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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 104 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 119 110 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.26% 2.25% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.08% 14.67% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 97 99 99
Average salary £34,750 £33,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.30% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £21,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
789 750 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.01% 15.31% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 667 644 729
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 44 £42,500 +34.92% 9
Staffordshire +7 23 £22,500 -10.00% 3
Shropshire +4 19 £30,500 +22.00% 2
Coventry -10 14 £36,000 -5.32% 5
Warwickshire -15 8 £45,000 +11.11%
Wolverhampton - 5 £36,000 -
Dudley - 5 £29,000 -
Solihull -2 3 £33,500 -10.66%
Walsall +1 2 £36,000 -31.42%
Worcestershire -3 1 £36,500 -8.75% 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 181 (65.11%) Windows
2 114 (41.01%) Active Directory
3 107 (38.49%) Microsoft
4 104 (37.41%) DNS
5 95 (34.17%) VMware
6 85 (30.58%) LAN
7 84 (30.22%) Cisco
8 82 (29.50%) Firewall
9 80 (28.78%) WAN
10 79 (28.42%) Linux
11 78 (28.06%) SQL Server
12 73 (26.26%) Citrix
13 70 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 64 (23.02%) MS Exchange
15 62 (22.30%) SQL
16 53 (19.06%) Windows Server 2003
17 50 (17.99%) VPN
17 50 (17.99%) DHCP
18 49 (17.63%) MS Excel
19 48 (17.27%) MS Office
20 46 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
21 44 (15.83%) SAN
22 41 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
24 38 (13.67%) CCNA
25 36 (12.95%) HTML
26 35 (12.59%) ITIL
27 34 (12.23%) VLAN
28 33 (11.87%) C#
28 33 (11.87%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 64 (23.02%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (6.47%) Apache
5 16 (5.76%) IIS
6 11 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.24%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (3.24%) JBoss
7 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.16%) NServiceBus
8 6 (2.16%) CMS
9 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.08%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.08%) Lync
11 2 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 49 (17.63%) MS Excel
2 48 (17.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) Simulink
3 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.16%) Trello
1 6 (2.16%) SaaS
2 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.44%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.44%) CloudFront
3 4 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.08%) Office 365
5 2 (0.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (37.41%) DNS
2 85 (30.58%) LAN
3 82 (29.50%) Firewall
4 80 (28.78%) WAN
5 50 (17.99%) DHCP
5 50 (17.99%) VPN
6 44 (15.83%) SAN
7 34 (12.23%) VLAN
8 24 (8.63%) Internet
9 22 (7.91%) NAS
10 21 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (7.55%) DDNS
10 21 (7.55%) VoIP
11 20 (7.19%) HTTP
11 20 (7.19%) OSPF
11 20 (7.19%) BGP
12 19 (6.83%) Wireless
13 18 (6.47%) MPLS
13 18 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (5.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (28.06%) SQL Server
2 29 (10.43%) MySQL
3 17 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.24%) DB2
7 9 (3.24%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.88%) RavenDB
9 6 (2.16%) SQLite
10 4 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.08%) Riak
11 3 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 19 (6.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.08%) Hudson
5 2 (0.72%) NUnit
5 2 (0.72%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) MSI
6 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.36%) CANoe
6 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 30 (10.79%) Finance
2 27 (9.71%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.40%) Retail
4 11 (3.96%) Banking
5 8 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.16%) Electronics
7 5 (1.80%) Marketing
8 4 (1.44%) Games
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Publishing
9 3 (1.08%) German Language
9 3 (1.08%) Automotive
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
10 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (19.06%) Analyst
2 38 (13.67%) Support Engineer
3 32 (11.51%) Developer
4 31 (11.15%) Network Engineer
5 30 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (10.07%) Consultant
7 21 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (7.55%) Team Leader
8 20 (7.19%) Support Analyst
9 18 (6.47%) Software Engineer
10 15 (5.40%) Network Consultant
11 13 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (4.68%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (4.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 11 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (3.24%) Senior Network Engineer
14 8 (2.88%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.95%) HTML
2 32 (11.51%) XML
3 31 (11.15%) .NET
4 25 (8.99%) CSS
4 25 (8.99%) jQuery
5 14 (5.04%) JSON
5 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.68%) HTML5
7 9 (3.24%) Ajax
7 9 (3.24%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.24%) Java EE
8 8 (2.88%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (2.88%) Entity Framework
8 8 (2.88%) LINQ
8 8 (2.88%) DOM
8 8 (2.88%) EDI
9 7 (2.52%) Middleware
10 6 (2.16%) Spring
10 6 (2.16%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.19%) Blackberry
3 18 (6.47%) Clustering
4 11 (3.96%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.52%) User Experience
8 6 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.16%) iSeries
8 6 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.72%) Replication
11 2 (0.72%) VHDL
11 2 (0.72%) IVR
11 2 (0.72%) CCTV
11 2 (0.72%) Physics
11 2 (0.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 181 (65.11%) Windows
2 79 (28.42%) Linux
3 70 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (19.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (11.87%) Windows 8
5 33 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (10.79%) Windows XP
7 29 (10.43%) UNIX
8 20 (7.19%) Windows 7
9 18 (6.47%) Apple iOS
10 16 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.16%) VxWorks
12 4 (1.44%) CentOS
13 3 (1.08%) Android
13 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.08%) AIX
14 2 (0.72%) Solaris
14 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.59%) ITIL
2 21 (7.55%) Software Engineering
3 19 (6.83%) E-Commerce
4 17 (6.12%) High Availability
5 15 (5.40%) Multithreading
6 14 (5.04%) Project Management
7 12 (4.32%) Service Delivery
8 11 (3.96%) Network Design
9 10 (3.60%) Time Management
10 9 (3.24%) Performance Management
10 9 (3.24%) Low Latency
10 9 (3.24%) SOA
11 8 (2.88%) OO
11 8 (2.88%) Logistics
11 8 (2.88%) MVC
11 8 (2.88%) Migration
11 8 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.88%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.52%) Functional Programming
13 6 (2.16%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (22.30%) SQL
2 33 (11.87%) C#
3 31 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.43%) Java
5 24 (8.63%) C++
6 20 (7.19%) C
7 13 (4.68%) PHP
8 11 (3.96%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.88%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.52%) Erlang
10 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.16%) Haskell
11 6 (2.16%) Scala
11 6 (2.16%) VC++
12 5 (1.80%) VBScript
12 5 (1.80%) VB
12 5 (1.80%) Perl
12 5 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.44%) Ruby
13 4 (1.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (16.55%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (13.67%) CCNA
4 23 (8.27%) MCSE
5 21 (7.55%) Degree
6 20 (7.19%) CCNP
7 18 (6.47%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (5.04%) MCSA
9 11 (3.96%) CCA
10 9 (3.24%) MCITP
11 7 (2.52%) MCTS
12 6 (2.16%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.16%) MCP
13 5 (1.80%) CCDP
13 5 (1.80%) CCSA
13 5 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.44%) CCSE
14 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
15 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.43%) SLA
2 4 (1.44%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 114 (41.01%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.15%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.68%) vSphere
5 9 (3.24%) XenApp
6 8 (2.88%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.88%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.44%) XenServer
7 4 (1.44%) Varnish
8 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.08%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.72%) Firmware
9 2 (0.72%) Snort
9 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.36%) Xen
10 1 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) SCCM
2 10 (3.60%) WMI
3 7 (2.52%) Nagios
4 4 (1.44%) SELinux
5 3 (1.08%) MOM
5 3 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.72%) WSUS
6 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) Plesk
7 1 (0.36%) Ionix
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.36%) Nessus
7 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 107 (38.49%) Microsoft
2 95 (34.17%) VMware
3 84 (30.22%) Cisco
4 73 (26.26%) Citrix
5 27 (9.71%) Oracle
6 22 (7.91%) HP
7 21 (7.55%) Avaya
8 17 (6.12%) Apple
9 16 (5.76%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.96%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.96%) Brocade
10 11 (3.96%) Juniper
11 10 (3.60%) EMC
11 10 (3.60%) IBM
12 9 (3.24%) SonicWALL
13 8 (2.88%) Altova
13 8 (2.88%) Dell
13 8 (2.88%) NetApp
13 8 (2.88%) DevExpress
14 7 (2.52%) Veeam
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training + Great Company
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago