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 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 223 211 211
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 16 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 0.74% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1044 816 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.36% 15.16% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 881 635 952
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £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 31 October 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 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
Bristol +10 9 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Dorset -12 2 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £50,000 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 37 (71.15%) Linux
2 33 (63.46%) IPv6
3 25 (48.08%) Internet
3 25 (48.08%) HTTP
4 24 (46.15%) Python
4 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
5 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
5 21 (40.38%) SSL
6 19 (36.54%) Degree
7 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
7 18 (34.62%) Ruby
8 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (32.69%) Multithreading
8 17 (32.69%) C++
9 16 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
10 15 (28.85%) STL
10 15 (28.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 15 (28.85%) GCC
10 15 (28.85%) GDB
10 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (28.85%) TDD
10 15 (28.85%) Scrum
11 13 (25.00%) WAN
12 12 (23.08%) Windows
13 9 (17.31%) VPN
13 9 (17.31%) UNIX
14 8 (15.38%) Firewall
14 8 (15.38%) Open Source
14 8 (15.38%) DevOps

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (11.54%) Apache
1 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (11.54%) Google Apps
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (63.46%) IPv6
2 25 (48.08%) Internet
2 25 (48.08%) HTTP
3 21 (40.38%) SSL
4 13 (25.00%) WAN
5 9 (17.31%) VPN
6 8 (15.38%) Firewall
7 7 (13.46%) IPsec
7 7 (13.46%) LAN
7 7 (13.46%) VoIP
8 6 (11.54%) Network Security
9 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
9 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 5 (9.62%) OSPF
9 5 (9.62%) BGP
10 4 (7.69%) H.323
10 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
11 3 (5.77%) VLAN
12 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
12 2 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) GCC
1 15 (28.85%) GDB
General
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Developer
1 15 (28.85%) C++ Developer
2 8 (15.38%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Administrator
2 8 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (15.38%) UNIX Support
3 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Lead Designer
5 3 (5.77%) Designer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Server Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) STL
1 15 (28.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (11.54%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Open Source
2 6 (11.54%) Xbox
3 5 (9.62%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) SCADA
5 2 (3.85%) DTV
5 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 9 (17.31%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) SUSE
4 2 (3.85%) Debian
4 2 (3.85%) Fedora
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (32.69%) Multithreading
2 16 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (28.85%) Scrum
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) TDD
4 8 (15.38%) DevOps
5 5 (9.62%) Web Development
6 4 (7.69%) Network Management
7 2 (3.85%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.85%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) UML
7 2 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Python
1 24 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 18 (34.62%) Ruby
3 17 (32.69%) C++
4 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) Java
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) Degree
3 18 (34.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) CCNP
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.62%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.77%) Xen
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) WSUS
1 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Google
1 6 (11.54%) Facebook
2 5 (9.62%) Cisco
2 5 (9.62%) Juniper
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
3 3 (5.77%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Tandberg
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee
5 1 (1.92%) BT
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft