Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 78 81
Rank change year-on-year -62 +3 -19
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 704 1,037 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.32% 3.57% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.71% 18.34% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 544 813 1,276
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £61,250
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 5,134 5,653 8,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.91% 19.46% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,966 4,562 6,713
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £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% - +1.43%

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 May 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 21 May 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 -25 399 £40,000 -11.11% 48
Berkshire -48 222 £45,000 - 28
Buckinghamshire +35 151 £37,500 -21.05% 10
Surrey -61 130 £47,500 +34.75% 23
Hampshire -74 113 £38,500 -9.94% 13
East Sussex -8 36 £30,000 -9.09% 4
Oxfordshire -11 26 £30,000 -14.29% 10
Kent -19 18 £36,000 +44.00% 7
West Sussex -41 9 £37,500 - 7
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 408 (57.95%) Windows
2 259 (36.79%) Firewall
3 249 (35.37%) Linux
4 233 (33.10%) Active Directory
5 230 (32.67%) Windows Server
6 219 (31.11%) DNS
7 210 (29.83%) Microsoft
8 209 (29.69%) VMware
9 187 (26.56%) Cisco
10 171 (24.29%) WAN
11 165 (23.44%) LAN
12 160 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 145 (20.60%) DHCP
14 141 (20.03%) Office 365
15 135 (19.18%) SQL
16 132 (18.75%) SQL Server
17 131 (18.61%) VPN
18 128 (18.18%) ITIL
19 116 (16.48%) Juniper
20 98 (13.92%) HTTP
21 97 (13.78%) IIS
21 97 (13.78%) Windows 10
22 94 (13.35%) Finance
23 89 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
24 84 (11.93%) Citrix
25 83 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
26 82 (11.65%) Data Centre
26 82 (11.65%) Hyper-V
27 81 (11.51%) SAN
28 79 (11.22%) Apache

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 97 (13.78%) IIS
2 79 (11.22%) Apache
3 74 (10.51%) MS Exchange
4 39 (5.54%) WebSphere
5 37 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 33 (4.69%) JBoss
7 25 (3.55%) Tomcat
8 23 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (1.99%) SharePoint
11 13 (1.85%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.99%) WordPress
16 6 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
17 5 (0.71%) Confluence
17 5 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.71%) Skype for Business
18 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 77 (10.94%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.85%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.28%) Simulink
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.57%) Workfront
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.43%) Postilion
4 2 (0.28%) assyst
4 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 141 (20.03%) Office 365
2 70 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (5.40%) SaaS
5 30 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (2.98%) IaaS
7 15 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (1.85%) PaaS
9 11 (1.56%) AWS CloudTrail
10 10 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.57%) GitHub
14 2 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.28%) Datadog
14 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 259 (36.79%) Firewall
2 219 (31.11%) DNS
3 171 (24.29%) WAN
4 165 (23.44%) LAN
5 145 (20.60%) DHCP
6 131 (18.61%) VPN
7 98 (13.92%) HTTP
8 81 (11.51%) SAN
9 78 (11.08%) VLAN
10 66 (9.38%) Network Security
11 59 (8.38%) VoIP
12 57 (8.10%) Wireless
13 54 (7.67%) Ethernet
13 54 (7.67%) OSPF
14 53 (7.53%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (7.39%) MPLS
15 52 (7.39%) Wireshark
16 47 (6.68%) Internet
17 46 (6.53%) SNMP
18 45 (6.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 65 (9.23%) MySQL
3 24 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.57%) Big Data
10 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.43%) DB2
11 3 (0.43%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.28%) GIS
12 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.28%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.28%) Power BI
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.41%) JIRA
4 16 (2.27%) Subversion
5 14 (1.99%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.71%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.71%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.57%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.57%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.43%) JUnit
9 3 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.28%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.28%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.28%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.28%) Xcode
General
1 94 (13.35%) Finance
2 66 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 32 (4.55%) Legal
4 25 (3.55%) Financial Institution
5 21 (2.98%) Law
6 13 (1.85%) Retail
7 12 (1.70%) Banking
7 12 (1.70%) Electronics
8 9 (1.28%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.14%) Automotive
9 8 (1.14%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.14%) Marketing
10 6 (0.85%) German Language
10 6 (0.85%) Military
11 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Games
12 3 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 102 (14.49%) Analyst
2 84 (11.93%) Support Engineer
3 77 (10.94%) Network Engineer
4 66 (9.38%) IT Support
5 53 (7.53%) Developer
6 52 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 49 (6.96%) Administrator
8 40 (5.68%) Architect
9 39 (5.54%) Software Engineer
10 38 (5.40%) IT Engineer
11 32 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 32 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
12 31 (4.40%) Technical Support
13 29 (4.12%) Junior
14 28 (3.98%) Security Analyst
14 28 (3.98%) Senior Developer
15 27 (3.84%) Team Leader
16 26 (3.69%) C++ Software Engineer
16 26 (3.69%) Java Developer
16 26 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (8.24%) HTML
2 48 (6.82%) CSS
3 46 (6.53%) .NET
4 31 (4.40%) XML
5 27 (3.84%) Hibernate
5 27 (3.84%) Servlets
5 27 (3.84%) Spring
6 26 (3.69%) .NET Framework
6 26 (3.69%) JDBC
6 26 (3.69%) JMS
6 26 (3.69%) LDAP
7 25 (3.55%) Ajax
7 25 (3.55%) J2EE
8 24 (3.41%) DHTML
8 24 (3.41%) JSP
8 24 (3.41%) Struts
9 17 (2.41%) Middleware
10 15 (2.13%) LAMP
11 11 (1.56%) REST
12 10 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.65%) Data Centre
2 68 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (8.95%) Computer Science
4 35 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 27 (3.84%) Cyberthreat
6 26 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (3.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 22 (3.13%) Driving Licence
9 19 (2.70%) Hedge funds
10 16 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (2.13%) Private Cloud
12 14 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
13 13 (1.85%) Clustering
14 10 (1.42%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.42%) Replication
15 8 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
16 7 (0.99%) Blackberry
16 7 (0.99%) CMDB
16 7 (0.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 408 (57.95%) Windows
2 249 (35.37%) Linux
3 230 (32.67%) Windows Server
4 97 (13.78%) Windows 10
5 83 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 57 (8.10%) Unix
8 54 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 22 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (1.99%) CentOS
13 10 (1.42%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.28%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.14%) Android
15 8 (1.14%) Solaris
16 7 (0.99%) FreeBSD
16 7 (0.99%) Kali Linux
17 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (18.18%) ITIL
2 79 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 53 (7.53%) Incident Management
5 48 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 47 (6.68%) DevOps
6 47 (6.68%) Open Source
6 47 (6.68%) SIEM
7 42 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (5.97%) Problem Management
8 41 (5.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 38 (5.40%) Change Management
9 38 (5.40%) OO
9 38 (5.40%) Project Management
10 37 (5.26%) ITSM
11 35 (4.97%) Information Security
12 31 (4.40%) Capacity Planning
12 31 (4.40%) Presales
12 31 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (4.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 135 (19.18%) SQL
2 58 (8.24%) Bash Shell
2 58 (8.24%) JavaScript
3 55 (7.81%) PowerShell
3 55 (7.81%) Python
4 49 (6.96%) C++
5 48 (6.82%) Java
6 42 (5.97%) Perl
7 41 (5.82%) C#
8 26 (3.69%) C
9 18 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.56%) Ruby
11 8 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.14%) VBScript
12 6 (0.85%) PHP
13 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.43%) VC++
15 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 89 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (9.66%) Degree
3 60 (8.52%) CCNP
4 50 (7.10%) CCNA
5 47 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (5.97%) CISSP
7 31 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 28 (3.98%) CCSE
9 27 (3.84%) JNCIP
10 25 (3.55%) MCSE
11 24 (3.41%) Security Cleared
12 23 (3.27%) CCDP
12 23 (3.27%) IISP
12 23 (3.27%) ISSAP
13 14 (1.99%) CISM
13 14 (1.99%) MCSA
14 13 (1.85%) CISA
14 13 (1.85%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.56%) MCP
16 10 (1.42%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.38%) SLA
2 20 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.70%) QA
4 11 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.71%) GDPR
5 5 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.43%) COBIT
7 3 (0.43%) GCP
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) JTAG
8 1 (0.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 233 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 160 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 50 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
5 49 (6.96%) XenApp
6 46 (6.53%) XenDesktop
7 27 (3.84%) vSphere
8 15 (2.13%) Docker
9 11 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (0.99%) Firmware
12 6 (0.85%) NFS
12 6 (0.85%) vCloud
13 5 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
13 5 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.57%) KVM
14 4 (0.57%) Samba
14 4 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 56 (7.95%) SCCM
2 39 (5.54%) Puppet
3 37 (5.26%) SCOM
4 31 (4.40%) Ansible
5 30 (4.26%) QRadar
6 19 (2.70%) OPNET
7 16 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (2.13%) Nessus
8 15 (2.13%) WSUS
9 14 (1.99%) Nagios
10 12 (1.70%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (1.56%) FortiGate
12 10 (1.42%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (1.42%) vMotion
13 8 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 7 (0.99%) PowerCLI
14 7 (0.99%) RSA enVision
14 7 (0.99%) RSA Security Analytics
14 7 (0.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 210 (29.83%) Microsoft
2 209 (29.69%) VMware
3 187 (26.56%) Cisco
4 116 (16.48%) Juniper
5 84 (11.93%) Citrix
6 59 (8.38%) HP
7 54 (7.67%) Oracle
8 50 (7.10%) CheckPoint
9 49 (6.96%) IBM
10 41 (5.82%) SolarWinds
11 36 (5.11%) Red Hat
12 35 (4.97%) LogRhythm
13 34 (4.83%) Fortinet
14 32 (4.55%) Forcepoint
15 29 (4.12%) Riverbed
16 28 (3.98%) Splunk
17 24 (3.41%) Dell
18 23 (3.27%) Atlassian
18 23 (3.27%) Palo Alto
18 23 (3.27%) Tufin