Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 161 153
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -21
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1,617 3,105 3,693
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.27% 2.28% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.90% 14.40% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,396 2,622 3,079
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,025 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 10,855 21,560 25,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.26% 15.83% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,567 16,351 20,018
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.08% +3.33%

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 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 +12 653 £56,000 +12.00% 58
South East -35 289 £42,500 +2.41% 30
North of England +37 240 £40,000 - 38
Midlands +58 156 £37,500 -3.23% 17
South West +12 156 £37,250 -12.35% 17
North West +18 132 £41,500 +5.06% 26
East of England +12 116 £41,250 -2.94% 19
West Midlands +48 106 £32,500 -2.99% 14
Yorkshire +49 86 £38,000 -3.80% 8
East Midlands +40 50 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North East +39 22 £37,500 -28.57% 4
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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.

1 921 (56.96%) Windows
2 639 (39.52%) DNS
3 634 (39.21%) Active Directory
4 594 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 555 (34.32%) Firewall
6 486 (30.06%) Linux
7 467 (28.88%) DHCP
8 417 (25.79%) Office 365
9 414 (25.60%) VMware
10 413 (25.54%) Windows Server
11 405 (25.05%) Cisco
12 398 (24.61%) WAN
13 396 (24.49%) LAN
14 329 (20.35%) Azure
15 306 (18.92%) VPN
16 274 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
17 272 (16.82%) ITIL
18 256 (15.83%) Python
19 249 (15.40%) Windows 10
20 248 (15.34%) AWS
21 247 (15.28%) Finance
22 235 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
23 227 (14.04%) Data Centre
23 227 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
24 215 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
25 213 (13.17%) PowerShell
26 210 (12.99%) Citrix
27 198 (12.24%) Degree
28 197 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
29 193 (11.94%) 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
1 189 (11.69%) MS Exchange
2 92 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 71 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (3.28%) IIS
6 33 (2.04%) Apache
7 27 (1.67%) Confluence
7 27 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.11%) nginx
9 17 (1.05%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 15 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.93%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.49%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 4 (0.25%) CloudStack
16 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
16 4 (0.25%) Resin
Applications
1 197 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.19%) Simulink
6 3 (0.19%) Windchill
7 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.062%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.062%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 11 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.31%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.31%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.25%) assyst
3 4 (0.25%) Exchequer
3 4 (0.25%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.062%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.062%) Carpe Diem
5 1 (0.062%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (0.062%) Line 50
5 1 (0.062%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.062%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 417 (25.79%) Office 365
2 329 (20.35%) Azure
3 248 (15.34%) AWS
4 62 (3.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 53 (3.28%) IaaS
6 47 (2.91%) SaaS
7 43 (2.66%) PaaS
8 29 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (1.61%) GCP
9 26 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 25 (1.55%) GitHub
11 22 (1.36%) Mimecast
12 21 (1.30%) Serverless
13 14 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.80%) OneDrive
15 12 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.68%) G Suite
17 10 (0.62%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 639 (39.52%) DNS
2 555 (34.32%) Firewall
3 467 (28.88%) DHCP
4 398 (24.61%) WAN
5 396 (24.49%) LAN
6 306 (18.92%) VPN
7 190 (11.75%) Wireless
8 175 (10.82%) BGP
9 174 (10.76%) HTTP
10 172 (10.64%) VLAN
11 166 (10.27%) SAN
12 164 (10.14%) Network Security
13 151 (9.34%) OSPF
14 137 (8.47%) VoIP
15 135 (8.35%) Internet
16 118 (7.30%) Wi-Fi
17 117 (7.24%) MPLS
18 97 (6.00%) Wireshark
19 77 (4.76%) Ethernet
20 71 (4.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.09%) MySQL
3 34 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 23 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
6 23 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 15 (0.93%) SQLite
8 14 (0.87%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.80%) GIS
10 12 (0.74%) Big Data
11 11 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (0.68%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (0.43%) MS Access
13 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2017
15 5 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 84 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.03%) JIRA
3 48 (2.97%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.36%) GitLab
4 22 (1.36%) Subversion
5 16 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (0.74%) Artifactory
6 12 (0.74%) Bitbucket
6 12 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 12 (0.74%) GCC
7 11 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.68%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.62%) Selenium
9 9 (0.56%) Metasploit
10 8 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.49%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.31%) Grunt
11 5 (0.31%) Maven
11 5 (0.31%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.31%) SonarQube
General
1 247 (15.28%) Finance
2 86 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 48 (2.97%) Electronics
4 40 (2.47%) Law
5 38 (2.35%) Legal
6 37 (2.29%) Banking
7 27 (1.67%) Aerospace
7 27 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 23 (1.42%) Retail
9 22 (1.36%) Automotive
9 22 (1.36%) Public Sector
10 21 (1.30%) Advertising
11 19 (1.18%) Back Office
11 19 (1.18%) Front Office
12 16 (0.99%) Military
13 11 (0.68%) Billing
14 9 (0.56%) Marketing
14 9 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.49%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 244 (15.09%) Analyst
2 227 (14.04%) Network Engineer
3 213 (13.17%) Support Engineer
4 153 (9.46%) IT Support
5 147 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 131 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 97 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 85 (5.26%) Developer
9 84 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 73 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
11 67 (4.14%) Senior Network Engineer
12 65 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
12 65 (4.02%) Support Analyst
13 58 (3.59%) Administrator
13 58 (3.59%) IT Analyst
14 57 (3.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 53 (3.28%) Security Analyst
15 53 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
16 52 (3.22%) Consultant
16 52 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (4.45%) .NET
2 62 (3.83%) XML
3 53 (3.28%) REST
4 49 (3.03%) 802.1X
5 45 (2.78%) Web Services
5 45 (2.78%) WebSockets
6 41 (2.54%) JSON
7 40 (2.47%) Middleware
8 38 (2.35%) HTML
9 35 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
10 26 (1.61%) SOAP
11 24 (1.48%) LAMP
12 23 (1.42%) LDAP
13 22 (1.36%) Node.js
14 21 (1.30%) ASP.NET
14 21 (1.30%) CSS
14 21 (1.30%) RESTful
15 15 (0.93%) YAML
16 14 (0.87%) .NET Framework
16 14 (0.87%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 227 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 132 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (7.67%) Self-Motivation
4 95 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 35 (2.16%) Public Cloud
7 34 (2.10%) Clustering
7 34 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 33 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
9 32 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 26 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 26 (1.61%) PKI
11 25 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
11 25 (1.55%) Replication
12 23 (1.42%) iPhone
13 22 (1.36%) iPad
14 19 (1.18%) Fixed Income
15 18 (1.11%) Internet of Things
16 17 (1.05%) Algorithms
17 16 (0.99%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 921 (56.96%) Windows
2 486 (30.06%) Linux
3 413 (25.54%) Windows Server
4 249 (15.40%) Windows 10
5 215 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 158 (9.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 154 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 152 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (6.43%) Unix
10 85 (5.26%) Android
11 72 (4.45%) Apple iOS
12 46 (2.84%) Windows Server 2019
13 43 (2.66%) CentOS
14 37 (2.29%) Mac OS X
14 37 (2.29%) Ubuntu
15 34 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 29 (1.79%) Windows 8
18 26 (1.61%) Solaris
19 24 (1.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (16.82%) ITIL
2 235 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
3 180 (11.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 153 (9.46%) Software Engineering
5 143 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
6 131 (8.10%) DevOps
7 130 (8.04%) Information Security
8 109 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (6.68%) Computer Science
10 93 (5.75%) Change Management
10 93 (5.75%) SIEM
11 89 (5.50%) Load Balancing
12 85 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 80 (4.95%) Configuration Management
13 80 (4.95%) Security Operations
14 73 (4.51%) Kalman Filter
15 69 (4.27%) Project Management
16 66 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
17 64 (3.96%) Incident Management
18 57 (3.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 256 (15.83%) Python
2 213 (13.17%) PowerShell
3 188 (11.63%) SQL
4 155 (9.59%) Bash Shell
5 132 (8.16%) Java
6 102 (6.31%) C++
7 96 (5.94%) C#
8 92 (5.69%) C
9 85 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 59 (3.65%) Perl
11 52 (3.22%) Shell Script
12 42 (2.60%) PHP
13 37 (2.29%) Ruby
14 28 (1.73%) Embedded C
15 20 (1.24%) VBScript
16 19 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.68%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.62%) Embedded C++
18 10 (0.62%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 227 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
2 198 (12.24%) Degree
3 171 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 141 (8.72%) CCNP
5 121 (7.48%) CCNA
6 104 (6.43%) Security Cleared
7 98 (6.06%) MCSE
8 85 (5.26%) MCSA
9 53 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 47 (2.91%) SC Cleared
11 45 (2.78%) MCP
12 42 (2.60%) CISSP
13 41 (2.54%) CCIE
14 34 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (2.04%) Server+ Certification
16 32 (1.98%) DV Cleared
17 31 (1.92%) MCITP
18 26 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 23 (1.42%) JNCIA
20 22 (1.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.31%) SLA
2 85 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (2.66%) QA
4 34 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.30%) GDPR
6 14 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.49%) NIST
9 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.19%) GxP
10 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.12%) COBIT
11 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.12%) HL7
12 1 (0.062%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.062%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.062%) NCSC
12 1 (0.062%) NIST 800
System Software
1 634 (39.21%) Active Directory
2 274 (16.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 99 (6.12%) vSphere
5 74 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
6 70 (4.33%) Docker
7 60 (3.71%) XenApp
8 39 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (2.04%) Firmware
10 32 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
11 31 (1.92%) XenDesktop
12 22 (1.36%) VirtualBox
13 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (1.05%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 16 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
16 14 (0.87%) Snort
17 12 (0.74%) KVM
18 9 (0.56%) Terminal Services
19 8 (0.49%) VMware NSX
20 7 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 114 (7.05%) SCCM
2 108 (6.68%) Ansible
3 62 (3.83%) Puppet
4 61 (3.77%) Terraform
5 59 (3.65%) Kubernetes
6 38 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (2.29%) WSUS
8 29 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
9 26 (1.61%) Backup Exec
10 25 (1.55%) Nagios
11 24 (1.48%) vCenter Server
12 18 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
12 18 (1.11%) PowerCLI
13 16 (0.99%) FortiGate
14 14 (0.87%) SCOM
15 13 (0.80%) SCVMM
16 12 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
17 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
18 9 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
18 9 (0.56%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 594 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 414 (25.60%) VMware
3 405 (25.05%) Cisco
4 210 (12.99%) Citrix
5 101 (6.25%) HP
6 93 (5.75%) Palo Alto
7 85 (5.26%) Juniper
8 83 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 75 (4.64%) Meraki
10 73 (4.51%) F5
11 65 (4.02%) Oracle
12 58 (3.59%) Apple
13 56 (3.46%) Red Hat
14 49 (3.03%) SolarWinds
15 47 (2.91%) Splunk
16 44 (2.72%) Veeam
17 40 (2.47%) IBM
18 38 (2.35%) Avaya
19 33 (2.04%) Dell
20 32 (1.98%) NetApp