Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 104 104
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 54 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.73% 2.19% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.03% 13.43% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 32
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -19.12%
10th Percentile £20,800 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £51,500 £48,750 £40,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +8.33%

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 449 402 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.38% 16.30% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 320 295 299
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.55% +4.29% -15.66%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £17,950
90th Percentile £68,875 £52,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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
Knutsford -14 14 £37,500 +30.43%
Crewe +2 12 - - 2
Chester -12 7 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Daresbury -2 3 £21,000 +16.67%
Warrington -13 2 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Congleton - 2 £48,750 -
Macclesfield - 1 £47,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £22,000 -
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 23 (42.59%) LAN
2 23 (42.59%) VPN
2 23 (42.59%) DNS
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
4 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 20 (37.04%) Firewall
5 19 (35.19%) WAN
6 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 16 (29.63%) SQL
8 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 14 (25.93%) VMware
9 14 (25.93%) Office 365
9 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
10 13 (24.07%) SSL
11 12 (22.22%) Java
11 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 12 (22.22%) Python
11 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
12 11 (20.37%) Apache
13 10 (18.52%) ITIL
13 10 (18.52%) MySQL
13 10 (18.52%) IIS
13 10 (18.52%) Cisco
13 10 (18.52%) DHCP
13 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.67%) DevOps
14 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (20.37%) Apache
2 10 (18.52%) IIS
3 8 (14.81%) nginx
4 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.56%) Resin
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.85%) CICS
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.93%) Office 365
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) DNS
1 23 (42.59%) LAN
1 23 (42.59%) VPN
2 20 (37.04%) Firewall
3 19 (35.19%) WAN
4 13 (24.07%) SSL
5 10 (18.52%) DHCP
6 9 (16.67%) HTTP
7 8 (14.81%) Internet
7 8 (14.81%) MPLS
7 8 (14.81%) Network Security
7 8 (14.81%) SAN
7 8 (14.81%) Wireless
7 8 (14.81%) WLAN
8 7 (12.96%) Ethernet
9 6 (11.11%) BGP
9 6 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 4 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (7.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Chocolatey
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JUnit
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) WiX
General
1 9 (16.67%) Retail
2 8 (14.81%) Retail Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Finance
4 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.56%) Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
1 9 (16.67%) Developer
1 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (16.67%) Server Engineer
1 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 8 (14.81%) Technical Support
3 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Support
4 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 6 (11.11%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
1 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 9 (16.67%) CSS
1 9 (16.67%) HTML
2 8 (14.81%) Servlets
3 5 (9.26%) WinForms
4 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET
4 4 (7.41%) WSGI
5 3 (5.56%) JSON
5 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.85%) J2SE
6 1 (1.85%) Java ME
6 1 (1.85%) Middleware
6 1 (1.85%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.41%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.85%) iSeries
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) STB
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.96%) Android
4 7 (12.96%) Apple iOS
5 6 (11.11%) Unix
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.41%) CentOS
7 4 (7.41%) SUSE
8 3 (5.56%) AIX
9 2 (3.70%) Solaris
10 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
4 10 (18.52%) ITIL
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.67%) DevOps
5 9 (16.67%) Time Management
6 8 (14.81%) Build Automation
6 8 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
6 8 (14.81%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (14.81%) Load Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 6 (11.11%) Software Licensing
9 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.41%) Telematics
10 4 (7.41%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.22%) Python
3 9 (16.67%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
5 5 (9.26%) C
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) Embedded C
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.85%) KVM
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.26%) Puppet
3 4 (7.41%) Salt
4 3 (5.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
5 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.93%) VMware
3 10 (18.52%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) F5
5 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
5 4 (7.41%) Infoblox
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) ATG
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) Pegasus
7 2 (3.70%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.85%) IBM