Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 139 157
Rank change year-on-year +27 +18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Internet 203 203 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.61% 2.13% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.01% 13.25% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 126 163 187
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,250 £23,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -

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 1,560 1,532 1,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.03% 16.09% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 1,046 1,184
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,255 £23,000 £24,131
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 June 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 24 June 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 +51 65 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Warwickshire +5 49 £35,000 -26.32% 3
Coventry +20 26 £20,000 -42.86% 1
Solihull -3 16 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Worcestershire -36 14 £29,500 -34.30% 2
Staffordshire +8 13 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Sutton Coldfield +7 11 £35,000 -17.65%
Shropshire -3 11 £20,500 -43.06% 3
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £29,000 -
Internet
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 83 (40.89%) Problem-Solving
2 81 (39.90%) Microsoft
3 65 (32.02%) Windows
4 64 (31.53%) Degree
5 57 (28.08%) Internet of Things
6 53 (26.11%) Telecoms
7 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (19.70%) Project Management
9 39 (19.21%) Linux
9 39 (19.21%) CSS
9 39 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (19.21%) Self-Motivation
10 37 (18.23%) C#
11 35 (17.24%) JavaScript
11 35 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 35 (17.24%) Data Analysis
11 35 (17.24%) Windows Server
12 34 (16.75%) HTML
13 33 (16.26%) SQL
14 32 (15.76%) .NET
14 32 (15.76%) Analytics
14 32 (15.76%) Mathematics
15 30 (14.78%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (14.29%) Data Analytics
16 29 (14.29%) Visualisation
17 28 (13.79%) jQuery
17 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET
18 27 (13.30%) Retail
19 26 (12.81%) Office 365
20 25 (12.32%) Management Information System

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 (7.88%) IIS
2 13 (6.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.94%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.96%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.99%) Apache
5 2 (0.99%) CMS
6 1 (0.49%) Confluence
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.99%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.81%) Office 365
2 17 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.45%) SaaS
5 5 (2.46%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.99%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.99%) IaaS
6 2 (0.99%) PaaS
6 2 (0.99%) Route 53
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) G Suite
7 1 (0.49%) npm
7 1 (0.49%) NuGet
7 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.34%) Firewall
2 16 (7.88%) LAN
3 15 (7.39%) TCP/IP
4 13 (6.40%) Network Security
4 13 (6.40%) WAN
5 11 (5.42%) DNS
5 11 (5.42%) VLAN
6 9 (4.43%) Intranet
7 7 (3.45%) ADSL
8 5 (2.46%) MPLS
9 4 (1.97%) VoIP
10 3 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.48%) VPN
11 2 (0.99%) DHCP
11 2 (0.99%) HSRP
11 2 (0.99%) HTTP
11 2 (0.99%) IPsec
11 2 (0.99%) IPv4
11 2 (0.99%) SSL
11 2 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.85%) Big Data
3 15 (7.39%) MySQL
3 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.94%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.97%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (1.97%) QlikView
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.49%) Redis
9 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (12.32%) Visual Studio
2 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (5.91%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.93%) JIRA
5 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (26.11%) Telecoms
2 27 (13.30%) Retail
3 23 (11.33%) Marketing
4 20 (9.85%) Automotive
5 9 (4.43%) Finance
6 8 (3.94%) Legal
7 3 (1.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 54 (26.60%) Developer
2 32 (15.76%) Analyst
3 19 (9.36%) Software Developer
4 16 (7.88%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.39%) .NET Software Developer
5 15 (7.39%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (7.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (7.39%) C# Developer
5 15 (7.39%) C# Software Developer
5 15 (7.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (5.91%) Network Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.93%) Designer
8 10 (4.93%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.93%) UX Designer
9 9 (4.43%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.43%) UI Designer
9 9 (4.43%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.21%) CSS
2 34 (16.75%) HTML
3 32 (15.76%) .NET
4 28 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 28 (13.79%) jQuery
5 19 (9.36%) HTML5
6 15 (7.39%) Spring
7 11 (5.42%) JSON
7 11 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (5.42%) XML
8 10 (4.93%) RESTful
9 9 (4.43%) AngularJS
9 9 (4.43%) Web Services
10 7 (3.45%) LAMP
11 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.96%) REST
12 5 (2.46%) Flutter
12 5 (2.46%) Laravel
12 5 (2.46%) SOAP
13 4 (1.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.08%) Internet of Things
2 39 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (19.21%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (12.32%) Management Information System
4 20 (9.85%) Mobile App
5 16 (7.88%) User Experience
6 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.96%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) CCTV
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.49%) Fibre Optics
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.02%) Windows
2 39 (19.21%) Linux
3 35 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.94%) Unix
5 6 (2.96%) Android
5 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.48%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.48%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.99%) CentOS
8 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.49%) Solaris
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.89%) Problem-Solving
2 44 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.70%) Project Management
4 35 (17.24%) Data Analysis
5 32 (15.76%) Analytics
5 32 (15.76%) Mathematics
6 30 (14.78%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 29 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 24 (11.82%) Line Management
9 23 (11.33%) OO
10 22 (10.84%) Artificial Intelligence
11 20 (9.85%) Data Visualisation
11 20 (9.85%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (9.85%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.87%) ITIL
13 17 (8.37%) OOP
14 14 (6.90%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (6.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.23%) C#
2 35 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 33 (16.26%) SQL
4 20 (9.85%) C
5 19 (9.36%) Java
6 16 (7.88%) Python
7 15 (7.39%) R
7 15 (7.39%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.91%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.43%) Perl
9 9 (4.43%) PHP
10 8 (3.94%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.46%) Dart
11 5 (2.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.97%) C++
12 4 (1.97%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.48%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.48%) Go
13 3 (1.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (31.53%) Degree
2 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.93%) MCP
4 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (3.94%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.48%) CISSP
9 3 (1.48%) HND
10 2 (0.99%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.99%) CCDP
10 2 (0.99%) CCNP
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.49%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.33%) SLA
2 9 (4.43%) GDPR
2 9 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.97%) NEBOSH
4 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.48%) QA
4 3 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.99%) GPG13
5 2 (0.99%) HMG Infosec
5 2 (0.99%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.99%) NIST
6 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.88%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 4 (1.97%) Docker
4 4 (1.97%) XenApp
4 4 (1.97%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (2.96%) FTK
1 6 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
1 6 (2.96%) SCOM
2 5 (2.46%) EnCase
3 4 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.99%) Ansible
4 2 (0.99%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.49%) QRadar
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 81 (39.90%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.32%) VMware
3 14 (6.90%) Cisco
3 14 (6.90%) Citrix
4 10 (4.93%) Oracle
5 9 (4.43%) Adobe
5 9 (4.43%) Juniper
5 9 (4.43%) SolarWinds
6 6 (2.96%) AVG
6 6 (2.96%) Kaseya
6 6 (2.96%) McAfee
6 6 (2.96%) Sophos
7 5 (2.46%) Nuix
8 4 (1.97%) Ivanti
9 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.99%) F5
9 2 (0.99%) Google
9 2 (0.99%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (0.99%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.99%) Veeam