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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 77 85 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3781 3322 4505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.23% 3.06% 3.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.12% 17.29% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 2830 3890
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,450
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.13%

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
20862 19212 21438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.68% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16558 15532 17592
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 2014. 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 +6 3584 £40,000 - 417
London +1 1394 £47,500 -5.00% 150
South East -5 933 £37,500 - 106
Yorkshire +43 307 £40,000 +9.58% 37
Berkshire -9 305 £37,500 - 27
City of London -14 295 £47,500 -5.00% 49
East of England +34 279 £37,500 -11.76% 42
Surrey +6 207 £32,500 -13.33% 21
South West 0 202 £30,000 -14.28% 28
West Yorkshire +46 200 £40,000 +5.26% 20
Hampshire +17 194 £37,500 +7.14% 27
North West +24 178 £30,000 +1.69% 30
West Midlands +2 152 £33,500 -4.28% 9
Leeds +47 147 £40,000 +11.88% 9
Reading -4 144 £39,000 +4.00% 11
East Midlands -2 102 £33,500 -11.84% 17
Manchester +14 84 £33,750 +18.42% 7
Cambridgeshire +17 82 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Hertfordshire +28 79 £35,000 -13.58% 12
North Yorkshire +21 78 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Scotland +4 74 £40,000 +1.26% 10
Basingstoke +27 67 £40,000 +48.14% 4
Cheshire +16 67 £29,500 -28.91% 17
East Sussex -12 62 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Brighton -13 59 £28,000 -12.50% 1
Cambridge +13 58 £40,000 +11.88% 19
Southampton +12 56 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Wales +25 52 £31,500 +3.27% 12
Bracknell -1 52 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Birmingham +38 51 £46,250 +46.82% 1

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4453 (60.42%) Windows
2 2686 (36.45%) DNS
3 2565 (34.80%) Microsoft
4 2502 (33.95%) Linux
5 2481 (33.66%) Active Directory
6 2232 (30.28%) Firewall
7 2145 (29.10%) VMware
8 1856 (25.18%) Cisco
9 1710 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 1704 (23.12%) DHCP
11 1597 (21.67%) MS Exchange
12 1475 (20.01%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1373 (18.63%) LAN
14 1367 (18.55%) MS Excel
15 1328 (18.02%) WAN
16 1326 (17.99%) VPN
17 1299 (17.63%) SQL
18 1275 (17.30%) Windows Server 2003
19 1190 (16.15%) ITIL
20 1133 (15.37%) UNIX
21 1116 (15.14%) Finance
22 1114 (15.12%) SQL Server
23 1108 (15.03%) MS Office
24 1003 (13.61%) Windows 7
25 995 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
26 976 (13.24%) SAN
27 975 (13.23%) Degree
28 927 (12.58%) Java
29 891 (12.09%) HTTP
30 868 (11.78%) Cisco Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1597 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 743 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 694 (9.42%) IIS
4 566 (7.68%) Apache
5 436 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 372 (5.05%) SharePoint
7 367 (4.98%) Tomcat
8 271 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 243 (3.30%) Lync
10 215 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 202 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 110 (1.49%) WebSphere
13 103 (1.40%) WebLogic
14 91 (1.23%) CMS
15 84 (1.14%) Drupal
16 73 (0.99%) nginx
17 71 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
18 58 (0.79%) Jetty
19 48 (0.65%) IBM Notes
19 48 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1367 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 1108 (15.03%) MS Office
3 70 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 62 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.28%) MS Project
6 9 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.095%) Final Cut Pro
7 7 (0.095%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.068%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.041%) Maya
9 3 (0.041%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.041%) Quicktime
10 2 (0.027%) SPSS
10 2 (0.027%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.014%) GIMP
11 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 46 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.30%) RMDS
3 18 (0.24%) Eikon
4 17 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 13 (0.18%) assyst
7 12 (0.16%) Summit
8 10 (0.14%) Front Arena
8 10 (0.14%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 9 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 9 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.11%) FastVal
10 8 (0.11%) SunGard APT
11 7 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.095%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 7 (0.095%) IntelliMatch
12 6 (0.081%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 207 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (2.05%) Office 365
3 123 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 119 (1.61%) SaaS
5 82 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 75 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (0.38%) IaaS
8 23 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 23 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 20 (0.27%) Basecamp
10 17 (0.23%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.15%) PaaS
12 6 (0.081%) IBM SmartCloud
12 6 (0.081%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.068%) Route 53
13 5 (0.068%) GitHub
13 5 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
13 5 (0.068%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.054%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.014%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2686 (36.45%) DNS
2 2232 (30.28%) Firewall
3 1704 (23.12%) DHCP
4 1373 (18.63%) LAN
5 1328 (18.02%) WAN
6 1326 (17.99%) VPN
7 976 (13.24%) SAN
8 891 (12.09%) HTTP
9 780 (10.58%) Internet
10 578 (7.84%) SSL
11 572 (7.76%) Network Security
12 538 (7.30%) VoIP
13 488 (6.62%) MPLS
14 481 (6.53%) SMTP
15 458 (6.21%) BGP
16 434 (5.89%) Wireless
17 417 (5.66%) VLAN
18 409 (5.55%) LDAP
19 407 (5.52%) NAS
20 403 (5.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1114 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 510 (6.92%) MySQL
3 245 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 188 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 151 (2.05%) Relational Database
6 132 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 105 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 103 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 92 (1.25%) MongoDB
10 85 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 75 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 45 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
13 40 (0.54%) Hadoop
14 35 (0.47%) Big Data
14 35 (0.47%) Redis
15 34 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 31 (0.42%) DB2
17 30 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (0.41%) MariaDB
18 28 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 222 (3.01%) Subversion
2 170 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 144 (1.95%) Jenkins
4 124 (1.68%) JIRA
5 73 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 52 (0.71%) JUnit
7 51 (0.69%) Maven
8 38 (0.52%) Hudson
9 36 (0.49%) Ant
10 33 (0.45%) Selenium
11 29 (0.39%) NUnit
12 25 (0.34%) FishEye
12 25 (0.34%) SilkTest
12 25 (0.34%) Eclipse
12 25 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 24 (0.33%) JMeter
14 22 (0.30%) IntelliJ
14 22 (0.30%) ClearCase
15 21 (0.28%) SoapUI
16 18 (0.24%) VisualVM
General
1 1116 (15.14%) Finance
2 474 (6.43%) Telecoms
3 247 (3.35%) Banking
4 216 (2.93%) Law
5 213 (2.89%) Retail
6 147 (1.99%) Legal
7 113 (1.53%) Marketing
8 105 (1.42%) German Language
9 90 (1.22%) Advertising
10 85 (1.15%) Electronics
11 83 (1.13%) Publishing
12 76 (1.03%) French Language
13 68 (0.92%) Games
14 65 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 63 (0.85%) Financial Institution
16 59 (0.80%) Front Office
17 58 (0.79%) Back Office
18 43 (0.58%) Military
19 42 (0.57%) Investment Banking
20 34 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1289 (17.49%) Analyst
2 1032 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 631 (8.56%) Support Analyst
4 626 (8.49%) Network Engineer
5 610 (8.28%) Administrator
6 551 (7.48%) Developer
7 484 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
8 455 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 370 (5.02%) IT Support
10 364 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
11 354 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
12 349 (4.74%) Consultant
13 286 (3.88%) Technical Support
14 280 (3.80%) Software Engineer
15 261 (3.54%) 3rd Line Support
16 251 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
17 222 (3.01%) Desktop Support
18 216 (2.93%) Team Leader
19 205 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
20 195 (2.65%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (5.66%) .NET
2 407 (5.52%) Web Services
3 364 (4.94%) HTML
4 302 (4.10%) XML
5 212 (2.88%) CSS
6 179 (2.43%) SOAP
7 151 (2.05%) J2EE
8 147 (1.99%) ASP.NET
9 130 (1.76%) LAMP
10 114 (1.55%) Ajax
11 109 (1.48%) JSON
12 108 (1.47%) Middleware
13 79 (1.07%) REST
14 78 (1.06%) HTML5
15 72 (0.98%) jQuery
16 71 (0.96%) .NET Framework
17 66 (0.90%) Servlets
18 64 (0.87%) STL
19 63 (0.85%) WCF
20 56 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 461 (6.26%) Computer Science
2 435 (5.90%) Blackberry
3 393 (5.33%) Clustering
4 257 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 221 (3.00%) Open Source
6 175 (2.37%) Replication
7 150 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 135 (1.83%) Firmware
9 115 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 108 (1.47%) PKI
11 105 (1.42%) Thin Client
11 105 (1.42%) Fat Client
12 102 (1.38%) iPhone
13 101 (1.37%) Mobile App
14 92 (1.25%) Client/Server
15 79 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
16 72 (0.98%) Digital Media
17 69 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
18 66 (0.90%) Mathematics
19 59 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4453 (60.42%) Windows
2 2502 (33.95%) Linux
3 1710 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1275 (17.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1133 (15.37%) UNIX
6 1003 (13.61%) Windows 7
7 754 (10.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 675 (9.16%) Windows XP
9 543 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 422 (5.73%) Windows 8
11 344 (4.67%) Solaris
12 286 (3.88%) CentOS
13 231 (3.13%) Windows Vista
14 230 (3.12%) Ubuntu
15 218 (2.96%) Debian
16 155 (2.10%) Android
17 134 (1.82%) Mac OS X
18 111 (1.51%) Apple iOS
19 93 (1.26%) AIX
20 81 (1.10%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1190 (16.15%) ITIL
2 643 (8.72%) Load Balancing
3 398 (5.40%) Software Engineering
4 322 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 293 (3.98%) Change Management
6 279 (3.79%) Configuration Management
6 279 (3.79%) Project Management
7 274 (3.72%) Service Delivery
8 267 (3.62%) E-Commerce
9 257 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
10 252 (3.42%) OO
11 250 (3.39%) Multithreading
12 240 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
13 230 (3.12%) Service Management
14 227 (3.08%) Network Design
15 221 (3.00%) Migration
16 220 (2.99%) Incident Management
17 214 (2.90%) Information Security
18 203 (2.75%) Network Management
19 191 (2.59%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1299 (17.63%) SQL
2 927 (12.58%) Java
3 661 (8.97%) Perl
4 606 (8.22%) Python
5 536 (7.27%) C++
6 486 (6.59%) Bash Shell
7 466 (6.32%) PowerShell
8 450 (6.11%) C#
9 402 (5.45%) C
10 336 (4.56%) Shell Script
11 303 (4.11%) Ruby
12 286 (3.88%) PHP
13 274 (3.72%) JavaScript
14 110 (1.49%) VBScript
15 101 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 85 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 74 (1.00%) VB
18 55 (0.75%) Embedded C
19 53 (0.72%) Objective-C
20 52 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 995 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 975 (13.23%) Degree
3 868 (11.78%) Cisco Certification
4 654 (8.87%) MCSE
5 599 (8.13%) CCNA
6 425 (5.77%) CCNP
7 387 (5.25%) MCP
8 361 (4.90%) MCITP
9 338 (4.59%) MCSA
10 316 (4.29%) Security Cleared
11 243 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 196 (2.66%) SC Cleared
13 174 (2.36%) CISSP
14 128 (1.74%) MCTS
15 121 (1.64%) CCSE
16 100 (1.36%) CCSA
17 84 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
18 77 (1.04%) CCIE
19 71 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
20 68 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 492 (6.68%) SLA
2 178 (2.42%) QA
3 175 (2.37%) PCI DSS
4 126 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 55 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 52 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 30 (0.41%) COBIT
8 18 (0.24%) HL7
9 16 (0.22%) GPG13
10 8 (0.11%) IEC 61508
11 6 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 6 (0.081%) GAMP
11 6 (0.081%) GCP
11 6 (0.081%) GMP
11 6 (0.081%) JTAG
12 5 (0.068%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.054%) Data Quality
14 3 (0.041%) DICOM
15 2 (0.027%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.027%) BS7799
System Software
1 2481 (33.66%) Active Directory
2 1475 (20.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 586 (7.95%) Hyper-V
4 389 (5.28%) vSphere
5 274 (3.72%) VMware ESX
6 231 (3.13%) XenApp
7 219 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
8 200 (2.71%) NFS
9 135 (1.83%) Terminal Services
10 117 (1.59%) KVM
11 95 (1.29%) XenDesktop
12 90 (1.22%) Xen
13 84 (1.14%) Snort
14 75 (1.02%) Postfix
15 73 (0.99%) XenServer
16 67 (0.91%) UAG
17 55 (0.75%) Samba
18 53 (0.72%) ISA Server
19 51 (0.69%) MetaFrame
20 44 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 431 (5.85%) Puppet
2 315 (4.27%) SCCM
3 289 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 215 (2.92%) Backup Exec
5 214 (2.90%) Nagios
6 184 (2.50%) SCOM
7 156 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 130 (1.76%) WSUS
9 94 (1.28%) NetBackup
10 63 (0.85%) Cacti
11 57 (0.77%) HP SIM
12 52 (0.71%) HP NNM
13 46 (0.62%) Tivoli
14 41 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
15 39 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
15 39 (0.53%) Vagrant
16 38 (0.52%) Nessus
17 36 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 35 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 34 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2565 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 2145 (29.10%) VMware
3 1856 (25.18%) Cisco
4 841 (11.41%) Citrix
5 759 (10.30%) HP
6 620 (8.41%) Red Hat
7 533 (7.23%) CheckPoint
8 484 (6.57%) Oracle
9 480 (6.51%) Juniper
10 351 (4.76%) Dell
11 339 (4.60%) Symantec
12 309 (4.19%) F5
13 283 (3.84%) NetApp
14 273 (3.70%) Apple
15 220 (2.99%) IBM
16 196 (2.66%) Avaya
17 185 (2.51%) JBoss
18 170 (2.31%) EMC
19 124 (1.68%) Blue Coat
20 109 (1.48%) McAfee
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Between 26590 and 35974
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 14 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dover, Kent
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum + training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wiltshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: package & based on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago