Period
to 16 November 2019

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 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 169 126
Rank change year-on-year +35 -43 +60
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 221 229 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.22% 1.95% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.24% 11.22% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 191 204 286
North West median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,475 £18,500
90th Percentile £60,552 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,450 2,041 1,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.57% 17.42% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,679 1,574
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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 6 months to 16 November 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
Manchester +24 144 £42,000 +20.00% 33
Cheshire +21 37 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Lancashire +6 22 £42,500 +80.85% 10
Merseyside -5 13 £37,500 -3.23% 4
Cumbria -7 4 - -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 North West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 130 (58.82%) Windows
2 116 (52.49%) DNS
3 107 (48.42%) Active Directory
4 93 (42.08%) Firewall
5 91 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 84 (38.01%) DHCP
7 81 (36.65%) VMware
8 78 (35.29%) WAN
8 78 (35.29%) Cisco
9 77 (34.84%) Windows Server
10 72 (32.58%) LAN
11 71 (32.13%) Office 365
12 60 (27.15%) ITIL
13 59 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (25.79%) Linux
15 54 (24.43%) Azure
16 49 (22.17%) VPN
17 46 (20.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 45 (20.36%) Windows 10
19 44 (19.91%) Windows 7
20 38 (17.19%) VLAN
21 37 (16.74%) AWS
22 35 (15.84%) Hyper-V
23 34 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
24 30 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
25 28 (12.67%) MS Exchange
26 26 (11.76%) Configuration Management
27 25 (11.31%) CCNA
27 25 (11.31%) Wireless
27 25 (11.31%) Data Centre

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 28 (12.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.50%) SharePoint
3 20 (9.05%) IIS
4 10 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.62%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.17%) Apache
8 5 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.26%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.81%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.36%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.90%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.90%) nginx
12 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 71 (32.13%) Office 365
2 54 (24.43%) Azure
3 37 (16.74%) AWS
4 8 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.71%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (2.71%) SaaS
6 5 (2.26%) GCP
6 5 (2.26%) IaaS
6 5 (2.26%) PaaS
7 3 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.45%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.45%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 116 (52.49%) DNS
2 93 (42.08%) Firewall
3 84 (38.01%) DHCP
4 78 (35.29%) WAN
5 72 (32.58%) LAN
6 49 (22.17%) VPN
7 38 (17.19%) VLAN
8 25 (11.31%) Network Security
8 25 (11.31%) Wireless
9 24 (10.86%) MPLS
9 24 (10.86%) SAN
10 19 (8.60%) Internet
10 19 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (6.79%) HTTP
12 13 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (5.43%) BGP
13 12 (5.43%) OSPF
13 12 (5.43%) SMTP
14 11 (4.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (4.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.17%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.17%) MySQL
3 6 (2.71%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (2.26%) MS Access
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.81%) RavenDB
6 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.90%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.90%) Redis
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) Ingres
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 13 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.71%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.90%) Maven
4 2 (0.90%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.45%) Ant
5 1 (0.45%) CMake
5 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.45%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (8.14%) Public Sector
2 14 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.07%) Fire and Rescue
4 9 (4.07%) Police
5 7 (3.17%) Law
5 7 (3.17%) Legal
6 6 (2.71%) Finance
7 5 (2.26%) Retail
8 4 (1.81%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.90%) German Language
9 2 (0.90%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.90%) Marketing
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.90%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.90%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.90%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.45%) French Language
10 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 41 (18.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 33 (14.93%) Support Engineer
4 31 (14.03%) Analyst
5 22 (9.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (8.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 16 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (7.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (6.79%) Network Support
9 14 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) IT Support
11 12 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.43%) Developer
11 12 (5.43%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.98%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Cisco Support
12 11 (4.98%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (4.52%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.95%) Web Services
2 11 (4.98%) REST
3 9 (4.07%) .NET
4 6 (2.71%) JSON
5 5 (2.26%) HTML
5 5 (2.26%) LDAP
5 5 (2.26%) SOAP
6 4 (1.81%) CSS
7 3 (1.36%) MAPI
8 2 (0.90%) HTML5
8 2 (0.90%) LAMP
8 2 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.90%) Node.js
8 2 (0.90%) Sensu
8 2 (0.90%) Spring
8 2 (0.90%) XML
9 1 (0.45%) J2EE
9 1 (0.45%) React
9 1 (0.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.62%) EMC VNX
5 8 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.17%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.26%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.81%) CCTV
9 4 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.81%) NHS
9 4 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.36%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 2 (0.90%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 130 (58.82%) Windows
2 77 (34.84%) Windows Server
3 57 (25.79%) Linux
4 45 (20.36%) Windows 10
5 44 (19.91%) Windows 7
6 30 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.26%) Unix
8 5 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.81%) Android
9 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.90%) CentOS
10 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.45%) VME
11 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.15%) ITIL
2 46 (20.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 24 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (9.95%) DevOps
5 22 (9.95%) Service Management
6 19 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 17 (7.69%) Migration
8 13 (5.88%) Change Management
8 13 (5.88%) Coaching
8 13 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 13 (5.88%) Load Balancing
9 12 (5.43%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.43%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (5.43%) Project Management
9 12 (5.43%) Project Planning
10 10 (4.52%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (4.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.95%) SQL
2 19 (8.60%) Python
3 18 (8.14%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.33%) C++
5 12 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.98%) Bash Shell
6 11 (4.98%) C#
6 11 (4.98%) Java
7 10 (4.52%) C
8 6 (2.71%) PHP
9 4 (1.81%) Perl
9 4 (1.81%) Ruby
9 4 (1.81%) VB
10 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.90%) VBScript
12 1 (0.45%) COBOL
12 1 (0.45%) Java 8
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.31%) CCNA
3 22 (9.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (9.50%) MCSE
5 20 (9.05%) Degree
6 16 (7.24%) CCNP
7 14 (6.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (3.62%) CISSP
8 8 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.17%) MCSA
10 6 (2.71%) CISM
11 5 (2.26%) CCDP
12 4 (1.81%) CCIE
12 4 (1.81%) GIAC
12 4 (1.81%) OSCP
13 3 (1.36%) CEH
13 3 (1.36%) HND
14 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.62%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) NIST
4 1 (0.45%) BS7799
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (48.42%) Active Directory
2 59 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (15.84%) Hyper-V
4 25 (11.31%) vSphere
5 23 (10.41%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (9.50%) Docker
7 16 (7.24%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (5.43%) Terminal Services
9 9 (4.07%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.71%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.71%) XenApp
10 6 (2.71%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.36%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.90%) Varnish
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (10.86%) SCCM
2 22 (9.95%) Ansible
2 22 (9.95%) Puppet
3 21 (9.50%) Kubernetes
4 14 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.43%) SCOM
6 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (3.62%) Terraform
8 7 (3.17%) WSUS
9 6 (2.71%) Packer
9 6 (2.71%) Salt
10 3 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (1.36%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.90%) Graphite
11 2 (0.90%) Graylog
11 2 (0.90%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.90%) logstash
11 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 91 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 81 (36.65%) VMware
3 78 (35.29%) Cisco
4 15 (6.79%) Palo Alto
5 12 (5.43%) SolarWinds
6 11 (4.98%) Citrix
7 10 (4.52%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.07%) NetApp
8 9 (4.07%) Oracle
9 8 (3.62%) EMC
9 8 (3.62%) IBM
10 7 (3.17%) Juniper
10 7 (3.17%) McAfee
11 6 (2.71%) Remedy
12 5 (2.26%) Intel
12 5 (2.26%) Ivanti
12 5 (2.26%) Lotus
12 5 (2.26%) Meraki
12 5 (2.26%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.81%) F5