Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 63 74
Rank change year-on-year -30 +11 -5
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 1004 1491 1687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.26% 4.25% 3.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 19.89% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 815 1286 1440
South East median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +8.97% +6.12%
10th Percentile £23,100 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 5420 7496 8532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.61% 21.36% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 6000 6945
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,225 £24,350
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -31 423 £42,500 +3.66% 21
Berkshire -25 287 £42,500 +2.41% 14
Surrey +6 250 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Hampshire -46 194 £36,250 -19.44% 9
Buckinghamshire -29 78 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Oxfordshire -7 58 £42,500 +49.12% 2
West Sussex -29 43 £50,000 +36.99% 3
Kent 0 39 £32,250 +17.27%
East Sussex -8 39 £30,000 -33.33% 3
M4 Corridor - 13 £42,500 -
Middlesex +15 7 £37,500 -25.00%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 595 (59.26%) Windows
2 448 (44.62%) Firewall
3 394 (39.24%) Linux
4 341 (33.96%) Cisco
5 319 (31.77%) Active Directory
5 319 (31.77%) VMware
6 318 (31.67%) DNS
7 266 (26.49%) Microsoft
8 247 (24.60%) Windows Server
9 211 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 203 (20.22%) ITIL
11 201 (20.02%) VPN
12 195 (19.42%) WAN
13 190 (18.92%) DHCP
14 187 (18.63%) LAN
15 180 (17.93%) SQL
16 169 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
17 164 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
18 153 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
18 153 (15.24%) Degree
19 150 (14.94%) Juniper
20 145 (14.44%) SQL Server
21 138 (13.75%) Unix
22 126 (12.55%) MS Exchange
23 116 (11.55%) VLAN
24 113 (11.25%) Python
25 108 (10.76%) Finance
26 106 (10.56%) Hyper-V
27 105 (10.46%) VoIP
28 104 (10.36%) Data Centre

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
1 126 (12.55%) MS Exchange
2 70 (6.97%) IIS
3 60 (5.98%) Apache
4 48 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 28 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 25 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (2.49%) OpenStack
8 20 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (1.49%) Skype for Business
12 14 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.70%) Confluence
14 7 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.70%) Zimbra
15 5 (0.50%) JBoss
16 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
16 3 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 100 (9.96%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.30%) Simulink
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.100%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.39%) Teamcenter
2 6 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.50%) Postilion
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.100%) Primavera
6 1 (0.100%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.66%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (9.06%) Office 365
3 74 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (3.59%) SaaS
5 16 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.20%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.20%) IaaS
7 10 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.60%) Route 53
10 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.40%) PaaS
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.20%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 448 (44.62%) Firewall
2 318 (31.67%) DNS
3 201 (20.02%) VPN
4 195 (19.42%) WAN
5 190 (18.92%) DHCP
6 187 (18.63%) LAN
7 116 (11.55%) VLAN
8 105 (10.46%) VoIP
9 103 (10.26%) SAN
10 94 (9.36%) Internet
11 88 (8.76%) MPLS
12 87 (8.67%) HTTP
13 85 (8.47%) BGP
13 85 (8.47%) Wireless
14 74 (7.37%) Network Security
15 73 (7.27%) SSL
16 70 (6.97%) Cisco ASA
16 70 (6.97%) IPsec
17 60 (5.98%) OSPF
18 57 (5.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.37%) MySQL
3 57 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 19 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.59%) Redis
7 16 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.29%) DB2
9 10 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.40%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.20%) GIS
15 2 (0.20%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 31 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.39%) NUnit
3 23 (2.29%) JIRA
4 18 (1.79%) Subversion
5 16 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (1.29%) Burp Suite
8 11 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.00%) IDA Disassembler
9 10 (1.00%) OllyDbg
9 10 (1.00%) WinDbg
10 5 (0.50%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.40%) WiX
12 3 (0.30%) git-flow
12 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.20%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.20%) Selenium
13 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 108 (10.76%) Finance
2 85 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.28%) Financial Institution
4 28 (2.79%) Retail
5 26 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.29%) Digital Economy
6 23 (2.29%) German Language
7 19 (1.89%) French Language
8 18 (1.79%) Banking
8 18 (1.79%) Electronics
9 17 (1.69%) Games
9 17 (1.69%) Military
10 16 (1.59%) Marketing
11 14 (1.39%) Billing
12 11 (1.10%) Advertising
13 10 (1.00%) Back Office
14 9 (0.90%) Legal
15 5 (0.50%) Automotive
16 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 171 (17.03%) Support Engineer
2 157 (15.64%) Analyst
3 121 (12.05%) Network Engineer
4 90 (8.96%) Support Analyst
5 76 (7.57%) IT Support
6 74 (7.37%) Administrator
6 74 (7.37%) Security Engineer
7 72 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 70 (6.97%) Software Engineer
9 67 (6.67%) IT Engineer
10 57 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 51 (5.08%) Consultant
12 50 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
13 49 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
14 46 (4.58%) IT Support Engineer
15 42 (4.18%) Developer
16 41 (4.08%) Windows Engineer
17 40 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 40 (3.98%) Desktop Support
18 37 (3.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (7.07%) .NET
2 61 (6.08%) HTML
3 57 (5.68%) Web Services
4 39 (3.88%) WPF
5 35 (3.49%) HTML5
6 31 (3.09%) WCF
7 30 (2.99%) CSS
8 29 (2.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (2.79%) Ajax
9 28 (2.79%) ASP.NET
10 26 (2.59%) jQuery
11 25 (2.49%) .NET Framework
11 25 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (2.49%) Entity Framework
11 25 (2.49%) LINQ
12 24 (2.39%) AngularJS
12 24 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 24 (2.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (2.29%) WinForms
14 19 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.36%) Data Centre
2 103 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 55 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (3.19%) Private Cloud
5 29 (2.89%) Hedge funds
6 28 (2.79%) Driving Licence
7 27 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.59%) Clustering
9 22 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
10 21 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (1.39%) FlexPod
14 11 (1.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 10 (1.00%) Blackberry
15 10 (1.00%) Blog
16 8 (0.80%) iPhone
16 8 (0.80%) iSeries
16 8 (0.80%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 595 (59.26%) Windows
2 394 (39.24%) Linux
3 247 (24.60%) Windows Server
4 169 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 164 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 138 (13.75%) Unix
7 97 (9.66%) Windows 10
8 95 (9.46%) Windows 7
9 76 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 61 (6.08%) CentOS
11 46 (4.58%) Solaris
11 46 (4.58%) Windows 8
12 29 (2.89%) Ubuntu
13 27 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (2.49%) Android
15 23 (2.29%) Windows 2000
16 21 (2.09%) Apple iOS
17 17 (1.69%) Windows XP
18 11 (1.10%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.80%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (20.22%) ITIL
2 98 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (8.76%) Project Management
4 80 (7.97%) Software Engineering
5 79 (7.87%) DevOps
6 73 (7.27%) Mentoring
7 62 (6.18%) Information Security
8 56 (5.58%) Load Balancing
9 52 (5.18%) SIEM
10 50 (4.98%) Cybersecurity
11 47 (4.68%) Time Management
12 45 (4.48%) Penetration Testing
13 44 (4.38%) TDD
14 43 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 43 (4.28%) Presales
15 40 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
15 40 (3.98%) Security Operations
15 40 (3.98%) Service Delivery
16 39 (3.88%) Problem Management
17 37 (3.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 180 (17.93%) SQL
2 113 (11.25%) Python
3 98 (9.76%) C++
4 87 (8.67%) C#
5 81 (8.07%) PowerShell
6 76 (7.57%) Perl
7 72 (7.17%) C
8 70 (6.97%) Java
9 68 (6.77%) Bash Shell
10 52 (5.18%) JavaScript
11 31 (3.09%) Ruby
12 30 (2.99%) PHP
13 21 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.89%) Bourne shell
15 8 (0.80%) VBScript
16 6 (0.60%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.50%) Korn
18 4 (0.40%) Go
19 3 (0.30%) Jython
19 3 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 153 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
1 153 (15.24%) Degree
2 94 (9.36%) CCNP
3 91 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (8.96%) CCNA
5 69 (6.87%) Security Cleared
6 54 (5.38%) MCSE
7 47 (4.68%) CISSP
8 40 (3.98%) SC Cleared
9 39 (3.88%) CISM
9 39 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 38 (3.78%) MCSA
11 25 (2.49%) MCP
12 19 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (1.69%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.59%) CCSE
14 16 (1.59%) JNCIA
15 14 (1.39%) CCIE
16 13 (1.29%) CCSA
16 13 (1.29%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.98%) SLA
2 35 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.99%) QA
4 20 (1.99%) PMO
5 19 (1.89%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.39%) ISO 9001
6 14 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.30%) GCP
8 3 (0.30%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.20%) RMADS
9 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.100%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.100%) GPG13
10 1 (0.100%) IEC 61131
10 1 (0.100%) JTAG
10 1 (0.100%) MISRA
System Software
1 319 (31.77%) Active Directory
2 211 (21.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (10.56%) Hyper-V
4 83 (8.27%) vSphere
5 41 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (3.19%) Docker
7 22 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
8 21 (2.09%) XenApp
9 18 (1.79%) KVM
10 16 (1.59%) NFS
11 13 (1.29%) iptables
11 13 (1.29%) Samba
11 13 (1.29%) vCloud
12 10 (1.00%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.90%) VMware NSX
13 9 (0.90%) XenServer
14 8 (0.80%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.40%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 42 (4.18%) SCCM
2 39 (3.88%) Nagios
3 33 (3.29%) Puppet
4 32 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.89%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.69%) Ansible
7 16 (1.59%) Cacti
8 15 (1.49%) SCOM
9 14 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
9 14 (1.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 13 (1.29%) WSUS
11 12 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
12 10 (1.00%) FortiGate
12 10 (1.00%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
13 9 (0.90%) Opsview
14 8 (0.80%) Backup Exec
14 8 (0.80%) vCenter Server
15 7 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
15 7 (0.70%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 341 (33.96%) Cisco
2 319 (31.77%) VMware
3 266 (26.49%) Microsoft
4 150 (14.94%) Juniper
5 97 (9.66%) CheckPoint
6 95 (9.46%) F5
7 77 (7.67%) HP
8 76 (7.57%) Palo Alto
9 61 (6.08%) Citrix
10 52 (5.18%) Oracle
10 52 (5.18%) Red Hat
11 46 (4.58%) Brocade
12 41 (4.08%) Fortinet
13 39 (3.88%) SolarWinds
13 39 (3.88%) Sourcefire
14 38 (3.78%) Dell
15 33 (3.29%) Blue Coat
16 32 (3.19%) Meraki
17 30 (2.99%) Crossbeam
17 30 (2.99%) NetApp