Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 119 80
Rank change year-on-year +15 -39 -7
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 316 298 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.09% 2.86% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.66% 17.40% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 244 246 397
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.57% -6.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,625 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,600 £56,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,897 1,713 2,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.54% 16.43% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,509 1,393 1,903
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,050 £58,750 £61,250
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +4 92 £45,000 +25.00% 17
Wiltshire -9 66 £45,000 +42.86% 3
Gloucestershire +10 50 £45,000 - 7
Somerset +23 39 £25,000 -40.83% 4
Dorset -5 36 £35,000 - 2
Devon +24 26 £22,500 -35.71% 11
Cornwall -31 2 £22,000 -11.11% 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 216 (68.35%) Windows
2 159 (50.32%) Linux
3 156 (49.37%) DNS
4 142 (44.94%) Firewall
5 130 (41.14%) DHCP
6 127 (40.19%) Microsoft
7 102 (32.28%) Security Cleared
8 99 (31.33%) VMware
9 89 (28.16%) Active Directory
10 79 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 78 (24.68%) HTTP
12 69 (21.84%) Windows Server
13 65 (20.57%) Unix
14 63 (19.94%) Cybersecurity
14 63 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
15 61 (19.30%) ITIL
16 60 (18.99%) CISSP
17 58 (18.35%) WAN
18 56 (17.72%) DV Cleared
19 54 (17.09%) Python
19 54 (17.09%) Java
20 53 (16.77%) VPN
20 53 (16.77%) Software Engineering
20 53 (16.77%) Puppet
21 52 (16.46%) SIEM
21 52 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
21 52 (16.46%) FTP
21 52 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
21 52 (16.46%) CCNA
22 51 (16.14%) SMTP

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 39 (12.34%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.06%) Skype for Business
3 15 (4.75%) Apache
4 10 (3.16%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.22%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.22%) IIS
6 6 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.58%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.58%) JBoss
7 5 (1.58%) Mule
8 4 (1.27%) Confluence
9 3 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.92%) Office 365
2 28 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.85%) SaaS
5 5 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.27%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.27%) Route 53
6 4 (1.27%) Serverless
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 156 (49.37%) DNS
2 142 (44.94%) Firewall
3 130 (41.14%) DHCP
4 78 (24.68%) HTTP
5 58 (18.35%) WAN
6 53 (16.77%) VPN
7 52 (16.46%) FTP
8 51 (16.14%) SMTP
9 49 (15.51%) Network Security
10 40 (12.66%) SAN
11 36 (11.39%) HTTPS
11 36 (11.39%) LAN
11 36 (11.39%) SSL
12 35 (11.08%) DMZ
12 35 (11.08%) X.400
13 33 (10.44%) Internet
14 27 (8.54%) Wireless
15 26 (8.23%) VLAN
16 17 (5.38%) IPsec
17 16 (5.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.65%) MySQL
3 9 (2.85%) Big Data
4 8 (2.53%) Apache Hive
4 8 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.90%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.58%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.63%) SQLite
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (7.59%) JIRA
2 11 (3.48%) Redmine
3 10 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (2.22%) Selenium
5 6 (1.90%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.90%) CodeSonar
5 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.90%) git-flow
5 6 (1.90%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.90%) Robot Framework
6 5 (1.58%) PROIV
6 5 (1.58%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.27%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (1.27%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.27%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.95%) Burp Suite
8 3 (0.95%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (6.65%) Finance
2 14 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.80%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.48%) Games
4 11 (3.48%) Legal
5 10 (3.16%) Marketing
6 5 (1.58%) Advertising
6 5 (1.58%) Law
6 5 (1.58%) Retail
7 3 (0.95%) Electronics
7 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Avionics
8 2 (0.63%) Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (22.78%) Analyst
2 55 (17.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (12.97%) Support Engineer
4 35 (11.08%) Network Engineer
5 32 (10.13%) Support Analyst
6 30 (9.49%) IT Support
6 30 (9.49%) Software Engineer
6 30 (9.49%) Systems Engineer
7 25 (7.91%) Technical Support
8 22 (6.96%) Security Engineer
9 21 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 20 (6.33%) Security Analyst
11 19 (6.01%) IT Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) Linux Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) Network Security Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (5.38%) Senior Software Engineer
14 16 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
14 16 (5.06%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.96%) .NET
2 16 (5.06%) LDAP
2 16 (5.06%) Web Services
3 9 (2.85%) Java EE
3 9 (2.85%) STL
4 8 (2.53%) Django
4 8 (2.53%) REST
5 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.22%) Node.js
5 7 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (2.22%) XML
6 6 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.90%) LAMP
6 6 (1.90%) SOAP
6 6 (1.90%) Spring MVC
7 5 (1.58%) SAML
8 4 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (1.27%) HTML
8 4 (1.27%) MFC
8 4 (1.27%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.94%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (12.34%) CESG
3 26 (8.23%) Management Information System
4 20 (6.33%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.48%) Clustering
6 11 (3.48%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (2.53%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.90%) Acoustics
9 6 (1.90%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.90%) Life Science
10 5 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (1.27%) CCTV
11 4 (1.27%) Replication
12 3 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.63%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 216 (68.35%) Windows
2 159 (50.32%) Linux
3 69 (21.84%) Windows Server
4 65 (20.57%) Unix
5 52 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (13.29%) Windows 7
8 17 (5.38%) Apple iOS
9 16 (5.06%) Android
10 15 (4.75%) Windows 10
11 12 (3.80%) Windows 8
12 10 (3.16%) CentOS
13 9 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (2.53%) Mac OS X
15 7 (2.22%) AIX
16 6 (1.90%) Solaris
17 5 (1.58%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (1.27%) Debian
18 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.94%) Cybersecurity
2 61 (19.30%) ITIL
3 53 (16.77%) Software Engineering
4 52 (16.46%) SIEM
5 36 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 36 (11.39%) Virtual Environments
6 35 (11.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 28 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (8.86%) Information Security
8 26 (8.23%) Mentoring
9 24 (7.59%) High Availability
10 23 (7.28%) Coaching
11 22 (6.96%) Threat Intelligence
12 18 (5.70%) Multithreading
13 16 (5.06%) Customer Requirements
13 16 (5.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 15 (4.75%) Service Management
14 15 (4.75%) User Stories
15 14 (4.43%) Service Delivery
16 13 (4.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.09%) Java
1 54 (17.09%) Python
2 49 (15.51%) SQL
3 37 (11.71%) Bash Shell
3 37 (11.71%) PowerShell
4 33 (10.44%) C
5 29 (9.18%) C++
6 23 (7.28%) Perl
7 21 (6.65%) C#
8 12 (3.80%) JavaScript
9 11 (3.48%) Korn
9 11 (3.48%) Ruby
10 10 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.85%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.53%) PHP
13 6 (1.90%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.32%) Go
15 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (32.28%) Security Cleared
2 79 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 60 (18.99%) CISSP
4 56 (17.72%) DV Cleared
5 52 (16.46%) CCNA
5 52 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (11.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 29 (9.18%) Degree
7 29 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (8.23%) GIAC
9 25 (7.91%) SANS
10 17 (5.38%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (5.06%) Linux+ Certification
11 16 (5.06%) MCSE
11 16 (5.06%) SSCP
12 15 (4.75%) CompTIA Security+
13 12 (3.80%) CREST Certified
14 9 (2.85%) GCIA
14 9 (2.85%) GCIH
15 8 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.06%) SLA
2 13 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.27%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.27%) MIL-STD-498
4 3 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.95%) QA
5 2 (0.63%) COBIT
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 89 (28.16%) Active Directory
2 51 (16.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (15.19%) vSphere
4 24 (7.59%) Docker
5 23 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (6.96%) Hyper-V
7 14 (4.43%) Snort
8 12 (3.80%) NFS
9 11 (3.48%) Samba
9 11 (3.48%) VMware NSX
10 7 (2.22%) XenApp
11 4 (1.27%) GlusterFS
11 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
11 4 (1.27%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.95%) XenServer
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (16.77%) Puppet
2 24 (7.59%) Ansible
3 17 (5.38%) Nagios
3 17 (5.38%) vCenter Server
4 13 (4.11%) Nessus
5 10 (3.16%) Salt
6 8 (2.53%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (2.22%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.27%) OSSEC
9 4 (1.27%) Terraform
10 3 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.95%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.95%) Nmap
10 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 127 (40.19%) Microsoft
2 99 (31.33%) VMware
3 41 (12.97%) Cisco
4 39 (12.34%) Citrix
5 24 (7.59%) SolarWinds
6 19 (6.01%) Oracle
7 18 (5.70%) McAfee
8 17 (5.38%) NetApp
8 17 (5.38%) Veeam
9 12 (3.80%) EMC
9 12 (3.80%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.48%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.48%) Palo Alto
11 10 (3.16%) Juniper
11 10 (3.16%) NetScout
11 10 (3.16%) NetWitness
11 10 (3.16%) Sourcefire
12 9 (2.85%) New Relic
13 8 (2.53%) FireEye
14 7 (2.22%) Intel