Period
to 27 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 146 185
Rank change year-on-year +23 +39 -49
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 239 319 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.21% 2.02% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.90% 14.84% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 205 284 295
Median annual salary £37,500 £42,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £53,750
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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,604 2,149 3,209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.84% 13.62% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 1,766 2,664
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +10.53%
10th Percentile £25,725 £23,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the North of England

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the North of England

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the North of England over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the North of England

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Yorkshire +34 132 £35,000 -22.22% 31
North West +1 90 £45,000 +12.50% 36
North East +18 17 £29,000 +5.45% 8
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 of England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 108 (45.19%) Windows
2 107 (44.77%) DNS
3 101 (42.26%) Microsoft 365
4 94 (39.33%) Active Directory
5 91 (38.08%) Firewall
6 85 (35.56%) Microsoft
7 79 (33.05%) DHCP
8 75 (31.38%) WAN
9 71 (29.71%) LAN
10 65 (27.20%) Cisco
11 63 (26.36%) Azure
12 62 (25.94%) Linux
13 61 (25.52%) VPN
14 60 (25.10%) VMware
15 58 (24.27%) Wireless
16 56 (23.43%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (20.92%) Ethernet
17 50 (20.92%) Windows Server
18 47 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (19.25%) Python
20 45 (18.83%) VLAN
21 39 (16.32%) Telecoms
21 39 (16.32%) HTTP
21 39 (16.32%) Cisco Certification
21 39 (16.32%) C++
21 39 (16.32%) AWS
22 37 (15.48%) Hyper-V
22 37 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 36 (15.06%) Computer Science
24 35 (14.64%) MQTT

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 30 (12.55%) IIS
2 17 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.44%) Apache
3 13 (5.44%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.26%) Confluence
6 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.84%) CloudStack
7 2 (0.84%) JBoss
7 2 (0.84%) nginx
7 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 101 (42.26%) Microsoft 365
2 63 (26.36%) Azure
3 39 (16.32%) AWS
4 18 (7.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (6.69%) Mimecast
6 8 (3.35%) GCP
7 7 (2.93%) GitHub
8 5 (2.09%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (2.09%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.26%) IaaS
10 3 (1.26%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.26%) PaaS
10 3 (1.26%) SaaS
10 3 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.84%) Datadog
11 2 (0.84%) npm
11 2 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 107 (44.77%) DNS
2 91 (38.08%) Firewall
3 79 (33.05%) DHCP
4 75 (31.38%) WAN
5 71 (29.71%) LAN
6 61 (25.52%) VPN
7 58 (24.27%) Wireless
8 56 (23.43%) Wi-Fi
9 50 (20.92%) Ethernet
10 45 (18.83%) VLAN
11 39 (16.32%) HTTP
12 35 (14.64%) MQTT
13 33 (13.81%) Wireshark
14 29 (12.13%) Broadband
15 26 (10.88%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (9.62%) 802.11
16 23 (9.62%) HTTPS
16 23 (9.62%) Network Security
16 23 (9.62%) STUN
17 21 (8.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) MySQL
3 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.26%) MariaDB
3 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (5.02%) GitLab
2 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.93%) SonarQube
3 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.09%) JIRA
4 3 (1.26%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.84%) Gradle
5 2 (0.84%) Maven
5 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (16.32%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.60%) Law
3 4 (1.67%) Local Government
4 3 (1.26%) Electronics
4 3 (1.26%) Finance
5 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (21.76%) Network Engineer
2 31 (12.97%) Analyst
2 31 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (11.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 24 (10.04%) Wireless Engineer
5 22 (9.21%) IT Engineer
5 22 (9.21%) Security Engineer
6 20 (8.37%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.95%) Service Analyst
7 19 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (7.11%) Administrator
8 17 (7.11%) IT Support
9 16 (6.69%) Embedded Engineer
9 16 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (6.69%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (6.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (6.28%) Network Security Engineer
10 15 (6.28%) Software Engineer
11 14 (5.86%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (5.44%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.62%) 802.1X
1 23 (9.62%) XMPP
2 13 (5.44%) CSS
2 13 (5.44%) HTML
3 6 (2.51%) .NET
4 4 (1.67%) Web Services
5 2 (0.84%) COM+
5 2 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.84%) Node.js
5 2 (0.84%) React
5 2 (0.84%) REST
5 2 (0.84%) SOAP
5 2 (0.84%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.42%) LDAP
6 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.42%) Sensu
6 1 (0.42%) WPF
6 1 (0.42%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.69%) Device Driver
3 15 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.86%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (5.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 11 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
6 11 (4.60%) Data Centre
7 10 (4.18%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.26%) Clustering
8 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) PKI
10 1 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 108 (45.19%) Windows
2 62 (25.94%) Linux
3 50 (20.92%) Windows Server
4 34 (14.23%) Windows 10
5 21 (8.79%) Windows 7
5 21 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (7.53%) Unix
7 14 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.51%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (1.67%) Check Point GAiA
10 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.26%) Android
11 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.84%) Solaris
13 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (15.06%) Computer Science
3 32 (13.39%) ITIL
4 27 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (10.04%) Test Automation
5 24 (10.04%) Validation
6 23 (9.62%) Integration Testing
6 23 (9.62%) Performance Measurement
7 19 (7.95%) Information Security
7 19 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (7.53%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.11%) Security Architecture
10 16 (6.69%) Web Filtering
11 15 (6.28%) Data Protection
11 15 (6.28%) SIEM
12 14 (5.86%) Configuration Management
12 14 (5.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 12 (5.02%) Device Driver Development
13 12 (5.02%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (5.02%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.25%) Python
2 39 (16.32%) C++
3 28 (11.72%) C
3 28 (11.72%) PowerShell
4 25 (10.46%) SQL
5 12 (5.02%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.67%) Embedded C
6 4 (1.67%) Tcl
7 3 (1.26%) C#
8 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.42%) Jython
9 1 (0.42%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (16.32%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (13.81%) CCNP
3 23 (9.62%) CCNA
4 16 (6.69%) JNCIP
5 10 (4.18%) DBS Check
6 7 (2.93%) MCSE
6 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.51%) JNCIA
8 5 (2.09%) Degree
8 5 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.67%) CISA
9 4 (1.67%) CISM
9 4 (1.67%) CISSP
10 3 (1.26%) CCDP
10 3 (1.26%) CCSP
10 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) CGEIT
11 1 (0.42%) CRISC
11 1 (0.42%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.55%) SLA
2 18 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 94 (39.33%) Active Directory
2 47 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (15.48%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.02%) Firmware
5 11 (4.60%) Docker
6 9 (3.77%) vSphere
7 7 (2.93%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (2.51%) XenApp
9 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.42%) KVM
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (11.72%) SCCM
2 23 (9.62%) Graylog
2 23 (9.62%) Kibana
3 17 (7.11%) Terraform
4 15 (6.28%) FortiGate
5 14 (5.86%) Kubernetes
6 10 (4.18%) WSUS
7 8 (3.35%) Ansible
7 8 (3.35%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.93%) Nessus
9 6 (2.51%) Cacti
9 6 (2.51%) Grafana
9 6 (2.51%) Nagios
9 6 (2.51%) Nmap
9 6 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (2.09%) Puppet
11 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 85 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 65 (27.20%) Cisco
3 60 (25.10%) VMware
4 18 (7.53%) CheckPoint
4 18 (7.53%) Juniper
5 17 (7.11%) Fortinet
6 15 (6.28%) Citrix
7 14 (5.86%) HP
7 14 (5.86%) Veeam
8 13 (5.44%) Palo Alto
9 10 (4.18%) Aruba
10 9 (3.77%) F5
10 9 (3.77%) Meraki
11 7 (2.93%) Draytek
11 7 (2.93%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.51%) D-Link
12 6 (2.51%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.09%) Brocade
13 5 (2.09%) Splunk
14 4 (1.67%) Riverbed