Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 31 48 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.44% 2.98% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.25% 13.83% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 70
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -35.29% -4.49%
10th Percentile £20,450 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,050 £73,750 £59,375
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +5.26%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 253 347 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.94% 21.57% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 202 285 364
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -12.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,200 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Kent

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Kent.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Kent

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Kent over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Kent

TCP/IP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Maidstone +33 8 £30,000 -
Dartford +4 3 £45,000 - 3
Westerham -9 2 £18,500 -26.00% 4
Sevenoaks - 2 £22,500 - 1
West Malling - 2 £47,875 - 5
Chatham +4 1 £46,000 +67.27%
Sittingbourne -3 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Dover - 1 - - 1
Rochester - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
4 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
5 15 (48.39%) Windows 10
5 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
6 14 (45.16%) DNS
6 14 (45.16%) DHCP
6 14 (45.16%) Windows 8
7 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
9 10 (32.26%) Office 365
10 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (29.03%) MCSA
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (29.03%) Cisco
10 9 (29.03%) Firewall
11 8 (25.81%) SLA
11 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (22.58%) Software Deployment
12 7 (22.58%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (22.58%) WAN
12 7 (22.58%) ITIL
13 6 (19.35%) LAN
13 6 (19.35%) VPN
13 6 (19.35%) Sophos
13 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (19.35%) VMware
13 6 (19.35%) SCCM

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) DHCP
1 14 (45.16%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) Remote Desktop
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) LAN
4 6 (19.35%) NAS
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
4 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (16.13%) FirePass
5 5 (16.13%) VoIP
6 4 (12.90%) VLAN
7 3 (9.68%) Wireless
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.45%) Internet
8 2 (6.45%) IPsec
8 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
8 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Military
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Advertising
5 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Desktop Support
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) IT Support
5 6 (19.35%) Deskside Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) IT Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) IT Technician
8 2 (6.45%) Network Deployment Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) WPF
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) WinForms
2 1 (3.23%) WSH
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Virtual Team
2 5 (16.13%) iPhone
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
4 15 (48.39%) Windows 10
5 14 (45.16%) Windows 8
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (16.13%) Android
9 3 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (9.68%) Linux
10 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
1 7 (22.58%) Software Deployment
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (16.13%) Patch Management
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.13%) UML
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.68%) MVVM
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) Physics
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.68%) C
2 3 (9.68%) C++
2 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) MCSA
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCIE
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Sophos
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) F5
6 2 (6.45%) Mitel
6 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.45%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya
7 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.23%) EMC