The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 45 95 50
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -45
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 50 16 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.19% 1.31% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 6.78% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 43
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
TCP/IP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
230 236 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.86% 19.34% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 206 214 210
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Kent

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Kent

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stansted - 9 £30,000 -
Maidstone +30 5 £27,500 +44.73%
Chatham - 5 £55,000 -
Dartford - 3 £27,500 -
TCP/IP
South East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 67 (66.34%) Windows
2 56 (55.45%) DNS
3 54 (53.47%) VMware
4 51 (50.50%) Firewall
5 46 (45.54%) Microsoft
6 45 (44.55%) Cisco
7 44 (43.56%) DHCP
8 40 (39.60%) MS Exchange
8 40 (39.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (37.62%) Active Directory
10 35 (34.65%) Symantec
11 33 (32.67%) Linux
12 30 (29.70%) Backup Exec
13 29 (28.71%) vSphere
13 29 (28.71%) Citrix
13 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (26.73%) LAN
15 26 (25.74%) Windows 8
16 25 (24.75%) Windows XP
16 25 (24.75%) Finance
17 24 (23.76%) WAN
17 24 (23.76%) Exchange Server 2003
18 23 (22.77%) CheckPoint
19 22 (21.78%) Blackberry
19 22 (21.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 21 (20.79%) VPN
20 21 (20.79%) MS Office
21 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
21 20 (19.80%) HP
22 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (39.60%) MS Exchange
2 24 (23.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 22 (21.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (16.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (14.85%) IIS
6 14 (13.86%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Office
2 20 (19.80%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.97%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (55.45%) DNS
2 51 (50.50%) Firewall
3 44 (43.56%) DHCP
4 27 (26.73%) LAN
5 24 (23.76%) WAN
6 21 (20.79%) VPN
7 19 (18.81%) SAN
8 18 (17.82%) VLAN
8 18 (17.82%) SMTP
9 17 (16.83%) DMZ
9 17 (16.83%) Wireless
9 17 (16.83%) IMAP
10 15 (14.85%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (10.89%) Network Security
12 10 (9.90%) LDAP
12 10 (9.90%) NAS
13 9 (8.91%) ADSL
14 8 (7.92%) Ethernet
15 6 (5.94%) VoIP
16 5 (4.95%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Advertising
3 7 (6.93%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Electronics
5 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.96%) Legal
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Support Engineer
2 19 (18.81%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) Systems Support
3 17 (16.83%) Systems Support Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Technical Support
5 12 (11.88%) Network Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Support Supervisor
8 7 (6.93%) Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (3.96%) Security Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) IT Support
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) MAPI
2 6 (5.94%) WCF
2 6 (5.94%) WPF
3 5 (4.95%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 1 (0.99%) HTML5
5 1 (0.99%) REST
5 1 (0.99%) CSS3
5 1 (0.99%) Ext JS
5 1 (0.99%) jQuery
5 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.99%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (21.78%) Blackberry
3 17 (16.83%) PDA
3 17 (16.83%) iPhone
4 10 (9.90%) HACMP
5 9 (8.91%) Replication
5 9 (8.91%) Clustering
6 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.98%) NHS
8 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.98%) Social Media
9 1 (0.99%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (66.34%) Windows
2 33 (32.67%) Linux
3 26 (25.74%) Windows 8
4 25 (24.75%) Windows XP
5 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (16.83%) Windows Vista
7 17 (16.83%) Android
8 16 (15.84%) Mac OS
9 13 (12.87%) Solaris
9 13 (12.87%) UNIX
10 10 (9.90%) AIX
10 10 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.87%) BCP
2 12 (11.88%) Information Security
3 9 (8.91%) SIEM
3 9 (8.91%) OO
4 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (7.92%) Project Management
4 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
4 8 (7.92%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.93%) OOD
6 6 (5.94%) UML
6 6 (5.94%) Data Security
6 6 (5.94%) Image Processing
6 6 (5.94%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (5.94%) DevOps
7 4 (3.96%) Security Management
7 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.97%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.87%) VBScript
3 11 (10.89%) Perl
4 10 (9.90%) Python
5 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.93%) C#
7 5 (4.95%) SQL
8 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.97%) Java
10 1 (0.99%) Korn
10 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) CISSP
1 11 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (10.89%) CCNA
2 8 (7.92%) CCNP
3 7 (6.93%) Degree
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.94%) MCSE
4 6 (5.94%) CISM
5 4 (3.96%) CCSE
5 4 (3.96%) CCSA
6 3 (2.97%) MCSA
6 3 (2.97%) HNC
7 2 (1.98%) MCITP
8 1 (0.99%) MCTS
8 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.94%) GPG13
3 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (39.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (37.62%) Active Directory
3 29 (28.71%) vSphere
4 19 (18.81%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.90%) NFS
5 10 (9.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (9.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (8.91%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.94%) Squid
7 6 (5.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (29.70%) Backup Exec
2 13 (12.87%) WSUS
2 13 (12.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (9.90%) Puppet
3 10 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.92%) OpenView
4 8 (7.92%) NetBackup
5 7 (6.93%) Control-M
6 4 (3.96%) SCCM
6 4 (3.96%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.99%) Nessus
Vendors
1 54 (53.47%) VMware
2 46 (45.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (44.55%) Cisco
4 35 (34.65%) Symantec
5 29 (28.71%) Citrix
6 23 (22.77%) CheckPoint
7 20 (19.80%) HP
8 18 (17.82%) Apple
9 17 (16.83%) Draytek
10 10 (9.90%) Veritas
11 9 (8.91%) Veeam
11 9 (8.91%) Splunk
11 9 (8.91%) Websense
12 8 (7.92%) Sun
12 8 (7.92%) Oracle
12 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
12 8 (7.92%) Blue Coat
13 6 (5.94%) SolarWinds
14 5 (4.95%) Dell
14 5 (4.95%) IBM