Period
to 16 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 16 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 68 101
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33 +15
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 17 22 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.44% 2.24% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 15.38% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 6
10th Percentile £23,000 " £28,625
25th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £38,854
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £27,500 £37,500 £47,708
Median % change year-on-year -26.67% -21.40% +73.48%
75th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £58,852
90th Percentile £50,300 £41,250 £75,274
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 177 143 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.96% 14.58% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 116 123 187
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,800 £22,000
25th Percentile £28,625 £27,125 £29,558
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +16.92%
75th Percentile £51,063 £44,750 £51,875
90th Percentile £65,625 £50,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the North East

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the North East

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the North East over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the North East

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 June 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
Tyne and Wear -8 15 £27,500 - 4
Durham +3 2 £30,375 -19.00% 5
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 North East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
6 5 (29.41%) Social Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Veeam
6 5 (29.41%) vSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) HTTP
7 4 (23.53%) SMTP
7 4 (23.53%) SSL
7 4 (23.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 2 (11.76%) Red Hat

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (11.76%) AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 4 (23.53%) SMTP
3 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) CCTV
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) CentOS
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Proactive Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
1 4 (23.53%) Python
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (11.76%) Docker
5 2 (11.76%) Postfix
5 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
1 2 (11.76%) Packer
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Veeam
5 2 (11.76%) Asigra
5 2 (11.76%) New Relic
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos