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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 66 102 70
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -32
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 49 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.55% 1.10% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.86% 6.94% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 48 21 37
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 £26,750 £17,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,003
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.13%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
309 317 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.10% 15.79% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 257 286 298
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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 23 July 2014.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 63 (62.38%) Windows
2 53 (52.48%) Cisco
3 44 (43.56%) Firewall
4 43 (42.57%) VMware
5 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
5 40 (39.60%) VPN
6 39 (38.61%) WAN
7 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
7 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (32.67%) MS Exchange
9 28 (27.72%) LAN
10 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
10 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (25.74%) SQL
12 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
13 20 (19.80%) DNS
13 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (18.81%) C++
14 19 (18.81%) Degree
14 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (17.82%) C#
15 18 (17.82%) Citrix
16 17 (16.83%) Linux
16 17 (16.83%) SAN
17 16 (15.84%) MPLS
17 16 (15.84%) MCP
17 16 (15.84%) Windows XP
18 15 (14.85%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (14.85%) OOP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (32.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.92%) IIS
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.93%) Apache
6 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.99%) Lync
9 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (43.56%) Firewall
2 40 (39.60%) VPN
3 39 (38.61%) WAN
4 28 (27.72%) LAN
5 20 (19.80%) DNS
6 17 (16.83%) SAN
7 16 (15.84%) MPLS
8 14 (13.86%) Ethernet
9 13 (12.87%) HTTP
10 12 (11.88%) DHCP
11 11 (10.89%) IPsec
12 10 (9.90%) Network Security
12 10 (9.90%) ADSL
12 10 (9.90%) Internet
13 9 (8.91%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (7.92%) SSL
14 8 (7.92%) FTP
15 7 (6.93%) SMTP
15 7 (6.93%) VLAN
16 6 (5.94%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) DB2
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
1 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.99%) FogBugz
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Legal
3 5 (4.95%) Law
4 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) Analyst
2 16 (15.84%) Consultant
3 15 (14.85%) Test Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Tester
3 15 (14.85%) Software Tester
4 13 (12.87%) Network Analyst
4 13 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Network Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Security Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (2.97%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) Web Services
1 2 (1.98%) OpenGL
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
2 1 (0.99%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Blackberry
1 10 (9.90%) Replication
2 7 (6.93%) Clustering
3 5 (4.95%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.96%) Open Source
5 2 (1.98%) Firmware
5 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.99%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 63 (62.38%) Windows
2 37 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (23.76%) Windows 7
5 17 (16.83%) Linux
6 16 (15.84%) Windows XP
7 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.93%) UNIX
9 6 (5.94%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.97%) Android
10 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.97%) FreeBSD
10 3 (2.97%) SUSE
10 3 (2.97%) Debian
10 3 (2.97%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.98%) AIX
11 2 (1.98%) Solaris
11 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.98%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.85%) OOP
2 15 (14.85%) OO
2 15 (14.85%) Automated Testing
2 15 (14.85%) Manual Testing
2 15 (14.85%) Agile Testing
2 15 (14.85%) Low Latency
3 11 (10.89%) Network Management
3 11 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.94%) Asset Management
5 6 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.95%) Integration Testing
6 5 (4.95%) Information Security
7 4 (3.96%) DevOps
7 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (3.96%) Waterfall
7 4 (3.96%) Migration
7 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.74%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) C++
3 18 (17.82%) C#
4 8 (7.92%) Java
5 6 (5.94%) Python
6 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (18.81%) Degree
3 16 (15.84%) MCP
4 15 (14.85%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (12.87%) CCNP
6 10 (9.90%) MCSE
7 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.92%) CCNA
9 7 (6.93%) MCITP
10 6 (5.94%) CCSA
10 6 (5.94%) CCSE
11 5 (4.95%) CCIE
12 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.96%) NCDA
13 3 (2.97%) NCIE
13 3 (2.97%) CCIP
13 3 (2.97%) CISSP
13 3 (2.97%) RHCE
13 3 (2.97%) CISA
13 3 (2.97%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.98%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
2 33 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.89%) vSphere
4 10 (9.90%) XenDesktop
4 10 (9.90%) Terminal Services
5 8 (7.92%) Hyper-V
6 7 (6.93%) VMware ESX
6 7 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.95%) XenApp
7 5 (4.95%) XenServer
8 3 (2.97%) NFS
9 2 (1.98%) Snort
9 2 (1.98%) Squid
10 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) SCCM
2 10 (9.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (5.94%) Backup Exec
4 5 (4.95%) WSUS
4 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (4.95%) XenMobile
5 4 (3.96%) Puppet
5 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.97%) SCOM
7 2 (1.98%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.98%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.98%) SCSM
8 1 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) Cisco
2 43 (42.57%) VMware
3 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
4 18 (17.82%) Citrix
5 10 (9.90%) NetApp
5 10 (9.90%) Intel
6 9 (8.91%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.91%) HP
7 8 (7.92%) Juniper
8 6 (5.94%) EMC
8 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.95%) Symantec
9 5 (4.95%) Dell
9 5 (4.95%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.97%) Tufin
10 3 (2.97%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.97%) Tripwire
10 3 (2.97%) Remedy
11 2 (1.98%) Websense
11 2 (1.98%) Apple
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Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago