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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 83 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3551 3425 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.21% 3.18% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.08% 18.50% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3041 2770 3794
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +5 3404 £38,000 -5.00% 352
London +4 1292 £42,500 -15.00% 112
South East 0 877 £37,500 -6.25% 90
Berkshire +5 318 £35,000 -13.58% 44
City of London -3 291 £45,000 -14.28% 43
South West +34 266 £35,000 +3.70% 34
East of England +13 265 £40,000 -11.11% 32
North West +37 224 £38,500 - 18
Yorkshire -37 205 £37,500 +15.38% 33
Hampshire -14 192 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Surrey +5 188 £41,500 +3.75% 13
West Midlands +17 165 £32,500 +3.17% 12
Reading +24 159 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Cheshire +38 105 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East Midlands -1 101 £27,500 -24.65% 15
Gloucestershire +37 97 £47,500 +30.13% 8
Cambridgeshire +20 87 £40,000 +14.28% 14
West Yorkshire -52 86 £40,000 +25.98% 13
Manchester +1 83 £33,750 -12.33% 9
Hertfordshire -17 68 £39,000 -13.33% 8
Southampton +5 67 £38,500 +10.00% 4
North Yorkshire -6 63 £35,500 +9.23% 16
Cambridge +18 60 £40,000 - 11
Wiltshire +22 56 £37,500 +10.29% 10
Leeds -54 54 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Bedfordshire +25 52 £40,250 +15.00% 3
Kent +6 49 £32,500 -27.77%
Cheltenham +32 47 £47,500 +93.87% 2
Wales +1 47 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Buckinghamshire -12 47 £35,000 - 3

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4594 (63.29%) Windows
2 2721 (37.48%) DNS
3 2578 (35.51%) Microsoft
4 2461 (33.90%) Linux
5 2416 (33.28%) Active Directory
6 2413 (33.24%) Firewall
7 2264 (31.19%) VMware
8 2037 (28.06%) Cisco
9 1708 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 1626 (22.40%) DHCP
11 1501 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1483 (20.43%) MS Exchange
13 1475 (20.32%) LAN
14 1454 (20.03%) WAN
15 1385 (19.08%) VPN
16 1353 (18.64%) MS Excel
17 1268 (17.47%) ITIL
18 1132 (15.59%) Windows Server 2003
19 1119 (15.42%) SQL
20 1117 (15.39%) UNIX
21 1082 (14.91%) SQL Server
22 1081 (14.89%) Finance
23 1078 (14.85%) SAN
24 1029 (14.18%) MS Office
25 1016 (14.00%) Degree
26 1008 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
27 995 (13.71%) Citrix
28 930 (12.81%) Windows 7
29 924 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
30 905 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1483 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 631 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 610 (8.40%) IIS
4 526 (7.25%) Apache
5 461 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 355 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 304 (4.19%) Tomcat
8 303 (4.17%) SharePoint
9 276 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 229 (3.15%) Lync
11 225 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 94 (1.29%) JBoss
12 94 (1.29%) nginx
13 90 (1.24%) WebSphere
14 69 (0.95%) CMS
15 64 (0.88%) WebLogic
16 52 (0.72%) Jetty
17 50 (0.69%) IBM Notes
18 38 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
19 31 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1353 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 1029 (14.18%) MS Office
3 67 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 59 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.40%) MS Project
6 9 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.069%) Simulink
7 5 (0.069%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.028%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.028%) Maya
8 2 (0.028%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.014%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.014%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 64 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.29%) RMDS
3 18 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.23%) Eikon
5 14 (0.19%) BASE24
6 13 (0.18%) assyst
7 12 (0.17%) Summit
8 9 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.096%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 7 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (0.096%) ION MarketView
9 7 (0.096%) 3000 Xtra
9 7 (0.096%) Front Arena
9 7 (0.096%) SalesLogix
10 6 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.069%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 5 (0.069%) IntelliMatch
12 4 (0.055%) GoldMine
12 4 (0.055%) HiPortfolio
13 3 (0.041%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 167 (2.30%) Office 365
2 138 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 131 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 118 (1.63%) SaaS
5 70 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (0.55%) IaaS
8 29 (0.40%) PaaS
9 24 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 12 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.12%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.069%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.055%) Route 53
14 4 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.014%) Trello
15 1 (0.014%) IBM SmartCloud
15 1 (0.014%) Heroku
15 1 (0.014%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2721 (37.48%) DNS
2 2413 (33.24%) Firewall
3 1626 (22.40%) DHCP
4 1475 (20.32%) LAN
5 1454 (20.03%) WAN
6 1385 (19.08%) VPN
7 1078 (14.85%) SAN
8 698 (9.62%) Internet
9 696 (9.59%) VoIP
10 689 (9.49%) HTTP
11 672 (9.26%) Network Security
12 570 (7.85%) SSL
13 569 (7.84%) BGP
14 521 (7.18%) MPLS
15 484 (6.67%) OSPF
16 481 (6.63%) VLAN
17 478 (6.58%) Wireless
18 466 (6.42%) SMTP
19 386 (5.32%) LDAP
20 371 (5.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1082 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 495 (6.82%) MySQL
3 252 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 208 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 140 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 123 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 105 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 97 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 87 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 81 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 59 (0.81%) Big Data
12 55 (0.76%) RDBMS
13 49 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 47 (0.65%) DB2
15 36 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 35 (0.48%) Hadoop
17 30 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
19 21 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
20 19 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 208 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 196 (2.70%) Subversion
3 119 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 83 (1.14%) JIRA
5 57 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 45 (0.62%) JUnit
7 38 (0.52%) Selenium
8 31 (0.43%) Maven
9 29 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 28 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (0.37%) Hudson
12 25 (0.34%) SilkTest
13 19 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (0.25%) NUnit
15 16 (0.22%) ClearCase
16 15 (0.21%) LoadRunner
16 15 (0.21%) FogBugz
17 14 (0.19%) LabVIEW
18 12 (0.17%) Ant
19 11 (0.15%) JMeter
General
1 1081 (14.89%) Finance
2 511 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 290 (4.00%) Banking
4 224 (3.09%) Law
5 160 (2.20%) Retail
6 137 (1.89%) Advertising
7 129 (1.78%) Legal
8 104 (1.43%) Marketing
9 96 (1.32%) Games
10 81 (1.12%) Electronics
11 71 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 63 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 58 (0.80%) German Language
14 56 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 53 (0.73%) French Language
16 48 (0.66%) Aerospace
17 47 (0.65%) Back Office
18 46 (0.63%) Front Office
19 44 (0.61%) Publishing
20 30 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1283 (17.67%) Analyst
2 1122 (15.46%) Support Engineer
3 809 (11.14%) Network Engineer
4 583 (8.03%) Administrator
5 577 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 484 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 483 (6.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 426 (5.87%) Developer
9 408 (5.62%) IT Support
10 351 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 346 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
12 335 (4.61%) Consultant
13 322 (4.44%) Technical Support
14 309 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
15 274 (3.77%) Software Engineer
16 248 (3.42%) Security Analyst
17 243 (3.35%) Linux Administrator
18 209 (2.88%) Security Engineer
19 202 (2.78%) Desktop Support
20 196 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (6.06%) .NET
2 387 (5.33%) Web Services
3 301 (4.15%) XML
4 300 (4.13%) HTML
5 189 (2.60%) CSS
6 171 (2.36%) SOAP
7 130 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 111 (1.53%) Middleware
8 111 (1.53%) LAMP
9 109 (1.50%) JSON
10 95 (1.31%) J2EE
11 93 (1.28%) WCF
12 86 (1.18%) jQuery
12 86 (1.18%) REST
13 85 (1.17%) HTML5
14 70 (0.96%) .NET Framework
15 54 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 53 (0.73%) RESTful
16 53 (0.73%) WPF
17 49 (0.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 535 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 403 (5.55%) Computer Science
3 387 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 353 (4.86%) Clustering
5 278 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 237 (3.26%) Open Source
7 178 (2.45%) Replication
8 137 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 116 (1.60%) Thin Client
9 116 (1.60%) Fat Client
10 113 (1.56%) iPhone
11 100 (1.38%) PKI
12 89 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 84 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 83 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
15 74 (1.02%) Mathematics
16 70 (0.96%) Algorithms
17 68 (0.94%) Mobile App
18 54 (0.74%) Device Driver
19 50 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4594 (63.29%) Windows
2 2461 (33.90%) Linux
3 1708 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1132 (15.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1117 (15.39%) UNIX
6 930 (12.81%) Windows 7
7 924 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 664 (9.15%) Windows XP
9 522 (7.19%) Windows 8
10 505 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 400 (5.51%) Solaris
12 290 (4.00%) CentOS
13 279 (3.84%) Windows Vista
14 210 (2.89%) Ubuntu
15 199 (2.74%) Android
16 181 (2.49%) Debian
17 177 (2.44%) Mac OS X
18 145 (2.00%) AIX
18 145 (2.00%) Apple iOS
19 88 (1.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1268 (17.47%) ITIL
2 469 (6.46%) Load Balancing
3 462 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 364 (5.01%) Software Engineering
6 338 (4.66%) Project Management
7 300 (4.13%) Information Security
8 268 (3.69%) Configuration Management
9 262 (3.61%) Change Management
10 255 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
11 248 (3.42%) Service Delivery
12 237 (3.26%) Migration
13 229 (3.15%) Service Management
14 211 (2.91%) OO
15 209 (2.88%) DevOps
16 205 (2.82%) E-Commerce
17 197 (2.71%) Mentoring
18 195 (2.69%) Network Design
19 186 (2.56%) Network Management
20 185 (2.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1119 (15.42%) SQL
2 722 (9.95%) Java
3 688 (9.48%) Perl
4 662 (9.12%) Python
5 494 (6.81%) Bash Shell
6 491 (6.76%) C++
7 425 (5.85%) C#
8 420 (5.79%) PowerShell
9 382 (5.26%) C
10 319 (4.39%) Shell Script
11 267 (3.68%) Ruby
12 253 (3.49%) PHP
13 246 (3.39%) JavaScript
14 109 (1.50%) VBScript
15 100 (1.38%) T-SQL
16 65 (0.90%) VB
17 62 (0.85%) Embedded C
18 52 (0.72%) Korn
19 46 (0.63%) Assembly Language
20 45 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1016 (14.00%) Degree
2 1008 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 905 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 669 (9.22%) CCNA
5 583 (8.03%) MCSE
6 565 (7.78%) CCNP
7 379 (5.22%) MCP
8 369 (5.08%) MCITP
9 329 (4.53%) Security Cleared
10 284 (3.91%) MCSA
11 242 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 232 (3.20%) SC Cleared
13 219 (3.02%) CISSP
14 142 (1.96%) MCTS
15 114 (1.57%) CCIE
16 113 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
17 109 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
18 97 (1.34%) CCA
19 91 (1.25%) CCSA
20 77 (1.06%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (7.84%) SLA
2 178 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 173 (2.38%) QA
4 137 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 65 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 51 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 35 (0.48%) COBIT
8 19 (0.26%) ISO 8583
9 18 (0.25%) GPG13
10 8 (0.11%) JTAG
11 6 (0.083%) HL7
12 5 (0.069%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.041%) BS7799
13 3 (0.041%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.014%) DICOM
14 1 (0.014%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2416 (33.28%) Active Directory
2 1501 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 552 (7.60%) Hyper-V
4 431 (5.94%) vSphere
5 312 (4.30%) XenApp
6 279 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
7 247 (3.40%) VMware ESX
8 187 (2.58%) NFS
9 127 (1.75%) Firmware
10 115 (1.58%) Terminal Services
11 103 (1.42%) XenServer
12 96 (1.32%) KVM
13 94 (1.29%) Snort
14 84 (1.16%) XenDesktop
15 75 (1.03%) Postfix
16 73 (1.01%) Xen
17 64 (0.88%) Samba
18 63 (0.87%) vCloud
19 59 (0.81%) MetaFrame
20 48 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 388 (5.35%) Puppet
2 338 (4.66%) SCCM
3 272 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 227 (3.13%) Backup Exec
5 205 (2.82%) Nagios
6 194 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 189 (2.60%) SCOM
8 116 (1.60%) WSUS
9 101 (1.39%) NetBackup
10 84 (1.16%) Cacti
11 59 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 56 (0.77%) Tivoli
13 44 (0.61%) SCVMM
14 39 (0.54%) Ansible
15 37 (0.51%) OpenView
15 37 (0.51%) HP NNM
16 33 (0.45%) Legato
17 32 (0.44%) ZABBIX
17 32 (0.44%) Vagrant
17 32 (0.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2578 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 2264 (31.19%) VMware
3 2037 (28.06%) Cisco
4 995 (13.71%) Citrix
5 776 (10.69%) HP
6 618 (8.51%) Juniper
7 595 (8.20%) Red Hat
8 564 (7.77%) CheckPoint
9 396 (5.46%) Symantec
10 394 (5.43%) Oracle
11 373 (5.14%) F5
12 323 (4.45%) Dell
13 258 (3.55%) Apple
14 241 (3.32%) EMC
15 235 (3.24%) IBM
15 235 (3.24%) NetApp
16 188 (2.59%) Avaya
17 109 (1.50%) Sun
17 109 (1.50%) Blue Coat
18 107 (1.47%) McAfee
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 41k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Media Math Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + On-Call + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £NaN.NaN per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday