Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > London
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 191 169
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22 -17
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 529 1,051 1,507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.95% 1.85% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.11% 14.91% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 488 943 1,266
Median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 3,748 7,048 9,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.80% 12.43% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,991 5,723 8,090
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,125 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +34 157 £65,000 +23.81% 30
West London +29 31 £45,000 -14.29% 5
South London +13 24 £47,500 -13.64% 3
North London -14 7 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East London +16 6 £35,000 -33.96% 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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.

1 277 (52.36%) Windows
2 215 (40.64%) Linux
3 197 (37.24%) DNS
4 181 (34.22%) Active Directory
5 167 (31.57%) Firewall
6 165 (31.19%) Microsoft
7 153 (28.92%) Finance
8 148 (27.98%) Windows Server
9 143 (27.03%) Cisco
10 132 (24.95%) VMware
10 132 (24.95%) Office 365
11 128 (24.20%) DHCP
12 125 (23.63%) Python
13 123 (23.25%) Azure
14 122 (23.06%) AWS
15 118 (22.31%) WAN
16 107 (20.23%) LAN
17 93 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 87 (16.45%) PowerShell
19 86 (16.26%) VPN
20 81 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
21 78 (14.74%) ITIL
21 78 (14.74%) Windows 10
22 73 (13.80%) BGP
23 68 (12.85%) Java
23 68 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
24 67 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
25 66 (12.48%) Ansible
25 66 (12.48%) Data Centre
25 66 (12.48%) HTTP

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 55 (10.40%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.29%) Confluence
3 23 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.97%) IIS
5 18 (3.40%) Apache
6 15 (2.84%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 14 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.51%) nginx
11 6 (1.13%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.95%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.76%) JBoss
13 4 (0.76%) Resin
13 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 46 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.57%) Windchill
6 2 (0.38%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.38%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 132 (24.95%) Office 365
2 123 (23.25%) Azure
3 122 (23.06%) AWS
4 47 (8.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 42 (7.94%) IaaS
6 36 (6.81%) PaaS
7 23 (4.35%) SaaS
8 17 (3.21%) GCP
9 16 (3.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (2.46%) Serverless
11 13 (2.46%) Slack
12 11 (2.08%) Mimecast
13 10 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (1.13%) Datadog
15 6 (1.13%) G Suite
16 5 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 197 (37.24%) DNS
2 167 (31.57%) Firewall
3 128 (24.20%) DHCP
4 118 (22.31%) WAN
5 107 (20.23%) LAN
6 86 (16.26%) VPN
7 73 (13.80%) BGP
8 66 (12.48%) HTTP
9 65 (12.29%) Network Security
10 64 (12.10%) OSPF
11 49 (9.26%) Wireshark
12 46 (8.70%) Wireless
13 42 (7.94%) MPLS
14 41 (7.75%) VLAN
14 41 (7.75%) VoIP
15 39 (7.37%) Multicast
16 37 (6.99%) Internet
17 35 (6.62%) SSH
18 33 (6.24%) Cisco Nexus
19 32 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.59%) MySQL
3 17 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.13%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.95%) Big Data
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.38%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.38%) DB2
12 1 (0.19%) Berkeley DB
12 1 (0.19%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.19%) KDB
12 1 (0.19%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 41 (7.75%) Git (software)
1 41 (7.75%) JIRA
2 20 (3.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.89%) Artifactory
4 9 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (1.51%) Gerrit
6 6 (1.13%) GitLab
6 6 (1.13%) Subversion
7 5 (0.95%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.95%) Selenium
8 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (0.57%) JUnit
9 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.38%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.38%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.38%) Mockito
10 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 153 (28.92%) Finance
2 25 (4.73%) Banking
3 21 (3.97%) Financial Institution
4 18 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.84%) Front Office
6 14 (2.65%) Advertising
6 14 (2.65%) Law
7 12 (2.27%) Back Office
7 12 (2.27%) Legal
8 8 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.51%) Military
9 7 (1.32%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.32%) Retail
10 5 (0.95%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.76%) Automotive
11 4 (0.76%) Electronics
11 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (11.72%) Network Engineer
2 61 (11.53%) Analyst
3 55 (10.40%) Support Engineer
4 47 (8.88%) IT Engineer
5 43 (8.13%) Developer
6 39 (7.37%) IT Support
7 35 (6.62%) Consultant
8 34 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 28 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
10 24 (4.54%) IT Analyst
11 23 (4.35%) Administrator
11 23 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (4.16%) Technical Consultant
13 20 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.78%) Support Analyst
14 19 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (3.59%) Architect
14 19 (3.59%) IT Support Engineer
14 19 (3.59%) Senior IT Engineer
15 18 (3.40%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.94%) XML
2 32 (6.05%) FIX Protocol
3 27 (5.10%) Web Services
3 27 (5.10%) WebSockets
4 26 (4.91%) 802.1X
5 23 (4.35%) REST
6 22 (4.16%) Middleware
7 16 (3.02%) SOAP
7 16 (3.02%) YAML
8 13 (2.46%) JSON
9 11 (2.08%) .NET
10 9 (1.70%) HTML
11 8 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (1.51%) LDAP
12 7 (1.32%) RESTful
13 6 (1.13%) Kafka
13 6 (1.13%) WebRTC
14 5 (0.95%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.95%) Node.js
14 5 (0.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.48%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (4.54%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.78%) iPhone
6 19 (3.59%) User Experience
7 17 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (3.02%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.84%) Fixed Income
10 13 (2.46%) Clustering
11 11 (2.08%) PKI
11 11 (2.08%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.89%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.89%) Derivative
13 9 (1.70%) iPad
13 9 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
14 8 (1.51%) Replication
15 7 (1.32%) CAN bus
16 5 (0.95%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 277 (52.36%) Windows
2 215 (40.64%) Linux
3 148 (27.98%) Windows Server
4 78 (14.74%) Windows 10
5 67 (12.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 54 (10.21%) Unix
7 52 (9.83%) Windows 7
8 47 (8.88%) Android
9 42 (7.94%) Windows Server 2016
10 40 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (5.10%) Apple iOS
12 25 (4.73%) CentOS
13 21 (3.97%) Solaris
14 15 (2.84%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (2.46%) Mac OS
16 13 (2.46%) Ubuntu
17 12 (2.27%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.74%) ITIL
2 68 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (10.59%) DevOps
4 50 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 47 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (7.94%) Load Balancing
6 42 (7.94%) Software Engineering
7 40 (7.56%) API Integration
8 39 (7.37%) Configuration Management
9 36 (6.81%) Fintech
10 33 (6.24%) Information Security
11 31 (5.86%) Vulnerability Management
12 30 (5.67%) Analytics
12 30 (5.67%) Technical Leadership
13 26 (4.91%) Computer Science
13 26 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
14 25 (4.73%) SIEM
15 24 (4.54%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (4.35%) ITSM
17 22 (4.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.63%) Python
2 87 (16.45%) PowerShell
3 68 (12.85%) Java
4 64 (12.10%) Bash Shell
5 51 (9.64%) SQL
6 37 (6.99%) Shell Script
7 29 (5.48%) JavaScript
8 28 (5.29%) C#
9 25 (4.73%) Perl
10 19 (3.59%) Ruby
11 11 (2.08%) C
11 11 (2.08%) C++
12 9 (1.70%) PHP
13 8 (1.51%) ActionScript
13 8 (1.51%) Groovy
14 7 (1.32%) VBA
14 7 (1.32%) VBScript
15 5 (0.95%) Java 8
15 5 (0.95%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 81 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (10.40%) CCNP
3 52 (9.83%) Degree
4 50 (9.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (5.67%) CCNA
6 29 (5.48%) Security Cleared
7 28 (5.29%) MCP
7 28 (5.29%) MCSE
8 18 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (3.02%) CCIE
9 16 (3.02%) MCSA
10 14 (2.65%) MCITP
11 13 (2.46%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (1.89%) JNCIA
13 9 (1.70%) CCDA
13 9 (1.70%) CCSA
13 9 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.70%) OSCP
14 8 (1.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.16%) QA
2 19 (3.59%) SLA
3 12 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.38%) COBIT
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 181 (34.22%) Active Directory
2 93 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (10.21%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.62%) Docker
5 30 (5.67%) vSphere
6 28 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.78%) XenApp
8 15 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (2.65%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.89%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 7 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.13%) Kamailio
14 5 (0.95%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.57%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.38%) Firmware
16 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
16 2 (0.38%) Shibboleth
16 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (12.48%) Ansible
2 59 (11.15%) SCCM
3 40 (7.56%) Puppet
4 33 (6.24%) Terraform
5 29 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (5.10%) Kubernetes
7 21 (3.97%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (2.27%) Nagios
10 11 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (2.08%) SCVMM
10 11 (2.08%) vCenter Server
11 9 (1.70%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.70%) RSA enVision
12 8 (1.51%) SCOM
13 7 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (1.32%) WSUS
14 4 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 3 (0.57%) PowerCLI
15 3 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 165 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 143 (27.03%) Cisco
3 132 (24.95%) VMware
4 59 (11.15%) Citrix
5 56 (10.59%) F5
6 46 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 41 (7.75%) Palo Alto
8 38 (7.18%) HP
9 29 (5.48%) Oracle
10 27 (5.10%) Juniper
11 26 (4.91%) Splunk
12 22 (4.16%) Apple
13 18 (3.40%) ForeScout
13 18 (3.40%) Google
13 18 (3.40%) Infoblox
14 17 (3.21%) IBM
14 17 (3.21%) LogicMonitor
14 17 (3.21%) Red Hat
15 16 (3.02%) Meraki
16 15 (2.84%) SolarWinds