Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 123 97
Rank change year-on-year -13 -26 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2,244 2,748 3,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.45% 2.73% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.31% 16.43% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,772 2,278 2,814
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +1.22% +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 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 14,654 16,726 19,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.01% 16.62% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11,355 13,573 15,648
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the UK excluding London

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the UK excluding London

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the UK excluding London

TCP/IP
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 TCP/IP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
South East -49 645 £37,500 -6.25% 92
East of England +55 498 £42,500 +8.97% 73
North of England -44 385 £35,000 +2.94% 87
Midlands +36 370 £37,500 -1.32% 52
South West -24 251 £35,000 -12.50% 45
North West -12 237 £35,000 +6.06% 48
West Midlands +12 189 £37,500 -6.25% 34
East Midlands +47 181 £37,500 +15.94% 18
Yorkshire -40 139 £35,000 - 33
Scotland -15 66 £32,200 -14.13% 15
Wales -11 25 £36,500 -7.01% 20
Northern Ireland +5 21 £21,000 -47.50% 7
North East -25 9 £32,500 - 6
Channel Islands - 7 £35,000 -
Isle of Man +14 4 £37,500 -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 1,361 (60.65%) Windows
2 895 (39.88%) Active Directory
3 875 (38.99%) Microsoft
4 838 (37.34%) DNS
5 774 (34.49%) Firewall
6 723 (32.22%) Linux
7 657 (29.28%) VMware
8 655 (29.19%) Windows Server
9 619 (27.58%) DHCP
10 576 (25.67%) LAN
11 551 (24.55%) WAN
12 468 (20.86%) Office 365
13 454 (20.23%) Cisco
14 403 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
15 391 (17.42%) VPN
16 378 (16.84%) ITIL
17 354 (15.78%) Python
18 350 (15.60%) Hyper-V
18 350 (15.60%) Degree
19 342 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
20 339 (15.11%) SQL Server
21 337 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
22 333 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
23 331 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
24 329 (14.66%) SQL
25 306 (13.64%) MS Exchange
26 299 (13.32%) Amazon AWS
26 299 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
27 295 (13.15%) Microsoft Office
28 294 (13.10%) Windows 7

TCP/IP
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
1 306 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 123 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 121 (5.39%) IIS
4 114 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 81 (3.61%) Apache
6 60 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 60 (2.67%) Skype for Business
7 59 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 51 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 45 (2.01%) JBoss
10 42 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
11 39 (1.74%) OpenStack
12 35 (1.56%) Apache Pig
13 34 (1.52%) WebLogic
14 33 (1.47%) WebSphere
15 30 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
16 23 (1.02%) GlassFish
16 23 (1.02%) nginx
17 20 (0.89%) IBM Notes
17 20 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 295 (13.15%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.18%) EPLAN
8 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.089%) Simulink
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.045%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.13%) Documaker
3 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.089%) assyst
4 2 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.045%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.045%) Lawson
5 1 (0.045%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.045%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 468 (20.86%) Office 365
2 333 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 299 (13.32%) Amazon AWS
4 86 (3.83%) IaaS
5 63 (2.81%) SaaS
6 60 (2.67%) PaaS
7 49 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (1.52%) GitHub
10 32 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
11 31 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 22 (0.98%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (0.76%) Mimecast
16 14 (0.62%) Serverless
17 13 (0.58%) Amazon Glacier
18 11 (0.49%) G Suite
19 9 (0.40%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 838 (37.34%) DNS
2 774 (34.49%) Firewall
3 619 (27.58%) DHCP
4 576 (25.67%) LAN
5 551 (24.55%) WAN
6 391 (17.42%) VPN
7 245 (10.92%) HTTP
8 234 (10.43%) Network Security
9 218 (9.71%) VLAN
10 211 (9.40%) Internet
11 199 (8.87%) VoIP
12 191 (8.51%) Wireless
13 183 (8.16%) Ethernet
14 181 (8.07%) SAN
15 176 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
16 163 (7.26%) OSPF
17 154 (6.86%) BGP
18 140 (6.24%) MPLS
19 131 (5.84%) SSL
20 95 (4.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.37%) MySQL
3 55 (2.45%) Big Data
4 45 (2.01%) Hadoop
5 36 (1.60%) Apache Hive
6 29 (1.29%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 25 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (0.98%) Neo4j
9 22 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (0.71%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.58%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.40%) Redis
17 8 (0.36%) HBase
Development Applications
1 89 (3.97%) JIRA
2 86 (3.83%) Git (software)
3 60 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 53 (2.36%) Robot Framework
4 53 (2.36%) Visual Studio
5 38 (1.69%) Subversion
6 36 (1.60%) Bitbucket
7 35 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 32 (1.43%) Selenium
9 30 (1.34%) CodeSonar
9 30 (1.34%) git-flow
10 25 (1.11%) GitLab
10 25 (1.11%) Vagrant
11 24 (1.07%) Maven
12 21 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (0.58%) JUnit
14 12 (0.53%) CppUnit
14 12 (0.53%) Redmine
15 10 (0.45%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.40%) GDB
General
1 210 (9.36%) Finance
2 161 (7.17%) Telecoms
3 154 (6.86%) Retail
4 80 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 47 (2.09%) Marketing
6 42 (1.87%) Electronics
7 39 (1.74%) Games
8 36 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 30 (1.34%) Back Office
10 29 (1.29%) Banking
11 27 (1.20%) Automotive
12 26 (1.16%) Legal
13 23 (1.02%) Advertising
13 23 (1.02%) Law
14 12 (0.53%) French Language
15 11 (0.49%) German Language
16 10 (0.45%) Billing
16 10 (0.45%) Military
16 10 (0.45%) Swedish Language
17 7 (0.31%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 408 (18.18%) Analyst
2 321 (14.30%) Support Engineer
3 210 (9.36%) Network Engineer
4 202 (9.00%) IT Support
5 182 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 168 (7.49%) Support Analyst
7 163 (7.26%) IT Engineer
8 148 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 130 (5.79%) Software Engineer
10 117 (5.21%) Developer
11 103 (4.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 102 (4.55%) Security Engineer
13 101 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
14 100 (4.46%) IT Support Engineer
15 97 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
15 97 (4.32%) Administrator
16 96 (4.28%) Architect
17 85 (3.79%) Technical Support
18 84 (3.74%) Desktop Support
19 82 (3.65%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (4.95%) HTML
2 103 (4.59%) .NET
3 100 (4.46%) Web Services
4 97 (4.32%) XML
5 74 (3.30%) REST
5 74 (3.30%) SOAP
6 70 (3.12%) CSS
6 70 (3.12%) Node.js
7 65 (2.90%) ASP.NET
8 55 (2.45%) Java EE
8 55 (2.45%) LAMP
9 54 (2.41%) AngularJS
10 49 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
11 46 (2.05%) LDAP
11 46 (2.05%) Spring
12 44 (1.96%) Middleware
13 41 (1.83%) .NET Framework
14 38 (1.69%) Django
15 37 (1.65%) JSON
16 33 (1.47%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 218 (9.71%) Self-Motivation
2 201 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 178 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (6.51%) Computer Science
5 142 (6.33%) Management Information System
6 92 (4.10%) Driving Licence
7 67 (2.99%) Clustering
8 65 (2.90%) Replication
9 54 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
10 49 (2.18%) CAN bus
11 48 (2.14%) Device Driver
12 44 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
13 43 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
13 43 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
14 39 (1.74%) Client/Server
14 39 (1.74%) Public Cloud
15 36 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
16 33 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
17 31 (1.38%) Private Cloud
18 30 (1.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1,361 (60.65%) Windows
2 723 (32.22%) Linux
3 655 (29.19%) Windows Server
4 331 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 299 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 294 (13.10%) Windows 7
7 250 (11.14%) Windows 10
8 182 (8.11%) Unix
9 109 (4.86%) Apple iOS
10 105 (4.68%) Android
11 96 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 90 (4.01%) Windows 8
13 69 (3.07%) Mac OS X
14 51 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 49 (2.18%) Windows XP
16 44 (1.96%) CentOS
17 30 (1.34%) FreeRTOS
18 23 (1.02%) AIX
19 19 (0.85%) Debian
19 19 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (16.84%) ITIL
2 337 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
3 260 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 227 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (9.71%) Software Engineering
6 191 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
7 190 (8.47%) DevOps
8 154 (6.86%) Information Security
9 131 (5.84%) Network Management
10 130 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 128 (5.70%) Service Delivery
12 126 (5.61%) SIEM
13 118 (5.26%) Incident Management
14 110 (4.90%) Mentoring
15 102 (4.55%) Configuration Management
16 100 (4.46%) Project Management
17 96 (4.28%) Load Balancing
17 96 (4.28%) Test Automation
18 92 (4.10%) Time Management
19 90 (4.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 354 (15.78%) Python
2 329 (14.66%) SQL
3 266 (11.85%) PowerShell
4 235 (10.47%) Java
5 227 (10.12%) Bash Shell
6 202 (9.00%) C
7 192 (8.56%) C++
8 185 (8.24%) C#
8 185 (8.24%) JavaScript
9 132 (5.88%) Perl
10 71 (3.16%) PHP
11 70 (3.12%) Ruby
12 59 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 39 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 35 (1.56%) Embedded C
15 30 (1.34%) Objective-C
16 27 (1.20%) VBScript
17 22 (0.98%) Go
18 21 (0.94%) Korn
19 13 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 350 (15.60%) Degree
2 342 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
3 285 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 271 (12.08%) CCNA
5 186 (8.29%) MCSE
6 154 (6.86%) CCNP
7 132 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 91 (4.06%) MCSA
9 78 (3.48%) CISSP
10 76 (3.39%) MCP
11 69 (3.07%) DV Cleared
11 69 (3.07%) Network+ Certification
12 64 (2.85%) SC Cleared
13 60 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 59 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
14 59 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
15 55 (2.45%) SSCP
16 54 (2.41%) GIAC
17 41 (1.83%) CCSA
18 40 (1.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (8.16%) SLA
2 87 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (1.02%) GDPR
6 15 (0.67%) QA
7 10 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.31%) PMO
10 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.13%) JTAG
12 2 (0.089%) COBIT
12 2 (0.089%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.089%) ISO 15765
12 2 (0.089%) MISRA
12 2 (0.089%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.045%) GPG13
13 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 895 (39.88%) Active Directory
2 403 (17.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 350 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 146 (6.51%) vSphere
5 138 (6.15%) Docker
6 107 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
7 70 (3.12%) Firmware
8 68 (3.03%) XenApp
9 54 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (1.78%) VirtualBox
11 37 (1.65%) NFS
12 36 (1.60%) Terminal Services
13 31 (1.38%) Samba
13 31 (1.38%) XenDesktop
14 29 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (0.71%) KVM
16 14 (0.62%) VMware NSX
17 12 (0.53%) Ceph
17 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 153 (6.82%) Puppet
2 126 (5.61%) SCCM
3 109 (4.86%) Ansible
4 76 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 72 (3.21%) Kubernetes
6 54 (2.41%) Salt
7 50 (2.23%) Terraform
8 47 (2.09%) Nagios
9 31 (1.38%) SCOM
9 31 (1.38%) Stealthwatch
10 27 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 26 (1.16%) Nessus
12 24 (1.07%) QRadar
13 23 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
13 23 (1.02%) vCenter Server
14 21 (0.94%) Backup Exec
14 21 (0.94%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.85%) Kibana
16 17 (0.76%) ServiceCenter
17 16 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 875 (38.99%) Microsoft
2 657 (29.28%) VMware
3 454 (20.23%) Cisco
4 246 (10.96%) Citrix
5 159 (7.09%) CheckPoint
6 133 (5.93%) Juniper
7 128 (5.70%) HP
8 117 (5.21%) Oracle
9 115 (5.12%) SolarWinds
10 96 (4.28%) Apple
11 86 (3.83%) Veeam
12 85 (3.79%) Avaya
13 81 (3.61%) Red Hat
14 66 (2.94%) Google
15 60 (2.67%) Palo Alto
16 57 (2.54%) Riverbed
16 57 (2.54%) Symantec
17 55 (2.45%) Dell
18 54 (2.41%) F5
19 51 (2.27%) Splunk