Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 127 114
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 -32
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 64 73 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.71% 1.89% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.44% 12.87% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 57 75
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £28,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £65,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +11.11% +2.86%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 613 567 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.33% 14.70% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 422 438 513
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,300 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,625 £60,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +2.56%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for TCP/IP in Birmingham

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Cisco
3 22 (34.38%) Firewall
4 21 (32.81%) Juniper
5 20 (31.25%) Linux
6 18 (28.13%) ITIL
6 18 (28.13%) LAN
6 18 (28.13%) WAN
6 18 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (25.00%) VPN
7 16 (25.00%) SSL
7 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (25.00%) CCNP
7 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 16 (25.00%) MPLS
7 16 (25.00%) OSPF
7 16 (25.00%) BGP
8 15 (23.44%) Unix
8 15 (23.44%) ITIL V3
9 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
10 13 (20.31%) Network Security
10 13 (20.31%) DNS
10 13 (20.31%) DHCP
10 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
11 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint
12 11 (17.19%) Ethernet
12 11 (17.19%) Splunk
12 11 (17.19%) SIEM
12 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
12 11 (17.19%) VLAN

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 7 (10.94%) JBoss
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) SaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) Firewall
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (28.13%) LAN
2 18 (28.13%) WAN
3 16 (25.00%) BGP
3 16 (25.00%) MPLS
3 16 (25.00%) OSPF
3 16 (25.00%) SSL
3 16 (25.00%) VPN
4 13 (20.31%) DHCP
4 13 (20.31%) DNS
4 13 (20.31%) Network Security
5 11 (17.19%) Ethernet
5 11 (17.19%) VLAN
6 10 (15.63%) WLAN
7 9 (14.06%) Cisco Firepower
7 9 (14.06%) FWSM
7 9 (14.06%) SNMP
7 9 (14.06%) Wireshark
8 7 (10.94%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) DB2
3 5 (7.81%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) Big Data
4 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) CANoe
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) NUnit
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Automotive
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Architect
2 11 (17.19%) IT Support
3 9 (14.06%) Security Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Security Solutions Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) NOC Technician
5 7 (10.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Help Desk Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Java Technical Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 7 (10.94%) Java EE
2 7 (10.94%) XML
3 6 (9.38%) CSS
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) Drools
4 2 (3.13%) JRules
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.56%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) WPF
5 1 (1.56%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.06%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (14.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Linux
3 15 (23.44%) Unix
4 14 (21.88%) Windows Server
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.94%) Solaris
7 7 (10.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.69%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 15 (23.44%) ITIL V3
3 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
3 11 (17.19%) SIEM
4 10 (15.63%) Network Design
4 10 (15.63%) RAD
4 10 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
5 9 (14.06%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 9 (14.06%) Presales
5 9 (14.06%) Software Optimisation
6 8 (12.50%) Information Security
6 8 (12.50%) Line Management
6 8 (12.50%) Network Management
6 8 (12.50%) SOA
7 7 (10.94%) Break/Fix
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Java
2 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
2 5 (7.81%) Python
2 5 (7.81%) Ruby
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) CCNP
1 16 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.06%) CCDP
2 9 (14.06%) CCSE
2 9 (14.06%) CISSP
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 9 (14.06%) IISP
2 9 (14.06%) ISSAP
2 9 (14.06%) JNCIP
3 7 (10.94%) HNC
3 7 (10.94%) HND
4 6 (9.38%) CCSP
4 6 (9.38%) JNCIS
5 5 (7.81%) RHCSA
6 3 (4.69%) RHCE
6 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) SLA
2 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) QRadar
2 3 (4.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.13%) Nagios
3 2 (3.13%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) Juniper
3 13 (20.31%) Red Hat
4 12 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.19%) Splunk
6 10 (15.63%) LogRhythm
7 9 (14.06%) Fortinet
7 9 (14.06%) IBM
7 9 (14.06%) Tufin
7 9 (14.06%) VMware
8 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (10.94%) Forcepoint
9 7 (10.94%) HP
9 7 (10.94%) Nokia
9 7 (10.94%) Oracle
9 7 (10.94%) Sun
9 7 (10.94%) Telindus
10 5 (7.81%) McAfee
11 3 (4.69%) SonicWALL