Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 104 149
Rank change year-on-year -29 +45 -71
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 360 756 693
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 2.90% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.11% 17.66% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 309 595 543
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 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 2,747 4,281 5,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.87% 16.43% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,107 3,336 3,951
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,900 £71,250 £67,500
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 South East

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the South East over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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 28 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
Thames Valley -54 110 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Surrey +32 93 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Hampshire +3 90 £36,500 -7.01% 2
Berkshire -50 69 £52,500 +31.25% 6
West Sussex -4 31 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Kent +10 23 £33,000 -9.59% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 23 £48,750 +26.62% 1
Oxfordshire -4 17 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +19 11 £32,500 -23.53% 3
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 179 (49.72%) Windows
2 169 (46.94%) Firewall
3 128 (35.56%) Active Directory
4 118 (32.78%) DNS
5 111 (30.83%) Microsoft
6 107 (29.72%) Cisco
7 97 (26.94%) WAN
8 92 (25.56%) Linux
9 90 (25.00%) DHCP
10 89 (24.72%) LAN
11 73 (20.28%) Office 365
12 70 (19.44%) VPN
13 68 (18.89%) BGP
14 67 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (18.06%) Azure
15 65 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
16 64 (17.78%) OSPF
17 62 (17.22%) VMware
18 58 (16.11%) Finance
19 57 (15.83%) Windows Server
20 56 (15.56%) Windows 10
21 53 (14.72%) Cybersecurity
22 52 (14.44%) VLAN
23 51 (14.17%) Data Centre
24 50 (13.89%) Python
25 48 (13.33%) ITIL
25 48 (13.33%) SQL
25 48 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
26 45 (12.50%) CCNP
26 45 (12.50%) PowerShell

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 30 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.06%) Apache
4 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.06%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.94%) IIS
5 7 (1.94%) nginx
6 6 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.83%) CMS
8 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.56%) Confluence
9 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 48 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.83%) Simulink
2 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.56%) Avid Media Composer
3 2 (0.56%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.11%) assyst
3 3 (0.83%) Exchequer
3 3 (0.83%) Line 50
3 3 (0.83%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (0.83%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.28%) Office 365
2 65 (18.06%) Azure
3 41 (11.39%) AWS
4 10 (2.78%) SaaS
5 6 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.39%) GCP
7 4 (1.11%) IaaS
7 4 (1.11%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.11%) PaaS
7 4 (1.11%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.11%) PowerApps
8 3 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.56%) Route 53
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.28%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 169 (46.94%) Firewall
2 118 (32.78%) DNS
3 97 (26.94%) WAN
4 90 (25.00%) DHCP
5 89 (24.72%) LAN
6 70 (19.44%) VPN
7 68 (18.89%) BGP
8 64 (17.78%) OSPF
9 52 (14.44%) VLAN
10 41 (11.39%) Network Security
11 40 (11.11%) Internet
12 37 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (9.72%) Wireless
14 34 (9.44%) SAN
15 32 (8.89%) HTTP
16 29 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
17 24 (6.67%) NAS
17 24 (6.67%) VoIP
18 19 (5.28%) Ethernet
18 19 (5.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.17%) MySQL
3 10 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 10 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.94%) HBase
7 6 (1.67%) Apache Hive
7 6 (1.67%) DB2
8 4 (1.11%) Big Data
9 3 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.56%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.56%) SQLite
11 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.94%) JIRA
4 6 (1.67%) Subversion
5 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.83%) Bower
6 3 (0.83%) Grunt
6 3 (0.83%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (0.83%) Protractor
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.56%) Xcode
8 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.28%) JUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Mockito
8 1 (0.28%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.28%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 58 (16.11%) Finance
2 41 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.00%) Electronics
4 16 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.78%) Banking
6 9 (2.50%) Legal
7 7 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.94%) Marketing
8 6 (1.67%) Law
8 6 (1.67%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.39%) Retail
10 3 (0.83%) Military
10 3 (0.83%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Advertising
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 79 (21.94%) Network Engineer
2 50 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 32 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (8.06%) IT Support
5 28 (7.78%) Analyst
6 24 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 21 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (5.28%) Developer
10 18 (5.00%) Desktop Support
10 18 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 16 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 15 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (3.61%) Software Engineer
14 12 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
15 11 (3.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 11 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
15 11 (3.06%) SOC Analyst
16 10 (2.78%) Applications Support
16 10 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.17%) .NET
2 12 (3.33%) LDAP
3 11 (3.06%) Node.js
4 10 (2.78%) Web Services
5 9 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.50%) CSS
5 9 (2.50%) Kafka
5 9 (2.50%) LAMP
6 7 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.94%) HTML
6 7 (1.94%) jQuery
6 7 (1.94%) WebSockets
7 6 (1.67%) COM
7 6 (1.67%) REST
8 5 (1.39%) Middleware
8 5 (1.39%) RESTful
9 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (1.11%) WebRTC
9 4 (1.11%) XML
10 3 (0.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.17%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.22%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (6.11%) DataPower
5 15 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 15 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (3.06%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.22%) Wiki
9 7 (1.94%) PKI
9 7 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.94%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.67%) Clustering
10 6 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.11%) iPad
11 4 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 179 (49.72%) Windows
2 92 (25.56%) Linux
3 57 (15.83%) Windows Server
4 56 (15.56%) Windows 10
5 38 (10.56%) Windows 7
6 31 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (7.78%) Unix
8 24 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
9 22 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (3.61%) Mac OS
11 11 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.50%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.50%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (1.67%) CentOS
13 6 (1.67%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.39%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.11%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.83%) Android
16 3 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
2 53 (14.72%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (13.33%) ITIL
4 45 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 35 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (8.06%) Information Security
7 28 (7.78%) Computer Science
8 25 (6.94%) DevOps
9 24 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 24 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (6.39%) Software Engineering
11 22 (6.11%) Change Management
11 22 (6.11%) Scrum
12 20 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (5.00%) Security Operations
14 16 (4.44%) Time Management
15 15 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
15 15 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 14 (3.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 50 (13.89%) Python
2 48 (13.33%) SQL
3 45 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 35 (9.72%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.44%) C++
6 31 (8.61%) Bash Shell
6 31 (8.61%) Java
7 25 (6.94%) Perl
8 20 (5.56%) C
9 17 (4.72%) C#
10 14 (3.89%) PHP
11 13 (3.61%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.67%) AWK
13 6 (1.67%) Korn
13 6 (1.67%) sed
14 5 (1.39%) Go
15 4 (1.11%) VB
16 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (12.50%) CCNP
3 43 (11.94%) Degree
4 29 (8.06%) CCNA
5 27 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 18 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (4.72%) SC Cleared
8 14 (3.89%) JNCIS
8 14 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (3.61%) CISSP
9 13 (3.61%) JNCIA
10 10 (2.78%) CISA
10 10 (2.78%) CISM
11 9 (2.50%) CCIE
11 9 (2.50%) MCP
12 8 (2.22%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.94%) CCSA
14 5 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (1.39%) HNC
14 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.33%) SLA
2 23 (6.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.06%) GDPR
4 9 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.11%) QA
7 3 (0.83%) GxP
7 3 (0.83%) NIST
8 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.28%) NCSC
System Software
1 128 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 43 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (11.39%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.72%) Docker
5 16 (4.44%) vSphere
6 12 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.22%) KVM
7 8 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.94%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.11%) Firmware
9 4 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.83%) NFS
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.56%) Squid
11 2 (0.56%) XenApp
11 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (8.89%) SCCM
2 22 (6.11%) Ansible
3 15 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 13 (3.61%) WSUS
5 9 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (2.50%) Puppet
6 7 (1.94%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.94%) PowerCLI
7 6 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.67%) Terraform
8 5 (1.39%) Icinga
9 4 (1.11%) Amdocs OSS
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (1.11%) Observium
10 3 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.83%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 111 (30.83%) Microsoft
2 107 (29.72%) Cisco
3 62 (17.22%) VMware
4 39 (10.83%) Palo Alto
4 39 (10.83%) SolarWinds
5 34 (9.44%) Juniper
6 26 (7.22%) Meraki
7 24 (6.67%) IBM
8 23 (6.39%) Aruba
9 22 (6.11%) Citrix
10 21 (5.83%) Apple
10 21 (5.83%) CheckPoint
10 21 (5.83%) Oracle
11 18 (5.00%) Brocade
12 13 (3.61%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.06%) Foundry
13 11 (3.06%) Splunk
14 10 (2.78%) F5
14 10 (2.78%) HP
15 9 (2.50%) Salesforce.com