Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 88 81
Rank change year-on-year -41 -7 -16
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 252 352 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.45% 3.47% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.88% 20.45% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 196 276 374
South West median annual salary £36,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.61% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +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 1,587 1,721 2,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.42% 16.96% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,276 1,432 1,689
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,875 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
Bristol -29 71 £34,736 -19.69% 15
Gloucestershire +11 63 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Dorset -23 39 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Wiltshire -48 32 £26,500 -29.33% 4
Somerset +14 25 £28,750 -12.88% 6
Devon +20 20 £28,650 +30.23% 8
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 162 (64.29%) Windows
2 106 (42.06%) Linux
3 100 (39.68%) Microsoft
4 77 (30.56%) DNS
5 76 (30.16%) Firewall
6 71 (28.17%) Active Directory
7 59 (23.41%) VMware
8 57 (22.62%) Python
9 56 (22.22%) C
10 54 (21.43%) Windows Server
11 53 (21.03%) Software Engineering
12 51 (20.24%) Cybersecurity
13 50 (19.84%) Java
14 49 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 44 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
15 44 (17.46%) HTTP
16 43 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 42 (16.67%) VPN
18 41 (16.27%) Security Cleared
18 41 (16.27%) Hyper-V
19 40 (15.87%) DHCP
19 40 (15.87%) C#
20 39 (15.48%) Office 365
21 38 (15.08%) SQL Server
22 37 (14.68%) MySQL
23 36 (14.29%) Bash Shell
23 36 (14.29%) Puppet
23 36 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
24 35 (13.89%) Degree
24 35 (13.89%) C++

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 33 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 23 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.95%) Apache Pig
4 13 (5.16%) Apache
4 13 (5.16%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (3.97%) IIS
8 9 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.78%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.59%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.79%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 44 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.59%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.48%) Office 365
2 31 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.38%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.40%) Heroku
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Route 53
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (30.56%) DNS
2 76 (30.16%) Firewall
3 44 (17.46%) HTTP
4 42 (16.67%) VPN
5 40 (15.87%) DHCP
6 28 (11.11%) LAN
7 23 (9.13%) WAN
8 22 (8.73%) SSL
9 20 (7.94%) VoIP
10 19 (7.54%) Internet
11 16 (6.35%) Remote Desktop
11 16 (6.35%) SMTP
11 16 (6.35%) Wireless
12 14 (5.56%) MPLS
12 14 (5.56%) SAN
12 14 (5.56%) SNMP
13 13 (5.16%) FCoE
14 12 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (4.37%) IPv4
16 10 (3.97%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.68%) MySQL
3 18 (7.14%) Big Data
3 18 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 16 (6.35%) Apache Hive
5 11 (4.37%) Neo4j
6 8 (3.17%) InfluxDB
7 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.79%) SQLite
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (10.32%) JIRA
2 20 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 16 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 16 (6.35%) CodeSonar
4 16 (6.35%) git-flow
4 16 (6.35%) Robot Framework
4 16 (6.35%) Selenium
5 8 (3.17%) JUnit
5 8 (3.17%) Redmine
5 8 (3.17%) Spock
6 7 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.38%) GitLab
8 5 (1.98%) MSI
8 5 (1.98%) WiX
9 3 (1.19%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.40%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (5.16%) Aerospace
2 12 (4.76%) Finance
3 8 (3.17%) Electronics
3 8 (3.17%) Games
4 7 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.38%) Military
6 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.59%) Law
8 2 (0.79%) Back Office
8 2 (0.79%) Billing
8 2 (0.79%) Retail
9 1 (0.40%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 40 (15.87%) IT Engineer
3 36 (14.29%) IT Support
4 26 (10.32%) Analyst
4 26 (10.32%) Software Engineer
5 25 (9.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 21 (8.33%) Developer
7 19 (7.54%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (6.35%) IT Technician
9 14 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.56%) Network Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Desktop Support
10 13 (5.16%) Java Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Java Software Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Technical Engineer
11 12 (4.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.32%) REST
2 24 (9.52%) .NET
3 22 (8.73%) Node.js
4 21 (8.33%) SOAP
5 18 (7.14%) Django
5 18 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (6.75%) LAMP
7 16 (6.35%) .NET Framework
7 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET
7 16 (6.35%) Java EE
7 16 (6.35%) Spring MVC
7 16 (6.35%) STL
8 12 (4.76%) HTML
9 8 (3.17%) GWT
9 8 (3.17%) Vaadin
10 7 (2.78%) CSS
10 7 (2.78%) XML
11 4 (1.59%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.59%) JSON
11 4 (1.59%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.70%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.75%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.75%) Driving Licence
5 14 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (4.37%) iPad
7 10 (3.97%) CAN bus
7 10 (3.97%) Clustering
7 10 (3.97%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.57%) NHS
9 6 (2.38%) iPhone
10 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.79%) User Experience
12 2 (0.79%) Verilog
12 2 (0.79%) VHDL
12 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 162 (64.29%) Windows
2 106 (42.06%) Linux
3 54 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 32 (12.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (10.71%) Android
6 26 (10.32%) Windows 7
6 26 (10.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 23 (9.13%) Windows 10
9 21 (8.33%) Mac OS X
10 12 (4.76%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.97%) CentOS
11 10 (3.97%) Unix
12 9 (3.57%) Debian
13 8 (3.17%) FreeBSD
14 7 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.03%) Software Engineering
2 51 (20.24%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (11.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (11.51%) Test Automation
5 28 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (9.13%) DevOps
6 23 (9.13%) User Stories
7 21 (8.33%) ITIL
8 20 (7.94%) Scrum
9 19 (7.54%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 18 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
11 16 (6.35%) API Design
11 16 (6.35%) Configuration Management
11 16 (6.35%) Ethical Hacking
11 16 (6.35%) Kanban
11 16 (6.35%) Service Delivery
12 15 (5.95%) High Availability
13 14 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.62%) Python
2 56 (22.22%) C
3 50 (19.84%) Java
4 40 (15.87%) C#
5 36 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 35 (13.89%) C++
7 30 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 30 (11.90%) SQL
8 27 (10.71%) PowerShell
9 26 (10.32%) PHP
10 16 (6.35%) Objective-C
11 12 (4.76%) Perl
12 9 (3.57%) Embedded C
13 8 (3.17%) Clojure
13 8 (3.17%) Groovy
13 8 (3.17%) Korn
13 8 (3.17%) Scala
14 7 (2.78%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.38%) Ruby
15 6 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 49 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (16.27%) Security Cleared
3 35 (13.89%) Degree
4 32 (12.70%) DV Cleared
5 30 (11.90%) MCSE
6 28 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (10.71%) CCNA
8 24 (9.52%) CISSP
8 24 (9.52%) SANS
9 23 (9.13%) CompTIA Security+
9 23 (9.13%) GIAC
9 23 (9.13%) Linux+ Certification
9 23 (9.13%) Network+ Certification
9 23 (9.13%) SSCP
10 15 (5.95%) SC Cleared
11 12 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (3.97%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (2.38%) MCP
14 5 (1.98%) MCT
15 3 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.75%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) MISRA
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 71 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (16.27%) Hyper-V
4 26 (10.32%) Docker
5 24 (9.52%) vSphere
6 13 (5.16%) NFS
7 12 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (4.76%) XenApp
8 8 (3.17%) Firmware
8 8 (3.17%) Samba
8 8 (3.17%) VMware NSX
9 6 (2.38%) KVM
10 3 (1.19%) Snort
10 3 (1.19%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.79%) Corosync
11 2 (0.79%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (14.29%) Puppet
2 20 (7.94%) Salt
3 17 (6.75%) Ansible
4 11 (4.37%) SCCM
5 9 (3.57%) Nagios
6 8 (3.17%) Icinga
6 8 (3.17%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.98%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.98%) Nessus
8 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.79%) Pacemaker
12 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 59 (23.41%) VMware
3 34 (13.49%) Citrix
4 25 (9.92%) Cisco
5 22 (8.73%) SolarWinds
6 13 (5.16%) McAfee
7 12 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.37%) Apple
8 11 (4.37%) EMC
9 10 (3.97%) CheckPoint
10 9 (3.57%) Oracle
11 8 (3.17%) NetApp
12 7 (2.78%) HP
12 7 (2.78%) Juniper
13 6 (2.38%) Splunk
13 6 (2.38%) Symantec
13 6 (2.38%) Veeam
14 5 (1.98%) Brocade
14 5 (1.98%) Meraki
14 5 (1.98%) Palo Alto