Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 119 100
Rank change year-on-year -17 -19 -3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 4453 5513 6762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.51% 2.73% 3.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.74% 16.04% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3694 4819 5705
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,670 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.02% +3.12% +7.14%

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 28291 34376 38927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.92% 17.03% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22944 28547 31390
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the UK

TCP/IP
Top 16 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 -10 4276 £40,000 -2.44% 274
UK excluding London -31 2623 £37,500 -3.02% 188
London +13 1776 £48,250 -3.50% 96
South East -9 1006 £40,000 - 55
North of England -21 529 £35,000 - 44
East of England -46 342 £38,500 -9.41% 19
South West -36 326 £36,000 -4.00% 26
Midlands -30 316 £40,000 - 34
North West -2 272 £35,000 +7.69% 26
West Midlands -10 237 £38,500 -0.65% 23
Yorkshire -38 231 £33,000 -5.71% 18
East Midlands -25 83 £40,000 +3.90% 11
Scotland -32 75 £37,500 -3.02% 5
Wales -26 40 £34,000 -2.86% 5
North East -2 26 £27,000 -25.00%
Northern Ireland -6 12 £30,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2647 (59.44%) Windows
2 1826 (41.01%) Firewall
3 1744 (39.16%) Active Directory
4 1642 (36.87%) Linux
5 1576 (35.39%) DNS
6 1427 (32.05%) Microsoft
7 1281 (28.77%) Cisco
8 1215 (27.28%) Windows Server
9 1206 (27.08%) VMware
10 1179 (26.48%) DHCP
11 1075 (24.14%) WAN
12 1042 (23.40%) LAN
13 853 (19.16%) ITIL
14 808 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 757 (17.00%) VPN
16 741 (16.64%) SQL
17 703 (15.79%) Finance
18 697 (15.65%) MS Exchange
19 668 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
20 652 (14.64%) Cisco Certification
21 643 (14.44%) Unix
22 613 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
23 539 (12.10%) Microsoft Office
24 529 (11.88%) Windows 7
25 523 (11.74%) SQL Server
26 521 (11.70%) Office 365
27 492 (11.05%) HTTP
28 479 (10.76%) Citrix
29 477 (10.71%) Python
30 457 (10.26%) VLAN

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
1 697 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 270 (6.06%) Apache
3 248 (5.57%) IIS
4 237 (5.32%) SharePoint
5 206 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 182 (4.09%) Tomcat
7 136 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 136 (3.05%) Skype for Business
8 103 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 89 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 76 (1.71%) OpenStack
11 68 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 63 (1.41%) JBoss
12 63 (1.41%) WebSphere
13 62 (1.39%) nginx
14 52 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 47 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
16 29 (0.65%) CMS
17 26 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
17 26 (0.58%) Jetty
Applications
1 539 (12.10%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.16%) InDesign
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.067%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.067%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.067%) Simulink
10 2 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) InCopy
11 1 (0.022%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.29%) Teamcenter
3 9 (0.20%) Infor M3
3 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.16%) iTrent
4 7 (0.16%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.090%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 3 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.045%) GoldMine
8 2 (0.045%) Magento
8 2 (0.045%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.045%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.045%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.022%) BASE24
9 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.022%) Maximo
9 1 (0.022%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 521 (11.70%) Office 365
2 359 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
3 335 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (1.68%) SaaS
6 66 (1.48%) IaaS
7 51 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (0.94%) PaaS
9 38 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 30 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 29 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
12 25 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
13 20 (0.45%) G Suite
13 20 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (0.38%) OneDrive
15 14 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
16 13 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
17 11 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1826 (41.01%) Firewall
2 1576 (35.39%) DNS
3 1179 (26.48%) DHCP
4 1075 (24.14%) WAN
5 1042 (23.40%) LAN
6 757 (17.00%) VPN
7 492 (11.05%) HTTP
8 457 (10.26%) VLAN
9 446 (10.02%) Internet
10 444 (9.97%) SAN
11 406 (9.12%) VoIP
12 392 (8.80%) BGP
13 389 (8.74%) Network Security
14 349 (7.84%) Wireless
15 340 (7.64%) MPLS
16 308 (6.92%) OSPF
17 301 (6.76%) SSL
18 250 (5.61%) Ethernet
19 226 (5.08%) SMTP
20 198 (4.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 247 (5.55%) MySQL
3 123 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 104 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
5 99 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 78 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 72 (1.62%) NoSQL
8 64 (1.44%) Redis
9 54 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
10 51 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 48 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 46 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 39 (0.88%) MariaDB
14 38 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
15 29 (0.65%) Oracle Database
16 27 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (0.61%) Hadoop
17 25 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (0.40%) DB2
19 17 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 170 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 107 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 88 (1.98%) JIRA
3 88 (1.98%) Subversion
4 66 (1.48%) Visual Studio
5 42 (0.94%) NUnit
6 36 (0.81%) Vagrant
7 35 (0.79%) MSI
8 33 (0.74%) Maven
8 33 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 31 (0.70%) Selenium
10 30 (0.67%) TeamCity
11 19 (0.43%) JUnit
11 19 (0.43%) MSTest
12 18 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.38%) LoadRunner
13 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (0.38%) NuGet
13 17 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
13 17 (0.38%) WiX
General
1 703 (15.79%) Finance
2 310 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 179 (4.02%) Banking
4 127 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 117 (2.63%) Electronics
6 103 (2.31%) Legal
7 99 (2.22%) Retail
8 98 (2.20%) Marketing
9 73 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 58 (1.30%) German Language
11 53 (1.19%) Back Office
12 51 (1.15%) Games
13 50 (1.12%) Advertising
14 43 (0.97%) French Language
15 41 (0.92%) Digital Economy
15 41 (0.92%) Law
16 40 (0.90%) Investment Banking
17 31 (0.70%) Military
18 26 (0.58%) Automotive
19 24 (0.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 756 (16.98%) Analyst
2 616 (13.83%) Network Engineer
3 599 (13.45%) Support Engineer
4 342 (7.68%) Support Analyst
5 318 (7.14%) IT Support
6 297 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 296 (6.65%) IT Engineer
8 268 (6.02%) Administrator
9 253 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
10 251 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 249 (5.59%) Security Engineer
12 212 (4.76%) Developer
13 208 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
14 184 (4.13%) Software Engineer
15 171 (3.84%) Cisco Engineer
16 166 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 154 (3.46%) Windows Engineer
18 150 (3.37%) Consultant
19 149 (3.35%) IT Support Engineer
20 147 (3.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (5.88%) Web Services
2 237 (5.32%) .NET
3 232 (5.21%) HTML
4 193 (4.33%) XML
5 142 (3.19%) CSS
6 121 (2.72%) LAMP
7 99 (2.22%) JSON
8 98 (2.20%) SOAP
9 94 (2.11%) Middleware
10 68 (1.53%) WCF
11 66 (1.48%) WPF
12 59 (1.32%) REST
13 58 (1.30%) .NET Framework
14 53 (1.19%) Ajax
15 52 (1.17%) ASP.NET
16 51 (1.15%) 802.1X
16 51 (1.15%) RESTful
17 50 (1.12%) Spring
18 49 (1.10%) J2EE
19 48 (1.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 375 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 362 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 275 (6.18%) Computer Science
4 202 (4.54%) Management Information System
5 136 (3.05%) Clustering
6 121 (2.72%) Driving Licence
7 85 (1.91%) Blackberry
7 85 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 76 (1.71%) Algorithms
9 70 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
9 70 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
9 70 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 63 (1.41%) Hedge funds
11 60 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 60 (1.35%) Fintech
12 59 (1.32%) Replication
13 58 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
14 57 (1.28%) Client/Server
14 57 (1.28%) Private Cloud
14 57 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2647 (59.44%) Windows
2 1642 (36.87%) Linux
3 1215 (27.28%) Windows Server
4 668 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 643 (14.44%) Unix
6 613 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 529 (11.88%) Windows 7
8 369 (8.29%) Windows 10
9 278 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 210 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 184 (4.13%) CentOS
12 167 (3.75%) Android
13 159 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 152 (3.41%) Apple iOS
15 150 (3.37%) Ubuntu
16 135 (3.03%) Solaris
17 115 (2.58%) Windows XP
18 109 (2.45%) Mac OS X
19 105 (2.36%) Debian
20 84 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (19.16%) ITIL
2 411 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (7.39%) Software Engineering
4 317 (7.12%) SIEM
5 287 (6.45%) Information Security
6 286 (6.42%) DevOps
7 283 (6.36%) Load Balancing
8 257 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
9 209 (4.69%) Mentoring
10 178 (4.00%) Configuration Management
11 173 (3.89%) Network Design
12 171 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 169 (3.80%) Change Management
14 167 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
15 159 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
15 159 (3.57%) Project Management
16 150 (3.37%) Security Operations
17 148 (3.32%) Problem Management
17 148 (3.32%) Service Delivery
18 146 (3.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 741 (16.64%) SQL
2 477 (10.71%) Python
3 426 (9.57%) Java
4 398 (8.94%) PowerShell
5 345 (7.75%) C++
6 325 (7.30%) C
7 318 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 304 (6.83%) Perl
9 228 (5.12%) C#
10 211 (4.74%) JavaScript
11 158 (3.55%) PHP
12 154 (3.46%) Ruby
13 148 (3.32%) Shell Script
14 95 (2.13%) Embedded C
15 83 (1.86%) Embedded C++
16 53 (1.19%) VB
17 25 (0.56%) Korn
18 23 (0.52%) Go
18 23 (0.52%) Objective-C
19 22 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 652 (14.64%) Cisco Certification
2 453 (10.17%) Degree
3 429 (9.63%) CCNA
4 389 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 341 (7.66%) CCNP
6 272 (6.11%) Security Cleared
7 263 (5.91%) MCSE
8 245 (5.50%) CISSP
9 202 (4.54%) SC Cleared
10 190 (4.27%) MCP
11 167 (3.75%) MCSA
12 140 (3.14%) CISM
13 139 (3.12%) DV Cleared
14 106 (2.38%) CCIE
15 99 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
16 82 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
17 72 (1.62%) SANS
18 62 (1.39%) MCITP
19 57 (1.28%) GCIH
20 56 (1.26%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (6.56%) SLA
2 180 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 116 (2.60%) QA
4 92 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 74 (1.66%) PCI DSS
6 31 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 30 (0.67%) PMO
8 27 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.20%) GCP
12 7 (0.16%) GPG13
13 5 (0.11%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.11%) MISRA
13 5 (0.11%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.090%) COBIT
14 4 (0.090%) MiFID
15 3 (0.067%) JTAG
16 2 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
16 2 (0.045%) GDPR
System Software
1 1744 (39.16%) Active Directory
2 808 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 435 (9.77%) Hyper-V
4 165 (3.71%) vSphere
5 151 (3.39%) Docker
6 140 (3.14%) XenApp
7 130 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
8 120 (2.69%) KVM
9 85 (1.91%) Terminal Services
10 77 (1.73%) Firmware
10 77 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
11 68 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
12 62 (1.39%) Xen
13 58 (1.30%) Snort
14 57 (1.28%) XenServer
15 53 (1.19%) NFS
16 47 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
17 39 (0.88%) iptables
18 38 (0.85%) ProxySG
19 30 (0.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 265 (5.95%) SCCM
2 243 (5.46%) Puppet
3 171 (3.84%) Nagios
4 139 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
5 137 (3.08%) Ansible
6 119 (2.67%) WSUS
7 95 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 72 (1.62%) ZABBIX
9 65 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
10 49 (1.10%) SCOM
11 48 (1.08%) FortiGate
12 42 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
13 40 (0.90%) NetBackup
13 40 (0.90%) Nmap
14 37 (0.83%) Cacti
14 37 (0.83%) SELinux
15 34 (0.76%) Kubernetes
16 31 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
17 30 (0.67%) Icinga
18 29 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1427 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 1281 (28.77%) Cisco
3 1206 (27.08%) VMware
4 479 (10.76%) Citrix
5 440 (9.88%) Juniper
6 388 (8.71%) CheckPoint
7 281 (6.31%) HP
8 280 (6.29%) F5
9 268 (6.02%) Red Hat
10 241 (5.41%) Oracle
11 227 (5.10%) Palo Alto
12 167 (3.75%) Apple
13 132 (2.96%) Blue Coat
14 113 (2.54%) Dell
15 112 (2.52%) Avaya
16 109 (2.45%) IBM
17 107 (2.40%) Symantec
18 106 (2.38%) SolarWinds
19 91 (2.04%) NetApp
20 88 (1.98%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Great salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + car allowance (£6k) and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Hrg (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + great benefits package!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £26000 per annum + 25 days holidaypension
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Flint
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + car allowance (£6k) and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday