Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 167 173
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Internet 749 1,816 2,004
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.79% 2.17% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.85% 12.24% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 655 1,384 1,591
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,265 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,000
UK median annual salary £52,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.11% -10.00% +11.11%

Internet 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 6,903 14,841 15,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.51% 17.74% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,307 10,779 12,364
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,972 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.76% -1.14% +3.33%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the UK excluding London

Internet
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Internet in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Internet in the UK excluding London

Internet
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Internet in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Internet in the UK excluding London

Internet
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 July 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
South East +11 189 £47,500 +5.56% 35
North of England -44 170 £47,500 +18.75% 31
South West +38 137 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Midlands +7 125 £41,500 +18.57% 30
West Midlands +19 94 £42,500 +21.43% 20
North West +16 92 £53,500 +18.89% 15
East of England +14 80 £42,500 -22.73% 16
Yorkshire -34 75 £43,750 +9.38% 10
East Midlands +22 31 £37,500 +22.73% 10
Scotland +13 25 £58,750 +14.08% 5
Wales +23 15 £47,500 +118.34% 3
Northern Ireland -5 12 £47,500 -26.78% 3
North East +24 3 £43,250 +66.35% 6
Isle of Man -2 1 £33,000 -29.41%
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT jobs citing Internet 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Internet.

1 217 (28.97%) Windows
2 193 (25.77%) Microsoft
3 151 (20.16%) Firewall
4 135 (18.02%) Internet of Things
5 133 (17.76%) Azure
6 130 (17.36%) Degree
7 127 (16.96%) Cybersecurity
8 120 (16.02%) Linux
8 120 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
9 115 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
10 112 (14.95%) JavaScript
10 112 (14.95%) Cisco
11 107 (14.29%) C#
12 106 (14.15%) SQL
13 102 (13.62%) Python
13 102 (13.62%) DNS
14 98 (13.08%) AWS
15 97 (12.95%) DevOps
16 93 (12.42%) ITIL
17 92 (12.28%) Finance
18 88 (11.75%) VMware
18 88 (11.75%) Security Cleared
19 85 (11.35%) Telecoms
19 85 (11.35%) Software Engineering
19 85 (11.35%) TCP/IP
20 83 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
21 81 (10.81%) Windows Server
22 79 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
23 78 (10.41%) SQL Server
24 77 (10.28%) .NET

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 61 (8.14%) IIS
2 36 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.27%) CMS
5 15 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.60%) Apache
6 12 (1.60%) WordPress
7 11 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
8 10 (1.34%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.20%) Drupal
9 9 (1.20%) Skype for Business
9 9 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
10 8 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.93%) ThingWorx
12 5 (0.67%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.53%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.53%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.53%) Kentico
13 4 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 83 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.07%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.80%) Sketch
7 4 (0.53%) Zeplin
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.27%) InDesign
9 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (1.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 8 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.53%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.13%) Q-Pulse
7 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 133 (17.76%) Azure
2 98 (13.08%) AWS
3 58 (7.74%) Office 365
4 50 (6.68%) SaaS
5 30 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.54%) IaaS
7 17 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (2.27%) PaaS
8 16 (2.14%) npm
8 16 (2.14%) Serverless
9 13 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (1.60%) GitHub
10 12 (1.60%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.47%) PowerApps
12 10 (1.34%) GCP
13 9 (1.20%) Mimecast
14 8 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (1.07%) Azure Functions
15 6 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 151 (20.16%) Firewall
2 102 (13.62%) DNS
3 85 (11.35%) TCP/IP
4 71 (9.48%) LAN
5 61 (8.14%) WAN
6 59 (7.88%) VPN
7 58 (7.74%) Wi-Fi
7 58 (7.74%) Wireless
8 51 (6.81%) DHCP
9 50 (6.68%) Network Security
10 48 (6.41%) VoIP
11 46 (6.14%) MPLS
12 42 (5.61%) BGP
13 32 (4.27%) OSPF
14 29 (3.87%) VLAN
15 27 (3.60%) HTTP
16 25 (3.34%) Bluetooth
17 24 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (3.07%) Ethernet
19 17 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.87%) Big Data
3 21 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.40%) MySQL
4 18 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 15 (2.00%) GIS
6 15 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 9 (1.20%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.67%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 57 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.27%) JIRA
4 11 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.47%) GCC
4 11 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (1.34%) Xdebug
6 9 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.07%) PHPUnit
8 7 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.80%) GitLab
9 6 (0.80%) webpack
10 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.53%) Babel
11 3 (0.40%) EasyMock
11 3 (0.40%) Mockito
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.27%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 92 (12.28%) Finance
2 85 (11.35%) Telecoms
3 64 (8.54%) Public Sector
4 43 (5.74%) Marketing
5 36 (4.81%) Electronics
6 30 (4.01%) Law
7 29 (3.87%) Local Government
8 28 (3.74%) Manufacturing
8 28 (3.74%) Retail
9 23 (3.07%) Legal
10 20 (2.67%) Aerospace
11 15 (2.00%) Banking
12 14 (1.87%) Back Office
13 13 (1.74%) Games
13 13 (1.74%) Police
14 9 (1.20%) Automotive
15 8 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.93%) Billing
16 7 (0.93%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 130 (17.36%) Developer
2 70 (9.35%) Analyst
3 69 (9.21%) Network Engineer
4 55 (7.34%) Architect
5 37 (4.94%) IT Engineer
6 35 (4.67%) Support Engineer
7 34 (4.54%) Software Developer
8 32 (4.27%) Security Engineer
9 31 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 30 (4.01%) IT Support
11 27 (3.60%) Security Analyst
12 25 (3.34%) Senior Developer
13 24 (3.20%) Consultant
14 23 (3.07%) Applications Support
15 21 (2.80%) .NET Developer
15 21 (2.80%) PHP Developer
16 20 (2.67%) IT Support Engineer
17 19 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
18 18 (2.40%) Administrator
19 17 (2.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (10.28%) .NET
2 68 (9.08%) HTML
3 58 (7.74%) CSS
4 48 (6.41%) Web Services
5 42 (5.61%) ASP.NET
6 37 (4.94%) AngularJS
7 35 (4.67%) XML
8 33 (4.41%) React
9 26 (3.47%) Spring
10 24 (3.20%) Node.js
11 22 (2.94%) REST
12 21 (2.80%) JSON
13 20 (2.67%) Laravel
14 19 (2.54%) Vue.js
15 17 (2.27%) HTML5
16 16 (2.14%) jQuery
16 16 (2.14%) SOAP
17 15 (2.00%) RESTful
18 13 (1.74%) CSS3
19 12 (1.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 135 (18.02%) Internet of Things
2 79 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (10.15%) Management Information System
4 61 (8.14%) Data Centre
5 49 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (5.34%) User Experience
7 37 (4.94%) Mobile App
8 19 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (2.27%) Cybercrime
10 15 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 15 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
11 14 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 14 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.74%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.74%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.60%) CCTV
13 12 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.47%) PKI
15 10 (1.34%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 217 (28.97%) Windows
2 120 (16.02%) Linux
3 81 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 36 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (3.87%) Unix
6 27 (3.60%) Android
7 24 (3.20%) Apple iOS
8 22 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 22 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.80%) Debian
12 6 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.80%) Solaris
12 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.80%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (16.96%) Cybersecurity
2 120 (16.02%) Problem-Solving
3 115 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (12.95%) DevOps
5 93 (12.42%) ITIL
6 85 (11.35%) Software Engineering
7 70 (9.35%) Information Security
8 62 (8.28%) Computer Science
9 54 (7.21%) Project Management
10 50 (6.68%) Mentoring
11 45 (6.01%) Machine Learning
12 43 (5.74%) Service Management
13 39 (5.21%) Service Design
14 36 (4.81%) MVC
14 36 (4.81%) Time Management
15 35 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
15 35 (4.67%) Project Delivery
16 33 (4.41%) OO
16 33 (4.41%) SIEM
17 32 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (14.95%) JavaScript
2 107 (14.29%) C#
3 106 (14.15%) SQL
4 102 (13.62%) Python
5 73 (9.75%) Java
6 64 (8.54%) C
7 61 (8.14%) C++
8 53 (7.08%) PowerShell
9 50 (6.68%) PHP
10 27 (3.60%) Bash Shell
11 26 (3.47%) Embedded C
12 15 (2.00%) Ruby
12 15 (2.00%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.74%) Perl
15 11 (1.47%) Java 8
15 11 (1.47%) PHP 7
15 11 (1.47%) Scala
15 11 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (17.36%) Degree
2 88 (11.75%) Security Cleared
3 76 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (7.88%) SC Cleared
5 55 (7.34%) CCNA
6 43 (5.74%) CCNP
7 27 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (3.20%) JNCIS
9 23 (3.07%) JNCIA
10 22 (2.94%) MCP
11 20 (2.67%) DV Cleared
12 19 (2.54%) CISSP
13 10 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (1.20%) MCSE
15 8 (1.07%) CISM
15 8 (1.07%) HNC
15 8 (1.07%) MCSA
15 8 (1.07%) PhD
16 7 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.08%) SLA
2 23 (3.07%) GDPR
3 20 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.27%) NIST
5 15 (2.00%) QA
6 12 (1.60%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.93%) COBIT
7 7 (0.93%) NIST 800
8 6 (0.80%) MISRA
9 5 (0.67%) AICPA
10 4 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.53%) NCSC
11 3 (0.40%) GxP
11 3 (0.40%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.27%) PMO
13 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 66 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 61 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (3.74%) Docker
3 28 (3.74%) Firmware
4 24 (3.20%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.07%) XenApp
6 6 (0.80%) vSphere
7 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.40%) KVM
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) Ceph
9 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) oVirt
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (4.14%) Terraform
2 25 (3.34%) Kubernetes
3 20 (2.67%) Ansible
4 19 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
5 16 (2.14%) SCOM
6 13 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.74%) Puppet
7 10 (1.34%) SCCM
8 9 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.67%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.67%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.67%) logstash
10 5 (0.67%) Nessus
11 4 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.53%) Cloudify
11 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.53%) Packer
12 3 (0.40%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 193 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 112 (14.95%) Cisco
3 88 (11.75%) VMware
4 77 (10.28%) Juniper
5 35 (4.67%) SAP
6 28 (3.74%) Sophos
7 27 (3.60%) McAfee
7 27 (3.60%) Oracle
8 23 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (2.80%) Citrix
10 20 (2.67%) Fortinet
10 20 (2.67%) HP
10 20 (2.67%) SolarWinds
11 19 (2.54%) CheckPoint
12 14 (1.87%) Palo Alto
13 12 (1.60%) Brocade
13 12 (1.60%) Google
14 11 (1.47%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.34%) F5
15 10 (1.34%) Veeam