The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 259 229 244
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 2 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.15% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 1.04% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
IPv4
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1078 957 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.15% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 891 779 854
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +23.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IPv4
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IPv4 Salary Trend in the North West

IPv4
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 1 £37,000 -22.10%
Lancashire - 1 - -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Brocade
2 1 (50.00%) Draytek
2 1 (50.00%) NETGEAR