Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 83 63
Rank change year-on-year -15 -20 -10
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 92 54 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.73% 2.52% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.91% 17.09% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 56 39 102
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.57% +2.00%
10th Percentile £20,313 £19,600 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £80,000
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -1.64% -7.58%

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 462 316 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.68% 14.73% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 312 223 353
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.12% -2.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £21,375 £20,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Chester -4 24 £30,000 - 1
Knutsford -37 11 £37,500 +68.54% 1
Crewe +9 9 - -
Warrington -5 7 £25,000 -3.85% 2
Runcorn -4 4 - - 1
Daresbury - 3 £42,500 -
Congleton - 3 £47,500 - 2
Macclesfield -5 1 £25,000 -53.49%
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 40 (43.48%) LAN
1 40 (43.48%) WAN
2 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
3 36 (39.13%) Windows
4 35 (38.04%) Linux
5 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
6 30 (32.61%) DNS
7 26 (28.26%) Unix
8 19 (20.65%) SAN
9 18 (19.57%) Configuration Management
9 18 (19.57%) AIX
9 18 (19.57%) Solaris
9 18 (19.57%) SQL
9 18 (19.57%) DHCP
9 18 (19.57%) Ethernet
9 18 (19.57%) Finance
9 18 (19.57%) SSH
10 16 (17.39%) ITIL
11 15 (16.30%) Clustering
12 14 (15.22%) Windows 7
12 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (14.13%) VPN
13 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
14 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
14 12 (13.04%) Office 365
14 12 (13.04%) Degree
14 12 (13.04%) Windows XP
14 12 (13.04%) MCSA
14 12 (13.04%) Python
14 12 (13.04%) Java

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 (11.96%) Apache
2 9 (9.78%) nginx
3 6 (6.52%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.17%) CICS
6 2 (2.17%) JBoss
6 2 (2.17%) Resin
6 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (43.48%) LAN
1 40 (43.48%) WAN
2 30 (32.61%) DNS
3 19 (20.65%) SAN
4 18 (19.57%) DHCP
4 18 (19.57%) Ethernet
4 18 (19.57%) SSH
5 13 (14.13%) VPN
6 12 (13.04%) Firewall
7 10 (10.87%) HTTP
7 10 (10.87%) SSL
8 9 (9.78%) Internet
9 8 (8.70%) Wireless
10 6 (6.52%) IPsec
10 6 (6.52%) WLAN
11 3 (3.26%) BGP
11 3 (3.26%) EIGRP
11 3 (3.26%) Extranet
11 3 (3.26%) OSPF
11 3 (3.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) MySQL
2 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.17%) DB2
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.09%) JUnit
1 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
2 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
2 5 (5.43%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Administrator
3 13 (14.13%) Unix Administrator
4 12 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) Security Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
10 4 (4.35%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
1 9 (9.78%) Servlets
2 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
2 7 (7.61%) CSS
2 7 (7.61%) HTML
2 7 (7.61%) Web Services
3 6 (6.52%) OAuth
3 6 (6.52%) OpenID
3 6 (6.52%) REST
3 6 (6.52%) SAML
3 6 (6.52%) SOAP
4 5 (5.43%) WSGI
5 3 (3.26%) ADO.NET
5 3 (3.26%) WinForms
6 2 (2.17%) ActiveX
6 2 (2.17%) COM
6 2 (2.17%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.09%) J2SE
7 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Clustering
2 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) PKI
4 6 (6.52%) CESG
4 6 (6.52%) Smart Meter
5 5 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.26%) User Experience
8 2 (2.17%) EPoS
8 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.09%) Digital TV
9 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.09%) iSeries
9 1 (1.09%) STB
9 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.13%) Windows
2 35 (38.04%) Linux
3 26 (28.26%) Unix
4 18 (19.57%) AIX
4 18 (19.57%) Solaris
5 14 (15.22%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.17%) Android
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.17%) zOS
10 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Configuration Management
2 16 (17.39%) ITIL
3 12 (13.04%) Change Management
4 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
5 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.78%) Build Automation
6 9 (9.78%) DevOps
6 9 (9.78%) Load Testing
6 9 (9.78%) Patch Management
6 9 (9.78%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (7.61%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 6 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (6.52%) SABSA
8 6 (6.52%) Security Architecture
8 6 (6.52%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.43%) SDLC
9 5 (5.43%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) Java
2 12 (13.04%) Python
3 9 (9.78%) C#
3 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.52%) C
6 5 (5.43%) Embedded C
7 4 (4.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) Perl
8 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) COBOL
9 1 (1.09%) JCL
9 1 (1.09%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
1 12 (13.04%) MCSA
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.87%) MCSE
3 8 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.52%) CCIE
4 6 (6.52%) CEH
4 6 (6.52%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (6.52%) CISM
4 6 (6.52%) CISSP
4 6 (6.52%) GIAC
4 6 (6.52%) ISSAP
4 6 (6.52%) SSCP
5 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) CCNP
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.87%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (5.43%) Puppet
2 5 (5.43%) Salt
3 2 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Veritas
3 7 (7.61%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.17%) ATG
5 2 (2.17%) Google
5 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) CA
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco
6 1 (1.09%) HP
6 1 (1.09%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.09%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow