Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 111 150
Rank change year-on-year -43 +39 -55
Permanent jobs citing TCP/IP 176 259 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 2.47% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.17% 15.18% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 262 179
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,750 £22,650
90th Percentile £50,850 £60,000 £54,000
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 1,446 1,706 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.70% 16.25% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,317 1,354
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,325
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -19 54 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Staffordshire -19 23 £25,000 -28.57% 8
Coventry -24 19 £35,500 -8.97% 6
Warwickshire -11 15 £50,000 - 3
Shropshire +10 14 £35,000 +32.08% 2
Worcestershire +1 11 £38,500 +4.05% 1
Solihull -7 11 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Wolverhampton -10 5 £45,000 +93.55% 2
Walsall -2 4 £45,000 +91.49%
Wednesbury - 3 £24,000 -
Herefordshire -1 2 £37,500 -6.25% 2
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 106 (60.23%) Windows
2 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
3 70 (39.77%) Active Directory
4 63 (35.80%) DNS
5 62 (35.23%) Firewall
5 62 (35.23%) VMware
6 51 (28.98%) WAN
7 50 (28.41%) Cisco
7 50 (28.41%) Windows Server
8 49 (27.84%) LAN
9 48 (27.27%) MS Exchange
10 42 (23.86%) DHCP
11 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (21.02%) Linux
13 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (19.32%) Data Centre
15 33 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (17.61%) Office 365
17 30 (17.05%) SIEM
17 30 (17.05%) Network Security
17 30 (17.05%) VPN
17 30 (17.05%) VLAN
18 29 (16.48%) CheckPoint
18 29 (16.48%) Hyper-V
19 28 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (15.91%) SAN
19 28 (15.91%) Citrix
19 28 (15.91%) ITIL
20 27 (15.34%) Cisco Certification
21 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification

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 48 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.36%) IIS
4 13 (7.39%) Apache
5 11 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.84%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.27%) nginx
7 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.70%) WordPress
9 2 (1.14%) CMS
9 2 (1.14%) Drupal
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.14%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.61%) Office 365
2 18 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.14%) Linode
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (35.80%) DNS
2 62 (35.23%) Firewall
3 51 (28.98%) WAN
4 49 (27.84%) LAN
5 42 (23.86%) DHCP
6 30 (17.05%) Network Security
6 30 (17.05%) VLAN
6 30 (17.05%) VPN
7 28 (15.91%) SAN
8 24 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (13.64%) SNMP
9 22 (12.50%) SSL
10 20 (11.36%) HTTP
11 18 (10.23%) MPLS
12 17 (9.66%) BGP
12 17 (9.66%) Ethernet
12 17 (9.66%) OSPF
13 14 (7.95%) VoIP
14 10 (5.68%) DDNS
14 10 (5.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.25%) MySQL
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (1.14%) PEAR
4 1 (0.57%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.57%) CANoe
4 1 (0.57%) GDB
4 1 (0.57%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.57%) sqlmap
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.09%) Games
2 8 (4.55%) Billing
3 6 (3.41%) Finance
3 6 (3.41%) Retail
4 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.27%) Automotive
6 3 (1.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (18.75%) Analyst
2 23 (13.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (11.93%) Support Analyst
4 18 (10.23%) Developer
5 17 (9.66%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 13 (7.39%) Network Engineer
9 12 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (6.82%) Security Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (6.25%) IT Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (5.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.68%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (5.68%) Technical Specialist
12 9 (5.11%) Architect
12 9 (5.11%) Consultant
12 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (5.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.09%) WebSockets
2 3 (1.70%) Django
3 2 (1.14%) LAMP
3 2 (1.14%) LDAP
3 2 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.14%) Middleware
3 2 (1.14%) WSH
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) OAuth
4 1 (0.57%) OpenID
4 1 (0.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.95%) Driving Licence
3 11 (6.25%) Clustering
4 10 (5.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (4.55%) FlexPod
6 6 (3.41%) Replication
7 5 (2.84%) PKI
7 5 (2.84%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.84%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.70%) iPad
8 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.70%) Smart Home
9 2 (1.14%) AS400
9 2 (1.14%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.14%) Life Science
10 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 106 (60.23%) Windows
2 50 (28.41%) Windows Server
3 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (21.02%) Linux
5 35 (19.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (13.64%) Unix
7 19 (10.80%) Windows 7
8 18 (10.23%) Windows 10
9 13 (7.39%) Windows 8
10 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (5.11%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.14%) CentOS
12 2 (1.14%) Fedora
12 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Android
13 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.05%) SIEM
2 28 (15.91%) ITIL
3 20 (11.36%) Mathematics
4 18 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (10.23%) Load Balancing
5 17 (9.66%) OOP
5 17 (9.66%) Presales
6 16 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.09%) Game Development
6 16 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 16 (9.09%) Microservices
6 16 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 16 (9.09%) Network Design
6 16 (9.09%) SOA
6 16 (9.09%) Workflow
7 15 (8.52%) Incident Management
8 13 (7.39%) Migration
9 11 (6.25%) Project Management
9 11 (6.25%) Time Management
10 10 (5.68%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.64%) SQL
2 23 (13.07%) C
3 19 (10.80%) Java
4 17 (9.66%) C++
5 8 (4.55%) C#
6 7 (3.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.98%) Python
7 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.27%) PHP
8 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.14%) Ruby
9 2 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.57%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.57%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (15.34%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (13.07%) CCNP
4 16 (9.09%) CISSP
4 16 (9.09%) Degree
5 12 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
6 11 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 10 (5.68%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.55%) CCDP
8 8 (4.55%) CCNA
8 8 (4.55%) CCSE
8 8 (4.55%) GCIA
8 8 (4.55%) GCIH
8 8 (4.55%) IISP
8 8 (4.55%) ISSAP
8 8 (4.55%) JNCIP
9 7 (3.98%) DBS Check
10 6 (3.41%) SSCP
11 5 (2.84%) MCSE
12 4 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) NIST 800
System Software
1 70 (39.77%) Active Directory
2 33 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.41%) ProxySG
5 5 (2.84%) vSphere
6 4 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.14%) Gluster
8 2 (1.14%) Postfix
9 1 (0.57%) Docker
9 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.57%) Xen
9 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.39%) SCCM
2 8 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.55%) QRadar
3 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.41%) WSUS
4 5 (2.84%) Nagios
5 3 (1.70%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.70%) Simpana
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.14%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.57%) Cacti
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
2 62 (35.23%) VMware
3 50 (28.41%) Cisco
4 29 (16.48%) CheckPoint
5 28 (15.91%) Citrix
6 24 (13.64%) SolarWinds
7 19 (10.80%) HP
8 16 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 15 (8.52%) F5
9 15 (8.52%) Juniper
10 11 (6.25%) Symantec
10 11 (6.25%) Veeam
11 10 (5.68%) IBM
11 10 (5.68%) McAfee
12 8 (4.55%) Aruba
12 8 (4.55%) Brocade
12 8 (4.55%) Forcepoint
12 8 (4.55%) Google
12 8 (4.55%) Sourcefire
12 8 (4.55%) Tufin