Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 267 185 192
Rank change year-on-year -82 +7 -21
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 591 559 1,095
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.90% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.87% 14.10% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 491 478 947
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £25,650
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,250 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% +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 4,979 3,965 7,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.10% 13.50% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,276 3,214 5,917
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -65 94 £65,000 - 32
West London -14 37 £62,500 +25.00% 16
South London +14 36 £35,750 -24.74% 8
East London +16 18 £32,500 -7.14% 12
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 288 (48.73%) Windows
2 261 (44.16%) DNS
3 226 (38.24%) Linux
4 198 (33.50%) Active Directory
5 189 (31.98%) Firewall
6 179 (30.29%) Microsoft
6 179 (30.29%) Azure
7 166 (28.09%) DHCP
8 159 (26.90%) Microsoft 365
9 153 (25.89%) PowerShell
10 146 (24.70%) Social Skills
11 144 (24.37%) Windows Server
11 144 (24.37%) Python
12 120 (20.30%) VMware
13 114 (19.29%) AWS
14 107 (18.10%) Finance
14 107 (18.10%) HTTP
14 107 (18.10%) Cisco
14 107 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
15 105 (17.77%) DevOps
16 97 (16.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 96 (16.24%) WAN
18 94 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
19 87 (14.72%) Bash Shell
20 85 (14.38%) Windows 10
20 85 (14.38%) VPN
21 84 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
22 83 (14.04%) Kubernetes
23 82 (13.87%) LAN
24 79 (13.37%) Terraform

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 50 (8.46%) SharePoint
2 40 (6.77%) IIS
3 39 (6.60%) MS Exchange
4 29 (4.91%) Apache
5 13 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.03%) nginx
7 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.86%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.02%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 6 (1.02%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.68%) Confluence
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.51%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Relativity
2 1 (0.17%) BASE24
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.17%) RMDS
2 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 179 (30.29%) Azure
2 159 (26.90%) Microsoft 365
3 114 (19.29%) AWS
4 57 (9.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (7.28%) IaaS
6 38 (6.43%) Amazon EKS
7 35 (5.92%) PaaS
8 34 (5.75%) SaaS
9 32 (5.41%) GCP
9 32 (5.41%) GitHub
10 30 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 28 (4.74%) Amazon ECS
12 21 (3.55%) OneDrive
13 18 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (2.88%) Serverless
15 15 (2.54%) Mimecast
16 14 (2.37%) Google Workspace
17 13 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
18 10 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
18 10 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 261 (44.16%) DNS
2 189 (31.98%) Firewall
3 166 (28.09%) DHCP
4 107 (18.10%) HTTP
5 96 (16.24%) WAN
6 85 (14.38%) VPN
7 82 (13.87%) LAN
8 56 (9.48%) BGP
9 55 (9.31%) VLAN
10 53 (8.97%) OSPF
11 52 (8.80%) Internet
12 47 (7.95%) Network Security
13 40 (6.77%) SMTP
14 36 (6.09%) MPLS
15 35 (5.92%) Broadband
15 35 (5.92%) SNMP
16 32 (5.41%) VoIP
17 31 (5.25%) Multicast
17 31 (5.25%) Wireless
18 29 (4.91%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.61%) MySQL
3 33 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
6 12 (2.03%) RDBMS
6 12 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.86%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.68%) Redis
10 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.51%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.51%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.34%) ArangoDB
12 2 (0.34%) Big Data
12 2 (0.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 42 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.92%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.06%) JIRA
4 23 (3.89%) GitLab
5 16 (2.71%) GNU Toolchain
6 9 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (1.52%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.85%) Maven
9 4 (0.68%) Terragrunt
10 3 (0.51%) GoCD
10 3 (0.51%) Gradle
10 3 (0.51%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.34%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.34%) Locust
12 1 (0.17%) Appium
12 1 (0.17%) Chocolatey
12 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 146 (24.70%) Social Skills
2 107 (18.10%) Finance
3 43 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (7.11%) Banking
5 25 (4.23%) Law
6 23 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.38%) Back Office
8 15 (2.54%) Legal
8 15 (2.54%) Retail
9 10 (1.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 9 (1.52%) Front Office
11 7 (1.18%) Brand Awareness
11 7 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (1.02%) German Language
12 6 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (0.85%) Advertising
13 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.68%) Military
15 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (11.51%) Network Engineer
2 67 (11.34%) Support Engineer
3 54 (9.14%) Analyst
4 52 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 42 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (6.26%) Architect
7 34 (5.75%) Support Analyst
8 29 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (4.91%) IT Support
8 29 (4.91%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (4.57%) Developer
10 25 (4.23%) Security Engineer
10 25 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (4.06%) Desktop Support
12 23 (3.89%) Azure Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) IT Engineer
13 20 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (3.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 17 (2.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (6.94%) HTML
2 40 (6.77%) Web Services
3 37 (6.26%) Node.js
4 32 (5.41%) XML
5 30 (5.08%) REST
6 26 (4.40%) JSON
7 25 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
8 23 (3.89%) Middleware
9 18 (3.05%) HTML5
10 17 (2.88%) LAMP
11 16 (2.71%) .NET
11 16 (2.71%) LDAP
11 16 (2.71%) React
11 16 (2.71%) SAML
11 16 (2.71%) WebKit
12 15 (2.54%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (2.20%) OpenID
14 12 (2.03%) Kafka
14 12 (2.03%) Qt
15 11 (1.86%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.51%) Data Centre
2 42 (7.11%) Video Conferencing
3 29 (4.91%) PKI
4 22 (3.72%) Hedge funds
4 22 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 22 (3.72%) Public Cloud
4 22 (3.72%) Social Media
5 19 (3.21%) iPhone
6 18 (3.05%) STB
7 17 (2.88%) Digital TV
7 17 (2.88%) iPad
7 17 (2.88%) User Experience
7 17 (2.88%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.71%) MPEG
8 16 (2.71%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.54%) Fixed Income
10 14 (2.37%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.37%) Blackberry
11 12 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 288 (48.73%) Windows
2 226 (38.24%) Linux
3 144 (24.37%) Windows Server
4 85 (14.38%) Windows 10
5 65 (11.00%) Unix
6 39 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (6.43%) Windows 7
8 36 (6.09%) Windows Server 2016
9 29 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (4.74%) Android
11 27 (4.57%) CentOS
12 25 (4.23%) Apple iOS
13 18 (3.05%) Mac OS
14 15 (2.54%) Mac OS X
15 12 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2019
16 8 (1.35%) SUSE
17 6 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (1.02%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (17.77%) DevOps
3 97 (16.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 84 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (13.03%) ITIL
6 64 (10.83%) Infrastructure as Code
7 47 (7.95%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (7.45%) Analytics
9 42 (7.11%) Service Delivery
10 40 (6.77%) Configuration Management
10 40 (6.77%) SIEM
11 37 (6.26%) Migration
12 36 (6.09%) Change Management
13 35 (5.92%) Load Balancing
13 35 (5.92%) Software Engineering
14 32 (5.41%) Microservices
15 31 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (5.08%) Fintech
16 30 (5.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 30 (5.08%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 153 (25.89%) PowerShell
2 144 (24.37%) Python
3 87 (14.72%) Bash Shell
4 62 (10.49%) SQL
5 41 (6.94%) C
6 39 (6.60%) JavaScript
7 38 (6.43%) C++
8 36 (6.09%) Perl
9 33 (5.58%) Java
10 29 (4.91%) C#
11 19 (3.21%) PHP
12 11 (1.86%) Go
13 9 (1.52%) Ruby
13 9 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.18%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.02%) Rust
15 6 (1.02%) VB
16 4 (0.68%) Korn
16 4 (0.68%) Scala
17 3 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (12.69%) Degree
2 73 (12.35%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (6.43%) CCNP
4 35 (5.92%) CCNA
5 27 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (3.21%) CISSP
7 17 (2.88%) MCSA
8 16 (2.71%) CCIE
9 14 (2.37%) Master's Degree
10 13 (2.20%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (1.69%) A+ Certification
12 10 (1.69%) DV Cleared
12 10 (1.69%) GIAC
13 9 (1.52%) CISM
14 8 (1.35%) MCSE
14 8 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (1.18%) MCP
16 6 (1.02%) AWS Certification
16 6 (1.02%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.89%) SLA
2 20 (3.38%) QA
3 16 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.02%) GDPR
5 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.68%) NIST
5 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.51%) FedRAMP
6 3 (0.51%) GRC
6 3 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 198 (33.50%) Active Directory
2 94 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (10.83%) Docker
4 33 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 31 (5.25%) vSphere
6 17 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (2.54%) XenDesktop
9 11 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (1.52%) VMware NSX
12 8 (1.35%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (1.35%) XenApp
13 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.85%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.68%) iptables
15 4 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 83 (14.04%) Kubernetes
2 79 (13.37%) Terraform
3 71 (12.01%) Ansible
4 53 (8.97%) Puppet
5 50 (8.46%) SCCM
6 40 (6.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 28 (4.74%) Nagios
8 26 (4.40%) SCOM
9 21 (3.55%) Prometheus
10 19 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (2.71%) Grafana
12 12 (2.03%) FortiGate
12 12 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (1.86%) WSUS
14 9 (1.52%) Nmap
15 7 (1.18%) Icinga
16 6 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 6 (1.02%) OpenNMS
16 6 (1.02%) QRadar
16 6 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 179 (30.29%) Microsoft
2 120 (20.30%) VMware
3 107 (18.10%) Cisco
4 66 (11.17%) Citrix
5 46 (7.78%) Oracle
6 41 (6.94%) Palo Alto
7 30 (5.08%) SolarWinds
8 24 (4.06%) HP
9 23 (3.89%) Apple
9 23 (3.89%) Google
10 22 (3.72%) Dell
10 22 (3.72%) Juniper
11 21 (3.55%) F5
12 18 (3.05%) Fortinet
13 17 (2.88%) Spotify
13 17 (2.88%) YouTube
14 16 (2.71%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.71%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.71%) ServiceNow
15 15 (2.54%) Splunk