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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 108 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +26
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 166 178 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.42% 2.39% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.35% 16.48% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 142 158 107
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1015 1080 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.82% 14.53% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 808 897 869
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 97 £30,000 -7.69% 23
Cheshire -11 63 £35,000 +17.64% 14
Lancashire +6 6 £32,500 +8.33% 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 190 (67.86%) Windows
2 159 (56.79%) DNS
3 137 (48.93%) Microsoft
3 137 (48.93%) Active Directory
4 116 (41.43%) DHCP
5 102 (36.43%) Firewall
6 99 (35.36%) Cisco
7 92 (32.86%) MS Exchange
8 89 (31.79%) LAN
9 83 (29.64%) VMware
10 78 (27.86%) VPN
11 73 (26.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 73 (26.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (25.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 64 (22.86%) MS Office
14 63 (22.50%) Citrix
14 63 (22.50%) WAN
15 62 (22.14%) Cisco Certification
16 61 (21.79%) MS Excel
16 61 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 61 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 56 (20.00%) ITIL
18 54 (19.29%) Windows 7
19 46 (16.43%) MCSE
20 44 (15.71%) VLAN
20 44 (15.71%) SQL Server
20 44 (15.71%) SAN
21 43 (15.36%) SSL
22 42 (15.00%) Hyper-V
23 41 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 92 (32.86%) MS Exchange
2 61 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (7.14%) IIS
5 19 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (5.36%) SharePoint
8 11 (3.93%) Lync
9 4 (1.43%) Apache
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle 9iAS
9 4 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.71%) Node.js
11 2 (0.71%) CICS
11 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 64 (22.86%) MS Office
2 61 (21.79%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.07%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.07%) Primavera
3 1 (0.36%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.36%) Line 500
3 1 (0.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.50%) Office 365
2 10 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.07%) IaaS
5 2 (0.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.36%) Route 53
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 159 (56.79%) DNS
2 116 (41.43%) DHCP
3 102 (36.43%) Firewall
4 89 (31.79%) LAN
5 78 (27.86%) VPN
6 63 (22.50%) WAN
7 44 (15.71%) SAN
7 44 (15.71%) VLAN
8 43 (15.36%) SSL
9 41 (14.64%) Wireless
10 36 (12.86%) VoIP
11 33 (11.79%) Network Security
12 27 (9.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (9.64%) HTTP
13 26 (9.29%) iSCSI
14 25 (8.93%) OSPF
15 23 (8.21%) Internet
16 22 (7.86%) BGP
16 22 (7.86%) IPsec
17 21 (7.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.21%) MySQL
6 7 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.71%) DB2
11 2 (0.71%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.71%) Selenium
2 2 (0.71%) TestNG
2 2 (0.71%) MyEclipse
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.71%) JUnit
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (12.86%) Finance
2 12 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.50%) Retail
5 5 (1.79%) Back Office
6 4 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.43%) Front Office
6 4 (1.43%) Banking
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Law
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (24.29%) Support Engineer
2 47 (16.79%) Network Engineer
3 45 (16.07%) IT Support
4 44 (15.71%) Analyst
5 28 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (9.29%) IT Support Engineer
7 24 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 24 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (6.43%) Security Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
11 13 (4.64%) Technical Support
12 12 (4.29%) Administrator
13 11 (3.93%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.64%) Web Services
2 11 (3.93%) 802.1X
3 10 (3.57%) HTML
4 7 (2.50%) XML
5 3 (1.07%) WebCenter
5 3 (1.07%) LAMP
6 2 (0.71%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.71%) Spring
6 2 (0.71%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.71%) REST
6 2 (0.71%) SOAP
6 2 (0.71%) Flash
6 2 (0.71%) .NET
6 2 (0.71%) J2EE
7 1 (0.36%) COM
7 1 (0.36%) RSS
7 1 (0.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.86%) Thin Client
1 22 (7.86%) Fat Client
2 16 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.21%) iPhone
6 8 (2.86%) Life Science
6 8 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.50%) EPoS
7 7 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.50%) iPad
8 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.43%) Clustering
10 3 (1.07%) Replication
10 3 (1.07%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.71%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 190 (67.86%) Windows
2 73 (26.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 71 (25.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (19.29%) Windows 7
5 38 (13.57%) Linux
6 37 (13.21%) Windows XP
6 37 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (12.86%) Windows 8
8 19 (6.79%) UNIX
9 8 (2.86%) Android
10 6 (2.14%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.43%) Solaris
11 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.07%) NetWare
12 3 (1.07%) AIX
12 3 (1.07%) CentOS
13 2 (0.71%) Fedora
13 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.00%) ITIL
2 29 (10.36%) Service Delivery
3 28 (10.00%) Change Control
4 27 (9.64%) Service Management
5 26 (9.29%) Load Balancing
6 22 (7.86%) Incident Management
7 21 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
8 20 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.07%) Change Management
9 17 (6.07%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.36%) Project Management
11 13 (4.64%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (3.93%) Database Mirroring
12 11 (3.93%) Server Hardening
12 11 (3.93%) Server Building
13 9 (3.21%) DevOps
13 9 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (2.86%) ITSM
14 8 (2.86%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.86%) SQL
2 21 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.21%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.43%) VBScript
4 4 (1.43%) VB
4 4 (1.43%) PHP
4 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.07%) Prolog
5 3 (1.07%) Java
6 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.71%) Perl
6 2 (0.71%) Ruby
6 2 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.36%) C#
7 1 (0.36%) VBA
7 1 (0.36%) VC++
Qualifications
1 73 (26.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (22.14%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (16.43%) MCSE
4 41 (14.64%) MCP
5 37 (13.21%) CCNP
6 34 (12.14%) CCNA
7 32 (11.43%) MCITP
8 31 (11.07%) Degree
9 28 (10.00%) MCTS
10 23 (8.21%) MCSA
11 18 (6.43%) CCIE
12 17 (6.07%) MCDST
13 13 (4.64%) CCENT
14 8 (2.86%) JNCIA
14 8 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (2.50%) HND
16 5 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (1.79%) A+ Certification
17 4 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 3 (1.07%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.21%) SLA
2 9 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (48.93%) Active Directory
2 61 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.29%) vSphere
5 11 (3.93%) XenDesktop
5 11 (3.93%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.50%) XenApp
7 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.07%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.71%) ACF2
8 2 (0.71%) RACF
9 1 (0.36%) Firmware
9 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.36%) iptables
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.79%) Backup Exec
1 5 (1.79%) Puppet
1 5 (1.79%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.07%) MOM
2 3 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.71%) yum
3 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 2 (0.71%) SCOM
3 2 (0.71%) Nagios
3 2 (0.71%) WSUS
3 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.71%) logstash
3 2 (0.71%) zSecure
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 137 (48.93%) Microsoft
2 99 (35.36%) Cisco
3 83 (29.64%) VMware
4 63 (22.50%) Citrix
5 21 (7.50%) HP
6 19 (6.79%) Dell
7 14 (5.00%) Juniper
8 13 (4.64%) NetApp
8 13 (4.64%) IBM
9 11 (3.93%) Oracle
9 11 (3.93%) Apple
10 7 (2.50%) EMC
11 6 (2.14%) NetScout
12 5 (1.79%) Fortinet
12 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.79%) Symantec
13 4 (1.43%) SAP
13 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.07%) 3PAR
14 3 (1.07%) CommVault
Oldham, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, holidays
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Recruitx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Macclesfield
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago