Period
to 19 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 19 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 89 63
Rank change year-on-year +15 -26 -9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 104 59 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.44% 2.62% 4.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.16% 16.12% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 121
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 £56,875 £80,000
North West median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.90% -6.06%

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 516 366 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.07% 16.25% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 377 283 431
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,824 £68,750
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.60% +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 19 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 19 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 +21 25 £23,750 -8.65%
Chester -1 15 £30,000 -7.69%
Knutsford - 13 £60,000 -
Daresbury - 9 £19,000 -
Runcorn - 4 - -
Congleton - 2 £47,500 -
Macclesfield +3 1 £25,000 -53.49% 1
Crewe -1 1 £57,500 +202.63%
Sandbach -11 1 £25,000 +16.28%
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 51 (49.04%) LAN
1 51 (49.04%) WAN
2 50 (48.08%) Windows
3 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
5 29 (27.88%) Ethernet
6 28 (26.92%) VPN
6 28 (26.92%) Linux
6 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (26.92%) Finance
7 27 (25.96%) Firewall
8 26 (25.00%) Unix
9 20 (19.23%) SAN
9 20 (19.23%) Windows 7
10 19 (18.27%) SSH
10 19 (18.27%) DNS
10 19 (18.27%) AIX
10 19 (18.27%) Solaris
10 19 (18.27%) ITIL
11 17 (16.35%) DHCP
11 17 (16.35%) Clustering
11 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (14.42%) CCIE
13 15 (14.42%) Office 365
14 14 (13.46%) Wireless
14 14 (13.46%) Cisco
15 12 (11.54%) Windows XP
15 12 (11.54%) 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 (6.73%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) CICS
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.96%) JBoss
5 1 (0.96%) Resin
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (49.04%) LAN
1 51 (49.04%) WAN
2 29 (27.88%) Ethernet
3 28 (26.92%) VPN
4 27 (25.96%) Firewall
5 20 (19.23%) SAN
6 19 (18.27%) DNS
6 19 (18.27%) SSH
7 17 (16.35%) DHCP
8 14 (13.46%) Wireless
9 8 (7.69%) Skype
10 7 (6.73%) BGP
10 7 (6.73%) BIG-IP
10 7 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (6.73%) EIGRP
10 7 (6.73%) IP Telephony
10 7 (6.73%) Multicast
10 7 (6.73%) OSPF
10 7 (6.73%) RIP
11 6 (5.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) GIS
2 3 (2.88%) MySQL
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) DB2
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (45.19%) Analyst
2 15 (14.42%) Administrator
3 14 (13.46%) Unix Administrator
4 13 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (9.62%) Service Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.77%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.81%) Firewall Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Network Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) CSS
2 7 (6.73%) Web Services
3 6 (5.77%) OAuth
3 6 (5.77%) OpenID
3 6 (5.77%) REST
3 6 (5.77%) SAML
3 6 (5.77%) SOAP
4 4 (3.85%) .NET
5 2 (1.92%) ActiveX
5 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.92%) COM
5 2 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.96%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.96%) JSON
6 1 (0.96%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.96%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Clustering
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) CESG
3 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.77%) PKI
3 6 (5.77%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.92%) EPoS
5 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.08%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Linux
3 26 (25.00%) Unix
4 20 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 19 (18.27%) AIX
5 19 (18.27%) Solaris
6 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 12 (11.54%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.81%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) ITIL
2 10 (9.62%) Resource Allocation
2 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.65%) Change Management
4 7 (6.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.73%) Information Security
4 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
5 6 (5.77%) CRM
5 6 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (5.77%) Data Security
5 6 (5.77%) ERP
5 6 (5.77%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.77%) Project Planning
5 6 (5.77%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (5.77%) SABSA
5 6 (5.77%) Security Architecture
5 6 (5.77%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.81%) Patch Management
6 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) Python
2 8 (7.69%) SQL
3 4 (3.85%) C
3 4 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.92%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.92%) VB
5 2 (1.92%) VB6
6 1 (0.96%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) COBOL
6 1 (0.96%) Java
6 1 (0.96%) JCL
6 1 (0.96%) Perl
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) REXX
Qualifications
1 16 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (14.42%) CCIE
3 12 (11.54%) Degree
4 11 (10.58%) CISSP
4 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.62%) CISM
5 10 (9.62%) MCSA
6 7 (6.73%) CCNP
6 7 (6.73%) ISSAP
6 7 (6.73%) MCSE
7 6 (5.77%) CEH
7 6 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (5.77%) GIAC
7 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.77%) SSCP
8 4 (3.85%) CISA
9 3 (2.88%) CCDE
9 3 (2.88%) CCNA
10 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) SLA
2 7 (6.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.62%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.96%) vSphere
4 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.77%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.96%) Nagios
3 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.46%) Cisco
3 10 (9.62%) Veritas
4 9 (8.65%) Citrix
5 7 (6.73%) F5
6 6 (5.77%) Juniper
7 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.85%) VMware
9 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.96%) Apple
10 1 (0.96%) ATG
10 1 (0.96%) CA
10 1 (0.96%) Google
10 1 (0.96%) HP
10 1 (0.96%) IBM
10 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow