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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 59 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.76% 1.36% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 9.38% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £40,250 £27,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.36% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £20,800 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £36,500 £30,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
61 96 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.66% 14.52% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 50 74 75
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,950 £42,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Liverpool +17 3 £40,250 +82.95%
TCP/IP
North West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
4 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) LAN
8 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 3 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (16.67%) CISM
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
8 3 (16.67%) Security Management
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) CISSP
8 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
8 3 (16.67%) COBIT
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Ethernet
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) PBX
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) RIP
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (5.56%) DMZ
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) PSTN
6 1 (5.56%) ADSL
6 1 (5.56%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) DHTML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 3 (16.67%) Security Management
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
1 3 (16.67%) CISM
1 3 (16.67%) ISSAP
1 3 (16.67%) ISSMP
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) MCTS
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (16.67%) COBIT
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCVMM
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) Sage