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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 93 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Internet 138 143 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.43% 2.73% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 16.96% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 128 115 104
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
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
943 843 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.62% 16.07% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 811 684 703
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,491 £23,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 25 November 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 25 November 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
Coventry +15 37 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Birmingham -25 31 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Warwickshire 0 25 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Staffordshire -7 21 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Worcestershire +12 17 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Solihull -6 4 £35,250 -21.66% 2
Shropshire -2 2 £31,750 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 83 (26.27%) Windows
2 77 (24.37%) Cisco
3 76 (24.05%) .NET
4 71 (22.47%) Microsoft
5 65 (20.57%) SQL Server
5 65 (20.57%) Firewall
6 62 (19.62%) WAN
7 60 (18.99%) C#
8 58 (18.35%) TCP/IP
9 55 (17.41%) LAN
9 55 (17.41%) Intranet
10 54 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (16.46%) VPN
12 50 (15.82%) ASP.NET
13 46 (14.56%) Java
14 44 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
15 42 (13.29%) MS Office
15 42 (13.29%) Web Services
16 40 (12.66%) JavaScript
16 40 (12.66%) HTML
16 40 (12.66%) MVC
16 40 (12.66%) Telecoms
17 39 (12.34%) CSS
18 38 (12.03%) Linux
19 37 (11.71%) SQL
20 35 (11.08%) Finance
20 35 (11.08%) Windows Server 2008
21 34 (10.76%) Degree
21 34 (10.76%) XML
22 33 (10.44%) UNIX

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 29 (9.18%) IIS
2 27 (8.54%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.38%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.75%) Tomcat
5 15 (4.75%) CMS
6 14 (4.43%) Drupal
7 12 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.85%) JBoss
9 8 (2.53%) Apache
10 7 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (1.90%) Lync
12 5 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 42 (13.29%) MS Office
2 33 (10.44%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.90%) Summit
3 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.57%) Firewall
2 62 (19.62%) WAN
3 58 (18.35%) TCP/IP
4 55 (17.41%) LAN
4 55 (17.41%) Intranet
5 52 (16.46%) VPN
6 31 (9.81%) MPLS
7 28 (8.86%) Network Security
8 21 (6.65%) BGP
8 21 (6.65%) VoIP
9 19 (6.01%) DNS
10 18 (5.70%) SAN
11 17 (5.38%) OSPF
12 15 (4.75%) GPRS
13 10 (3.16%) Extranet
14 9 (2.85%) UMTS
14 9 (2.85%) ISDN
14 9 (2.85%) xDSL
15 8 (2.53%) Junos
15 8 (2.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.96%) MySQL
3 21 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.53%) InterSystems Cache
8 7 (2.22%) OLAP
8 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.22%) Cognos Query Studio
8 7 (2.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 7 (2.22%) Cognos Report Studio
8 7 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 7 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
8 7 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (1.58%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.58%) Subversion
3 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 40 (12.66%) Telecoms
2 35 (11.08%) Finance
3 13 (4.11%) Retail
4 11 (3.48%) Automotive
5 5 (1.58%) Banking
5 5 (1.58%) Marketing
6 3 (0.95%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (35.13%) Developer
2 49 (15.51%) Analyst
3 39 (12.34%) Senior Developer
4 31 (9.81%) Consultant
5 24 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.65%) Web Developer
7 19 (6.01%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.38%) Software Developer
8 17 (5.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (5.06%) Support Analyst
10 14 (4.43%) PHP Developer
11 12 (3.80%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.48%) Web Designer
12 11 (3.48%) Implementation Consultant
12 11 (3.48%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.48%) Senior PHP Developer
12 11 (3.48%) Designer
13 10 (3.16%) Firewall Engineer
13 10 (3.16%) Applications Developer
14 9 (2.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (24.05%) .NET
2 50 (15.82%) ASP.NET
3 42 (13.29%) Web Services
4 40 (12.66%) HTML
5 39 (12.34%) CSS
6 34 (10.76%) XML
7 22 (6.96%) J2EE
7 22 (6.96%) Java EE
8 20 (6.33%) WCF
9 18 (5.70%) jQuery
10 15 (4.75%) Middleware
11 14 (4.43%) Yii
11 14 (4.43%) REST
12 12 (3.80%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.48%) SOAP
13 11 (3.48%) XSLT
14 7 (2.22%) YUI
14 7 (2.22%) CSS3
14 7 (2.22%) HTML5
15 6 (1.90%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.28%) User Experience
2 22 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.75%) Clustering
6 14 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.43%) Mathematics
6 14 (4.43%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.85%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.53%) IVR
8 8 (2.53%) Internet of Things
8 8 (2.53%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.90%) Statistics
9 6 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.90%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.27%) Open Source
10 4 (1.27%) Social Network
11 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 83 (26.27%) Windows
2 38 (12.03%) Linux
3 35 (11.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (10.44%) UNIX
5 30 (9.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (5.70%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.43%) Solaris
9 11 (3.48%) Windows XP
10 10 (3.16%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.90%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.58%) Android
13 4 (1.27%) CentOS
14 2 (0.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.63%) Debian
14 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (12.66%) MVC
3 32 (10.13%) Scrum
4 31 (9.81%) OOP
4 31 (9.81%) OO
5 29 (9.18%) E-Commerce
6 21 (6.65%) ITIL
6 21 (6.65%) Workflow
6 21 (6.65%) Software Engineering
6 21 (6.65%) Load Balancing
7 19 (6.01%) Low Latency
8 17 (5.38%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (4.75%) Project Management
10 14 (4.43%) UX Design
11 12 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.48%) Network Architecture
12 11 (3.48%) Line Management
12 11 (3.48%) Change Control
13 10 (3.16%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 10 (3.16%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.99%) C#
2 46 (14.56%) Java
3 40 (12.66%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.71%) SQL
5 27 (8.54%) VB.NET
6 21 (6.65%) PHP
7 14 (4.43%) Perl
8 9 (2.85%) Tcl
9 8 (2.53%) MUMPS
9 8 (2.53%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.53%) VB
9 8 (2.53%) Delphi
9 8 (2.53%) Erlang
9 8 (2.53%) F#
9 8 (2.53%) Scala
10 7 (2.22%) Clojure
10 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.58%) C
11 5 (1.58%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.58%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 44 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (10.76%) Degree
3 28 (8.86%) CCNP
4 22 (6.96%) CCNA
5 16 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.11%) CCIE
7 11 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (3.48%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.16%) MCSE
9 8 (2.53%) CCSP
9 8 (2.53%) CCIP
9 8 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (2.53%) CCSA
10 7 (2.22%) MCP
11 6 (1.90%) MCAD
11 6 (1.90%) MCSD
11 6 (1.90%) HND
12 5 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.63%) MCITP
13 2 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.06%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 28 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.53%) XenApp
5 7 (2.22%) vSphere
6 6 (1.90%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.58%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.95%) Squid
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.11%) SCCM
2 7 (2.22%) SCOM
3 6 (1.90%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.58%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.63%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 77 (24.37%) Cisco
2 71 (22.47%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.81%) Citrix
4 29 (9.18%) Oracle
5 26 (8.23%) HP
5 26 (8.23%) VMware
6 20 (6.33%) Juniper
7 19 (6.01%) CheckPoint
8 11 (3.48%) Adobe
9 10 (3.16%) Apple
10 9 (2.85%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.22%) Netezza
11 7 (2.22%) EMC
11 7 (2.22%) Cognos
11 7 (2.22%) NetApp
12 6 (1.90%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.90%) F5
13 5 (1.58%) CommVault
13 5 (1.58%) Finjan
14 4 (1.27%) Fortinet
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + great company
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
networx
Salary: £19,729pa increasing to £20,767pa after 12 months
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £19,729 per annum increasing to £20,767pa after 12 months in role
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits + Share options + Pension + More
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + + £800 bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago