The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 782 753 840
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +87
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 161 181 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.17% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.95% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 153 166 74
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17369 19051 17944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14458 15433 14053
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPv4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv4 within the UK.

IPv4 Salary Trend in the UK

IPv4
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv4 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

IPv4 Salary Histogram in the UK

IPv4
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
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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
England -2 155 £40,000 - 20
South East +22 53 £40,000 -0.62% 6
Berkshire +31 42 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South West +4 35 £40,000 - 1
Reading +16 30 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Dorset - 28 £40,000 - 1
Poole - 25 £40,000 - 1
London -27 24 £50,000 - 4
East of England +10 20 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Midlands -28 12 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Hertfordshire -6 11 £23,000 -48.88% 2
Birmingham -1 10 £35,000 -6.66%
Newbury - 10 £16,500 -
Yorkshire +7 9 £44,000 +25.71% 2
City of London +56 8 £52,500 +6.59% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £23,000 -
Norwich - 6 £42,500 -
Norfolk - 6 £42,500 - 1
Wiltshire +10 5 £27,823 -51.61%
West Yorkshire +7 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Swindon +7 5 £27,823 -51.61%
Leeds +4 5 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £51,250 +36.66% 1
North Yorkshire +19 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Harrogate +14 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Surrey +11 3 £71,000 -2.06% 1
Essex - 3 £67,500 - 1
Reigate - 3 £71,000 - 1
North West +27 2 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Manchester +19 2 £22,500 -10.00% 2

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 175 (60.34%) IPv6
2 166 (57.24%) Cisco
3 156 (53.79%) VPN
4 149 (51.38%) Firewall
5 132 (45.52%) Data Centre
6 131 (45.17%) MPLS
7 112 (38.62%) OSPF
8 109 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
9 108 (37.24%) BGP
10 101 (34.83%) WAN
11 99 (34.14%) VMware
12 97 (33.45%) Linux
13 94 (32.41%) CCNP
14 85 (29.31%) Juniper
15 79 (27.24%) Windows
15 79 (27.24%) LAN
16 76 (26.21%) Telecoms
17 71 (24.48%) VLAN
18 67 (23.10%) DNS
19 63 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 61 (21.03%) Microsoft
21 60 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
22 59 (20.34%) IPsec
23 58 (20.00%) EIGRP
24 57 (19.66%) CCNA
24 57 (19.66%) Perl
25 55 (18.97%) Load Balancing
26 54 (18.62%) CheckPoint
27 53 (18.28%) Windows Server
28 51 (17.59%) Cisco Nexus

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 30 (10.34%) Apache
2 20 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (2.76%) IIS
6 7 (2.41%) IBM Domino
7 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.86%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS Project
3 5 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.79%) Office 365
2 4 (1.38%) Dropbox
2 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (60.34%) IPv6
2 156 (53.79%) VPN
3 149 (51.38%) Firewall
4 131 (45.17%) MPLS
5 112 (38.62%) OSPF
6 108 (37.24%) BGP
7 101 (34.83%) WAN
8 79 (27.24%) LAN
9 71 (24.48%) VLAN
10 67 (23.10%) DNS
11 60 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (20.34%) IPsec
13 58 (20.00%) EIGRP
14 51 (17.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 48 (16.55%) SSL
16 44 (15.17%) VoIP
17 41 (14.14%) L2TP
18 35 (12.07%) Internet
19 33 (11.38%) Cisco IOS
20 31 (10.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.86%) MySQL
2 23 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.21%) Cognos Impromptu
4 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.69%) GCC
2 2 (0.69%) GDB
2 2 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 76 (26.21%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.14%) Finance
3 6 (2.07%) Banking
4 5 (1.72%) Local Government
5 4 (1.38%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Billing
6 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Retail
7 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 107 (36.90%) Network Engineer
2 48 (16.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 45 (15.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 41 (14.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 32 (11.03%) Administrator
6 30 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
6 30 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 29 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 19 (6.55%) Project Manager
8 19 (6.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 19 (6.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 18 (6.21%) Data Centre Engineer
9 18 (6.21%) Data Centre Technician
9 18 (6.21%) Data Technician
10 17 (5.86%) Telecoms Administrator
11 16 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (5.52%) Systems Support Engineer
12 14 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (4.48%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.00%) LAMP
2 10 (3.45%) CSS
3 7 (2.41%) Ajax
3 7 (2.41%) JMS
3 7 (2.41%) JPA
3 7 (2.41%) Spring
4 5 (1.72%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.38%) Web Services
6 2 (0.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (0.69%) J2EE
6 2 (0.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 132 (45.52%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.17%) Private Cloud
3 12 (4.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (3.79%) iPad
5 9 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.07%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (1.72%) Raspberry Pi
7 5 (1.72%) Replication
8 4 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.38%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.69%) Handset
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 97 (33.45%) Linux
2 79 (27.24%) Windows
3 53 (18.28%) Windows Server
4 31 (10.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (8.97%) Unix
6 25 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.10%) CatOS
8 9 (3.10%) Debian
8 9 (3.10%) Solaris
9 8 (2.76%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.41%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.07%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.03%) Android
12 3 (1.03%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.69%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.97%) Load Balancing
2 34 (11.72%) Presales
3 26 (8.97%) Migration
4 25 (8.62%) Network Design
5 24 (8.28%) ITIL
6 22 (7.59%) Validation
7 15 (5.17%) Fault Management
7 15 (5.17%) Workflow
8 14 (4.83%) ITSM
9 13 (4.48%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.14%) DDoS Mitigation
10 12 (4.14%) Network Management
10 12 (4.14%) Problem Management
10 12 (4.14%) Time Management
11 10 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (3.45%) Document Management
11 10 (3.45%) Product Management
11 10 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (3.45%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.66%) Perl
2 36 (12.41%) PHP
3 20 (6.90%) SQL
4 13 (4.48%) Python
5 10 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.10%) C++
6 9 (3.10%) Java
7 7 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.07%) VBScript
9 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.72%) VB
10 4 (1.38%) Tcl
11 2 (0.69%) C
Qualifications
1 109 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (32.41%) CCNP
3 57 (19.66%) CCNA
4 37 (12.76%) Degree
5 31 (10.69%) CCSP
6 30 (10.34%) CCIE
7 29 (10.00%) JNCIA
8 23 (7.93%) CCSE
8 23 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (7.93%) Security Cleared
9 19 (6.55%) JNCIP
10 18 (6.21%) SC Cleared
11 16 (5.52%) CCDP
11 16 (5.52%) CCSA
12 15 (5.17%) CCDA
13 14 (4.83%) JNCIE
14 11 (3.79%) CCIP
14 11 (3.79%) Check Point Certification
14 11 (3.79%) MCSE
14 11 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.55%) QA
2 8 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (14.48%) Active Directory
3 20 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.17%) vSphere
5 8 (2.76%) NFS
6 6 (2.07%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.03%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.34%) vCloud
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.45%) SCCM
2 8 (2.76%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.41%) SmoothWall
4 6 (2.07%) Cacti
5 5 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.69%) Nagios
6 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.69%) SCOM
6 2 (0.69%) WSUS
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.34%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 166 (57.24%) Cisco
2 99 (34.14%) VMware
3 85 (29.31%) Juniper
4 61 (21.03%) Microsoft
5 54 (18.62%) CheckPoint
6 45 (15.52%) F5
7 31 (10.69%) Palo Alto
8 18 (6.21%) Citrix
9 17 (5.86%) Remedy
10 16 (5.52%) Dell
11 14 (4.83%) HP
12 12 (4.14%) NetApp
13 11 (3.79%) BMC
14 10 (3.45%) Red Hat
15 9 (3.10%) Brocade
16 7 (2.41%) ArcSight
16 7 (2.41%) GENBAND
16 7 (2.41%) GFI Software
17 6 (2.07%) Meraki
18 5 (1.72%) Ruckus Wireless
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive Salary based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stevenage
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Norfolk
Capita plc
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago