Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 114 96
Rank change year-on-year -15 -18 -9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 4348 4917 6182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.57% 2.74% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.32% 16.08% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 4253 5371
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.83% +2.50% +2.56%

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 26638 30581 34788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.77% 17.04% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21700 25241 28931
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -2 1731 £50,000 - 90
South East -29 1008 £40,000 -3.61% 38
North of England +35 587 £35,000 +7.69% 29
South West +5 356 £40,000 +14.29% 12
East of England -25 356 £39,000 -8.24% 19
Midlands -13 330 £37,500 -2.60% 27
North West +55 328 £33,500 -4.29% 13
Yorkshire +26 231 £35,000 +20.69% 16
West Midlands -14 218 £40,000 +11.11% 14
East Midlands -14 113 £31,500 -25.88% 13
North East +12 31 £32,500 -19.75%
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2532 (58.23%) Windows
2 1750 (40.25%) Firewall
3 1673 (38.48%) Linux
4 1639 (37.70%) Active Directory
5 1590 (36.57%) DNS
6 1303 (29.97%) Microsoft
7 1242 (28.56%) Cisco
8 1232 (28.33%) VMware
9 1174 (27.00%) DHCP
10 1156 (26.59%) Windows Server
11 979 (22.52%) WAN
12 951 (21.87%) LAN
13 829 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 807 (18.56%) ITIL
15 743 (17.09%) VPN
16 725 (16.67%) Finance
17 704 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
18 660 (15.18%) SQL
19 649 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
20 615 (14.14%) MS Exchange
21 608 (13.98%) Unix
22 589 (13.55%) Python
23 587 (13.50%) Cisco Certification
24 582 (13.39%) Office 365
25 524 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
26 507 (11.66%) Windows 7
27 483 (11.11%) Degree
28 456 (10.49%) SAN
28 456 (10.49%) Citrix
29 455 (10.46%) HTTP

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
1 615 (14.14%) MS Exchange
2 247 (5.68%) Apache
3 237 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 235 (5.40%) IIS
5 208 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 137 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 137 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 108 (2.48%) Skype for Business
8 106 (2.44%) OpenStack
9 103 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 96 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 56 (1.29%) CMS
12 55 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
13 49 (1.13%) nginx
14 45 (1.03%) JBoss
15 41 (0.94%) WebSphere
16 36 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
16 36 (0.83%) WebLogic
17 35 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 34 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 524 (12.05%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.11%) InDesign
8 4 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.092%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.092%) InCopy
9 3 (0.069%) Simulink
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.30%) Teamcenter
3 10 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.16%) Eikon
4 7 (0.16%) Magento
4 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.11%) Postilion
5 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.11%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.092%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 4 (0.092%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.046%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.046%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.046%) Summit
8 2 (0.046%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.023%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 582 (13.39%) Office 365
2 449 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 358 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (2.92%) SaaS
5 87 (2.00%) IaaS
6 63 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 47 (1.08%) PaaS
9 43 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 28 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 26 (0.60%) GitHub
13 24 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
14 23 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (0.46%) G Suite
15 20 (0.46%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.30%) Route 53
18 12 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
19 11 (0.25%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1750 (40.25%) Firewall
2 1590 (36.57%) DNS
3 1174 (27.00%) DHCP
4 979 (22.52%) WAN
5 951 (21.87%) LAN
6 743 (17.09%) VPN
7 456 (10.49%) SAN
8 455 (10.46%) HTTP
9 436 (10.03%) VLAN
10 404 (9.29%) Internet
11 381 (8.76%) VoIP
12 358 (8.23%) Network Security
13 334 (7.68%) BGP
14 312 (7.18%) SSL
15 308 (7.08%) Wireless
16 289 (6.65%) MPLS
17 272 (6.26%) OSPF
18 225 (5.17%) IPsec
19 216 (4.97%) Cisco ASA
20 198 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 276 (6.35%) MySQL
3 107 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
4 99 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 92 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 88 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 66 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 55 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 54 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
10 53 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 52 (1.20%) Redis
11 52 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (0.78%) Oracle Database
14 33 (0.76%) RDBMS
15 32 (0.74%) Big Data
16 30 (0.69%) MariaDB
17 27 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (0.39%) DB2
18 17 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 164 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 123 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 89 (2.05%) JIRA
4 64 (1.47%) Subversion
5 38 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 36 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 31 (0.71%) Maven
8 30 (0.69%) NUnit
9 29 (0.67%) Burp Suite
9 29 (0.67%) MSI
10 28 (0.64%) Selenium
11 26 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 25 (0.57%) JUnit
12 25 (0.57%) Visual Studio
13 23 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (0.41%) Vagrant
15 16 (0.37%) Hamcrest
15 16 (0.37%) jMock
15 16 (0.37%) TestNG
General
1 725 (16.67%) Finance
2 269 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 218 (5.01%) Banking
4 102 (2.35%) Retail
5 92 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 91 (2.09%) Legal
7 82 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 75 (1.72%) Law
9 73 (1.68%) Marketing
10 68 (1.56%) Electronics
11 67 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 67 (1.54%) Games
12 59 (1.36%) Military
13 57 (1.31%) Back Office
14 55 (1.26%) Retail Banking
15 51 (1.17%) Advertising
16 34 (0.78%) Billing
17 32 (0.74%) German Language
18 30 (0.69%) French Language
19 28 (0.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 729 (16.77%) Analyst
2 620 (14.26%) Support Engineer
3 519 (11.94%) Network Engineer
4 324 (7.45%) IT Support
5 311 (7.15%) Support Analyst
6 298 (6.85%) IT Engineer
7 288 (6.62%) Administrator
8 285 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 267 (6.14%) Security Engineer
10 223 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 211 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
12 210 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
13 198 (4.55%) Developer
14 184 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
15 180 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 173 (3.98%) Software Engineer
17 166 (3.82%) Consultant
17 166 (3.82%) Desktop Support
18 158 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support
19 152 (3.50%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (6.55%) Web Services
2 175 (4.02%) XML
3 173 (3.98%) HTML
4 156 (3.59%) .NET
5 93 (2.14%) CSS
6 90 (2.07%) JSON
6 90 (2.07%) LAMP
7 63 (1.45%) Middleware
8 56 (1.29%) REST
8 56 (1.29%) SOAP
9 53 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
10 49 (1.13%) ASP.NET
11 45 (1.03%) HTML5
11 45 (1.03%) WPF
12 41 (0.94%) WCF
13 39 (0.90%) Spring
14 38 (0.87%) .NET Framework
14 38 (0.87%) AngularJS
14 38 (0.87%) Elastic Stack
15 36 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 374 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 324 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 303 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 220 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 175 (4.02%) Clustering
6 113 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 113 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 95 (2.18%) Data Structures
8 88 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
9 85 (1.95%) Replication
10 81 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
10 81 (1.86%) Private Cloud
11 70 (1.61%) Blackberry
11 70 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
11 70 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
12 64 (1.47%) Public Cloud
13 63 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
14 56 (1.29%) Hedge funds
15 55 (1.26%) Fintech
16 54 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2532 (58.23%) Windows
2 1673 (38.48%) Linux
3 1156 (26.59%) Windows Server
4 704 (16.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 649 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 608 (13.98%) Unix
7 507 (11.66%) Windows 7
8 397 (9.13%) Windows 10
9 241 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 204 (4.69%) Windows 8
11 196 (4.51%) CentOS
12 174 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 163 (3.75%) Ubuntu
14 127 (2.92%) Solaris
15 122 (2.81%) Android
16 113 (2.60%) Mac OS X
17 109 (2.51%) Apple iOS
18 106 (2.44%) Windows XP
19 91 (2.09%) Debian
20 65 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (18.56%) ITIL
2 424 (9.75%) Agile Software Development
3 367 (8.44%) SIEM
4 346 (7.96%) Information Security
5 312 (7.18%) DevOps
6 301 (6.92%) Cybersecurity
7 287 (6.60%) Software Engineering
8 238 (5.47%) Configuration Management
9 235 (5.40%) Load Balancing
10 218 (5.01%) Mentoring
11 206 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 206 (4.74%) Project Management
12 195 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
13 183 (4.21%) Security Operations
14 182 (4.19%) Open Source
15 162 (3.73%) Incident Management
16 161 (3.70%) Network Design
17 160 (3.68%) Change Management
18 159 (3.66%) Service Delivery
19 147 (3.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 660 (15.18%) SQL
2 589 (13.55%) Python
3 408 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 373 (8.58%) Bash Shell
5 361 (8.30%) Java
6 302 (6.95%) Perl
7 289 (6.65%) C++
8 274 (6.30%) C
9 202 (4.65%) C#
10 181 (4.16%) Shell Script
11 180 (4.14%) JavaScript
12 179 (4.12%) Ruby
13 123 (2.83%) PHP
14 47 (1.08%) Go
15 44 (1.01%) MATLAB
16 37 (0.85%) Embedded C
17 34 (0.78%) Korn
18 32 (0.74%) VBScript
19 30 (0.69%) Embedded C++
19 30 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 587 (13.50%) Cisco Certification
2 483 (11.11%) Degree
3 418 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 415 (9.54%) CCNA
5 305 (7.01%) CCNP
6 297 (6.83%) CISSP
7 290 (6.67%) MCSE
8 273 (6.28%) Security Cleared
9 190 (4.37%) MCSA
10 186 (4.28%) SC Cleared
11 159 (3.66%) MCP
12 153 (3.52%) CISM
13 134 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
14 110 (2.53%) DV Cleared
15 90 (2.07%) SANS
16 74 (1.70%) CCIE
17 70 (1.61%) CEH
18 67 (1.54%) GIAC
19 66 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
20 61 (1.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (6.76%) SLA
2 209 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 114 (2.62%) QA
4 90 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 76 (1.75%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.67%) PMO
8 21 (0.48%) GCP
9 9 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.21%) DO-178B
9 9 (0.21%) GDPR
10 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.16%) COBIT
12 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.14%) MIL-STD-498
12 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.11%) MiFID
14 4 (0.092%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.046%) GPG13
15 2 (0.046%) RMADS
System Software
1 1639 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 829 (19.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 419 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 233 (5.36%) vSphere
5 210 (4.83%) Docker
6 175 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
7 121 (2.78%) XenApp
8 94 (2.16%) KVM
9 76 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 72 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
11 62 (1.43%) NFS
12 61 (1.40%) iptables
13 58 (1.33%) Xen
14 51 (1.17%) VMware Workstation
15 49 (1.13%) XenServer
16 42 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
17 41 (0.94%) Samba
18 37 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
19 30 (0.69%) ProxySG
20 28 (0.64%) Snort
Systems Management
1 306 (7.04%) Puppet
2 246 (5.66%) SCCM
3 201 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 195 (4.48%) Ansible
5 164 (3.77%) Nagios
6 98 (2.25%) Kubernetes
7 75 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 75 (1.72%) WSUS
8 68 (1.56%) SCOM
9 64 (1.47%) vCenter Server
10 60 (1.38%) Salt
11 54 (1.24%) FortiGate
12 51 (1.17%) ZABBIX
13 49 (1.13%) Cacti
14 44 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
15 43 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
16 39 (0.90%) Nessus
17 38 (0.87%) Terraform
18 36 (0.83%) SELinux
19 35 (0.80%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1303 (29.97%) Microsoft
2 1242 (28.56%) Cisco
3 1232 (28.33%) VMware
4 456 (10.49%) Citrix
5 391 (8.99%) Juniper
6 308 (7.08%) CheckPoint
7 291 (6.69%) HP
8 266 (6.12%) Red Hat
9 243 (5.59%) F5
10 231 (5.31%) Oracle
11 199 (4.58%) Palo Alto
12 142 (3.27%) SolarWinds
13 130 (2.99%) Dell
14 129 (2.97%) Apple
15 119 (2.74%) NetApp
16 112 (2.58%) Veeam
17 91 (2.09%) Blue Coat
18 87 (2.00%) Avaya
19 84 (1.93%) EMC
20 80 (1.84%) Google