Period
to 23 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 23 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 116 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 -10
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 4320 4909 6119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.56% 2.74% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 16.08% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 4234 5326
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 26530 30530 34381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21604 25155 28617
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 23 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 23 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 -6 1714 £50,000 - 137
South East -30 1004 £40,500 -4.71% 46
North of England +37 586 £35,000 +7.69% 52
East of England -22 356 £39,000 -8.24% 26
South West +8 349 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Midlands -27 332 £38,000 -5.00% 22
North West +44 325 £34,000 -2.86% 28
Yorkshire +18 232 £35,000 +20.69% 22
West Midlands -14 220 £40,000 +11.11% 13
East Midlands -18 113 £31,500 -25.88% 8
North East +12 32 £32,500 -19.75% 2
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 2503 (57.94%) Windows
2 1710 (39.58%) Firewall
3 1651 (38.22%) Linux
4 1612 (37.31%) Active Directory
5 1576 (36.48%) DNS
6 1293 (29.93%) Microsoft
7 1234 (28.56%) Cisco
8 1218 (28.19%) VMware
9 1173 (27.15%) DHCP
10 1146 (26.53%) Windows Server
11 967 (22.38%) WAN
12 947 (21.92%) LAN
13 823 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 807 (18.68%) ITIL
15 727 (16.83%) VPN
16 717 (16.60%) Finance
17 701 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
18 655 (15.16%) SQL
19 652 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
20 608 (14.07%) MS Exchange
21 594 (13.75%) Python
21 594 (13.75%) Unix
22 583 (13.50%) Office 365
23 569 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
24 526 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
25 510 (11.81%) Windows 7
26 493 (11.41%) Degree
27 460 (10.65%) Citrix
28 454 (10.51%) SAN
29 453 (10.49%) Amazon AWS

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
1 608 (14.07%) MS Exchange
2 235 (5.44%) Apache
3 234 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 234 (5.42%) IIS
4 199 (4.61%) SharePoint
5 133 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 128 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 109 (2.52%) OpenStack
8 107 (2.48%) Skype for Business
9 103 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 97 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 57 (1.32%) CMS
12 56 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
13 46 (1.06%) nginx
14 40 (0.93%) JBoss
15 37 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
15 37 (0.86%) WebSphere
16 36 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 35 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
18 31 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 526 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 23 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.12%) InDesign
8 4 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.093%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.093%) 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 32 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.32%) Teamcenter
3 7 (0.16%) Eikon
3 7 (0.16%) Magento
3 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.12%) Postilion
4 5 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.12%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.093%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 4 (0.093%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.046%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.046%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.046%) Summit
7 2 (0.046%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.023%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 583 (13.50%) Office 365
2 453 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
3 357 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 128 (2.96%) SaaS
5 86 (1.99%) IaaS
6 60 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 46 (1.06%) PaaS
9 31 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 27 (0.63%) GitHub
10 27 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 24 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 20 (0.46%) G Suite
12 20 (0.46%) Mimecast
13 15 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.30%) Route 53
15 12 (0.28%) Datadog
15 12 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1710 (39.58%) Firewall
2 1576 (36.48%) DNS
3 1173 (27.15%) DHCP
4 967 (22.38%) WAN
5 947 (21.92%) LAN
6 727 (16.83%) VPN
7 454 (10.51%) SAN
8 443 (10.25%) HTTP
9 434 (10.05%) VLAN
10 396 (9.17%) Internet
11 369 (8.54%) VoIP
12 354 (8.19%) Network Security
13 331 (7.66%) BGP
14 310 (7.18%) SSL
15 304 (7.04%) Wireless
16 286 (6.62%) MPLS
17 269 (6.23%) OSPF
18 224 (5.19%) IPsec
19 219 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
20 197 (4.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (10.21%) SQL Server
2 276 (6.39%) MySQL
3 110 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
4 96 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 91 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 87 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 65 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 55 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 54 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
10 53 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (1.18%) Redis
12 50 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 35 (0.81%) Oracle Database
15 31 (0.72%) Big Data
15 31 (0.72%) RDBMS
16 30 (0.69%) MariaDB
17 27 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
18 18 (0.42%) DB2
18 18 (0.42%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 163 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 121 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 89 (2.06%) JIRA
4 63 (1.46%) Subversion
5 39 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 38 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 30 (0.69%) MSI
7 30 (0.69%) NUnit
8 29 (0.67%) Maven
9 28 (0.65%) Burp Suite
9 28 (0.65%) Selenium
10 27 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (0.56%) JUnit
12 23 (0.53%) Visual Studio
13 21 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (0.39%) Vagrant
14 17 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 16 (0.37%) InstallShield
15 16 (0.37%) Metasploit
15 16 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 717 (16.60%) Finance
2 264 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 217 (5.02%) Banking
4 103 (2.38%) Retail
5 93 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 93 (2.15%) Legal
6 85 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 78 (1.81%) Law
8 71 (1.64%) Marketing
9 66 (1.53%) Electronics
10 65 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 65 (1.50%) Games
11 63 (1.46%) Military
12 55 (1.27%) Retail Banking
13 54 (1.25%) Back Office
14 49 (1.13%) Advertising
15 39 (0.90%) Billing
16 31 (0.72%) German Language
17 29 (0.67%) French Language
18 28 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 729 (16.88%) Analyst
2 615 (14.24%) Support Engineer
3 503 (11.64%) Network Engineer
4 317 (7.34%) IT Support
5 308 (7.13%) Support Analyst
6 293 (6.78%) IT Engineer
7 281 (6.50%) Administrator
7 281 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 259 (6.00%) Security Engineer
9 222 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 207 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
11 206 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
12 199 (4.61%) Developer
13 192 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
14 181 (4.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 177 (4.10%) Software Engineer
16 170 (3.94%) Desktop Support
17 164 (3.80%) Consultant
18 161 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support
19 152 (3.52%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (6.60%) Web Services
2 171 (3.96%) XML
3 170 (3.94%) HTML
4 156 (3.61%) .NET
5 91 (2.11%) CSS
6 88 (2.04%) JSON
7 87 (2.01%) LAMP
8 60 (1.39%) Middleware
9 53 (1.23%) FIX Protocol
10 52 (1.20%) ASP.NET
10 52 (1.20%) REST
10 52 (1.20%) SOAP
11 46 (1.06%) HTML5
11 46 (1.06%) WPF
12 42 (0.97%) WCF
13 39 (0.90%) AngularJS
14 37 (0.86%) .NET Framework
14 37 (0.86%) Spring
15 36 (0.83%) jQuery
16 35 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 380 (8.80%) Data Centre
2 326 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 308 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 221 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 169 (3.91%) Clustering
6 111 (2.57%) Algorithms
6 111 (2.57%) Driving Licence
7 92 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 88 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 88 (2.04%) Replication
9 81 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
9 81 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 70 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
11 69 (1.60%) Blackberry
11 69 (1.60%) Security Operations Centre
12 68 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
13 66 (1.53%) Public Cloud
14 56 (1.30%) Hedge funds
15 54 (1.25%) Fat Client
15 54 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2503 (57.94%) Windows
2 1651 (38.22%) Linux
3 1146 (26.53%) Windows Server
4 701 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 652 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 594 (13.75%) Unix
7 510 (11.81%) Windows 7
8 397 (9.19%) Windows 10
9 239 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 202 (4.68%) Windows 8
11 196 (4.54%) CentOS
12 171 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 164 (3.80%) Ubuntu
14 122 (2.82%) Solaris
15 117 (2.71%) Android
16 112 (2.59%) Mac OS X
17 105 (2.43%) Apple iOS
18 104 (2.41%) Windows XP
19 92 (2.13%) Debian
20 61 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 807 (18.68%) ITIL
2 424 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (8.54%) SIEM
4 350 (8.10%) Information Security
5 316 (7.31%) DevOps
6 301 (6.97%) Cybersecurity
7 290 (6.71%) Software Engineering
8 241 (5.58%) Configuration Management
9 222 (5.14%) Mentoring
10 220 (5.09%) Load Balancing
11 203 (4.70%) Project Management
12 201 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
13 196 (4.54%) Penetration Testing
14 186 (4.31%) Security Operations
15 183 (4.24%) Open Source
16 167 (3.87%) Incident Management
17 165 (3.82%) Service Delivery
18 160 (3.70%) Network Design
19 154 (3.56%) Change Management
20 144 (3.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 655 (15.16%) SQL
2 594 (13.75%) Python
3 398 (9.21%) PowerShell
4 365 (8.45%) Bash Shell
5 352 (8.15%) Java
6 298 (6.90%) Perl
7 288 (6.67%) C++
8 267 (6.18%) C
9 206 (4.77%) C#
10 183 (4.24%) Ruby
11 179 (4.14%) Shell Script
12 176 (4.07%) JavaScript
13 121 (2.80%) PHP
14 48 (1.11%) Go
15 44 (1.02%) MATLAB
16 35 (0.81%) Embedded C
17 32 (0.74%) VBScript
18 31 (0.72%) Korn
19 30 (0.69%) Tcl
20 27 (0.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 569 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
2 493 (11.41%) Degree
3 410 (9.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 398 (9.21%) CCNA
5 300 (6.94%) CCNP
6 295 (6.83%) CISSP
7 281 (6.50%) MCSE
8 272 (6.30%) Security Cleared
9 190 (4.40%) MCSA
9 190 (4.40%) SC Cleared
10 153 (3.54%) CISM
10 153 (3.54%) MCP
11 139 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 107 (2.48%) DV Cleared
13 92 (2.13%) SANS
14 69 (1.60%) CCIE
15 68 (1.57%) CEH
15 68 (1.57%) GIAC
16 66 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
17 58 (1.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (6.53%) SLA
2 206 (4.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 119 (2.75%) QA
4 90 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 73 (1.69%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.67%) PMO
7 26 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 24 (0.56%) GCP
9 9 (0.21%) DO-178B
9 9 (0.21%) GDPR
10 8 (0.19%) COBIT
10 8 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.14%) MIL-STD-498
12 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.12%) MiFID
14 4 (0.093%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.046%) MISRA
15 2 (0.046%) RMADS
System Software
1 1612 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 823 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 411 (9.51%) Hyper-V
4 236 (5.46%) vSphere
5 212 (4.91%) Docker
6 169 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
7 119 (2.75%) XenApp
8 85 (1.97%) KVM
9 72 (1.67%) Terminal Services
10 71 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
11 64 (1.48%) iptables
12 62 (1.44%) NFS
13 56 (1.30%) Xen
14 49 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
15 47 (1.09%) XenServer
16 42 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
17 41 (0.95%) Samba
18 39 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
19 31 (0.72%) Snort
20 28 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 306 (7.08%) Puppet
2 250 (5.79%) SCCM
3 211 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 202 (4.68%) Ansible
5 158 (3.66%) Nagios
6 103 (2.38%) Kubernetes
7 76 (1.76%) Backup Exec
8 74 (1.71%) WSUS
9 70 (1.62%) SCOM
10 63 (1.46%) Salt
10 63 (1.46%) vCenter Server
11 53 (1.23%) FortiGate
12 50 (1.16%) Cacti
13 47 (1.09%) ZABBIX
14 42 (0.97%) Nessus
15 41 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
15 41 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
15 41 (0.95%) Terraform
16 37 (0.86%) Icinga
17 36 (0.83%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1293 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 1234 (28.56%) Cisco
3 1218 (28.19%) VMware
4 460 (10.65%) Citrix
5 380 (8.80%) Juniper
6 299 (6.92%) CheckPoint
7 297 (6.88%) HP
8 267 (6.18%) Red Hat
9 236 (5.46%) F5
10 226 (5.23%) Oracle
11 194 (4.49%) Palo Alto
12 137 (3.17%) SolarWinds
13 135 (3.13%) Dell
14 129 (2.99%) Apple
15 117 (2.71%) NetApp
16 116 (2.69%) Veeam
17 87 (2.01%) Blue Coat
18 86 (1.99%) EMC
19 85 (1.97%) Avaya
20 83 (1.92%) Google