Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 140 115
Rank change year-on-year +37 -25 -24
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 95 50 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.52% 1.33% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 9.84% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60 44 100
Birmingham median annual salary £33,250 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -5.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,375
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -18.75% -10.11% +27.14%

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 624 508 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.58% 13.50% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 378 371 518
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +4.58%
10th Percentile £23,925 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,875 £58,750 £60,075
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (47.37%) DNS
2 43 (45.26%) Cisco
3 41 (43.16%) Windows
4 39 (41.05%) DHCP
5 38 (40.00%) VLAN
6 37 (38.95%) Firewall
7 34 (35.79%) Ethernet
7 34 (35.79%) VPN
8 33 (34.74%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (33.68%) VMware
10 30 (31.58%) LAN
11 29 (30.53%) CCNP
11 29 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
11 29 (30.53%) Juniper
11 29 (30.53%) Splunk
12 28 (29.47%) Network Security
12 28 (29.47%) WAN
12 28 (29.47%) Windows Server
13 27 (28.42%) ITIL
13 27 (28.42%) ITIL V3
14 26 (27.37%) SIEM
14 26 (27.37%) CheckPoint
15 25 (26.32%) Office 365
15 25 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (26.32%) Hyper-V
16 24 (25.26%) MPLS
16 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
16 24 (25.26%) BGP
16 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
16 24 (25.26%) Cisco Firepower

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 22 (23.16%) IIS
2 17 (17.89%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.16%) Apache
6 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.32%) Office 365
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (47.37%) DNS
2 39 (41.05%) DHCP
3 38 (40.00%) VLAN
4 37 (38.95%) Firewall
5 34 (35.79%) Ethernet
5 34 (35.79%) VPN
6 33 (34.74%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (31.58%) LAN
8 28 (29.47%) Network Security
8 28 (29.47%) WAN
9 24 (25.26%) BGP
9 24 (25.26%) Cisco Firepower
9 24 (25.26%) MPLS
10 22 (23.16%) FWSM
10 22 (23.16%) OSPF
10 22 (23.16%) SNMP
10 22 (23.16%) SSL
10 22 (23.16%) Wireshark
10 22 (23.16%) WLAN
11 11 (11.58%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) RavenDB
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) CANoe
2 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) Ant
3 1 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 11 (11.58%) Automotive
1 11 (11.58%) Electronics
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Law
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Architect
1 22 (23.16%) Security Architect
1 22 (23.16%) Security Solutions Architect
1 22 (23.16%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (14.74%) Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.58%) Development Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) IT Support
4 11 (11.58%) Test Development Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Test Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) WSH
2 3 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.16%) Kafka
3 1 (1.05%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.05%) CSS
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
3 1 (1.05%) jQuery
3 1 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.05%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
2 22 (23.16%) Cyberthreat
2 22 (23.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.37%) Clustering
5 5 (5.26%) PKI
6 3 (3.16%) Fintech
6 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.16%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.16%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.11%) Replication
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.16%) Windows
2 28 (29.47%) Windows Server
3 20 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.68%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.47%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.32%) Linux
8 3 (3.16%) VMS
9 1 (1.05%) Android
9 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) ITIL
1 27 (28.42%) ITIL V3
2 26 (27.37%) SIEM
3 23 (24.21%) E-Commerce
4 22 (23.16%) Incident Management
4 22 (23.16%) Load Balancing
4 22 (23.16%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 22 (23.16%) Network Design
4 22 (23.16%) Presales
4 22 (23.16%) Software Optimisation
4 22 (23.16%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (11.58%) Embedded Software Development
5 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
6 8 (8.42%) Information Security
7 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.32%) Open Source
8 5 (5.26%) Line Management
8 5 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.21%) DevOps
9 4 (4.21%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.32%) VBScript
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (3.16%) Go
4 3 (3.16%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) CCNP
1 29 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (23.16%) CCDP
2 22 (23.16%) CCSE
2 22 (23.16%) CISSP
2 22 (23.16%) IISP
2 22 (23.16%) ISSAP
2 22 (23.16%) JNCIP
3 14 (14.74%) Degree
4 5 (5.26%) CCSP
4 5 (5.26%) DBS Check
4 5 (5.26%) JNCIS
4 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) MCSE
5 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) MCITP
6 2 (2.11%) MCSA
6 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.32%) Hyper-V
1 25 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (25.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.21%) ProxySG
3 4 (4.21%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (3.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (3.16%) Docker
4 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) QRadar
2 11 (11.58%) SCCM
3 4 (4.21%) Cacti
3 4 (4.21%) Nagios
3 4 (4.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.16%) Ambari
4 3 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.16%) Kibana
4 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.16%) logstash
4 3 (3.16%) Nessus
4 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.16%) Puppet
5 2 (2.11%) WSUS
6 1 (1.05%) SELinux
6 1 (1.05%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 43 (45.26%) Cisco
2 32 (33.68%) VMware
3 29 (30.53%) Juniper
3 29 (30.53%) Splunk
4 26 (27.37%) CheckPoint
5 23 (24.21%) LogRhythm
6 22 (23.16%) Forcepoint
6 22 (23.16%) Fortinet
6 22 (23.16%) IBM
6 22 (23.16%) Tufin
7 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.26%) McAfee
8 5 (5.26%) Sophos
9 4 (4.21%) AVG
9 4 (4.21%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.21%) Citrix
9 4 (4.21%) F5
9 4 (4.21%) HP
9 4 (4.21%) MobileIron
9 4 (4.21%) Symantec