Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 115 104
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 -2
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 237 301 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.35% 2.44% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 16.10% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 211 274 273
West Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.65% +10.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +3.90%

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1568 1869 1705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.57% 15.15% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1483 1494
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,100 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 -7 76 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Warwickshire +21 41 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Staffordshire +22 27 £29,250 -23.03% 5
Coventry -2 27 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Worcestershire -14 17 £42,500 +9.68%
Shropshire +5 10 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Solihull -13 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Herefordshire -29 5 £47,500 +26.67%
Wolverhampton +14 2 £45,000 +34.33% 1
Wednesbury - 2 £25,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £22,500 -
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £62,000 +181.82%
Walsall 0 1 £45,000 +45.16%
Willenhall 0 1 £45,000 +38.46%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 151 (63.71%) Windows
2 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 88 (37.13%) Cisco
4 83 (35.02%) DNS
4 83 (35.02%) Active Directory
4 83 (35.02%) Firewall
5 72 (30.38%) LAN
5 72 (30.38%) WAN
6 68 (28.69%) DHCP
6 68 (28.69%) Windows Server
7 67 (28.27%) VMware
8 66 (27.85%) Linux
9 55 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 46 (19.41%) Microsoft Office
12 46 (19.41%) MS Exchange
13 42 (17.72%) VPN
14 41 (17.30%) CheckPoint
15 40 (16.88%) ITIL
16 36 (15.19%) Software Engineering
17 35 (14.77%) CCNA
18 34 (14.35%) CCNP
19 33 (13.92%) SIEM
20 32 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
20 32 (13.50%) Internet
20 32 (13.50%) SQL
21 31 (13.08%) Presales
22 30 (12.66%) VLAN
23 28 (11.81%) Unix

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 46 (19.41%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.28%) IIS
3 21 (8.86%) SharePoint
4 18 (7.59%) Apache
4 18 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.80%) nginx
6 7 (2.95%) CMS
7 6 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.27%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.84%) SAS
10 2 (0.84%) WordPress
11 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (19.41%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.42%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.55%) Office 365
2 17 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.11%) PaaS
7 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.27%) IaaS
7 3 (1.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.42%) G Suite
8 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 83 (35.02%) DNS
1 83 (35.02%) Firewall
2 72 (30.38%) LAN
2 72 (30.38%) WAN
3 68 (28.69%) DHCP
4 42 (17.72%) VPN
5 32 (13.50%) Internet
6 30 (12.66%) VLAN
7 28 (11.81%) BGP
8 27 (11.39%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (11.39%) Network Security
8 27 (11.39%) SAN
9 25 (10.55%) Wireless
10 20 (8.44%) Ethernet
11 19 (8.02%) OSPF
11 19 (8.02%) SNMP
12 17 (7.17%) MPLS
12 17 (7.17%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (6.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (6.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.33%) MySQL
3 9 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (3.80%) InfluxDB
3 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.53%) Big Data
4 6 (2.53%) MariaDB
4 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (2.53%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (8.86%) Finance
2 13 (5.49%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.22%) Electronics
5 8 (3.38%) Automotive
6 7 (2.95%) Billing
7 6 (2.53%) Games
8 5 (2.11%) Banking
9 4 (1.69%) Retail
10 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (14.35%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.50%) Support Engineer
3 30 (12.66%) Analyst
4 25 (10.55%) IT Support
5 20 (8.44%) Operations Engineer
6 19 (8.02%) Technical Engineer
7 17 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (6.33%) Administrator
8 15 (6.33%) IT Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) Network Support
9 14 (5.91%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 13 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.49%) Network Support Engineer
11 12 (5.06%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Network Operations Engineer
13 10 (4.22%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.91%) Middleware
2 12 (5.06%) .NET
2 12 (5.06%) Web Services
3 9 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (3.80%) Node.js
4 6 (2.53%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.53%) HTML
4 6 (2.53%) LAMP
4 6 (2.53%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.69%) XML
5 4 (1.69%) Yocto
6 3 (1.27%) COM
6 3 (1.27%) HTML5
7 2 (0.84%) CSS
7 2 (0.84%) J2EE
7 2 (0.84%) JSON
7 2 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.06%) Clustering
3 12 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (3.80%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.80%) PKI
5 9 (3.80%) Smart Meter
6 8 (3.38%) iPad
7 7 (2.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.95%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.95%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.11%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.69%) Replication
10 3 (1.27%) CPLD
10 3 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.27%) Verilog
10 3 (1.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 151 (63.71%) Windows
2 68 (28.69%) Windows Server
3 66 (27.85%) Linux
4 51 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (11.81%) Unix
7 27 (11.39%) Windows 7
8 24 (10.13%) Windows 10
8 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (6.33%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.53%) Debian
10 6 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.69%) CentOS
13 3 (1.27%) Android
13 3 (1.27%) Fedora
13 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.88%) ITIL
2 36 (15.19%) Software Engineering
3 33 (13.92%) SIEM
4 31 (13.08%) Presales
5 22 (9.28%) Configuration Management
6 21 (8.86%) Incident Management
7 18 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.75%) DevOps
10 15 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (5.91%) Information Security
12 12 (5.06%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.06%) Network Design
12 12 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (4.64%) Change Control
13 11 (4.64%) Load Balancing
13 11 (4.64%) Network Management
13 11 (4.64%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.64%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.50%) SQL
2 26 (10.97%) Java
3 18 (7.59%) C#
4 16 (6.75%) C
5 15 (6.33%) C++
6 8 (3.38%) Python
7 7 (2.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.95%) PHP
7 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.11%) Clojure
8 5 (2.11%) Erlang
8 5 (2.11%) Haskell
9 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.69%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.27%) F#
10 3 (1.27%) Perl
10 3 (1.27%) VBA
11 2 (0.84%) Go
11 2 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (14.77%) CCNA
3 34 (14.35%) CCNP
4 26 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (7.59%) Degree
6 13 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 12 (5.06%) MCSE
7 12 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.38%) CREST Certified
9 8 (3.38%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.38%) GCIA
9 8 (3.38%) GCIH
9 8 (3.38%) GIAC
10 7 (2.95%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.53%) GREM
11 6 (2.53%) MCP
11 6 (2.53%) MCSA
12 5 (2.11%) MCITP
13 4 (1.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.91%) SLA
2 9 (3.80%) QA
3 8 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.84%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 83 (35.02%) Active Directory
2 32 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.33%) Docker
3 15 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.80%) Firmware
4 9 (3.80%) Snort
5 8 (3.38%) vSphere
6 7 (2.95%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.53%) KVM
7 6 (2.53%) pfSense
7 6 (2.53%) Samba
7 6 (2.53%) VirtualBox
7 6 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.11%) XenApp
9 4 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.27%) Postfix
10 3 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.27%) XenServer
11 2 (0.84%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (6.75%) SCCM
2 15 (6.33%) Puppet
3 13 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (5.49%) Nagios
4 9 (3.80%) Consul
4 9 (3.80%) Icinga
5 7 (2.95%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (2.53%) Ansible
6 6 (2.53%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (2.53%) Salt
7 4 (1.69%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.27%) Simpana
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.84%) Nessus
9 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.84%) vMotion
Vendors
1 98 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 88 (37.13%) Cisco
3 67 (28.27%) VMware
4 41 (17.30%) CheckPoint
5 24 (10.13%) F5
6 23 (9.70%) Citrix
7 19 (8.02%) HP
8 15 (6.33%) SolarWinds
9 14 (5.91%) Red Hat
10 13 (5.49%) Aruba
10 13 (5.49%) Juniper
11 10 (4.22%) Motorola
12 9 (3.80%) AppDynamics
12 9 (3.80%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.80%) LogRhythm
12 9 (3.80%) New Relic
13 8 (3.38%) ArcSight
14 7 (2.95%) Brocade
14 7 (2.95%) Meraki
14 7 (2.95%) Sourcefire
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugeley
Amazon
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke on Trent
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Rugeley
Amazon
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £39,489 - 59,235 per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum circa £60,000 plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31,811 - 47,716 per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IDOX plc
Salary: £Competitive with good corporate benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago