Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > Midlands
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +29
Permanent jobs citing Internet 96 237 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.92% 2.00% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.97% 10.56% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 95 159 257
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,000 £21,460
90th Percentile £58,100 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +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 875 2,245 2,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.47% 18.96% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 690 1,650 1,681
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,530 £22,250
90th Percentile £63,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +24 67 £43,000 +22.86% 14
East Midlands +20 29 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.25%) Cisco
3 27 (28.13%) Firewall
4 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 24 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (23.96%) C#
6 21 (21.88%) Windows
6 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (19.79%) Internet of Things
8 18 (18.75%) Azure
8 18 (18.75%) SQL
9 17 (17.71%) .NET
9 17 (17.71%) DNS
9 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
9 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
10 16 (16.67%) VMware
10 16 (16.67%) Juniper
11 15 (15.63%) VPN
12 14 (14.58%) WAN
12 14 (14.58%) Data Centre
13 13 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (13.54%) Time Management
13 13 (13.54%) Degree
14 12 (12.50%) LAN
14 12 (12.50%) DevOps
14 12 (12.50%) SolarWinds
14 12 (12.50%) SIEM
15 11 (11.46%) SDLC
15 11 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (11.46%) Telecoms

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 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Drupal
2 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.04%) Jadu
3 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Chatbot
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.04%) OpenCart
2 1 (1.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.75%) Azure
2 4 (4.17%) Office 365
3 3 (3.13%) IaaS
3 3 (3.13%) PaaS
4 2 (2.08%) AWS
4 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.08%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.08%) PowerApps
4 2 (2.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.04%) npm
5 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (28.13%) Firewall
2 17 (17.71%) DNS
3 15 (15.63%) VPN
4 14 (14.58%) WAN
5 12 (12.50%) LAN
6 11 (11.46%) VoIP
7 10 (10.42%) Wireless
8 9 (9.38%) Network Security
9 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (6.25%) Skype
11 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.21%) VLAN
11 5 (5.21%) WLAN
12 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
12 4 (4.17%) MPLS
12 4 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (3.13%) BGP
13 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (2.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.25%) JIRA
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.13%) Xdebug
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (11.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.38%) Marketing
2 9 (9.38%) Public Sector
3 8 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 7 (7.29%) Retail
5 4 (4.17%) Back Office
6 3 (3.13%) Billing
7 2 (2.08%) Finance
7 2 (2.08%) French Language
7 2 (2.08%) Police
8 1 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Automotive
8 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Developer
2 14 (14.58%) IT Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Software Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.29%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (7.29%) NOC Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.21%) IT Support
7 5 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Mobile UI Developer
7 5 (5.21%) PHP Developer
7 5 (5.21%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.17%) IT Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) .NET
2 10 (10.42%) jQuery
3 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.29%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (6.25%) React
5 6 (6.25%) WinForms
6 5 (5.21%) Flutter
6 5 (5.21%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (5.21%) Spring
7 4 (4.17%) CSS
7 4 (4.17%) HTML
7 4 (4.17%) JSON
7 4 (4.17%) Laravel
7 4 (4.17%) SOAP
7 4 (4.17%) Web Services
7 4 (4.17%) XML
8 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.13%) Symfony
9 2 (2.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Internet of Things
2 14 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (8.33%) User Experience
5 6 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (5.21%) Augmented Reality
6 5 (5.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.08%) CCTV
8 2 (2.08%) Clustering
8 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.08%) PKI
8 2 (2.08%) Replication
8 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.04%) BYOD
9 1 (1.04%) Handset
9 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.04%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (1.04%) NHS
9 1 (1.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.33%) Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Android
4 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.54%) Time Management
4 12 (12.50%) DevOps
4 12 (12.50%) SIEM
5 11 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (11.46%) SDLC
6 10 (10.42%) ITIL
6 10 (10.42%) ITSM
6 10 (10.42%) Project Management
6 10 (10.42%) Service Management
7 9 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (7.29%) MVC
9 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.29%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.25%) OO
10 6 (6.25%) OOP
10 6 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (23.96%) C#
3 18 (18.75%) SQL
4 11 (11.46%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.38%) Java
6 7 (7.29%) PHP
7 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.21%) Dart
8 5 (5.21%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.08%) ABAP
11 2 (2.08%) Go
11 2 (2.08%) PHP 7
11 2 (2.08%) Python
12 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.04%) C++
12 1 (1.04%) Erlang
12 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.54%) Degree
3 11 (11.46%) CCNA
4 8 (8.33%) CCNP
5 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.21%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (4.17%) MCSE
7 3 (3.13%) LPIC
7 3 (3.13%) MCP
8 2 (2.08%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CCIE
9 1 (1.04%) CISM
9 1 (1.04%) CISSP
9 1 (1.04%) HNC
9 1 (1.04%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.04%) MCSA
9 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 6 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.08%) XenApp
3 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.04%) Docker
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (8.33%) SCOM
2 4 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco CME
4 2 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (31.25%) Cisco
3 16 (16.67%) Juniper
3 16 (16.67%) VMware
4 12 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 10 (10.42%) McAfee
6 6 (6.25%) Meraki
6 6 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.17%) Avaya
7 4 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.13%) Aruba
9 2 (2.08%) Adobe
9 2 (2.08%) Citrix
9 2 (2.08%) CommVault
9 2 (2.08%) IronPort
9 2 (2.08%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.08%) Sophos
9 2 (2.08%) WatchGuard