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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 80 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 173 129 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.06% 2.40% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.87% 14.91% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 155 119 110
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £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
968 865 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.11% 16.09% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 788 717 645
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,383 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +29 66 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Coventry +7 35 £39,000 +20.00% 6
Warwickshire -6 28 £29,425 -30.76% 3
Staffordshire -15 20 £28,250 -3.41% 1
Solihull - 10 £33,500 - 1
Worcestershire -2 6 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Shropshire 0 5 £36,500 +37.73%
Dudley - 1 £29,462 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 211 (65.33%) Windows
2 127 (39.32%) Active Directory
3 120 (37.15%) VMware
4 118 (36.53%) Microsoft
5 116 (35.91%) Firewall
6 112 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 108 (33.44%) WAN
8 100 (30.96%) LAN
9 95 (29.41%) DNS
10 93 (28.79%) Cisco
11 82 (25.39%) Citrix
12 77 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 76 (23.53%) SQL Server
14 74 (22.91%) MS Exchange
15 73 (22.60%) VPN
16 72 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 70 (21.67%) MS Excel
18 66 (20.43%) Finance
19 65 (20.12%) Linux
20 57 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
20 57 (17.65%) Internet
21 56 (17.34%) ITIL
22 55 (17.03%) MS Office
23 54 (16.72%) Windows XP
23 54 (16.72%) DHCP
24 53 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
25 50 (15.48%) SQL
26 48 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
27 46 (14.24%) Windows 7
27 46 (14.24%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (22.91%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (6.81%) IIS
5 20 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (4.64%) Apache
9 9 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (2.17%) Lync
10 7 (2.17%) nginx
11 6 (1.86%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.24%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
14 3 (0.93%) CMS
14 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 70 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 55 (17.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Simulink
4 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.31%) GIMP
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.31%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) Office 365
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (35.91%) Firewall
2 108 (33.44%) WAN
3 100 (30.96%) LAN
4 95 (29.41%) DNS
5 73 (22.60%) VPN
6 57 (17.65%) Internet
7 54 (16.72%) DHCP
8 46 (14.24%) SAN
9 34 (10.53%) Network Security
10 32 (9.91%) MPLS
11 30 (9.29%) HTTP
12 22 (6.81%) VoIP
13 19 (5.88%) LDAP
13 19 (5.88%) SSL
13 19 (5.88%) IPsec
14 17 (5.26%) BGP
14 17 (5.26%) VLAN
14 17 (5.26%) NAS
15 15 (4.64%) Wireless
16 14 (4.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.48%) MySQL
4 8 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (5.26%) JIRA
1 17 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (20.43%) Finance
2 20 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.33%) Legal
4 9 (2.79%) Front Office
5 5 (1.55%) Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Law
7 3 (0.93%) Automotive
7 3 (0.93%) Electronics
7 3 (0.93%) Retail
7 3 (0.93%) Local Government
7 3 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.62%) Games
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (22.29%) Analyst
2 51 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 35 (10.84%) Administrator
4 28 (8.67%) Network Engineer
5 26 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (8.05%) Developer
6 25 (7.74%) IT Support
7 24 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (7.12%) Support Analyst
8 23 (7.12%) Consultant
9 21 (6.50%) Network Analyst
10 20 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (5.57%) Senior Support Engineer
12 16 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.33%) Software Tester
13 14 (4.33%) Test Analyst
13 14 (4.33%) Tester
14 13 (4.02%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.19%) .NET
2 16 (4.95%) HTML
3 15 (4.64%) CSS
4 14 (4.33%) Web Services
5 12 (3.72%) Ajax
5 12 (3.72%) jQuery
6 11 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (3.41%) Software Packaging
6 11 (3.41%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.79%) XML
8 5 (1.55%) Middleware
8 5 (1.55%) LAMP
9 3 (0.93%) JSON
9 3 (0.93%) SOAP
10 2 (0.62%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.31%) OpenGL
11 1 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.05%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.57%) Open Source
4 14 (4.33%) Replication
5 13 (4.02%) Clustering
6 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.86%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.55%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.24%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.93%) Life Science
10 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.62%) AS400
11 2 (0.62%) iPhone
11 2 (0.62%) iSeries
11 2 (0.62%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (65.33%) Windows
2 112 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (20.12%) Linux
5 54 (16.72%) Windows XP
6 48 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (14.24%) Windows 7
8 36 (11.15%) Windows 8
9 25 (7.74%) UNIX
10 13 (4.02%) Solaris
11 10 (3.10%) Debian
12 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.48%) CentOS
13 7 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.17%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (1.55%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.55%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.24%) SELinux
17 3 (0.93%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.34%) ITIL
2 36 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (9.29%) Load Balancing
3 30 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (8.98%) OO
5 27 (8.36%) OOP
6 24 (7.43%) Network Monitoring
7 20 (6.19%) DevOps
8 18 (5.57%) Low Latency
9 17 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 17 (5.26%) Scrum
10 15 (4.64%) Migration
11 14 (4.33%) Automated Testing
11 14 (4.33%) Manual Testing
11 14 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (4.33%) Agile Testing
12 13 (4.02%) Network Management
13 11 (3.41%) Web Development
14 10 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.48%) SQL
2 33 (10.22%) Java
3 32 (9.91%) C#
4 24 (7.43%) C++
5 18 (5.57%) Python
6 15 (4.64%) JavaScript
7 13 (4.02%) C
8 12 (3.72%) VB
9 11 (3.41%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.41%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.41%) VB6
10 10 (3.10%) VBScript
11 9 (2.79%) PHP
12 8 (2.48%) Korn
13 7 (2.17%) Perl
14 5 (1.55%) Erlang
14 5 (1.55%) F#
14 5 (1.55%) Scala
15 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.24%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 57 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (12.38%) CCNA
3 40 (12.38%) Degree
4 38 (11.76%) MCSE
5 35 (10.84%) CCNP
6 33 (10.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (6.81%) MCSA
8 21 (6.50%) Security Cleared
9 20 (6.19%) SC Cleared
10 19 (5.88%) MCITP
11 16 (4.95%) CCIE
12 15 (4.64%) MCP
13 14 (4.33%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (3.41%) CCIP
15 10 (3.10%) CCA
15 10 (3.10%) CCSA
15 10 (3.10%) CCSE
16 9 (2.79%) NCDA
17 6 (1.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.79%) SLA
2 7 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) GPG13
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 127 (39.32%) Active Directory
2 72 (22.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.12%) XenApp
4 21 (6.50%) XenDesktop
5 19 (5.88%) vSphere
6 18 (5.57%) Hyper-V
7 17 (5.26%) XenServer
8 13 (4.02%) VMware ESX
8 13 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (3.72%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.86%) Postfix
11 4 (1.24%) Sendmail
11 4 (1.24%) Varnish
12 3 (0.93%) NFS
12 3 (0.93%) Firmware
12 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.62%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.62%) Snort
13 2 (0.62%) Squid
13 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (6.19%) SCCM
1 20 (6.19%) Puppet
2 17 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 17 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (4.95%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.17%) Nagios
5 6 (1.86%) WSUS
5 6 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.55%) SCOM
6 5 (1.55%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.93%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.93%) logstash
9 1 (0.31%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 120 (37.15%) VMware
2 118 (36.53%) Microsoft
3 93 (28.79%) Cisco
4 82 (25.39%) Citrix
5 32 (9.91%) NetApp
6 28 (8.67%) HP
7 26 (8.05%) CheckPoint
8 25 (7.74%) EMC
9 23 (7.12%) Dell
10 21 (6.50%) IBM
11 14 (4.33%) Red Hat
11 14 (4.33%) Apple
12 13 (4.02%) CommVault
13 12 (3.72%) Mitel
14 11 (3.41%) Oracle
15 9 (2.79%) Siemens
16 8 (2.48%) Netezza
17 7 (2.17%) Symantec
18 6 (1.86%) Lotus
18 6 (1.86%) Juniper
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