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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 84 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3398 3303 4053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.22% 3.18% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.08% 18.55% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2897 2674 3537
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £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
18793 17807 21534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.13% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15284 13978 17888
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +7 3251 £39,000 -2.50% 486
London -4 1196 £45,000 -10.00% 174
South East +6 915 £38,500 -3.75% 110
Berkshire +8 337 £40,000 -3.84% 35
City of London -11 260 £47,500 -5.00% 46
South West +11 243 £35,000 - 47
East of England +12 221 £40,000 -11.11% 53
Hampshire 0 215 £38,500 +6.94% 29
Yorkshire -37 197 £35,000 +9.37% 30
North West +27 190 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Surrey +5 177 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Reading +17 159 £40,000 -1.23% 13
West Midlands +11 156 £35,000 +4.47% 23
East Midlands +20 112 £31,025 -15.00% 21
West Yorkshire -51 91 £37,500 +29.31% 15
Cheshire +23 82 £40,000 -2.43% 8
Gloucestershire +23 73 £37,000 -11.90% 15
Manchester -10 70 £26,500 -24.28% 14
Cambridgeshire +7 68 £40,000 +14.28% 34
Southampton +3 66 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Wiltshire +23 60 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Kent +32 58 £32,500 -31.57% 6
Cambridge +8 54 £40,000 - 28
Hertfordshire -29 54 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Leeds -60 54 £38,000 +8.57% 7
North Yorkshire -20 46 £35,250 +7.63% 11
Basingstoke +27 45 £35,000 -10.82% 1
Staffordshire +26 45 £35,000 +34.61% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 45 £35,000 -6.66% 5
South Wales -17 44 £35,000 -12.50% 8

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4505 (63.67%) Windows
2 2610 (36.89%) DNS
3 2562 (36.21%) Microsoft
4 2432 (34.37%) Active Directory
5 2371 (33.51%) Firewall
6 2354 (33.27%) Linux
7 2216 (31.32%) VMware
8 1981 (28.00%) Cisco
9 1689 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 1534 (21.68%) DHCP
11 1483 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1479 (20.90%) MS Exchange
13 1459 (20.62%) LAN
14 1445 (20.42%) WAN
15 1357 (19.18%) MS Excel
16 1293 (18.28%) VPN
17 1254 (17.72%) ITIL
18 1097 (15.51%) UNIX
19 1082 (15.29%) SQL Server
20 1076 (15.21%) SQL
21 1074 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
22 1066 (15.07%) Finance
23 1042 (14.73%) SAN
24 1038 (14.67%) Citrix
25 1013 (14.32%) Degree
26 1004 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
26 1004 (14.19%) MS Office
27 941 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
28 922 (13.03%) Windows 7
29 903 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1479 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 621 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 541 (7.65%) IIS
4 476 (6.73%) Apache
5 424 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 360 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 293 (4.14%) SharePoint
8 290 (4.10%) Tomcat
9 272 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 235 (3.32%) Lync
11 226 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 90 (1.27%) WebSphere
13 89 (1.26%) JBoss
14 82 (1.16%) nginx
15 64 (0.90%) WebLogic
16 57 (0.81%) CMS
17 47 (0.66%) IBM Notes
18 46 (0.65%) Jetty
19 31 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
20 29 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1357 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 1004 (14.19%) MS Office
3 71 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 69 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (0.40%) MS Project
6 11 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.085%) Simulink
9 4 (0.057%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.028%) SPSS
10 2 (0.028%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.014%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.014%) Maya
11 1 (0.014%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.014%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 63 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.23%) RMDS
4 15 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 14 (0.20%) BASE24
6 10 (0.14%) Eikon
7 8 (0.11%) assyst
8 7 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.099%) SalesLogix
8 7 (0.099%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.071%) Summit
11 4 (0.057%) GoldMine
12 3 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.042%) Cognos Controller
12 3 (0.042%) Temenos T24
12 3 (0.042%) Sage 50
12 3 (0.042%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
12 3 (0.042%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 184 (2.60%) Office 365
2 125 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 112 (1.58%) SaaS
5 72 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 49 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (0.58%) IaaS
8 33 (0.47%) PaaS
9 25 (0.35%) Google Apps
10 15 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.085%) Route 53
14 5 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
15 4 (0.057%) Trello
15 4 (0.057%) Basecamp
16 3 (0.042%) Heroku
16 3 (0.042%) Engine Yard
17 2 (0.028%) Amazon ELB
18 1 (0.014%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2610 (36.89%) DNS
2 2371 (33.51%) Firewall
3 1534 (21.68%) DHCP
4 1459 (20.62%) LAN
5 1445 (20.42%) WAN
6 1293 (18.28%) VPN
7 1042 (14.73%) SAN
8 676 (9.55%) Internet
9 669 (9.46%) VoIP
10 654 (9.24%) HTTP
11 633 (8.95%) Network Security
12 557 (7.87%) BGP
13 540 (7.63%) SSL
14 498 (7.04%) OSPF
15 488 (6.90%) MPLS
16 471 (6.66%) Wireless
17 468 (6.61%) VLAN
18 412 (5.82%) SMTP
19 368 (5.20%) Cisco ASA
20 367 (5.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1082 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 475 (6.71%) MySQL
3 241 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 194 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 140 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 131 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 101 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 89 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 80 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 79 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 66 (0.93%) Big Data
12 57 (0.81%) RDBMS
13 44 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (0.54%) DB2
14 38 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 28 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (0.38%) Hadoop
17 25 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
18 19 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
19 18 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 209 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 183 (2.59%) Subversion
3 118 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 73 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 68 (0.96%) JIRA
6 52 (0.73%) JUnit
7 44 (0.62%) Selenium
8 33 (0.47%) Maven
9 31 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 31 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (0.34%) Hudson
11 23 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (0.31%) SilkTest
13 17 (0.24%) LabVIEW
14 16 (0.23%) NUnit
14 16 (0.23%) LoadRunner
15 15 (0.21%) FogBugz
16 14 (0.20%) MSI
17 13 (0.18%) ClearCase
18 12 (0.17%) Mockito
General
1 1066 (15.07%) Finance
2 495 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 287 (4.06%) Banking
4 189 (2.67%) Law
5 172 (2.43%) Retail
6 139 (1.96%) Advertising
7 122 (1.72%) Legal
8 102 (1.44%) Marketing
9 93 (1.31%) Games
10 86 (1.22%) Electronics
11 73 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 65 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 55 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 49 (0.69%) Aerospace
15 46 (0.65%) French Language
16 44 (0.62%) Front Office
17 41 (0.58%) German Language
18 40 (0.57%) Back Office
19 34 (0.48%) Publishing
20 33 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1191 (16.83%) Analyst
2 1113 (15.73%) Support Engineer
3 842 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 546 (7.72%) Support Analyst
5 535 (7.56%) Administrator
6 470 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 448 (6.33%) Developer
8 438 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
9 381 (5.39%) IT Support
10 356 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
11 341 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
12 339 (4.79%) Consultant
13 317 (4.48%) Technical Support
14 300 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
15 282 (3.99%) Software Engineer
16 213 (3.01%) Security Engineer
17 204 (2.88%) Security Analyst
18 200 (2.83%) Linux Administrator
18 200 (2.83%) Desktop Support
19 171 (2.42%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (6.59%) .NET
2 384 (5.43%) Web Services
3 319 (4.51%) XML
4 304 (4.30%) HTML
5 191 (2.70%) CSS
6 168 (2.37%) SOAP
7 138 (1.95%) ASP.NET
8 108 (1.53%) Middleware
9 102 (1.44%) JSON
10 99 (1.40%) LAMP
11 94 (1.33%) REST
12 93 (1.31%) jQuery
12 93 (1.31%) WCF
13 92 (1.30%) J2EE
14 90 (1.27%) HTML5
15 70 (0.99%) .NET Framework
16 65 (0.92%) WPF
17 60 (0.85%) RESTful
18 52 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 48 (0.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 567 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 396 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 393 (5.55%) Blackberry
4 348 (4.92%) Clustering
5 276 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 222 (3.14%) Open Source
7 158 (2.23%) Replication
8 118 (1.67%) iPhone
9 117 (1.65%) Hedge funds
10 113 (1.60%) Thin Client
10 113 (1.60%) Fat Client
11 104 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 96 (1.36%) PKI
13 81 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
14 79 (1.12%) Mathematics
15 68 (0.96%) Algorithms
16 67 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
17 60 (0.85%) Device Driver
18 58 (0.82%) Mobile App
19 54 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4505 (63.67%) Windows
2 2354 (33.27%) Linux
3 1689 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 1097 (15.51%) UNIX
5 1074 (15.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 941 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 922 (13.03%) Windows 7
8 660 (9.33%) Windows XP
9 547 (7.73%) Windows 8
10 460 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 368 (5.20%) Solaris
12 278 (3.93%) CentOS
13 263 (3.72%) Windows Vista
14 197 (2.78%) Android
15 196 (2.77%) Ubuntu
16 175 (2.47%) Mac OS X
17 169 (2.39%) Debian
18 148 (2.09%) Apple iOS
19 145 (2.05%) AIX
20 82 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1254 (17.72%) ITIL
2 466 (6.59%) Load Balancing
3 424 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
4 384 (5.43%) Software Engineering
5 374 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 338 (4.78%) Project Management
7 300 (4.24%) Information Security
8 263 (3.72%) Configuration Management
9 246 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
10 241 (3.41%) Service Management
11 239 (3.38%) Migration
12 233 (3.29%) Service Delivery
13 230 (3.25%) Change Management
14 226 (3.19%) Mentoring
15 204 (2.88%) OO
16 198 (2.80%) E-Commerce
17 193 (2.73%) Network Design
18 192 (2.71%) Multithreading
19 190 (2.69%) DevOps
20 187 (2.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1076 (15.21%) SQL
2 673 (9.51%) Java
3 668 (9.44%) Perl
4 644 (9.10%) Python
5 493 (6.97%) C++
6 458 (6.47%) Bash Shell
7 429 (6.06%) C#
7 429 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 402 (5.68%) C
9 291 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 247 (3.49%) JavaScript
11 245 (3.46%) Ruby
12 229 (3.24%) PHP
13 102 (1.44%) VBScript
14 93 (1.31%) T-SQL
15 68 (0.96%) VB
16 62 (0.88%) Embedded C
17 52 (0.73%) Korn
18 50 (0.71%) VB.NET
19 46 (0.65%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1013 (14.32%) Degree
2 1004 (14.19%) Cisco Certification
3 903 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 654 (9.24%) CCNA
5 590 (8.34%) MCSE
6 579 (8.18%) CCNP
7 386 (5.46%) MCP
8 376 (5.31%) MCITP
9 313 (4.42%) Security Cleared
10 275 (3.89%) MCSA
11 239 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 218 (3.08%) SC Cleared
13 212 (3.00%) CISSP
14 149 (2.11%) MCTS
15 119 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
16 114 (1.61%) CCIE
17 111 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
18 101 (1.43%) CCA
19 82 (1.16%) CCSA
20 78 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (8.17%) SLA
2 182 (2.57%) QA
3 169 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 141 (1.99%) PCI DSS
5 68 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 45 (0.64%) ISO 9001
7 32 (0.45%) COBIT
8 24 (0.34%) GPG13
9 21 (0.30%) ISO 8583
10 13 (0.18%) JTAG
11 7 (0.099%) HL7
12 4 (0.057%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.042%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.028%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.028%) DICOM
15 1 (0.014%) BS7799
System Software
1 2432 (34.37%) Active Directory
2 1483 (20.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 562 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 408 (5.77%) vSphere
5 316 (4.47%) XenApp
6 275 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
7 242 (3.42%) VMware ESX
8 174 (2.46%) NFS
9 127 (1.80%) Firmware
10 110 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 107 (1.51%) XenServer
12 95 (1.34%) Snort
13 87 (1.23%) XenDesktop
14 83 (1.17%) KVM
15 73 (1.03%) Xen
16 59 (0.83%) vCloud
17 55 (0.78%) MetaFrame
17 55 (0.78%) Samba
18 54 (0.76%) Postfix
19 49 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 381 (5.39%) SCCM
2 359 (5.07%) Puppet
3 249 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 220 (3.11%) Backup Exec
5 204 (2.88%) Nagios
6 197 (2.78%) SCOM
7 176 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 128 (1.81%) WSUS
9 98 (1.39%) NetBackup
10 75 (1.06%) Cacti
11 56 (0.79%) SCVMM
12 52 (0.73%) Tivoli
13 49 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 37 (0.52%) Ansible
15 36 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
16 33 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 32 (0.45%) OpenView
18 31 (0.44%) HP NNM
18 31 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
19 30 (0.42%) Salt
Vendors
1 2562 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 2216 (31.32%) VMware
3 1981 (28.00%) Cisco
4 1038 (14.67%) Citrix
5 756 (10.69%) HP
6 588 (8.31%) Juniper
7 553 (7.82%) CheckPoint
8 548 (7.75%) Red Hat
9 405 (5.72%) Oracle
10 388 (5.48%) Symantec
11 371 (5.24%) F5
12 330 (4.66%) Dell
13 242 (3.42%) IBM
14 241 (3.41%) Apple
15 238 (3.36%) EMC
16 216 (3.05%) NetApp
17 174 (2.46%) Avaya
18 115 (1.63%) Blue Coat
19 111 (1.57%) McAfee
20 109 (1.54%) SolarWinds
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Xchanging
Salary: bens+bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + NC Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: Yesterday