Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 251 187 184
Rank change year-on-year -64 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 698 353 1,083
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.38% 1.80% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.85% 13.57% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 583 283 903
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 5,892 2,602 7,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.67% 13.28% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,870 2,188 5,822
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £46,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £46,809
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.09% -1.45%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -39 105 £48,751 -42.65% 40
West London -41 59 £65,000 +44.44% 14
South London -2 43 £57,500 +21.05%
East London +6 32 £38,500 -3.75% 19
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 317 (45.42%) Windows
2 260 (37.25%) Linux
3 257 (36.82%) DNS
4 234 (33.52%) Firewall
5 212 (30.37%) Active Directory
6 205 (29.37%) Microsoft
7 189 (27.08%) Python
7 189 (27.08%) Social Skills
8 184 (26.36%) Azure
9 171 (24.50%) Microsoft 365
10 163 (23.35%) DHCP
11 160 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
12 152 (21.78%) PowerShell
13 149 (21.35%) Cisco
14 145 (20.77%) HTTP
15 136 (19.48%) WAN
15 136 (19.48%) AWS
16 129 (18.48%) Windows Server
17 127 (18.19%) Problem-Solving
18 126 (18.05%) Bash Shell
19 125 (17.91%) Degree
20 124 (17.77%) Finance
21 117 (16.76%) DevOps
22 114 (16.33%) VPN
23 113 (16.19%) LAN
24 108 (15.47%) ITIL
24 108 (15.47%) VMware
25 97 (13.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 96 (13.75%) Terraform
27 93 (13.32%) Kubernetes

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 46 (6.59%) IIS
2 39 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 38 (5.44%) MS Exchange
4 28 (4.01%) Apache
5 12 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.58%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.15%) JBoss
7 8 (1.15%) nginx
7 8 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.57%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Relativity
2 3 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.43%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.14%) BASE24
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 184 (26.36%) Azure
2 171 (24.50%) Microsoft 365
3 136 (19.48%) AWS
4 50 (7.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 48 (6.88%) GitHub
6 41 (5.87%) GCP
7 39 (5.59%) SaaS
8 38 (5.44%) Amazon EKS
9 37 (5.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 28 (4.01%) PaaS
11 26 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (3.58%) Amazon ECS
12 25 (3.58%) IaaS
13 24 (3.44%) OneDrive
14 20 (2.87%) GitHub Actions
15 18 (2.58%) Google Workspace
16 17 (2.44%) Mimecast
16 17 (2.44%) Serverless
17 12 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
18 11 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 257 (36.82%) DNS
2 234 (33.52%) Firewall
3 163 (23.35%) DHCP
4 145 (20.77%) HTTP
5 136 (19.48%) WAN
6 114 (16.33%) VPN
7 113 (16.19%) LAN
8 80 (11.46%) Internet
9 63 (9.03%) Wireless
10 62 (8.88%) BGP
11 61 (8.74%) Broadband
12 52 (7.45%) Network Security
12 52 (7.45%) OSPF
13 48 (6.88%) SNMP
14 46 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
15 43 (6.16%) SMTP
16 37 (5.30%) MPLS
16 37 (5.30%) VLAN
17 35 (5.01%) Ethernet
17 35 (5.01%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.30%) MySQL
2 44 (6.30%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.58%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.29%) MarkLogic
6 9 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.72%) ArangoDB
10 5 (0.72%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.72%) HBase
10 5 (0.72%) KDB
11 4 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 47 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.01%) JIRA
4 34 (4.87%) GNU Toolchain
5 33 (4.73%) GitLab
6 11 (1.58%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.86%) Maven
8 6 (0.86%) Terragrunt
9 5 (0.72%) C++Builder
9 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.43%) Appium
10 3 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.43%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.43%) Locust
10 3 (0.43%) Selenium
10 3 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (0.29%) GoCD
11 2 (0.29%) Zephyr
General
1 189 (27.08%) Social Skills
2 124 (17.77%) Finance
3 80 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (9.17%) Banking
5 36 (5.16%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.30%) Retail
7 27 (3.87%) Law
8 17 (2.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 16 (2.29%) Back Office
10 10 (1.43%) Legal
11 8 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.15%) Brand Awareness
12 6 (0.86%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (0.72%) Front Office
13 5 (0.72%) Marketing
14 4 (0.57%) German Language
14 4 (0.57%) Military
15 3 (0.43%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 86 (12.32%) Analyst
2 78 (11.17%) Network Engineer
3 76 (10.89%) Support Engineer
4 61 (8.74%) IT Support
5 52 (7.45%) Support Analyst
6 50 (7.16%) Developer
7 49 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (7.02%) IT Engineer
8 43 (6.16%) DevOps Engineer
9 38 (5.44%) C++ Developer
10 35 (5.01%) Architect
11 34 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
12 33 (4.73%) Security Engineer
13 32 (4.58%) C++ Software Developer
13 32 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
14 31 (4.44%) Desktop Support
14 31 (4.44%) Software Developer
15 26 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
16 25 (3.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 24 (3.44%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.03%) HTML
2 56 (8.02%) Node.js
3 53 (7.59%) Web Services
4 46 (6.59%) REST
5 44 (6.30%) Middleware
6 39 (5.59%) JSON
7 34 (4.87%) HTML5
7 34 (4.87%) WebKit
8 26 (3.72%) FIX Protocol
9 24 (3.44%) Kafka
10 20 (2.87%) .NET
10 20 (2.87%) Qt
11 19 (2.72%) LAMP
12 18 (2.58%) XML
13 17 (2.44%) React
13 17 (2.44%) SAML
14 14 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
14 14 (2.01%) LDAP
15 13 (1.86%) OpenID
16 10 (1.43%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 52 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
3 41 (5.87%) Social Media
4 36 (5.16%) iPhone
4 36 (5.16%) STB
5 35 (5.01%) Digital TV
6 34 (4.87%) MPEG
7 33 (4.73%) iPad
8 29 (4.15%) Blackberry
9 28 (4.01%) User Experience
10 26 (3.72%) PKI
11 22 (3.15%) Algorithms
12 21 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
13 20 (2.87%) Public Cloud
14 19 (2.72%) Management Information System
14 19 (2.72%) Video\Live Streaming
14 19 (2.72%) Virtual Team
15 18 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (2.58%) Private Cloud
16 15 (2.15%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 317 (45.42%) Windows
2 260 (37.25%) Linux
3 129 (18.48%) Windows Server
4 88 (12.61%) Windows 10
5 66 (9.46%) Unix
6 54 (7.74%) Windows 7
7 53 (7.59%) Windows Server 2016
8 44 (6.30%) Mac OS X
9 41 (5.87%) Android
9 41 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (3.72%) CentOS
12 22 (3.15%) Apple iOS
12 22 (3.15%) Mac OS
13 20 (2.87%) Windows 8
14 14 (2.01%) SUSE
14 14 (2.01%) Windows Server 2019
15 12 (1.72%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (18.19%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (16.76%) DevOps
4 108 (15.47%) ITIL
5 97 (13.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 72 (10.32%) Analytics
7 71 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
8 68 (9.74%) Service Delivery
9 66 (9.46%) Infrastructure as Code
10 62 (8.88%) Software Engineering
11 57 (8.17%) Change Management
12 55 (7.88%) SIEM
13 49 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
14 47 (6.73%) Configuration Management
15 45 (6.45%) Migration
16 44 (6.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 40 (5.73%) Asset Management
17 40 (5.73%) TDD
18 39 (5.59%) Service Management
19 37 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 189 (27.08%) Python
2 152 (21.78%) PowerShell
3 126 (18.05%) Bash Shell
4 74 (10.60%) JavaScript
5 73 (10.46%) C++
6 69 (9.89%) SQL
7 68 (9.74%) C
8 62 (8.88%) Java
9 48 (6.88%) Perl
10 46 (6.59%) C#
11 26 (3.72%) PHP
12 19 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.58%) Go
13 18 (2.58%) Ruby
14 9 (1.29%) Rust
15 8 (1.15%) Korn
15 8 (1.15%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.15%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.86%) VB
17 5 (0.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 125 (17.91%) Degree
2 70 (10.03%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (5.44%) CCNP
4 36 (5.16%) CCNA
5 35 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (3.30%) MCSA
8 19 (2.72%) MCP
9 17 (2.44%) CCIE
9 17 (2.44%) CISSP
9 17 (2.44%) MCITP
10 14 (2.01%) Master's Degree
11 11 (1.58%) MCSE
12 10 (1.43%) MCDST
13 9 (1.29%) AWS Certification
13 9 (1.29%) JNCIA
13 9 (1.29%) JNCIP
13 9 (1.29%) JNCIS
13 9 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.15%) SLA
2 18 (2.58%) QA
3 8 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.72%) GDPR
6 4 (0.57%) NIST
6 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 212 (30.37%) Active Directory
2 70 (10.03%) Docker
3 69 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 29 (4.15%) vSphere
6 20 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.57%) iptables
11 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.57%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.43%) Varnish
13 2 (0.29%) LXC
13 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.29%) Xen
13 2 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 96 (13.75%) Terraform
2 93 (13.32%) Kubernetes
3 56 (8.02%) Ansible
4 53 (7.59%) Puppet
5 45 (6.45%) Nagios
6 39 (5.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 35 (5.01%) SCCM
8 24 (3.44%) Grafana
9 22 (3.15%) Prometheus
10 18 (2.58%) Nmap
11 14 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (1.43%) SCOM
13 9 (1.29%) Icinga
13 9 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (1.15%) QRadar
15 7 (1.00%) FortiGate
16 6 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
16 6 (0.86%) OpenNMS
17 5 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
17 5 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 205 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 149 (21.35%) Cisco
3 108 (15.47%) VMware
4 55 (7.88%) Citrix
5 50 (7.16%) Oracle
6 48 (6.88%) Apple
7 42 (6.02%) Palo Alto
8 40 (5.73%) SolarWinds
9 35 (5.01%) ServiceNow
9 35 (5.01%) Spotify
9 35 (5.01%) YouTube
10 29 (4.15%) Juniper
11 28 (4.01%) Dell
12 25 (3.58%) Google
12 25 (3.58%) Red Hat
13 24 (3.44%) Meraki
14 23 (3.30%) Bloomberg
14 23 (3.30%) Reuters
15 22 (3.15%) HP
15 22 (3.15%) Nokia