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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 114 97
Rank change year-on-year -15 -17  
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 2129 2878 3449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.47% 2.77% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.58% 16.11% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1751 2434 2871
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  

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 13669 17863 20601
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.85% 17.17% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11097 14800 16373
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 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -14 2049 £40,000 - 308
London +26 837 £47,500 - 126
South East -5 495 £40,000 - 49
Berkshire 0 185 £41,500 -12.63% 10
South West -25 171 £32,500 -13.33% 19
East of England -37 155 £38,500 -0.64% 28
City of London +58 132 £45,000 -10.00% 33
Yorkshire -37 123 £33,000 -8.33% 20
North West -32 117 £35,000 +9.37% 29
West Midlands -22 106 £35,000 -11.39% 24
Reading +2 104 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Surrey +22 96 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Hampshire 0 96 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Bristol +9 86 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Manchester -14 86 £37,500 +7.14% 18
West Yorkshire -31 73 £26,500 -24.28% 14
Hertfordshire -34 51 £40,000 +33.33% 10
Cambridgeshire -14 46 £40,000 -13.04% 9
Leeds -14 42 £26,500 -29.33% 6
Wiltshire -10 40 £30,000 -23.89% 4
East Midlands -40 40 £40,000 - 11
Buckinghamshire -27 36 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Cambridge -23 35 £41,500 -17.00% 8
Kent +27 30 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Bracknell +15 30 £47,000 -1.57%
Milton Keynes -11 29 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Sussex 0 27 £40,250 +0.62% 3
Scotland -20 27 £37,500 - 5
Wales -23 26 £31,250 -16.66% 7
Essex -7 25 £29,000 +9.43% 3

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 2377 (55.33%) Windows
2 1637 (38.11%) Firewall
3 1561 (36.34%) Linux
4 1495 (34.80%) DNS
5 1462 (34.03%) Active Directory
6 1243 (28.93%) Microsoft
7 1171 (27.26%) Cisco
8 1072 (24.95%) VMware
9 1051 (24.46%) Windows Server
10 1034 (24.07%) LAN
11 1028 (23.93%) DHCP
12 1025 (23.86%) WAN
13 704 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 701 (16.32%) MS Exchange
15 696 (16.20%) SQL
16 695 (16.18%) ITIL
16 695 (16.18%) VPN
17 690 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
18 687 (15.99%) Finance
19 666 (15.50%) Cisco Certification
20 591 (13.76%) Unix
21 573 (13.34%) Windows Server 2012
22 558 (12.99%) SQL Server
23 507 (11.80%) Microsoft Office
24 499 (11.62%) Degree
25 495 (11.52%) Windows 7
26 462 (10.75%) Citrix
27 456 (10.61%) Office 365
28 448 (10.43%) HTTP
29 437 (10.17%) 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
1 701 (16.32%) MS Exchange
2 273 (6.35%) IIS
3 250 (5.82%) Apache
4 218 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 176 (4.10%) Tomcat
6 164 (3.82%) SharePoint
7 145 (3.38%) Skype for Business
8 144 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 107 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 91 (2.12%) JBoss
11 84 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
12 82 (1.91%) WebSphere
13 73 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
14 68 (1.58%) WebLogic
15 60 (1.40%) nginx
16 54 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 37 (0.86%) OpenStack
18 33 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
20 24 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 507 (11.80%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.070%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.070%) InDesign
8 3 (0.070%) Simulink
9 2 (0.047%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.023%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 20 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 10 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 9 (0.21%) Infor M3
6 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.093%) Infor CRM
7 4 (0.093%) Maximo
7 4 (0.093%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.070%) Magento
8 3 (0.070%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.070%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.070%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.047%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.023%) Fishtalk
10 1 (0.023%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.023%) Primavera
10 1 (0.023%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 456 (10.61%) Office 365
2 319 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 222 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 67 (1.56%) SaaS
6 39 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (0.72%) IaaS
8 30 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 29 (0.68%) PaaS
10 24 (0.56%) G Suite
11 19 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 17 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
14 13 (0.30%) Akamai
14 13 (0.30%) GitHub
14 13 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
14 13 (0.30%) Slack
15 12 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
16 11 (0.26%) OneDrive
17 10 (0.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1637 (38.11%) Firewall
2 1495 (34.80%) DNS
3 1034 (24.07%) LAN
4 1028 (23.93%) DHCP
5 1025 (23.86%) WAN
6 695 (16.18%) VPN
7 448 (10.43%) HTTP
8 437 (10.17%) Network Security
9 401 (9.33%) Wireless
10 397 (9.24%) VoIP
11 388 (9.03%) Internet
12 348 (8.10%) SAN
13 343 (7.98%) BGP
14 337 (7.84%) VLAN
15 305 (7.10%) OSPF
16 294 (6.84%) SSL
17 291 (6.77%) MPLS
18 288 (6.70%) Ethernet
19 224 (5.21%) SMTP
20 193 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 250 (5.82%) MySQL
3 117 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 101 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 79 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 65 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 54 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 52 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 45 (1.05%) Oracle Database
10 42 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 38 (0.88%) RDBMS
12 37 (0.86%) Redis
13 35 (0.81%) Big Data
14 34 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
16 29 (0.68%) DB2
17 25 (0.58%) MongoDB
18 23 (0.54%) Apache Hive
18 23 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 19 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 166 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 108 (2.51%) Jenkins
3 86 (2.00%) Subversion
4 63 (1.47%) JIRA
5 56 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 49 (1.14%) Maven
7 39 (0.91%) JUnit
8 36 (0.84%) MSI
9 31 (0.72%) NUnit
10 25 (0.58%) Eclipse
11 24 (0.56%) Vagrant
12 23 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
13 22 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (0.49%) Ant
14 21 (0.49%) Hudson
14 21 (0.49%) TeamCity
15 19 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
16 14 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (0.33%) CppUnit
16 14 (0.33%) GDB
General
1 687 (15.99%) Finance
2 284 (6.61%) Telecoms
3 130 (3.03%) Banking
3 130 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 119 (2.77%) Electronics
5 95 (2.21%) Retail
6 91 (2.12%) Legal
7 81 (1.89%) Marketing
8 66 (1.54%) German Language
9 53 (1.23%) Games
10 48 (1.12%) Law
11 47 (1.09%) French Language
12 42 (0.98%) Advertising
12 42 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 23 (0.54%) Back Office
14 23 (0.54%) Publishing
15 21 (0.49%) Automotive
15 21 (0.49%) Spanish Language
16 20 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 704 (16.39%) Analyst
2 581 (13.52%) Network Engineer
3 553 (12.87%) Support Engineer
4 319 (7.43%) IT Support
5 315 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 281 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
7 270 (6.28%) Administrator
8 264 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 252 (5.87%) IT Engineer
10 246 (5.73%) Software Engineer
11 245 (5.70%) Developer
12 244 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 198 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
14 197 (4.59%) Security Engineer
15 181 (4.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 167 (3.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 164 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
18 161 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
19 157 (3.65%) IT Support Engineer
20 150 (3.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (6.28%) HTML
2 250 (5.82%) Web Services
3 202 (4.70%) .NET
4 166 (3.86%) XML
5 148 (3.45%) CSS
6 110 (2.56%) LAMP
7 103 (2.40%) Middleware
8 101 (2.35%) SOAP
9 84 (1.96%) J2EE
10 75 (1.75%) Ajax
11 71 (1.65%) Spring
12 68 (1.58%) WPF
13 61 (1.42%) ASP.NET
13 61 (1.42%) WCF
14 58 (1.35%) Hibernate
15 57 (1.33%) .NET Framework
16 54 (1.26%) JSON
17 51 (1.19%) JMS
17 51 (1.19%) JSP
18 48 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 407 (9.47%) Data Centre
2 350 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 253 (5.89%) Computer Science
4 186 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 162 (3.77%) Driving Licence
6 93 (2.16%) Clustering
7 89 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 76 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
9 71 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 70 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
11 67 (1.56%) iPad
12 59 (1.37%) Hedge funds
12 59 (1.37%) Public Cloud
13 52 (1.21%) Device Driver
14 46 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 46 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
15 43 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
16 41 (0.95%) Algorithms
17 40 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
17 40 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2377 (55.33%) Windows
2 1561 (36.34%) Linux
3 1051 (24.46%) Windows Server
4 690 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 591 (13.76%) Unix
6 573 (13.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 495 (11.52%) Windows 7
8 326 (7.59%) Windows 10
9 278 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 238 (5.54%) Windows 8
11 166 (3.86%) CentOS
12 165 (3.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 161 (3.75%) Solaris
14 128 (2.98%) Windows XP
15 126 (2.93%) Android
16 116 (2.70%) Ubuntu
17 112 (2.61%) Mac OS X
18 97 (2.26%) Apple iOS
19 96 (2.23%) Debian
20 67 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (16.18%) ITIL
2 382 (8.89%) Software Engineering
3 356 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (6.17%) Information Security
5 260 (6.05%) DevOps
6 230 (5.35%) SIEM
7 220 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
8 213 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 209 (4.86%) Load Balancing
10 185 (4.31%) Mentoring
11 170 (3.96%) Service Management
12 163 (3.79%) Network Design
13 156 (3.63%) High Availability
14 146 (3.40%) Open Source
15 145 (3.38%) Service Delivery
16 143 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
17 137 (3.19%) OO
18 136 (3.17%) Configuration Management
18 136 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
19 130 (3.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 696 (16.20%) SQL
2 423 (9.85%) Java
3 393 (9.15%) Python
4 378 (8.80%) C++
5 345 (8.03%) C
6 298 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 276 (6.42%) Bash Shell
8 264 (6.15%) Perl
9 236 (5.49%) C#
10 217 (5.05%) JavaScript
11 148 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 139 (3.24%) PHP
13 126 (2.93%) Ruby
14 124 (2.89%) Embedded C
15 111 (2.58%) Embedded C++
16 51 (1.19%) VB
17 35 (0.81%) Go
18 34 (0.79%) Scala
19 24 (0.56%) ANSI C
19 24 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 666 (15.50%) Cisco Certification
2 499 (11.62%) Degree
3 418 (9.73%) CCNA
4 383 (8.92%) CCNP
5 303 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 249 (5.80%) Security Cleared
7 206 (4.80%) CISSP
8 171 (3.98%) SC Cleared
9 167 (3.89%) MCSE
10 138 (3.21%) MCP
11 135 (3.14%) DV Cleared
12 132 (3.07%) CISM
13 112 (2.61%) CCIE
14 109 (2.54%) MCSA
15 90 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
16 86 (2.00%) SANS
17 71 (1.65%) GCIA
17 71 (1.65%) GIAC
18 70 (1.63%) GCIH
19 64 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.24%) SLA
2 115 (2.68%) QA
3 101 (2.35%) PCI DSS
4 87 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.40%) ISO27002
7 11 (0.26%) GPG13
8 9 (0.21%) JTAG
8 9 (0.21%) MISRA
9 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.14%) PMO
11 4 (0.093%) ISO20022
12 3 (0.070%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.070%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.070%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.047%) COBIT
13 2 (0.047%) GCP
14 1 (0.023%) DICOM
14 1 (0.023%) HL7
14 1 (0.023%) RMADS
System Software
1 1462 (34.03%) Active Directory
2 704 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 397 (9.24%) Hyper-V
4 167 (3.89%) XenApp
5 151 (3.51%) vSphere
6 119 (2.77%) Firmware
7 106 (2.47%) Docker
8 72 (1.68%) XenServer
9 61 (1.42%) Snort
10 60 (1.40%) NFS
11 58 (1.35%) KVM
11 58 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
12 57 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
13 55 (1.28%) VMware ESX
14 54 (1.26%) Terminal Services
15 52 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
16 50 (1.16%) Xen
17 44 (1.02%) iptables
18 38 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
19 33 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 261 (6.08%) Puppet
2 220 (5.12%) SCCM
3 170 (3.96%) Nagios
4 151 (3.51%) Ansible
5 133 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (2.09%) Backup Exec
7 87 (2.03%) WSUS
8 73 (1.70%) Salt
9 48 (1.12%) ZABBIX
10 45 (1.05%) Kubernetes
11 40 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
11 40 (0.93%) Nmap
12 39 (0.91%) NetBackup
13 38 (0.88%) Cacti
14 37 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
15 35 (0.81%) Nessus
15 35 (0.81%) SCOM
16 33 (0.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 29 (0.68%) vCenter Server
18 25 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1243 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 1171 (27.26%) Cisco
3 1072 (24.95%) VMware
4 462 (10.75%) Citrix
5 406 (9.45%) Juniper
6 320 (7.45%) CheckPoint
7 262 (6.10%) Red Hat
8 250 (5.82%) HP
9 247 (5.75%) F5
10 242 (5.63%) Palo Alto
11 238 (5.54%) Oracle
12 161 (3.75%) Apple
13 126 (2.93%) Blue Coat
14 107 (2.49%) Avaya
15 106 (2.47%) Dell
16 101 (2.35%) SolarWinds
17 97 (2.26%) Sun
18 84 (1.96%) Symantec
19 80 (1.86%) IBM
19 80 (1.86%) NetApp
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car (Including personal use) + Work Mobile
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Training + Progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31,811 - 47,716 per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £29,307-£35,451 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spring Technology
Salary: Pension, Bonus, New Offices
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + £7000 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum + £7000 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary Neg DOE, and full package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Dot Ones
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: Yesterday