Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 145 167
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22 -30
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 244 292 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.05% 2.22% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 14.26% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 216 252 185
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £59,375 £53,750 £59,125
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -1.20% +3.75%

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 1,903 2,048 1,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.96% 15.55% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 1,660 1,572
North West median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,500
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 21 September 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 21 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
Manchester -13 141 £36,500 -2.67% 22
Cheshire -23 55 £38,750 +29.17% 19
Merseyside +52 36 £45,000 +45.16% 3
Lancashire +9 9 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Cumbria - 2 £25,000 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 183 (75.00%) Windows
2 132 (54.10%) Microsoft
3 128 (52.46%) Active Directory
4 106 (43.44%) VMware
5 98 (40.16%) Firewall
6 94 (38.52%) Office 365
7 91 (37.30%) Windows Server
8 87 (35.66%) LAN
9 85 (34.84%) Linux
10 83 (34.02%) DNS
11 79 (32.38%) WAN
12 75 (30.74%) ITIL
13 70 (28.69%) DHCP
14 69 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 67 (27.46%) Cisco
16 63 (25.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 58 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 53 (21.72%) VPN
19 50 (20.49%) MS Exchange
20 48 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
21 47 (19.26%) Hyper-V
21 47 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (19.26%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (18.85%) Python
23 45 (18.44%) Cisco Certification
24 44 (18.03%) SQL Server
25 43 (17.62%) MCSE
26 40 (16.39%) SharePoint
27 38 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 37 (15.16%) SQL

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 50 (20.49%) MS Exchange
2 40 (16.39%) SharePoint
3 26 (10.66%) IIS
4 16 (6.56%) Skype for Business
5 13 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (4.10%) Apache Pig
6 10 (4.10%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.46%) Apache
8 6 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.46%) nginx
9 5 (2.05%) JBoss
10 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.74%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.82%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 94 (38.52%) Office 365
2 47 (19.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (4.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.41%) NuGet
6 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (40.16%) Firewall
2 87 (35.66%) LAN
3 83 (34.02%) DNS
4 79 (32.38%) WAN
5 70 (28.69%) DHCP
6 53 (21.72%) VPN
7 37 (15.16%) SAN
8 32 (13.11%) SSL
9 31 (12.70%) Network Security
9 31 (12.70%) Wireless
10 28 (11.48%) VoIP
11 26 (10.66%) MPLS
12 24 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (9.43%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (8.20%) BGP
14 20 (8.20%) WLAN
15 18 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (7.38%) HTTP
16 17 (6.97%) Cisco Wireless
16 17 (6.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.61%) MySQL
3 17 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.74%) Big Data
4 14 (5.74%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.10%) Apache Hive
5 10 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.69%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.23%) MS Access
10 2 (0.82%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (5.33%) JIRA
4 12 (4.92%) Bitbucket
5 11 (4.51%) Vagrant
6 10 (4.10%) CodeSonar
6 10 (4.10%) git-flow
6 10 (4.10%) Robot Framework
6 10 (4.10%) Selenium
7 5 (2.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.64%) Hudson
8 4 (1.64%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Subversion
10 1 (0.41%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.41%) GitLab
10 1 (0.41%) WiX
General
1 25 (10.25%) Telecoms
2 24 (9.84%) Retail
3 21 (8.61%) Finance
4 8 (3.28%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.05%) Electronics
6 5 (2.05%) Games
7 4 (1.64%) Back Office
7 4 (1.64%) Banking
7 4 (1.64%) Law
7 4 (1.64%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (16.80%) Support Engineer
2 33 (13.52%) Network Engineer
3 29 (11.89%) IT Engineer
4 27 (11.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 27 (11.07%) Analyst
5 26 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (9.84%) Desktop Support
7 22 (9.02%) IT Support
8 20 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (7.38%) Security Engineer
10 18 (7.38%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.97%) Server Engineer
12 16 (6.56%) Software Engineer
13 15 (6.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (5.74%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (5.74%) Desktop Engineer
15 13 (5.33%) C++ Software Engineer
15 13 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.48%) Web Services
2 17 (6.97%) LAMP
3 15 (6.15%) .NET
3 15 (6.15%) REST
4 12 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (4.92%) SOAP
5 11 (4.51%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.10%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.10%) Django
6 10 (4.10%) Java EE
6 10 (4.10%) Node.js
6 10 (4.10%) Spring MVC
6 10 (4.10%) STL
7 8 (3.28%) HTML
8 6 (2.46%) CSS
9 4 (1.64%) React
10 3 (1.23%) JSON
10 3 (1.23%) RESTful
11 2 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.82%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.87%) Video\Live Streaming
8 6 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.46%) Robotics
9 5 (2.05%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.64%) Clustering
11 3 (1.23%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.82%) iPhone
12 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.82%) PKI
13 1 (0.41%) CCTV
13 1 (0.41%) CESG
13 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 183 (75.00%) Windows
2 91 (37.30%) Windows Server
3 85 (34.84%) Linux
4 58 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (10.66%) Windows 7
7 24 (9.84%) Android
7 24 (9.84%) Windows 10
8 22 (9.02%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.92%) Mac OS X
10 11 (4.51%) Unix
11 10 (4.10%) CentOS
12 6 (2.46%) SUSE
13 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.64%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.23%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.82%) AIX
16 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.74%) ITIL
2 38 (15.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (11.48%) DevOps
4 28 (11.48%) ITIL V3
5 27 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (9.43%) Change Management
6 23 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (8.61%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (7.79%) Business Continuity
8 19 (7.79%) Configuration Management
9 18 (7.38%) Service Management
9 18 (7.38%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.97%) Project Management
10 17 (6.97%) SIEM
11 16 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (6.56%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.56%) Scrum
11 16 (6.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.85%) Python
2 37 (15.16%) SQL
3 24 (9.84%) PowerShell
4 23 (9.43%) Java
5 20 (8.20%) Perl
6 19 (7.79%) Ruby
7 18 (7.38%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.56%) C
9 15 (6.15%) C#
9 15 (6.15%) C++
10 13 (5.33%) PHP
11 10 (4.10%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.64%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.64%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.64%) Korn
14 3 (1.23%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.82%) VB
15 2 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (25.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (18.44%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (17.62%) MCSE
4 31 (12.70%) Degree
5 27 (11.07%) CCNA
6 24 (9.84%) CCNP
7 23 (9.43%) CISSP
8 16 (6.56%) MCSA
9 12 (4.92%) CCDP
10 11 (4.51%) Security Cleared
11 10 (4.10%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (4.10%) DV Cleared
11 10 (4.10%) GIAC
11 10 (4.10%) HNC
11 10 (4.10%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (4.10%) MCP
11 10 (4.10%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (4.10%) SANS
11 10 (4.10%) SSCP
11 10 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.43%) SLA
2 5 (2.05%) GCP
3 4 (1.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.82%) ISO 15765
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) GPG13
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (52.46%) Active Directory
2 69 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (19.26%) Hyper-V
4 33 (13.52%) vSphere
5 28 (11.48%) Docker
6 18 (7.38%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (6.97%) Terminal Services
8 13 (5.33%) Firmware
9 12 (4.92%) XenApp
10 8 (3.28%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.46%) VMware Server
12 5 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.64%) VMware NSX
14 3 (1.23%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.41%) KVM
15 1 (0.41%) NFS
15 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (13.93%) Puppet
2 26 (10.66%) SCCM
3 19 (7.79%) Terraform
4 18 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (5.33%) Ansible
5 13 (5.33%) Kubernetes
6 12 (4.92%) Nessus
7 11 (4.51%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (4.51%) Cisco UCCX
7 11 (4.51%) Packer
7 11 (4.51%) TrustSec
8 10 (4.10%) Salt
9 9 (3.69%) SCVMM
10 6 (2.46%) Consul
11 5 (2.05%) Kibana
12 4 (1.64%) Nagios
13 3 (1.23%) DameWare
13 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
14 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 132 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 106 (43.44%) VMware
3 67 (27.46%) Cisco
4 33 (13.52%) Citrix
5 14 (5.74%) SolarWinds
6 13 (5.33%) Veeam
7 12 (4.92%) Google
8 11 (4.51%) CheckPoint
8 11 (4.51%) F5
9 10 (4.10%) HP
9 10 (4.10%) Juniper
10 8 (3.28%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.87%) Dell
11 7 (2.87%) Nimble Storage
11 7 (2.87%) SAP
12 6 (2.46%) Infoblox
12 6 (2.46%) Oracle
13 5 (2.05%) Blue Coat
14 4 (1.64%) Avaya
14 4 (1.64%) EMC