Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 109 155
Rank change year-on-year -29 +46 -65
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 166 743 627
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.05% 2.95% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 17.70% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 160 598 529
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,950 £24,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -

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 1,586 4,198 4,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.60% 16.65% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,241 3,251 3,549
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +18 66 £46,250 -2.63% 19
Berkshire +23 43 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Hampshire -13 34 £33,000 -5.71% 10
Surrey -3 28 £41,250 +3.13% 8
Buckinghamshire +37 23 £42,500 -3.41% 6
East Sussex +25 17 £32,500 -18.75% 2
West Sussex +16 17 £31,500 -30.00% 6
Kent +8 4 £25,000 -20.63% 2
Oxfordshire +37 1 £33,500 -36.19% 6
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 80 (48.19%) Windows
2 71 (42.77%) Linux
3 68 (40.96%) Microsoft
4 60 (36.14%) Active Directory
5 57 (34.34%) DNS
6 54 (32.53%) Firewall
7 52 (31.33%) VMware
8 43 (25.90%) Office 365
9 40 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (22.89%) DHCP
11 36 (21.69%) PowerShell
12 35 (21.08%) Azure
13 32 (19.28%) Windows Server
14 30 (18.07%) SAN
15 29 (17.47%) AWS
15 29 (17.47%) Hyper-V
16 27 (16.27%) Degree
16 27 (16.27%) Computer Science
17 25 (15.06%) Data Centre
18 23 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 22 (13.25%) Windows 10
19 22 (13.25%) WAN
20 21 (12.65%) VPN
21 19 (11.45%) Python
21 19 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
22 18 (10.84%) vSphere
22 18 (10.84%) FTP
22 18 (10.84%) HTTP
22 18 (10.84%) VoIP

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 15 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.41%) CloudStack
3 4 (2.41%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.81%) Apache
4 3 (1.81%) nginx
5 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
5 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (25.90%) Office 365
2 35 (21.08%) Azure
3 29 (17.47%) AWS
4 15 (9.04%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (7.23%) SaaS
6 8 (4.82%) IaaS
7 6 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.61%) GCP
8 5 (3.01%) PaaS
9 4 (2.41%) Serverless
10 3 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.81%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.20%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.60%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.60%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.60%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.60%) GitHub
12 1 (0.60%) Logic Apps
12 1 (0.60%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (34.34%) DNS
2 54 (32.53%) Firewall
3 38 (22.89%) DHCP
4 30 (18.07%) SAN
5 22 (13.25%) WAN
6 21 (12.65%) VPN
7 18 (10.84%) FTP
7 18 (10.84%) HTTP
7 18 (10.84%) VoIP
8 15 (9.04%) Internet
9 14 (8.43%) Fibre Channel
9 14 (8.43%) LAN
10 12 (7.23%) H.323
11 11 (6.63%) HTTPS
12 10 (6.02%) Network Security
12 10 (6.02%) Wireless
13 9 (5.42%) SSL
14 8 (4.82%) BGP
14 8 (4.82%) Ethernet
14 8 (4.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) MySQL
3 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.81%) SQLite
5 2 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.20%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.60%) GIS
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.82%) Selenium
2 7 (4.22%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.61%) Subversion
4 5 (3.01%) JIRA
5 4 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.20%) GitLab
7 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (9.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.22%) Electronics
3 7 (4.22%) Finance
4 5 (3.01%) Banking
4 5 (3.01%) Norwegian Language
4 5 (3.01%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.81%) Law
6 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Police
Job Titles
1 31 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 19 (11.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (10.24%) Analyst
4 15 (9.04%) Administrator
4 15 (9.04%) Network Engineer
5 12 (7.23%) Architect
5 12 (7.23%) IT Support
6 11 (6.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support
9 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) IT Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.82%) Storage Administrator
10 7 (4.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.23%) WebRTC
2 11 (6.63%) .NET
3 9 (5.42%) Middleware
4 6 (3.61%) pytest
5 5 (3.01%) RESTful
6 4 (2.41%) LAMP
6 4 (2.41%) SAML
7 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.81%) COM
7 3 (1.81%) CSS
7 3 (1.81%) GStreamer
7 3 (1.81%) HTML
7 3 (1.81%) LDAP
7 3 (1.81%) OAuth
7 3 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.20%) Kafka
8 2 (1.20%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (1.20%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (1.20%) REST
8 2 (1.20%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (4.82%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.82%) EPoS
5 8 (4.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.61%) Over-the-Top Content
7 5 (3.01%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.41%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (2.41%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.41%) Replication
8 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.81%) ASIC
9 3 (1.81%) Clustering
9 3 (1.81%) CPLD
9 3 (1.81%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 80 (48.19%) Windows
2 71 (42.77%) Linux
3 32 (19.28%) Windows Server
4 22 (13.25%) Windows 10
5 14 (8.43%) Unix
5 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.23%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.23%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.81%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.20%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.20%) zOS
11 1 (0.60%) Android
11 1 (0.60%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.27%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (11.45%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (10.24%) Test Automation
5 16 (9.64%) Software Engineering
6 14 (8.43%) ITIL
6 14 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.83%) Data Centre Operations
7 13 (7.83%) OO
8 10 (6.02%) DevOps
8 10 (6.02%) Infrastructure Automation
8 10 (6.02%) Multithreading
8 10 (6.02%) SIEM
8 10 (6.02%) Time Management
9 9 (5.42%) Information Security
9 9 (5.42%) Mathematics
9 9 (5.42%) Security Operations
10 8 (4.82%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.69%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.45%) Python
3 18 (10.84%) C++
4 17 (10.24%) Bash Shell
4 17 (10.24%) C
5 13 (7.83%) SQL
6 12 (7.23%) Java
6 12 (7.23%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.82%) C#
7 8 (4.82%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.41%) Go
9 3 (1.81%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) VB6
10 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (16.27%) Degree
2 18 (10.84%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (9.64%) CCNA
3 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.64%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (7.23%) MCSA
6 8 (4.82%) CISSP
6 8 (4.82%) MCSE
7 7 (4.22%) CCNP
8 6 (3.61%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.61%) JNCIS
8 6 (3.61%) MCITP
9 3 (1.81%) CISM
10 2 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.20%) HNC
10 2 (1.20%) HND
10 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.41%) SLA
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.20%) NIST
5 1 (0.60%) NCSC
System Software
1 60 (36.14%) Active Directory
2 40 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (17.47%) Hyper-V
4 18 (10.84%) vSphere
5 15 (9.04%) Docker
6 12 (7.23%) KVM
7 7 (4.22%) Firmware
8 4 (2.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (8.43%) Ansible
1 14 (8.43%) Kubernetes
1 14 (8.43%) PowerCLI
2 8 (4.82%) SCCM
2 8 (4.82%) SCOM
3 7 (4.22%) Terraform
4 6 (3.61%) WMI
5 5 (3.01%) Nessus
6 4 (2.41%) WSUS
6 4 (2.41%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.60%) MOM
9 1 (0.60%) QRadar
9 1 (0.60%) SCSM
9 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 68 (40.96%) Microsoft
2 52 (31.33%) VMware
3 16 (9.64%) Cisco
4 13 (7.83%) Citrix
5 9 (5.42%) Brocade
5 9 (5.42%) Juniper
6 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.61%) Foundry
7 6 (3.61%) Google
8 4 (2.41%) Dell
8 4 (2.41%) EMC
8 4 (2.41%) New Relic
8 4 (2.41%) Xilinx
9 3 (1.81%) Altera
9 3 (1.81%) IBM
9 3 (1.81%) Motorola
9 3 (1.81%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.81%) Perforce
9 3 (1.81%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.81%) Symantec