Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 153 87
Rank change year-on-year +50 -66 -21
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 752 624 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.96% 2.14% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 13.80% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 601 514 792
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -2.59%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,210 4,521 5,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.58% 15.51% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,249 3,551 4,146
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £46,809 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.45% +5.56% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the South East

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the South East.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the South East

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the South East

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -2 248 £45,000 +12.50% 62
Hampshire +47 184 £35,000 -6.67% 36
Surrey +66 167 £40,000 +17.65% 43
Berkshire -6 148 £47,500 +18.75% 34
Buckinghamshire -4 66 £42,000 +5.00% 17
West Sussex +24 53 £45,000 +42.86% 7
Kent +25 51 £31,500 -10.00% 6
East Sussex +38 40 £40,000 -1.84% 4
Oxfordshire +12 34 £52,000 +55.46% 11
Middlesex -5 3 £43,000 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 425 (56.52%) Windows
2 313 (41.62%) Firewall
3 275 (36.57%) Active Directory
4 265 (35.24%) DNS
5 248 (32.98%) Linux
6 241 (32.05%) Microsoft
7 230 (30.59%) LAN
8 221 (29.39%) DHCP
9 209 (27.79%) WAN
10 204 (27.13%) Cisco
11 199 (26.46%) Office 365
12 191 (25.40%) VMware
13 189 (25.13%) Windows Server
14 163 (21.68%) Cisco Certification
15 159 (21.14%) ITIL
16 131 (17.42%) CCNP
17 126 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
18 123 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
19 122 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
20 121 (16.09%) Azure
21 117 (15.56%) Python
22 113 (15.03%) Windows 10
23 111 (14.76%) VPN
24 110 (14.63%) Network Security
25 108 (14.36%) Data Centre
26 106 (14.10%) AWS
27 104 (13.83%) SQL
28 101 (13.43%) Windows 7
29 100 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
30 99 (13.16%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 60 (7.98%) MS Exchange
2 48 (6.38%) IIS
3 27 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (2.93%) Skype for Business
5 20 (2.66%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.39%) Apache
6 18 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.39%) JBoss
7 16 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 11 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.20%) Confluence
10 8 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.53%) nginx
13 2 (0.27%) CMS
14 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.13%) JCAPS
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 122 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.79%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.53%) Simulink
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.66%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 199 (26.46%) Office 365
2 121 (16.09%) Azure
3 106 (14.10%) AWS
4 41 (5.45%) SaaS
5 32 (4.26%) GCP
6 16 (2.13%) IaaS
7 13 (1.73%) OpenShift
8 8 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 6 (0.80%) Datadog
9 6 (0.80%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.66%) G Suite
10 5 (0.66%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.66%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.66%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.53%) GitHub
11 4 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 313 (41.62%) Firewall
2 265 (35.24%) DNS
3 230 (30.59%) LAN
4 221 (29.39%) DHCP
5 209 (27.79%) WAN
6 111 (14.76%) VPN
7 110 (14.63%) Network Security
8 91 (12.10%) Internet
9 86 (11.44%) BGP
9 86 (11.44%) VoIP
10 82 (10.90%) OSPF
11 74 (9.84%) VLAN
12 65 (8.64%) SAN
13 59 (7.85%) Wireless
14 55 (7.31%) Intrusion Detection
15 46 (6.12%) MPLS
16 43 (5.72%) Ethernet
17 36 (4.79%) IPsec
17 36 (4.79%) NAS
18 33 (4.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (3.59%) MySQL
4 25 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.26%) Redis
7 16 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.86%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.73%) Big Data
9 13 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.46%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.66%) Amazon Athena
13 4 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.40%) GIS
14 3 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 60 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.66%) Subversion
4 18 (2.39%) JIRA
5 5 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.53%) Bower
6 4 (0.53%) Grunt
6 4 (0.53%) IDA Disassembler
6 4 (0.53%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (0.53%) Protractor
6 4 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.53%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.40%) git-flow
7 3 (0.40%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.40%) Selenium
7 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 48 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 42 (5.59%) Finance
3 23 (3.06%) Retail
4 20 (2.66%) Games
5 15 (1.99%) Public Sector
6 13 (1.73%) Electronics
7 10 (1.33%) Banking
8 8 (1.06%) Law
8 8 (1.06%) Legal
8 8 (1.06%) Marketing
9 6 (0.80%) Automotive
10 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) Czech Language
11 4 (0.53%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 124 (16.49%) Analyst
2 115 (15.29%) Network Engineer
3 104 (13.83%) Support Engineer
4 85 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 58 (7.71%) IT Support
6 52 (6.91%) Support Analyst
7 38 (5.05%) IT Engineer
8 37 (4.92%) Service Analyst
8 37 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 35 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
10 34 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
11 33 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
11 33 (4.39%) IT Analyst
12 30 (3.99%) Consultant
13 27 (3.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 27 (3.59%) IT Support Analyst
13 27 (3.59%) Senior Network Engineer
14 26 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
15 25 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 25 (3.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.93%) Web Services
2 15 (1.99%) 802.1X
2 15 (1.99%) HTML
3 14 (1.86%) Node.js
4 12 (1.60%) CSS
5 9 (1.20%) XML
6 8 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (1.06%) LDAP
6 8 (1.06%) REST
6 8 (1.06%) Spring
7 7 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (0.80%) JMS
8 6 (0.80%) JSP
8 6 (0.80%) Servlets
9 5 (0.66%) .NET
9 5 (0.66%) Middleware
9 5 (0.66%) RESTful
9 5 (0.66%) SOAP
9 5 (0.66%) Software Packaging
9 5 (0.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (14.36%) Data Centre
2 77 (10.24%) Management Information System
3 68 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
6 29 (3.86%) Driving Licence
7 25 (3.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 25 (3.32%) Private Cloud
8 21 (2.79%) Linux Command Line
9 18 (2.39%) Security Operations Centre
10 13 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.73%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.33%) Cybercrime
12 9 (1.20%) Cyberattack
12 9 (1.20%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.20%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.06%) Clustering
13 8 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (1.06%) Replication
14 7 (0.93%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 425 (56.52%) Windows
2 248 (32.98%) Linux
3 189 (25.13%) Windows Server
4 113 (15.03%) Windows 10
5 101 (13.43%) Windows 7
6 100 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 87 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (10.51%) Unix
9 28 (3.72%) CentOS
10 19 (2.53%) Windows XP
11 18 (2.39%) Apple iOS
11 18 (2.39%) Windows 2000
11 18 (2.39%) Windows 8
12 17 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.33%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.20%) Android
15 9 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
16 8 (1.06%) Debian
16 8 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (21.14%) ITIL
2 123 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
3 92 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 84 (11.17%) DevOps
5 56 (7.45%) Mentoring
6 52 (6.91%) Load Balancing
6 52 (6.91%) Time Management
7 50 (6.65%) Configuration Management
8 49 (6.52%) Information Security
9 47 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (5.45%) Incident Management
11 40 (5.32%) SIEM
11 40 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 39 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
12 39 (5.19%) Service Management
13 35 (4.65%) Migration
14 34 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
15 30 (3.99%) Presales
16 28 (3.72%) Change Control
16 28 (3.72%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 117 (15.56%) Python
2 104 (13.83%) SQL
3 78 (10.37%) C
4 77 (10.24%) PowerShell
5 73 (9.71%) Bash Shell
6 48 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 43 (5.72%) C++
8 40 (5.32%) Java
9 37 (4.92%) Ruby
10 36 (4.79%) Perl
11 8 (1.06%) Go
11 8 (1.06%) PHP
12 6 (0.80%) C#
12 6 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.53%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.53%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.40%) VB
15 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 163 (21.68%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (17.42%) CCNP
3 98 (13.03%) Security Cleared
4 97 (12.90%) Degree
5 91 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 90 (11.97%) CCNA
7 52 (6.91%) MCSE
8 45 (5.98%) DV Cleared
8 45 (5.98%) SC Cleared
9 39 (5.19%) MCSA
10 37 (4.92%) JNCIS
11 32 (4.26%) CCIE
12 31 (4.12%) CISSP
13 25 (3.32%) JNCIA
14 21 (2.79%) MCP
15 20 (2.66%) JNCIE
16 17 (2.26%) GCIA
16 17 (2.26%) GIAC
17 16 (2.13%) CCSA
17 16 (2.13%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.18%) SLA
2 58 (7.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (4.12%) PCI DSS
4 21 (2.79%) ISO 9001
5 18 (2.39%) ISO 22301
6 10 (1.33%) COBIT
7 9 (1.20%) NIST
8 7 (0.93%) GDPR
9 6 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.80%) QA
10 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.27%) DICOM
11 2 (0.27%) HL7
11 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.27%) NCSC
11 2 (0.27%) RMADS
12 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 275 (36.57%) Active Directory
2 126 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (12.37%) Hyper-V
4 60 (7.98%) Docker
5 29 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.46%) vSphere
7 14 (1.86%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (1.46%) Terminal Server
10 9 (1.20%) NFS
10 9 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.20%) VMware NSX
11 8 (1.06%) iptables
12 7 (0.93%) Firmware
12 7 (0.93%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.93%) VMware Server
13 5 (0.66%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 70 (9.31%) SCCM
2 61 (8.11%) Ansible
3 45 (5.98%) Kubernetes
4 38 (5.05%) Puppet
5 32 (4.26%) Terraform
6 26 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (3.32%) WSUS
8 21 (2.79%) SCOM
9 17 (2.26%) vCenter Server
10 14 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 12 (1.60%) ZABBIX
12 11 (1.46%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.06%) QRadar
14 7 (0.93%) Kibana
14 7 (0.93%) Nagios
15 5 (0.66%) cPanel
15 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 5 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
15 5 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 241 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 204 (27.13%) Cisco
3 191 (25.40%) VMware
4 99 (13.16%) Citrix
5 63 (8.38%) Juniper
6 54 (7.18%) CheckPoint
7 50 (6.65%) HP
8 46 (6.12%) Brocade
9 39 (5.19%) Fortinet
10 35 (4.65%) Google
11 32 (4.26%) Oracle
12 29 (3.86%) Red Hat
13 27 (3.59%) SolarWinds
14 26 (3.46%) Meraki
15 25 (3.32%) Palo Alto
16 24 (3.19%) Splunk
17 22 (2.93%) EMC
18 21 (2.79%) Dell
19 18 (2.39%) Huawei
19 18 (2.39%) NetApp