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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 103 133 85
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -48
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 145 88 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.50% 1.66% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 11.17% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 106 83 158
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
928 788 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.01% 14.83% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 719 686 775
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -7 58 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Coventry +16 29 £40,500 +5.19%
Staffordshire +17 26 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Warwickshire +1 9 £33,750 -14.55%
Herefordshire -1 7 £37,500 -18.91%
Walsall - 7 £30,000 -
Solihull +11 4 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Dudley - 4 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +1 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Stourbridge - 3 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -9 2 £20,000 -11.11%
Shropshire -9 2 £36,250 +28.31% 2
Halesowen - 2 £36,750 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £23,000 - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 133 (48.01%) Windows
2 123 (44.40%) Linux
3 110 (39.71%) Active Directory
4 108 (38.99%) WAN
5 104 (37.55%) DNS
6 103 (37.18%) Firewall
7 101 (36.46%) LAN
8 92 (33.21%) VMware
9 91 (32.85%) DHCP
9 91 (32.85%) VPN
10 83 (29.96%) Cisco
11 80 (28.88%) Microsoft
12 79 (28.52%) MS Exchange
13 74 (26.71%) Windows Server
14 65 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 49 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (16.97%) SQL
17 43 (15.52%) Unix
17 43 (15.52%) MS Excel
17 43 (15.52%) vSphere
18 42 (15.16%) Cisco Certification
18 42 (15.16%) Data Centre
19 41 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
19 41 (14.80%) ITIL
19 41 (14.80%) C
19 41 (14.80%) SQL Server
20 40 (14.44%) Citrix
20 40 (14.44%) SSL
21 38 (13.72%) SLA
21 38 (13.72%) Software Engineering

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 79 (28.52%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.86%) Apache
5 16 (5.78%) IIS
6 15 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.69%) JBoss
7 13 (4.69%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.69%) WebSphere
7 13 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (3.97%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.53%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.81%) nginx
12 3 (1.08%) MindAlign
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 43 (15.52%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.83%) MS Office
3 8 (2.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (9.39%) assyst
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.58%) Mimecast
2 12 (4.33%) Office 365
3 8 (2.89%) IaaS
3 8 (2.89%) SaaS
4 7 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 108 (38.99%) WAN
2 104 (37.55%) DNS
3 103 (37.18%) Firewall
4 101 (36.46%) LAN
5 91 (32.85%) DHCP
5 91 (32.85%) VPN
6 40 (14.44%) SSL
7 37 (13.36%) Internet
7 37 (13.36%) SAN
8 33 (11.91%) BGP
9 30 (10.83%) Network Security
10 25 (9.03%) HTTP
10 25 (9.03%) OSPF
11 24 (8.66%) MPLS
11 24 (8.66%) SMTP
12 23 (8.30%) VLAN
13 22 (7.94%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (7.22%) VoIP
15 19 (6.86%) EIGRP
15 19 (6.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.42%) RDBMS
3 15 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.69%) DB2
5 6 (2.17%) MySQL
5 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.44%) VLDB
8 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.61%) Selenium
2 6 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (10.11%) Finance
2 22 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 20 (7.22%) Retail
4 16 (5.78%) Banking
4 16 (5.78%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.97%) Electronics
6 9 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.08%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (16.25%) Analyst
2 39 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (10.47%) Software Engineer
4 28 (10.11%) Support Analyst
5 25 (9.03%) Support Engineer
6 23 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (8.30%) Embedded Engineer
6 23 (8.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 23 (8.30%) Exchange Engineer
7 21 (7.58%) Network Engineer
8 19 (6.86%) Consultant
8 19 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (6.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (5.42%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 15 (5.42%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
11 13 (4.69%) IT Support
11 13 (4.69%) Technical Consultant
12 12 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.03%) HTML
2 16 (5.78%) .NET
2 16 (5.78%) XML
3 15 (5.42%) Yocto
4 13 (4.69%) Java EE
5 12 (4.33%) Middleware
6 11 (3.97%) Web Services
7 8 (2.89%) JSON
7 8 (2.89%) Node.js
8 7 (2.53%) Ajax
8 7 (2.53%) WebSockets
9 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.44%) EDI
10 4 (1.44%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (1.08%) Pthreads
12 2 (0.72%) COM
12 2 (0.72%) CSS
12 2 (0.72%) jQuery
13 1 (0.36%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.16%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (7.58%) Physics
4 17 (6.14%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.69%) Data Structures
6 12 (4.33%) Mathematics
7 10 (3.61%) User Experience
8 9 (3.25%) Device Driver
8 9 (3.25%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.89%) PKI
10 7 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (2.17%) Clustering
12 5 (1.81%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.81%) iPad
12 5 (1.81%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 133 (48.01%) Windows
2 123 (44.40%) Linux
3 74 (26.71%) Windows Server
4 49 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (15.52%) Unix
6 41 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (9.39%) Embedded Linux
8 23 (8.30%) Windows 7
9 22 (7.94%) Windows 8
10 17 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (5.05%) Windows 10
12 11 (3.97%) Solaris
13 8 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.89%) Windows XP
14 6 (2.17%) SUSE
15 4 (1.44%) AIX
16 3 (1.08%) CentOS
17 2 (0.72%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.80%) ITIL
2 38 (13.72%) Software Engineering
3 29 (10.47%) Validation
4 20 (7.22%) SOA
5 18 (6.50%) Presales
6 17 (6.14%) Open Source
7 16 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.78%) Data Security
7 16 (5.78%) Scrum
8 15 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (5.42%) High Availability
9 14 (5.05%) Security Operations
10 13 (4.69%) Complexity Analysis
10 13 (4.69%) Functional Programming
10 13 (4.69%) Low Latency
10 13 (4.69%) Multithreading
10 13 (4.69%) Time Management
11 11 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.61%) Project Management
12 10 (3.61%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.97%) SQL
2 41 (14.80%) C
3 31 (11.19%) Java
4 23 (8.30%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.86%) Python
6 17 (6.14%) C#
7 15 (5.42%) C++
8 14 (5.05%) Bash Shell
9 13 (4.69%) Clojure
9 13 (4.69%) Erlang
9 13 (4.69%) Go
9 13 (4.69%) Haskell
10 8 (2.89%) F#
10 8 (2.89%) Perl
10 8 (2.89%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.17%) Scala
12 3 (1.08%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.72%) PHP
13 2 (0.72%) Tcl
13 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (15.16%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (11.55%) Degree
3 19 (6.86%) CCNA
3 19 (6.86%) CCNP
4 18 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.78%) CCIE
6 12 (4.33%) MCSA
6 12 (4.33%) MCSE
7 9 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.81%) CCA
9 5 (1.81%) MCITP
9 5 (1.81%) PhD
10 4 (1.44%) APMP
10 4 (1.44%) MCP
11 3 (1.08%) PMP
12 2 (0.72%) IIBA
12 2 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (39.71%) Active Directory
2 65 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (15.52%) vSphere
4 24 (8.66%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.22%) XenApp
6 18 (6.50%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.17%) Firmware
9 3 (1.08%) NFS
9 3 (1.08%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.08%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.72%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.72%) Snort
10 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 32 (11.55%) SCOM
2 31 (11.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (3.61%) SCCM
4 9 (3.25%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.81%) EdgeSight
5 5 (1.81%) Nessus
6 4 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.44%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.72%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.72%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.72%) Simpana
9 1 (0.36%) Cacti
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.36%) SCSM
Vendors
1 92 (33.21%) VMware
2 83 (29.96%) Cisco
3 80 (28.88%) Microsoft
4 40 (14.44%) Citrix
5 31 (11.19%) HP
5 31 (11.19%) Symantec
6 29 (10.47%) Juniper
7 19 (6.86%) EMC
8 18 (6.50%) CheckPoint
9 17 (6.14%) Oracle
10 12 (4.33%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.97%) IBM
11 11 (3.97%) Intel Security
11 11 (3.97%) Veeam
12 10 (3.61%) Brocade
13 9 (3.25%) F5
14 7 (2.53%) SonicWALL
15 6 (2.17%) Draytek
16 5 (1.81%) NETGEAR
16 5 (1.81%) Qualys
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £35k per year + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago