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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 122 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 108 98 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.21% 1.87% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.43% 13.10% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 95 83 148
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%

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
804 748 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.46% 14.27% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 647 645 717
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 33 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Warwickshire +32 18 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Coventry +9 17 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Staffordshire +6 13 £28,500 +39.02% 1
Herefordshire - 9 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire -14 8 £36,500 -14.11% 2
Shropshire -3 7 £23,000 -15.59% 1
Solihull -17 2 £25,750 -26.42%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,500 -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 150 (57.92%) Windows
2 127 (49.03%) Linux
3 96 (37.07%) DNS
4 90 (34.75%) Firewall
5 88 (33.98%) Active Directory
6 78 (30.12%) Cisco
6 78 (30.12%) Windows Server
7 75 (28.96%) Microsoft
8 74 (28.57%) DHCP
9 71 (27.41%) LAN
10 69 (26.64%) VMware
11 59 (22.78%) WAN
11 59 (22.78%) MS Exchange
12 58 (22.39%) Unix
13 51 (19.69%) VPN
14 50 (19.31%) MS Excel
15 46 (17.76%) ITIL
15 46 (17.76%) SQL Server
16 45 (17.37%) SQL
17 41 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
17 41 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (15.44%) Data Centre
19 38 (14.67%) Finance
19 38 (14.67%) Network Security
20 36 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
21 35 (13.51%) CCNA
22 34 (13.13%) SSL
23 33 (12.74%) Software Engineering
23 33 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
24 32 (12.36%) HTTP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (22.78%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.88%) IIS
3 15 (5.79%) Apache
4 14 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (5.41%) JBoss
4 14 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.09%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.39%) CICS
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.39%) nginx
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.79%) assyst
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.63%) Mimecast
3 8 (3.09%) Office 365
4 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.54%) SaaS
6 3 (1.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) G Suite
7 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 96 (37.07%) DNS
2 90 (34.75%) Firewall
3 74 (28.57%) DHCP
4 71 (27.41%) LAN
5 59 (22.78%) WAN
6 51 (19.69%) VPN
7 38 (14.67%) Network Security
8 34 (13.13%) SSL
9 32 (12.36%) HTTP
10 28 (10.81%) VoIP
11 25 (9.65%) SAN
12 24 (9.27%) BGP
12 24 (9.27%) OSPF
12 24 (9.27%) VLAN
13 21 (8.11%) Wireless
14 19 (7.34%) SNMP
15 17 (6.56%) MPLS
16 15 (5.79%) Internet
17 13 (5.02%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (5.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.79%) DB2
3 15 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.63%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.70%) MySQL
6 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.77%) GIS
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.77%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Hudson
3 1 (0.39%) JUnit
3 1 (0.39%) Log4j
3 1 (0.39%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (14.67%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Retail
3 17 (6.56%) Electronics
4 16 (6.18%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.63%) Banking
5 12 (4.63%) Retail Banking
6 11 (4.25%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.93%) Law
8 4 (1.54%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.54%) Publishing
9 3 (1.16%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
10 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (17.37%) Analyst
2 40 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (12.36%) Support Analyst
4 30 (11.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 25 (9.65%) Support Engineer
6 21 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 18 (6.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.56%) Network Engineer
9 15 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 15 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (5.79%) Consultant
10 13 (5.02%) Embedded Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) IT Support
10 13 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Security Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Technical Consultant
11 12 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.63%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.88%) HTML
2 15 (5.79%) XML
3 13 (5.02%) Java EE
4 12 (4.63%) Web Services
5 10 (3.86%) .NET
5 10 (3.86%) Middleware
5 10 (3.86%) Yocto
6 8 (3.09%) 802.1X
6 8 (3.09%) HTML5
6 8 (3.09%) Node.js
7 6 (2.32%) FreeSWITCH
8 4 (1.54%) Ajax
8 4 (1.54%) HTML5 Canvas
8 4 (1.54%) JSON
8 4 (1.54%) WebSockets
9 3 (1.16%) CSS
10 2 (0.77%) J2EE
11 1 (0.39%) JMS
11 1 (0.39%) SOAP
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.44%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.49%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (7.72%) Physics
5 17 (6.56%) Mathematics
6 13 (5.02%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.86%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.47%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.47%) Data Structures
9 8 (3.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (2.32%) Clustering
12 5 (1.93%) Life Science
13 4 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (1.54%) Device Driver
14 3 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (1.16%) iSeries
14 3 (1.16%) Replication
15 2 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 150 (57.92%) Windows
2 127 (49.03%) Linux
3 78 (30.12%) Windows Server
4 58 (22.39%) Unix
5 36 (13.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (12.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (6.95%) Windows 7
8 13 (5.02%) Embedded Linux
8 13 (5.02%) SUSE
8 13 (5.02%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.25%) Solaris
11 10 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (3.09%) Windows 10
13 7 (2.70%) AIX
14 5 (1.93%) ThreadX
15 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.76%) ITIL
2 33 (12.74%) Software Engineering
3 27 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (9.65%) Change Control
5 23 (8.88%) SOA
6 22 (8.49%) SIEM
7 21 (8.11%) Open Source
8 18 (6.95%) Presales
9 17 (6.56%) High Availability
9 17 (6.56%) Information Security
9 17 (6.56%) Validation
10 15 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (5.79%) Data Security
11 14 (5.41%) Project Planning
12 12 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (4.63%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.63%) Security Operations
12 12 (4.63%) Time Management
13 11 (4.25%) Resource Management
13 11 (4.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.37%) SQL
2 26 (10.04%) Java
3 23 (8.88%) C
4 17 (6.56%) C#
5 16 (6.18%) C++
6 12 (4.63%) Python
7 11 (4.25%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.25%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.86%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.47%) Clojure
9 9 (3.47%) Erlang
9 9 (3.47%) F#
9 9 (3.47%) Go
9 9 (3.47%) Haskell
10 8 (3.09%) Perl
11 4 (1.54%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.16%) PHP
12 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (15.83%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (13.51%) CCNA
3 24 (9.27%) CCNP
4 16 (6.18%) Degree
5 15 (5.79%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.63%) CISSP
7 12 (4.63%) GCIA
7 12 (4.63%) GCIH
7 12 (4.63%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.25%) MCSE
8 11 (4.25%) SANS
9 10 (3.86%) GIAC
10 9 (3.47%) MCSA
11 8 (3.09%) CEH
11 8 (3.09%) CISM
11 8 (3.09%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.09%) CWNA
11 8 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (3.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO22301
System Software
1 88 (33.98%) Active Directory
2 41 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.88%) vSphere
4 14 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.25%) Firmware
6 8 (3.09%) XenApp
6 8 (3.09%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.32%) Kamailio
8 5 (1.93%) Docker
9 3 (1.16%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.39%) ACF2
11 1 (0.39%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.39%) Postfix
11 1 (0.39%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.39%) RACF
11 1 (0.39%) Snort
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.27%) SCOM
2 21 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (5.79%) SCCM
4 9 (3.47%) Tivoli
5 8 (3.09%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (2.70%) SCOrch
7 6 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (1.16%) EdgeSight
9 3 (1.16%) WSUS
10 2 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.39%) Puppet
11 1 (0.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 78 (30.12%) Cisco
2 75 (28.96%) Microsoft
3 69 (26.64%) VMware
4 32 (12.36%) HP
5 21 (8.11%) Symantec
6 20 (7.72%) Citrix
7 16 (6.18%) Oracle
8 15 (5.79%) SolarWinds
9 14 (5.41%) Juniper
10 13 (5.02%) EMC
10 13 (5.02%) IBM
10 13 (5.02%) Meraki
11 12 (4.63%) F5
12 11 (4.25%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.47%) Brocade
13 9 (3.47%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.47%) Veeam
14 6 (2.32%) BroadSoft
15 5 (1.93%) Fortinet
15 5 (1.93%) Huawei
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