Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 131 115
Rank change year-on-year -15 -16 -17
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3,526 4,317 4,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.32% 2.56% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.49% 16.40% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,850 3,587 4,195
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -1.19% +3.70% +1.25%

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 22,756 26,329 29,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.99% 15.61% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,056 21,519 24,670
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 -19 1,404 £50,000 - 223
South East -45 651 £37,500 -7.41% 84
East of England +53 492 £42,500 +8.97% 76
Midlands +39 371 £37,500 - 64
North of England -55 369 £35,000 - 82
South West -26 250 £34,736 -13.16% 39
North West -37 227 £34,500 +2.22% 51
West Midlands +13 189 £37,500 -6.25% 42
East Midlands +55 182 £37,500 +19.05% 22
Yorkshire -46 133 £35,000 - 25
North East -19 9 £32,500 - 6
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 2,212 (62.73%) Windows
2 1,452 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 1,354 (38.40%) Firewall
4 1,320 (37.44%) DNS
5 1,307 (37.07%) Microsoft
6 1,136 (32.22%) Linux
7 1,024 (29.04%) Windows Server
8 992 (28.13%) VMware
9 949 (26.91%) DHCP
10 863 (24.48%) LAN
11 842 (23.88%) WAN
12 710 (20.14%) Office 365
13 704 (19.97%) Cisco
14 631 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 615 (17.44%) VPN
16 598 (16.96%) ITIL
17 574 (16.28%) PowerShell
18 572 (16.22%) SQL
19 563 (15.97%) Python
20 528 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
21 525 (14.89%) Finance
22 523 (14.83%) Amazon AWS
23 506 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
23 506 (14.35%) Degree
24 501 (14.21%) Windows 7
25 491 (13.93%) Windows 10
26 489 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
27 483 (13.70%) Hyper-V
28 476 (13.50%) Citrix
29 472 (13.39%) SQL Server

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
1 461 (13.07%) MS Exchange
2 213 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 205 (5.81%) IIS
4 161 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 129 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 127 (3.60%) Apache
7 112 (3.18%) Skype for Business
8 89 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 76 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
10 69 (1.96%) JBoss
11 55 (1.56%) OpenStack
12 52 (1.47%) nginx
13 51 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 50 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
15 47 (1.33%) WebLogic
16 46 (1.30%) GlassFish
17 42 (1.19%) Apache Pig
18 37 (1.05%) CMS
19 33 (0.94%) Confluence
20 27 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 451 (12.79%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 47 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.11%) EPLAN
8 4 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.085%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.028%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.028%) Revit
10 1 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 36 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.057%) assyst
5 2 (0.057%) Documaker
5 2 (0.057%) Lawson
5 2 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.057%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.028%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.028%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.028%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.028%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.028%) Maximo
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.028%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.028%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.028%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 710 (20.14%) Office 365
2 523 (14.83%) Amazon AWS
3 489 (13.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 138 (3.91%) IaaS
5 132 (3.74%) SaaS
6 95 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 87 (2.47%) PaaS
8 62 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 56 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
10 54 (1.53%) GitHub
11 52 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
12 39 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 31 (0.88%) Mimecast
14 30 (0.85%) Amazon S3
14 30 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
15 27 (0.77%) G Suite
16 21 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
17 20 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 19 (0.54%) Route 53
18 19 (0.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,354 (38.40%) Firewall
2 1,320 (37.44%) DNS
3 949 (26.91%) DHCP
4 863 (24.48%) LAN
5 842 (23.88%) WAN
6 615 (17.44%) VPN
7 434 (12.31%) Internet
8 369 (10.47%) HTTP
9 334 (9.47%) Network Security
10 319 (9.05%) VLAN
11 311 (8.82%) SAN
12 302 (8.56%) VoIP
13 300 (8.51%) Wireless
14 257 (7.29%) BGP
15 245 (6.95%) OSPF
16 238 (6.75%) Wi-Fi
17 222 (6.30%) Ethernet
18 203 (5.76%) MPLS
19 192 (5.45%) SSL
20 137 (3.89%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 150 (4.25%) MySQL
3 79 (2.24%) Big Data
4 73 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 57 (1.62%) Hadoop
6 49 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 46 (1.30%) Apache Hive
8 44 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 34 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (0.91%) RDBMS
12 31 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (0.85%) MongoDB
14 27 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
15 26 (0.74%) Redis
16 24 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (0.62%) Neo4j
18 22 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
19 21 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 136 (3.86%) JIRA
2 129 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 114 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 64 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 62 (1.76%) Robot Framework
6 59 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 56 (1.59%) Subversion
8 53 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 52 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (1.30%) Bitbucket
11 42 (1.19%) Selenium
11 42 (1.19%) Vagrant
12 38 (1.08%) git-flow
13 37 (1.05%) CodeSonar
14 30 (0.85%) Maven
15 28 (0.79%) GitLab
16 27 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (0.74%) MSI
18 22 (0.62%) Hudson
19 18 (0.51%) Redmine
General
1 525 (14.89%) Finance
2 247 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 174 (4.93%) Retail
4 165 (4.68%) Banking
5 100 (2.84%) Legal
6 83 (2.35%) Law
6 83 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 74 (2.10%) Marketing
8 67 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 51 (1.45%) Games
10 50 (1.42%) Advertising
11 48 (1.36%) Electronics
12 36 (1.02%) Back Office
13 35 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.96%) Aerospace
15 31 (0.88%) French Language
16 26 (0.74%) German Language
17 25 (0.71%) Automotive
18 21 (0.60%) Publishing
19 18 (0.51%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 654 (18.55%) Analyst
2 509 (14.44%) Support Engineer
3 347 (9.84%) Network Engineer
4 333 (9.44%) IT Support
5 288 (8.17%) Support Analyst
6 271 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 262 (7.43%) IT Engineer
8 206 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 201 (5.70%) Administrator
10 194 (5.50%) Security Engineer
11 181 (5.13%) Desktop Support
12 168 (4.76%) Developer
12 168 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
13 152 (4.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 150 (4.25%) IT Support Engineer
15 147 (4.17%) Security Analyst
16 143 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
17 142 (4.03%) Architect
18 136 (3.86%) Software Engineer
19 132 (3.74%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (5.36%) .NET
2 183 (5.19%) Web Services
3 150 (4.25%) HTML
4 118 (3.35%) XML
5 114 (3.23%) REST
6 102 (2.89%) LDAP
7 93 (2.64%) Node.js
8 90 (2.55%) ASP.NET
9 88 (2.50%) CSS
9 88 (2.50%) SOAP
10 81 (2.30%) .NET Framework
10 81 (2.30%) LAMP
11 78 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
12 74 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
13 68 (1.93%) Java EE
14 53 (1.50%) Spring
15 49 (1.39%) AngularJS
16 48 (1.36%) Middleware
17 47 (1.33%) 802.1X
17 47 (1.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 329 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 289 (8.20%) Data Centre
3 270 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
4 204 (5.79%) Computer Science
5 188 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 107 (3.03%) Replication
7 101 (2.86%) Clustering
8 94 (2.67%) Driving Licence
9 89 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
10 78 (2.21%) Fintech
11 75 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
12 68 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
13 61 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
14 60 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
15 58 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
16 57 (1.62%) Public Cloud
17 55 (1.56%) NHS
18 52 (1.47%) CAN bus
19 50 (1.42%) Client/Server
20 49 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2,212 (62.73%) Windows
2 1,136 (32.22%) Linux
3 1,024 (29.04%) Windows Server
4 501 (14.21%) Windows 7
5 491 (13.93%) Windows 10
6 471 (13.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 437 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 318 (9.02%) Unix
9 161 (4.57%) Apple iOS
10 156 (4.42%) Android
11 135 (3.83%) Mac OS X
12 123 (3.49%) Windows 8
13 121 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 94 (2.67%) CentOS
15 85 (2.41%) Windows XP
16 76 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 58 (1.64%) Ubuntu
18 47 (1.33%) Solaris
19 36 (1.02%) Mac OS
20 33 (0.94%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (16.96%) ITIL
2 528 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
3 416 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 384 (10.89%) Cybersecurity
5 345 (9.78%) DevOps
6 330 (9.36%) Information Security
7 306 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
8 276 (7.83%) SIEM
9 252 (7.15%) Software Engineering
10 171 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 171 (4.85%) Service Delivery
11 163 (4.62%) Configuration Management
12 158 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
13 157 (4.45%) Load Balancing
14 156 (4.42%) Mentoring
15 155 (4.40%) Network Management
16 152 (4.31%) Migration
17 151 (4.28%) Project Management
18 150 (4.25%) Time Management
19 148 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 574 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 572 (16.22%) SQL
3 563 (15.97%) Python
4 383 (10.86%) Java
5 349 (9.90%) Bash Shell
6 251 (7.12%) C
7 250 (7.09%) C#
8 248 (7.03%) Perl
9 227 (6.44%) C++
10 221 (6.27%) JavaScript
11 133 (3.77%) Shell Script
12 108 (3.06%) Ruby
13 105 (2.98%) PHP
14 45 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 37 (1.05%) Go
15 37 (1.05%) Objective-C
16 36 (1.02%) VB
17 35 (0.99%) Embedded C
17 35 (0.99%) Korn
17 35 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 506 (14.35%) Cisco Certification
1 506 (14.35%) Degree
2 386 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 360 (10.21%) CCNA
4 253 (7.18%) MCSE
5 245 (6.95%) CCNP
6 230 (6.52%) CISSP
7 175 (4.96%) Security Cleared
8 121 (3.43%) MCSA
9 116 (3.29%) GIAC
10 109 (3.09%) CEH
11 104 (2.95%) CompTIA Security+
12 103 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
13 95 (2.69%) Network+ Certification
14 94 (2.67%) DV Cleared
14 94 (2.67%) MCP
15 86 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 84 (2.38%) SANS
17 78 (2.21%) SC Cleared
17 78 (2.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (6.07%) SLA
2 138 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 53 (1.50%) GDPR
5 46 (1.30%) QA
6 39 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 28 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.65%) MiFID
9 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.20%) PMO
12 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.17%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.085%) JTAG
14 2 (0.057%) COBIT
14 2 (0.057%) MISRA
14 2 (0.057%) SAS 70
15 1 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.028%) FINRA
15 1 (0.028%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 1,452 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 631 (17.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 483 (13.70%) Hyper-V
4 219 (6.21%) vSphere
5 215 (6.10%) Docker
6 142 (4.03%) VMware ESXi
7 105 (2.98%) XenApp
8 84 (2.38%) Firmware
9 61 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
10 53 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
11 51 (1.45%) VirtualBox
12 47 (1.33%) XenDesktop
13 44 (1.25%) Terminal Services
14 41 (1.16%) NFS
15 31 (0.88%) KVM
15 31 (0.88%) Snort
16 30 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
17 29 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
18 27 (0.77%) Samba
19 24 (0.68%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 299 (8.48%) Puppet
2 267 (7.57%) Ansible
3 245 (6.95%) SCCM
4 192 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
5 118 (3.35%) Nagios
6 116 (3.29%) Salt
7 105 (2.98%) Terraform
8 101 (2.86%) Kubernetes
9 64 (1.82%) SCOM
10 54 (1.53%) Backup Exec
11 49 (1.39%) WSUS
12 39 (1.11%) vCenter Server
13 37 (1.05%) Nessus
14 34 (0.96%) ZABBIX
15 33 (0.94%) QRadar
16 31 (0.88%) Stealthwatch
17 30 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
18 28 (0.79%) Kibana
18 28 (0.79%) Packer
18 28 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,307 (37.07%) Microsoft
2 992 (28.13%) VMware
3 704 (19.97%) Cisco
4 476 (13.50%) Citrix
5 216 (6.13%) HP
6 198 (5.62%) CheckPoint
7 183 (5.19%) SolarWinds
8 178 (5.05%) Juniper
9 163 (4.62%) Oracle
10 150 (4.25%) Apple
11 141 (4.00%) Google
12 140 (3.97%) Red Hat
13 139 (3.94%) Veeam
14 117 (3.32%) F5
15 111 (3.15%) Palo Alto
16 107 (3.03%) Avaya
17 89 (2.52%) Symantec
18 80 (2.27%) Dell
18 80 (2.27%) EMC
19 78 (2.21%) Splunk