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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 105 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 129 152 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.27% 2.83% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.73% 16.93% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 124 142 139
Average salary £37,500 £34,351 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
876 898 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.41% 16.71% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 784 729 778
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +5 56 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Staffordshire +7 21 £50,000 +100.00% 1
Warwickshire -13 20 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Worcestershire +4 9 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Solihull +9 8 £32,500 +1.56% 2
Coventry -26 6 £38,500 - 7
Shropshire -9 5 £25,000 -16.66%
Herefordshire - 3 £46,250 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 158 (60.54%) Windows
2 109 (41.76%) Active Directory
3 104 (39.85%) Microsoft
4 97 (37.16%) DNS
5 87 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 87 (33.33%) Firewall
6 84 (32.18%) LAN
7 83 (31.80%) WAN
8 77 (29.50%) Cisco
8 77 (29.50%) VMware
9 68 (26.05%) DHCP
10 63 (24.14%) VPN
11 62 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (22.22%) Citrix
12 58 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 57 (21.84%) Linux
14 55 (21.07%) Cisco Certification
15 54 (20.69%) Finance
16 53 (20.31%) ITIL
17 46 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
18 45 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (16.86%) CCNA
20 41 (15.71%) SQL Server
21 38 (14.56%) UNIX
22 36 (13.79%) SAN
22 36 (13.79%) Internet
22 36 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
23 35 (13.41%) MS Office
24 32 (12.26%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 87 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (6.13%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.36%) IIS
5 13 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.21%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.21%) JBoss
6 11 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.92%) Apache
10 3 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.15%) Lync
11 2 (0.77%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 58 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 35 (13.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) Trello
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.38%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 97 (37.16%) DNS
2 87 (33.33%) Firewall
3 84 (32.18%) LAN
4 83 (31.80%) WAN
5 68 (26.05%) DHCP
6 63 (24.14%) VPN
7 36 (13.79%) SAN
7 36 (13.79%) Internet
8 31 (11.88%) OSPF
8 31 (11.88%) BGP
9 27 (10.34%) VoIP
10 26 (9.96%) Wireless
11 25 (9.58%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (8.81%) VLAN
13 21 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (6.13%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (6.13%) MPLS
15 15 (5.75%) EIGRP
15 15 (5.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (4.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.21%) DB2
4 11 (4.21%) RDBMS
4 11 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (3.07%) MySQL
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.15%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.77%) Riak
9 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.77%) PVCS
4 1 (0.38%) NUnit
4 1 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 54 (20.69%) Finance
2 24 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.90%) Banking
4 13 (4.98%) Retail
5 11 (4.21%) Retail Banking
5 11 (4.21%) Marketing
6 6 (2.30%) German Language
7 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.53%) Electronics
8 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 3 (1.15%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.77%) Local Government
9 2 (0.77%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 43 (16.48%) Analyst
2 34 (13.03%) Support Engineer
2 34 (13.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 21 (8.05%) Consultant
5 19 (7.28%) Software Engineer
6 16 (6.13%) Help Desk Analyst
7 14 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (5.36%) Network Analyst
8 13 (4.98%) Developer
8 13 (4.98%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (4.60%) IT Support
10 11 (4.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 11 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.21%) Administrator
10 11 (4.21%) Team Leader
11 10 (3.83%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.83%) Architect
12 9 (3.45%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.05%) HTML
2 19 (7.28%) XML
3 17 (6.51%) Middleware
4 13 (4.98%) .NET
5 12 (4.60%) Java EE
6 6 (2.30%) Spring
7 5 (1.92%) MSMQ
8 4 (1.53%) CSS
9 3 (1.15%) JMS
9 3 (1.15%) Web Services
9 3 (1.15%) jQuery
9 3 (1.15%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (1.15%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.77%) SOAP
10 2 (0.77%) J2EE
11 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.38%) COM
11 1 (0.38%) HTML5
11 1 (0.38%) Memcached
11 1 (0.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.45%) EqualLogic
5 8 (3.07%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.68%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.30%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.15%) FMCG
8 3 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.77%) User Experience
9 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.77%) Clustering
9 2 (0.77%) IVR
9 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) AS400
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 158 (60.54%) Windows
2 62 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (21.84%) Linux
4 46 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (14.56%) UNIX
6 36 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 21 (8.05%) Windows XP
8 21 (8.05%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 9 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 8 (3.07%) Solaris
11 6 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.77%) AIX
12 2 (0.77%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.38%) OS/400
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.31%) ITIL
2 22 (8.43%) Software Engineering
3 18 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 18 (6.90%) High Availability
4 16 (6.13%) Time Management
5 13 (4.98%) Incident Management
6 12 (4.60%) Load Balancing
7 11 (4.21%) Multithreading
7 11 (4.21%) SIEM
7 11 (4.21%) Functional Programming
7 11 (4.21%) Project Management
7 11 (4.21%) SOA
7 11 (4.21%) E-Commerce
8 10 (3.83%) Information Security
9 9 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.07%) Change Control
11 7 (2.68%) Low Latency
11 7 (2.68%) Workflow
11 7 (2.68%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.26%) SQL
2 31 (11.88%) Java
3 25 (9.58%) C++
4 22 (8.43%) C#
5 18 (6.90%) C
6 11 (4.21%) Erlang
7 10 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.68%) Scala
8 7 (2.68%) Haskell
8 7 (2.68%) VB
9 6 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.30%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.30%) PHP
10 4 (1.53%) VC++
11 3 (1.15%) Python
12 2 (0.77%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.77%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.77%) VB6
12 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (21.07%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (16.86%) CCNA
4 32 (12.26%) MCSE
5 31 (11.88%) CCNP
6 22 (8.43%) Degree
7 21 (8.05%) MCITP
8 20 (7.66%) MCSA
9 11 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.83%) MCTS
11 7 (2.68%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.30%) CCDP
13 5 (1.92%) CCIE
13 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.53%) CCSE
14 4 (1.53%) MCP
14 4 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.15%) CISA
15 3 (1.15%) CCA
15 3 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.75%) SLA
2 8 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 109 (41.76%) Active Directory
2 45 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.96%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.60%) XenApp
5 9 (3.45%) Terminal Server
6 7 (2.68%) vSphere
7 3 (1.15%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.77%) MetaFrame
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.77%) XenServer
8 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.38%) Varnish
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (3.83%) SCCM
2 7 (2.68%) SCOM
3 6 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.53%) MOM
5 3 (1.15%) Nessus
5 3 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.77%) Nmap
6 2 (0.77%) WSUS
6 2 (0.77%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.38%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.38%) SELinux
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.38%) Ionix
Vendors
1 104 (39.85%) Microsoft
2 77 (29.50%) Cisco
2 77 (29.50%) VMware
3 58 (22.22%) Citrix
4 27 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 19 (7.28%) Oracle
6 18 (6.90%) HP
7 13 (4.98%) Dell
8 11 (4.21%) Veeam
9 7 (2.68%) Apple
9 7 (2.68%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.30%) Symantec
10 6 (2.30%) IBM
11 5 (1.92%) Avaya
11 5 (1.92%) Juniper
11 5 (1.92%) F5
12 4 (1.53%) Red Gate
13 3 (1.15%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.15%) LogRhythm
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Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
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Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
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