Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 126 118
Rank change year-on-year -30 -8 -20
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 3,621 4,119 5,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.25% 2.56% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.82% 15.88% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,989 3,420 4,620
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,725 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 24,439 25,938 32,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.19% 16.14% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19,546 21,221 26,975
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%
10th Percentile £26,183 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -22 1,489 £50,000 +5.26% 202
South East -63 711 £40,000 - 102
North of England +12 497 £35,000 +7.69% 99
East of England +20 366 £45,750 +17.31% 65
Midlands +9 293 £35,000 -12.50% 43
South West -21 280 £40,000 +14.29% 53
North West +12 247 £35,000 +7.69% 53
Yorkshire +19 237 £35,000 -5.41% 41
West Midlands -7 186 £33,250 -16.88% 25
East Midlands +27 105 £37,500 -6.25% 18
North East -27 15 £31,250 +15.74% 5
South Coast - 3 - -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 2,081 (57.47%) Windows
2 1,460 (40.32%) DNS
3 1,391 (38.41%) Linux
4 1,381 (38.14%) Firewall
5 1,307 (36.10%) Active Directory
6 1,243 (34.33%) Microsoft
7 1,056 (29.16%) Windows Server
8 997 (27.53%) DHCP
9 968 (26.73%) VMware
10 856 (23.64%) Cisco
11 779 (21.51%) WAN
12 768 (21.21%) LAN
13 645 (17.81%) Office 365
14 640 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 640 (17.67%) ITIL
15 615 (16.98%) VPN
16 600 (16.57%) Python
17 575 (15.88%) SQL
18 543 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
19 541 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
20 539 (14.89%) Finance
21 509 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
22 491 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
23 489 (13.50%) Windows 7
24 483 (13.34%) HTTP
25 468 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
26 466 (12.87%) SQL Server
27 460 (12.70%) Degree
28 456 (12.59%) MS Exchange
29 450 (12.43%) 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
1 456 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 238 (6.57%) Apache
3 236 (6.52%) IIS
4 199 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 153 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 139 (3.84%) SharePoint
7 108 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 96 (2.65%) WebLogic
9 94 (2.60%) Skype for Business
10 91 (2.51%) OpenStack
10 91 (2.51%) WebSphere
11 74 (2.04%) JBoss
12 72 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
13 66 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 60 (1.66%) Confluence
15 47 (1.30%) nginx
16 41 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 38 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 31 (0.86%) Jetty
19 29 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 468 (12.92%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 40 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.055%) Simulink
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 35 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.41%) Documaker
4 7 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 7 (0.19%) SAP R/3
5 6 (0.17%) assyst
5 6 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.11%) Workfront
8 3 (0.083%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.083%) Pegasus Opera
8 3 (0.083%) Postilion
9 2 (0.055%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.028%) Infor CRM
10 1 (0.028%) Maximo
10 1 (0.028%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.028%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 645 (17.81%) Office 365
2 543 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 420 (11.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 186 (5.14%) SaaS
5 138 (3.81%) IaaS
6 104 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
7 93 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 92 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
9 68 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
10 64 (1.77%) GitHub
11 45 (1.24%) PaaS
12 34 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 34 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 29 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
14 28 (0.77%) G Suite
15 25 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 24 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 22 (0.61%) Slack
18 20 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
18 20 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,460 (40.32%) DNS
2 1,381 (38.14%) Firewall
3 997 (27.53%) DHCP
4 779 (21.51%) WAN
5 768 (21.21%) LAN
6 615 (16.98%) VPN
7 483 (13.34%) HTTP
8 368 (10.16%) VLAN
9 356 (9.83%) SAN
10 354 (9.78%) Network Security
11 304 (8.40%) Wireless
12 281 (7.76%) VoIP
13 275 (7.59%) Internet
14 250 (6.90%) BGP
15 239 (6.60%) OSPF
16 236 (6.52%) SSL
17 224 (6.19%) MPLS
18 217 (5.99%) Ethernet
19 209 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
20 191 (5.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 231 (6.38%) MySQL
3 92 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 77 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 75 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 73 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 64 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 53 (1.46%) Big Data
9 52 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 50 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
11 48 (1.33%) Redis
12 44 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
13 41 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 41 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 32 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
15 29 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 23 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (0.64%) InfluxDB
17 21 (0.58%) HBase
18 18 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 233 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 192 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 151 (4.17%) JIRA
4 94 (2.60%) Subversion
5 54 (1.49%) JUnit
6 47 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 45 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 42 (1.16%) Maven
9 37 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 34 (0.94%) MSI
11 30 (0.83%) Vagrant
12 26 (0.72%) Artifactory
13 25 (0.69%) GitLab
13 25 (0.69%) Selenium
14 24 (0.66%) Bitbucket
15 21 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (0.55%) Hamcrest
16 20 (0.55%) jMock
16 20 (0.55%) TestNG
17 19 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 539 (14.89%) Finance
2 204 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 179 (4.94%) Retail
4 111 (3.07%) Banking
5 62 (1.71%) Legal
6 61 (1.68%) Games
6 61 (1.68%) Law
7 57 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 50 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.35%) Electronics
9 49 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 45 (1.24%) Advertising
11 41 (1.13%) Marketing
12 32 (0.88%) Military
13 31 (0.86%) Automotive
14 30 (0.83%) Billing
15 23 (0.64%) Multimedia
16 15 (0.41%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.41%) Front Office
17 14 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 554 (15.30%) Analyst
2 496 (13.70%) Support Engineer
3 362 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 298 (8.23%) IT Support
5 296 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 232 (6.41%) Developer
6 232 (6.41%) Support Analyst
7 201 (5.55%) Systems Engineer
8 198 (5.47%) IT Engineer
9 188 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
10 174 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
11 167 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
12 165 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 165 (4.56%) Security Engineer
13 158 (4.36%) Administrator
14 134 (3.70%) Desktop Support
15 133 (3.67%) Security Analyst
16 130 (3.59%) IT Support Engineer
17 126 (3.48%) Software Engineer
18 124 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (4.92%) Web Services
2 171 (4.72%) .NET
3 154 (4.25%) HTML
4 113 (3.12%) CSS
4 113 (3.12%) LDAP
5 104 (2.87%) LAMP
6 98 (2.71%) XML
7 85 (2.35%) REST
8 78 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 72 (1.99%) Middleware
10 58 (1.60%) Spring
11 56 (1.55%) 802.1X
12 50 (1.38%) ASP.NET
13 49 (1.35%) Node.js
14 48 (1.33%) Hibernate
15 46 (1.27%) SOAP
16 45 (1.24%) Ajax
17 42 (1.16%) Servlets
18 41 (1.13%) JSON
19 35 (0.97%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 345 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 312 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 298 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 216 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
5 200 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 94 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 93 (2.57%) Clustering
8 90 (2.49%) Replication
9 82 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
10 80 (2.21%) Driving Licence
11 77 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
12 63 (1.74%) Private Cloud
13 61 (1.68%) Blackberry
14 57 (1.57%) Fat Client
14 57 (1.57%) Thin Client
15 56 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
15 56 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
16 55 (1.52%) Hedge funds
17 49 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 44 (1.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2,081 (57.47%) Windows
2 1,391 (38.41%) Linux
3 1,056 (29.16%) Windows Server
4 541 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 509 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 489 (13.50%) Windows 7
7 425 (11.74%) Windows 10
8 340 (9.39%) Unix
9 148 (4.09%) Windows 8
10 145 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 140 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 129 (3.56%) CentOS
13 123 (3.40%) Mac OS X
14 108 (2.98%) Android
15 103 (2.84%) Apple iOS
16 87 (2.40%) Solaris
17 68 (1.88%) Ubuntu
18 66 (1.82%) Windows XP
19 48 (1.33%) Debian
20 36 (0.99%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (17.67%) ITIL
2 491 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
3 437 (12.07%) DevOps
4 390 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 304 (8.40%) Configuration Management
6 288 (7.95%) SIEM
7 269 (7.43%) Software Engineering
8 258 (7.13%) Information Security
9 240 (6.63%) Cybersecurity
10 184 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 181 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 172 (4.75%) Penetration Testing
13 170 (4.69%) Incident Management
13 170 (4.69%) Project Management
14 165 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
15 164 (4.53%) High Availability
16 162 (4.47%) Vulnerability Management
17 160 (4.42%) Mentoring
18 138 (3.81%) Test Automation
19 135 (3.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 600 (16.57%) Python
2 575 (15.88%) SQL
3 433 (11.96%) PowerShell
4 397 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 360 (9.94%) Java
6 235 (6.49%) C++
7 223 (6.16%) Perl
8 194 (5.36%) C
9 183 (5.05%) JavaScript
10 180 (4.97%) Ruby
11 174 (4.81%) C#
12 97 (2.68%) PHP
13 69 (1.91%) Shell Script
14 35 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 31 (0.86%) VBScript
16 22 (0.61%) Go
17 21 (0.58%) Embedded C
17 21 (0.58%) Groovy
18 20 (0.55%) VB
19 19 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 460 (12.70%) Degree
2 447 (12.34%) Cisco Certification
3 342 (9.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 284 (7.84%) CCNA
5 268 (7.40%) CCNP
6 231 (6.38%) CISSP
7 211 (5.83%) MCSE
8 180 (4.97%) Security Cleared
9 145 (4.00%) MCSA
10 127 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 122 (3.37%) SC Cleared
12 117 (3.23%) MCP
13 79 (2.18%) CISM
14 75 (2.07%) GIAC
15 69 (1.91%) MCITP
16 62 (1.71%) DV Cleared
17 59 (1.63%) SANS
18 54 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
19 50 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 49 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (5.91%) SLA
2 130 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 111 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 85 (2.35%) QA
5 41 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 39 (1.08%) GCP
7 22 (0.61%) GDPR
8 20 (0.55%) COBIT
9 14 (0.39%) PMO
10 13 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.36%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.22%) NIST 800
13 6 (0.17%) ISO 31000
14 4 (0.11%) MISRA
15 3 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.083%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.028%) ISO 15765
16 1 (0.028%) JTAG
System Software
1 1,307 (36.10%) Active Directory
2 640 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 450 (12.43%) Hyper-V
4 237 (6.55%) Docker
5 188 (5.19%) vSphere
6 148 (4.09%) XenApp
7 120 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
8 92 (2.54%) XenDesktop
9 64 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
10 46 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
11 41 (1.13%) Firmware
12 40 (1.10%) NFS
13 37 (1.02%) Xen
14 30 (0.83%) VMware NSX
14 30 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
14 30 (0.83%) XenServer
15 29 (0.80%) Samba
16 24 (0.66%) Terminal Services
17 23 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
18 22 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 406 (11.21%) Puppet
2 323 (8.92%) Ansible
3 291 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
4 271 (7.48%) SCCM
5 126 (3.48%) Kubernetes
6 118 (3.26%) Nagios
7 102 (2.82%) Salt
8 101 (2.79%) Terraform
9 76 (2.10%) Nessus
10 68 (1.88%) SCOM
11 52 (1.44%) Backup Exec
12 46 (1.27%) vCenter Server
13 43 (1.19%) QRadar
14 39 (1.08%) FortiGate
15 37 (1.02%) WSUS
16 35 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
17 33 (0.91%) Icinga
18 28 (0.77%) EnCase
18 28 (0.77%) ZABBIX
19 27 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1,243 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 968 (26.73%) VMware
3 856 (23.64%) Cisco
4 426 (11.76%) Citrix
5 260 (7.18%) Juniper
6 251 (6.93%) HP
7 207 (5.72%) Oracle
7 207 (5.72%) Red Hat
8 185 (5.11%) CheckPoint
9 132 (3.65%) F5
9 132 (3.65%) SolarWinds
10 125 (3.45%) Splunk
11 122 (3.37%) Dell
11 122 (3.37%) Google
11 122 (3.37%) IBM
12 112 (3.09%) Apple
13 97 (2.68%) NetApp
13 97 (2.68%) Veeam
14 91 (2.51%) Palo Alto
15 83 (2.29%) EMC