The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 100 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 150 128 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.57% 2.30% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.30% 15.02% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 114 123 142
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,351
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +9.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
TCP/IP
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
920 852 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.78% 15.33% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 730 763 730
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

TCP/IP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

TCP/IP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -20 58 £27,500 -31.25% 5
Coventry +26 29 £40,250 +4.54%
Staffordshire +4 23 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Herefordshire +8 14 £37,500 -18.91%
Warwickshire +1 9 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Walsall - 7 £30,000 - 2
Solihull +10 3 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £23,000 -
Shropshire -11 2 £27,734 +10.93%
Halesowen - 2 £36,750 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £22,000 -
Worcestershire +8 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
Stourbridge - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 145 (49.83%) Windows
2 117 (40.21%) Linux
3 114 (39.18%) Active Directory
4 112 (38.49%) WAN
5 110 (37.80%) Firewall
6 105 (36.08%) LAN
7 104 (35.74%) DNS
8 93 (31.96%) VPN
9 91 (31.27%) Cisco
9 91 (31.27%) VMware
10 88 (30.24%) DHCP
11 86 (29.55%) Microsoft
12 75 (25.77%) Windows Server
13 71 (24.40%) MS Exchange
14 66 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 56 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 51 (17.53%) ITIL
17 47 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
18 46 (15.81%) Citrix
19 43 (14.78%) MS Excel
20 42 (14.43%) SQL
20 42 (14.43%) BGP
21 41 (14.09%) OSPF
21 41 (14.09%) Unix
21 41 (14.09%) SAN
21 41 (14.09%) vSphere
22 40 (13.75%) Juniper
22 40 (13.75%) Data Centre
23 39 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
23 39 (13.40%) C

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (24.40%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 23 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.53%) Apache
5 16 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (5.15%) IIS
6 15 (5.15%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.78%) JBoss
7 11 (3.78%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.78%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (3.44%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.06%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.72%) nginx
11 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.03%) MindAlign
13 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 43 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 34 (11.68%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (9.62%) assyst
2 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.53%) Mimecast
1 19 (6.53%) Office 365
2 11 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.09%) SaaS
4 8 (2.75%) IaaS
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 112 (38.49%) WAN
2 110 (37.80%) Firewall
3 105 (36.08%) LAN
4 104 (35.74%) DNS
5 93 (31.96%) VPN
6 88 (30.24%) DHCP
7 42 (14.43%) BGP
8 41 (14.09%) OSPF
8 41 (14.09%) SAN
9 38 (13.06%) Internet
10 35 (12.03%) Network Security
10 35 (12.03%) SSL
11 32 (11.00%) HTTP
12 26 (8.93%) MPLS
13 24 (8.25%) SMTP
14 20 (6.87%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (6.87%) EIGRP
15 19 (6.53%) VLAN
16 17 (5.84%) SNMP
16 17 (5.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.15%) RDBMS
2 15 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.78%) DB2
5 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.06%) MySQL
6 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.37%) VLDB
9 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.44%) Selenium
2 5 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.69%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (9.97%) Finance
2 23 (7.90%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.53%) Retail
4 14 (4.81%) Banking
4 14 (4.81%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.44%) Electronics
6 9 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (0.69%) Advertising
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (14.09%) Analyst
1 41 (14.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (9.62%) Support Engineer
3 27 (9.28%) Software Engineer
4 23 (7.90%) Support Analyst
5 21 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (7.22%) Embedded Engineer
5 21 (7.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 21 (7.22%) Exchange Engineer
6 18 (6.19%) Consultant
7 17 (5.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (5.84%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.81%) IT Support
9 13 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (4.47%) Architect
9 13 (4.47%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 13 (4.47%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 11 (3.78%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.25%) HTML
2 17 (5.84%) .NET
3 16 (5.50%) XML
4 14 (4.81%) Yocto
5 11 (3.78%) Java EE
5 11 (3.78%) Middleware
6 10 (3.44%) Web Services
7 8 (2.75%) JSON
7 8 (2.75%) Node.js
8 7 (2.41%) Ajax
8 7 (2.41%) WebSockets
9 6 (2.06%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.37%) EDI
10 4 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (1.03%) CSS
11 3 (1.03%) Pthreads
12 2 (0.69%) COM
12 2 (0.69%) jQuery
13 1 (0.34%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.84%) Physics
4 16 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 15 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.12%) Algorithms
6 12 (4.12%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.44%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.44%) User Experience
8 9 (3.09%) Device Driver
9 8 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.75%) PKI
10 7 (2.41%) Clustering
10 7 (2.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.72%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.72%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.72%) iPad
11 5 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (49.83%) Windows
2 117 (40.21%) Linux
3 75 (25.77%) Windows Server
4 56 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (14.09%) Unix
7 27 (9.28%) Windows 8
8 25 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (7.90%) Embedded Linux
9 23 (7.90%) Windows 7
10 18 (6.19%) Windows 10
11 17 (5.84%) Windows XP
12 14 (4.81%) Solaris
13 9 (3.09%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.37%) AIX
16 3 (1.03%) CentOS
16 3 (1.03%) SUSE
17 2 (0.69%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.53%) ITIL
2 34 (11.68%) Software Engineering
3 31 (10.65%) Validation
4 24 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (5.50%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (5.50%) High Availability
5 16 (5.50%) Open Source
5 16 (5.50%) SOA
6 14 (4.81%) Change Control
6 14 (4.81%) Security Operations
7 13 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (4.47%) Data Security
7 13 (4.47%) Presales
7 13 (4.47%) Scrum
8 12 (4.12%) Complexity Analysis
8 12 (4.12%) Functional Programming
8 12 (4.12%) Low Latency
8 12 (4.12%) Multithreading
8 12 (4.12%) Network Design
9 11 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.43%) SQL
2 39 (13.40%) C
3 29 (9.97%) Java
4 24 (8.25%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.53%) C#
6 16 (5.50%) Python
7 12 (4.12%) C++
7 12 (4.12%) Clojure
7 12 (4.12%) Erlang
7 12 (4.12%) Go
7 12 (4.12%) Haskell
8 11 (3.78%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.09%) Tcl
10 8 (2.75%) Perl
11 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.41%) Scala
12 6 (2.06%) F#
13 3 (1.03%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.69%) Korn
15 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (10.65%) Degree
3 19 (6.53%) CCNP
4 17 (5.84%) CCNA
5 16 (5.50%) CCIE
5 16 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.78%) MCSA
7 8 (2.75%) MCSE
7 8 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.06%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.37%) APMP
10 4 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.37%) MCP
10 4 (1.37%) PhD
11 3 (1.03%) CCA
11 3 (1.03%) MCITP
11 3 (1.03%) PMP
12 2 (0.69%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 114 (39.18%) Active Directory
2 66 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (14.09%) vSphere
4 31 (10.65%) Hyper-V
5 23 (7.90%) XenApp
6 20 (6.87%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.44%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.72%) Firmware
9 5 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.72%) NFS
9 5 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.03%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.03%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.69%) Snort
11 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.34%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 35 (12.03%) SCOM
2 29 (9.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (3.78%) SCCM
4 9 (3.09%) EdgeSight
4 9 (3.09%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.72%) Nessus
5 5 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (1.37%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.37%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.69%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.69%) Simpana
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.34%) SCSM
Vendors
1 91 (31.27%) Cisco
1 91 (31.27%) VMware
2 86 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 46 (15.81%) Citrix
4 40 (13.75%) Juniper
5 31 (10.65%) Symantec
6 30 (10.31%) HP
7 21 (7.22%) Veeam
8 20 (6.87%) EMC
9 19 (6.53%) CheckPoint
10 18 (6.19%) Oracle
11 13 (4.47%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.78%) IBM
12 11 (3.78%) Intel Security
13 10 (3.44%) Brocade
14 9 (3.09%) AppSense
14 9 (3.09%) F5
14 9 (3.09%) Sophos
15 7 (2.41%) SonicWALL
16 6 (2.06%) Redback
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Walsall
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Warwick
First Utility
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago