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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 719 808 773
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -35
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 164 84 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.080% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.47% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 147 65 74
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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
England +62 151 £40,000 -20.00% 20
London +17 54 £48,500 -11.81% 4
South East +17 37 £38,000 +12.59% 7
South West -6 19 £40,000 +23.07%
Berkshire +17 18 £38,000 -12.64% 7
Bristol +1 16 £40,000 +23.07%
West Midlands - 14 £30,500 - 3
Reading +4 12 £38,000 -12.64%
East of England +5 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Hertfordshire 0 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Watford - 10 £45,000 -
City of London +4 9 £48,500 -3.00% 2
Yorkshire +2 9 £37,000 - 4
Manchester +5 7 £24,250 -
West Yorkshire +3 7 £40,000 - 2
North West -3 7 £24,250 -44.25%
Shropshire - 7 £30,500 -
Telford - 6 £30,500 -
Leeds -5 5 £42,500 - 1
Kent - 5 £30,000 -
Wales - 5 £59,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £30,000 -
South Wales - 5 £59,000 -
Scotland - 4 £42,250 -
Torfaen - 4 £59,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £40,000 -
Cwmbran - 4 £59,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £40,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 - 2
Docklands, London - 3 £26,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 177 (57.65%) Cisco
2 162 (52.77%) Firewall
3 140 (45.60%) IPv6
4 119 (38.76%) Linux
5 107 (34.85%) VPN
6 97 (31.60%) BGP
6 97 (31.60%) VMware
7 96 (31.27%) MPLS
8 94 (30.62%) Windows
9 91 (29.64%) Cisco Certification
10 76 (24.76%) OSPF
11 72 (23.45%) DNS
12 71 (23.13%) IPsec
13 70 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (22.48%) CCNP
15 65 (21.17%) WAN
16 64 (20.85%) LAN
17 61 (19.87%) VLAN
18 53 (17.26%) Microsoft
18 53 (17.26%) SAN
19 51 (16.61%) VoIP
20 48 (15.64%) SSL
21 47 (15.31%) Degree
22 46 (14.98%) Hyper-V
22 46 (14.98%) Internet
23 44 (14.33%) Citrix
23 44 (14.33%) TCP/IP
24 43 (14.01%) Active Directory
24 43 (14.01%) SQL
25 42 (13.68%) Cisco ASA

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.56%) IIS
4 13 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.26%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.61%) Lync
8 5 (1.63%) Apache
9 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.33%) JBoss
11 1 (0.33%) SAS
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 37 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.21%) MS Office
3 12 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.56%) Office 365
2 12 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.95%) PaaS
4 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 162 (52.77%) Firewall
2 140 (45.60%) IPv6
3 107 (34.85%) VPN
4 97 (31.60%) BGP
5 96 (31.27%) MPLS
6 76 (24.76%) OSPF
7 72 (23.45%) DNS
8 71 (23.13%) IPsec
9 65 (21.17%) WAN
10 64 (20.85%) LAN
11 61 (19.87%) VLAN
12 53 (17.26%) SAN
13 51 (16.61%) VoIP
14 48 (15.64%) SSL
15 46 (14.98%) Internet
16 44 (14.33%) TCP/IP
17 42 (13.68%) Cisco ASA
18 39 (12.70%) DHCP
18 39 (12.70%) Cisco IOS
19 29 (9.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.75%) MySQL
1 33 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.23%) MariaDB
3 12 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.95%) Redis
5 6 (1.95%) Big Data
5 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.95%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.63%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (10.75%) Subversion
2 21 (6.84%) Maven
3 15 (4.89%) GCC
3 15 (4.89%) GDB
4 10 (3.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.98%) Ant
7 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (13.36%) Finance
2 25 (8.14%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.56%) Banking
4 10 (3.26%) Games
4 10 (3.26%) Advertising
4 10 (3.26%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.93%) Marketing
6 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (31.92%) Network Engineer
2 47 (15.31%) Support Engineer
3 39 (12.70%) Developer
4 33 (10.75%) Administrator
5 29 (9.45%) Systems Administrator
6 25 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (8.14%) Linux Administrator
7 23 (7.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 23 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (7.17%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.17%) Senior Network Engineer
8 22 (7.17%) Architect
9 21 (6.84%) Senior Developer
9 21 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (5.54%) C++ Developer
11 16 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
12 15 (4.89%) Network Architect
12 15 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
13 14 (4.56%) Network Support
13 14 (4.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.47%) Web Services
2 25 (8.14%) SOAP
3 24 (7.82%) XML
4 22 (7.17%) Spring
5 21 (6.84%) Hibernate
5 21 (6.84%) RESTful
6 17 (5.54%) STL
7 15 (4.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 10 (3.26%) Java EE
8 10 (3.26%) Spring MVC
8 10 (3.26%) jQuery
8 10 (3.26%) JSF
8 10 (3.26%) JAXB
8 10 (3.26%) SAX
8 10 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (3.26%) Struts
8 10 (3.26%) EJB
8 10 (3.26%) JDBC
8 10 (3.26%) JSP
8 10 (3.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.56%) Computer Science
1 14 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.23%) Clustering
3 10 (3.26%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.63%) Replication
4 5 (1.63%) Open Source
4 5 (1.63%) EqualLogic
5 4 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.98%) User Experience
6 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.65%) iPhone
7 2 (0.65%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.65%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.65%) SCADA
8 1 (0.33%) DTV
8 1 (0.33%) Telematics
8 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 119 (38.76%) Linux
2 94 (30.62%) Windows
3 35 (11.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (10.10%) UNIX
5 25 (8.14%) Ubuntu
6 23 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (6.51%) Mac OS X
8 18 (5.86%) CentOS
9 14 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.26%) AIX
10 10 (3.26%) HPUX
10 10 (3.26%) Solaris
10 10 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.61%) Android
12 7 (2.28%) Windows Vista
12 7 (2.28%) Debian
13 6 (1.95%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.63%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (10.10%) DevOps
2 28 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (8.79%) ITIL
3 27 (8.79%) E-Commerce
4 26 (8.47%) Multithreading
5 24 (7.82%) Load Balancing
5 24 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (7.17%) Configuration Management
7 21 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (6.84%) Network Management
8 20 (6.51%) Network Design
8 20 (6.51%) Scrum
9 19 (6.19%) TDD
10 16 (5.21%) Migration
10 16 (5.21%) OO
11 14 (4.56%) Project Management
12 12 (3.91%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
13 11 (3.58%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (3.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.01%) SQL
2 37 (12.05%) Bash Shell
3 30 (9.77%) C++
4 29 (9.45%) Python
5 26 (8.47%) Ruby
6 25 (8.14%) Java
6 25 (8.14%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.89%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.23%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.91%) C
9 12 (3.91%) Perl
9 12 (3.91%) VBScript
10 10 (3.26%) XPath
11 8 (2.61%) PHP
12 2 (0.65%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 91 (29.64%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (22.48%) CCNP
3 47 (15.31%) Degree
4 31 (10.10%) CCIE
5 24 (7.82%) Security Cleared
6 22 (7.17%) CCNA
7 18 (5.86%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (4.56%) CCIP
10 11 (3.58%) MCSE
11 10 (3.26%) Sun Certification
11 10 (3.26%) VCP4
12 9 (2.93%) MCP
13 8 (2.61%) MCSA
13 8 (2.61%) JNCIS
14 6 (1.95%) JNCIA
15 5 (1.63%) CCSA
16 4 (1.30%) JNCIP
16 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.23%) QA
2 6 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (22.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (14.98%) Hyper-V
3 43 (14.01%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.89%) XenDesktop
5 14 (4.56%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.91%) Openswan
7 11 (3.58%) XenApp
8 10 (3.26%) VirtualBox
9 7 (2.28%) vSphere
10 6 (1.95%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.63%) Firmware
11 5 (1.63%) ProxySG
11 5 (1.63%) Xsan
11 5 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.63%) XenServer
12 4 (1.30%) NFS
13 3 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.98%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.65%) Samba
Systems Management
1 27 (8.79%) Nagios
2 17 (5.54%) Cacti
3 15 (4.89%) Puppet
4 10 (3.26%) Ganglia
4 10 (3.26%) ZABBIX
5 9 (2.93%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.61%) SCOM
7 7 (2.28%) SCCM
8 5 (1.63%) WMI
8 5 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.30%) Ansible
9 4 (1.30%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.98%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.65%) Nessus
11 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.65%) yum
12 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 177 (57.65%) Cisco
2 97 (31.60%) VMware
3 53 (17.26%) Microsoft
4 44 (14.33%) Citrix
5 41 (13.36%) Juniper
6 27 (8.79%) F5
7 25 (8.14%) HP
8 22 (7.17%) Brocade
9 16 (5.21%) CheckPoint
10 15 (4.89%) NetApp
11 14 (4.56%) Splunk
12 13 (4.23%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.58%) SonicWALL
14 10 (3.26%) Percona
15 9 (2.93%) Dell
16 8 (2.61%) Blue Coat
17 6 (1.95%) IBM
18 5 (1.63%) Compaq
18 5 (1.63%) Apple
18 5 (1.63%) BMC
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Slough
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: £35 - 40k
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago