Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 66 75
Rank change year-on-year -43 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 873 1,282 1,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 4.13% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 19.43% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1,066 1,436
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5,413 6,598 8,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.20% 21.25% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4,237 5,275 6,907
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -25 427 £41,500 -2.35% 37
Berkshire -27 277 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Surrey -35 190 £47,500 +28.38% 25
Hampshire -89 130 £38,000 -15.56% 14
Buckinghamshire -13 102 £37,500 -12.79% 14
East Sussex +13 61 £30,000 -33.33% 6
Oxfordshire -19 48 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Kent +3 30 £30,000 +9.09% 10
West Sussex -31 30 £48,750 +52.34% 6
Middlesex +14 4 £37,500 +66.67%
M4 Corridor - 3 £42,500 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 471 (53.95%) Windows
2 340 (38.95%) Linux
3 332 (38.03%) Firewall
4 297 (34.02%) DNS
5 296 (33.91%) Cisco
6 273 (31.27%) Active Directory
7 263 (30.13%) VMware
8 236 (27.03%) Windows Server
9 224 (25.66%) Microsoft
10 193 (22.11%) WAN
10 193 (22.11%) DHCP
11 187 (21.42%) LAN
12 177 (20.27%) VPN
13 172 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 154 (17.64%) Juniper
15 138 (15.81%) ITIL
16 132 (15.12%) SQL
17 127 (14.55%) SQL Server
17 127 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
18 122 (13.97%) Degree
19 120 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
20 113 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
21 107 (12.26%) HTTP
22 100 (11.45%) VLAN
23 97 (11.11%) Computer Science
24 95 (10.88%) SAN
25 94 (10.77%) Wireless
26 93 (10.65%) Unix
26 93 (10.65%) Data Centre
27 92 (10.54%) MS Exchange

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 92 (10.54%) MS Exchange
2 88 (10.08%) Apache
3 80 (9.16%) IIS
4 44 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.41%) OpenStack
7 20 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (2.06%) JBoss
9 18 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
11 13 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (0.92%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.69%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.57%) Confluence
16 5 (0.57%) WordPress
17 4 (0.46%) Zimbra
Applications
1 91 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.69%) Postilion
2 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.11%) Primavera
4 1 (0.11%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (10.42%) Office 365
2 87 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (4.01%) SaaS
5 17 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (1.60%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.60%) IaaS
6 14 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (1.26%) PaaS
8 10 (1.15%) AWS CloudTrail
9 9 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.80%) Route 53
11 6 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.34%) Amazon Glacier
13 3 (0.34%) Datadog
13 3 (0.34%) G Suite
14 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 332 (38.03%) Firewall
2 297 (34.02%) DNS
3 193 (22.11%) DHCP
3 193 (22.11%) WAN
4 187 (21.42%) LAN
5 177 (20.27%) VPN
6 107 (12.26%) HTTP
7 100 (11.45%) VLAN
8 95 (10.88%) SAN
9 94 (10.77%) Wireless
10 89 (10.19%) VoIP
11 85 (9.74%) Internet
12 74 (8.48%) MPLS
13 71 (8.13%) Network Security
14 59 (6.76%) OSPF
15 58 (6.64%) Cisco ASA
16 56 (6.41%) BGP
17 53 (6.07%) SSL
18 52 (5.96%) Intrusion Detection
19 50 (5.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.36%) MySQL
3 39 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (1.60%) DB2
6 11 (1.26%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.57%) Redis
11 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.46%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.34%) GIS
14 2 (0.23%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.23%) Power BI
14 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (3.32%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.06%) JIRA
4 17 (1.95%) Subversion
5 15 (1.72%) NUnit
6 10 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.46%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.46%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.46%) WiX
9 3 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.23%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.23%) NetBeans
10 2 (0.23%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.11%) AppScan
11 1 (0.11%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.11%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.11%) Xcode
General
1 81 (9.28%) Finance
2 68 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.78%) Financial Institution
4 25 (2.86%) Retail
5 19 (2.18%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.26%) Electronics
7 10 (1.15%) Games
7 10 (1.15%) Legal
8 8 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.80%) Banking
9 7 (0.80%) Marketing
10 6 (0.69%) Automotive
10 6 (0.69%) Billing
10 6 (0.69%) German Language
10 6 (0.69%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.69%) Military
11 4 (0.46%) French Language
11 4 (0.46%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) International Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 142 (16.27%) Support Engineer
2 121 (13.86%) Analyst
3 114 (13.06%) Network Engineer
4 75 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 70 (8.02%) Administrator
6 65 (7.45%) Software Engineer
7 61 (6.99%) IT Support
8 57 (6.53%) Support Analyst
9 52 (5.96%) IT Engineer
10 50 (5.73%) Windows Engineer
11 49 (5.61%) Developer
12 46 (5.27%) Security Engineer
13 40 (4.58%) C++ Software Engineer
14 39 (4.47%) Security Analyst
15 38 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
16 36 (4.12%) Linux Administrator
17 35 (4.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 34 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
18 34 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
19 33 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (7.22%) HTML
2 46 (5.27%) .NET
3 41 (4.70%) CSS
4 34 (3.89%) Web Services
5 30 (3.44%) LDAP
6 29 (3.32%) Ajax
6 29 (3.32%) XML
7 28 (3.21%) .NET Framework
8 23 (2.63%) HTML5
9 21 (2.41%) jQuery
10 20 (2.29%) ASP.NET
11 19 (2.18%) WCF
11 19 (2.18%) WPF
12 17 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (1.95%) Entity Framework
12 17 (1.95%) LINQ
12 17 (1.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (1.83%) AngularJS
13 16 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 97 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 93 (10.65%) Data Centre
3 71 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.70%) Driving Licence
5 36 (4.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 29 (3.32%) Clustering
7 26 (2.98%) Private Cloud
8 25 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
9 24 (2.75%) Hedge funds
9 24 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 7 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.80%) iPhone
14 7 (0.80%) iSeries
14 7 (0.80%) LIMS
14 7 (0.80%) PKI
15 6 (0.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 471 (53.95%) Windows
2 340 (38.95%) Linux
3 236 (27.03%) Windows Server
4 120 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 113 (12.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (10.65%) Unix
7 90 (10.31%) Windows 10
8 87 (9.97%) Windows 7
9 49 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 46 (5.27%) Windows 8
11 31 (3.55%) CentOS
12 27 (3.09%) Solaris
13 17 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (1.72%) Android
14 15 (1.72%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.49%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.92%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.92%) FreeBSD
16 8 (0.92%) SUSE
17 5 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (15.81%) ITIL
2 76 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (8.25%) Software Engineering
4 68 (7.79%) Project Management
5 63 (7.22%) DevOps
6 56 (6.41%) Information Security
7 55 (6.30%) Incident Management
8 53 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 48 (5.50%) Mentoring
10 47 (5.38%) Open Source
11 44 (5.04%) Multithreading
12 41 (4.70%) Security Operations
12 41 (4.70%) SIEM
13 39 (4.47%) Presales
14 38 (4.35%) Change Management
15 37 (4.24%) Kalman Filter
16 35 (4.01%) Load Balancing
16 35 (4.01%) Problem Management
16 35 (4.01%) Security Monitoring
17 32 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 132 (15.12%) SQL
2 82 (9.39%) Python
3 76 (8.71%) C++
4 67 (7.67%) C#
5 65 (7.45%) Bash Shell
5 65 (7.45%) PowerShell
6 51 (5.84%) JavaScript
7 47 (5.38%) Java
7 47 (5.38%) Perl
8 38 (4.35%) C
9 21 (2.41%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.49%) PHP
10 13 (1.49%) Ruby
11 8 (0.92%) Bourne shell
11 8 (0.92%) VBScript
12 4 (0.46%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.23%) Lua
13 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.11%) Haskell
14 1 (0.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 127 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (13.97%) Degree
3 81 (9.28%) CCNP
4 75 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 73 (8.36%) CCNA
6 46 (5.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (4.58%) CISSP
8 37 (4.24%) MCSE
9 36 (4.12%) MCSA
10 34 (3.89%) Security Cleared
11 29 (3.32%) CCSE
11 29 (3.32%) SC Cleared
12 21 (2.41%) MCP
13 20 (2.29%) CCSA
14 18 (2.06%) CISM
15 17 (1.95%) CCDP
16 15 (1.72%) CISA
16 15 (1.72%) JNCIP
17 13 (1.49%) JNCIA
18 12 (1.37%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.99%) SLA
2 24 (2.75%) QA
3 13 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.34%) COBIT
5 3 (0.34%) PMO
6 2 (0.23%) GCP
6 2 (0.23%) GDPR
6 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) RMADS
7 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.11%) GPG13
7 1 (0.11%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.11%) JTAG
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 273 (31.27%) Active Directory
2 172 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (10.54%) Hyper-V
4 61 (6.99%) vSphere
5 34 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (2.41%) Docker
7 20 (2.29%) XenApp
8 17 (1.95%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.83%) NFS
10 14 (1.60%) iptables
11 13 (1.49%) Samba
12 11 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.92%) KVM
14 7 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
15 4 (0.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
15 4 (0.46%) vCloud
15 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.34%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (5.61%) SCCM
2 33 (3.78%) Puppet
3 25 (2.86%) Nagios
4 20 (2.29%) QRadar
5 18 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.06%) SCOM
6 17 (1.95%) Ansible
7 16 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
8 15 (1.72%) Cacti
8 15 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
9 14 (1.60%) Oracle ZFS
10 13 (1.49%) Kubernetes
10 13 (1.49%) Nessus
10 13 (1.49%) WSUS
11 10 (1.15%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.03%) OPNET
12 9 (1.03%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.92%) Juniper STRM
13 8 (0.92%) RSA enVision
13 8 (0.92%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 296 (33.91%) Cisco
2 263 (30.13%) VMware
3 224 (25.66%) Microsoft
4 154 (17.64%) Juniper
5 91 (10.42%) HP
6 64 (7.33%) CheckPoint
7 59 (6.76%) F5
8 58 (6.64%) Citrix
9 47 (5.38%) Red Hat
10 45 (5.15%) Brocade
11 43 (4.93%) Oracle
12 38 (4.35%) Dell
12 38 (4.35%) Fortinet
13 35 (4.01%) IBM
14 31 (3.55%) NetApp
15 30 (3.44%) Palo Alto
15 30 (3.44%) SolarWinds
16 25 (2.86%) LogRhythm
17 24 (2.75%) Splunk
18 22 (2.52%) Sun