The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 41 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 5 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.96% 2.16% 8.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 13.16% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 18
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £26,500 £31,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
TCP/IP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 38 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.73% 16.38% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 44
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +67.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Chester region.

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Chester

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) MCITP
5 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (40.00%) Dell
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (30.00%) MCTS
6 3 (30.00%) High Availability
6 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (20.00%) EMC

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Server Operations Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (40.00%) MCITP
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
3 2 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (20.00%) Legato
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Compaq