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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 148 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -8
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 119 162 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 2.68% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.45% 18.22% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 100 140 192
Median salary £28,750 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £20,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
956 889 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.26% 14.69% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 778 708 961
Median salary £38,000 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -6 82 £35,000 +45.83% 13
Cheshire -35 23 £27,000 -43.15% 5
Lancashire -10 12 £23,500 -8.73% 2
Merseyside -19 2 £25,625 -48.75% 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 118 (53.15%) Windows
2 98 (44.14%) Active Directory
3 86 (38.74%) Microsoft
4 79 (35.59%) Firewall
5 74 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 65 (29.28%) WAN
6 65 (29.28%) DNS
7 64 (28.83%) DHCP
8 62 (27.93%) VMware
9 61 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (27.03%) Linux
11 59 (26.58%) LAN
12 54 (24.32%) MS Exchange
13 51 (22.97%) Cisco
14 48 (21.62%) MS Office
15 46 (20.72%) SQL
15 46 (20.72%) Finance
16 45 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (19.82%) ITIL
17 44 (19.82%) Unix
18 42 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
19 41 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
20 39 (17.57%) Hyper-V
20 39 (17.57%) SQL Server
21 37 (16.67%) Windows 7
22 33 (14.86%) VPN
22 33 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
23 32 (14.41%) MS Excel
24 30 (13.51%) Juniper
24 30 (13.51%) CCNA

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 54 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.26%) IIS
3 18 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.15%) Apache
5 5 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.80%) CICS
6 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.90%) CMS
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.45%) nginx
9 1 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
9 1 (0.45%) Zimbra
Applications
1 48 (21.62%) MS Office
2 32 (14.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Office 365
2 7 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (35.59%) Firewall
2 65 (29.28%) DNS
2 65 (29.28%) WAN
3 64 (28.83%) DHCP
4 59 (26.58%) LAN
5 33 (14.86%) VPN
6 30 (13.51%) VLAN
7 29 (13.06%) Internet
8 25 (11.26%) Ethernet
9 23 (10.36%) BGP
10 22 (9.91%) Network Security
10 22 (9.91%) OSPF
10 22 (9.91%) SAN
11 20 (9.01%) VoIP
12 19 (8.56%) IPsec
13 15 (6.76%) Wireless
14 14 (6.31%) HTTP
14 14 (6.31%) MPLS
15 12 (5.41%) EIGRP
16 11 (4.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.70%) MySQL
3 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.80%) DB2
4 4 (1.80%) MS Access
5 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) GIS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Fiddler
1 4 (1.80%) Firebug
1 4 (1.80%) JMeter
1 4 (1.80%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.80%) The Grinder
1 4 (1.80%) Toad
2 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.35%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (20.72%) Finance
2 23 (10.36%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.31%) Banking
4 8 (3.60%) Back Office
5 6 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.25%) Law
7 4 (1.80%) Front Office
7 4 (1.80%) Legal
8 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.35%) Avionics
8 3 (1.35%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (23.42%) Analyst
2 37 (16.67%) IT Support
3 32 (14.41%) Network Engineer
4 29 (13.06%) Support Engineer
5 24 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (10.36%) Support Analyst
7 22 (9.91%) Support Technician
8 16 (7.21%) IT Analyst
8 16 (7.21%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.31%) Server Engineer
10 11 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (4.95%) IT Support Technician
10 11 (4.95%) IT Technician
11 10 (4.50%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.50%) Server Analyst
11 10 (4.50%) Team Leader
12 9 (4.05%) Operations Engineer
12 9 (4.05%) Security Specialist
12 9 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.31%) .NET
2 10 (4.50%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (4.50%) Middleware
3 9 (4.05%) Web Services
4 8 (3.60%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.15%) HTML
5 7 (3.15%) SOAP
6 6 (2.70%) LAMP
7 4 (1.80%) Java EE
8 2 (0.90%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.90%) ISPF
8 2 (0.90%) REST
9 1 (0.45%) jQuery
9 1 (0.45%) Servlets
9 1 (0.45%) WSGI
9 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.21%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.41%) Fixed Income
4 10 (4.50%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (4.50%) RSA SecurID
5 8 (3.60%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.15%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.70%) NHS
8 5 (2.25%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.80%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.80%) iPad
9 4 (1.80%) VSAM
10 3 (1.35%) CMDB
10 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.35%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.90%) Clustering
11 2 (0.90%) PKI
11 2 (0.90%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 118 (53.15%) Windows
2 74 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 61 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (27.03%) Linux
5 44 (19.82%) Unix
6 41 (18.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 25 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.31%) Windows XP
10 12 (5.41%) Windows 10
11 10 (4.50%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.15%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (2.25%) Android
13 5 (2.25%) CentOS
13 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.80%) Solaris
15 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.90%) MVS
15 2 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.82%) ITIL
2 23 (10.36%) Coaching
3 18 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 15 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 14 (6.31%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (6.31%) High Availability
6 13 (5.86%) Change Management
7 12 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (4.50%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (4.50%) SIEM
10 9 (4.05%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (3.60%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.60%) Automation Testing
11 8 (3.60%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (3.60%) QA Automation
11 8 (3.60%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.72%) SQL
2 20 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 14 (6.31%) C#
4 13 (5.86%) Python
5 12 (5.41%) Java
6 11 (4.95%) C++
7 10 (4.50%) C
7 10 (4.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.50%) Shell Script
7 10 (4.50%) VB
7 10 (4.50%) VBScript
8 6 (2.70%) JCL
9 4 (1.80%) COBOL
9 4 (1.80%) PHP
10 3 (1.35%) ANSI C
11 2 (0.90%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.90%) Delphi
11 2 (0.90%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (13.51%) CCNA
4 26 (11.71%) Degree
4 26 (11.71%) MCSE
5 17 (7.66%) CCNP
6 14 (6.31%) MCP
7 12 (5.41%) CCIE
8 11 (4.95%) MCSA
9 10 (4.50%) MCITP
10 9 (4.05%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.25%) CISSP
12 3 (1.35%) RHCE
12 3 (1.35%) SCNA
12 3 (1.35%) SCSA
12 3 (1.35%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.90%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.45%) HNC
14 1 (0.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.56%) SLA
2 10 (4.50%) QA
3 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.80%) HL7
5 3 (1.35%) DO-178B
5 3 (1.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 98 (44.14%) Active Directory
2 45 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (17.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.50%) vSphere
5 7 (3.15%) Firmware
6 6 (2.70%) vCloud
7 3 (1.35%) Sendmail
7 3 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (0.90%) RACF
8 2 (0.90%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.31%) ServiceCenter
2 10 (4.50%) SCCM
3 7 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.15%) Puppet
4 6 (2.70%) Ansible
4 6 (2.70%) vMotion
5 5 (2.25%) WSUS
6 4 (1.80%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.45%) Nessus
8 1 (0.45%) Nmap
8 1 (0.45%) Salt
8 1 (0.45%) SCOM
8 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 86 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 62 (27.93%) VMware
3 51 (22.97%) Cisco
4 30 (13.51%) Juniper
5 23 (10.36%) CheckPoint
6 18 (8.11%) Intel Security
7 17 (7.66%) HP
8 13 (5.86%) F5
9 10 (4.50%) 3PAR
9 10 (4.50%) Dell
9 10 (4.50%) Veeam
10 9 (4.05%) Brocade
10 9 (4.05%) Ericsson
10 9 (4.05%) Foundry
10 9 (4.05%) Redback
11 8 (3.60%) Oracle
11 8 (3.60%) Riverbed
12 7 (3.15%) Avaya
12 7 (3.15%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.70%) Zerto
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