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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / North West
Rank 141 120 113
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7  
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 111 118 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.83% 2.07% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 13.87% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 80 103 127
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.16% -7.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00%  

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 895 851 1130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.76% 14.96% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 695 694 865
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -12 82 £32,500 -4.41% 16
Cheshire +2 21 £30,000 +6.19% 9
Lancashire -5 6 £19,000 -24.00% 5
Merseyside -7 2 £40,500 +68.75% 2
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 112 (50.22%) Windows
2 92 (41.26%) Active Directory
3 89 (39.91%) Microsoft
3 89 (39.91%) Firewall
4 80 (35.87%) WAN
5 71 (31.84%) LAN
6 66 (29.60%) DNS
7 61 (27.35%) DHCP
8 58 (26.01%) Linux
9 57 (25.56%) Cisco
10 53 (23.77%) MS Excel
11 50 (22.42%) MS Exchange
12 47 (21.08%) SQL
12 47 (21.08%) VMware
13 45 (20.18%) Windows Server
14 42 (18.83%) ITIL
14 42 (18.83%) Cisco Certification
15 41 (18.39%) Windows 7
16 40 (17.94%) VPN
17 36 (16.14%) Ethernet
17 36 (16.14%) C
17 36 (16.14%) C++
17 36 (16.14%) Network Security
17 36 (16.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (16.14%) VLAN
18 35 (15.70%) SQL Server
19 34 (15.25%) MS Office
19 34 (15.25%) CCNP
20 33 (14.80%) Degree
21 31 (13.90%) Office 365

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 50 (22.42%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.76%) IIS
3 12 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.69%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.79%) nginx
6 3 (1.35%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.45%) CICS
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Zimbra
Applications
1 53 (23.77%) MS Excel
2 34 (15.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.90%) Office 365
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 89 (39.91%) Firewall
2 80 (35.87%) WAN
3 71 (31.84%) LAN
4 66 (29.60%) DNS
5 61 (27.35%) DHCP
6 40 (17.94%) VPN
7 36 (16.14%) Ethernet
7 36 (16.14%) Network Security
7 36 (16.14%) VLAN
8 30 (13.45%) Internet
9 24 (10.76%) BGP
9 24 (10.76%) OSPF
10 23 (10.31%) MPLS
11 22 (9.87%) Wireless
12 21 (9.42%) VoIP
13 20 (8.97%) EIGRP
13 20 (8.97%) SAN
14 16 (7.17%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (7.17%) NetScaler
15 12 (5.38%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (2.69%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.90%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) MS Access
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Blend
2 6 (2.69%) MSI
2 6 (2.69%) MSTest
2 6 (2.69%) NuGet
2 6 (2.69%) NUnit
2 6 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.69%) WiX
3 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.45%) Firebug
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) JMeter
4 1 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) The Grinder
4 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 31 (13.90%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.93%) Marketing
4 10 (4.48%) Retail
5 8 (3.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.69%) Electronics
8 4 (1.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.90%) Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Avionics
10 1 (0.45%) Back Office
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (26.91%) Analyst
2 40 (17.94%) Support Analyst
3 36 (16.14%) Network Engineer
4 29 (13.00%) IT Support
5 24 (10.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 23 (10.31%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (10.31%) Developer
7 22 (9.87%) Linux Engineer
8 18 (8.07%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 18 (8.07%) Infrastructure Support
9 17 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (7.62%) Embedded Developer
9 17 (7.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 17 (7.62%) Linux Developer
9 17 (7.62%) Support Engineer
10 16 (7.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 16 (7.17%) IT Analyst
10 16 (7.17%) IT Support Analyst
11 15 (6.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
12 14 (6.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.76%) HTML
2 23 (10.31%) SOAP
3 11 (4.93%) .NET
4 8 (3.59%) Web Services
4 8 (3.59%) XML
5 6 (2.69%) .NET Compact Framework
5 6 (2.69%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.69%) COM
5 6 (2.69%) Entity Framework
5 6 (2.69%) Lambda Expressions
5 6 (2.69%) LINQ
5 6 (2.69%) LINQ to SQL
5 6 (2.69%) NHibernate
5 6 (2.69%) Silverlight
5 6 (2.69%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (2.69%) WCF
5 6 (2.69%) WPF
5 6 (2.69%) XSD
6 2 (0.90%) REST
6 2 (0.90%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.76%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.42%) Device Driver
3 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.28%) Internet of Things
5 13 (5.83%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.93%) Driving Licence
7 7 (3.14%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.69%) CAN bus
8 6 (2.69%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.69%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 6 (2.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) Clustering
9 2 (0.90%) CMDB
9 2 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.90%) iPad
9 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.90%) PKI
9 2 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 112 (50.22%) Windows
2 58 (26.01%) Linux
3 45 (20.18%) Windows Server
4 41 (18.39%) Windows 7
5 36 (16.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (9.87%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (7.62%) Windows XP
9 14 (6.28%) Unix
10 12 (5.38%) Windows 10
10 12 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (4.93%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.14%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.14%) Solaris
12 7 (3.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (1.79%) Android
14 3 (1.35%) AIX
14 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.90%) CentOS
15 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.83%) ITIL
2 28 (12.56%) Software Engineering
3 21 (9.42%) Device Driver Development
4 19 (8.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 18 (8.07%) Service Management
6 15 (6.73%) High Availability
6 15 (6.73%) Validation
7 14 (6.28%) Network Design
8 10 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.04%) Coaching
9 9 (4.04%) Load Balancing
9 9 (4.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.59%) Change Management
10 8 (3.59%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.14%) SIEM
12 6 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (2.69%) Kanban
12 6 (2.69%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.08%) SQL
2 36 (16.14%) C
2 36 (16.14%) C++
3 24 (10.76%) PHP
4 21 (9.42%) Embedded C
5 19 (8.52%) Embedded C++
6 10 (4.48%) C#
7 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.59%) Python
9 6 (2.69%) XAML
10 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.79%) Java
11 3 (1.35%) Delphi
11 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.35%) Pascal
11 3 (1.35%) R
12 2 (0.90%) Perl
13 1 (0.45%) COBOL
13 1 (0.45%) JCL
13 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (18.83%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (15.25%) CCNP
3 33 (14.80%) Degree
4 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (7.62%) CCIE
6 15 (6.73%) MCP
7 14 (6.28%) MCSE
8 12 (5.38%) CCNA
9 11 (4.93%) HNC
9 11 (4.93%) HND
10 10 (4.48%) MCSA
11 7 (3.14%) MCITP
12 5 (2.24%) CISSP
12 5 (2.24%) MCDST
13 4 (1.79%) RHCE
13 4 (1.79%) SCNA
13 4 (1.79%) SCSA
13 4 (1.79%) Sun Certification
14 3 (1.35%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.90%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (41.26%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (8.07%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.83%) Terminal Services
5 9 (4.04%) Firmware
6 6 (2.69%) Sendmail
7 5 (2.24%) vSphere
8 4 (1.79%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.45%) vCloud
10 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (5.83%) WSUS
2 5 (2.24%) Nessus
2 5 (2.24%) Nmap
3 4 (1.79%) SCCM
4 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.90%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.90%) QRadar
5 2 (0.90%) Salt
5 2 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
6 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 89 (39.91%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.56%) Cisco
3 47 (21.08%) VMware
4 27 (12.11%) CheckPoint
5 20 (8.97%) Juniper
6 19 (8.52%) F5
7 17 (7.62%) Avaya
8 15 (6.73%) Riverbed
9 13 (5.83%) Fortinet
9 13 (5.83%) NetApp
10 12 (5.38%) Citrix
11 11 (4.93%) Intel Security
12 9 (4.04%) Dell
12 9 (4.04%) HP
13 6 (2.69%) Lotus
13 6 (2.69%) Oracle
13 6 (2.69%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.79%) Apple
14 4 (1.79%) Blue Coat
15 3 (1.35%) Veeam
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Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Northgate Public Services
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chadderton, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
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Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
The SmartList
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago