Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 118 158
Rank change year-on-year -19 +40 -74
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 230 725 624
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.07% 2.76% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 17.06% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 198 575 512
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £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 2,004 4,250 4,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.01% 16.20% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,552 3,272 3,843
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 7 August 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 7 August 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 -27 76 £45,000 - 19
Surrey +32 55 £45,000 -6.74% 6
Hampshire +6 53 £37,250 +12.88% 6
Berkshire -4 52 £50,000 +17.65% 12
East Sussex +36 20 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Buckinghamshire +14 14 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Sussex +7 14 £46,250 +2.78% 1
Kent +10 11 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Oxfordshire +8 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 116 (50.43%) Windows
2 100 (43.48%) Firewall
3 80 (34.78%) Linux
4 77 (33.48%) Active Directory
5 73 (31.74%) DNS
5 73 (31.74%) Microsoft
6 66 (28.70%) Cisco
7 58 (25.22%) DHCP
8 52 (22.61%) VMware
9 47 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (20.43%) Data Centre
10 45 (19.57%) Azure
11 44 (19.13%) Office 365
12 43 (18.70%) Hyper-V
12 43 (18.70%) Cybersecurity
13 41 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (17.83%) Degree
13 41 (17.83%) VPN
14 40 (17.39%) BGP
15 39 (16.96%) Windows Server
15 39 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (16.52%) OSPF
16 38 (16.52%) WAN
17 35 (15.22%) SAN
18 34 (14.78%) AWS
19 33 (14.35%) PowerShell
19 33 (14.35%) LAN
19 33 (14.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 32 (13.91%) CCNP
21 31 (13.48%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (4.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.74%) CloudStack
4 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.74%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.30%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.87%) Confluence
6 2 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.30%) Simulink
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.87%) assyst
3 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.57%) Azure
2 44 (19.13%) Office 365
3 34 (14.78%) AWS
4 14 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (5.65%) SaaS
6 7 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.17%) GCP
8 4 (1.74%) IaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.30%) PaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.87%) Route 53
10 2 (0.87%) Serverless
11 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 100 (43.48%) Firewall
2 73 (31.74%) DNS
3 58 (25.22%) DHCP
4 41 (17.83%) VPN
5 40 (17.39%) BGP
6 38 (16.52%) OSPF
6 38 (16.52%) WAN
7 35 (15.22%) SAN
8 33 (14.35%) LAN
9 27 (11.74%) VLAN
10 25 (10.87%) Network Security
11 23 (10.00%) Internet
12 22 (9.57%) VoIP
13 21 (9.13%) HTTP
13 21 (9.13%) Wireless
14 19 (8.26%) FTP
15 18 (7.83%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (6.96%) Fibre Channel
17 14 (6.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) MySQL
3 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.74%) SQLite
5 3 (1.30%) InfluxDB
5 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.87%) GIS
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.04%) Subversion
2 7 (3.04%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.61%) JIRA
3 6 (2.61%) Selenium
4 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.87%) Bower
5 2 (0.87%) Grunt
5 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.87%) Protractor
6 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.43%) JUnit
6 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.43%) Mockito
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (10.87%) Finance
2 23 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.22%) Electronics
3 12 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.91%) Legal
5 6 (2.61%) Banking
6 5 (2.17%) Norwegian Language
7 4 (1.74%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.74%) Law
8 3 (1.30%) Military
8 3 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.87%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (22.61%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.91%) Support Engineer
3 20 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.39%) IT Support
5 16 (6.96%) Analyst
5 16 (6.96%) IT Engineer
5 16 (6.96%) Software Engineer
6 14 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.65%) Administrator
8 12 (5.22%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.35%) Technical Support
10 9 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (3.91%) IT Technician
10 9 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.48%) IT Security Manager
11 8 (3.48%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.91%) .NET
1 9 (3.91%) Middleware
1 9 (3.91%) WebRTC
2 8 (3.48%) LDAP
3 7 (3.04%) WebSockets
4 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (2.17%) jQuery
4 5 (2.17%) LAMP
4 5 (2.17%) REST
5 4 (1.74%) COM
5 4 (1.74%) CSS
5 4 (1.74%) HTML
5 4 (1.74%) RESTful
6 3 (1.30%) GStreamer
6 3 (1.30%) HTML5
6 3 (1.30%) JSON
6 3 (1.30%) Kafka
6 3 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.30%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.43%) Data Centre
2 31 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.78%) DataPower
7 10 (4.35%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.91%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (3.48%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (3.48%) Data Structures
10 6 (2.61%) Wiki
11 5 (2.17%) Clustering
12 4 (1.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 4 (1.74%) Private Cloud
13 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (1.30%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 116 (50.43%) Windows
2 80 (34.78%) Linux
3 39 (16.96%) Windows Server
4 23 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 18 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.39%) Unix
7 16 (6.96%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.17%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.17%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.74%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.87%) FreeRTOS
14 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.87%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.87%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.70%) Cybersecurity
2 39 (16.96%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (14.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (12.61%) Computer Science
5 22 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.57%) Information Security
5 22 (9.57%) ITIL
6 19 (8.26%) Load Balancing
6 19 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (8.26%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (6.96%) OO
9 15 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.09%) Data Centre Operations
10 14 (6.09%) Scrum
10 14 (6.09%) Security Operations
11 13 (5.65%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (5.22%) High Availability
13 11 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.35%) PowerShell
2 28 (12.17%) Python
3 25 (10.87%) SQL
4 24 (10.43%) C++
5 22 (9.57%) Bash Shell
6 19 (8.26%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.96%) Java
8 15 (6.52%) C
9 8 (3.48%) C#
10 7 (3.04%) Perl
11 5 (2.17%) PHP
12 4 (1.74%) Go
13 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.87%) Ruby
14 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.43%) Ada
15 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (17.83%) Degree
3 32 (13.91%) CCNP
4 24 (10.43%) CCNA
5 21 (9.13%) Security Cleared
6 17 (7.39%) SC Cleared
7 16 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (6.09%) CISSP
9 12 (5.22%) JNCIA
9 12 (5.22%) JNCIS
10 11 (4.78%) CISM
11 10 (4.35%) CISA
12 9 (3.91%) CCIE
13 7 (3.04%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (3.04%) MCSE
14 6 (2.61%) HNC
14 6 (2.61%) MCSA
15 3 (1.30%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 3 (1.30%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.78%) GDPR
3 9 (3.91%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (3.91%) SLA
4 7 (3.04%) PCI DSS
5 6 (2.61%) QA
6 3 (1.30%) GxP
6 3 (1.30%) NIST
7 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.43%) NCSC
System Software
1 77 (33.48%) Active Directory
2 43 (18.70%) Hyper-V
3 41 (17.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.70%) vSphere
5 10 (4.35%) KVM
6 7 (3.04%) Docker
7 6 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.87%) Firmware
11 2 (0.87%) XenApp
11 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.43%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (6.52%) PowerCLI
2 14 (6.09%) SCCM
3 11 (4.78%) Ansible
4 9 (3.91%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.17%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.17%) WSUS
6 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.74%) Terraform
7 3 (1.30%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.30%) Nessus
7 3 (1.30%) SCOM
8 2 (0.87%) Amdocs OSS
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.87%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.87%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.87%) Icinga
8 2 (0.87%) Puppet
8 2 (0.87%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 73 (31.74%) Microsoft
2 66 (28.70%) Cisco
3 52 (22.61%) VMware
4 26 (11.30%) Juniper
5 22 (9.57%) SolarWinds
6 18 (7.83%) Palo Alto
7 17 (7.39%) Citrix
8 15 (6.52%) Brocade
9 14 (6.09%) IBM
10 12 (5.22%) Meraki
11 11 (4.78%) Aruba
12 10 (4.35%) CheckPoint
12 10 (4.35%) Foundry
13 7 (3.04%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.61%) Google
14 6 (2.61%) HP
14 6 (2.61%) ServiceNow
15 5 (2.17%) Dell
15 5 (2.17%) F5
15 5 (2.17%) Splunk