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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 92 91 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3287 3609 3783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.08% 3.06% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.29% 17.88% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2694 2998 3240
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
19013 20183 20793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.09% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15223 16169 16792
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 0 3083 £40,000 +5.26% 440
London -9 1116 £45,000 -5.26% 130
South East +16 919 £42,500 +16.43% 128
Berkshire +7 292 £42,500 +6.25% 52
East of England +18 289 £37,500 +7.14% 42
South West +49 284 £33,000 +10.00% 46
City of London -1 236 £48,000 -2.53% 41
Hampshire +23 217 £43,000 +22.85% 14
Reading +19 183 £40,000 +12.67% 35
Surrey +18 166 £37,500 +22.95% 20
Yorkshire -50 134 £35,000 +9.37% 21
West Midlands -8 130 £32,250 +2.38% 27
North West -45 114 £30,000 -7.69% 33
Cambridgeshire +19 97 £40,500 +12.50% 17
Hertfordshire +7 86 £34,500 +1.47% 14
East Midlands -9 84 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Buckinghamshire +16 80 £45,000 -14.28% 16
Wiltshire +29 78 £37,000 -29.52% 13
Cambridge +22 70 £40,500 +3.84% 11
Bristol +9 67 £32,500 -13.33% 11
West Yorkshire -50 67 £35,331 +13.96% 11
Wales +28 62 £36,500 +10.60% 9
South Wales +21 62 £36,500 +10.60% 5
Southampton -5 59 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Gloucestershire +16 58 £33,000 +43.47% 6
Birmingham -5 58 £41,250 +29.92% 7
Manchester -26 53 £26,000 -20.00% 23
Leeds -31 50 £35,661 +1.88% 6
West Sussex -7 49 £42,500 +41.66% 6
Bedfordshire +22 48 £45,000 +20.00% 6

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4109 (62.46%) Windows
2 2524 (38.36%) Microsoft
3 2356 (35.81%) DNS
4 2316 (35.20%) Active Directory
5 2210 (33.59%) Firewall
6 2145 (32.60%) Linux
7 2041 (31.02%) VMware
8 1916 (29.12%) Cisco
9 1561 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 1524 (23.16%) LAN
11 1483 (22.54%) WAN
12 1480 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1437 (21.84%) MS Exchange
14 1434 (21.80%) DHCP
15 1316 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 1130 (17.18%) ITIL
17 1122 (17.05%) VPN
18 1092 (16.60%) SQL Server
19 1075 (16.34%) SQL
20 1056 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
21 1013 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
22 1004 (15.26%) MS Office
23 993 (15.09%) Finance
24 935 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
25 929 (14.12%) Citrix
26 906 (13.77%) UNIX
27 860 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
28 843 (12.81%) Degree
29 824 (12.52%) SAN
30 778 (11.83%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1437 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 648 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 533 (8.10%) IIS
4 357 (5.43%) Apache
4 357 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 335 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 323 (4.91%) SharePoint
7 285 (4.33%) Lync
8 252 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 216 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 207 (3.15%) Tomcat
11 130 (1.98%) JBoss
12 115 (1.75%) WebSphere
13 71 (1.08%) OpenStack
14 53 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
15 49 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 47 (0.71%) nginx
17 41 (0.62%) CICS
18 39 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
18 39 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 1316 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1004 (15.26%) MS Office
3 109 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 78 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.26%) MS Project
6 11 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.046%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.046%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.046%) SPSS
9 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.015%) Simulink
9 1 (0.015%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.015%) InDesign
9 1 (0.015%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 41 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
2 19 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.17%) Magento
6 9 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.076%) BASE24
9 4 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.061%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.061%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 3 (0.046%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.046%) RMDS
10 3 (0.046%) HiPortfolio
10 3 (0.046%) Primavera
11 2 (0.030%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.030%) Nortel Periphonics
11 2 (0.030%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 271 (4.12%) Office 365
2 225 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (1.25%) SaaS
4 82 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 50 (0.76%) PaaS
6 40 (0.61%) IaaS
7 30 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (0.38%) Google Apps
9 21 (0.32%) Mimecast
9 21 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 10 (0.15%) Heroku
12 10 (0.15%) Engine Yard
13 9 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
14 7 (0.11%) Route 53
14 7 (0.11%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.091%) Trello
15 6 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2356 (35.81%) DNS
2 2210 (33.59%) Firewall
3 1524 (23.16%) LAN
4 1483 (22.54%) WAN
5 1434 (21.80%) DHCP
6 1122 (17.05%) VPN
7 824 (12.52%) SAN
8 659 (10.02%) VoIP
9 630 (9.58%) HTTP
10 611 (9.29%) Internet
11 541 (8.22%) BGP
12 511 (7.77%) SSL
13 499 (7.58%) Network Security
14 496 (7.54%) OSPF
15 474 (7.20%) VLAN
16 466 (7.08%) MPLS
17 439 (6.67%) Wireless
18 424 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
19 352 (5.35%) SMTP
20 313 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1092 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 427 (6.49%) MySQL
3 211 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 200 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 136 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 124 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 110 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 108 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 99 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 93 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 83 (1.26%) DB2
12 56 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 55 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 52 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
15 49 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 48 (0.73%) Big Data
17 43 (0.65%) Couchbase
18 39 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
19 33 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
20 32 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 142 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 122 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 116 (1.76%) Subversion
4 90 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 63 (0.96%) JUnit
6 61 (0.93%) JIRA
7 57 (0.87%) Maven
8 56 (0.85%) Selenium
9 35 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 30 (0.46%) MSI
11 30 (0.46%) Mercurial
12 28 (0.43%) Mockito
13 26 (0.40%) Cucumber
14 22 (0.33%) Moq
14 22 (0.33%) Ant
15 20 (0.30%) WebDriver
16 18 (0.27%) TeamCity
17 17 (0.26%) Hudson
17 17 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 993 (15.09%) Finance
2 490 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 279 (4.24%) Banking
4 237 (3.60%) Retail
5 137 (2.08%) Law
6 127 (1.93%) Legal
7 113 (1.72%) Electronics
8 111 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 93 (1.41%) Marketing
10 91 (1.38%) Advertising
11 74 (1.12%) Back Office
12 69 (1.05%) Games
13 55 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 48 (0.73%) Front Office
15 41 (0.62%) German Language
16 40 (0.61%) French Language
17 39 (0.59%) Publishing
18 37 (0.56%) Retail Banking
19 36 (0.55%) Investment Banking
20 32 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1059 (16.10%) Support Engineer
2 951 (14.46%) Analyst
3 811 (12.33%) Network Engineer
4 446 (6.78%) Support Analyst
5 437 (6.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 436 (6.63%) Administrator
7 431 (6.55%) Developer
8 377 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 375 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
10 372 (5.65%) Consultant
11 348 (5.29%) IT Support
12 324 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
13 281 (4.27%) Technical Support
14 259 (3.94%) Software Engineer
15 239 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support
16 203 (3.09%) Security Engineer
17 197 (2.99%) Senior Network Engineer
18 177 (2.69%) Desktop Support
19 176 (2.68%) Technical Engineer
20 163 (2.48%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (6.29%) .NET
2 369 (5.61%) Web Services
3 367 (5.58%) HTML
4 353 (5.37%) XML
5 194 (2.95%) CSS
6 159 (2.42%) SOAP
7 120 (1.82%) REST
8 114 (1.73%) ASP.NET
9 95 (1.44%) WCF
10 94 (1.43%) J2EE
11 86 (1.31%) Middleware
12 77 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
13 75 (1.14%) HTML5
14 74 (1.12%) LAMP
15 69 (1.05%) JSON
16 67 (1.02%) jQuery
17 62 (0.94%) Java EE
18 56 (0.85%) WPF
19 53 (0.81%) Ajax
19 53 (0.81%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 610 (9.27%) Data Centre
2 594 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
3 361 (5.49%) Blackberry
4 345 (5.24%) Computer Science
5 306 (4.65%) Clustering
6 262 (3.98%) Management Information System
7 156 (2.37%) Client/Server
8 142 (2.16%) Replication
9 123 (1.87%) Thin Client
9 123 (1.87%) Fat Client
10 112 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
11 106 (1.61%) iPhone
12 88 (1.34%) Mathematics
13 86 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 80 (1.22%) PKI
15 57 (0.87%) Hedge funds
16 56 (0.85%) Statistics
16 56 (0.85%) Mainframe
17 55 (0.84%) Device Driver
18 51 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4109 (62.46%) Windows
2 2145 (32.60%) Linux
3 1561 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1013 (15.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 935 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 906 (13.77%) UNIX
7 778 (11.83%) Windows 7
8 562 (8.54%) Windows XP
9 539 (8.19%) Windows 8
10 411 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 277 (4.21%) Solaris
12 275 (4.18%) CentOS
13 219 (3.33%) Windows Vista
14 189 (2.87%) Ubuntu
15 163 (2.48%) Android
16 138 (2.10%) Debian
16 138 (2.10%) Mac OS X
17 103 (1.57%) AIX
18 93 (1.41%) Apple iOS
19 79 (1.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1130 (17.18%) ITIL
2 446 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
3 435 (6.61%) Load Balancing
4 355 (5.40%) Software Engineering
5 335 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 285 (4.33%) Mentoring
7 280 (4.26%) Project Management
8 260 (3.95%) Information Security
9 251 (3.82%) Migration
10 230 (3.50%) Incident Management
11 210 (3.19%) Multithreading
11 210 (3.19%) Configuration Management
12 206 (3.13%) Change Management
13 200 (3.04%) Network Management
14 198 (3.01%) SIEM
15 191 (2.90%) Service Delivery
16 186 (2.83%) Network Design
17 185 (2.81%) Service Management
18 180 (2.74%) Time Management
18 180 (2.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1075 (16.34%) SQL
2 587 (8.92%) Java
3 534 (8.12%) Perl
3 534 (8.12%) Python
4 434 (6.60%) C++
5 402 (6.11%) PowerShell
6 381 (5.79%) C
7 358 (5.44%) Bash Shell
8 354 (5.38%) C#
9 308 (4.68%) JavaScript
10 225 (3.42%) PHP
11 190 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 162 (2.46%) Ruby
13 91 (1.38%) VBScript
14 82 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 75 (1.14%) VB
16 65 (0.99%) Embedded C
17 61 (0.93%) Korn
18 49 (0.74%) Assembly Language
18 49 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1056 (16.05%) Cisco Certification
2 860 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 843 (12.81%) Degree
4 651 (9.90%) CCNA
5 564 (8.57%) CCNP
6 548 (8.33%) MCSE
7 321 (4.88%) MCITP
8 296 (4.50%) MCP
9 271 (4.12%) Security Cleared
10 249 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 246 (3.74%) MCSA
12 209 (3.18%) CISSP
13 175 (2.66%) SC Cleared
14 137 (2.08%) CCIE
15 113 (1.72%) MCTS
15 113 (1.72%) DV Cleared
16 106 (1.61%) CCDP
17 105 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
18 94 (1.43%) CCA
19 92 (1.40%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 528 (8.03%) SLA
2 177 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 170 (2.58%) QA
4 162 (2.46%) PCI DSS
5 69 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 39 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 36 (0.55%) GPG13
8 24 (0.36%) COBIT
9 18 (0.27%) ISO 8583
10 14 (0.21%) JTAG
11 9 (0.14%) HL7
12 6 (0.091%) IEC 61508
12 6 (0.091%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (0.076%) DICOM
14 4 (0.061%) GMP
15 3 (0.046%) BS7799
16 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 1 (0.015%) FISMA
System Software
1 2316 (35.20%) Active Directory
2 1480 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 583 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 445 (6.76%) vSphere
5 253 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 251 (3.82%) XenApp
7 223 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
8 126 (1.92%) Terminal Services
9 107 (1.63%) Firmware
10 98 (1.49%) NFS
11 88 (1.34%) XenDesktop
12 86 (1.31%) XenServer
13 73 (1.11%) Snort
14 69 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 64 (0.97%) ISA Server
16 60 (0.91%) vCloud
17 54 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 51 (0.78%) Xen
19 47 (0.71%) KVM
20 46 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 413 (6.28%) SCCM
2 288 (4.38%) Puppet
3 220 (3.34%) Backup Exec
4 195 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
5 194 (2.95%) Nagios
6 185 (2.81%) WSUS
7 164 (2.49%) SCOM
8 103 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 71 (1.08%) NetBackup
10 60 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
11 51 (0.78%) Ansible
12 42 (0.64%) FortiGate
12 42 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
13 31 (0.47%) HP SIM
13 31 (0.47%) Cacti
14 29 (0.44%) CFEngine
15 28 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 28 (0.43%) Tivoli
15 28 (0.43%) Icinga
16 27 (0.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2524 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 2041 (31.02%) VMware
3 1916 (29.12%) Cisco
4 929 (14.12%) Citrix
5 726 (11.04%) HP
6 526 (8.00%) Oracle
7 521 (7.92%) Red Hat
8 511 (7.77%) CheckPoint
9 510 (7.75%) Juniper
10 372 (5.65%) F5
11 309 (4.70%) Dell
12 292 (4.44%) Symantec
13 214 (3.25%) IBM
14 213 (3.24%) EMC
15 189 (2.87%) Apple
16 174 (2.64%) Avaya
17 172 (2.61%) NetApp
18 171 (2.60%) SolarWinds
19 131 (1.99%) Blue Coat
20 111 (1.69%) McAfee
Swindon, Wiltshire
Skillsearch Limited
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Absolute Solution
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + 10% On call + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 21k per year + Pension + 20 days
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £30500 per annum + pension + holidays
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Skye Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £26-30k depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staffordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0 - 90k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Senior Network Engineer
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Stott and May
Posted: 11 hours ago