The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 88 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3605 4038 4126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 3.64% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.61% 18.24% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3434 3559
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -21 3435 £38,500 - 381
London -13 1394 £46,500 -2.10% 147
South East -37 820 £37,500 - 99
City of London +2 347 £47,500 - 42
Yorkshire -11 303 £31,500 -3.07% 17
East of England -19 273 £35,000 -12.50% 30
Berkshire -21 250 £41,500 +10.66% 43
North West +16 221 £34,500 +13.11% 32
Hampshire -7 209 £37,000 -1.33% 15
South West -2 164 £29,000 -17.14% 21
Surrey -32 162 £32,750 -2.23% 16
West Yorkshire -22 153 £31,000 -6.76% 11
East Midlands +2 122 £30,000 -7.69% 17
West Midlands +8 113 £32,500 +6.55% 12
Manchester +27 111 £35,000 +14.75% 18
Leeds +12 108 £35,000 - 5
Reading -26 96 £41,500 +10.66% 21
North Yorkshire -13 89 £35,000 -10.25% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 88 £40,000 +1.26% 12
Cheshire +4 81 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Southampton +2 77 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Cambridge +4 75 £40,000 - 11
Hertfordshire -19 74 £34,000 -22.28% 7
Scotland +8 72 £32,500 +41.30% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 63 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Bristol +18 61 £28,250 -22.06% 8
Birmingham +23 51 £30,750 -2.38% 4
Bracknell +2 46 £45,000 +47.54% 8
Wales -17 45 £35,000 +8.52% 5
West Sussex -40 44 £32,500 -13.33% 2

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4139 (59.73%) Windows
2 2541 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 2520 (36.37%) Microsoft
4 2487 (35.89%) DNS
5 2319 (33.47%) Linux
6 2177 (31.42%) Firewall
7 1938 (27.97%) VMware
8 1784 (25.75%) Cisco
9 1745 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1531 (22.10%) MS Exchange
11 1527 (22.04%) DHCP
12 1370 (19.77%) SQL
13 1350 (19.48%) LAN
14 1316 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 1311 (18.92%) MS Excel
16 1309 (18.89%) WAN
17 1278 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 1266 (18.27%) UNIX
19 1230 (17.75%) ITIL
20 1209 (17.45%) VPN
21 1187 (17.13%) Finance
22 1145 (16.52%) SQL Server
23 1029 (14.85%) Degree
24 990 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
25 946 (13.65%) MS Office
25 946 (13.65%) Windows 7
26 916 (13.22%) SAN
27 899 (12.97%) Cisco Certification
28 876 (12.64%) HTTP
29 873 (12.60%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1531 (22.10%) MS Exchange
2 739 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 629 (9.08%) IIS
4 514 (7.42%) Apache
5 445 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 381 (5.50%) SharePoint
7 365 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 318 (4.59%) Tomcat
9 305 (4.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 192 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
11 140 (2.02%) WebSphere
12 137 (1.98%) Lync
13 122 (1.76%) WebLogic
14 79 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 55 (0.79%) CMS
16 53 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
17 50 (0.72%) IBM Notes
17 50 (0.72%) Jetty
18 48 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
19 46 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 1311 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 946 (13.65%) MS Office
3 76 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 49 (0.71%) MS Project
5 8 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.072%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.058%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.058%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.058%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.058%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.043%) Quicktime
9 2 (0.029%) SPSS
9 2 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.014%) GIMP
10 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.014%) Maya
Business Applications
1 45 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.19%) RMDS
4 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.16%) SunGard APT
5 11 (0.16%) FastVal
6 10 (0.14%) Eikon
7 8 (0.12%) SAP R/3
7 8 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 8 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.10%) Maximo
9 5 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.072%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 5 (0.072%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.058%) RiskWrite
10 4 (0.058%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 3 (0.043%) Magento
11 3 (0.043%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.043%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 178 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
2 124 (1.79%) SaaS
3 120 (1.73%) Office 365
4 106 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 95 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 66 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 53 (0.76%) IaaS
8 19 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 16 (0.23%) Heroku
9 16 (0.23%) Engine Yard
10 14 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.17%) Route 53
12 11 (0.16%) PaaS
12 11 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
13 9 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
14 8 (0.12%) Basecamp
15 7 (0.10%) Google Apps
16 6 (0.087%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.072%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.072%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2487 (35.89%) DNS
2 2177 (31.42%) Firewall
3 1527 (22.04%) DHCP
4 1350 (19.48%) LAN
5 1309 (18.89%) WAN
6 1209 (17.45%) VPN
7 916 (13.22%) SAN
8 876 (12.64%) HTTP
9 822 (11.86%) Internet
10 539 (7.78%) Network Security
11 508 (7.33%) SSL
12 496 (7.16%) BGP
13 467 (6.74%) LDAP
14 460 (6.64%) OSPF
15 458 (6.61%) SMTP
16 439 (6.34%) VoIP
17 425 (6.13%) MPLS
17 425 (6.13%) VLAN
18 417 (6.02%) Ethernet
19 394 (5.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1145 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 382 (5.51%) MySQL
3 236 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 196 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 196 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 141 (2.03%) RDBMS
6 138 (1.99%) NoSQL
7 90 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 89 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 74 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 69 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 67 (0.97%) Oracle Database
12 40 (0.58%) Redis
13 39 (0.56%) MariaDB
14 34 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (0.40%) Hadoop
17 24 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
18 21 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 246 (3.55%) Subversion
2 118 (1.70%) Jenkins
2 118 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 98 (1.41%) JIRA
4 90 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 75 (1.08%) Hudson
6 62 (0.89%) Maven
7 42 (0.61%) JUnit
8 38 (0.55%) Ant
9 37 (0.53%) Selenium
10 29 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 29 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 24 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 22 (0.32%) FishEye
13 19 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
14 17 (0.25%) NUnit
15 15 (0.22%) IntelliJ
16 14 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
16 14 (0.20%) TeamCity
17 12 (0.17%) ClearCase
General
1 1187 (17.13%) Finance
2 419 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 305 (4.40%) Banking
4 200 (2.89%) Retail
5 186 (2.68%) Law
6 118 (1.70%) Marketing
7 112 (1.62%) Advertising
8 103 (1.49%) Games
9 95 (1.37%) Front Office
10 89 (1.28%) Legal
11 86 (1.24%) Back Office
12 82 (1.18%) Electronics
13 72 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 71 (1.02%) Manufacturing
15 65 (0.94%) Publishing
16 62 (0.89%) German Language
17 52 (0.75%) French Language
18 51 (0.74%) Investment Banking
19 40 (0.58%) Military
20 29 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1013 (14.62%) Analyst
2 912 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 571 (8.24%) Network Engineer
4 552 (7.97%) Administrator
5 529 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 467 (6.74%) Consultant
7 466 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
8 446 (6.44%) Developer
9 357 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
10 332 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 328 (4.73%) IT Support
12 302 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 289 (4.17%) Software Engineer
14 246 (3.55%) Technical Support
15 244 (3.52%) Architect
16 206 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
17 181 (2.61%) Desktop Support
18 179 (2.58%) Linux Administrator
18 179 (2.58%) Linux Engineer
19 157 (2.27%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (6.25%) .NET
2 348 (5.02%) Web Services
3 330 (4.76%) HTML
4 298 (4.30%) XML
5 212 (3.06%) J2EE
6 171 (2.47%) SOAP
7 165 (2.38%) CSS
8 148 (2.14%) ASP.NET
9 125 (1.80%) Middleware
10 77 (1.11%) LAMP
10 77 (1.11%) .NET Framework
11 74 (1.07%) STL
12 73 (1.05%) Ajax
13 72 (1.04%) HTML5
14 71 (1.02%) jQuery
15 68 (0.98%) Hibernate
16 65 (0.94%) REST
17 64 (0.92%) JSON
18 63 (0.91%) COM
19 59 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 452 (6.52%) Blackberry
1 452 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 434 (6.26%) Clustering
3 200 (2.89%) Open Source
4 194 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 131 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 121 (1.75%) Replication
7 115 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 108 (1.56%) Hedge funds
9 104 (1.50%) Firmware
10 99 (1.43%) Mathematics
11 91 (1.31%) iPhone
12 88 (1.27%) iPad
13 77 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
14 74 (1.07%) PKI
15 69 (1.00%) Device Driver
16 67 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
17 60 (0.87%) Thin Client
17 60 (0.87%) Fat Client
18 57 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4139 (59.73%) Windows
2 2319 (33.47%) Linux
3 1745 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1278 (18.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 1266 (18.27%) UNIX
6 946 (13.65%) Windows 7
7 647 (9.34%) Windows XP
8 589 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 451 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 355 (5.12%) Solaris
11 349 (5.04%) Windows 8
12 259 (3.74%) CentOS
13 220 (3.18%) Ubuntu
13 220 (3.18%) Windows Vista
14 199 (2.87%) Debian
15 154 (2.22%) Mac OS X
16 141 (2.03%) Android
17 102 (1.47%) AIX
18 78 (1.13%) Windows 2000
19 64 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1230 (17.75%) ITIL
2 592 (8.54%) Load Balancing
3 395 (5.70%) Software Engineering
4 342 (4.94%) Project Management
5 309 (4.46%) Configuration Management
6 291 (4.20%) Problem Management
7 272 (3.93%) Network Design
8 263 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 260 (3.75%) Multithreading
10 255 (3.68%) Service Delivery
11 249 (3.59%) Change Management
12 236 (3.41%) E-Commerce
13 222 (3.20%) Network Management
14 220 (3.18%) Service Management
15 215 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
16 208 (3.00%) OO
17 194 (2.80%) Incident Management
18 186 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
19 185 (2.67%) Information Security
20 183 (2.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1370 (19.77%) SQL
2 771 (11.13%) Java
3 739 (10.67%) Perl
4 611 (8.82%) Python
5 507 (7.32%) C++
6 503 (7.26%) PowerShell
7 449 (6.48%) C
8 443 (6.39%) Bash Shell
9 436 (6.29%) C#
10 277 (4.00%) Shell Script
11 247 (3.56%) PHP
12 246 (3.55%) Ruby
13 229 (3.30%) JavaScript
14 184 (2.66%) VBScript
15 107 (1.54%) T-SQL
16 83 (1.20%) VB
17 81 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 66 (0.95%) Embedded C
19 65 (0.94%) Korn
20 43 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1029 (14.85%) Degree
2 990 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 899 (12.97%) Cisco Certification
4 679 (9.80%) MCSE
5 598 (8.63%) CCNA
6 399 (5.76%) CCNP
7 372 (5.37%) MCP
8 329 (4.75%) MCITP
9 306 (4.42%) MCSA
10 274 (3.95%) Security Cleared
11 156 (2.25%) CISSP
12 154 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 150 (2.16%) SC Cleared
14 142 (2.05%) CCIE
15 124 (1.79%) MCTS
16 81 (1.17%) CCSE
17 80 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
18 77 (1.11%) DV Cleared
19 72 (1.04%) RHCE
20 66 (0.95%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 413 (5.96%) SLA
2 187 (2.70%) QA
3 129 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 95 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 89 (1.28%) ISO 9001
6 36 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (0.42%) HL7
8 11 (0.16%) JTAG
9 9 (0.13%) GAMP
10 8 (0.12%) GCP
10 8 (0.12%) GMP
10 8 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.12%) TickIT
11 7 (0.10%) IEC 61508
12 6 (0.087%) GPG13
13 5 (0.072%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.058%) DICOM
15 3 (0.043%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.043%) ISO 8583
16 1 (0.014%) COSO
System Software
1 2541 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 1316 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 588 (8.49%) Hyper-V
4 383 (5.53%) vSphere
5 290 (4.19%) XenApp
6 223 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
7 209 (3.02%) VMware ESX
8 181 (2.61%) NFS
9 136 (1.96%) Terminal Services
10 123 (1.78%) KVM
11 100 (1.44%) XenServer
12 96 (1.39%) Xen
13 93 (1.34%) XenDesktop
14 79 (1.14%) MetaFrame
15 68 (0.98%) UAG
16 65 (0.94%) ISA Server
17 64 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
18 61 (0.88%) Snort
19 56 (0.81%) Sendmail
20 43 (0.62%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 444 (6.41%) Puppet
2 348 (5.02%) SCCM
3 303 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
4 238 (3.43%) SCOM
5 204 (2.94%) Nagios
6 191 (2.76%) Backup Exec
7 181 (2.61%) WSUS
8 146 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 115 (1.66%) NetBackup
10 100 (1.44%) CiscoWorks
11 84 (1.21%) HP NNM
12 83 (1.20%) Tivoli
13 59 (0.85%) CFEngine
14 58 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
14 58 (0.84%) Cacti
15 45 (0.65%) OpenView
16 44 (0.64%) ZABBIX
17 42 (0.61%) WMI
18 38 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 38 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2520 (36.37%) Microsoft
2 1938 (27.97%) VMware
3 1784 (25.75%) Cisco
4 873 (12.60%) Citrix
5 669 (9.66%) HP
6 571 (8.24%) Red Hat
7 520 (7.50%) Oracle
8 496 (7.16%) Juniper
9 455 (6.57%) CheckPoint
10 354 (5.11%) Symantec
11 285 (4.11%) F5
12 274 (3.95%) Dell
13 267 (3.85%) NetApp
14 256 (3.69%) IBM
15 189 (2.73%) JBoss
16 185 (2.67%) Apple
17 184 (2.66%) EMC
18 181 (2.61%) McAfee
19 147 (2.12%) Avaya
20 134 (1.93%) Sun
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience, potential f
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + on-call + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum with Company Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + 8k On call
Posted: Yesterday