The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 120 101
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19  
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2308 2559 3370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 2.64% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.02% 15.55% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1920 2208 2771
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14409 16452 19238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.11% 16.95% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11742 13680 15693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the UK

TCP/IP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the UK

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 2223 £40,000 -4.76% 312
London +22 949 £48,236 -4.00% 120
South East -2 496 £40,000 - 57
East of England -24 206 £38,500 -13.48% 37
Berkshire 0 170 £45,000 - 13
North West -7 155 £35,000 - 34
City of London +31 147 £50,000 -4.76% 43
South West -50 144 £35,000 -2.77% 20
West Midlands +7 123 £40,000 +9.68% 12
Surrey +46 112 £40,000 +8.10% 6
Yorkshire -42 112 £35,000 +11.11% 19
Manchester -10 108 £37,500 - 19
Hampshire +6 105 £32,500 -18.75% 19
Reading -2 93 £40,000 -20.00% 7
West Yorkshire +6 86 £36,000 +14.28% 14
Hertfordshire -12 78 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Leeds -2 45 £31,500 -10.00% 5
Bristol -26 45 £40,000 +73.91% 3
Birmingham +5 43 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Wiltshire +21 41 £35,000 +45.83% 5
Essex +18 40 £28,000 +5.66% 1
East Midlands +5 39 £40,000 +5.26% 6
Scotland -12 39 £37,500 +13.63% 11
Cheshire +3 38 £30,000 +9.09% 9
Buckinghamshire -27 36 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Suffolk +25 31 £38,500 +6.20% 5
Cambridgeshire -56 30 £40,000 -14.43% 17
Milton Keynes -11 29 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Bedfordshire +4 28 £48,750 -7.14% 5
West Sussex -19 28 £42,500 +7.59% 5

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2552 (58.21%) Windows
2 1775 (40.49%) Firewall
3 1665 (37.98%) Active Directory
4 1587 (36.20%) Linux
5 1548 (35.31%) DNS
6 1374 (31.34%) Microsoft
7 1235 (28.17%) Cisco
8 1176 (26.82%) VMware
9 1157 (26.39%) DHCP
10 1151 (26.25%) Windows Server
11 1067 (24.34%) WAN
12 1045 (23.84%) LAN
13 817 (18.64%) ITIL
14 767 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 724 (16.51%) MS Exchange
15 724 (16.51%) VPN
16 697 (15.90%) SQL
17 671 (15.31%) Finance
18 669 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 637 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
20 628 (14.32%) Unix
21 601 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
22 539 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
23 524 (11.95%) Citrix
24 522 (11.91%) Windows 7
25 520 (11.86%) SQL Server
26 512 (11.68%) Office 365
27 467 (10.65%) HTTP
28 461 (10.52%) Degree
29 444 (10.13%) Python

TCP/IP
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
1 724 (16.51%) MS Exchange
2 279 (6.36%) Apache
3 249 (5.68%) IIS
4 215 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 198 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 188 (4.29%) Tomcat
7 139 (3.17%) Skype for Business
8 138 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 112 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 96 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 76 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 71 (1.62%) JBoss
13 67 (1.53%) nginx
14 66 (1.51%) WebSphere
15 63 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
16 62 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 61 (1.39%) OpenStack
18 24 (0.55%) Jetty
19 18 (0.41%) CMS
20 17 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 539 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.14%) InDesign
9 3 (0.068%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.068%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.068%) Simulink
10 2 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.023%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 34 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.32%) Teamcenter
4 9 (0.21%) Infor M3
5 8 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.16%) iTrent
6 7 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.068%) Magento
8 3 (0.068%) Maximo
8 3 (0.068%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.068%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.068%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.046%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.046%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.046%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.023%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 512 (11.68%) Office 365
2 345 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 302 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 92 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (1.71%) SaaS
6 57 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (1.12%) IaaS
8 39 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 38 (0.87%) PaaS
10 29 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 29 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.39%) G Suite
12 17 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.34%) OneDrive
14 13 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
15 12 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
15 12 (0.27%) AWS CloudTrail
16 11 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1775 (40.49%) Firewall
2 1548 (35.31%) DNS
3 1157 (26.39%) DHCP
4 1067 (24.34%) WAN
5 1045 (23.84%) LAN
6 724 (16.51%) VPN
7 467 (10.65%) HTTP
8 435 (9.92%) Internet
9 425 (9.69%) VLAN
10 421 (9.60%) SAN
11 414 (9.44%) Network Security
12 395 (9.01%) VoIP
13 365 (8.33%) BGP
14 358 (8.17%) Wireless
15 322 (7.34%) MPLS
16 298 (6.80%) OSPF
17 277 (6.32%) Ethernet
18 259 (5.91%) SSL
19 241 (5.50%) SMTP
20 194 (4.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 244 (5.57%) MySQL
3 124 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 96 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 76 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 66 (1.51%) NoSQL
7 65 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.32%) Redis
9 57 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
10 48 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 42 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 42 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 36 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 35 (0.80%) Oracle Database
14 33 (0.75%) MariaDB
15 32 (0.73%) Hadoop
16 23 (0.52%) Big Data
17 20 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
18 19 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 171 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 103 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 100 (2.28%) Subversion
4 85 (1.94%) JIRA
5 69 (1.57%) Visual Studio
6 40 (0.91%) NUnit
7 39 (0.89%) Maven
8 38 (0.87%) MSI
9 34 (0.78%) Vagrant
10 33 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 26 (0.59%) JUnit
13 22 (0.50%) Selenium
14 20 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
15 19 (0.43%) Eclipse
16 18 (0.41%) MSTest
16 18 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Blend
17 17 (0.39%) NuGet
17 17 (0.39%) WiX
General
1 671 (15.31%) Finance
2 277 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 139 (3.17%) Banking
4 123 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 113 (2.58%) Electronics
6 108 (2.46%) Legal
7 87 (1.98%) Marketing
8 76 (1.73%) Retail
9 64 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 62 (1.41%) German Language
11 47 (1.07%) Advertising
11 47 (1.07%) Games
12 44 (1.00%) French Language
13 41 (0.94%) Back Office
14 38 (0.87%) Digital Economy
15 37 (0.84%) Law
16 29 (0.66%) Military
17 27 (0.62%) Automotive
18 22 (0.50%) Aerospace
19 20 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 761 (17.36%) Analyst
2 610 (13.91%) Network Engineer
3 591 (13.48%) Support Engineer
4 342 (7.80%) Support Analyst
5 309 (7.05%) IT Support
6 282 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 280 (6.39%) IT Engineer
8 266 (6.07%) Linux Engineer
9 261 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 255 (5.82%) Administrator
11 231 (5.27%) Security Engineer
12 229 (5.22%) Developer
13 202 (4.61%) Software Engineer
14 199 (4.54%) Systems Administrator
15 169 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 168 (3.83%) Cisco Engineer
17 159 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
18 157 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
19 152 (3.47%) IT Support Engineer
20 151 (3.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (5.66%) HTML
1 248 (5.66%) Web Services
2 230 (5.25%) .NET
3 166 (3.79%) XML
4 152 (3.47%) CSS
5 126 (2.87%) LAMP
6 103 (2.35%) SOAP
7 97 (2.21%) Middleware
8 74 (1.69%) WCF
9 73 (1.67%) JSON
10 71 (1.62%) WPF
11 62 (1.41%) .NET Framework
12 61 (1.39%) REST
13 59 (1.35%) Spring
14 57 (1.30%) Ajax
14 57 (1.30%) J2EE
15 55 (1.25%) ASP.NET
16 53 (1.21%) 802.1X
17 51 (1.16%) Entity Framework
18 50 (1.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 375 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 370 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 261 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 191 (4.36%) Management Information System
5 140 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 122 (2.78%) Clustering
7 93 (2.12%) Blackberry
8 81 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
9 73 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 70 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 66 (1.51%) Public Cloud
12 64 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 59 (1.35%) Fintech
13 59 (1.35%) iPad
13 59 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
14 56 (1.28%) Data Structures
15 52 (1.19%) Replication
16 50 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
16 50 (1.14%) Device Driver
17 49 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2552 (58.21%) Windows
2 1587 (36.20%) Linux
3 1151 (26.25%) Windows Server
4 669 (15.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 628 (14.32%) Unix
6 601 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 522 (11.91%) Windows 7
8 366 (8.35%) Windows 10
9 276 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 219 (5.00%) Windows 8
11 178 (4.06%) CentOS
12 162 (3.70%) Android
13 147 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 144 (3.28%) Ubuntu
15 140 (3.19%) Solaris
16 136 (3.10%) Apple iOS
17 126 (2.87%) Windows XP
18 109 (2.49%) Debian
19 103 (2.35%) Mac OS X
20 78 (1.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (18.64%) ITIL
2 386 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (8.05%) Software Engineering
4 280 (6.39%) SIEM
5 272 (6.20%) DevOps
6 262 (5.98%) Load Balancing
7 253 (5.77%) Information Security
8 247 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
9 209 (4.77%) Mentoring
10 171 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 163 (3.72%) Network Design
12 161 (3.67%) Change Management
13 158 (3.60%) Configuration Management
14 156 (3.56%) Service Management
15 155 (3.54%) Network Monitoring
16 150 (3.42%) Project Management
17 147 (3.35%) Security Operations
18 143 (3.26%) Service Delivery
19 139 (3.17%) Problem Management
20 136 (3.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 697 (15.90%) SQL
2 444 (10.13%) Python
3 432 (9.85%) Java
4 360 (8.21%) C++
5 353 (8.05%) PowerShell
6 347 (7.92%) C
7 313 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 297 (6.77%) Perl
9 236 (5.38%) C#
10 215 (4.90%) JavaScript
11 162 (3.70%) PHP
12 147 (3.35%) Ruby
13 133 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 109 (2.49%) Embedded C
15 98 (2.24%) Embedded C++
16 57 (1.30%) VB
17 25 (0.57%) Scala
18 24 (0.55%) ANSI C
19 22 (0.50%) Korn
19 22 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 637 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
2 461 (10.52%) Degree
3 415 (9.47%) CCNA
4 367 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 341 (7.78%) CCNP
6 271 (6.18%) Security Cleared
7 237 (5.41%) MCSE
8 225 (5.13%) CISSP
9 201 (4.58%) SC Cleared
10 171 (3.90%) MCP
11 152 (3.47%) MCSA
12 138 (3.15%) DV Cleared
13 136 (3.10%) CISM
14 117 (2.67%) CCIE
15 103 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
16 86 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
16 86 (1.96%) SANS
17 69 (1.57%) GCIA
18 66 (1.51%) GIAC
19 65 (1.48%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (6.52%) SLA
2 126 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 108 (2.46%) QA
4 91 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 56 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 32 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 23 (0.52%) PMO
9 14 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 10 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.23%) GPG13
11 6 (0.14%) GCP
12 5 (0.11%) MISRA
12 5 (0.11%) NIST 800
13 4 (0.091%) COBIT
13 4 (0.091%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.068%) JTAG
15 2 (0.046%) Def Stans
15 2 (0.046%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.046%) MiFID
System Software
1 1665 (37.98%) Active Directory
2 767 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 429 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 177 (4.04%) XenApp
5 150 (3.42%) vSphere
6 137 (3.13%) Docker
7 130 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
8 112 (2.55%) KVM
9 92 (2.10%) Firmware
10 83 (1.89%) Terminal Services
11 73 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
12 69 (1.57%) XenServer
13 68 (1.55%) Snort
14 63 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
15 58 (1.32%) Xen
16 56 (1.28%) NFS
17 37 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
18 35 (0.80%) iptables
19 32 (0.73%) ProxySG
19 32 (0.73%) Samba
Systems Management
1 252 (5.75%) SCCM
2 236 (5.38%) Puppet
3 170 (3.88%) Nagios
4 140 (3.19%) Ansible
5 128 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (2.58%) WSUS
7 98 (2.24%) Backup Exec
8 61 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 59 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 49 (1.12%) FortiGate
11 46 (1.05%) Nmap
12 42 (0.96%) NetBackup
13 40 (0.91%) SELinux
14 39 (0.89%) Cacti
15 38 (0.87%) SCOM
16 36 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
17 34 (0.78%) Kubernetes
18 33 (0.75%) Icinga
18 33 (0.75%) Salt
19 30 (0.68%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1374 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 1235 (28.17%) Cisco
3 1176 (26.82%) VMware
4 524 (11.95%) Citrix
5 430 (9.81%) Juniper
6 390 (8.90%) CheckPoint
7 283 (6.46%) HP
8 271 (6.18%) Red Hat
9 265 (6.04%) F5
10 236 (5.38%) Oracle
11 228 (5.20%) Palo Alto
12 171 (3.90%) Apple
13 127 (2.90%) Blue Coat
14 110 (2.51%) Symantec
15 109 (2.49%) Avaya
16 106 (2.42%) IBM
17 105 (2.40%) Dell
18 104 (2.37%) SolarWinds
19 85 (1.94%) EMC
20 84 (1.92%) NetApp
Belfast, County Antrim
KnownFour
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Billingshurst, West Sussex
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum Dependent on Experience + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k depending on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Scotland
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £16000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + up to 37 days hol, 15% pension, Flex
Posted: 4 days ago