Period
to 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 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
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 69 67
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 998 1404 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.44% 3.89% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.00% 18.76% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1220 1424
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,725 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75% -

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 5254 7484 8739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.11% 20.72% 20.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4194 6080 6945
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 September 2017.

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 21 September 2017. 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 -19 412 £45,000 +9.76% 21
Berkshire -17 293 £45,000 - 13
Surrey +21 248 £41,750 +4.38% 15
Hampshire -4 223 £35,000 -12.50% 18
Buckinghamshire -30 77 £36,000 - 1
West Sussex -24 49 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Kent +21 46 £32,500 +12.07% 2
Oxfordshire -9 42 £42,500 +49.12% 7
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
East Sussex -27 10 £30,000 -27.71% 8
Middlesex +2 3 - -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 623 (62.42%) Windows
2 465 (46.59%) Firewall
3 375 (37.58%) Linux
4 355 (35.57%) Active Directory
5 338 (33.87%) DNS
6 317 (31.76%) VMware
7 300 (30.06%) Cisco
8 293 (29.36%) Microsoft
9 233 (23.35%) Windows Server
10 226 (22.65%) ITIL
11 212 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 202 (20.24%) VPN
13 201 (20.14%) SQL
14 195 (19.54%) WAN
14 195 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 191 (19.14%) DHCP
16 173 (17.33%) LAN
17 170 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 166 (16.63%) Unix
19 158 (15.83%) SQL Server
20 152 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
21 133 (13.33%) Juniper
22 125 (12.53%) CheckPoint
23 124 (12.42%) MS Exchange
24 120 (12.02%) Degree
25 116 (11.62%) Finance
26 111 (11.12%) Hyper-V
27 105 (10.52%) Microsoft Office
28 102 (10.22%) Python
29 101 (10.12%) HTTP

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
1 124 (12.42%) MS Exchange
2 68 (6.81%) IIS
3 50 (5.01%) SharePoint
4 48 (4.81%) Apache
5 41 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (3.51%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 20 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.50%) Skype for Business
12 13 (1.30%) JBoss
13 12 (1.20%) WebLogic
14 11 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.60%) Zimbra
16 5 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 105 (10.52%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.40%) Simulink
6 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.60%) Teamcenter
2 6 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.30%) Postilion
5 2 (0.20%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.20%) iTrent
5 2 (0.20%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 95 (9.52%) Office 365
2 79 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (3.41%) SaaS
5 11 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.10%) IaaS
6 10 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.50%) PaaS
9 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.10%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 465 (46.59%) Firewall
2 338 (33.87%) DNS
3 202 (20.24%) VPN
4 195 (19.54%) WAN
5 191 (19.14%) DHCP
6 173 (17.33%) LAN
7 101 (10.12%) HTTP
7 101 (10.12%) MPLS
7 101 (10.12%) VLAN
8 95 (9.52%) VoIP
9 90 (9.02%) SAN
10 86 (8.62%) Internet
11 85 (8.52%) BGP
12 81 (8.12%) SSL
13 68 (6.81%) Network Security
14 66 (6.61%) Cisco ASA
14 66 (6.61%) IPsec
15 64 (6.41%) Wireless
16 62 (6.21%) OSPF
17 47 (4.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.31%) MySQL
3 48 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.71%) NoSQL
6 26 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.90%) Redis
9 15 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (1.10%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.70%) DB2
12 7 (0.70%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.60%) Big Data
14 4 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.40%) SQLite
15 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.30%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 29 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.61%) JIRA
3 20 (2.00%) NUnit
4 17 (1.70%) Rational DOORS
4 17 (1.70%) Subversion
5 16 (1.60%) Burp Suite
5 16 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.50%) IDA Disassembler
6 15 (1.50%) OllyDbg
6 15 (1.50%) WinDbg
7 13 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.20%) Vagrant
9 10 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.50%) Metasploit
12 3 (0.30%) git-flow
12 3 (0.30%) Redmine
13 2 (0.20%) GNU Toolchain
13 2 (0.20%) Hudson
13 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 116 (11.62%) Finance
2 94 (9.42%) Telecoms
3 43 (4.31%) German Language
4 37 (3.71%) Financial Institution
5 35 (3.51%) Digital Economy
6 29 (2.91%) French Language
7 28 (2.81%) Retail
8 24 (2.40%) Marketing
9 23 (2.30%) Electronics
10 20 (2.00%) Games
10 20 (2.00%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.90%) Banking
11 19 (1.90%) Military
12 16 (1.60%) Back Office
13 11 (1.10%) Automotive
14 9 (0.90%) Advertising
15 8 (0.80%) Billing
16 6 (0.60%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.50%) Legal
18 4 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 157 (15.73%) Analyst
2 140 (14.03%) Support Engineer
3 112 (11.22%) Network Engineer
4 105 (10.52%) Security Engineer
5 84 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 76 (7.62%) IT Support
7 66 (6.61%) Administrator
8 65 (6.51%) IT Engineer
9 64 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 60 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
11 59 (5.91%) Consultant
12 54 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
13 53 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
14 52 (5.21%) Software Engineer
15 46 (4.61%) Network Security Engineer
16 44 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
17 43 (4.31%) Developer
17 43 (4.31%) IT Support Engineer
17 43 (4.31%) Senior Security Engineer
18 40 (4.01%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.62%) .NET
2 67 (6.71%) HTML
3 48 (4.81%) Web Services
4 40 (4.01%) CSS
4 40 (4.01%) WPF
5 30 (3.01%) Ajax
5 30 (3.01%) HTML5
6 26 (2.61%) WCF
7 25 (2.51%) XML
8 24 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (2.20%) ASP.NET
9 22 (2.20%) Regular Expression
10 21 (2.10%) .NET Framework
10 21 (2.10%) jQuery
10 21 (2.10%) LINQ
11 20 (2.00%) AngularJS
11 20 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 20 (2.00%) Entity Framework
11 20 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.32%) Data Centre
2 72 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 46 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 30 (3.01%) Private Cloud
6 27 (2.71%) Cyberthreat
6 27 (2.71%) Hedge funds
7 19 (1.90%) Clustering
8 15 (1.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 15 (1.50%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 11 (1.10%) Blog
11 11 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.00%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (0.80%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 623 (62.42%) Windows
2 375 (37.58%) Linux
3 233 (23.35%) Windows Server
4 195 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 170 (17.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 166 (16.63%) Unix
7 96 (9.62%) Windows 7
8 89 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 79 (7.92%) Windows 10
10 63 (6.31%) CentOS
11 44 (4.41%) Solaris
12 33 (3.31%) Windows 2000
12 33 (3.31%) Windows 8
13 30 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 25 (2.51%) Ubuntu
15 20 (2.00%) Apple iOS
16 19 (1.90%) Windows XP
17 18 (1.80%) Android
18 12 (1.20%) Debian
19 10 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (22.65%) ITIL
2 94 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (7.82%) Mentoring
4 67 (6.71%) Project Management
5 61 (6.11%) Load Balancing
5 61 (6.11%) SIEM
6 59 (5.91%) Software Engineering
7 58 (5.81%) DevOps
7 58 (5.81%) Information Security
8 54 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
9 52 (5.21%) Problem Management
10 44 (4.41%) Time Management
11 43 (4.31%) TDD
12 42 (4.21%) Risk Management
13 41 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
14 39 (3.91%) Presales
15 38 (3.81%) Service Delivery
16 37 (3.71%) Change Management
17 35 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
18 34 (3.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 201 (20.14%) SQL
2 102 (10.22%) Python
3 86 (8.62%) C++
4 84 (8.42%) PowerShell
5 82 (8.22%) C
6 81 (8.12%) Perl
7 80 (8.02%) Java
8 74 (7.41%) C#
9 67 (6.71%) Bash Shell
10 58 (5.81%) JavaScript
11 33 (3.31%) Ruby
12 30 (3.01%) PHP
13 17 (1.70%) Bourne shell
14 11 (1.10%) Korn
15 9 (0.90%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.70%) VBScript
18 6 (0.60%) Embedded C
19 5 (0.50%) Embedded C++
20 4 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 152 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (12.02%) Degree
3 99 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (9.62%) Security Cleared
5 94 (9.42%) CCNA
6 91 (9.12%) CCNP
7 66 (6.61%) MCSE
8 58 (5.81%) SC Cleared
9 54 (5.41%) CISSP
10 41 (4.11%) CISM
11 35 (3.51%) MCSA
12 34 (3.41%) MCP
13 25 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (2.10%) JNCIA
15 20 (2.00%) DV Cleared
16 18 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
17 16 (1.60%) CCIE
18 15 (1.50%) CCDA
19 13 (1.30%) JNCIP
20 12 (1.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.31%) SLA
2 45 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.71%) PCI DSS
4 25 (2.51%) PMO
5 17 (1.70%) QA
6 15 (1.50%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 14 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.50%) GPG13
10 3 (0.30%) GCP
10 3 (0.30%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.20%) IEC 61131
11 2 (0.20%) JTAG
11 2 (0.20%) MISRA
12 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 355 (35.57%) Active Directory
2 212 (21.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (11.12%) Hyper-V
4 61 (6.11%) vSphere
5 47 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (3.61%) VMware Workstation
7 30 (3.01%) XenApp
8 29 (2.91%) Docker
9 28 (2.81%) KVM
10 16 (1.60%) Terminal Services
11 15 (1.50%) XenServer
12 13 (1.30%) VMware NSX
13 12 (1.20%) vCloud
14 10 (1.00%) NFS
15 9 (0.90%) iptables
16 8 (0.80%) LXC
17 5 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.50%) XenDesktop
18 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 59 (5.91%) SCCM
2 34 (3.41%) Nagios
3 31 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (3.11%) Puppet
4 24 (2.40%) WSUS
5 23 (2.30%) ZABBIX
6 22 (2.20%) Ansible
7 16 (1.60%) Kubernetes
8 13 (1.30%) SELinux
9 12 (1.20%) FortiGate
9 12 (1.20%) SCOM
10 11 (1.10%) Cacti
10 11 (1.10%) Opsview
11 9 (0.90%) CA Spectrum
11 9 (0.90%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.80%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
13 7 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.70%) Pingdom
14 6 (0.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 317 (31.76%) VMware
2 300 (30.06%) Cisco
3 293 (29.36%) Microsoft
4 133 (13.33%) Juniper
5 125 (12.53%) CheckPoint
6 101 (10.12%) Palo Alto
7 93 (9.32%) F5
8 77 (7.72%) Citrix
9 61 (6.11%) Oracle
10 49 (4.91%) Blue Coat
11 45 (4.51%) HP
12 44 (4.41%) Sourcefire
13 41 (4.11%) Red Hat
14 39 (3.91%) Crossbeam
15 35 (3.51%) Fortinet
16 34 (3.41%) SolarWinds
17 31 (3.11%) Apple
18 28 (2.81%) McAfee
19 26 (2.61%) IBM
19 26 (2.61%) Meraki