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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 79 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 161 144 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.98% 2.58% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.34% 15.62% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 153 140 122
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,600 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
878 922 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.27% 16.52% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 725 776 735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +31 50 £33,500 +11.66% 6
Staffordshire -5 27 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Coventry +7 26 £38,500 +18.46% 5
Warwickshire -8 24 £31,500 -16.00% 4
Shropshire +7 14 £29,000 +9.43% 3
Solihull -8 6 £23,500 -19.65%
Worcestershire +1 5 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 188 (67.87%) Windows
2 127 (45.85%) Active Directory
3 111 (40.07%) VMware
4 102 (36.82%) Cisco
4 102 (36.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 101 (36.46%) Microsoft
6 95 (34.30%) WAN
7 93 (33.57%) Firewall
8 83 (29.96%) LAN
9 81 (29.24%) Citrix
10 79 (28.52%) DNS
11 77 (27.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 77 (27.80%) MS Exchange
12 75 (27.08%) VPN
13 73 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
15 59 (21.30%) Windows 7
16 57 (20.58%) SQL
16 57 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
17 56 (20.22%) MS Excel
18 54 (19.49%) DHCP
19 50 (18.05%) Windows XP
20 44 (15.88%) Linux
20 44 (15.88%) MS Office
21 42 (15.16%) Finance
22 40 (14.44%) MCSE
22 40 (14.44%) Internet
22 40 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
23 37 (13.36%) C#
24 36 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 77 (27.80%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (7.58%) Apache
4 21 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (6.86%) IIS
6 16 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.78%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.25%) nginx
8 7 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.17%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.81%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.44%) Lync
12 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.72%) CMS
12 2 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.36%) WordPress
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 44 (15.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) GIMP
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.36%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.89%) Office 365
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Trello
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (34.30%) WAN
2 93 (33.57%) Firewall
3 83 (29.96%) LAN
4 79 (28.52%) DNS
5 75 (27.08%) VPN
6 54 (19.49%) DHCP
7 40 (14.44%) Internet
8 31 (11.19%) SAN
9 25 (9.03%) MPLS
10 23 (8.30%) HTTP
11 22 (7.94%) Network Security
12 17 (6.14%) Wireless
13 16 (5.78%) NAS
13 16 (5.78%) VLAN
14 15 (5.42%) VoIP
14 15 (5.42%) NetScaler
15 14 (5.05%) Ethernet
15 14 (5.05%) IPsec
16 12 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (3.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.97%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.61%) MySQL
4 10 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.72%) DB2
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (3.97%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) FogBugz
General
1 42 (15.16%) Finance
2 22 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.61%) Legal
4 5 (1.81%) Banking
4 5 (1.81%) Law
5 4 (1.44%) Retail
5 4 (1.44%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.08%) Local Government
6 3 (1.08%) Games
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (28.52%) Analyst
2 45 (16.25%) Support Engineer
3 28 (10.11%) Support Analyst
3 28 (10.11%) Administrator
4 24 (8.66%) Network Engineer
4 24 (8.66%) Network Analyst
5 22 (7.94%) IT Support
6 21 (7.58%) Developer
7 20 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (6.50%) Consultant
9 18 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (5.05%) Software Tester
11 14 (5.05%) Test Analyst
11 14 (5.05%) Tester
12 13 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (4.69%) Senior Support Engineer
13 12 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
14 11 (3.97%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.22%) .NET
2 16 (5.78%) HTML
3 15 (5.42%) CSS
4 13 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.33%) Ajax
5 12 (4.33%) jQuery
6 11 (3.97%) Software Packaging
6 11 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (2.53%) XML
8 6 (2.17%) LAMP
9 4 (1.44%) Web Services
9 4 (1.44%) WPF
10 3 (1.08%) JSON
10 3 (1.08%) SOAP
11 2 (0.72%) Middleware
11 2 (0.72%) OpenGL
11 2 (0.72%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.36%) J2EE
12 1 (0.36%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.75%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.14%) Replication
3 10 (3.61%) Clustering
4 9 (3.25%) Open Source
5 8 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.08%) iPhone
7 3 (1.08%) SCADA
7 3 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.72%) Firmware
8 2 (0.72%) AS400
8 2 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) iSeries
8 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 188 (67.87%) Windows
2 102 (36.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (27.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (21.30%) Windows 7
5 50 (18.05%) Windows XP
6 44 (15.88%) Linux
7 36 (13.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (9.75%) Windows 8
9 14 (5.05%) UNIX
10 13 (4.69%) Debian
11 11 (3.97%) CentOS
12 9 (3.25%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.89%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (2.17%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.81%) SELinux
15 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
16 3 (1.08%) Android
16 3 (1.08%) SUSE
16 3 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (10.83%) ITIL
2 27 (9.75%) OOP
2 27 (9.75%) OO
3 25 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (8.66%) Load Balancing
5 22 (7.94%) Migration
5 22 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (6.50%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (5.42%) Low Latency
8 14 (5.05%) Agile Testing
8 14 (5.05%) Network Management
8 14 (5.05%) Manual Testing
8 14 (5.05%) Automated Testing
9 11 (3.97%) Web Development
10 10 (3.61%) Scrum
10 10 (3.61%) DevOps
11 8 (2.89%) Software Engineering
12 7 (2.53%) Information Security
12 7 (2.53%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.58%) SQL
2 37 (13.36%) C#
3 26 (9.39%) C++
4 22 (7.94%) Java
5 17 (6.14%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.97%) VB6
6 11 (3.97%) VB
6 11 (3.97%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.61%) PHP
7 10 (3.61%) Python
8 8 (2.89%) Perl
9 6 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.08%) C
12 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.72%) Scala
12 2 (0.72%) Erlang
12 2 (0.72%) F#
13 1 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (20.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.44%) MCSE
2 40 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (10.47%) CCNA
4 25 (9.03%) Degree
4 25 (9.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (8.30%) MCITP
6 22 (7.94%) MCP
7 20 (7.22%) CCNP
8 14 (5.05%) Security Cleared
9 12 (4.33%) MCSA
9 12 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (3.25%) NCDA
10 9 (3.25%) CCA
11 8 (2.89%) CCIE
12 7 (2.53%) CCSE
12 7 (2.53%) CCSA
13 6 (2.17%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.17%) MCTS
14 4 (1.44%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.72%) GPG13
System Software
1 127 (45.85%) Active Directory
2 73 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.94%) XenDesktop
4 21 (7.58%) vSphere
5 20 (7.22%) XenServer
6 19 (6.86%) Hyper-V
7 17 (6.14%) Terminal Services
7 17 (6.14%) XenApp
8 15 (5.42%) VMware ESX
8 15 (5.42%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.53%) Postfix
10 5 (1.81%) Varnish
10 5 (1.81%) Sendmail
10 5 (1.81%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.81%) NFS
11 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.72%) Snort
11 2 (0.72%) Squid
12 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 28 (10.11%) SCCM
2 18 (6.50%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (3.61%) Nagios
3 10 (3.61%) Puppet
4 8 (2.89%) WSUS
5 6 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.17%) Vagrant
5 6 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.17%) SCOM
6 5 (1.81%) XenMobile
7 4 (1.44%) logstash
7 4 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.08%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.72%) SCSM
9 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 111 (40.07%) VMware
2 102 (36.82%) Cisco
3 101 (36.46%) Microsoft
4 81 (29.24%) Citrix
5 26 (9.39%) HP
6 19 (6.86%) CheckPoint
6 19 (6.86%) NetApp
7 18 (6.50%) Dell
7 18 (6.50%) EMC
8 16 (5.78%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.61%) IBM
9 10 (3.61%) Intel
9 10 (3.61%) Apple
10 9 (3.25%) Symantec
11 8 (2.89%) Siemens
11 8 (2.89%) Juniper
11 8 (2.89%) Mitel
12 5 (1.81%) Kaspersky
12 5 (1.81%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.81%) Lotus
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 7 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon (commutable from Birmingham)
Aximis West
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Kenilworth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 22 days ago