The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 86 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3371 3443 3964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.12% 3.05% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.17% 18.08% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2820 2844 3380
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19628 19046 21730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 16.87% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15641 15088 17509
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TCP/IP
Salary Trend

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in the UK

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 within the UK.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in the UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +11 3212 £40,000 +1.26% 520
London -2 1212 £47,500 - 169
South East +23 926 £42,000 +12.00% 150
Berkshire +10 293 £42,500 +2.40% 55
East of England +14 258 £35,000 - 48
South West +19 247 £34,000 +13.33% 54
City of London -25 243 £50,000 +5.26% 48
Hampshire +4 230 £42,000 +16.66% 18
Surrey +21 180 £39,000 +6.84% 23
Reading +21 160 £42,000 +1.20% 24
Yorkshire -51 156 £32,500 +4.00% 27
North West -16 150 £30,500 -12.85% 37
East Midlands +18 120 £35,000 +4.47% 15
West Midlands -4 115 £35,000 +4.47% 15
West Yorkshire -29 94 £33,000 +6.45% 13
Hertfordshire +9 92 £27,500 -23.07% 11
Bristol +13 78 £38,750 +22.04% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 77 £40,500 +6.57% 26
Manchester -23 74 £25,500 -27.14% 20
Gloucestershire +12 67 £34,000 -15.00% 14
Southampton -10 67 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Cambridge +6 65 £42,500 +11.84% 23
Leeds -28 63 £35,661 +1.88% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 62 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Wales +3 58 £31,500 -21.25% 9
South Wales +1 57 £32,000 -20.00% 9
Cheshire -13 51 £33,500 -16.25% 12
Kent +50 49 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Leicestershire +41 48 £39,000 +11.42% 4
West Sussex +14 47 £42,500 +28.78% 6

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4351 (63.13%) Windows
2 2587 (37.54%) Microsoft
3 2536 (36.80%) DNS
4 2434 (35.32%) Active Directory
5 2266 (32.88%) Firewall
6 2264 (32.85%) Linux
7 2151 (31.21%) VMware
8 1960 (28.44%) Cisco
9 1617 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1509 (21.89%) DHCP
11 1505 (21.84%) LAN
12 1486 (21.56%) MS Exchange
13 1484 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1464 (21.24%) WAN
15 1384 (20.08%) MS Excel
16 1183 (17.16%) VPN
17 1173 (17.02%) ITIL
18 1095 (15.89%) SQL Server
19 1070 (15.53%) SQL
20 1055 (15.31%) MS Office
21 1041 (15.10%) Finance
22 1020 (14.80%) Cisco Certification
23 1011 (14.67%) UNIX
24 1008 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
25 998 (14.48%) Citrix
26 952 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
27 949 (13.77%) Degree
28 942 (13.67%) SAN
29 892 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
30 828 (12.01%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1486 (21.56%) MS Exchange
2 640 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 517 (7.50%) IIS
4 399 (5.79%) Apache
5 361 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 340 (4.93%) SharePoint
7 325 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 265 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 248 (3.60%) Lync
10 243 (3.53%) Tomcat
11 231 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 104 (1.51%) JBoss
13 82 (1.19%) WebSphere
14 69 (1.00%) nginx
15 53 (0.77%) OpenStack
16 42 (0.61%) CMS
17 40 (0.58%) WebLogic
18 35 (0.51%) IBM Notes
18 35 (0.51%) CICS
19 34 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1384 (20.08%) MS Excel
2 1055 (15.31%) MS Office
3 104 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 84 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.39%) MS Project
6 15 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 12 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.058%) Simulink
9 4 (0.058%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.044%) SPSS
11 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 40 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
3 21 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.12%) Magento
6 8 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.10%) BASE24
8 6 (0.087%) SalesLogix
8 6 (0.087%) RMDS
9 4 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.058%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.044%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.029%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.029%) Nortel Periphonics
11 2 (0.029%) assyst
11 2 (0.029%) BPCS
11 2 (0.029%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 253 (3.67%) Office 365
2 124 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 90 (1.31%) SaaS
5 78 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 65 (0.94%) PaaS
7 47 (0.68%) IaaS
8 34 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (0.46%) Google Apps
10 25 (0.36%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.15%) Heroku
13 10 (0.15%) Engine Yard
14 8 (0.12%) Route 53
15 6 (0.087%) Trello
16 4 (0.058%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.058%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.058%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2536 (36.80%) DNS
2 2266 (32.88%) Firewall
3 1509 (21.89%) DHCP
4 1505 (21.84%) LAN
5 1464 (21.24%) WAN
6 1183 (17.16%) VPN
7 942 (13.67%) SAN
8 660 (9.58%) HTTP
9 642 (9.32%) VoIP
10 638 (9.26%) Internet
11 587 (8.52%) BGP
12 568 (8.24%) Network Security
13 562 (8.15%) SSL
14 515 (7.47%) OSPF
15 481 (6.98%) VLAN
16 468 (6.79%) MPLS
17 444 (6.44%) Wireless
18 387 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
19 376 (5.46%) SMTP
20 337 (4.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1095 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 478 (6.94%) MySQL
3 235 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 178 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 178 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 115 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 108 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 106 (1.54%) NoSQL
8 94 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 92 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 69 (1.00%) DB2
11 63 (0.91%) Big Data
12 60 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 42 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 35 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 30 (0.44%) Couchbase
16 30 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
17 26 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 168 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 151 (2.19%) Subversion
3 118 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 84 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 58 (0.84%) JUnit
5 58 (0.84%) JIRA
6 44 (0.64%) Selenium
7 40 (0.58%) Maven
7 40 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 39 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (0.35%) MSI
10 21 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 21 (0.30%) Mockito
11 20 (0.29%) WebDriver
11 20 (0.29%) LoadRunner
12 17 (0.25%) Cucumber
13 16 (0.23%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.22%) Moq
14 15 (0.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 1041 (15.10%) Finance
2 489 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 302 (4.38%) Banking
4 221 (3.21%) Retail
5 144 (2.09%) Law
6 127 (1.84%) Advertising
7 112 (1.63%) Legal
8 106 (1.54%) Electronics
9 97 (1.41%) Marketing
10 90 (1.31%) Games
11 75 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 70 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 68 (0.99%) Back Office
14 56 (0.81%) Investment Banking
15 42 (0.61%) Front Office
16 41 (0.59%) Publishing
17 36 (0.52%) Multimedia
17 36 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 35 (0.51%) French Language
19 21 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1085 (15.74%) Analyst
2 1049 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 823 (11.94%) Network Engineer
4 515 (7.47%) Support Analyst
5 477 (6.92%) Administrator
6 450 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 445 (6.46%) Developer
8 410 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
9 379 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 370 (5.37%) Consultant
11 368 (5.34%) IT Support
12 360 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
13 332 (4.82%) Technical Support
14 287 (4.16%) Software Engineer
15 258 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
16 216 (3.13%) Security Engineer
17 194 (2.81%) Desktop Support
18 186 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
19 179 (2.60%) Technical Engineer
20 158 (2.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (6.46%) .NET
2 363 (5.27%) Web Services
3 362 (5.25%) HTML
4 358 (5.19%) XML
5 181 (2.63%) CSS
6 157 (2.28%) SOAP
7 128 (1.86%) REST
8 123 (1.78%) ASP.NET
9 94 (1.36%) HTML5
10 92 (1.33%) Middleware
11 91 (1.32%) WCF
12 86 (1.25%) J2EE
13 82 (1.19%) JSON
13 82 (1.19%) jQuery
14 75 (1.09%) LAMP
15 66 (0.96%) WPF
16 62 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
17 60 (0.87%) .NET Framework
18 57 (0.83%) RESTful
19 52 (0.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 593 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 389 (5.64%) Blackberry
3 380 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 331 (4.80%) Clustering
5 259 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 164 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 162 (2.35%) Replication
8 146 (2.12%) Open Source
9 125 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 125 (1.81%) Fat Client
10 104 (1.51%) iPhone
11 90 (1.31%) PKI
12 87 (1.26%) Mathematics
13 83 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
14 81 (1.18%) Hedge funds
15 70 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 66 (0.96%) Device Driver
17 61 (0.89%) User Experience
18 55 (0.80%) Algorithms
19 53 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4351 (63.13%) Windows
2 2264 (32.85%) Linux
3 1617 (23.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1011 (14.67%) UNIX
5 1008 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 952 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 828 (12.01%) Windows 7
8 646 (9.37%) Windows XP
9 566 (8.21%) Windows 8
10 426 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 343 (4.98%) Solaris
12 265 (3.85%) CentOS
13 246 (3.57%) Windows Vista
14 192 (2.79%) Ubuntu
15 177 (2.57%) Android
16 158 (2.29%) Mac OS X
17 141 (2.05%) Debian
18 123 (1.78%) Apple iOS
19 109 (1.58%) AIX
20 89 (1.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1173 (17.02%) ITIL
2 439 (6.37%) Load Balancing
3 407 (5.91%) Agile Software Development
4 391 (5.67%) Software Engineering
5 376 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 303 (4.40%) Project Management
7 284 (4.12%) Information Security
8 279 (4.05%) Migration
9 261 (3.79%) Mentoring
10 240 (3.48%) Configuration Management
11 225 (3.26%) Service Management
12 222 (3.22%) Change Management
13 207 (3.00%) Service Delivery
14 204 (2.96%) Multithreading
15 194 (2.81%) Incident Management
16 192 (2.79%) OO
16 192 (2.79%) E-Commerce
17 188 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
18 187 (2.71%) Problem Management
19 180 (2.61%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1070 (15.53%) SQL
2 613 (8.89%) Perl
3 611 (8.87%) Python
4 599 (8.69%) Java
5 460 (6.67%) C++
6 419 (6.08%) PowerShell
7 415 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 415 (6.02%) C
8 405 (5.88%) C#
9 300 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 240 (3.48%) PHP
11 238 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 196 (2.84%) Ruby
13 98 (1.42%) VBScript
14 88 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 73 (1.06%) VB
16 70 (1.02%) Embedded C
17 58 (0.84%) Korn
18 49 (0.71%) Assembly Language
19 45 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1020 (14.80%) Cisco Certification
2 949 (13.77%) Degree
3 892 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 644 (9.34%) CCNA
5 603 (8.75%) MCSE
6 584 (8.47%) CCNP
7 354 (5.14%) MCP
8 348 (5.05%) MCITP
9 317 (4.60%) Security Cleared
10 269 (3.90%) MCSA
11 231 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 219 (3.18%) CISSP
13 209 (3.03%) SC Cleared
14 132 (1.92%) MCTS
15 127 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
16 126 (1.83%) CCIE
17 109 (1.58%) DV Cleared
18 106 (1.54%) CCA
19 101 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
20 81 (1.18%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 562 (8.15%) SLA
2 160 (2.32%) QA
3 154 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 149 (2.16%) PCI DSS
5 81 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 45 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 39 (0.57%) GPG13
8 20 (0.29%) ISO 8583
9 18 (0.26%) COBIT
10 17 (0.25%) JTAG
11 12 (0.17%) HL7
12 8 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 6 (0.087%) IEC 61508
14 5 (0.073%) DICOM
15 3 (0.044%) FISMA
15 3 (0.044%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 3 (0.044%) GMP
16 1 (0.015%) BS7799
System Software
1 2434 (35.32%) Active Directory
2 1484 (21.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 584 (8.47%) Hyper-V
4 433 (6.28%) vSphere
5 283 (4.11%) XenApp
6 254 (3.69%) VMware ESX
7 232 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 136 (1.97%) NFS
9 129 (1.87%) Firmware
10 115 (1.67%) Terminal Services
11 96 (1.39%) XenDesktop
12 85 (1.23%) XenServer
13 84 (1.22%) Snort
14 67 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 56 (0.81%) Xen
15 56 (0.81%) KVM
16 53 (0.77%) vCloud
16 53 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 52 (0.75%) ISA Server
18 45 (0.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 401 (5.82%) SCCM
2 297 (4.31%) Puppet
3 244 (3.54%) Backup Exec
4 202 (2.93%) Nagios
5 194 (2.81%) SCOM
5 194 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
6 172 (2.50%) WSUS
7 143 (2.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 84 (1.22%) NetBackup
9 44 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
9 44 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
10 43 (0.62%) Cacti
10 43 (0.62%) Tivoli
11 40 (0.58%) Ansible
12 39 (0.57%) SCVMM
13 38 (0.55%) FortiGate
14 36 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 36 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 34 (0.49%) OpenView
16 33 (0.48%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2587 (37.54%) Microsoft
2 2151 (31.21%) VMware
3 1960 (28.44%) Cisco
4 998 (14.48%) Citrix
5 778 (11.29%) HP
6 569 (8.26%) Red Hat
7 542 (7.86%) Juniper
8 530 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 502 (7.28%) Oracle
10 362 (5.25%) F5
11 360 (5.22%) Symantec
12 328 (4.76%) Dell
13 250 (3.63%) EMC
14 241 (3.50%) IBM
15 230 (3.34%) Apple
16 176 (2.55%) NetApp
17 157 (2.28%) Avaya
18 153 (2.22%) SolarWinds
19 122 (1.77%) Blue Coat
20 117 (1.70%) McAfee
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Hull, North Humberside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive salary
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Northwood
Posted: 3 hours ago
Grimsby, South Humberside
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent salary on offer
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, health, pension, etc.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 7 hours ago