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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 110 78 95
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Permanent jobs citing Internet 115 156 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.11% 3.14% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.89% 18.20% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 101 119 105
Average salary £39,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
892 857 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.38% 17.27% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 787 681 726
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 30 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Warwickshire -2 22 £48,750 +21.87% 2
Birmingham -31 22 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Staffordshire -5 20 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Worcestershire +10 14 £33,750 +22.72%
Solihull -12 4 £23,874 -46.94%
Shropshire -6 3 £18,000 - 1
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (30.33%) Windows
2 72 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (23.67%) Cisco
4 66 (22.00%) Firewall
4 66 (22.00%) .NET
5 61 (20.33%) WAN
6 57 (19.00%) C#
6 57 (19.00%) SQL Server
7 56 (18.67%) TCP/IP
8 53 (17.67%) LAN
8 53 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (17.00%) Intranet
10 50 (16.67%) VPN
11 46 (15.33%) Java
12 42 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
13 40 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 39 (13.00%) Telecoms
14 39 (13.00%) SQL
14 39 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 39 (13.00%) MS Office
15 37 (12.33%) HTML
15 37 (12.33%) Web Services
16 36 (12.00%) MS Excel
17 35 (11.67%) JavaScript
18 34 (11.33%) Linux
18 34 (11.33%) Citrix
18 34 (11.33%) MVC
18 34 (11.33%) CSS
18 34 (11.33%) Finance
19 32 (10.67%) XML

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (10.67%) IIS
2 27 (9.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 15 (5.00%) CMS
5 14 (4.67%) Drupal
5 14 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (3.00%) JBoss
7 8 (2.67%) Apache
8 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.00%) Lync
10 5 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (13.00%) MS Office
2 36 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (3.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Summit
1 5 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (22.00%) Firewall
2 61 (20.33%) WAN
3 56 (18.67%) TCP/IP
4 53 (17.67%) LAN
5 51 (17.00%) Intranet
6 50 (16.67%) VPN
7 29 (9.67%) MPLS
8 27 (9.00%) Network Security
9 25 (8.33%) DNS
10 22 (7.33%) VoIP
11 20 (6.67%) BGP
12 18 (6.00%) SAN
13 16 (5.33%) OSPF
14 15 (5.00%) GPRS
15 10 (3.33%) DHCP
15 10 (3.33%) Extranet
16 9 (3.00%) UMTS
16 9 (3.00%) ISDN
16 9 (3.00%) VLAN
16 9 (3.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (5.33%) MySQL
5 10 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 10 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (1.67%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.67%) OLAP
8 5 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.67%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (1.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 5 (1.67%) Cognos Report Studio
8 5 (1.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.67%) Subversion
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.33%) Ant
5 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 39 (13.00%) Telecoms
2 34 (11.33%) Finance
3 18 (6.00%) Retail
4 6 (2.00%) Automotive
5 5 (1.67%) Banking
6 4 (1.33%) Marketing
7 3 (1.00%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (33.33%) Developer
2 50 (16.67%) Analyst
3 44 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 30 (10.00%) Consultant
5 23 (7.67%) Java Developer
6 20 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (6.33%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.00%) Web Developer
9 16 (5.33%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.33%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.67%) PHP Developer
11 13 (4.33%) Senior PHP Developer
12 11 (3.67%) Implementation Consultant
12 11 (3.67%) Web Designer
12 11 (3.67%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Network Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Designer
13 10 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
13 10 (3.33%) Network Analyst
13 10 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.00%) .NET
2 40 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 37 (12.33%) HTML
3 37 (12.33%) Web Services
4 34 (11.33%) CSS
5 32 (10.67%) XML
6 21 (7.00%) J2EE
6 21 (7.00%) Java EE
7 17 (5.67%) WCF
8 16 (5.33%) Middleware
9 14 (4.67%) Yii
9 14 (4.67%) REST
10 13 (4.33%) jQuery
11 12 (4.00%) XSLT
12 9 (3.00%) .NET Framework
13 8 (2.67%) SOAP
14 7 (2.33%) YUI
15 6 (2.00%) Software Packaging
16 5 (1.67%) Spring
16 5 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.67%) User Experience
2 21 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.33%) Mathematics
5 15 (5.00%) Clustering
6 14 (4.67%) Computer Science
7 12 (4.00%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.33%) IVR
9 8 (2.67%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.00%) Statistics
10 6 (2.00%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.00%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.67%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.33%) Open Source
12 4 (1.33%) Social Network
13 3 (1.00%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (30.33%) Windows
2 39 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (11.33%) Linux
4 32 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (10.67%) UNIX
5 29 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (7.67%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.67%) Solaris
8 13 (4.33%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.33%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.33%) Android
11 2 (0.67%) Debian
11 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (11.33%) MVC
3 30 (10.00%) Scrum
4 28 (9.33%) OO
4 28 (9.33%) E-Commerce
5 27 (9.00%) OOP
6 21 (7.00%) ITIL
7 20 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 20 (6.67%) Low Latency
8 19 (6.33%) Load Balancing
8 19 (6.33%) Workflow
9 17 (5.67%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (4.67%) UX Design
11 13 (4.33%) Project Management
12 11 (3.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (3.67%) Multithreading
12 11 (3.67%) Change Control
12 11 (3.67%) Line Management
13 10 (3.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 10 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.00%) C#
2 46 (15.33%) Java
3 39 (13.00%) SQL
4 35 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 17 (5.67%) PHP
7 12 (4.00%) Perl
8 10 (3.33%) Delphi
8 10 (3.33%) MUMPS
8 10 (3.33%) VB
9 9 (3.00%) Erlang
9 9 (3.00%) Tcl
10 8 (2.67%) F#
10 8 (2.67%) Scala
11 7 (2.33%) Clojure
11 7 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.67%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 42 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (10.00%) Degree
3 27 (9.00%) CCNP
4 22 (7.33%) CCNA
5 15 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.00%) CCIE
7 11 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (3.33%) MCSE
9 8 (2.67%) CCSA
9 8 (2.67%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (2.33%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.33%) MCP
10 7 (2.33%) CCSP
10 7 (2.33%) CCIP
11 6 (2.00%) HND
12 5 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.67%) MCAD
12 5 (1.67%) MCSD
13 2 (0.67%) CCA
13 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 28 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.67%) XenApp
4 8 (2.67%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.33%) vSphere
6 6 (2.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.67%) Squid
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.67%) SCCM
2 7 (2.33%) SCOM
3 6 (2.00%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.67%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (1.33%) Nagios
6 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.33%) Puppet
7 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 72 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (23.67%) Cisco
3 34 (11.33%) Citrix
4 31 (10.33%) VMware
5 27 (9.00%) Oracle
6 25 (8.33%) HP
7 19 (6.33%) Juniper
8 18 (6.00%) CheckPoint
9 11 (3.67%) Adobe
10 9 (3.00%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.00%) Apple
11 6 (2.00%) NetApp
11 6 (2.00%) EMC
11 6 (2.00%) F5
12 5 (1.67%) CommVault
12 5 (1.67%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.67%) Cognos
12 5 (1.67%) Netezza
12 5 (1.67%) Finjan
13 4 (1.33%) WatchGuard
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Uncapped OTE plus car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £38,286 to £44,970 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus £10,000 annual bonus budget
Posted: 10 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago