The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 70 92 111
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Permanent jobs citing Internet 184 122 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.36% 2.23% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.09% 13.85% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 145 103 62
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £44,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Internet
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
916 881 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.71% 16.11% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 743 748 676
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Internet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Internet Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Internet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Internet
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 Internet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
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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 +13 55 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Coventry +1 32 £47,000 +51.61% 2
Warwickshire +22 26 £38,000 +36.93% 4
Staffordshire -2 25 £55,000 +91.30% 3
Solihull +13 20 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire +6 13 £32,500 +58.53% 1
Shropshire - 11 - -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 91 (29.74%) .NET
2 77 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 77 (25.16%) Cisco
3 73 (23.86%) Windows
3 73 (23.86%) Microsoft
4 72 (23.53%) C#
5 64 (20.92%) ASP.NET
6 63 (20.59%) WAN
7 59 (19.28%) VPN
8 57 (18.63%) Firewall
9 54 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 52 (16.99%) JavaScript
11 50 (16.34%) LAN
12 46 (15.03%) HTML
12 46 (15.03%) CSS
13 45 (14.71%) Intranet
14 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (13.73%) SQL
16 41 (13.40%) MS Excel
17 40 (13.07%) Cisco Certification
18 36 (11.76%) Web Services
18 36 (11.76%) Telecoms
18 36 (11.76%) Finance
19 35 (11.44%) MS Office
20 34 (11.11%) Degree
21 33 (10.78%) Java
21 33 (10.78%) Oracle
21 33 (10.78%) E-Commerce
21 33 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
22 32 (10.46%) Linux

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.50%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.19%) IIS
3 18 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.90%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.94%) CMS
7 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.96%) Drupal
9 6 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.96%) Apache
9 6 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.63%) Node.js
10 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.31%) Umbraco
11 4 (1.31%) Lync
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 35 (11.44%) MS Office
3 9 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.29%) Summit
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (20.59%) WAN
2 59 (19.28%) VPN
3 57 (18.63%) Firewall
4 54 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 50 (16.34%) LAN
6 45 (14.71%) Intranet
7 29 (9.48%) Network Security
8 27 (8.82%) MPLS
9 20 (6.54%) BGP
10 17 (5.56%) OSPF
10 17 (5.56%) VoIP
11 16 (5.23%) Extranet
12 15 (4.90%) DNS
13 13 (4.25%) SAN
13 13 (4.25%) GPRS
14 12 (3.92%) ADSL
15 9 (2.94%) DHCP
16 8 (2.61%) VPLS
16 8 (2.61%) Junos
17 7 (2.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (4.90%) MySQL
4 12 (3.92%) IBM InfoSphere
4 12 (3.92%) Cognos Query Studio
4 12 (3.92%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 12 (3.92%) Cognos Report Studio
4 12 (3.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 12 (3.92%) Oracle OLAP
4 12 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (3.92%) OLAP
4 12 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.61%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.63%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 11 (3.59%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.27%) Subversion
3 5 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (1.31%) NUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 36 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 36 (11.76%) Finance
2 14 (4.58%) Automotive
3 8 (2.61%) Retail
4 6 (1.96%) Marketing
5 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.31%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (36.93%) Developer
2 50 (16.34%) Analyst
3 33 (10.78%) Consultant
4 25 (8.17%) .NET Developer
5 24 (7.84%) Web Developer
6 21 (6.86%) Senior Developer
7 18 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 16 (5.23%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.25%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 11 (3.59%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.59%) Web Designer
12 11 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.59%) Implementation Consultant
12 11 (3.59%) Designer
13 10 (3.27%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (29.74%) .NET
2 64 (20.92%) ASP.NET
3 46 (15.03%) CSS
3 46 (15.03%) HTML
4 36 (11.76%) Web Services
5 31 (10.13%) jQuery
6 30 (9.80%) XML
7 17 (5.56%) J2EE
7 17 (5.56%) Java EE
8 16 (5.23%) WCF
9 15 (4.90%) .NET Framework
10 14 (4.58%) HTML5
10 14 (4.58%) CSS3
11 12 (3.92%) SOAP
12 11 (3.59%) XSLT
13 10 (3.27%) Middleware
13 10 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (2.29%) Ajax
15 7 (2.29%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.25%) User Experience
5 13 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.25%) Clustering
6 11 (3.59%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.27%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.61%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.61%) IVR
9 6 (1.96%) Statistics
9 6 (1.96%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.63%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.63%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.65%) iPhone
12 2 (0.65%) iPad
13 1 (0.33%) Social Media
13 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 73 (23.86%) Windows
2 33 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (10.46%) Linux
4 29 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (9.15%) UNIX
6 20 (6.54%) Windows 7
7 16 (5.23%) Windows XP
8 13 (4.25%) Solaris
9 12 (3.92%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.96%) Android
11 5 (1.63%) CentOS
11 5 (1.63%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.65%) Debian
13 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (10.78%) E-Commerce
3 30 (9.80%) Scrum
4 28 (9.15%) MVC
5 22 (7.19%) Load Balancing
6 21 (6.86%) OOP
7 19 (6.21%) ITIL
8 18 (5.88%) OO
8 18 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 14 (4.58%) Low Latency
9 14 (4.58%) Project Management
9 14 (4.58%) Workflow
9 14 (4.58%) Software Engineering
10 12 (3.92%) TDD
10 12 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (3.59%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.59%) CRM
11 11 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (3.27%) Network Design
12 10 (3.27%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.53%) C#
2 52 (16.99%) JavaScript
3 42 (13.73%) SQL
4 33 (10.78%) Java
5 27 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 17 (5.56%) Perl
6 17 (5.56%) PHP
7 12 (3.92%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.92%) VB
8 9 (2.94%) Tcl
9 8 (2.61%) MUMPS
9 8 (2.61%) Delphi
10 7 (2.29%) C
10 7 (2.29%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.96%) Python
11 6 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.63%) F#
12 5 (1.63%) Scala
12 5 (1.63%) Ruby
12 5 (1.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (13.07%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (11.11%) Degree
3 25 (8.17%) CCNP
4 24 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.23%) CCNA
6 14 (4.58%) MCP
7 12 (3.92%) CCIE
7 12 (3.92%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.94%) CCSP
9 9 (2.94%) MCSE
10 8 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (2.61%) CCSA
11 7 (2.29%) CCIP
11 7 (2.29%) MCAD
11 7 (2.29%) MCSD
12 5 (1.63%) HND
13 4 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.98%) MCSA
15 2 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.27%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.96%) Squid
5 6 (1.96%) Terminal Server
6 5 (1.63%) vSphere
7 4 (1.31%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.82%) SCCM
2 8 (2.61%) SCOM
2 8 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.31%) SCDPM
4 4 (1.31%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.33%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 77 (25.16%) Cisco
2 73 (23.86%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.78%) Oracle
4 25 (8.17%) Citrix
4 25 (8.17%) VMware
5 22 (7.19%) Juniper
6 21 (6.86%) HP
7 18 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.92%) Netezza
8 12 (3.92%) Cognos
9 11 (3.59%) Adobe
10 10 (3.27%) Apple
11 9 (2.94%) Blue Coat
12 8 (2.61%) EMC
12 8 (2.61%) Intel
13 7 (2.29%) JBoss
13 7 (2.29%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.96%) Fortinet
15 5 (1.63%) NetApp
15 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Paramount Enterprizes Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Car Allowance , Medical Insurance, P
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum + Pension and 29 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £16000 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago