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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 91 123 123
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 217 136 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.89% 1.95% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.02% 14.06% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 186 111 141
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
1141 967 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.21% 13.87% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 955 799 935
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +29.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 +35 103 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Manchester +9 85 £35,000 +7.69% 17
Lancashire +1 19 £41,250 +50.00% 3
Merseyside +6 4 £40,250 +46.36%
Cumbria - 3 £32,500 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 289 (73.16%) Windows
2 183 (46.33%) Microsoft
3 152 (38.48%) Active Directory
4 148 (37.47%) DNS
4 148 (37.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (32.91%) MS Exchange
6 109 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 102 (25.82%) MS Excel
7 102 (25.82%) Linux
8 98 (24.81%) DHCP
9 93 (23.54%) WAN
10 91 (23.04%) VMware
11 89 (22.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 88 (22.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 85 (21.52%) LAN
14 82 (20.76%) SAN
15 80 (20.25%) Firewall
16 79 (20.00%) Finance
17 76 (19.24%) MS Office
17 76 (19.24%) ITIL
18 72 (18.23%) Windows 7
19 71 (17.97%) VPN
20 62 (15.70%) Windows XP
21 60 (15.19%) Cisco
22 59 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
23 57 (14.43%) Hyper-V
23 57 (14.43%) UNIX
24 50 (12.66%) IIS
25 49 (12.41%) MCSE
25 49 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
1 130 (32.91%) MS Exchange
2 59 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 50 (12.66%) IIS
4 35 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (6.33%) SharePoint
6 22 (5.57%) Apache
7 17 (4.30%) Lync
8 8 (2.03%) nginx
9 5 (1.27%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.27%) Jetty
9 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.76%) CMS
11 2 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) Node.js
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (25.82%) MS Excel
2 76 (19.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.53%) Office 365
3 7 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.27%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 148 (37.47%) DNS
2 98 (24.81%) DHCP
3 93 (23.54%) WAN
4 85 (21.52%) LAN
5 82 (20.76%) SAN
6 80 (20.25%) Firewall
7 71 (17.97%) VPN
8 45 (11.39%) NAS
9 37 (9.37%) Internet
10 35 (8.86%) SMTP
11 31 (7.85%) Network Security
12 29 (7.34%) HTTP
13 27 (6.84%) VoIP
14 25 (6.33%) MPLS
15 21 (5.32%) Ethernet
16 18 (4.56%) HTTPS
17 13 (3.29%) OSPF
17 13 (3.29%) RIP
17 13 (3.29%) iSCSI
18 12 (3.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.29%) MySQL
3 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.25%) Redis
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.53%) Subversion
2 10 (2.53%) JUnit
3 8 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (0.76%) Selenium
6 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 79 (20.00%) Finance
2 20 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.80%) Law
4 9 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.03%) Retail
6 6 (1.52%) Games
6 6 (1.52%) Banking
7 5 (1.27%) German Language
7 5 (1.27%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.27%) Turkish Language
7 5 (1.27%) Legal
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
8 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.76%) Advertising
8 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.76%) Marketing
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 80 (20.25%) Analyst
2 48 (12.15%) IT Support
3 47 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 43 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (8.35%) Support Analyst
6 28 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (7.09%) Team Leader
7 20 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (4.81%) Network Engineer
9 18 (4.56%) Security Analyst
9 18 (4.56%) Senior Security Analyst
10 17 (4.30%) Administrator
11 16 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
11 16 (4.05%) IT Support Analyst
12 15 (3.80%) Developer
13 14 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (3.29%) Service Analyst
14 13 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
14 13 (3.29%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.14%) .NET
2 14 (3.54%) Web Services
3 10 (2.53%) HTML
3 10 (2.53%) J2SE
3 10 (2.53%) AWT
4 9 (2.28%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (1.77%) Silverlight
5 7 (1.77%) Middleware
5 7 (1.77%) DHTML
5 7 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.52%) LAMP
6 6 (1.52%) Flash
7 5 (1.27%) Servlets
7 5 (1.27%) J2EE
8 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.01%) WCF
8 4 (1.01%) WPF
9 3 (0.76%) XML
10 1 (0.25%) CSS
10 1 (0.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.39%) Clustering
2 31 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.06%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.30%) Fat Client
5 17 (4.30%) Thin Client
6 12 (3.04%) Life Science
7 8 (2.03%) iPhone
7 8 (2.03%) Open Source
8 6 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.27%) Blog
10 4 (1.01%) PKI
10 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.76%) iPad
11 3 (0.76%) EPoS
12 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.51%) Statistics
12 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.51%) Equities
12 2 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 289 (73.16%) Windows
2 148 (37.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 109 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 102 (25.82%) Linux
5 88 (22.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (18.23%) Windows 7
7 62 (15.70%) Windows XP
8 57 (14.43%) UNIX
9 27 (6.84%) Windows 8
10 21 (5.32%) Android
11 13 (3.29%) Apple iOS
11 13 (3.29%) Windows 2000
12 12 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.53%) Ubuntu
14 9 (2.28%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (1.01%) Solaris
16 4 (1.01%) Debian
17 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.24%) ITIL
2 42 (10.63%) Load Balancing
3 31 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (7.59%) Migration
5 29 (7.34%) Change Management
6 23 (5.82%) Problem Management
7 18 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 16 (4.05%) Project Management
9 15 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (3.54%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (3.54%) Information Security
11 13 (3.29%) E-Commerce
11 13 (3.29%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.04%) OO
13 11 (2.78%) OOD
13 11 (2.78%) Software Engineering
14 10 (2.53%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.14%) PowerShell
2 38 (9.62%) Perl
3 30 (7.59%) SQL
4 26 (6.58%) VB.NET
5 21 (5.32%) C
6 19 (4.81%) C++
7 18 (4.56%) Java
8 15 (3.80%) C#
9 14 (3.54%) VB
10 10 (2.53%) Python
10 10 (2.53%) PHP
11 8 (2.03%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.77%) VBScript
12 7 (1.77%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.76%) Ruby
13 3 (0.76%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.76%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 89 (22.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (12.41%) MCSE
3 43 (10.89%) MCP
4 40 (10.13%) MCSA
5 37 (9.37%) MCITP
6 33 (8.35%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (7.85%) MCTS
8 27 (6.84%) CCNA
9 26 (6.58%) Degree
10 11 (2.78%) CCNP
11 8 (2.03%) JNCIA
11 8 (2.03%) LPIC
12 7 (1.77%) ISEB
13 4 (1.01%) CISSP
14 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.76%) CISM
14 3 (0.76%) HND
14 3 (0.76%) ISSAP
14 3 (0.76%) ISSMP
14 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.82%) SLA
2 14 (3.54%) QA
3 10 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 152 (38.48%) Active Directory
2 57 (14.43%) Hyper-V
3 49 (12.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (5.32%) VMware ESX
5 14 (3.54%) vSphere
6 13 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.53%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.52%) vCloud
9 5 (1.27%) Xen
10 4 (1.01%) UAG
11 3 (0.76%) Firmware
12 2 (0.51%) Varnish
12 2 (0.51%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.25%) Samba
13 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.25%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 33 (8.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (4.05%) Backup Exec
2 16 (4.05%) Puppet
3 15 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (2.28%) SCVMM
4 9 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.03%) Nagios
6 6 (1.52%) SCCM
6 6 (1.52%) SCOM
6 6 (1.52%) OpenNMS
7 5 (1.27%) Ansible
8 4 (1.01%) WSUS
8 4 (1.01%) MIMEsweeper
9 3 (0.76%) DameWare
9 3 (0.76%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.51%) Cacti
10 2 (0.51%) Legato
11 1 (0.25%) logstash
11 1 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 183 (46.33%) Microsoft
2 91 (23.04%) VMware
3 60 (15.19%) Cisco
4 45 (11.39%) Symantec
5 38 (9.62%) Juniper
6 36 (9.11%) Dell
6 36 (9.11%) HP
7 28 (7.09%) CheckPoint
8 24 (6.08%) Citrix
9 18 (4.56%) EMC
10 17 (4.30%) McAfee
11 16 (4.05%) IronPort
12 14 (3.54%) Apple
13 13 (3.29%) Red Hat
13 13 (3.29%) F5
14 11 (2.78%) Splunk
15 9 (2.28%) SAP
16 8 (2.03%) NetApp
16 8 (2.03%) 3PAR
17 7 (1.77%) Veeam
Northwich, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Complete Resourcing
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + + KPI bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus / Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago