The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 75 103 70
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -33
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 48 20 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.44% 0.99% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.91% 6.62% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 40
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £17,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 302 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.35% 14.97% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 265 275 299
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TCP/IP
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 52 (52.00%) Cisco
3 45 (45.00%) Firewall
3 45 (45.00%) VMware
4 40 (40.00%) VPN
4 40 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 38 (38.00%) WAN
6 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 33 (33.00%) MS Exchange
8 33 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (27.00%) LAN
9 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 24 (24.00%) SQL
11 24 (24.00%) Windows 7
12 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (20.00%) DNS
12 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (19.00%) Linux
14 18 (18.00%) C++
14 18 (18.00%) Citrix
15 17 (17.00%) SAN
15 17 (17.00%) MPLS
15 17 (17.00%) Degree
16 16 (16.00%) Windows XP
16 16 (16.00%) C#
16 16 (16.00%) MCP
17 15 (15.00%) HTTP
17 15 (15.00%) Cisco Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 33 (33.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.00%) IIS
5 7 (7.00%) Apache
6 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.00%) Lync
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 45 (45.00%) Firewall
2 40 (40.00%) VPN
3 38 (38.00%) WAN
4 27 (27.00%) LAN
5 20 (20.00%) DNS
6 17 (17.00%) SAN
6 17 (17.00%) MPLS
7 15 (15.00%) HTTP
8 12 (12.00%) IPsec
8 12 (12.00%) DHCP
8 12 (12.00%) Ethernet
9 10 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (10.00%) Internet
9 10 (10.00%) ADSL
9 10 (10.00%) SSL
10 9 (9.00%) Network Security
11 8 (8.00%) FTP
11 8 (8.00%) LDAP
12 7 (7.00%) SMTP
12 7 (7.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.00%) DB2
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) JIRA
1 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.00%) FogBugz
General
1 10 (10.00%) Legal
2 9 (9.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.00%) Law
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Games
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Tester
2 14 (14.00%) Consultant
2 14 (14.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Software Tester
2 14 (14.00%) Network Analyst
3 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.00%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Developer
8 4 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Replication
1 10 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.00%) Clustering
3 6 (6.00%) Open Source
4 5 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.00%) Firmware
7 1 (1.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.00%) iPad
7 1 (1.00%) iPhone
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (24.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (19.00%) Linux
6 16 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.00%) UNIX
9 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.00%) FreeBSD
10 3 (3.00%) SUSE
10 3 (3.00%) Debian
10 3 (3.00%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.00%) Android
10 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.00%) AIX
11 2 (2.00%) Solaris
11 2 (2.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.00%) OOP
2 14 (14.00%) OO
2 14 (14.00%) Automated Testing
2 14 (14.00%) Agile Testing
2 14 (14.00%) Manual Testing
2 14 (14.00%) Low Latency
3 12 (12.00%) Network Management
4 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.00%) Scrum
6 6 (6.00%) DevOps
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security
7 5 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.00%) SQL
2 18 (18.00%) C++
3 16 (16.00%) C#
4 10 (10.00%) Java
5 5 (5.00%) Python
5 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.00%) PHP
8 2 (2.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (17.00%) Degree
3 16 (16.00%) MCP
4 15 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (14.00%) CCNP
6 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (10.00%) MCSE
8 8 (8.00%) CCNA
9 7 (7.00%) MCITP
9 7 (7.00%) CCSE
9 7 (7.00%) CCSA
10 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.00%) NCDA
11 4 (4.00%) CCIE
12 3 (3.00%) CCIP
12 3 (3.00%) CISSP
12 3 (3.00%) CISA
12 3 (3.00%) CISM
12 3 (3.00%) RHCE
12 3 (3.00%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 33 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.00%) vSphere
4 10 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 10 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 8 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.00%) XenApp
7 5 (5.00%) XenServer
8 3 (3.00%) NFS
9 2 (2.00%) Snort
9 2 (2.00%) Squid
10 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 10 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (6.00%) Puppet
3 6 (6.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.00%) Vagrant
3 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.00%) XenMobile
4 5 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.00%) WSUS
5 3 (3.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.00%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.00%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.00%) SCSM
7 1 (1.00%) Nagios
7 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Cisco
2 45 (45.00%) VMware
3 36 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.00%) Citrix
5 10 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 10 (10.00%) Intel
5 10 (10.00%) NetApp
6 9 (9.00%) HP
7 8 (8.00%) Juniper
8 6 (6.00%) EMC
8 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.00%) Dell
9 5 (5.00%) Symantec
9 5 (5.00%) Kaspersky
10 3 (3.00%) LogRhythm
10 3 (3.00%) Remedy
10 3 (3.00%) Tripwire
10 3 (3.00%) Tufin
11 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.00%) Google
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon (commutable from Birmingham)
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago