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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 128 139 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 106 119 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 1.85% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.95% 12.51% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 93 93 159
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
887 951 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.87% 14.80% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 753 759 874
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +22 76 £37,500 +31.57% 9
Lancashire +13 15 £25,000 -5.66% 3
Cheshire +10 8 £27,500 -19.11% 6
Merseyside +9 8 £32,500 +10.16% 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 137 (61.16%) Windows
2 101 (45.09%) Active Directory
3 87 (38.84%) Microsoft
4 74 (33.04%) Windows Server
5 73 (32.59%) DNS
6 66 (29.46%) DHCP
7 65 (29.02%) Firewall
8 62 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (26.34%) LAN
9 59 (26.34%) ITIL
10 51 (22.77%) MS Exchange
11 49 (21.88%) Windows 7
12 48 (21.43%) WAN
12 48 (21.43%) Cisco
13 45 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (19.64%) VMware
14 44 (19.64%) VPN
15 41 (18.30%) Linux
16 40 (17.86%) MS Office
17 39 (17.41%) Exchange Server 2010
18 36 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (15.63%) MS Excel
19 35 (15.63%) Network Security
20 34 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
21 30 (13.39%) Hyper-V
21 30 (13.39%) MCP
21 30 (13.39%) SLA
22 29 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
22 29 (12.95%) Juniper
22 29 (12.95%) MPLS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (22.77%) MS Exchange
2 39 (17.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.68%) IIS
7 5 (2.23%) CMS
8 4 (1.79%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.89%) Apache
9 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (17.86%) MS Office
2 35 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) FastStats
1 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (32.59%) DNS
2 66 (29.46%) DHCP
3 65 (29.02%) Firewall
4 59 (26.34%) LAN
5 48 (21.43%) WAN
6 44 (19.64%) VPN
7 35 (15.63%) Network Security
8 29 (12.95%) MPLS
9 27 (12.05%) VLAN
10 20 (8.93%) Ethernet
10 20 (8.93%) SAN
10 20 (8.93%) Wireless
11 16 (7.14%) Internet
12 15 (6.70%) BGP
13 14 (6.25%) Unified Communications
14 13 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (5.80%) IPsec
14 13 (5.80%) Junos
15 11 (4.91%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (4.02%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.34%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.34%) MySQL
4 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
3 1 (0.45%) MyEclipse
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.45%) Selenium
3 1 (0.45%) TestNG
General
1 26 (11.61%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.48%) Finance
3 14 (6.25%) Electronics
4 12 (5.36%) Law
5 11 (4.91%) Banking
5 11 (4.91%) Legal
6 9 (4.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.34%) Retail
8 2 (0.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (21.43%) Analyst
2 40 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 28 (12.50%) IT Support
4 23 (10.27%) Support Analyst
5 22 (9.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (9.38%) IT Engineer
7 20 (8.93%) Technical Support
8 17 (7.59%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 17 (7.59%) Embedded Engineer
8 17 (7.59%) Network Engineer
9 16 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 16 (7.14%) Security Specialist
10 15 (6.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
11 14 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) Audio Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) Embedded Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) FPGA Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.91%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.91%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.91%) Web Services
2 8 (3.57%) .NET
3 6 (2.68%) HTML
4 5 (2.23%) REST
4 5 (2.23%) SOAP
5 2 (0.89%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.89%) JSP
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.45%) COM
6 1 (0.45%) Flash
6 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.45%) HTML5
6 1 (0.45%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) JDBC
6 1 (0.45%) jQuery
6 1 (0.45%) ODBC
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
6 1 (0.45%) Swing
6 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Blackberry
2 16 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 16 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 14 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.57%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.57%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (3.57%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.79%) Clustering
7 4 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (1.79%) STB
8 3 (1.34%) Life Science
9 2 (0.89%) CMDB
9 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 137 (61.16%) Windows
2 74 (33.04%) Windows Server
3 62 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 45 (20.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (18.30%) Linux
7 24 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (10.71%) Windows XP
8 19 (8.48%) Windows 10
9 15 (6.70%) Unix
10 14 (6.25%) Windows 8
11 12 (5.36%) Android
11 12 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (4.91%) Apple iOS
13 8 (3.57%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.23%) CentOS
15 3 (1.34%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.89%) OpenWrt
16 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.34%) ITIL
2 26 (11.61%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (11.16%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (11.16%) Information Security
4 21 (9.38%) Change Management
5 20 (8.93%) Mentoring
5 20 (8.93%) SIEM
5 20 (8.93%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 18 (8.04%) Service Management
7 17 (7.59%) Coaching
8 16 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 14 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (5.36%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.36%) Reverse Engineering
10 12 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (4.91%) Network Design
12 10 (4.46%) Change Control
12 10 (4.46%) OO
13 9 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.38%) SQL
2 20 (8.93%) C++
3 9 (4.02%) Java
4 8 (3.57%) C#
5 6 (2.68%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.79%) C
6 4 (1.79%) Python
6 4 (1.79%) VB
6 4 (1.79%) VBScript
7 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.34%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.34%) PHP
8 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.89%) Perl
8 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.45%) Delphi
9 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.39%) MCP
3 29 (12.95%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (11.61%) MCSE
5 24 (10.71%) Degree
6 23 (10.27%) CCNA
7 22 (9.82%) MCSA
8 12 (5.36%) CCNP
8 12 (5.36%) MCITP
9 8 (3.57%) MCTS
10 5 (2.23%) CCIE
11 4 (1.79%) CISSP
12 3 (1.34%) CCSP
12 3 (1.34%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.89%) CEH
13 2 (0.89%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.45%) CCA
14 1 (0.45%) EnCE
14 1 (0.45%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.39%) SLA
2 13 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.45%) ISO13485
System Software
1 101 (45.09%) Active Directory
2 34 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.79%) Snort
4 4 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.34%) Firmware
6 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.45%) iptables
7 1 (0.45%) KVM
7 1 (0.45%) Postfix
7 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (3.57%) SCCM
2 7 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.68%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.79%) EnCase
5 4 (1.79%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.89%) WSUS
7 1 (0.45%) Cacti
7 1 (0.45%) DameWare
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.45%) Nessus
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) Proventia
7 1 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.45%) SCSM
7 1 (0.45%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 87 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 48 (21.43%) Cisco
3 44 (19.64%) VMware
4 29 (12.95%) Juniper
5 27 (12.05%) Intel Security
6 24 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 21 (9.38%) Citrix
8 13 (5.80%) HP
8 13 (5.80%) Mitel
9 11 (4.91%) Symantec
10 10 (4.46%) Avaya
10 10 (4.46%) NetApp
11 8 (3.57%) Oracle
12 7 (3.13%) Proofpoint
13 5 (2.23%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.23%) Brocade
13 5 (2.23%) Dell
13 5 (2.23%) F5
13 5 (2.23%) Foundry
13 5 (2.23%) Sophos
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Freshfields
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 53 minutes ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Outstanding benefits package
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Searchability
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
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Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 5 days ago
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Chassam Contract
Salary: £25,000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
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Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
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North West
Cognizant
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Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum + 15% shift allowance + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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