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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 47 70 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +21
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 77 48 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.34% 2.99% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.26% 17.52% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 71 47 41
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
331 274 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 17.09% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 278 249 288
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +19 21 £28,000 -27.27% 4
Chester +26 11 £50,000 +68.06% 1
Northwich - 6 £38,750 -
Crewe +17 5 £32,500 -0.76%
Knutsford -11 5 £67,500 +35.00%
Runcorn -5 2 - - 1
Sandbach - 2 - -
Daresbury - 2 £34,250 -
Nantwich - 1 £35,000 -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 130 (79.27%) Windows
2 75 (45.73%) Microsoft
3 70 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (37.20%) Finance
5 60 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 57 (34.76%) DNS
7 54 (32.93%) Linux
8 49 (29.88%) UNIX
9 47 (28.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (27.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (26.22%) LAN
12 42 (25.61%) MS Exchange
13 41 (25.00%) WAN
14 39 (23.78%) SAN
15 37 (22.56%) MS Excel
16 35 (21.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 33 (20.12%) MCSE
17 33 (20.12%) PowerShell
18 32 (19.51%) MCITP
19 31 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2007
19 31 (18.90%) VMware
19 31 (18.90%) Clustering
19 31 (18.90%) VPN
20 30 (18.29%) Cisco
20 30 (18.29%) .NET
21 28 (17.07%) Perl
21 28 (17.07%) ITIL
21 28 (17.07%) MS Office
21 28 (17.07%) DHCP
22 27 (16.46%) MCSA

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (25.61%) MS Exchange
2 31 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (15.85%) IIS
4 21 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (22.56%) MS Excel
2 28 (17.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.61%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 57 (34.76%) DNS
2 43 (26.22%) LAN
3 41 (25.00%) WAN
4 39 (23.78%) SAN
5 31 (18.90%) VPN
6 28 (17.07%) DHCP
7 21 (12.80%) SMTP
7 21 (12.80%) NAS
8 19 (11.59%) Firewall
9 16 (9.76%) HTTP
10 15 (9.15%) Network Security
11 14 (8.54%) HTTPS
12 8 (4.88%) Wireshark
12 8 (4.88%) Wireless
13 7 (4.27%) SSL
14 5 (3.05%) FTP
15 4 (2.44%) MPLS
16 3 (1.83%) Internet
16 3 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
16 3 (1.83%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) JUnit
1 9 (5.49%) Subversion
1 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.44%) Selenium
4 3 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 8 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.05%) Banking
4 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.22%) French Language
6 2 (1.22%) Norwegian Language
6 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.22%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (15.85%) Analyst
2 25 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (8.54%) IT Support
4 13 (7.93%) Administrator
5 12 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Developer
7 10 (6.10%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Applications Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Java Applications Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Network Analyst
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.27%) Network Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.29%) .NET
2 11 (6.71%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (5.49%) Middleware
3 9 (5.49%) AWT
3 9 (5.49%) J2SE
4 8 (4.88%) HTML
5 7 (4.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.66%) Silverlight
6 6 (3.66%) DHTML
7 5 (3.05%) Flash
8 3 (1.83%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.22%) Web Services
9 2 (1.22%) XML
10 1 (0.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.90%) Clustering
2 9 (5.49%) Thin Client
2 9 (5.49%) Fat Client
3 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.27%) Open Source
5 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.66%) Life Science
5 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.83%) EPoS
6 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) CAN bus
7 2 (1.22%) Equities
7 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.22%) Celerra
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 130 (79.27%) Windows
2 70 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (32.93%) Linux
4 49 (29.88%) UNIX
5 45 (27.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (21.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (15.85%) Windows 7
8 20 (12.20%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.49%) Android
9 9 (5.49%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.83%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.61%) AIX
12 1 (0.61%) Solaris
12 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.07%) ITIL
2 23 (14.02%) Migration
3 20 (12.20%) Load Balancing
4 15 (9.15%) Information Security
5 14 (8.54%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (7.93%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.49%) OO
7 9 (5.49%) OOD
7 9 (5.49%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.49%) Memory Management
7 9 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.88%) Cyber Security
8 8 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.27%) Line Management
10 6 (3.66%) Automation Testing
11 5 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.05%) Automated Testing
11 5 (3.05%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.05%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (2.44%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.12%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.07%) Perl
3 20 (12.20%) VB.NET
4 17 (10.37%) C
4 17 (10.37%) C++
5 15 (9.15%) SQL
5 15 (9.15%) VB
6 11 (6.71%) C#
7 10 (6.10%) Java
8 9 (5.49%) VBScript
9 8 (4.88%) Python
10 7 (4.27%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.66%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.44%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.83%) PHP
14 2 (1.22%) Ruby
14 2 (1.22%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.22%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.61%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 47 (28.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (20.12%) MCSE
3 32 (19.51%) MCITP
4 27 (16.46%) MCSA
5 25 (15.24%) MCP
6 18 (10.98%) Degree
7 13 (7.93%) MCTS
8 9 (5.49%) ISEB
9 7 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.44%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.44%) CCNP
11 3 (1.83%) HND
11 3 (1.83%) GCIH
11 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.22%) MCT
12 2 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.22%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.61%) CCNA
13 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.71%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.83%) Snort
4 3 (1.83%) vSphere
5 2 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.61%) Samba
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (14.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (10.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.83%) Puppet
3 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.61%) Legato
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (45.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.90%) VMware
3 30 (18.29%) Cisco
4 26 (15.85%) Symantec
5 18 (10.98%) IronPort
6 17 (10.37%) Citrix
7 13 (7.93%) EMC
8 7 (4.27%) HP
9 6 (3.66%) Dell
10 5 (3.05%) Juniper
11 3 (1.83%) Sophos
11 3 (1.83%) Telerik
11 3 (1.83%) Splunk
11 3 (1.83%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.22%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.22%) NetApp
12 2 (1.22%) CommVault
12 2 (1.22%) Avaya
12 2 (1.22%) Lotus
12 2 (1.22%) Websense
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
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Salary: Negotiable plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire, Manchester
D4 Digital
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Up to £25,000 (Pro rata)
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