Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 124 106
Rank change year-on-year -10 -18 -18
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3,988 4,338 5,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.42% 2.62% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.82% 15.66% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,354 3,640 4,945
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 25,207 27,704 33,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.30% 16.72% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20,539 22,654 27,725
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -8 1,584 £50,000 +5.26% 221
South East -45 875 £40,000 -5.88% 101
North of England +36 573 £35,000 +7.69% 98
East of England +1 365 £42,500 - 101
South West +13 318 £42,500 +20.57% 46
North West +34 299 £32,500 +8.33% 42
Midlands -28 283 £35,000 -17.65% 70
Yorkshire +26 243 £35,000 - 46
West Midlands -27 178 £35,000 -6.67% 37
East Midlands -10 103 £35,000 -17.65% 33
North East +3 36 £32,500 +8.33% 10
South Coast - 3 - -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 2,235 (56.04%) Windows
2 1,571 (39.39%) DNS
3 1,567 (39.29%) Linux
4 1,476 (37.01%) Firewall
5 1,397 (35.03%) Active Directory
6 1,222 (30.64%) Microsoft
7 1,134 (28.44%) DHCP
8 1,121 (28.11%) VMware
9 1,080 (27.08%) Windows Server
10 1,045 (26.20%) Cisco
11 854 (21.41%) WAN
12 827 (20.74%) LAN
13 724 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 698 (17.50%) ITIL
15 662 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 641 (16.07%) VPN
17 631 (15.82%) Python
18 614 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
19 589 (14.77%) Office 365
20 583 (14.62%) Finance
21 536 (13.44%) SQL
22 514 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
23 511 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
24 508 (12.74%) Degree
25 502 (12.59%) MS Exchange
26 494 (12.39%) Windows 7
27 475 (11.91%) Unix
27 475 (11.91%) Microsoft Office
28 458 (11.48%) HTTP
29 451 (11.31%) Citrix

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
1 502 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 238 (5.97%) Apache
3 228 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 221 (5.54%) IIS
5 128 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 120 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 117 (2.93%) Tomcat
8 109 (2.73%) OpenStack
9 98 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 91 (2.28%) Skype for Business
11 60 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
12 58 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
13 54 (1.35%) JBoss
14 49 (1.23%) nginx
15 47 (1.18%) CMS
16 45 (1.13%) WebLogic
17 39 (0.98%) WebSphere
18 38 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 34 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
20 32 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 475 (11.91%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.050%) InCopy
7 2 (0.050%) InDesign
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.025%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 11 (0.28%) SAP R/3
4 6 (0.15%) Postilion
5 5 (0.13%) Eikon
5 5 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.13%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.10%) Magento
6 4 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.075%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.075%) Pegasus Opera
8 2 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.050%) Summit
8 2 (0.050%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.050%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.025%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 589 (14.77%) Office 365
2 514 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
3 347 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 170 (4.26%) SaaS
5 90 (2.26%) IaaS
6 77 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
7 72 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 68 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
9 48 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 41 (1.03%) PaaS
11 40 (1.00%) GitHub
12 36 (0.90%) Amazon S3
13 33 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 25 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 22 (0.55%) Mimecast
16 20 (0.50%) Datadog
17 18 (0.45%) AWS CloudTrail
17 18 (0.45%) G Suite
17 18 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
18 17 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1,571 (39.39%) DNS
2 1,476 (37.01%) Firewall
3 1,134 (28.44%) DHCP
4 854 (21.41%) WAN
5 827 (20.74%) LAN
6 641 (16.07%) VPN
7 458 (11.48%) HTTP
8 419 (10.51%) VLAN
9 385 (9.65%) SAN
10 361 (9.05%) Network Security
11 351 (8.80%) Internet
12 329 (8.25%) VoIP
13 318 (7.97%) Wireless
14 256 (6.42%) BGP
15 243 (6.09%) MPLS
16 237 (5.94%) OSPF
17 231 (5.79%) SSL
18 225 (5.64%) Ethernet
19 208 (5.22%) IPsec
20 192 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 267 (6.70%) MySQL
3 93 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 88 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 65 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 63 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 60 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 59 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 56 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
10 54 (1.35%) Relational Database
11 43 (1.08%) Big Data
12 39 (0.98%) Redis
13 31 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 31 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (0.58%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (0.43%) DB2
16 17 (0.43%) HBase
17 15 (0.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 188 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 173 (4.34%) Jenkins
3 119 (2.98%) JIRA
4 84 (2.11%) Subversion
5 54 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 41 (1.03%) MSI
7 37 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 32 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 32 (0.80%) JUnit
9 30 (0.75%) Artifactory
9 30 (0.75%) Maven
10 22 (0.55%) Selenium
11 20 (0.50%) Burp Suite
12 19 (0.48%) Metasploit
13 16 (0.40%) Bitbucket
13 16 (0.40%) Hamcrest
13 16 (0.40%) jMock
13 16 (0.40%) NUnit
13 16 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 583 (14.62%) Finance
2 235 (5.89%) Telecoms
3 149 (3.74%) Retail
4 135 (3.39%) Banking
5 72 (1.81%) Legal
6 69 (1.73%) Law
7 65 (1.63%) Games
8 64 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 52 (1.30%) Advertising
10 50 (1.25%) Military
11 47 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 46 (1.15%) Billing
12 46 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 45 (1.13%) Electronics
14 39 (0.98%) Marketing
15 26 (0.65%) Multimedia
16 20 (0.50%) Automotive
17 19 (0.48%) Front Office
18 18 (0.45%) Back Office
19 17 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 633 (15.87%) Analyst
2 588 (14.74%) Support Engineer
3 436 (10.93%) Network Engineer
4 317 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 284 (7.12%) IT Support
6 258 (6.47%) Support Analyst
7 252 (6.32%) Systems Engineer
8 237 (5.94%) Administrator
9 236 (5.92%) IT Engineer
10 223 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
11 202 (5.07%) Security Engineer
12 201 (5.04%) Developer
13 190 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
14 179 (4.49%) Windows Engineer
15 178 (4.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 177 (4.44%) Software Engineer
17 166 (4.16%) Systems Administrator
18 163 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
19 156 (3.91%) Security Analyst
20 154 (3.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (5.29%) Web Services
2 161 (4.04%) HTML
3 133 (3.34%) .NET
4 119 (2.98%) XML
5 112 (2.81%) CSS
6 98 (2.46%) LDAP
7 68 (1.71%) LAMP
8 60 (1.50%) REST
9 52 (1.30%) JSON
10 50 (1.25%) ASP.NET
11 48 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
12 45 (1.13%) .NET Framework
12 45 (1.13%) HTML5
13 43 (1.08%) Spring
14 41 (1.03%) 802.1X
15 40 (1.00%) SOAP
16 39 (0.98%) Middleware
17 37 (0.93%) Software Packaging
18 35 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
18 35 (0.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 354 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 344 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 335 (8.40%) Computer Science
4 213 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 147 (3.69%) Clustering
6 110 (2.76%) Public Cloud
7 105 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 85 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
9 83 (2.08%) Replication
10 82 (2.06%) Fat Client
10 82 (2.06%) Thin Client
11 81 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
12 71 (1.78%) Private Cloud
13 64 (1.60%) Algorithms
13 64 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
14 57 (1.43%) Blackberry
15 52 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
16 50 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
17 49 (1.23%) Hedge funds
18 46 (1.15%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2,235 (56.04%) Windows
2 1,567 (39.29%) Linux
3 1,080 (27.08%) Windows Server
4 662 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 614 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 494 (12.39%) Windows 7
7 475 (11.91%) Unix
8 384 (9.63%) Windows 10
9 166 (4.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 159 (3.99%) Windows 8
11 154 (3.86%) CentOS
12 123 (3.08%) Mac OS X
13 116 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 104 (2.61%) Windows XP
15 102 (2.56%) Ubuntu
16 99 (2.48%) Solaris
17 93 (2.33%) Apple iOS
18 80 (2.01%) Android
19 63 (1.58%) AIX
19 63 (1.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (17.50%) ITIL
2 411 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 378 (9.48%) DevOps
4 334 (8.38%) SIEM
5 320 (8.02%) Software Engineering
6 297 (7.45%) Information Security
7 292 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 289 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
9 202 (5.07%) Incident Management
10 197 (4.94%) Mentoring
11 179 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 179 (4.49%) Project Management
12 177 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
13 172 (4.31%) Kalman Filter
14 170 (4.26%) Security Operations
15 165 (4.14%) Open Source
16 164 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
17 154 (3.86%) Service Delivery
18 153 (3.84%) Load Balancing
18 153 (3.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 631 (15.82%) Python
2 536 (13.44%) SQL
3 412 (10.33%) Bash Shell
4 396 (9.93%) PowerShell
5 332 (8.32%) Java
6 277 (6.95%) C++
7 249 (6.24%) Perl
8 224 (5.62%) C
9 193 (4.84%) Ruby
10 191 (4.79%) C#
11 163 (4.09%) JavaScript
12 118 (2.96%) Shell Script
13 106 (2.66%) PHP
14 35 (0.88%) Go
15 31 (0.78%) MATLAB
16 25 (0.63%) VBScript
17 22 (0.55%) Embedded C
18 21 (0.53%) Tcl
19 19 (0.48%) Korn
20 18 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 511 (12.81%) Cisco Certification
2 508 (12.74%) Degree
3 384 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 337 (8.45%) CCNA
5 287 (7.20%) CCNP
6 265 (6.64%) CISSP
7 251 (6.29%) Security Cleared
8 248 (6.22%) MCSE
9 189 (4.74%) MCSA
10 181 (4.54%) SC Cleared
11 142 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
12 118 (2.96%) MCP
13 114 (2.86%) CISM
14 94 (2.36%) SANS
15 86 (2.16%) GIAC
16 83 (2.08%) DV Cleared
17 62 (1.55%) MCITP
18 60 (1.50%) CEH
19 57 (1.43%) CCIE
20 56 (1.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (5.77%) SLA
2 149 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 86 (2.16%) QA
5 49 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 35 (0.88%) GCP
7 21 (0.53%) COBIT
8 11 (0.28%) PMO
9 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.23%) GDPR
10 9 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.18%) DO-178B
11 7 (0.18%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.15%) ISO 31000
13 4 (0.10%) MIL-STD-498
14 3 (0.075%) MISRA
15 2 (0.050%) RMADS
16 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
16 1 (0.025%) JTAG
System Software
1 1,397 (35.03%) Active Directory
2 724 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 422 (10.58%) Hyper-V
4 231 (5.79%) Docker
5 222 (5.57%) vSphere
6 132 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
7 122 (3.06%) XenApp
8 66 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
9 60 (1.50%) NFS
10 59 (1.48%) iptables
11 51 (1.28%) Xen
12 45 (1.13%) XenDesktop
13 43 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
14 42 (1.05%) KVM
15 40 (1.00%) Snort
16 35 (0.88%) Terminal Services
17 34 (0.85%) VMware NSX
18 31 (0.78%) Samba
18 31 (0.78%) XenServer
19 30 (0.75%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 400 (10.03%) Puppet
2 296 (7.42%) Ansible
3 283 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
4 264 (6.62%) SCCM
5 144 (3.61%) Nagios
6 133 (3.34%) Kubernetes
7 96 (2.41%) Salt
8 76 (1.91%) Nessus
9 73 (1.83%) Terraform
10 61 (1.53%) vCenter Server
11 59 (1.48%) SCOM
12 58 (1.45%) Backup Exec
13 49 (1.23%) Cacti
14 46 (1.15%) WSUS
15 40 (1.00%) FortiGate
15 40 (1.00%) ZABBIX
16 35 (0.88%) Grafana
17 33 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
17 33 (0.83%) Icinga
17 33 (0.83%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1,222 (30.64%) Microsoft
2 1,121 (28.11%) VMware
3 1,045 (26.20%) Cisco
4 451 (11.31%) Citrix
5 315 (7.90%) Juniper
6 303 (7.60%) HP
7 217 (5.44%) Red Hat
8 216 (5.42%) CheckPoint
9 184 (4.61%) Oracle
10 167 (4.19%) F5
11 140 (3.51%) SolarWinds
12 127 (3.18%) Dell
13 116 (2.91%) NetApp
14 114 (2.86%) Apple
15 113 (2.83%) Palo Alto
16 112 (2.81%) Google
16 112 (2.81%) Veeam
17 105 (2.63%) Splunk
18 81 (2.03%) EMC
19 80 (2.01%) Brocade