Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 127 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 -41
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 681 670 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.96% 2.53% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 15.86% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 559 545 741
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 3,929 4,225 5,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.08% 15.98% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,032 3,283 4,174
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Surrey +61 194 £45,000 +28.57% 43
Thames Valley -16 183 £55,000 +37.50% 61
Hampshire +14 174 £35,000 -17.65% 23
Berkshire -12 117 £60,000 +55.84% 47
West Sussex +3 60 £45,000 - 8
Kent +12 40 £32,000 -14.67% 7
Buckinghamshire -3 40 £50,000 +31.58% 8
Oxfordshire +9 25 £60,000 +29.73% 6
East Sussex +9 21 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Middlesex -3 1 £30,000 -43.93%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 395 (58.00%) Windows
2 292 (42.88%) Firewall
3 254 (37.30%) Active Directory
4 244 (35.83%) Microsoft
5 234 (34.36%) DNS
6 215 (31.57%) Linux
7 201 (29.52%) LAN
8 181 (26.58%) WAN
8 181 (26.58%) DHCP
9 180 (26.43%) Office 365
10 164 (24.08%) Cisco
11 152 (22.32%) VMware
12 138 (20.26%) Windows Server
13 125 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
14 123 (18.06%) ITIL
15 121 (17.77%) Windows 10
16 116 (17.03%) Azure
16 116 (17.03%) Microsoft Office
16 116 (17.03%) VPN
17 107 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
18 103 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
19 101 (14.83%) Windows 7
20 100 (14.68%) BGP
21 98 (14.39%) Python
22 96 (14.10%) SQL
23 95 (13.95%) OSPF
24 91 (13.36%) AWS
25 88 (12.92%) Degree
26 86 (12.63%) Security Cleared
27 85 (12.48%) SCCM

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 55 (8.08%) MS Exchange
2 46 (6.75%) IIS
3 38 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.82%) Skype for Business
5 22 (3.23%) Apache
6 21 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.03%) Confluence
11 7 (1.03%) JBoss
12 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.73%) CMS
13 5 (0.73%) nginx
13 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.15%) JCAPS
Applications
1 116 (17.03%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.29%) Avid Media Composer
4 2 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.73%) Exchequer
2 5 (0.73%) Line 50
2 5 (0.73%) Pegasus Opera
2 5 (0.73%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.44%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 180 (26.43%) Office 365
2 116 (17.03%) Azure
3 91 (13.36%) AWS
4 29 (4.26%) GCP
5 26 (3.82%) SaaS
6 14 (2.06%) IaaS
6 14 (2.06%) OneDrive
7 9 (1.32%) Power Platform
7 9 (1.32%) PowerApps
8 8 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.88%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.73%) G Suite
11 4 (0.59%) GitHub
11 4 (0.59%) PaaS
12 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.44%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.29%) Datadog
14 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 292 (42.88%) Firewall
2 234 (34.36%) DNS
3 201 (29.52%) LAN
4 181 (26.58%) DHCP
4 181 (26.58%) WAN
5 116 (17.03%) VPN
6 100 (14.68%) BGP
7 95 (13.95%) OSPF
8 83 (12.19%) Internet
8 83 (12.19%) Network Security
9 82 (12.04%) VLAN
10 53 (7.78%) SAN
10 53 (7.78%) VoIP
11 48 (7.05%) NAS
12 47 (6.90%) Wireless
13 45 (6.61%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (6.31%) Ethernet
15 39 (5.73%) Intrusion Detection
16 36 (5.29%) Broadband
16 36 (5.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (4.41%) MySQL
4 17 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 13 (1.91%) Big Data
7 12 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.03%) HBase
11 6 (0.88%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.88%) DB2
12 5 (0.73%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.73%) Redis
13 3 (0.44%) GIS
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (6.46%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.70%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.06%) JIRA
4 7 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (1.03%) Xcode
5 6 (0.88%) Subversion
6 4 (0.59%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.44%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.44%) Selenium
8 2 (0.29%) Bower
8 2 (0.29%) Grunt
8 2 (0.29%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.29%) Protractor
9 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (10.72%) Finance
2 59 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.79%) Retail
4 16 (2.35%) Marketing
5 13 (1.91%) Games
5 13 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.91%) Public Sector
6 12 (1.76%) Banking
6 12 (1.76%) Electronics
7 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.59%) Czech Language
9 3 (0.44%) Advertising
9 3 (0.44%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (15.57%) Network Engineer
2 101 (14.83%) Support Engineer
3 91 (13.36%) Analyst
4 67 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 54 (7.93%) IT Support
6 35 (5.14%) Support Analyst
6 35 (5.14%) Team Leader
7 32 (4.70%) Desktop Support
8 31 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
9 30 (4.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 30 (4.41%) IT Engineer
9 30 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
9 30 (4.41%) Service Analyst
9 30 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 29 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 28 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.96%) Developer
13 26 (3.82%) Applications Support
13 26 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.23%) Web Services
2 16 (2.35%) .NET
2 16 (2.35%) Node.js
3 14 (2.06%) HTML
4 13 (1.91%) 802.1X
4 13 (1.91%) LAMP
5 12 (1.76%) CSS
5 12 (1.76%) LDAP
6 10 (1.47%) XML
7 9 (1.32%) Regular Expression
8 8 (1.17%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.17%) Spring
9 7 (1.03%) iOS SDK
9 7 (1.03%) Kafka
10 6 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (0.88%) Middleware
10 6 (0.88%) Software Packaging
11 5 (0.73%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.19%) Data Centre
2 70 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.20%) Management Information System
4 42 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (4.11%) Smartphone
6 23 (3.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (3.23%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.35%) DataPower
8 16 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (2.35%) Private Cloud
9 15 (2.20%) User Experience
10 14 (2.06%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.47%) EMC VNX
12 9 (1.32%) Clustering
13 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (1.17%) PKI
14 6 (0.88%) Public Cloud
15 4 (0.59%) CMDB
15 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 395 (58.00%) Windows
2 215 (31.57%) Linux
3 138 (20.26%) Windows Server
4 121 (17.77%) Windows 10
5 101 (14.83%) Windows 7
6 65 (9.54%) Unix
6 65 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (5.14%) Apple iOS
9 29 (4.26%) CentOS
10 19 (2.79%) Windows 8
11 18 (2.64%) Mac OS
12 17 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.91%) Android
14 13 (1.91%) Windows 2000
14 13 (1.91%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.03%) tvOS
15 7 (1.03%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
2 123 (18.06%) ITIL
3 72 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 69 (10.13%) DevOps
5 55 (8.08%) Information Security
6 50 (7.34%) Cybersecurity
7 47 (6.90%) Load Balancing
8 44 (6.46%) Time Management
9 40 (5.87%) Migration
10 38 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
11 36 (5.29%) Computer Science
12 34 (4.99%) Mentoring
13 33 (4.85%) Configuration Management
14 32 (4.70%) Change Control
14 32 (4.70%) Software Engineering
15 30 (4.41%) Asset Management
16 29 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
17 28 (4.11%) Change Management
18 27 (3.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 98 (14.39%) Python
2 96 (14.10%) SQL
3 76 (11.16%) PowerShell
4 66 (9.69%) Bash Shell
5 61 (8.96%) C
6 60 (8.81%) JavaScript
7 48 (7.05%) Java
8 44 (6.46%) C++
9 37 (5.43%) Perl
10 21 (3.08%) Ruby
11 19 (2.79%) C#
12 17 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.35%) PHP
14 9 (1.32%) Go
14 9 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.03%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.88%) AWK
16 6 (0.88%) Korn
16 6 (0.88%) sed
16 6 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (12.92%) Degree
3 86 (12.63%) Security Cleared
4 85 (12.48%) CCNP
5 70 (10.28%) CCNA
6 66 (9.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (6.31%) SC Cleared
8 40 (5.87%) MCSE
9 33 (4.85%) DV Cleared
9 33 (4.85%) JNCIS
10 29 (4.26%) MCP
10 29 (4.26%) MCSA
11 25 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 24 (3.52%) JNCIA
13 21 (3.08%) A+ Certification
13 21 (3.08%) CCIE
13 21 (3.08%) CISSP
13 21 (3.08%) JNCIE
14 18 (2.64%) CCSA
15 16 (2.35%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (10.28%) SLA
2 34 (4.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.08%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.03%) COBIT
5 6 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.59%) NIST
7 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.29%) NCSC
8 2 (0.29%) RMADS
9 1 (0.15%) GDPR
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.15%) QA
9 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 254 (37.30%) Active Directory
2 103 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (8.37%) Hyper-V
4 51 (7.49%) Docker
5 27 (3.96%) vSphere
6 22 (3.23%) Terminal Services
7 16 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.47%) KVM
8 10 (1.47%) NFS
9 8 (1.17%) Firmware
9 8 (1.17%) ISA Server
9 8 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.17%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.73%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.44%) Squid
13 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 85 (12.48%) SCCM
2 64 (9.40%) Ansible
3 34 (4.99%) Kubernetes
3 34 (4.99%) Puppet
4 25 (3.67%) Terraform
4 25 (3.67%) WSUS
5 23 (3.38%) SCOM
6 16 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.06%) HAProxy
7 14 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (2.06%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.17%) Nagios
9 7 (1.03%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.03%) QRadar
10 6 (0.88%) cPanel
10 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (0.88%) MIMEsweeper
10 6 (0.88%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.73%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 244 (35.83%) Microsoft
2 164 (24.08%) Cisco
3 152 (22.32%) VMware
4 85 (12.48%) Citrix
5 62 (9.10%) CheckPoint
6 55 (8.08%) Juniper
7 53 (7.78%) Palo Alto
8 46 (6.75%) SolarWinds
9 44 (6.46%) Apple
10 37 (5.43%) HP
11 35 (5.14%) Google
12 34 (4.99%) Oracle
13 31 (4.55%) Red Hat
14 28 (4.11%) Splunk
15 26 (3.82%) EMC
16 25 (3.67%) IBM
16 25 (3.67%) Meraki
17 24 (3.52%) Brocade
17 24 (3.52%) Fortinet
18 19 (2.79%) NetApp