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

Internet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 146 156
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10 -31
Permanent jobs citing Internet 207 197 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.18% 1.95% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.62% 12.79% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 159 208 196
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,200 £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 1,520 1,540 1,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.02% 15.23% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 1,248 1,482
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,250 £24,259
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 15 July 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 July 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
Birmingham -3 49 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Warwickshire +21 43 £47,500 +72.73% 5
Worcestershire +16 35 £44,898 +19.73% 3
Coventry -2 29 £30,000 -47.83% 2
Staffordshire +13 18 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Solihull +15 13 £27,500 +36.39% 2
Shropshire +14 11 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Wolverhampton -18 3 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Dudley - 3 £23,000 -
Walsall -4 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 - 2
Brierley Hill - 1 - -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 74 (35.75%) Microsoft
2 60 (28.99%) Degree
3 52 (25.12%) Windows
4 50 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (20.77%) SQL
6 41 (19.81%) ITIL
6 41 (19.81%) Self-Motivation
7 39 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
8 36 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (16.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 34 (16.43%) C#
9 34 (16.43%) .NET
10 32 (15.46%) HTML
11 30 (14.49%) Active Directory
12 29 (14.01%) JavaScript
12 29 (14.01%) Linux
13 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
13 28 (13.53%) Finance
14 27 (13.04%) Firewall
14 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
14 27 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (12.56%) Telecoms
15 26 (12.56%) Service Management
15 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
15 26 (12.56%) Cisco
16 24 (11.59%) JSON
16 24 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
17 23 (11.11%) 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 21 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.83%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.86%) Apache
5 6 (2.90%) JBoss
6 5 (2.42%) IIS
7 3 (1.45%) CMS
7 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.97%) WordPress
9 1 (0.48%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 36 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (16.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (12.56%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (4.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.73%) Serverless
3 13 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.83%) Office 365
4 10 (4.83%) SaaS
5 6 (2.90%) Heroku
6 5 (2.42%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.45%) AdWords
8 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.04%) Firewall
2 23 (11.11%) WAN
3 21 (10.14%) LAN
4 20 (9.66%) VPN
5 15 (7.25%) VoIP
6 14 (6.76%) Wireless
7 12 (5.80%) Network Security
8 11 (5.31%) MPLS
9 10 (4.83%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.38%) BGP
10 7 (3.38%) OSPF
10 7 (3.38%) VLAN
11 6 (2.90%) HTTP
12 5 (2.42%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (2.42%) DSL
12 5 (2.42%) WLAN
13 4 (1.93%) ADSL
13 4 (1.93%) DNS
13 4 (1.93%) Intranet
13 4 (1.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (4.83%) MySQL
4 7 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.90%) DB2
6 5 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.93%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.97%) Redis
8 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.93%) JUnit
3 4 (1.93%) Maven
3 4 (1.93%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.45%) NUnit
5 2 (0.97%) gulp
5 2 (0.97%) JIRA
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.97%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) Mocha
6 1 (0.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (13.53%) Finance
2 26 (12.56%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.35%) Legal
3 9 (4.35%) Retail
4 7 (3.38%) Banking
4 7 (3.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Local Government
5 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (17.39%) Developer
2 21 (10.14%) Team Leader
3 19 (9.18%) Analyst
3 19 (9.18%) Support Engineer
4 17 (8.21%) Architect
5 15 (7.25%) Development Team Leader
5 15 (7.25%) Network Engineer
6 14 (6.76%) Help Desk Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (6.28%) Help Desk Support
7 13 (6.28%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 13 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) 1st Line Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 11 (5.31%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Administrator
9 8 (3.86%) ICT Manager
9 8 (3.86%) Java Architect
9 8 (3.86%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.43%) .NET
2 32 (15.46%) HTML
3 27 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (11.59%) JSON
5 18 (8.70%) CSS
6 13 (6.28%) Web Services
7 12 (5.80%) jQuery
8 10 (4.83%) HTML5
8 10 (4.83%) Java EE
9 9 (4.35%) RESTful
10 8 (3.86%) Ajax
10 8 (3.86%) JMS
10 8 (3.86%) Spring
11 6 (2.90%) Sass
11 6 (2.90%) XML
12 5 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (1.93%) JSF
13 4 (1.93%) Laravel
13 4 (1.93%) Spring MVC
13 4 (1.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.81%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 26 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.31%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.90%) Minimum Viable Product
6 6 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.42%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.93%) RIA
8 4 (1.93%) User Experience
9 3 (1.45%) Replication
10 2 (0.97%) Fintech
10 2 (0.97%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.97%) Robotics
10 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.12%) Windows
2 29 (14.01%) Linux
3 20 (9.66%) Unix
4 16 (7.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.42%) Mac OS
5 5 (2.42%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.42%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.42%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.97%) Solaris
8 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.81%) ITIL
3 39 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (12.56%) Service Management
6 24 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
7 21 (10.14%) Scrum
8 19 (9.18%) Mentoring
9 18 (8.70%) ITIL V3
10 14 (6.76%) MVC
10 14 (6.76%) Test Automation
11 13 (6.28%) Change Management
11 13 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (6.28%) Information Security
11 13 (6.28%) Performance Management
11 13 (6.28%) Presales
12 12 (5.80%) Web Development
13 11 (5.31%) Coaching
14 10 (4.83%) Kanban
14 10 (4.83%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.77%) SQL
2 34 (16.43%) C#
3 29 (14.01%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.21%) Java
6 16 (7.73%) Python
7 12 (5.80%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.31%) PHP
9 10 (4.83%) Ruby
10 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.90%) Apex Code
11 6 (2.90%) Perl
11 6 (2.90%) VB
12 5 (2.42%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.93%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.45%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.97%) Korn
15 2 (0.97%) XPath
16 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (28.99%) Degree
2 13 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (5.31%) CCNA
5 9 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (3.86%) CCNP
6 8 (3.86%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (1.93%) ISEB
9 4 (1.93%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.45%) HNC
10 3 (1.45%) MCP
11 2 (0.97%) CISSP
11 2 (0.97%) HND
11 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.97%) MCSA
11 2 (0.97%) MCSE
11 2 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.83%) QA
3 7 (3.38%) GDPR
4 6 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (2.90%) SLA
5 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (1.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.90%) Firmware
4 5 (2.42%) Docker
4 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.45%) vSphere
6 2 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.97%) VMware GSX
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.45%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.45%) NetVault Backup
2 3 (1.45%) Puppet
2 3 (1.45%) SmoothWall
3 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (0.97%) Simpana
3 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.48%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (35.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.56%) Cisco
3 17 (8.21%) VMware
4 16 (7.73%) Xamarin
5 15 (7.25%) Oracle
6 7 (3.38%) HP
6 7 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.90%) F5
7 6 (2.90%) McAfee
7 6 (2.90%) Rackspace
7 6 (2.90%) Remedy
7 6 (2.90%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.42%) Google
8 5 (2.42%) Juniper
9 4 (1.93%) BMC
9 4 (1.93%) Capita
9 4 (1.93%) Citrix
9 4 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.45%) Intel