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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 80 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 155 147 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.84% 2.69% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.09% 16.72% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 145 142 127
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £21,967
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
907 879 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.63% 16.11% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 737 758 669
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +39 55 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Warwickshire -6 29 £31,500 -18.70%
Coventry -1 24 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Staffordshire -15 21 £25,000 -23.07%
Solihull +2 8 £32,000 +3.22% 3
Shropshire -5 7 £30,000 +34.83% 1
Worcestershire -1 6 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Dudley - 1 £29,462 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 204 (68.00%) Windows
2 129 (43.00%) Active Directory
3 125 (41.67%) VMware
4 113 (37.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (37.00%) Firewall
6 107 (35.67%) Microsoft
7 100 (33.33%) Cisco
8 96 (32.00%) DNS
8 96 (32.00%) WAN
9 88 (29.33%) LAN
10 81 (27.00%) Citrix
11 80 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 77 (25.67%) VPN
13 75 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 74 (24.67%) MS Exchange
15 66 (22.00%) SQL Server
16 59 (19.67%) MS Excel
16 59 (19.67%) DHCP
17 58 (19.33%) SQL
18 56 (18.67%) Linux
18 56 (18.67%) Windows 7
19 55 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 49 (16.33%) Finance
20 49 (16.33%) Windows XP
21 45 (15.00%) Internet
21 45 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
22 43 (14.33%) MS Office
23 41 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 40 (13.33%) ITIL
24 40 (13.33%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (24.67%) MS Exchange
2 31 (10.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (7.67%) IIS
5 20 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (6.00%) Apache
6 18 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (5.33%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.67%) nginx
9 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (2.00%) Lync
10 6 (2.00%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.67%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.67%) CMS
11 5 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.67%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.67%) EPiServer CMS
12 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.33%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 43 (14.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.33%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.00%) Office 365
2 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (37.00%) Firewall
2 96 (32.00%) DNS
2 96 (32.00%) WAN
3 88 (29.33%) LAN
4 77 (25.67%) VPN
5 59 (19.67%) DHCP
6 45 (15.00%) Internet
7 37 (12.33%) SAN
8 29 (9.67%) MPLS
8 29 (9.67%) Network Security
9 28 (9.33%) HTTP
10 22 (7.33%) VLAN
11 19 (6.33%) SSL
12 18 (6.00%) VoIP
13 17 (5.67%) LDAP
13 17 (5.67%) Wireless
13 17 (5.67%) NAS
14 15 (5.00%) NetScaler
14 15 (5.00%) IPsec
15 14 (4.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (3.33%) MySQL
5 9 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.67%) DB2
9 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (5.00%) JIRA
1 15 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (16.33%) Finance
2 20 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.67%) Legal
4 5 (1.67%) Banking
4 5 (1.67%) Law
5 4 (1.33%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.00%) Local Government
7 2 (0.67%) Games
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (24.33%) Analyst
2 50 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 33 (11.00%) Administrator
4 29 (9.67%) Developer
5 27 (9.00%) Network Analyst
6 26 (8.67%) Network Engineer
7 25 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 25 (8.33%) IT Support
8 23 (7.67%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (6.00%) Consultant
11 17 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.67%) Senior Support Engineer
12 16 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
14 14 (4.67%) Software Tester
14 14 (4.67%) Test Analyst
14 14 (4.67%) Tester
15 13 (4.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.33%) .NET
2 16 (5.33%) HTML
3 15 (5.00%) CSS
4 13 (4.33%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.00%) Ajax
5 12 (4.00%) jQuery
6 11 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (3.67%) Software Packaging
7 7 (2.33%) Web Services
7 7 (2.33%) XML
8 6 (2.00%) LAMP
9 4 (1.33%) Middleware
9 4 (1.33%) WPF
10 3 (1.00%) JSON
10 3 (1.00%) SOAP
11 2 (0.67%) OpenGL
11 2 (0.67%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.00%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.00%) Open Source
3 15 (5.00%) Replication
4 9 (3.00%) Clustering
5 8 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.00%) iPhone
8 2 (0.67%) iSeries
8 2 (0.67%) Firmware
8 2 (0.67%) AS400
8 2 (0.67%) SCADA
8 2 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.33%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 204 (68.00%) Windows
2 113 (37.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 56 (18.67%) Windows 7
4 56 (18.67%) Linux
5 49 (16.33%) Windows XP
6 41 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (11.00%) Windows 8
8 19 (6.33%) UNIX
9 11 (3.67%) Debian
10 9 (3.00%) CentOS
11 8 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.67%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.33%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.33%) Solaris
13 6 (2.00%) Windows NT
14 5 (1.67%) SELinux
15 4 (1.33%) Android
16 3 (1.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.33%) ITIL
2 34 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (9.67%) OO
4 29 (9.67%) Load Balancing
5 27 (9.00%) OOP
6 21 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (6.33%) Scrum
8 18 (6.00%) DevOps
9 17 (5.67%) Low Latency
10 16 (5.33%) Migration
11 15 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.00%) Network Management
12 14 (4.67%) Manual Testing
12 14 (4.67%) Agile Testing
12 14 (4.67%) Automated Testing
13 11 (3.67%) Web Development
14 10 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
15 9 (3.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (19.33%) SQL
2 38 (12.67%) C#
3 32 (10.67%) Java
4 27 (9.00%) C++
5 17 (5.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.67%) VB
6 11 (3.67%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.67%) Python
6 11 (3.67%) VB6
7 10 (3.33%) PHP
8 8 (2.67%) Perl
9 6 (2.00%) C
9 6 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.33%) F#
10 4 (1.33%) Scala
10 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.33%) Erlang
11 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.00%) Clojure
11 3 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 55 (18.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (13.33%) MCSE
4 32 (10.67%) CCNA
5 30 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (8.67%) CCNP
7 25 (8.33%) Degree
8 23 (7.67%) MCITP
9 20 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 18 (6.00%) MCSA
11 17 (5.67%) MCP
12 15 (5.00%) SC Cleared
13 14 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (4.00%) CCIE
15 10 (3.33%) NCDA
15 10 (3.33%) CCA
15 10 (3.33%) CCSA
15 10 (3.33%) CCSE
16 6 (2.00%) CCIP
17 4 (1.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.67%) SLA
3 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 129 (43.00%) Active Directory
2 75 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (8.00%) vSphere
4 23 (7.67%) XenDesktop
5 21 (7.00%) XenApp
6 20 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 18 (6.00%) XenServer
8 16 (5.33%) Terminal Services
8 16 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (5.00%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.33%) Postfix
11 5 (1.67%) Sendmail
11 5 (1.67%) NFS
11 5 (1.67%) Varnish
12 3 (1.00%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.67%) Snort
13 2 (0.67%) Squid
13 2 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (7.67%) SCCM
2 20 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 18 (6.00%) Puppet
4 15 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 15 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (2.67%) Nagios
6 6 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.00%) WSUS
7 5 (1.67%) SCOM
7 5 (1.67%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.00%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (1.00%) logstash
9 3 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.33%) Kibana
10 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.33%) SCSM
10 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 125 (41.67%) VMware
2 107 (35.67%) Microsoft
3 100 (33.33%) Cisco
4 81 (27.00%) Citrix
5 28 (9.33%) HP
6 25 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 24 (8.00%) NetApp
8 22 (7.33%) Dell
8 22 (7.33%) EMC
9 15 (5.00%) IBM
10 14 (4.67%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.67%) Apple
11 9 (3.00%) Siemens
11 9 (3.00%) Mitel
11 9 (3.00%) Symantec
12 8 (2.67%) Intel
13 6 (2.00%) Juniper
13 6 (2.00%) CommVault
13 6 (2.00%) Oracle
13 6 (2.00%) Lotus
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