Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 147 167
Rank change year-on-year +46 +20 -48
Permanent jobs citing Internet 246 210 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.90% 2.06% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.21% 13.10% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 173 194 176
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 £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 1,518 1,603 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.87% 15.70% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,305 1,435
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £38,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.44% -0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £24,675 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,150 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Warwickshire +41 66 £45,000 +63.64% 2
Worcestershire +35 47 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Coventry +9 32 £22,500 -60.87% 3
Birmingham -5 32 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Shropshire +5 24 £20,000 -55.56% 2
Staffordshire +33 18 £40,000 +14.29% 11
Solihull +2 15 £27,000 +20.00% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £55,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +3 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Walsall -6 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 73 (29.67%) Degree
2 69 (28.05%) Windows
3 63 (25.61%) Telecoms
4 58 (23.58%) Microsoft
5 57 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (18.70%) Self-Motivation
8 45 (18.29%) .NET
9 44 (17.89%) Microsoft Office
10 38 (15.45%) Finance
11 32 (13.01%) Firewall
12 30 (12.20%) ITIL
12 30 (12.20%) SQL
12 30 (12.20%) VoIP
12 30 (12.20%) Line Management
13 29 (11.79%) Management Information System
14 28 (11.38%) Microsoft Excel
14 28 (11.38%) C#
14 28 (11.38%) Cisco
15 27 (10.98%) Internet of Things
16 26 (10.57%) WAN
16 26 (10.57%) JavaScript
16 26 (10.57%) Linux
17 25 (10.16%) Project Management
17 25 (10.16%) Active Directory
17 25 (10.16%) Git (software)
18 24 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (9.76%) LAN
19 23 (9.35%) C

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 12 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.07%) Confluence
3 9 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.44%) IIS
5 3 (1.22%) Apache
6 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.81%) JBoss
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (17.89%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (11.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (7.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.07%) npm
2 10 (4.07%) NuGet
2 10 (4.07%) Serverless
3 7 (2.85%) Office 365
4 6 (2.44%) SaaS
5 5 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.22%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.22%) Google Play
6 3 (1.22%) Heroku
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.01%) Firewall
2 30 (12.20%) VoIP
3 26 (10.57%) WAN
4 24 (9.76%) LAN
5 23 (9.35%) Network Security
6 20 (8.13%) Wireless
7 18 (7.32%) DSL
8 17 (6.91%) TCP/IP
8 17 (6.91%) VPN
9 15 (6.10%) BGP
10 14 (5.69%) OSPF
11 13 (5.28%) MPLS
12 10 (4.07%) WLAN
13 8 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (2.85%) ADSL
15 6 (2.44%) Broadband
15 6 (2.44%) Ethernet
16 5 (2.03%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (2.03%) HSRP
16 5 (2.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.91%) MySQL
3 14 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.28%) Big Data
5 6 (2.44%) SQLite
6 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.22%) DB2
7 3 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) OLTP
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.07%) Visual Studio Code
5 5 (2.03%) NUnit
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.22%) Protractor
6 3 (1.22%) Selenium
7 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.41%) JUnit
8 1 (0.41%) Maven
8 1 (0.41%) Mocha
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 63 (25.61%) Telecoms
2 38 (15.45%) Finance
3 17 (6.91%) Retail
4 8 (3.25%) Automotive
4 8 (3.25%) Legal
4 8 (3.25%) Publishing
5 3 (1.22%) Advertising
5 3 (1.22%) Electronics
6 2 (0.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (15.04%) Developer
2 35 (14.23%) Team Leader
3 26 (10.57%) Analyst
4 23 (9.35%) Network Engineer
5 19 (7.72%) Technical Support
6 17 (6.91%) .NET Team Leader
7 15 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.47%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (4.07%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (3.25%) Bid Writer
11 8 (3.25%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.25%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (2.85%) Consultant
12 7 (2.85%) Data Analyst
12 7 (2.85%) Network Support
12 7 (2.85%) Network Support Engineer
12 7 (2.85%) Technical Bid Writer
12 7 (2.85%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (18.29%) .NET
2 22 (8.94%) HTML
3 17 (6.91%) AngularJS
4 14 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (5.69%) CSS
4 14 (5.69%) RESTful
5 13 (5.28%) JSON
6 10 (4.07%) Entity Framework
6 10 (4.07%) HTML5
6 10 (4.07%) LINQ
7 9 (3.66%) Backbone.js
7 9 (3.66%) Sass
8 7 (2.85%) Angular 2
8 7 (2.85%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (2.44%) .NET Core
9 6 (2.44%) Code First Entity Framework
9 6 (2.44%) CSS3
9 6 (2.44%) jQuery
9 6 (2.44%) Node.js
9 6 (2.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
1 46 (18.70%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (11.79%) Management Information System
3 27 (10.98%) Internet of Things
4 19 (7.72%) Computer Science
5 15 (6.10%) Data Centre
6 12 (4.88%) CCTV
7 8 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.85%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (2.44%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.44%) User Experience
10 4 (1.63%) SCADA
11 3 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.81%) Robotics
13 1 (0.41%) CAN bus
13 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.05%) Windows
2 26 (10.57%) Linux
3 18 (7.32%) Mac OS
4 17 (6.91%) Unix
5 14 (5.69%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.88%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.63%) Android
7 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.22%) FreeRTOS
8 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (23.17%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (12.20%) ITIL
3 30 (12.20%) Line Management
4 25 (10.16%) Project Management
5 24 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.94%) CRM
6 22 (8.94%) Presales
7 21 (8.54%) Web Design
8 20 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (8.13%) Software Engineering
8 20 (8.13%) TDD
9 19 (7.72%) Scrum
9 19 (7.72%) Service Management
10 17 (6.91%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (6.50%) Analytics
11 16 (6.50%) Customer Requirements
11 16 (6.50%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.50%) ITIL V3
12 15 (6.10%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.20%) SQL
2 28 (11.38%) C#
3 26 (10.57%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.35%) C
5 15 (6.10%) Java
6 11 (4.47%) Python
7 7 (2.85%) C++
7 7 (2.85%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.03%) PHP
10 4 (1.63%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.63%) Perl
10 4 (1.63%) Ruby
10 4 (1.63%) VBScript
11 3 (1.22%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.22%) Go
11 3 (1.22%) R
11 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 73 (29.67%) Degree
2 14 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.88%) CCNP
3 12 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.25%) CCNA
5 8 (3.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.03%) CCDP
6 5 (2.03%) CREST Certified
6 5 (2.03%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.03%) GCIA
6 5 (2.03%) GCIH
6 5 (2.03%) GIAC
6 5 (2.03%) GREM
6 5 (2.03%) JNCIA
6 5 (2.03%) JNCIS
7 3 (1.22%) HNC
8 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.47%) QA
3 8 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (3.25%) SLA
4 4 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.63%) GDPR
5 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.85%) Docker
3 7 (2.85%) Firmware
4 5 (2.03%) Snort
5 3 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.81%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.22%) SmoothWall
3 2 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
3 2 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) EnCase
4 1 (0.41%) FTK
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.38%) Cisco
3 14 (5.69%) VMware
4 11 (4.47%) Oracle
5 10 (4.07%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.07%) BT
5 10 (4.07%) Xamarin
6 8 (3.25%) Juniper
7 7 (2.85%) Google
7 7 (2.85%) McAfee
8 6 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.03%) ArcSight
9 5 (2.03%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.03%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (2.03%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.03%) Nokia
9 5 (2.03%) Remedy
10 3 (1.22%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.22%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.22%) SolarWinds