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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 746 804 810
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +6
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 157 60 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.055% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 150 46 66
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%

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
20561 19283 21737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.67% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16341 15568 17860
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +80 152 £42,500 -2.85% 22
London +47 80 £50,000 +25.00% 10
South West +19 34 £40,000 -2.43% 1
South East -1 24 £37,500 -27.88% 5
Surrey +8 15 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Bristol +15 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucestershire - 13 £37,500 -
City of London 0 9 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £32,000 -
Leeds - 6 £43,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 5 £26,500 -18.46%
Wales - 5 £55,000 -
Henley-on-Thames +2 4 £26,500 +12.76%
East of England -4 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Cardiff - 4 £55,000 -
Swindon - 4 £53,750 -
South Wales - 4 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £53,750 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Watford - 3 £45,000 -
Somerset -19 2 £37,500 -8.53%
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Bath - 2 £37,500 -
Birmingham +1 1 £35,000 - 3
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
West Midlands 0 1 £35,000 -50.00% 3
Dorset -2 1 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 140 (52.43%) IPv6
2 124 (46.44%) Linux
2 124 (46.44%) Firewall
3 120 (44.94%) Windows
4 117 (43.82%) DNS
5 91 (34.08%) Cisco
6 76 (28.46%) DHCP
7 75 (28.09%) Ruby
8 72 (26.97%) TCP/IP
9 71 (26.59%) VMware
10 70 (26.22%) SSL
11 64 (23.97%) HTTP
11 64 (23.97%) Juniper
12 62 (23.22%) MPLS
13 61 (22.85%) Active Directory
13 61 (22.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (22.47%) BGP
15 58 (21.72%) Python
16 56 (20.97%) WAN
17 55 (20.60%) OSPF
17 55 (20.60%) SAN
17 55 (20.60%) SNMP
18 54 (20.22%) Microsoft
19 53 (19.85%) Bash Shell
20 48 (17.98%) LAN
21 46 (17.23%) Cisco Certification
22 44 (16.48%) VPN
23 43 (16.10%) Clustering
24 42 (15.73%) Internet
24 42 (15.73%) PowerShell

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 38 (14.23%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.86%) IIS
3 25 (9.36%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.37%) Apache
5 8 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.50%) Lync
6 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.87%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.62%) Office 365
2 12 (4.49%) Google Apps
3 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.50%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 140 (52.43%) IPv6
2 124 (46.44%) Firewall
3 117 (43.82%) DNS
4 76 (28.46%) DHCP
5 72 (26.97%) TCP/IP
6 70 (26.22%) SSL
7 64 (23.97%) HTTP
8 62 (23.22%) MPLS
9 60 (22.47%) BGP
10 56 (20.97%) WAN
11 55 (20.60%) SNMP
11 55 (20.60%) OSPF
11 55 (20.60%) SAN
12 48 (17.98%) LAN
13 44 (16.48%) VPN
14 42 (15.73%) Internet
15 36 (13.48%) IPsec
16 31 (11.61%) VLAN
17 30 (11.24%) NAS
18 29 (10.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.48%) MySQL
2 29 (10.86%) NoSQL
3 26 (9.74%) Redis
3 26 (9.74%) MariaDB
3 26 (9.74%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.12%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 30 (11.24%) GCC
1 30 (11.24%) GDB
2 7 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.87%) Subversion
3 5 (1.87%) JIRA
3 5 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.50%) Maven
4 4 (1.50%) Gerrit
5 3 (1.12%) Ant
5 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.75%) Hudson
7 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (8.24%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.12%) Finance
3 15 (5.62%) Games
4 6 (2.25%) Marketing
5 5 (1.87%) Electronics
5 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (20.60%) Network Engineer
2 37 (13.86%) Developer
3 31 (11.61%) C++ Developer
4 29 (10.86%) Administrator
5 24 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (7.49%) Architect
6 20 (7.49%) Linux Engineer
7 17 (6.37%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (5.24%) Network Architect
10 11 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.12%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (3.75%) Analyst
12 9 (3.37%) Consultant
12 9 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.00%) Windows Administrator
14 7 (2.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 7 (2.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.36%) STL
2 30 (11.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 26 (9.74%) RabbitMQ
3 26 (9.74%) MSMQ
4 14 (5.24%) .NET
5 13 (4.87%) J2EE
6 6 (2.25%) Middleware
7 5 (1.87%) Spring
7 5 (1.87%) Web Services
8 3 (1.12%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.12%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.75%) JPA
9 2 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.75%) Spring Integration
9 2 (0.75%) XML
10 1 (0.37%) XSD
10 1 (0.37%) DOM
10 1 (0.37%) XSLT
10 1 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.10%) Clustering
2 18 (6.74%) Open Source
3 8 (3.00%) Xbox
3 8 (3.00%) Device Driver
4 6 (2.25%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.87%) Online Games
5 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.87%) Social Gaming
5 5 (1.87%) Cryptography
5 5 (1.87%) DTV
6 4 (1.50%) PKI
6 4 (1.50%) Video Editing
6 4 (1.50%) SCADA
7 3 (1.12%) BBC
7 3 (1.12%) iDTV
7 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.75%) Social Media
8 2 (0.75%) Firmware
8 2 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 124 (46.44%) Linux
2 120 (44.94%) Windows
3 36 (13.48%) UNIX
4 28 (10.49%) CentOS
5 26 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.99%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.87%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.37%) Android
10 9 (3.37%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.62%) Debian
11 7 (2.62%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.87%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.50%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.12%) HPUX
15 2 (0.75%) SUSE
15 2 (0.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (13.86%) Load Balancing
3 33 (12.36%) Multithreading
3 33 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (11.99%) Scrum
5 31 (11.61%) TDD
6 30 (11.24%) ITIL
7 21 (7.87%) Network Management
8 19 (7.12%) Network Design
9 18 (6.74%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.62%) Project Management
11 13 (4.87%) Web Development
11 13 (4.87%) DevOps
12 11 (4.12%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.75%) BCP
13 10 (3.75%) Business Continuity
13 10 (3.75%) Migration
13 10 (3.75%) Network Architecture
13 10 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.09%) Ruby
2 58 (21.72%) Python
3 53 (19.85%) Bash Shell
4 42 (15.73%) PowerShell
5 40 (14.98%) C++
6 37 (13.86%) SQL
7 36 (13.48%) Perl
8 30 (11.24%) Java
8 30 (11.24%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.24%) C
10 8 (3.00%) VBScript
11 7 (2.62%) C#
12 6 (2.25%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.75%) PHP
15 1 (0.37%) XPath
15 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (17.23%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (14.23%) Security Cleared
3 37 (13.86%) CCNP
4 33 (12.36%) SC Cleared
5 32 (11.99%) Degree
6 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.24%) CCNA
7 12 (4.49%) CCIE
8 9 (3.37%) MCSE
8 9 (3.37%) JNCIS
9 8 (3.00%) MCP
10 7 (2.62%) HND
11 5 (1.87%) MCSA
11 5 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.50%) MCITP
12 4 (1.50%) CCDP
13 3 (1.12%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.12%) JNCIP
14 2 (0.75%) JNCIE
14 2 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.87%) ISO 9001
1 13 (4.87%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.00%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (22.85%) Active Directory
1 61 (22.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.11%) Hyper-V
3 21 (7.87%) vSphere
4 9 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.00%) Xen
6 4 (1.50%) Terminal Server
6 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.12%) XenServer
8 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.75%) XenApp
8 2 (0.75%) pfSense
9 1 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.37%) Varnish
9 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (13.86%) SCOM
2 29 (10.86%) Puppet
2 29 (10.86%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (9.74%) WSUS
4 8 (3.00%) Nagios
4 8 (3.00%) Cacti
5 7 (2.62%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.87%) SCCM
7 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.75%) WMI
9 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.37%) Netcool
9 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (34.08%) Cisco
2 71 (26.59%) VMware
3 64 (23.97%) Juniper
4 54 (20.22%) Microsoft
5 33 (12.36%) Citrix
6 26 (9.74%) F5
7 23 (8.61%) HP
7 23 (8.61%) CheckPoint
8 22 (8.24%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.99%) Brocade
10 15 (5.62%) Google
10 15 (5.62%) JBoss
11 12 (4.49%) Dell
12 7 (2.62%) Symantec
13 6 (2.25%) Facebook
14 5 (1.87%) Riverbed
14 5 (1.87%) SAP
15 4 (1.50%) EMC
15 4 (1.50%) Nokia
15 4 (1.50%) Zoho
South East London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Morgan Cassidy UK Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exponential-e
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent pension + Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago