Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 133 103
Rank change year-on-year -1 -30 -3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2,059 2,572 2,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.43% 2.57% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.82% 16.14% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,590 2,138 2,489
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,300 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 13,889 15,937 17,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.36% 15.93% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10,659 12,759 14,057
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -24 677 £40,000 -2.44% 119
East of England +48 442 £40,000 - 65
Midlands +60 341 £40,000 +14.29% 61
North of England -58 310 £34,500 -1.43% 100
South West -45 203 £35,000 -12.50% 48
North West -33 199 £34,000 +4.62% 61
East Midlands +71 195 £37,500 +17.47% 27
West Midlands +21 146 £42,500 +21.43% 34
Yorkshire -59 104 £36,750 +5.00% 36
Scotland -15 58 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Wales -2 29 £36,500 -7.01% 17
North East -18 7 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Channel Islands - 7 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland -28 6 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Isle of Man +11 3 £37,500 -
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 1,155 (56.10%) Windows
2 765 (37.15%) Microsoft
3 748 (36.33%) Firewall
4 732 (35.55%) Active Directory
5 718 (34.87%) DNS
6 651 (31.62%) Linux
7 561 (27.25%) VMware
8 557 (27.05%) LAN
9 543 (26.37%) DHCP
10 542 (26.32%) WAN
11 537 (26.08%) Windows Server
12 480 (23.31%) Cisco
13 442 (21.47%) Office 365
14 382 (18.55%) Cisco Certification
15 350 (17.00%) VPN
16 337 (16.37%) ITIL
17 332 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 331 (16.08%) Degree
19 328 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 321 (15.59%) Python
21 312 (15.15%) Hyper-V
22 297 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
23 289 (14.04%) SQL Server
24 287 (13.94%) SQL
24 287 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
25 284 (13.79%) CCNA
26 262 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
27 254 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
28 252 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
29 250 (12.14%) 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
1 238 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 113 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 100 (4.86%) IIS
4 85 (4.13%) Apache
5 74 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 47 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (1.94%) Skype for Business
8 38 (1.85%) JBoss
8 38 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 34 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 32 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 31 (1.51%) OpenStack
13 29 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
14 28 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
15 24 (1.17%) nginx
16 20 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.97%) IBM Notes
17 19 (0.92%) Apache Pig
18 16 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 247 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.19%) EPLAN
7 3 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.097%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.097%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.097%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.049%) assyst
4 1 (0.049%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.049%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 442 (21.47%) Office 365
2 332 (16.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 262 (12.72%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (3.64%) IaaS
5 73 (3.55%) SaaS
6 70 (3.40%) PaaS
7 52 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (1.99%) GitHub
9 33 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 23 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 19 (0.92%) Mimecast
14 16 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 14 (0.68%) Serverless
16 11 (0.53%) Amazon Glacier
17 10 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
18 9 (0.44%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 748 (36.33%) Firewall
2 718 (34.87%) DNS
3 557 (27.05%) LAN
4 543 (26.37%) DHCP
5 542 (26.32%) WAN
6 350 (17.00%) VPN
7 223 (10.83%) Internet
8 221 (10.73%) VLAN
9 213 (10.34%) Network Security
10 204 (9.91%) HTTP
11 193 (9.37%) OSPF
12 192 (9.32%) VoIP
13 185 (8.98%) Wireless
14 170 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
15 169 (8.21%) BGP
16 160 (7.77%) SAN
17 154 (7.48%) Ethernet
18 142 (6.90%) MPLS
19 117 (5.68%) SSL
20 99 (4.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.40%) MySQL
3 45 (2.19%) Big Data
4 38 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 32 (1.55%) Hadoop
7 29 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (1.02%) Redis
10 19 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (0.92%) Apache Hive
11 17 (0.83%) Neo4j
12 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
13 15 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.44%) DB2
17 8 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 78 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 77 (3.74%) Jenkins
3 72 (3.50%) Git (software)
4 65 (3.16%) Robot Framework
5 58 (2.82%) JIRA
6 45 (2.19%) Maven
7 33 (1.60%) GitLab
8 31 (1.51%) Vagrant
9 26 (1.26%) Subversion
9 26 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (0.92%) Bitbucket
11 19 (0.92%) CppUnit
11 19 (0.92%) Selenium
12 17 (0.83%) CodeSonar
12 17 (0.83%) git-flow
13 14 (0.68%) Redmine
14 10 (0.49%) JUnit
15 7 (0.34%) ClearCase
15 7 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 192 (9.32%) Finance
2 166 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 126 (6.12%) Retail
4 97 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 74 (3.59%) Marketing
6 36 (1.75%) Back Office
7 35 (1.70%) Games
8 34 (1.65%) Advertising
8 34 (1.65%) Electronics
9 29 (1.41%) Banking
10 27 (1.31%) Aerospace
10 27 (1.31%) Automotive
11 19 (0.92%) Legal
12 13 (0.63%) French Language
13 9 (0.44%) German Language
13 9 (0.44%) Swedish Language
14 7 (0.34%) Billing
14 7 (0.34%) Military
15 6 (0.29%) Law
16 4 (0.19%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 412 (20.01%) Analyst
2 236 (11.46%) Support Engineer
3 221 (10.73%) Network Engineer
4 169 (8.21%) Support Analyst
5 158 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 151 (7.33%) IT Support
7 141 (6.85%) Software Engineer
8 139 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 116 (5.63%) IT Engineer
10 102 (4.95%) Administrator
11 97 (4.71%) Architect
12 96 (4.66%) Network Analyst
13 84 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 83 (4.03%) Developer
14 83 (4.03%) Security Analyst
15 81 (3.93%) Security Engineer
16 79 (3.84%) Systems Administrator
16 79 (3.84%) Technical Support
17 78 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
18 73 (3.55%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (3.69%) HTML
2 74 (3.59%) Web Services
3 69 (3.35%) XML
4 61 (2.96%) .NET
5 59 (2.87%) SOAP
6 58 (2.82%) Spring
7 57 (2.77%) REST
8 56 (2.72%) Node.js
9 55 (2.67%) CSS
10 49 (2.38%) AngularJS
11 48 (2.33%) LDAP
12 45 (2.19%) ASP.NET
13 38 (1.85%) Java EE
14 34 (1.65%) LAMP
14 34 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
15 30 (1.46%) JSON
16 29 (1.41%) Middleware
17 28 (1.36%) COM
18 26 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
19 25 (1.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 240 (11.66%) Self-Motivation
2 198 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 178 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 81 (3.93%) CAN bus
5 81 (3.93%) Driving Licence
6 73 (3.55%) Embedded Systems
7 70 (3.40%) Clustering
8 62 (3.01%) Device Driver
9 53 (2.57%) Hybrid Cloud
10 52 (2.53%) Public Cloud
11 49 (2.38%) Replication
12 36 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
14 34 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
15 31 (1.51%) Client/Server
16 28 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
17 19 (0.92%) NHS
17 19 (0.92%) PKI
18 17 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1,155 (56.10%) Windows
2 651 (31.62%) Linux
3 537 (26.08%) Windows Server
4 297 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 252 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 250 (12.14%) Windows 7
7 228 (11.07%) Windows 10
8 178 (8.64%) Unix
9 106 (5.15%) Android
10 99 (4.81%) Apple iOS
11 83 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 82 (3.98%) Windows 8
13 69 (3.35%) FreeRTOS
14 50 (2.43%) CentOS
15 44 (2.14%) Mac OS X
16 43 (2.09%) Windows XP
17 39 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 25 (1.21%) AIX
19 17 (0.83%) Solaris
19 17 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (16.37%) ITIL
2 287 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
3 254 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (11.27%) Software Engineering
5 207 (10.05%) Cybersecurity
5 207 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 166 (8.06%) Information Security
7 163 (7.92%) DevOps
8 139 (6.75%) Mentoring
9 131 (6.36%) Network Management
10 127 (6.17%) Service Delivery
11 120 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 113 (5.49%) Configuration Management
13 111 (5.39%) Incident Management
14 108 (5.25%) SIEM
15 106 (5.15%) Load Balancing
15 106 (5.15%) Time Management
16 104 (5.05%) Project Management
17 97 (4.71%) Change Control
17 97 (4.71%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 321 (15.59%) Python
2 287 (13.94%) SQL
3 244 (11.85%) PowerShell
4 233 (11.32%) C
5 214 (10.39%) Bash Shell
6 211 (10.25%) C++
7 201 (9.76%) Java
8 183 (8.89%) C#
9 152 (7.38%) JavaScript
10 110 (5.34%) Perl
11 60 (2.91%) PHP
12 51 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 46 (2.23%) Ruby
14 34 (1.65%) T-SQL
15 29 (1.41%) Embedded C
16 28 (1.36%) VBScript
17 25 (1.21%) Go
18 17 (0.83%) Korn
18 17 (0.83%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 382 (18.55%) Cisco Certification
2 331 (16.08%) Degree
3 284 (13.79%) CCNA
4 240 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 195 (9.47%) CCNP
6 175 (8.50%) MCSE
7 143 (6.95%) Security Cleared
8 89 (4.32%) SC Cleared
9 79 (3.84%) DV Cleared
10 75 (3.64%) CISSP
11 64 (3.11%) MCSA
12 62 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 59 (2.87%) CCSA
14 52 (2.53%) MCP
14 52 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
15 45 (2.19%) SSCP
16 44 (2.14%) CompTIA Security+
17 41 (1.99%) GIAC
18 35 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
19 33 (1.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (9.08%) SLA
2 83 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 32 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (1.02%) GDPR
5 21 (1.02%) QA
6 14 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.24%) PMO
10 3 (0.15%) COBIT
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.097%) GPG13
11 2 (0.097%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.097%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.097%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.049%) ISO 15765
12 1 (0.049%) MISRA
12 1 (0.049%) MISRA C
System Software
1 732 (35.55%) Active Directory
2 328 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 312 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 137 (6.65%) vSphere
5 117 (5.68%) Docker
6 105 (5.10%) Firmware
7 81 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (2.14%) XenApp
9 42 (2.04%) VirtualBox
10 38 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
11 31 (1.51%) NFS
12 28 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (1.17%) Terminal Services
14 19 (0.92%) Samba
15 17 (0.83%) VMware NSX
16 13 (0.63%) XenDesktop
17 12 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 11 (0.53%) KVM
19 10 (0.49%) XenServer
20 8 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 118 (5.73%) Puppet
2 116 (5.63%) Ansible
3 98 (4.76%) SCCM
4 73 (3.55%) Kubernetes
5 68 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (2.53%) Terraform
7 49 (2.38%) Nagios
8 47 (2.28%) Stealthwatch
9 40 (1.94%) Salt
10 32 (1.55%) vCenter Server
11 31 (1.51%) SCOM
12 25 (1.21%) ZABBIX
13 23 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
14 22 (1.07%) Backup Exec
14 22 (1.07%) Nessus
14 22 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
16 18 (0.87%) QRadar
16 18 (0.87%) WSUS
17 17 (0.83%) Grafana
Vendors
1 765 (37.15%) Microsoft
2 561 (27.25%) VMware
3 480 (23.31%) Cisco
4 200 (9.71%) Citrix
5 180 (8.74%) CheckPoint
6 125 (6.07%) SolarWinds
7 124 (6.02%) Juniper
8 109 (5.29%) HP
9 104 (5.05%) Oracle
10 79 (3.84%) Avaya
10 79 (3.84%) Palo Alto
11 72 (3.50%) Symantec
12 70 (3.40%) Veeam
13 69 (3.35%) Apple
14 68 (3.30%) Red Hat
15 67 (3.25%) Google
16 60 (2.91%) Splunk
17 53 (2.57%) F5
18 52 (2.53%) NetApp
19 51 (2.48%) Fortinet