Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 70 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +17
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 39 53 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.95% 3.15% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.06% 13.05% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 72
Kent median annual salary £32,250 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.27% -31.25% -13.04%
10th Percentile £21,475 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,488 £73,750 £50,750
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +8.97% +5.41%

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 259 406 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.62% 24.14% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 209 358 368
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,350
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Maidstone +26 7 £30,000 -29.41%
Dartford - 7 £40,000 - 1
Chatham +3 3 £46,000 +67.27%
West Malling - 3 £47,500 -
Sittingbourne -10 2 £29,750 +8.18%
Sevenoaks - 2 £22,500 -
Dover - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells -4 1 - -
Rochester - 1 - -
TCP/IP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
4 16 (41.03%) DHCP
4 16 (41.03%) DNS
5 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 14 (35.90%) Windows 8
6 14 (35.90%) Windows 10
7 13 (33.33%) Cisco
7 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (30.77%) WAN
8 12 (30.77%) Firewall
9 11 (28.21%) LAN
9 11 (28.21%) Office 365
10 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (23.08%) Degree
12 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.51%) UML
12 8 (20.51%) VPN
12 8 (20.51%) Software Deployment
12 8 (20.51%) SCCM
12 8 (20.51%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
13 7 (17.95%) VLAN
13 7 (17.95%) NAS
13 7 (17.95%) Sophos

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 13 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) DHCP
1 16 (41.03%) DNS
2 12 (30.77%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) WAN
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
4 8 (20.51%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (20.51%) VPN
5 7 (17.95%) NAS
5 7 (17.95%) VLAN
6 6 (15.38%) FirePass
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.26%) Internet
7 4 (10.26%) VoIP
7 4 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.69%) BGP
8 3 (7.69%) IPsec
8 3 (7.69%) MPLS
8 3 (7.69%) OSPF
8 3 (7.69%) SAN
8 3 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Military
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Desktop Support
2 9 (23.08%) IT Support
2 9 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.82%) IT Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Deskside Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) WPF
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (5.13%) WSH
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) WinForms
5 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) iPhone
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Team
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
3 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 10
4 14 (35.90%) Windows 8
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.38%) Android
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Software Deployment
1 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
1 8 (20.51%) UML
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (15.38%) OO
4 5 (12.82%) OOD
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.69%) Image Processing
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 3 (7.69%) MVVM
5 3 (7.69%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) C
2 6 (15.38%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) ANSI C
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) MCSA
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCIE
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) CISA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CISM
3 3 (7.69%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (17.95%) Sophos
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.26%) Palo Alto
5 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (5.13%) Avaya
7 2 (5.13%) Mitel
8 1 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.56%) EMC
8 1 (2.56%) Splunk