Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 130 163
Rank change year-on-year -28 +33 -42
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 129 170 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.90% 2.28% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.21% 16.72% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 109 161 105
Manchester median annual salary £34,000 £29,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.25% -9.23% +23.81%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,000 £19,100
90th Percentile £48,500 £48,750 £51,250
North West median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% -0.83%

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 1,264 1,017 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.62% 13.65% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,105 875 956
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,200 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -12 9 £20,000 -53.49% 3
Rochdale +14 7 £22,500 +2.27%
Bury +5 6 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Cheadle +4 6 £23,250 -45.93%
Salford -3 6 £24,500 -26.32% 2
Bolton +14 4 £24,000 -36.00% 2
Oldham +8 4 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Altrincham -6 3 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Heywood - 3 £26,250 -
Wigan 0 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Sale -3 1 £25,000 -28.57%
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 71 (55.04%) Active Directory
3 59 (45.74%) LAN
4 58 (44.96%) ITIL
5 52 (40.31%) VMware
6 49 (37.98%) WAN
6 49 (37.98%) DNS
7 48 (37.21%) Microsoft
7 48 (37.21%) Office 365
8 47 (36.43%) Cisco
9 40 (31.01%) Windows Server
10 39 (30.23%) Firewall
11 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (25.58%) DHCP
13 32 (24.81%) Windows 10
14 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (21.71%) Linux
16 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
17 21 (16.28%) Internet
17 21 (16.28%) MS Exchange
17 21 (16.28%) Telecoms
18 20 (15.50%) Hyper-V
19 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (13.18%) Change Management
20 17 (13.18%) CCNA
20 17 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
20 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
20 17 (13.18%) Finance
21 16 (12.40%) VoIP

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 21 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.30%) Apache
4 11 (8.53%) IIS
4 11 (8.53%) Skype for Business
4 11 (8.53%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.75%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.88%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.55%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.55%) nginx
8 2 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.78%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.78%) JBoss
9 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (37.21%) Office 365
2 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 59 (45.74%) LAN
2 49 (37.98%) DNS
2 49 (37.98%) WAN
3 39 (30.23%) Firewall
4 33 (25.58%) DHCP
5 21 (16.28%) Internet
6 16 (12.40%) VoIP
7 14 (10.85%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (10.08%) SAN
9 12 (9.30%) SSL
10 11 (8.53%) BGP
10 11 (8.53%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (8.53%) OSPF
10 11 (8.53%) Skype
10 11 (8.53%) VPN
11 10 (7.75%) IP Telephony
11 10 (7.75%) Network Security
11 10 (7.75%) SMTP
11 10 (7.75%) VLAN
12 8 (6.20%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.98%) MySQL
3 6 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.88%) Big Data
5 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.55%) CodeSonar
3 2 (1.55%) git-flow
3 2 (1.55%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) Robot Framework
3 2 (1.55%) Selenium
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.18%) Finance
3 9 (6.98%) Electronics
4 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.65%) Games
6 5 (3.88%) Retail
7 4 (3.10%) Back Office
7 4 (3.10%) Banking
7 4 (3.10%) Marketing
7 4 (3.10%) Military
8 2 (1.55%) Advertising
8 2 (1.55%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.78%) Law
9 1 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Analyst
2 26 (20.16%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (14.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (14.73%) Support Analyst
5 18 (13.95%) IT Support
6 14 (10.85%) IT Engineer
7 13 (10.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (9.30%) Network Engineer
9 11 (8.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (7.75%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (7.75%) Desktop Support
10 10 (7.75%) Telecoms Engineer
11 9 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 9 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (6.20%) Service Desk Engineer
13 7 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) Web Services
2 7 (5.43%) HTML
2 7 (5.43%) LAMP
3 5 (3.88%) SOAP
4 4 (3.10%) .NET
4 4 (3.10%) Software Packaging
5 3 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.33%) RESTful
6 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.55%) Django
6 2 (1.55%) Java EE
6 2 (1.55%) Node.js
6 2 (1.55%) REST
6 2 (1.55%) Spring MVC
6 2 (1.55%) STL
7 1 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.78%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.78%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) IVR
3 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.10%) Replication
7 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.87%) Windows
2 40 (31.01%) Windows Server
3 37 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (24.81%) Windows 10
5 29 (22.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (21.71%) Linux
7 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
8 13 (10.08%) Android
8 13 (10.08%) Unix
9 10 (7.75%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.55%) CentOS
11 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) ITIL
2 17 (13.18%) Change Management
3 16 (12.40%) Mentoring
4 12 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 11 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (6.98%) Information Security
6 9 (6.98%) Project Management
6 9 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (6.20%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.20%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.20%) OWASP
8 7 (5.43%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.43%) Business Continuity
8 7 (5.43%) Change Control
8 7 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.65%) DevOps
9 6 (4.65%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.08%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.98%) Java
4 8 (6.20%) Python
5 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.88%) C
7 5 (3.88%) C#
7 5 (3.88%) C++
7 5 (3.88%) PHP
7 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.10%) Perl
9 3 (2.33%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.33%) Embedded C++
9 3 (2.33%) Ruby
9 3 (2.33%) VB
10 2 (1.55%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.18%) CCNA
2 17 (13.18%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (11.63%) Degree
3 15 (11.63%) MCSE
4 10 (7.75%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (6.20%) CCIE
5 8 (6.20%) CCNP
6 4 (3.10%) MCTS
6 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.33%) GIAC
7 3 (2.33%) MCSA
7 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.55%) CISSP
8 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.55%) HNC
8 2 (1.55%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 12 (9.30%) SLA
3 8 (6.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (3.88%) GDPR
4 5 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.55%) COBIT
6 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (55.04%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (15.50%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.40%) vSphere
5 12 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.75%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (6.20%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.88%) Docker
9 4 (3.10%) Firmware
9 4 (3.10%) XenApp
10 2 (1.55%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.55%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.78%) KVM
11 1 (0.78%) Varnish
11 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) SCCM
2 9 (6.98%) Puppet
3 5 (3.88%) Ansible
3 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.10%) Terraform
5 3 (2.33%) DameWare
5 3 (2.33%) Kibana
6 2 (1.55%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.55%) Salt
6 2 (1.55%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.55%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.78%) Grafana
7 1 (0.78%) Graphite
7 1 (0.78%) Graylog
7 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.78%) logstash
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Packer
7 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (40.31%) VMware
2 48 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 47 (36.43%) Cisco
4 13 (10.08%) Veeam
5 10 (7.75%) F5
5 10 (7.75%) Meraki
6 9 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 8 (6.20%) SAP
8 7 (5.43%) Citrix
9 6 (4.65%) Mitel
10 5 (3.88%) HP
10 5 (3.88%) Lotus
10 5 (3.88%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (3.10%) Genesys
11 4 (3.10%) Oracle
11 4 (3.10%) QAD
12 3 (2.33%) Brocade
12 3 (2.33%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.33%) Redback