The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 117 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.17% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 1.06% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -19.00%
IPv4
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
302 282 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.01% 15.83% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 265 257 263
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPv4 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IPv4
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv4 across the Birmingham region.

IPv4 Salary Trend in Birmingham

IPv4
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv4 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IPv4 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IPv4 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPv4.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) vSphere
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
3 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (64.71%) LAN
3 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 11 (64.71%) SAN
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) NetApp
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
6 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) MCSE
7 6 (35.29%) MCSA
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 6 (35.29%) HP
7 6 (35.29%) Dell
7 6 (35.29%) Terminal Services
7 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IPv4 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (64.71%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) SAN
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) IPsec
4 6 (35.29%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Installations Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) Windows Server
1 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CCNP
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) MCSA
4 6 (35.29%) MCSE
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) vSphere
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Juniper
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) NetApp
6 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 6 (35.29%) Dell
6 6 (35.29%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix