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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 116 146 105
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 164 105 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.22% 1.54% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.62% 10.50% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 142 91 173
Average salary £30,000 £29,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
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
1050 1000 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.21% 14.65% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 879 831 902
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +10 76 £40,000 +35.59% 10
Cheshire +29 63 £29,500 +7.27% 16
Merseyside +18 15 £39,000 +41.81% 1
Lancashire -14 5 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 251 (72.33%) Windows
2 186 (53.60%) Microsoft
3 134 (38.62%) Active Directory
4 132 (38.04%) DNS
5 118 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (32.56%) MS Exchange
7 94 (27.09%) MS Excel
8 93 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 88 (25.36%) DHCP
10 85 (24.50%) VMware
11 81 (23.34%) Firewall
12 76 (21.90%) VPN
13 73 (21.04%) ITIL
14 71 (20.46%) Linux
14 71 (20.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 70 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 69 (19.88%) MS Office
16 69 (19.88%) Windows 7
17 64 (18.44%) WAN
18 59 (17.00%) LAN
19 56 (16.14%) SAN
20 53 (15.27%) Cisco
21 50 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
21 50 (14.41%) Hyper-V
22 49 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
22 49 (14.12%) Windows XP
23 47 (13.54%) Dell
24 45 (12.97%) SQL
25 43 (12.39%) Finance
26 41 (11.82%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 113 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 49 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (10.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (8.93%) IIS
5 24 (6.92%) SharePoint
5 24 (6.92%) Lync
6 18 (5.19%) Apache
7 17 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.02%) nginx
9 5 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.44%) Jetty
9 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.86%) CMS
10 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 94 (27.09%) MS Excel
2 69 (19.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Line 500
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.02%) Amazon S3
3 7 (2.02%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (1.73%) Office 365
5 5 (1.44%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 132 (38.04%) DNS
2 88 (25.36%) DHCP
3 81 (23.34%) Firewall
4 76 (21.90%) VPN
5 64 (18.44%) WAN
6 59 (17.00%) LAN
7 56 (16.14%) SAN
8 34 (9.80%) Internet
9 28 (8.07%) Network Security
10 26 (7.49%) NAS
11 23 (6.63%) MPLS
12 22 (6.34%) IPsec
13 20 (5.76%) Ethernet
14 17 (4.90%) HTTP
15 15 (4.32%) SMTP
15 15 (4.32%) Unified Communications
16 13 (3.75%) SNMP
16 13 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (3.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.19%) MySQL
3 8 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.86%) MS Access
6 3 (0.86%) Sybase ASA
7 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (2.31%) Subversion
2 6 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.86%) JUnit
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (12.39%) Finance
2 16 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.03%) Law
4 10 (2.88%) Retail
5 6 (1.73%) Marketing
6 5 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.44%) German Language
6 5 (1.44%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.44%) Turkish Language
7 4 (1.15%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (17.87%) Analyst
2 43 (12.39%) IT Support
3 41 (11.82%) Support Engineer
4 33 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (9.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (8.93%) Support Analyst
7 24 (6.92%) Team Leader
8 21 (6.05%) Administrator
9 20 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (5.48%) Senior Security Analyst
10 19 (5.48%) Security Analyst
11 18 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
12 17 (4.90%) Network Engineer
13 16 (4.61%) Messaging Engineer
14 15 (4.32%) Exchange Engineer
14 15 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 14 (4.03%) IT Support Engineer
15 14 (4.03%) Consultant
15 14 (4.03%) Technical Support
15 14 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.22%) .NET
2 12 (3.46%) Web Services
3 6 (1.73%) LAMP
3 6 (1.73%) J2EE
4 5 (1.44%) Servlets
4 5 (1.44%) Hibernate
4 5 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (1.44%) Spring
4 5 (1.44%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (1.44%) jQuery
4 5 (1.44%) Google Maps API
4 5 (1.44%) Spring MVC
5 4 (1.15%) WCF
5 4 (1.15%) WPF
6 3 (0.86%) HTML
6 3 (0.86%) AWT
6 3 (0.86%) J2SE
7 2 (0.58%) Sphinx
7 2 (0.58%) Ajax
7 2 (0.58%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.66%) Blackberry
3 30 (8.65%) Management Information System
4 25 (7.20%) Clustering
5 19 (5.48%) Fat Client
5 19 (5.48%) Thin Client
6 17 (4.90%) PKI
7 16 (4.61%) iPhone
8 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.44%) Blog
10 4 (1.15%) Open Source
10 4 (1.15%) CMDB
11 2 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.58%) Statistics
11 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.58%) EPoS
12 1 (0.29%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 251 (72.33%) Windows
2 118 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (26.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (20.46%) Linux
4 71 (20.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (19.88%) Windows 7
6 49 (14.12%) Windows XP
7 40 (11.53%) UNIX
8 27 (7.78%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.32%) Windows 2000
10 13 (3.75%) Android
11 7 (2.02%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.58%) Debian
16 2 (0.58%) Solaris
17 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.04%) ITIL
2 37 (10.66%) Load Balancing
3 30 (8.65%) Change Management
4 27 (7.78%) Problem Management
5 19 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (4.61%) Coaching
8 15 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (4.32%) Migration
9 14 (4.03%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (4.03%) Incident Management
9 14 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (4.03%) Service Management
10 13 (3.75%) SIEM
11 12 (3.46%) Configuration Management
11 12 (3.46%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.17%) CRM
12 11 (3.17%) Cyber Security
13 10 (2.88%) Data Analysis
13 10 (2.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (12.97%) SQL
2 19 (5.48%) VB.NET
3 18 (5.19%) Java
4 16 (4.61%) PowerShell
4 16 (4.61%) Perl
5 8 (2.31%) PHP
5 8 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.02%) C#
7 6 (1.73%) Ruby
8 5 (1.44%) C++
8 5 (1.44%) C
9 4 (1.15%) VB
10 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.58%) Python
10 2 (0.58%) VBScript
11 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.29%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (20.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (10.95%) MCSE
3 37 (10.66%) MCITP
4 36 (10.37%) MCP
5 33 (9.51%) MCTS
6 32 (9.22%) MCSA
7 22 (6.34%) Degree
8 16 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (4.03%) SC Cleared
9 14 (4.03%) Security Cleared
9 14 (4.03%) CCNA
10 13 (3.75%) CISSP
11 9 (2.59%) CEH
12 8 (2.31%) SSCP
13 6 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.15%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.15%) ISSMP
14 4 (1.15%) CISM
14 4 (1.15%) CCNP
15 3 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.48%) SLA
2 10 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.44%) QA
6 4 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 134 (38.62%) Active Directory
2 50 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (14.41%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.32%) vSphere
4 14 (4.03%) VMware ESX
5 11 (3.17%) Snort
6 10 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.59%) NFS
8 8 (2.31%) UAG
8 8 (2.31%) vCloud
9 7 (2.02%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.44%) Xen
11 4 (1.15%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.29%) Samba
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.29%) Nmap
12 1 (0.29%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.29%) XenApp
12 1 (0.29%) XenServer
12 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (5.76%) Puppet
2 17 (4.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (3.46%) Nessus
3 12 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (2.88%) SCCM
6 9 (2.59%) SCVMM
6 9 (2.59%) HP SIM
7 8 (2.31%) OpenNMS
7 8 (2.31%) SCOM
7 8 (2.31%) Nagios
8 7 (2.02%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.44%) Ansible
10 3 (0.86%) DameWare
11 2 (0.58%) Cacti
11 2 (0.58%) WSUS
11 2 (0.58%) Legato
11 2 (0.58%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 186 (53.60%) Microsoft
2 85 (24.50%) VMware
3 53 (15.27%) Cisco
4 47 (13.54%) Dell
5 41 (11.82%) HP
6 37 (10.66%) CheckPoint
7 34 (9.80%) Symantec
8 33 (9.51%) Juniper
9 29 (8.36%) McAfee
10 25 (7.20%) Citrix
11 22 (6.34%) Splunk
12 16 (4.61%) Websense
13 13 (3.75%) Blue Coat
13 13 (3.75%) IronPort
13 13 (3.75%) F5
14 12 (3.46%) IBM
14 12 (3.46%) Apple
15 11 (3.17%) LogRhythm
15 11 (3.17%) Becrypt
15 11 (3.17%) Qualys
Cheshire
Hudson - London
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago