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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 64 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 58 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.28% 3.28% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.71% 20.43% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 66
Average salary £27,500 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,003
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.13%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
280 279 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.86% 16.06% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 217 214 294
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 £22,000 £24,000
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 23 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 23 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 +10 36 £23,500 -11.32% 1
Knutsford - 6 £52,500 - 1
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Daresbury +2 2 £24,250 -5.82%
Chester - 2 £51,250 - 2
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 69 (49.64%) Windows
1 69 (49.64%) Microsoft
2 60 (43.17%) Finance
3 51 (36.69%) DNS
4 49 (35.25%) Linux
5 48 (34.53%) Active Directory
6 40 (28.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (27.34%) UNIX
7 38 (27.34%) MS Office
8 36 (25.90%) LAN
8 36 (25.90%) WAN
9 35 (25.18%) VPN
9 35 (25.18%) MS Exchange
9 35 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (23.74%) MS Excel
10 33 (23.74%) DHCP
11 28 (20.14%) Firewall
12 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (18.71%) Juniper
13 26 (18.71%) MCSA
14 25 (17.99%) Symantec
14 25 (17.99%) Windows 7
15 24 (17.27%) Cisco
16 23 (16.55%) HTTP
16 23 (16.55%) CheckPoint
17 22 (15.83%) VMware
17 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (15.11%) SAN
18 21 (15.11%) ITIL
18 21 (15.11%) MCP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 35 (25.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (6.47%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.32%) IIS
5 6 (4.32%) Lync
5 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.72%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (27.34%) MS Office
2 33 (23.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) Route 53
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 51 (36.69%) DNS
2 36 (25.90%) LAN
2 36 (25.90%) WAN
3 35 (25.18%) VPN
4 33 (23.74%) DHCP
5 28 (20.14%) Firewall
6 23 (16.55%) HTTP
7 21 (15.11%) SAN
8 19 (13.67%) OSPF
8 19 (13.67%) BGP
8 19 (13.67%) EIGRP
9 18 (12.95%) Network Security
10 16 (11.51%) SSL
11 15 (10.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (10.07%) HTTPS
13 13 (9.35%) SMTP
14 11 (7.91%) IGRP
15 10 (7.19%) TACACS
16 9 (6.47%) VLAN
16 9 (6.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) MySQL
3 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) JUnit
1 5 (3.60%) Subversion
2 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 60 (43.17%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) Retail
3 9 (6.47%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Front Office
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (17.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (15.11%) Support Engineer
3 18 (12.95%) Analyst
3 18 (12.95%) IT Support
4 17 (12.23%) Network Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) Security Specialist
6 12 (8.63%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (8.63%) Administrator
7 11 (7.91%) Junior
7 11 (7.91%) Linux Administrator
7 11 (7.91%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Developer
8 10 (7.19%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (6.47%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.76%) Wireless Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 6 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) SOAP
2 8 (5.76%) .NET
3 6 (4.32%) Middleware
4 5 (3.60%) J2SE
5 4 (2.88%) HTML
6 3 (2.16%) HTML5
6 3 (2.16%) AWT
6 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.44%) Web Services
7 2 (1.44%) Java ME
8 1 (0.72%) Ajax
8 1 (0.72%) Sphinx
8 1 (0.72%) ODBC
8 1 (0.72%) CSS
8 1 (0.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.19%) Thin Client
2 10 (7.19%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.04%) iPhone
3 7 (5.04%) Clustering
4 4 (2.88%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.44%) EPoS
6 1 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.72%) STB
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 69 (49.64%) Windows
2 49 (35.25%) Linux
3 38 (27.34%) UNIX
4 35 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (17.99%) Windows 7
7 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (13.67%) Windows XP
9 10 (7.19%) Android
10 7 (5.04%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.72%) VMS
13 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.11%) ITIL
2 15 (10.79%) Change Management
2 15 (10.79%) SIEM
2 15 (10.79%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
3 13 (9.35%) Service Management
3 13 (9.35%) Cyber Security
4 9 (6.47%) Migration
4 9 (6.47%) Network Design
4 9 (6.47%) Capacity Management
4 9 (6.47%) Network Management
5 7 (5.04%) OO
6 6 (4.32%) OOD
6 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.88%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.16%) Project Management
8 3 (2.16%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.91%) Java
2 9 (6.47%) C++
3 8 (5.76%) SQL
4 6 (4.32%) C
5 5 (3.60%) Perl
6 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.16%) Python
7 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.16%) Golang
7 3 (2.16%) PHP
8 2 (1.44%) VBScript
8 2 (1.44%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.72%) C#
9 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (28.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (18.71%) MCSA
3 21 (15.11%) MCP
4 20 (14.39%) MCSE
5 18 (12.95%) MCTS
6 15 (10.79%) SC Cleared
6 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
7 13 (9.35%) Degree
8 10 (7.19%) MCITP
8 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (6.47%) CISSP
9 9 (6.47%) CCNP
9 9 (6.47%) CEH
10 8 (5.76%) SSCP
11 4 (2.88%) MCDST
12 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.44%) PMP
13 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (34.53%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.51%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.35%) Snort
4 11 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.60%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.88%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (12.23%) CiscoWorks
2 13 (9.35%) Nessus
2 13 (9.35%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (9.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (6.47%) HP NNM
4 8 (5.76%) OpenView
5 6 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (4.32%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.44%) Puppet
7 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.72%) Legato
Vendors
1 69 (49.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.71%) Juniper
3 25 (17.99%) Symantec
4 24 (17.27%) Cisco
5 23 (16.55%) CheckPoint
6 22 (15.83%) VMware
7 19 (13.67%) McAfee
8 18 (12.95%) F5
9 15 (10.79%) Websense
9 15 (10.79%) Blue Coat
9 15 (10.79%) IronPort
10 14 (10.07%) HP
11 13 (9.35%) Qualys
11 13 (9.35%) Splunk
11 13 (9.35%) Lumension
11 13 (9.35%) Becrypt
11 13 (9.35%) LogRhythm
12 9 (6.47%) Fortinet
12 9 (6.47%) Dell
13 7 (5.04%) Fujitsu
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