Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 98 140
Rank change year-on-year -58 +42 -23
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 199 135 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.86% 2.83% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.62% 16.73% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 179 117 189
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,900 £19,500
25th Percentile £27,875 £31,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.74% +12.31% -13.33%
75th Percentile £53,750 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £48,750 £55,250
England median annual salary £42,914 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.02% +4.12% -

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 1,461 807 2,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.66% 16.90% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 649 1,600
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 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
West Midlands -32 150 £37,500 -6.25% 21
East Midlands -74 45 £35,000 -4.11% 23
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 108 (54.27%) Windows
2 107 (53.77%) DHCP
3 105 (52.76%) DNS
4 87 (43.72%) Active Directory
5 70 (35.18%) Windows Server
6 67 (33.67%) Microsoft 365
7 61 (30.65%) Social Skills
8 59 (29.65%) Microsoft
9 55 (27.64%) VMware
10 53 (26.63%) Firewall
11 52 (26.13%) Cisco
12 51 (25.63%) Azure
13 50 (25.13%) WAN
14 48 (24.12%) Problem-Solving
15 44 (22.11%) LAN
16 42 (21.11%) VPN
17 41 (20.60%) Linux
18 38 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
19 34 (17.09%) VLAN
20 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (16.58%) Hyper-V
21 31 (15.58%) Telecoms
22 30 (15.08%) Windows Server 2019
23 28 (14.07%) Self-Motivation
24 27 (13.57%) ITIL
24 27 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
24 27 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
25 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
25 25 (12.56%) Windows 10
25 25 (12.56%) SharePoint

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 25 (12.56%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.52%) IIS
4 4 (2.01%) Apache
5 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.51%) JBoss
5 3 (1.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (19.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (33.67%) Microsoft 365
2 51 (25.63%) Azure
3 12 (6.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (6.03%) IaaS
4 11 (5.53%) AWS
5 8 (4.02%) PaaS
6 7 (3.52%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (3.02%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.51%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.01%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.01%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.01%) Serverless
10 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.50%) SaaS
10 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 107 (53.77%) DHCP
2 105 (52.76%) DNS
3 53 (26.63%) Firewall
4 50 (25.13%) WAN
5 44 (22.11%) LAN
6 42 (21.11%) VPN
7 34 (17.09%) VLAN
8 21 (10.55%) Broadband
9 18 (9.05%) HTTP
10 16 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (8.04%) Wireless
11 14 (7.04%) Internet
12 13 (6.53%) BGP
13 11 (5.53%) OSPF
13 11 (5.53%) SD-WAN
14 10 (5.03%) Network Security
14 10 (5.03%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (5.03%) WLAN
15 9 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (4.02%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.51%) MySQL
3 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.01%) Power BI
4 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 17 (8.54%) Subversion
2 3 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.51%) Selenium
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
3 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (30.65%) Social Skills
2 31 (15.58%) Telecoms
3 25 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.03%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.02%) Law
5 8 (4.02%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (4.02%) Retail
6 7 (3.52%) Legal
7 4 (2.01%) Finance
7 4 (2.01%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.01%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Local Government
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (27.14%) Analyst
2 27 (13.57%) IT Support
3 24 (12.06%) Support Analyst
4 20 (10.05%) Software Engineer
5 19 (9.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 19 (9.55%) IT Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Embedded C Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 18 (9.05%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) C Software Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 17 (8.54%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.04%) XML
2 10 (5.03%) Regular Expression
3 6 (3.02%) Web Services
4 3 (1.51%) .NET
4 3 (1.51%) REST
4 3 (1.51%) RESTful
5 2 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.01%) HTML
5 2 (1.01%) ISPF
5 2 (1.01%) JSON
5 2 (1.01%) Kafka
5 2 (1.01%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.01%) Velocity
6 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.50%) JMS
6 1 (0.50%) LAMP
6 1 (0.50%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.07%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (8.54%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 12 (6.03%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.03%) Driving Licence
4 11 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.52%) Clustering
6 7 (3.52%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (2.51%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.01%) CCTV
8 2 (1.01%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) Online Games
9 1 (0.50%) Replication
9 1 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 108 (54.27%) Windows
2 70 (35.18%) Windows Server
3 41 (20.60%) Linux
4 33 (16.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (15.08%) Windows Server 2019
6 25 (12.56%) Windows 10
7 23 (11.56%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (9.05%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.52%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.52%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (3.02%) CentOS
12 6 (3.02%) Unix
13 4 (2.01%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.01%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.50%) Debian
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.12%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (13.57%) ITIL
3 24 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (11.56%) Software Engineering
5 22 (11.06%) Project Delivery
6 20 (10.05%) SIEM
7 19 (9.55%) Validation
8 18 (9.05%) Project Management
8 18 (9.05%) Software Architecture
9 17 (8.54%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.54%) DevOps
10 16 (8.04%) Service Management
11 14 (7.04%) Use Case
12 13 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (6.53%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (6.53%) Migration
13 12 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (6.03%) Network Management
13 12 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (6.03%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.06%) C++
1 22 (11.06%) Python
2 21 (10.55%) PowerShell
3 20 (10.05%) C
4 19 (9.55%) Embedded C
5 18 (9.05%) Embedded C++
6 16 (8.04%) SQL
7 5 (2.51%) Bicep
8 4 (2.01%) Java
9 3 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.51%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.01%) C-shell
10 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.01%) Perl
10 2 (1.01%) PHP
10 2 (1.01%) R
11 1 (0.50%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.50%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.57%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (9.55%) Degree
3 17 (8.54%) CCNA
4 14 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.03%) CCNP
6 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.52%) CISSP
8 6 (3.02%) CISM
8 6 (3.02%) MCSE
9 4 (2.01%) CCIE
10 3 (1.51%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.51%) CWNA
10 3 (1.51%) MCP
11 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.01%) GCIA
11 2 (1.01%) GSEC
11 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.01%) MCITP
11 2 (1.01%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) SLA
2 10 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.02%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.52%) PMO
5 5 (2.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.51%) QA
7 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.50%) NIST
System Software
1 87 (43.72%) Active Directory
2 33 (16.58%) Hyper-V
3 27 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.54%) Firmware
5 7 (3.52%) VMware Server
6 6 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.01%) Docker
8 3 (1.51%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.50%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.50%) iptables
9 1 (0.50%) NFS
9 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) SCCM
2 10 (5.03%) WSUS
3 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 7 (3.52%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (3.52%) Terraform
5 6 (3.02%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.51%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.01%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.01%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (1.01%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.50%) Ansible
9 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.50%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Puppet
9 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 55 (27.64%) VMware
3 52 (26.13%) Cisco
4 17 (8.54%) EMC
5 16 (8.04%) Splunk
6 15 (7.54%) BMC
6 15 (7.54%) SolarWinds
7 14 (7.04%) LogRhythm
8 10 (5.03%) Dell
9 8 (4.02%) Avaya
10 7 (3.52%) HP
10 7 (3.52%) Juniper
10 7 (3.52%) Siemens
11 6 (3.02%) arcserve
11 6 (3.02%) AVG
11 6 (3.02%) ServiceNow
11 6 (3.02%) SonicWALL
11 6 (3.02%) Sophos
11 6 (3.02%) Trend Micro
11 6 (3.02%) Veeam