Period
to

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 9 August 2022 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
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 131 170 141
Rank change year-on-year +39 -29 -23
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 576 322 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.66% 1.94% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.57% 13.75% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 238 250 189
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,075 £57,500 £55,381
90th Percentile £68,250 £72,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.32% +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 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 3,476 2,342 2,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.02% 14.10% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,031 1,685 1,641
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 9 August 2022.

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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +66 334 £49,150 +9.22% 25
Buckinghamshire +71 278 £38,039 -25.41% 11
Surrey -32 76 £31,000 -38.00% 14
Hampshire +19 71 £31,250 -35.90% 8
West Sussex +9 56 £75,000 +138.10% 4
Berkshire -20 48 £55,000 - 9
Kent -51 26 £32,000 -20.00% 3
East Sussex -12 12 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Oxfordshire -41 8 £30,730 -16.95% 5
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 404 (70.14%) Linux
2 337 (58.51%) Degree
3 324 (56.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 305 (52.95%) Software Engineering
5 304 (52.78%) HTTP
6 302 (52.43%) Software Testing
7 296 (51.39%) C
8 291 (50.52%) C++
8 291 (50.52%) Unit Testing
9 290 (50.35%) Functional Testing
10 287 (49.83%) Protocol Buffers
10 287 (49.83%) Digital Signal Processing
10 287 (49.83%) Signal Processing
10 287 (49.83%) Project Planning
11 149 (25.87%) Microsoft
12 144 (25.00%) Windows
13 142 (24.65%) Electronics
14 128 (22.22%) Active Directory
15 113 (19.62%) Microsoft 365
16 111 (19.27%) DNS
17 103 (17.88%) DHCP
18 92 (15.97%) Social Skills
19 83 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
19 83 (14.41%) Azure
20 74 (12.85%) Firewall
21 73 (12.67%) VMware
22 66 (11.46%) Security Cleared
22 66 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
23 61 (10.59%) VPN
24 58 (10.07%) Windows Server

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 47 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.91%) Confluence
2 11 (1.91%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.39%) IIS
4 4 (0.69%) nginx
5 2 (0.35%) Apache
5 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Site Server
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.69%) Simulink
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.69%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 113 (19.62%) Microsoft 365
2 83 (14.41%) Azure
3 46 (7.99%) AWS
4 26 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (3.30%) SaaS
6 15 (2.60%) IaaS
7 14 (2.43%) OneDrive
7 14 (2.43%) PaaS
8 12 (2.08%) Azure DevOps
8 12 (2.08%) Mimecast
9 11 (1.91%) GitHub
9 11 (1.91%) Rubrik
10 4 (0.69%) Serverless
11 3 (0.52%) GCP
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 1 (0.17%) AWS KMS
Communications & Networking
1 304 (52.78%) HTTP
2 111 (19.27%) DNS
3 103 (17.88%) DHCP
4 74 (12.85%) Firewall
5 61 (10.59%) VPN
6 54 (9.38%) LAN
7 51 (8.85%) Network Security
8 48 (8.33%) WAN
9 37 (6.42%) VLAN
10 27 (4.69%) Wireless
11 19 (3.30%) VoIP
12 18 (3.13%) Ethernet
13 17 (2.95%) SSL
14 15 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (2.43%) SAN
15 14 (2.43%) Wireshark
16 11 (1.91%) BGP
17 10 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (1.74%) HTTPS
18 9 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.22%) MySQL
4 5 (0.87%) Big Data
5 4 (0.69%) SQLite
6 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon QuickSight
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.17%) DynamoDB
7 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.17%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.08%) JIRA
3 8 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.04%) Artifactory
5 6 (1.04%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.04%) Maven
5 6 (1.04%) Subversion
6 5 (0.87%) Zephyr
7 4 (0.69%) LabVIEW
7 4 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.17%) PyCharm
9 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 324 (56.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 142 (24.65%) Electronics
3 92 (15.97%) Social Skills
4 41 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (6.94%) Finance
6 14 (2.43%) Marketing
7 13 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.91%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.74%) Legal
9 10 (1.74%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
11 7 (1.22%) Banking
12 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.35%) Advertising
15 2 (0.35%) Back Office
15 2 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 293 (50.87%) Software Engineer
2 292 (50.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 289 (50.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 136 (23.61%) Junior
5 135 (23.44%) Junior Embedded Engineer
5 135 (23.44%) Junior Software Engineer
6 51 (8.85%) IT Engineer
7 45 (7.81%) Analyst
8 43 (7.47%) Graduate
9 41 (7.12%) Support Engineer
10 40 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 36 (6.25%) IT Support
12 25 (4.34%) Developer
12 25 (4.34%) IT Support Engineer
13 22 (3.82%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
15 20 (3.47%) IT Analyst
16 19 (3.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 18 (3.13%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
17 18 (3.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (49.83%) Protocol Buffers
2 15 (2.60%) HTML
3 13 (2.26%) CSS
4 12 (2.08%) RESTful
5 11 (1.91%) 802.1X
6 9 (1.56%) HTML5
7 8 (1.39%) CSS3
7 8 (1.39%) LDAP
7 8 (1.39%) Web Services
8 7 (1.22%) XML
9 6 (1.04%) FreeSWITCH
9 6 (1.04%) SOAP
10 5 (0.87%) .NET
10 5 (0.87%) SAML
10 5 (0.87%) WPF
11 4 (0.69%) OAuth
12 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (0.52%) LAMP
12 3 (0.52%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.56%) Cyberattack
3 28 (4.86%) Cybercrime
3 28 (4.86%) Public Cloud
4 25 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
6 21 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (2.08%) IoT
8 11 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.39%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.39%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.39%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.22%) Fibre Optics
12 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 404 (70.14%) Linux
2 144 (25.00%) Windows
3 58 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 53 (9.20%) Windows 10
5 36 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 22 (3.82%) Kali Linux
7 20 (3.47%) CentOS
7 20 (3.47%) Unix
8 19 (3.30%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2019
10 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.39%) Debian
10 8 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 8 (1.39%) Scientific Linux
10 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (1.22%) VMS
12 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.04%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (52.95%) Software Engineering
2 302 (52.43%) Software Testing
3 291 (50.52%) Unit Testing
4 290 (50.35%) Functional Testing
5 287 (49.83%) Digital Signal Processing
5 287 (49.83%) Project Planning
5 287 (49.83%) Signal Processing
6 49 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
7 47 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 44 (7.64%) ITIL
9 37 (6.42%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 37 (6.42%) Threat Intelligence
10 36 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 35 (6.08%) Agile
12 34 (5.90%) Project Delivery
13 31 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
14 29 (5.03%) Incident Management
15 27 (4.69%) Computer Science
16 25 (4.34%) Problem Management
17 24 (4.17%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 296 (51.39%) C
2 291 (50.52%) C++
3 32 (5.56%) SQL
4 31 (5.38%) Python
5 22 (3.82%) C#
6 21 (3.65%) Bash
7 17 (2.95%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.60%) PowerShell
9 13 (2.26%) Java
10 12 (2.08%) Perl
11 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.87%) Lua
13 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.52%) VB
15 2 (0.35%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.17%) Groovy
16 1 (0.17%) PHP
16 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.17%) VBScript
16 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 337 (58.51%) Degree
2 66 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 52 (9.03%) SC Cleared
4 34 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (5.21%) MCSA
6 26 (4.51%) MCSE
7 21 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
9 12 (2.08%) CISSP
10 11 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.74%) CCNA
11 10 (1.74%) MCP
12 7 (1.22%) CEH
12 7 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (1.22%) SSCP
13 6 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (1.04%) CCNP
13 6 (1.04%) CCSP
13 6 (1.04%) CISMP
13 6 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.13%) SLA
3 12 (2.08%) GDPR
4 10 (1.74%) NIST
5 4 (0.69%) GRC
5 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.52%) PMO
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.35%) QA
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.17%) NCSC
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 66 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (8.33%) vSphere
4 28 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.91%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.56%) Docker
8 8 (1.39%) Lustre
8 8 (1.39%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 7 (1.22%) DFS Replication
10 6 (1.04%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.87%) KVM
11 5 (0.87%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.69%) NFS
12 4 (0.69%) Snort
13 2 (0.35%) Firmware
13 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (5.73%) vCenter Server
2 21 (3.65%) SCCM
3 14 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (2.26%) SCOM
5 12 (2.08%) FortiGate
6 10 (1.74%) Ansible
7 9 (1.56%) Nagios
8 7 (1.22%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.04%) HP ALM
9 6 (1.04%) Terraform
10 5 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (0.87%) CSIRT
11 4 (0.69%) Puppet
11 4 (0.69%) Salt
12 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.52%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.35%) Podman
13 2 (0.35%) WSUS
13 2 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 149 (25.87%) Microsoft
2 73 (12.67%) VMware
3 32 (5.56%) Cisco
4 23 (3.99%) Red Hat
5 15 (2.60%) HP
5 15 (2.60%) Oracle
6 13 (2.26%) F5
6 13 (2.26%) Forcepoint
6 13 (2.26%) Fortinet
7 12 (2.08%) Citrix
7 12 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 11 (1.91%) Atmel
8 11 (1.91%) Extreme Networks
8 11 (1.91%) Sony
9 9 (1.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (1.39%) Juniper
11 7 (1.22%) Apple
11 7 (1.22%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.22%) Veeam