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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 84 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 179 118 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.87% 2.18% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.30% 14.84% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 132 97 106
Average salary £41,250 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.13% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
978 795 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.66% 14.71% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 753 673 664
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 -1 64 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Warwickshire +14 27 £35,500 -25.26%
Worcestershire +15 21 £38,750 +12.31% 1
Coventry +11 17 £33,500 -6.94% 4
Walsall +7 15 £38,000 +5.55%
Staffordshire -5 13 £30,000 +25.00% 3
Shropshire -20 10 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Solihull +23 5 £56,250 +70.45%
Dudley +5 1 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Wolverhampton +1 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 157 (55.48%) Windows
2 109 (38.52%) Cisco
3 108 (38.16%) Firewall
4 107 (37.81%) Active Directory
5 94 (33.22%) WAN
6 92 (32.51%) Microsoft
7 88 (31.10%) DNS
8 87 (30.74%) LAN
9 84 (29.68%) VPN
10 83 (29.33%) Windows Server
11 81 (28.62%) DHCP
12 72 (25.44%) VMware
13 71 (25.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 68 (24.03%) Linux
15 64 (22.61%) Juniper
16 61 (21.55%) OSPF
17 59 (20.85%) BGP
18 58 (20.49%) MS Excel
19 55 (19.43%) MS Exchange
20 53 (18.73%) Citrix
21 51 (18.02%) Telecoms
22 49 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
23 45 (15.90%) MPLS
24 44 (15.55%) Windows XP
24 44 (15.55%) Windows Server 2012
25 41 (14.49%) VoIP
26 40 (14.13%) Data Centre
27 39 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
27 39 (13.78%) MS Office
28 38 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 55 (19.43%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.24%) IIS
6 8 (2.83%) Apache
6 8 (2.83%) JBoss
6 8 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.47%) nginx
7 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.12%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 39 (13.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (8.83%) assyst
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.07%) Office 365
2 17 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.01%) Mimecast
3 14 (4.95%) SaaS
4 10 (3.53%) IaaS
5 5 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 108 (38.16%) Firewall
2 94 (33.22%) WAN
3 88 (31.10%) DNS
4 87 (30.74%) LAN
5 84 (29.68%) VPN
6 81 (28.62%) DHCP
7 61 (21.55%) OSPF
8 59 (20.85%) BGP
9 45 (15.90%) MPLS
10 41 (14.49%) VoIP
11 34 (12.01%) SSL
12 32 (11.31%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (9.89%) EIGRP
13 28 (9.89%) Network Security
13 28 (9.89%) SAN
14 23 (8.13%) Internet
15 22 (7.77%) Fibre Channel
16 21 (7.42%) Ethernet
16 21 (7.42%) HTTP
17 20 (7.07%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.24%) Oracle Database
2 12 (4.24%) RDBMS
2 12 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.83%) DB2
3 8 (2.83%) MySQL
4 5 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.06%) VLDB
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.83%) Eclipse
1 8 (2.83%) IntelliJ
1 8 (2.83%) Maven
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
2 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (18.02%) Telecoms
2 34 (12.01%) Finance
3 19 (6.71%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.24%) Retail
5 8 (2.83%) Banking
5 8 (2.83%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.41%) Games
8 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 2 (0.71%) Electronics
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (12.01%) Analyst
3 29 (10.25%) Support Analyst
4 26 (9.19%) Consultant
5 25 (8.83%) Support Engineer
6 21 (7.42%) Security Engineer
7 20 (7.07%) Design Engineer
7 20 (7.07%) Implementation Engineer
8 19 (6.71%) Network Engineer
9 18 (6.36%) Cisco Consultant
9 18 (6.36%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 18 (6.36%) Network Consultant
10 17 (6.01%) Architect
10 17 (6.01%) Ericsson Engineer
10 17 (6.01%) IT Support
11 16 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.59%) Citrix Engineer
12 13 (4.59%) Designer
12 13 (4.59%) Exchange Engineer
13 12 (4.24%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.13%) XML
2 17 (6.01%) .NET
3 14 (4.95%) HTML
4 12 (4.24%) JMS
5 8 (2.83%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.83%) Hibernate
5 8 (2.83%) Java EE
5 8 (2.83%) Spring
6 7 (2.47%) EDI
7 6 (2.12%) Middleware
7 6 (2.12%) Web Services
8 5 (1.77%) CSS
9 4 (1.41%) DHTML
9 4 (1.41%) JDBC
9 4 (1.41%) JSP
9 4 (1.41%) Visualforce
10 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.71%) COM
12 1 (0.35%) DOM
12 1 (0.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.24%) Clustering
3 12 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.24%) Fat Client
3 12 (4.24%) Life Science
3 12 (4.24%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.12%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.12%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.77%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.06%) Physics
10 2 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 157 (55.48%) Windows
2 83 (29.33%) Windows Server
3 71 (25.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 68 (24.03%) Linux
5 44 (15.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (15.55%) Windows XP
6 39 (13.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (11.31%) Windows 7
8 18 (6.36%) Unix
8 18 (6.36%) Windows 8
9 16 (5.65%) Windows 10
10 15 (5.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.77%) Solaris
11 5 (1.77%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.71%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.35%) Android
13 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (11.31%) ITIL
2 26 (9.19%) Validation
3 23 (8.13%) Network Design
4 22 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (7.42%) Time Management
6 19 (6.71%) Network Architecture
7 18 (6.36%) Presales
8 17 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (5.65%) Change Control
10 15 (5.30%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (4.95%) Asset Management
11 14 (4.95%) High Availability
11 14 (4.95%) Load Balancing
12 13 (4.59%) Information Security
12 13 (4.59%) Network Management
13 12 (4.24%) IT Asset Management
13 12 (4.24%) Matrix Management
14 11 (3.89%) Incident Management
15 9 (3.18%) Cybersecurity
15 9 (3.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.66%) Java
1 33 (11.66%) SQL
2 19 (6.71%) C#
3 13 (4.59%) C
4 9 (3.18%) Tcl
5 8 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.83%) VBA
6 6 (2.12%) Clojure
6 6 (2.12%) Erlang
6 6 (2.12%) Haskell
6 6 (2.12%) Scala
7 4 (1.41%) Apex Code
7 4 (1.41%) Go
8 3 (1.06%) C++
8 3 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.06%) VB
9 2 (0.71%) KiXtart
9 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) Korn
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (11.66%) CCNA
3 27 (9.54%) CCNP
4 24 (8.48%) Degree
5 15 (5.30%) HND
6 14 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.83%) CCIE
8 6 (2.12%) MCSA
9 5 (1.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (1.77%) CCSP
9 5 (1.77%) CEH
9 5 (1.77%) CISA
9 5 (1.77%) CISM
9 5 (1.77%) CISSP
9 5 (1.77%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.77%) GIAC
9 5 (1.77%) ISACA
9 5 (1.77%) SANS
9 5 (1.77%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (1.77%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.19%) SLA
2 9 (3.18%) QA
3 7 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.71%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (37.81%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.89%) XenApp
4 24 (8.48%) vSphere
5 21 (7.42%) XenDesktop
6 19 (6.71%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.53%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.41%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.06%) NFS
11 3 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.06%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.71%) Firmware
13 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.35%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.35%) Snort
13 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (9.54%) SCOM
2 16 (5.65%) SCCM
3 15 (5.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (4.59%) EdgeSight
5 6 (2.12%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.77%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.77%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.06%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (1.06%) WSUS
8 2 (0.71%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.35%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.35%) Proventia
9 1 (0.35%) Puppet
9 1 (0.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 109 (38.52%) Cisco
2 92 (32.51%) Microsoft
3 72 (25.44%) VMware
4 64 (22.61%) Juniper
5 53 (18.73%) Citrix
6 20 (7.07%) CheckPoint
6 20 (7.07%) Oracle
6 20 (7.07%) Symantec
7 17 (6.01%) Ericsson
7 17 (6.01%) Redback
8 16 (5.65%) Veeam
9 13 (4.59%) AppSense
10 12 (4.24%) HP
10 12 (4.24%) Intel Security
10 12 (4.24%) ServiceNow
11 10 (3.53%) Avaya
11 10 (3.53%) Blue Coat
11 10 (3.53%) Sophos
12 8 (2.83%) EMC
12 8 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + car + 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Pension, Holidays, Life Assurance, Training Fund
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 25 days holiday, free parking, 5% ma
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago