Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 91 76
Rank change year-on-year +49 -15 +9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 36 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.21% 0.39% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.05% 2.16% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34 4 22
Merseyside median annual salary £45,000 £31,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.16% +13.76% -7.63%
10th Percentile £25,050 £25,925 £21,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £31,000 £40,225
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%

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 171 185 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.98% 18.07% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 140 122 202
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.49% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £52,125 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,396 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +8.71% +1.30% +2.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +46 32 £45,000 +76.47% 3
Birkenhead - 1 £27,500 -
Bootle - 1 £31,500 -
TCP/IP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco
3 21 (58.33%) Firewall
4 20 (55.56%) WAN
5 19 (52.78%) LAN
5 19 (52.78%) ITIL
6 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (50.00%) CCNP
7 17 (47.22%) Cisco IOS
8 16 (44.44%) Linux
8 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
10 14 (38.89%) VPN
10 14 (38.89%) VoIP
10 14 (38.89%) Degree
10 14 (38.89%) Network Security
10 14 (38.89%) VMware
11 13 (36.11%) Change Management
11 13 (36.11%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (36.11%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (36.11%) High Availability
11 13 (36.11%) Task Automation
12 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
12 12 (33.33%) Network Management
12 12 (33.33%) Patch Management
12 12 (33.33%) Wireless
13 11 (30.56%) IPsec
13 11 (30.56%) Security Management
13 11 (30.56%) Business Continuity

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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.11%) nginx
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) Firewall
2 20 (55.56%) WAN
3 19 (52.78%) LAN
4 17 (47.22%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (38.89%) Network Security
5 14 (38.89%) VoIP
5 14 (38.89%) VPN
6 13 (36.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (33.33%) Wireless
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco ISE
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (30.56%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (30.56%) IPsec
8 11 (30.56%) MPLS
8 11 (30.56%) Multicast
8 11 (30.56%) SSL
9 9 (25.00%) DNS
10 7 (19.44%) DHCP
10 7 (19.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) MS Access
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Network Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Security Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) LAMP
1 2 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
3 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Robotics
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) ITIL
2 13 (36.11%) Change Management
2 13 (36.11%) High Availability
2 13 (36.11%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (36.11%) Task Automation
3 12 (33.33%) Network Management
3 12 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (30.56%) Business Continuity
4 11 (30.56%) ITIL V3
4 11 (30.56%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (30.56%) Proactive Monitoring
4 11 (30.56%) Programme Delivery
4 11 (30.56%) Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) Security Management
4 11 (30.56%) SIEM
4 11 (30.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (30.56%) Web Filtering
5 5 (13.89%) Information Security
6 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) Perl
1 10 (27.78%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) CCNP
1 18 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (38.89%) Degree
3 11 (30.56%) CCDP
3 11 (30.56%) CISSP
4 6 (16.67%) CCNA
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (11.11%) MCSA
6 4 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.78%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.78%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) RHCA
7 1 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (30.56%) Firmware
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.56%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.78%) Docker
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (30.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (30.56%) Nessus
1 11 (30.56%) TrustSec
2 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
2 2 (5.56%) Rancher
2 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 8 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 8 (22.22%) Juniper
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus
5 2 (5.56%) Mitel
5 2 (5.56%) New Relic
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) IronPort
6 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.78%) Polycom
6 1 (2.78%) Red Box
6 1 (2.78%) Veeam