Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 132 121
Rank change year-on-year -16 -11 -30
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3,559 4,320 4,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.29% 2.60% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.26% 16.25% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,917 3,567 4,316
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,127
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -0.31% +2.82%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £68,750
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 23,316 26,584 30,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.02% 16.02% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 18,626 21,699 25,692
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 22 September 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 September 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 -17 1,469 £50,000 - 179
South East -65 636 £38,250 -4.38% 107
East of England +39 461 £45,000 +15.38% 71
North of England -25 420 £37,500 +7.14% 79
Midlands +24 328 £36,500 -2.67% 53
South West -15 270 £37,500 +7.14% 60
North West -22 244 £37,500 +7.14% 48
West Midlands +4 184 £36,500 -8.75% 32
Yorkshire -9 169 £36,250 +0.69% 21
East Midlands +43 144 £35,000 -2.78% 21
North East -28 7 £32,500 - 10
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2,213 (62.18%) Windows
2 1,450 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 1,336 (37.54%) Firewall
4 1,335 (37.51%) DNS
5 1,275 (35.82%) Microsoft
6 1,228 (34.50%) Linux
7 1,053 (29.59%) Windows Server
8 976 (27.42%) VMware
9 938 (26.36%) DHCP
10 811 (22.79%) LAN
11 806 (22.65%) WAN
12 718 (20.17%) Office 365
13 717 (20.15%) Cisco
14 628 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 620 (17.42%) VPN
16 607 (17.06%) Python
17 594 (16.69%) ITIL
18 571 (16.04%) SQL
19 557 (15.65%) Finance
20 549 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
21 534 (15.00%) Windows 7
22 531 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
23 529 (14.86%) PowerShell
24 520 (14.61%) Windows 10
25 515 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
26 513 (14.41%) MS Exchange
27 508 (14.27%) Citrix
28 495 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
29 489 (13.74%) Degree
30 487 (13.68%) Hyper-V

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
1 513 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 215 (6.04%) IIS
3 195 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 192 (5.39%) SharePoint
5 160 (4.50%) Tomcat
6 157 (4.41%) Apache
7 108 (3.03%) Skype for Business
8 93 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 88 (2.47%) JBoss
10 80 (2.25%) WebLogic
11 78 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
11 78 (2.19%) OpenStack
12 69 (1.94%) WebSphere
13 67 (1.88%) Confluence
14 61 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
15 49 (1.38%) nginx
16 48 (1.35%) Apache Pig
17 47 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
18 41 (1.15%) GlassFish
19 27 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 515 (14.47%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 43 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 21 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.11%) EPLAN
11 2 (0.056%) Simulink
12 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.028%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.45%) Documaker
3 9 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.22%) assyst
5 6 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.056%) Maximo
8 2 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.056%) Pegasus Opera
8 2 (0.056%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.056%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.056%) Workfront
9 1 (0.028%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 1 (0.028%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.028%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.028%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.028%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 718 (20.17%) Office 365
2 531 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
3 467 (13.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 171 (4.80%) IaaS
5 137 (3.85%) SaaS
6 95 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 78 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 69 (1.94%) GitHub
8 69 (1.94%) PaaS
9 68 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
10 62 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
11 41 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 36 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
13 33 (0.93%) Amazon S3
13 33 (0.93%) G Suite
14 26 (0.73%) Route 53
15 25 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 24 (0.67%) Slack
17 20 (0.56%) Mimecast
18 19 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1,336 (37.54%) Firewall
2 1,335 (37.51%) DNS
3 938 (26.36%) DHCP
4 811 (22.79%) LAN
5 806 (22.65%) WAN
6 620 (17.42%) VPN
7 415 (11.66%) HTTP
8 377 (10.59%) Internet
9 340 (9.55%) SAN
10 329 (9.24%) Network Security
11 313 (8.79%) Wireless
12 291 (8.18%) VLAN
13 276 (7.75%) VoIP
14 256 (7.19%) BGP
15 250 (7.02%) SSL
16 242 (6.80%) OSPF
17 219 (6.15%) Ethernet
18 215 (6.04%) Wi-Fi
19 212 (5.96%) MPLS
20 149 (4.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 189 (5.31%) MySQL
3 116 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 81 (2.28%) Big Data
5 78 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 56 (1.57%) MongoDB
7 54 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
8 52 (1.46%) Apache Hive
9 51 (1.43%) NoSQL
10 50 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 43 (1.21%) RDBMS
11 43 (1.21%) Redis
12 31 (0.87%) Neo4j
12 31 (0.87%) Oracle Database
13 30 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (0.62%) InfluxDB
18 21 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 193 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 187 (5.25%) JIRA
3 141 (3.96%) Jenkins
4 73 (2.05%) TeamCity
5 66 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 63 (1.77%) Subversion
7 58 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 56 (1.57%) Bitbucket
9 48 (1.35%) Selenium
10 46 (1.29%) Vagrant
11 44 (1.24%) git-flow
12 42 (1.18%) CodeSonar
12 42 (1.18%) Robot Framework
13 41 (1.15%) JUnit
14 33 (0.93%) GitLab
15 31 (0.87%) MSI
16 29 (0.81%) Maven
17 24 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
18 23 (0.65%) Visual Studio
19 19 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 557 (15.65%) Finance
2 205 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 177 (4.97%) Retail
4 170 (4.78%) Banking
5 114 (3.20%) Legal
6 109 (3.06%) Law
7 78 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 70 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 66 (1.85%) Games
10 57 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 52 (1.46%) Marketing
12 48 (1.35%) Advertising
13 47 (1.32%) Electronics
14 29 (0.81%) Back Office
15 27 (0.76%) French Language
16 26 (0.73%) German Language
17 23 (0.65%) Multimedia
18 20 (0.56%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.56%) Automotive
19 19 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 596 (16.75%) Analyst
2 513 (14.41%) Support Engineer
3 353 (9.92%) IT Support
4 341 (9.58%) Network Engineer
5 263 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 263 (7.39%) Support Analyst
6 262 (7.36%) IT Engineer
7 230 (6.46%) Developer
8 205 (5.76%) Security Engineer
9 192 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 186 (5.23%) Administrator
11 184 (5.17%) Desktop Support
12 179 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
13 156 (4.38%) IT Support Engineer
14 153 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
15 129 (3.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 128 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
16 128 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
16 128 (3.60%) Security Analyst
17 125 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (5.82%) .NET
2 200 (5.62%) Web Services
3 174 (4.89%) HTML
4 135 (3.79%) REST
5 128 (3.60%) LDAP
6 120 (3.37%) XML
7 115 (3.23%) LAMP
8 108 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 105 (2.95%) CSS
10 95 (2.67%) SOAP
11 94 (2.64%) ASP.NET
12 92 (2.58%) Node.js
13 83 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
14 75 (2.11%) Java EE
15 71 (1.99%) Middleware
16 66 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
17 61 (1.71%) 802.1X
18 58 (1.63%) Django
19 49 (1.38%) Spring
20 48 (1.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 333 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 283 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 261 (7.33%) Computer Science
4 256 (7.19%) Self-Motivation
5 198 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 110 (3.09%) Replication
7 96 (2.70%) Clustering
8 94 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
9 83 (2.33%) Driving Licence
9 83 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
10 82 (2.30%) Fintech
11 69 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
12 65 (1.83%) Blackberry
13 62 (1.74%) Private Cloud
14 59 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
15 58 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
16 49 (1.38%) Hedge funds
16 49 (1.38%) Public Cloud
17 48 (1.35%) NHS
18 47 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,213 (62.18%) Windows
2 1,228 (34.50%) Linux
3 1,053 (29.59%) Windows Server
4 534 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 520 (14.61%) Windows 10
6 495 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 472 (13.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 326 (9.16%) Unix
9 162 (4.55%) Android
10 158 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 146 (4.10%) Mac OS X
12 130 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 119 (3.34%) Windows 8
14 113 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 106 (2.98%) CentOS
16 76 (2.14%) Solaris
17 74 (2.08%) Windows XP
18 57 (1.60%) Ubuntu
19 38 (1.07%) Mac OS
20 27 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 594 (16.69%) ITIL
2 549 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
3 423 (11.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 395 (11.10%) DevOps
5 334 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
6 327 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
7 301 (8.46%) Information Security
8 282 (7.92%) SIEM
9 242 (6.80%) Software Engineering
10 195 (5.48%) Configuration Management
11 188 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
12 174 (4.89%) Penetration Testing
13 157 (4.41%) Project Management
14 153 (4.30%) High Availability
15 151 (4.24%) Incident Management
15 151 (4.24%) Network Management
16 146 (4.10%) Mentoring
17 145 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
18 144 (4.05%) Test Automation
19 142 (3.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 607 (17.06%) Python
2 571 (16.04%) SQL
3 529 (14.86%) PowerShell
4 414 (11.63%) Java
5 372 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 259 (7.28%) Perl
7 257 (7.22%) JavaScript
8 233 (6.55%) C
9 232 (6.52%) C#
10 224 (6.29%) C++
11 147 (4.13%) Ruby
12 125 (3.51%) Shell Script
13 116 (3.26%) PHP
14 50 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 42 (1.18%) Objective-C
16 39 (1.10%) VB
17 37 (1.04%) Go
18 35 (0.98%) Korn
19 34 (0.96%) Embedded C
20 33 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 489 (13.74%) Degree
2 485 (13.63%) Cisco Certification
3 389 (10.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 334 (9.38%) CCNA
5 262 (7.36%) CCNP
6 252 (7.08%) CISSP
7 251 (7.05%) MCSE
8 163 (4.58%) Security Cleared
9 129 (3.62%) MCSA
10 128 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 123 (3.46%) GIAC
12 122 (3.43%) MCP
13 107 (3.01%) CompTIA Security+
14 95 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
15 90 (2.53%) DV Cleared
16 88 (2.47%) CEH
17 79 (2.22%) SANS
18 74 (2.08%) SSCP
19 66 (1.85%) SC Cleared
20 60 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (5.84%) SLA
2 128 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (2.11%) PCI DSS
4 74 (2.08%) QA
5 49 (1.38%) GDPR
6 37 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 19 (0.53%) MiFID
8 16 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.25%) PMO
12 7 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.14%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.11%) JTAG
14 4 (0.11%) MISRA
15 2 (0.056%) COBIT
15 2 (0.056%) ISO 15765
16 1 (0.028%) FINRA
16 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1,450 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 628 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 487 (13.68%) Hyper-V
4 241 (6.77%) Docker
5 214 (6.01%) vSphere
6 159 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
7 143 (4.02%) XenApp
8 92 (2.58%) XenDesktop
9 67 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
10 60 (1.69%) Firmware
11 43 (1.21%) VirtualBox
12 41 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
13 40 (1.12%) NFS
13 40 (1.12%) Samba
14 37 (1.04%) Terminal Services
15 30 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
16 29 (0.81%) XenServer
17 28 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
18 27 (0.76%) Snort
19 24 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 337 (9.47%) Puppet
2 291 (8.18%) Ansible
3 238 (6.69%) SCCM
4 227 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
5 126 (3.54%) Nagios
6 116 (3.26%) Salt
7 114 (3.20%) Kubernetes
8 104 (2.92%) Terraform
9 63 (1.77%) SCOM
10 52 (1.46%) Backup Exec
11 45 (1.26%) vCenter Server
12 42 (1.18%) QRadar
13 38 (1.07%) WSUS
14 37 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
14 37 (1.04%) Packer
15 34 (0.96%) Kibana
15 34 (0.96%) Nessus
16 32 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
17 30 (0.84%) Icinga
18 29 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,275 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 976 (27.42%) VMware
3 717 (20.15%) Cisco
4 508 (14.27%) Citrix
5 242 (6.80%) HP
6 199 (5.59%) Juniper
7 188 (5.28%) CheckPoint
8 185 (5.20%) Oracle
9 180 (5.06%) Apple
10 171 (4.80%) Red Hat
11 162 (4.55%) SolarWinds
12 124 (3.48%) F5
13 121 (3.40%) Google
14 106 (2.98%) Veeam
15 101 (2.84%) Dell
16 97 (2.73%) Palo Alto
17 93 (2.61%) NetApp
18 90 (2.53%) Avaya
19 88 (2.47%) EMC
20 84 (2.36%) IBM