleared
8 8 (6.30%) Degree
8 8 (6.30%) CEH
8 8 (6.30%) CISSP
9 7 (5.51%) SSCP
10 2 (1.57%) PMP
10 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CCNP
11 1 (0.79%) GCIA
11 1 (0.79%) GCIH
11 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.57%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (50.39%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.83%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.09%) Snort
5 7 (5.51%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.79%) Samba
7 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (7.09%) Nessus
2 9 (7.09%) McAfee ePO
2 9 (7.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (4.72%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.36%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.57%) Legato
7 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.79%) Puppet
7 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 88 (69.29%) Microsoft
2 28 (22.05%) Symantec
3 27 (21.26%) VMware
4 17 (13.39%) McAfee
4 17 (13.39%) Dell
5 15 (11.81%) Cisco
5 15 (11.81%) IronPort
6 14 (11.02%) Juniper
7 12 (9.45%) HP
8 10 (7.87%) Citrix
8 10 (7.87%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.87%) Blue Coat
8 10 (7.87%) Websense
9 9 (7.09%) Qualys
9 9 (7.09%) Splunk
9 9 (7.09%) Lumension
9 9 (7.09%) Becrypt
9 9 (7.09%) LogRhythm
10 8 (6.30%) SAP
11 7 (5.51%) EMC
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