Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 123 148
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25 -16
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 218 337 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.93% 2.53% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.05% 14.96% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 168 271 258
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% -1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,500 £22,363
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £59,300
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -1.18%

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 2,170 2,253 2,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.21% 16.92% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 1,694 1,929
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,575 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +8 155 £32,000 -14.67% 29
East Midlands -48 63 £35,000 - 27
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 146 (66.97%) Windows
2 102 (46.79%) DNS
3 96 (44.04%) Microsoft
3 96 (44.04%) Active Directory
4 93 (42.66%) DHCP
5 87 (39.91%) Windows Server
6 75 (34.40%) VMware
7 72 (33.03%) Linux
8 68 (31.19%) Firewall
9 66 (30.28%) WAN
10 57 (26.15%) MS Exchange
11 55 (25.23%) LAN
11 55 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 53 (24.31%) Office 365
12 53 (24.31%) ITIL
13 52 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (23.85%) Hyper-V
14 51 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (23.39%) Cisco
15 48 (22.02%) Cybersecurity
16 46 (21.10%) Citrix
17 40 (18.35%) SLA
17 40 (18.35%) Microsoft Office
18 39 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (16.06%) SIEM
19 35 (16.06%) VLAN
20 31 (14.22%) VPN
20 31 (14.22%) Internet
21 30 (13.76%) Security Operations
22 29 (13.30%) Degree

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 57 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (7.80%) Apache
5 15 (6.88%) IIS
6 11 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.75%) nginx
8 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.38%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.92%) CMS
11 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.46%) Documentum
Applications
1 40 (18.35%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.46%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (24.31%) Office 365
2 16 (7.34%) Azure
3 11 (5.05%) AWS
4 3 (1.38%) G Suite
5 2 (0.92%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.46%) GCP
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.46%) Route 53
6 1 (0.46%) Serverless
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (46.79%) DNS
2 93 (42.66%) DHCP
3 68 (31.19%) Firewall
4 66 (30.28%) WAN
5 55 (25.23%) LAN
6 35 (16.06%) VLAN
7 31 (14.22%) Internet
7 31 (14.22%) VPN
8 29 (13.30%) Network Security
9 22 (10.09%) SAN
10 17 (7.80%) HTTP
10 17 (7.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (4.59%) H.323
11 10 (4.59%) HTTPS
11 10 (4.59%) IPsec
11 10 (4.59%) RS-485
11 10 (4.59%) RTP
12 9 (4.13%) Wireless
13 8 (3.67%) Wireshark
14 7 (3.21%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.92%) MySQL
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.46%) Power BI
6 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.29%) IDA Disassembler
1 5 (2.29%) OllyDbg
1 5 (2.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.83%) Robot Framework
2 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.38%) Babel
3 3 (1.38%) Maven
3 3 (1.38%) Subversion
3 3 (1.38%) webpack
4 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.46%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.46%) VectorCAST
General
1 25 (11.47%) Finance
2 17 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.96%) Law
4 9 (4.13%) Automotive
5 7 (3.21%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.83%) Legal
7 3 (1.38%) Electronics
7 3 (1.38%) Games
8 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.92%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.92%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
9 1 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (26.61%) Analyst
2 32 (14.68%) Support Engineer
3 19 (8.72%) SOC Analyst
4 17 (7.80%) IT Support
5 15 (6.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (6.88%) IT Engineer
5 15 (6.88%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (5.96%) Administrator
6 13 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (5.50%) Embedded Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Field Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (5.05%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.59%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Consultant
10 9 (4.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.83%) Node.js
1 4 (1.83%) Yocto
2 3 (1.38%) CSS
2 3 (1.38%) GraphQL
2 3 (1.38%) Redux
2 3 (1.38%) REST
2 3 (1.38%) Semantic HTML
2 3 (1.38%) Spring
2 3 (1.38%) Web Services
3 2 (0.92%) .NET
3 2 (0.92%) COM
3 2 (0.92%) HTML
3 2 (0.92%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (0.92%) LDAP
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.92%) Servlets
3 2 (0.92%) Swing
4 1 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.46%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.72%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.80%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (6.42%) Client/Server
4 13 (5.96%) Data Centre
5 12 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.05%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (4.13%) CCTV
8 9 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (4.13%) User Experience
9 8 (3.67%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.75%) CAN bus
10 6 (2.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (2.75%) Cyberattack
11 5 (2.29%) CMDB
12 4 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.38%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.38%) Social Media
13 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 146 (66.97%) Windows
2 87 (39.91%) Windows Server
3 72 (33.03%) Linux
4 55 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.55%) Windows 7
7 19 (8.72%) Windows 10
8 18 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.50%) CentOS
10 9 (4.13%) Fedora
10 9 (4.13%) Ubuntu
10 9 (4.13%) Unix
10 9 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.21%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.21%) Debian
11 7 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.75%) FreeRTOS
13 5 (2.29%) SUSE
13 5 (2.29%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.83%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.31%) ITIL
2 48 (22.02%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (16.06%) SIEM
5 30 (13.76%) Security Operations
6 28 (12.84%) Information Security
7 25 (11.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 25 (11.47%) Problem Management
8 24 (11.01%) Change Management
9 19 (8.72%) ITIL V3
10 18 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 17 (7.80%) Incident Management
12 16 (7.34%) Threat Intelligence
13 15 (6.88%) Project Management
13 15 (6.88%) Server Management
14 13 (5.96%) Penetration Testing
14 13 (5.96%) Service Delivery
15 12 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (5.50%) Proactive Monitoring
15 12 (5.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.39%) SQL
2 18 (8.26%) Python
3 16 (7.34%) C#
3 16 (7.34%) C++
4 15 (6.88%) PowerShell
5 14 (6.42%) C
6 11 (5.05%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.05%) Java
7 8 (3.67%) Perl
8 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.75%) Ruby
9 5 (2.29%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.38%) ES6
11 2 (0.92%) PHP
12 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
12 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (13.30%) Degree
2 27 (12.39%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (9.63%) CCNA
4 14 (6.42%) Security Cleared
5 12 (5.50%) CISSP
6 11 (5.05%) CEH
6 11 (5.05%) DBS Check
6 11 (5.05%) SSCP
7 10 (4.59%) GSEC
7 10 (4.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.67%) SANS
9 6 (2.75%) MCP
10 5 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (2.29%) MCSE
11 4 (1.83%) CCNP
12 3 (1.38%) CCIE
12 3 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (1.38%) GIAC
12 3 (1.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.35%) SLA
2 20 (9.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.13%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.38%) QA
6 2 (0.92%) GDPR
7 1 (0.46%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.46%) NIST
System Software
1 96 (44.04%) Active Directory
2 52 (23.85%) Hyper-V
2 52 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.39%) XenApp
4 24 (11.01%) XenDesktop
5 17 (7.80%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (4.59%) vSphere
8 8 (3.67%) VirtualBox
9 7 (3.21%) Firmware
10 5 (2.29%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (1.83%) Postfix
11 4 (1.83%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.83%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.38%) Docker
12 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.46%) LXC
Systems Management
1 26 (11.93%) SCCM
2 16 (7.34%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 9 (4.13%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (2.29%) EnCase
5 5 (2.29%) FTK
5 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.29%) Nagios
5 5 (2.29%) QRadar
5 5 (2.29%) WSUS
6 3 (1.38%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.38%) Ansible
6 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.38%) SCOM
7 2 (0.92%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.92%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) Icinga
Vendors
1 96 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 75 (34.40%) VMware
3 51 (23.39%) Cisco
4 46 (21.10%) Citrix
5 23 (10.55%) Veeam
6 18 (8.26%) Symantec
7 16 (7.34%) ArcSight
8 14 (6.42%) Avaya
9 13 (5.96%) Splunk
10 10 (4.59%) Mitel
11 9 (4.13%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (4.13%) Red Hat
12 8 (3.67%) HP
13 7 (3.21%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.21%) Darktrace
13 7 (3.21%) Dell
13 7 (3.21%) F5
13 7 (3.21%) Oracle
13 7 (3.21%) Qualys
14 5 (2.29%) Fortinet