Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 96 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28 +8
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 352 361 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.40% 3.33% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.46% 18.08% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 282 316 424
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,625 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 1809 1997 2239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.50% 18.41% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1641 1962
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £63,675
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +18 123 £47,500 +72.73% 5
Wiltshire +14 66 £37,500 +11.11% 3
Gloucestershire -18 62 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Somerset +9 41 £25,500 -43.33% 1
Dorset -2 41 £35,000 +20.69% 2
Devon +21 12 £22,000 -37.14% 2
Cornwall -16 1 £25,000 +2.04%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 246 (69.89%) Windows
2 173 (49.15%) DNS
3 165 (46.88%) Linux
4 143 (40.63%) DHCP
5 137 (38.92%) Firewall
6 125 (35.51%) Active Directory
7 122 (34.66%) Microsoft
8 109 (30.97%) Security Cleared
9 94 (26.70%) VMware
10 88 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 86 (24.43%) Windows Server
12 78 (22.16%) HTTP
13 77 (21.88%) ITIL
14 75 (21.31%) DV Cleared
15 69 (19.60%) SIEM
16 62 (17.61%) VPN
17 61 (17.33%) CISSP
17 61 (17.33%) Python
18 60 (17.05%) Java
18 60 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
19 59 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 58 (16.48%) Software Engineering
20 58 (16.48%) WAN
21 57 (16.19%) Unix
22 54 (15.34%) SMTP
23 53 (15.06%) Cisco
23 53 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
24 51 (14.49%) Information Security
25 50 (14.20%) LAN
26 49 (13.92%) Puppet

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 36 (10.23%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.82%) Apache
3 15 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.98%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.84%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.99%) IIS
7 5 (1.42%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.42%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.42%) JBoss
7 5 (1.42%) Mule
8 4 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.57%) Confluence
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.57%) nginx
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (10.23%) Office 365
3 18 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (1.99%) SaaS
6 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.85%) G Suite
7 3 (0.85%) IaaS
7 3 (0.85%) PaaS
7 3 (0.85%) Route 53
7 3 (0.85%) Serverless
8 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 173 (49.15%) DNS
2 143 (40.63%) DHCP
3 137 (38.92%) Firewall
4 78 (22.16%) HTTP
5 62 (17.61%) VPN
6 58 (16.48%) WAN
7 54 (15.34%) SMTP
8 50 (14.20%) LAN
9 47 (13.35%) FTP
10 42 (11.93%) Internet
11 38 (10.80%) SSL
12 36 (10.23%) Network Security
13 30 (8.52%) X.400
14 27 (7.67%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (7.39%) VLAN
16 22 (6.25%) DMZ
17 20 (5.68%) SAN
18 19 (5.40%) VoIP
18 19 (5.40%) Wireshark
19 17 (4.83%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.36%) MySQL
2 33 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.99%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.70%) Apache Hive
4 6 (1.70%) Big Data
4 6 (1.70%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.57%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.57%) Redis
8 2 (0.57%) Riak
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (4.55%) JIRA
2 8 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.27%) Selenium
3 7 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (1.99%) Redmine
4 6 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (1.42%) PROIV
6 4 (1.14%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.14%) CodeSonar
6 4 (1.14%) git-flow
6 4 (1.14%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.85%) GitLab
7 3 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.57%) JUnit
8 2 (0.57%) MSTest
8 2 (0.57%) NUnit
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 40 (11.36%) Finance
2 25 (7.10%) Marketing
2 25 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.83%) Electronics
5 16 (4.55%) Legal
6 14 (3.98%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.27%) Games
8 7 (1.99%) Advertising
9 6 (1.70%) Law
10 4 (1.14%) Military
10 4 (1.14%) Retail
11 3 (0.85%) Banking
12 2 (0.57%) French Language
12 2 (0.57%) German Language
12 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.28%) Back Office
13 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (25.57%) Analyst
2 57 (16.19%) Network Engineer
3 42 (11.93%) Support Engineer
4 39 (11.08%) Security Engineer
5 37 (10.51%) IT Support
6 34 (9.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 27 (7.67%) IT Engineer
8 26 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (7.39%) SOC Analyst
8 26 (7.39%) Software Engineer
8 26 (7.39%) Support Analyst
9 25 (7.10%) Systems Engineer
10 21 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (5.68%) Security Analyst
12 18 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (5.11%) IT Support Engineer
13 16 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
14 15 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 14 (3.98%) Administrator
15 14 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.39%) .NET
2 24 (6.82%) Web Services
3 7 (1.99%) Java EE
3 7 (1.99%) LAMP
3 7 (1.99%) STL
4 6 (1.70%) Django
4 6 (1.70%) OpenMP
4 6 (1.70%) REST
5 5 (1.42%) HTML
5 5 (1.42%) Node.js
5 5 (1.42%) SAML
5 5 (1.42%) XML
6 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.14%) SOAP
6 4 (1.14%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.85%) HTML5
7 3 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (11.93%) Management Information System
3 32 (9.09%) CESG
3 32 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
4 31 (8.81%) Data Centre
5 23 (6.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 12 (3.41%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.84%) Clustering
7 10 (2.84%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.27%) Replication
9 6 (1.70%) Acoustics
9 6 (1.70%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.42%) Life Science
10 5 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.85%) PMI
13 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.57%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 246 (69.89%) Windows
2 165 (46.88%) Linux
3 86 (24.43%) Windows Server
4 60 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (16.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (16.19%) Unix
7 38 (10.80%) Windows 7
8 20 (5.68%) Apple iOS
9 19 (5.40%) Ubuntu
10 17 (4.83%) Android
11 12 (3.41%) Windows 10
12 11 (3.13%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (2.56%) Debian
15 8 (2.27%) Mac OS X
15 8 (2.27%) VMS
15 8 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (1.70%) AIX
16 6 (1.70%) CentOS
16 6 (1.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.88%) ITIL
2 69 (19.60%) SIEM
3 58 (16.48%) Software Engineering
4 51 (14.49%) Information Security
5 47 (13.35%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (10.51%) Mentoring
7 36 (10.23%) Coaching
8 32 (9.09%) High Availability
9 30 (8.52%) Network Monitoring
10 24 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (6.82%) Configuration Management
11 23 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 23 (6.53%) Security Operations
11 23 (6.53%) Service Management
11 23 (6.53%) Threat Intelligence
12 22 (6.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 22 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
12 22 (6.25%) Security Architecture
12 22 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.33%) Python
2 60 (17.05%) Java
3 46 (13.07%) SQL
4 41 (11.65%) Bash Shell
5 31 (8.81%) PowerShell
6 26 (7.39%) C
6 26 (7.39%) Shell Script
7 23 (6.53%) C++
8 21 (5.97%) Perl
9 18 (5.11%) C#
10 15 (4.26%) Ruby
11 14 (3.98%) Go
11 14 (3.98%) PHP
12 11 (3.13%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.99%) Korn
13 7 (1.99%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.70%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.85%) AWK
15 3 (0.85%) sed
16 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (30.97%) Security Cleared
2 88 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 75 (21.31%) DV Cleared
4 61 (17.33%) CISSP
5 47 (13.35%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (13.07%) CCNA
7 37 (10.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (9.09%) SANS
9 30 (8.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 27 (7.67%) MCSE
11 24 (6.82%) CREST Certified
12 22 (6.25%) Degree
13 21 (5.97%) GCIA
13 21 (5.97%) GCIH
14 20 (5.68%) GIAC
15 11 (3.13%) Linux+ Certification
15 11 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (3.13%) SSCP
16 10 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (2.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.70%) DO-178B
2 6 (1.70%) MIL-STD-498
2 6 (1.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 125 (35.51%) Active Directory
2 53 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.94%) vSphere
4 26 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (5.11%) Docker
6 16 (4.55%) Hyper-V
7 14 (3.98%) Snort
8 11 (3.13%) NFS
9 7 (1.99%) Samba
9 7 (1.99%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.70%) XenApp
11 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.85%) Corosync
12 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.85%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.85%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.57%) GlusterFS
13 2 (0.57%) KVM
13 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 49 (13.92%) Puppet
2 21 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.26%) Ansible
4 13 (3.69%) Nagios
5 12 (3.41%) vCenter Server
6 11 (3.13%) Nessus
7 8 (2.27%) Salt
8 7 (1.99%) WSUS
9 6 (1.70%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.70%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.42%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.14%) vMotion
12 3 (0.85%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.85%) Pacemaker
12 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.57%) Cacti
13 2 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 122 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 94 (26.70%) VMware
3 53 (15.06%) Cisco
4 41 (11.65%) Citrix
5 26 (7.39%) Juniper
6 25 (7.10%) CheckPoint
6 25 (7.10%) SolarWinds
7 19 (5.40%) Veeam
8 16 (4.55%) SAP
9 13 (3.69%) ArcSight
9 13 (3.69%) Oracle
9 13 (3.69%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.13%) NetApp
11 10 (2.84%) F5
11 10 (2.84%) Palo Alto
11 10 (2.84%) Sophos
12 9 (2.56%) Aruba
12 9 (2.56%) Blue Coat
12 9 (2.56%) EMC
12 9 (2.56%) McAfee