The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 119 91 112
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +21
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 132 187 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.32% 2.71% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.87% 16.65% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 116 167 146
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,210 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
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 West

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in the North West

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in the North West

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Manchester +23 78 £25,000 -3.84% 18
Cheshire -12 42 £25,000 -36.70% 9
Merseyside -6 6 £20,000 -18.36% 3
Lancashire +5 5 £35,500 -16.47%
Cumbria 0 1 £40,000 +122.22%
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 217 (68.45%) Windows
2 144 (45.43%) DNS
3 136 (42.90%) Microsoft
4 132 (41.64%) Active Directory
5 124 (39.12%) Cisco
6 121 (38.17%) Windows Server
7 107 (33.75%) Firewall
8 104 (32.81%) DHCP
9 103 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 101 (31.86%) LAN
11 86 (27.13%) MS Exchange
11 86 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (25.24%) VMware
13 77 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
14 73 (23.03%) Windows 7
15 67 (21.14%) Citrix
16 66 (20.82%) MS Office
17 65 (20.50%) WAN
18 64 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
19 63 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
20 60 (18.93%) MCP
21 59 (18.61%) ITIL
21 59 (18.61%) Network Security
22 58 (18.30%) VPN
23 57 (17.98%) Windows XP
24 56 (17.67%) MS Excel
25 52 (16.40%) Exchange Server 2013
26 51 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
27 47 (14.83%) Windows Server 2003
28 46 (14.51%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 86 (27.13%) MS Exchange
2 63 (19.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (16.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (5.99%) IIS
6 9 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.52%) Lync
8 7 (2.21%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.89%) Apache
10 5 (1.58%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.95%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.63%) Node.js
12 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 66 (20.82%) MS Office
2 56 (17.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.63%) Line 500
1 2 (0.63%) MFGPRO
1 2 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.63%) GitHub
3 2 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Linode
4 1 (0.32%) Route 53
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (45.43%) DNS
2 107 (33.75%) Firewall
3 104 (32.81%) DHCP
4 101 (31.86%) LAN
5 65 (20.50%) WAN
6 59 (18.61%) Network Security
7 58 (18.30%) VPN
8 46 (14.51%) SSL
9 40 (12.62%) Internet
9 40 (12.62%) VLAN
9 40 (12.62%) Wireless
10 39 (12.30%) BGP
11 36 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (11.36%) OSPF
12 35 (11.04%) iSCSI
13 32 (10.09%) FCoE
13 32 (10.09%) Fibre Channel
13 32 (10.09%) HTTP
14 23 (7.26%) VoIP
15 22 (6.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.58%) MySQL
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.63%) Redis
5 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.32%) Big Data
6 1 (0.32%) MS Access
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.63%) CppUnit
2 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.32%) Selenium
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (10.73%) Finance
2 25 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.47%) Banking
4 11 (3.47%) Legal
5 7 (2.21%) Retail
6 3 (0.95%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (24.29%) Analyst
2 70 (22.08%) IT Support
3 56 (17.67%) Network Engineer
4 54 (17.03%) Support Engineer
5 46 (14.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 38 (11.99%) Support Analyst
7 37 (11.67%) IT Engineer
8 34 (10.73%) Security Engineer
8 34 (10.73%) Senior Network Engineer
9 32 (10.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 32 (10.09%) Network Security Engineer
9 32 (10.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 32 (10.09%) Senior Security Engineer
10 31 (9.78%) Service Analyst
11 30 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 26 (8.20%) Administrator
12 26 (8.20%) IT Analyst
13 23 (7.26%) IT Support Analyst
14 22 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 22 (6.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.42%) Web Services
2 12 (3.79%) HTML
3 4 (1.26%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) LAMP
4 2 (0.63%) SOAP
4 2 (0.63%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 27 (8.52%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.68%) Fat Client
4 18 (5.68%) Thin Client
5 16 (5.05%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.73%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.21%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.58%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.58%) Life Science
10 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.26%) Handset
11 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.63%) CMDB
12 2 (0.63%) EPoS
12 2 (0.63%) iPhone
12 2 (0.63%) SCADA
13 1 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 217 (68.45%) Windows
2 121 (38.17%) Windows Server
3 103 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (27.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (23.03%) Windows 7
6 57 (17.98%) Windows XP
7 47 (14.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (14.20%) Linux
9 32 (10.09%) Windows 8
10 23 (7.26%) Unix
11 17 (5.36%) Android
12 15 (4.73%) Apple iOS
13 13 (4.10%) AIX
13 13 (4.10%) Solaris
14 12 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (3.15%) Mac OS X
16 7 (2.21%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.58%) CentOS
18 4 (1.26%) Windows 10
19 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.61%) ITIL
2 40 (12.62%) Load Balancing
3 32 (10.09%) E-Commerce
4 28 (8.83%) Incident Management
5 27 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (7.57%) Information Security
7 23 (7.26%) Service Delivery
8 21 (6.62%) Coaching
9 20 (6.31%) Change Management
10 19 (5.99%) Service Management
11 16 (5.05%) Reverse Engineering
11 16 (5.05%) Time Management
12 13 (4.10%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.79%) Network Design
13 12 (3.79%) Server Hardening
13 12 (3.79%) System Testing
14 11 (3.47%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (3.47%) Security Management
15 10 (3.15%) Risk Assessment
15 10 (3.15%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.36%) SQL
2 8 (2.52%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.89%) VB
4 5 (1.58%) VBScript
5 4 (1.26%) Perl
5 4 (1.26%) Python
6 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.95%) C++
6 3 (0.95%) PHP
6 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.95%) Ruby
7 1 (0.32%) C
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.32%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (20.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 60 (18.93%) MCP
4 44 (13.88%) CCNP
5 41 (12.93%) CCNA
6 40 (12.62%) MCSE
7 33 (10.41%) MCSA
8 32 (10.09%) CCIE
8 32 (10.09%) MCITP
9 28 (8.83%) MCTS
10 22 (6.94%) Degree
11 7 (2.21%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.58%) MCDST
12 5 (1.58%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.26%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.63%) EnCE
14 2 (0.63%) GCFA
14 2 (0.63%) GCIH
14 2 (0.63%) GREM
14 2 (0.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.09%) SLA
2 14 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.63%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 132 (41.64%) Active Directory
2 51 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (13.88%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.52%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.21%) Snort
5 7 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.21%) XenApp
5 7 (2.21%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.63%) Postfix
6 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.32%) Docker
7 1 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.32%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (5.36%) SCCM
2 9 (2.84%) SCOM
3 7 (2.21%) CiscoWorks
4 6 (1.89%) EnCase
5 5 (1.58%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.26%) Puppet
7 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.95%) WSUS
8 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.63%) logstash
8 2 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.63%) yum
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 136 (42.90%) Microsoft
2 124 (39.12%) Cisco
3 80 (25.24%) VMware
4 67 (21.14%) Citrix
5 28 (8.83%) Apple
6 24 (7.57%) Dell
7 17 (5.36%) HP
7 17 (5.36%) McAfee
8 16 (5.05%) Symantec
9 14 (4.42%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.79%) Sophos
11 10 (3.15%) EMC
12 8 (2.52%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.21%) Avaya
13 7 (2.21%) Juniper
14 6 (1.89%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.89%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.89%) NetApp
14 6 (1.89%) NetWitness
15 4 (1.26%) Splunk
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