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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 246 218 156
Rank change year-on-year -28 -62 +9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2,335 1,521 1,648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.59% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 12.37% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,356 1,261 1,366
10th Percentile £25,625 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,725 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 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 19,855 12,292 11,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.20% 12.86% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10,904 8,699 8,871
10th Percentile £28,019 £28,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,944
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
75th Percentile £70,063 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in England

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in England.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in England

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -78 881 £55,000 -12.00% 101
South East +35 562 £38,000 -15.56% 63
North of England -41 308 £40,000 -5.88% 66
Midlands -3 259 £39,335 -1.66% 43
South West -3 176 £43,438 +39.00% 33
West Midlands -32 162 £38,750 - 28
Yorkshire -66 139 £42,500 -5.56% 29
East of England -49 138 £42,500 -5.56% 27
North West -17 135 £40,000 -5.88% 31
East Midlands +8 97 £39,335 -1.66% 14
North East -5 34 £40,000 +31.69% 6
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 975 (41.76%) Linux
2 961 (41.16%) Windows
3 816 (34.95%) DNS
4 812 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 810 (34.69%) Microsoft
6 626 (26.81%) DHCP
7 618 (26.47%) Microsoft 365
8 616 (26.38%) Social Skills
9 590 (25.27%) HTTP
10 583 (24.97%) Azure
11 573 (24.54%) Software Engineering
12 547 (23.43%) Firewall
13 537 (23.00%) Degree
14 502 (21.50%) C++
15 477 (20.43%) Cisco
16 473 (20.26%) C
17 449 (19.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 440 (18.84%) VMware
19 439 (18.80%) Software Testing
19 439 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
20 416 (17.82%) WAN
21 411 (17.60%) Finance
22 407 (17.43%) Unit Testing
23 387 (16.57%) Windows Server
24 377 (16.15%) LAN
25 373 (15.97%) VPN
26 368 (15.76%) Protocol Buffers
27 362 (15.50%) AWS
28 360 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
29 358 (15.33%) Python

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
1 184 (7.88%) MS Exchange
2 156 (6.68%) SharePoint
3 60 (2.57%) Confluence
3 60 (2.57%) IIS
4 38 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (1.11%) Apache
7 15 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (0.64%) Commerce Server
8 13 (0.56%) nginx
9 11 (0.47%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (0.43%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.43%) WordPress
11 5 (0.21%) JBoss
11 5 (0.21%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.17%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.086%) WinCC
Applications
1 279 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.39%) Maple
6 7 (0.30%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.086%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.086%) Simulink
9 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.043%) Revit
Business Applications
1 23 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
1 23 (0.99%) R3 Corda
2 9 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.30%) SAP GTS
4 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.17%) Fidessa
6 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.086%) assyst
7 2 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.086%) RMDS
7 2 (0.086%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.043%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.043%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.043%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.043%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 618 (26.47%) Microsoft 365
2 583 (24.97%) Azure
3 362 (15.50%) AWS
4 153 (6.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 102 (4.37%) SaaS
6 76 (3.25%) IaaS
7 63 (2.70%) GCP
8 55 (2.36%) Mimecast
8 55 (2.36%) PaaS
9 50 (2.14%) OneDrive
10 49 (2.10%) GitHub
11 43 (1.84%) Azure DevOps
12 39 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (1.33%) Amazon S3
15 29 (1.24%) Google Workspace
16 27 (1.16%) OpenShift
17 26 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
18 25 (1.07%) Serverless
19 24 (1.03%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 816 (34.95%) DNS
2 626 (26.81%) DHCP
3 590 (25.27%) HTTP
4 547 (23.43%) Firewall
5 416 (17.82%) WAN
6 377 (16.15%) LAN
7 373 (15.97%) VPN
8 199 (8.52%) Wireless
9 198 (8.48%) Network Security
10 194 (8.31%) VLAN
11 179 (7.67%) BGP
12 151 (6.47%) Wi-Fi
13 140 (6.00%) Internet
14 139 (5.95%) MPLS
14 139 (5.95%) OSPF
15 119 (5.10%) SAN
15 119 (5.10%) VoIP
16 115 (4.93%) SSL
17 106 (4.54%) Cisco ASA
18 91 (3.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.98%) MySQL
3 91 (3.90%) Big Data
4 71 (3.04%) MongoDB
5 63 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 54 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 29 (1.24%) MariaDB
9 29 (1.24%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.11%) InfluxDB
11 20 (0.86%) ArangoDB
11 20 (0.86%) HBase
12 12 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.51%) Redis
13 8 (0.34%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.17%) GIS
15 4 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 141 (6.04%) Jenkins
2 132 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 96 (4.11%) JIRA
4 56 (2.40%) JUnit
5 53 (2.27%) Selenium
6 47 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 46 (1.97%) WebDriver
8 35 (1.50%) Zephyr
9 33 (1.41%) JMeter
10 30 (1.28%) GitLab
11 24 (1.03%) Maven
12 21 (0.90%) GCC
13 15 (0.64%) ClearCase
13 15 (0.64%) CppUnit
14 14 (0.60%) GDB
15 13 (0.56%) Cypress.io
16 12 (0.51%) Visual Studio
17 11 (0.47%) TeamCity
18 9 (0.39%) CircleCI
19 8 (0.34%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 616 (26.38%) Social Skills
2 449 (19.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 411 (17.60%) Finance
4 221 (9.46%) Electronics
5 192 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
6 113 (4.84%) Telecoms
7 85 (3.64%) Legal
8 78 (3.34%) Organisational Skills
9 75 (3.21%) Retail
10 57 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
11 56 (2.40%) Banking
12 55 (2.36%) Law
12 55 (2.36%) Public Sector
13 39 (1.67%) Manufacturing
14 36 (1.54%) Marketing
15 30 (1.28%) Games
16 22 (0.94%) Automotive
17 21 (0.90%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
19 18 (0.77%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 489 (20.94%) Software Engineer
2 377 (16.15%) Embedded Engineer
3 356 (15.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 265 (11.35%) Analyst
5 223 (9.55%) Network Engineer
6 211 (9.04%) Junior
7 208 (8.91%) Support Engineer
8 187 (8.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 178 (7.62%) IT Support
10 169 (7.24%) Junior Software Engineer
11 166 (7.11%) IT Engineer
12 156 (6.68%) Junior Embedded Engineer
13 130 (5.57%) Support Analyst
14 125 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
15 112 (4.80%) Developer
16 91 (3.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 82 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 82 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
18 81 (3.47%) IT Analyst
19 79 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (15.76%) Protocol Buffers
2 80 (3.43%) Kafka
3 77 (3.30%) Web Services
4 66 (2.83%) Apache Thrift
4 66 (2.83%) JSON
4 66 (2.83%) REST
5 60 (2.57%) Spring
6 50 (2.14%) .NET
7 42 (1.80%) HTML
8 39 (1.67%) Middleware
8 39 (1.67%) Spring Boot
9 35 (1.50%) React
9 35 (1.50%) XML
10 28 (1.20%) LDAP
11 26 (1.11%) Node.js
12 24 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
12 24 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
13 23 (0.99%) WebRTC
14 22 (0.94%) 802.1X
15 20 (0.86%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 194 (8.31%) Data Centre
2 114 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 91 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 89 (3.81%) Public Cloud
5 81 (3.47%) Cyberattack
6 76 (3.25%) Social Media
7 70 (3.00%) Social Network
8 68 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
9 62 (2.66%) Cyber Defence
10 60 (2.57%) Cybercrime
11 49 (2.10%) iPhone
12 48 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
12 48 (2.06%) Driving Licence
13 47 (2.01%) Clustering
13 47 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
14 45 (1.93%) Replication
15 41 (1.76%) Algorithms
16 40 (1.71%) PKI
16 40 (1.71%) Private Cloud
17 39 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 975 (41.76%) Linux
2 961 (41.16%) Windows
3 387 (16.57%) Windows Server
4 320 (13.70%) Windows 10
5 143 (6.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 137 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 97 (4.15%) Windows Server 2019
8 93 (3.98%) Unix
9 81 (3.47%) Windows 7
10 80 (3.43%) Android
11 77 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (2.61%) CentOS
13 56 (2.40%) Ubuntu
14 54 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 53 (2.27%) Mac OS
16 39 (1.67%) Apple iOS
17 30 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
18 28 (1.20%) Mac OS X
18 28 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 26 (1.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (24.54%) Software Engineering
2 439 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
2 439 (18.80%) Software Testing
3 407 (17.43%) Unit Testing
4 353 (15.12%) Functional Testing
5 351 (15.03%) Signal Processing
6 341 (14.60%) ITIL
7 331 (14.18%) Project Planning
8 329 (14.09%) Digital Signal Processing
9 324 (13.88%) Agile
10 246 (10.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 193 (8.27%) Test Automation
12 179 (7.67%) DevOps
13 167 (7.15%) CI/CD
14 166 (7.11%) Computer Science
15 157 (6.72%) Mentoring
16 144 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
17 141 (6.04%) Incident Management
18 131 (5.61%) Project Delivery
19 124 (5.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 502 (21.50%) C++
2 473 (20.26%) C
3 358 (15.33%) Python
4 284 (12.16%) PowerShell
5 195 (8.35%) Java
6 193 (8.27%) SQL
7 158 (6.77%) Bash
8 81 (3.47%) JavaScript
9 75 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 73 (3.13%) C#
11 60 (2.57%) Perl
12 32 (1.37%) Go
13 24 (1.03%) Ruby
14 20 (0.86%) Kotlin
14 20 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 18 (0.77%) Embedded C++
16 14 (0.60%) R
16 14 (0.60%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.56%) VB
18 12 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 537 (23.00%) Degree
2 292 (12.51%) Cisco Certification
3 226 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 160 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 137 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 136 (5.82%) CCNA
7 134 (5.74%) CCNP
8 98 (4.20%) MCSE
9 94 (4.03%) CCIE
10 89 (3.81%) MCSA
11 86 (3.68%) DV Cleared
12 48 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 45 (1.93%) CompTIA Security+
14 40 (1.71%) CISSP
14 40 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
15 36 (1.54%) ISTQB
15 36 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 36 (1.54%) MCP
16 35 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 33 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (6.94%) SLA
2 77 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.71%) JSP 440
4 38 (1.63%) QA
5 32 (1.37%) GDPR
6 29 (1.24%) NIST
7 18 (0.77%) MISRA
8 17 (0.73%) Def Stans
8 17 (0.73%) IEC 61508
8 17 (0.73%) MISRA C
9 16 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
10 15 (0.64%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.43%) NCSC
12 9 (0.39%) PMO
13 8 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.30%) JTAG
14 7 (0.30%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.26%) ISO 31000
15 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 5 (0.21%) SOC 2
System Software
1 812 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 360 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 131 (5.61%) vSphere
5 119 (5.10%) Docker
6 83 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
7 32 (1.37%) XenApp
8 31 (1.33%) Firmware
8 31 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (1.03%) Snort
10 22 (0.94%) VMware NSX
11 20 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 20 (0.86%) Terminal Services
12 19 (0.81%) NFS
13 16 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (0.60%) iptables
14 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.43%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 174 (7.45%) Terraform
2 169 (7.24%) Ansible
3 155 (6.64%) Kubernetes
4 118 (5.05%) SCCM
5 80 (3.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 75 (3.21%) Puppet
7 63 (2.70%) vCenter Server
8 51 (2.18%) WSUS
9 49 (2.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 49 (2.10%) Grafana
10 46 (1.97%) Prometheus
11 42 (1.80%) SCOM
12 41 (1.76%) Nagios
13 36 (1.54%) HP ALM
14 34 (1.46%) FortiGate
15 33 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
16 30 (1.28%) NetBackup
17 27 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
18 21 (0.90%) Icinga
19 19 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 810 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 477 (20.43%) Cisco
3 440 (18.84%) VMware
4 157 (6.72%) Citrix
5 123 (5.27%) Palo Alto
6 120 (5.14%) SolarWinds
7 109 (4.67%) HP
8 98 (4.20%) Fortinet
9 94 (4.03%) F5
10 80 (3.43%) Apple
11 79 (3.38%) Meraki
12 78 (3.34%) Google
12 78 (3.34%) Veeam
13 77 (3.30%) Oracle
14 74 (3.17%) Juniper
15 67 (2.87%) Red Hat
16 57 (2.44%) Splunk
17 55 (2.36%) Dell
18 54 (2.31%) ServiceNow
19 50 (2.14%) CheckPoint