Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 89 107
Rank change year-on-year -37 +18 -31
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 230 362 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.29% 3.53% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.06% 19.70% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 181 280 286
South West median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 1,527 1,838 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.22% 17.92% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,180 1,485 1,613
South West median annual salary £43,750 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -20 80 £35,000 -26.32% 11
Gloucestershire -3 41 £45,000 +1.69% 19
Dorset -10 35 £35,000 -3.45% 7
Wiltshire -43 30 £30,000 -24.05% 17
Somerset +9 21 £28,000 +12.00%
Devon +12 20 £28,650 +30.23% 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 153 (66.52%) Windows
2 97 (42.17%) Microsoft
3 87 (37.83%) Linux
4 71 (30.87%) DNS
5 66 (28.70%) Active Directory
6 60 (26.09%) Firewall
7 53 (23.04%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (22.61%) DHCP
8 52 (22.61%) Python
9 49 (21.30%) VMware
10 48 (20.87%) Windows Server
11 44 (19.13%) Bash Shell
12 43 (18.70%) Software Engineering
12 43 (18.70%) C
12 43 (18.70%) Systems Engineering
13 42 (18.26%) Java
14 40 (17.39%) Puppet
15 39 (16.96%) Office 365
15 39 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 38 (16.52%) Microsoft Office
17 37 (16.09%) C#
17 37 (16.09%) SQL Server
18 33 (14.35%) HTTP
18 33 (14.35%) VPN
19 32 (13.91%) Hyper-V
19 32 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (13.91%) MS Exchange
19 32 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
20 31 (13.48%) Docker

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 32 (13.91%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.22%) Apache Pig
4 10 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.04%) Apache
7 7 (3.04%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.17%) IIS
9 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.74%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.74%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.87%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (16.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.74%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.96%) Office 365
2 30 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.30%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.43%) Heroku
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (30.87%) DNS
2 60 (26.09%) Firewall
3 52 (22.61%) DHCP
4 33 (14.35%) HTTP
4 33 (14.35%) VPN
5 26 (11.30%) LAN
6 22 (9.57%) Wireless
7 21 (9.13%) WAN
8 20 (8.70%) VoIP
9 19 (8.26%) SSL
10 17 (7.39%) Internet
11 12 (5.22%) FCoE
11 12 (5.22%) Sourcefire
12 11 (4.78%) MPLS
12 11 (4.78%) SNMP
13 10 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (4.35%) SMTP
14 9 (3.91%) SAN
15 8 (3.48%) BGP
15 8 (3.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.57%) MySQL
3 17 (7.39%) Big Data
4 15 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.22%) Apache Hive
6 6 (2.61%) Neo4j
7 4 (1.74%) InfluxDB
7 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.30%) SQLite
9 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (10.43%) JIRA
2 16 (6.96%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (6.09%) Bitbucket
3 14 (6.09%) CodeSonar
3 14 (6.09%) git-flow
3 14 (6.09%) Robot Framework
3 14 (6.09%) Selenium
4 8 (3.48%) Redmine
5 6 (2.61%) GitLab
5 6 (2.61%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.74%) JUnit
6 4 (1.74%) Spock
7 3 (1.30%) MSI
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.30%) WiX
8 2 (0.87%) Moq
8 2 (0.87%) NUnit
8 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (11.74%) Aerospace
2 12 (5.22%) Finance
3 10 (4.35%) Games
4 6 (2.61%) Electronics
4 6 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.61%) Military
4 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.87%) Back Office
5 2 (0.87%) Billing
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (16.96%) IT Engineer
1 39 (16.96%) Support Engineer
2 33 (14.35%) IT Support
3 27 (11.74%) IT Support Engineer
4 24 (10.43%) Software Engineer
5 20 (8.70%) Analyst
6 18 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (6.96%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.09%) Developer
9 14 (6.09%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (6.09%) Technical Support
10 13 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (5.65%) Architect
10 13 (5.65%) Network Engineer
11 12 (5.22%) IT Technician
11 12 (5.22%) Security Engineer
11 12 (5.22%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.35%) Java Engineer
12 10 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.13%) SOAP
2 20 (8.70%) .NET
2 20 (8.70%) REST
3 18 (7.83%) Node.js
4 17 (7.39%) Django
5 16 (6.96%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 15 (6.52%) LAMP
6 15 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (6.09%) Java EE
7 14 (6.09%) Spring MVC
7 14 (6.09%) STL
8 11 (4.78%) HTML
9 9 (3.91%) XML
10 6 (2.61%) CSS
11 4 (1.74%) GWT
11 4 (1.74%) Vaadin
12 3 (1.30%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.30%) JSON
12 3 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.43%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (9.13%) Driving Licence
4 14 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.91%) CAN bus
5 9 (3.91%) iPad
5 9 (3.91%) NHS
6 6 (2.61%) iPhone
6 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.17%) Clustering
8 4 (1.74%) AS400
8 4 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.87%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.87%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.87%) Fintech
10 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 153 (66.52%) Windows
2 87 (37.83%) Linux
3 48 (20.87%) Windows Server
4 32 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 26 (11.30%) Android
6 26 (11.30%) Windows 10
7 23 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 20 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (7.39%) Mac OS X
10 14 (6.09%) Unix
11 8 (3.48%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (1.74%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.87%) Debian
15 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.43%) CentOS
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.04%) Cybersecurity
2 43 (18.70%) Software Engineering
2 43 (18.70%) Systems Engineering
3 32 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (10.87%) SIEM
6 24 (10.43%) Test Automation
7 21 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 21 (9.13%) ITIL
8 20 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (8.70%) User Stories
9 18 (7.83%) High Availability
10 16 (6.96%) Computer Science
10 16 (6.96%) Multithreading
10 16 (6.96%) Scrum
11 15 (6.52%) DevOps
12 14 (6.09%) API Design
12 14 (6.09%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
12 14 (6.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (22.61%) Python
2 44 (19.13%) Bash Shell
3 43 (18.70%) C
4 42 (18.26%) Java
5 37 (16.09%) C#
6 29 (12.61%) PowerShell
7 25 (10.87%) C++
8 23 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 22 (9.57%) SQL
10 18 (7.83%) PHP
11 14 (6.09%) Objective-C
12 9 (3.91%) Perl
13 8 (3.48%) Korn
14 5 (2.17%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.17%) Tcl
15 4 (1.74%) Clojure
15 4 (1.74%) Groovy
15 4 (1.74%) Scala
16 3 (1.30%) Go
16 3 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.04%) Degree
3 29 (12.61%) Security Cleared
4 28 (12.17%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (12.17%) MCSE
5 27 (11.74%) CCNA
6 26 (11.30%) DV Cleared
7 21 (9.13%) CISSP
7 21 (9.13%) SANS
8 20 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
8 20 (8.70%) GIAC
8 20 (8.70%) Linux+ Certification
8 20 (8.70%) Network+ Certification
8 20 (8.70%) SSCP
9 11 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (3.48%) MCP
11 6 (2.61%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.74%) MCSA
13 4 (1.74%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.96%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 66 (28.70%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.91%) Hyper-V
2 32 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (13.48%) Docker
4 21 (9.13%) vSphere
5 14 (6.09%) XenApp
6 12 (5.22%) NFS
7 11 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.48%) Samba
8 8 (3.48%) VMware NSX
9 7 (3.04%) Firmware
10 6 (2.61%) KVM
11 4 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.30%) Corosync
13 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.43%) BlackBerry Internet Service
14 1 (0.43%) Cygwin
14 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (17.39%) Puppet
2 16 (6.96%) Ansible
2 16 (6.96%) Salt
3 12 (5.22%) Nessus
4 9 (3.91%) Nagios
4 9 (3.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 8 (3.48%) SCCM
5 8 (3.48%) vCenter Server
6 5 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.74%) Icinga
7 4 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.30%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.43%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 97 (42.17%) Microsoft
2 49 (21.30%) VMware
3 30 (13.04%) Citrix
4 29 (12.61%) Cisco
5 21 (9.13%) McAfee
6 16 (6.96%) SolarWinds
6 16 (6.96%) Splunk
7 13 (5.65%) Palo Alto
8 12 (5.22%) EMC
8 12 (5.22%) NetScout
8 12 (5.22%) NetWitness
9 11 (4.78%) Apple
10 9 (3.91%) ArcSight
11 8 (3.48%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.48%) NetApp
12 7 (3.04%) MikroTik
12 7 (3.04%) Oracle
12 7 (3.04%) Symantec
12 7 (3.04%) Veeam
13 6 (2.61%) HP