The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 -6  
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 6 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.44% 2.08% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.17% 30.43% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Median salary £19,000 £25,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,800 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,421 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.87% +5.12%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 59 23 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 14.11% 6.85% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 52 21 71
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -24.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,500 £22,058
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Lancashire.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Lancashire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Lancashire

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +4 2 £18,000 -32.07% 1
Burnley - 2 £35,000 - 1
Chorley - 1 £19,000 -
Skelmersdale - 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
5 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (42.11%) Internet
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (36.84%) MCSE
6 7 (36.84%) FTP
6 7 (36.84%) HTTP
7 6 (31.58%) VPN
7 6 (31.58%) SMTP
7 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
7 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 6 (31.58%) IBM Notes
7 6 (31.58%) Lotus
7 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (31.58%) Network Security
7 6 (31.58%) Sendmail
7 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (31.58%) Threat Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) Solaris
9 4 (21.05%) RHCE
9 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification
9 4 (21.05%) CISSP
9 4 (21.05%) VMware

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 8 (42.11%) Internet
4 7 (36.84%) FTP
4 7 (36.84%) HTTP
5 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) SMTP
5 6 (31.58%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
1 6 (31.58%) Threat Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) MCSE
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) CISSP
3 4 (21.05%) MCP
3 4 (21.05%) RHCE
3 4 (21.05%) SCNA
3 4 (21.05%) SCSA
3 4 (21.05%) Sun Certification
4 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Sendmail
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) Lotus
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.26%) HP
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burnley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago