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 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 211 214 209
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 19 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.21% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 5
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,350 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £49,240
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
977 907 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.36% 16.96% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 838 696 948
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,400 £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 2 March 2015.

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 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
Bristol 0 16 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £57,500 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) HTTP
1 25 (80.65%) SSL
1 25 (80.65%) Internet
2 24 (77.42%) Degree
3 14 (45.16%) Linux
4 13 (41.94%) DevOps
5 12 (38.71%) UNIX
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 5 (16.13%) IPv6
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) WAN
7 4 (12.90%) IPsec
7 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) Network Security
8 3 (9.68%) JNCIS
8 3 (9.68%) Firewall
8 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.68%) LAN
8 3 (9.68%) VoIP
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) CCNP
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.68%) Juniper
8 3 (9.68%) MPLS
8 3 (9.68%) OSPF
8 3 (9.68%) BGP
9 2 (6.45%) ATM
9 2 (6.45%) VMware
9 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
9 2 (6.45%) Telecoms

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) HTTP
1 25 (80.65%) SSL
1 25 (80.65%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) IPv6
3 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 4 (12.90%) IPsec
3 4 (12.90%) Network Security
4 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) VoIP
4 3 (9.68%) MPLS
4 3 (9.68%) OSPF
4 3 (9.68%) BGP
5 2 (6.45%) ATM
6 1 (3.23%) SNMP
6 1 (3.23%) H.323
6 1 (3.23%) DWDM
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) Support Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) UNIX Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) UNIX Support Engineer
2 11 (35.48%) UNIX Support
3 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Junior
4 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Lead Designer
4 1 (3.23%) Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.23%) SCADA
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 12 (38.71%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) DevOps
2 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
3 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.23%) Network Management
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
3 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) UML
3 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (3.23%) OO
3 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
1 1 (3.23%) C++
1 1 (3.23%) Python
1 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
1 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Juniper
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) BT