Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 140 131
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 -1
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 147 144 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.28% 1.97% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.72% 13.79% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 135 125 157
Manchester median annual salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.67% -
10th Percentile £21,350 £18,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,971 £52,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +7.69%

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 1,156 1,044 1,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.96% 14.26% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 770 846 1,019
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £57,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +27 23 £41,000 - 3
Bury - 8 £22,500 -
Bolton +1 6 £27,500 +14.58% 3
Rochdale - 5 £22,500 - 3
Cheadle +3 4 £47,500 +65.22% 1
Altrincham +15 2 £30,000 +25.00%
Salford -33 2 £35,750 +48.96% 2
Heywood - 2 £25,000 -
Oldham +4 1 - -
Wigan +4 1 £52,500 +61.54% 1
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 105 (71.43%) Windows
2 88 (59.86%) DNS
3 87 (59.18%) Active Directory
4 71 (48.30%) VMware
5 68 (46.26%) WAN
5 68 (46.26%) Windows Server
6 67 (45.58%) Microsoft
7 65 (44.22%) LAN
8 60 (40.82%) DHCP
9 58 (39.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (33.33%) Office 365
11 48 (32.65%) Firewall
12 47 (31.97%) ITIL
13 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 39 (26.53%) Cisco
15 38 (25.85%) Windows 10
16 35 (23.81%) VPN
17 31 (21.09%) Hyper-V
18 26 (17.69%) Internet
18 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Office
18 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (17.01%) Linux
20 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
21 23 (15.65%) VLAN
21 23 (15.65%) Virtual Machines
22 22 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 22 (14.97%) PowerShell
22 22 (14.97%) VMware ESXi
22 22 (14.97%) HTTP
23 20 (13.61%) SMTP

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 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (8.84%) IIS
4 12 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.76%) Apache
6 5 (3.40%) nginx
7 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (2.04%) CloudStack
8 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (17.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (33.33%) Office 365
2 40 (27.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.40%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (2.72%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (2.72%) IaaS
8 3 (2.04%) PaaS
9 2 (1.36%) SaaS
10 1 (0.68%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 88 (59.86%) DNS
2 68 (46.26%) WAN
3 65 (44.22%) LAN
4 60 (40.82%) DHCP
5 48 (32.65%) Firewall
6 35 (23.81%) VPN
7 26 (17.69%) Internet
8 23 (15.65%) VLAN
9 22 (14.97%) HTTP
10 20 (13.61%) SMTP
11 19 (12.93%) SAN
12 11 (7.48%) Network Security
13 10 (6.80%) Wireless
14 8 (5.44%) MPLS
15 7 (4.76%) FTP
16 6 (4.08%) BGP
16 6 (4.08%) DMZ
16 6 (4.08%) OSPF
17 5 (3.40%) ADSL
17 5 (3.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.12%) MySQL
3 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.40%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (2.72%) RavenDB
6 3 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.04%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.04%) Redis
7 2 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.40%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.36%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (8.16%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.76%) Law
4 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Legal
5 3 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (18.37%) Analyst
2 24 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (12.93%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.56%) IT Support
5 16 (10.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (10.88%) Network Engineer
6 15 (10.20%) Administrator
6 15 (10.20%) Network Support
7 14 (9.52%) IT Engineer
8 13 (8.84%) Network Administrator
9 12 (8.16%) Support Analyst
10 11 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (7.48%) Consultant
10 11 (7.48%) Support Technician
11 10 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.80%) Network Support Technician
11 10 (6.80%) Network Technician
12 7 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.88%) Web Services
2 5 (3.40%) LAMP
2 5 (3.40%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (3.40%) REST
3 3 (2.04%) .NET
3 3 (2.04%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (2.04%) Sensu
4 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.36%) OAuth
4 2 (1.36%) OpenID
4 2 (1.36%) SAML
4 2 (1.36%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.68%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
1 15 (10.20%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.44%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.08%) FMCG
5 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.72%) NHS
6 4 (2.72%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.72%) Replication
6 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.36%) CESG
8 2 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.36%) PKI
8 2 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.36%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 105 (71.43%) Windows
2 68 (46.26%) Windows Server
3 38 (25.85%) Windows 10
4 26 (17.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (17.01%) Linux
6 16 (10.88%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.80%) Unix
8 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.04%) Android
10 3 (2.04%) VMS
10 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.36%) CentOS
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.97%) ITIL
2 22 (14.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.20%) Problem Management
5 14 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.84%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
6 13 (8.84%) Network Architecture
6 13 (8.84%) Project Planning
6 13 (8.84%) Service Management
7 12 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.16%) Incident Management
7 12 (8.16%) Migration
8 11 (7.48%) DevOps
9 10 (6.80%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (6.12%) Coaching
10 9 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.44%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.97%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.12%) Python
3 6 (4.08%) Ruby
4 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.72%) C
6 3 (2.04%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) PHP
7 2 (1.36%) C++
7 2 (1.36%) VB
7 2 (1.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.68%) Java 8
8 1 (0.68%) SQL
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) MCSE
1 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.52%) Degree
3 12 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.72%) CCNP
5 4 (2.72%) CEH
5 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.04%) CCNA
7 2 (1.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.36%) CCDP
7 2 (1.36%) CCSP
7 2 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.36%) CISM
7 2 (1.36%) CISSP
7 2 (1.36%) GIAC
7 2 (1.36%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.68%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) GDPR
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.36%) NCSC
4 1 (0.68%) BS7799
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 58 (39.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (21.09%) Hyper-V
4 23 (15.65%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (14.97%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (12.24%) Terminal Services
7 16 (10.88%) vSphere
8 10 (6.80%) Docker
9 6 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.04%) Varnish
10 3 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.04%) XenApp
11 2 (1.36%) ProxySG
11 2 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) SCCM
2 14 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (9.52%) Puppet
3 13 (8.84%) Ansible
3 13 (8.84%) WSUS
4 10 (6.80%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (4.08%) SCOM
6 5 (3.40%) Packer
6 5 (3.40%) Salt
6 5 (3.40%) Terraform
7 4 (2.72%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.04%) Graphite
8 3 (2.04%) Graylog
8 3 (2.04%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.04%) logstash
8 3 (2.04%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.04%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.36%) Plesk
Vendors
1 71 (48.30%) VMware
2 67 (45.58%) Microsoft
3 39 (26.53%) Cisco
4 9 (6.12%) Citrix
4 9 (6.12%) NetApp
5 8 (5.44%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.44%) SolarWinds
5 8 (5.44%) Veeam
6 6 (4.08%) HP
6 6 (4.08%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.72%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.72%) Remedy
8 4 (2.72%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.04%) Dell
9 3 (2.04%) F5
9 3 (2.04%) Google
9 3 (2.04%) IronPort
9 3 (2.04%) Symantec
10 2 (1.36%) Lotus