Period
to 6 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > East of England
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 124 81 86
Rank change year-on-year -43 +5 +27
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 67 156 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 3.24% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.23% 16.00% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 122 214
10th Percentile £34,450 £23,550 £24,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £26,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -19.35%
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £53,875 £55,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 655 975 1,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.49% 20.23% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 429 761 1,222
10th Percentile £27,300 £25,750 £25,775
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the East of England over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the East of England

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 6 May 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -28 28 £47,500 +20.25% 13
Cambridgeshire -8 20 £45,000 - 9
Essex +24 16 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Norfolk +8 2 £35,500 -21.11%
Suffolk +8 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
3 32 (47.76%) DHCP
3 32 (47.76%) Linux
4 30 (44.78%) DNS
5 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
6 23 (34.33%) VMware
6 23 (34.33%) Azure
6 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
7 22 (32.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
9 19 (28.36%) AWS
10 18 (26.87%) vSphere
11 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (25.37%) VLAN
12 16 (23.88%) Social Skills
12 16 (23.88%) XenDesktop
12 16 (23.88%) DevOps
13 13 (19.40%) Microsoft 365
14 12 (17.91%) Firewall
14 12 (17.91%) IPv6
15 11 (16.42%) VPN
15 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
15 11 (16.42%) Terraform
16 10 (14.93%) IPv4
16 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
16 10 (14.93%) Finance
16 10 (14.93%) Asset Management
17 9 (13.43%) SQL

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 26 (38.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Azure
2 19 (28.36%) AWS
3 13 (19.40%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (5.97%) GCP
4 4 (5.97%) Google Data Studio
5 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.48%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (47.76%) DHCP
2 30 (44.78%) DNS
3 17 (25.37%) VLAN
4 12 (17.91%) Firewall
4 12 (17.91%) IPv6
5 11 (16.42%) VPN
6 10 (14.93%) IPv4
7 6 (8.96%) BGP
8 5 (7.46%) SAN
8 5 (7.46%) Wireless
9 4 (5.97%) 802.11
9 4 (5.97%) MPLS
9 4 (5.97%) OSPF
9 4 (5.97%) RFID
10 3 (4.48%) NAS
11 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.99%) Internet
11 2 (2.99%) Junos
11 2 (2.99%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) BigQuery
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.97%) GitLab
General
1 16 (23.88%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (25.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
4 14 (20.90%) IT Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Administrator
6 10 (14.93%) Network Systems Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (11.94%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (11.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.46%) Exchange Administrator
9 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.46%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (7.46%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.97%) Site Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) 802.1X
2 4 (5.97%) POSIX
3 3 (4.48%) Qt
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) ADO
5 1 (1.49%) DirectX
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
5 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.97%) SystemC
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.99%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.99%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Windows
2 32 (47.76%) Linux
3 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) Android
8 1 (1.49%) Debian
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (23.88%) DevOps
3 10 (14.93%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.46%) Deadline-Driven
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.97%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.97%) IT Strategy
7 4 (5.97%) ITIL
7 4 (5.97%) Open Source
7 4 (5.97%) Server Patching
7 4 (5.97%) Signal Processing
7 4 (5.97%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.99%) Network Design
8 2 (2.99%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) C
3 6 (8.96%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.97%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.48%) CCNA
3 3 (4.48%) JNCIA
3 3 (4.48%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) CCNP
4 2 (2.99%) JNCIP
4 2 (2.99%) MCSA
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.87%) vSphere
2 16 (23.88%) XenDesktop
3 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
4 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (7.46%) Docker
5 5 (7.46%) Firmware
5 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (16.42%) Terraform
3 5 (7.46%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.48%) SCOM
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.99%) SCCM
5 2 (2.99%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.99%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (52.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.33%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Citrix
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.97%) Cisco
5 4 (5.97%) Google
6 3 (4.48%) Veeam
7 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.99%) Brocade
7 2 (2.99%) EMC
7 2 (2.99%) jetNEXUS
7 2 (2.99%) Juniper
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle
7 2 (2.99%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.49%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Sophos