Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 143 158
Rank change year-on-year +65 +15 -19
Permanent jobs citing Internet 283 195 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.60% 1.97% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.87% 13.37% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 184 176 171
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% -2.50%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,584 1,459 1,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.12% 14.75% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,101 1,292
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in the West Midlands

Internet
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Internet in the West Midlands

Internet
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Internet in the West Midlands

Internet
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
Birmingham +40 70 £47,500 +22.58% 11
Warwickshire +40 62 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Coventry +47 59 £20,000 -65.22% 2
Worcestershire +9 39 £40,000 -4.19% 3
Staffordshire +27 15 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Shropshire -2 13 £20,000 -35.48% 3
Solihull -5 13 £27,500 +22.22% 7
Sutton Coldfield -9 6 £32,500 -23.53% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £55,000 - 2
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Internet.

1 125 (44.17%) Problem-Solving
2 109 (38.52%) Degree
3 107 (37.81%) Telecoms
4 102 (36.04%) Internet of Things
5 77 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (26.15%) Windows
7 72 (25.44%) Project Management
8 70 (24.73%) Line Management
9 61 (21.55%) Analytics
9 61 (21.55%) C
9 61 (21.55%) Data Analysis
10 60 (21.20%) Cybersecurity
11 58 (20.49%) Software Engineering
12 57 (20.14%) Mathematics
13 55 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (19.43%) Visualisation
14 53 (18.73%) Data Analytics
15 51 (18.02%) Big Data
16 50 (17.67%) Retail
17 49 (17.31%) Microsoft
18 48 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence
18 48 (16.96%) Data Visualisation
19 46 (16.25%) Automotive
20 45 (15.90%) Self-Motivation
21 44 (15.55%) .NET
22 36 (12.72%) Microsoft Office
23 34 (12.01%) Firewall
24 33 (11.66%) Finance
25 32 (11.31%) C#
26 31 (10.95%) JavaScript

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 16 (5.65%) Confluence
2 9 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.83%) IIS
4 5 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (12.72%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.65%) npm
1 16 (5.65%) NuGet
2 14 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.89%) Office 365
4 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.06%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.06%) Google Play
6 2 (0.71%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Alexa
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.01%) Firewall
2 23 (8.13%) LAN
3 22 (7.77%) Network Security
4 20 (7.07%) WAN
5 18 (6.36%) Wireless
6 14 (4.95%) VoIP
6 14 (4.95%) WLAN
7 12 (4.24%) MPLS
7 12 (4.24%) TCP/IP
8 11 (3.89%) BGP
9 9 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (3.18%) VPN
10 8 (2.83%) ADSL
11 7 (2.47%) DNS
11 7 (2.47%) DSL
11 7 (2.47%) Intranet
11 7 (2.47%) OSPF
12 6 (2.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (2.12%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.77%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.02%) Big Data
2 22 (7.77%) MySQL
3 17 (6.01%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.24%) SQLite
5 8 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.77%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (1.77%) QlikView
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.71%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (10.60%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.48%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (5.65%) Visual Studio Code
5 10 (3.53%) JIRA
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.06%) NUnit
7 3 (1.06%) Protractor
7 3 (1.06%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 107 (37.81%) Telecoms
2 50 (17.67%) Retail
3 46 (16.25%) Automotive
4 33 (11.66%) Finance
5 9 (3.18%) Legal
6 7 (2.47%) Marketing
7 6 (2.12%) Publishing
8 3 (1.06%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 51 (18.02%) Developer
2 45 (15.90%) Analyst
3 28 (9.89%) Network Engineer
4 25 (8.83%) Team Leader
5 22 (7.77%) Data Analyst
6 21 (7.42%) .NET Team Leader
7 13 (4.59%) Digital Analyst
7 13 (4.59%) Software Developer
7 13 (4.59%) Solutions Analyst
8 12 (4.24%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 10 (3.53%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.53%) Operations Engineer
9 10 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.53%) Support Engineer
10 8 (2.83%) Business Data Analyst
10 8 (2.83%) Technical Support
11 7 (2.47%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (2.47%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.55%) .NET
2 28 (9.89%) AngularJS
3 25 (8.83%) CSS
3 25 (8.83%) HTML
4 17 (6.01%) HTML5
5 16 (5.65%) Entity Framework
5 16 (5.65%) LINQ
6 15 (5.30%) RESTful
6 15 (5.30%) Spring
7 12 (4.24%) .NET Core
7 12 (4.24%) .NET Framework
7 12 (4.24%) Angular 2
7 12 (4.24%) Code First Entity Framework
7 12 (4.24%) CSS3
7 12 (4.24%) KnockoutJS
7 12 (4.24%) Sass
7 12 (4.24%) Vue.js
8 10 (3.53%) Backbone.js
9 8 (2.83%) Web Services
10 7 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 102 (36.04%) Internet of Things
2 77 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (15.90%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (9.54%) Management Information System
5 23 (8.13%) Mobile App
6 17 (6.01%) CCTV
7 12 (4.24%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (4.24%) User Experience
8 8 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.47%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.41%) SCADA
10 4 (1.41%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.71%) Fintech
13 1 (0.35%) CAN bus
13 1 (0.35%) CMDB
13 1 (0.35%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.35%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.15%) Windows
2 29 (10.25%) Linux
3 21 (7.42%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.65%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.18%) Unix
6 8 (2.83%) Android
6 8 (2.83%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.47%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.06%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (44.17%) Problem-Solving
2 72 (25.44%) Project Management
3 70 (24.73%) Line Management
4 61 (21.55%) Analytics
4 61 (21.55%) Data Analysis
5 60 (21.20%) Cybersecurity
6 58 (20.49%) Software Engineering
7 57 (20.14%) Mathematics
8 55 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (19.43%) Visualisation
9 53 (18.73%) Data Analytics
10 48 (16.96%) Artificial Intelligence
10 48 (16.96%) Data Visualisation
11 24 (8.48%) ITIL
12 22 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (7.77%) CRM
12 22 (7.77%) TDD
13 21 (7.42%) Web Design
14 14 (4.95%) Web Development
15 13 (4.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 61 (21.55%) C
2 32 (11.31%) C#
3 31 (10.95%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.25%) SQL
5 25 (8.83%) Java
6 11 (3.89%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.83%) C++
7 8 (2.83%) Python
8 7 (2.47%) R
9 5 (1.77%) Dart
9 5 (1.77%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.77%) Perl
9 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.77%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.41%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.41%) VBScript
11 3 (1.06%) Go
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (38.52%) Degree
2 14 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.89%) CCNP
5 9 (3.18%) CCNA
5 9 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.12%) CREST Certified
6 6 (2.12%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.12%) GCIA
6 6 (2.12%) GIAC
6 6 (2.12%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.77%) CCDP
7 5 (1.77%) GCIH
7 5 (1.77%) GREM
7 5 (1.77%) HNC
7 5 (1.77%) JNCIA
7 5 (1.77%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.71%) SLA
2 8 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.47%) QA
4 4 (1.41%) GDPR
5 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.77%) Docker
3 5 (1.77%) Snort
4 4 (1.41%) Firmware
5 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (2.12%) SCOM
3 4 (1.41%) EnCase
3 4 (1.41%) FTK
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 49 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.13%) Cisco
3 19 (6.71%) VMware
4 16 (5.65%) Atlassian
4 16 (5.65%) BT
5 15 (5.30%) Juniper
6 9 (3.18%) SolarWinds
7 8 (2.83%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.47%) Adobe
9 6 (2.12%) Citrix
9 6 (2.12%) Google
9 6 (2.12%) McAfee
10 5 (1.77%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.77%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.77%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (1.77%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.77%) Nokia
10 5 (1.77%) Oracle
11 4 (1.41%) Nuix
11 4 (1.41%) Red Box