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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 90 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3335 3762 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.05% 3.28% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.26% 18.08% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2821 3164 2744
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 3181 £40,000 - 459
London -7 1248 £47,000 -1.05% 134
South East -3 840 £38,750 +3.33% 121
Berkshire +12 312 £40,000 +5.26% 23
City of London +19 281 £50,000 +5.26% 35
East of England -3 260 £40,000 +6.66% 58
South West +13 248 £37,500 +27.11% 33
Yorkshire -18 209 £37,500 -6.25% 28
Reading +13 193 £40,000 +1.26% 14
Surrey -15 171 £38,500 +18.46% 29
North West -6 162 £30,000 - 40
Hampshire -20 154 £35,500 -5.33% 32
West Midlands -19 129 £37,500 +9.16% 19
Hertfordshire +5 98 £35,750 +2.14% 16
West Yorkshire -55 98 £32,500 -18.75% 17
Manchester +15 94 £30,000 -7.69% 24
Bristol +26 86 £38,500 +24.19% 8
East Midlands -18 82 £35,000 +4.47% 18
North Yorkshire 0 78 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Leeds -43 72 £27,583 -31.04% 15
Cambridgeshire +9 69 £44,500 +11.25% 28
Cheshire -5 62 £35,000 +18.64% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 58 £47,500 +26.66% 13
Birmingham +14 56 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Cambridge +14 56 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Gloucestershire -2 55 £33,000 -5.71% 11
Wales -5 53 £28,000 -13.84% 5
Oxfordshire +13 48 £37,500 -3.84% 7
South Wales -18 47 £32,500 - 5
Wiltshire -4 45 £42,500 +65.04% 9

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3991 (60.35%) Windows
2 2442 (36.93%) Microsoft
3 2416 (36.53%) DNS
4 2304 (34.84%) Firewall
5 2277 (34.43%) Linux
6 2242 (33.90%) Active Directory
7 2039 (30.83%) VMware
8 1974 (29.85%) Cisco
9 1545 (23.36%) DHCP
10 1540 (23.29%) LAN
11 1525 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 1510 (22.83%) WAN
13 1449 (21.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 1379 (20.85%) MS Exchange
15 1243 (18.80%) MS Excel
16 1206 (18.24%) VPN
17 1181 (17.86%) ITIL
18 1177 (17.80%) Cisco Certification
19 1121 (16.95%) SQL
20 1051 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 1014 (15.33%) Finance
22 1005 (15.20%) SQL Server
23 988 (14.94%) MS Office
24 924 (13.97%) UNIX
25 877 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
26 833 (12.60%) Degree
27 828 (12.52%) Citrix
28 816 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
29 805 (12.17%) SAN
30 798 (12.07%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1379 (20.85%) MS Exchange
2 673 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 526 (7.95%) IIS
4 383 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 378 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 342 (5.17%) Apache
7 310 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 243 (3.67%) Lync
9 205 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 195 (2.95%) Tomcat
11 184 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 142 (2.15%) JBoss
13 128 (1.94%) WebSphere
14 96 (1.45%) WebLogic
15 95 (1.44%) OpenStack
16 48 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
17 47 (0.71%) nginx
18 45 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
19 42 (0.64%) Confluence
20 33 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1243 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 988 (14.94%) MS Office
3 108 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 69 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.24%) MS Project
6 9 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.060%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.060%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.045%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.030%) InDesign
11 1 (0.015%) Simulink
11 1 (0.015%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.015%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 30 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
2 22 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (0.24%) Magento
5 13 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 10 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.14%) RMDS
9 9 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
10 8 (0.12%) SAP R/3
10 8 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 7 (0.11%) Eikon
12 6 (0.091%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
12 6 (0.091%) Temenos T24
12 6 (0.091%) Summit
13 5 (0.076%) Infor CRM
14 4 (0.060%) Primavera
14 4 (0.060%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 337 (5.10%) Office 365
2 262 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 166 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 98 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 88 (1.33%) SaaS
6 48 (0.73%) IaaS
7 37 (0.56%) PaaS
8 28 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 20 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (0.26%) Google Apps
11 15 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.20%) Responsys
13 13 (0.20%) Taleo
14 10 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
15 9 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.11%) Route 53
17 7 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2416 (36.53%) DNS
2 2304 (34.84%) Firewall
3 1545 (23.36%) DHCP
4 1540 (23.29%) LAN
5 1510 (22.83%) WAN
6 1206 (18.24%) VPN
7 805 (12.17%) SAN
8 687 (10.39%) VoIP
9 628 (9.50%) HTTP
10 590 (8.92%) BGP
11 579 (8.76%) OSPF
12 572 (8.65%) Internet
13 528 (7.98%) VLAN
14 512 (7.74%) Network Security
15 505 (7.64%) SSL
16 494 (7.47%) MPLS
17 479 (7.24%) Wireless
18 440 (6.65%) Cisco ASA
19 352 (5.32%) SMTP
20 332 (5.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1005 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 396 (5.99%) MySQL
3 212 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 169 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 121 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 118 (1.78%) RDBMS
7 106 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 88 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 88 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 83 (1.26%) Big Data
10 79 (1.19%) Hadoop
11 67 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 59 (0.89%) MongoDB
13 51 (0.77%) DB2
14 50 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 47 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 47 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 43 (0.65%) Couchbase
17 34 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
18 27 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 181 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 143 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 123 (1.86%) Subversion
4 75 (1.13%) JIRA
5 68 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 63 (0.95%) Maven
7 43 (0.65%) JUnit
8 40 (0.60%) Selenium
9 33 (0.50%) MSI
9 33 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 33 (0.50%) Hudson
10 31 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 29 (0.44%) Mercurial
12 28 (0.42%) Eclipse
13 25 (0.38%) Metasploit
13 25 (0.38%) Mockito
14 21 (0.32%) Moq
15 20 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (0.30%) Ant
16 14 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1014 (15.33%) Finance
2 605 (9.15%) Telecoms
3 284 (4.29%) Banking
4 213 (3.22%) Retail
5 152 (2.30%) Legal
6 127 (1.92%) Law
7 123 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 103 (1.56%) Back Office
9 98 (1.48%) Electronics
10 89 (1.35%) Advertising
11 84 (1.27%) Marketing
12 62 (0.94%) Front Office
13 59 (0.89%) Investment Banking
14 57 (0.86%) German Language
15 54 (0.82%) Financial Institution
16 51 (0.77%) Multimedia
17 42 (0.64%) Games
18 40 (0.60%) French Language
19 39 (0.59%) Retail Banking
20 26 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 984 (14.88%) Support Engineer
2 943 (14.26%) Analyst
3 806 (12.19%) Network Engineer
4 489 (7.39%) Administrator
5 437 (6.61%) Support Analyst
6 419 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
7 408 (6.17%) Developer
8 383 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 372 (5.63%) IT Support
10 367 (5.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 327 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
12 312 (4.72%) Software Engineer
13 307 (4.64%) Consultant
14 238 (3.60%) Technical Support
15 221 (3.34%) Security Engineer
16 202 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
17 180 (2.72%) Senior Network Engineer
18 171 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 162 (2.45%) IT Support Engineer
20 161 (2.43%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (5.41%) Web Services
2 353 (5.34%) .NET
3 345 (5.22%) HTML
4 322 (4.87%) XML
5 195 (2.95%) CSS
6 157 (2.37%) SOAP
7 148 (2.24%) REST
8 111 (1.68%) J2EE
9 109 (1.65%) ASP.NET
10 99 (1.50%) Middleware
11 98 (1.48%) WCF
12 93 (1.41%) LAMP
13 85 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
14 83 (1.26%) Java EE
15 73 (1.10%) COM
16 72 (1.09%) STL
17 68 (1.03%) JSON
18 66 (1.00%) HTML5
19 65 (0.98%) jQuery
20 64 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 588 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 551 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 366 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 297 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 251 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 221 (3.34%) Clustering
7 144 (2.18%) Client/Server
7 144 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
8 125 (1.89%) Mathematics
9 122 (1.84%) Replication
10 115 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 97 (1.47%) Hedge funds
12 96 (1.45%) iPhone
13 95 (1.44%) Thin Client
13 95 (1.44%) Fat Client
14 73 (1.10%) Statistics
15 59 (0.89%) Algorithms
16 52 (0.79%) PKI
17 51 (0.77%) User Experience
17 51 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3991 (60.35%) Windows
2 2277 (34.43%) Linux
3 1525 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1051 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 924 (13.97%) UNIX
6 877 (13.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 798 (12.07%) Windows 7
8 520 (7.86%) Windows 8
9 480 (7.26%) Windows XP
10 415 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 297 (4.49%) CentOS
12 254 (3.84%) Solaris
13 183 (2.77%) Windows Vista
14 180 (2.72%) Android
15 173 (2.62%) Ubuntu
16 153 (2.31%) Debian
17 142 (2.15%) Mac OS X
18 105 (1.59%) Apple iOS
19 69 (1.04%) Windows 2000
20 64 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1181 (17.86%) ITIL
2 550 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (6.77%) Software Engineering
4 399 (6.03%) Load Balancing
5 338 (5.11%) Mentoring
6 301 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 300 (4.54%) Project Management
8 259 (3.92%) Configuration Management
8 259 (3.92%) Information Security
9 246 (3.72%) Change Management
10 235 (3.55%) Service Delivery
11 233 (3.52%) SIEM
12 230 (3.48%) DevOps
13 225 (3.40%) Incident Management
14 224 (3.39%) Network Management
15 221 (3.34%) Migration
16 220 (3.33%) Multithreading
17 214 (3.24%) Network Design
18 206 (3.12%) Continuous Integration
19 198 (2.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1121 (16.95%) SQL
2 692 (10.46%) Java
3 583 (8.82%) Python
4 532 (8.04%) Perl
5 528 (7.98%) C++
6 435 (6.58%) PowerShell
7 404 (6.11%) C
8 388 (5.87%) Bash Shell
9 334 (5.05%) C#
10 326 (4.93%) JavaScript
11 225 (3.40%) PHP
12 180 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 153 (2.31%) Ruby
14 92 (1.39%) VBScript
15 89 (1.35%) VB
16 61 (0.92%) Objective-C
17 60 (0.91%) Embedded C
18 58 (0.88%) Assembly Language
19 56 (0.85%) T-SQL
20 43 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1177 (17.80%) Cisco Certification
2 833 (12.60%) Degree
3 816 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 775 (11.72%) CCNA
5 580 (8.77%) CCNP
6 496 (7.50%) MCSE
7 304 (4.60%) Security Cleared
8 276 (4.17%) MCSA
9 272 (4.11%) MCP
10 247 (3.74%) MCITP
11 219 (3.31%) CISSP
12 194 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 181 (2.74%) SC Cleared
14 172 (2.60%) CCIE
15 106 (1.60%) MCTS
16 98 (1.48%) A+ Certification
16 98 (1.48%) DV Cleared
17 87 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
18 86 (1.30%) CCDP
19 78 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (7.30%) SLA
2 178 (2.69%) QA
3 123 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 108 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 47 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 44 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.26%) COBIT
8 11 (0.17%) GPG13
9 8 (0.12%) DO-178B
10 7 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.060%) BS7799
12 4 (0.060%) HL7
12 4 (0.060%) DICOM
13 3 (0.045%) BS25999
13 3 (0.045%) GMP
13 3 (0.045%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.015%) JTAG
System Software
1 2242 (33.90%) Active Directory
2 1449 (21.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 574 (8.68%) Hyper-V
4 472 (7.14%) vSphere
5 261 (3.95%) VMware ESX
6 236 (3.57%) XenApp
7 192 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 158 (2.39%) Terminal Services
9 103 (1.56%) XenServer
10 84 (1.27%) Firmware
11 83 (1.26%) vCloud
12 76 (1.15%) KVM
12 76 (1.15%) Xen
13 73 (1.10%) NFS
14 71 (1.07%) XenDesktop
15 70 (1.06%) ISA Server
16 61 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 53 (0.80%) Snort
18 50 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
19 39 (0.59%) iptables
Systems Management
1 341 (5.16%) Puppet
2 320 (4.84%) SCCM
3 220 (3.33%) Nagios
4 215 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 179 (2.71%) Backup Exec
6 154 (2.33%) WSUS
7 129 (1.95%) SCOM
8 86 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 85 (1.29%) Ansible
10 69 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
11 68 (1.03%) FortiGate
12 64 (0.97%) ZABBIX
13 52 (0.79%) NetBackup
14 47 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
14 47 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
15 46 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
16 45 (0.68%) WMI
16 45 (0.68%) Graphite
17 42 (0.64%) logstash
18 38 (0.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2442 (36.93%) Microsoft
2 2039 (30.83%) VMware
3 1974 (29.85%) Cisco
4 828 (12.52%) Citrix
5 648 (9.80%) HP
6 532 (8.04%) Juniper
7 524 (7.92%) Red Hat
8 504 (7.62%) Oracle
9 474 (7.17%) CheckPoint
10 384 (5.81%) F5
11 252 (3.81%) Dell
12 219 (3.31%) NetApp
13 216 (3.27%) Symantec
14 183 (2.77%) Apple
15 180 (2.72%) SolarWinds
16 167 (2.53%) IBM
17 145 (2.19%) EMC
18 142 (2.15%) Avaya
19 132 (2.00%) Blue Coat
20 128 (1.94%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40-45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £59,000 per annum £45-59k + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - 70k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-52,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/pension/training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago