Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 157 149
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8 -25
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2,617 3,076 3,844
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.41% 2.24% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.94% 14.59% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2,223 2,564 3,277
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 16,417 21,076 24,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.35% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,035 16,387 20,070
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +38 1,076 £55,000 +10.00% 127
South East +6 566 £42,500 - 96
North of England +19 294 £42,500 +13.33% 63
South West +57 276 £37,500 -6.25% 46
Midlands +12 220 £32,500 -18.75% 48
East of England -21 177 £42,500 +13.33% 50
North West -5 167 £40,000 +6.67% 39
West Midlands +60 152 £32,500 -18.75% 33
Yorkshire +26 111 £46,500 +16.25% 20
East Midlands -43 68 £35,000 -12.50% 15
North East +23 16 £27,500 +27.91% 4
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1,585 (60.57%) Windows
2 1,024 (39.13%) DNS
3 1,007 (38.48%) Active Directory
4 1,004 (38.36%) Firewall
5 987 (37.71%) Microsoft
6 757 (28.93%) DHCP
7 756 (28.89%) Linux
8 692 (26.44%) Office 365
9 687 (26.25%) Windows Server
10 664 (25.37%) Cisco
11 657 (25.11%) LAN
12 621 (23.73%) VMware
13 616 (23.54%) WAN
14 516 (19.72%) Azure
15 507 (19.37%) VPN
16 477 (18.23%) Windows 10
17 432 (16.51%) ITIL
18 414 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
19 407 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
20 401 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
21 391 (14.94%) Python
22 388 (14.83%) Finance
23 376 (14.37%) AWS
24 372 (14.21%) Microsoft Office
25 358 (13.68%) VLAN
26 347 (13.26%) MS Exchange
27 344 (13.14%) Citrix
28 337 (12.88%) PowerShell
29 336 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
30 335 (12.80%) SQL

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
1 347 (13.26%) MS Exchange
2 157 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 147 (5.62%) SharePoint
4 117 (4.47%) IIS
5 109 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (2.03%) Apache
7 52 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 48 (1.83%) Tomcat
9 32 (1.22%) Confluence
10 28 (1.07%) nginx
11 24 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 23 (0.88%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.50%) JBoss
16 12 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (0.31%) IBM Transformation Extender
18 7 (0.27%) Apache Spark
18 7 (0.27%) WebLogic
19 6 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 372 (14.21%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.19%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.11%) Simulink
8 2 (0.076%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.076%) Avid Media Composer
8 2 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.31%) Exchequer
3 6 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.19%) Line 50
4 5 (0.19%) Pegasus Opera
5 4 (0.15%) assyst
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.15%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.038%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.038%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.038%) Carpe Diem
7 1 (0.038%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.038%) Infor CloudSuite
Cloud Services
1 692 (26.44%) Office 365
2 516 (19.72%) Azure
3 376 (14.37%) AWS
4 83 (3.17%) IaaS
5 60 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 59 (2.25%) SaaS
7 50 (1.91%) GCP
8 38 (1.45%) GitHub
9 37 (1.41%) PaaS
10 34 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (1.30%) OneDrive
11 28 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (0.76%) Mimecast
13 19 (0.73%) G Suite
14 18 (0.69%) OpenShift
15 15 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 13 (0.50%) Amazon S3
17 11 (0.42%) Power Platform
17 11 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,024 (39.13%) DNS
2 1,004 (38.36%) Firewall
3 757 (28.93%) DHCP
4 657 (25.11%) LAN
5 616 (23.54%) WAN
6 507 (19.37%) VPN
7 358 (13.68%) VLAN
8 334 (12.76%) BGP
9 274 (10.47%) OSPF
10 264 (10.09%) Wireless
11 260 (9.94%) Network Security
12 246 (9.40%) Internet
13 240 (9.17%) HTTP
14 229 (8.75%) VoIP
15 203 (7.76%) Wi-Fi
16 175 (6.69%) SAN
17 152 (5.81%) MPLS
18 139 (5.31%) Wireshark
19 138 (5.27%) IPsec
20 129 (4.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.55%) MySQL
3 63 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (2.14%) Relational Database
5 36 (1.38%) NoSQL
6 31 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 29 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 28 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (1.07%) Big Data
10 25 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (0.80%) MongoDB
12 18 (0.69%) GIS
13 16 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
14 15 (0.57%) SQLite
15 11 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.34%) Ingres
16 9 (0.34%) MS Access
17 8 (0.31%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 145 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 84 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 79 (3.02%) JIRA
4 35 (1.34%) Subversion
5 26 (0.99%) Xcode
6 25 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 22 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 21 (0.80%) GitLab
9 18 (0.69%) Artifactory
10 16 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 16 (0.61%) GCC
11 15 (0.57%) Metasploit
11 15 (0.57%) SonarQube
12 14 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (0.53%) TestRail
12 14 (0.53%) Zephyr
13 13 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (0.50%) Bower
13 13 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 388 (14.83%) Finance
2 165 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 77 (2.94%) Electronics
4 68 (2.60%) Law
5 63 (2.41%) Public Sector
5 63 (2.41%) Retail
6 61 (2.33%) Banking
7 48 (1.83%) Legal
8 44 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.34%) Advertising
9 35 (1.34%) Aerospace
10 29 (1.11%) Marketing
11 23 (0.88%) Automotive
12 19 (0.73%) Front Office
13 18 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 16 (0.61%) Games
15 15 (0.57%) Billing
16 13 (0.50%) Back Office
16 13 (0.50%) Japanese Language
17 12 (0.46%) Military
Job Titles
1 423 (16.16%) Network Engineer
2 378 (14.44%) Analyst
3 361 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 259 (9.90%) IT Support
5 255 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 219 (8.37%) IT Engineer
7 152 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 129 (4.93%) Developer
9 126 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
10 125 (4.78%) Support Analyst
11 112 (4.28%) DevOps Engineer
12 104 (3.97%) Senior Network Engineer
13 98 (3.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 94 (3.59%) Security Engineer
15 87 (3.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 87 (3.32%) Software Engineer
16 84 (3.21%) Desktop Support
17 81 (3.10%) Consultant
18 80 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 79 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (4.43%) .NET
2 72 (2.75%) REST
3 65 (2.48%) LAMP
4 54 (2.06%) 802.1X
4 54 (2.06%) WebSockets
5 53 (2.03%) Web Services
6 50 (1.91%) XML
7 45 (1.72%) JSON
8 39 (1.49%) HTML
9 38 (1.45%) LDAP
10 37 (1.41%) Node.js
11 30 (1.15%) SOAP
12 26 (0.99%) iOS SDK
12 26 (0.99%) WSH
13 25 (0.96%) CSS
14 24 (0.92%) AngularJS
15 21 (0.80%) ASP.NET
16 20 (0.76%) .NET Framework
16 20 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
17 19 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 316 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 199 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 161 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
4 144 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 67 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 55 (2.10%) Driving Licence
7 51 (1.95%) Replication
8 46 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
9 42 (1.60%) Clustering
9 42 (1.60%) User Experience
10 38 (1.45%) Blackberry
10 38 (1.45%) Public Cloud
11 35 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 35 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
12 32 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
13 30 (1.15%) iPad
14 29 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 27 (1.03%) PKI
16 26 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
16 26 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1,585 (60.57%) Windows
2 756 (28.89%) Linux
3 687 (26.25%) Windows Server
4 477 (18.23%) Windows 10
5 336 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 299 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 255 (9.74%) Windows Server 2016
8 217 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 200 (7.64%) Unix
10 160 (6.11%) Apple iOS
11 139 (5.31%) Android
12 85 (3.25%) CentOS
13 77 (2.94%) Windows Server 2019
14 69 (2.64%) Mac OS
14 69 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 64 (2.45%) Windows 8
16 57 (2.18%) Mac OS X
17 52 (1.99%) Ubuntu
18 42 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 39 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (16.51%) ITIL
2 407 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
3 316 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 239 (9.13%) DevOps
5 231 (8.83%) Cybersecurity
6 194 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 191 (7.30%) Information Security
8 166 (6.34%) Load Balancing
9 150 (5.73%) SIEM
10 149 (5.69%) Computer Science
11 145 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
12 135 (5.16%) Configuration Management
13 122 (4.66%) Project Management
14 117 (4.47%) Migration
14 117 (4.47%) Security Operations
15 114 (4.36%) Change Management
16 109 (4.17%) Incident Management
17 105 (4.01%) Penetration Testing
18 103 (3.94%) Analytics
18 103 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 391 (14.94%) Python
2 337 (12.88%) PowerShell
3 335 (12.80%) SQL
4 249 (9.51%) Bash Shell
5 218 (8.33%) Java
6 168 (6.42%) C
7 165 (6.30%) C#
8 151 (5.77%) JavaScript
9 143 (5.46%) C++
10 94 (3.59%) Perl
11 89 (3.40%) Ruby
12 79 (3.02%) Shell Script
13 71 (2.71%) PHP
14 40 (1.53%) Embedded C
15 37 (1.41%) VBScript
16 29 (1.11%) Objective-C
17 26 (0.99%) T-SQL
18 22 (0.84%) Go
19 19 (0.73%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 401 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
2 297 (11.35%) Degree
3 256 (9.78%) CCNP
4 220 (8.41%) CCNA
5 216 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 162 (6.19%) Security Cleared
7 134 (5.12%) MCSE
8 86 (3.29%) MCSA
9 83 (3.17%) CISSP
10 81 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
11 79 (3.02%) MCP
12 78 (2.98%) SC Cleared
13 64 (2.45%) CCIE
14 54 (2.06%) DV Cleared
15 46 (1.76%) JNCIA
16 41 (1.57%) CCSA
16 41 (1.57%) GIAC
17 40 (1.53%) CEH
18 38 (1.45%) CCDP
19 36 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (7.37%) SLA
2 104 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 49 (1.87%) QA
5 28 (1.07%) GDPR
6 16 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.42%) COBIT
8 11 (0.42%) NIST
9 9 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.11%) GxP
11 3 (0.11%) NCSC
12 2 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.038%) IEC 61131
13 1 (0.038%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.038%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.038%) JTAG
13 1 (0.038%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,007 (38.48%) Active Directory
2 414 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 255 (9.74%) Hyper-V
4 135 (5.16%) vSphere
5 129 (4.93%) Docker
6 127 (4.85%) XenApp
7 110 (4.20%) VMware ESXi
8 60 (2.29%) XenDesktop
9 45 (1.72%) Firmware
10 39 (1.49%) VirtualBox
11 38 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
12 28 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
13 25 (0.96%) Terminal Services
14 23 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
14 23 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 13 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (0.50%) VMware NSX
16 12 (0.46%) KVM
17 11 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 186 (7.11%) SCCM
2 162 (6.19%) Ansible
3 151 (5.77%) Puppet
4 98 (3.74%) Kubernetes
5 96 (3.67%) Terraform
6 73 (2.79%) WSUS
7 65 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (1.57%) Nagios
9 39 (1.49%) Backup Exec
10 35 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 35 (1.34%) ZABBIX
11 34 (1.30%) SCOM
12 31 (1.18%) FortiGate
13 28 (1.07%) vCenter Server
14 24 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
15 20 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 18 (0.69%) Nessus
17 16 (0.61%) Grafana
17 16 (0.61%) QRadar
Vendors
1 987 (37.71%) Microsoft
2 664 (25.37%) Cisco
3 621 (23.73%) VMware
4 344 (13.14%) Citrix
5 196 (7.49%) Palo Alto
6 142 (5.43%) Apple
7 140 (5.35%) Juniper
8 137 (5.24%) HP
9 133 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 117 (4.47%) SolarWinds
11 116 (4.43%) F5
12 99 (3.78%) Oracle
13 96 (3.67%) Meraki
14 90 (3.44%) Red Hat
15 77 (2.94%) Splunk
16 65 (2.48%) Symantec
17 61 (2.33%) Veeam
18 59 (2.25%) NetApp
19 53 (2.03%) Avaya
20 51 (1.95%) Fortinet