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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 124 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 135 207 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.11% 2.95% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.11% 19.17% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 110 166 159
Average salary £30,250 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1115 1080 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.42% 15.38% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 840 829 1051
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 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
Manchester -16 69 £26,000 -18.75% 17
Cheshire -28 39 £33,750 -3.57% 14
Lancashire +12 15 £25,000 -1.96% 2
Merseyside 0 11 £29,500 -15.71%
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 246 (75.93%) Windows
2 170 (52.47%) Active Directory
3 156 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 140 (43.21%) DNS
5 127 (39.20%) MS Exchange
6 106 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 103 (31.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 99 (30.56%) DHCP
9 96 (29.63%) WAN
10 89 (27.47%) Firewall
11 88 (27.16%) Cisco
12 85 (26.23%) LAN
13 82 (25.31%) MS Office
14 79 (24.38%) VPN
14 79 (24.38%) VMware
15 78 (24.07%) MS Excel
16 77 (23.77%) ITIL
17 76 (23.46%) Linux
17 76 (23.46%) MCSE
18 74 (22.84%) Windows 7
19 69 (21.30%) Windows XP
20 67 (20.68%) SAN
21 64 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
22 60 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
22 60 (18.52%) Finance
23 56 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
24 54 (16.67%) PowerShell
25 52 (16.05%) Windows 8
26 51 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
27 49 (15.12%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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
1 127 (39.20%) MS Exchange
2 60 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (9.26%) IIS
6 26 (8.02%) SharePoint
7 22 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.54%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.54%) CICS
10 4 (1.23%) Apache
11 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.31%) Lync
Applications
1 82 (25.31%) MS Office
2 78 (24.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
2 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.02%) Office 365
2 9 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 140 (43.21%) DNS
2 99 (30.56%) DHCP
3 96 (29.63%) WAN
4 89 (27.47%) Firewall
5 85 (26.23%) LAN
6 79 (24.38%) VPN
7 67 (20.68%) SAN
8 43 (13.27%) VoIP
9 29 (8.95%) VLAN
9 29 (8.95%) NAS
10 25 (7.72%) SMTP
11 23 (7.10%) MPLS
12 21 (6.48%) Wi-Fi
13 19 (5.86%) ISDN
13 19 (5.86%) Ethernet
13 19 (5.86%) Internet
13 19 (5.86%) Wireless
14 18 (5.56%) WLAN
14 18 (5.56%) Wireshark
15 16 (4.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.54%) DB2
5 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) MySQL
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.85%) Subversion
1 6 (1.85%) JUnit
2 4 (1.23%) Selenium
2 4 (1.23%) MSI
2 4 (1.23%) PVCS
3 3 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.62%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (18.52%) Finance
2 19 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.56%) Retail
4 14 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.47%) Banking
7 4 (1.23%) Electronics
7 4 (1.23%) Law
7 4 (1.23%) Legal
8 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
8 3 (0.93%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) French Language
9 2 (0.62%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.62%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (20.68%) Support Engineer
2 52 (16.05%) Analyst
3 38 (11.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 38 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (10.80%) IT Support
5 26 (8.02%) Network Engineer
6 24 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (6.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (6.48%) Service Analyst
8 20 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 19 (5.86%) Support Analyst
10 18 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
10 18 (5.56%) Desktop Support
11 17 (5.25%) Technical Support
12 13 (4.01%) Consultant
13 12 (3.70%) VoIP Engineer
13 12 (3.70%) Administrator
14 11 (3.40%) IT Manager
14 11 (3.40%) Network Support
14 11 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.56%) Web Services
2 16 (4.94%) .NET
3 9 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (2.47%) Middleware
5 7 (2.16%) XML
6 6 (1.85%) AWT
6 6 (1.85%) J2SE
6 6 (1.85%) HTML
7 3 (0.93%) COM
7 3 (0.93%) LAMP
8 2 (0.62%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.62%) Flash
9 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.31%) EDI
9 1 (0.31%) WCF
9 1 (0.31%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.56%) Clustering
3 14 (4.32%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.09%) Mathematics
4 10 (3.09%) Life Science
4 10 (3.09%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.16%) iPad
7 6 (1.85%) Open Source
7 6 (1.85%) iPhone
7 6 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.85%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.85%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.23%) Physics
9 4 (1.23%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 246 (75.93%) Windows
2 106 (32.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (23.46%) Linux
4 74 (22.84%) Windows 7
5 69 (21.30%) Windows XP
6 64 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 52 (16.05%) Windows 8
9 36 (11.11%) UNIX
10 18 (5.56%) Windows Vista
11 10 (3.09%) Android
11 10 (3.09%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.16%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.54%) zOS
15 2 (0.62%) HPUX
15 2 (0.62%) Solaris
16 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.31%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.77%) ITIL
2 23 (7.10%) Migration
3 20 (6.17%) Change Management
4 19 (5.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 18 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 17 (5.25%) Project Management
7 16 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (4.63%) Load Balancing
8 15 (4.63%) Information Security
9 14 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (4.32%) ERP
10 11 (3.40%) Change Control
10 11 (3.40%) Coaching
10 11 (3.40%) Mobile Device Management
11 10 (3.09%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.78%) Service Management
12 9 (2.78%) Software Engineering
12 9 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.78%) Resource Management
12 9 (2.78%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 29 (8.95%) SQL
3 22 (6.79%) VBScript
4 20 (6.17%) VB
5 14 (4.32%) Perl
6 12 (3.70%) C++
7 11 (3.40%) C
7 11 (3.40%) C#
8 9 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.47%) Java
10 7 (2.16%) PHP
11 6 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.54%) Python
12 5 (1.54%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.23%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.23%) VBA
14 3 (0.93%) Ruby
15 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 103 (31.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (23.46%) MCSE
3 49 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (15.12%) MCP
4 44 (13.58%) MCITP
5 42 (12.96%) CCNA
6 35 (10.80%) Degree
7 26 (8.02%) MCSA
8 24 (7.41%) MCTS
9 19 (5.86%) CCNP
10 15 (4.63%) JNCIA
11 9 (2.78%) ISEB
11 9 (2.78%) MCDST
12 7 (2.16%) CCENT
13 6 (1.85%) LPIC
14 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.23%) ISTQB
14 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.42%) SLA
2 9 (2.78%) QA
3 8 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 170 (52.47%) Active Directory
2 51 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.86%) VMware ESX
5 13 (4.01%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.09%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.47%) XenApp
8 7 (2.16%) vSphere
9 5 (1.54%) RACF
9 5 (1.54%) ACF2
10 4 (1.23%) XenServer
10 4 (1.23%) Firmware
11 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.93%) Snort
12 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.94%) SCCM
3 11 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (2.16%) Puppet
6 5 (1.54%) WSUS
6 5 (1.54%) SCOM
7 4 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.93%) Nagios
9 2 (0.62%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.62%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.62%) MOM
10 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 156 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 88 (27.16%) Cisco
3 79 (24.38%) VMware
4 33 (10.19%) HP
5 30 (9.26%) Citrix
6 28 (8.64%) Dell
7 27 (8.33%) Juniper
8 26 (8.02%) Symantec
9 18 (5.56%) IBM
10 12 (3.70%) 3PAR
10 12 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.40%) EMC
11 11 (3.40%) Apple
12 10 (3.09%) Wyse
13 9 (2.78%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.78%) IronPort
14 8 (2.47%) McAfee
15 7 (2.16%) Sun
16 5 (1.54%) SAP
16 5 (1.54%) Lotus
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