The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 51 64
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 0 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 2.61% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 14.66% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Average salary - £45,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 116 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.04% 17.82% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 91 67
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (27.27%) Apple
7 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) MCP
7 3 (27.27%) COM
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) PSTN
8 2 (18.18%) ADSL
8 2 (18.18%) ISDN
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) IIS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) PSTN
4 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 2 (18.18%) ISDN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) SMTP
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) WEP
4 2 (18.18%) WPA
4 2 (18.18%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) NetWare
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Security
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCDST
3 2 (18.18%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) EMC Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) ISA Server
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Novell
4 1 (9.09%) Sage
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) SAP