The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 94 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 113 108 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.16% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.05% 12.87% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 100 100 85
Average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
751 839 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.19% 16.75% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 647 707 558
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +23 51 £30,750 -2.38% 4
Warwickshire +11 17 £40,500 +42.10%
Staffordshire -5 16 £26,000 -35.00%
Coventry +2 8 £38,026 +40.83%
Solihull +3 7 £37,500 +50.00%
Worcestershire +7 6 £40,000 +63.26% 4
Shropshire +5 5 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Sutton Coldfield +12 2 £21,250 -21.29%
Walsall +3 2 £52,500 +133.33% 2
Herefordshire - 2 £30,500 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 155 (71.10%) Windows
2 90 (41.28%) Active Directory
3 81 (37.16%) Microsoft
4 79 (36.24%) WAN
5 75 (34.40%) Cisco
6 69 (31.65%) LAN
7 65 (29.82%) VMware
8 59 (27.06%) MS Exchange
8 59 (27.06%) SQL
9 58 (26.61%) SQL Server
10 56 (25.69%) Citrix
11 55 (25.23%) DNS
12 54 (24.77%) MS Office
13 53 (24.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 53 (24.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 50 (22.94%) VPN
15 48 (22.02%) Firewall
16 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 38 (17.43%) DHCP
18 37 (16.97%) C#
18 37 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 37 (16.97%) Windows 7
19 35 (16.06%) Linux
19 35 (16.06%) MS Excel
20 34 (15.60%) ITIL
21 32 (14.68%) Degree
22 30 (13.76%) Windows XP
22 30 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
23 28 (12.84%) MCSE
23 28 (12.84%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (27.06%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (8.72%) IIS
4 18 (8.26%) Apache
5 15 (6.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (6.42%) SharePoint
7 13 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (5.05%) Tomcat
9 7 (3.21%) nginx
9 7 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.75%) Lync
11 5 (2.29%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.38%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.92%) CMS
14 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
15 1 (0.46%) WordPress
15 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 54 (24.77%) MS Office
2 35 (16.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) GIMP
3 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) Office 365
1 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) IaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 79 (36.24%) WAN
2 69 (31.65%) LAN
3 55 (25.23%) DNS
4 50 (22.94%) VPN
5 48 (22.02%) Firewall
6 38 (17.43%) DHCP
7 26 (11.93%) SAN
8 22 (10.09%) Internet
9 21 (9.63%) Ethernet
10 18 (8.26%) Network Security
11 16 (7.34%) Wireless
12 14 (6.42%) HTTP
13 12 (5.50%) MPLS
13 12 (5.50%) VLAN
14 9 (4.13%) NetScaler
14 9 (4.13%) SSL
14 9 (4.13%) ADSL
15 7 (3.21%) SMTP
16 6 (2.75%) BIG-IP
16 6 (2.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (26.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) MySQL
3 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.21%) Hudson
3 2 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.92%) Selenium
4 1 (0.46%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.46%) FogBugz
General
1 28 (12.84%) Finance
2 13 (5.96%) Advertising
3 12 (5.50%) Front Office
4 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.75%) Banking
5 6 (2.75%) Games
6 5 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.38%) Law
9 2 (0.92%) Retail
9 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (27.52%) Analyst
2 43 (19.72%) Consultant
3 25 (11.47%) Support Engineer
4 23 (10.55%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.17%) Technical Support
6 19 (8.72%) Technical Consultant
6 19 (8.72%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.96%) Network Analyst
7 13 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.50%) Test Engineer
9 11 (5.05%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.05%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) Network Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) Administrator
10 10 (4.59%) Help Desk Support
11 9 (4.13%) Help Desk Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.67%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.67%) Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.72%) .NET
2 6 (2.75%) SOAP
3 5 (2.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.29%) LAMP
4 4 (1.83%) HTML
4 4 (1.83%) CSS
4 4 (1.83%) Web Services
4 4 (1.83%) XML
4 4 (1.83%) Ajax
4 4 (1.83%) WPF
4 4 (1.83%) jQuery
5 3 (1.38%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.92%) OpenGL
6 2 (0.92%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.46%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.46%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.50%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.05%) Replication
3 8 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.83%) SCADA
5 3 (1.38%) Open Source
5 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.38%) Clustering
6 2 (0.92%) Firmware
6 2 (0.92%) iPad
6 2 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.92%) iSeries
6 2 (0.92%) iPhone
6 2 (0.92%) PKI
6 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.46%) Statistics
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.46%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 155 (71.10%) Windows
2 53 (24.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 53 (24.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (16.97%) Windows 7
4 35 (16.06%) Linux
5 30 (13.76%) Windows XP
6 25 (11.47%) UNIX
7 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.05%) Debian
10 10 (4.59%) CentOS
11 7 (3.21%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.21%) Solaris
12 5 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.83%) SELinux
13 4 (1.83%) Android
14 3 (1.38%) FreeBSD
14 3 (1.38%) SUSE
14 3 (1.38%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.60%) ITIL
2 18 (8.26%) Load Balancing
3 16 (7.34%) Automated Testing
4 15 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (5.50%) Test Scripting
6 11 (5.05%) Software Engineering
7 10 (4.59%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.59%) Migration
7 10 (4.59%) Problem Management
8 9 (4.13%) ETRM
8 9 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (3.67%) OO
9 8 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.21%) Change Control
10 7 (3.21%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (3.21%) Project Management
10 7 (3.21%) OOP
11 6 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.75%) Project Planning
11 6 (2.75%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.06%) SQL
2 37 (16.97%) C#
3 21 (9.63%) Python
4 17 (7.80%) C++
5 15 (6.88%) Java
6 14 (6.42%) VBScript
7 9 (4.13%) Perl
8 8 (3.67%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.67%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.21%) C
10 6 (2.75%) PHP
10 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.29%) Bourne shell
12 3 (1.38%) VB
12 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.38%) VB6
13 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (14.68%) Degree
3 30 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (12.84%) MCSE
5 22 (10.09%) CCNA
6 20 (9.17%) MCITP
7 17 (7.80%) MCP
8 12 (5.50%) MCTS
9 11 (5.05%) CCNP
10 10 (4.59%) CCIE
11 9 (4.13%) Security Cleared
12 7 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.29%) MCSA
14 3 (1.38%) NCDA
14 3 (1.38%) RHCE
14 3 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.92%) CCA
15 2 (0.92%) NCIE
16 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
16 1 (0.46%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 37 (16.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.42%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.96%) Terminal Services
5 11 (5.05%) vSphere
6 9 (4.13%) Terminal Server
7 7 (3.21%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.75%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.75%) Postfix
9 5 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.29%) XenApp
9 5 (2.29%) XenServer
10 4 (1.83%) NFS
10 4 (1.83%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.83%) Sendmail
10 4 (1.83%) Varnish
10 4 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.38%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 3 (1.38%) UAG
12 2 (0.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.72%) SCCM
2 8 (3.67%) Nagios
3 7 (3.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (2.75%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.29%) SCOM
5 5 (2.29%) WSUS
6 4 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.38%) Puppet
7 3 (1.38%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.92%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.92%) SCSM
8 2 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.92%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 81 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 75 (34.40%) Cisco
3 65 (29.82%) VMware
4 56 (25.69%) Citrix
5 12 (5.50%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.05%) HP
7 10 (4.59%) Sun
8 9 (4.13%) Reuters
8 9 (4.13%) Bloomberg
9 8 (3.67%) Symantec
9 8 (3.67%) Dell
10 7 (3.21%) Intel
11 6 (2.75%) EMC
11 6 (2.75%) NetApp
11 6 (2.75%) F5
12 5 (2.29%) Apple
12 5 (2.29%) Oracle
13 4 (1.83%) CommVault
14 3 (1.38%) Kaspersky
14 3 (1.38%) Lotus
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per Annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago