Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 145 149
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -13
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1,100 3,059 3,507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.13% 2.44% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.07% 15.80% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 2,540 2,903
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,915 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% +0.98% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%

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 7,820 19,362 22,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.13% 15.44% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6,310 15,301 17,919
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -31 393 £60,000 +14.29% 78
South East -12 224 £45,000 +5.88% 69
North of England +49 204 £35,000 -12.50% 89
Midlands +41 136 £37,500 +15.38% 27
Yorkshire +72 99 £34,000 -15.00% 39
South West -42 89 £37,500 +7.14% 27
North West +19 82 £41,000 +2.50% 43
West Midlands +19 80 £41,000 +26.15% 16
East Midlands +67 55 £35,000 +7.69% 11
East of England -23 44 £45,000 - 21
North East +33 23 £31,410 -26.81% 7
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 550 (50.00%) Windows
2 463 (42.09%) Active Directory
3 427 (38.82%) DNS
4 380 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 359 (32.64%) Linux
6 342 (31.09%) VMware
7 314 (28.55%) Firewall
8 300 (27.27%) DHCP
9 274 (24.91%) Azure
9 274 (24.91%) Office 365
10 272 (24.73%) WAN
11 268 (24.36%) Windows Server
12 229 (20.82%) LAN
13 223 (20.27%) AWS
13 223 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 214 (19.45%) Cisco
15 205 (18.64%) Python
16 167 (15.18%) ITIL
16 167 (15.18%) Windows 10
17 165 (15.00%) VPN
18 154 (14.00%) Finance
19 146 (13.27%) PowerShell
20 138 (12.55%) Hyper-V
20 138 (12.55%) Ansible
21 135 (12.27%) Data Centre
22 132 (12.00%) HTTP
23 129 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
24 126 (11.45%) Citrix
25 119 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
26 117 (10.64%) 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
1 106 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 42 (3.82%) Confluence
3 39 (3.55%) IIS
4 38 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 32 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (2.73%) Apache
6 30 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (1.36%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.09%) IBM Transformation Extender
11 10 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
11 10 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.82%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.55%) JBoss
14 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.45%) nginx
15 5 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 86 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.45%) Simulink
5 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.45%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Eikon
3 1 (0.091%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.091%) Q-Pulse
3 1 (0.091%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 274 (24.91%) Azure
1 274 (24.91%) Office 365
2 223 (20.27%) AWS
3 81 (7.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 64 (5.82%) IaaS
5 34 (3.09%) SaaS
6 31 (2.82%) PaaS
7 27 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (2.18%) Mimecast
9 17 (1.55%) GCP
10 15 (1.36%) Slack
10 15 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (1.27%) Serverless
12 13 (1.18%) OneDrive
13 12 (1.09%) Datadog
14 11 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.82%) GitHub
16 7 (0.64%) G Suite
17 6 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 427 (38.82%) DNS
2 314 (28.55%) Firewall
3 300 (27.27%) DHCP
4 272 (24.73%) WAN
5 229 (20.82%) LAN
6 165 (15.00%) VPN
7 132 (12.00%) HTTP
8 110 (10.00%) Wireless
9 98 (8.91%) SAN
10 93 (8.45%) Network Security
11 89 (8.09%) VLAN
12 83 (7.55%) VoIP
13 79 (7.18%) BGP
13 79 (7.18%) Ethernet
14 71 (6.45%) Internet
15 67 (6.09%) Wi-Fi
16 64 (5.82%) OSPF
17 55 (5.00%) MPLS
18 53 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
18 53 (4.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (2.45%) MongoDB
4 26 (2.36%) MySQL
5 17 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.18%) Blockchain
8 12 (1.09%) Big Data
8 12 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.91%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.45%) SQLite
12 4 (0.36%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.36%) GIS
13 3 (0.27%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (0.27%) Impala
Development Applications
1 76 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.18%) JIRA
3 39 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 27 (2.45%) GitLab
5 17 (1.55%) Selenium
5 17 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (1.36%) Artifactory
6 15 (1.36%) Gerrit
7 14 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (1.09%) Subversion
9 10 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.91%) eggPlant
9 10 (0.91%) Locust
10 9 (0.82%) Maven
10 9 (0.82%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.45%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.36%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.36%) JUnit
14 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
General
1 154 (14.00%) Finance
2 63 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.82%) Banking
4 32 (2.91%) Law
5 18 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.55%) Public Sector
7 16 (1.45%) Electronics
8 13 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.09%) Advertising
10 10 (0.91%) Military
11 9 (0.82%) Back Office
11 9 (0.82%) Retail
12 8 (0.73%) Front Office
13 7 (0.64%) Games
13 7 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.64%) Legal
13 7 (0.64%) Marketing
14 6 (0.55%) Automotive
15 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 141 (12.82%) Analyst
2 140 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 130 (11.82%) Network Engineer
4 98 (8.91%) IT Engineer
5 88 (8.00%) IT Support
6 74 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (5.82%) Administrator
8 60 (5.45%) Developer
9 53 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 50 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
11 48 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support
12 45 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 45 (4.09%) Security Engineer
13 44 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
14 43 (3.91%) Architect
15 42 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
16 40 (3.64%) IT Analyst
17 39 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
18 38 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
19 37 (3.36%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.09%) XML
2 41 (3.73%) Web Services
3 36 (3.27%) HTML
4 35 (3.18%) .NET
5 34 (3.09%) RESTful
6 32 (2.91%) JSON
7 27 (2.45%) 802.1X
7 27 (2.45%) LDAP
8 24 (2.18%) CSS
9 22 (2.00%) YAML
10 21 (1.91%) FIX Protocol
10 21 (1.91%) SAML
11 20 (1.82%) Middleware
12 18 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
12 18 (1.64%) REST
13 16 (1.45%) Kafka
13 16 (1.45%) OAuth
14 15 (1.36%) XMPP
15 12 (1.09%) Apache NiFi
16 10 (0.91%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 71 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 61 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (2.18%) Driving Licence
7 22 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
8 21 (1.91%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.82%) Clustering
9 20 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (1.64%) Cyberattack
10 18 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 18 (1.64%) Replication
10 18 (1.64%) User Experience
11 17 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 17 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (1.45%) Device Driver
12 16 (1.45%) EPoS
13 13 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 12 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 550 (50.00%) Windows
2 359 (32.64%) Linux
3 268 (24.36%) Windows Server
4 167 (15.18%) Windows 10
5 129 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (10.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (8.00%) Unix
8 78 (7.09%) Windows 7
9 76 (6.91%) Windows Server 2016
10 48 (4.36%) CentOS
11 45 (4.09%) Windows Server 2019
12 44 (4.00%) Ubuntu
13 40 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 38 (3.45%) Android
15 19 (1.73%) Mac OS
16 14 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (1.18%) Windows 8
18 12 (1.09%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
20 8 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (15.18%) ITIL
2 119 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
3 113 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 106 (9.64%) DevOps
6 66 (6.00%) Configuration Management
7 65 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
7 65 (5.91%) Information Security
8 64 (5.82%) Computer Science
8 64 (5.82%) Software Engineering
9 61 (5.55%) Change Management
10 57 (5.18%) SIEM
11 50 (4.55%) Infrastructure as Code
12 44 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (3.73%) Fintech
13 41 (3.73%) Security Architecture
14 38 (3.45%) Load Balancing
15 37 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (3.27%) Mentoring
16 36 (3.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 205 (18.64%) Python
2 146 (13.27%) PowerShell
3 117 (10.64%) SQL
4 95 (8.64%) Bash Shell
5 73 (6.64%) Java
6 67 (6.09%) C++
7 64 (5.82%) Perl
8 58 (5.27%) C
9 52 (4.73%) Shell Script
10 48 (4.36%) Ruby
11 47 (4.27%) JavaScript
12 41 (3.73%) C#
13 23 (2.09%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.73%) PHP
15 15 (1.36%) Groovy
15 15 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.91%) Embedded C
16 10 (0.91%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.73%) VBScript
18 7 (0.64%) Go
Qualifications
1 110 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (6.91%) Degree
4 75 (6.82%) MCSA
5 61 (5.55%) CCNP
6 55 (5.00%) CCNA
7 53 (4.82%) MCSE
8 48 (4.36%) Security Cleared
9 38 (3.45%) Server+ Certification
10 37 (3.36%) SC Cleared
11 28 (2.55%) MCITP
12 27 (2.45%) CISSP
13 22 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (1.64%) CCIE
15 15 (1.36%) CISM
15 15 (1.36%) DBS Check
15 15 (1.36%) MCP
16 14 (1.27%) AWS Certification
17 13 (1.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.91%) SLA
2 44 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (3.64%) QA
4 26 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.36%) NIST
6 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.18%) GDPR
8 1 (0.091%) COBIT
8 1 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.091%) NCSC
System Software
1 463 (42.09%) Active Directory
2 223 (20.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 68 (6.18%) Docker
4 68 (6.18%) vSphere
5 40 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.91%) XenApp
7 28 (2.55%) XenDesktop
8 25 (2.27%) Firmware
9 19 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (1.36%) KVM
11 14 (1.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 10 (0.91%) RHEV
12 10 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.55%) NFS
15 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.45%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.36%) Snort
16 4 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 138 (12.55%) Ansible
2 93 (8.45%) Terraform
3 76 (6.91%) Puppet
4 70 (6.36%) SCCM
5 63 (5.73%) Kubernetes
6 42 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 23 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
9 22 (2.00%) WSUS
9 22 (2.00%) ZABBIX
10 19 (1.73%) Nessus
11 18 (1.64%) SCOM
12 15 (1.36%) FortiGate
12 15 (1.36%) WMI
13 13 (1.18%) Grafana
13 13 (1.18%) Nagios
13 13 (1.18%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.82%) Graylog
14 9 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 380 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 342 (31.09%) VMware
3 214 (19.45%) Cisco
4 126 (11.45%) Citrix
5 55 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 53 (4.82%) CheckPoint
7 52 (4.73%) HP
8 49 (4.45%) Oracle
9 47 (4.27%) Red Hat
10 46 (4.18%) Apple
11 40 (3.64%) F5
11 40 (3.64%) Juniper
12 37 (3.36%) Fortinet
13 29 (2.64%) Veeam
14 27 (2.45%) Meraki
15 25 (2.27%) SolarWinds
16 23 (2.09%) Dell
16 23 (2.09%) EMC
16 23 (2.09%) Splunk
17 22 (2.00%) IBM