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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK
Rank 120 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2169 2707 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.75% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.34% 16.49% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1778 2313 2883
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +0.66%

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
14141 16414 18857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.80% 16.70% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13634 15290
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -11 2015 £40,000 - 301
London -6 748 £45,000 -10.00% 90
South East +11 602 £40,000 - 66
Berkshire +6 193 £45,000 +1.12% 18
East of England -24 170 £42,500 -2.29% 30
Surrey -1 132 £35,000 +15.70% 12
South West -20 124 £36,000 -4.00% 23
Yorkshire -29 118 £36,000 +2.85% 27
City of London +35 113 £42,500 -15.00% 32
West Midlands +24 112 £43,500 +24.28% 23
Hampshire -5 112 £45,000 +20.00% 13
North West -37 110 £26,000 -8.77% 24
Reading -10 84 £41,250 +3.12% 5
Manchester -18 76 £25,500 +3.03% 11
Buckinghamshire +10 65 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Hertfordshire -12 57 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Scotland +31 54 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Milton Keynes +16 49 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands -12 49 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Cambridgeshire -27 49 £45,000 +1.12% 21
West Yorkshire -21 48 £37,000 -7.50% 25
North Yorkshire -10 46 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Reigate +48 44 £26,000 -10.34% 1
Cambridge -10 43 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Bracknell +27 39 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Sussex +19 38 £25,000 -44.44% 4
Birmingham +2 35 £50,000 +44.40% 9
Wiltshire +7 34 £33,750 +2.27% 4
Gloucestershire -37 32 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Leeds -23 31 £36,250 -9.37% 15

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 2521 (53.15%) Windows
2 1930 (40.69%) Linux
3 1804 (38.03%) Firewall
4 1613 (34.01%) DNS
5 1505 (31.73%) Active Directory
6 1371 (28.91%) Cisco
7 1321 (27.85%) Microsoft
8 1208 (25.47%) VMware
9 1170 (24.67%) LAN
10 1137 (23.97%) WAN
11 1134 (23.91%) Windows Server
12 1031 (21.74%) DHCP
13 878 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 856 (18.05%) Cisco Certification
15 836 (17.63%) Finance
16 823 (17.35%) VPN
17 791 (16.68%) MS Exchange
18 790 (16.66%) ITIL
19 748 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
20 714 (15.05%) SQL
21 662 (13.96%) Unix
22 659 (13.89%) MS Excel
23 636 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
24 631 (13.30%) SQL Server
25 586 (12.36%) CCNA
26 554 (11.68%) Network Security
27 523 (11.03%) Degree
28 515 (10.86%) Data Centre
29 514 (10.84%) Windows 7
30 499 (10.52%) Python

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
1 791 (16.68%) MS Exchange
2 359 (7.57%) IIS
3 339 (7.15%) Apache
4 291 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 229 (4.83%) Tomcat
6 204 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 160 (3.37%) SharePoint
8 147 (3.10%) JBoss
9 136 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 133 (2.80%) WebSphere
11 106 (2.23%) Skype for Business
12 86 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 85 (1.79%) WebLogic
14 76 (1.60%) nginx
15 59 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
16 57 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 47 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 47 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
18 36 (0.76%) CMS
19 32 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 659 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 498 (10.50%) MS Office
3 60 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.063%) MS Project
8 2 (0.042%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 1 (0.021%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 21 (0.44%) assyst
2 15 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.13%) BASE24
5 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.13%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.084%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.084%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.063%) Primavera
9 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.042%) Magento
9 2 (0.042%) Maximo
9 2 (0.042%) Retail-J
9 2 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.042%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.021%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.021%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 386 (8.14%) Office 365
2 329 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 185 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 94 (1.98%) SaaS
5 89 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 25 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 25 (0.53%) PaaS
9 24 (0.51%) Mimecast
10 22 (0.46%) IaaS
11 19 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 16 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 16 (0.34%) Slack
13 15 (0.32%) GitHub
14 13 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
15 12 (0.25%) Akamai
15 12 (0.25%) G Suite
16 10 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
16 10 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1804 (38.03%) Firewall
2 1613 (34.01%) DNS
3 1170 (24.67%) LAN
4 1137 (23.97%) WAN
5 1031 (21.74%) DHCP
6 823 (17.35%) VPN
7 554 (11.68%) Network Security
8 489 (10.31%) HTTP
9 443 (9.34%) Wireless
10 418 (8.81%) SAN
11 410 (8.64%) VoIP
12 394 (8.31%) BGP
13 385 (8.12%) SSL
14 376 (7.93%) MPLS
14 376 (7.93%) OSPF
15 374 (7.89%) VLAN
16 363 (7.65%) Internet
17 264 (5.57%) SMTP
18 260 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
19 252 (5.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 631 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 302 (6.37%) MySQL
3 132 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 121 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 88 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 67 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 66 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 63 (1.33%) Hadoop
10 60 (1.27%) DB2
11 54 (1.14%) Big Data
12 53 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
13 50 (1.05%) NoSQL
14 43 (0.91%) MongoDB
15 39 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (0.74%) Apache Hive
17 27 (0.57%) Redis
18 19 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (0.40%) Berkeley DB
18 19 (0.40%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 186 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 152 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 81 (1.71%) JIRA
4 65 (1.37%) Subversion
5 54 (1.14%) JUnit
6 50 (1.05%) Maven
7 31 (0.65%) Ant
8 30 (0.63%) Visual Studio
9 27 (0.57%) Selenium
10 21 (0.44%) TestNG
11 20 (0.42%) JMeter
12 18 (0.38%) Hudson
12 18 (0.38%) TeamCity
13 17 (0.36%) LoadRunner
14 16 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.32%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
17 13 (0.27%) MSBuild
17 13 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 836 (17.63%) Finance
2 390 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 183 (3.86%) Banking
4 165 (3.48%) Retail
5 86 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 74 (1.56%) Games
7 69 (1.45%) Marketing
8 67 (1.41%) German Language
9 66 (1.39%) Electronics
10 62 (1.31%) Back Office
11 61 (1.29%) French Language
11 61 (1.29%) Law
12 48 (1.01%) Advertising
13 46 (0.97%) Legal
14 37 (0.78%) Publishing
15 34 (0.72%) Investment Banking
16 29 (0.61%) Spanish Language
17 28 (0.59%) Retail Banking
18 19 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 718 (15.14%) Analyst
2 644 (13.58%) Support Engineer
3 618 (13.03%) Network Engineer
4 346 (7.29%) IT Support
4 346 (7.29%) Linux Engineer
5 341 (7.19%) Support Analyst
6 337 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 303 (6.39%) Administrator
8 277 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 263 (5.55%) Developer
10 257 (5.42%) Software Engineer
11 235 (4.95%) IT Engineer
12 219 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 217 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
14 187 (3.94%) Consultant
15 183 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
16 179 (3.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 168 (3.54%) Security Engineer
18 159 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
19 148 (3.12%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (6.66%) HTML
2 277 (5.84%) Web Services
3 200 (4.22%) XML
4 196 (4.13%) LAMP
5 179 (3.77%) CSS
6 165 (3.48%) .NET
7 132 (2.78%) Middleware
8 112 (2.36%) J2EE
9 97 (2.05%) Ajax
10 91 (1.92%) Spring
11 74 (1.56%) ASP.NET
12 71 (1.50%) Hibernate
12 71 (1.50%) SOAP
13 69 (1.45%) JSON
14 66 (1.39%) Java EE
14 66 (1.39%) JMS
15 64 (1.35%) Node.js
16 59 (1.24%) REST
17 58 (1.22%) 802.1X
18 56 (1.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 515 (10.86%) Data Centre
2 327 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 280 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 184 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 158 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 119 (2.51%) Clustering
7 116 (2.45%) Blackberry
8 105 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 75 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 68 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
11 61 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 60 (1.27%) PKI
13 56 (1.18%) iPad
14 55 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 55 (1.16%) Replication
15 54 (1.14%) Mathematics
16 53 (1.12%) Device Driver
16 53 (1.12%) Physics
17 52 (1.10%) Public Cloud
18 49 (1.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2521 (53.15%) Windows
2 1930 (40.69%) Linux
3 1134 (23.91%) Windows Server
4 748 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 662 (13.96%) Unix
6 636 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 514 (10.84%) Windows 7
8 313 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 304 (6.41%) Windows 8
10 293 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 255 (5.38%) Windows 10
12 218 (4.60%) CentOS
13 183 (3.86%) Solaris
14 170 (3.58%) Ubuntu
15 154 (3.25%) Mac OS X
16 130 (2.74%) Windows XP
17 124 (2.61%) Android
18 102 (2.15%) Apple iOS
19 90 (1.90%) Debian
20 70 (1.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (16.66%) ITIL
2 411 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (7.72%) Software Engineering
4 330 (6.96%) DevOps
5 314 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 314 (6.62%) Information Security
6 229 (4.83%) Cybersecurity
7 228 (4.81%) Load Balancing
8 225 (4.74%) Configuration Management
9 223 (4.70%) SIEM
10 220 (4.64%) Service Management
11 219 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 209 (4.41%) High Availability
13 197 (4.15%) Open Source
14 196 (4.13%) Network Design
15 185 (3.90%) Project Management
16 164 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
17 154 (3.25%) Service Delivery
18 149 (3.14%) Kalman Filter
18 149 (3.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 714 (15.05%) SQL
2 499 (10.52%) Python
3 498 (10.50%) Java
4 425 (8.96%) C++
5 404 (8.52%) C
6 349 (7.36%) Bash Shell
7 348 (7.34%) PowerShell
8 344 (7.25%) Perl
9 242 (5.10%) C#
10 229 (4.83%) JavaScript
11 159 (3.35%) Shell Script
12 151 (3.18%) PHP
13 133 (2.80%) Ruby
14 75 (1.58%) Embedded C
15 69 (1.45%) VB
16 64 (1.35%) Embedded C++
17 51 (1.08%) Go
18 36 (0.76%) VBScript
19 29 (0.61%) Objective-C
20 28 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 856 (18.05%) Cisco Certification
2 586 (12.36%) CCNA
3 523 (11.03%) Degree
4 447 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 442 (9.32%) CCNP
6 300 (6.33%) Security Cleared
7 260 (5.48%) MCSE
8 241 (5.08%) CISSP
9 161 (3.39%) SC Cleared
10 149 (3.14%) DV Cleared
11 143 (3.01%) MCSA
12 131 (2.76%) CCIE
13 114 (2.40%) CISM
13 114 (2.40%) MCP
14 111 (2.34%) MCITP
15 87 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 84 (1.77%) Network+ Certification
17 80 (1.69%) GIAC
17 80 (1.69%) SANS
18 69 (1.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (6.49%) SLA
2 173 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 138 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 134 (2.83%) QA
5 30 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.27%) MISRA
8 10 (0.21%) JTAG
9 7 (0.15%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.13%) GPG13
11 5 (0.11%) HL7
11 5 (0.11%) MISRA C
12 4 (0.084%) GCP
13 3 (0.063%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.063%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.063%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.042%) COBIT
14 2 (0.042%) GDPR
14 2 (0.042%) ISO22301
15 1 (0.021%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1505 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 878 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 427 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 258 (5.44%) vSphere
5 153 (3.23%) XenApp
6 101 (2.13%) Firmware
6 101 (2.13%) VMware ESX
7 98 (2.07%) Docker
8 83 (1.75%) NFS
9 80 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 80 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 74 (1.56%) vCloud
11 60 (1.27%) Samba
12 53 (1.12%) XenServer
13 51 (1.08%) Xen
14 49 (1.03%) KVM
15 46 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
16 40 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
17 39 (0.82%) iptables
18 34 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 417 (8.79%) Puppet
2 211 (4.45%) Ansible
3 202 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 194 (4.09%) SCCM
5 181 (3.82%) Nagios
6 105 (2.21%) Salt
7 86 (1.81%) Backup Exec
8 85 (1.79%) WSUS
9 83 (1.75%) SCOM
10 73 (1.54%) Nessus
11 62 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 61 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
13 51 (1.08%) ZABBIX
14 48 (1.01%) Nmap
15 43 (0.91%) Kubernetes
16 39 (0.82%) Cacti
17 35 (0.74%) NetBackup
18 28 (0.59%) OpenAM
18 28 (0.59%) Tivoli
19 27 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1371 (28.91%) Cisco
2 1321 (27.85%) Microsoft
3 1208 (25.47%) VMware
4 475 (10.01%) Juniper
5 405 (8.54%) Citrix
6 366 (7.72%) Red Hat
7 364 (7.67%) CheckPoint
8 327 (6.89%) HP
9 289 (6.09%) F5
10 284 (5.99%) Oracle
11 259 (5.46%) Palo Alto
12 165 (3.48%) Apple
13 149 (3.14%) NetApp
14 141 (2.97%) Dell
15 137 (2.89%) Blue Coat
16 121 (2.55%) EMC
17 117 (2.47%) Symantec
18 116 (2.45%) SolarWinds
19 103 (2.17%) Avaya
20 101 (2.13%) Sun
Epsom, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Itecco
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £250000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + On Call
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £28k - 32k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Buckley, Clwyd
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago