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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 91 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3358 3748 3454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.06% 3.20% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.21% 18.12% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2775 3132 2955
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 July 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 -4 3200 £40,000 +2.56% 430
London -4 1190 £45,000 -5.26% 122
South East 0 891 £38,500 +6.94% 111
Berkshire +8 340 £39,000 +4.00% 38
South West +26 279 £34,000 +15.25% 31
East of England +12 276 £40,000 +6.66% 49
City of London +6 276 £47,500 - 32
Reading +18 216 £39,000 +4.00% 23
Yorkshire -28 210 £37,500 - 36
Hampshire +2 169 £35,500 -5.33% 17
Surrey -9 164 £40,000 +23.07% 24
West Midlands +2 163 £37,000 +13.84% 21
North West -23 128 £30,000 +0.84% 34
Hertfordshire +7 94 £40,000 +14.28% 16
North Yorkshire +1 93 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Bristol +22 85 £32,500 -13.33% 10
West Yorkshire -59 85 £35,000 - 21
Cambridgeshire +26 79 £42,500 +13.33% 22
Buckinghamshire +23 76 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Manchester +5 76 £30,000 -14.28% 17
Wiltshire +17 73 £39,074 +39.55% 6
Birmingham +10 67 £40,000 +19.40% 1
East Midlands -20 66 £37,500 +11.94% 21
Leeds -57 58 £32,500 -18.75% 16
Cambridge +25 54 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Bedfordshire +8 51 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Harrogate +6 51 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Gloucestershire +4 50 £32,500 +22.64% 3
Cheshire -13 46 £35,000 +20.68% 11
Southampton 0 44 £37,500 +15.38% 4

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4040 (60.10%) Windows
2 2451 (36.46%) Microsoft
3 2398 (35.67%) DNS
4 2342 (34.84%) Firewall
5 2278 (33.89%) Active Directory
6 2242 (33.35%) Linux
7 2088 (31.06%) VMware
8 2040 (30.35%) Cisco
9 1590 (23.65%) LAN
10 1581 (23.52%) WAN
11 1560 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 1521 (22.63%) DHCP
13 1470 (21.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1430 (21.27%) MS Exchange
15 1272 (18.92%) MS Excel
16 1194 (17.76%) VPN
17 1158 (17.23%) ITIL
18 1144 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
19 1133 (16.86%) SQL
20 1072 (15.95%) SQL Server
21 1057 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
22 1032 (15.35%) Finance
23 990 (14.73%) MS Office
24 955 (14.21%) UNIX
25 908 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
26 859 (12.78%) Citrix
27 852 (12.67%) Degree
28 827 (12.30%) SAN
29 826 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
30 787 (11.71%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1430 (21.27%) MS Exchange
2 713 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 542 (8.06%) IIS
4 394 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 363 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 339 (5.04%) Apache
7 328 (4.88%) SharePoint
8 252 (3.75%) Lync
9 231 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 196 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 192 (2.86%) Tomcat
12 156 (2.32%) JBoss
13 135 (2.01%) WebSphere
14 91 (1.35%) OpenStack
15 85 (1.26%) WebLogic
16 58 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
17 47 (0.70%) Confluence
18 46 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
19 44 (0.65%) nginx
20 34 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1272 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 990 (14.73%) MS Office
3 119 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 72 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.27%) MS Project
6 13 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.074%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.060%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.045%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.030%) InDesign
13 1 (0.015%) Revit
13 1 (0.015%) Simulink
13 1 (0.015%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.015%) SPSS
13 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.015%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.015%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 36 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
2 24 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (0.27%) Magento
4 16 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.15%) ION MarketView
8 9 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.12%) RMDS
10 6 (0.089%) SAP R/3
10 6 (0.089%) Eikon
10 6 (0.089%) Temenos T24
10 6 (0.089%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 5 (0.074%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (0.074%) Infor CRM
12 4 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.060%) BASE24
12 4 (0.060%) Summit
13 3 (0.045%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 337 (5.01%) Office 365
2 256 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 140 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 102 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 92 (1.37%) SaaS
6 53 (0.79%) PaaS
6 53 (0.79%) IaaS
7 29 (0.43%) Mimecast
8 22 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 13 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (0.18%) Responsys
11 12 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.18%) Taleo
12 11 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
13 8 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.12%) CloudFront
13 8 (0.12%) Route 53
14 6 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2398 (35.67%) DNS
2 2342 (34.84%) Firewall
3 1590 (23.65%) LAN
4 1581 (23.52%) WAN
5 1521 (22.63%) DHCP
6 1194 (17.76%) VPN
7 827 (12.30%) SAN
8 694 (10.32%) VoIP
9 620 (9.22%) HTTP
10 598 (8.90%) Internet
11 592 (8.81%) BGP
12 566 (8.42%) OSPF
13 529 (7.87%) VLAN
14 512 (7.62%) MPLS
15 508 (7.56%) Network Security
16 485 (7.22%) SSL
17 469 (6.98%) Wireless
18 454 (6.75%) Cisco ASA
19 363 (5.40%) SMTP
20 333 (4.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1072 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 418 (6.22%) MySQL
3 238 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 186 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 132 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 127 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 120 (1.79%) NoSQL
8 106 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 80 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 75 (1.12%) DB2
11 74 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 62 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 57 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 56 (0.83%) Big Data
15 53 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
16 51 (0.76%) Couchbase
17 45 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 44 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 34 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
19 34 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 178 (2.65%) Git (software)
2 144 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 132 (1.96%) Subversion
4 74 (1.10%) JIRA
5 66 (0.98%) Maven
6 65 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 53 (0.79%) JUnit
8 47 (0.70%) Selenium
9 40 (0.60%) Eclipse
10 32 (0.48%) MSI
11 31 (0.46%) Mercurial
11 31 (0.46%) Hudson
12 28 (0.42%) TeamCity
13 27 (0.40%) Mockito
14 25 (0.37%) Metasploit
15 24 (0.36%) Ant
16 23 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (0.31%) Moq
18 20 (0.30%) SpecFlow
19 18 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 1032 (15.35%) Finance
2 572 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 309 (4.60%) Banking
4 239 (3.56%) Retail
5 141 (2.10%) Legal
6 137 (2.04%) Law
7 132 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 113 (1.68%) Electronics
9 111 (1.65%) Back Office
10 89 (1.32%) Advertising
11 79 (1.18%) Marketing
12 70 (1.04%) Investment Banking
13 67 (1.00%) Front Office
14 59 (0.88%) German Language
15 52 (0.77%) Games
16 50 (0.74%) Financial Institution
17 47 (0.70%) Multimedia
18 45 (0.67%) French Language
19 44 (0.65%) Retail Banking
20 33 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1008 (15.00%) Support Engineer
2 947 (14.09%) Analyst
3 811 (12.06%) Network Engineer
4 477 (7.10%) Administrator
5 426 (6.34%) Support Analyst
6 411 (6.11%) Developer
7 404 (6.01%) Systems Administrator
8 396 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 368 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
10 363 (5.40%) IT Support
11 326 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
12 325 (4.83%) Consultant
13 295 (4.39%) Software Engineer
14 232 (3.45%) Technical Support
14 232 (3.45%) Security Engineer
15 206 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
16 173 (2.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 166 (2.47%) Senior Network Engineer
18 158 (2.35%) Desktop Support
19 157 (2.34%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (5.55%) HTML
2 372 (5.53%) Web Services
3 367 (5.46%) XML
4 354 (5.27%) .NET
5 197 (2.93%) CSS
6 167 (2.48%) SOAP
7 147 (2.19%) REST
8 112 (1.67%) J2EE
9 104 (1.55%) ASP.NET
10 101 (1.50%) Middleware
11 96 (1.43%) WCF
12 88 (1.31%) LAMP
13 83 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
14 76 (1.13%) Java EE
15 71 (1.06%) HTML5
16 69 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
17 68 (1.01%) JSON
18 61 (0.91%) jQuery
19 56 (0.83%) COM
19 56 (0.83%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 616 (9.16%) Data Centre
2 562 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 360 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 324 (4.82%) Blackberry
5 265 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 252 (3.75%) Clustering
7 158 (2.35%) Client/Server
8 134 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
9 132 (1.96%) Replication
10 120 (1.79%) Mathematics
11 113 (1.68%) Fat Client
11 113 (1.68%) Thin Client
12 105 (1.56%) iPhone
13 104 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 103 (1.53%) Hedge funds
15 73 (1.09%) Statistics
16 68 (1.01%) PKI
17 63 (0.94%) Algorithms
18 56 (0.83%) User Experience
19 53 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4040 (60.10%) Windows
2 2242 (33.35%) Linux
3 1560 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 1057 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 955 (14.21%) UNIX
6 908 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 787 (11.71%) Windows 7
8 519 (7.72%) Windows 8
9 507 (7.54%) Windows XP
10 433 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 288 (4.28%) CentOS
12 269 (4.00%) Solaris
13 205 (3.05%) Windows Vista
14 183 (2.72%) Ubuntu
15 161 (2.40%) Android
16 144 (2.14%) Debian
17 135 (2.01%) Mac OS X
18 83 (1.23%) Apple iOS
19 80 (1.19%) Windows 2000
20 69 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1158 (17.23%) ITIL
2 537 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
3 408 (6.07%) Software Engineering
4 396 (5.89%) Load Balancing
5 345 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 314 (4.67%) Project Management
7 304 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 292 (4.34%) Information Security
9 248 (3.69%) Change Management
10 240 (3.57%) SIEM
11 238 (3.54%) Migration
12 229 (3.41%) Incident Management
13 226 (3.36%) Configuration Management
14 215 (3.20%) Network Management
15 210 (3.12%) DevOps
15 210 (3.12%) Service Delivery
16 203 (3.02%) Network Design
17 202 (3.01%) Multithreading
18 198 (2.95%) Time Management
19 179 (2.66%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1133 (16.86%) SQL
2 688 (10.24%) Java
3 589 (8.76%) Python
4 552 (8.21%) Perl
5 505 (7.51%) C++
6 428 (6.37%) PowerShell
7 388 (5.77%) C
8 374 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 325 (4.83%) JavaScript
10 311 (4.63%) C#
11 256 (3.81%) PHP
12 211 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 177 (2.63%) Ruby
14 92 (1.37%) VBScript
15 88 (1.31%) VB
16 65 (0.97%) Embedded C
17 60 (0.89%) Korn
18 59 (0.88%) T-SQL
19 57 (0.85%) Assembly Language
20 41 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1144 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
2 852 (12.67%) Degree
3 826 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 736 (10.95%) CCNA
5 588 (8.75%) CCNP
6 495 (7.36%) MCSE
7 297 (4.42%) Security Cleared
8 274 (4.08%) MCSA
9 271 (4.03%) MCITP
10 267 (3.97%) MCP
11 216 (3.21%) CISSP
12 213 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 183 (2.72%) SC Cleared
14 159 (2.37%) CCIE
15 107 (1.59%) MCTS
16 102 (1.52%) A+ Certification
17 99 (1.47%) CCDP
17 99 (1.47%) DV Cleared
18 92 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
19 83 (1.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 516 (7.68%) SLA
2 179 (2.66%) QA
3 148 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 142 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.36%) GPG13
8 21 (0.31%) COBIT
9 10 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.12%) HL7
11 7 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.089%) DICOM
13 5 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.060%) GMP
14 4 (0.060%) BS7799
14 4 (0.060%) JTAG
14 4 (0.060%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.060%) DO-178B
15 2 (0.030%) BS25999
16 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2278 (33.89%) Active Directory
2 1470 (21.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 573 (8.52%) Hyper-V
4 502 (7.47%) vSphere
5 280 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 237 (3.53%) XenApp
7 201 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 162 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 99 (1.47%) XenServer
10 94 (1.40%) Firmware
11 79 (1.18%) NFS
12 74 (1.10%) vCloud
13 73 (1.09%) XenDesktop
14 71 (1.06%) ISA Server
15 70 (1.04%) KVM
16 69 (1.03%) Xen
17 66 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 62 (0.92%) Snort
19 55 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
20 36 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 352 (5.24%) SCCM
2 327 (4.86%) Puppet
3 218 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
4 210 (3.12%) Nagios
5 193 (2.87%) Backup Exec
6 173 (2.57%) WSUS
7 136 (2.02%) SCOM
8 77 (1.15%) Ansible
9 73 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
9 73 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
10 60 (0.89%) FortiGate
11 58 (0.86%) NetBackup
12 48 (0.71%) Graphite
13 47 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
14 46 (0.68%) ZABBIX
15 42 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
16 41 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
17 38 (0.57%) Cacti
17 38 (0.57%) logstash
18 36 (0.54%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2451 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 2088 (31.06%) VMware
3 2040 (30.35%) Cisco
4 859 (12.78%) Citrix
5 719 (10.70%) HP
6 559 (8.32%) Oracle
7 540 (8.03%) Juniper
8 530 (7.88%) Red Hat
9 517 (7.69%) CheckPoint
10 390 (5.80%) F5
11 274 (4.08%) Dell
12 239 (3.56%) Symantec
13 212 (3.15%) NetApp
14 193 (2.87%) IBM
15 181 (2.69%) EMC
16 178 (2.65%) SolarWinds
17 177 (2.63%) Apple
18 159 (2.37%) Avaya
19 149 (2.22%) Blue Coat
20 118 (1.76%) Sun
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