Period
to 29 November 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 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 136 107
Rank change year-on-year +38 -29 +44
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 136 237 365
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.93% 2.10% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.48% 11.12% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 142 191 269
Median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £22,125 £19,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,958 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.75% +1.08% -

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 778 2,132 2,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.73% 18.91% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 621 1,549 1,675
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £64,893
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 +20 80 £41,697 +28.30% 18
East Midlands +64 55 £35,000 +7.69% 10
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 93 (68.38%) Windows
2 79 (58.09%) DNS
3 77 (56.62%) Active Directory
4 65 (47.79%) DHCP
5 64 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 62 (45.59%) VMware
7 48 (35.29%) WAN
8 46 (33.82%) ITIL
9 43 (31.62%) Firewall
10 42 (30.88%) Windows Server
11 41 (30.15%) LAN
12 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (25.74%) SAN
14 34 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (25.00%) Office 365
15 30 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (22.06%) Citrix
16 28 (20.59%) Cisco
16 28 (20.59%) MCSA
16 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
17 27 (19.85%) Linux
18 25 (18.38%) Self-Motivation
19 24 (17.65%) Azure
19 24 (17.65%) Change Management
20 23 (16.91%) Hyper-V
20 23 (16.91%) iSCSI
20 23 (16.91%) Server+ Certification
20 23 (16.91%) Windows 10
21 22 (16.18%) Fibre Channel

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 8 (5.88%) IIS
2 7 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) Confluence
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.00%) Office 365
2 24 (17.65%) Azure
3 20 (14.71%) AWS
4 8 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.94%) GitHub
6 2 (1.47%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.74%) IaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Loggly
7 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (58.09%) DNS
2 65 (47.79%) DHCP
3 48 (35.29%) WAN
4 43 (31.62%) Firewall
5 41 (30.15%) LAN
6 35 (25.74%) SAN
7 23 (16.91%) iSCSI
8 22 (16.18%) Fibre Channel
9 18 (13.24%) VPN
10 16 (11.76%) VLAN
11 13 (9.56%) VoIP
12 9 (6.62%) Network Security
13 7 (5.15%) Ethernet
13 7 (5.15%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (5.15%) Wireless
14 6 (4.41%) HTTP
14 6 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (4.41%) SSH
15 5 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (3.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.74%) GitLab
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (3.68%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Automotive
3 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Electronics
4 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.47%) French Language
4 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.74%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (22.06%) Analyst
2 27 (19.85%) IT Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) Network Engineer
4 15 (11.03%) Support Engineer
5 14 (10.29%) IT Analyst
6 12 (8.82%) IT Support
7 8 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Administrator
7 8 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 5 (3.68%) Support Technician
10 5 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) HTML
2 2 (1.47%) Ajax
2 2 (1.47%) CSS
2 2 (1.47%) LDAP
2 2 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.74%) COM
3 1 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.74%) jQuery
3 1 (0.74%) Loki
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 25 (18.38%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.15%) Clustering
5 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.94%) Replication
7 3 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.21%) NHS
7 3 (2.21%) PKI
8 2 (1.47%) Handset
8 2 (1.47%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (68.38%) Windows
2 42 (30.88%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (19.85%) Linux
6 23 (16.91%) Windows 10
7 22 (16.18%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (8.82%) Windows Server 2019
9 11 (8.09%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.94%) CentOS
10 4 (2.94%) Unix
11 3 (2.21%) AIX
11 3 (2.21%) Solaris
11 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.74%) Android
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) ITIL
2 24 (17.65%) Change Management
3 19 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (8.82%) Information Security
6 10 (7.35%) Server Management
7 9 (6.62%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.62%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.62%) SIEM
8 8 (5.88%) Storage Management
9 7 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.41%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.41%) Change Control
10 6 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (4.41%) DevOps
10 6 (4.41%) Network Design
10 6 (4.41%) Project Management
11 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.68%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.29%) SQL
2 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.88%) Python
3 8 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.68%) Java
4 5 (3.68%) Perl
5 4 (2.94%) C
6 3 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.47%) C++
7 2 (1.47%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) C#
8 1 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) VBA
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (20.59%) MCSA
3 23 (16.91%) Server+ Certification
4 20 (14.71%) MCSE
5 15 (11.03%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (7.35%) AWS Certification
6 10 (7.35%) CCNA
7 8 (5.88%) MCITP
7 8 (5.88%) MCTS
8 7 (5.15%) CCNP
9 6 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.41%) JNCIA
10 5 (3.68%) Degree
10 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.47%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.74%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.62%) SLA
3 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.74%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 77 (56.62%) Active Directory
2 34 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (16.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.62%) vSphere
5 7 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.94%) Docker
6 4 (2.94%) XenApp
7 3 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.47%) GPFS
8 2 (1.47%) Lustre
8 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.74%) NFS
9 1 (0.74%) Snort
9 1 (0.74%) vCloud
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Terraform
2 6 (4.41%) Ansible
3 5 (3.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.21%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.47%) Grafana
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.47%) Packer
6 2 (1.47%) SCCM
6 2 (1.47%) WSUS
6 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.74%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.74%) FTK
7 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.74%) Puppet
7 1 (0.74%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 64 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 62 (45.59%) VMware
3 30 (22.06%) Citrix
4 28 (20.59%) Cisco
5 9 (6.62%) Fortinet
5 9 (6.62%) HP
6 8 (5.88%) Juniper
6 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.41%) Siemens
7 6 (4.41%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.68%) Avaya
8 5 (3.68%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.68%) Veeam
9 4 (2.94%) Apple
9 4 (2.94%) IBM
10 3 (2.21%) Meraki
10 3 (2.21%) Mitel
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle
10 3 (2.21%) Splunk
11 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow