The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 93 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 35 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 1.93% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.33% 12.28% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £26,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
TCP/IP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
309 285 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.94% 15.75% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 267 263 263
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 57 (74.03%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
3 36 (46.75%) Windows Server
4 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (31.17%) Finance
5 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 22 (28.57%) VPN
5 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 22 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 19 (24.68%) SQL
6 19 (24.68%) DNS
7 18 (23.38%) Linux
7 18 (23.38%) VMware
8 17 (22.08%) ITIL
9 15 (19.48%) Windows XP
9 15 (19.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2000
10 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
11 13 (16.88%) DHCP
11 13 (16.88%) LAN
11 13 (16.88%) WAN
11 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (15.58%) Citrix
13 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (11.69%) Unix
14 9 (11.69%) Cisco
15 8 (10.39%) VoLTE
15 8 (10.39%) Network Architecture
15 8 (10.39%) 4G

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) VPN
2 19 (24.68%) DNS
3 13 (16.88%) DHCP
3 13 (16.88%) LAN
3 13 (16.88%) WAN
4 8 (10.39%) 3G
4 8 (10.39%) 4G
4 8 (10.39%) ATM
4 8 (10.39%) BGP
4 8 (10.39%) Ethernet
4 8 (10.39%) Frame Relay
4 8 (10.39%) MPLS
4 8 (10.39%) OSPF
4 8 (10.39%) Packet Switching
4 8 (10.39%) RSVP
4 8 (10.39%) SDH
4 8 (10.39%) SONET
4 8 (10.39%) SS7
4 8 (10.39%) VoIP
4 8 (10.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) DB2
2 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Help Desk Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Network Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Support Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Design Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Ericsson Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Implementation Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) IT Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) IT Support
7 8 (10.39%) Windows Support Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Citrix Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (7.79%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) EDI
1 4 (5.19%) HTML
1 4 (5.19%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) Java EE
3 1 (1.30%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) DHTML
3 1 (1.30%) JDBC
3 1 (1.30%) JMS
3 1 (1.30%) JSP
3 1 (1.30%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.49%) Fat Client
1 5 (6.49%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 57 (74.03%) Windows
2 36 (46.75%) Windows Server
3 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (23.38%) Linux
5 15 (19.48%) Windows 2000 Server
5 15 (19.48%) Windows XP
6 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (11.69%) Unix
8 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (9.09%) Windows Vista
9 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
10 4 (5.19%) OpenVMS
11 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) ITIL
2 8 (10.39%) Network Architecture
2 8 (10.39%) Network Design
3 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (9.09%) Validation
4 6 (7.79%) Patch Management
5 4 (5.19%) Computer Security
5 4 (5.19%) ETRM
5 4 (5.19%) KYC
5 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.19%) Security Operations
5 4 (5.19%) SIEM
5 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (3.90%) High Availability
6 3 (3.90%) Information Security
6 3 (3.90%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.90%) SOA
6 3 (3.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) KiXtart
3 3 (3.90%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.30%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
1 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CCIE
3 1 (1.30%) CCIP
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Firmware
3 6 (7.79%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) vSphere
3 6 (7.79%) XenApp
3 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
4 5 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) SCCM
1 7 (9.09%) SCOM
1 7 (9.09%) WSUS
2 6 (7.79%) EdgeSight
3 4 (5.19%) AirWatch
3 4 (5.19%) Dollar Universe
3 4 (5.19%) EnCase
3 4 (5.19%) Nessus
3 4 (5.19%) Nmap
4 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (48.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) VMware
3 12 (15.58%) Citrix
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco
5 8 (10.39%) Ericsson
5 8 (10.39%) Juniper
5 8 (10.39%) Redback
6 6 (7.79%) AppSense
7 5 (6.49%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.19%) FireEye
8 4 (5.19%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) Infoblox
8 4 (5.19%) IronPort
8 4 (5.19%) Palo Alto
8 4 (5.19%) Remedy
8 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle
10 2 (2.60%) Cyberoam
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
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