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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 93 91 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3308 3581 3582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.03% 3.04% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.77% 17.57% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2709 2970 3069
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
18612 20378 20337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15172 16298 16504
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 6 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 6 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 0 3146 £40,000 +2.56% 486
London -16 1124 £45,000 -5.26% 161
South East +9 929 £40,000 +14.28% 135
Berkshire +10 344 £39,000 +4.00% 39
South West +41 294 £33,000 +1.53% 29
East of England +10 267 £40,000 +14.28% 44
City of London +4 257 £50,000 +5.26% 47
Reading +24 226 £38,500 +10.00% 21
Hampshire +18 192 £40,000 +23.07% 18
West Midlands +6 174 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Yorkshire -30 172 £37,500 +15.38% 37
Surrey +5 161 £37,500 +25.00% 33
North West -32 118 £30,000 - 37
Wiltshire +30 90 £38,250 +9.28% 7
Hertfordshire +5 84 £40,000 +21.21% 10
Cambridgeshire +23 83 £40,000 +6.66% 23
West Yorkshire -55 81 £35,661 +9.72% 22
Birmingham +22 79 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Buckinghamshire +23 78 £45,000 -14.28% 13
Bristol +8 77 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Manchester -11 68 £30,000 -14.28% 16
East Midlands -22 68 £36,000 +7.46% 15
North Yorkshire +6 67 £37,500 -3.22% 8
Cambridge +29 57 £43,750 +16.66% 22
Leeds -47 56 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Gloucestershire +16 53 £32,500 +38.29% 6
Southampton -4 48 £40,000 +23.07% 3
West Sussex -13 46 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Oxfordshire +32 43 £41,000 -8.88% 9
Bedfordshire +6 42 £46,000 -8.00% 5

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 4182 (61.09%) Windows
2 2545 (37.17%) Microsoft
3 2468 (36.05%) DNS
4 2385 (34.84%) Firewall
5 2369 (34.60%) Active Directory
6 2248 (32.84%) Linux
7 2161 (31.57%) VMware
8 2067 (30.19%) Cisco
9 1617 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 1610 (23.52%) LAN
11 1596 (23.31%) WAN
12 1539 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1529 (22.33%) DHCP
14 1480 (21.62%) MS Exchange
15 1332 (19.46%) MS Excel
16 1177 (17.19%) VPN
17 1171 (17.10%) ITIL
18 1154 (16.86%) SQL
19 1140 (16.65%) Cisco Certification
20 1120 (16.36%) SQL Server
21 1090 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
22 1055 (15.41%) Finance
23 1026 (14.99%) MS Office
24 956 (13.96%) UNIX
25 944 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
26 942 (13.76%) Citrix
27 879 (12.84%) Degree
28 862 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
29 859 (12.55%) SAN
30 812 (11.86%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 1480 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 721 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 575 (8.40%) IIS
4 393 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 373 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 355 (5.19%) Apache
7 319 (4.66%) SharePoint
8 271 (3.96%) Lync
9 250 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 216 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 201 (2.94%) Tomcat
12 151 (2.21%) JBoss
13 137 (2.00%) WebSphere
14 93 (1.36%) OpenStack
15 78 (1.14%) WebLogic
16 57 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
17 46 (0.67%) Confluence
18 37 (0.54%) nginx
19 36 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
19 36 (0.53%) CICS
Applications
1 1332 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 1026 (14.99%) MS Office
3 121 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 83 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.29%) MS Project
6 12 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.058%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.044%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.044%) SPSS
10 3 (0.044%) ProjectWise
11 2 (0.029%) Simulink
12 1 (0.015%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.015%) InDesign
12 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.015%) Revit
12 1 (0.015%) SketchUp
12 1 (0.015%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 38 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
2 24 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.22%) Magento
4 15 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.10%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.088%) Temenos T24
9 6 (0.088%) RMDS
9 6 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.073%) SAP R/3
10 5 (0.073%) BASE24
10 5 (0.073%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 5 (0.073%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.058%) Infor CRM
12 3 (0.044%) HiPortfolio
12 3 (0.044%) Primavera
12 3 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 316 (4.62%) Office 365
2 266 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 120 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 105 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 89 (1.30%) SaaS
6 56 (0.82%) PaaS
7 50 (0.73%) IaaS
8 30 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (0.38%) Mimecast
10 21 (0.31%) Google Apps
11 16 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.16%) Symantec.cloud
13 11 (0.16%) Responsys
13 11 (0.16%) Taleo
14 10 (0.15%) Heroku
14 10 (0.15%) Engine Yard
14 10 (0.15%) Route 53
15 7 (0.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2468 (36.05%) DNS
2 2385 (34.84%) Firewall
3 1610 (23.52%) LAN
4 1596 (23.31%) WAN
5 1529 (22.33%) DHCP
6 1177 (17.19%) VPN
7 859 (12.55%) SAN
8 715 (10.44%) VoIP
9 638 (9.32%) HTTP
10 617 (9.01%) Internet
11 572 (8.36%) BGP
12 539 (7.87%) OSPF
13 524 (7.65%) Network Security
14 522 (7.62%) VLAN
15 510 (7.45%) SSL
16 486 (7.10%) MPLS
17 473 (6.91%) Wireless
18 446 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
19 355 (5.19%) SMTP
20 340 (4.97%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1120 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 444 (6.49%) MySQL
3 233 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 202 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 130 (1.90%) Oracle Database
6 129 (1.88%) NoSQL
6 129 (1.88%) RDBMS
7 117 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 92 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 87 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 76 (1.11%) DB2
11 58 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 56 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 54 (0.79%) Couchbase
13 54 (0.79%) Big Data
14 49 (0.72%) Hadoop
15 48 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 47 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 40 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
18 39 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 176 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 148 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 140 (2.04%) Subversion
4 78 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 72 (1.05%) JIRA
6 64 (0.93%) Maven
7 58 (0.85%) JUnit
8 50 (0.73%) Selenium
9 40 (0.58%) Eclipse
10 33 (0.48%) MSI
10 33 (0.48%) Mercurial
11 29 (0.42%) Mockito
12 27 (0.39%) TeamCity
13 24 (0.35%) Hudson
14 23 (0.34%) Moq
14 23 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (0.34%) Cucumber
15 22 (0.32%) Ant
16 17 (0.25%) Metasploit
17 16 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1055 (15.41%) Finance
2 556 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 310 (4.53%) Banking
4 247 (3.61%) Retail
5 143 (2.09%) Legal
6 141 (2.06%) Law
7 127 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 117 (1.71%) Electronics
9 93 (1.36%) Back Office
9 93 (1.36%) Advertising
10 86 (1.26%) Marketing
11 60 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 57 (0.83%) Games
12 57 (0.83%) German Language
13 56 (0.82%) Front Office
14 51 (0.74%) Financial Institution
15 45 (0.66%) French Language
16 43 (0.63%) Retail Banking
17 40 (0.58%) Multimedia
18 38 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1078 (15.75%) Support Engineer
2 985 (14.39%) Analyst
3 813 (11.88%) Network Engineer
4 471 (6.88%) Administrator
5 448 (6.54%) Support Analyst
6 419 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 413 (6.03%) Developer
8 395 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 383 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 365 (5.33%) IT Support
11 364 (5.32%) Consultant
12 311 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
13 279 (4.08%) Software Engineer
14 251 (3.67%) Technical Support
15 233 (3.40%) Security Engineer
16 220 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
17 177 (2.59%) Senior Network Engineer
18 174 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 168 (2.45%) 1st Line Support
20 167 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (5.70%) HTML
2 388 (5.67%) Web Services
3 373 (5.45%) .NET
4 365 (5.33%) XML
5 208 (3.04%) CSS
6 172 (2.51%) SOAP
7 144 (2.10%) REST
8 112 (1.64%) J2EE
9 109 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 101 (1.48%) Middleware
11 97 (1.42%) WCF
12 89 (1.30%) LAMP
13 78 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
13 78 (1.14%) HTML5
14 73 (1.07%) Java EE
15 67 (0.98%) JSON
16 64 (0.93%) jQuery
17 55 (0.80%) WPF
17 55 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
18 53 (0.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 629 (9.19%) Data Centre
2 593 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 367 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 353 (5.16%) Blackberry
5 299 (4.37%) Clustering
6 280 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 165 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 137 (2.00%) Replication
9 131 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
10 128 (1.87%) Thin Client
10 128 (1.87%) Fat Client
11 113 (1.65%) iPhone
12 112 (1.64%) Mathematics
13 99 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
14 85 (1.24%) Hedge funds
15 78 (1.14%) PKI
16 70 (1.02%) Statistics
17 59 (0.86%) Algorithms
18 56 (0.82%) Device Driver
19 54 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4182 (61.09%) Windows
2 2248 (32.84%) Linux
3 1617 (23.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1090 (15.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 956 (13.96%) UNIX
6 944 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 812 (11.86%) Windows 7
8 554 (8.09%) Windows XP
9 545 (7.96%) Windows 8
10 436 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 294 (4.29%) CentOS
12 276 (4.03%) Solaris
13 214 (3.13%) Windows Vista
14 197 (2.88%) Ubuntu
15 167 (2.44%) Android
16 142 (2.07%) Debian
17 135 (1.97%) Mac OS X
18 87 (1.27%) Apple iOS
19 78 (1.14%) Mac OS
19 78 (1.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1171 (17.10%) ITIL
2 519 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (6.40%) Load Balancing
4 391 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 342 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 340 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 313 (4.57%) Project Management
8 300 (4.38%) Information Security
9 243 (3.55%) Change Management
10 237 (3.46%) Migration
11 233 (3.40%) Incident Management
12 231 (3.37%) Configuration Management
12 231 (3.37%) SIEM
13 222 (3.24%) Network Management
14 212 (3.10%) DevOps
15 210 (3.07%) Service Delivery
16 207 (3.02%) Multithreading
17 200 (2.92%) Time Management
18 196 (2.86%) Network Design
19 174 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1154 (16.86%) SQL
2 671 (9.80%) Java
3 571 (8.34%) Python
4 539 (7.87%) Perl
5 483 (7.06%) C++
6 429 (6.27%) PowerShell
7 394 (5.76%) C
8 367 (5.36%) Bash Shell
9 337 (4.92%) JavaScript
10 331 (4.83%) C#
11 260 (3.80%) PHP
12 215 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 181 (2.64%) Ruby
14 88 (1.29%) VBScript
15 83 (1.21%) VB
16 64 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 64 (0.93%) Korn
17 63 (0.92%) Embedded C
18 53 (0.77%) Assembly Language
19 40 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1140 (16.65%) Cisco Certification
2 879 (12.84%) Degree
3 862 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 726 (10.60%) CCNA
5 585 (8.55%) CCNP
6 515 (7.52%) MCSE
7 297 (4.34%) MCITP
8 293 (4.28%) Security Cleared
9 283 (4.13%) MCP
10 270 (3.94%) MCSA
11 235 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 214 (3.13%) CISSP
13 184 (2.69%) SC Cleared
14 143 (2.09%) CCIE
15 115 (1.68%) MCTS
16 105 (1.53%) DV Cleared
17 101 (1.48%) CCDP
18 99 (1.45%) A+ Certification
19 98 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
20 92 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 544 (7.95%) SLA
2 179 (2.61%) QA
3 167 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 164 (2.40%) PCI DSS
5 65 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 34 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 33 (0.48%) GPG13
8 24 (0.35%) COBIT
9 12 (0.18%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.12%) JTAG
10 8 (0.12%) HL7
11 7 (0.10%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.088%) DICOM
13 5 (0.073%) IEC 61508
13 5 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 4 (0.058%) GMP
14 4 (0.058%) BS7799
15 2 (0.029%) BS25999
16 1 (0.015%) DO-178B
16 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2369 (34.60%) Active Directory
2 1539 (22.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 614 (8.97%) Hyper-V
4 495 (7.23%) vSphere
5 290 (4.24%) VMware ESX
6 257 (3.75%) XenApp
7 205 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
8 150 (2.19%) Terminal Services
9 102 (1.49%) XenServer
10 101 (1.48%) Firmware
11 88 (1.29%) XenDesktop
12 84 (1.23%) NFS
13 71 (1.04%) Snort
14 67 (0.98%) vCloud
15 66 (0.96%) ISA Server
16 65 (0.95%) KVM
17 64 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 63 (0.92%) Xen
19 50 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
20 46 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 394 (5.76%) SCCM
2 319 (4.66%) Puppet
3 212 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
4 204 (2.98%) Nagios
5 198 (2.89%) Backup Exec
6 183 (2.67%) WSUS
7 153 (2.23%) SCOM
8 78 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
9 77 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 70 (1.02%) NetBackup
11 69 (1.01%) Ansible
12 50 (0.73%) FortiGate
13 46 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
13 46 (0.67%) Graphite
14 41 (0.60%) logstash
15 40 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
16 38 (0.56%) Cacti
17 35 (0.51%) CFEngine
18 34 (0.50%) HP SIM
19 30 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2545 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 2161 (31.57%) VMware
3 2067 (30.19%) Cisco
4 942 (13.76%) Citrix
5 765 (11.17%) HP
6 571 (8.34%) Oracle
7 541 (7.90%) CheckPoint
8 540 (7.89%) Juniper
9 525 (7.67%) Red Hat
10 403 (5.89%) F5
11 311 (4.54%) Dell
12 243 (3.55%) Symantec
13 211 (3.08%) NetApp
14 203 (2.97%) IBM
15 198 (2.89%) EMC
16 187 (2.73%) Apple
17 174 (2.54%) SolarWinds
18 165 (2.41%) Avaya
19 146 (2.13%) Blue Coat
20 127 (1.86%) Sun
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