Period
to 23 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 145 99
Rank change year-on-year +61 -46 +9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 303 203 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.50% 2.06% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.12% 13.96% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 221 160 258
South West median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +13.48%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,250
England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,506 1,454 1,866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.42% 14.74% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,113 1,500
South West median annual salary £41,250 £44,657 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.63% +6.33% +12.00%
10th Percentile £24,375 £25,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the South West

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the South West.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the South West

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the South West over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the South West

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 January 2020. 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
Wiltshire +46 99 £33,750 -15.63% 13
Gloucestershire +22 90 £45,000 - 13
Bristol +19 55 £40,000 +23.08% 17
Dorset +19 33 £27,500 -5.17% 4
Somerset +14 14 £30,000 +7.14% 6
Devon -5 10 £42,500 +73.47% 8
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 186 (61.39%) Windows
2 149 (49.17%) Microsoft
3 127 (41.91%) DNS
4 125 (41.25%) Active Directory
5 101 (33.33%) Linux
6 83 (27.39%) Firewall
6 83 (27.39%) VMware
7 71 (23.43%) DHCP
8 65 (21.45%) Python
8 65 (21.45%) Azure
8 65 (21.45%) Office 365
9 60 (19.80%) Security Cleared
10 55 (18.15%) Windows Server
11 54 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
12 53 (17.49%) SQL
13 52 (17.16%) ITIL
14 50 (16.50%) Cisco
14 50 (16.50%) Degree
15 49 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (15.84%) Windows 10
17 47 (15.51%) PowerShell
18 46 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
19 45 (14.85%) Unix
20 44 (14.52%) Hyper-V
21 39 (12.87%) Finance
22 38 (12.54%) SQL Server
23 37 (12.21%) VPN
24 36 (11.88%) HTTP
24 36 (11.88%) Electronics
24 36 (11.88%) SIEM

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.26%) MS Exchange
3 20 (6.60%) IIS
4 12 (3.96%) Confluence
4 12 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (3.63%) Apache Spark
5 11 (3.63%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.64%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.45%) Azure
1 65 (21.45%) Office 365
2 33 (10.89%) AWS
3 21 (6.93%) IaaS
4 19 (6.27%) GCP
5 15 (4.95%) SaaS
6 12 (3.96%) OpenShift
7 9 (2.97%) Azure Stack
7 9 (2.97%) OneDrive
8 7 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.99%) PaaS
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 127 (41.91%) DNS
2 83 (27.39%) Firewall
3 71 (23.43%) DHCP
4 37 (12.21%) VPN
5 36 (11.88%) HTTP
6 34 (11.22%) Network Security
7 33 (10.89%) Wireless
8 30 (9.90%) VLAN
9 18 (5.94%) LAN
10 17 (5.61%) Internet
10 17 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (5.61%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (5.61%) WAN
11 16 (5.28%) IPsec
12 14 (4.62%) Skype
13 12 (3.96%) IPv4
14 11 (3.63%) HTTPS
15 10 (3.30%) SAN
15 10 (3.30%) SMTP
15 10 (3.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.95%) RDBMS
2 15 (4.95%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.29%) MySQL
4 12 (3.96%) Big Data
5 8 (2.64%) Ingres
5 8 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.98%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (1.98%) GIS
6 6 (1.98%) SQLite
7 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.66%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.33%) Redis
9 1 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 32 (10.56%) JIRA
2 19 (6.27%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.61%) Bitbucket
4 11 (3.63%) git-flow
5 10 (3.30%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.97%) Subversion
6 9 (2.97%) TestRail
6 9 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.97%) Zephyr
7 4 (1.32%) GitLab
7 4 (1.32%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.99%) WiX
9 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.33%) Redmine
9 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (12.87%) Finance
2 36 (11.88%) Electronics
3 29 (9.57%) Public Sector
4 23 (7.59%) Retail
5 18 (5.94%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.97%) Games
7 9 (2.97%) Marketing
8 8 (2.64%) Advertising
8 8 (2.64%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.98%) Local Government
9 6 (1.98%) Police
10 3 (0.99%) Military
11 2 (0.66%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (18.48%) Support Engineer
2 55 (18.15%) Analyst
3 33 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (9.57%) IT Engineer
5 27 (8.91%) Support Technician
6 26 (8.58%) Infrastructure Support
7 25 (8.25%) Consultant
7 25 (8.25%) Infrastructure Support Technician
7 25 (8.25%) Infrastructure Technician
7 25 (8.25%) Junior
8 24 (7.92%) Technical Support
9 21 (6.93%) IT Support
10 19 (6.27%) Applications Support
11 17 (5.61%) Network Engineer
12 16 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.28%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (5.28%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (4.62%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.60%) .NET
2 17 (5.61%) REST
3 13 (4.29%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.29%) Node.js
3 13 (4.29%) React
3 13 (4.29%) Vue.js
4 12 (3.96%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.63%) GraphQL
5 11 (3.63%) Kafka
5 11 (3.63%) Spring
5 11 (3.63%) Spring MVC
6 8 (2.64%) HTML
6 8 (2.64%) JSON
7 7 (2.31%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.31%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (2.31%) XML
8 6 (1.98%) HTML5
9 4 (1.32%) Velocity
10 3 (0.99%) CSS
10 3 (0.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.22%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.93%) Driving Licence
3 17 (5.61%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (5.28%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (4.95%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 10 (3.30%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.31%) Cyberattack
9 7 (2.31%) Cybercrime
9 7 (2.31%) Robotics
10 6 (1.98%) CESG
10 6 (1.98%) MPEG
11 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.32%) Replication
12 4 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.32%) User Experience
13 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 186 (61.39%) Windows
2 101 (33.33%) Linux
3 55 (18.15%) Windows Server
4 48 (15.84%) Windows 10
5 45 (14.85%) Unix
6 23 (7.59%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (4.95%) Apple iOS
10 12 (3.96%) Android
11 10 (3.30%) CentOS
11 10 (3.30%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.64%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.31%) Solaris
13 7 (2.31%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.98%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.82%) Cybersecurity
2 52 (17.16%) ITIL
3 46 (15.18%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (11.88%) SIEM
5 35 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 31 (10.23%) DevOps
6 31 (10.23%) Software Engineering
7 26 (8.58%) Security Operations
8 25 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.92%) Migration
9 24 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (6.93%) Information Security
11 17 (5.61%) Scrum
12 16 (5.28%) Kanban
13 15 (4.95%) CRM
13 15 (4.95%) Proactive Management
14 14 (4.62%) Computer Science
14 14 (4.62%) Open Source
15 13 (4.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 65 (21.45%) Python
2 53 (17.49%) SQL
3 47 (15.51%) PowerShell
4 32 (10.56%) Bash Shell
5 29 (9.57%) C
6 24 (7.92%) PHP
7 21 (6.93%) Java
8 19 (6.27%) JavaScript
9 18 (5.94%) Ruby
10 16 (5.28%) C++
11 10 (3.30%) Go
12 9 (2.97%) C#
13 5 (1.65%) Perl
14 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.66%) Erlang
15 2 (0.66%) VB
16 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 50 (16.50%) Degree
3 33 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (9.57%) CCNA
5 27 (8.91%) MCSE
6 22 (7.26%) DV Cleared
7 20 (6.60%) MCSA
8 18 (5.94%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.63%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (3.63%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (3.30%) CISSP
10 10 (3.30%) GIAC
10 10 (3.30%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (3.30%) SANS
10 10 (3.30%) SSCP
11 8 (2.64%) AWS Certification
11 8 (2.64%) HND
12 6 (1.98%) HNC
12 6 (1.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.94%) SLA
2 12 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (2.31%) IEC 61131
4 6 (1.98%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.99%) COBIT
5 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 125 (41.25%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (14.52%) Hyper-V
4 28 (9.24%) vSphere
5 21 (6.93%) Docker
6 13 (4.29%) XenApp
6 13 (4.29%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.32%) Snort
9 4 (1.32%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.99%) iptables
11 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.33%) Firmware
12 1 (0.33%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 26 (8.58%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.94%) WSUS
3 17 (5.61%) SCCM
4 11 (3.63%) QRadar
5 9 (2.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (2.97%) SCOM
5 9 (2.97%) SCOrch
6 7 (2.31%) Ansible
7 6 (1.98%) Puppet
7 6 (1.98%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.32%) EnCase
8 4 (1.32%) Nagios
8 4 (1.32%) Suricata
9 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.99%) Nessus
9 3 (0.99%) Terraform
10 1 (0.33%) Grafana
10 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.33%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 149 (49.17%) Microsoft
2 83 (27.39%) VMware
3 50 (16.50%) Cisco
4 34 (11.22%) Splunk
5 23 (7.59%) Citrix
6 22 (7.26%) LogRhythm
7 16 (5.28%) Google
8 13 (4.29%) Apple
9 11 (3.63%) Atlassian
10 9 (2.97%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.97%) SAP
11 8 (2.64%) Palo Alto
12 7 (2.31%) Capita
12 7 (2.31%) NetWitness
12 7 (2.31%) Sage
12 7 (2.31%) Veeam
13 6 (1.98%) AlienVault
14 4 (1.32%) Arista
14 4 (1.32%) Juniper
15 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint