Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 154 137
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17 -20
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2,908 3,223 4,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.50% 2.28% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.53% 15.00% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,362 2,583 3,361
England median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,380 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 17,595 21,489 24,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.23% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14,006 16,897 20,377
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
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 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +27 1,152 £55,000 +10.00% 166
South East +21 691 £45,000 +12.50% 144
North of England +40 312 £40,000 +15.94% 122
South West +56 301 £36,000 +2.86% 62
Midlands -7 241 £32,500 -18.75% 76
East of England -32 206 £42,500 +6.25% 73
West Midlands +50 175 £32,500 -23.53% 40
North West +26 175 £40,000 +16.79% 60
Yorkshire +58 128 £42,500 +15.65% 54
East Midlands -68 66 £32,000 -14.67% 36
North East +21 9 £27,500 -8.33% 8
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1,726 (59.35%) Windows
2 1,148 (39.48%) DNS
3 1,134 (39.00%) Firewall
4 1,122 (38.58%) Active Directory
5 1,094 (37.62%) Microsoft
6 865 (29.75%) DHCP
7 861 (29.61%) Linux
8 785 (26.99%) VMware
9 761 (26.17%) Office 365
10 755 (25.96%) Windows Server
11 736 (25.31%) LAN
12 717 (24.66%) Cisco
13 694 (23.87%) WAN
14 558 (19.19%) Azure
15 532 (18.29%) ITIL
16 529 (18.19%) Windows 10
17 515 (17.71%) Cisco Certification
18 505 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
19 496 (17.06%) VPN
20 481 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
21 425 (14.61%) AWS
22 421 (14.48%) Finance
23 410 (14.10%) Python
24 402 (13.82%) VLAN
25 391 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
26 390 (13.41%) Citrix
27 384 (13.20%) MS Exchange
28 371 (12.76%) PowerShell
29 365 (12.55%) SQL
30 363 (12.48%) BGP

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
1 384 (13.20%) MS Exchange
2 171 (5.88%) IIS
3 147 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 137 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 117 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 90 (3.09%) Skype for Business
7 69 (2.37%) Apache
8 59 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 44 (1.51%) Confluence
10 41 (1.41%) OpenStack
11 40 (1.38%) nginx
12 36 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
12 36 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (0.55%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
15 14 (0.48%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.41%) JBoss
17 8 (0.28%) CMS
17 8 (0.28%) WebLogic
18 6 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 391 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 33 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.10%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.069%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.069%) Avid Media Composer
7 2 (0.069%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.069%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.034%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.034%) Simulink
8 1 (0.034%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 7 (0.24%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.17%) Exchequer
4 5 (0.17%) Line 50
4 5 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
5 3 (0.10%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.10%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.10%) SnowdropKCS
6 2 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.034%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.034%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 761 (26.17%) Office 365
2 558 (19.19%) Azure
3 425 (14.61%) AWS
4 103 (3.54%) GCP
5 88 (3.03%) IaaS
6 81 (2.79%) SaaS
7 48 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (1.48%) OneDrive
9 36 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 31 (1.07%) G Suite
11 30 (1.03%) PaaS
12 29 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (0.83%) OpenShift
14 23 (0.79%) GitHub
15 20 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (0.52%) Amazon EKS
16 15 (0.52%) npm
17 14 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
18 13 (0.45%) Power Platform
19 11 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1,148 (39.48%) DNS
2 1,134 (39.00%) Firewall
3 865 (29.75%) DHCP
4 736 (25.31%) LAN
5 694 (23.87%) WAN
6 496 (17.06%) VPN
7 402 (13.82%) VLAN
8 363 (12.48%) BGP
9 301 (10.35%) OSPF
10 288 (9.90%) Network Security
11 280 (9.63%) Internet
12 268 (9.22%) Wireless
13 228 (7.84%) HTTP
14 214 (7.36%) VoIP
15 192 (6.60%) SAN
16 188 (6.46%) Wi-Fi
17 165 (5.67%) MPLS
18 160 (5.50%) IPsec
19 141 (4.85%) Ethernet
20 135 (4.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.61%) MySQL
3 68 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 43 (1.48%) Big Data
6 36 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 35 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 32 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 32 (1.10%) RDBMS
9 30 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 20 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 19 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (0.45%) Ingres
13 10 (0.34%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (0.34%) Redis
13 10 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.31%) GIS
15 8 (0.28%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.21%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 183 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 118 (4.06%) Jenkins
3 100 (3.44%) JIRA
4 46 (1.58%) Subversion
5 36 (1.24%) Bitbucket
6 33 (1.13%) Artifactory
6 33 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 30 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 26 (0.89%) Xcode
9 24 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (0.83%) TestRail
9 24 (0.83%) Zephyr
10 23 (0.79%) Maven
11 21 (0.72%) Ant
12 18 (0.62%) Bower
13 17 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (0.58%) Visual Studio
14 16 (0.55%) git-flow
14 16 (0.55%) SonarQube
15 15 (0.52%) Chocolatey
General
1 421 (14.48%) Finance
2 212 (7.29%) Telecoms
3 81 (2.79%) Banking
3 81 (2.79%) Law
4 79 (2.72%) Public Sector
5 75 (2.58%) Electronics
5 75 (2.58%) Retail
6 50 (1.72%) Marketing
7 49 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 39 (1.34%) Legal
9 35 (1.20%) Advertising
9 35 (1.20%) Games
10 28 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 21 (0.72%) Automotive
12 17 (0.58%) Front Office
13 16 (0.55%) Police
14 14 (0.48%) Back Office
14 14 (0.48%) French Language
15 13 (0.45%) Billing
16 11 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 467 (16.06%) Network Engineer
2 447 (15.37%) Analyst
3 393 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 290 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 276 (9.49%) IT Support
6 213 (7.32%) IT Engineer
7 167 (5.74%) Support Analyst
8 138 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 135 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 126 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
11 125 (4.30%) Developer
12 116 (3.99%) Senior Network Engineer
13 110 (3.78%) Administrator
14 108 (3.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 108 (3.71%) Security Engineer
14 108 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
15 101 (3.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 92 (3.16%) Desktop Support
17 89 (3.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 88 (3.03%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (3.85%) .NET
2 73 (2.51%) LAMP
3 72 (2.48%) Web Services
4 67 (2.30%) REST
5 60 (2.06%) 802.1X
6 53 (1.82%) Node.js
7 46 (1.58%) LDAP
8 43 (1.48%) HTML
8 43 (1.48%) XML
9 40 (1.38%) Elastic Stack
10 39 (1.34%) JSON
11 34 (1.17%) CSS
12 33 (1.13%) AngularJS
12 33 (1.13%) Spring
13 30 (1.03%) SOAP
14 29 (1.00%) ASP.NET
15 26 (0.89%) iOS SDK
16 23 (0.79%) React
17 22 (0.76%) GraphQL
17 22 (0.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 352 (12.10%) Data Centre
2 219 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 146 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
4 144 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 75 (2.58%) Replication
6 65 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
7 63 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 63 (2.17%) User Experience
8 59 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
9 55 (1.89%) Clustering
10 44 (1.51%) Smartphone
11 41 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
12 40 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
12 40 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
13 39 (1.34%) Blackberry
14 37 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 34 (1.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 26 (0.89%) Public Cloud
17 25 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 25 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,726 (59.35%) Windows
2 861 (29.61%) Linux
3 755 (25.96%) Windows Server
4 529 (18.19%) Windows 10
5 343 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 337 (11.59%) Windows 7
7 271 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 229 (7.87%) Unix
9 158 (5.43%) Apple iOS
10 120 (4.13%) Android
10 120 (4.13%) CentOS
11 82 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 80 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 68 (2.34%) Mac OS
14 66 (2.27%) Ubuntu
15 58 (1.99%) Mac OS X
16 51 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 42 (1.44%) Windows XP
18 27 (0.93%) Solaris
19 26 (0.89%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (18.29%) ITIL
2 481 (16.54%) Problem-Solving
3 353 (12.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 284 (9.77%) DevOps
5 256 (8.80%) Cybersecurity
6 223 (7.67%) Load Balancing
7 189 (6.50%) Information Security
8 177 (6.09%) Configuration Management
9 174 (5.98%) SIEM
10 162 (5.57%) Software Engineering
11 161 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
12 153 (5.26%) Computer Science
13 142 (4.88%) Change Management
14 138 (4.75%) Migration
15 129 (4.44%) Project Management
16 125 (4.30%) Mentoring
17 124 (4.26%) Security Operations
18 119 (4.09%) Time Management
19 111 (3.82%) Problem Management
20 106 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 410 (14.10%) Python
2 371 (12.76%) PowerShell
3 365 (12.55%) SQL
4 274 (9.42%) Bash Shell
5 197 (6.77%) C
6 194 (6.67%) Java
7 162 (5.57%) JavaScript
8 157 (5.40%) C#
9 153 (5.26%) C++
10 114 (3.92%) Perl
10 114 (3.92%) Ruby
11 77 (2.65%) PHP
12 75 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 28 (0.96%) Embedded C
13 28 (0.96%) VBScript
14 27 (0.93%) Go
14 27 (0.93%) Objective-C
15 25 (0.86%) T-SQL
16 22 (0.76%) VB
17 14 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 515 (17.71%) Cisco Certification
2 349 (12.00%) Degree
3 313 (10.76%) CCNA
3 313 (10.76%) CCNP
4 263 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 190 (6.53%) Security Cleared
6 180 (6.19%) MCSE
7 110 (3.78%) MCSA
8 96 (3.30%) SC Cleared
9 90 (3.09%) CISSP
10 89 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 80 (2.75%) MCP
12 79 (2.72%) CCIE
13 57 (1.96%) DV Cleared
14 55 (1.89%) JNCIS
15 53 (1.82%) CCSA
16 52 (1.79%) GIAC
17 50 (1.72%) JNCIA
18 42 (1.44%) CEH
19 41 (1.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (7.39%) SLA
2 112 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 63 (2.17%) QA
5 26 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 24 (0.83%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.62%) NIST
8 12 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.41%) GDPR
9 11 (0.38%) COBIT
10 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.24%) IEC 61131
12 5 (0.17%) NCSC
13 2 (0.069%) RMADS
14 1 (0.034%) DICOM
14 1 (0.034%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.034%) ISO 15022
14 1 (0.034%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.034%) JTAG
14 1 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,122 (38.58%) Active Directory
2 505 (17.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 290 (9.97%) Hyper-V
4 162 (5.57%) Docker
5 155 (5.33%) XenApp
6 151 (5.19%) vSphere
7 134 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
8 104 (3.58%) XenDesktop
9 42 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
10 41 (1.41%) VirtualBox
11 38 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 34 (1.17%) Firmware
13 32 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
14 27 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
15 19 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
16 17 (0.58%) KVM
17 14 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
18 13 (0.45%) ProxySG
18 13 (0.45%) VMware NSX
19 12 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 239 (8.22%) SCCM
2 211 (7.26%) Puppet
3 196 (6.74%) Ansible
4 124 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 124 (4.26%) Terraform
5 76 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
6 72 (2.48%) WSUS
7 62 (2.13%) ZABBIX
8 58 (1.99%) SCOM
9 52 (1.79%) Nagios
10 39 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 37 (1.27%) FortiGate
12 34 (1.17%) Backup Exec
13 30 (1.03%) Nessus
13 30 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
14 28 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 27 (0.93%) QRadar
16 25 (0.86%) HAProxy
16 25 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 20 (0.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,094 (37.62%) Microsoft
2 785 (26.99%) VMware
3 717 (24.66%) Cisco
4 390 (13.41%) Citrix
5 225 (7.74%) Palo Alto
6 163 (5.61%) CheckPoint
7 162 (5.57%) Juniper
8 145 (4.99%) Apple
9 140 (4.81%) SolarWinds
10 139 (4.78%) HP
11 130 (4.47%) F5
12 118 (4.06%) Red Hat
12 118 (4.06%) Splunk
13 97 (3.34%) Oracle
14 96 (3.30%) Google
15 84 (2.89%) Meraki
15 84 (2.89%) Symantec
15 84 (2.89%) Veeam
16 72 (2.48%) Fortinet
17 60 (2.06%) Dell