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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 101 130 98
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -32
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 180 112 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.42% 1.64% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.64% 11.09% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 160 103 180
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,350 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1082 1010 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 14.74% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 899 857 886
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Manchester +10 82 £32,500 +14.03% 10
Cheshire +31 71 £29,500 -27.60% 15
Merseyside +19 14 £38,000 +68.88% 2
Lancashire -13 7 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Cumbria - 2 £24,000 - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 257 (70.80%) Windows
2 197 (54.27%) Microsoft
3 142 (39.12%) Active Directory
4 136 (37.47%) DNS
5 116 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 108 (29.75%) MS Exchange
7 92 (25.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (25.07%) MS Excel
9 87 (23.97%) DHCP
10 80 (22.04%) Firewall
10 80 (22.04%) VMware
11 79 (21.76%) MS Office
11 79 (21.76%) ITIL
12 76 (20.94%) VPN
12 76 (20.94%) Windows 7
13 75 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 75 (20.66%) Linux
14 71 (19.56%) Windows Server 2003
15 64 (17.63%) WAN
16 61 (16.80%) LAN
17 58 (15.98%) Finance
18 53 (14.60%) SQL
18 53 (14.60%) Cisco
19 50 (13.77%) SAN
19 50 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
20 49 (13.50%) Hyper-V
20 49 (13.50%) Windows XP
21 48 (13.22%) UNIX
21 48 (13.22%) HP
22 46 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 108 (29.75%) MS Exchange
2 50 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (7.99%) IIS
5 26 (7.16%) Lync
6 24 (6.61%) SharePoint
7 18 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (4.68%) Apache
9 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.65%) nginx
10 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.10%) Jetty
12 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.83%) CMS
14 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
15 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 91 (25.07%) MS Excel
2 79 (21.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.28%) Line 500
3 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.93%) Amazon S3
3 7 (1.93%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (1.65%) Office 365
5 4 (1.10%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) Route 53
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (37.47%) DNS
2 87 (23.97%) DHCP
3 80 (22.04%) Firewall
4 76 (20.94%) VPN
5 64 (17.63%) WAN
6 61 (16.80%) LAN
7 50 (13.77%) SAN
8 31 (8.54%) Network Security
9 26 (7.16%) Internet
10 23 (6.34%) MPLS
10 23 (6.34%) HTTP
11 22 (6.06%) NAS
12 20 (5.51%) IPsec
12 20 (5.51%) Ethernet
13 17 (4.68%) SMTP
13 17 (4.68%) Unified Communications
14 16 (4.41%) VLAN
15 15 (4.13%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (4.13%) Wireless
16 13 (3.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.23%) MySQL
3 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.38%) Sybase ASA
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.83%) MS Access
8 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Redis
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (2.48%) Subversion
2 5 (1.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.10%) JUnit
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (15.98%) Finance
2 17 (4.68%) Retail
3 16 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.03%) Law
5 8 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 4 (1.10%) Marketing
6 4 (1.10%) German Language
6 4 (1.10%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.10%) Turkish Language
7 3 (0.83%) Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Legal
8 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (17.08%) Analyst
2 42 (11.57%) Support Engineer
3 41 (11.29%) IT Support
4 34 (9.37%) Support Analyst
5 32 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (7.16%) Administrator
8 23 (6.34%) Team Leader
9 22 (6.06%) Consultant
10 18 (4.96%) IT Support Analyst
11 16 (4.41%) Network Engineer
11 16 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (4.41%) Messaging Engineer
12 15 (4.13%) Exchange Engineer
12 15 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 15 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (4.13%) Security Analyst
13 14 (3.86%) Technical Support
13 14 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.26%) .NET
2 10 (2.75%) Web Services
3 6 (1.65%) J2EE
3 6 (1.65%) LAMP
4 5 (1.38%) Hibernate
4 5 (1.38%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (1.38%) Spring
4 5 (1.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (1.38%) Spring MVC
4 5 (1.38%) jQuery
4 5 (1.38%) Google Maps API
5 4 (1.10%) WCF
5 4 (1.10%) WPF
5 4 (1.10%) Servlets
5 4 (1.10%) J2SE
6 3 (0.83%) AWT
7 2 (0.55%) WSH
7 2 (0.55%) HTML
7 2 (0.55%) CSS
7 2 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.47%) Blackberry
2 31 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 25 (6.89%) Clustering
4 20 (5.51%) Thin Client
4 20 (5.51%) Fat Client
5 17 (4.68%) iPhone
5 17 (4.68%) PKI
6 11 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.10%) Open Source
7 4 (1.10%) CMDB
7 4 (1.10%) Blog
8 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.55%) Statistics
8 2 (0.55%) EPoS
8 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.55%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.28%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 257 (70.80%) Windows
2 116 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (25.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (20.94%) Windows 7
5 75 (20.66%) Linux
6 71 (19.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (13.50%) Windows XP
8 48 (13.22%) UNIX
9 33 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.86%) Windows 2000
11 12 (3.31%) Android
12 9 (2.48%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.65%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.55%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.55%) Debian
17 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.76%) ITIL
2 39 (10.74%) Load Balancing
3 32 (8.82%) Change Management
4 28 (7.71%) Problem Management
5 20 (5.51%) Migration
6 17 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (4.41%) Service Management
7 16 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (4.13%) SIEM
9 14 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.58%) Cyber Security
10 13 (3.58%) Incident Management
11 12 (3.31%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.03%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.03%) Project Management
12 11 (3.03%) CRM
12 11 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (2.75%) E-Commerce
13 10 (2.75%) ERP
13 10 (2.75%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.60%) SQL
2 19 (5.23%) VB.NET
3 18 (4.96%) Java
3 18 (4.96%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.41%) Perl
5 8 (2.20%) PHP
6 7 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.65%) C#
7 6 (1.65%) Ruby
8 5 (1.38%) C
8 5 (1.38%) C++
9 4 (1.10%) VB
10 2 (0.55%) VBScript
10 2 (0.55%) Python
10 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (20.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (11.57%) MCP
3 39 (10.74%) MCSE
4 36 (9.92%) MCITP
5 31 (8.54%) MCSA
6 30 (8.26%) MCTS
7 24 (6.61%) Degree
8 20 (5.51%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.41%) SC Cleared
9 16 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (3.86%) CCNA
10 14 (3.86%) CISSP
11 9 (2.48%) CEH
12 8 (2.20%) SSCP
13 6 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (1.38%) HND
15 4 (1.10%) CCNP
15 4 (1.10%) CISM
15 4 (1.10%) ISSAP
15 4 (1.10%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.61%) SLA
2 10 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.93%) QA
4 6 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 142 (39.12%) Active Directory
2 49 (13.50%) Hyper-V
3 46 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.58%) Snort
5 11 (3.03%) vSphere
6 10 (2.75%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.48%) NFS
8 8 (2.20%) UAG
9 6 (1.65%) vCloud
10 5 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.38%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.10%) Xen
11 4 (1.10%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.55%) XenServer
12 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.28%) Samba
13 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.28%) Nmap
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 19 (5.23%) Puppet
2 16 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (4.13%) Backup Exec
4 14 (3.86%) Nessus
5 13 (3.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (3.58%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.75%) SCCM
7 10 (2.75%) SCVMM
8 9 (2.48%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.20%) SCOM
9 8 (2.20%) Nagios
10 6 (1.65%) OpenNMS
11 4 (1.10%) Ansible
12 3 (0.83%) DameWare
13 2 (0.55%) ARCserve
13 2 (0.55%) Legato
13 2 (0.55%) Cacti
14 1 (0.28%) WSUS
14 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 197 (54.27%) Microsoft
2 80 (22.04%) VMware
3 53 (14.60%) Cisco
4 48 (13.22%) HP
5 45 (12.40%) Dell
6 37 (10.19%) Symantec
7 33 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 31 (8.54%) Juniper
9 30 (8.26%) McAfee
10 24 (6.61%) Citrix
11 23 (6.34%) Splunk
12 16 (4.41%) Websense
13 15 (4.13%) Blue Coat
13 15 (4.13%) Apple
13 15 (4.13%) IronPort
14 13 (3.58%) Qualys
14 13 (3.58%) Lumension
14 13 (3.58%) Becrypt
14 13 (3.58%) LogRhythm
15 12 (3.31%) IBM
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £29000 per annum + Company Car, Pension, Gym
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 11 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago