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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 117 99
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18  
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2182 2654 3324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 2.69% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.10% 15.82% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1817 2280 2729
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 13556 16772 19345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.03% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11009 13913 15492
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -4 2098 £40,000 - 341
London +34 897 £47,500 -5.00% 121
South East +3 494 £40,000 - 69
Berkshire +9 187 £41,500 -13.54% 14
East of England -26 174 £38,500 -13.48% 52
South West -30 159 £32,500 -13.33% 11
City of London +33 145 £47,500 -5.00% 27
North West -22 127 £36,500 +12.30% 33
Yorkshire -45 113 £35,500 +1.42% 14
Reading +7 104 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Hampshire +16 100 £37,500 -6.25% 17
West Midlands -21 97 £35,500 -13.41% 31
Surrey +32 96 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Manchester -12 96 £37,500 - 19
West Yorkshire -22 78 £35,000 +11.11% 11
Bristol 0 63 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Hertfordshire -38 53 £42,500 +37.09% 18
Leeds -10 43 £25,500 -32.00% 6
Wiltshire +15 40 £32,500 +27.45% 2
Essex +6 39 £33,750 +27.35% 2
Cambridgeshire -31 37 £40,000 -20.00% 22
Scotland -10 35 £37,250 +7.97% 5
Buckinghamshire -34 31 £47,500 +22.58% 3
West Sussex -5 30 £42,500 +6.25% 4
East Midlands -26 30 £40,000 - 9
Kent +26 26 £23,750 -19.49% 3
Cambridge -45 26 £40,000 -20.00% 20
Cheshire -2 25 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Suffolk +20 23 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Bedfordshire +7 23 £45,000 -18.91% 5

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 2402 (56.21%) Windows
2 1666 (38.99%) Firewall
3 1539 (36.02%) Active Directory
4 1536 (35.95%) Linux
5 1473 (34.47%) DNS
6 1250 (29.25%) Microsoft
7 1172 (27.43%) Cisco
8 1082 (25.32%) Windows Server
9 1081 (25.30%) VMware
10 1050 (24.57%) DHCP
11 1004 (23.50%) WAN
12 995 (23.29%) LAN
13 749 (17.53%) ITIL
14 696 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 695 (16.26%) MS Exchange
16 691 (16.17%) VPN
17 678 (15.87%) SQL
18 667 (15.61%) Finance
19 657 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 649 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
21 598 (13.99%) Unix
22 555 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
23 513 (12.01%) SQL Server
24 508 (11.89%) Windows 7
25 497 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
26 494 (11.56%) Citrix
27 487 (11.40%) Degree
28 474 (11.09%) HTTP
29 468 (10.95%) Office 365
30 431 (10.09%) Network Security

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
1 695 (16.26%) MS Exchange
2 251 (5.87%) Apache
3 243 (5.69%) IIS
4 198 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 181 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 173 (4.05%) Tomcat
7 143 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 136 (3.18%) Skype for Business
9 104 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 79 (1.85%) JBoss
11 77 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 75 (1.76%) WebLogic
13 74 (1.73%) WebSphere
14 65 (1.52%) nginx
15 64 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
16 60 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 49 (1.15%) OpenStack
18 27 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.56%) Jetty
20 19 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 497 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.12%) InDesign
10 4 (0.094%) Simulink
11 3 (0.070%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.023%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 27 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.28%) Teamcenter
4 10 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 7 (0.16%) iTrent
6 7 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.094%) Maximo
9 3 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.070%) Magento
9 3 (0.070%) OpenCart
9 3 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.070%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.070%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.070%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.047%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.047%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.023%) Primavera
11 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 468 (10.95%) Office 365
2 323 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
3 246 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (1.45%) SaaS
6 46 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (0.89%) IaaS
8 37 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 33 (0.77%) PaaS
10 27 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.42%) G Suite
13 15 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (0.28%) Akamai
14 12 (0.28%) OneDrive
15 11 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 11 (0.26%) Slack
16 9 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1666 (38.99%) Firewall
2 1473 (34.47%) DNS
3 1050 (24.57%) DHCP
4 1004 (23.50%) WAN
5 995 (23.29%) LAN
6 691 (16.17%) VPN
7 474 (11.09%) HTTP
8 431 (10.09%) Network Security
9 411 (9.62%) Internet
10 401 (9.38%) VoIP
11 380 (8.89%) Wireless
12 374 (8.75%) VLAN
13 372 (8.71%) SAN
14 348 (8.14%) BGP
15 305 (7.14%) MPLS
16 293 (6.86%) Ethernet
17 291 (6.81%) OSPF
18 279 (6.53%) SSL
19 229 (5.36%) SMTP
20 186 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 513 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 231 (5.41%) MySQL
3 108 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 96 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 63 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 62 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 46 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
9 42 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 41 (0.96%) Redis
11 38 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 37 (0.87%) Hadoop
12 37 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 35 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (0.73%) Big Data
15 25 (0.59%) DB2
16 24 (0.56%) MongoDB
16 24 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (0.40%) Apache Hive
18 16 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 169 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 101 (2.36%) Jenkins
2 101 (2.36%) Subversion
3 73 (1.71%) JIRA
4 63 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 43 (1.01%) Maven
6 36 (0.84%) MSI
6 36 (0.84%) NUnit
7 32 (0.75%) JUnit
8 31 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (0.73%) Vagrant
9 21 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 20 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (0.44%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
13 15 (0.35%) Selenium
14 14 (0.33%) Microsoft Blend
14 14 (0.33%) MSTest
14 14 (0.33%) NuGet
14 14 (0.33%) WiX
General
1 667 (15.61%) Finance
2 269 (6.30%) Telecoms
3 126 (2.95%) Banking
4 125 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 122 (2.86%) Electronics
6 95 (2.22%) Legal
7 84 (1.97%) Marketing
8 83 (1.94%) Retail
9 59 (1.38%) German Language
10 54 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 48 (1.12%) Games
12 43 (1.01%) Advertising
13 40 (0.94%) French Language
14 34 (0.80%) Law
15 28 (0.66%) Automotive
16 26 (0.61%) Back Office
17 22 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 22 (0.51%) Publishing
17 22 (0.51%) Spanish Language
18 19 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 714 (16.71%) Analyst
2 594 (13.90%) Network Engineer
3 562 (13.15%) Support Engineer
4 329 (7.70%) Support Analyst
5 299 (7.00%) IT Support
6 277 (6.48%) Linux Engineer
7 263 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 253 (5.92%) Administrator
8 253 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 249 (5.83%) IT Engineer
10 244 (5.71%) Developer
11 227 (5.31%) Software Engineer
12 214 (5.01%) Security Engineer
13 191 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
14 166 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 162 (3.79%) Cisco Engineer
16 160 (3.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 155 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
18 150 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
18 150 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (6.20%) HTML
2 240 (5.62%) Web Services
3 217 (5.08%) .NET
4 170 (3.98%) XML
5 149 (3.49%) CSS
6 106 (2.48%) SOAP
7 102 (2.39%) LAMP
8 95 (2.22%) Middleware
9 73 (1.71%) WPF
10 71 (1.66%) J2EE
11 67 (1.57%) Ajax
11 67 (1.57%) WCF
12 66 (1.54%) JSON
13 63 (1.47%) Spring
14 59 (1.38%) .NET Framework
14 59 (1.38%) ASP.NET
15 56 (1.31%) REST
16 53 (1.24%) 802.1X
17 51 (1.19%) Hibernate
18 49 (1.15%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 377 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 349 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 268 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 182 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 143 (3.35%) Driving Licence
6 102 (2.39%) Clustering
7 87 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 78 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
9 72 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
10 70 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 66 (1.54%) iPad
12 62 (1.45%) Hedge funds
13 57 (1.33%) Public Cloud
14 53 (1.24%) Device Driver
15 47 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
16 45 (1.05%) Data Structures
17 44 (1.03%) Fat Client
17 44 (1.03%) Thin Client
17 44 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
18 43 (1.01%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2402 (56.21%) Windows
2 1536 (35.95%) Linux
3 1082 (25.32%) Windows Server
4 657 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 598 (13.99%) Unix
6 555 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 508 (11.89%) Windows 7
8 338 (7.91%) Windows 10
9 264 (6.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 217 (5.08%) Windows 8
11 162 (3.79%) CentOS
12 142 (3.32%) Solaris
13 141 (3.30%) Android
14 139 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 127 (2.97%) Windows XP
16 119 (2.78%) Apple iOS
17 116 (2.71%) Ubuntu
18 104 (2.43%) Mac OS X
19 98 (2.29%) Debian
20 69 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (17.53%) ITIL
2 370 (8.66%) Software Engineering
3 364 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (5.99%) Information Security
5 243 (5.69%) DevOps
6 241 (5.64%) SIEM
7 224 (5.24%) Cybersecurity
8 218 (5.10%) Load Balancing
9 189 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 182 (4.26%) Mentoring
11 168 (3.93%) Service Management
12 160 (3.74%) Network Design
13 149 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
14 145 (3.39%) High Availability
15 140 (3.28%) Service Delivery
16 135 (3.16%) Configuration Management
16 135 (3.16%) Project Management
17 131 (3.07%) Kalman Filter
18 129 (3.02%) OO
19 128 (3.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 678 (15.87%) SQL
2 416 (9.74%) Java
3 405 (9.48%) Python
4 383 (8.96%) C++
5 350 (8.19%) C
6 310 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 281 (6.58%) Bash Shell
8 258 (6.04%) Perl
9 233 (5.45%) C#
10 220 (5.15%) JavaScript
11 154 (3.60%) PHP
12 139 (3.25%) Shell Script
13 127 (2.97%) Ruby
14 122 (2.86%) Embedded C
15 109 (2.55%) Embedded C++
16 53 (1.24%) VB
17 26 (0.61%) Scala
18 24 (0.56%) ANSI C
19 21 (0.49%) Go
20 19 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 649 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
2 487 (11.40%) Degree
3 406 (9.50%) CCNA
4 375 (8.78%) CCNP
5 321 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 253 (5.92%) Security Cleared
7 207 (4.84%) CISSP
8 192 (4.49%) MCSE
9 186 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 150 (3.51%) MCP
11 133 (3.11%) CISM
11 133 (3.11%) DV Cleared
12 119 (2.78%) MCSA
13 117 (2.74%) CCIE
14 96 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
15 82 (1.92%) SANS
16 72 (1.68%) GCIA
17 68 (1.59%) GIAC
18 67 (1.57%) GCIH
19 53 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (5.71%) SLA
2 99 (2.32%) QA
3 93 (2.18%) PCI DSS
4 92 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.98%) ISO27002
6 35 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.23%) GPG13
9 8 (0.19%) PMO
10 6 (0.14%) MISRA
11 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.094%) COBIT
12 4 (0.094%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.094%) JTAG
13 3 (0.070%) Def Stans
14 2 (0.047%) GCP
14 2 (0.047%) ISO22301
15 1 (0.023%) DICOM
15 1 (0.023%) HL7
15 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1539 (36.02%) Active Directory
2 696 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 386 (9.03%) Hyper-V
4 161 (3.77%) XenApp
5 140 (3.28%) vSphere
6 114 (2.67%) Firmware
7 107 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 105 (2.46%) Docker
9 91 (2.13%) KVM
10 69 (1.61%) Snort
11 64 (1.50%) Terminal Services
12 61 (1.43%) XenServer
13 59 (1.38%) Xen
14 55 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
15 53 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
16 48 (1.12%) NFS
17 43 (1.01%) iptables
18 34 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
19 30 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
20 27 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 244 (5.71%) Puppet
2 222 (5.20%) SCCM
3 163 (3.81%) Nagios
4 144 (3.37%) Ansible
5 130 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
6 97 (2.27%) WSUS
7 95 (2.22%) Backup Exec
8 51 (1.19%) ZABBIX
9 50 (1.17%) Salt
10 49 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
11 45 (1.05%) Nmap
12 38 (0.89%) NetBackup
13 36 (0.84%) Cacti
13 36 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
14 35 (0.82%) Kubernetes
15 34 (0.80%) SELinux
16 33 (0.77%) SCOM
17 30 (0.70%) Nessus
18 28 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 27 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1250 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 1172 (27.43%) Cisco
3 1081 (25.30%) VMware
4 494 (11.56%) Citrix
5 417 (9.76%) Juniper
6 340 (7.96%) CheckPoint
7 261 (6.11%) HP
8 250 (5.85%) F5
9 248 (5.80%) Red Hat
10 230 (5.38%) Oracle
11 229 (5.36%) Palo Alto
12 168 (3.93%) Apple
13 126 (2.95%) Blue Coat
14 111 (2.60%) Avaya
15 104 (2.43%) Symantec
16 102 (2.39%) SolarWinds
17 99 (2.32%) Dell
18 88 (2.06%) IBM
19 82 (1.92%) Sun
20 77 (1.80%) EMC
East London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + on call allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: Yesterday
Shaftesbury, Dorset
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackwood, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000 - 68,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + ben+on call allow
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Glasgows Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus pension & Non-Contractual bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago