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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 302 236 189
Rank change year-on-year -66 -47 +35
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 825 426 129
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.15% 1.35% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.24% 12.56% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 565 360 121
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,425 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - -16.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% +5.88%

TCP/IP 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 WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,053 3,391 1,318
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.20% 10.75% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,073 2,792 1,081
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,556
% change year-on-year +5.00% +0.90% +6.57%

TCP/IP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

TCP/IP trend for jobs with a WFH option

TCP/IP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing TCP/IP.

TCP/IP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing TCP/IP over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

TCP/IP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, TCP/IP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 376 (45.58%) Windows
2 371 (44.97%) Linux
3 327 (39.64%) DNS
4 299 (36.24%) Microsoft
5 287 (34.79%) Active Directory
6 273 (33.09%) Azure
7 255 (30.91%) DHCP
8 244 (29.58%) Firewall
9 226 (27.39%) Microsoft 365
10 200 (24.24%) Social Skills
11 195 (23.64%) Python
12 188 (22.79%) WAN
12 188 (22.79%) VMware
13 177 (21.45%) AWS
14 159 (19.27%) LAN
15 156 (18.91%) Cisco
16 154 (18.67%) Finance
16 154 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 149 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
18 148 (17.94%) Windows Server
19 143 (17.33%) HTTP
19 143 (17.33%) VPN
20 132 (16.00%) Software Engineering
21 127 (15.39%) PowerShell
22 116 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
23 112 (13.58%) C++
24 109 (13.21%) ITIL
25 107 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 104 (12.61%) Degree
27 101 (12.24%) Cybersecurity

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 55 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 54 (6.55%) SharePoint
3 40 (4.85%) Confluence
4 38 (4.61%) Apache
5 36 (4.36%) IIS
6 32 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (2.55%) nginx
8 6 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.73%) WordPress
9 5 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.12%) CMS
13 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 88 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.85%) Maple
4 5 (0.61%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Distributed Ledger
1 8 (0.97%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.24%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) RMDS
4 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 273 (33.09%) Azure
2 226 (27.39%) Microsoft 365
3 177 (21.45%) AWS
4 65 (7.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 53 (6.42%) GCP
6 45 (5.45%) SaaS
7 36 (4.36%) IaaS
8 31 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 31 (3.76%) PaaS
9 28 (3.39%) AWS CodePipeline
9 28 (3.39%) Datadog
10 26 (3.15%) Serverless
11 25 (3.03%) GitHub
12 23 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
13 20 (2.42%) OneDrive
14 18 (2.18%) Google Workspace
14 18 (2.18%) Route 53
15 16 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (1.58%) AWS Direct Connect
16 13 (1.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 327 (39.64%) DNS
2 255 (30.91%) DHCP
3 244 (29.58%) Firewall
4 188 (22.79%) WAN
5 159 (19.27%) LAN
6 143 (17.33%) HTTP
6 143 (17.33%) VPN
7 93 (11.27%) Network Security
8 90 (10.91%) VLAN
9 85 (10.30%) SSL
10 81 (9.82%) Wi-Fi
11 69 (8.36%) VoIP
12 66 (8.00%) BGP
12 66 (8.00%) Wireshark
13 65 (7.88%) Wireless
14 54 (6.55%) Internet
15 53 (6.42%) MPLS
15 53 (6.42%) tcpdump
16 46 (5.58%) IPsec
17 45 (5.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.30%) MySQL
2 47 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
3 39 (4.73%) Big Data
4 35 (4.24%) SQL Server
5 28 (3.39%) MariaDB
6 25 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
6 25 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.97%) InfluxDB
9 8 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.12%) DB2
12 1 (0.12%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.12%) GIS
12 1 (0.12%) Informix
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 50 (6.06%) JIRA
2 39 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.36%) Zephyr
4 33 (4.00%) GitLab
5 19 (2.30%) GCC
6 18 (2.18%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.45%) GDB
8 9 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.97%) GoogleTest
9 8 (0.97%) JUnit
9 8 (0.97%) Mockito
10 7 (0.85%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.61%) Maven
12 3 (0.36%) GNU Toolchain
12 3 (0.36%) Subversion
13 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.24%) Selenium
13 2 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.12%) CMake
14 1 (0.12%) Metasploit
General
1 200 (24.24%) Social Skills
2 154 (18.67%) Finance
3 91 (11.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 74 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (6.91%) Retail
6 45 (5.45%) Telecoms
7 29 (3.52%) Electronics
7 29 (3.52%) Presentation Skills
8 24 (2.91%) Public Sector
9 23 (2.79%) Legal
10 21 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
11 20 (2.42%) Banking
12 13 (1.58%) Games
13 12 (1.45%) Law
14 11 (1.33%) Aerospace
14 11 (1.33%) Marketing
15 9 (1.09%) Publishing
16 8 (0.97%) Advertising
16 8 (0.97%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (12.36%) Network Engineer
2 82 (9.94%) Analyst
3 79 (9.58%) Support Engineer
4 73 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (7.27%) Security Engineer
6 58 (7.03%) Software Engineer
7 53 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 51 (6.18%) IT Support
9 47 (5.70%) IT Engineer
10 44 (5.33%) Administrator
11 39 (4.73%) Developer
12 38 (4.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 37 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
14 36 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
15 32 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
16 31 (3.76%) Senior Software Engineer
17 30 (3.64%) Support Analyst
18 24 (2.91%) Network Security Engineer
19 22 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 22 (2.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (7.15%) .NET
2 27 (3.27%) LAMP
3 25 (3.03%) Web Services
4 24 (2.91%) LDAP
5 22 (2.67%) REST
6 20 (2.42%) Middleware
6 20 (2.42%) XML
7 19 (2.30%) Elastic Stack
7 19 (2.30%) JSON
7 19 (2.30%) LAPP Stack
8 16 (1.94%) HTML
9 15 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
10 13 (1.58%) POSIX
11 12 (1.45%) Flash
11 12 (1.45%) Qt
11 12 (1.45%) Spring
12 11 (1.33%) Kafka
13 10 (1.21%) 802.1X
14 9 (1.09%) ODBC
14 9 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 69 (8.36%) Cyberattack
3 48 (5.82%) Cyberthreat
4 47 (5.70%) Cyber Defence
4 47 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (4.97%) Cybercrime
5 41 (4.97%) Public Cloud
6 31 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 29 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
8 28 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (3.03%) PKI
10 20 (2.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 17 (2.06%) Driving Licence
11 17 (2.06%) iPhone
11 17 (2.06%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.70%) Smartphone
14 13 (1.58%) Clustering
15 11 (1.33%) Replication
15 11 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 376 (45.58%) Windows
2 371 (44.97%) Linux
3 148 (17.94%) Windows Server
4 100 (12.12%) Windows 10
5 64 (7.76%) Unix
6 62 (7.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 52 (6.30%) Windows Server 2016
8 44 (5.33%) Windows Server 2019
9 38 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (3.64%) Android
11 19 (2.30%) Mac OS
11 19 (2.30%) Windows 7
12 18 (2.18%) Ubuntu
13 17 (2.06%) Apple iOS
13 17 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.58%) CentOS
15 10 (1.21%) Kali Linux
15 10 (1.21%) VMS
16 9 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
2 132 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 109 (13.21%) ITIL
4 107 (12.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 101 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
6 98 (11.88%) DevOps
7 91 (11.03%) Agile
8 84 (10.18%) Test Automation
9 69 (8.36%) Threat Intelligence
10 67 (8.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 59 (7.15%) Infrastructure as Code
12 57 (6.91%) Computer Science
13 56 (6.79%) Incident Management
13 56 (6.79%) Use Case
14 54 (6.55%) SIEM
15 53 (6.42%) Information Security
16 51 (6.18%) CI/CD
17 50 (6.06%) Multithreading
18 45 (5.45%) Test Management
18 45 (5.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 195 (23.64%) Python
2 127 (15.39%) PowerShell
3 112 (13.58%) C++
4 93 (11.27%) SQL
5 89 (10.79%) Bash
6 60 (7.27%) C
7 59 (7.15%) Shell Script
8 54 (6.55%) Java
9 43 (5.21%) Go
10 39 (4.73%) C#
11 25 (3.03%) PHP
12 18 (2.18%) Ruby
13 17 (2.06%) JavaScript
14 14 (1.70%) Rust
14 14 (1.70%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.85%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.85%) Perl
15 7 (0.85%) R
16 6 (0.73%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 116 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (12.61%) Degree
3 81 (9.82%) Security Cleared
4 78 (9.45%) SC Cleared
5 57 (6.91%) CCNA
6 54 (6.55%) CCNP
7 51 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (4.48%) MCSE
9 36 (4.36%) ISTQB
9 36 (4.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 36 (4.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
11 29 (3.52%) SSCP
12 26 (3.15%) CCIE
13 24 (2.91%) MCSA
14 20 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
14 20 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
15 19 (2.30%) CISSP
16 11 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.21%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (5.09%) SLA
3 34 (4.12%) QA
4 18 (2.18%) GDPR
5 16 (1.94%) IEC 61508
6 15 (1.82%) Def Stans
6 15 (1.82%) MISRA
6 15 (1.82%) MISRA C
7 14 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (1.70%) NIST
8 5 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.61%) PMO
8 5 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.48%) JTAG
10 3 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.36%) SOC 1
10 3 (0.36%) SOC 2
11 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.24%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 287 (34.79%) Active Directory
2 154 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (8.36%) Docker
4 67 (8.12%) Hyper-V
5 58 (7.03%) vSphere
6 24 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (2.67%) KVM
8 19 (2.30%) Snort
9 17 (2.06%) iptables
10 16 (1.94%) XenApp
11 15 (1.82%) Xen
12 14 (1.70%) Firmware
13 13 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
15 11 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (1.09%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.97%) VirtualBox
18 6 (0.73%) Terminal Services
18 6 (0.73%) Varnish
19 3 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 90 (10.91%) Terraform
2 88 (10.67%) Kubernetes
3 70 (8.48%) Ansible
4 50 (6.06%) Puppet
5 36 (4.36%) HP ALM
5 36 (4.36%) Nagios
6 34 (4.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 33 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (3.88%) SCCM
9 29 (3.52%) vCenter Server
10 27 (3.27%) WSUS
11 24 (2.91%) Grafana
12 20 (2.42%) NetBackup
13 19 (2.30%) ZABBIX
14 17 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
15 15 (1.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 12 (1.45%) FortiGate
17 9 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
17 9 (1.09%) Nmap
18 8 (0.97%) Kibana
Vendors
1 299 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 188 (22.79%) VMware
3 156 (18.91%) Cisco
4 80 (9.70%) HP
5 56 (6.79%) Citrix
6 51 (6.18%) Juniper
7 46 (5.58%) Atlassian
7 46 (5.58%) Google
8 42 (5.09%) Splunk
9 37 (4.48%) Fortinet
10 35 (4.24%) F5
10 35 (4.24%) Palo Alto
11 31 (3.76%) Apple
12 29 (3.52%) Oracle
13 27 (3.27%) Meraki
14 26 (3.15%) SolarWinds
15 23 (2.79%) Red Hat
15 23 (2.79%) Veritas
16 22 (2.67%) CheckPoint
16 22 (2.67%) Veeam