Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 174 177
Rank change year-on-year -48 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Internet 732 2,741 3,225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 2.00% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 12.89% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 669 2,066 2,693
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,500 £25,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +10.43%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,474 21,263 24,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.26% 15.54% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,962 16,335 19,384
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the UK

Internet
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Internet.

Salary trend for Internet in the UK

Internet
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Internet over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Internet in the UK

Internet
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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
England -45 676 £55,000 +15.79% 237
UK excluding London -33 425 £52,500 +23.53% 170
London -40 274 £62,500 +9.65% 79
Work from Home +12 111 £55,000 +4.76% 52
North of England -30 99 £46,000 +15.00% 45
South West +6 93 £60,000 +33.33% 24
South East -1 90 £62,500 +38.89% 51
Midlands -2 71 £52,500 +43.84% 20
North West +45 58 £50,000 +38.89% 31
West Midlands -4 47 £52,500 +33.12% 12
Yorkshire -50 36 £46,000 +15.00% 10
East of England +56 32 £35,250 -35.91% 16
Scotland +22 25 £42,500 -19.05% 7
East Midlands +40 24 £42,500 +34.92% 8
Northern Ireland -4 9 £50,000 -23.22% 5
Wales +24 8 £39,250 +74.00% 3
North East +22 5 £30,000 -15.49% 4

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 with a requirement for Internet.

1 212 (28.96%) Microsoft
2 195 (26.64%) Azure
3 180 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (22.13%) Firewall
5 152 (20.77%) Windows
6 134 (18.31%) Cybersecurity
7 128 (17.49%) AWS
8 124 (16.94%) JavaScript
9 123 (16.80%) Finance
9 123 (16.80%) Internet of Things
10 122 (16.67%) Python
11 119 (16.26%) Linux
12 116 (15.85%) DevOps
13 114 (15.57%) DNS
14 110 (15.03%) Active Directory
15 107 (14.62%) Cisco
16 100 (13.66%) Degree
17 97 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
18 91 (12.43%) Office 365
19 88 (12.02%) Security Cleared
20 85 (11.61%) C#
21 84 (11.48%) VMware
22 82 (11.20%) SQL Server
22 82 (11.20%) Microsoft Office
23 81 (11.07%) Git (software)
24 80 (10.93%) SQL
25 79 (10.79%) .NET
26 78 (10.66%) PowerShell
27 73 (9.97%) Network Security
28 72 (9.84%) Cisco Certification

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 43 (5.87%) IIS
2 23 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.73%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.78%) CMS
5 11 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.50%) EPiServer
6 10 (1.37%) WordPress
7 7 (0.96%) Confluence
7 7 (0.96%) Headless CMS
7 7 (0.96%) Kentico
7 7 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.82%) Apache
8 6 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.68%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.55%) Drupal
11 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 82 (11.20%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.55%) Sketch
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.41%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) Figma
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) Marvel
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.27%) Magento
5 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.27%) Shopify
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.14%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 195 (26.64%) Azure
2 128 (17.49%) AWS
3 91 (12.43%) Office 365
4 61 (8.33%) SaaS
5 43 (5.87%) IaaS
6 41 (5.60%) PaaS
7 32 (4.37%) Power Platform
8 29 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
8 29 (3.96%) PowerApps
8 29 (3.96%) Serverless
9 28 (3.83%) Azure Functions
10 26 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
11 16 (2.19%) GCP
12 13 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
13 12 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.82%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.55%) G Suite
15 4 (0.55%) Trello
16 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 162 (22.13%) Firewall
2 114 (15.57%) DNS
3 73 (9.97%) Network Security
4 67 (9.15%) VPN
4 67 (9.15%) WAN
5 61 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 60 (8.20%) LAN
7 55 (7.51%) Wireless
8 48 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
9 46 (6.28%) VoIP
10 41 (5.60%) DHCP
11 37 (5.05%) VLAN
12 35 (4.78%) MPLS
13 31 (4.23%) BGP
14 30 (4.10%) HTTP
15 25 (3.42%) SAN
16 22 (3.01%) Ethernet
16 22 (3.01%) OSPF
17 16 (2.19%) IPv6
17 16 (2.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.24%) Big Data
3 27 (3.69%) NoSQL
4 24 (3.28%) MySQL
5 19 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.91%) SQL Server 2019
8 13 (1.78%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.96%) Redis
11 6 (0.82%) Data Lake
12 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
14 3 (0.41%) Power BI
14 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 81 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.73%) JIRA
2 20 (2.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 9 (1.23%) webpack
5 8 (1.09%) Babel
6 7 (0.96%) Selenium
7 6 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.55%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.41%) GitLab
11 2 (0.27%) Burp Suite
11 2 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.27%) Xdebug
12 1 (0.14%) gulp
12 1 (0.14%) Mockito
12 1 (0.14%) Postman
12 1 (0.14%) Travis CI
General
1 123 (16.80%) Finance
2 72 (9.84%) Marketing
3 70 (9.56%) Telecoms
4 52 (7.10%) Public Sector
5 47 (6.42%) Manufacturing
6 46 (6.28%) Electronics
7 37 (5.05%) Law
8 29 (3.96%) Legal
9 25 (3.42%) Games
10 21 (2.87%) Local Government
10 21 (2.87%) Retail
11 14 (1.91%) Banking
12 12 (1.64%) Aerospace
12 12 (1.64%) Police
13 7 (0.96%) Advertising
14 4 (0.55%) Back Office
14 4 (0.55%) Billing
14 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.41%) French Language
15 3 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 157 (21.45%) Developer
2 78 (10.66%) Architect
3 56 (7.65%) Analyst
4 55 (7.51%) Security Engineer
5 51 (6.97%) Network Engineer
6 42 (5.74%) IT Engineer
7 40 (5.46%) Senior Developer
8 38 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 34 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (3.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 27 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (3.69%) Operations Engineer
11 27 (3.69%) Security Specialist
12 25 (3.42%) Security Analyst
13 24 (3.28%) Support Engineer
14 23 (3.14%) Cloud Specialist
15 22 (3.01%) Java Developer
15 22 (3.01%) Software Developer
16 21 (2.87%) Azure Specialist
16 21 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (10.79%) .NET
2 66 (9.02%) CSS
3 65 (8.88%) HTML
4 58 (7.92%) Node.js
5 55 (7.51%) AngularJS
6 47 (6.42%) React
7 43 (5.87%) ASP.NET
8 42 (5.74%) .NET Core
9 37 (5.05%) RESTful
10 36 (4.92%) Web Services
11 27 (3.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (3.55%) .NET Framework
12 26 (3.55%) Spring
13 24 (3.28%) Vue.js
14 22 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (2.73%) Spring Boot
16 19 (2.60%) REST
17 18 (2.46%) jQuery
18 16 (2.19%) Redux
18 16 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (16.80%) Internet of Things
2 60 (8.20%) Management Information System
3 56 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (5.60%) User Experience
5 37 (5.05%) Data Centre
6 34 (4.64%) Cybercrime
7 33 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
8 30 (4.10%) Cloud Native
9 25 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (3.28%) Mobile App
11 15 (2.05%) Client/Server
11 15 (2.05%) Clustering
12 13 (1.78%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
14 11 (1.50%) Public Cloud
14 11 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (1.37%) PKI
16 9 (1.23%) Online Banking
17 8 (1.09%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 152 (20.77%) Windows
2 119 (16.26%) Linux
3 65 (8.88%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.51%) Unix
5 27 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.46%) Windows 10
7 17 (2.32%) Android
8 16 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (1.91%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (1.78%) CentOS
12 11 (1.50%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.50%) Windows 7
13 10 (1.37%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.09%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.82%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.68%) Fedora
17 5 (0.68%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (18.31%) Cybersecurity
3 116 (15.85%) DevOps
4 97 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (8.61%) ITIL
6 58 (7.92%) Microservices
7 57 (7.79%) Project Management
8 55 (7.51%) Information Security
9 54 (7.38%) Mentoring
10 50 (6.83%) Digital Marketing
10 50 (6.83%) Front End Development
10 50 (6.83%) Security Operations
10 50 (6.83%) TDD
11 47 (6.42%) Scrum
12 46 (6.28%) IT Strategy
13 45 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (5.87%) Programme Management
15 42 (5.74%) Service Design
16 41 (5.60%) OO
16 41 (5.60%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 124 (16.94%) JavaScript
2 122 (16.67%) Python
3 85 (11.61%) C#
4 80 (10.93%) SQL
5 78 (10.66%) PowerShell
6 67 (9.15%) Java
7 50 (6.83%) C
8 45 (6.15%) PHP
9 39 (5.33%) C++
10 30 (4.10%) TypeScript
11 26 (3.55%) Ruby
11 26 (3.55%) Shell Script
12 23 (3.14%) Perl
13 21 (2.87%) Bash Shell
14 15 (2.05%) Go
15 13 (1.78%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.37%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.96%) ES6
18 6 (0.82%) VB
19 4 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (13.66%) Degree
2 88 (12.02%) Security Cleared
3 72 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (7.38%) SC Cleared
5 52 (7.10%) CCNA
6 42 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (4.78%) CCNP
8 26 (3.55%) SANS
9 25 (3.42%) MCSE
10 24 (3.28%) MCP
11 19 (2.60%) DV Cleared
12 18 (2.46%) CISSP
13 16 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (2.19%) MCITP
14 13 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.23%) LPIC
15 9 (1.23%) MCSA
16 7 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (0.96%) CISM
16 7 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.01%) GDPR
1 22 (3.01%) SLA
2 21 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.91%) NIST
4 12 (1.64%) QA
5 11 (1.50%) NIST 800
6 10 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.82%) COBIT
8 4 (0.55%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.55%) PSD2
8 4 (0.55%) TARGET2
9 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.14%) NCSC
10 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 110 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 57 (7.79%) Docker
3 52 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (3.55%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.32%) vSphere
6 8 (1.09%) Firmware
7 7 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.68%) KVM
9 5 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.68%) Xen
10 4 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.55%) XenApp
11 3 (0.41%) Btrfs
11 3 (0.41%) Ceph
11 3 (0.41%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.41%) DRBD
11 3 (0.41%) oVirt
11 3 (0.41%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 2 (0.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 51 (6.97%) Terraform
2 38 (5.19%) Kubernetes
3 28 (3.83%) Ansible
4 24 (3.28%) QRadar
5 15 (2.05%) Puppet
6 12 (1.64%) SCCM
7 9 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
8 7 (0.96%) WSUS
9 6 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.68%) Cisco CME
10 5 (0.68%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.68%) Nagios
11 4 (0.55%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.41%) Mesos
12 3 (0.41%) Observium
12 3 (0.41%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 212 (28.96%) Microsoft
2 107 (14.62%) Cisco
3 84 (11.48%) VMware
4 46 (6.28%) SAP
5 41 (5.60%) CheckPoint
6 38 (5.19%) Palo Alto
7 36 (4.92%) IBM
8 25 (3.42%) BeyondTrust
8 25 (3.42%) CyberArk
8 25 (3.42%) Juniper
9 24 (3.28%) ArcSight
9 24 (3.28%) Bomgar
9 24 (3.28%) LogRhythm
9 24 (3.28%) NetWitness
9 24 (3.28%) Splunk
9 24 (3.28%) Thycotic
10 21 (2.87%) HP
11 19 (2.60%) Google
11 19 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (2.32%) Citrix