Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 175 157
Rank change year-on-year +44 -18 +11
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 267 390 492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.22% 2.07% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.68% 10.50% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 236 326 427
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.87%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 1,703 3,715 3,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.14% 19.67% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,354 2,511 2,566
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +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 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 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
North West +21 152 £40,750 +3.16% 23
Yorkshire +55 94 £46,500 +16.25% 12
North East +33 21 £35,000 -32.35% 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 North of England region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 147 (55.06%) Windows
2 105 (39.33%) Active Directory
3 85 (31.84%) DNS
3 85 (31.84%) Firewall
4 83 (31.09%) LAN
4 83 (31.09%) WAN
5 76 (28.46%) Microsoft
5 76 (28.46%) Office 365
6 71 (26.59%) Linux
7 67 (25.09%) Cisco
8 63 (23.60%) VPN
9 60 (22.47%) DHCP
10 56 (20.97%) C++
11 54 (20.22%) Wireless
12 52 (19.48%) Azure
13 51 (19.10%) MS Exchange
13 51 (19.10%) Windows Server
14 49 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
15 47 (17.60%) Software Engineering
16 44 (16.48%) C
17 43 (16.10%) ITIL
17 43 (16.10%) Microsoft Office
18 42 (15.73%) SQL Server
18 42 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 40 (14.98%) CCNA
20 39 (14.61%) Data Centre
20 39 (14.61%) Windows 10
21 38 (14.23%) VMware
22 36 (13.48%) Internet
23 35 (13.11%) Problem-Solving

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 51 (19.10%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.49%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.00%) IIS
5 5 (1.87%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (16.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.50%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 76 (28.46%) Office 365
2 52 (19.48%) Azure
3 22 (8.24%) GitHub
4 20 (7.49%) AWS
5 6 (2.25%) IaaS
6 5 (1.87%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 85 (31.84%) DNS
1 85 (31.84%) Firewall
2 83 (31.09%) LAN
2 83 (31.09%) WAN
3 63 (23.60%) VPN
4 60 (22.47%) DHCP
5 54 (20.22%) Wireless
6 36 (13.48%) Internet
7 34 (12.73%) Wi-Fi
8 31 (11.61%) MPLS
9 30 (11.24%) Network Security
9 30 (11.24%) VLAN
10 29 (10.86%) HTTP
10 29 (10.86%) VoIP
11 27 (10.11%) BGP
12 21 (7.87%) SMTP
12 21 (7.87%) Wireshark
13 20 (7.49%) OSPF
14 19 (7.12%) IPv6
15 18 (6.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (5.99%) Eclipse
1 16 (5.99%) GCC
2 14 (5.24%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.37%) JIRA
4 5 (1.87%) Metasploit
5 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.37%) GitLab
General
1 20 (7.49%) Finance
2 10 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.37%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.87%) Electronics
5 5 (1.87%) Law
6 4 (1.50%) Automotive
7 3 (1.12%) Fire and Rescue
7 3 (1.12%) Military
7 3 (1.12%) Police
8 2 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.75%) Games
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (18.73%) Analyst
2 34 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (12.73%) Network Engineer
3 23 (8.61%) Security Analyst
3 23 (8.61%) Software Engineer
4 21 (7.87%) Developer
5 19 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (6.74%) Security Engineer
7 15 (5.62%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (5.62%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (5.24%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (5.24%) IT Support
9 12 (4.49%) Active Directory Support
9 12 (4.49%) Firmware Developer
9 12 (4.49%) Operations Analyst
9 12 (4.49%) Security Operations Analyst
9 12 (4.49%) Senior Security Engineer
9 12 (4.49%) Telephony Support
10 11 (4.12%) IT Engineer
10 11 (4.12%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.49%) .NET
2 12 (4.49%) JSON
3 10 (3.75%) REST
4 9 (3.37%) Yocto
5 6 (2.25%) Middleware
6 5 (1.87%) HTML
6 5 (1.87%) Jinja
6 5 (1.87%) RESTful
7 4 (1.50%) SOAP
8 2 (0.75%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.75%) CSS
8 2 (0.75%) Web Services
9 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.37%) COM
9 1 (0.37%) LAMP
9 1 (0.37%) Laravel
9 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.61%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (7.49%) Management Information System
5 19 (7.12%) Internet of Things
6 14 (5.24%) Device Driver
7 12 (4.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (3.37%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.62%) STB
10 6 (2.25%) e-Learning
10 6 (2.25%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.87%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.87%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.87%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.50%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.50%) Social Media
13 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.12%) PKI
13 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 147 (55.06%) Windows
2 71 (26.59%) Linux
3 51 (19.10%) Windows Server
4 39 (14.61%) Windows 10
5 30 (11.24%) Windows 7
6 24 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.99%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (5.62%) Unix
9 11 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.75%) Android
11 8 (3.00%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.62%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (2.62%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (1.12%) Kali Linux
14 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.60%) Software Engineering
2 43 (16.10%) ITIL
3 42 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 35 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (11.99%) SIEM
6 22 (8.24%) Security Operations
7 21 (7.87%) DevOps
7 21 (7.87%) Project Management
7 21 (7.87%) Use Case
7 21 (7.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (7.49%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (7.12%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (6.74%) Validation
11 17 (6.37%) Computer Science
12 16 (5.99%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.99%) Regression Testing
12 16 (5.99%) Software Testing
13 15 (5.62%) Server Virtualisation
14 14 (5.24%) Incident Management
14 14 (5.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.97%) C++
2 44 (16.48%) C
3 29 (10.86%) C#
4 23 (8.61%) Embedded C
5 16 (5.99%) SQL
6 10 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.00%) Java
7 8 (3.00%) Python
7 8 (3.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.00%) VB
8 7 (2.62%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.87%) Embedded C++
10 4 (1.50%) PHP
11 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.75%) Perl
13 1 (0.37%) COBOL
13 1 (0.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (14.98%) CCNA
3 31 (11.61%) Degree
4 26 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (8.61%) CCNP
6 13 (4.87%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.37%) CCDP
8 9 (3.37%) CCIE
8 9 (3.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 9 (3.37%) MCSA
9 8 (3.00%) CISM
9 8 (3.00%) CISSP
10 7 (2.62%) MCSE
11 5 (1.87%) JNCIE
11 5 (1.87%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.12%) MCP
14 2 (0.75%) CISMP
14 2 (0.75%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.87%) SLA
2 19 (7.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.50%) GDPR
4 4 (1.50%) NIST
5 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.75%) HL7
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 105 (39.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.87%) Firmware
4 20 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 16 (5.99%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.75%) vSphere
7 8 (3.00%) Docker
8 6 (2.25%) XenApp
8 6 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.12%) Snort
11 3 (1.12%) vCloud
11 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.75%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (7.49%) SCCM
2 11 (4.12%) Ansible
3 8 (3.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.87%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.87%) Terraform
4 5 (1.87%) WSUS
5 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.50%) Puppet
6 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.12%) SCOM
7 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.37%) Cacti
8 1 (0.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.37%) Nmap
8 1 (0.37%) Packer
8 1 (0.37%) QRadar
8 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 67 (25.09%) Cisco
3 38 (14.23%) VMware
4 27 (10.11%) Citrix
5 20 (7.49%) Palo Alto
6 12 (4.49%) CheckPoint
6 12 (4.49%) Meraki
7 11 (4.12%) Juniper
8 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.75%) ServiceNow
8 10 (3.75%) Veeam
9 9 (3.37%) Asigra
9 9 (3.37%) Fortinet
10 8 (3.00%) SAP
11 7 (2.62%) Riverbed
12 6 (2.25%) EMC
12 6 (2.25%) Huawei
12 6 (2.25%) Remedy
12 6 (2.25%) Virgin Media
13 5 (1.87%) Ruckus Wireless