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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 88 86 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 138 151 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 2.80% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 18.24% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 114 141 103
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £21,900 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
776 828 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.38% 15.33% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 666 718 732
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -4 60 £40,000 +25.98% 6
Staffordshire +17 23 £23,250 -13.88% 3
Shropshire +2 20 £25,000 -13.79% 5
Coventry -5 12 £35,500 +1.42% 3
Warwickshire -22 11 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Wolverhampton +16 4 £36,000 +80.00% 1
Walsall +6 3 £30,250 -42.38%
Worcestershire -10 3 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Solihull 0 1 £30,000 -20.00% 3
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 168 (63.40%) Windows
2 110 (41.51%) Active Directory
3 103 (38.87%) Microsoft
4 99 (37.36%) DNS
5 91 (34.34%) LAN
6 87 (32.83%) VMware
7 86 (32.45%) WAN
8 77 (29.06%) Linux
9 76 (28.68%) Firewall
10 75 (28.30%) Citrix
11 74 (27.92%) Cisco
12 69 (26.04%) SQL Server
13 68 (25.66%) MS Exchange
13 68 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
14 60 (22.64%) SQL
15 54 (20.38%) DHCP
16 51 (19.25%) VPN
17 48 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
18 45 (16.98%) MS Office
19 44 (16.60%) Cisco Certification
20 43 (16.23%) SAN
21 41 (15.47%) HTML
21 41 (15.47%) MS Excel
22 39 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
23 38 (14.34%) UNIX
23 38 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (13.96%) C#
25 35 (13.21%) XML
25 35 (13.21%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 68 (25.66%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.66%) Apache
4 14 (5.28%) JBoss
4 14 (5.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (5.28%) IIS
4 14 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (5.28%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.26%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.13%) Lync
8 3 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.13%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (16.98%) MS Office
2 41 (15.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) SaaS
2 6 (2.26%) Trello
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.51%) CloudFront
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (1.51%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.38%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (37.36%) DNS
2 91 (34.34%) LAN
3 86 (32.45%) WAN
4 76 (28.68%) Firewall
5 54 (20.38%) DHCP
6 51 (19.25%) VPN
7 43 (16.23%) SAN
8 28 (10.57%) VLAN
9 25 (9.43%) Wireless
10 23 (8.68%) Cisco ASA
11 21 (7.92%) NAS
12 20 (7.55%) Internet
12 20 (7.55%) OSPF
12 20 (7.55%) BGP
13 19 (7.17%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (6.79%) MPLS
15 17 (6.42%) HTTP
16 16 (6.04%) SSL
17 15 (5.66%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.43%) MySQL
3 15 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.28%) DB2
4 14 (5.28%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.91%) Oracle Database
6 12 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.02%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.89%) SQLite
11 3 (1.13%) Riak
11 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (6.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.26%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.51%) Hudson
5 2 (0.75%) NUnit
5 2 (0.75%) Subversion
6 1 (0.38%) CANoe
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 35 (13.21%) Finance
2 27 (10.19%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.17%) Banking
4 17 (6.42%) Retail
5 13 (4.91%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.02%) Marketing
7 5 (1.89%) German Language
7 5 (1.89%) Electronics
8 4 (1.51%) Games
9 3 (1.13%) Legal
9 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (16.60%) Support Engineer
2 43 (16.23%) Analyst
3 31 (11.70%) Developer
3 31 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (9.81%) Consultant
5 25 (9.43%) Network Engineer
6 20 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 19 (7.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (6.04%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.04%) Team Leader
8 16 (6.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 14 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.15%) Network Consultant
11 11 (4.15%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (3.77%) Senior Support Engineer
13 9 (3.40%) Architect
13 9 (3.40%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.47%) HTML
2 35 (13.21%) XML
3 30 (11.32%) .NET
4 24 (9.06%) CSS
4 24 (9.06%) jQuery
5 14 (5.28%) Java EE
6 13 (4.91%) JSON
6 13 (4.91%) HTML5
6 13 (4.91%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.40%) Middleware
8 8 (3.02%) EDI
8 8 (3.02%) DOM
8 8 (3.02%) LINQ
8 8 (3.02%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.02%) Ajax
8 8 (3.02%) Entity Framework
8 8 (3.02%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (3.02%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (2.26%) MSMQ
9 6 (2.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 14 (5.28%) Clustering
5 13 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.02%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (2.26%) User Experience
10 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.13%) EqualLogic
12 3 (1.13%) iSeries
12 3 (1.13%) CCTV
12 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.75%) Replication
13 2 (0.75%) VHDL
13 2 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 168 (63.40%) Windows
2 77 (29.06%) Linux
3 68 (25.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (18.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (14.34%) UNIX
6 32 (12.08%) Windows 8
7 23 (8.68%) Windows XP
8 18 (6.79%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.53%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.64%) Solaris
11 6 (2.26%) VxWorks
12 4 (1.51%) AIX
12 4 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.51%) CentOS
13 3 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (1.13%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.08%) ITIL
2 22 (8.30%) Software Engineering
3 20 (7.55%) High Availability
4 19 (7.17%) Service Delivery
4 19 (7.17%) E-Commerce
5 15 (5.66%) Time Management
6 14 (5.28%) SOA
7 13 (4.91%) Multithreading
8 12 (4.53%) OO
9 10 (3.77%) Project Management
10 9 (3.40%) Network Design
10 9 (3.40%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.40%) Information Security
11 8 (3.02%) Migration
11 8 (3.02%) MVC
11 8 (3.02%) Logistics
11 8 (3.02%) Low Latency
11 8 (3.02%) Functional Programming
12 7 (2.64%) Server Building
12 7 (2.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.64%) SQL
2 37 (13.96%) C#
3 33 (12.45%) Java
4 30 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.43%) C++
6 23 (8.68%) C
7 13 (4.91%) PHP
8 11 (4.15%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.02%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.02%) Erlang
11 7 (2.64%) Scala
11 7 (2.64%) Haskell
11 7 (2.64%) VB
12 6 (2.26%) Perl
13 5 (1.89%) VB6
13 5 (1.89%) VC++
13 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.51%) Python
14 4 (1.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (16.60%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (12.08%) CCNA
4 21 (7.92%) MCSE
5 20 (7.55%) CCNP
6 16 (6.04%) MCITP
7 15 (5.66%) Degree
8 14 (5.28%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (4.91%) MCSA
10 11 (4.15%) MCTS
11 8 (3.02%) CCA
11 8 (3.02%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.26%) CCDP
13 5 (1.89%) CCSE
13 5 (1.89%) CCSA
14 4 (1.51%) CCIE
14 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.51%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (1.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.92%) SLA
2 9 (3.40%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.51%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 110 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.77%) XenApp
4 10 (3.77%) vSphere
5 8 (3.02%) Terminal Server
5 8 (3.02%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.64%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.51%) Varnish
8 3 (1.13%) XenServer
8 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.75%) Snort
9 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.38%) Xen
10 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.15%) SCCM
2 6 (2.26%) WMI
3 5 (1.89%) MOM
3 5 (1.89%) Nagios
4 4 (1.51%) SCOM
4 4 (1.51%) SELinux
5 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.38%) Ionix
6 1 (0.38%) Nessus
6 1 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 103 (38.87%) Microsoft
2 87 (32.83%) VMware
3 75 (28.30%) Citrix
4 74 (27.92%) Cisco
5 28 (10.57%) Oracle
6 19 (7.17%) HP
7 15 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.28%) Avaya
8 14 (5.28%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.91%) Apple
10 9 (3.40%) Juniper
10 9 (3.40%) Dell
10 9 (3.40%) EMC
11 8 (3.02%) IBM
11 8 (3.02%) Altova
11 8 (3.02%) DevExpress
12 6 (2.26%) SonicWALL
12 6 (2.26%) Brocade
13 5 (1.89%) Twitter
13 5 (1.89%) Veeam
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staffordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0 - 90k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £19000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Shift All Bonus Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago