Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 187 194 185
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -20
Permanent jobs citing Internet 1,159 2,685 3,262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.78% 1.88% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 12.03% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 2,066 2,636
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%

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 10,014 22,316 25,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.40% 15.63% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7,827 16,797 20,407
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Internet in the UK

Internet
Top 18 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 8 August 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 +4 1,087 £52,500 +16.67% 174
UK excluding London -10 626 £47,500 +11.76% 140
London +41 502 £65,000 +18.18% 49
South East +18 157 £52,500 +10.53% 36
North of England -29 151 £46,000 +15.00% 29
Work from Home +50 108 £54,000 -1.82% 25
South West +8 107 £55,000 +22.22% 24
Midlands +12 96 £42,500 +21.43% 23
North West +26 87 £50,000 +17.65% 15
East of England +27 73 £42,500 -22.73% 13
West Midlands +20 65 £43,000 +22.86% 10
Yorkshire -38 60 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Midlands +31 31 £40,000 +14.29% 13
Scotland +27 24 £57,500 +18.56% 4
Northern Ireland -11 12 £50,000 -22.93% 5
Wales +26 10 £39,250 +80.42% 6
North East +29 4 £42,500 +63.46% 3
Isle of Man -4 1 £33,000 -29.41%

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 311 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 270 (23.30%) Windows
3 264 (22.78%) Azure
4 247 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (20.28%) Firewall
6 218 (18.81%) JavaScript
6 218 (18.81%) AWS
7 200 (17.26%) Finance
8 170 (14.67%) C#
8 170 (14.67%) Cisco
9 165 (14.24%) Internet of Things
10 164 (14.15%) DevOps
11 161 (13.89%) Linux
12 159 (13.72%) Cybersecurity
13 146 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
13 146 (12.60%) Degree
14 144 (12.42%) SQL Server
15 138 (11.91%) .NET
16 136 (11.73%) Active Directory
17 133 (11.48%) DNS
18 132 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
19 131 (11.30%) Python
20 126 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
21 125 (10.79%) Office 365
22 121 (10.44%) SQL
23 120 (10.35%) Windows Server
24 119 (10.27%) Java
25 117 (10.09%) WAN
25 117 (10.09%) Node.js
26 115 (9.92%) VPN

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 59 (5.09%) IIS
2 45 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 32 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (2.24%) CMS
6 23 (1.98%) Skype for Business
7 21 (1.81%) EPiServer
8 17 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (1.12%) nginx
10 12 (1.04%) Apache
10 12 (1.04%) Confluence
11 11 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.69%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.69%) WordPress
13 6 (0.52%) Headless CMS
13 6 (0.52%) Kentico
13 6 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
13 6 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 132 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.29%) Sketch
5 8 (0.69%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.60%) Zeplin
7 6 (0.52%) InVision
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.26%) Figma
8 3 (0.26%) Marvel
8 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.17%) InDesign
9 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.95%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.35%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.26%) Carpe Diem
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
7 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.086%) Primavera
8 1 (0.086%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.086%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.086%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.086%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.086%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 264 (22.78%) Azure
2 218 (18.81%) AWS
3 125 (10.79%) Office 365
4 87 (7.51%) SaaS
5 43 (3.71%) IaaS
6 41 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (3.19%) PaaS
8 31 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (2.24%) Serverless
10 25 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
11 24 (2.07%) Power Platform
12 20 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
12 20 (1.73%) GitHub
12 20 (1.73%) PowerApps
13 19 (1.64%) Azure Functions
13 19 (1.64%) Mimecast
14 18 (1.55%) GCP
15 12 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (1.04%) npm
16 9 (0.78%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 235 (20.28%) Firewall
2 133 (11.48%) DNS
3 117 (10.09%) WAN
4 115 (9.92%) VPN
5 107 (9.23%) TCP/IP
6 103 (8.89%) LAN
7 96 (8.28%) Network Security
7 96 (8.28%) Wi-Fi
8 81 (6.99%) Wireless
9 73 (6.30%) DHCP
10 68 (5.87%) MPLS
11 63 (5.44%) VoIP
12 62 (5.35%) BGP
13 54 (4.66%) VLAN
14 50 (4.31%) OSPF
15 41 (3.54%) HTTP
16 38 (3.28%) Intranet
17 35 (3.02%) Ethernet
18 32 (2.76%) Broadband
19 29 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.83%) Big Data
3 50 (4.31%) MongoDB
4 47 (4.06%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.19%) Relational Database
5 37 (3.19%) SQL Server 2019
6 34 (2.93%) MySQL
7 29 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (1.38%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.21%) GIS
11 13 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.69%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
15 7 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
16 5 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 114 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 38 (3.28%) JIRA
3 30 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.73%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.12%) Babel
5 13 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (1.12%) webpack
6 12 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.69%) GCC
7 8 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (0.60%) EasyMock
8 7 (0.60%) Mockito
8 7 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.52%) Fiddler
10 5 (0.43%) GitLab
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.43%) Xdebug
11 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 200 (17.26%) Finance
2 114 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 79 (6.82%) Marketing
4 70 (6.04%) Public Sector
5 67 (5.78%) Games
6 57 (4.92%) Manufacturing
7 53 (4.57%) Electronics
8 45 (3.88%) Law
9 37 (3.19%) Retail
10 30 (2.59%) Local Government
11 28 (2.42%) Banking
12 25 (2.16%) Legal
13 16 (1.38%) Aerospace
14 14 (1.21%) Billing
15 12 (1.04%) Back Office
15 12 (1.04%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.95%) Automotive
16 11 (0.95%) Police
17 9 (0.78%) Advertising
17 9 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 255 (22.00%) Developer
2 92 (7.94%) Architect
3 88 (7.59%) Network Engineer
4 85 (7.33%) .NET Developer
5 73 (6.30%) Security Engineer
6 55 (4.75%) Analyst
6 55 (4.75%) IT Engineer
7 54 (4.66%) Senior Developer
8 45 (3.88%) Consultant
9 43 (3.71%) Support Engineer
10 41 (3.54%) C# Developer
11 38 (3.28%) IT Support
12 36 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 36 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 35 (3.02%) Software Engineer
14 33 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 33 (2.85%) Cloud Engineer
15 30 (2.59%) Java Developer
15 30 (2.59%) Software Developer
16 29 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (11.91%) .NET
2 117 (10.09%) Node.js
3 97 (8.37%) ASP.NET
4 96 (8.28%) React
5 89 (7.68%) AngularJS
5 89 (7.68%) HTML
6 87 (7.51%) CSS
7 61 (5.26%) .NET Core
7 61 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 59 (5.09%) Web Services
9 57 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 51 (4.40%) Spring
11 50 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (3.71%) Entity Framework
13 40 (3.45%) Vue.js
14 37 (3.19%) RESTful
15 36 (3.11%) JSON
16 34 (2.93%) XML
17 29 (2.50%) CSS3
17 29 (2.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 165 (14.24%) Internet of Things
2 101 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 100 (8.63%) User Experience
4 94 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (7.77%) Data Centre
6 67 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (5.78%) Mobile App
7 63 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (2.85%) Cybercrime
9 29 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (2.07%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (1.64%) Cloud Native
12 19 (1.64%) RIA
13 17 (1.47%) Clustering
13 17 (1.47%) Smart City
14 16 (1.38%) Blackberry
14 16 (1.38%) Online Games
14 16 (1.38%) Public Cloud
15 15 (1.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 270 (23.30%) Windows
2 161 (13.89%) Linux
3 120 (10.35%) Windows Server
4 58 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (4.66%) Windows 10
6 49 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 40 (3.45%) Unix
8 33 (2.85%) Android
9 30 (2.59%) Apple iOS
10 28 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (2.16%) Windows Server 2016
12 20 (1.73%) Windows 8
13 16 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
14 12 (1.04%) CentOS
15 10 (0.86%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.78%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.60%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.52%) Debian
18 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (14.15%) DevOps
3 159 (13.72%) Cybersecurity
4 146 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
5 115 (9.92%) ITIL
6 98 (8.46%) Mentoring
7 96 (8.28%) TDD
8 94 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 93 (8.02%) Scrum
10 92 (7.94%) MVC
11 87 (7.51%) Information Security
12 76 (6.56%) OO
13 74 (6.38%) Microservices
14 70 (6.04%) Project Management
15 69 (5.95%) Computer Science
16 62 (5.35%) Coaching
17 61 (5.26%) Front End Development
18 59 (5.09%) SDLC
19 57 (4.92%) Machine Learning
20 55 (4.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 218 (18.81%) JavaScript
2 170 (14.67%) C#
3 131 (11.30%) Python
4 121 (10.44%) SQL
5 119 (10.27%) Java
6 74 (6.38%) C
7 72 (6.21%) PowerShell
8 53 (4.57%) C++
9 52 (4.49%) PHP
10 50 (4.31%) TypeScript
11 46 (3.97%) Ruby
12 31 (2.67%) Bash Shell
13 22 (1.90%) Go
14 21 (1.81%) Embedded C
14 21 (1.81%) Perl
15 19 (1.64%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.21%) Scala
17 13 (1.12%) Java 8
18 11 (0.95%) XPath
19 10 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (12.60%) Degree
2 126 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 102 (8.80%) Security Cleared
4 85 (7.33%) CCNA
5 69 (5.95%) SC Cleared
6 62 (5.35%) CCNP
7 53 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (3.19%) MCSE
9 32 (2.76%) MCP
10 29 (2.50%) CISSP
11 26 (2.24%) JNCIA
12 25 (2.16%) SANS
13 21 (1.81%) JNCIS
14 20 (1.73%) DV Cleared
15 16 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
16 15 (1.29%) CISM
17 11 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.95%) MCSA
18 10 (0.86%) CCIE
19 8 (0.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.14%) SLA
2 37 (3.19%) GDPR
3 31 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.07%) NIST
5 20 (1.73%) QA
6 19 (1.64%) COBIT
7 14 (1.21%) NIST 800
8 12 (1.04%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.86%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.52%) MISRA
11 5 (0.43%) AICPA
12 4 (0.35%) NCSC
13 3 (0.26%) GxP
13 3 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.26%) PMO
14 2 (0.17%) PSD2
14 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
15 1 (0.086%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 136 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 69 (5.95%) Docker
3 65 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (3.71%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.33%) Firmware
6 14 (1.21%) vSphere
7 13 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.52%) XenApp
10 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.17%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.086%) iptables
13 1 (0.086%) KVM
13 1 (0.086%) pfSense
13 1 (0.086%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 64 (5.52%) Kubernetes
2 62 (5.35%) Terraform
3 42 (3.62%) Ansible
4 30 (2.59%) SCCM
5 20 (1.73%) QRadar
6 19 (1.64%) Puppet
7 14 (1.21%) SCOM
8 13 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.95%) Backup Exec
9 11 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
9 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (0.60%) FortiGate
12 6 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.43%) Cisco CME
13 5 (0.43%) Nessus
13 5 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
14 4 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 311 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 170 (14.67%) Cisco
3 102 (8.80%) VMware
4 72 (6.21%) Juniper
5 58 (5.00%) SAP
6 48 (4.14%) CheckPoint
7 45 (3.88%) Palo Alto
8 44 (3.80%) Citrix
9 41 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (2.93%) HP
11 30 (2.59%) Google
11 30 (2.59%) IBM
11 30 (2.59%) Sophos
11 30 (2.59%) Splunk
12 27 (2.33%) Oracle
13 22 (1.90%) ArcSight
13 22 (1.90%) Fortinet
14 21 (1.81%) LogRhythm
15 20 (1.73%) BeyondTrust
15 20 (1.73%) CyberArk