Period
to 23 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 120 96
Rank change year-on-year -34 -24 +33
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 135 76 321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.83% 2.26% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.87% 13.74% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 103 54 264
10th Percentile £21,600 £21,250 £23,000
25th Percentile £25,125 £26,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -4.00%
75th Percentile £51,125 £57,188 £51,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £73,375 £60,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 1,137 553 1,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.38% 16.42% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 796 465 1,391
10th Percentile £24,500 £28,200 £25,500
25th Percentile £31,000 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% -1.18%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £71,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +9.57% -1.05%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the South West over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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
Gloucestershire +8 43 £27,500 -39.56% 9
Bristol -85 36 £33,000 -12.00% 11
Wiltshire -2 21 £50,000 +47.06% 4
Devon +4 13 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Somerset -10 10 £30,000 +33.33% 4
Cornwall -14 7 £29,500 - 1
Dorset -27 5 £37,500 +15.38% 3
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 85 (62.96%) Windows
2 68 (50.37%) DNS
3 67 (49.63%) Active Directory
4 61 (45.19%) DHCP
5 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
6 47 (34.81%) WAN
6 47 (34.81%) Microsoft 365
7 44 (32.59%) Social Skills
8 43 (31.85%) LAN
8 43 (31.85%) VPN
9 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
10 38 (28.15%) VMware
11 37 (27.41%) Firewall
11 37 (27.41%) Microsoft Office
12 36 (26.67%) Azure
13 35 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (22.22%) Windows 10
14 30 (22.22%) ITIL
14 30 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (20.00%) Driving Licence
16 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2019
17 23 (17.04%) AWS
18 22 (16.30%) Cybersecurity
18 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2016
18 22 (16.30%) Degree
18 22 (16.30%) Python
18 22 (16.30%) Citrix
19 21 (15.56%) SharePoint
19 21 (15.56%) Veeam
20 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012

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 21 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.44%) IIS
4 6 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.22%) nginx
6 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.48%) Apache
7 2 (1.48%) JBoss
7 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (27.41%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.81%) Microsoft 365
2 36 (26.67%) Azure
3 23 (17.04%) AWS
4 10 (7.41%) GCP
5 8 (5.93%) SaaS
6 7 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.70%) IaaS
8 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.48%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.48%) Serverless
10 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (50.37%) DNS
2 61 (45.19%) DHCP
3 47 (34.81%) WAN
4 43 (31.85%) LAN
4 43 (31.85%) VPN
5 37 (27.41%) Firewall
6 15 (11.11%) SAN
7 12 (8.89%) Wireless
8 11 (8.15%) VoIP
9 8 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (5.19%) iSCSI
10 7 (5.19%) MPLS
10 7 (5.19%) VLAN
11 6 (4.44%) HTTP
11 6 (4.44%) Skype
12 5 (3.70%) Ethernet
12 5 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (3.70%) Internet
12 5 (3.70%) SMTP
13 4 (2.96%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) JIRA
2 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.22%) GitLab
2 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.74%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.74%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (32.59%) Social Skills
2 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.67%) Finance
4 8 (5.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.70%) Games
6 4 (2.96%) Advertising
6 4 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (2.96%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.22%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.48%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (1.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.74%) Military
9 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) IT Support
2 22 (16.30%) Analyst
3 18 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) IT Technician
4 15 (11.11%) Support Technician
5 14 (10.37%) IT Support Technician
5 14 (10.37%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.63%) IT Analyst
7 12 (8.89%) IT Engineer
8 11 (8.15%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (8.15%) Security Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 8 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (5.19%) Administrator
11 7 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) .NET
2 4 (2.96%) SAML
3 3 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.22%) OpenGL
3 3 (2.22%) Web Services
3 3 (2.22%) XML
4 2 (1.48%) JSON
4 2 (1.48%) LAMP
4 2 (1.48%) REST
4 2 (1.48%) Velocity
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.74%) COM
5 1 (0.74%) Kafka
5 1 (0.74%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) OpenCL
5 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.74%) RESTful
5 1 (0.74%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 11 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.67%) Replication
4 5 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.96%) Renewable Energy
5 4 (2.96%) SCADA
5 4 (2.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.22%) Clustering
6 3 (2.22%) PKI
6 3 (2.22%) VHDL
7 2 (1.48%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.48%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.48%) NHS
7 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.96%) Windows
2 39 (28.89%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2019
5 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 17 (12.59%) Linux
9 10 (7.41%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.93%) Android
11 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (2.96%) FreeRTOS
12 4 (2.96%) SafeRTOS
13 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.22%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.22%) Unix
14 2 (1.48%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (22.22%) ITIL
3 22 (16.30%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (12.59%) SIEM
5 13 (9.63%) Software Engineering
6 12 (8.89%) Load Balancing
6 12 (8.89%) Service Management
6 12 (8.89%) Task Automation
7 11 (8.15%) Line Management
8 10 (7.41%) Analytics
8 10 (7.41%) Data Analytics
8 10 (7.41%) Data Ingestion
8 10 (7.41%) Information Security
8 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
8 10 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (6.67%) Project Management
9 9 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.19%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.30%) Python
2 14 (10.37%) SQL
3 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.19%) Tcl
5 6 (4.44%) C
5 6 (4.44%) VB
6 5 (3.70%) C#
6 5 (3.70%) C++
6 5 (3.70%) Java
6 5 (3.70%) VBScript
7 4 (2.96%) Assembly Language
7 4 (2.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.48%) C-shell
8 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.48%) R
8 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (16.30%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.19%) MCSA
6 6 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.70%) CCA
7 5 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.70%) MCSE
7 5 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.96%) CCNA
8 4 (2.96%) CCNP
9 3 (2.22%) CCIE
9 3 (2.22%) MCP
10 2 (1.48%) CCDP
10 2 (1.48%) CCIE Service Provider
10 2 (1.48%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) SLA
2 10 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.96%) DO-178B
4 4 (2.96%) IEC 61508
5 3 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.48%) NCSC
6 2 (1.48%) NIST
7 1 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.74%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.74%) QA
7 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (49.63%) Active Directory
2 30 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (11.85%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.67%) vSphere
5 8 (5.93%) XenApp
6 7 (5.19%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.96%) Shibboleth
8 4 (2.96%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.22%) Docker
10 2 (1.48%) iptables
10 2 (1.48%) KVM
10 2 (1.48%) NFS
10 2 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) Ansible
2 6 (4.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 6 (4.44%) Puppet
3 5 (3.70%) SCCM
3 5 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.70%) WSUS
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.96%) Packer
4 4 (2.96%) Terraform
5 3 (2.22%) Proxmox
6 2 (1.48%) CSIRT
6 2 (1.48%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.48%) SCOM
6 2 (1.48%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.74%) Nessus
7 1 (0.74%) QRadar
Vendors
1 49 (36.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (28.15%) VMware
3 22 (16.30%) Citrix
4 21 (15.56%) Veeam
5 19 (14.07%) Apple
5 19 (14.07%) Cisco
6 12 (8.89%) Dell
6 12 (8.89%) Sophos
7 11 (8.15%) Splunk
8 8 (5.93%) SAP
9 7 (5.19%) HP
9 7 (5.19%) McAfee
9 7 (5.19%) NetApp
9 7 (5.19%) ServiceNow
9 7 (5.19%) Symantec
10 5 (3.70%) EMC
10 5 (3.70%) IBM
11 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.22%) F5
12 3 (2.22%) Intel