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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 105 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 146 134 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.35% 2.50% 2.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.90% 17.34% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 117 110 137
Median salary £39,500 £31,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.39% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £20,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
918 773 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.79% 14.43% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 724 664 708
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
(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 -18 50 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Warwickshire +6 25 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Worcestershire +8 17 £38,750 +19.23%
Coventry -1 14 £30,250 -14.78% 3
Staffordshire -13 13 £42,500 +88.88% 2
Walsall -3 9 £45,000 +48.76%
Shropshire -29 6 £29,750 +22.68%
Solihull +18 5 £56,250 +87.50%
Dudley +2 1 £27,500 -5.17%
Wolverhampton -12 1 - -
Brierley Hill - 1 £27,500 -
Willenhall - 1 £32,500 - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 147 (51.58%) Windows
2 118 (41.40%) Firewall
3 115 (40.35%) Cisco
4 109 (38.25%) Active Directory
5 102 (35.79%) WAN
6 95 (33.33%) LAN
7 94 (32.98%) VPN
8 82 (28.77%) DNS
8 82 (28.77%) Microsoft
9 79 (27.72%) DHCP
10 76 (26.67%) Windows Server
11 74 (25.96%) VMware
12 72 (25.26%) Juniper
13 67 (23.51%) Linux
13 67 (23.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 66 (23.16%) OSPF
14 66 (23.16%) BGP
15 58 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
16 55 (19.30%) MS Excel
17 54 (18.95%) MS Exchange
18 53 (18.60%) Citrix
19 51 (17.89%) Telecoms
20 47 (16.49%) MPLS
21 46 (16.14%) Data Centre
22 43 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
23 40 (14.04%) Windows XP
24 39 (13.68%) MS Office
24 39 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
25 38 (13.33%) ITIL
26 37 (12.98%) VoIP

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 54 (18.95%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.86%) Skype for Business
7 9 (3.16%) Apache
7 9 (3.16%) IIS
7 9 (3.16%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.81%) JBoss
8 8 (2.81%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.46%) nginx
10 6 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 55 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 39 (13.68%) MS Office
3 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (9.12%) assyst
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.02%) Office 365
2 17 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.26%) SaaS
4 14 (4.91%) Mimecast
5 11 (3.86%) IaaS
6 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 118 (41.40%) Firewall
2 102 (35.79%) WAN
3 95 (33.33%) LAN
4 94 (32.98%) VPN
5 82 (28.77%) DNS
6 79 (27.72%) DHCP
7 66 (23.16%) BGP
7 66 (23.16%) OSPF
8 47 (16.49%) MPLS
9 37 (12.98%) VoIP
10 36 (12.63%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (12.28%) SSL
12 31 (10.88%) EIGRP
12 31 (10.88%) Internet
12 31 (10.88%) Network Security
13 29 (10.18%) SAN
14 25 (8.77%) Ethernet
15 24 (8.42%) Fibre Channel
15 24 (8.42%) Spanning Tree
16 22 (7.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.21%) RDBMS
2 12 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.16%) MySQL
5 8 (2.81%) DB2
6 6 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.40%) VLDB
8 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) Eclipse
1 5 (1.75%) IntelliJ
1 5 (1.75%) Maven
2 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.35%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (17.89%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.12%) Finance
3 21 (7.37%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.21%) Retail
5 8 (2.81%) Banking
5 8 (2.81%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.40%) Games
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Electronics
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (9.82%) Analyst
2 28 (9.82%) Consultant
3 26 (9.12%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.07%) Support Analyst
5 22 (7.72%) Implementation Engineer
6 20 (7.02%) Design Engineer
6 20 (7.02%) Network Consultant
7 19 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
7 19 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 18 (6.32%) Network Engineer
8 18 (6.32%) Security Engineer
9 17 (5.96%) Architect
9 17 (5.96%) Ericsson Engineer
10 16 (5.61%) IT Support
11 15 (5.26%) Designer
12 14 (4.91%) Exchange Engineer
13 13 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (4.56%) Citrix Engineer
14 12 (4.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.02%) XML
2 18 (6.32%) .NET
3 15 (5.26%) HTML
4 9 (3.16%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.16%) JMS
5 8 (2.81%) Java EE
5 8 (2.81%) Middleware
6 7 (2.46%) Web Services
7 6 (2.11%) CSS
8 5 (1.75%) EDI
8 5 (1.75%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.75%) Spring
9 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.40%) DHTML
9 4 (1.40%) JDBC
9 4 (1.40%) JSP
9 4 (1.40%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.70%) COM
10 2 (0.70%) jQuery
11 1 (0.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.14%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.56%) Life Science
4 12 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.21%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.21%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.81%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.81%) Clustering
6 8 (2.81%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.75%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.75%) iPad
9 4 (1.40%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.05%) Physics
11 2 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 147 (51.58%) Windows
2 76 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 67 (23.51%) Linux
3 67 (23.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (14.04%) Windows XP
6 35 (12.28%) Windows 7
7 30 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (7.72%) Windows 8
9 19 (6.67%) Unix
10 15 (5.26%) Windows 10
11 9 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.75%) Solaris
13 4 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.35%) Android
14 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.33%) ITIL
2 26 (9.12%) Validation
3 25 (8.77%) Network Design
4 22 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (7.37%) Time Management
6 20 (7.02%) Presales
7 19 (6.67%) Network Architecture
8 18 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (5.61%) Change Control
10 15 (5.26%) Information Security
10 15 (5.26%) Matrix Management
11 14 (4.91%) High Availability
12 12 (4.21%) Asset Management
12 12 (4.21%) IT Asset Management
13 11 (3.86%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (3.86%) Project Management
14 10 (3.51%) Incident Management
14 10 (3.51%) Load Balancing
14 10 (3.51%) Network Management
14 10 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.58%) SQL
2 32 (11.23%) Java
3 20 (7.02%) C#
4 13 (4.56%) C
5 10 (3.51%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.16%) Tcl
7 8 (2.81%) Clojure
7 8 (2.81%) Erlang
7 8 (2.81%) Haskell
7 8 (2.81%) Scala
7 8 (2.81%) VBA
8 6 (2.11%) Go
9 4 (1.40%) Apex Code
10 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.05%) VB
11 2 (0.70%) C++
11 2 (0.70%) Korn
11 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.35%) F#
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (20.35%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (12.28%) CCNP
3 34 (11.93%) CCNA
4 27 (9.47%) Degree
5 15 (5.26%) HND
5 15 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.56%) CCIE
7 5 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (1.75%) CCSP
7 5 (1.75%) CEH
7 5 (1.75%) CISA
7 5 (1.75%) CISM
7 5 (1.75%) CISSP
7 5 (1.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (1.75%) GIAC
7 5 (1.75%) ISACA
7 5 (1.75%) MCSA
7 5 (1.75%) SANS
7 5 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
7 5 (1.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.53%) SLA
2 5 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.75%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (38.25%) Active Directory
2 39 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (10.18%) XenApp
4 25 (8.77%) vSphere
5 23 (8.07%) XenDesktop
6 21 (7.37%) Hyper-V
7 12 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.86%) ProxySG
9 5 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.40%) NFS
10 4 (1.40%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.35%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (9.82%) SCOM
2 16 (5.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (4.56%) EdgeSight
4 9 (3.16%) SCCM
5 6 (2.11%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.75%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.75%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.05%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.05%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.70%) Simpana
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.35%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.35%) Proventia
10 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 115 (40.35%) Cisco
2 82 (28.77%) Microsoft
3 74 (25.96%) VMware
4 72 (25.26%) Juniper
5 53 (18.60%) Citrix
6 24 (8.42%) CheckPoint
7 21 (7.37%) Symantec
8 18 (6.32%) Intel Security
8 18 (6.32%) Oracle
9 17 (5.96%) Ericsson
9 17 (5.96%) Redback
10 16 (5.61%) Veeam
11 13 (4.56%) AppSense
12 12 (4.21%) HP
12 12 (4.21%) ServiceNow
13 11 (3.86%) Blue Coat
14 10 (3.51%) Avaya
14 10 (3.51%) EMC
14 10 (3.51%) Sophos
15 8 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Herefordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Small Heath, Birmingham
Connect Distribution
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Money Advice Trust
Salary: £ 23,220 per annum + pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Willenhall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Focus Solutions Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago