Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 83 78
Rank change year-on-year -71 -5 -11
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 646 1,015 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.12% 3.42% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.81% 18.17% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 517 781 1,241
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 5,041 5,586 8,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.54% 18.82% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,944 4,504 6,647
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -23 364 £40,000 -11.11% 51
Berkshire -66 174 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Buckinghamshire +53 144 £39,792 -16.23% 8
Surrey -58 121 £41,500 +5.06% 23
Hampshire -103 90 £30,000 -20.00% 14
Oxfordshire 0 46 £32,500 -10.34% 10
East Sussex +2 34 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Kent -18 24 £37,500 +51.52% 6
West Sussex -42 11 £45,000 +5.88% 4
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 415 (64.24%) Windows
2 248 (38.39%) Active Directory
2 248 (38.39%) Windows Server
3 225 (34.83%) Firewall
4 218 (33.75%) Microsoft
5 213 (32.97%) DNS
6 208 (32.20%) VMware
7 198 (30.65%) Linux
8 167 (25.85%) WAN
9 166 (25.70%) Office 365
10 165 (25.54%) LAN
11 161 (24.92%) DHCP
12 160 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 139 (21.52%) SQL
14 126 (19.50%) SQL Server
14 126 (19.50%) Cisco
15 110 (17.03%) VPN
16 104 (16.10%) ITIL
17 98 (15.17%) Citrix
18 94 (14.55%) MS Exchange
18 94 (14.55%) Finance
18 94 (14.55%) Hyper-V
18 94 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
18 94 (14.55%) Windows 10
19 89 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
20 81 (12.54%) IIS
21 75 (11.61%) HTTP
21 75 (11.61%) Degree
22 71 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
22 71 (10.99%) Microsoft Office

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 94 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 81 (12.54%) IIS
3 49 (7.59%) Apache
4 35 (5.42%) WebSphere
5 30 (4.64%) WebLogic
6 29 (4.49%) JBoss
7 25 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (3.72%) SharePoint
9 21 (3.25%) Tomcat
10 17 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 10 (1.55%) Skype for Business
13 9 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.24%) Confluence
15 7 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (1.08%) WordPress
16 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
18 4 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 71 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.93%) AutoCAD
4 6 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.46%) Simulink
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.62%) Workfront
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) assyst
3 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 166 (25.70%) Office 365
2 71 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (4.33%) SaaS
6 22 (3.41%) IaaS
7 17 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (2.17%) PaaS
9 11 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (1.39%) AWS CloudTrail
12 8 (1.24%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
13 6 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.77%) GitHub
15 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.46%) Serverless
16 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.31%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 225 (34.83%) Firewall
2 213 (32.97%) DNS
3 167 (25.85%) WAN
4 165 (25.54%) LAN
5 161 (24.92%) DHCP
6 110 (17.03%) VPN
7 75 (11.61%) HTTP
8 70 (10.84%) SAN
8 70 (10.84%) VLAN
9 55 (8.51%) VoIP
10 49 (7.59%) Ethernet
11 45 (6.97%) Wi-Fi
12 43 (6.66%) Network Security
13 42 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
13 42 (6.50%) NAS
14 41 (6.35%) Wireless
15 38 (5.88%) Wireshark
16 36 (5.57%) OSPF
17 35 (5.42%) SNMP
18 30 (4.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.66%) MySQL
3 24 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.77%) Big Data
9 5 (0.77%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.31%) GIS
12 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.15%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 36 (5.57%) Git (software)
2 30 (4.64%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.87%) JIRA
4 19 (2.94%) Subversion
5 11 (1.70%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.39%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.77%) GitLab
8 5 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.77%) Xcode
9 4 (0.62%) Burp Suite
9 4 (0.62%) LabVIEW
9 4 (0.62%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.46%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.46%) CMake
10 3 (0.46%) CppUnit
10 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.46%) GDB
10 3 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 94 (14.55%) Finance
2 53 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.88%) Legal
4 34 (5.26%) Law
5 18 (2.79%) Banking
5 18 (2.79%) Retail
6 17 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.48%) Electronics
8 13 (2.01%) Marketing
9 10 (1.55%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.55%) Automotive
10 7 (1.08%) Games
11 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.77%) Back Office
12 5 (0.77%) Military
12 5 (0.77%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.46%) Avionics
13 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.31%) German Language
14 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 106 (16.41%) Support Engineer
2 87 (13.47%) Analyst
3 72 (11.15%) IT Support
4 61 (9.44%) Developer
5 59 (9.13%) Network Engineer
6 52 (8.05%) IT Engineer
7 50 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 32 (4.95%) Administrator
10 31 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
10 31 (4.80%) Junior
10 31 (4.80%) Software Engineer
11 30 (4.64%) Architect
11 30 (4.64%) Support Analyst
12 28 (4.33%) Java Developer
12 28 (4.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
14 24 (3.72%) Security Engineer
14 24 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (9.13%) HTML
2 53 (8.20%) .NET
3 43 (6.66%) CSS
4 36 (5.57%) XML
5 28 (4.33%) Hibernate
5 28 (4.33%) JDBC
5 28 (4.33%) JMS
5 28 (4.33%) Servlets
5 28 (4.33%) Spring
6 26 (4.02%) .NET Framework
6 26 (4.02%) DHTML
6 26 (4.02%) J2EE
6 26 (4.02%) JSP
6 26 (4.02%) Struts
7 23 (3.56%) LDAP
7 23 (3.56%) Middleware
8 21 (3.25%) AngularJS
9 19 (2.94%) Ajax
10 17 (2.63%) LAMP
11 14 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 53 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 52 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (3.25%) Replication
7 19 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
8 17 (2.63%) Driving Licence
9 16 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 16 (2.48%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.86%) Clustering
10 12 (1.86%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.70%) CAN bus
11 11 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.24%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.24%) Robotics
14 7 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 415 (64.24%) Windows
2 248 (38.39%) Windows Server
3 198 (30.65%) Linux
4 94 (14.55%) Windows 10
4 94 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (8.98%) Windows 7
6 38 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (5.57%) Unix
8 26 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (3.72%) Windows 8
10 13 (2.01%) Android
11 12 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.39%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.24%) CentOS
14 7 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.08%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.93%) Kali Linux
15 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.77%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (16.10%) ITIL
2 89 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (7.12%) Software Engineering
5 42 (6.50%) DevOps
5 42 (6.50%) OO
6 41 (6.35%) Incident Management
7 39 (6.04%) Open Source
8 38 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 35 (5.42%) Problem Management
10 32 (4.95%) Project Management
10 32 (4.95%) SIEM
11 31 (4.80%) Vulnerability Management
12 30 (4.64%) Information Security
13 29 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (4.49%) Software Architecture
14 28 (4.33%) Configuration Management
14 28 (4.33%) ITSM
14 28 (4.33%) Use Case
15 26 (4.02%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 139 (21.52%) SQL
2 66 (10.22%) JavaScript
3 58 (8.98%) Python
4 57 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 53 (8.20%) Bash Shell
5 53 (8.20%) Java
6 52 (8.05%) C++
7 46 (7.12%) C#
8 44 (6.81%) Perl
9 27 (4.18%) C
10 18 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.63%) Ruby
12 6 (0.93%) Go
12 6 (0.93%) PHP
12 6 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.77%) XAML
14 4 (0.62%) VBScript
15 3 (0.46%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.46%) VC++
Qualifications
1 75 (11.61%) Degree
2 62 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (6.66%) CCNP
5 36 (5.57%) CCNA
6 33 (5.11%) CISSP
7 32 (4.95%) MCSE
8 27 (4.18%) Security Cleared
9 19 (2.94%) CCSE
9 19 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (2.94%) MCP
10 17 (2.63%) JNCIP
11 15 (2.32%) CCDP
11 15 (2.32%) IISP
11 15 (2.32%) ISSAP
12 14 (2.17%) MCSA
13 10 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.39%) AWS Certification
15 8 (1.24%) SC Cleared
16 7 (1.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.73%) SLA
2 30 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.39%) GDPR
5 6 (0.93%) QA
5 6 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.46%) JTAG
7 3 (0.46%) MISRA
8 2 (0.31%) COBIT
8 2 (0.31%) GCP
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 248 (38.39%) Active Directory
2 160 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 60 (9.29%) XenApp
5 57 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
6 53 (8.20%) XenDesktop
7 26 (4.02%) vSphere
8 23 (3.56%) Docker
9 16 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (1.70%) Firmware
11 9 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (1.08%) vCloud
13 6 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (0.93%) Samba
13 6 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.77%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.46%) NFS
16 3 (0.46%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 48 (7.43%) SCCM
2 42 (6.50%) Puppet
3 34 (5.26%) Ansible
3 34 (5.26%) SCOM
4 23 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (2.32%) OPNET
5 15 (2.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (2.32%) QRadar
6 14 (2.17%) WSUS
7 11 (1.70%) Nessus
8 10 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (1.55%) Nagios
8 10 (1.55%) Terraform
9 8 (1.24%) Kubernetes
10 7 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.08%) Salt
10 7 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (0.93%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.93%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 5 (0.77%) vMotion
Vendors
1 218 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 208 (32.20%) VMware
3 126 (19.50%) Cisco
4 98 (15.17%) Citrix
5 69 (10.68%) Juniper
6 58 (8.98%) Oracle
7 50 (7.74%) HP
8 41 (6.35%) SolarWinds
9 33 (5.11%) Red Hat
10 30 (4.64%) CheckPoint
10 30 (4.64%) Riverbed
11 29 (4.49%) IBM
12 27 (4.18%) ServiceNow
13 26 (4.02%) Forcepoint
14 21 (3.25%) Fortinet
15 20 (3.10%) Atlassian
16 19 (2.94%) LogRhythm
16 19 (2.94%) Veeam
17 18 (2.79%) Palo Alto
18 17 (2.63%) Splunk