Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 129 120
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -17
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 191 216 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.97% 2.18% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.19% 14.33% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 144 200 255
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,700 £24,450
90th Percentile £52,125 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 1,448 1,507 1,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.90% 15.23% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,211 1,377
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £24,349
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 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 +42 96 £32,500 -32.29% 9
Staffordshire +4 24 £25,000 -16.67% 14
Solihull +20 17 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Warwickshire -21 10 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Shropshire +4 8 £22,000 -30.71% 2
Wolverhampton -14 8 £45,000 +104.55%
Coventry -35 6 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Worcestershire +16 4 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Herefordshire +17 3 £44,000 +10.00%
Walsall - 3 £45,000 - 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 100 (52.36%) Windows
2 71 (37.17%) DNS
3 62 (32.46%) Active Directory
4 59 (30.89%) DHCP
5 58 (30.37%) Microsoft
6 57 (29.84%) Windows Server
7 54 (28.27%) VMware
8 52 (27.23%) VLAN
9 51 (26.70%) Firewall
10 50 (26.18%) Cisco
10 50 (26.18%) Office 365
11 45 (23.56%) VPN
11 45 (23.56%) LAN
12 43 (22.51%) WAN
12 43 (22.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
13 38 (19.90%) MS Exchange
13 38 (19.90%) Ethernet
14 37 (19.37%) ITIL
15 36 (18.85%) Linux
15 36 (18.85%) SQL
15 36 (18.85%) Network Security
16 34 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (16.75%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (16.75%) C
18 31 (16.23%) CCNP
18 31 (16.23%) Cisco Certification
18 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
18 31 (16.23%) SIEM
19 30 (15.71%) Git (software)

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 38 (19.90%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.04%) IIS
3 21 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.62%) Apache
6 5 (2.62%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (26.18%) Office 365
2 19 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (37.17%) DNS
2 59 (30.89%) DHCP
3 52 (27.23%) VLAN
4 51 (26.70%) Firewall
5 45 (23.56%) LAN
5 45 (23.56%) VPN
6 43 (22.51%) WAN
7 38 (19.90%) Ethernet
8 36 (18.85%) Network Security
9 32 (16.75%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (15.71%) HTTP
10 30 (15.71%) MPLS
10 30 (15.71%) SNMP
11 27 (14.14%) BGP
11 27 (14.14%) SSL
12 25 (13.09%) OSPF
13 22 (11.52%) Cisco Firepower
13 22 (11.52%) WLAN
14 21 (10.99%) Wireshark
15 20 (10.47%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.52%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.09%) Subversion
3 11 (5.76%) CANoe
4 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.05%) Ant
5 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.05%) PVCS
6 1 (0.52%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.52%) GDB
6 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.52%) NUnit
6 1 (0.52%) sqlmap
6 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (13.09%) Games
2 17 (8.90%) Automotive
3 11 (5.76%) Electronics
4 7 (3.66%) Finance
4 7 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.14%) Retail
6 5 (2.62%) Billing
7 3 (1.57%) Banking
7 3 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (15.18%) Developer
2 25 (13.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 25 (13.09%) Analyst
3 21 (10.99%) Architect
3 21 (10.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.99%) Security Architect
4 20 (10.47%) Security Solutions Architect
4 20 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (9.95%) Support Analyst
6 18 (9.42%) IT Support
6 18 (9.42%) Support Engineer
7 17 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
9 15 (7.85%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 11 (5.76%) Development Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) IT Technician
11 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.76%) Test Development Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.09%) WebSockets
2 8 (4.19%) WSH
3 3 (1.57%) CSS
3 3 (1.57%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.57%) HTML
3 3 (1.57%) Kafka
3 3 (1.57%) LDAP
4 2 (1.05%) Django
5 1 (0.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.52%) COM
5 1 (0.52%) jQuery
5 1 (0.52%) JSON
5 1 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.52%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.52%) OAuth
5 1 (0.52%) OpenID
5 1 (0.52%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.47%) Cyberthreat
2 20 (10.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (7.85%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.24%) Clustering
5 6 (3.14%) PKI
5 6 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.62%) FlexPod
7 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.09%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.09%) Replication
8 3 (1.57%) Fintech
8 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.05%) Smart Home
9 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (52.36%) Windows
2 57 (29.84%) Windows Server
3 43 (22.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (18.85%) Linux
5 31 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (14.66%) Unix
6 28 (14.66%) Windows 7
7 27 (14.14%) Windows 10
8 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.14%) Android
10 5 (2.62%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.62%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.62%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.57%) VMS
12 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.37%) ITIL
2 31 (16.23%) SIEM
3 28 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (13.61%) Load Balancing
5 26 (13.61%) OOP
5 26 (13.61%) Presales
5 26 (13.61%) SOA
5 26 (13.61%) Workflow
6 25 (13.09%) Game Development
6 25 (13.09%) ITIL V3
6 25 (13.09%) Mathematics
6 25 (13.09%) Microservices
6 25 (13.09%) Multithreading
6 25 (13.09%) Network Design
7 22 (11.52%) Incident Management
7 22 (11.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (10.99%) E-Commerce
9 20 (10.47%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 20 (10.47%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.85%) SQL
2 32 (16.75%) C
3 30 (15.71%) C++
4 28 (14.66%) Java
5 17 (8.90%) PowerShell
6 14 (7.33%) C#
7 8 (4.19%) VBScript
8 6 (3.14%) Python
9 3 (1.57%) Go
9 3 (1.57%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.05%) VC++
11 1 (0.52%) PHP
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (16.23%) CCNP
1 31 (16.23%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (14.66%) Degree
3 22 (11.52%) CISSP
4 20 (10.47%) CCDP
4 20 (10.47%) CCSE
4 20 (10.47%) IISP
4 20 (10.47%) ISSAP
4 20 (10.47%) JNCIP
5 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.66%) DBS Check
6 7 (3.66%) MCSE
7 6 (3.14%) MCSA
7 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.09%) MCITP
10 3 (1.57%) CCNA
10 3 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.66%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.05%) MISRA
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) NIST 800
System Software
1 62 (32.46%) Active Directory
2 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
3 34 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.62%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.09%) Docker
5 4 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (2.09%) vSphere
6 3 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (10.99%) QRadar
2 18 (9.42%) SCCM
3 6 (3.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.62%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.09%) Cacti
5 4 (2.09%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.09%) Nagios
6 3 (1.57%) Ambari
6 3 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.57%) Kibana
6 3 (1.57%) logstash
6 3 (1.57%) Puppet
6 3 (1.57%) WSUS
7 2 (1.05%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.05%) Nessus
8 1 (0.52%) Nmap
8 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (30.37%) Microsoft
2 54 (28.27%) VMware
3 50 (26.18%) Cisco
4 30 (15.71%) CheckPoint
5 26 (13.61%) Splunk
6 25 (13.09%) Fortinet
6 25 (13.09%) Juniper
7 23 (12.04%) Citrix
8 21 (10.99%) LogRhythm
9 20 (10.47%) Forcepoint
9 20 (10.47%) IBM
9 20 (10.47%) Tufin
10 12 (6.28%) HP
10 12 (6.28%) SolarWinds
11 10 (5.24%) F5
11 10 (5.24%) Google
12 9 (4.71%) Meraki
13 8 (4.19%) McAfee
14 7 (3.66%) Sophos
14 7 (3.66%) Symantec