The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethernet
Rank 186 190 177
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Ethernet 16 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.49% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 22
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £31,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £42,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
859 923 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.95% 16.67% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 709 773 740
Average salary £36,479 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Ethernet
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +10 9 £30,500 -17.56%
Staffordshire - 3 £19,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £41,250 -
Coventry -8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Ethernet
England

Ethernet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Cisco
3 15 (39.47%) Firewall
4 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (36.84%) WAN
4 14 (36.84%) Citrix
5 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
5 13 (34.21%) MPLS
5 13 (34.21%) VPN
5 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
6 12 (31.58%) SAN
6 12 (31.58%) VMware
6 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (28.95%) Juniper
7 11 (28.95%) LAN
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (28.95%) C++
7 11 (28.95%) C
8 10 (26.32%) .NET
8 10 (26.32%) Replication
8 10 (26.32%) XenDesktop
9 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
10 8 (21.05%) Perforce
10 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (21.05%) MFC
10 8 (21.05%) Linux
10 8 (21.05%) PVCS
10 8 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe

Ethernet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 14 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 14 (36.84%) WAN
3 13 (34.21%) MPLS
3 13 (34.21%) VPN
4 12 (31.58%) SAN
5 11 (28.95%) LAN
6 8 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (18.42%) VLAN
8 6 (15.79%) Wireless
8 6 (15.79%) IPsec
8 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 5 (13.16%) FTP
9 5 (13.16%) HTTP
9 5 (13.16%) NetScaler
10 3 (7.89%) PPP
10 3 (7.89%) DWDM
11 2 (5.26%) Modbus
11 2 (5.26%) Profibus
12 1 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) PVCS
1 8 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
1 6 (15.79%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Law
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Network Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Programmer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) PLC Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) SCADA
4 2 (5.26%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX
7 2 (5.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
2 8 (21.05%) Network Management
3 6 (15.79%) System Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Network Design
8 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) C++
1 11 (28.95%) C
2 8 (21.05%) Embedded C
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) VB
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.26%) CCNA
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) CCA
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 7 (18.42%) vSphere
5 5 (13.16%) XenApp
5 5 (13.16%) XenServer
5 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (13.16%) WSUS
1 5 (13.16%) Backup Exec
1 5 (13.16%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) Citrix
3 12 (31.58%) VMware
4 11 (28.95%) Juniper
5 8 (21.05%) Perforce
6 7 (18.42%) HP
7 5 (13.16%) Symantec
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.16%) NetApp
7 5 (13.16%) Kaspersky
8 3 (7.89%) BT
8 3 (7.89%) Remedy
8 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.26%) Siemens
9 2 (5.26%) Avaya
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (5.26%) Allen-Bradley