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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 69 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 52 72 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.96% 4.13% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.21% 23.68% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 60
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
366 304 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.83% 17.42% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 247 233 306
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +28 26 £23,500 -38.96% 1
Knutsford -8 9 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Crewe +2 3 £45,000 +87.50% 1
Wilmslow - 3 £32,500 - 2
Nantwich -2 1 £40,000 +81.81%
Sandbach - 1 - -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 122 (79.74%) Windows
2 70 (45.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (41.83%) DNS
3 64 (41.83%) Microsoft
4 59 (38.56%) Active Directory
5 54 (35.29%) Linux
6 52 (33.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (32.03%) Finance
8 46 (30.07%) VPN
9 42 (27.45%) MCSE
10 40 (26.14%) MS Exchange
10 40 (26.14%) SAN
11 39 (25.49%) Cisco
11 39 (25.49%) MCITP
12 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
12 38 (24.84%) UNIX
13 36 (23.53%) LAN
13 36 (23.53%) VMware
14 35 (22.88%) DHCP
14 35 (22.88%) MS Office
15 34 (22.22%) WAN
15 34 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 32 (20.92%) MS Excel
18 29 (18.95%) Windows 7
19 28 (18.30%) ITIL
19 28 (18.30%) MCP
19 28 (18.30%) MCSA
20 26 (16.99%) Firewall
21 24 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 40 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (14.38%) IIS
4 19 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.23%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.31%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 35 (22.88%) MS Office
2 32 (20.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.88%) Office 365
2 7 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (41.83%) DNS
2 46 (30.07%) VPN
3 40 (26.14%) SAN
4 36 (23.53%) LAN
5 35 (22.88%) DHCP
6 34 (22.22%) WAN
7 26 (16.99%) Firewall
8 21 (13.73%) NAS
9 19 (12.42%) SMTP
10 18 (11.76%) HTTP
11 16 (10.46%) Network Security
12 14 (9.15%) HTTPS
13 13 (8.50%) Wireless
14 10 (6.54%) Wireshark
15 9 (5.88%) VLAN
15 9 (5.88%) SSL
16 7 (4.58%) VDSL
16 7 (4.58%) FTP
16 7 (4.58%) VoIP
16 7 (4.58%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.88%) JUnit
1 9 (5.88%) Subversion
1 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.61%) Selenium
4 3 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.31%) LoadRunner
General
1 49 (32.03%) Finance
2 9 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.27%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.31%) French Language
6 2 (1.31%) Norwegian Language
6 2 (1.31%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.31%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (18.30%) Analyst
2 25 (16.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 15 (9.80%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (8.50%) Service Analyst
5 13 (8.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (7.19%) Developer
7 10 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.54%) Administrator
7 10 (6.54%) IT Support
8 9 (5.88%) Java Applications Developer
8 9 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 9 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Network Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Network Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.03%) .NET
2 9 (5.88%) J2SE
2 9 (5.88%) AWT
2 9 (5.88%) HTML
2 9 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (4.58%) Middleware
4 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.27%) Web Services
5 5 (3.27%) Silverlight
5 5 (3.27%) DHTML
5 5 (3.27%) Flash
6 4 (2.61%) XML
7 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Clustering
2 14 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 9 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.58%) Open Source
5 6 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.92%) Life Science
6 5 (3.27%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.96%) EPoS
8 2 (1.31%) Equities
8 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.31%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.31%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 122 (79.74%) Windows
2 70 (45.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (35.29%) Linux
4 38 (24.84%) UNIX
5 34 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (18.95%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.19%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 9 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.88%) Android
10 3 (1.96%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.30%) ITIL
2 20 (13.07%) Migration
3 19 (12.42%) Information Security
4 17 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.88%) Memory Management
6 9 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.88%) OO
6 9 (5.88%) OOD
7 8 (5.23%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.23%) Cyber Security
8 7 (4.58%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (4.58%) Change Management
9 6 (3.92%) Automation Testing
9 6 (3.92%) Line Management
10 5 (3.27%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (3.27%) Project Management
10 5 (3.27%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.84%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.38%) Perl
3 16 (10.46%) SQL
3 16 (10.46%) C
4 15 (9.80%) C++
5 14 (9.15%) VB
5 14 (9.15%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.54%) C#
7 9 (5.88%) Java
7 9 (5.88%) VBScript
8 8 (5.23%) Python
9 7 (4.58%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.92%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.27%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.96%) Ruby
12 3 (1.96%) PHP
13 2 (1.31%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.31%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 52 (33.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (27.45%) MCSE
3 39 (25.49%) MCITP
4 28 (18.30%) MCSA
4 28 (18.30%) MCP
5 21 (13.73%) Degree
6 19 (12.42%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (9.80%) MCTS
8 13 (8.50%) CCNA
9 9 (5.88%) ISEB
10 7 (4.58%) JNCIA
11 6 (3.92%) CCNP
12 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
13 3 (1.96%) GCIH
13 3 (1.96%) HND
13 3 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (1.31%) MCT
14 2 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.31%) Avaya Certification
15 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) SLA
2 9 (5.88%) QA
3 5 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (38.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.19%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.96%) Snort
5 3 (1.96%) XenApp
5 3 (1.96%) XenServer
5 3 (1.96%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 14 (9.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (8.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.61%) Puppet
4 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 64 (41.83%) Microsoft
2 39 (25.49%) Cisco
3 36 (23.53%) VMware
4 16 (10.46%) Symantec
5 14 (9.15%) IronPort
6 12 (7.84%) Juniper
6 12 (7.84%) Citrix
6 12 (7.84%) HP
7 11 (7.19%) Dell
7 11 (7.19%) EMC
8 8 (5.23%) IBM
9 5 (3.27%) Avaya
10 3 (1.96%) Toshiba
10 3 (1.96%) BT
10 3 (1.96%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.96%) Telerik
10 3 (1.96%) Splunk
10 3 (1.96%) LogRhythm
11 2 (1.31%) Meru Networks
11 2 (1.31%) LANDesk
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Salary: £4000 - £47500 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago