The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 105 126 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 176 130 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.47% 1.79% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.05% 12.49% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 161 120 190
Average salary £29,500 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,003
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.13%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1032 1041 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.46% 14.36% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 875 875 936
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TCP/IP
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Manchester +33 86 £35,000 +18.64% 5
Cheshire +2 64 £28,250 -5.04% 7
Merseyside +13 16 £45,000 +66.66% 2
Lancashire -10 8 £30,000 +9.09%
Cumbria - 1 £24,000 - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 240 (62.50%) Windows
2 188 (48.96%) Microsoft
3 145 (37.76%) DNS
4 143 (37.24%) Active Directory
5 110 (28.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (27.60%) MS Exchange
7 97 (25.26%) Firewall
8 94 (24.48%) MS Excel
9 89 (23.18%) WAN
10 85 (22.14%) LAN
10 85 (22.14%) Finance
11 84 (21.88%) MS Office
11 84 (21.88%) DHCP
12 83 (21.61%) VPN
12 83 (21.61%) ITIL
13 81 (21.09%) Linux
14 78 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 78 (20.31%) VMware
14 78 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 76 (19.79%) Windows 7
16 75 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 70 (18.23%) Cisco
18 57 (14.84%) HP
19 55 (14.32%) UNIX
19 55 (14.32%) SQL
20 51 (13.28%) Windows XP
20 51 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
21 50 (13.02%) Load Balancing
22 47 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (11.72%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 106 (27.60%) MS Exchange
2 51 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (6.51%) Lync
4 25 (6.51%) IIS
5 24 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 16 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 11 (2.86%) Apache
9 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.52%) nginx
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.26%) CMS
14 1 (0.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 94 (24.48%) MS Excel
2 84 (21.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.26%) Line 500
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.56%) Office 365
3 5 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Route 53
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (37.76%) DNS
2 97 (25.26%) Firewall
3 89 (23.18%) WAN
4 85 (22.14%) LAN
5 84 (21.88%) DHCP
6 83 (21.61%) VPN
7 40 (10.42%) SAN
8 37 (9.64%) Internet
9 35 (9.11%) HTTP
10 34 (8.85%) OSPF
11 31 (8.07%) MPLS
12 30 (7.81%) Ethernet
12 30 (7.81%) BGP
13 28 (7.29%) IPsec
13 28 (7.29%) VLAN
14 27 (7.03%) EIGRP
15 25 (6.51%) Network Security
15 25 (6.51%) SMTP
16 24 (6.25%) SSL
16 24 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.43%) MySQL
3 6 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.30%) Sybase ASA
4 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.26%) Redis
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (2.86%) Subversion
2 6 (1.56%) JUnit
3 4 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.26%) JMeter
5 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (22.14%) Finance
2 18 (4.69%) Retail
3 15 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.08%) Law
7 7 (1.82%) Banking
8 4 (1.04%) Marketing
9 3 (0.78%) Games
9 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.52%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Front Office
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (16.93%) Analyst
2 49 (12.76%) Support Engineer
3 44 (11.46%) IT Support
4 43 (11.20%) Support Analyst
5 38 (9.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (9.64%) Network Engineer
7 30 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (6.51%) Administrator
9 23 (5.99%) Team Leader
10 22 (5.73%) Consultant
11 21 (5.47%) IT Support Analyst
12 20 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (5.21%) Developer
13 19 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 17 (4.43%) Junior
15 14 (3.65%) Technical Support
15 14 (3.65%) Security Specialist
15 14 (3.65%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (3.65%) Firewall Engineer
15 14 (3.65%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.29%) .NET
2 12 (3.13%) SOAP
3 8 (2.08%) Web Services
3 8 (2.08%) Middleware
4 6 (1.56%) LAMP
4 6 (1.56%) J2SE
4 6 (1.56%) HTML
5 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (1.30%) Hibernate
5 5 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (1.30%) Spring
5 5 (1.30%) jQuery
5 5 (1.30%) Google Maps API
5 5 (1.30%) Spring MVC
6 4 (1.04%) WCF
7 3 (0.78%) HTML5
7 3 (0.78%) Java ME
7 3 (0.78%) AWT
7 3 (0.78%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.16%) Blackberry
2 29 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.95%) Thin Client
3 19 (4.95%) Fat Client
4 18 (4.69%) PKI
4 18 (4.69%) Clustering
4 18 (4.69%) iPhone
5 12 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.04%) CMDB
7 4 (1.04%) Open Source
8 2 (0.52%) iSeries
8 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.52%) Statistics
8 2 (0.52%) SCADA
8 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.52%) EPoS
9 1 (0.26%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 240 (62.50%) Windows
2 110 (28.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (21.09%) Linux
4 78 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (19.79%) Windows 7
6 55 (14.32%) UNIX
7 51 (13.28%) Windows XP
8 34 (8.85%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.91%) Android
10 10 (2.60%) Windows 2000
11 9 (2.34%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.56%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.61%) ITIL
2 50 (13.02%) Load Balancing
3 30 (7.81%) Change Management
4 23 (5.99%) Problem Management
5 18 (4.69%) Migration
6 17 (4.43%) Network Design
7 16 (4.17%) Service Management
8 15 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (3.91%) SIEM
8 15 (3.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (3.65%) Network Management
10 13 (3.39%) Project Management
10 13 (3.39%) Cyber Security
11 12 (3.13%) Capacity Management
11 12 (3.13%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.13%) CRM
11 12 (3.13%) Web Development
12 10 (2.60%) Incident Management
12 10 (2.60%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.32%) SQL
2 20 (5.21%) Java
2 20 (5.21%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.69%) VB.NET
4 14 (3.65%) Perl
5 11 (2.86%) PHP
5 11 (2.86%) C++
6 7 (1.82%) Python
6 7 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.82%) C
7 6 (1.56%) C#
7 6 (1.56%) Ruby
8 5 (1.30%) VB
9 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.78%) Golang
10 2 (0.52%) VBScript
11 1 (0.26%) Tcl
11 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (19.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (11.72%) MCP
3 40 (10.42%) MCSE
4 32 (8.33%) MCSA
5 30 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (7.81%) MCITP
6 27 (7.03%) Degree
7 26 (6.77%) MCTS
8 21 (5.47%) Security Cleared
9 17 (4.43%) CCNP
10 16 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 15 (3.91%) CCNA
12 14 (3.65%) CISSP
13 9 (2.34%) CEH
14 8 (2.08%) SSCP
15 7 (1.82%) CCIE
16 6 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.56%) HND
17 4 (1.04%) MCDST
17 4 (1.04%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.51%) SLA
2 7 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.78%) COBIT
5 3 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 143 (37.24%) Active Directory
2 47 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.39%) Snort
5 10 (2.60%) NFS
6 8 (2.08%) UAG
6 8 (2.08%) VMware ESX
7 7 (1.82%) vSphere
8 4 (1.04%) vCloud
8 4 (1.04%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.04%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.78%) XenServer
10 2 (0.52%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.52%) XenApp
11 1 (0.26%) Nmap
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (5.47%) CiscoWorks
2 16 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 14 (3.65%) Nessus
4 13 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (3.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (3.39%) Puppet
5 12 (3.13%) HP NNM
6 10 (2.60%) OpenView
6 10 (2.60%) HP SIM
7 7 (1.82%) Nagios
8 6 (1.56%) SCCM
8 6 (1.56%) SCOM
9 5 (1.30%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.04%) OpenNMS
11 3 (0.78%) DameWare
12 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.26%) Cacti
12 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 188 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 78 (20.31%) VMware
3 70 (18.23%) Cisco
4 57 (14.84%) HP
5 44 (11.46%) Dell
6 35 (9.11%) Juniper
6 35 (9.11%) CheckPoint
7 34 (8.85%) Symantec
8 31 (8.07%) McAfee
9 27 (7.03%) F5
10 23 (5.99%) Citrix
11 17 (4.43%) Splunk
12 16 (4.17%) Blue Coat
12 16 (4.17%) Apple
13 15 (3.91%) Websense
13 15 (3.91%) IronPort
14 14 (3.65%) IBM
15 13 (3.39%) Qualys
15 13 (3.39%) Lumension
15 13 (3.39%) Becrypt
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rentalcars.com
Posted: 19 days ago
Frodsham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £40,500 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago