Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 113 165
Rank change year-on-year -16 +52 -22
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 238 338 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.35% 2.76% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 14.82% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 182 213 237
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £19,800 £25,100 £21,400
90th Percentile £56,000 £70,000 £50,650
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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,870 2,280 2,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.49% 18.63% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 1,605 1,684
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the Midlands.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
West Midlands +43 170 £32,500 -23.53% 57
East Midlands -56 68 £32,500 -13.33% 25
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 166 (69.75%) Windows
2 122 (51.26%) Microsoft
3 113 (47.48%) DNS
4 107 (44.96%) Active Directory
5 94 (39.50%) DHCP
6 90 (37.82%) VMware
6 90 (37.82%) Windows Server
7 81 (34.03%) WAN
7 81 (34.03%) Office 365
8 78 (32.77%) LAN
9 69 (28.99%) Firewall
10 66 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 60 (25.21%) VLAN
11 60 (25.21%) MS Exchange
11 60 (25.21%) ITIL
12 57 (23.95%) Linux
13 53 (22.27%) Cisco
14 52 (21.85%) VPN
14 52 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
15 51 (21.43%) Hyper-V
16 45 (18.91%) Citrix
17 44 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
18 42 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
19 41 (17.23%) SLA
20 37 (15.55%) Change Management
20 37 (15.55%) Azure
21 36 (15.13%) Problem Management
22 34 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
23 33 (13.87%) Windows 10
23 33 (13.87%) Security Operations

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 60 (25.21%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 28 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.04%) IIS
5 8 (3.36%) Apache
6 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.26%) Documentum
7 3 (1.26%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (21.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 81 (34.03%) Office 365
2 37 (15.55%) Azure
3 22 (9.24%) AWS
4 5 (2.10%) GitHub
4 5 (2.10%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.68%) AWS CodePipeline
5 4 (1.68%) G Suite
6 3 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.26%) Datadog
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.84%) GCP
7 2 (0.84%) Serverless
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (47.48%) DNS
2 94 (39.50%) DHCP
3 81 (34.03%) WAN
4 78 (32.77%) LAN
5 69 (28.99%) Firewall
6 60 (25.21%) VLAN
7 52 (21.85%) VPN
8 22 (9.24%) Wireless
9 20 (8.40%) Network Security
10 17 (7.14%) Internet
11 15 (6.30%) Wireshark
12 14 (5.88%) HTTP
12 14 (5.88%) VoIP
13 12 (5.04%) SAN
14 11 (4.62%) BGP
14 11 (4.62%) PBX
15 9 (3.78%) OSPF
16 8 (3.36%) ADSL
16 8 (3.36%) IPsec
16 8 (3.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.10%) MS Access
4 4 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.84%) Big Data
6 2 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.52%) Babel
1 6 (2.52%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.52%) GitLab
1 6 (2.52%) webpack
2 4 (1.68%) Bitbucket
2 4 (1.68%) CircleCI
2 4 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.42%) Maven
3 1 (0.42%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.42%) VectorCAST
General
1 22 (9.24%) Finance
2 16 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.78%) Automotive
4 6 (2.52%) Billing
4 6 (2.52%) Retail
5 4 (1.68%) Electronics
5 4 (1.68%) Law
5 4 (1.68%) Legal
6 3 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) German Language
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (34.03%) Analyst
2 30 (12.61%) Support Analyst
3 27 (11.34%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.08%) Network Engineer
5 23 (9.66%) IT Support
6 22 (9.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (9.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (7.98%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (7.56%) Technical Support
9 16 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (6.30%) Administrator
10 15 (6.30%) IT Engineer
10 15 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (5.46%) SOC Analyst
12 12 (5.04%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (5.04%) Technical Support Analyst
13 11 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.36%) CSS
2 7 (2.94%) Web Services
3 6 (2.52%) GraphQL
3 6 (2.52%) LAMP
3 6 (2.52%) Redux
3 6 (2.52%) Semantic HTML
4 5 (2.10%) .NET
4 5 (2.10%) REST
5 4 (1.68%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.68%) Node.js
6 3 (1.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.26%) JSON
6 3 (1.26%) YAML
7 2 (0.84%) Ajax
7 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.84%) HTML
7 2 (0.84%) jQuery
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.30%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 11 (4.62%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.78%) CCTV
6 9 (3.78%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.36%) User Experience
7 8 (3.36%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.94%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.10%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.26%) CMDB
11 3 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.26%) Social Media
12 2 (0.84%) AS400
12 2 (0.84%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.84%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 166 (69.75%) Windows
2 90 (37.82%) Windows Server
3 57 (23.95%) Linux
4 44 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (13.87%) Windows 10
7 20 (8.40%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.36%) CentOS
10 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.10%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.68%) CatOS
13 3 (1.26%) Fedora
13 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.26%) Unix
13 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.84%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.21%) ITIL
2 37 (15.55%) Change Management
3 36 (15.13%) Problem Management
4 34 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 33 (13.87%) Security Operations
6 30 (12.61%) Information Security
7 28 (11.76%) SIEM
8 27 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 27 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (10.08%) Mentoring
10 23 (9.66%) Incident Management
10 23 (9.66%) Threat Intelligence
11 19 (7.98%) Analytics
11 19 (7.98%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 19 (7.98%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.72%) Project Management
13 16 (6.72%) Tradecraft
14 15 (6.30%) ITIL V3
14 15 (6.30%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.50%) SQL
2 21 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.46%) Python
4 11 (4.62%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.20%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.36%) C#
7 6 (2.52%) C
7 6 (2.52%) ES6
7 6 (2.52%) VBScript
8 4 (1.68%) C++
8 4 (1.68%) Java
9 3 (1.26%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.84%) KiXtart
10 2 (0.84%) VB
11 1 (0.42%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (10.08%) CCNA
2 24 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (9.66%) CISSP
4 21 (8.82%) MCSE
5 20 (8.40%) CEH
6 18 (7.56%) GSEC
6 18 (7.56%) MCSA
7 15 (6.30%) SSCP
8 12 (5.04%) Degree
9 10 (4.20%) MCP
9 10 (4.20%) Security Cleared
10 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.94%) CCNP
12 6 (2.52%) CCIE
13 4 (1.68%) GCIA
13 4 (1.68%) GCIH
14 3 (1.26%) AWS Certification
14 3 (1.26%) GIAC
14 3 (1.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (17.23%) SLA
2 21 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.20%) ISO 9001
4 6 (2.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.10%) QA
6 3 (1.26%) GDPR
7 1 (0.42%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 107 (44.96%) Active Directory
2 66 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.08%) XenApp
5 21 (8.82%) XenDesktop
6 16 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (2.94%) Terminal Server
9 6 (2.52%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.52%) VirtualBox
10 5 (2.10%) Docker
11 4 (1.68%) vSphere
12 3 (1.26%) Firmware
12 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.26%) Postfix
13 2 (0.84%) GPFS
13 2 (0.84%) Lustre
14 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.98%) SCCM
2 8 (3.36%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (2.52%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.10%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.68%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.68%) Nagios
5 4 (1.68%) SCOM
6 3 (1.26%) Ansible
6 3 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.26%) Puppet
6 3 (1.26%) Terraform
7 2 (0.84%) Grafana
7 2 (0.84%) Icinga
7 2 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.84%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.84%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 122 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 90 (37.82%) VMware
3 53 (22.27%) Cisco
4 45 (18.91%) Citrix
5 17 (7.14%) Avaya
5 17 (7.14%) Darktrace
6 16 (6.72%) ArcSight
6 16 (6.72%) Qualys
7 15 (6.30%) HP
7 15 (6.30%) Veeam
8 12 (5.04%) F5
9 11 (4.62%) Mitel
9 11 (4.62%) Symantec
10 9 (3.78%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.78%) Oracle
11 8 (3.36%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (2.94%) Meraki
12 7 (2.94%) Palo Alto
12 7 (2.94%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.52%) SonicWALL