Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 122 97
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25 -6
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 319 250 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.28% 2.45% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.83% 15.87% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 256 191 285
South West median annual salary £35,000 £34,736 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% -13.16% +12.68%
10th Percentile £22,625 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,694 1,575 1,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.42% 15.43% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,345 1,241 1,480
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,125
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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +21 104 £45,000 - 16
Wiltshire +40 86 £33,750 +27.36% 15
Bristol 0 61 £27,500 -20.83% 15
Dorset -1 37 £27,500 -21.43% 12
Somerset -5 15 £32,000 +14.29% 10
Devon -15 12 £42,500 +48.34% 7
Cornwall - 3 £52,500 - 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 180 (56.43%) Windows
2 134 (42.01%) Microsoft
3 120 (37.62%) Active Directory
4 117 (36.68%) DNS
5 104 (32.60%) Linux
6 101 (31.66%) Firewall
7 91 (28.53%) VMware
8 77 (24.14%) Security Cleared
9 76 (23.82%) Degree
10 75 (23.51%) DHCP
11 74 (23.20%) Cybersecurity
12 72 (22.57%) Azure
13 65 (20.38%) Office 365
14 64 (20.06%) SQL
15 63 (19.75%) ITIL
16 60 (18.81%) Python
17 59 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 58 (18.18%) Hyper-V
18 58 (18.18%) Windows 10
19 56 (17.55%) Cisco Certification
20 54 (16.93%) Cisco
21 53 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (15.67%) CCNA
22 50 (15.67%) Splunk
22 50 (15.67%) JIRA
23 49 (15.36%) SIEM
23 49 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
24 48 (15.05%) Network Security
25 47 (14.73%) C
26 45 (14.11%) PowerShell

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 26 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (7.84%) Apache Spark
2 25 (7.84%) OpenStack
2 25 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.27%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.70%) Confluence
5 7 (2.19%) IIS
6 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.94%) WordPress
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.57%) Azure
2 65 (20.38%) Office 365
3 34 (10.66%) AWS
4 33 (10.34%) GCP
5 25 (7.84%) OpenShift
6 19 (5.96%) OneDrive
7 18 (5.64%) Azure Stack
8 11 (3.45%) IaaS
9 6 (1.88%) SaaS
10 3 (0.94%) PaaS
11 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.31%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 117 (36.68%) DNS
2 101 (31.66%) Firewall
3 75 (23.51%) DHCP
4 48 (15.05%) Network Security
5 36 (11.29%) VPN
5 36 (11.29%) Wireless
6 28 (8.78%) VLAN
7 25 (7.84%) HTTPS
7 25 (7.84%) LAN
7 25 (7.84%) WAN
8 22 (6.90%) Skype
9 20 (6.27%) HTTP
10 18 (5.64%) NetScaler
10 18 (5.64%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (4.70%) IPsec
12 13 (4.08%) Internet
12 13 (4.08%) VoIP
13 12 (3.76%) Ethernet
14 11 (3.45%) IPv4
15 10 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.78%) Big Data
3 10 (3.13%) MySQL
4 4 (1.25%) Ingres
4 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Ignite
7 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.31%) Redis
7 1 (0.31%) Riak
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 50 (15.67%) JIRA
2 32 (10.03%) Git (software)
3 31 (9.72%) Bitbucket
4 26 (8.15%) git-flow
5 19 (5.96%) Visual Studio
6 18 (5.64%) TestRail
6 18 (5.64%) Zephyr
7 7 (2.19%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.25%) GitLab
9 3 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.94%) Subversion
9 3 (0.94%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.31%) CodeSonar
10 1 (0.31%) JUnit
10 1 (0.31%) Redmine
10 1 (0.31%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 42 (13.17%) Electronics
2 38 (11.91%) Finance
3 30 (9.40%) Public Sector
4 20 (6.27%) Telecoms
5 17 (5.33%) Manufacturing
6 15 (4.70%) Games
7 12 (3.76%) Marketing
8 9 (2.82%) Retail
9 5 (1.57%) Law
10 4 (1.25%) Legal
10 4 (1.25%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Back Office
11 2 (0.63%) Local Government
11 2 (0.63%) Military
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (18.81%) Support Engineer
2 56 (17.55%) Analyst
3 37 (11.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (10.34%) Support Technician
5 30 (9.40%) Infrastructure Support
6 28 (8.78%) Infrastructure Support Technician
6 28 (8.78%) Infrastructure Technician
7 27 (8.46%) IT Engineer
8 26 (8.15%) Consultant
9 25 (7.84%) Junior
10 20 (6.27%) IT Support
10 20 (6.27%) Network Engineer
10 20 (6.27%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (5.96%) Applications Support
11 19 (5.96%) Junior Analyst
11 19 (5.96%) Junior Security Analyst
11 19 (5.96%) Security Analyst
12 18 (5.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 17 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 17 (5.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.91%) .NET
2 29 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 28 (8.78%) Node.js
4 27 (8.46%) AngularJS
4 27 (8.46%) React
4 27 (8.46%) Vue.js
5 26 (8.15%) REST
5 26 (8.15%) Spring MVC
6 25 (7.84%) GraphQL
6 25 (7.84%) Kafka
6 25 (7.84%) Spring
7 9 (2.82%) CSS
8 8 (2.51%) HTML
9 6 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (1.25%) LAMP
10 4 (1.25%) Velocity
10 4 (1.25%) Web Services
11 3 (0.94%) jQuery
11 3 (0.94%) JSON
11 3 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.84%) Security Operations Centre
2 24 (7.52%) Driving Licence
3 23 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.02%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 15 (4.70%) Cybercrime
7 14 (4.39%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.76%) Cyberattack
8 12 (3.76%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.76%) Robotics
9 10 (3.13%) CESG
10 9 (2.82%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.57%) User Experience
13 4 (1.25%) Blog
13 4 (1.25%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.94%) BBC
14 3 (0.94%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
14 3 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 180 (56.43%) Windows
2 104 (32.60%) Linux
3 58 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 44 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 42 (13.17%) Unix
6 32 (10.03%) Windows 7
7 30 (9.40%) Apple iOS
8 28 (8.78%) Android
9 20 (6.27%) Mac OS
10 17 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (3.45%) Ubuntu
12 11 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (3.45%) Windows XP
13 10 (3.13%) Windows 8
14 9 (2.82%) CentOS
15 8 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (1.25%) Debian
17 3 (0.94%) FreeRTOS
18 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.20%) Cybersecurity
2 63 (19.75%) ITIL
3 53 (16.61%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (15.36%) SIEM
5 38 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 37 (11.60%) Software Engineering
7 36 (11.29%) Kanban
7 36 (11.29%) Scrum
8 34 (10.66%) Penetration Testing
9 33 (10.34%) Security Operations
10 28 (8.78%) MVC
11 26 (8.15%) API Design
11 26 (8.15%) Ethical Hacking
11 26 (8.15%) Reverse Engineering
12 23 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (7.21%) CRM
13 21 (6.58%) DevOps
14 20 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (5.02%) Information Security
16 15 (4.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.06%) SQL
2 60 (18.81%) Python
3 47 (14.73%) C
4 45 (14.11%) PowerShell
5 32 (10.03%) JavaScript
6 27 (8.46%) C#
6 27 (8.46%) PHP
7 25 (7.84%) C++
8 20 (6.27%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.70%) Java
10 10 (3.13%) Go
11 7 (2.19%) Ruby
12 4 (1.25%) Perl
12 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.94%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.94%) VB
14 2 (0.63%) Erlang
15 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 76 (23.82%) Degree
3 56 (17.55%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (15.67%) CCNA
5 49 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (13.79%) MCSE
7 30 (9.40%) DV Cleared
8 25 (7.84%) Network+ Certification
9 24 (7.52%) CISSP
9 24 (7.52%) CompTIA Security+
9 24 (7.52%) GIAC
9 24 (7.52%) Linux+ Certification
9 24 (7.52%) SANS
9 24 (7.52%) SSCP
10 23 (7.21%) MCSA
11 20 (6.27%) SC Cleared
12 13 (4.08%) MCP
13 11 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (3.45%) RHCE
14 10 (3.13%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 21 (6.58%) SLA
3 9 (2.82%) IEC 61131
4 6 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.94%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) GDPR
7 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 120 (37.62%) Active Directory
2 59 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 33 (10.34%) Docker
5 22 (6.90%) XenApp
5 22 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 20 (6.27%) vSphere
7 18 (5.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.25%) Firmware
9 4 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.94%) iptables
10 3 (0.94%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 36 (11.29%) Kubernetes
2 22 (6.90%) SCCM
3 18 (5.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 18 (5.64%) SCOM
3 18 (5.64%) SCOrch
4 16 (5.02%) QRadar
5 10 (3.13%) WSUS
6 7 (2.19%) Ansible
6 7 (2.19%) Puppet
7 4 (1.25%) EnCase
7 4 (1.25%) Suricata
7 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.94%) Nessus
9 2 (0.63%) Terraform
10 1 (0.31%) Grafana
10 1 (0.31%) Nagios
10 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.31%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (42.01%) Microsoft
2 91 (28.53%) VMware
3 54 (16.93%) Cisco
4 50 (15.67%) Splunk
5 30 (9.40%) Google
5 30 (9.40%) LogRhythm
6 28 (8.78%) Citrix
7 15 (4.70%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.76%) SAP
9 9 (2.82%) AlienVault
10 8 (2.51%) Apple
10 8 (2.51%) Palo Alto
11 7 (2.19%) NetWitness
12 6 (1.88%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.88%) Juniper
12 6 (1.88%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.88%) Sage
13 4 (1.25%) Arista
13 4 (1.25%) Meraki
14 3 (0.94%) Symantec