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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 75 99 130
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +31
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 155 97 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.11% 2.25% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.16% 12.78% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 141 77 68
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
769 759 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.41% 17.57% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 593 685
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 January 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 30 January 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
Staffordshire +30 44 £37,500 +50.00% 3
Birmingham -16 42 £35,000 +4.47% 8
Shropshire +9 24 £31,000 +27.83%
Coventry +5 20 £47,500 +24.91% 1
Warwickshire +3 13 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Solihull -2 4 £45,000 +100.00% 4
Worcestershire +3 1 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 213 (65.94%) Windows
2 124 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 124 (38.39%) Active Directory
3 112 (34.67%) DNS
4 106 (32.82%) LAN
5 105 (32.51%) WAN
6 101 (31.27%) VMware
7 100 (30.96%) Firewall
8 88 (27.24%) Cisco
8 88 (27.24%) SQL Server
9 86 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 81 (25.08%) Citrix
11 73 (22.60%) Linux
12 69 (21.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 65 (20.12%) MS Office
14 63 (19.50%) ITIL
15 62 (19.20%) MS Excel
15 62 (19.20%) MS Exchange
16 57 (17.65%) VPN
17 55 (17.03%) Cisco Certification
18 52 (16.10%) DHCP
19 51 (15.79%) Finance
20 49 (15.17%) Windows XP
21 48 (14.86%) SAN
22 47 (14.55%) Internet
23 44 (13.62%) CCNA
24 41 (12.69%) SQL
24 41 (12.69%) Degree
25 40 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
26 38 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (19.20%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (6.50%) IIS
5 13 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.72%) Apache
7 11 (3.41%) CMS
8 9 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (2.79%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 6 (1.86%) EPiServer CMS
11 4 (1.24%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.24%) NServiceBus
11 4 (1.24%) Lync
12 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 65 (20.12%) MS Office
2 62 (19.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.55%) Simulink
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.86%) SaaS
2 6 (1.86%) IaaS
3 4 (1.24%) Trello
4 3 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 112 (34.67%) DNS
2 106 (32.82%) LAN
3 105 (32.51%) WAN
4 100 (30.96%) Firewall
5 57 (17.65%) VPN
6 52 (16.10%) DHCP
7 48 (14.86%) SAN
8 47 (14.55%) Internet
9 30 (9.29%) VoIP
10 29 (8.98%) HTTP
11 23 (7.12%) MPLS
12 22 (6.81%) VLAN
12 22 (6.81%) Network Security
13 20 (6.19%) BGP
14 17 (5.26%) DDNS
15 16 (4.95%) SNMP
15 16 (4.95%) OSPF
16 15 (4.64%) NAS
17 14 (4.33%) SSL
17 14 (4.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (27.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.57%) MySQL
4 13 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.72%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.86%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.86%) SQLite
9 6 (1.86%) RavenDB
10 3 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (5.57%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.41%) JIRA
3 3 (0.93%) Selenium
3 3 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.62%) Subversion
4 2 (0.62%) NUnit
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.31%) Ant
5 1 (0.31%) MSI
5 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
General
1 51 (15.79%) Finance
2 15 (4.64%) Front Office
2 15 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.17%) Retail
3 7 (2.17%) Electronics
4 6 (1.86%) Automotive
5 5 (1.55%) Banking
5 5 (1.55%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (0.93%) Marketing
7 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (18.27%) Analyst
2 40 (12.38%) Network Engineer
3 36 (11.15%) Support Engineer
4 31 (9.60%) Developer
5 29 (8.98%) Consultant
6 26 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (6.81%) Team Leader
8 21 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (5.57%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.57%) Technical Consultant
10 16 (4.95%) Software Engineer
11 15 (4.64%) Technical Support
12 13 (4.02%) Administrator
12 13 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.72%) Technical Engineer
14 11 (3.41%) Senior Support Engineer
15 10 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 10 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.10%) Senior Technical Support
16 9 (2.79%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.29%) .NET
2 23 (7.12%) CSS
2 23 (7.12%) jQuery
3 22 (6.81%) HTML
4 20 (6.19%) XML
5 15 (4.64%) Web Services
6 14 (4.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (4.33%) JSON
7 9 (2.79%) Ajax
7 9 (2.79%) .NET Framework
7 9 (2.79%) HTML5
7 9 (2.79%) Middleware
8 8 (2.48%) EDI
8 8 (2.48%) DOM
8 8 (2.48%) LINQ
8 8 (2.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (1.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (1.86%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (1.86%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (1.86%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.50%) Blackberry
3 18 (5.57%) Clustering
4 15 (4.64%) Open Source
5 11 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.10%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.86%) iSeries
8 6 (1.86%) User Experience
8 6 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.55%) CAN bus
9 5 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.55%) Life Science
10 4 (1.24%) IVR
10 4 (1.24%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.62%) Replication
12 2 (0.62%) CCTV
13 1 (0.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 213 (65.94%) Windows
2 86 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (22.60%) Linux
4 69 (21.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (15.17%) Windows XP
6 38 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (11.15%) Windows 8
8 25 (7.74%) Windows 7
9 20 (6.19%) Apple iOS
10 19 (5.88%) UNIX
11 11 (3.41%) Solaris
12 9 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.86%) Windows 2000
14 5 (1.55%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.24%) VxWorks
15 4 (1.24%) Android
16 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.93%) AIX
16 3 (0.93%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.50%) ITIL
2 23 (7.12%) Software Engineering
3 21 (6.50%) Project Management
4 18 (5.57%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (5.57%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 16 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (4.64%) Multithreading
7 15 (4.64%) Load Balancing
7 15 (4.64%) ETRM
8 14 (4.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.41%) DevOps
9 11 (3.41%) Waterfall
9 11 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (3.41%) OO
9 11 (3.41%) Scrum
10 10 (3.10%) Network Design
10 10 (3.10%) Low Latency
11 9 (2.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.69%) SQL
2 26 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 25 (7.74%) C#
4 22 (6.81%) C
5 20 (6.19%) Java
6 19 (5.88%) C++
7 18 (5.57%) VBScript
8 15 (4.64%) Python
9 11 (3.41%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.79%) Korn
10 9 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.17%) Erlang
13 6 (1.86%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.86%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.86%) VC++
13 6 (1.86%) PHP
13 6 (1.86%) Scala
13 6 (1.86%) F#
13 6 (1.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 55 (17.03%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (13.62%) CCNA
3 41 (12.69%) Degree
4 40 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (9.29%) CCNP
6 26 (8.05%) MCSE
7 18 (5.57%) MCSA
8 17 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 16 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 15 (4.64%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (3.10%) CCIE
12 10 (3.10%) MCP
13 9 (2.79%) MCITP
13 9 (2.79%) CCA
14 8 (2.48%) CCIP
15 6 (1.86%) MCTS
16 4 (1.24%) CCSA
16 4 (1.24%) CCSP
16 4 (1.24%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.62%) IEC 61508
2 2 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 124 (38.39%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.05%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.26%) XenApp
5 12 (3.72%) vSphere
6 6 (1.86%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.55%) XenServer
7 5 (1.55%) Firmware
7 5 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (3.41%) Vagrant
1 11 (3.41%) Puppet
2 9 (2.79%) WMI
3 8 (2.48%) SCCM
4 6 (1.86%) WSUS
5 5 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (1.55%) Nagios
5 5 (1.55%) MAILsweeper
6 4 (1.24%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.62%) SCOM
9 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.31%) Plesk
9 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.31%) MOM
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 124 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 101 (31.27%) VMware
3 88 (27.24%) Cisco
4 81 (25.08%) Citrix
5 23 (7.12%) NetApp
6 22 (6.81%) Apple
6 22 (6.81%) Avaya
7 19 (5.88%) HP
7 19 (5.88%) IBM
8 17 (5.26%) Oracle
9 15 (4.64%) EMC
10 14 (4.33%) CommVault
11 13 (4.02%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.41%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.10%) Dell
14 9 (2.79%) Netezza
15 8 (2.48%) Reuters
15 8 (2.48%) Bloomberg
15 8 (2.48%) Juniper
15 8 (2.48%) DevExpress
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