Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 131 121
Rank change year-on-year -23 -10 -23
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3,664 4,288 5,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.24% 2.57% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% 16.03% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,981 3,558 4,588
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,675 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24,916 26,743 32,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.24% 16.03% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19,848 21,822 27,226
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 July 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 July 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 -24 1,519 £50,000 +5.26% 185
South East -71 646 £40,000 - 101
North of England -4 481 £36,500 +8.96% 94
East of England +40 435 £45,000 +16.88% 58
Midlands +7 320 £35,500 -11.25% 43
South West -11 285 £39,000 +11.43% 43
North West +6 256 £37,500 +7.14% 48
Yorkshire +9 214 £35,000 +6.06% 39
West Midlands -8 193 £35,000 -10.83% 25
East Midlands +43 125 £37,500 -6.25% 18
North East -42 11 £27,500 +1.85% 7
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2,216 (60.48%) Windows
2 1,468 (40.07%) DNS
3 1,417 (38.67%) Active Directory
4 1,359 (37.09%) Firewall
5 1,344 (36.68%) Linux
6 1,316 (35.92%) Microsoft
7 1,097 (29.94%) Windows Server
8 992 (27.07%) DHCP
9 968 (26.42%) VMware
10 782 (21.34%) WAN
10 782 (21.34%) LAN
11 737 (20.11%) Cisco
12 713 (19.46%) Office 365
13 645 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 630 (17.19%) VPN
15 614 (16.76%) Python
16 608 (16.59%) ITIL
17 600 (16.38%) SQL
18 572 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
19 548 (14.96%) Finance
20 541 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
21 540 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
22 533 (14.55%) Windows 7
23 515 (14.06%) SQL Server
23 515 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
23 515 (14.06%) Degree
24 508 (13.86%) MS Exchange
25 503 (13.73%) PowerShell
26 499 (13.62%) Windows Server 2008
27 487 (13.29%) HTTP

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
1 508 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 234 (6.39%) IIS
3 225 (6.14%) Apache
4 197 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 188 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 180 (4.91%) SharePoint
7 119 (3.25%) Skype for Business
8 106 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 92 (2.51%) WebLogic
10 90 (2.46%) WebSphere
11 89 (2.43%) JBoss
12 86 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
13 69 (1.88%) OpenStack
14 65 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
15 60 (1.64%) Confluence
16 50 (1.36%) nginx
17 40 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
17 40 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 35 (0.96%) Apache Pig
18 35 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 515 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.082%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.082%) Simulink
10 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.46%) Documaker
2 17 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.19%) assyst
3 7 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.11%) Workfront
5 3 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.082%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.055%) Maximo
6 2 (0.055%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.055%) Pegasus Opera
6 2 (0.055%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.027%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.027%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.027%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.027%) Lawson
7 1 (0.027%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.027%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 713 (19.46%) Office 365
2 572 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
3 463 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 165 (4.50%) SaaS
5 151 (4.12%) IaaS
6 112 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 90 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
8 87 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
9 84 (2.29%) GitHub
10 72 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (1.26%) PaaS
12 38 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
13 35 (0.96%) Amazon S3
13 35 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 30 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 30 (0.82%) G Suite
15 26 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (0.63%) Slack
17 22 (0.60%) Route 53
17 22 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,468 (40.07%) DNS
2 1,359 (37.09%) Firewall
3 992 (27.07%) DHCP
4 782 (21.34%) LAN
4 782 (21.34%) WAN
5 630 (17.19%) VPN
6 487 (13.29%) HTTP
7 369 (10.07%) SAN
8 325 (8.87%) VLAN
9 324 (8.84%) Network Security
10 295 (8.05%) Wireless
11 294 (8.02%) Internet
12 281 (7.67%) VoIP
13 251 (6.85%) SSL
14 229 (6.25%) BGP
15 217 (5.92%) Ethernet
16 209 (5.70%) OSPF
17 203 (5.54%) MPLS
18 197 (5.38%) Wi-Fi
19 184 (5.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 222 (6.06%) MySQL
3 117 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 88 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 83 (2.27%) Hadoop
6 78 (2.13%) Big Data
7 75 (2.05%) MongoDB
8 52 (1.42%) RDBMS
9 48 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
10 47 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 47 (1.28%) Redis
11 46 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 42 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 36 (0.98%) Apache Hive
14 31 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (0.71%) Neo4j
16 25 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 25 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
17 24 (0.66%) InfluxDB
18 20 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 229 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 191 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 178 (4.86%) JIRA
4 87 (2.37%) Subversion
5 74 (2.02%) TeamCity
6 55 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 52 (1.42%) JUnit
8 46 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 45 (1.23%) Bitbucket
10 38 (1.04%) Selenium
11 36 (0.98%) Maven
12 33 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
13 32 (0.87%) git-flow
13 32 (0.87%) Vagrant
14 31 (0.85%) CodeSonar
14 31 (0.85%) Robot Framework
15 29 (0.79%) GitLab
15 29 (0.79%) MSI
16 23 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (0.55%) Artifactory
General
1 548 (14.96%) Finance
2 196 (5.35%) Retail
3 178 (4.86%) Telecoms
4 129 (3.52%) Banking
5 96 (2.62%) Law
6 83 (2.27%) Legal
7 67 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 65 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 64 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 60 (1.64%) Electronics
10 60 (1.64%) Games
11 56 (1.53%) Marketing
12 44 (1.20%) Advertising
13 32 (0.87%) Automotive
14 29 (0.79%) Multimedia
15 25 (0.68%) Military
16 21 (0.57%) Back Office
16 21 (0.57%) Front Office
17 19 (0.52%) Aerospace
17 19 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 562 (15.34%) Analyst
2 518 (14.14%) Support Engineer
3 368 (10.04%) IT Support
4 324 (8.84%) Network Engineer
5 287 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 260 (7.10%) Developer
7 254 (6.93%) IT Engineer
8 241 (6.58%) Support Analyst
9 198 (5.40%) Security Engineer
10 185 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 177 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
12 171 (4.67%) Administrator
13 166 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
14 160 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
15 149 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
16 137 (3.74%) IT Analyst
17 136 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
18 131 (3.58%) Desktop Support
19 127 (3.47%) Software Engineer
19 127 (3.47%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (6.28%) .NET
2 191 (5.21%) Web Services
3 165 (4.50%) HTML
4 143 (3.90%) LDAP
5 126 (3.44%) LAMP
6 115 (3.14%) REST
7 111 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 111 (3.03%) XML
8 102 (2.78%) CSS
9 83 (2.27%) Middleware
10 79 (2.16%) ASP.NET
11 67 (1.83%) Node.js
12 66 (1.80%) SOAP
13 59 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
14 57 (1.56%) 802.1X
14 57 (1.56%) Spring
15 52 (1.42%) JSON
16 49 (1.34%) Ajax
16 49 (1.34%) Java EE
17 48 (1.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 341 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 318 (8.68%) Computer Science
3 285 (7.78%) Data Centre
4 236 (6.44%) Self-Motivation
5 188 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 108 (2.95%) Replication
7 96 (2.62%) Driving Licence
8 93 (2.54%) Clustering
9 90 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
10 79 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
11 69 (1.88%) Public Cloud
12 67 (1.83%) Private Cloud
13 66 (1.80%) Blackberry
14 64 (1.75%) Fintech
15 61 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
16 56 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
17 52 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
18 44 (1.20%) iPhone
19 42 (1.15%) Algorithms
19 42 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,216 (60.48%) Windows
2 1,344 (36.68%) Linux
3 1,097 (29.94%) Windows Server
4 541 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 533 (14.55%) Windows 7
6 499 (13.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 485 (13.24%) Windows 10
8 340 (9.28%) Unix
9 149 (4.07%) Android
10 148 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 146 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 141 (3.85%) Mac OS X
13 132 (3.60%) Apple iOS
14 128 (3.49%) Windows 8
15 113 (3.08%) CentOS
16 77 (2.10%) Solaris
17 66 (1.80%) Windows XP
18 62 (1.69%) Ubuntu
19 37 (1.01%) Mac OS
20 34 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 608 (16.59%) ITIL
2 540 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
3 455 (12.42%) DevOps
4 378 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 281 (7.67%) Cybersecurity
6 272 (7.42%) Configuration Management
7 271 (7.40%) Information Security
8 270 (7.37%) Software Engineering
9 267 (7.29%) SIEM
10 195 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 177 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
12 173 (4.72%) Penetration Testing
13 166 (4.53%) High Availability
14 161 (4.39%) Project Management
15 150 (4.09%) Mentoring
16 144 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
16 144 (3.93%) Test Automation
17 141 (3.85%) Incident Management
18 138 (3.77%) Multithreading
19 131 (3.58%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 614 (16.76%) Python
2 600 (16.38%) SQL
3 503 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 411 (11.22%) Java
5 373 (10.18%) Bash Shell
6 265 (7.23%) Perl
7 247 (6.74%) C++
8 234 (6.39%) JavaScript
9 227 (6.20%) C
10 220 (6.00%) C#
11 177 (4.83%) Ruby
12 110 (3.00%) Shell Script
13 99 (2.70%) PHP
14 49 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 36 (0.98%) VB
16 34 (0.93%) VBScript
17 32 (0.87%) Objective-C
18 31 (0.85%) Go
19 28 (0.76%) Embedded C
20 22 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 515 (14.06%) Degree
2 426 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 377 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 294 (8.02%) CCNA
5 242 (6.60%) CCNP
6 225 (6.14%) MCSE
7 221 (6.03%) CISSP
8 167 (4.56%) Security Cleared
9 142 (3.88%) MCSA
10 141 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 119 (3.25%) MCP
12 91 (2.48%) GIAC
13 78 (2.13%) SC Cleared
14 69 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
14 69 (1.88%) DV Cleared
14 69 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
15 65 (1.77%) CEH
16 62 (1.69%) SANS
16 62 (1.69%) SSCP
17 60 (1.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (5.98%) SLA
2 123 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 89 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 84 (2.29%) QA
5 40 (1.09%) GDPR
6 36 (0.98%) GCP
7 32 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.30%) PMO
9 10 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 10 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.22%) NIST 800
11 6 (0.16%) MISRA
12 5 (0.14%) COBIT
13 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.11%) MiFID
14 3 (0.082%) JTAG
15 2 (0.055%) ISO 15765
16 1 (0.027%) FINRA
System Software
1 1,417 (38.67%) Active Directory
2 645 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 477 (13.02%) Hyper-V
4 257 (7.01%) Docker
5 185 (5.05%) vSphere
6 163 (4.45%) XenApp
7 160 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
8 105 (2.87%) XenDesktop
9 66 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
10 58 (1.58%) Firmware
11 48 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
12 33 (0.90%) VirtualBox
13 32 (0.87%) Samba
14 30 (0.82%) NFS
14 30 (0.82%) Terminal Services
14 30 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
15 29 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
16 28 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
17 27 (0.74%) XenServer
18 23 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 396 (10.81%) Puppet
2 304 (8.30%) Ansible
3 272 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
4 249 (6.80%) SCCM
5 120 (3.28%) Kubernetes
6 118 (3.22%) Terraform
7 112 (3.06%) Nagios
8 110 (3.00%) Salt
9 68 (1.86%) SCOM
10 53 (1.45%) Nessus
11 47 (1.28%) Backup Exec
12 40 (1.09%) vCenter Server
13 37 (1.01%) QRadar
13 37 (1.01%) WSUS
14 35 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
15 34 (0.93%) Icinga
16 29 (0.79%) Packer
17 27 (0.74%) EnCase
18 26 (0.71%) Kibana
19 24 (0.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,316 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 968 (26.42%) VMware
3 737 (20.11%) Cisco
4 482 (13.16%) Citrix
5 225 (6.14%) HP
6 214 (5.84%) Oracle
7 204 (5.57%) Juniper
7 204 (5.57%) Red Hat
8 168 (4.59%) CheckPoint
9 153 (4.18%) SolarWinds
10 138 (3.77%) Apple
11 128 (3.49%) Google
12 119 (3.25%) Dell
13 117 (3.19%) F5
14 112 (3.06%) Veeam
15 111 (3.03%) IBM
16 109 (2.97%) Splunk
17 88 (2.40%) NetApp
17 88 (2.40%) ServiceNow
18 81 (2.21%) EMC