Period
to 22 September 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 150 134
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16 -11
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3,016 3,559 4,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.35% 2.29% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.79% 15.27% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,409 2,917 3,567
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% -0.31%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +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 20,397 23,311 26,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.87% 15.01% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,550 18,622 21,698
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 2019.

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 2019. 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 1,076 £50,000 - 200
South East +32 724 £41,750 +9.15% 163
North of England 0 385 £40,000 +6.67% 110
South West +25 330 £36,000 -4.00% 80
East of England -6 274 £45,000 - 87
North West +30 245 £40,000 +6.67% 57
Midlands -29 210 £32,500 -10.96% 65
West Midlands +7 147 £32,500 -10.96% 42
Yorkshire -26 133 £37,500 +3.45% 44
East Midlands -46 63 £37,500 +7.14% 23
North East +21 7 £52,500 +61.54% 9
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 1,756 (58.22%) Windows
2 1,330 (44.10%) DNS
3 1,228 (40.72%) Active Directory
4 1,157 (38.36%) Firewall
5 1,072 (35.54%) DHCP
6 1,069 (35.44%) Microsoft
7 921 (30.54%) Linux
8 915 (30.34%) VMware
9 835 (27.69%) Windows Server
10 795 (26.36%) Office 365
11 786 (26.06%) WAN
12 783 (25.96%) LAN
13 775 (25.70%) Cisco
14 617 (20.46%) ITIL
15 594 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 572 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
17 570 (18.90%) Azure
18 543 (18.00%) Windows 10
19 487 (16.15%) AWS
20 461 (15.29%) VPN
21 460 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
22 453 (15.02%) Python
23 440 (14.59%) SQL
24 434 (14.39%) Hyper-V
25 428 (14.19%) Degree
26 417 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
27 416 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
28 407 (13.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
29 402 (13.33%) Citrix
30 385 (12.77%) MS Exchange

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
1 385 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 174 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 160 (5.31%) IIS
4 131 (4.34%) Skype for Business
5 124 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 115 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 103 (3.42%) Apache
8 82 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
9 80 (2.65%) nginx
10 71 (2.35%) OpenStack
11 62 (2.06%) Tomcat
12 45 (1.49%) Confluence
13 43 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
14 42 (1.39%) Apache Spark
14 42 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
15 40 (1.33%) JBoss
16 35 (1.16%) WebLogic
17 24 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.53%) CMS
18 16 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 417 (13.83%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 42 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 26 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.13%) Simulink
6 4 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.099%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.033%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.13%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.099%) SnowdropKCS
5 2 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.033%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.033%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.033%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.033%) Magento
6 1 (0.033%) Postilion
6 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.033%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 795 (26.36%) Office 365
2 570 (18.90%) Azure
3 487 (16.15%) AWS
4 152 (5.04%) SaaS
5 142 (4.71%) GCP
6 78 (2.59%) OpenShift
7 71 (2.35%) OneDrive
8 56 (1.86%) IaaS
9 45 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (1.46%) G Suite
11 41 (1.36%) Azure Stack
12 40 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 35 (1.16%) Amazon S3
14 32 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
15 24 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (0.80%) PaaS
16 22 (0.73%) Mimecast
17 15 (0.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 14 (0.46%) Amazon ECS
18 14 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,330 (44.10%) DNS
2 1,157 (38.36%) Firewall
3 1,072 (35.54%) DHCP
4 786 (26.06%) WAN
5 783 (25.96%) LAN
6 461 (15.29%) VPN
7 339 (11.24%) Network Security
8 338 (11.21%) VLAN
9 265 (8.79%) Wireless
10 255 (8.45%) BGP
11 245 (8.12%) Internet
12 235 (7.79%) SAN
13 232 (7.69%) OSPF
14 218 (7.23%) VoIP
15 217 (7.19%) HTTP
16 196 (6.50%) MPLS
17 159 (5.27%) Skype
18 140 (4.64%) SMTP
19 130 (4.31%) IPsec
20 124 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 167 (5.54%) MySQL
3 86 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (2.29%) Big Data
5 66 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 63 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 53 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 51 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 50 (1.66%) NoSQL
11 47 (1.56%) Redis
12 46 (1.53%) RDBMS
13 16 (0.53%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.40%) MariaDB
17 10 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 225 (7.46%) Git (software)
2 139 (4.61%) JIRA
3 123 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 60 (1.99%) Subversion
5 57 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 54 (1.79%) Bitbucket
7 45 (1.49%) git-flow
8 42 (1.39%) TestRail
8 42 (1.39%) Zephyr
9 33 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 31 (1.03%) Artifactory
11 29 (0.96%) GitLab
12 22 (0.73%) Vagrant
13 20 (0.66%) Maven
14 16 (0.53%) JUnit
15 15 (0.50%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (0.46%) Cucumber
17 12 (0.40%) Selenium
18 11 (0.36%) Mercurial
General
1 378 (12.53%) Finance
2 181 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 93 (3.08%) Law
4 88 (2.92%) Public Sector
4 88 (2.92%) Retail
5 76 (2.52%) Banking
6 62 (2.06%) Electronics
6 62 (2.06%) Legal
7 60 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 45 (1.49%) Games
9 32 (1.06%) Marketing
10 26 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 21 (0.70%) Advertising
12 14 (0.46%) Automotive
12 14 (0.46%) French Language
13 13 (0.43%) Back Office
14 12 (0.40%) Police
15 11 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.36%) Fire and Rescue
16 9 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 511 (16.94%) Analyst
2 379 (12.57%) Support Engineer
3 325 (10.78%) Network Engineer
4 324 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 253 (8.39%) IT Support
6 197 (6.53%) Support Analyst
7 183 (6.07%) IT Engineer
8 156 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 147 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 146 (4.84%) Administrator
11 143 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
12 138 (4.58%) Linux Engineer
13 131 (4.34%) Consultant
14 123 (4.08%) IT Analyst
15 117 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
16 115 (3.81%) Developer
17 112 (3.71%) IT Support Engineer
18 103 (3.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 99 (3.28%) Software Engineer
20 96 (3.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (4.24%) Web Services
2 121 (4.01%) .NET
3 80 (2.65%) REST
4 73 (2.42%) Node.js
5 67 (2.22%) Spring
6 58 (1.92%) LAMP
7 57 (1.89%) ASP.NET
8 54 (1.79%) LDAP
9 51 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 49 (1.62%) HTML
11 46 (1.53%) Spring MVC
12 45 (1.49%) 802.1X
13 43 (1.43%) React
14 41 (1.36%) GraphQL
14 41 (1.36%) Kafka
15 40 (1.33%) Vue.js
16 39 (1.29%) CSS
16 39 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
17 35 (1.16%) XML
18 32 (1.06%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 271 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 236 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 172 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 126 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 88 (2.92%) Replication
6 80 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 79 (2.62%) Security Operations Centre
8 71 (2.35%) Clustering
8 71 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
9 66 (2.19%) Public Cloud
10 63 (2.09%) Private Cloud
11 45 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
11 45 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
12 39 (1.29%) Smartphone
12 39 (1.29%) User Experience
13 38 (1.26%) Cyberattack
13 38 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
15 33 (1.09%) Cybercrime
15 33 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,756 (58.22%) Windows
2 921 (30.54%) Linux
3 835 (27.69%) Windows Server
4 543 (18.00%) Windows 10
5 416 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 378 (12.53%) Windows 7
7 350 (11.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 297 (9.85%) Unix
9 133 (4.41%) CentOS
10 120 (3.98%) Android
11 114 (3.78%) Apple iOS
12 110 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 106 (3.51%) Windows 8
14 100 (3.32%) Ubuntu
15 80 (2.65%) Mac OS
16 57 (1.89%) Mac OS X
17 53 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 40 (1.33%) Windows XP
19 37 (1.23%) Debian
20 35 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (20.46%) ITIL
2 460 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
3 407 (13.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 315 (10.44%) DevOps
5 286 (9.48%) Cybersecurity
6 237 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
7 206 (6.83%) Configuration Management
8 196 (6.50%) SIEM
9 184 (6.10%) Software Engineering
10 165 (5.47%) Mentoring
11 161 (5.34%) Information Security
11 161 (5.34%) Load Balancing
12 159 (5.27%) Time Management
13 142 (4.71%) Security Operations
14 132 (4.38%) Penetration Testing
15 130 (4.31%) Migration
16 127 (4.21%) Computer Science
17 121 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
18 120 (3.98%) Service Management
19 117 (3.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 453 (15.02%) Python
2 440 (14.59%) SQL
3 371 (12.30%) PowerShell
4 282 (9.35%) Bash Shell
5 203 (6.73%) C
6 182 (6.03%) Java
7 172 (5.70%) JavaScript
8 144 (4.77%) C++
9 131 (4.34%) Ruby
10 125 (4.14%) C#
11 122 (4.05%) Perl
12 99 (3.28%) PHP
13 96 (3.18%) Shell Script
14 28 (0.93%) Embedded C
15 25 (0.83%) Go
16 19 (0.63%) VBScript
17 17 (0.56%) VB
18 11 (0.36%) PHP 5
18 11 (0.36%) PHP 7
19 9 (0.30%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 572 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 428 (14.19%) Degree
3 344 (11.41%) CCNA
4 319 (10.58%) CCNP
5 312 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 259 (8.59%) Security Cleared
7 211 (7.00%) MCSE
8 102 (3.38%) MCSA
9 99 (3.28%) DV Cleared
10 95 (3.15%) SC Cleared
11 89 (2.95%) CISSP
12 81 (2.69%) CCIE
12 81 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
13 74 (2.45%) MCP
14 69 (2.29%) GIAC
15 62 (2.06%) Network+ Certification
16 61 (2.02%) SANS
17 52 (1.72%) SSCP
18 49 (1.62%) CCSA
19 48 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (6.60%) SLA
2 156 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 52 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 51 (1.69%) ISO 9001
6 44 (1.46%) QA
7 39 (1.29%) ISO 22301
8 26 (0.86%) NIST
9 19 (0.63%) GDPR
10 16 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 15 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
12 13 (0.43%) COBIT
13 10 (0.33%) IEC 61131
14 5 (0.17%) PMO
14 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.099%) ISAE 3402
16 2 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 2 (0.066%) DICOM
16 2 (0.066%) HL7
16 2 (0.066%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,228 (40.72%) Active Directory
2 594 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 434 (14.39%) Hyper-V
4 227 (7.53%) Docker
5 173 (5.74%) XenApp
6 155 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
7 152 (5.04%) vSphere
8 121 (4.01%) XenDesktop
9 59 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 45 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
11 38 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
12 37 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
13 36 (1.19%) Firmware
14 34 (1.13%) Terminal Services
15 33 (1.09%) VirtualBox
16 30 (0.99%) KVM
17 26 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
18 24 (0.80%) Terminal Server
19 22 (0.73%) VMware NSX
20 21 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 286 (9.48%) SCCM
2 275 (9.12%) Puppet
3 233 (7.73%) Ansible
4 174 (5.77%) Kubernetes
5 141 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
6 115 (3.81%) Terraform
7 100 (3.32%) SCOM
8 89 (2.95%) WSUS
9 63 (2.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 63 (2.09%) Nagios
10 47 (1.56%) SCOrch
11 41 (1.36%) ZABBIX
12 37 (1.23%) QRadar
13 35 (1.16%) vCenter Server
14 34 (1.13%) HAProxy
14 34 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
14 34 (1.13%) Prometheus
15 32 (1.06%) Backup Exec
16 31 (1.03%) Nessus
17 28 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1,069 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 915 (30.34%) VMware
3 775 (25.70%) Cisco
4 402 (13.33%) Citrix
5 169 (5.60%) HP
6 139 (4.61%) CheckPoint
6 139 (4.61%) Google
6 139 (4.61%) Splunk
7 135 (4.48%) Veeam
8 124 (4.11%) Palo Alto
9 123 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 116 (3.85%) Meraki
11 114 (3.78%) Juniper
12 112 (3.71%) Dell
13 111 (3.68%) Oracle
14 97 (3.22%) SolarWinds
15 95 (3.15%) Fortinet
16 91 (3.02%) F5
17 85 (2.82%) Symantec
18 79 (2.62%) Brocade