Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 73 70
Rank change year-on-year -39 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 123 63 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.33% 3.22% 3.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.51% 16.94% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 90 58 194
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £23,250
25th Percentile £34,472 £32,148 £31,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £62,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,375 £67,500
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 793 372 1,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.01% 19.01% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 507 294 1,178
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,818 £25,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Cambridgeshire -41 43 £34,472 -23.40% 10
Hertfordshire -51 33 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Essex +7 31 £40,750 +26.76% 3
Bedfordshire - 8 £47,500 - 1
Norfolk -14 5 £27,500 -47.62% 2
Suffolk - 3 £32,000 - 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 71 (57.72%) Windows
2 70 (56.91%) DNS
3 63 (51.22%) DHCP
4 50 (40.65%) Active Directory
4 50 (40.65%) VMware
5 49 (39.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 46 (37.40%) Social Skills
7 41 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 37 (30.08%) Windows Server
9 34 (27.64%) Firewall
10 31 (25.20%) Citrix
10 31 (25.20%) Linux
10 31 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (25.20%) Windows 10
11 30 (24.39%) XenDesktop
12 29 (23.58%) vSphere
13 28 (22.76%) MS Exchange
14 27 (21.95%) Azure
14 27 (21.95%) PowerShell
15 26 (21.14%) Management Information System
15 26 (21.14%) Microsoft 365
16 24 (19.51%) LAN
17 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (17.07%) WAN
18 21 (17.07%) SQL
18 21 (17.07%) VLAN
19 20 (16.26%) Degree
19 20 (16.26%) Time Management
20 19 (15.45%) ITIL
21 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Office

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 28 (22.76%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.38%) IIS
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.07%) JBoss
4 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.07%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.95%) Azure
2 26 (21.14%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (9.76%) AWS
4 5 (4.07%) Serverless
5 4 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.44%) GCP
6 3 (2.44%) Google Data Studio
6 3 (2.44%) IaaS
6 3 (2.44%) PaaS
6 3 (2.44%) SaaS
7 2 (1.63%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.81%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 70 (56.91%) DNS
2 63 (51.22%) DHCP
3 34 (27.64%) Firewall
4 24 (19.51%) LAN
5 21 (17.07%) VLAN
5 21 (17.07%) WAN
6 16 (13.01%) Wireless
7 13 (10.57%) VPN
8 10 (8.13%) Internet
9 7 (5.69%) Network Security
10 6 (4.88%) SAN
11 5 (4.07%) SSL
12 4 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.25%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (3.25%) IPsec
12 4 (3.25%) ISDN
12 4 (3.25%) TACACS
12 4 (3.25%) VoIP
12 4 (3.25%) WPA2
13 3 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.44%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
2 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.44%) GitLab
4 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) Inno Setup
5 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 46 (37.40%) Social Skills
2 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.76%) Organisational Skills
4 7 (5.69%) Finance
5 6 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (4.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (4.07%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.25%) Law
8 2 (1.63%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.63%) Electronics
8 2 (1.63%) Legal
8 2 (1.63%) Local Government
8 2 (1.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (30.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (18.70%) Analyst
3 20 (16.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (15.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (13.82%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) IT Support
7 12 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (8.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Administrator
10 8 (6.50%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (6.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (6.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
10 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.88%) Exchange Administrator
11 6 (4.88%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) IT Support Technician
11 6 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
11 6 (4.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.88%) Middleware
3 5 (4.07%) Velocity
4 4 (3.25%) LDAP
5 3 (2.44%) .NET
5 3 (2.44%) HTML
5 3 (2.44%) JSON
5 3 (2.44%) POSIX
6 2 (1.63%) MFC
7 1 (0.81%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.81%) RESTful
7 1 (0.81%) SOAP
7 1 (0.81%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.69%) Clustering
2 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.88%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (4.07%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.25%) PKI
6 3 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.44%) iPad
6 3 (2.44%) iPhone
6 3 (2.44%) Life Science
6 3 (2.44%) Replication
6 3 (2.44%) SystemC
6 3 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.63%) Analogue Electronics
7 2 (1.63%) Robotics
8 1 (0.81%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 71 (57.72%) Windows
2 37 (30.08%) Windows Server
3 31 (25.20%) Linux
3 31 (25.20%) Windows 10
4 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.94%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.32%) Android
8 6 (4.88%) Mac OS
8 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.07%) Unix
9 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (1.63%) ThreadX
12 2 (1.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (16.26%) Time Management
3 19 (15.45%) ITIL
4 17 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (13.01%) IT Strategy
6 14 (11.38%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (8.94%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (8.94%) DevOps
8 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.13%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.32%) Capacity Management
9 9 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.50%) Change Management
10 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.50%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.50%) OO
10 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 21 (17.07%) SQL
3 13 (10.57%) Python
4 9 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.88%) C
5 6 (4.88%) Java
6 5 (4.07%) C-shell
6 5 (4.07%) R
6 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.25%) C#
7 4 (3.25%) C++
8 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.63%) VBScript
10 1 (0.81%) Delphi
10 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.81%) Java 11
10 1 (0.81%) Java 8
10 1 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) CCNA
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.63%) MCSA
3 2 (1.63%) MCSE
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.81%) CEH
4 1 (0.81%) CISA
4 1 (0.81%) CISMP
4 1 (0.81%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.63%) MISRA
2 2 (1.63%) NCSC
3 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 50 (40.65%) Active Directory
2 31 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (24.39%) XenDesktop
4 29 (23.58%) vSphere
5 18 (14.63%) Hyper-V
5 18 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (12.20%) XenApp
7 7 (5.69%) Firmware
8 5 (4.07%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (3.25%) ProxySG
10 3 (2.44%) Docker
10 3 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (5.69%) SCCM
3 6 (4.88%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 6 (4.88%) vCenter Server
4 5 (4.07%) SCOM
5 3 (2.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (2.44%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.81%) WMI
Vendors
1 50 (40.65%) VMware
2 41 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.20%) Citrix
4 14 (11.38%) Veeam
5 13 (10.57%) Cisco
6 7 (5.69%) Apple
7 6 (4.88%) CommVault
7 6 (4.88%) Veritas
8 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.25%) Aruba
9 4 (3.25%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.25%) F5
9 4 (3.25%) Google
9 4 (3.25%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.25%) TOWER Software
10 3 (2.44%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.44%) jetNEXUS
10 3 (2.44%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.44%) Symantec