Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 146 170
Rank change year-on-year +34 +24 -44
Permanent jobs citing Internet 230 208 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.64% 2.12% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 13.37% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 175 197 168
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £19,950 £23,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £67,500
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 1,478 1,556 1,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.96% 15.83% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 1,254 1,394
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
Worcestershire +35 53 £44,898 +44.83% 6
Warwickshire +25 44 £50,000 +81.82% 4
Coventry +14 34 £22,500 -60.87% 5
Birmingham -9 32 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Staffordshire +23 21 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Shropshire +9 18 £20,000 -46.67% 8
Solihull +8 13 £27,000 +10.20% 1
Wolverhampton +1 4 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Dudley - 2 £23,000 -
Walsall -3 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 - 2
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 80 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 75 (32.61%) Degree
3 64 (27.83%) Windows
4 57 (24.78%) Self-Motivation
5 54 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (20.87%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (18.70%) .NET
8 42 (18.26%) Telecoms
9 41 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (16.96%) SQL
10 39 (16.96%) Microsoft Excel
11 38 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
12 37 (16.09%) ITIL
13 35 (15.22%) C#
14 34 (14.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 32 (13.91%) Firewall
16 30 (13.04%) Management Information System
16 30 (13.04%) Active Directory
16 30 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (12.61%) Service Management
18 28 (12.17%) Cisco
18 28 (12.17%) VoIP
18 28 (12.17%) Linux
18 28 (12.17%) JSON
19 27 (11.74%) HTML
19 27 (11.74%) Finance
19 27 (11.74%) Continuous Deployment
20 26 (11.30%) JavaScript
21 25 (10.87%) WAN

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 23 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.04%) Apache
4 5 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.30%) IIS
7 2 (0.87%) JBoss
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 39 (16.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (14.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.26%) Serverless
3 12 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.35%) SaaS
5 8 (3.48%) Office 365
6 6 (2.61%) Heroku
7 3 (1.30%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.91%) Firewall
2 28 (12.17%) VoIP
3 25 (10.87%) WAN
4 24 (10.43%) VPN
5 20 (8.70%) LAN
6 17 (7.39%) Network Security
7 15 (6.52%) DSL
7 15 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 14 (6.09%) BGP
8 14 (6.09%) Wireless
9 13 (5.65%) OSPF
10 12 (5.22%) MPLS
11 6 (2.61%) Ethernet
11 6 (2.61%) HTTP
12 5 (2.17%) ADSL
12 5 (2.17%) Broadband
12 5 (2.17%) HSRP
12 5 (2.17%) IPv6
12 5 (2.17%) RS-485
12 5 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.91%) MySQL
4 6 (2.61%) DB2
5 4 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.74%) Big Data
5 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Power BI
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.74%) JUnit
3 4 (1.74%) Maven
3 4 (1.74%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.30%) NUnit
4 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.43%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) Mocha
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.43%) Selenium
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (18.26%) Telecoms
2 27 (11.74%) Finance
3 9 (3.91%) Legal
3 9 (3.91%) Retail
4 8 (3.48%) Publishing
5 3 (1.30%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (14.78%) Team Leader
2 32 (13.91%) Developer
3 21 (9.13%) Support Engineer
4 20 (8.70%) Analyst
5 18 (7.83%) Network Engineer
6 16 (6.96%) 1st Line Support
6 16 (6.96%) Development Team Leader
6 16 (6.96%) Technical Support
7 14 (6.09%) Help Desk Engineer
8 13 (5.65%) Help Desk Support
8 13 (5.65%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 13 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.22%) 1st Line Engineer
9 12 (5.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 12 (5.22%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 10 (4.35%) Architect
11 8 (3.48%) .NET Team Leader
11 8 (3.48%) Bid Writer
11 8 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.04%) Technical Bid Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.70%) .NET
2 30 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 28 (12.17%) JSON
4 27 (11.74%) HTML
5 13 (5.65%) CSS
6 11 (4.78%) RESTful
7 8 (3.48%) Ajax
7 8 (3.48%) HTML5
7 8 (3.48%) jQuery
8 6 (2.61%) Java EE
8 6 (2.61%) XML
9 5 (2.17%) Web Services
10 4 (1.74%) JMS
10 4 (1.74%) JSF
10 4 (1.74%) Node.js
10 4 (1.74%) Sass
10 4 (1.74%) Spring
10 4 (1.74%) Spring MVC
10 4 (1.74%) Struts
11 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.78%) Self-Motivation
2 41 (17.83%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 19 (8.26%) Computer Science
5 18 (7.83%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (3.04%) User Experience
7 6 (2.61%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.74%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.74%) RIA
9 3 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.30%) Replication
10 2 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.87%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.87%) Robotics
10 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.83%) Windows
2 28 (12.17%) Linux
3 24 (10.43%) Unix
4 17 (7.39%) Windows Server
5 15 (6.52%) Mac OS
6 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.61%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.74%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.74%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.43%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.87%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (16.09%) ITIL
5 29 (12.61%) Service Management
6 27 (11.74%) Continuous Deployment
7 21 (9.13%) ITIL V3
8 20 (8.70%) Presales
8 20 (8.70%) Scrum
9 17 (7.39%) CRM
9 17 (7.39%) Project Management
10 16 (6.96%) Performance Management
11 14 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (6.09%) Line Management
12 13 (5.65%) Information Security
12 13 (5.65%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (5.22%) TDD
13 12 (5.22%) Web Design
14 11 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.96%) SQL
2 35 (15.22%) C#
3 26 (11.30%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.83%) Java
5 16 (6.96%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.65%) Python
7 8 (3.48%) C
8 7 (3.04%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.04%) PHP
9 6 (2.61%) Apex Code
9 6 (2.61%) Perl
9 6 (2.61%) Ruby
10 5 (2.17%) C++
11 4 (1.74%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.74%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.87%) VB
12 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.87%) VBA
12 2 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 75 (32.61%) Degree
2 18 (7.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.04%) CCNA
5 7 (3.04%) CCNP
5 7 (3.04%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.74%) CREST Certified
6 4 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.74%) GCIA
6 4 (1.74%) GCIH
6 4 (1.74%) GIAC
6 4 (1.74%) GREM
6 4 (1.74%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.30%) CCDP
7 3 (1.30%) JNCIA
7 3 (1.30%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.48%) QA
3 7 (3.04%) SLA
4 6 (2.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.17%) GDPR
5 5 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.91%) Firmware
4 8 (3.48%) Docker
5 4 (1.74%) Snort
5 4 (1.74%) vSphere
6 2 (0.87%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.74%) NetVault Backup
3 3 (1.30%) SmoothWall
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Simpana
5 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.17%) Cisco
3 19 (8.26%) Xamarin
4 17 (7.39%) VMware
5 14 (6.09%) Oracle
6 8 (3.48%) McAfee
7 7 (3.04%) Remedy
8 6 (2.61%) Rackspace
8 6 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.17%) HP
9 5 (2.17%) Juniper
10 4 (1.74%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.74%) BMC
10 4 (1.74%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.74%) Google
10 4 (1.74%) Intel
10 4 (1.74%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.74%) Sophos
11 3 (1.30%) Draytek
11 3 (1.30%) Extreme Networks