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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 210 208 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 28 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 0.36% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 4
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
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
1024 836 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.47% 16.43% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 884 658 995
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +6 13 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
Dorset -4 1 £42,500 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (77.78%) Linux
2 33 (61.11%) IPv6
3 27 (50.00%) Internet
3 27 (50.00%) HTTP
4 26 (48.15%) Python
4 26 (48.15%) Bash Shell
5 23 (42.59%) SSL
6 21 (38.89%) Degree
7 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
8 19 (35.19%) Ruby
9 18 (33.33%) Windows
10 17 (31.48%) C++
10 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
10 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
11 16 (29.63%) STL
11 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (27.78%) GCC
12 15 (27.78%) GDB
12 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
12 15 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 15 (27.78%) Scrum
12 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (27.78%) TDD
13 12 (22.22%) WAN
14 11 (20.37%) Java
14 11 (20.37%) J2EE
15 10 (18.52%) Web Development
16 9 (16.67%) Firewall
16 9 (16.67%) UNIX

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 6 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (11.11%) Google Apps
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (61.11%) IPv6
2 27 (50.00%) Internet
2 27 (50.00%) HTTP
3 23 (42.59%) SSL
4 12 (22.22%) WAN
5 9 (16.67%) Firewall
6 8 (14.81%) VPN
7 7 (12.96%) VoIP
8 6 (11.11%) LAN
8 6 (11.11%) IPsec
9 5 (9.26%) Network Security
10 4 (7.41%) VLAN
10 4 (7.41%) MPLS
10 4 (7.41%) OSPF
10 4 (7.41%) BGP
10 4 (7.41%) Ethernet
11 3 (5.56%) H.323
11 3 (5.56%) Unified Communications
12 2 (3.70%) tcpdump
12 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) GCC
1 15 (27.78%) GDB
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
2 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) C++ Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) UNIX Support
5 6 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) STL
2 15 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (20.37%) J2EE
4 6 (11.11%) Middleware
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.85%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.85%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.85%) SVG
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Open Source
2 6 (11.11%) Xbox
3 4 (7.41%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.56%) DTV
4 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) SCADA
5 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) CentOS
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) SUSE
4 2 (3.70%) Debian
4 2 (3.70%) Fedora
5 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
2 16 (29.63%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) TDD
3 15 (27.78%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) Web Development
5 6 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (5.56%) Network Management
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.56%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) UML
7 2 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Python
1 26 (48.15%) Bash Shell
2 19 (35.19%) Ruby
3 17 (31.48%) C++
4 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.37%) Java
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.41%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.41%) Xen
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) WSUS
1 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Google
1 6 (11.11%) Facebook
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
2 4 (7.41%) Citrix
2 4 (7.41%) Juniper
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) Tandberg
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.70%) McAfee
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) BT