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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 89 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +8
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 190 146 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.73% 2.25% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.99% 16.08% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 169 139 141
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
1118 908 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.00% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 934 789 995
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,941
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Cheshire +22 78 £40,000 -8.04% 11
Manchester -15 75 £27,000 -28.00% 17
Lancashire +4 20 £42,500 +97.67% 1
Cumbria - 6 £18,000 -
Merseyside +11 5 £24,500 +11.36% 2
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 273 (73.58%) Windows
2 158 (42.59%) Active Directory
3 156 (42.05%) Microsoft
4 138 (37.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (36.12%) DNS
6 123 (33.15%) MS Exchange
7 103 (27.76%) WAN
8 97 (26.15%) Linux
9 90 (24.26%) LAN
10 87 (23.45%) DHCP
11 86 (23.18%) MS Excel
12 84 (22.64%) Firewall
12 84 (22.64%) Finance
13 83 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 82 (22.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 82 (22.10%) VMware
15 81 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 74 (19.95%) SAN
17 73 (19.68%) ITIL
18 71 (19.14%) Windows XP
18 71 (19.14%) Cisco
19 69 (18.60%) MS Office
19 69 (18.60%) Windows 7
20 61 (16.44%) MCSE
21 60 (16.17%) VPN
22 57 (15.36%) PowerShell
23 56 (15.09%) UNIX
24 55 (14.82%) Exchange Server 2007
25 51 (13.75%) IIS
26 47 (12.67%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 123 (33.15%) MS Exchange
2 55 (14.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 51 (13.75%) IIS
4 39 (10.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (5.39%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.50%) Apache
8 7 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.62%) nginx
10 4 (1.08%) Lync
10 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.08%) Jetty
10 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.54%) CMS
11 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 86 (23.18%) MS Excel
2 69 (18.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.96%) Office 365
2 9 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.08%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 134 (36.12%) DNS
2 103 (27.76%) WAN
3 90 (24.26%) LAN
4 87 (23.45%) DHCP
5 84 (22.64%) Firewall
6 74 (19.95%) SAN
7 60 (16.17%) VPN
8 45 (12.13%) NAS
9 37 (9.97%) SMTP
10 36 (9.70%) Internet
11 35 (9.43%) VoIP
12 25 (6.74%) HTTP
13 23 (6.20%) Network Security
14 21 (5.66%) MPLS
15 18 (4.85%) PBX
16 17 (4.58%) Ethernet
16 17 (4.58%) iSCSI
17 16 (4.31%) Wireshark
17 16 (4.31%) Asterisk PBX
18 15 (4.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.35%) MySQL
7 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.43%) JUnit
1 9 (2.43%) Subversion
1 9 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.08%) Selenium
5 3 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.54%) PVCS
6 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.27%) MSI
General
1 84 (22.64%) Finance
2 27 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.70%) Law
4 8 (2.16%) Retail
4 8 (2.16%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.62%) Legal
6 5 (1.35%) Games
6 5 (1.35%) Banking
7 4 (1.08%) German Language
7 4 (1.08%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.08%) Turkish Language
7 4 (1.08%) Advertising
8 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.81%) Electronics
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) French Language
9 2 (0.54%) Marketing
9 2 (0.54%) Norwegian Language
9 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (18.06%) Analyst
2 42 (11.32%) Support Engineer
3 35 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 28 (7.55%) IT Support
6 23 (6.20%) Network Engineer
7 22 (5.93%) Service Analyst
7 22 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (5.39%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (4.04%) Administrator
12 14 (3.77%) VoIP Engineer
13 13 (3.50%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (3.50%) Security Analyst
13 13 (3.50%) Support Technician
13 13 (3.50%) Senior Security Analyst
14 12 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.13%) .NET
2 17 (4.58%) Web Services
3 11 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (2.70%) Middleware
5 9 (2.43%) HTML
5 9 (2.43%) AWT
5 9 (2.43%) J2SE
6 8 (2.16%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.89%) DHTML
7 7 (1.89%) Silverlight
8 6 (1.62%) Flash
9 4 (1.08%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.08%) J2EE
9 4 (1.08%) Servlets
10 3 (0.81%) XML
11 2 (0.54%) WCF
11 2 (0.54%) WPF
12 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.05%) Clustering
2 21 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.58%) Life Science
4 16 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.04%) Blackberry
6 11 (2.96%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.96%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.89%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.89%) Open Source
8 5 (1.35%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.08%) Blog
10 3 (0.81%) EPoS
10 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.81%) iPad
11 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.54%) iPhone
11 2 (0.54%) CAN bus
11 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.54%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 273 (73.58%) Windows
2 138 (37.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (26.15%) Linux
4 83 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (21.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (19.14%) Windows XP
7 69 (18.60%) Windows 7
8 56 (15.09%) UNIX
9 24 (6.47%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.04%) Android
11 12 (3.23%) Apple iOS
11 12 (3.23%) Windows Vista
12 11 (2.96%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.89%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.08%) Debian
14 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.81%) Solaris
16 2 (0.54%) HPUX
17 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.68%) ITIL
2 35 (9.43%) Migration
3 30 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (7.28%) Load Balancing
5 21 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (4.58%) Service Delivery
6 17 (4.58%) Project Management
6 17 (4.58%) Information Security
6 17 (4.58%) Coaching
7 16 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (4.31%) Change Management
8 14 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 14 (3.77%) Software Engineering
8 14 (3.77%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (3.50%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 11 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (2.96%) Resource Management
11 11 (2.96%) Performance Management
11 11 (2.96%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.36%) PowerShell
2 39 (10.51%) Perl
3 27 (7.28%) VB.NET
3 27 (7.28%) SQL
4 21 (5.66%) C
4 21 (5.66%) C++
5 17 (4.58%) C#
6 16 (4.31%) VB
7 15 (4.04%) Java
8 11 (2.96%) Python
9 10 (2.70%) VBScript
10 8 (2.16%) JavaScript
11 7 (1.89%) Assembly Language
12 5 (1.35%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.35%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.35%) PHP
13 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.08%) Ruby
14 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (22.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (16.44%) MCSE
3 43 (11.59%) MCP
4 38 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (9.97%) MCITP
6 32 (8.63%) MCSA
7 31 (8.36%) CCNA
8 27 (7.28%) Degree
9 21 (5.66%) MCTS
10 14 (3.77%) CCNP
11 9 (2.43%) ISEB
12 8 (2.16%) LPIC
12 8 (2.16%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.81%) HND
14 3 (0.81%) GCIH
14 3 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.82%) SLA
2 15 (4.04%) QA
3 9 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 158 (42.59%) Active Directory
2 41 (11.05%) Hyper-V
3 38 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.93%) VMware ESX
5 16 (4.31%) vSphere
6 12 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.23%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.62%) vCloud
8 5 (1.35%) Firmware
9 4 (1.08%) Xen
10 3 (0.81%) Snort
11 2 (0.54%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.54%) Varnish
12 1 (0.27%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.27%) Samba
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.27%) XenApp
12 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 34 (9.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 24 (6.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 16 (4.31%) Backup Exec
4 13 (3.50%) SCCM
5 11 (2.96%) Puppet
5 11 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.43%) SCOM
7 6 (1.62%) OpenNMS
8 4 (1.08%) Ansible
8 4 (1.08%) WSUS
8 4 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.08%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.54%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.27%) Nagios
10 1 (0.27%) MOM
10 1 (0.27%) Legato
10 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 156 (42.05%) Microsoft
2 82 (22.10%) VMware
3 71 (19.14%) Cisco
4 47 (12.67%) Symantec
5 35 (9.43%) Juniper
6 28 (7.55%) HP
7 27 (7.28%) Citrix
7 27 (7.28%) CheckPoint
8 25 (6.74%) IronPort
9 23 (6.20%) Dell
10 18 (4.85%) EMC
11 14 (3.77%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.70%) Splunk
12 10 (2.70%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.43%) Oracle
13 9 (2.43%) Wyse
13 9 (2.43%) F5
14 8 (2.16%) McAfee
15 7 (1.89%) Veeam
16 6 (1.62%) Acronis
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits +
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Negotiable plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £25,000 (Pro rata)
Posted: 15 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Airport Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago