Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 187 146 121
Rank change year-on-year -41 -25 -7
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 72 78 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.79% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.56% 16.88% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 64 72 224
10th Percentile - £45,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £57,500 £36,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £76,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -42.43% +38.18% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £85,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £79,250 £99,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £48,000 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -36.00% +30.43% +15.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 623 462 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.84% 10.62% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 492 409 1,034
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% +17.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,668
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,305 £65,000 £55,138
% change year-on-year -7.22% +17.89% +0.25%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the City of London

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in the City of London.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the City of London

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 42 (58.33%) Windows
3 39 (54.17%) Finance
4 30 (41.67%) DNS
4 30 (41.67%) Cisco
5 28 (38.89%) Firewall
6 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Office
7 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 22 (30.56%) WAN
9 20 (27.78%) Banking
9 20 (27.78%) Azure
10 19 (26.39%) Degree
11 18 (25.00%) ITIL
11 18 (25.00%) Wireless
12 17 (23.61%) Video Conferencing
13 16 (22.22%) Android
13 16 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
13 16 (22.22%) VMware
14 15 (20.83%) DHCP
14 15 (20.83%) Mac OS X
14 15 (20.83%) Apple
14 15 (20.83%) iPhone
14 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
14 15 (20.83%) Social Skills
15 14 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (19.44%) Windows 8
15 14 (19.44%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (19.44%) iPad
15 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
16 13 (18.06%) Internet

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) nginx
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.78%) Azure
2 16 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (15.28%) AWS
4 6 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.56%) SaaS
6 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.17%) OneDrive
6 3 (4.17%) Serverless
6 3 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.78%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (2.78%) IaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.39%) GCP
8 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.67%) DNS
2 28 (38.89%) Firewall
3 22 (30.56%) WAN
4 18 (25.00%) Wireless
5 15 (20.83%) DHCP
6 13 (18.06%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (18.06%) Internet
7 11 (15.28%) VPN
8 10 (13.89%) LAN
9 7 (9.72%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (9.72%) Network Security
9 7 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (6.94%) BGP
10 5 (6.94%) OSPF
10 5 (6.94%) VLAN
11 4 (5.56%) ICMP
11 4 (5.56%) SMTP
12 3 (4.17%) NX-OS
13 2 (2.78%) HTTP
13 2 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.78%) ArangoDB
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.39%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.39%) KDB
3 1 (1.39%) Metadata
3 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) Terragrunt
2 1 (1.39%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) GoCD
2 1 (1.39%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.39%) sqlmap
General
1 39 (54.17%) Finance
2 20 (27.78%) Banking
3 15 (20.83%) Social Skills
4 9 (12.50%) Law
5 5 (6.94%) Front Office
5 5 (6.94%) International Banking
6 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 3 (4.17%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Games
7 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Desktop Support
2 14 (19.44%) Support Technician
3 13 (18.06%) Desktop Support Technician
3 13 (18.06%) Desktop Technician
4 10 (13.89%) Network Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) IT Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) IT Support
11 3 (4.17%) Applications Support
11 3 (4.17%) Field Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Kafka
2 1 (1.39%) Android SDK
2 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.39%) COM
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) NestJS
2 1 (1.39%) React
2 1 (1.39%) REST
2 1 (1.39%) Spring
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (20.83%) iPhone
3 14 (19.44%) iPad
4 13 (18.06%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.94%) DataPower
6 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
7 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (4.17%) User Experience
8 2 (2.78%) Legacy Code
9 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.39%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (58.33%) Windows
2 16 (22.22%) Android
3 15 (20.83%) Mac OS X
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 14 (19.44%) Windows 7
4 14 (19.44%) Windows 8
5 13 (18.06%) Linux
6 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.39%) Debian
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (19.44%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (18.06%) Asset Management
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.50%) Information Security
6 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (8.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.33%) SIEM
8 5 (6.94%) CI/CD
8 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
8 5 (6.94%) Scrum
8 5 (6.94%) Security Operations
8 5 (6.94%) Service Management
8 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (5.56%) Antivirus Management
9 4 (5.56%) Attack Monitoring
9 4 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (5.56%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) Python
2 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.94%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Bash
4 2 (2.78%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) C++
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) Go
5 1 (1.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 14 (19.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 3 (4.17%) CCNA
4 3 (4.17%) CISSP
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (2.78%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) CCSP
5 2 (2.78%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.39%) GCIA
6 1 (1.39%) GIAC
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) PMP
6 1 (1.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
4 1 (1.39%) NIST
4 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) vSphere
4 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) iptables
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.39%) XenApp
6 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
1 4 (5.56%) Terraform
2 3 (4.17%) Grafana
2 3 (4.17%) HAProxy
2 3 (4.17%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.78%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (1.39%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) CASB
4 1 (1.39%) Consul
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.39%) Nessus
4 1 (1.39%) Nmap
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (41.67%) Cisco
3 16 (22.22%) VMware
4 15 (20.83%) Apple
5 7 (9.72%) Fortinet
5 7 (9.72%) Meraki
5 7 (9.72%) Palo Alto
5 7 (9.72%) Splunk
6 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.94%) Aruba
7 5 (6.94%) Bloomberg
7 5 (6.94%) Citrix
7 5 (6.94%) F5
7 5 (6.94%) IBM
8 3 (4.17%) Arista
8 3 (4.17%) Juniper
8 3 (4.17%) Reuters
9 2 (2.78%) Charles River
9 2 (2.78%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.78%) Sophos