Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 118 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 -24 +8
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 75 107 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.93% 2.27% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.58% 13.60% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 86 106
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,375 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +4.48%

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 596 787 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.34% 16.67% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 463 526 675
Birmingham median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 46 (61.33%) Cisco
2 40 (53.33%) Windows
3 35 (46.67%) Firewall
4 31 (41.33%) CheckPoint
5 30 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (40.00%) LAN
6 29 (38.67%) WAN
6 29 (38.67%) Windows Server
7 28 (37.33%) VPN
7 28 (37.33%) BGP
8 27 (36.00%) CCNP
9 26 (34.67%) VLAN
9 26 (34.67%) Network Security
10 25 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
11 23 (30.67%) DNS
12 21 (28.00%) Wireless
12 21 (28.00%) Presales
13 19 (25.33%) OSPF
13 19 (25.33%) F5
13 19 (25.33%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
14 18 (24.00%) HP
15 17 (22.67%) DHCP
15 17 (22.67%) IPsec
16 16 (21.33%) MPLS
16 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
17 15 (20.00%) Ethernet
17 15 (20.00%) Migration
17 15 (20.00%) Security Management

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 12 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
3 6 (8.00%) CMS
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) nginx
4 5 (6.67%) IIS
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.67%) WordPress
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) G Suite
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (46.67%) Firewall
2 30 (40.00%) LAN
3 29 (38.67%) WAN
4 28 (37.33%) BGP
4 28 (37.33%) VPN
5 26 (34.67%) Network Security
5 26 (34.67%) VLAN
6 25 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (30.67%) DNS
8 21 (28.00%) Wireless
9 19 (25.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (25.33%) OSPF
10 17 (22.67%) DHCP
10 17 (22.67%) IPsec
11 16 (21.33%) MPLS
12 15 (20.00%) Ethernet
13 13 (17.33%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (17.33%) SNMP
13 13 (17.33%) SSL
14 10 (13.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) MariaDB
3 6 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Vagrant
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (17.33%) Billing
2 12 (16.00%) Finance
3 9 (12.00%) Retail
4 6 (8.00%) Games
5 3 (4.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (12.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 9 (12.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (10.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) IT Support
4 6 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.00%) Network Specialist
4 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) LAMP
1 6 (8.00%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.33%) FlexPod
3 8 (10.67%) PKI
4 6 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (6.67%) Replication
5 5 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.33%) CESG
8 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (53.33%) Windows
2 29 (38.67%) Windows Server
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.33%) Linux
5 9 (12.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Debian
6 6 (8.00%) Ubuntu
6 6 (8.00%) Unix
7 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.33%) Android
9 1 (1.33%) CentOS
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) SUSE
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Presales
2 15 (20.00%) Migration
2 15 (20.00%) Network Design
2 15 (20.00%) Security Management
2 15 (20.00%) SIEM
3 14 (18.67%) ITIL
4 13 (17.33%) Application Performance Management
4 13 (17.33%) Converged Infrastructure
4 13 (17.33%) ITIL V3
4 13 (17.33%) Line Management
4 13 (17.33%) Load Balancing
4 13 (17.33%) Mentoring
4 13 (17.33%) Performance Management
4 13 (17.33%) Project Management
4 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
4 13 (17.33%) Time Management
5 9 (12.00%) Network Management
6 7 (9.33%) Change Control
6 7 (9.33%) DevOps
6 7 (9.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) C
2 6 (8.00%) PHP
2 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (36.00%) CCNP
3 12 (16.00%) CCNA
4 5 (6.67%) MCSE
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.33%) MCSA
6 3 (4.00%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.67%) CEH
7 2 (2.67%) CISM
7 2 (2.67%) CISSP
7 2 (2.67%) GCIA
7 2 (2.67%) GCIH
7 2 (2.67%) GIAC
7 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.67%) SANS
7 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) SLA
3 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.33%) vSphere
5 6 (8.00%) Docker
5 6 (8.00%) KVM
5 6 (8.00%) pfSense
5 6 (8.00%) ProxySG
5 6 (8.00%) Samba
5 6 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (8.00%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.67%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.67%) XenApp
6 2 (2.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (8.00%) Ansible
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (8.00%) Puppet
2 6 (8.00%) Salt
3 5 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (61.33%) Cisco
2 31 (41.33%) CheckPoint
3 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.33%) F5
5 18 (24.00%) HP
6 15 (20.00%) Aruba
6 15 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 15 (20.00%) VMware
7 13 (17.33%) Brocade
7 13 (17.33%) Fortinet
7 13 (17.33%) Meraki
7 13 (17.33%) Sourcefire
8 12 (16.00%) Juniper
9 8 (10.67%) Sophos
10 6 (8.00%) Blue Coat
10 6 (8.00%) McAfee
11 5 (6.67%) Veeam
12 3 (4.00%) AVG
12 3 (4.00%) Citrix
12 3 (4.00%) Symantec