Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 169 117
Rank change year-on-year +40 -52 +24
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 187 120 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.35% 1.63% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.49% 10.64% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 173 98 152
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £18,500 £19,175 £19,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £45,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1134 1128 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.26% 15.32% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 983 989 835
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Manchester

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 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
Stockport +34 45 £43,000 +36.51% 2
Cheadle +4 15 £43,000 +104.76%
Rochdale +9 7 £30,000 -21.05% 2
Sale +12 3 £35,000 +22.81%
Salford -5 3 £37,500 -1.32% 2
Oldham +7 2 £38,750 +72.22%
Bolton -3 2 £35,000 -5.41% 1
Altrincham -17 2 £30,750 +55.70%
Bury +3 1 £25,000 +13.64%
Wigan -6 1 £50,000 +163.16%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £30,000 -
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Manchester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 151 (80.75%) Windows
2 131 (70.05%) Active Directory
3 106 (56.68%) Cisco
4 103 (55.08%) WAN
5 100 (53.48%) Microsoft
6 98 (52.41%) VMware
7 95 (50.80%) LAN
8 94 (50.27%) DNS
9 93 (49.73%) Windows Server
10 90 (48.13%) ITIL
11 89 (47.59%) Office 365
12 83 (44.39%) Hyper-V
13 80 (42.78%) DHCP
13 80 (42.78%) Firewall
14 73 (39.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 70 (37.43%) MCSE
16 59 (31.55%) Windows Server 2012
17 54 (28.88%) Microsoft Office
18 53 (28.34%) MS Exchange
19 51 (27.27%) MCP
20 47 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
21 39 (20.86%) Web Services
22 37 (19.79%) Juniper
22 37 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
23 36 (19.25%) MCSA
24 34 (18.18%) Linux
24 34 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
25 32 (17.11%) Terminal Services
26 31 (16.58%) SAN
27 28 (14.97%) SharePoint

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 53 (28.34%) MS Exchange
2 34 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (14.97%) SharePoint
4 19 (10.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (5.35%) Apache
8 7 (3.74%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.60%) nginx
10 2 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.07%) IIS
11 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (28.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.53%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 89 (47.59%) Office 365
2 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 103 (55.08%) WAN
2 95 (50.80%) LAN
3 94 (50.27%) DNS
4 80 (42.78%) DHCP
4 80 (42.78%) Firewall
5 31 (16.58%) SAN
6 26 (13.90%) VLAN
7 25 (13.37%) Network Security
8 24 (12.83%) MPLS
9 19 (10.16%) Junos
10 17 (9.09%) VoIP
11 11 (5.88%) Ethernet
12 10 (5.35%) VPN
13 8 (4.28%) BGP
13 8 (4.28%) Internet
13 8 (4.28%) OSPF
14 7 (3.74%) ICMP
14 7 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (3.21%) NetScaler
15 6 (3.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) MySQL
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Blend
1 3 (1.60%) MSI
1 3 (1.60%) MSTest
1 3 (1.60%) NuGet
1 3 (1.60%) NUnit
1 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.60%) WiX
2 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (8.02%) Finance
2 14 (7.49%) Legal
3 7 (3.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.60%) Games
4 3 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Retail
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (35.83%) Support Engineer
2 38 (20.32%) Network Engineer
3 27 (14.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 21 (11.23%) 1st Line Engineer
5 21 (11.23%) 1st Line Support
5 21 (11.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (9.63%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 18 (9.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 18 (9.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 16 (8.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (8.02%) Analyst
9 15 (8.02%) IT Support
10 13 (6.95%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (6.95%) IT Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) Security Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.86%) Web Services
2 10 (5.35%) HTML
3 6 (3.21%) ODBC
4 5 (2.67%) .NET
5 3 (1.60%) .NET Compact Framework
5 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.60%) COM
5 3 (1.60%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.60%) Lambda Expressions
5 3 (1.60%) LINQ
5 3 (1.60%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (1.60%) NHibernate
5 3 (1.60%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.60%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (1.60%) WCF
5 3 (1.60%) WPF
5 3 (1.60%) XML
5 3 (1.60%) XSD
6 2 (1.07%) Middleware
6 2 (1.07%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Driving Licence
2 9 (4.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.28%) Replication
3 8 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.67%) Life Science
6 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.60%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 3 (1.60%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.60%) iPad
8 2 (1.07%) iPhone
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.53%) mHealth
9 1 (0.53%) Robotics
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 151 (80.75%) Windows
2 93 (49.73%) Windows Server
3 59 (31.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (18.18%) Linux
6 20 (10.70%) Windows 7
7 13 (6.95%) Windows 10
8 10 (5.35%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.81%) Unix
10 5 (2.67%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.14%) Debian
12 3 (1.60%) Android
12 3 (1.60%) CentOS
12 3 (1.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.07%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.53%) AIX
14 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.13%) ITIL
2 26 (13.90%) SIEM
3 20 (10.70%) Change Management
4 19 (10.16%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (10.16%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (10.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 17 (9.09%) Network Design
6 14 (7.49%) Change Control
7 9 (4.81%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.28%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.28%) Patch Management
8 8 (4.28%) Test Automation
9 7 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (3.74%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.74%) Server Hardening
10 6 (3.21%) Security Management
10 6 (3.21%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.21%) WAN Optimisation
11 5 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.02%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.42%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.81%) SQL
4 6 (3.21%) Korn
4 6 (3.21%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.67%) C#
6 4 (2.14%) Perl
6 4 (2.14%) Python
6 4 (2.14%) Ruby
7 3 (1.60%) C
7 3 (1.60%) C++
7 3 (1.60%) XAML
8 1 (0.53%) Java
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (39.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (37.43%) MCSE
3 51 (27.27%) MCP
4 36 (19.25%) MCSA
5 18 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (6.42%) CCNA
8 7 (3.74%) CCNP
8 7 (3.74%) Degree
9 6 (3.21%) CCIE
10 3 (1.60%) MCITP
11 2 (1.07%) CCENT
12 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.83%) SLA
2 10 (5.35%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) HL7
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 131 (70.05%) Active Directory
2 83 (44.39%) Hyper-V
3 47 (25.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (17.11%) Terminal Services
5 26 (13.90%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (12.30%) vSphere
7 19 (10.16%) ProxySG
8 7 (3.74%) Samba
9 5 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.14%) Docker
11 3 (1.60%) KVM
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.53%) Xen
12 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (9.09%) SCCM
2 9 (4.81%) Puppet
3 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.21%) Ansible
4 6 (3.21%) Terraform
5 5 (2.67%) Cacti
5 5 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.67%) Nagios
6 3 (1.60%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.60%) Packer
7 2 (1.07%) TeamSite
7 2 (1.07%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.07%) WSUS
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) Salt
8 1 (0.53%) SCSM
Vendors
1 106 (56.68%) Cisco
2 100 (53.48%) Microsoft
3 98 (52.41%) VMware
4 37 (19.79%) Juniper
5 28 (14.97%) CheckPoint
6 20 (10.70%) Blue Coat
7 19 (10.16%) Palo Alto
8 16 (8.56%) Citrix
9 8 (4.28%) Riverbed
9 8 (4.28%) Veeam
10 7 (3.74%) Brocade
10 7 (3.74%) Ericsson
10 7 (3.74%) F5
10 7 (3.74%) Foundry
10 7 (3.74%) Redback
10 7 (3.74%) Wyse
11 6 (3.21%) Google
11 6 (3.21%) HP
11 6 (3.21%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.60%) Apple