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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 244 237 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.045% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £24,250 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
1118 955 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.15% 14.39% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 896 796 1010
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 2 March 2015. 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 +6 7 £24,250 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) VoIP
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 6 (66.67%) Android
4 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (66.67%) NetApp
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (22.22%) IPsec
7 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) WAN

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) VoIP
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
7 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 1 (11.11%) MPLS
7 1 (11.11%) OSPF
7 1 (11.11%) BGP
7 1 (11.11%) SSL
7 1 (11.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Support
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Support Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (11.11%) Draytek
5 1 (11.11%) NETGEAR
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam