Period
to 24 July 2021

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 July 2021 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 157 161
Rank change year-on-year -60 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1,593 1,417 3,041
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.59% 2.17% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.19% 14.14% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,309 1,181 2,470
10th Percentile £26,200 £26,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £79,800 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -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 13,073 10,021 21,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.04% 15.37% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9,192 8,091 16,159
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,875 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 24 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 -77 591 £62,500 +8.70% 123
South East -36 324 £45,000 +5.88% 82
North of England -23 267 £45,000 +15.38% 83
Midlands -44 182 £37,500 -6.25% 48
Yorkshire +19 156 £52,500 +40.00% 17
West Midlands -35 133 £37,500 +11.94% 28
South West -63 129 £31,000 -11.43% 50
East of England -40 94 £45,000 +12.50% 47
North West -67 84 £43,000 +4.88% 59
East Midlands -44 47 £40,000 -5.88% 20
North East -13 27 £27,500 -26.67% 7
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 804 (50.47%) Windows
2 669 (42.00%) DNS
3 570 (35.78%) Microsoft
4 564 (35.40%) Active Directory
5 503 (31.58%) Firewall
6 497 (31.20%) Linux
7 492 (30.89%) DHCP
8 463 (29.06%) Microsoft 365
9 430 (26.99%) Azure
10 414 (25.99%) Social Skills
11 412 (25.86%) VMware
12 401 (25.17%) Windows Server
13 329 (20.65%) WAN
14 306 (19.21%) Cisco
15 300 (18.83%) LAN
16 295 (18.52%) PowerShell
17 294 (18.46%) VPN
18 280 (17.58%) Python
19 278 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
20 265 (16.64%) AWS
21 243 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
22 234 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 225 (14.12%) Windows 10
24 214 (13.43%) ITIL
25 213 (13.37%) DevOps
26 198 (12.43%) HTTP
27 195 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
28 177 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
29 176 (11.05%) Citrix
29 176 (11.05%) Agile Software Development

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
1 150 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 129 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 89 (5.59%) IIS
4 45 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (2.26%) Apache
6 24 (1.51%) Confluence
7 22 (1.38%) Skype for Business
8 18 (1.13%) OpenStack
9 17 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (1.07%) nginx
10 16 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.75%) CMS
13 11 (0.69%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.63%) WordPress
15 9 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.44%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.38%) IBM Transformation Extender
18 5 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 195 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Simulink
8 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 6 (0.38%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.31%) Relativity
5 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.063%) BASE24
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.063%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 463 (29.06%) Microsoft 365
2 430 (26.99%) Azure
3 265 (16.64%) AWS
4 98 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 81 (5.08%) IaaS
6 74 (4.65%) SaaS
7 71 (4.46%) Amazon EKS
8 69 (4.33%) PaaS
9 68 (4.27%) Amazon ECS
9 68 (4.27%) GCP
10 50 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 41 (2.57%) GitHub
12 32 (2.01%) OneDrive
13 26 (1.63%) Mimecast
13 26 (1.63%) Serverless
14 21 (1.32%) Google Workspace
15 19 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 669 (42.00%) DNS
2 503 (31.58%) Firewall
3 492 (30.89%) DHCP
4 329 (20.65%) WAN
5 300 (18.83%) LAN
6 294 (18.46%) VPN
7 198 (12.43%) HTTP
8 175 (10.99%) Wireless
9 171 (10.73%) VLAN
10 161 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
11 151 (9.48%) Network Security
12 120 (7.53%) Broadband
13 117 (7.34%) Ethernet
14 115 (7.22%) Internet
15 111 (6.97%) VoIP
16 108 (6.78%) BGP
17 100 (6.28%) OSPF
18 90 (5.65%) SAN
19 74 (4.65%) MPLS
19 74 (4.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.64%) MySQL
3 52 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 34 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
6 22 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 13 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 11 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.44%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.44%) Redis
11 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.31%) Big Data
13 5 (0.31%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 75 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 58 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 56 (3.52%) JIRA
4 40 (2.51%) GitLab
5 26 (1.63%) Subversion
6 17 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (0.94%) GNU Toolchain
8 14 (0.88%) Maven
9 13 (0.82%) Bitbucket
9 13 (0.82%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.63%) Selenium
11 9 (0.56%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.38%) Android Studio
13 6 (0.38%) GCC
13 6 (0.38%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.38%) WinDbg
13 6 (0.38%) Xcode
14 5 (0.31%) Gradle
14 5 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 414 (25.99%) Social Skills
2 160 (10.04%) Finance
3 125 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 118 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 51 (3.20%) Law
6 50 (3.14%) Banking
7 33 (2.07%) Organisational Skills
8 32 (2.01%) Legal
9 31 (1.95%) Retail
10 26 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.51%) Back Office
12 23 (1.44%) Public Sector
13 18 (1.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 18 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
14 17 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
15 13 (0.82%) Local Government
16 12 (0.75%) Electronics
17 10 (0.63%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.56%) Front Office
18 9 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 190 (11.93%) Support Engineer
2 181 (11.36%) Network Engineer
3 163 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 157 (9.86%) Analyst
5 129 (8.10%) IT Support
6 110 (6.91%) IT Engineer
7 105 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 98 (6.15%) Software Engineer
9 83 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
10 76 (4.77%) Support Analyst
11 75 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 75 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
12 70 (4.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 60 (3.77%) Security Engineer
14 55 (3.45%) Architect
15 54 (3.39%) Developer
15 54 (3.39%) Embedded Engineer
16 52 (3.26%) Automation Engineer
17 51 (3.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 51 (3.20%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.96%) Web Services
2 71 (4.46%) HTML
3 58 (3.64%) 802.1X
3 58 (3.64%) REST
4 51 (3.20%) .NET
5 49 (3.08%) JSON
6 47 (2.95%) XML
7 42 (2.64%) Node.js
8 39 (2.45%) XMPP
9 31 (1.95%) CSS
9 31 (1.95%) Middleware
10 30 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
11 29 (1.82%) RESTful
12 27 (1.69%) LDAP
13 25 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
14 22 (1.38%) Kafka
14 22 (1.38%) SAML
15 20 (1.26%) LAPP Stack
16 19 (1.19%) LAMP
16 19 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 156 (9.79%) Data Centre
2 82 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 78 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 52 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
6 51 (3.20%) Clustering
7 48 (3.01%) Driving Licence
8 43 (2.70%) PKI
9 28 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 28 (1.76%) User Experience
10 25 (1.57%) Social Media
11 24 (1.51%) Device Driver
12 23 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (1.44%) Hedge funds
13 22 (1.38%) Replication
14 21 (1.32%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.32%) Private Cloud
15 20 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 19 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 804 (50.47%) Windows
2 497 (31.20%) Linux
3 401 (25.17%) Windows Server
4 225 (14.12%) Windows 10
5 156 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (6.72%) Windows Server 2016
7 103 (6.47%) Unix
8 98 (6.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 79 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 75 (4.71%) Android
11 72 (4.52%) Windows 7
12 44 (2.76%) Apple iOS
13 40 (2.51%) CentOS
14 35 (2.20%) Mac OS
15 34 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (1.95%) Embedded Linux
17 23 (1.44%) Windows 8
18 19 (1.19%) Mac OS X
19 15 (0.94%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
2 234 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 214 (13.43%) ITIL
4 213 (13.37%) DevOps
5 176 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
6 145 (9.10%) Software Engineering
7 134 (8.41%) Infrastructure as Code
8 121 (7.60%) Computer Science
9 110 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
10 107 (6.72%) Configuration Management
11 97 (6.09%) Load Balancing
12 94 (5.90%) SIEM
13 86 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
14 85 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 85 (5.34%) Service Delivery
15 77 (4.83%) Validation
16 75 (4.71%) Test Automation
17 70 (4.39%) Project Management
18 69 (4.33%) Information Security
19 63 (3.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 295 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 280 (17.58%) Python
3 171 (10.73%) SQL
4 162 (10.17%) C
5 158 (9.92%) C++
6 125 (7.85%) Bash Shell
7 59 (3.70%) Java
8 57 (3.58%) JavaScript
9 55 (3.45%) C#
10 46 (2.89%) Perl
11 31 (1.95%) Embedded C
12 27 (1.69%) Embedded C++
13 25 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.44%) PHP
15 17 (1.07%) Ruby
16 15 (0.94%) VB
16 15 (0.94%) VBScript
17 12 (0.75%) Go
18 9 (0.56%) TypeScript
19 7 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 177 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (10.80%) Degree
3 110 (6.91%) CCNA
4 98 (6.15%) CCNP
5 86 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (4.21%) Security Cleared
7 46 (2.89%) SC Cleared
8 40 (2.51%) CISSP
8 40 (2.51%) MCSE
9 38 (2.39%) MCSA
10 30 (1.88%) CCIE
11 28 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
12 21 (1.32%) CISM
12 21 (1.32%) MCP
13 20 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (1.13%) GIAC
15 16 (1.00%) Master's Degree
16 14 (0.88%) DV Cleared
17 13 (0.82%) CEH
17 13 (0.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.90%) SLA
2 73 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.89%) QA
4 26 (1.63%) NIST
4 26 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 22 (1.38%) GDPR
6 17 (1.07%) PMO
7 9 (0.56%) GRC
7 9 (0.56%) NCSC
8 8 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.38%) PA-DSS
10 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.25%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.19%) COBIT
12 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.19%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.19%) FedRAMP
12 3 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 564 (35.40%) Active Directory
2 278 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 116 (7.28%) Docker
5 96 (6.03%) vSphere
6 60 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 57 (3.58%) XenDesktop
8 54 (3.39%) Firmware
9 43 (2.70%) XenApp
10 30 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
11 22 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (1.19%) VMware NSX
13 18 (1.13%) Terminal Services
14 17 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
15 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (0.82%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
17 10 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (0.56%) NFS
19 8 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 163 (10.23%) Terraform
2 136 (8.54%) Kubernetes
3 126 (7.91%) Ansible
4 97 (6.09%) SCCM
5 90 (5.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 87 (5.46%) Puppet
7 50 (3.14%) SCOM
8 43 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
9 41 (2.57%) WSUS
10 36 (2.26%) Graylog
10 36 (2.26%) Kibana
10 36 (2.26%) Nagios
11 26 (1.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 26 (1.63%) Prometheus
11 26 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
12 24 (1.51%) FortiGate
13 22 (1.38%) Grafana
14 21 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
15 16 (1.00%) Packer
16 14 (0.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 570 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 412 (25.86%) VMware
3 306 (19.21%) Cisco
4 176 (11.05%) Citrix
5 90 (5.65%) Palo Alto
6 68 (4.27%) Oracle
7 64 (4.02%) Dell
8 61 (3.83%) Meraki
9 60 (3.77%) Apple
9 60 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 57 (3.58%) CheckPoint
10 57 (3.58%) HP
11 51 (3.20%) F5
11 51 (3.20%) Juniper
12 50 (3.14%) Veeam
13 46 (2.89%) Google
14 41 (2.57%) Red Hat
15 38 (2.39%) EMC
15 38 (2.39%) McAfee
15 38 (2.39%) Splunk