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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 91 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Internet 152 126 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.65% 2.40% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.80% 15.14% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 134 101 97
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
962 832 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.74% 15.83% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 809 678 661
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -15 43 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Coventry +10 37 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Warwickshire +4 26 £48,750 +62.50% 1
Staffordshire -12 19 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Worcestershire +8 16 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Solihull -8 7 £37,500 -
Shropshire +2 3 £45,500 -
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 82 (25.63%) .NET
1 82 (25.63%) Cisco
2 77 (24.06%) Windows
3 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
3 71 (22.19%) Microsoft
4 69 (21.56%) WAN
5 66 (20.63%) Firewall
6 62 (19.38%) TCP/IP
7 61 (19.06%) C#
8 60 (18.75%) LAN
9 56 (17.50%) VPN
9 56 (17.50%) Intranet
10 55 (17.19%) ASP.NET
11 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (13.13%) Java
14 41 (12.81%) JavaScript
14 41 (12.81%) SQL
14 41 (12.81%) Web Services
15 40 (12.50%) MS Office
16 39 (12.19%) Telecoms
17 38 (11.88%) CSS
17 38 (11.88%) HTML
18 37 (11.56%) Linux
19 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 35 (10.94%) MS Excel
20 35 (10.94%) Finance
20 35 (10.94%) MVC
21 34 (10.63%) MPLS
21 34 (10.63%) Oracle

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 27 (8.44%) IIS
1 27 (8.44%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.75%) CMS
6 11 (3.44%) Drupal
7 10 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (2.81%) JBoss
9 8 (2.50%) Apache
10 7 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (2.19%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.88%) Lync
12 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.31%) Confluence
14 1 (0.31%) Node.js
Applications
1 40 (12.50%) MS Office
2 35 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (2.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.19%) Summit
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (21.56%) WAN
2 66 (20.63%) Firewall
3 62 (19.38%) TCP/IP
4 60 (18.75%) LAN
5 56 (17.50%) VPN
5 56 (17.50%) Intranet
6 34 (10.63%) MPLS
7 29 (9.06%) Network Security
8 24 (7.50%) BGP
9 19 (5.94%) OSPF
10 18 (5.63%) SAN
10 18 (5.63%) VoIP
11 15 (4.69%) GPRS
11 15 (4.69%) DNS
12 10 (3.13%) Extranet
12 10 (3.13%) VPLS
13 9 (2.81%) xDSL
13 9 (2.81%) UMTS
13 9 (2.81%) ISDN
14 8 (2.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.56%) MySQL
2 21 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.75%) Oracle OLAP
3 12 (3.75%) IBM InfoSphere
3 12 (3.75%) OLAP
3 12 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.75%) Cognos Query Studio
3 12 (3.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 12 (3.75%) Cognos Report Studio
3 12 (3.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 11 (3.44%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.19%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.56%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.88%) Subversion
3 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.31%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 39 (12.19%) Telecoms
2 35 (10.94%) Finance
3 14 (4.38%) Automotive
4 8 (2.50%) Retail
5 6 (1.88%) Marketing
6 4 (1.25%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 111 (34.69%) Developer
2 51 (15.94%) Analyst
3 33 (10.31%) Consultant
3 33 (10.31%) Senior Developer
4 23 (7.19%) Web Developer
5 22 (6.88%) Java Developer
5 22 (6.88%) .NET Developer
6 15 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 15 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (4.38%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.06%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.06%) Applications Developer
9 12 (3.75%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.75%) PHP Developer
9 12 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 11 (3.44%) Implementation Consultant
10 11 (3.44%) Web Designer
10 11 (3.44%) Designer
11 10 (3.13%) Firewall Engineer
11 10 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (25.63%) .NET
2 55 (17.19%) ASP.NET
3 41 (12.81%) Web Services
4 38 (11.88%) CSS
4 38 (11.88%) HTML
5 33 (10.31%) XML
6 21 (6.56%) J2EE
6 21 (6.56%) Java EE
6 21 (6.56%) jQuery
7 18 (5.63%) WCF
8 13 (4.06%) .NET Framework
9 12 (3.75%) SOAP
9 12 (3.75%) Middleware
10 11 (3.44%) XSLT
10 11 (3.44%) Yii
10 11 (3.44%) REST
11 8 (2.50%) CSS3
11 8 (2.50%) HTML5
12 7 (2.19%) YUI
13 6 (1.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.63%) User Experience
4 16 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.69%) Clustering
5 15 (4.69%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.13%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.81%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.81%) Internet of Things
8 8 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.19%) IVR
9 7 (2.19%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.88%) Statistics
10 6 (1.88%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.56%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.25%) Social Network
13 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.63%) Open Source
14 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.06%) Windows
2 37 (11.56%) Linux
3 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (9.69%) UNIX
5 20 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (5.31%) Windows 7
7 14 (4.38%) Solaris
8 13 (4.06%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.75%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.50%) Android
11 7 (2.19%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.56%) CentOS
13 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.63%) Debian
14 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (10.94%) MVC
3 29 (9.06%) Scrum
4 27 (8.44%) OOP
4 27 (8.44%) OO
5 26 (8.13%) E-Commerce
6 22 (6.88%) Load Balancing
7 20 (6.25%) Workflow
8 19 (5.94%) ITIL
8 19 (5.94%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 16 (5.00%) Project Management
10 16 (5.00%) Low Latency
11 12 (3.75%) Line Management
12 11 (3.44%) Change Control
12 11 (3.44%) UX Design
13 10 (3.13%) Unit Testing
13 10 (3.13%) Security Management
13 10 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (19.06%) C#
2 42 (13.13%) Java
3 41 (12.81%) JavaScript
3 41 (12.81%) SQL
4 28 (8.75%) VB.NET
5 20 (6.25%) PHP
6 15 (4.69%) Perl
7 12 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.81%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.81%) Tcl
9 7 (2.19%) MUMPS
9 7 (2.19%) VB
9 7 (2.19%) Delphi
9 7 (2.19%) Erlang
9 7 (2.19%) F#
9 7 (2.19%) Scala
10 6 (1.88%) Clojure
11 5 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.56%) PHP5
11 5 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (14.69%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (10.63%) Degree
3 30 (9.38%) CCNP
4 22 (6.88%) CCNA
5 18 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.69%) CCIE
7 12 (3.75%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.44%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.13%) CCIP
10 9 (2.81%) CCSP
10 9 (2.81%) MCSE
10 9 (2.81%) MCP
11 8 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (2.50%) CCSA
12 7 (2.19%) HND
12 7 (2.19%) MCAD
12 7 (2.19%) MCSD
13 5 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.19%) XenApp
4 7 (2.19%) vSphere
5 6 (1.88%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.25%) Squid
6 4 (1.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 20 (6.25%) SCCM
2 8 (2.50%) SCOM
3 6 (1.88%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.56%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 82 (25.63%) Cisco
2 71 (22.19%) Microsoft
3 34 (10.63%) Oracle
4 33 (10.31%) Citrix
5 27 (8.44%) HP
6 25 (7.81%) VMware
7 20 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 20 (6.25%) Juniper
8 12 (3.75%) Cognos
8 12 (3.75%) Netezza
9 11 (3.44%) Apple
9 11 (3.44%) Adobe
10 9 (2.81%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.19%) Business Objects
11 7 (2.19%) EMC
12 6 (1.88%) NetApp
12 6 (1.88%) F5
13 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.56%) CommVault
13 5 (1.56%) Finjan
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Great Package + Bonus + Pension +Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + uncapped OTE plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits + Share options + Pension + More
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago