Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 95 66
Rank change year-on-year -35 -29 +8
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 650 1,011 1,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.25% 3.31% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.39% 18.69% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 549 827 1,277
South East median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,600 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4,516 5,409 7,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.66% 17.68% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,550 4,315 5,992
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -32 297 £40,000 -5.88% 32
Berkshire -39 179 £41,000 -3.53% 10
Hampshire -35 138 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Surrey -42 127 £33,000 -26.26% 20
Buckinghamshire +6 66 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Oxfordshire +5 50 £33,725 -20.65% 13
West Sussex -3 41 £42,500 -10.53% 7
Kent -1 22 £37,500 +15.38% 7
East Sussex -20 20 £40,750 +35.83% 1
Middlesex -1 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 414 (63.69%) Windows
2 263 (40.46%) Active Directory
3 246 (37.85%) Firewall
4 238 (36.62%) DNS
5 219 (33.69%) Linux
6 215 (33.08%) Windows Server
7 214 (32.92%) Microsoft
8 181 (27.85%) DHCP
8 181 (27.85%) VMware
9 180 (27.69%) WAN
10 177 (27.23%) LAN
11 165 (25.38%) Office 365
12 123 (18.92%) SQL
13 121 (18.62%) VPN
14 118 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 116 (17.85%) ITIL
16 115 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 109 (16.77%) Hyper-V
18 108 (16.62%) Python
19 98 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
20 95 (14.62%) SQL Server
21 94 (14.46%) Cisco
22 90 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
23 89 (13.69%) Degree
24 85 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 84 (12.92%) PowerShell
26 80 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
27 78 (12.00%) VLAN
28 76 (11.69%) Citrix
28 76 (11.69%) Bash Shell

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 66 (10.15%) MS Exchange
2 50 (7.69%) IIS
3 30 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.38%) Apache
5 18 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.69%) Confluence
7 11 (1.69%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.54%) nginx
9 9 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 90 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) Simulink
8 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 165 (25.38%) Office 365
2 115 (17.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (15.08%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.77%) Mimecast
5 14 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.15%) IaaS
6 13 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.69%) SaaS
7 11 (1.69%) Serverless
8 10 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (1.54%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (1.23%) Datadog
10 7 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (1.08%) Amazon Glacier
10 7 (1.08%) GitHub
11 6 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 246 (37.85%) Firewall
2 238 (36.62%) DNS
3 181 (27.85%) DHCP
4 180 (27.69%) WAN
5 177 (27.23%) LAN
6 121 (18.62%) VPN
7 78 (12.00%) VLAN
8 68 (10.46%) HTTP
9 59 (9.08%) SAN
9 59 (9.08%) Wireless
10 54 (8.31%) Internet
11 47 (7.23%) Wi-Fi
12 40 (6.15%) VoIP
13 34 (5.23%) Ethernet
14 33 (5.08%) Network Security
15 30 (4.62%) MPLS
16 26 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
17 25 (3.85%) NAS
18 24 (3.69%) BGP
19 23 (3.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.46%) MongoDB
2 16 (2.46%) Neo4j
3 10 (1.54%) MySQL
4 8 (1.23%) Redis
5 7 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.77%) Big Data
6 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) SQLite
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.15%) DB2
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (3.69%) Jenkins
2 20 (3.08%) Vagrant
3 19 (2.92%) GitLab
3 19 (2.92%) JIRA
4 10 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.38%) Subversion
6 6 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.62%) AutoIt
7 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.46%) Xcode
9 2 (0.31%) Bower
9 2 (0.31%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.31%) CMake
9 2 (0.31%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.31%) GDB
9 2 (0.31%) Grunt
9 2 (0.31%) Hudson
9 2 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.31%) Redmine
General
1 58 (8.92%) Finance
2 41 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.69%) Banking
4 20 (3.08%) Games
5 19 (2.92%) Retail
6 17 (2.62%) Electronics
6 17 (2.62%) Legal
6 17 (2.62%) Marketing
7 14 (2.15%) Law
8 11 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.08%) Avionics
10 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.62%) Advertising
11 4 (0.62%) Automotive
12 3 (0.46%) Back Office
12 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.31%) Military
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (19.69%) Analyst
2 98 (15.08%) Support Engineer
3 60 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (9.23%) IT Support
4 48 (7.38%) Developer
4 48 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (7.38%) Network Engineer
5 47 (7.23%) Support Analyst
6 45 (6.92%) IT Engineer
7 44 (6.77%) Administrator
8 42 (6.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 38 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
10 29 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 28 (4.31%) IT Support Engineer
12 27 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
12 27 (4.15%) Senior Developer
13 25 (3.85%) Security Analyst
13 25 (3.85%) Service Analyst
13 25 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.46%) HTML
2 41 (6.31%) XML
3 39 (6.00%) AngularJS
4 26 (4.00%) Node.js
5 23 (3.54%) J2EE
6 22 (3.38%) REST
7 21 (3.23%) CSS
7 21 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 21 (3.23%) JMS
7 21 (3.23%) Spring
8 20 (3.08%) DHTML
8 20 (3.08%) JDBC
8 20 (3.08%) JSP
8 20 (3.08%) Middleware
8 20 (3.08%) Servlets
8 20 (3.08%) Struts
9 19 (2.92%) .NET
10 17 (2.62%) LDAP
10 17 (2.62%) React
11 16 (2.46%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.85%) Data Centre
2 46 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.62%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 19 (2.92%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.46%) Replication
9 15 (2.31%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (2.00%) Device Driver
10 13 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.85%) BBC
11 12 (1.85%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.69%) PKI
13 10 (1.54%) CMDB
13 10 (1.54%) Mobile App
14 9 (1.38%) Fintech
14 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 414 (63.69%) Windows
2 219 (33.69%) Linux
3 215 (33.08%) Windows Server
4 80 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 73 (11.23%) Windows 7
7 69 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (7.23%) Unix
9 21 (3.23%) CentOS
9 21 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 15 (2.31%) Android
10 15 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.00%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.54%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.23%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.08%) AIX
15 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.77%) Debian
16 5 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (17.85%) ITIL
2 85 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 75 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 64 (9.85%) DevOps
5 53 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 42 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (6.46%) Open Source
8 40 (6.15%) Information Security
8 40 (6.15%) Load Balancing
8 40 (6.15%) Software Engineering
9 38 (5.85%) OO
10 37 (5.69%) Mentoring
11 36 (5.54%) Configuration Management
12 33 (5.08%) Problem Management
13 32 (4.92%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (4.92%) Migration
14 30 (4.62%) Change Control
15 29 (4.46%) SIEM
16 28 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 123 (18.92%) SQL
2 108 (16.62%) Python
3 84 (12.92%) PowerShell
4 76 (11.69%) Bash Shell
5 66 (10.15%) JavaScript
6 56 (8.62%) C++
7 47 (7.23%) Java
8 46 (7.08%) Perl
9 42 (6.46%) C#
10 33 (5.08%) Ruby
11 29 (4.46%) C
12 19 (2.92%) PHP
13 18 (2.77%) Go
14 10 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.77%) XAML
17 4 (0.62%) Korn
18 3 (0.46%) Embedded C
18 3 (0.46%) Jython
18 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (13.69%) Degree
2 74 (11.38%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (10.46%) Security Cleared
4 61 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (8.15%) CCNA
6 45 (6.92%) MCSE
7 44 (6.77%) SC Cleared
8 37 (5.69%) CISSP
9 35 (5.38%) CCNP
10 29 (4.46%) MCP
11 25 (3.85%) DV Cleared
12 24 (3.69%) MCSA
13 14 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (1.69%) CEH
15 10 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.54%) LPIC
16 8 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 6 (0.92%) AWS Certification
17 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
17 6 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.46%) SLA
2 51 (7.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (4.92%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.08%) GDPR
6 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.46%) QA
9 2 (0.31%) COBIT
9 2 (0.31%) JTAG
9 2 (0.31%) MISRA
9 2 (0.31%) PMO
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 263 (40.46%) Active Directory
2 118 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (16.77%) Hyper-V
4 42 (6.46%) Docker
5 41 (6.31%) vSphere
6 31 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (3.38%) XenApp
8 19 (2.92%) VirtualBox
9 15 (2.31%) Firmware
10 14 (2.15%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.85%) NFS
12 11 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (1.38%) Samba
13 9 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.62%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.62%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.46%) LXC
16 3 (0.46%) Snort
16 3 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 50 (7.69%) Ansible
2 38 (5.85%) Kubernetes
3 35 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (5.23%) Puppet
5 30 (4.62%) Terraform
6 24 (3.69%) SCCM
7 20 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (3.08%) ZABBIX
8 19 (2.92%) Salt
8 19 (2.92%) SCOM
9 17 (2.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 13 (2.00%) Grafana
11 10 (1.54%) Kibana
11 10 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (1.54%) WSUS
12 9 (1.38%) Nagios
13 8 (1.23%) HAProxy
13 8 (1.23%) Nessus
13 8 (1.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 7 (1.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 214 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 181 (27.85%) VMware
3 94 (14.46%) Cisco
4 76 (11.69%) Citrix
5 55 (8.46%) HP
6 40 (6.15%) Juniper
7 39 (6.00%) Oracle
8 38 (5.85%) SolarWinds
9 32 (4.92%) Red Hat
10 29 (4.46%) ServiceNow
11 24 (3.69%) CheckPoint
12 23 (3.54%) Apple
13 20 (3.08%) Google
14 18 (2.77%) F5
15 17 (2.62%) Riverbed
16 15 (2.31%) NetApp
16 15 (2.31%) SAP
17 14 (2.15%) Fortinet
17 14 (2.15%) Veeam
18 13 (2.00%) Symantec