The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 228 227 226
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 12 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.15% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 0.95% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 2
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £39,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £44,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1034 943 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.34% 15.92% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 879 725 1036
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IPv4
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IPv4 Salary Trend in the South West

IPv4
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv4 across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

IPv4 Salary Histogram in the South West

IPv4
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bristol +11 10 £40,000 +3.22%
Dorset -8 1 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 24 (60.00%) Linux
1 24 (60.00%) SSL
2 23 (57.50%) HTTP
2 23 (57.50%) Internet
3 22 (55.00%) Degree
4 18 (45.00%) IPv6
5 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
6 11 (27.50%) DevOps
7 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 10 (25.00%) C++
8 9 (22.50%) Python
8 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
8 9 (22.50%) VPN
8 9 (22.50%) UNIX
8 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) Scrum
9 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.00%) TDD
9 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.00%) Ruby
9 8 (20.00%) WAN
9 8 (20.00%) STL
9 8 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (20.00%) GCC
9 8 (20.00%) GDB
10 7 (17.50%) LAN
10 7 (17.50%) IPsec
11 6 (15.00%) Network Security

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) SSL
2 23 (57.50%) Internet
2 23 (57.50%) HTTP
3 18 (45.00%) IPv6
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 8 (20.00%) WAN
6 7 (17.50%) LAN
6 7 (17.50%) IPsec
7 6 (15.00%) Network Security
8 5 (12.50%) Firewall
8 5 (12.50%) MPLS
8 5 (12.50%) OSPF
8 5 (12.50%) BGP
8 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 4 (10.00%) H.323
9 4 (10.00%) Unified Communications
10 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
10 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
10 2 (5.00%) VoIP
10 2 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) GCC
1 8 (20.00%) GDB
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX Support
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Designer
4 3 (7.50%) Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) STL
1 8 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (5.00%) J2EE
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.00%) SCADA
4 1 (2.50%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) DevOps
2 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (10.00%) Network Management
6 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.00%) UML
6 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) C++
2 9 (22.50%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
3 8 (20.00%) Ruby
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 22 (55.00%) Degree
2 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) CCNP
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
1 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco
1 5 (12.50%) Juniper
2 3 (7.50%) Tandberg
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee
3 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) BT
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Facebook