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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 82 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 39 61 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.39% 3.50% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.26% 20.40% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 69
Average salary £34,000 £25,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £19,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
318 299 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.46% 17.17% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 208 213 300
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Knutsford - 10 £34,000 -
Warrington -11 8 £19,000 -45.71% 2
Crewe - 7 £42,500 -
Runcorn 0 4 - - 1
Wilmslow - 4 £33,250 - 2
Northwich +3 1 £37,500 +82.92%
Nantwich -1 1 £40,000 +81.81%
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (81.44%) Windows
2 55 (56.70%) DNS
3 53 (54.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (51.55%) Active Directory
5 43 (44.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (41.24%) Cisco
7 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
7 39 (40.21%) VPN
8 36 (37.11%) MCSE
9 35 (36.08%) MCITP
10 34 (35.05%) VMware
10 34 (35.05%) Linux
10 34 (35.05%) DHCP
11 32 (32.99%) MS Exchange
12 31 (31.96%) PowerShell
13 30 (30.93%) SAN
14 29 (29.90%) ITIL
14 29 (29.90%) Windows 7
15 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 27 (27.84%) MCP
17 24 (24.74%) LAN
17 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (23.71%) WAN
19 22 (22.68%) MS Office
19 22 (22.68%) Firewall
19 22 (22.68%) Exchange Server 2013
20 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (20.62%) MCSA
22 19 (19.59%) Degree
22 19 (19.59%) NAS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (32.99%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (17.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (11.34%) IIS
5 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.09%) Lync
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Office
2 16 (16.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Office 365
2 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.03%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (56.70%) DNS
2 39 (40.21%) VPN
3 34 (35.05%) DHCP
4 30 (30.93%) SAN
5 24 (24.74%) LAN
6 23 (23.71%) WAN
7 22 (22.68%) Firewall
8 19 (19.59%) NAS
9 15 (15.46%) SMTP
10 14 (14.43%) Wireless
11 13 (13.40%) VLAN
12 11 (11.34%) Network Security
12 11 (11.34%) VDSL
12 11 (11.34%) ADSL
13 9 (9.28%) HTTP
13 9 (9.28%) SSL
14 7 (7.22%) Broadband
14 7 (7.22%) VoIP
15 5 (5.15%) Wireshark
16 3 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JUnit
1 2 (2.06%) Subversion
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 4 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.09%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) French Language
5 2 (2.06%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.06%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.46%) Support Engineer
3 14 (14.43%) Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) IT Manager
5 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (10.31%) Administrator
6 10 (10.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.31%) Service Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (7.22%) Technical Support
8 7 (7.22%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) IT Support
9 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) HTML
2 6 (6.19%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) Web Services
4 3 (3.09%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.06%) J2SE
5 2 (2.06%) AWT
5 2 (2.06%) Middleware
5 2 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.03%) jQuery
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Clustering
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.15%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.12%) Life Science
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) EPoS
4 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.09%) Replication
5 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.03%) Celerra
6 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 79 (81.44%) Windows
2 53 (54.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (35.05%) Linux
4 29 (29.90%) Windows 7
5 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (17.53%) UNIX
8 12 (12.37%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.06%) Android
11 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Mentoring
3 13 (13.40%) Migration
4 12 (12.37%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.34%) Change Management
5 11 (11.34%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (10.31%) Information Security
7 8 (8.25%) Service Management
8 5 (5.15%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.15%) Change Control
9 4 (4.12%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (4.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.12%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.12%) Information Security Management
9 4 (4.12%) Security Management
9 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.12%) Coaching
9 4 (4.12%) DevOps
10 3 (3.09%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.49%) SQL
3 11 (11.34%) Perl
4 8 (8.25%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.09%) PHP
6 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.09%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) Prolog
6 3 (3.09%) Ruby
6 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.09%) VBScript
6 3 (3.09%) VB
6 3 (3.09%) C++
7 2 (2.06%) Java
7 2 (2.06%) C
8 1 (1.03%) C#
8 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (44.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (37.11%) MCSE
3 35 (36.08%) MCITP
4 27 (27.84%) MCP
5 21 (21.65%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (20.62%) MCSA
7 19 (19.59%) Degree
8 18 (18.56%) MCTS
9 17 (17.53%) CCNA
10 11 (11.34%) JNCIA
11 5 (5.15%) CCNP
12 4 (4.12%) HND
12 4 (4.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (3.09%) GCIH
13 3 (3.09%) OCP
13 3 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (2.06%) ISEB
15 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (1.03%) MCT
15 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
2 6 (6.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.06%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (51.55%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.22%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.12%) XenApp
5 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.09%) vSphere
6 3 (3.09%) XenServer
6 3 (3.09%) Snort
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (8.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.12%) Puppet
3 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 40 (41.24%) Cisco
2 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
3 34 (35.05%) VMware
4 14 (14.43%) HP
4 14 (14.43%) Juniper
5 13 (13.40%) Dell
6 12 (12.37%) IBM
7 10 (10.31%) Citrix
8 8 (8.25%) Symantec
8 8 (8.25%) IronPort
9 4 (4.12%) Avaya
9 4 (4.12%) EMC
10 3 (3.09%) Oracle
10 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
10 3 (3.09%) CommVault
10 3 (3.09%) Toshiba
10 3 (3.09%) BT
10 3 (3.09%) Splunk
10 3 (3.09%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.09%) SonicWALL
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