Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 122 112
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 -37
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 241 282 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.38% 2.65% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.83% 14.78% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 185 231 243
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 1,625 1,908 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.07% 17.92% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 1,525 1,257
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 April 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 23 April 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
Bristol +8 87 £32,500 -27.78% 4
Gloucestershire +15 58 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Wiltshire -10 48 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Dorset -20 19 £29,000 -3.33% 2
Devon -16 10 £42,500 +77.08% 1
Somerset -8 9 £28,500 -9.52%
Cornwall +35 7 £24,000 +9.09% 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 141 (58.51%) Windows
2 90 (37.34%) Linux
3 74 (30.71%) DNS
3 74 (30.71%) Active Directory
4 72 (29.88%) Cisco
5 64 (26.56%) Python
6 63 (26.14%) Microsoft
7 61 (25.31%) DHCP
8 60 (24.90%) Firewall
9 56 (23.24%) Cisco Certification
10 52 (21.58%) Unix
10 52 (21.58%) VMware
10 52 (21.58%) Security Cleared
10 52 (21.58%) Office 365
10 52 (21.58%) Cybersecurity
11 49 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 47 (19.50%) PowerShell
13 46 (19.09%) SQL Server
14 45 (18.67%) LAN
15 44 (18.26%) WAN
15 44 (18.26%) ITIL
16 43 (17.84%) Windows Server
17 42 (17.43%) Software Engineering
18 38 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (14.52%) Splunk
19 35 (14.52%) VPN
20 34 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
20 34 (14.11%) Bash Shell
20 34 (14.11%) Windows 10
21 33 (13.69%) Windows 7

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 28 (11.62%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.71%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.22%) Confluence
5 7 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.49%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.49%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.07%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.66%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.83%) Apache
10 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.41%) IIS
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (7.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.49%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.58%) Office 365
2 49 (20.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (7.88%) OneDrive
5 12 (4.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.66%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.66%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.66%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.66%) Route 53
6 4 (1.66%) Serverless
6 4 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (30.71%) DNS
2 61 (25.31%) DHCP
3 60 (24.90%) Firewall
4 45 (18.67%) LAN
5 44 (18.26%) WAN
6 35 (14.52%) VPN
7 26 (10.79%) Skype
8 24 (9.96%) VoIP
9 23 (9.54%) BGP
9 23 (9.54%) IPsec
9 23 (9.54%) OSPF
10 21 (8.71%) Wireless
11 20 (8.30%) MPLS
12 19 (7.88%) NetScaler
13 16 (6.64%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (6.64%) Internet
14 15 (6.22%) EIGRP
14 15 (6.22%) SSL
14 15 (6.22%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (5.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.81%) Big Data
3 8 (3.32%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.07%) MySQL
5 4 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.66%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (13.69%) JIRA
2 23 (9.54%) Visual Studio
3 19 (7.88%) TestRail
3 19 (7.88%) Zephyr
4 13 (5.39%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.73%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.73%) git-flow
6 6 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.49%) Robot Framework
6 6 (2.49%) Selenium
7 5 (2.07%) Bitbucket Server
7 5 (2.07%) CodeSonar
8 4 (1.66%) Redmine
9 2 (0.83%) GitLab
9 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.83%) Moq
9 2 (0.83%) NUnit
10 1 (0.41%) JUnit
10 1 (0.41%) Subversion
10 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (9.13%) Aerospace
1 22 (9.13%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.49%) Games
3 6 (2.49%) Legal
3 6 (2.49%) Retail
4 5 (2.07%) Electronics
5 4 (1.66%) Billing
5 4 (1.66%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (20.33%) Support Engineer
2 35 (14.52%) Analyst
3 31 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (11.20%) Network Engineer
4 27 (11.20%) Technical Support
5 20 (8.30%) IT Support
6 18 (7.47%) IT Engineer
7 17 (7.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 16 (6.64%) Software Engineer
8 16 (6.64%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) Architect
9 15 (6.22%) Desktop Support
9 15 (6.22%) Developer
9 15 (6.22%) Network Support
10 14 (5.81%) Administrator
11 13 (5.39%) Technical Engineer
12 9 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.73%) AS400 Support
12 9 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.05%) .NET
2 12 (4.98%) ASP.NET
2 12 (4.98%) Node.js
3 10 (4.15%) REST
4 9 (3.73%) Spring MVC
5 8 (3.32%) Apache Flex
5 8 (3.32%) SOAP
6 6 (2.49%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.49%) Django
6 6 (2.49%) Web Services
7 5 (2.07%) 802.1X
7 5 (2.07%) HTML
7 5 (2.07%) Java EE
7 5 (2.07%) LAMP
7 5 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.07%) Spring
7 5 (2.07%) STL
8 4 (1.66%) GraphQL
8 4 (1.66%) React
8 4 (1.66%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.54%) Driving Licence
2 19 (7.88%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.98%) e-Learning
6 9 (3.73%) AS400
6 9 (3.73%) Mobile Computing
7 7 (2.90%) Cybercrime
7 7 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.49%) Public Cloud
8 6 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.07%) iPad
9 5 (2.07%) iPhone
10 4 (1.66%) Clustering
10 4 (1.66%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.24%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (1.24%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 141 (58.51%) Windows
2 90 (37.34%) Linux
3 52 (21.58%) Unix
4 43 (17.84%) Windows Server
5 34 (14.11%) Windows 10
6 33 (13.69%) Windows 7
7 31 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (10.37%) Mac OS
10 15 (6.22%) Windows 8
11 14 (5.81%) Apple iOS
12 13 (5.39%) Android
13 8 (3.32%) CentOS
14 7 (2.90%) Debian
14 7 (2.90%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.83%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.58%) Cybersecurity
2 44 (18.26%) ITIL
3 42 (17.43%) Software Engineering
4 34 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 28 (11.62%) SIEM
7 26 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (10.37%) Scrum
9 24 (9.96%) Kanban
10 22 (9.13%) MODAF
10 22 (9.13%) Systems Engineering
11 21 (8.71%) CRM
12 17 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (6.64%) High Availability
14 15 (6.22%) PRINCE2
15 14 (5.81%) Patch Management
16 13 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (5.39%) Network Management
16 13 (5.39%) Service Management
17 12 (4.98%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.56%) Python
2 47 (19.50%) PowerShell
3 34 (14.11%) Bash Shell
4 32 (13.28%) C
5 30 (12.45%) SQL
6 29 (12.03%) JavaScript
7 24 (9.96%) PHP
8 23 (9.54%) Java
9 21 (8.71%) C#
10 20 (8.30%) C++
11 5 (2.07%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.66%) Go
12 4 (1.66%) Korn
13 3 (1.24%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.83%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.41%) Perl
15 1 (0.41%) Ruby
15 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (23.24%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (21.58%) Security Cleared
3 33 (13.69%) CCNA
4 32 (13.28%) Degree
5 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (9.54%) DV Cleared
7 22 (9.13%) CCNP
8 19 (7.88%) MCSE
8 19 (7.88%) SC Cleared
9 18 (7.47%) MCP
10 15 (6.22%) CCA
10 15 (6.22%) RHCE
11 14 (5.81%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (4.56%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (4.15%) CISSP
13 10 (4.15%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (4.15%) GIAC
13 10 (4.15%) Linux+ Certification
13 10 (4.15%) SANS
13 10 (4.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 19 (7.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.41%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 74 (30.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (11.62%) Hyper-V
3 28 (11.62%) XenApp
4 25 (10.37%) Docker
5 24 (9.96%) XenDesktop
6 20 (8.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (4.56%) vSphere
8 7 (2.90%) NFS
9 6 (2.49%) Snort
10 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.66%) Samba
11 4 (1.66%) VMware NSX
12 3 (1.24%) Firmware
12 3 (1.24%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.83%) KVM
14 1 (0.41%) UAG
14 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (9.96%) SCCM
2 22 (9.13%) Puppet
2 22 (9.13%) SCOrch
3 20 (8.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 20 (8.30%) SCOM
4 10 (4.15%) Nessus
5 9 (3.73%) Ansible
5 9 (3.73%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.90%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 7 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 6 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.07%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (2.07%) Salt
9 4 (1.66%) CASB
9 4 (1.66%) Nagios
9 4 (1.66%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.24%) QRadar
11 1 (0.41%) SELinux
11 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (29.88%) Cisco
2 63 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 52 (21.58%) VMware
4 35 (14.52%) Splunk
5 26 (10.79%) Citrix
6 18 (7.47%) McAfee
7 15 (6.22%) Atlassian
7 15 (6.22%) Palo Alto
8 13 (5.39%) CheckPoint
8 13 (5.39%) Google
9 12 (4.98%) NetApp
10 11 (4.56%) Juniper
10 11 (4.56%) Symantec
11 10 (4.15%) ArcSight
11 10 (4.15%) IBM
11 10 (4.15%) NetScout
11 10 (4.15%) NetWitness
12 9 (3.73%) Apple
12 9 (3.73%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.32%) MikroTik