Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 118 121
Rank change year-on-year +36 +3 -16
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 198 264 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.44% 2.70% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.17% 15.83% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 139 217 227
Median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.66% +26.15%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £23,800
90th Percentile £52,950 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,915 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.86% +0.98% +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 1,033 1,668 1,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.96% 17.04% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 838 1,281 1,477
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +10.75%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the South West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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
Wiltshire +46 67 £35,000 -12.50%
Gloucestershire +1 61 £37,500 -20.21% 3
Bristol +23 45 £37,500 +19.05% 7
Somerset +20 10 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Dorset +34 7 £28,250 -32.74%
Devon +11 6 - - 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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.

1 117 (59.09%) Windows
2 93 (46.97%) Microsoft
3 75 (37.88%) DNS
4 71 (35.86%) Active Directory
5 65 (32.83%) Linux
6 63 (31.82%) Firewall
7 52 (26.26%) Cisco
7 52 (26.26%) DHCP
8 47 (23.74%) VMware
9 46 (23.23%) Windows Server
10 45 (22.73%) VPN
10 45 (22.73%) Python
11 44 (22.22%) HTTP
11 44 (22.22%) Office 365
12 37 (18.69%) Self-Motivation
13 36 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 36 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 36 (18.18%) SQL
14 35 (17.68%) SQL Server
15 34 (17.17%) Degree
15 34 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (16.67%) Bash Shell
17 32 (16.16%) WAN
18 30 (15.15%) LAN
18 30 (15.15%) ITIL
19 29 (14.65%) Information Security
20 26 (13.13%) VLAN
20 26 (13.13%) Azure
20 26 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
21 25 (12.63%) Java

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 17 (8.59%) IIS
2 12 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.03%) Confluence
4 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.01%) nginx
6 2 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 44 (22.22%) Office 365
2 26 (13.13%) Azure
3 22 (11.11%) AWS
4 11 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (4.55%) IaaS
5 9 (4.55%) SaaS
6 5 (2.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.53%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.53%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.53%) Route 53
6 5 (2.53%) Serverless
7 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.01%) GCP
8 1 (0.51%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.51%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 75 (37.88%) DNS
2 63 (31.82%) Firewall
3 52 (26.26%) DHCP
4 45 (22.73%) VPN
5 44 (22.22%) HTTP
6 32 (16.16%) WAN
7 30 (15.15%) LAN
8 26 (13.13%) VLAN
9 24 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 24 (12.12%) SAN
10 18 (9.09%) Internet
10 18 (9.09%) Wireless
11 17 (8.59%) BGP
11 17 (8.59%) IPsec
11 17 (8.59%) OSPF
12 16 (8.08%) MPLS
13 15 (7.58%) SMTP
14 14 (7.07%) 802.11
14 14 (7.07%) HSRP
15 10 (5.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.10%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (7.07%) Geospatial Data
3 14 (7.07%) GIS
3 14 (7.07%) SQLite
4 13 (6.57%) MySQL
5 11 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.02%) Big Data
8 4 (2.02%) Ingres
9 2 (1.01%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.06%) JIRA
3 9 (4.55%) Subversion
4 8 (4.04%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (3.54%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.53%) Artifactory
6 5 (2.53%) Bitbucket Server
6 5 (2.53%) SonarQube
6 5 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.02%) WiX
8 2 (1.01%) GitLab
8 2 (1.01%) Grunt
8 2 (1.01%) gulp
9 1 (0.51%) TestRail
9 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.51%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 18 (9.09%) Public Sector
1 18 (9.09%) Retail
2 9 (4.55%) Electronics
2 9 (4.55%) Finance
3 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.54%) Advertising
5 6 (3.03%) Police
6 5 (2.53%) Law
6 5 (2.53%) Local Government
7 3 (1.52%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Military
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (20.20%) Support Engineer
2 36 (18.18%) Analyst
3 22 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 21 (10.61%) IT Engineer
5 17 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.59%) Technical Support
6 16 (8.08%) IT Support
7 14 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) Developer
8 13 (6.57%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (6.06%) Network Support
9 12 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) Consultant
10 11 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
10 11 (5.56%) IT Manager
10 11 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (5.05%) Technical Manager
11 10 (5.05%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) .NET
1 14 (7.07%) 802.1X
1 14 (7.07%) JSON
1 14 (7.07%) REST
1 14 (7.07%) XML
2 13 (6.57%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.03%) HTML
4 4 (2.02%) HTML5
4 4 (2.02%) Node.js
5 3 (1.52%) RESTful
6 2 (1.01%) Ajax
6 2 (1.01%) CSS
6 2 (1.01%) jQuery
6 2 (1.01%) LAMP
6 2 (1.01%) Laravel
6 2 (1.01%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.01%) Sass
6 2 (1.01%) Symfony
6 2 (1.01%) Vue.js
6 2 (1.01%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.69%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.08%) Driving Licence
4 15 (7.58%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.54%) Public Cloud
7 6 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (2.53%) CESG
8 5 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.02%) Digital TV
9 4 (2.02%) IPTV
9 4 (2.02%) Media Streaming
9 4 (2.02%) MPEG
9 4 (2.02%) Replication
9 4 (2.02%) STB
10 2 (1.01%) PMI
10 2 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 117 (59.09%) Windows
2 65 (32.83%) Linux
3 46 (23.23%) Windows Server
4 23 (11.62%) Windows Server 2016
5 22 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (10.61%) Unix
7 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
8 17 (8.59%) Windows 10
9 16 (8.08%) Windows 7
10 13 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (6.06%) CentOS
12 9 (4.55%) Ubuntu
13 7 (3.54%) Solaris
14 6 (3.03%) Debian
14 6 (3.03%) Mac OS
15 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
15 5 (2.53%) CoreOS
16 4 (2.02%) Android
16 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.15%) ITIL
2 29 (14.65%) Information Security
3 26 (13.13%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (11.62%) Software Engineering
5 21 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (10.10%) DevOps
7 19 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (8.08%) Migration
9 16 (8.08%) Server Management
10 14 (7.07%) OO
11 13 (6.57%) Computer Science
11 13 (6.57%) Load Balancing
11 13 (6.57%) Project Delivery
12 11 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (5.05%) Change Management
13 10 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.05%) Line Management
13 10 (5.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.73%) Python
2 36 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 36 (18.18%) SQL
3 33 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 25 (12.63%) Java
5 17 (8.59%) Ruby
6 16 (8.08%) PHP
7 10 (5.05%) C#
7 10 (5.05%) C++
8 9 (4.55%) C
8 9 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.52%) Perl
11 2 (1.01%) Go
11 2 (1.01%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.17%) Degree
3 20 (10.10%) HND
4 16 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (7.58%) DV Cleared
6 14 (7.07%) SC Cleared
7 13 (6.57%) CCNA
8 8 (4.04%) CCNP
8 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.54%) AWS Certification
10 6 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (2.53%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.52%) CCDP
12 3 (1.52%) CCSP
12 3 (1.52%) MCSA
12 3 (1.52%) MCSE
12 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.01%) CREST Certified
13 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.07%) SLA
2 10 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.52%) COBIT
4 2 (1.01%) QA
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 71 (35.86%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.10%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.57%) vSphere
5 10 (5.05%) Snort
6 9 (4.55%) Docker
7 7 (3.54%) VirtualBox
8 5 (2.53%) GlusterFS
9 3 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.52%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.52%) XenApp
9 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (6.57%) WSUS
2 10 (5.05%) SCCM
3 9 (4.55%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.04%) Ansible
5 7 (3.54%) Nagios
6 5 (2.53%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.53%) OSSEC
6 5 (2.53%) Terraform
7 3 (1.52%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.01%) Puppet
8 2 (1.01%) Salt
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.51%) Nessus
9 1 (0.51%) QRadar
9 1 (0.51%) SCOM
9 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 93 (46.97%) Microsoft
2 52 (26.26%) Cisco
3 47 (23.74%) VMware
4 25 (12.63%) Citrix
5 19 (9.60%) HP
6 11 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.05%) Juniper
7 10 (5.05%) SonicWALL
8 9 (4.55%) Capita
8 9 (4.55%) Veeam
9 8 (4.04%) Meraki
9 8 (4.04%) Oracle
10 7 (3.54%) Apple
11 6 (3.03%) NetApp
12 5 (2.53%) Aruba
12 5 (2.53%) New Relic
13 4 (2.02%) Sage
13 4 (2.02%) Splunk
14 2 (1.01%) arcserve
14 2 (1.01%) IBM