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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 88 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3403 3601 4076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.08% 3.00% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.89% 17.60% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2823 2983 3461
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
20150 20460 22469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.04% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15949 16206 18144
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 £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +3 3229 £40,000 +5.26% 440
London -3 1207 £47,500 +0.15% 125
South East +24 954 £42,500 +13.33% 124
East of England +21 287 £34,000 -2.85% 33
Berkshire +4 284 £42,500 +2.40% 52
South West +36 277 £33,000 +15.78% 50
City of London -12 251 £49,250 +3.68% 27
Hampshire +14 231 £43,000 +17.80% 25
Surrey +24 196 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Reading +26 174 £42,000 +1.20% 36
North West -37 137 £30,000 -7.69% 40
Yorkshire -79 122 £35,000 +9.37% 31
West Midlands -12 120 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East Midlands +12 108 £35,000 +16.66% 17
Hertfordshire +6 99 £30,000 -9.77% 13
Cambridgeshire +14 94 £40,500 +1.25% 15
Cambridge +15 80 £40,500 +1.25% 13
Bristol +15 76 £37,500 +32.74% 8
Manchester -13 73 £26,000 -20.00% 21
West Yorkshire -48 71 £35,661 +11.44% 19
Gloucestershire +14 70 £33,500 +18.06% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 66 £45,000 - 16
Southampton -10 64 £42,500 +25.92% 3
Wales +11 60 £32,500 -7.14% 4
South Wales +12 59 £32,500 -7.14% 4
West Sussex +10 52 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Leeds -39 51 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Birmingham -13 50 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Kent +51 49 £42,500 +36.00% 3
Cheltenham +22 45 £33,000 +57.14% 4

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4285 (63.01%) Windows
2 2600 (38.23%) Microsoft
3 2503 (36.80%) DNS
4 2424 (35.64%) Active Directory
5 2288 (33.64%) Firewall
6 2214 (32.55%) Linux
7 2138 (31.44%) VMware
8 1980 (29.11%) Cisco
9 1619 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 1547 (22.75%) LAN
11 1526 (22.44%) DHCP
12 1506 (22.14%) MS Exchange
13 1500 (22.06%) WAN
14 1498 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1394 (20.50%) MS Excel
16 1171 (17.22%) VPN
17 1167 (17.16%) ITIL
18 1122 (16.50%) SQL Server
19 1068 (15.70%) Cisco Certification
20 1059 (15.57%) SQL
21 1037 (15.25%) Finance
22 1035 (15.22%) MS Office
23 998 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 993 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
25 988 (14.53%) Citrix
26 959 (14.10%) UNIX
27 921 (13.54%) SAN
28 901 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
29 890 (13.09%) Degree
30 799 (11.75%) HP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1506 (22.14%) MS Exchange
2 664 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 528 (7.76%) IIS
4 399 (5.87%) Apache
5 368 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 343 (5.04%) SharePoint
7 331 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 284 (4.18%) Lync
9 260 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 238 (3.50%) Tomcat
11 224 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 120 (1.76%) JBoss
13 95 (1.40%) WebSphere
14 63 (0.93%) nginx
15 58 (0.85%) OpenStack
16 46 (0.68%) WebLogic
17 44 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
18 40 (0.59%) CMS
19 39 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
20 37 (0.54%) CICS
Applications
1 1394 (20.50%) MS Excel
2 1035 (15.22%) MS Office
3 103 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 77 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.31%) MS Project
6 14 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.044%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.044%) Simulink
9 3 (0.044%) SPSS
10 2 (0.029%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.015%) InDesign
11 1 (0.015%) Doxygen
11 1 (0.015%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 34 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
2 32 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.12%) Magento
8 7 (0.10%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.10%) BASE24
8 7 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.044%) RMDS
9 3 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.044%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.044%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.044%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 2 (0.029%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.029%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.029%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 260 (3.82%) Office 365
2 209 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 83 (1.22%) SaaS
5 75 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 57 (0.84%) PaaS
7 41 (0.60%) IaaS
8 30 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (0.43%) Google Apps
10 23 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.29%) Mimecast
12 17 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.15%) Heroku
14 10 (0.15%) Engine Yard
15 8 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
16 7 (0.10%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.10%) Route 53
17 6 (0.088%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2503 (36.80%) DNS
2 2288 (33.64%) Firewall
3 1547 (22.75%) LAN
4 1526 (22.44%) DHCP
5 1500 (22.06%) WAN
6 1171 (17.22%) VPN
7 921 (13.54%) SAN
8 647 (9.51%) HTTP
9 643 (9.45%) VoIP
10 604 (8.88%) Internet
11 570 (8.38%) BGP
12 544 (8.00%) SSL
13 520 (7.65%) Network Security
14 512 (7.53%) OSPF
15 483 (7.10%) VLAN
16 471 (6.93%) MPLS
17 449 (6.60%) Wireless
18 419 (6.16%) Cisco ASA
19 360 (5.29%) SMTP
20 338 (4.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1122 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 466 (6.85%) MySQL
3 234 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 186 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 164 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 118 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 108 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 108 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 101 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 95 (1.40%) MongoDB
10 73 (1.07%) DB2
11 57 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 55 (0.81%) Big Data
13 52 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 45 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
15 41 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 35 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (0.51%) Couchbase
17 29 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
18 26 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 153 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 130 (1.91%) Subversion
3 119 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 84 (1.24%) Visual Studio
5 62 (0.91%) JUnit
6 55 (0.81%) JIRA
7 52 (0.76%) Selenium
8 45 (0.66%) Maven
9 38 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 37 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (0.44%) MSI
12 26 (0.38%) Mockito
13 25 (0.37%) Mercurial
14 21 (0.31%) WebDriver
15 20 (0.29%) Moq
15 20 (0.29%) Cucumber
16 19 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (0.25%) LoadRunner
18 15 (0.22%) TeamCity
19 14 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1037 (15.25%) Finance
2 490 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 296 (4.35%) Banking
4 233 (3.43%) Retail
5 151 (2.22%) Law
6 126 (1.85%) Legal
7 117 (1.72%) Advertising
8 115 (1.69%) Electronics
9 103 (1.51%) Marketing
10 86 (1.26%) Games
11 84 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 72 (1.06%) Back Office
13 70 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 56 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 44 (0.65%) Front Office
16 42 (0.62%) Publishing
17 36 (0.53%) Multimedia
18 34 (0.50%) French Language
19 27 (0.40%) German Language
19 27 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1066 (15.67%) Support Engineer
2 989 (14.54%) Analyst
3 852 (12.53%) Network Engineer
4 469 (6.90%) Administrator
5 466 (6.85%) Support Analyst
6 460 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 442 (6.50%) Developer
8 410 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
9 385 (5.66%) Consultant
10 383 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 352 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
12 350 (5.15%) IT Support
13 318 (4.68%) Technical Support
14 266 (3.91%) Software Engineer
15 261 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
16 209 (3.07%) Senior Network Engineer
17 208 (3.06%) Security Engineer
18 193 (2.84%) Desktop Support
19 174 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
20 155 (2.28%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (6.32%) .NET
2 364 (5.35%) HTML
2 364 (5.35%) Web Services
3 363 (5.34%) XML
4 185 (2.72%) CSS
5 155 (2.28%) SOAP
6 125 (1.84%) REST
7 114 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 97 (1.43%) J2EE
9 89 (1.31%) Middleware
10 85 (1.25%) WCF
11 83 (1.22%) HTML5
12 77 (1.13%) JSON
13 75 (1.10%) jQuery
14 73 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
15 70 (1.03%) LAMP
16 59 (0.87%) WPF
16 59 (0.87%) Software Packaging
17 57 (0.84%) .NET Framework
18 56 (0.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 619 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
2 376 (5.53%) Blackberry
3 352 (5.18%) Computer Science
4 318 (4.68%) Clustering
5 254 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 170 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 163 (2.40%) Replication
8 136 (2.00%) Open Source
9 126 (1.85%) Fat Client
9 126 (1.85%) Thin Client
10 103 (1.51%) iPhone
11 102 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
12 86 (1.26%) Mathematics
13 85 (1.25%) PKI
14 77 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 75 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
16 59 (0.87%) Device Driver
17 56 (0.82%) Mainframe
18 53 (0.78%) Algorithms
19 51 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4285 (63.01%) Windows
2 2214 (32.55%) Linux
3 1619 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 998 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 993 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 959 (14.10%) UNIX
7 789 (11.60%) Windows 7
8 606 (8.91%) Windows XP
9 557 (8.19%) Windows 8
10 435 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 314 (4.62%) Solaris
12 281 (4.13%) CentOS
13 243 (3.57%) Windows Vista
14 203 (2.98%) Ubuntu
15 166 (2.44%) Android
16 144 (2.12%) Debian
17 141 (2.07%) Mac OS X
18 107 (1.57%) AIX
19 106 (1.56%) Apple iOS
20 84 (1.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1167 (17.16%) ITIL
2 443 (6.51%) Load Balancing
3 424 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 368 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 306 (4.50%) Project Management
7 272 (4.00%) Migration
8 271 (3.98%) Information Security
9 269 (3.96%) Mentoring
10 225 (3.31%) Configuration Management
11 224 (3.29%) Change Management
12 219 (3.22%) Incident Management
13 210 (3.09%) Multithreading
14 206 (3.03%) Service Management
15 194 (2.85%) Service Delivery
16 184 (2.71%) Performance Tuning
17 181 (2.66%) OO
18 180 (2.65%) Network Design
19 179 (2.63%) E-Commerce
19 179 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1059 (15.57%) SQL
2 602 (8.85%) Java
3 563 (8.28%) Python
4 562 (8.26%) Perl
5 441 (6.48%) C++
6 414 (6.09%) PowerShell
7 393 (5.78%) C
8 386 (5.68%) Bash Shell
9 376 (5.53%) C#
10 298 (4.38%) JavaScript
11 232 (3.41%) PHP
12 223 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 166 (2.44%) Ruby
14 103 (1.51%) VBScript
15 85 (1.25%) T-SQL
16 76 (1.12%) VB
17 65 (0.96%) Embedded C
18 58 (0.85%) Korn
19 47 (0.69%) Assembly Language
20 39 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1068 (15.70%) Cisco Certification
2 901 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 890 (13.09%) Degree
4 674 (9.91%) CCNA
5 606 (8.91%) MCSE
6 590 (8.68%) CCNP
7 343 (5.04%) MCITP
8 331 (4.87%) MCP
9 307 (4.51%) Security Cleared
10 268 (3.94%) MCSA
11 256 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 216 (3.18%) CISSP
13 202 (2.97%) SC Cleared
14 132 (1.94%) CCIE
15 123 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
16 121 (1.78%) MCTS
17 119 (1.75%) DV Cleared
18 106 (1.56%) CCA
19 100 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
20 98 (1.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (8.00%) SLA
2 177 (2.60%) QA
3 175 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 153 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 74 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 47 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 38 (0.56%) GPG13
8 21 (0.31%) COBIT
9 20 (0.29%) ISO 8583
10 17 (0.25%) JTAG
11 12 (0.18%) HL7
12 6 (0.088%) DICOM
12 6 (0.088%) IEC 61508
12 6 (0.088%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.059%) GMP
15 3 (0.044%) FISMA
16 2 (0.029%) BS7799
17 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2424 (35.64%) Active Directory
2 1498 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 605 (8.90%) Hyper-V
4 461 (6.78%) vSphere
5 277 (4.07%) XenApp
6 250 (3.68%) VMware ESX
7 228 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
8 130 (1.91%) Terminal Services
9 125 (1.84%) NFS
10 113 (1.66%) Firmware
11 99 (1.46%) XenDesktop
12 85 (1.25%) XenServer
13 77 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 76 (1.12%) Snort
15 60 (0.88%) vCloud
16 59 (0.87%) ISA Server
17 54 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 49 (0.72%) Xen
19 45 (0.66%) KVM
20 44 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 426 (6.26%) SCCM
2 301 (4.43%) Puppet
3 249 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 204 (3.00%) Nagios
5 201 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
6 192 (2.82%) WSUS
7 180 (2.65%) SCOM
8 123 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 75 (1.10%) NetBackup
10 50 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
11 44 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
12 43 (0.63%) Ansible
13 42 (0.62%) FortiGate
13 42 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 39 (0.57%) Tivoli
15 35 (0.51%) Cacti
16 32 (0.47%) SCVMM
16 32 (0.47%) SELinux
17 31 (0.46%) Icinga
18 30 (0.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2600 (38.23%) Microsoft
2 2138 (31.44%) VMware
3 1980 (29.11%) Cisco
4 988 (14.53%) Citrix
5 799 (11.75%) HP
6 560 (8.23%) Red Hat
7 538 (7.91%) Oracle
8 535 (7.87%) Juniper
9 527 (7.75%) CheckPoint
10 365 (5.37%) F5
11 346 (5.09%) Symantec
12 331 (4.87%) Dell
13 244 (3.59%) EMC
14 231 (3.40%) IBM
15 197 (2.90%) Apple
16 178 (2.62%) Avaya
17 168 (2.47%) NetApp
17 168 (2.47%) SolarWinds
18 119 (1.75%) McAfee
19 118 (1.74%) Blue Coat
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits share options + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus (10%), Pension, Share Option
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum + Company Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday