The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 121 148
Rank change year-on-year -9 +27  
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 152 112 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.23% 1.99% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.27% 12.47% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 131 98 94
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1065 898 966
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.60% 15.95% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 847 761 773
Median salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the North West

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the North West

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the North West

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 106 £37,500 - 18
Cheshire -1 37 £30,000 +9.09% 9
Lancashire -7 4 £26,500 +6.00% 4
Merseyside -7 3 £31,000 -11.42% 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 North West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 155 (58.71%) Windows
2 120 (45.45%) Firewall
3 117 (44.32%) Active Directory
4 98 (37.12%) Microsoft
4 98 (37.12%) WAN
5 89 (33.71%) Cisco
6 83 (31.44%) Linux
7 80 (30.30%) LAN
8 76 (28.79%) ITIL
9 72 (27.27%) DNS
10 67 (25.38%) DHCP
10 67 (25.38%) Windows Server
11 54 (20.45%) Juniper
12 47 (17.80%) VMware
13 46 (17.42%) CheckPoint
13 46 (17.42%) Ethernet
13 46 (17.42%) C++
13 46 (17.42%) VLAN
14 45 (17.05%) C
14 45 (17.05%) SQL
15 44 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
15 44 (16.67%) Network Security
16 43 (16.29%) Office 365
16 43 (16.29%) VPN
16 43 (16.29%) MS Exchange
17 41 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (14.77%) Software Engineering
19 38 (14.39%) MPLS
19 38 (14.39%) Degree
20 35 (13.26%) CCNP

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 43 (16.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.20%) IIS
3 9 (3.41%) Apache
3 9 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.65%) nginx
6 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 43 (16.29%) Office 365
2 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 120 (45.45%) Firewall
2 98 (37.12%) WAN
3 80 (30.30%) LAN
4 72 (27.27%) DNS
5 67 (25.38%) DHCP
6 46 (17.42%) Ethernet
6 46 (17.42%) VLAN
7 44 (16.67%) Network Security
8 43 (16.29%) VPN
9 38 (14.39%) MPLS
10 26 (9.85%) SAN
11 23 (8.71%) VoIP
12 21 (7.95%) Junos
12 21 (7.95%) NetScaler
12 21 (7.95%) RS-232
13 19 (7.20%) BGP
13 19 (7.20%) OSPF
14 16 (6.06%) Internet
15 14 (5.30%) EIGRP
15 14 (5.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.44%) RDBMS
2 17 (6.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 17 (6.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (1.89%) GIS
4 4 (1.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) DB2
6 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.95%) Git (software)
1 21 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.82%) MSI
3 17 (6.44%) Microsoft Blend
3 17 (6.44%) MSTest
3 17 (6.44%) NuGet
3 17 (6.44%) NUnit
3 17 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.44%) WiX
4 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.38%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (11.36%) Finance
2 21 (7.95%) Marketing
3 20 (7.58%) Legal
4 14 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.17%) Electronics
7 6 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.27%) Retail
8 5 (1.89%) Games
9 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (24.24%) Analyst
2 62 (23.48%) Network Engineer
3 40 (15.15%) Developer
4 33 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 25 (9.47%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 22 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 21 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (7.58%) 3rd Line Support
9 20 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 20 (7.58%) Embedded Developer
9 20 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support
9 20 (7.58%) Linux Developer
10 19 (7.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 18 (6.82%) .NET Developer
11 18 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 17 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 17 (6.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.61%) HTML
2 27 (10.23%) Web Services
3 21 (7.95%) .NET
3 21 (7.95%) SOAP
4 19 (7.20%) XML
5 17 (6.44%) .NET Compact Framework
5 17 (6.44%) .NET Framework
5 17 (6.44%) COM
5 17 (6.44%) Entity Framework
5 17 (6.44%) Lambda Expressions
5 17 (6.44%) LINQ
5 17 (6.44%) LINQ to SQL
5 17 (6.44%) NHibernate
5 17 (6.44%) Silverlight
5 17 (6.44%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (6.44%) WCF
5 17 (6.44%) WPF
5 17 (6.44%) XSD
6 4 (1.52%) CSS
7 2 (0.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.95%) Device Driver
1 21 (7.95%) Internet of Things
2 20 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (6.44%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.44%) Data Structures
3 17 (6.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 15 (5.68%) Driving Licence
5 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.30%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 155 (58.71%) Windows
2 83 (31.44%) Linux
3 67 (25.38%) Windows Server
4 29 (10.98%) Windows 7
5 23 (8.71%) Mac OS
6 20 (7.58%) Embedded Linux
6 20 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (6.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 18 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (5.68%) Windows 10
8 15 (5.68%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.79%) Unix
10 7 (2.65%) Android
10 7 (2.65%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.65%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.52%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.76%) AIX
14 2 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (28.79%) ITIL
2 39 (14.77%) Software Engineering
3 28 (10.61%) SIEM
4 27 (10.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 25 (9.47%) Test Automation
6 24 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (9.09%) Network Design
6 24 (9.09%) Service Management
7 23 (8.71%) Change Management
8 22 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (7.58%) Device Driver Development
10 19 (7.20%) MVC
10 19 (7.20%) OO
11 17 (6.44%) Concurrent Programming
11 17 (6.44%) OOD
11 17 (6.44%) RUP
11 17 (6.44%) Scrum
11 17 (6.44%) TDD
11 17 (6.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.42%) C++
2 45 (17.05%) C
2 45 (17.05%) SQL
3 26 (9.85%) PHP
4 24 (9.09%) C#
5 20 (7.58%) Embedded C
6 18 (6.82%) Embedded C++
7 17 (6.44%) XAML
8 15 (5.68%) Python
9 12 (4.55%) Java
9 12 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.17%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.41%) Perl
12 7 (2.65%) Ruby
13 4 (1.52%) Delphi
14 3 (1.14%) Pascal
14 3 (1.14%) R
15 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.76%) Korn
15 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (14.39%) Degree
4 35 (13.26%) CCNP
5 33 (12.50%) MCSA
6 29 (10.98%) MCSE
7 28 (10.61%) MCP
8 27 (10.23%) CCIE
9 11 (4.17%) CCNA
9 11 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (3.79%) MCITP
11 9 (3.41%) HNC
11 9 (3.41%) HND
12 8 (3.03%) Security Cleared
13 7 (2.65%) CISSP
13 7 (2.65%) SC Cleared
14 6 (2.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 6 (2.27%) CISA
14 6 (2.27%) CISM
15 5 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.85%) SLA
2 7 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 117 (44.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.71%) Terminal Services
3 21 (7.95%) ProxySG
4 18 (6.82%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (3.79%) vSphere
7 8 (3.03%) Firmware
8 4 (1.52%) Sendmail
8 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.14%) Docker
9 3 (1.14%) KVM
9 3 (1.14%) Samba
9 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.76%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.38%) Xen
11 1 (0.38%) XenApp
11 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (7.58%) WSUS
2 14 (5.30%) SCCM
3 12 (4.55%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.27%) Puppet
5 5 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.52%) Ansible
6 4 (1.52%) Cacti
6 4 (1.52%) Nagios
6 4 (1.52%) Nessus
6 4 (1.52%) Nmap
7 3 (1.14%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.76%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.76%) QRadar
9 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.38%) Packer
9 1 (0.38%) Salt
9 1 (0.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 98 (37.12%) Microsoft
2 89 (33.71%) Cisco
3 54 (20.45%) Juniper
4 47 (17.80%) VMware
5 46 (17.42%) CheckPoint
6 27 (10.23%) Palo Alto
7 25 (9.47%) Blue Coat
8 23 (8.71%) F5
9 20 (7.58%) Avaya
9 20 (7.58%) NetApp
9 20 (7.58%) Riverbed
10 16 (6.06%) Citrix
11 12 (4.55%) HP
12 6 (2.27%) Apple
12 6 (2.27%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.27%) IBM
13 5 (1.89%) Lotus
14 4 (1.52%) Freescale
14 4 (1.52%) Sophos
14 4 (1.52%) Wyse
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Parking + Pension + Overtime
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Accrington, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Staff events
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 54,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MAG
Salary: From £34,344 to £38,856 per annum plus contributory pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £20,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Posilan Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Exp. bens, bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000.0000 - £27000.0000 per annum + 15% Shift Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago