Period
to 16 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 164 176
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 -18
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 431 1,137 1,256
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.82% 2.22% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 16.71% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 394 990 1,112
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,000 £28,025
90th Percentile £88,550 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,730 6,804 8,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.52% 13.28% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,255 5,688 6,868
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in London.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2021.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Central London -19 92 £77,000 +33.91% 30
South London -1 19 £42,500 -26.09% 4
West London +20 18 £44,250 -15.71% 1
East London +12 9 £40,000 -4.19% 5
North London +22 2 £70,000 +33.33%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 165 (38.28%) Windows
2 161 (37.35%) Linux
3 140 (32.48%) Active Directory
4 138 (32.02%) VMware
5 137 (31.79%) DNS
6 135 (31.32%) Finance
7 130 (30.16%) Python
8 124 (28.77%) AWS
9 123 (28.54%) Firewall
10 112 (25.99%) Azure
11 110 (25.52%) Microsoft
12 99 (22.97%) Cisco
12 99 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 93 (21.58%) WAN
14 85 (19.72%) Ansible
15 83 (19.26%) Windows Server
16 82 (19.03%) DHCP
17 81 (18.79%) LAN
18 77 (17.87%) Office 365
19 76 (17.63%) HTTP
20 66 (15.31%) VPN
20 66 (15.31%) PowerShell
21 63 (14.62%) Data Centre
22 59 (13.69%) Unix
23 58 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
24 56 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
25 55 (12.76%) Windows 10
26 54 (12.53%) Bash Shell
27 53 (12.30%) BGP
27 53 (12.30%) Puppet

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 40 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.26%) Confluence
3 21 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (4.41%) Apache
5 16 (3.71%) Apache Spark
5 16 (3.71%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.86%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.62%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.93%) IIS
11 4 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Eikon
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 124 (28.77%) AWS
2 112 (25.99%) Azure
3 77 (17.87%) Office 365
4 33 (7.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (6.50%) IaaS
6 18 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (4.18%) SaaS
6 18 (4.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (2.55%) Datadog
8 10 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.32%) PaaS
9 9 (2.09%) Mimecast
10 8 (1.86%) GCP
10 8 (1.86%) Slack
11 6 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.39%) G Suite
12 4 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (0.93%) GitHub
12 4 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 137 (31.79%) DNS
2 123 (28.54%) Firewall
3 93 (21.58%) WAN
4 82 (19.03%) DHCP
5 81 (18.79%) LAN
6 76 (17.63%) HTTP
7 66 (15.31%) VPN
8 53 (12.30%) BGP
9 43 (9.98%) VLAN
10 42 (9.74%) Network Security
11 41 (9.51%) OSPF
11 41 (9.51%) VoIP
12 35 (8.12%) Multicast
13 29 (6.73%) Internet
13 29 (6.73%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (6.50%) Wireless
15 27 (6.26%) FTP
15 27 (6.26%) SSH
16 26 (6.03%) Ethernet
16 26 (6.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.55%) Blockchain
8 10 (2.32%) Big Data
9 9 (2.09%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.62%) MySQL
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.70%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.70%) HBase
12 3 (0.70%) Impala
12 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.46%) Apache Ignite
13 2 (0.46%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.46%) Redis
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (11.14%) JIRA
2 32 (7.42%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.10%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.02%) Artifactory
4 13 (3.02%) Gerrit
5 12 (2.78%) GitLab
6 10 (2.32%) eggPlant
6 10 (2.32%) Locust
7 7 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.93%) Subversion
10 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 135 (31.32%) Finance
2 51 (11.83%) Banking
3 14 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.55%) Retail
5 9 (2.09%) Law
6 8 (1.86%) Front Office
7 7 (1.62%) Games
8 6 (1.39%) Back Office
8 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.16%) Advertising
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.70%) German Language
11 3 (0.70%) Marketing
12 2 (0.46%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
12 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (12.53%) Network Engineer
2 39 (9.05%) Developer
3 38 (8.82%) Analyst
4 36 (8.35%) Support Engineer
5 27 (6.26%) Consultant
6 24 (5.57%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
8 21 (4.87%) Administrator
8 21 (4.87%) Architect
8 21 (4.87%) AWS Engineer
8 21 (4.87%) Senior Network Engineer
9 18 (4.18%) IT Support
9 18 (4.18%) Python Developer
10 17 (3.94%) IT Engineer
11 16 (3.71%) Cisco Engineer
11 16 (3.71%) Platform Engineer
12 15 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.48%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.74%) XML
2 24 (5.57%) FIX Protocol
3 23 (5.34%) RESTful
4 21 (4.87%) Web Services
5 19 (4.41%) JSON
5 19 (4.41%) YAML
6 16 (3.71%) Elastic Stack
6 16 (3.71%) Kafka
6 16 (3.71%) LDAP
7 12 (2.78%) Apache NiFi
8 10 (2.32%) 802.1X
9 8 (1.86%) OAuth
9 8 (1.86%) SAML
9 8 (1.86%) XMPP
10 7 (1.62%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.62%) HTML
10 7 (1.62%) Middleware
10 7 (1.62%) OAuth2
10 7 (1.62%) OpenID
11 5 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.25%) Hedge funds
4 14 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.32%) Clustering
6 10 (2.32%) User Experience
7 9 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.09%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.86%) EMC VNXe
8 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Cloud
8 8 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.86%) FlexPod
8 8 (1.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 7 (1.62%) Cyberattack
9 7 (1.62%) Derivative
9 7 (1.62%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (1.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 165 (38.28%) Windows
2 161 (37.35%) Linux
3 83 (19.26%) Windows Server
4 59 (13.69%) Unix
5 55 (12.76%) Windows 10
6 50 (11.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (8.58%) Windows Server 2016
8 35 (8.12%) CentOS
9 33 (7.66%) Windows 7
10 32 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (7.19%) Ubuntu
12 28 (6.50%) Android
13 27 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (3.94%) Mac OS
15 16 (3.71%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (2.55%) Mac OS X
17 9 (2.09%) Windows 8
18 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
19 5 (1.16%) Fedora
20 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (10.90%) ITIL
3 44 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (10.21%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (8.35%) DevOps
5 32 (7.42%) Infrastructure as Code
6 30 (6.96%) Configuration Management
7 25 (5.80%) Data Security
8 24 (5.57%) API Design
8 24 (5.57%) Mentoring
9 23 (5.34%) Fintech
9 23 (5.34%) Vulnerability Management
10 22 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (4.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 20 (4.64%) Change Management
12 20 (4.64%) Information Security
12 20 (4.64%) Load Balancing
13 19 (4.41%) Change Control
13 19 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (4.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 130 (30.16%) Python
2 66 (15.31%) PowerShell
3 54 (12.53%) Bash Shell
4 52 (12.06%) Perl
5 46 (10.67%) Ruby
6 45 (10.44%) Java
6 45 (10.44%) Shell Script
7 44 (10.21%) SQL
8 23 (5.34%) JavaScript
9 21 (4.87%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.94%) PHP
11 16 (3.71%) C#
12 13 (3.02%) Groovy
13 8 (1.86%) Go
14 5 (1.16%) AWK
14 5 (1.16%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.16%) C++
14 5 (1.16%) R
15 4 (0.93%) C
15 4 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (5.57%) Degree
3 22 (5.10%) CCNA
3 22 (5.10%) CCNP
4 21 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (4.41%) CCIE
6 13 (3.02%) MCP
7 12 (2.78%) CISM
7 12 (2.78%) CISSP
7 12 (2.78%) MCITP
8 11 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (2.55%) MCSA
9 9 (2.09%) MCSE
10 8 (1.86%) AWS Certification
10 8 (1.86%) Master's Degree
10 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.62%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.39%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.03%) QA
2 13 (3.02%) SLA
3 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (32.48%) Active Directory
2 99 (22.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.96%) Docker
4 26 (6.03%) XenDesktop
5 23 (5.34%) Hyper-V
5 23 (5.34%) vSphere
6 21 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.78%) XenApp
8 10 (2.32%) RHEV
8 10 (2.32%) VMware NSX
9 6 (1.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.93%) Xen
12 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.70%) NFS
12 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.46%) KVM
13 2 (0.46%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 85 (19.72%) Ansible
2 53 (12.30%) Puppet
3 45 (10.44%) Terraform
4 36 (8.35%) Kubernetes
5 29 (6.73%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (5.57%) SCCM
7 18 (4.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (4.18%) Nagios
8 12 (2.78%) ZABBIX
9 11 (2.55%) Grafana
10 10 (2.32%) SCOM
10 10 (2.32%) vCenter Server
11 8 (1.86%) Prometheus
12 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (1.62%) WSUS
13 5 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
13 5 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
14 4 (0.93%) Consul
14 4 (0.93%) systemd
Vendors
1 138 (32.02%) VMware
2 110 (25.52%) Microsoft
3 99 (22.97%) Cisco
4 49 (11.37%) Citrix
5 47 (10.90%) Oracle
6 38 (8.82%) Palo Alto
7 34 (7.89%) Apple
7 34 (7.89%) Red Hat
8 27 (6.26%) F5
9 26 (6.03%) Dell
10 25 (5.80%) CheckPoint
11 21 (4.87%) HP
12 16 (3.71%) SolarWinds
13 15 (3.48%) Meraki
14 14 (3.25%) EMC
14 14 (3.25%) Fortinet
15 13 (3.02%) Atlassian
15 13 (3.02%) ServiceNow
15 13 (3.02%) Tufin
16 12 (2.78%) NetApp