Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 127 147
Rank change year-on-year -81 +20 -19
Permanent jobs citing Internet 115 67 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.10% 1.76% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.74% 10.36% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 93 56 135
10th Percentile £27,000 £35,000 £20,050
25th Percentile £30,475 £36,250 £25,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £50,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% -12.50%
75th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £48,125
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,625 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.54% +18.89% -10.00%

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 1,486 647 2,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 14.21% 16.98% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,189 497 1,634
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,334 £24,596
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £54,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% -2.11%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 -86 63 £45,000 -14.29% 34
East Midlands -45 52 £32,500 -23.53% 28
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 (27.83%) Firewall
2 29 (25.22%) DNS
3 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.35%) SQL
4 27 (23.48%) Windows
5 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 26 (22.61%) Social Skills
6 25 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
6 25 (21.74%) CSS
6 25 (21.74%) VMware
6 25 (21.74%) Azure
7 23 (20.00%) Cisco
8 22 (19.13%) HTML
8 22 (19.13%) HTTP
9 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
9 21 (18.26%) MySQL
9 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
10 20 (17.39%) SMTP
11 19 (16.52%) PHP
12 18 (15.65%) VPN
13 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (14.78%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (13.91%) Windows 10
15 15 (13.04%) CCNP
16 14 (12.17%) E-Commerce
16 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
16 14 (12.17%) OO
16 14 (12.17%) Juniper
16 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (6.09%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.35%) IBM Domino
2 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) WordPress
4 3 (2.61%) Apache
4 3 (2.61%) JBoss
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) nginx
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 4 (3.48%) Magento
3 3 (2.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.74%) Azure
1 25 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (7.83%) AWS
2 9 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.22%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.74%) GitHub
4 2 (1.74%) Serverless
5 1 (0.87%) GCP
5 1 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.83%) Firewall
2 29 (25.22%) DNS
3 22 (19.13%) HTTP
4 21 (18.26%) TCP/IP
5 20 (17.39%) SMTP
6 18 (15.65%) VPN
7 13 (11.30%) LAN
8 12 (10.43%) BGP
8 12 (10.43%) FTP
8 12 (10.43%) OSPF
8 12 (10.43%) SSH
9 11 (9.57%) EIGRP
9 11 (9.57%) MPLS
9 11 (9.57%) WAN
10 10 (8.70%) IPsec
10 10 (8.70%) RIP
10 10 (8.70%) VoIP
11 6 (5.22%) Wireless
12 5 (4.35%) 3G
12 5 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) MySQL
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.22%) Power BI
7 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) PHPUnit
2 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 26 (22.61%) Social Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Marketing
3 10 (8.70%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.09%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (5.22%) Automotive
7 2 (1.74%) Finance
7 2 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.87%) Military
8 1 (0.87%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (22.61%) Developer
2 17 (14.78%) PHP Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Network Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) IT Support
6 10 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) IP Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) IP Network Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Data Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.74%) CSS
2 22 (19.13%) HTML
3 12 (10.43%) REST
3 12 (10.43%) Web Services
4 9 (7.83%) RESTful
5 8 (6.96%) .NET
5 8 (6.96%) XML
6 7 (6.09%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (6.09%) JSON
6 7 (6.09%) Kafka
6 7 (6.09%) LAPP Stack
6 7 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (4.35%) jQuery
8 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.61%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.61%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.74%) Velocity
11 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.87%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
1 12 (10.43%) Internet of Things
1 12 (10.43%) Social Media
2 10 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (8.70%) Smartphone
3 9 (7.83%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.22%) Fat Client
5 6 (5.22%) Industry 4.0
5 6 (5.22%) Thin Client
6 5 (4.35%) iPhone
6 5 (4.35%) Photography
7 4 (3.48%) NHS
8 3 (2.61%) CCTV
8 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.74%) BYOD
9 2 (1.74%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.74%) Clustering
9 2 (1.74%) RIA
9 2 (1.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.48%) Windows
2 16 (13.91%) Windows 10
3 13 (11.30%) Linux
4 9 (7.83%) Unix
5 7 (6.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.22%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (12.17%) E-Commerce
2 14 (12.17%) OO
2 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (11.30%) Data Analysis
3 13 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (10.43%) Data Protection
4 12 (10.43%) ERP
4 12 (10.43%) Time Management
4 12 (10.43%) Workflow
5 11 (9.57%) Clean Code
5 11 (9.57%) Coaching
6 10 (8.70%) B2B
6 10 (8.70%) Network Design
6 10 (8.70%) Presales
6 10 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 10 (8.70%) Product Analysis
6 10 (8.70%) Product Management
6 10 (8.70%) Product Vision
6 10 (8.70%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.35%) SQL
2 26 (22.61%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.52%) PHP
4 11 (9.57%) Python
5 8 (6.96%) C++
6 7 (6.09%) C#
7 6 (5.22%) Java
8 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.74%) C-shell
9 2 (1.74%) Korn
9 2 (1.74%) R
9 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.87%) C
10 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (14.78%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (13.04%) CCNP
3 13 (11.30%) CCNA
4 11 (9.57%) Degree
5 10 (8.70%) JNCIA
6 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.74%) CCDA
8 2 (1.74%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.87%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.87%) CCDP
9 1 (0.87%) CCIE
9 1 (0.87%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (0.87%) CCSA
9 1 (0.87%) CEH
9 1 (0.87%) CISM
9 1 (0.87%) CISSP
9 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.87%) MCP
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) GDPR
2 7 (6.09%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.22%) QA
4 5 (4.35%) SLA
5 2 (1.74%) Accessibility
5 2 (1.74%) HL7
5 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.87%) COBIT
6 1 (0.87%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.70%) Firmware
4 7 (6.09%) Docker
5 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.22%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.74%) VMware
3 23 (20.00%) Cisco
4 14 (12.17%) Juniper
5 13 (11.30%) Meraki
6 10 (8.70%) Fortinet
6 10 (8.70%) Palo Alto
7 8 (6.96%) Apple
8 7 (6.09%) Rackspace
8 7 (6.09%) Veeam
9 6 (5.22%) Citrix
9 6 (5.22%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.61%) Adobe
10 3 (2.61%) McAfee
10 3 (2.61%) Sage
10 3 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.61%) Sophos
10 3 (2.61%) Zend
11 2 (1.74%) Brocade
11 2 (1.74%) SAP