Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 93 75
Rank change year-on-year +41 -18 +2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 32 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.54% 0.45% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.81% 2.49% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 14
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £31,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.16% +13.76% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,000 £18,775
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 129 201 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.27% 18.22% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 110 142 150
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.58% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,200 £25,000 £24,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,386 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +4.67%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Merseyside over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Merseyside

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 25 June 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
Liverpool +39 27 £48,750 -2.50% 9
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
Birkenhead - 1 £27,500 -
Bootle - 1 £31,500 - 1
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Cisco
3 21 (65.63%) Firewall
4 18 (56.25%) LAN
4 18 (56.25%) WAN
5 17 (53.13%) ITIL
5 17 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (50.00%) CCNP
6 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (43.75%) Linux
7 14 (43.75%) VPN
7 14 (43.75%) Network Security
7 14 (43.75%) Degree
8 13 (40.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (40.63%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Change Management
8 13 (40.63%) High Availability
8 13 (40.63%) Patch Management
8 13 (40.63%) Task Automation
8 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (37.50%) Network Management
9 12 (37.50%) Wireless
9 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (37.50%) VoIP
9 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (34.38%) MS Visio
10 11 (34.38%) SSL
10 11 (34.38%) CCDP
10 11 (34.38%) CISSP
10 11 (34.38%) Firmware

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (12.50%) nginx
2 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (34.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) LAN
2 18 (56.25%) WAN
3 17 (53.13%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (43.75%) Network Security
4 14 (43.75%) VPN
5 13 (40.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (37.50%) VoIP
6 12 (37.50%) Wireless
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco Wireless
7 11 (34.38%) IPsec
7 11 (34.38%) MPLS
7 11 (34.38%) Multicast
7 11 (34.38%) SSL
8 9 (28.13%) DNS
9 8 (25.00%) DHCP
10 7 (21.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 17 (53.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Security Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.13%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) LAMP
1 2 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 23 (71.88%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) CentOS
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) Change Management
2 13 (40.63%) High Availability
2 13 (40.63%) Patch Management
2 13 (40.63%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (40.63%) Task Automation
3 12 (37.50%) Network Management
4 11 (34.38%) Business Continuity
4 11 (34.38%) ITIL V3
4 11 (34.38%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (34.38%) Proactive Monitoring
4 11 (34.38%) Programme Delivery
4 11 (34.38%) Project Management
4 11 (34.38%) Security Management
4 11 (34.38%) SIEM
4 11 (34.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (34.38%) Web Filtering
5 5 (15.63%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Perl
1 10 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) CCNP
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (43.75%) Degree
3 11 (34.38%) CCDP
3 11 (34.38%) CISSP
4 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) MCP
6 2 (6.25%) MCSA
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.13%) RHCA
7 1 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Firmware
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
6 1 (3.13%) Docker
6 1 (3.13%) NFS
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (34.38%) Nessus
1 11 (34.38%) TrustSec
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
2 2 (6.25%) Rancher
2 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) SolarWinds
3 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (25.00%) Juniper
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) New Relic
7 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) HP
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) IronPort
8 1 (3.13%) Mitel
8 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto