Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 100 131
Rank change year-on-year -18 +31 -24
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 232 701 671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.35% 3.03% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 17.82% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 249 605 560
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,597 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 1,816 3,933 4,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.36% 17.00% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,440 3,100 3,403
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +40 94 £50,000 -4.76% 29
Berkshire +14 52 £53,750 -2.27% 20
Hampshire -15 49 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Surrey -31 39 £45,000 -5.26% 9
West Sussex -2 36 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire +53 33 £45,000 - 3
Kent +7 13 £41,500 +29.69% 6
Oxfordshire +34 9 £60,000 - 6
East Sussex +19 1 £29,500 -15.71% 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 94 (40.52%) Windows
2 90 (38.79%) Active Directory
3 73 (31.47%) Microsoft
4 72 (31.03%) Linux
5 64 (27.59%) DNS
6 59 (25.43%) Firewall
6 59 (25.43%) VMware
7 54 (23.28%) Office 365
8 46 (19.83%) Python
9 45 (19.40%) Azure
9 45 (19.40%) PowerShell
10 44 (18.97%) Windows Server
11 42 (18.10%) HTTP
12 38 (16.38%) AWS
13 37 (15.95%) Docker
13 37 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 36 (15.52%) Ansible
14 36 (15.52%) Hyper-V
15 35 (15.09%) WAN
16 34 (14.66%) DHCP
16 34 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (13.36%) DevOps
17 31 (13.36%) Windows 10
18 30 (12.93%) Telecoms
19 28 (12.07%) Unix
19 28 (12.07%) Data Centre
19 28 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
20 26 (11.21%) ITIL
20 26 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (10.78%) Git (software)

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 17 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (6.47%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.88%) Apache
3 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.59%) JBoss
4 6 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.72%) IIS
6 3 (1.29%) nginx
6 3 (1.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.16%) Simulink
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 54 (23.28%) Office 365
2 45 (19.40%) Azure
3 38 (16.38%) AWS
4 14 (6.03%) SaaS
5 13 (5.60%) IaaS
6 10 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (3.88%) PaaS
8 8 (3.45%) GCP
8 8 (3.45%) Serverless
9 7 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.16%) Mimecast
10 5 (2.16%) OneDrive
11 4 (1.72%) Azure Functions
11 4 (1.72%) Logic Apps
12 3 (1.29%) GitHub
12 3 (1.29%) SonarCloud
13 2 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.43%) Amazon Glacier
14 1 (0.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (27.59%) DNS
2 59 (25.43%) Firewall
3 42 (18.10%) HTTP
4 35 (15.09%) WAN
5 34 (14.66%) DHCP
6 24 (10.34%) SSL
6 24 (10.34%) VPN
7 22 (9.48%) LAN
8 20 (8.62%) VoIP
8 20 (8.62%) Wireless
9 19 (8.19%) Ethernet
10 18 (7.76%) Internet
11 17 (7.33%) SAN
12 16 (6.90%) HTTPS
12 16 (6.90%) NAS
13 15 (6.47%) Network Security
14 13 (5.60%) VLAN
15 12 (5.17%) BGP
16 10 (4.31%) IPv4
16 10 (4.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.02%) MySQL
3 6 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.43%) Big Data
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 25 (10.78%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.60%) Selenium
3 12 (5.17%) Eclipse
3 12 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (4.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (4.31%) JIRA
6 7 (3.02%) IntelliJ
6 7 (3.02%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.59%) GitLab
7 6 (2.59%) JUnit
7 6 (2.59%) Subversion
8 3 (1.29%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.86%) GDB
9 2 (0.86%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.43%) Maven
General
1 30 (12.93%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.60%) Finance
3 10 (4.31%) Electronics
3 10 (4.31%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.45%) Law
5 7 (3.02%) Military
6 6 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.16%) Banking
8 4 (1.72%) Back Office
8 4 (1.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Police
Job Titles
1 37 (15.95%) Support Engineer
2 35 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (9.91%) Analyst
4 21 (9.05%) Developer
5 17 (7.33%) Architect
5 17 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.47%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (6.03%) Desktop Support
7 14 (6.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (5.60%) Network Engineer
8 13 (5.60%) Python Developer
9 11 (4.74%) SCCM Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.31%) Administrator
10 10 (4.31%) Design Engineer
10 10 (4.31%) IT Support
11 9 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.88%) Hardware Engineer
12 8 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.60%) .NET
2 9 (3.88%) RESTful
3 8 (3.45%) SAML
3 8 (3.45%) XML
4 7 (3.02%) CSS
4 7 (3.02%) HTML
4 7 (3.02%) pytest
4 7 (3.02%) REST
4 7 (3.02%) Web Services
4 7 (3.02%) WebRTC
5 6 (2.59%) EJB
5 6 (2.59%) Hibernate
5 6 (2.59%) HTML5
5 6 (2.59%) J2EE
5 6 (2.59%) J2SE
5 6 (2.59%) JSON
5 6 (2.59%) Play Framework
5 6 (2.59%) SOAP
5 6 (2.59%) Spring
6 4 (1.72%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.60%) EPoS
4 10 (4.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (3.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.02%) Over-the-Top Content
7 7 (3.02%) Replication
8 6 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.16%) ASIC
9 5 (2.16%) CPLD
9 5 (2.16%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.16%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.72%) Clustering
10 4 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (40.52%) Windows
2 72 (31.03%) Linux
3 44 (18.97%) Windows Server
4 31 (13.36%) Windows 10
5 28 (12.07%) Unix
6 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (4.31%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.88%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (3.45%) Android
11 6 (2.59%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.43%) CentOS
14 1 (0.43%) Debian
14 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (13.36%) DevOps
3 28 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (11.21%) ITIL
5 24 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (9.05%) Software Engineering
7 20 (8.62%) Configuration Management
8 19 (8.19%) Computer Science
8 19 (8.19%) Infrastructure as Code
9 18 (7.76%) Time Management
10 17 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.33%) OO
11 14 (6.03%) Infrastructure Automation
11 14 (6.03%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.60%) Scrum
13 12 (5.17%) Security Operations
14 10 (4.31%) Integration Testing
14 10 (4.31%) Open Source
14 10 (4.31%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.83%) Python
2 45 (19.40%) PowerShell
3 25 (10.78%) Java
4 22 (9.48%) SQL
5 17 (7.33%) C++
6 15 (6.47%) C
7 12 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.88%) C#
9 7 (3.02%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.02%) Ruby
9 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.59%) Perl
10 6 (2.59%) Scala
11 5 (2.16%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.16%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.43%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (9.05%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (8.19%) Degree
4 17 (7.33%) MCSA
4 17 (7.33%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.90%) CCNA
6 15 (6.47%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.74%) MCITP
8 10 (4.31%) CISSP
9 7 (3.02%) CCNP
10 6 (2.59%) PhD
11 5 (2.16%) MCSE
12 4 (1.72%) GCIH
12 4 (1.72%) JNCIA
12 4 (1.72%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.72%) MCP
12 4 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.29%) CISM
13 3 (1.29%) GCFA
13 3 (1.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.17%) QA
2 11 (4.74%) SLA
3 9 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.59%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.29%) NIST
6 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.43%) NCSC
System Software
1 90 (38.79%) Active Directory
2 37 (15.95%) Docker
3 36 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 34 (14.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (4.74%) Firmware
6 10 (4.31%) vSphere
7 7 (3.02%) KVM
8 6 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.29%) DFS Replication
10 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.86%) NFS
11 2 (0.86%) pfSense
11 2 (0.86%) XenApp
12 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (15.52%) Ansible
2 25 (10.78%) Kubernetes
3 20 (8.62%) Terraform
4 17 (7.33%) SCCM
5 15 (6.47%) Puppet
6 14 (6.03%) SCOM
7 11 (4.74%) WMI
7 11 (4.74%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.72%) Nessus
9 4 (1.72%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (1.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 3 (1.29%) WSUS
11 2 (0.86%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.86%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.86%) Packer
11 2 (0.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 73 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 59 (25.43%) VMware
3 20 (8.62%) Cisco
4 14 (6.03%) Citrix
5 11 (4.74%) New Relic
6 10 (4.31%) Xilinx
7 9 (3.88%) Apple
8 8 (3.45%) F5
9 7 (3.02%) Dell
9 7 (3.02%) EMC
10 6 (2.59%) Adobe
10 6 (2.59%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.59%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.59%) webMethods
11 5 (2.16%) Altera
11 5 (2.16%) Keysight
11 5 (2.16%) Perforce
11 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.16%) ServiceNow
11 5 (2.16%) Splunk