Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 270 180 174
Rank change year-on-year -90 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Internet 740 2,429 3,010
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.94% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.21% 12.87% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1,922 2,518
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% +13.75%

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 9,008 18,871 22,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.17% 15.05% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,176 15,065 17,844
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -94 679 £52,500 +5.00% 210
UK excluding London -75 425 £52,500 +16.67% 156
London -93 244 £56,250 -1.32% 64
Work from Home -52 168 £55,000 +10.00% 44
South East -38 124 £57,500 +27.78% 39
South West -10 99 £52,500 +16.67% 23
North of England -24 81 £47,500 - 45
East of England +26 52 £38,500 -9.41% 9
Yorkshire +5 45 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Midlands -83 41 £52,500 +25.75% 28
North West -7 30 £45,000 -2.70% 23
West Midlands -66 30 £52,500 +23.53% 17
Scotland -6 22 £42,000 -11.76% 4
East Midlands +8 11 £40,500 +1.25% 10
Northern Ireland +15 6 £47,500 - 5
North East +9 6 £30,000 - 6
Wales +11 1 £30,000 -29.41% 4

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 179 (24.19%) Microsoft
1 179 (24.19%) Azure
2 159 (21.49%) Python
3 152 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (19.59%) Firewall
5 143 (19.32%) Linux
6 141 (19.05%) Windows
7 129 (17.43%) AWS
8 128 (17.30%) Internet of Things
9 125 (16.89%) DNS
10 114 (15.41%) Active Directory
11 112 (15.14%) JavaScript
11 112 (15.14%) DevOps
12 111 (15.00%) VMware
13 97 (13.11%) PowerShell
14 95 (12.84%) Degree
15 94 (12.70%) SQL
16 93 (12.57%) Cisco
17 89 (12.03%) C#
18 87 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
19 84 (11.35%) HTML
19 84 (11.35%) WAN
20 83 (11.22%) Analytics
21 80 (10.81%) CSS
21 80 (10.81%) Finance
22 79 (10.68%) TCP/IP
22 79 (10.68%) Cybersecurity
23 76 (10.27%) VPN
24 73 (9.86%) Java
24 73 (9.86%) Wireless

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 27 (3.65%) IIS
2 20 (2.70%) Apache
3 17 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.76%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.76%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.49%) WordPress
7 9 (1.22%) Confluence
8 8 (1.08%) CMS
9 7 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.68%) Drupal
10 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.41%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.41%) Kentico
12 3 (0.41%) nginx
12 3 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.14%) Figma
5 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
3 2 (0.27%) Shopify
4 1 (0.14%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 179 (24.19%) Azure
2 129 (17.43%) AWS
3 73 (9.86%) Office 365
4 64 (8.65%) SaaS
5 49 (6.62%) PaaS
6 41 (5.54%) IaaS
7 39 (5.27%) Power Platform
8 34 (4.59%) PowerApps
9 33 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
9 33 (4.46%) Serverless
10 32 (4.32%) Azure Functions
11 25 (3.38%) GCP
12 15 (2.03%) GitHub
13 10 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.08%) G Suite
15 6 (0.81%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.68%) AWS IoT
16 5 (0.68%) Trello
17 4 (0.54%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 145 (19.59%) Firewall
2 125 (16.89%) DNS
3 84 (11.35%) WAN
4 79 (10.68%) TCP/IP
5 76 (10.27%) VPN
6 73 (9.86%) Wireless
7 69 (9.32%) LAN
8 57 (7.70%) MPLS
9 55 (7.43%) VLAN
10 53 (7.16%) DHCP
11 49 (6.62%) Network Security
12 47 (6.35%) BGP
12 47 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (5.41%) HTTP
14 38 (5.14%) Ethernet
14 38 (5.14%) VoIP
15 33 (4.46%) OSPF
16 25 (3.38%) IPv6
16 25 (3.38%) SAN
17 23 (3.11%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.84%) Big Data
3 33 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 26 (3.51%) MySQL
5 15 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.76%) Data Lake
7 12 (1.62%) Redis
8 11 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.95%) CouchDB
10 6 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.68%) Amazon Athena
11 5 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.68%) Power BI
11 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.54%) Tableau
13 3 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (0.41%) Data Mart
13 3 (0.41%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (7.30%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.38%) JIRA
3 17 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.95%) Cypress.io
5 7 (0.95%) Selenium
6 6 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.54%) GitLab
7 4 (0.54%) Gradle
7 4 (0.54%) Postman
8 3 (0.41%) AccuRev
8 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.27%) Burp Suite
9 2 (0.27%) Protractor
9 2 (0.27%) RubyMine
9 2 (0.27%) Subversion
9 2 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 80 (10.81%) Finance
2 57 (7.70%) Telecoms
3 45 (6.08%) Marketing
4 31 (4.19%) Electronics
5 27 (3.65%) Retail
6 22 (2.97%) Public Sector
7 20 (2.70%) Legal
8 17 (2.30%) Local Government
8 17 (2.30%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.16%) Games
10 15 (2.03%) Law
11 8 (1.08%) Banking
12 7 (0.95%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.95%) Publishing
13 6 (0.81%) French Language
14 5 (0.68%) Advertising
14 5 (0.68%) Police
15 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.41%) Back Office
16 3 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 152 (20.54%) Developer
2 52 (7.03%) Network Engineer
3 47 (6.35%) Architect
4 44 (5.95%) Analyst
5 34 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (4.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 31 (4.19%) IT Engineer
8 30 (4.05%) Senior Developer
8 30 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 28 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
10 26 (3.51%) Consultant
11 25 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.11%) Administrator
12 23 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
13 22 (2.97%) Cloud Specialist
13 22 (2.97%) IT Support
13 22 (2.97%) Security Specialist
13 22 (2.97%) Software Developer
14 21 (2.84%) Azure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.35%) HTML
2 80 (10.81%) CSS
3 61 (8.24%) .NET
4 52 (7.03%) AngularJS
5 46 (6.22%) Node.js
6 38 (5.14%) React
6 38 (5.14%) RESTful
7 37 (5.00%) Web Services
8 33 (4.46%) REST
9 28 (3.78%) .NET Core
10 27 (3.65%) 802.1X
11 26 (3.51%) Spring
12 25 (3.38%) .NET Framework
13 24 (3.24%) Vue.js
14 20 (2.70%) HTML5
15 19 (2.57%) ASP.NET
15 19 (2.57%) JSON
15 19 (2.57%) XML
16 18 (2.43%) Spring Boot
17 16 (2.16%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 128 (17.30%) Internet of Things
2 60 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.30%) Data Centre
4 52 (7.03%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.86%) Cloud Native
6 29 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.92%) User Experience
7 27 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.76%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.49%) Clustering
11 11 (1.49%) Replication
12 10 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (1.35%) Smart Home
13 9 (1.22%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.81%) Home Automation
15 6 (0.81%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 143 (19.32%) Linux
2 141 (19.05%) Windows
3 51 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 38 (5.14%) Android
5 37 (5.00%) Unix
6 29 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 26 (3.51%) Windows 10
8 24 (3.24%) Ubuntu
9 19 (2.57%) CentOS
9 19 (2.57%) Windows 7
10 18 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (2.16%) Windows Server 2016
12 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
15 9 (1.22%) Fedora
16 8 (1.08%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.08%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.95%) Debian
18 6 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (20.54%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (15.14%) DevOps
3 87 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (11.22%) Analytics
5 79 (10.68%) Cybersecurity
6 52 (7.03%) Microservices
7 51 (6.89%) Machine Learning
8 46 (6.22%) Information Security
8 46 (6.22%) Software Engineering
9 45 (6.08%) Mentoring
10 42 (5.68%) Project Management
11 41 (5.54%) Task Automation
12 40 (5.41%) ITIL
13 38 (5.14%) Anomaly Detection
13 38 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (5.14%) Service Delivery
13 38 (5.14%) Test Automation
14 37 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (5.00%) Thought Leadership
15 36 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 159 (21.49%) Python
2 112 (15.14%) JavaScript
3 97 (13.11%) PowerShell
4 94 (12.70%) SQL
5 89 (12.03%) C#
6 73 (9.86%) Java
7 52 (7.03%) C
8 37 (5.00%) PHP
9 36 (4.86%) Perl
10 34 (4.59%) C++
11 31 (4.19%) TypeScript
12 29 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 28 (3.78%) Shell Script
14 27 (3.65%) Ruby
15 22 (2.97%) Go
16 9 (1.22%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.81%) Erlang
19 5 (0.68%) R
19 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (12.84%) Degree
2 61 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (5.95%) CCNA
4 37 (5.00%) CCNP
5 34 (4.59%) Security Cleared
6 29 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 17 (2.30%) DV Cleared
10 15 (2.03%) CISSP
10 15 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (1.89%) MCITP
12 13 (1.76%) MCSE
13 10 (1.35%) SANS
14 7 (0.95%) CCIE
14 7 (0.95%) CISM
14 7 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.81%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.81%) MCSA
15 6 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.46%) SLA
2 18 (2.43%) QA
3 17 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.35%) GDPR
4 10 (1.35%) NIST
5 8 (1.08%) NIST 800
6 7 (0.95%) OASIS TOSCA
7 6 (0.81%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.54%) ISO 20022
9 4 (0.54%) PSD2
9 4 (0.54%) TARGET2
10 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.27%) COBIT
11 2 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.27%) PMO
11 2 (0.27%) RMADS
12 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 1 (0.14%) ISO17020
12 1 (0.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 114 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 66 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (7.16%) Docker
4 27 (3.65%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.57%) KVM
6 17 (2.30%) vSphere
7 16 (2.16%) Firmware
8 11 (1.49%) Xen
9 8 (1.08%) XenApp
10 6 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.68%) oVirt
11 5 (0.68%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 4 (0.54%) Btrfs
12 4 (0.54%) Ceph
12 4 (0.54%) DRBD
12 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.41%) Samba
13 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (7.70%) Terraform
2 33 (4.46%) Kubernetes
3 31 (4.19%) Ansible
4 21 (2.84%) Puppet
5 13 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.22%) Nagios
7 8 (1.08%) QRadar
7 8 (1.08%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.95%) SCCM
9 6 (0.81%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.81%) Salt
10 5 (0.68%) Nessus
10 5 (0.68%) Observium
10 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (0.68%) WSUS
11 4 (0.54%) Check_MK
11 4 (0.54%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 179 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 111 (15.00%) VMware
3 93 (12.57%) Cisco
4 46 (6.22%) Juniper
5 39 (5.27%) Google
6 29 (3.92%) Citrix
7 28 (3.78%) Palo Alto
8 25 (3.38%) HP
9 23 (3.11%) CheckPoint
10 22 (2.97%) IBM
11 20 (2.70%) Oracle
12 17 (2.30%) Brocade
13 16 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (2.03%) SAP
15 14 (1.89%) Apple
16 12 (1.62%) Xamarin
17 11 (1.49%) EMC
17 11 (1.49%) F5
18 10 (1.35%) Dell
18 10 (1.35%) Red Hat