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 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
Internet
Rank 77 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Internet 178 116 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.22% 2.09% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.71% 12.98% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 138 103 64
Average salary £38,000 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.60% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £48,300 £69,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,799 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +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
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

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 22 August 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 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 +13 47 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Coventry +8 28 £49,000 +58.06% 3
Staffordshire +4 25 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Warwickshire +23 24 £36,500 +21.66% 3
Solihull +15 24 £36,250 -
Worcestershire +7 13 £32,500 +32.65% 2
Shropshire - 11 - -
Internet
England

Internet
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 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 89 (31.79%) .NET
2 74 (26.43%) Microsoft
3 73 (26.07%) SQL Server
4 69 (24.64%) C#
5 67 (23.93%) Cisco
6 65 (23.21%) Windows
7 62 (22.14%) ASP.NET
8 55 (19.64%) WAN
9 49 (17.50%) JavaScript
10 48 (17.14%) VPN
11 46 (16.43%) Firewall
12 44 (15.71%) TCP/IP
13 42 (15.00%) LAN
13 42 (15.00%) HTML
13 42 (15.00%) CSS
14 40 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 40 (14.29%) Intranet
15 37 (13.21%) SQL
16 34 (12.14%) Degree
17 33 (11.79%) MS Office
17 33 (11.79%) Telecoms
18 32 (11.43%) Finance
19 31 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (10.71%) Web Services
20 30 (10.71%) XML
20 30 (10.71%) Active Directory
21 29 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
21 29 (10.36%) E-Commerce
21 29 (10.36%) Java
22 28 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

Internet
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 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 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.14%) IIS
3 13 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.93%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.14%) CMS
8 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.79%) Lync
8 5 (1.79%) Node.js
9 4 (1.43%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.43%) Apache
10 3 (1.07%) Drupal
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.79%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.50%) Summit
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.36%) Cordys
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (19.64%) WAN
2 48 (17.14%) VPN
3 46 (16.43%) Firewall
4 44 (15.71%) TCP/IP
5 42 (15.00%) LAN
6 40 (14.29%) Intranet
7 21 (7.50%) Network Security
8 20 (7.14%) MPLS
9 13 (4.64%) BGP
9 13 (4.64%) VoIP
10 12 (4.29%) DNS
10 12 (4.29%) SAN
10 12 (4.29%) OSPF
10 12 (4.29%) Extranet
11 11 (3.93%) GPRS
11 11 (3.93%) ADSL
12 8 (2.86%) DHCP
13 7 (2.50%) ATM
13 7 (2.50%) VPLS
14 6 (2.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (26.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.29%) Cognos Query Studio
4 12 (4.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 12 (4.29%) Cognos Report Studio
4 12 (4.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 12 (4.29%) IBM InfoSphere
4 12 (4.29%) Oracle OLAP
4 12 (4.29%) MySQL
4 12 (4.29%) OLAP
4 12 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
7 7 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.79%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Subversion
1 10 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (1.43%) NUnit
4 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.36%) Ant
4 1 (0.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) Maven
4 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 33 (11.79%) Telecoms
2 32 (11.43%) Finance
3 14 (5.00%) Automotive
4 7 (2.50%) Retail
5 6 (2.14%) Marketing
6 4 (1.43%) Games
7 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (37.86%) Developer
2 45 (16.07%) Analyst
3 30 (10.71%) Consultant
4 24 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 24 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 16 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 16 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 16 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 14 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.64%) Software Developer
9 12 (4.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 12 (4.29%) Network Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) Web Designer
10 11 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.93%) Designer
11 9 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (3.21%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.21%) Implementation Consultant
11 9 (3.21%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (31.79%) .NET
2 62 (22.14%) ASP.NET
3 42 (15.00%) HTML
3 42 (15.00%) CSS
4 30 (10.71%) Web Services
4 30 (10.71%) XML
5 28 (10.00%) jQuery
6 15 (5.36%) J2EE
7 14 (5.00%) CSS3
7 14 (5.00%) HTML5
7 14 (5.00%) Java EE
8 13 (4.64%) WCF
8 13 (4.64%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (3.57%) SOAP
10 9 (3.21%) XSLT
10 9 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (2.50%) Middleware
11 7 (2.50%) Ajax
12 5 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 9 (3.21%) Clustering
5 8 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.50%) IVR
6 7 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.14%) Statistics
8 5 (1.79%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.79%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.71%) iPad
10 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.71%) iPhone
10 2 (0.71%) DTV
11 1 (0.36%) Replication
11 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.21%) Windows
2 31 (11.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (9.64%) Linux
5 21 (7.50%) UNIX
6 19 (6.79%) Windows 7
7 18 (6.43%) Windows XP
8 14 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.21%) Solaris
10 6 (2.14%) Android
11 5 (1.79%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.79%) CentOS
12 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.36%) Debian
13 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (10.36%) E-Commerce
2 27 (9.64%) Scrum
3 25 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.21%) MVC
5 18 (6.43%) OOP
6 17 (6.07%) Load Balancing
7 16 (5.71%) ITIL
8 15 (5.36%) Workflow
9 14 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.00%) OO
10 13 (4.64%) Project Management
10 13 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (4.29%) TDD
11 12 (4.29%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.29%) PRINCE2
12 11 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (3.57%) Unit Testing
13 10 (3.57%) Network Design
13 10 (3.57%) Web Development
13 10 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.64%) C#
2 49 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (13.21%) SQL
4 29 (10.36%) Java
5 25 (8.93%) VB.NET
6 14 (5.00%) PHP
7 13 (4.64%) Perl
8 12 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.93%) VB
10 7 (2.50%) MUMPS
10 7 (2.50%) Python
10 7 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.50%) Delphi
11 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.14%) C
12 5 (1.79%) Tcl
12 5 (1.79%) Ruby
12 5 (1.79%) PHP5
13 4 (1.43%) Erlang
13 4 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (12.14%) Degree
2 29 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (6.07%) CCNP
5 12 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.29%) MCP
6 11 (3.93%) CCNA
7 10 (3.57%) CCIE
8 9 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.86%) CCSP
10 7 (2.50%) MCAD
10 7 (2.50%) MCSD
10 7 (2.50%) MCSE
11 5 (1.79%) CCSA
11 5 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (1.79%) CCIP
11 5 (1.79%) HND
12 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.07%) MCSA
12 3 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.36%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.57%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.14%) Squid
6 5 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.43%) vSphere
7 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (9.29%) SCCM
2 8 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.50%) SCOM
4 5 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.43%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.07%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (26.43%) Microsoft
2 67 (23.93%) Cisco
3 27 (9.64%) Oracle
4 24 (8.57%) VMware
5 22 (7.86%) Citrix
6 18 (6.43%) Juniper
7 16 (5.71%) HP
8 15 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.29%) Netezza
9 12 (4.29%) Cognos
10 11 (3.93%) Adobe
11 10 (3.57%) Apple
12 8 (2.86%) Intel
13 7 (2.50%) EMC
13 7 (2.50%) Business Objects
13 7 (2.50%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.79%) NetApp
14 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.79%) JBoss
14 5 (1.79%) Blue Coat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £18000 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
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Uncapped commission & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £16500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £18700 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago