Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 85 70
Rank change year-on-year -64 -15 -1
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 643 998 1,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.17% 3.44% 3.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.71% 19.00% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 535 786 1,220
South East median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £23,725
90th Percentile £60,950 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -1.20% +3.75%

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 4,690 5,252 7,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.85% 18.08% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,709 4,194 6,057
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +5.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 21 September 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 September 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 -23 341 £40,000 -11.11% 41
Berkshire -50 179 £42,500 -5.56% 22
Surrey -55 121 £38,750 -7.19% 25
Hampshire -80 116 £32,750 -6.43% 21
Buckinghamshire +40 109 £46,250 +28.47% 11
Oxfordshire +4 53 £34,000 -20.00% 8
East Sussex -1 25 £41,500 +38.33% 4
Kent -11 19 £37,500 +15.38% 10
West Sussex -27 19 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Middlesex +10 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 403 (62.67%) Windows
2 248 (38.57%) Active Directory
3 234 (36.39%) Windows Server
4 213 (33.13%) DNS
5 209 (32.50%) Firewall
6 203 (31.57%) Microsoft
7 195 (30.33%) Linux
8 193 (30.02%) VMware
9 172 (26.75%) Office 365
10 170 (26.44%) DHCP
11 150 (23.33%) WAN
12 145 (22.55%) LAN
13 132 (20.53%) SQL
14 125 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 105 (16.33%) SQL Server
15 105 (16.33%) ITIL
16 103 (16.02%) VPN
17 102 (15.86%) Cisco
18 99 (15.40%) Hyper-V
19 98 (15.24%) Python
19 98 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
20 96 (14.93%) Windows 10
21 95 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
22 89 (13.84%) Citrix
22 89 (13.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 88 (13.69%) MS Exchange
24 86 (13.37%) VLAN
25 84 (13.06%) Microsoft Office
26 83 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
27 82 (12.75%) Degree

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 88 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.02%) IIS
3 26 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.58%) Apache
5 19 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (2.64%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.02%) Confluence
8 11 (1.71%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.56%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.40%) JBoss
10 9 (1.40%) nginx
11 7 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 84 (13.06%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.47%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.31%) Simulink
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) assyst
2 2 (0.31%) Workfront
3 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 172 (26.75%) Office 365
2 83 (12.91%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (12.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (2.95%) IaaS
6 13 (2.02%) SaaS
7 12 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (1.56%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (1.40%) Amazon Glacier
9 9 (1.40%) Datadog
9 9 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (1.24%) PaaS
11 7 (1.09%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.93%) GitHub
13 5 (0.78%) Serverless
14 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 213 (33.13%) DNS
2 209 (32.50%) Firewall
3 170 (26.44%) DHCP
4 150 (23.33%) WAN
5 145 (22.55%) LAN
6 103 (16.02%) VPN
7 86 (13.37%) VLAN
8 65 (10.11%) HTTP
9 64 (9.95%) SAN
10 52 (8.09%) Wi-Fi
11 49 (7.62%) Ethernet
12 46 (7.15%) Internet
12 46 (7.15%) Wireless
13 39 (6.07%) Network Security
14 36 (5.60%) VoIP
15 28 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (4.04%) MPLS
16 26 (4.04%) Wireshark
17 25 (3.89%) NAS
17 25 (3.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.80%) MySQL
3 14 (2.18%) MongoDB
4 12 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (1.87%) Neo4j
5 9 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.24%) Redis
7 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.78%) Big Data
9 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.47%) SQLite
11 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 28 (4.35%) JIRA
2 24 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 22 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.64%) Vagrant
5 14 (2.18%) GitLab
5 14 (2.18%) Subversion
6 7 (1.09%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.78%) Xcode
8 4 (0.62%) AutoIt
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.47%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.47%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.47%) CMake
9 3 (0.47%) CppUnit
9 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.47%) GDB
9 3 (0.47%) Hudson
9 3 (0.47%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.31%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.31%) LabVIEW
General
1 75 (11.66%) Finance
2 47 (7.31%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.75%) Legal
4 27 (4.20%) Law
5 26 (4.04%) Banking
6 20 (3.11%) Games
7 18 (2.80%) Retail
8 17 (2.64%) Electronics
9 14 (2.18%) Marketing
10 11 (1.71%) Aerospace
11 10 (1.56%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.24%) Automotive
13 6 (0.93%) Back Office
13 6 (0.93%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.78%) Avionics
14 5 (0.78%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.47%) Military
16 2 (0.31%) Billing
16 2 (0.31%) German Language
16 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (16.33%) Analyst
2 96 (14.93%) Support Engineer
3 73 (11.35%) IT Support
4 62 (9.64%) Developer
5 44 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 43 (6.69%) IT Engineer
7 41 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 40 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 39 (6.07%) Administrator
9 39 (6.07%) Network Engineer
10 33 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 32 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
12 28 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 28 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
12 28 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (4.20%) Software Engineer
14 26 (4.04%) Java Developer
14 26 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
15 25 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
15 25 (3.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.02%) HTML
2 48 (7.47%) XML
3 36 (5.60%) AngularJS
4 35 (5.44%) .NET
5 33 (5.13%) CSS
6 28 (4.35%) J2EE
7 26 (4.04%) Hibernate
7 26 (4.04%) JDBC
7 26 (4.04%) JMS
7 26 (4.04%) Servlets
7 26 (4.04%) Spring
8 25 (3.89%) DHTML
8 25 (3.89%) JSP
8 25 (3.89%) Struts
9 23 (3.58%) REST
10 20 (3.11%) Middleware
11 17 (2.64%) Node.js
12 15 (2.33%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.02%) LDAP
13 13 (2.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.47%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.53%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.27%) Replication
6 18 (2.80%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.64%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.18%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.87%) Device Driver
10 12 (1.87%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.71%) CAN bus
11 11 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
11 11 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (1.40%) BBC
13 9 (1.40%) Fintech
14 8 (1.24%) Clustering
14 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 403 (62.67%) Windows
2 234 (36.39%) Windows Server
3 195 (30.33%) Linux
4 96 (14.93%) Windows 10
5 95 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (10.73%) Windows 7
7 51 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (7.00%) Unix
9 20 (3.11%) Windows 8
10 16 (2.49%) Android
10 16 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.18%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.02%) CentOS
13 11 (1.71%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.40%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.09%) AIX
17 6 (0.93%) Solaris
18 5 (0.78%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.33%) ITIL
2 98 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
3 89 (13.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 55 (8.55%) DevOps
5 46 (7.15%) Open Source
6 45 (7.00%) Software Engineering
7 44 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 44 (6.84%) Incident Management
7 44 (6.84%) OO
8 43 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 35 (5.44%) Problem Management
11 30 (4.67%) Information Security
12 29 (4.51%) Configuration Management
13 28 (4.35%) Load Balancing
13 28 (4.35%) Migration
13 28 (4.35%) Network Design
14 27 (4.20%) SIEM
14 27 (4.20%) Software Architecture
14 27 (4.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 132 (20.53%) SQL
2 98 (15.24%) Python
3 74 (11.51%) JavaScript
4 64 (9.95%) Bash Shell
5 61 (9.49%) C++
5 61 (9.49%) PowerShell
6 56 (8.71%) Java
7 52 (8.09%) Perl
8 50 (7.78%) C#
9 34 (5.29%) Ruby
10 28 (4.35%) C
11 15 (2.33%) Go
11 15 (2.33%) PHP
12 14 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.09%) XAML
15 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.78%) VBScript
17 3 (0.47%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 82 (12.75%) Degree
2 65 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (7.15%) CCNA
5 45 (7.00%) Security Cleared
6 37 (5.75%) CCNP
7 36 (5.60%) CISSP
7 36 (5.60%) MCSE
8 25 (3.89%) SC Cleared
9 24 (3.73%) MCP
10 20 (3.11%) MCSA
11 13 (2.02%) JNCIP
12 12 (1.87%) CCSE
12 12 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 12 (1.87%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.71%) CCDP
13 11 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.56%) IISP
14 10 (1.56%) ISSAP
15 7 (1.09%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (4.67%) SLA
3 23 (3.58%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.93%) GDPR
4 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.78%) GCP
6 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.47%) JTAG
7 3 (0.47%) MISRA
7 3 (0.47%) QA
8 2 (0.31%) COBIT
8 2 (0.31%) PMO
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 248 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 125 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (15.40%) Hyper-V
4 49 (7.62%) VMware ESXi
4 49 (7.62%) XenApp
5 44 (6.84%) XenDesktop
6 36 (5.60%) vSphere
7 34 (5.29%) Docker
8 14 (2.18%) Firmware
8 14 (2.18%) VirtualBox
9 13 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.40%) NFS
10 9 (1.40%) Samba
11 8 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.09%) vCloud
13 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.31%) pfSense
16 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (7.15%) Ansible
2 35 (5.44%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (5.13%) Puppet
4 31 (4.82%) SCCM
5 29 (4.51%) Kubernetes
6 24 (3.73%) SCOM
7 21 (3.27%) Terraform
8 16 (2.49%) Salt
8 16 (2.49%) ZABBIX
9 15 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (1.56%) QRadar
11 9 (1.40%) Grafana
11 9 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (1.40%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 8 (1.24%) Backup Exec
12 8 (1.24%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.24%) Kibana
13 7 (1.09%) Nagios
14 6 (0.93%) OPNET
Vendors
1 203 (31.57%) Microsoft
2 193 (30.02%) VMware
3 102 (15.86%) Cisco
4 89 (13.84%) Citrix
5 50 (7.78%) Juniper
6 48 (7.47%) HP
7 37 (5.75%) Oracle
8 32 (4.98%) SolarWinds
9 29 (4.51%) Red Hat
10 27 (4.20%) CheckPoint
11 25 (3.89%) Apple
12 24 (3.73%) ServiceNow
13 21 (3.27%) Riverbed
14 20 (3.11%) Fortinet
15 19 (2.95%) Google
16 18 (2.80%) Dell
16 18 (2.80%) IBM
17 17 (2.64%) Palo Alto
18 16 (2.49%) F5
18 16 (2.49%) Veeam