Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 134 117
Rank change year-on-year -17 -17 -12
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3,219 4,013 4,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.28% 2.45% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.97% 16.08% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,581 3,367 3,807
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,650 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21,506 24,951 27,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.24% 15.26% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16,922 20,401 22,817
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 1,244 £50,000 - 221
South East -24 677 £40,000 -2.44% 123
East of England +48 442 £40,000 - 71
Midlands +60 341 £40,000 +14.29% 60
North of England -58 310 £34,500 -1.43% 101
South West -45 203 £35,000 -12.50% 50
North West -33 199 £34,000 +4.62% 63
East Midlands +71 195 £37,500 +17.47% 26
West Midlands +21 146 £42,500 +21.43% 34
Yorkshire -59 104 £36,750 +5.00% 35
North East -18 7 £30,000 -7.69% 3
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,932 (60.02%) Windows
2 1,287 (39.98%) Firewall
3 1,259 (39.11%) Active Directory
4 1,180 (36.66%) DNS
5 1,170 (36.35%) Microsoft
6 984 (30.57%) Linux
7 889 (27.62%) VMware
8 873 (27.12%) Windows Server
9 848 (26.34%) DHCP
10 840 (26.10%) LAN
11 824 (25.60%) WAN
12 735 (22.83%) Cisco
13 666 (20.69%) Office 365
14 566 (17.58%) VPN
15 563 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 544 (16.90%) ITIL
16 544 (16.90%) SQL
17 526 (16.34%) Cisco Certification
18 519 (16.12%) PowerShell
19 506 (15.72%) Python
20 502 (15.59%) Finance
21 497 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
22 479 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
23 476 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
24 470 (14.60%) Degree
25 438 (13.61%) Windows 10
26 429 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
27 426 (13.23%) Hyper-V
27 426 (13.23%) Windows 7
28 425 (13.20%) Internet

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
1 384 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 184 (5.72%) IIS
2 184 (5.72%) SharePoint
3 119 (3.70%) Apache
3 119 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 92 (2.86%) Skype for Business
5 84 (2.61%) Tomcat
6 71 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 66 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 60 (1.86%) nginx
9 46 (1.43%) JBoss
10 45 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 43 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
12 42 (1.30%) WebLogic
13 38 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 32 (0.99%) GlassFish
15 30 (0.93%) IBM Notes
16 28 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
16 28 (0.87%) CMS
16 28 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 393 (12.21%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.12%) EPLAN
10 3 (0.093%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.062%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.031%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.031%) Revit
12 1 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.093%) Workfront
6 2 (0.062%) Infor LN
6 2 (0.062%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.062%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.031%) assyst
7 1 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.031%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.031%) Lawson
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 666 (20.69%) Office 365
2 497 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 479 (14.88%) Amazon AWS
4 135 (4.19%) SaaS
5 119 (3.70%) IaaS
6 113 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 91 (2.83%) PaaS
8 56 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 52 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
9 52 (1.62%) GitHub
10 38 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 37 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (0.84%) Mimecast
13 26 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (0.68%) Amazon S3
14 22 (0.68%) G Suite
15 18 (0.56%) Serverless
16 16 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 14 (0.43%) OneDrive
18 12 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1,287 (39.98%) Firewall
2 1,180 (36.66%) DNS
3 848 (26.34%) DHCP
4 840 (26.10%) LAN
5 824 (25.60%) WAN
6 566 (17.58%) VPN
7 425 (13.20%) Internet
8 349 (10.84%) VLAN
9 323 (10.03%) Network Security
10 310 (9.63%) VoIP
11 299 (9.29%) HTTP
12 289 (8.98%) Wireless
13 283 (8.79%) OSPF
14 282 (8.76%) BGP
15 259 (8.05%) SAN
16 234 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
17 210 (6.52%) MPLS
18 184 (5.72%) SSL
19 183 (5.68%) Ethernet
20 119 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 409 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 106 (3.29%) MySQL
3 61 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 57 (1.77%) Big Data
5 49 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 36 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 36 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 35 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 33 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (0.96%) Redis
12 27 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
13 25 (0.78%) Apache Hive
13 25 (0.78%) NoSQL
14 22 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.53%) Neo4j
17 16 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
18 15 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 145 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 119 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 105 (3.26%) JIRA
4 84 (2.61%) Visual Studio
5 68 (2.11%) Robot Framework
6 57 (1.77%) Vagrant
7 47 (1.46%) Subversion
8 45 (1.40%) Maven
9 35 (1.09%) GitLab
10 34 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
11 32 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (0.93%) TeamCity
13 28 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (0.75%) Bitbucket
14 24 (0.75%) Selenium
15 21 (0.65%) git-flow
16 20 (0.62%) CodeSonar
16 20 (0.62%) Redmine
17 14 (0.43%) MSI
18 12 (0.37%) CppUnit
General
1 502 (15.59%) Finance
2 255 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 179 (5.56%) Banking
4 152 (4.72%) Retail
5 98 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 97 (3.01%) Marketing
7 73 (2.27%) Legal
8 52 (1.62%) Advertising
9 49 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 47 (1.46%) Games
11 39 (1.21%) Electronics
11 39 (1.21%) Law
12 37 (1.15%) Back Office
13 28 (0.87%) Automotive
14 27 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 27 (0.84%) French Language
15 20 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.53%) Swedish Language
17 16 (0.50%) Publishing
18 15 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 628 (19.51%) Analyst
2 432 (13.42%) Support Engineer
3 359 (11.15%) Network Engineer
4 291 (9.04%) Support Analyst
5 273 (8.48%) IT Support
6 255 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 197 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 194 (6.03%) IT Engineer
9 166 (5.16%) Administrator
10 165 (5.13%) Security Engineer
11 146 (4.54%) Software Engineer
12 145 (4.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 144 (4.47%) Architect
14 143 (4.44%) Security Analyst
15 140 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
16 138 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
17 126 (3.91%) Desktop Support
18 124 (3.85%) IT Analyst
19 117 (3.63%) Developer
19 117 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (4.60%) Web Services
2 127 (3.95%) .NET
3 100 (3.11%) HTML
4 89 (2.76%) XML
5 82 (2.55%) REST
6 75 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
6 75 (2.33%) Node.js
7 73 (2.27%) LDAP
8 70 (2.17%) SOAP
9 66 (2.05%) CSS
10 61 (1.89%) Spring
11 59 (1.83%) ASP.NET
12 52 (1.62%) 802.1X
13 51 (1.58%) LAMP
14 49 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
15 44 (1.37%) Java EE
16 41 (1.27%) AngularJS
17 40 (1.24%) .NET Framework
18 32 (0.99%) Regular Expression
19 30 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 297 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 296 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 295 (9.16%) Self-Motivation
4 178 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 100 (3.11%) Clustering
6 92 (2.86%) Driving Licence
7 84 (2.61%) Replication
8 81 (2.52%) CAN bus
9 76 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
9 76 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
10 71 (2.21%) Fintech
11 70 (2.17%) Public Cloud
12 62 (1.93%) Device Driver
12 62 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
13 58 (1.80%) Hedge funds
14 55 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
15 53 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
16 51 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
17 42 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
18 41 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,932 (60.02%) Windows
2 984 (30.57%) Linux
3 873 (27.12%) Windows Server
4 438 (13.61%) Windows 10
5 429 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 426 (13.23%) Windows 7
7 390 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 287 (8.92%) Unix
9 159 (4.94%) Android
10 133 (4.13%) Apple iOS
11 120 (3.73%) Windows 8
12 109 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 94 (2.92%) CentOS
14 93 (2.89%) Mac OS X
15 83 (2.58%) Windows XP
16 69 (2.14%) FreeRTOS
17 58 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 47 (1.46%) Ubuntu
19 34 (1.06%) Mac OS
19 34 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (16.90%) ITIL
2 476 (14.79%) Problem-Solving
3 374 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 351 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
5 313 (9.72%) DevOps
6 311 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
7 310 (9.63%) Information Security
8 256 (7.95%) Software Engineering
9 208 (6.46%) SIEM
10 177 (5.50%) Mentoring
11 168 (5.22%) Service Delivery
12 165 (5.13%) Configuration Management
13 156 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
14 155 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
15 154 (4.78%) Time Management
16 151 (4.69%) Load Balancing
17 150 (4.66%) Migration
18 149 (4.63%) Project Management
19 146 (4.54%) Network Management
20 140 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 544 (16.90%) SQL
2 519 (16.12%) PowerShell
3 506 (15.72%) Python
4 314 (9.75%) Java
5 304 (9.44%) Bash Shell
6 261 (8.11%) C
7 229 (7.11%) C++
8 224 (6.96%) C#
9 199 (6.18%) Perl
10 169 (5.25%) JavaScript
11 103 (3.20%) Shell Script
12 94 (2.92%) PHP
13 91 (2.83%) Ruby
14 43 (1.34%) VBScript
15 39 (1.21%) Go
16 36 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 33 (1.03%) Embedded C
18 23 (0.71%) Korn
19 22 (0.68%) VB
20 21 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 526 (16.34%) Cisco Certification
2 470 (14.60%) Degree
3 345 (10.72%) CCNA
4 336 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 281 (8.73%) CCNP
6 239 (7.42%) MCSE
7 181 (5.62%) CISSP
8 170 (5.28%) Security Cleared
9 97 (3.01%) SC Cleared
10 92 (2.86%) DV Cleared
10 92 (2.86%) MCSA
11 89 (2.76%) GIAC
12 86 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 82 (2.55%) CEH
14 74 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
14 74 (2.30%) MCP
15 73 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
16 71 (2.21%) Network+ Certification
16 71 (2.21%) SSCP
17 65 (2.02%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (6.43%) SLA
2 123 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (1.93%) PCI DSS
4 46 (1.43%) GDPR
5 38 (1.18%) QA
6 34 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 19 (0.59%) MiFID
9 15 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.25%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.19%) PMO
13 4 (0.12%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.093%) COBIT
14 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 2 (0.062%) GPG13
15 2 (0.062%) SAS 70
16 1 (0.031%) MISRA
16 1 (0.031%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1,259 (39.11%) Active Directory
2 563 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 426 (13.23%) Hyper-V
4 210 (6.52%) vSphere
5 189 (5.87%) Docker
6 124 (3.85%) Firmware
7 115 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 78 (2.42%) XenApp
9 58 (1.80%) VirtualBox
10 52 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
11 48 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
12 47 (1.46%) NFS
13 37 (1.15%) Terminal Services
14 27 (0.84%) Snort
15 25 (0.78%) VMware NSX
16 24 (0.75%) KVM
16 24 (0.75%) Samba
17 23 (0.71%) Terminal Server
17 23 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
17 23 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 261 (8.11%) Ansible
2 244 (7.58%) Puppet
3 223 (6.93%) SCCM
4 169 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
5 119 (3.70%) Terraform
6 106 (3.29%) Kubernetes
7 103 (3.20%) Nagios
8 98 (3.04%) Salt
9 57 (1.77%) SCOM
10 56 (1.74%) Backup Exec
11 53 (1.65%) WSUS
12 47 (1.46%) Stealthwatch
12 47 (1.46%) vCenter Server
13 37 (1.15%) ZABBIX
14 33 (1.03%) Nessus
15 32 (0.99%) Packer
16 30 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
17 29 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
18 28 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
19 26 (0.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,170 (36.35%) Microsoft
2 889 (27.62%) VMware
3 735 (22.83%) Cisco
4 396 (12.30%) Citrix
5 227 (7.05%) CheckPoint
6 193 (6.00%) HP
7 177 (5.50%) SolarWinds
8 173 (5.37%) Juniper
9 152 (4.72%) Oracle
9 152 (4.72%) Palo Alto
10 150 (4.66%) Google
11 114 (3.54%) Red Hat
12 111 (3.45%) Avaya
13 110 (3.42%) F5
13 110 (3.42%) Veeam
14 108 (3.36%) Symantec
15 106 (3.29%) Apple
16 89 (2.76%) Splunk
17 83 (2.58%) NetApp
18 80 (2.49%) EMC