Period
to 27 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 157 131
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 -12
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2,984 3,614 4,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.24% 2.24% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.19% 14.78% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,403 2,980 3,422
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -2.44%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,034 24,449 25,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.78% 15.16% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15,981 19,551 21,193
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in England

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in England

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in England

TCP/IP
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2019. 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
London -21 1,058 £50,000 - 54
South East +38 758 £42,500 +6.25% 26
North of England -10 394 £40,000 +14.29% 21
East of England +16 261 £37,500 -16.67% 20
South West +8 258 £42,500 +6.25% 16
North West +27 247 £39,000 +11.43% 13
Midlands 0 242 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Yorkshire -52 140 £40,000 +14.29% 5
West Midlands -12 133 £39,000 +20.00% 9
East Midlands +25 109 £40,000 +6.67%
North East +13 7 £52,500 +75.00% 3
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 1,691 (56.67%) Windows
2 1,218 (40.82%) DNS
3 1,161 (38.91%) Firewall
4 1,154 (38.67%) Active Directory
5 1,025 (34.35%) Microsoft
6 901 (30.19%) Linux
7 888 (29.76%) DHCP
8 884 (29.62%) VMware
9 796 (26.68%) Cisco
10 787 (26.37%) Windows Server
11 731 (24.50%) WAN
12 720 (24.13%) Office 365
13 715 (23.96%) LAN
14 585 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 540 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 520 (17.43%) ITIL
17 512 (17.16%) VPN
18 478 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
19 477 (15.99%) Python
20 474 (15.88%) Windows 10
21 466 (15.62%) SQL
22 461 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
23 456 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
24 452 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
25 440 (14.75%) SQL Server
26 435 (14.58%) Finance
27 417 (13.97%) PowerShell
28 410 (13.74%) Hyper-V
29 400 (13.40%) Degree
30 393 (13.17%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 366 (12.27%) MS Exchange
2 183 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 160 (5.36%) Apache
4 141 (4.73%) IIS
5 118 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 97 (3.25%) Skype for Business
7 92 (3.08%) nginx
8 86 (2.88%) Tomcat
9 69 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 55 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 54 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
12 51 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 41 (1.37%) JBoss
14 39 (1.31%) Confluence
15 31 (1.04%) WebSphere
16 28 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
17 27 (0.90%) OpenStack
18 26 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
19 23 (0.77%) IBM Notes
20 20 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 456 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 53 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 24 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.067%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.067%) iWork
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.13%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.067%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.067%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.067%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.067%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.067%) Workfront
5 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.034%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.034%) Magento
5 1 (0.034%) Postilion
5 1 (0.034%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.034%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 720 (24.13%) Office 365
2 540 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 461 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (4.73%) SaaS
5 88 (2.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 60 (2.01%) IaaS
7 50 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
8 48 (1.61%) OneDrive
9 46 (1.54%) PaaS
10 44 (1.47%) GitHub
11 42 (1.41%) Amazon S3
12 39 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 35 (1.17%) Azure Stack
15 33 (1.11%) OpenShift
16 32 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
17 30 (1.01%) Serverless
18 25 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (0.84%) G Suite
19 24 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1,218 (40.82%) DNS
2 1,161 (38.91%) Firewall
3 888 (29.76%) DHCP
4 731 (24.50%) WAN
5 715 (23.96%) LAN
6 512 (17.16%) VPN
7 326 (10.92%) VLAN
8 316 (10.59%) VoIP
9 315 (10.56%) Network Security
10 284 (9.52%) Internet
11 275 (9.22%) Wireless
12 269 (9.01%) BGP
13 249 (8.34%) OSPF
13 249 (8.34%) SAN
14 240 (8.04%) HTTP
15 204 (6.84%) MPLS
16 180 (6.03%) Wi-Fi
17 148 (4.96%) IPsec
18 144 (4.83%) Cisco ASA
19 143 (4.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 153 (5.13%) MySQL
3 91 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 67 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 54 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (1.54%) Redis
7 46 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 43 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 38 (1.27%) NoSQL
11 34 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
12 33 (1.11%) Big Data
13 30 (1.01%) Hadoop
14 29 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
15 25 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
16 19 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 15 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
19 8 (0.27%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 185 (6.20%) Git (software)
2 130 (4.36%) Jenkins
3 128 (4.29%) JIRA
4 92 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 55 (1.84%) Vagrant
6 50 (1.68%) GitLab
7 44 (1.47%) Robot Framework
8 33 (1.11%) Maven
9 32 (1.07%) TestRail
9 32 (1.07%) Zephyr
10 31 (1.04%) Subversion
11 27 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 24 (0.80%) Bitbucket
13 22 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (0.47%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.47%) Selenium
15 12 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.37%) Mercurial
16 11 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 435 (14.58%) Finance
2 151 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 136 (4.56%) Banking
4 87 (2.92%) Retail
5 75 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 69 (2.31%) Marketing
7 53 (1.78%) Law
7 53 (1.78%) Legal
8 43 (1.44%) Electronics
9 28 (0.94%) Advertising
10 26 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.80%) Games
12 23 (0.77%) French Language
13 16 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.40%) Back Office
15 11 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.37%) Automotive
15 11 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.37%) Swedish Language
16 9 (0.30%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 485 (16.25%) Analyst
2 380 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 335 (11.23%) Network Engineer
4 320 (10.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 245 (8.21%) IT Support
6 212 (7.10%) Support Analyst
7 181 (6.07%) IT Engineer
8 175 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
9 160 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 157 (5.26%) Administrator
11 138 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 133 (4.46%) Software Engineer
13 130 (4.36%) IT Analyst
14 124 (4.16%) Developer
15 122 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 122 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
16 110 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
17 109 (3.65%) Desktop Support
18 108 (3.62%) Security Engineer
18 108 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (4.16%) Web Services
2 92 (3.08%) .NET
3 68 (2.28%) LAMP
4 62 (2.08%) LDAP
5 52 (1.74%) HTML
6 41 (1.37%) LEMP Stack
7 40 (1.34%) REST
8 39 (1.31%) 802.1X
8 39 (1.31%) Spring
9 38 (1.27%) XML
10 37 (1.24%) ASP.NET
10 37 (1.24%) Node.js
11 34 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
12 32 (1.07%) CSS
12 32 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
13 26 (0.87%) SOAP
14 24 (0.80%) AngularJS
14 24 (0.80%) COM
15 21 (0.70%) WebSockets
16 20 (0.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 258 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 238 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
3 223 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 107 (3.59%) Driving Licence
6 100 (3.35%) Public Cloud
7 74 (2.48%) Clustering
8 68 (2.28%) CAN bus
9 67 (2.25%) Fintech
10 65 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
11 60 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
12 54 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 54 (1.81%) Replication
13 52 (1.74%) iPhone
14 48 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
15 47 (1.58%) Algorithms
15 47 (1.58%) Hedge funds
15 47 (1.58%) Private Cloud
16 42 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1,691 (56.67%) Windows
2 901 (30.19%) Linux
3 787 (26.37%) Windows Server
4 474 (15.88%) Windows 10
5 452 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 393 (13.17%) Windows 7
7 390 (13.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 314 (10.52%) Unix
9 157 (5.26%) Android
10 110 (3.69%) Windows 8
11 107 (3.59%) CentOS
12 106 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 101 (3.38%) Apple iOS
14 87 (2.92%) Ubuntu
15 79 (2.65%) Mac OS
16 69 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 63 (2.11%) FreeRTOS
18 56 (1.88%) Windows XP
19 51 (1.71%) Mac OS X
20 31 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (17.43%) ITIL
2 389 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 367 (12.30%) DevOps
3 367 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
4 321 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
5 262 (8.78%) Cybersecurity
6 253 (8.48%) Software Engineering
7 229 (7.67%) Mentoring
8 208 (6.97%) Information Security
9 185 (6.20%) Configuration Management
10 152 (5.09%) Load Balancing
11 139 (4.66%) Open Source
12 137 (4.59%) SIEM
13 135 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
14 130 (4.36%) Incident Management
15 128 (4.29%) Service Delivery
16 125 (4.19%) Kalman Filter
17 122 (4.09%) Computer Science
18 121 (4.05%) Test Automation
19 119 (3.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 477 (15.99%) Python
2 466 (15.62%) SQL
3 417 (13.97%) PowerShell
4 251 (8.41%) Bash Shell
5 249 (8.34%) Java
6 243 (8.14%) C
7 218 (7.31%) C++
8 175 (5.86%) JavaScript
9 163 (5.46%) C#
10 154 (5.16%) Perl
11 105 (3.52%) Shell Script
12 102 (3.42%) Ruby
13 100 (3.35%) PHP
14 40 (1.34%) Kotlin
15 35 (1.17%) Embedded C
15 35 (1.17%) Go
16 22 (0.74%) VBScript
17 18 (0.60%) Clojure
17 18 (0.60%) VB
18 16 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 478 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
2 400 (13.40%) Degree
3 307 (10.29%) CCNP
4 278 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 255 (8.55%) Security Cleared
6 254 (8.51%) CCNA
7 189 (6.33%) MCSE
8 142 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 111 (3.72%) CISSP
10 102 (3.42%) DV Cleared
11 94 (3.15%) CCIE
12 81 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
13 77 (2.58%) MCSA
14 69 (2.31%) MCP
15 56 (1.88%) GIAC
16 52 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
16 52 (1.74%) MCITP
17 50 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 48 (1.61%) RHCE
19 43 (1.44%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (7.14%) SLA
2 149 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 36 (1.21%) ISO 9001
5 36 (1.21%) QA
6 29 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 27 (0.90%) GDPR
8 25 (0.84%) ISO 22301
9 18 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
10 16 (0.54%) COBIT
11 13 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.30%) NIST 800
13 7 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.17%) IEC 61131
14 5 (0.17%) PMO
15 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.13%) ISO 31000
16 3 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
16 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1,154 (38.67%) Active Directory
2 585 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 410 (13.74%) Hyper-V
4 235 (7.88%) Docker
5 201 (6.74%) vSphere
6 132 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
6 132 (4.42%) XenApp
7 105 (3.52%) Firmware
8 72 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 61 (2.04%) VirtualBox
10 57 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 48 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
12 40 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
13 39 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
14 38 (1.27%) NFS
14 38 (1.27%) Terminal Services
15 31 (1.04%) KVM
16 30 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 22 (0.74%) VMware NSX
17 22 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 270 (9.05%) Ansible
2 266 (8.91%) Puppet
3 222 (7.44%) SCCM
4 156 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
5 135 (4.52%) Kubernetes
6 117 (3.92%) Terraform
7 92 (3.08%) SCOM
8 79 (2.65%) WSUS
9 77 (2.58%) Nagios
10 49 (1.64%) Backup Exec
11 46 (1.54%) SCOrch
12 42 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 35 (1.17%) Prometheus
14 31 (1.04%) Salt
15 30 (1.01%) vCenter Server
16 28 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
17 25 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
18 24 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
18 24 (0.80%) Nessus
19 23 (0.77%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,025 (34.35%) Microsoft
2 884 (29.62%) VMware
3 796 (26.68%) Cisco
4 366 (12.27%) Citrix
5 175 (5.86%) CheckPoint
6 170 (5.70%) HP
7 139 (4.66%) Oracle
8 136 (4.56%) Palo Alto
9 130 (4.36%) Juniper
10 126 (4.22%) Red Hat
11 122 (4.09%) Dell
12 114 (3.82%) SolarWinds
13 112 (3.75%) NetApp
14 111 (3.72%) Splunk
15 103 (3.45%) Google
16 98 (3.28%) Symantec
17 97 (3.25%) Meraki
18 94 (3.15%) Avaya
19 93 (3.12%) EMC
20 87 (2.92%) Veeam