Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 47 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 -17
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 41 76 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.71% 4.73% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.40% 33.93% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 43 131 84
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +3.45% +24.29%
10th Percentile £22,150 £33,000 £19,100
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +1.91%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 201 224 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.17% 13.95% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 168 192 287
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +28.00%
10th Percentile £22,675 £28,075 £25,746
90th Percentile £66,075 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Bedfordshire

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -1 15 £50,000 +17.65%
Luton +1 11 £50,000 -
Dunstable -23 3 £45,000 -8.63%
Shefford - 1 £42,500 -
TCP/IP
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 28 (68.29%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) Cisco
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
4 17 (41.46%) Windows
5 16 (39.02%) OSPF
5 16 (39.02%) BGP
6 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 15 (36.59%) WAN
7 13 (31.71%) LAN
7 13 (31.71%) CCNP
7 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (26.83%) tcpdump
9 11 (26.83%) Spanning Tree
9 11 (26.83%) Wireshark
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) Linux
10 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (24.39%) CCSE
10 10 (24.39%) Network Management
10 10 (24.39%) F5
11 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
11 9 (21.95%) Driving Licence
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
11 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (21.95%) Network Security
11 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.95%) VPN

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) BGP
2 16 (39.02%) OSPF
3 15 (36.59%) WAN
4 13 (31.71%) LAN
5 12 (29.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (26.83%) Spanning Tree
6 11 (26.83%) tcpdump
6 11 (26.83%) Wireshark
7 9 (21.95%) Network Security
7 9 (21.95%) VPN
8 6 (14.63%) DWDM
8 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
8 6 (14.63%) HSRP
8 6 (14.63%) MPLS
8 6 (14.63%) SSL
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.76%) DNS
10 4 (9.76%) SAN
11 3 (7.32%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) IT Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) IT Security Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Network Consultant
2 7 (17.07%) Security Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) SIEM Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Network Specialist
4 5 (12.20%) Forensic Investigator
4 5 (12.20%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Check Point Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 3 (7.32%) IT Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) JSON
1 2 (4.88%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
1 9 (21.95%) Driving Licence
2 7 (17.07%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.76%) Fintech
4 3 (7.32%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.88%) iSeries
5 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) Linux
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
4 7 (17.07%) Mac OS X
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Network Management
4 7 (17.07%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (17.07%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
4 7 (17.07%) DRM
4 7 (17.07%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (17.07%) Information Security
4 7 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Presales
4 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) Security Operations
4 7 (17.07%) SIEM
4 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Memory Management
6 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Python
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) C-shell
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) CCNP
3 10 (24.39%) CCSE
4 8 (19.51%) CCSA
5 7 (17.07%) CCDP
5 7 (17.07%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (17.07%) CISM
5 7 (17.07%) CISSP
6 5 (12.20%) CCNA
6 5 (12.20%) CREST Certified
6 5 (12.20%) GCFA
6 5 (12.20%) GCFE
6 5 (12.20%) GIAC
7 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 3 (7.32%) MCP
8 2 (4.88%) MCITP
8 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) EnCase
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
3 10 (24.39%) F5
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.07%) Apple
5 7 (17.07%) Forcepoint
5 7 (17.07%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Juniper
6 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
7 5 (12.20%) Remedy
8 3 (7.32%) VMware
9 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.88%) Clearswift
9 2 (4.88%) Dell
9 2 (4.88%) Nokia
10 1 (2.44%) BMC
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) Thales
10 1 (2.44%) VocaLink