Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 112 121
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -18
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 64 86 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.74% 2.06% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 13.52% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38 79 93
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £48,625 £61,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +10.29%

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 544 636 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.79% 15.21% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 357 408 574
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,675
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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%) VLAN
2 32 (50.00%) Windows
2 32 (50.00%) DNS
3 26 (40.63%) Firewall
3 26 (40.63%) VMware
4 25 (39.06%) VPN
5 23 (35.94%) DHCP
5 23 (35.94%) Ethernet
5 23 (35.94%) Network Security
6 22 (34.38%) Cisco
7 21 (32.81%) CCNP
7 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (32.81%) SIEM
7 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
8 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 20 (31.25%) CheckPoint
8 20 (31.25%) LAN
8 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 19 (29.69%) WAN
9 19 (29.69%) MPLS
9 19 (29.69%) BGP
9 19 (29.69%) Office 365
10 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
10 18 (28.13%) Presales
10 18 (28.13%) Load Balancing
10 18 (28.13%) Fortinet
10 18 (28.13%) OSPF
10 18 (28.13%) Microsoft

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 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (18.75%) IIS
3 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.81%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Office 365
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (51.56%) VLAN
2 32 (50.00%) DNS
3 26 (40.63%) Firewall
4 25 (39.06%) VPN
5 23 (35.94%) DHCP
5 23 (35.94%) Ethernet
5 23 (35.94%) Network Security
6 21 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (31.25%) LAN
8 19 (29.69%) BGP
8 19 (29.69%) MPLS
8 19 (29.69%) WAN
9 18 (28.13%) OSPF
9 18 (28.13%) SNMP
9 18 (28.13%) SSL
10 12 (18.75%) FWSM
10 12 (18.75%) Wireshark
10 12 (18.75%) WLAN
11 9 (14.06%) SAN
11 9 (14.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) CANoe
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 6 (9.38%) Billing
2 5 (7.81%) Automotive
2 5 (7.81%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Security Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Security Solutions Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Support Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 6 (9.38%) Technical Support Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 5 (7.81%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) WSH
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) jQuery
2 1 (1.56%) Kafka
2 1 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.56%) MSMQ
2 1 (1.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Data Centre
2 12 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 6 (9.38%) FlexPod
5 5 (7.81%) PKI
6 4 (6.25%) Replication
7 2 (3.13%) Clustering
7 2 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.56%) Fintech
8 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.06%) Windows 10
6 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) Linux
7 2 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) SIEM
2 18 (28.13%) ITIL
2 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
2 18 (28.13%) Load Balancing
2 18 (28.13%) Network Design
2 18 (28.13%) Presales
3 14 (21.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 12 (18.75%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 12 (18.75%) Software Optimisation
6 11 (17.19%) Migration
7 8 (12.50%) Time Management
8 6 (9.38%) Application Performance Management
8 6 (9.38%) Line Management
8 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.38%) Performance Management
8 6 (9.38%) Project Management
8 6 (9.38%) Security Management
8 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Go
4 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) CCNP
1 21 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.88%) CISSP
3 12 (18.75%) CCDP
3 12 (18.75%) CCSE
3 12 (18.75%) IISP
3 12 (18.75%) ISSAP
3 12 (18.75%) JNCIP
4 7 (10.94%) DBS Check
4 7 (10.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) MCSA
5 4 (6.25%) MCSE
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.13%) CCNA
6 2 (3.13%) CEH
6 2 (3.13%) CISM
6 2 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Hyper-V
1 20 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) QRadar
2 7 (10.94%) SCCM
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (7.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.13%) Cacti
5 2 (3.13%) Nagios
5 2 (3.13%) WSUS
6 1 (1.56%) Ambari
6 1 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.56%) Kibana
6 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.56%) logstash
6 1 (1.56%) Nessus
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) SELinux
6 1 (1.56%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) VMware
2 22 (34.38%) Cisco
3 20 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 18 (28.13%) Fortinet
4 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.88%) Juniper
5 14 (21.88%) Splunk
6 12 (18.75%) Forcepoint
6 12 (18.75%) IBM
6 12 (18.75%) LogRhythm
6 12 (18.75%) Tufin
7 11 (17.19%) SolarWinds
8 10 (15.63%) HP
9 7 (10.94%) F5
9 7 (10.94%) Meraki
9 7 (10.94%) Sophos
10 6 (9.38%) Aruba
10 6 (9.38%) AVG
10 6 (9.38%) Brocade
10 6 (9.38%) Sourcefire