The table below looks at the statistics for Ethernet skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ethernet over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 205 194 167
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -27
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 13 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.31% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.90% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 22
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +35.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £31,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Ethernet
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
903 894 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.31% 16.08% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 731 765 697
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Ethernet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ethernet across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Ethernet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ethernet across the West Midlands region.

Ethernet Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ethernet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Ethernet Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Ethernet
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ethernet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 6 £63,250 +70.94%
Worcestershire - 4 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £19,500 -
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ethernet 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 Ethernet.

1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) WAN
4 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (40.00%) Firewall
5 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
5 13 (37.14%) Citrix
5 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
5 13 (37.14%) MPLS
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (31.43%) VPN
7 11 (31.43%) C
7 11 (31.43%) C++
7 11 (31.43%) VMware
7 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
7 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (28.57%) LAN
8 10 (28.57%) Juniper
8 10 (28.57%) SAN
9 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
9 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (25.71%) Replication
10 7 (20.00%) vSphere
10 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.00%) .NET
11 6 (17.14%) MFC
11 6 (17.14%) PVCS
11 6 (17.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (17.14%) SQL

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Ethernet 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 Ethernet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) WAN
2 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (40.00%) Firewall
3 13 (37.14%) MPLS
4 11 (31.43%) VPN
5 10 (28.57%) LAN
5 10 (28.57%) SAN
6 6 (17.14%) VLAN
6 6 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (17.14%) Wireless
7 5 (14.29%) Internet
7 5 (14.29%) DWDM
7 5 (14.29%) NetScaler
8 4 (11.43%) FTP
8 4 (11.43%) HTTP
8 4 (11.43%) IPsec
9 2 (5.71%) Modbus
9 2 (5.71%) Profibus
10 1 (2.86%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) PVCS
1 6 (17.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
1 6 (17.14%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Law
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) Support Technician
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) PLC Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) PLC Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Replication
2 5 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) SCADA
5 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) System Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 5 (14.29%) Network Management
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) C
1 11 (31.43%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) VB
2 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
3 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
3 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
3 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCA
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
5 5 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (14.29%) XenApp
6 4 (11.43%) XenServer
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 5 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (14.29%) XenMobile
2 4 (11.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Citrix
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 10 (28.57%) Juniper
5 6 (17.14%) HP
5 6 (17.14%) Perforce
6 5 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 5 (14.29%) NetApp
6 5 (14.29%) Symantec
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.57%) Avaya
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.57%) Remedy
9 2 (5.71%) Allen-Bradley
9 2 (5.71%) Siemens
10 1 (2.86%) IBM