Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 141 129
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 -14
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 138 193 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.74% 2.00% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 13.32% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 106 145 199
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

TCP/IP 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 1,614 1,449 1,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.32% 14.99% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,011 1,192
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,850 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for TCP/IP in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for TCP/IP in the West Midlands

TCP/IP
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 TCP/IP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Staffordshire +26 39 £36,000 +44.00% 1
Birmingham -50 26 £48,250 +48.46% 4
Warwickshire +14 19 £47,500 +63.79% 1
Worcestershire -5 18 £29,500 -41.00% 2
Shropshire -6 9 - -
Solihull -14 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Herefordshire -7 6 £57,500 +30.68%
Coventry +24 4 £39,500 -12.22% 1
Wolverhampton +24 2 £29,250 -35.00%
Wednesbury - 2 £41,250 -
Brierley Hill - 2 £32,500 -
Walsall +4 1 £27,500 -38.89%
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT jobs citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 90 (65.22%) Windows
2 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 62 (44.93%) DNS
4 60 (43.48%) VMware
5 59 (42.75%) Active Directory
6 55 (39.86%) DHCP
7 45 (32.61%) MS Exchange
8 42 (30.43%) Linux
8 42 (30.43%) Office 365
9 38 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (26.09%) Firewall
11 35 (25.36%) Cisco
12 34 (24.64%) Hyper-V
13 30 (21.74%) SLA
14 28 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (19.57%) VLAN
15 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
16 26 (18.84%) LAN
16 26 (18.84%) SQL
16 26 (18.84%) SAN
17 25 (18.12%) Python
17 25 (18.12%) Degree
18 24 (17.39%) WLAN
18 24 (17.39%) WAN
18 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (17.39%) Citrix
19 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (15.94%) Windows Server
20 22 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (15.22%) PowerShell

TCP/IP
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 45 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 27 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.17%) IIS
6 3 (2.17%) SAS
7 2 (1.45%) Apache
7 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.72%) Mule
8 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (30.43%) Office 365
2 23 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.07%) GitHub
5 4 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.45%) IaaS
6 2 (1.45%) PaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.72%) NuGet
7 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.72%) Route 53
7 1 (0.72%) SaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (44.93%) DNS
2 55 (39.86%) DHCP
3 36 (26.09%) Firewall
4 27 (19.57%) VLAN
5 26 (18.84%) LAN
5 26 (18.84%) SAN
6 24 (17.39%) WAN
6 24 (17.39%) WLAN
7 21 (15.22%) SNMP
8 20 (14.49%) MPLS
9 18 (13.04%) Kerberos
9 18 (13.04%) NAS
10 17 (12.32%) Wireless
11 14 (10.14%) Network Security
11 14 (10.14%) VPN
12 11 (7.97%) Internet
13 10 (7.25%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (6.52%) VoIP
15 8 (5.80%) HTTP
16 7 (5.07%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.17%) Big Data
4 3 (2.17%) MySQL
5 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.72%) Power BI
6 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.07%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.17%) Subversion
6 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.72%) AppVeyor
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (6.52%) Finance
1 9 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.72%) Automotive
4 1 (0.72%) Back Office
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Law
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (13.04%) Team Leader
2 15 (10.87%) IT Engineer
2 15 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (10.14%) Analyst
4 11 (7.97%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Network Engineer
5 9 (6.52%) Network Team Leader
6 8 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.80%) Architect
6 8 (5.80%) IT Support
7 7 (5.07%) Administrator
7 7 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 6 (4.35%) Technical Operations Team Leader
8 6 (4.35%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) LDAP
2 9 (6.52%) Web Services
3 4 (2.90%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.90%) LAMP
4 3 (2.17%) .NET
4 3 (2.17%) Node.js
4 3 (2.17%) WSH
5 2 (1.45%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (1.45%) Middleware
5 2 (1.45%) SOAP
5 2 (1.45%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.72%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (0.72%) Code First Entity Framework
6 1 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.72%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.72%) Kafka
6 1 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.14%) Clustering
2 14 (10.14%) Public Cloud
3 12 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.35%) Replication
6 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.90%) PKI
7 3 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.17%) Derivative
8 2 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.45%) Online Games
8 2 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.45%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.72%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 90 (65.22%) Windows
2 42 (30.43%) Linux
3 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (15.94%) Windows Server
5 18 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (9.42%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.52%) Unix
9 7 (5.07%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.90%) CatOS
11 3 (2.17%) Android
11 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.45%) CentOS
12 2 (1.45%) Solaris
13 1 (0.72%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.72%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.29%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (15.22%) Service Delivery
3 18 (13.04%) Information Security
4 17 (12.32%) Mentoring
5 14 (10.14%) ITIL
5 14 (10.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (9.42%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (9.42%) DevOps
7 11 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (7.97%) Test Automation
8 10 (7.25%) Change Control
8 10 (7.25%) Microservices
8 10 (7.25%) Network Design
9 9 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (6.52%) Integration Testing
9 9 (6.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 8 (5.80%) Problem Management
11 7 (5.07%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.84%) SQL
2 25 (18.12%) Python
3 21 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 12 (8.70%) Java
5 10 (7.25%) Bash Shell
5 10 (7.25%) C#
6 8 (5.80%) PHP
7 7 (5.07%) C
8 6 (4.35%) C++
9 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.17%) Perl
10 3 (2.17%) VBScript
11 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.72%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.72%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.72%) Ruby
12 1 (0.72%) VB
12 1 (0.72%) VB6
12 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (27.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (18.12%) Degree
3 18 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (12.32%) MCITP
5 15 (10.87%) MCSE
6 14 (10.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (7.25%) CCNP
8 9 (6.52%) CCSE
9 8 (5.80%) CCNA
9 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
10 6 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (4.35%) CREST Certified
10 6 (4.35%) MCSA
11 4 (2.90%) RHCE
12 3 (2.17%) GCIA
12 3 (2.17%) GIAC
12 3 (2.17%) OSCP
12 3 (2.17%) SANS
13 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (21.74%) SLA
2 12 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 59 (42.75%) Active Directory
2 34 (24.64%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.42%) XenApp
5 8 (5.80%) Docker
5 8 (5.80%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.62%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.62%) vSphere
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Clustering
1 11 (7.97%) Puppet
2 10 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 6 (4.35%) Terraform
4 4 (2.90%) Ansible
5 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.17%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.17%) SCCM
5 3 (2.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.72%) Packer
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 60 (43.48%) VMware
3 35 (25.36%) Cisco
4 24 (17.39%) Citrix
5 15 (10.87%) Fortinet
6 14 (10.14%) Avaya
7 12 (8.70%) HP
7 12 (8.70%) Meraki
8 10 (7.25%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.25%) Palo Alto
8 10 (7.25%) Veeam
9 9 (6.52%) Aruba
10 8 (5.80%) Dell
11 7 (5.07%) Sophos
12 6 (4.35%) AVG
12 6 (4.35%) F5
12 6 (4.35%) Kaseya
13 5 (3.62%) Oracle
14 4 (2.90%) Draytek
14 4 (2.90%) Riverbed