Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 150 85
Rank change year-on-year +45 -65 -5
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 778 669 1,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.95% 2.21% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.03% 13.19% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 602 529 779
South East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%

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 4,315 5,071 5,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.38% 16.74% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,337 3,959 4,578
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +8 329 £42,500 - 10
Berkshire +30 208 £41,500 -7.78% 7
Hampshire +51 163 £35,000 -6.67% 5
Surrey +35 136 £43,250 +1.76% 6
Buckinghamshire -37 63 £39,250 -0.84% 2
West Sussex +41 62 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +57 52 £46,250 +42.31% 1
Kent +40 50 £36,500 -2.67% 3
East Sussex -1 27 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Home Counties - 6 - -
Middlesex - 3 £43,000 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 399 (51.29%) Windows
2 371 (47.69%) Firewall
3 261 (33.55%) Active Directory
4 255 (32.78%) DNS
5 241 (30.98%) Linux
6 231 (29.69%) Cisco
7 223 (28.66%) Microsoft
8 216 (27.76%) DHCP
9 199 (25.58%) LAN
10 193 (24.81%) Windows Server
11 192 (24.68%) WAN
12 186 (23.91%) VMware
13 171 (21.98%) Office 365
14 163 (20.95%) VPN
15 150 (19.28%) ITIL
16 145 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
17 139 (17.87%) Python
18 134 (17.22%) Microsoft Azure
19 131 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 131 (16.84%) SQL
20 122 (15.68%) DevOps
21 116 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
22 115 (14.78%) Hyper-V
23 112 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
24 108 (13.88%) CCNP
24 108 (13.88%) Mentoring
25 104 (13.37%) VoIP
26 103 (13.24%) Docker
27 102 (13.11%) C
28 100 (12.85%) SQL 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 46 (5.91%) IIS
2 37 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 34 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 32 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 26 (3.34%) WebLogic
6 25 (3.21%) JBoss
7 21 (2.70%) Apache
8 18 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 12 (1.54%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.29%) nginx
13 9 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.03%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.39%) Confluence
17 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 112 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (5.27%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 171 (21.98%) Office 365
2 134 (17.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (5.53%) SaaS
5 19 (2.44%) IaaS
6 17 (2.19%) OpenShift
6 17 (2.19%) PaaS
7 11 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 10 (1.29%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.77%) GitHub
10 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.51%) Serverless
12 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.39%) Datadog
12 3 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 371 (47.69%) Firewall
2 255 (32.78%) DNS
3 216 (27.76%) DHCP
4 199 (25.58%) LAN
5 192 (24.68%) WAN
6 163 (20.95%) VPN
7 104 (13.37%) VoIP
8 96 (12.34%) Network Security
9 93 (11.95%) Wireless
10 91 (11.70%) BGP
10 91 (11.70%) VLAN
11 88 (11.31%) SAN
12 82 (10.54%) OSPF
13 57 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (6.81%) HTTP
15 52 (6.68%) IPsec
15 52 (6.68%) MPLS
16 50 (6.43%) Internet
16 50 (6.43%) Intrusion Detection
17 39 (5.01%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.27%) Relational Database
3 38 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (4.63%) MySQL
5 31 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.21%) RDBMS
7 24 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 18 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (1.67%) Redis
11 12 (1.54%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.29%) Big Data
12 10 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.64%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 50 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.63%) Vagrant
4 33 (4.24%) GitLab
5 19 (2.44%) Subversion
6 13 (1.67%) JIRA
7 12 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.77%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.77%) Robot Framework
11 6 (0.77%) Selenium
12 5 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.51%) IDA Disassembler
14 3 (0.39%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
15 2 (0.26%) Gerrit
15 2 (0.26%) Maven
15 2 (0.26%) Redmine
General
1 61 (7.84%) Finance
2 33 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.83%) Marketing
4 16 (2.06%) Electronics
4 16 (2.06%) Retail
5 12 (1.54%) Law
5 12 (1.54%) Legal
6 10 (1.29%) Games
7 8 (1.03%) Advertising
8 7 (0.90%) Banking
9 5 (0.64%) French Language
9 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.51%) Automotive
10 4 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.26%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 128 (16.45%) Network Engineer
2 119 (15.30%) Analyst
3 92 (11.83%) Support Engineer
4 82 (10.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 61 (7.84%) IT Support
6 58 (7.46%) Support Analyst
7 57 (7.33%) IT Engineer
8 47 (6.04%) Developer
9 39 (5.01%) DevOps Engineer
10 36 (4.63%) Software Engineer
11 32 (4.11%) IT Analyst
11 32 (4.11%) Service Analyst
11 32 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
12 31 (3.98%) Android Developer
12 31 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
12 31 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
13 30 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
14 27 (3.47%) Administrator
14 27 (3.47%) IT Support Engineer
14 27 (3.47%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.19%) Node.js
2 13 (1.67%) LDAP
3 12 (1.54%) Web Services
4 10 (1.29%) .NET
4 10 (1.29%) Yocto
5 8 (1.03%) 802.1X
5 8 (1.03%) AngularJS
5 8 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (1.03%) HTML
6 7 (0.90%) .NET Core
7 6 (0.77%) Apache NiFi
7 6 (0.77%) jQuery
7 6 (0.77%) LAMP
7 6 (0.77%) Middleware
7 6 (0.77%) OpenEmbedded
8 5 (0.64%) React
8 5 (0.64%) Vue.js
8 5 (0.64%) WCF
9 4 (0.51%) Qt
9 4 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 82 (10.54%) Self-Motivation
3 60 (7.71%) Management Information System
4 54 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (3.98%) Algorithms
7 30 (3.86%) Driving Licence
8 28 (3.60%) Private Cloud
9 19 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
10 17 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
12 14 (1.80%) Fat Client
12 14 (1.80%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.80%) Replication
12 14 (1.80%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 10 (1.29%) CMDB
15 8 (1.03%) Cybercrime
15 8 (1.03%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 399 (51.29%) Windows
2 241 (30.98%) Linux
3 193 (24.81%) Windows Server
4 116 (14.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (10.93%) Windows 10
6 84 (10.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (10.54%) Unix
8 76 (9.77%) Windows 7
9 37 (4.76%) Android
9 37 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (3.98%) CentOS
11 22 (2.83%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
12 19 (2.44%) Windows 8
13 18 (2.31%) AIX
14 17 (2.19%) Windows 2000
15 14 (1.80%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.16%) Debian
17 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.28%) ITIL
2 122 (15.68%) DevOps
3 108 (13.88%) Mentoring
4 86 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 83 (10.67%) Software Engineering
6 70 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
7 68 (8.74%) Configuration Management
8 64 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (7.20%) Load Balancing
10 54 (6.94%) Analytics
10 54 (6.94%) TDD
11 51 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 50 (6.43%) Change Management
12 50 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
13 48 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
14 47 (6.04%) Mobile Device Management
14 47 (6.04%) Network Monitoring
15 45 (5.78%) Test Automation
16 43 (5.53%) Customer Requirements
16 43 (5.53%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (17.87%) Python
2 131 (16.84%) SQL
3 102 (13.11%) C
4 86 (11.05%) C++
5 85 (10.93%) Bash Shell
6 75 (9.64%) Java
7 67 (8.61%) JavaScript
8 64 (8.23%) PowerShell
9 59 (7.58%) Perl
10 34 (4.37%) Ruby
11 31 (3.98%) Kotlin
12 16 (2.06%) C#
13 15 (1.93%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.67%) Go
15 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.03%) PHP
17 7 (0.90%) Embedded C
18 3 (0.39%) MATLAB
19 2 (0.26%) Embedded C++
19 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 145 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (13.88%) CCNP
3 99 (12.72%) Degree
4 96 (12.34%) Security Cleared
5 61 (7.84%) CCNA
6 59 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 58 (7.46%) SC Cleared
8 54 (6.94%) DV Cleared
9 45 (5.78%) MCSE
10 35 (4.50%) CISSP
11 26 (3.34%) CCIE
12 21 (2.70%) GIAC
12 21 (2.70%) MCSA
13 19 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (2.44%) MCP
14 16 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (1.54%) CEH
17 11 (1.41%) GCIA
18 10 (1.29%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.13%) SLA
2 44 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (3.98%) PCI DSS
4 28 (3.60%) ISO 9001
5 21 (2.70%) ISO 22301
6 16 (2.06%) QA
7 11 (1.41%) COBIT
8 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.77%) GDPR
10 5 (0.64%) NIST
11 4 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.26%) JTAG
14 1 (0.13%) DICOM
14 1 (0.13%) HL7
14 1 (0.13%) MISRA
14 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
14 1 (0.13%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 261 (33.55%) Active Directory
2 131 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (14.78%) Hyper-V
4 103 (13.24%) Docker
5 57 (7.33%) vSphere
6 39 (5.01%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (4.24%) VirtualBox
8 23 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (2.83%) Terminal Server
10 20 (2.57%) Firmware
11 13 (1.67%) DFS Replication
12 8 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.90%) NFS
14 6 (0.77%) iptables
14 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.64%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 4 (0.51%) pfSense
16 4 (0.51%) Snort
16 4 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 97 (12.47%) Ansible
2 70 (9.00%) Puppet
3 55 (7.07%) Kubernetes
4 47 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (3.60%) WSUS
6 19 (2.44%) SCCM
7 17 (2.19%) Nagios
8 15 (1.93%) vCenter Server
9 14 (1.80%) Terraform
10 13 (1.67%) Perfmon
11 11 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (1.16%) Control-M
12 9 (1.16%) FortiGate
13 8 (1.03%) Backup Exec
13 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.77%) Ambari
14 6 (0.77%) SELinux
15 5 (0.64%) Icinga
15 5 (0.64%) Kibana
15 5 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 231 (29.69%) Cisco
2 223 (28.66%) Microsoft
3 186 (23.91%) VMware
4 85 (10.93%) Citrix
5 50 (6.43%) CheckPoint
6 49 (6.30%) HP
7 48 (6.17%) Oracle
8 46 (5.91%) Juniper
9 45 (5.78%) SolarWinds
10 41 (5.27%) Fortinet
11 39 (5.01%) NetApp
11 39 (5.01%) Red Hat
12 31 (3.98%) Brocade
13 28 (3.60%) Samsung
14 27 (3.47%) EMC
15 25 (3.21%) Meraki
16 22 (2.83%) CA
17 21 (2.70%) F5
18 20 (2.57%) Ruckus Wireless
18 20 (2.57%) Splunk