The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK
Rank 119 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2100 2846 3233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.82% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.51% 16.46% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 2407 2717
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,421 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +5.12%

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
13543 17287 19166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.11% 17.13% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11058 14329 15435
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 1977 £40,000 -4.76% 298
London -10 760 £47,500 -5.00% 111
South East -2 537 £40,000 - 57
Berkshire +1 175 £47,250 +0.53% 22
South West -16 169 £35,000 -6.66% 25
East of England -50 141 £37,500 -6.25% 34
Yorkshire -11 129 £37,000 +5.71% 19
City of London +46 122 £42,500 -15.00% 35
Surrey +26 121 £28,500 -5.00% 4
West Midlands +1 105 £40,000 -5.88% 12
North West -30 101 £30,000 +13.20% 28
Hampshire -8 96 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Reading -6 76 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Manchester -29 69 £30,000 -7.69% 20
Bristol +15 66 £36,000 -4.00% 11
West Yorkshire -12 66 £37,000 -10.84% 16
Cambridgeshire -25 51 £42,000 -6.66% 21
Buckinghamshire -5 49 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Leeds -12 46 £36,500 -18.88% 10
Hertfordshire -48 46 £27,250 -12.09% 5
Wiltshire -10 45 £32,000 -14.66% 7
North Yorkshire -15 44 £26,250 -27.08%
Milton Keynes +9 41 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Scotland +9 40 £37,500 -14.77% 5
East Midlands -35 40 £40,000 - 11
Cambridge -8 39 £46,750 -6.50% 19
Reigate +43 36 £25,000 -23.07%
Bracknell +17 34 £47,000 +25.33% 4
West Sussex +15 34 £25,000 -44.44% 3
Wales -16 30 £32,500 -21.68% 2

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2430 (53.29%) Windows
2 1785 (39.14%) Linux
3 1713 (37.57%) Firewall
4 1527 (33.49%) DNS
5 1451 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 1245 (27.30%) Cisco
7 1230 (26.97%) Microsoft
8 1154 (25.31%) LAN
9 1123 (24.63%) VMware
10 1097 (24.06%) WAN
11 1064 (23.33%) Windows Server
12 1011 (22.17%) DHCP
13 794 (17.41%) Finance
14 784 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 761 (16.69%) ITIL
16 752 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
17 746 (16.36%) MS Exchange
18 741 (16.25%) VPN
19 707 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
20 697 (15.29%) SQL
21 657 (14.41%) Unix
22 649 (14.23%) MS Excel
23 603 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
24 585 (12.83%) SQL Server
25 521 (11.43%) Windows 7
26 507 (11.12%) Degree
27 495 (10.86%) MS Office
28 494 (10.83%) Network Security
29 489 (10.72%) CCNA
30 487 (10.68%) HTTP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 746 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 328 (7.19%) IIS
3 317 (6.95%) Apache
4 261 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 223 (4.89%) Tomcat
6 185 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 149 (3.27%) SharePoint
8 143 (3.14%) JBoss
9 126 (2.76%) WebSphere
10 116 (2.54%) Skype for Business
11 114 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
12 97 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 82 (1.80%) WebLogic
14 76 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
15 75 (1.64%) nginx
16 53 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 48 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
18 43 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 32 (0.70%) OpenStack
20 26 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 649 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 495 (10.86%) MS Office
3 49 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.066%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 2 (0.044%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.044%) MS Project
8 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.044%) Simulink
9 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.26%) assyst
4 10 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.20%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.088%) Infor CRM
6 4 (0.088%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.088%) Maximo
7 3 (0.066%) Fishtalk
7 3 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.066%) Q-Pulse
7 3 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.066%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.044%) Primavera
8 2 (0.044%) Retail-J
8 2 (0.044%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.044%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.044%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 423 (9.28%) Office 365
2 327 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 206 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (1.69%) SaaS
6 39 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 21 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 20 (0.44%) PaaS
10 19 (0.42%) Mimecast
11 18 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 18 (0.39%) Slack
12 17 (0.37%) G Suite
13 16 (0.35%) IaaS
14 14 (0.31%) GitHub
14 14 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 13 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
16 12 (0.26%) Akamai
17 11 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
18 10 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1713 (37.57%) Firewall
2 1527 (33.49%) DNS
3 1154 (25.31%) LAN
4 1097 (24.06%) WAN
5 1011 (22.17%) DHCP
6 741 (16.25%) VPN
7 494 (10.83%) Network Security
8 487 (10.68%) HTTP
9 434 (9.52%) Wireless
10 385 (8.44%) Internet
11 377 (8.27%) VoIP
12 375 (8.22%) BGP
12 375 (8.22%) SSL
13 356 (7.81%) OSPF
14 352 (7.72%) MPLS
15 350 (7.68%) SAN
16 336 (7.37%) VLAN
17 277 (6.07%) Ethernet
18 249 (5.46%) SMTP
19 205 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 292 (6.40%) MySQL
3 128 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 99 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 91 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (1.25%) DB2
8 57 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 55 (1.21%) RDBMS
10 52 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 51 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 45 (0.99%) Big Data
13 35 (0.77%) Redis
14 31 (0.68%) MongoDB
15 30 (0.66%) Apache Hive
16 27 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
17 23 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
19 20 (0.44%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 192 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 139 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 73 (1.60%) Subversion
4 67 (1.47%) JIRA
5 51 (1.12%) Maven
6 47 (1.03%) JUnit
7 37 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 28 (0.61%) Ant
9 27 (0.59%) MSI
10 23 (0.50%) Eclipse
11 22 (0.48%) Hudson
12 19 (0.42%) NUnit
13 17 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
13 17 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (0.37%) TeamCity
14 15 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.29%) CppUnit
15 13 (0.29%) GDB
15 13 (0.29%) Selenium
15 13 (0.29%) Valgrind
General
1 794 (17.41%) Finance
2 350 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 160 (3.51%) Banking
4 144 (3.16%) Retail
5 102 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 97 (2.13%) Electronics
7 74 (1.62%) Legal
8 68 (1.49%) German Language
8 68 (1.49%) Marketing
9 59 (1.29%) Games
10 55 (1.21%) Law
11 54 (1.18%) French Language
12 46 (1.01%) Back Office
13 42 (0.92%) Advertising
14 30 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 28 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.59%) Investment Banking
17 22 (0.48%) Publishing
17 22 (0.48%) Retail Banking
18 19 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 727 (15.94%) Analyst
2 603 (13.22%) Support Engineer
3 584 (12.81%) Network Engineer
4 351 (7.70%) IT Support
5 342 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 324 (7.11%) Linux Engineer
7 315 (6.91%) Administrator
8 287 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 283 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 259 (5.68%) Software Engineer
11 255 (5.59%) IT Engineer
12 244 (5.35%) Developer
13 225 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
14 204 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 188 (4.12%) Consultant
16 173 (3.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 166 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
18 164 (3.60%) Security Engineer
19 159 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
20 158 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (7.02%) HTML
2 278 (6.10%) Web Services
3 195 (4.28%) XML
4 182 (3.99%) CSS
5 176 (3.86%) LAMP
6 172 (3.77%) .NET
7 145 (3.18%) Middleware
8 119 (2.61%) J2EE
9 95 (2.08%) SOAP
10 93 (2.04%) Ajax
11 84 (1.84%) Spring
12 74 (1.62%) ASP.NET
13 69 (1.51%) Hibernate
14 67 (1.47%) JMS
15 64 (1.40%) Node.js
16 63 (1.38%) JSON
17 61 (1.34%) HTML5
18 59 (1.29%) 802.1X
18 59 (1.29%) JSP
19 57 (1.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 486 (10.66%) Data Centre
2 336 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 264 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 183 (4.01%) Management Information System
5 166 (3.64%) Driving Licence
6 116 (2.54%) Clustering
7 107 (2.35%) Blackberry
8 85 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
9 84 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 72 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 69 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
12 63 (1.38%) iPad
13 54 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 53 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 53 (1.16%) Public Cloud
15 52 (1.14%) PKI
16 50 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 50 (1.10%) Device Driver
17 49 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
17 49 (1.07%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2430 (53.29%) Windows
2 1785 (39.14%) Linux
3 1064 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 707 (15.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 657 (14.41%) Unix
6 603 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 521 (11.43%) Windows 7
8 286 (6.27%) Windows 10
9 279 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 278 (6.10%) Windows 8
11 246 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 206 (4.52%) CentOS
13 176 (3.86%) Solaris
14 166 (3.64%) Ubuntu
15 138 (3.03%) Mac OS X
16 137 (3.00%) Windows XP
17 122 (2.68%) Android
18 93 (2.04%) Apple iOS
19 87 (1.91%) Debian
20 73 (1.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 761 (16.69%) ITIL
2 383 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (8.09%) Software Engineering
4 316 (6.93%) Information Security
5 311 (6.82%) DevOps
6 298 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 250 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
8 236 (5.18%) SIEM
9 214 (4.69%) Mentoring
10 212 (4.65%) Service Management
11 208 (4.56%) Load Balancing
12 198 (4.34%) High Availability
13 197 (4.32%) Network Design
14 195 (4.28%) Configuration Management
15 190 (4.17%) Open Source
16 162 (3.55%) Risk Management
17 161 (3.53%) Project Management
18 160 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
19 150 (3.29%) Kalman Filter
19 150 (3.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 697 (15.29%) SQL
2 472 (10.35%) Java
3 433 (9.50%) Python
4 403 (8.84%) C++
5 386 (8.46%) C
6 326 (7.15%) Bash Shell
7 308 (6.75%) Perl
8 299 (6.56%) PowerShell
9 254 (5.57%) C#
10 226 (4.96%) JavaScript
11 161 (3.53%) PHP
12 159 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 120 (2.63%) Ruby
14 109 (2.39%) Embedded C
15 95 (2.08%) Embedded C++
16 51 (1.12%) VB
17 44 (0.96%) Go
18 35 (0.77%) Scala
19 22 (0.48%) Groovy
20 20 (0.44%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 752 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
2 507 (11.12%) Degree
3 489 (10.72%) CCNA
4 411 (9.01%) CCNP
5 361 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 262 (5.75%) Security Cleared
7 247 (5.42%) CISSP
8 203 (4.45%) MCSE
9 161 (3.53%) SC Cleared
10 149 (3.27%) CISM
11 142 (3.11%) DV Cleared
12 128 (2.81%) CCIE
13 123 (2.70%) MCP
13 123 (2.70%) MCSA
14 100 (2.19%) SANS
15 87 (1.91%) GIAC
16 83 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
17 75 (1.64%) GCIH
18 72 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
19 68 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (5.66%) SLA
2 162 (3.55%) PCI DSS
3 131 (2.87%) QA
4 111 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.24%) JTAG
7 11 (0.24%) MISRA
8 10 (0.22%) ISO27002
9 7 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.15%) GPG13
10 4 (0.088%) GCP
10 4 (0.088%) ISO20022
11 3 (0.066%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.066%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.066%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.066%) PMO
12 2 (0.044%) HL7
12 2 (0.044%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.022%) DICOM
System Software
1 1451 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 784 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 369 (8.09%) Hyper-V
4 213 (4.67%) vSphere
5 150 (3.29%) XenApp
6 126 (2.76%) Firmware
7 94 (2.06%) Docker
8 79 (1.73%) NFS
9 69 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
10 67 (1.47%) VMware ESX
11 65 (1.43%) XenServer
12 64 (1.40%) Terminal Services
13 56 (1.23%) Samba
14 53 (1.16%) KVM
14 53 (1.16%) Xen
15 47 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
16 44 (0.96%) iptables
16 44 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
17 40 (0.88%) vCloud
18 39 (0.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 377 (8.27%) Puppet
2 209 (4.58%) Ansible
3 202 (4.43%) SCCM
4 187 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 184 (4.04%) Nagios
6 108 (2.37%) Salt
7 93 (2.04%) Backup Exec
8 79 (1.73%) WSUS
9 71 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
10 62 (1.36%) Nessus
11 54 (1.18%) ZABBIX
12 49 (1.07%) SCOM
13 46 (1.01%) Kubernetes
14 42 (0.92%) Nmap
15 41 (0.90%) Cacti
16 40 (0.88%) NetBackup
17 33 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
18 31 (0.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 30 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
20 29 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1245 (27.30%) Cisco
2 1230 (26.97%) Microsoft
3 1123 (24.63%) VMware
4 454 (9.96%) Juniper
5 412 (9.04%) Citrix
6 328 (7.19%) Red Hat
7 322 (7.06%) CheckPoint
8 277 (6.07%) HP
9 268 (5.88%) Oracle
10 262 (5.75%) F5
11 256 (5.61%) Palo Alto
12 169 (3.71%) Apple
13 140 (3.07%) Blue Coat
14 122 (2.68%) NetApp
15 114 (2.50%) Dell
16 111 (2.43%) Sun
17 109 (2.39%) SolarWinds
18 103 (2.26%) Avaya
19 100 (2.19%) Splunk
20 97 (2.13%) Symantec
Havant, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Element 6 Recruitment
Salary: From £22,500 to £27,500 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 with additional on call allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Car Allow,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
Deeside, Clwyd
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Devon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: Yesterday