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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 745 803 820
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +17
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 160 70 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.066% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 152 61 63
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%

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
20596 18392 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.27% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16283 14986 18234
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014 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 23 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
England +65 155 £45,000 +5.88% 15
London +42 69 £52,500 +26.50% 9
South East +12 36 £37,500 -27.88% 3
South West -9 28 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bristol +3 13 £42,500 -
Surrey 0 13 £37,500 -21.05%
Yorkshire - 12 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £36,000 -
City of London +15 10 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Oxfordshire +12 10 £23,500 -7.84%
Henley-on-Thames +6 9 £23,500 -7.84%
Leeds - 9 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 9 £37,500 -
Berkshire -9 5 £70,000 +29.62% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £50,000 -
Wales - 5 £55,000 -
Swindon - 5 £50,000 -
Reading - 5 £70,000 - 1
Birmingham -4 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands -13 4 £35,000 -50.00%
East of England -23 4 £45,750 +22.00% 1
South Wales - 4 £57,500 -
Cardiff - 4 £57,500 -
Guildford +10 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Cambridge - 2 £47,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £35,250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £47,250 -
Kent +3 1 - - 1
Wareham 0 1 £42,500 -
Dorset -3 1 £42,500 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 151 (52.25%) IPv6
2 137 (47.40%) Firewall
3 130 (44.98%) Linux
4 124 (42.91%) Windows
5 114 (39.45%) Cisco
6 113 (39.10%) DNS
7 82 (28.37%) Ruby
8 81 (28.03%) MPLS
9 77 (26.64%) BGP
9 77 (26.64%) SSL
10 76 (26.30%) VMware
11 74 (25.61%) TCP/IP
12 73 (25.26%) Juniper
13 71 (24.57%) DHCP
14 68 (23.53%) HTTP
15 67 (23.18%) Active Directory
16 66 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 64 (22.15%) Python
18 63 (21.80%) SAN
19 62 (21.45%) OSPF
20 56 (19.38%) WAN
20 56 (19.38%) Bash Shell
21 55 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
22 53 (18.34%) VPN
23 51 (17.65%) SNMP
24 50 (17.30%) Microsoft
25 47 (16.26%) Clustering
26 46 (15.92%) Internet
26 46 (15.92%) LAN
27 45 (15.57%) MS Exchange

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 45 (15.57%) MS Exchange
2 39 (13.49%) IIS
3 26 (9.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.77%) Apache
6 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.38%) Lync
9 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.35%) SAS
10 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.46%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.19%) Office 365
2 12 (4.15%) Google Apps
3 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (52.25%) IPv6
2 137 (47.40%) Firewall
3 113 (39.10%) DNS
4 81 (28.03%) MPLS
5 77 (26.64%) BGP
5 77 (26.64%) SSL
6 74 (25.61%) TCP/IP
7 71 (24.57%) DHCP
8 68 (23.53%) HTTP
9 63 (21.80%) SAN
10 62 (21.45%) OSPF
11 56 (19.38%) WAN
12 53 (18.34%) VPN
13 51 (17.65%) SNMP
14 46 (15.92%) Internet
14 46 (15.92%) LAN
15 40 (13.84%) IPsec
16 39 (13.49%) VLAN
17 34 (11.76%) NAS
18 31 (10.73%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.46%) MySQL
2 31 (10.73%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.69%) Redis
3 28 (9.69%) MongoDB
3 28 (9.69%) MariaDB
4 13 (4.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (12.11%) GCC
1 35 (12.11%) GDB
2 5 (1.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.73%) JIRA
2 5 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.38%) Ant
3 4 (1.38%) Gerrit
4 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (8.65%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.23%) Games
3 16 (5.54%) Finance
4 6 (2.08%) Marketing
5 5 (1.73%) Electronics
5 5 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.04%) Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (22.49%) Network Engineer
2 39 (13.49%) Developer
3 36 (12.46%) C++ Developer
4 27 (9.34%) Administrator
5 22 (7.61%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (7.61%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (6.92%) Architect
6 20 (6.92%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.54%) Network Architect
8 15 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
9 14 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.81%) Team Leader
12 10 (3.46%) Analyst
12 10 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.46%) Network Team Leader
13 9 (3.11%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.15%) STL
2 35 (12.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 28 (9.69%) RabbitMQ
3 28 (9.69%) MSMQ
4 14 (4.84%) .NET
5 11 (3.81%) J2EE
6 6 (2.08%) Middleware
7 3 (1.04%) Web Services
8 2 (0.69%) Spring
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.35%) JPA
9 1 (0.35%) Ajax
9 1 (0.35%) WebSockets
9 1 (0.35%) WebRTC
9 1 (0.35%) XML
9 1 (0.35%) JMS
9 1 (0.35%) SVG
9 1 (0.35%) CGI
9 1 (0.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.26%) Clustering
2 16 (5.54%) Open Source
3 8 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.42%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.08%) Xbox
5 6 (2.08%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.73%) Social Gaming
6 5 (1.73%) DTV
6 5 (1.73%) Online Games
7 4 (1.38%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.38%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.38%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.38%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.04%) BBC
8 3 (1.04%) iDTV
8 3 (1.04%) SCADA
8 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.69%) iPhone
9 2 (0.69%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 130 (44.98%) Linux
2 124 (42.91%) Windows
3 39 (13.49%) UNIX
4 33 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (10.73%) CentOS
6 20 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.15%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.11%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.77%) Debian
11 8 (2.77%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.42%) Android
13 6 (2.08%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.73%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.38%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.04%) HPUX
17 2 (0.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (13.15%) Load Balancing
2 38 (13.15%) Performance Tuning
3 37 (12.80%) Multithreading
4 36 (12.46%) TDD
4 36 (12.46%) Scrum
5 31 (10.73%) ITIL
6 18 (6.23%) E-Commerce
6 18 (6.23%) Network Management
7 16 (5.54%) Network Design
8 13 (4.50%) Project Management
9 12 (4.15%) Migration
9 12 (4.15%) DevOps
10 11 (3.81%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.46%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (3.46%) Web Development
12 9 (3.11%) Change Control
12 9 (3.11%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.77%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.37%) Ruby
2 64 (22.15%) Python
3 56 (19.38%) Bash Shell
4 42 (14.53%) PowerShell
5 41 (14.19%) C++
5 41 (14.19%) SQL
6 37 (12.80%) Perl
7 35 (12.11%) JavaScript
8 26 (9.00%) Java
9 10 (3.46%) C
9 10 (3.46%) VBScript
10 7 (2.42%) C#
11 3 (1.04%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.35%) Korn
12 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (14.88%) Security Cleared
3 41 (14.19%) CCNP
4 38 (13.15%) Degree
4 38 (13.15%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.92%) CCIE
6 15 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (4.84%) CCNA
8 9 (3.11%) MCSE
8 9 (3.11%) JNCIS
9 8 (2.77%) CCIP
10 7 (2.42%) MCP
10 7 (2.42%) HND
11 6 (2.08%) MCSA
12 5 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.38%) MCITP
14 2 (0.69%) CCIA
14 2 (0.69%) JNCIA
14 2 (0.69%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.69%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.19%) ISO 9001
1 15 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.11%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 66 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (11.42%) Hyper-V
4 24 (8.30%) vSphere
5 11 (3.81%) VMware ESX
6 8 (2.77%) Xen
7 6 (2.08%) Terminal Server
8 4 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.38%) XenApp
8 4 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.04%) XenServer
9 3 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.69%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.69%) pfSense
11 1 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 39 (13.49%) SCOM
2 31 (10.73%) Puppet
2 31 (10.73%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (9.00%) WSUS
4 10 (3.46%) Cacti
5 9 (3.11%) Nagios
6 8 (2.77%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.42%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.73%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.38%) SCCM
10 3 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.35%) Netcool
12 1 (0.35%) OpenNMS
12 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 114 (39.45%) Cisco
2 76 (26.30%) VMware
3 73 (25.26%) Juniper
4 50 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 40 (13.84%) Citrix
6 37 (12.80%) F5
7 31 (10.73%) CheckPoint
8 27 (9.34%) HP
9 25 (8.65%) Brocade
10 24 (8.30%) Red Hat
11 17 (5.88%) Dell
11 17 (5.88%) JBoss
12 15 (5.19%) Google
13 7 (2.42%) Nokia
13 7 (2.42%) Symantec
14 6 (2.08%) NetApp
14 6 (2.08%) SonicWALL
14 6 (2.08%) Facebook
15 5 (1.73%) Riverbed
15 5 (1.73%) EMC
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Salary: From £24,774 to £30,433 per annum negotiable depending on experience
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City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22500 - £27500 per annum
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Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
South East England
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London, South East
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Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 per year
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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