Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 153 159
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 253 273 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.03% 2.08% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.39% 13.60% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 202 230 188
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +7.44%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £59,875 £52,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 1,758 2,008 1,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.13% 15.30% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,399 1,605 1,468
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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
Manchester -4 144 £36,500 -2.67% 28
Cheshire -18 58 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Merseyside +41 33 £45,000 +45.16% 5
Lancashire +2 13 £36,000 +2.86% 5
Cumbria - 5 £35,000 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 North West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 172 (67.98%) Windows
2 116 (45.85%) Active Directory
3 113 (44.66%) Microsoft
4 106 (41.90%) Firewall
5 98 (38.74%) VMware
6 96 (37.94%) DNS
6 96 (37.94%) LAN
7 91 (35.97%) Linux
8 87 (34.39%) WAN
8 87 (34.39%) Office 365
9 84 (33.20%) Windows Server
10 70 (27.67%) ITIL
11 64 (25.30%) Cisco
12 61 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 59 (23.32%) Hyper-V
13 59 (23.32%) DHCP
14 57 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 56 (22.13%) MS Exchange
16 55 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 53 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
18 52 (20.55%) VPN
18 52 (20.55%) Python
19 51 (20.16%) Microsoft Office
20 48 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
21 47 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (17.39%) SSL
23 43 (17.00%) Degree
23 43 (17.00%) DevOps
24 42 (16.60%) Puppet
24 42 (16.60%) SQL Server

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 56 (22.13%) MS Exchange
2 30 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 29 (11.46%) IIS
4 22 (8.70%) Skype for Business
5 21 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (7.91%) Apache
7 18 (7.11%) nginx
8 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (3.95%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (3.56%) JBoss
11 8 (3.16%) Apache Pig
12 6 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.98%) Tomcat
14 3 (1.19%) Resin
14 3 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.79%) Confluence
15 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 51 (20.16%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.79%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 87 (34.39%) Office 365
2 53 (20.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.32%) IaaS
5 13 (5.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (5.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.40%) NuGet
7 1 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 106 (41.90%) Firewall
2 96 (37.94%) DNS
2 96 (37.94%) LAN
3 87 (34.39%) WAN
4 59 (23.32%) DHCP
5 52 (20.55%) VPN
6 44 (17.39%) SSL
7 33 (13.04%) Network Security
8 32 (12.65%) SAN
9 29 (11.46%) HTTP
10 27 (10.67%) Wireless
11 26 (10.28%) VoIP
12 24 (9.49%) MPLS
13 22 (8.70%) VLAN
14 21 (8.30%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (8.30%) Intrusion Detection
15 20 (7.91%) WLAN
16 19 (7.51%) Skype
17 17 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (6.72%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.91%) MySQL
3 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (3.56%) Big Data
5 9 (3.56%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.16%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.19%) MS Access
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.79%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.14%) JIRA
3 12 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 11 (4.35%) Vagrant
5 8 (3.16%) CodeSonar
5 8 (3.16%) git-flow
5 8 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.16%) Robot Framework
5 8 (3.16%) Selenium
6 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.58%) Hudson
7 4 (1.58%) MSBuild
7 4 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.19%) Subversion
9 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.40%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.40%) GitLab
10 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.40%) WiX
General
1 27 (10.67%) Retail
2 16 (6.32%) Finance
3 15 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.16%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.37%) Law
6 4 (1.58%) Banking
6 4 (1.58%) Legal
7 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.79%) Automotive
8 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (14.62%) Support Engineer
2 35 (13.83%) Network Engineer
3 29 (11.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (9.88%) IT Engineer
5 23 (9.09%) Analyst
6 19 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (7.51%) IT Support
6 19 (7.51%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (7.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (6.72%) Administrator
8 17 (6.72%) Network Security Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) Server Engineer
10 15 (5.93%) Developer
11 14 (5.53%) 1st Line Engineer
11 14 (5.53%) Support Analyst
12 13 (5.14%) Software Engineer
12 13 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (5.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.65%) Web Services
2 19 (7.51%) .NET
3 16 (6.32%) REST
4 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.14%) HTML
5 13 (5.14%) Servlets
6 12 (4.74%) CSS
7 11 (4.35%) Java EE
7 11 (4.35%) LAMP
8 10 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (3.16%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.16%) Django
9 8 (3.16%) Node.js
9 8 (3.16%) SOAP
9 8 (3.16%) Spring MVC
9 8 (3.16%) STL
9 8 (3.16%) WSGI
10 5 (1.98%) JSON
11 4 (1.58%) React
11 4 (1.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.74%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.56%) Clustering
6 9 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.56%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.77%) Video\Live Streaming
8 6 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.98%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.98%) Robotics
10 3 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.19%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 172 (67.98%) Windows
2 91 (35.97%) Linux
3 84 (33.20%) Windows Server
4 57 (22.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (18.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (8.30%) Android
6 21 (8.30%) Apple iOS
6 21 (8.30%) Windows 7
7 17 (6.72%) Windows 10
8 12 (4.74%) Mac OS X
9 11 (4.35%) CentOS
10 9 (3.56%) Unix
10 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.16%) SUSE
11 8 (3.16%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.37%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.19%) AIX
13 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.79%) Debian
14 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.67%) ITIL
2 48 (18.97%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (17.00%) DevOps
4 37 (14.62%) Configuration Management
5 31 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (12.25%) Test Automation
6 26 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.28%) Change Management
7 23 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (8.30%) ITIL V3
9 19 (7.51%) Business Continuity
9 19 (7.51%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (7.11%) Service Management
10 18 (7.11%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.11%) Time Management
11 17 (6.72%) Kalman Filter
11 17 (6.72%) Problem Management
12 15 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (5.93%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.55%) Python
2 37 (14.62%) Java
2 37 (14.62%) SQL
3 30 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 25 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.11%) Perl
6 18 (7.11%) Ruby
7 17 (6.72%) C#
8 14 (5.53%) C
9 13 (5.14%) C++
9 13 (5.14%) PHP
10 8 (3.16%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.58%) Bourne shell
11 4 (1.58%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.58%) Korn
12 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.79%) VB
13 2 (0.79%) VC++
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 55 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (17.00%) Degree
3 39 (15.42%) MCSE
4 32 (12.65%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (9.09%) MCSA
6 21 (8.30%) CCNP
7 19 (7.51%) CISSP
7 19 (7.51%) Security Cleared
8 18 (7.11%) CCNA
9 17 (6.72%) MCP
10 11 (4.35%) CCDP
11 10 (3.95%) HNC
12 8 (3.16%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (3.16%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.16%) GIAC
12 8 (3.16%) Linux+ Certification
12 8 (3.16%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (3.16%) SANS
12 8 (3.16%) SSCP
13 7 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) GCP
3 4 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.79%) ISO 15765
5 2 (0.79%) QA
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) GPG13
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (45.85%) Active Directory
2 61 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (23.32%) Hyper-V
4 26 (10.28%) Docker
5 18 (7.11%) vSphere
6 15 (5.93%) Terminal Services
6 15 (5.93%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (4.35%) Firmware
8 6 (2.37%) XenApp
9 5 (1.98%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.58%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.58%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.40%) KVM
11 1 (0.40%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.40%) Xen
11 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (16.60%) Puppet
2 28 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (9.49%) SCCM
4 19 (7.51%) Terraform
5 18 (7.11%) Salt
6 16 (6.32%) Ansible
7 13 (5.14%) Kubernetes
7 13 (5.14%) Nessus
8 11 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
8 11 (4.35%) Packer
8 11 (4.35%) TrustSec
9 9 (3.56%) SCVMM
10 6 (2.37%) Consul
10 6 (2.37%) SCOM
11 5 (1.98%) Nagios
12 4 (1.58%) Kibana
13 3 (1.19%) MIMEsweeper
13 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 113 (44.66%) Microsoft
2 98 (38.74%) VMware
3 64 (25.30%) Cisco
4 28 (11.07%) Citrix
5 18 (7.11%) SolarWinds
6 14 (5.53%) CheckPoint
6 14 (5.53%) Juniper
7 13 (5.14%) Google
8 12 (4.74%) HP
9 11 (4.35%) F5
9 11 (4.35%) Veeam
10 9 (3.56%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.77%) 3PAR
11 7 (2.77%) EMC
12 6 (2.37%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.37%) Infoblox
13 5 (1.98%) Acme Packet
13 5 (1.98%) Sonus
14 4 (1.58%) Blue Prism
14 4 (1.58%) Dell