Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 118 118
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 302 530 701
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.43% 2.58% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.05% 15.08% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 258 431 562
10th Percentile £28,425 £23,750 £22,775
25th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £63,675
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 1,882 3,514 4,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.12% 17.07% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,461 2,795 3,450
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
75th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +26 126 £51,000 -1.94% 26
Berkshire +24 73 £55,000 - 12
Surrey -27 56 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire -19 47 £54,000 +54.29% 21
West Sussex +14 40 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Buckinghamshire +35 29 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Kent +7 29 £45,000 +36.36% 2
Oxfordshire +19 24 £38,500 -25.27% 6
East Sussex +31 3 - -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 139 (46.03%) Windows
2 119 (39.40%) Active Directory
3 103 (34.11%) DNS
4 99 (32.78%) Microsoft
5 94 (31.13%) Linux
5 94 (31.13%) Firewall
6 93 (30.79%) VMware
7 80 (26.49%) Microsoft 365
8 78 (25.83%) Windows Server
9 70 (23.18%) DHCP
10 68 (22.52%) Azure
11 61 (20.20%) Python
12 56 (18.54%) PowerShell
13 55 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 54 (17.88%) AWS
15 52 (17.22%) VPN
15 52 (17.22%) Data Centre
16 51 (16.89%) WAN
17 49 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 45 (14.90%) Cisco
18 45 (14.90%) Hyper-V
19 42 (13.91%) HTTP
20 41 (13.58%) ITIL
21 40 (13.25%) Docker
22 37 (12.25%) Ansible
23 36 (11.92%) Windows 10
24 35 (11.59%) LAN
25 34 (11.26%) DevOps
26 33 (10.93%) Kubernetes
26 33 (10.93%) Cybersecurity

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 27 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 23 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.63%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.32%) Apache
4 7 (2.32%) IIS
4 7 (2.32%) JBoss
4 7 (2.32%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.99%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.99%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.99%) Confluence
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (6.62%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.32%) Simulink
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (26.49%) Microsoft 365
2 68 (22.52%) Azure
3 54 (17.88%) AWS
4 20 (6.62%) SaaS
5 18 (5.96%) IaaS
6 16 (5.30%) PaaS
7 14 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (4.30%) GCP
9 10 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.65%) OneDrive
10 8 (2.65%) Serverless
11 5 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.66%) Azure Functions
11 5 (1.66%) Google Workspace
11 5 (1.66%) Logic Apps
11 5 (1.66%) Mimecast
12 4 (1.32%) SonarCloud
13 3 (0.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (0.99%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 103 (34.11%) DNS
2 94 (31.13%) Firewall
3 70 (23.18%) DHCP
4 52 (17.22%) VPN
5 51 (16.89%) WAN
6 42 (13.91%) HTTP
7 35 (11.59%) LAN
8 31 (10.26%) Network Security
9 28 (9.27%) VLAN
9 28 (9.27%) Wireless
10 23 (7.62%) SSL
11 19 (6.29%) Ethernet
11 19 (6.29%) SAN
12 18 (5.96%) Internet
13 16 (5.30%) BGP
13 16 (5.30%) OSPF
14 15 (4.97%) VoIP
15 14 (4.64%) IPv4
15 14 (4.64%) MPLS
15 14 (4.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.65%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (2.32%) MySQL
5 6 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.97%) Selenium
3 11 (3.64%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (3.31%) Subversion
4 10 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (2.98%) JIRA
6 7 (2.32%) IntelliJ
7 6 (1.99%) JUnit
8 5 (1.66%) GitLab
8 5 (1.66%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.99%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.66%) GDB
10 2 (0.66%) Maven
11 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.96%) Finance
3 14 (4.64%) Law
4 8 (2.65%) Electronics
5 7 (2.32%) Marketing
5 7 (2.32%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.99%) Military
7 5 (1.66%) Back Office
7 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.99%) Billing
9 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.66%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Korean Language
10 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (15.56%) Support Engineer
2 45 (14.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (10.93%) Network Engineer
4 31 (10.26%) Analyst
5 30 (9.93%) IT Support
6 23 (7.62%) IT Engineer
7 22 (7.28%) Developer
8 20 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
9 17 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
10 16 (5.30%) Architect
11 14 (4.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.30%) Azure Engineer
12 13 (4.30%) Python Developer
13 12 (3.97%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.64%) Desktop Engineer
14 11 (3.64%) Desktop Support
14 11 (3.64%) Security Analyst
14 11 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.64%) Web Services
2 10 (3.31%) .NET
2 10 (3.31%) JSON
3 8 (2.65%) SAML
4 7 (2.32%) CSS
4 7 (2.32%) HTML
4 7 (2.32%) REST
4 7 (2.32%) RESTful
4 7 (2.32%) XML
5 6 (1.99%) EJB
5 6 (1.99%) Hibernate
5 6 (1.99%) HTML5
5 6 (1.99%) J2EE
5 6 (1.99%) J2SE
5 6 (1.99%) Play Framework
5 6 (1.99%) pytest
5 6 (1.99%) SOAP
5 6 (1.99%) Spring
5 6 (1.99%) WebRTC
6 3 (0.99%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.22%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.62%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.97%) Public Cloud
5 10 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (2.65%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.99%) Clustering
9 6 (1.99%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.99%) EPoS
9 6 (1.99%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (1.99%) Replication
9 6 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.32%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 139 (46.03%) Windows
2 94 (31.13%) Linux
3 78 (25.83%) Windows Server
4 36 (11.92%) Windows 10
5 26 (8.61%) Unix
6 18 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (3.31%) Android
8 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (2.65%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.32%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.66%) CentOS
12 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.99%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.99%) VMS
14 1 (0.33%) Debian
14 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (13.58%) ITIL
3 34 (11.26%) DevOps
4 33 (10.93%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (8.94%) Configuration Management
7 25 (8.28%) Infrastructure as Code
8 23 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (6.95%) Software Engineering
10 20 (6.62%) Time Management
11 19 (6.29%) Computer Science
11 19 (6.29%) Software Testing
12 16 (5.30%) OO
12 16 (5.30%) Test Automation
13 15 (4.97%) SIEM
14 13 (4.30%) Analytics
14 13 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (4.30%) Open Source
14 13 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.20%) Python
2 56 (18.54%) PowerShell
3 30 (9.93%) SQL
4 27 (8.94%) Java
5 17 (5.63%) C++
6 15 (4.97%) C
7 12 (3.97%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.64%) Perl
9 10 (3.31%) C#
9 10 (3.31%) Ruby
9 10 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.99%) Scala
12 4 (1.32%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.32%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.66%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) PHP
14 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (9.27%) Degree
2 28 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 23 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.28%) SC Cleared
5 21 (6.95%) CCNA
6 18 (5.96%) CISSP
7 16 (5.30%) CCNP
8 11 (3.64%) MCP
8 11 (3.64%) MCSA
9 7 (2.32%) MCITP
10 6 (1.99%) CISM
10 6 (1.99%) GIAC
10 6 (1.99%) MCSE
11 5 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.66%) GCIH
11 5 (1.66%) PhD
12 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.32%) CCIE
12 4 (1.32%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.96%) SLA
2 16 (5.30%) QA
3 14 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.99%) NIST
5 4 (1.32%) NCSC
6 3 (0.99%) GRC
7 2 (0.66%) HL7
System Software
1 119 (39.40%) Active Directory
2 55 (18.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (14.90%) Hyper-V
4 40 (13.25%) Docker
5 20 (6.62%) vSphere
6 11 (3.64%) Firmware
7 10 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (2.65%) DFS Replication
9 7 (2.32%) XenApp
10 6 (1.99%) KVM
10 6 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.66%) NFS
11 5 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.99%) pfSense
14 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (12.25%) Ansible
2 33 (10.93%) Kubernetes
3 26 (8.61%) Terraform
4 22 (7.28%) Puppet
5 18 (5.96%) SCCM
6 17 (5.63%) SCOM
7 10 (3.31%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.32%) WMI
9 6 (1.99%) Nagios
10 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.66%) Packer
10 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (1.66%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.32%) Nessus
12 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (32.78%) Microsoft
2 93 (30.79%) VMware
3 45 (14.90%) Cisco
4 27 (8.94%) Citrix
5 19 (6.29%) F5
6 14 (4.64%) Google
6 14 (4.64%) Palo Alto
7 13 (4.30%) Dell
7 13 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 12 (3.97%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.97%) Juniper
9 11 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 10 (3.31%) New Relic
11 9 (2.98%) Splunk
11 9 (2.98%) Symantec
12 8 (2.65%) Apple
12 8 (2.65%) Barracuda Networks
12 8 (2.65%) HP
12 8 (2.65%) McAfee
12 8 (2.65%) Sophos