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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 83 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 174 143 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.03% 2.66% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.98% 16.90% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 159 137 127
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
871 846 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.16% 15.72% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 782 712 778
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +22 79 £40,000 +19.40% 6
Staffordshire +16 30 £25,000 -6.97% 5
Warwickshire -22 22 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Shropshire +1 21 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Solihull +12 6 £30,000 +30.43%
Worcestershire -3 6 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Coventry -22 4 £35,250 - 4
Dudley - 4 £29,000 -
Walsall +5 3 £30,250 -42.38%
Herefordshire - 2 £46,250 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 184 (62.80%) Windows
2 125 (42.66%) Active Directory
3 117 (39.93%) DNS
4 107 (36.52%) Microsoft
5 100 (34.13%) LAN
6 98 (33.45%) VMware
7 97 (33.11%) WAN
8 95 (32.42%) Firewall
9 87 (29.69%) Cisco
9 87 (29.69%) MS Exchange
10 80 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (26.96%) Citrix
12 75 (25.60%) Linux
13 68 (23.21%) DHCP
14 67 (22.87%) VPN
15 64 (21.84%) SQL Server
16 61 (20.82%) Cisco Certification
17 59 (20.14%) MS Excel
18 58 (19.80%) SQL
19 55 (18.77%) Windows Server 2003
20 53 (18.09%) ITIL
21 50 (17.06%) SAN
21 50 (17.06%) Finance
22 49 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
23 48 (16.38%) CCNA
24 47 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
24 47 (16.04%) UNIX
25 46 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
26 43 (14.68%) MS Office
27 41 (13.99%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (29.69%) MS Exchange
2 39 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.51%) IIS
4 21 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (5.46%) JBoss
6 16 (5.46%) WebSphere
7 15 (5.12%) Apache
8 13 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (1.71%) NServiceBus
11 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.02%) Lync
13 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.68%) CMS
14 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 59 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 43 (14.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.73%) Office 365
2 5 (1.71%) Trello
3 4 (1.37%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.37%) CloudFront
3 4 (1.37%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.02%) SaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (39.93%) DNS
2 100 (34.13%) LAN
3 97 (33.11%) WAN
4 95 (32.42%) Firewall
5 68 (23.21%) DHCP
6 67 (22.87%) VPN
7 50 (17.06%) SAN
8 38 (12.97%) Internet
9 31 (10.58%) OSPF
9 31 (10.58%) BGP
9 31 (10.58%) VLAN
10 30 (10.24%) Wireless
11 25 (8.53%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (7.51%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (7.17%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (6.14%) SSL
14 18 (6.14%) VoIP
15 17 (5.80%) MPLS
15 17 (5.80%) NAS
16 15 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.51%) MySQL
3 17 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.46%) DB2
4 16 (5.46%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (3.41%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.39%) RavenDB
10 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.37%) Riak
13 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (2.73%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (1.37%) Hudson
4 2 (0.68%) NUnit
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) PVCS
5 1 (0.34%) CANoe
General
1 50 (17.06%) Finance
2 30 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.51%) Banking
4 16 (5.46%) Retail
5 15 (5.12%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.75%) Marketing
7 6 (2.05%) German Language
8 5 (1.71%) Games
8 5 (1.71%) Electronics
9 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 3 (1.02%) Legal
10 3 (1.02%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.68%) Local Government
11 2 (0.68%) Automotive
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 43 (14.68%) Analyst
2 41 (13.99%) Support Engineer
3 36 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (10.24%) Network Engineer
5 28 (9.56%) Consultant
6 23 (7.85%) Software Engineer
7 21 (7.17%) Developer
8 15 (5.12%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.12%) 1st Line Support
8 15 (5.12%) Team Leader
9 13 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 12 (4.10%) Administrator
10 12 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (3.75%) Help Desk Analyst
11 11 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (3.07%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.63%) HTML
2 29 (9.90%) XML
3 23 (7.85%) .NET
4 18 (6.14%) Middleware
5 16 (5.46%) Java EE
6 12 (4.10%) CSS
7 11 (3.75%) jQuery
8 8 (2.73%) HTML5
8 8 (2.73%) MSMQ
9 7 (2.39%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (2.39%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (2.05%) Spring
11 5 (1.71%) JSON
11 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.37%) Memcached
13 3 (1.02%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.02%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.02%) LINQ
13 3 (1.02%) EDI
13 3 (1.02%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.83%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.44%) Clustering
5 12 (4.10%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.41%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.07%) EqualLogic
7 9 (3.07%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.71%) User Experience
10 5 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.02%) Replication
12 3 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.68%) CCTV
13 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.68%) FMCG
14 1 (0.34%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 184 (62.80%) Windows
2 80 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (25.60%) Linux
4 55 (18.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (16.04%) UNIX
6 46 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (10.24%) Windows 8
8 24 (8.19%) Windows XP
9 20 (6.83%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.41%) Apple iOS
11 9 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.07%) Solaris
12 6 (2.05%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.37%) VxWorks
13 4 (1.37%) CentOS
14 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.02%) AIX
15 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.09%) ITIL
2 26 (8.87%) Software Engineering
3 22 (7.51%) High Availability
4 21 (7.17%) Time Management
5 20 (6.83%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.46%) E-Commerce
6 16 (5.46%) SOA
7 14 (4.78%) Multithreading
7 14 (4.78%) Load Balancing
8 13 (4.44%) Incident Management
8 13 (4.44%) Functional Programming
9 11 (3.75%) Information Security
10 9 (3.07%) Network Design
10 9 (3.07%) Project Management
10 9 (3.07%) Low Latency
11 8 (2.73%) SIEM
11 8 (2.73%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (2.73%) Server Building
12 7 (2.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (19.80%) SQL
2 41 (13.99%) Java
3 35 (11.95%) C#
4 29 (9.90%) C++
5 22 (7.51%) C
6 17 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.46%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.44%) Erlang
9 12 (4.10%) PHP
10 9 (3.07%) Scala
10 9 (3.07%) Haskell
11 8 (2.73%) VB
12 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.05%) Perl
13 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.37%) VC++
14 4 (1.37%) Python
14 4 (1.37%) Ruby
15 3 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (20.82%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (16.38%) CCNA
3 47 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (11.26%) MCSE
4 33 (11.26%) CCNP
5 24 (8.19%) MCITP
6 21 (7.17%) MCSA
7 20 (6.83%) Degree
8 13 (4.44%) MCTS
9 10 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.73%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.05%) CCDP
12 5 (1.71%) CCA
12 5 (1.71%) CCIE
12 5 (1.71%) CCSA
12 5 (1.71%) CCSE
12 5 (1.71%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.37%) MCP
14 3 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.48%) SLA
2 9 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.02%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 125 (42.66%) Active Directory
2 49 (16.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (13.31%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.44%) XenApp
5 11 (3.75%) vSphere
5 11 (3.75%) Terminal Server
6 7 (2.39%) VMware ESX
7 6 (2.05%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.37%) Varnish
10 3 (1.02%) XenServer
11 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.68%) Snort
11 2 (0.68%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.34%) Xen
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.10%) SCCM
2 8 (2.73%) SCOM
3 5 (1.71%) MOM
3 5 (1.71%) Nagios
4 4 (1.37%) SELinux
5 3 (1.02%) WMI
5 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.34%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.34%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Ionix
7 1 (0.34%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 107 (36.52%) Microsoft
2 98 (33.45%) VMware
3 87 (29.69%) Cisco
4 79 (26.96%) Citrix
5 27 (9.22%) Oracle
6 24 (8.19%) HP
6 24 (8.19%) CheckPoint
7 17 (5.80%) Dell
8 13 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.75%) Apple
9 11 (3.75%) Juniper
10 10 (3.41%) Avaya
10 10 (3.41%) IBM
11 8 (2.73%) EMC
11 8 (2.73%) Veeam
12 7 (2.39%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (2.05%) Symantec
13 6 (2.05%) Brocade
13 6 (2.05%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.37%) Tripwire
Malvern, Worcestershire
IDS-INDATA.CO.UK
Salary: Unspecified Commensurate with experience + project based bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Staffordshire
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 100k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago