The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 59 46 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 16 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.21% 3.83% 7.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 22.73% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 48
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,020 £20,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £24,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
TCP/IP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 132 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.45% 16.84% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 76 95 148
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £41,405
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in the North East

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in the North East

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Tyne and Wear -7 14 £25,450 +6.04% 3
Durham -6 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 24 (54.55%) DNS
2 21 (47.73%) Windows
3 17 (38.64%) DHCP
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
6 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco
6 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (31.82%) VMware
7 13 (29.55%) SAN
7 13 (29.55%) UNIX
8 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 11 (25.00%) CCNP
8 11 (25.00%) NAS
9 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (22.73%) CCSP
9 10 (22.73%) SLA
9 10 (22.73%) VoIP
9 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
9 10 (22.73%) VLAN
10 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (20.45%) WAN
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.45%) NFS
10 9 (20.45%) CCDP
10 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
10 9 (20.45%) MPLS
10 9 (20.45%) OSPF
10 9 (20.45%) BGP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.55%) Lync
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) DNS
2 17 (38.64%) DHCP
3 13 (29.55%) SAN
4 11 (25.00%) NAS
5 10 (22.73%) VoIP
5 10 (22.73%) VLAN
6 9 (20.45%) WAN
6 9 (20.45%) MPLS
6 9 (20.45%) OSPF
6 9 (20.45%) BGP
7 7 (15.91%) Modbus
8 6 (13.64%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (13.64%) ISDN
8 6 (13.64%) ATM
8 6 (13.64%) X.21
8 6 (13.64%) DSL
8 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
8 6 (13.64%) PPP
8 6 (13.64%) SNMP
8 6 (13.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (18.18%) Italian Language
2 7 (15.91%) French Language
2 7 (15.91%) German Language
3 2 (4.55%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Hebrew Language
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.09%) DBA
6 3 (6.82%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) WPF
3 4 (9.09%) WCF
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) Memcached
5 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (31.82%) Linux
4 13 (29.55%) UNIX
5 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) CentOS
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Multithreading
1 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.36%) Network Design
3 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.82%) MVC
4 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Test Management
4 3 (6.82%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) CRM
5 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.27%) Data Security
6 1 (2.27%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (2.27%) DevOps
6 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) C#
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) C
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) CCNP
3 10 (22.73%) CCSP
4 9 (20.45%) CCDP
5 6 (13.64%) JNCIS
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.82%) Degree
7 3 (6.82%) CCNA
8 2 (4.55%) MCSE
8 2 (4.55%) MCSA
8 2 (4.55%) MCP
9 1 (2.27%) MCITP
9 1 (2.27%) CCIE
9 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
9 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
2 9 (20.45%) NFS
2 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nagios
1 1 (2.27%) logstash
1 1 (2.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Symantec
4 5 (11.36%) F5
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Altiris
7 1 (2.27%) Convergys
7 1 (2.27%) BT
7 1 (2.27%) Dell
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
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