Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 95 69
Rank change year-on-year -23 -26 -8
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 275 341 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.64% 3.29% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.74% 20.60% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 222 271 431
South West median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,127
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.74% +2.82%

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 1,747 1,655 2,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.74% 15.95% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,394 1,346 1,784
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,210 £57,500 £58,750
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -29 75 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Gloucestershire +31 66 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Dorset -9 47 £35,000 +40.00%
Wiltshire -39 40 £29,750 -15.00% 4
Somerset +25 24 £33,250 -16.88% 11
Devon +21 18 £28,650 +30.23% 4
Cornwall -8 1 £19,000 -11.63% 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 166 (60.36%) Windows
2 132 (48.00%) Linux
3 104 (37.82%) Microsoft
4 90 (32.73%) DNS
5 80 (29.09%) Firewall
6 73 (26.55%) Active Directory
7 69 (25.09%) VMware
8 61 (22.18%) Windows Server
9 57 (20.73%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (18.91%) Java
11 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
11 48 (17.45%) DHCP
12 47 (17.09%) Software Engineering
13 46 (16.73%) Cybersecurity
13 46 (16.73%) Python
13 46 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (16.36%) HTTP
14 45 (16.36%) C
15 41 (14.91%) Citrix
16 40 (14.55%) VPN
16 40 (14.55%) SQL
16 40 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (14.55%) Self-Motivation
16 40 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 39 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (13.82%) Office 365
19 37 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
19 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
20 36 (13.09%) Hyper-V
20 36 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure

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 33 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 23 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.36%) Apache
4 12 (4.36%) IIS
4 12 (4.36%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (3.64%) Apache Pig
7 9 (3.27%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.45%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.73%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.36%) Confluence
12 1 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (17.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.18%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.45%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.82%) Office 365
2 37 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (13.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.55%) G Suite
5 6 (2.18%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.73%) SaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) Cloudflare
8 1 (0.36%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.36%) Heroku
8 1 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Route 53
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (32.73%) DNS
2 80 (29.09%) Firewall
3 48 (17.45%) DHCP
4 45 (16.36%) HTTP
5 40 (14.55%) VPN
6 28 (10.18%) IPv4
7 24 (8.73%) SMTP
8 23 (8.36%) IPv6
9 21 (7.64%) SAN
10 20 (7.27%) LAN
10 20 (7.27%) WAN
11 19 (6.91%) Internet
12 18 (6.55%) Wireless
13 17 (6.18%) VoIP
14 15 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (5.45%) MPLS
14 15 (5.45%) SSL
15 14 (5.09%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (5.09%) SNMP
16 12 (4.36%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.91%) MySQL
3 24 (8.73%) Neo4j
4 21 (7.64%) InfluxDB
5 11 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 11 (4.00%) Big Data
5 11 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (7.64%) JIRA
1 21 (7.64%) JUnit
1 21 (7.64%) Spock
2 13 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.36%) Bitbucket
4 10 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (3.64%) CodeSonar
4 10 (3.64%) git-flow
4 10 (3.64%) Robot Framework
4 10 (3.64%) Selenium
5 9 (3.27%) MSI
5 9 (3.27%) WiX
6 8 (2.91%) Redmine
7 6 (2.18%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.82%) GitLab
9 3 (1.09%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Archiva
10 1 (0.36%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (4.36%) Finance
2 8 (2.91%) Aerospace
2 8 (2.91%) Electronics
2 8 (2.91%) Games
3 7 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.18%) Law
5 5 (1.82%) Military
6 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Retail
8 2 (0.73%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 37 (13.45%) Developer
3 36 (13.09%) Analyst
4 35 (12.73%) Software Developer
5 28 (10.18%) IT Support
6 27 (9.82%) IT Engineer
7 25 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (7.64%) IT Technician
9 20 (7.27%) Support Technician
10 18 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (5.82%) Java Developer
11 16 (5.82%) Java Software Developer
12 15 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (5.45%) Software Engineer
13 14 (5.09%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (5.09%) Network Engineer
14 13 (4.73%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (4.73%) Support Analyst
14 13 (4.73%) Technical Engineer
15 12 (4.36%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.36%) REST
2 23 (8.36%) .NET
3 21 (7.64%) GWT
3 21 (7.64%) Vaadin
4 16 (5.82%) Node.js
5 13 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (4.73%) SOAP
6 12 (4.36%) Web Services
7 11 (4.00%) LAMP
8 10 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.64%) Django
8 10 (3.64%) Java EE
8 10 (3.64%) Spring MVC
8 10 (3.64%) STL
9 9 (3.27%) HTML
10 6 (2.18%) CSS
11 5 (1.82%) JSON
11 5 (1.82%) XML
12 4 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.55%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.55%) Driving Licence
3 18 (6.55%) Linux Command Line
4 15 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 14 (5.09%) iPad
6 11 (4.00%) Clustering
7 9 (3.27%) iPhone
7 9 (3.27%) NHS
8 8 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.55%) CAN bus
10 6 (2.18%) CESG
11 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.09%) User Experience
13 2 (0.73%) CPLD
13 2 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 166 (60.36%) Windows
2 132 (48.00%) Linux
3 61 (22.18%) Windows Server
4 31 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (9.82%) Windows 7
7 22 (8.00%) Android
8 21 (7.64%) FreeBSD
9 19 (6.91%) Apple iOS
9 19 (6.91%) Windows 10
10 17 (6.18%) Mac OS X
11 13 (4.73%) Ubuntu
11 13 (4.73%) Unix
12 11 (4.00%) CentOS
12 11 (4.00%) Debian
13 10 (3.64%) Solaris
13 10 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (2.55%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.73%) Problem-Solving
2 47 (17.09%) Software Engineering
3 46 (16.73%) Cybersecurity
4 40 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 39 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (12.73%) DevOps
7 26 (9.45%) ITIL
7 26 (9.45%) TDD
8 23 (8.36%) Microservices
9 21 (7.64%) BDD
10 20 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 18 (6.55%) User Stories
12 16 (5.82%) Penetration Testing
13 15 (5.45%) High Availability
13 15 (5.45%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.09%) Network Management
14 14 (5.09%) Reverse Engineering
14 14 (5.09%) Scrum
14 14 (5.09%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.73%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.91%) Java
2 46 (16.73%) Python
3 45 (16.36%) C
4 40 (14.55%) SQL
5 33 (12.00%) C#
6 30 (10.91%) Bash Shell
6 30 (10.91%) C++
7 24 (8.73%) JavaScript
7 24 (8.73%) PowerShell
8 22 (8.00%) PHP
9 21 (7.64%) Clojure
9 21 (7.64%) Groovy
9 21 (7.64%) Scala
10 13 (4.73%) Perl
11 10 (3.64%) Objective-C
11 10 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 9 (3.27%) Embedded C
12 9 (3.27%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.91%) Korn
14 6 (2.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (13.45%) Security Cleared
3 28 (10.18%) CCNA
3 28 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (10.18%) Degree
4 27 (9.82%) DV Cleared
5 26 (9.45%) MCSE
6 24 (8.73%) CISSP
7 19 (6.91%) SC Cleared
8 18 (6.55%) CompTIA Security+
8 18 (6.55%) GIAC
8 18 (6.55%) Linux+ Certification
8 18 (6.55%) Network+ Certification
8 18 (6.55%) SANS
8 18 (6.55%) SSCP
9 10 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.82%) MCP
12 4 (1.45%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.45%) SLA
2 6 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.73%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) MISRA
System Software
1 73 (26.55%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (13.09%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.73%) vSphere
5 19 (6.91%) Docker
5 19 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (5.09%) XenApp
7 12 (4.36%) NFS
8 8 (2.91%) Firmware
8 8 (2.91%) Samba
8 8 (2.91%) VMware NSX
9 7 (2.55%) Shibboleth
10 6 (2.18%) KVM
11 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.45%) Snort
13 3 (1.09%) ProxySG
13 3 (1.09%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (10.91%) Puppet
2 21 (7.64%) Icinga
3 17 (6.18%) Ansible
4 14 (5.09%) Salt
5 13 (4.73%) SCCM
6 8 (2.91%) Nagios
6 8 (2.91%) vCenter Server
7 7 (2.55%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.45%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.45%) Nessus
10 4 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.36%) Pacemaker
12 1 (0.36%) Terraform
12 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 104 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 69 (25.09%) VMware
3 41 (14.91%) Citrix
4 33 (12.00%) Cisco
5 27 (9.82%) SolarWinds
6 20 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.09%) HP
7 14 (5.09%) McAfee
8 13 (4.73%) EMC
9 12 (4.36%) Apple
9 12 (4.36%) Sophos
10 11 (4.00%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.64%) Juniper
11 10 (3.64%) Oracle
11 10 (3.64%) Symantec
12 9 (3.27%) NetApp
13 8 (2.91%) Mitel
14 7 (2.55%) Google
14 7 (2.55%) Snow
15 5 (1.82%) Meraki