Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 104 71
Rank change year-on-year -20 -33 -6
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 279 319 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.63% 3.15% 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.88% 20.10% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 218 256 426
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 1,875 1,587 2,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.66% 15.66% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,490 1,247 1,847
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +2.39%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 May 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 21 May 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 -49 79 £41,250 +14.58% 20
Wiltshire -22 60 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Gloucestershire +43 54 £45,000 - 12
Dorset -17 35 £30,000 +42.86% 3
Devon +8 23 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Somerset +24 21 £33,250 -16.88% 3
Cornwall -23 1 £19,000 -11.63%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 174 (62.37%) Windows
2 151 (54.12%) Linux
3 120 (43.01%) Microsoft
4 118 (42.29%) Firewall
5 114 (40.86%) DNS
6 81 (29.03%) DHCP
7 72 (25.81%) Active Directory
8 71 (25.45%) VMware
9 69 (24.73%) Security Cleared
10 68 (24.37%) HTTP
11 64 (22.94%) Windows Server
11 64 (22.94%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
13 53 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
13 53 (19.00%) SC Cleared
14 49 (17.56%) ITIL
15 48 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
15 48 (17.20%) CCNA
16 45 (16.13%) CISSP
17 42 (15.05%) Network Security
17 42 (15.05%) vSphere
18 41 (14.70%) WAN
18 41 (14.70%) SMTP
19 39 (13.98%) MS Exchange
19 39 (13.98%) Python
19 39 (13.98%) Java
19 39 (13.98%) SQL
19 39 (13.98%) FTP
19 39 (13.98%) Office 365
20 38 (13.62%) Cisco

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 (13.98%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.09%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (6.09%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.87%) Apache
5 7 (2.51%) IIS
6 6 (2.15%) Apache Pig
6 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.15%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.08%) Confluence
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.98%) Office 365
2 22 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.51%) G Suite
5 5 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.79%) SaaS
6 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.08%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.08%) Route 53
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.72%) Serverless
8 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 118 (42.29%) Firewall
2 114 (40.86%) DNS
3 81 (29.03%) DHCP
4 68 (24.37%) HTTP
5 42 (15.05%) Network Security
6 41 (14.70%) SMTP
6 41 (14.70%) WAN
7 39 (13.98%) FTP
8 37 (13.26%) SAN
9 36 (12.90%) VPN
10 33 (11.83%) HTTPS
11 31 (11.11%) DMZ
11 31 (11.11%) X.400
12 25 (8.96%) Internet
12 25 (8.96%) Wireless
13 24 (8.60%) LAN
14 23 (8.24%) IPv4
15 18 (6.45%) IPv6
16 17 (6.09%) VLAN
17 16 (5.73%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.81%) MySQL
3 16 (5.73%) InfluxDB
3 16 (5.73%) Neo4j
4 7 (2.51%) Big Data
5 6 (2.15%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.15%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (6.45%) JIRA
2 16 (5.73%) JUnit
2 16 (5.73%) Spock
3 9 (3.23%) Redmine
4 8 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.51%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.51%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.15%) CodeSonar
6 6 (2.15%) git-flow
6 6 (2.15%) Robot Framework
6 6 (2.15%) Selenium
6 6 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.79%) MSI
7 5 (1.79%) WiX
8 3 (1.08%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.08%) Burp Suite
8 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.08%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (5.38%) Finance
2 9 (3.23%) Games
3 7 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.15%) Marketing
4 6 (2.15%) Retail
5 5 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.79%) Law
6 4 (1.43%) Electronics
7 3 (1.08%) Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.72%) Avionics
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (19.00%) Analyst
1 53 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (15.77%) Support Engineer
3 24 (8.60%) Developer
3 24 (8.60%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (8.60%) Software Developer
4 20 (7.17%) Network Engineer
5 17 (6.09%) IT Support
5 17 (6.09%) Technical Support
6 16 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (5.73%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (5.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (5.38%) IT Engineer
7 15 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 15 (5.38%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (5.02%) Security Analyst
9 13 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (4.30%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.24%) REST
2 20 (7.17%) .NET
3 16 (5.73%) GWT
3 16 (5.73%) Vaadin
4 14 (5.02%) Web Services
5 8 (2.87%) Node.js
6 7 (2.51%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (2.15%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.15%) Django
7 6 (2.15%) Java EE
7 6 (2.15%) LAMP
7 6 (2.15%) SOAP
7 6 (2.15%) Spring MVC
7 6 (2.15%) STL
8 3 (1.08%) CSS
8 3 (1.08%) HTML
8 3 (1.08%) LDAP
8 3 (1.08%) MFC
9 2 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.83%) CESG
3 18 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (4.66%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (3.94%) Clustering
6 9 (3.23%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.43%) CCTV
10 4 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.08%) iPad
11 3 (1.08%) iPhone
12 2 (0.72%) CPLD
12 2 (0.72%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.72%) Verilog
12 2 (0.72%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 174 (62.37%) Windows
2 151 (54.12%) Linux
3 64 (22.94%) Windows Server
4 35 (12.54%) Unix
5 31 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (10.39%) Windows 7
7 21 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.09%) Windows 10
9 16 (5.73%) FreeBSD
10 13 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (4.30%) Android
12 11 (3.94%) CentOS
13 10 (3.58%) Apple iOS
13 10 (3.58%) Solaris
13 10 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (2.87%) Mac OS X
14 8 (2.87%) Windows 8
15 7 (2.51%) Debian
15 7 (2.51%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (17.56%) ITIL
4 34 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (12.19%) Software Engineering
5 33 (11.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 32 (11.47%) Virtual Environments
7 31 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
8 22 (7.89%) DevOps
9 18 (6.45%) Microservices
9 18 (6.45%) SIEM
10 17 (6.09%) Network Management
10 17 (6.09%) TDD
11 16 (5.73%) BDD
11 16 (5.73%) Threat Intelligence
12 15 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (5.02%) Information Security
13 14 (5.02%) User Stories
14 13 (4.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.98%) Java
1 39 (13.98%) Python
1 39 (13.98%) SQL
2 32 (11.47%) C
3 30 (10.75%) Bash Shell
4 29 (10.39%) C++
5 20 (7.17%) PowerShell
6 19 (6.81%) C#
7 16 (5.73%) Clojure
7 16 (5.73%) Groovy
7 16 (5.73%) Scala
8 13 (4.66%) PHP
9 12 (4.30%) Perl
10 10 (3.58%) JavaScript
10 10 (3.58%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.23%) Korn
12 6 (2.15%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.79%) Ruby
13 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (24.73%) Security Cleared
2 53 (19.00%) SC Cleared
3 48 (17.20%) CCNA
3 48 (17.20%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (16.13%) CISSP
5 36 (12.90%) DV Cleared
6 34 (12.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 27 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (7.89%) Degree
9 18 (6.45%) GIAC
10 17 (6.09%) MCSE
11 15 (5.38%) Network+ Certification
12 14 (5.02%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (5.02%) Linux+ Certification
12 14 (5.02%) SANS
12 14 (5.02%) SSCP
13 6 (2.15%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.79%) MCSA
15 4 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.09%) SLA
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.43%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) MISRA
System Software
1 72 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 42 (15.05%) vSphere
3 31 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (5.38%) Docker
7 12 (4.30%) XenApp
8 10 (3.58%) NFS
9 9 (3.23%) Samba
9 9 (3.23%) Snort
9 9 (3.23%) VMware NSX
10 7 (2.51%) Shibboleth
11 6 (2.15%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.08%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.72%) Firmware
14 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (12.19%) Puppet
2 16 (5.73%) Ansible
2 16 (5.73%) Icinga
3 11 (3.94%) Nagios
4 10 (3.58%) vCenter Server
5 8 (2.87%) Nessus
6 7 (2.51%) Salt
6 7 (2.51%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.08%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.08%) Nexpose
9 3 (1.08%) Nmap
9 3 (1.08%) SCCM
9 3 (1.08%) Terraform
10 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.72%) OSSEC
10 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 120 (43.01%) Microsoft
2 71 (25.45%) VMware
3 38 (13.62%) Cisco
4 37 (13.26%) Citrix
5 20 (7.17%) SolarWinds
6 18 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.73%) NetApp
8 15 (5.38%) Oracle
9 14 (5.02%) McAfee
10 12 (4.30%) EMC
10 12 (4.30%) HP
11 11 (3.94%) Symantec
12 8 (2.87%) Sophos
13 7 (2.51%) Google
13 7 (2.51%) Snow
14 6 (2.15%) FireEye
14 6 (2.15%) Riverbed
15 5 (1.79%) NetScout
15 5 (1.79%) NetWitness
15 5 (1.79%) Palo Alto