Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 -13
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 105 60 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.41% 2.64% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.15% 16.09% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 47 120
Cheshire median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% -31.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,500 £80,000
North West median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -6.72%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 521 373 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.94% 16.44% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 381 287 422
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,471 £68,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Cheshire.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Cheshire

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 25 £23,750 -8.65% 1
Chester -1 16 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Knutsford - 13 £60,000 -
Daresbury - 9 £19,000 -
Runcorn - 4 - -
Congleton - 2 £47,500 - 1
Macclesfield +1 1 £25,000 -53.49% 1
Crewe 0 1 £57,500 +202.63% 2
Sandbach -12 1 £25,000 -7.41%
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 52 (49.52%) LAN
1 52 (49.52%) WAN
2 51 (48.57%) Windows
3 49 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 29 (27.62%) Ethernet
5 29 (27.62%) VPN
6 28 (26.67%) Linux
6 28 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (26.67%) Firewall
6 28 (26.67%) Finance
7 26 (24.76%) Unix
8 20 (19.05%) SAN
8 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
9 19 (18.10%) SSH
9 19 (18.10%) DNS
9 19 (18.10%) AIX
9 19 (18.10%) Solaris
9 19 (18.10%) ITIL
10 17 (16.19%) DHCP
10 17 (16.19%) Clustering
10 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (15.24%) Office 365
11 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (14.29%) CCIE
13 14 (13.33%) Wireless
13 14 (13.33%) Cisco
14 12 (11.43%) Windows XP
14 12 (11.43%) Degree

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (6.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) CICS
5 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Resin
5 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.24%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (49.52%) LAN
1 52 (49.52%) WAN
2 29 (27.62%) Ethernet
2 29 (27.62%) VPN
3 28 (26.67%) Firewall
4 20 (19.05%) SAN
5 19 (18.10%) DNS
5 19 (18.10%) SSH
6 17 (16.19%) DHCP
7 14 (13.33%) Wireless
8 8 (7.62%) Skype
9 7 (6.67%) BGP
9 7 (6.67%) BIG-IP
9 7 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (6.67%) EIGRP
9 7 (6.67%) IP Telephony
9 7 (6.67%) Multicast
9 7 (6.67%) OSPF
9 7 (6.67%) RIP
10 6 (5.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) GIS
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) DB2
General
1 28 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (44.76%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) Administrator
3 14 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
4 13 (12.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (9.52%) Service Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.71%) Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.71%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) CSS
2 7 (6.67%) Web Services
3 6 (5.71%) OAuth
3 6 (5.71%) OpenID
3 6 (5.71%) REST
3 6 (5.71%) SAML
3 6 (5.71%) SOAP
4 4 (3.81%) .NET
5 2 (1.90%) ActiveX
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.90%) COM
5 2 (1.90%) HTML
6 1 (0.95%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.95%) JSON
6 1 (0.95%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Clustering
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.71%) CESG
3 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.71%) PKI
3 6 (5.71%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) EPoS
5 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Replication
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (48.57%) Windows
2 28 (26.67%) Linux
3 26 (24.76%) Unix
4 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 19 (18.10%) AIX
5 19 (18.10%) Solaris
6 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.43%) Windows Server
7 12 (11.43%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.95%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) ITIL
2 10 (9.52%) Resource Allocation
2 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.57%) Change Management
4 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.67%) Information Security
4 7 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.71%) CRM
5 6 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (5.71%) Data Security
5 6 (5.71%) ERP
5 6 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 6 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (5.71%) SABSA
5 6 (5.71%) Security Architecture
5 6 (5.71%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.76%) Network Management
6 5 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) Python
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) C
2 4 (3.81%) C#
3 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.90%) Embedded C
4 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.90%) VB
4 2 (1.90%) VB6
5 1 (0.95%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.95%) COBOL
5 1 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.95%) JCL
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
5 1 (0.95%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (14.29%) CCIE
3 12 (11.43%) Degree
4 11 (10.48%) CISSP
4 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.52%) CISM
5 10 (9.52%) MCSA
6 7 (6.67%) CCNP
6 7 (6.67%) ISSAP
6 7 (6.67%) MCSE
7 6 (5.71%) CEH
7 6 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (5.71%) GIAC
7 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.71%) SSCP
8 4 (3.81%) CISA
9 3 (2.86%) CCDE
9 3 (2.86%) CCNA
10 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) SLA
2 7 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
4 1 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.71%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.95%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Cisco
3 10 (9.52%) Veritas
4 9 (8.57%) Citrix
5 7 (6.67%) F5
6 6 (5.71%) Juniper
7 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.81%) VMware
9 2 (1.90%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.90%) Google
10 1 (0.95%) Apple
10 1 (0.95%) ATG
10 1 (0.95%) CA
10 1 (0.95%) HP
10 1 (0.95%) IBM
10 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow