Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 152 130 122
Rank change year-on-year -22 -8 +38
Permanent jobs citing Internet 71 271 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.53% 2.43% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.14% 12.75% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 76 165 264
Median annual salary £52,500 £39,764 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.03% -0.59% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,000 £21,400 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,756 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £49,145 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.83% -1.71% +11.11%

Internet 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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 777 2,125 2,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.72% 19.07% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 619 1,541 1,677
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £23,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Internet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the Midlands

Internet
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Internet in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Internet in the Midlands

Internet
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Internet in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Internet in the Midlands

Internet
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -33 46 £52,500 +31.25% 10
East Midlands +19 25 £41,250 +17.86% 10
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT jobs citing Internet 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Internet.

1 31 (43.66%) Firewall
2 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
4 25 (35.21%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (33.80%) Cisco
5 24 (33.80%) Azure
6 21 (29.58%) VPN
7 19 (26.76%) WAN
8 18 (25.35%) C#
8 18 (25.35%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (23.94%) Network Security
9 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
9 17 (23.94%) DNS
10 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
10 16 (22.54%) LAN
10 16 (22.54%) Windows
11 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
12 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
12 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
12 13 (18.31%) VoIP
12 13 (18.31%) SQL
12 13 (18.31%) IIS
12 13 (18.31%) .NET
12 13 (18.31%) VMware
13 12 (16.90%) Linux
13 12 (16.90%) Time Management
13 12 (16.90%) VLAN
13 12 (16.90%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (16.90%) DevOps
14 11 (15.49%) Internet of Things

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (18.31%) IIS
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.41%) Magento
1 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Azure
2 7 (9.86%) AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
3 3 (4.23%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Cloudflare
4 1 (1.41%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.66%) Firewall
2 21 (29.58%) VPN
3 19 (26.76%) WAN
4 17 (23.94%) DNS
4 17 (23.94%) Network Security
5 16 (22.54%) LAN
6 13 (18.31%) VoIP
7 12 (16.90%) VLAN
8 10 (14.08%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (9.86%) Wireless
10 6 (8.45%) HTTP
10 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
11 5 (7.04%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (7.04%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.04%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (7.04%) WLAN
12 4 (5.63%) MPLS
12 4 (5.63%) SAN
12 4 (5.63%) SMTP
12 4 (5.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Tableau
4 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.82%) Xdebug
5 1 (1.41%) GitLab
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.08%) Marketing
2 8 (11.27%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.63%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Finance
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) French Language
5 2 (2.82%) Police
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Network Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) IT Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Security Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Software Developer
5 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.27%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (8.45%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Junior
8 5 (7.04%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Network Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 9 (12.68%) jQuery
3 6 (8.45%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (7.04%) XML
5 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.63%) CSS
6 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (4.23%) HTML
7 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.82%) JSON
7 2 (2.82%) Laravel
7 2 (2.82%) Node.js
7 2 (2.82%) SOAP
7 2 (2.82%) Symfony
7 2 (2.82%) Web Services
8 1 (1.41%) Ajax
8 1 (1.41%) CSS3
8 1 (1.41%) HTML5
8 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Internet of Things
2 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.45%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.82%) Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) PKI
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Handset
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) RIA
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Linux
3 9 (12.68%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (25.35%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (16.90%) DevOps
4 12 (16.90%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (16.90%) Time Management
5 11 (15.49%) Project Management
5 11 (15.49%) SIEM
6 10 (14.08%) ITSM
7 9 (12.68%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (12.68%) Service Management
7 9 (12.68%) Web Design
7 9 (12.68%) Workflow
8 8 (11.27%) Business Case
8 8 (11.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (9.86%) ITIL
10 6 (8.45%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) C#
2 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
3 13 (18.31%) PowerShell
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.68%) PHP
6 8 (11.27%) Python
7 5 (7.04%) Java
8 4 (5.63%) C++
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.23%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) CCNA
3 10 (14.08%) Degree
4 7 (9.86%) CCNP
5 5 (7.04%) MCSE
5 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.63%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (4.23%) CISSP
7 3 (4.23%) LPIC
7 3 (4.23%) MCP
8 2 (2.82%) ISSAP
8 2 (2.82%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CCENT
9 1 (1.41%) CCIE
9 1 (1.41%) CEH
9 1 (1.41%) CISM
9 1 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Docker
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (5.63%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.23%) Ansible
2 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco CME
3 2 (2.82%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) Simpana
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.80%) Cisco
3 13 (18.31%) VMware
4 8 (11.27%) Meraki
4 8 (11.27%) Palo Alto
5 7 (9.86%) Juniper
6 5 (7.04%) Avaya
6 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.04%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (5.63%) CommVault
7 4 (5.63%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.23%) Aruba
8 3 (4.23%) HP
9 2 (2.82%) Citrix
9 2 (2.82%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.82%) Google
9 2 (2.82%) McAfee
9 2 (2.82%) Sophos
9 2 (2.82%) Veeam