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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 98 103 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 126 88 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.51% 2.11% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 12.27% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 114 71 74
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
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
777 717 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.47% 17.17% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 682 559 706
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 -21 38 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Staffordshire +6 34 £35,000 +47.36% 4
Shropshire +5 21 £31,000 +7.82%
Coventry -10 12 £47,500 +24.91% 1
Warwickshire -1 8 £36,750 -9.25% 1
Solihull +1 3 £33,500 +48.88% 1
Worcestershire -9 2 £37,750 -5.62% 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £36,000 - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 207 (66.35%) Windows
2 122 (39.10%) Active Directory
3 121 (38.78%) Microsoft
4 106 (33.97%) DNS
5 101 (32.37%) LAN
5 101 (32.37%) WAN
6 95 (30.45%) VMware
7 93 (29.81%) SQL Server
8 86 (27.56%) Firewall
9 85 (27.24%) Cisco
9 85 (27.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (26.60%) Citrix
11 75 (24.04%) Linux
12 70 (22.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 65 (20.83%) MS Office
14 62 (19.87%) MS Exchange
15 59 (18.91%) MS Excel
16 57 (18.27%) ITIL
17 54 (17.31%) SQL
18 52 (16.67%) VPN
19 51 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
19 51 (16.35%) SAN
20 47 (15.06%) DHCP
20 47 (15.06%) Finance
21 46 (14.74%) Windows XP
22 43 (13.78%) Internet
23 42 (13.46%) CCNA
23 42 (13.46%) Degree
24 39 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
25 38 (12.18%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 62 (19.87%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (7.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (6.73%) IIS
5 17 (5.45%) Apache
6 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.88%) CMS
8 8 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.28%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.28%) JBoss
10 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.28%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.96%) Lync
12 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 65 (20.83%) MS Office
2 59 (18.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.60%) Simulink
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.92%) SaaS
3 4 (1.28%) IaaS
3 4 (1.28%) Trello
4 3 (0.96%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 106 (33.97%) DNS
2 101 (32.37%) LAN
2 101 (32.37%) WAN
3 86 (27.56%) Firewall
4 52 (16.67%) VPN
5 51 (16.35%) SAN
6 47 (15.06%) DHCP
7 43 (13.78%) Internet
8 27 (8.65%) VoIP
9 22 (7.05%) HTTP
10 21 (6.73%) DDNS
10 21 (6.73%) VLAN
11 20 (6.41%) NAS
12 19 (6.09%) BGP
12 19 (6.09%) MPLS
13 17 (5.45%) Network Security
14 15 (4.81%) OSPF
14 15 (4.81%) SNMP
15 14 (4.49%) IPv6
15 14 (4.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.01%) MySQL
3 22 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.92%) SQLite
9 6 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.92%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.60%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.28%) DB2
11 4 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.64%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (6.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
2 3 (0.96%) Selenium
2 3 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.64%) NUnit
3 2 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.32%) MSI
4 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 47 (15.06%) Finance
2 17 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.81%) Front Office
4 10 (3.21%) Retail
5 8 (2.56%) Banking
6 7 (2.24%) Electronics
7 6 (1.92%) Automotive
8 5 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.96%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.96%) Marketing
9 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Games
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (19.23%) Analyst
2 36 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 34 (10.90%) Support Engineer
4 33 (10.58%) Consultant
5 26 (8.33%) Developer
6 25 (8.01%) 3rd Line Support
7 24 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (7.37%) Team Leader
9 21 (6.73%) Software Engineer
9 21 (6.73%) Support Analyst
10 20 (6.41%) Technical Consultant
11 15 (4.81%) Technical Support
11 15 (4.81%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (3.21%) Senior Technical Support
12 10 (3.21%) Network Consultant
12 10 (3.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (2.88%) Administrator
13 9 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (2.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.26%) .NET
2 27 (8.65%) HTML
3 24 (7.69%) XML
4 23 (7.37%) CSS
4 23 (7.37%) jQuery
5 14 (4.49%) JSON
5 14 (4.49%) ASP.NET
6 12 (3.85%) Web Services
7 10 (3.21%) Middleware
7 10 (3.21%) HTML5
8 9 (2.88%) Ajax
8 9 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.56%) DOM
9 8 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (2.56%) EDI
9 8 (2.56%) LINQ
10 6 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (1.92%) POCO
10 6 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.05%) Blackberry
2 22 (7.05%) Clustering
3 14 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 8 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.24%) Open Source
7 6 (1.92%) iSeries
7 6 (1.92%) User Experience
7 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.60%) CAN bus
8 5 (1.60%) Life Science
9 4 (1.28%) IVR
9 4 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.96%) Replication
10 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 207 (66.35%) Windows
2 85 (27.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (24.04%) Linux
4 70 (22.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (14.74%) Windows XP
6 39 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (10.90%) Windows 8
8 23 (7.37%) UNIX
9 22 (7.05%) Windows 7
10 19 (6.09%) Apple iOS
11 12 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.56%) Solaris
13 6 (1.92%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.28%) VxWorks
14 4 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.96%) Android
15 3 (0.96%) AIX
15 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.27%) ITIL
2 26 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 20 (6.41%) Project Management
4 18 (5.77%) E-Commerce
5 17 (5.45%) Multithreading
6 15 (4.81%) ETRM
7 14 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (3.53%) High Availability
9 11 (3.53%) Low Latency
10 10 (3.21%) Load Balancing
10 10 (3.21%) Network Design
11 9 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.88%) Performance Management
12 8 (2.56%) Migration
12 8 (2.56%) Logistics
12 8 (2.56%) OO
12 8 (2.56%) Configuration Management
12 8 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.31%) SQL
2 27 (8.65%) C#
2 27 (8.65%) JavaScript
3 21 (6.73%) C++
3 21 (6.73%) C
4 19 (6.09%) Java
5 18 (5.77%) VBScript
6 16 (5.13%) Python
7 11 (3.53%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.88%) PHP
8 9 (2.88%) Erlang
9 8 (2.56%) Scala
9 8 (2.56%) Haskell
9 8 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.24%) Embedded C
10 7 (2.24%) Embedded C++
10 7 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.92%) Korn
11 6 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (16.35%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (13.46%) CCNA
2 42 (13.46%) Degree
3 38 (12.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (8.01%) CCNP
5 21 (6.73%) MCSE
6 17 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (4.17%) MCSA
8 11 (3.53%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.21%) CCA
10 9 (2.88%) MCP
10 9 (2.88%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.92%) MCTS
11 6 (1.92%) MCITP
11 6 (1.92%) CCIP
11 6 (1.92%) CCIE
12 4 (1.28%) CCSP
12 4 (1.28%) HND
13 3 (0.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 122 (39.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.94%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.49%) XenApp
5 13 (4.17%) vSphere
6 7 (2.24%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.24%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.92%) XenServer
8 5 (1.60%) Firmware
9 3 (0.96%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.64%) Xen
10 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.32%) Varnish
11 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (3.21%) WMI
1 10 (3.21%) SCCM
2 7 (2.24%) Nagios
3 6 (1.92%) WSUS
4 5 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (1.60%) MAILsweeper
5 4 (1.28%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.96%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.96%) MOM
6 3 (0.96%) Puppet
6 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.64%) SCOM
8 1 (0.32%) Plesk
8 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.32%) SELinux
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 121 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 95 (30.45%) VMware
3 85 (27.24%) Cisco
4 83 (26.60%) Citrix
5 22 (7.05%) Avaya
5 22 (7.05%) HP
6 21 (6.73%) Apple
7 20 (6.41%) NetApp
7 20 (6.41%) Oracle
8 16 (5.13%) IBM
9 14 (4.49%) EMC
10 13 (4.17%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.85%) CommVault
12 10 (3.21%) Brocade
13 9 (2.88%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.88%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.56%) Reuters
14 8 (2.56%) Bloomberg
14 8 (2.56%) Juniper
14 8 (2.56%) Altova
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension Scheme, Employee Discount
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum + Good Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago