Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 81 94
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 -27
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 47 107 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.96% 3.42% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 20.58% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 75 47
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.31% -31.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £58,750 £56,500
North West median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +6.56%

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 381 520 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.90% 16.63% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 302 377 278
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +39.34% -21.79%
10th Percentile £21,275 £20,900 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +1.33%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Crewe +11 5 £47,500 -17.39%
Knutsford +7 5 £34,000 -15.00% 2
Widnes - 5 £27,000 -
Macclesfield +23 4 £28,750 +15.00%
Warrington -9 4 £45,000 +91.49%
Northwich - 4 £47,500 -
Wilmslow - 4 £22,000 -
Chester 0 2 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Daresbury -8 2 £21,000 +10.53%
Winsford - 2 £23,000 -
Congleton +4 1 £47,500 - 3
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
3 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
4 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 21 (44.68%) DNS
6 20 (42.55%) Office 365
7 19 (40.43%) DHCP
7 19 (40.43%) Firewall
7 19 (40.43%) VMware
8 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
8 16 (34.04%) ITIL
8 16 (34.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (31.91%) VPN
9 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
9 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
10 13 (27.66%) Linux
10 13 (27.66%) SMTP
11 12 (25.53%) WAN
11 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (25.53%) SAN
12 11 (23.40%) Information Security
12 11 (23.40%) Finance
12 11 (23.40%) SQL
13 10 (21.28%) IIS
13 10 (21.28%) LAN
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco
14 9 (19.15%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (17.02%) vSphere
15 8 (17.02%) 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 16 (34.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (21.28%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) GroupWise
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) DNS
2 19 (40.43%) DHCP
2 19 (40.43%) Firewall
3 15 (31.91%) VPN
4 13 (27.66%) SMTP
5 12 (25.53%) SAN
5 12 (25.53%) WAN
6 10 (21.28%) LAN
7 8 (17.02%) FTP
7 8 (17.02%) HTTP
8 7 (14.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (12.77%) BGP
9 6 (12.77%) MPLS
9 6 (12.77%) SNMP
9 6 (12.77%) SSH
10 5 (10.64%) EIGRP
10 5 (10.64%) Ethernet
10 5 (10.64%) Internet
10 5 (10.64%) Network Security
11 4 (8.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) IT Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) IT Support
6 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) IT Support Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Support Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (8.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Malware Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) OAuth
2 1 (2.13%) REST
2 1 (2.13%) SAML
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.26%) CESG
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) PKI
2 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.26%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Android
5 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.38%) Unix
6 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 2 (4.26%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) Service Delivery
3 11 (23.40%) Information Security
4 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.77%) ERP
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) SIEM
5 6 (12.77%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Break/Fix
6 5 (10.64%) Time Management
7 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.51%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (14.89%) CCNA
3 7 (14.89%) MCSE
4 5 (10.64%) A+ Certification
5 4 (8.51%) CCNP
6 3 (6.38%) CISSP
6 3 (6.38%) ISSAP
7 2 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (4.26%) CCSP
7 2 (4.26%) CEH
7 2 (4.26%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.26%) CISM
7 2 (4.26%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.13%) CCDP
8 1 (2.13%) CCSE
8 1 (2.13%) IISP
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) GDPR
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 28 (59.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
2 15 (31.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) vSphere
4 6 (12.77%) XenApp
4 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) MaaS360
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.13%) QRadar
3 1 (2.13%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) F5
6 2 (4.26%) Infoblox
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Sophos
7 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) Huawei
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Nokia
7 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec