The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 21 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.17% 2.80% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% 28.89% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 7
Average salary £42,500 £21,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.38% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £17,000 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £27,500 £35,000
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 45 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.71% 9.68% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 62
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Preston - 8 £32,000 -
Burnley - 1 £25,000 -
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (92.59%) MS Exchange
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 14 (51.85%) Linux
4 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 12 (44.44%) Ethernet
5 12 (44.44%) DNS
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (44.44%) MS Office
5 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (40.74%) NAS
6 11 (40.74%) Office 365
6 11 (40.74%) Software Deployment
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (40.74%) Service Desk Management
6 11 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
6 11 (40.74%) DECT
6 11 (40.74%) VoIP
6 11 (40.74%) WAN
6 11 (40.74%) DHCP
6 11 (40.74%) MCSE
6 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
6 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
6 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
6 11 (40.74%) Internet
6 11 (40.74%) MPLS
6 11 (40.74%) OSPF

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (92.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) DNS
1 12 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 11 (40.74%) RIP
2 11 (40.74%) iSCSI
2 11 (40.74%) NAS
2 11 (40.74%) Internet
2 11 (40.74%) MPLS
2 11 (40.74%) OSPF
2 11 (40.74%) BGP
2 11 (40.74%) DECT
2 11 (40.74%) VoIP
2 11 (40.74%) WAN
2 11 (40.74%) DHCP
3 8 (29.63%) Junos
4 5 (18.52%) Broadband
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Games
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Operations Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Network Operations Manager
4 5 (18.52%) Support Manager
4 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Manager
5 4 (14.81%) IT Operations Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Network Support
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Life Science
2 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
4 11 (40.74%) Ubuntu
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Vista
5 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
1 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
1 11 (40.74%) Change Management
1 11 (40.74%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (40.74%) Resource Management
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Management
1 11 (40.74%) Software Deployment
1 11 (40.74%) Service Desk Management
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) VBScript
1 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (40.74%) MCSE
2 11 (40.74%) CCNA
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (29.63%) JNCIA
3 8 (29.63%) LPIC
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) Juniper
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) Red Hat