Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 93 84
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 56 72 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.03% 2.56% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.25% 13.87% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 42
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +9.09% -23.61%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,800 £19,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £59,500 £49,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%

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 457 519 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.56% 18.48% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 362 393 298
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +20.30% -16.88%
10th Percentile £22,125 £21,000 £18,675
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £53,400
North West median annual salary £42,448 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +8.84% +1.30% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +7 11 £35,000 -41.67%
Warrington -18 6 £47,500 +84.47% 5
Crewe +9 5 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Daresbury -5 4 £21,000 +16.67%
Chester -8 4 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Northwich - 4 £47,500 -
Wilmslow - 4 £22,000 -
Macclesfield +10 2 £33,500 +34.00% 7
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
3 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 28 (50.00%) Firewall
5 27 (48.21%) LAN
6 26 (46.43%) VPN
7 25 (44.64%) DNS
8 24 (42.86%) WAN
8 24 (42.86%) Windows Server
9 22 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (39.29%) Linux
9 22 (39.29%) VMware
10 21 (37.50%) DHCP
11 18 (32.14%) Cisco
11 18 (32.14%) SAN
12 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (30.36%) Office 365
13 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 16 (28.57%) SQL
14 15 (26.79%) IIS
14 15 (26.79%) ITIL
15 13 (23.21%) MPLS
15 13 (23.21%) Network Security
16 12 (21.43%) Wireless
16 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
17 11 (19.64%) BGP
17 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
17 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
17 11 (19.64%) Retail

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 15 (26.79%) IIS
2 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) Resin
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.36%) Office 365
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.79%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) LAN
3 26 (46.43%) VPN
4 25 (44.64%) DNS
5 24 (42.86%) WAN
6 21 (37.50%) DHCP
7 18 (32.14%) SAN
8 13 (23.21%) MPLS
8 13 (23.21%) Network Security
9 12 (21.43%) Wireless
10 11 (19.64%) BGP
11 10 (17.86%) EIGRP
11 10 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 9 (16.07%) Ethernet
12 9 (16.07%) WLAN
13 7 (12.50%) FTP
13 7 (12.50%) HTTP
13 7 (12.50%) SMTP
14 6 (10.71%) IP Telephony
14 6 (10.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Chocolatey
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) WiX
General
1 11 (19.64%) Retail
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 8 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 13 (23.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Server Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) IT Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 7 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (10.71%) Technical Support
8 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (10.71%) Video\Live Streaming
3 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) CESG
5 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 22 (39.29%) Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.50%) Android
6 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 6 (10.71%) CentOS
7 6 (10.71%) SUSE
8 4 (7.14%) Unix
9 2 (3.57%) AIX
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (26.79%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (19.64%) Time Management
4 8 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 7 (12.50%) Software Licensing
6 6 (10.71%) Server Management
6 6 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) SIEM
8 4 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Python
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.50%) CCNA
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.71%) MCSE
4 5 (8.93%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) CISSP
5 2 (3.57%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.79%) CCDP
6 1 (1.79%) CCIE
6 1 (1.79%) CCSE
6 1 (1.79%) CCSP
6 1 (1.79%) CEH
6 1 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.79%) CISM
6 1 (1.79%) IISP
6 1 (1.79%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.50%) vSphere
5 6 (10.71%) XenApp
5 6 (10.71%) XenDesktop
6 5 (8.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.79%) KVM
7 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) QRadar
2 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) Cisco
4 9 (16.07%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) F5
5 6 (10.71%) Infoblox
5 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.93%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.57%) Pegasus
7 2 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.79%) ATG
8 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.79%) SmartCo
8 1 (1.79%) Splunk
8 1 (1.79%) Sun
8 1 (1.79%) Tufin