Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 110 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 -44 +10
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 707 885 1,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.67% 2.81% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.64% 16.33% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 567 734 1,087
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,300 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,300 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 4,249 5,421 6,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.04% 17.23% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,290 4,244 5,347
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.95%
10th Percentile £25,975 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -28 269 £40,000 -3.61% 56
Berkshire -20 182 £37,500 -11.76% 32
Hampshire +46 173 £42,500 +11.11% 27
Surrey +4 144 £37,500 -21.05% 27
West Sussex +32 76 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Buckinghamshire -25 47 £37,500 - 11
Oxfordshire +12 33 £46,750 +28.97% 13
Kent +25 26 £37,500 +25.00% 19
East Sussex -33 12 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Middlesex +6 2 £53,500 +42.67%
Home Counties - 2 - -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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.

1 386 (54.60%) Windows
2 342 (48.37%) Firewall
3 253 (35.79%) Linux
4 227 (32.11%) Microsoft
5 226 (31.97%) Active Directory
6 214 (30.27%) WAN
6 214 (30.27%) DNS
7 200 (28.29%) LAN
8 179 (25.32%) Cisco
9 175 (24.75%) Windows Server
10 173 (24.47%) Office 365
10 173 (24.47%) VMware
11 146 (20.65%) VPN
12 143 (20.23%) DHCP
12 143 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 142 (20.08%) ITIL
14 130 (18.39%) Python
15 125 (17.68%) Cisco Certification
16 120 (16.97%) SQL
17 115 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
18 109 (15.42%) Hyper-V
19 102 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
20 101 (14.29%) VLAN
21 99 (14.00%) PowerShell
21 99 (14.00%) DevOps
22 96 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
23 93 (13.15%) SQL Server
24 91 (12.87%) Degree
25 89 (12.59%) Security Cleared
26 86 (12.16%) Mentoring

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 49 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 45 (6.36%) IIS
3 41 (5.80%) MS Exchange
4 36 (5.09%) Apache
5 18 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.40%) nginx
7 15 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.71%) Confluence
11 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 102 (14.43%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 173 (24.47%) Office 365
2 143 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.11%) SaaS
5 17 (2.40%) IaaS
6 16 (2.26%) Mimecast
7 14 (1.98%) PaaS
8 13 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (1.70%) Serverless
10 8 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.71%) GitHub
12 5 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.57%) Datadog
14 2 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 342 (48.37%) Firewall
2 214 (30.27%) DNS
2 214 (30.27%) WAN
3 200 (28.29%) LAN
4 146 (20.65%) VPN
5 143 (20.23%) DHCP
6 101 (14.29%) VLAN
7 80 (11.32%) SAN
8 78 (11.03%) Wireless
9 71 (10.04%) HTTP
10 69 (9.76%) VoIP
11 68 (9.62%) BGP
12 62 (8.77%) OSPF
13 55 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
14 52 (7.36%) Internet
15 50 (7.07%) MPLS
16 49 (6.93%) Network Security
17 45 (6.36%) IPsec
18 35 (4.95%) HSRP
18 35 (4.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.97%) MongoDB
3 19 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.98%) MySQL
6 13 (1.84%) Neo4j
6 13 (1.84%) Redis
7 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.99%) Big Data
9 6 (0.85%) DB2
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.42%) SQLite
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 46 (6.51%) Jenkins
2 41 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.38%) GitLab
3 31 (4.38%) Vagrant
4 16 (2.26%) JIRA
4 16 (2.26%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.85%) Redmine
6 6 (0.85%) Subversion
7 5 (0.71%) Bower
7 5 (0.71%) Grunt
7 5 (0.71%) Jasmine
7 5 (0.71%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (0.71%) Protractor
8 4 (0.57%) AutoIt
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 71 (10.04%) Finance
2 44 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 24 (3.39%) Marketing
4 17 (2.40%) Banking
4 17 (2.40%) Electronics
5 12 (1.70%) Advertising
5 12 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.70%) Retail
6 9 (1.27%) Legal
7 6 (0.85%) Games
8 4 (0.57%) Back Office
8 4 (0.57%) French Language
9 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.42%) Avionics
9 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Korean Language
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (19.24%) Analyst
2 97 (13.72%) Network Engineer
3 77 (10.89%) Support Engineer
4 64 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 56 (7.92%) Administrator
5 56 (7.92%) Support Analyst
6 48 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
7 43 (6.08%) IT Support
8 40 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 35 (4.95%) Developer
10 33 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support
11 32 (4.53%) Service Analyst
11 32 (4.53%) Service Desk Analyst
12 29 (4.10%) IT Engineer
12 29 (4.10%) Technical Support
13 27 (3.82%) IT Analyst
13 27 (3.82%) Software Engineer
13 27 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.39%) Architect
14 24 (3.39%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.38%) Node.js
2 25 (3.54%) AngularJS
3 22 (3.11%) HTML
4 17 (2.40%) REST
5 16 (2.26%) LDAP
6 15 (2.12%) XML
7 14 (1.98%) Elastic Stack
8 13 (1.84%) React
8 13 (1.84%) Vue.js
9 10 (1.41%) Middleware
10 9 (1.27%) .NET
10 9 (1.27%) 802.1X
10 9 (1.27%) J2EE
10 9 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (1.13%) OAuth
11 8 (1.13%) SAML
11 8 (1.13%) Web Services
12 7 (0.99%) Hibernate
12 7 (0.99%) JMS
12 7 (0.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.88%) Self-Motivation
2 73 (10.33%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.23%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.81%) Driving Licence
5 30 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.40%) Algorithms
6 17 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (2.26%) CMDB
8 14 (1.98%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.56%) BBC
11 10 (1.41%) Fintech
12 9 (1.27%) Industry 4.0
12 9 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.27%) PKI
12 9 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.13%) CAN bus
13 8 (1.13%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.13%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 386 (54.60%) Windows
2 253 (35.79%) Linux
3 175 (24.75%) Windows Server
4 84 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (11.32%) Windows 10
6 75 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (9.62%) Windows 7
8 61 (8.63%) Unix
9 36 (5.09%) CentOS
10 28 (3.96%) Windows XP
11 26 (3.68%) Android
12 25 (3.54%) AIX
13 21 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (2.55%) Windows 2000
15 12 (1.70%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.85%) Debian
16 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.85%) VMS
16 6 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (20.08%) ITIL
2 99 (14.00%) DevOps
3 86 (12.16%) Mentoring
4 75 (10.61%) Configuration Management
5 74 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 71 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (10.04%) Load Balancing
7 66 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
7 66 (9.34%) Software Engineering
8 54 (7.64%) Information Security
9 53 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
10 48 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
10 48 (6.79%) Incident Management
11 46 (6.51%) Change Control
12 45 (6.36%) TDD
13 43 (6.08%) Change Management
14 41 (5.80%) Analytics
15 39 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 38 (5.37%) Problem Management
17 36 (5.09%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 130 (18.39%) Python
2 120 (16.97%) SQL
3 99 (14.00%) PowerShell
4 85 (12.02%) Bash Shell
5 73 (10.33%) JavaScript
6 67 (9.48%) C++
7 64 (9.05%) C
8 44 (6.22%) Perl
9 35 (4.95%) Java
10 31 (4.38%) C#
11 23 (3.25%) PHP
12 19 (2.69%) Go
12 19 (2.69%) Kotlin
12 19 (2.69%) Ruby
13 14 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.27%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.71%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.57%) Korn
17 3 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 125 (17.68%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (12.87%) Degree
3 89 (12.59%) Security Cleared
4 74 (10.47%) CCNA
5 72 (10.18%) CCNP
6 68 (9.62%) SC Cleared
7 62 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (7.36%) DV Cleared
9 47 (6.65%) CISSP
9 47 (6.65%) MCSE
10 26 (3.68%) MCP
11 24 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (2.83%) MCSA
13 18 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 14 (1.98%) GIAC
15 13 (1.84%) CEH
15 13 (1.84%) CompTIA Security+
16 11 (1.56%) CCIE
16 11 (1.56%) JNCIP
17 10 (1.41%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.03%) SLA
2 44 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (4.53%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.84%) QA
5 8 (1.13%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.42%) GDPR
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.14%) MISRA
9 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 226 (31.97%) Active Directory
2 115 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (15.42%) Hyper-V
4 75 (10.61%) Docker
5 70 (9.90%) vSphere
6 32 (4.53%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (4.38%) VirtualBox
8 29 (4.10%) Firmware
9 12 (1.70%) NFS
9 12 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.27%) VMware NSX
12 8 (1.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (1.13%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.85%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.85%) Samba
13 6 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.71%) oVirt
14 5 (0.71%) pfSense
15 4 (0.57%) LXC
Systems Management
1 80 (11.32%) Ansible
2 48 (6.79%) Puppet
3 47 (6.65%) Kubernetes
4 41 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (4.67%) Terraform
6 21 (2.97%) Nagios
7 19 (2.69%) SCCM
8 17 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (2.40%) Salt
9 16 (2.26%) WSUS
9 16 (2.26%) ZABBIX
10 12 (1.70%) Nessus
10 12 (1.70%) vCenter Server
11 11 (1.56%) Kibana
11 11 (1.56%) Nmap
11 11 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (1.41%) Grafana
13 9 (1.27%) SCOM
14 8 (1.13%) Backup Exec
14 8 (1.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 227 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 179 (25.32%) Cisco
3 173 (24.47%) VMware
4 86 (12.16%) Citrix
5 52 (7.36%) SolarWinds
6 51 (7.21%) CheckPoint
6 51 (7.21%) HP
7 46 (6.51%) Juniper
8 41 (5.80%) Oracle
9 40 (5.66%) Red Hat
10 38 (5.37%) NetApp
11 29 (4.10%) Splunk
12 25 (3.54%) EMC
12 25 (3.54%) F5
13 19 (2.69%) Palo Alto
14 18 (2.55%) Dell
14 18 (2.55%) Fortinet
14 18 (2.55%) Google
15 16 (2.26%) CA
15 16 (2.26%) Samsung