Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 231 153 142
Rank change year-on-year -78 -11 +17
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1,695 1,187 2,916
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.56% 2.15% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.59% 14.88% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 993 2,395
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,250
25th Percentile £30,813 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £74,625 £80,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 14,620 7,979 17,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.43% 14.43% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,650 6,428 14,273
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Job
Vacancies
London -110 617 £55,000 -8.33% 146
North of England -64 301 £40,000 +6.67% 88
South East -60 296 £35,000 -22.22% 46
Midlands -65 184 £37,500 -3.85% 48
South West -20 159 £35,000 +7.69% 44
North West -21 154 £40,000 -6.98% 45
East of England +1 143 £37,250 -17.22% 40
West Midlands -46 126 £42,500 +5.44% 22
Yorkshire -71 115 £42,500 +21.43% 33
East Midlands -55 54 £31,000 -15.07% 25
North East -10 32 £26,000 -17.19% 10
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 889 (52.45%) Windows
2 729 (43.01%) Active Directory
3 664 (39.17%) DNS
4 661 (39.00%) Microsoft
5 602 (35.52%) Firewall
6 537 (31.68%) Microsoft 365
7 522 (30.80%) DHCP
8 509 (30.03%) Social Skills
9 464 (27.37%) Linux
10 455 (26.84%) Azure
11 435 (25.66%) WAN
12 431 (25.43%) Cisco
13 429 (25.31%) Windows Server
14 425 (25.07%) LAN
15 372 (21.95%) VMware
16 360 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
17 331 (19.53%) Windows 10
18 306 (18.05%) Python
19 301 (17.76%) VPN
20 288 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
21 256 (15.10%) AWS
22 255 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
23 236 (13.92%) PowerShell
24 230 (13.57%) ITIL
25 226 (13.33%) HTTP
26 223 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
26 223 (13.16%) Finance
27 214 (12.63%) Wireless
28 212 (12.51%) Degree
29 211 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 147 (8.67%) MS Exchange
2 107 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 85 (5.01%) IIS
4 64 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 34 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (1.65%) Apache
7 28 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 25 (1.47%) JBoss
9 24 (1.42%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.24%) Confluence
12 18 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (0.77%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.59%) nginx
16 9 (0.53%) WordPress
17 8 (0.47%) CMS
18 7 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 223 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.65%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.29%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.41%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.35%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.12%) Relativity
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.059%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 537 (31.68%) Microsoft 365
2 455 (26.84%) Azure
3 256 (15.10%) AWS
4 89 (5.25%) SaaS
5 87 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 53 (3.13%) GCP
7 51 (3.01%) GitHub
8 41 (2.42%) IaaS
9 39 (2.30%) OneDrive
10 38 (2.24%) Serverless
11 37 (2.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 35 (2.06%) PaaS
13 34 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (1.77%) Google Workspace
16 27 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
17 23 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
18 22 (1.30%) Mimecast
19 20 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
20 17 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 664 (39.17%) DNS
2 602 (35.52%) Firewall
3 522 (30.80%) DHCP
4 435 (25.66%) WAN
5 425 (25.07%) LAN
6 301 (17.76%) VPN
7 226 (13.33%) HTTP
8 214 (12.63%) Wireless
9 201 (11.86%) VLAN
10 159 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
11 138 (8.14%) BGP
12 133 (7.85%) Internet
12 133 (7.85%) Network Security
13 119 (7.02%) VoIP
14 92 (5.43%) OSPF
15 84 (4.96%) Broadband
16 82 (4.84%) MPLS
17 74 (4.37%) SSL
18 69 (4.07%) Ethernet
19 65 (3.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 92 (5.43%) MySQL
3 57 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (2.65%) MariaDB
5 41 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 36 (2.12%) InfluxDB
7 31 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.18%) SQLite
11 15 (0.88%) Big Data
12 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2019
13 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.65%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.53%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.47%) ArangoDB
16 8 (0.47%) DB2
16 8 (0.47%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 80 (4.72%) Git (software)
1 80 (4.72%) JIRA
2 67 (3.95%) Jenkins
3 37 (2.18%) Visual Studio
4 30 (1.77%) GitLab
5 22 (1.30%) GNU Toolchain
5 22 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.94%) Subversion
7 11 (0.65%) Maven
7 11 (0.65%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.65%) Zephyr
8 8 (0.47%) Selenium
9 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.35%) Travis CI
10 5 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.29%) C++Builder
10 5 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.24%) JMeter
11 4 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 509 (30.03%) Social Skills
2 223 (13.16%) Finance
3 185 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 99 (5.84%) Organisational Skills
6 82 (4.84%) Banking
7 53 (3.13%) Retail
8 40 (2.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 39 (2.30%) Public Sector
10 37 (2.18%) Legal
11 36 (2.12%) Law
12 29 (1.71%) Electronics
12 29 (1.71%) Marketing
13 27 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
14 24 (1.42%) Documentation Skills
15 20 (1.18%) Manufacturing
16 17 (1.00%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.71%) Advertising
19 11 (0.65%) German Language
Job Titles
1 273 (16.11%) Analyst
2 243 (14.34%) Support Engineer
3 201 (11.86%) IT Support
4 191 (11.27%) IT Engineer
5 179 (10.56%) Network Engineer
6 121 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 117 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 107 (6.31%) Support Analyst
9 105 (6.19%) IT Support Engineer
10 102 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 99 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 82 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
13 74 (4.37%) Developer
14 73 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
15 70 (4.13%) IT Analyst
16 67 (3.95%) Service Analyst
17 61 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
18 59 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 59 (3.48%) Security Engineer
19 58 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (4.60%) .NET
2 61 (3.60%) HTML
3 45 (2.65%) Middleware
4 44 (2.60%) Node.js
5 43 (2.54%) JSON
5 43 (2.54%) REST
6 35 (2.06%) Web Services
7 31 (1.83%) WPF
8 30 (1.77%) Kafka
9 27 (1.59%) CSS
10 23 (1.36%) XML
11 22 (1.30%) HTML5
11 22 (1.30%) WebKit
12 20 (1.18%) 802.1X
12 20 (1.18%) XMPP
13 19 (1.12%) .NET Framework
13 19 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
13 19 (1.12%) RESTful
14 17 (1.00%) LDAP
14 17 (1.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 113 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 80 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.01%) Replication
5 49 (2.89%) User Experience
6 47 (2.77%) Driving Licence
7 43 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
8 36 (2.12%) iPhone
9 35 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 35 (2.06%) Blackberry
10 32 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
11 31 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.83%) iPad
11 31 (1.83%) PKI
12 28 (1.65%) Clustering
12 28 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
12 28 (1.65%) Social Media
13 24 (1.42%) Digital TV
14 23 (1.36%) MPEG
14 23 (1.36%) STB
Operating Systems
1 889 (52.45%) Windows
2 464 (27.37%) Linux
3 429 (25.31%) Windows Server
4 331 (19.53%) Windows 10
5 211 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 180 (10.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 133 (7.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 116 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 110 (6.49%) Windows 7
10 88 (5.19%) Unix
11 69 (4.07%) Android
12 68 (4.01%) Mac OS X
13 54 (3.19%) CentOS
14 41 (2.42%) Windows 8
15 37 (2.18%) Apple iOS
15 37 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 31 (1.83%) Mac OS
17 30 (1.77%) Embedded Linux
18 29 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 28 (1.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (21.24%) Problem-Solving
2 288 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (13.57%) ITIL
4 207 (12.21%) Software Engineering
5 187 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 177 (10.44%) DevOps
7 170 (10.03%) Cybersecurity
8 145 (8.55%) Computer Science
9 123 (7.26%) Service Delivery
10 109 (6.43%) SIEM
11 105 (6.19%) Time Management
12 102 (6.02%) Incident Management
13 91 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (5.37%) Mentoring
13 91 (5.37%) Migration
14 88 (5.19%) Service Management
15 87 (5.13%) Change Management
16 85 (5.01%) Information Security
17 84 (4.96%) Project Management
18 71 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 306 (18.05%) Python
2 236 (13.92%) PowerShell
3 196 (11.56%) C++
4 176 (10.38%) C
5 159 (9.38%) SQL
6 133 (7.85%) Bash
7 111 (6.55%) JavaScript
8 95 (5.60%) Java
9 94 (5.55%) C#
10 56 (3.30%) Shell Script
11 44 (2.60%) PHP
12 40 (2.36%) Perl
13 37 (2.18%) Ruby
14 31 (1.83%) Go
15 28 (1.65%) Embedded C++
16 26 (1.53%) Embedded C
17 20 (1.18%) R
18 17 (1.00%) C-shell
19 14 (0.83%) T-SQL
20 12 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 212 (12.51%) Degree
2 180 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
3 135 (7.96%) Security Cleared
4 124 (7.32%) CCNA
5 118 (6.96%) SC Cleared
6 93 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (4.72%) CCNP
8 67 (3.95%) DV Cleared
9 58 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 50 (2.95%) MCSA
11 47 (2.77%) MCP
12 39 (2.30%) MCSE
13 33 (1.95%) CISSP
13 33 (1.95%) MCITP
14 30 (1.77%) Network+ Certification
15 21 (1.24%) CCIE
16 20 (1.18%) A+ Certification
17 19 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
17 19 (1.12%) SSCP
18 18 (1.06%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.02%) SLA
2 62 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.71%) QA
4 27 (1.59%) GDPR
5 22 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.24%) NIST
7 19 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (0.94%) MISRA
9 10 (0.59%) PMO
10 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.41%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.35%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.29%) Accessibility
14 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.24%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.18%) DO-178B
15 3 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 729 (43.01%) Active Directory
2 255 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (11.09%) Hyper-V
4 113 (6.67%) vSphere
5 80 (4.72%) Docker
6 56 (3.30%) Firmware
7 49 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (2.01%) XenApp
9 28 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 18 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (1.00%) iptables
13 13 (0.77%) Snort
14 12 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
15 11 (0.65%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 9 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 5 (0.29%) RACF
19 5 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 150 (8.85%) Terraform
2 103 (6.08%) Kubernetes
3 90 (5.31%) Ansible
4 87 (5.13%) SCCM
5 86 (5.07%) Microsoft Intune
6 65 (3.83%) Puppet
7 38 (2.24%) WSUS
8 36 (2.12%) Grafana
9 34 (2.01%) Nagios
10 32 (1.89%) Prometheus
11 31 (1.83%) Icinga
12 25 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
13 24 (1.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 20 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
15 19 (1.12%) NetBackup
16 18 (1.06%) vCenter Server
17 17 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
17 17 (1.00%) Kibana
18 16 (0.94%) ServiceCenter
19 15 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 661 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 431 (25.43%) Cisco
3 372 (21.95%) VMware
4 105 (6.19%) Citrix
5 98 (5.78%) Juniper
6 96 (5.66%) Meraki
7 91 (5.37%) Apple
8 83 (4.90%) SolarWinds
9 80 (4.72%) HP
10 79 (4.66%) Veeam
11 76 (4.48%) Fortinet
12 73 (4.31%) Palo Alto
13 72 (4.25%) Dell
14 61 (3.60%) ServiceNow
15 51 (3.01%) Oracle
16 50 (2.95%) Splunk
17 45 (2.65%) Google
18 40 (2.36%) CheckPoint
19 36 (2.12%) LogicMonitor
19 36 (2.12%) Red Hat