The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 757 846 843
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -3
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 124 128 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.73% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 108 121 143
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%

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
15411 17645 20432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 16.58% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12487 14583 16456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 118 £45,000 +12.50% 17
London +35 38 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East of England +24 28 £45,000 +95.65% 3
South East +59 25 £50,750 +26.87% 1
West Midlands +12 19 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Hertfordshire +10 15 £45,000 +95.65%
East Midlands - 15 £60,000 -
Birmingham -3 12 £37,500 -16.66%
Bedford - 12 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 12 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Milton Keynes +16 11 £60,000 +71.42%
Hemel Hempstead +11 11 £45,000 +95.65%
Cambridge - 11 £60,000 -
Kettering - 11 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 11 £60,000 -
Luton - 11 £60,000 -
Northamptonshire - 11 £60,000 -
Berkshire +35 10 £50,000 -4.76%
North West -12 10 £33,750 -20.58% 2
Reading +25 5 £51,500 -1.90%
South West 0 5 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Manchester -9 5 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Malvern - 4 £50,250 - 1
Chorley - 4 - -
Chesterfield - 4 - -
Cheadle - 4 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 4 - -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPv4.

1 153 (57.74%) IPv6
2 132 (49.81%) VPN
3 128 (48.30%) Cisco
4 123 (46.42%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (41.51%) Linux
6 103 (38.87%) CCNP
7 97 (36.60%) BGP
8 94 (35.47%) MPLS
8 94 (35.47%) OSPF
9 91 (34.34%) Firewall
10 79 (29.81%) Data Centre
11 69 (26.04%) DNS
11 69 (26.04%) Windows
12 60 (22.64%) VLAN
13 59 (22.26%) VMware
14 55 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 53 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (20.00%) LAN
16 50 (18.87%) WAN
17 49 (18.49%) TCP/IP
18 46 (17.36%) Juniper
18 46 (17.36%) Unix
19 45 (16.98%) Degree
20 43 (16.23%) DHCP
20 43 (16.23%) Telecoms
21 42 (15.85%) CCNA
22 36 (13.58%) Wireless
23 35 (13.21%) CCIE
23 35 (13.21%) SSL
23 35 (13.21%) Presales

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.55%) OpenStack
2 15 (5.66%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.64%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.26%) Apache
5 6 (2.26%) nginx
6 5 (1.89%) JBoss
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.26%) IaaS
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.26%) PaaS
2 5 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 153 (57.74%) IPv6
2 132 (49.81%) VPN
3 97 (36.60%) BGP
4 94 (35.47%) MPLS
4 94 (35.47%) OSPF
5 91 (34.34%) Firewall
6 69 (26.04%) DNS
7 60 (22.64%) VLAN
8 53 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 53 (20.00%) LAN
9 50 (18.87%) WAN
10 49 (18.49%) TCP/IP
11 43 (16.23%) DHCP
12 36 (13.58%) Wireless
13 35 (13.21%) SSL
14 32 (12.08%) Network Security
15 29 (10.94%) HTTP
16 27 (10.19%) IPsec
17 22 (8.30%) SAN
18 21 (7.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.28%) Cognos Impromptu
2 12 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.40%) Redis
5 6 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.26%) Big Data
5 6 (2.26%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.26%) Riak
6 4 (1.51%) MySQL
6 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.13%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.38%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 14 (5.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.64%) JIRA
3 6 (2.26%) Bugzilla
3 6 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.26%) Selenium
3 6 (2.26%) Subversion
3 6 (2.26%) Trac
4 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 43 (16.23%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.40%) Finance
3 8 (3.02%) Games
4 5 (1.89%) Legal
4 5 (1.89%) Online Betting
5 4 (1.51%) Banking
6 3 (1.13%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (33.21%) Network Engineer
2 29 (10.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (10.57%) Systems Engineer
4 22 (8.30%) Analyst
5 19 (7.17%) Network Support
5 19 (7.17%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.79%) Data Centre Engineer
6 18 (6.79%) Network Analyst
7 17 (6.42%) Data Centre Technician
7 17 (6.42%) Presales Engineer
8 14 (5.28%) Data Technician
8 14 (5.28%) Deployment Engineer
8 14 (5.28%) Security Engineer
9 13 (4.91%) IP Engineer
9 13 (4.91%) IP Network Engineer
10 11 (4.15%) Developer
10 11 (4.15%) Network Support Engineer
10 11 (4.15%) Network Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.15%) Senior IP Engineer
11 10 (3.77%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.53%) HTML
2 11 (4.15%) JSON
3 8 (3.02%) REST
3 8 (3.02%) RESTful
4 6 (2.26%) Ajax
4 6 (2.26%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.26%) Kafka
4 6 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (2.26%) WebSockets
4 6 (2.26%) XML
5 5 (1.89%) Backbone.js
5 5 (1.89%) CSS
5 5 (1.89%) DOM
5 5 (1.89%) jQuery
5 5 (1.89%) XHTML
6 3 (1.13%) LAMP
6 3 (1.13%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.13%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.75%) .NET
7 2 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 79 (29.81%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.19%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.02%) Replication
6 7 (2.64%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.26%) Clustering
7 6 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.26%) PKI
7 6 (2.26%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.89%) W3C
9 4 (1.51%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.51%) User Experience
10 3 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.13%) iPad
10 3 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.75%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 110 (41.51%) Linux
2 69 (26.04%) Windows
3 46 (17.36%) Unix
4 35 (13.21%) Windows Server
5 25 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (7.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.91%) Debian
10 7 (2.64%) Solaris
10 7 (2.64%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.51%) CentOS
13 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.75%) Android
14 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.75%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.75%) VyOS
14 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.21%) Presales
2 29 (10.94%) High Availability
3 24 (9.06%) Network Design
3 24 (9.06%) SIEM
4 23 (8.68%) Network Management
5 21 (7.92%) ITIL
6 16 (6.04%) Load Balancing
7 14 (5.28%) Configuration Management
8 13 (4.91%) Problem Management
9 12 (4.53%) Information Security
10 11 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (4.15%) DDoS Mitigation
10 11 (4.15%) Project Management
11 10 (3.77%) Network Architecture
12 8 (3.02%) Change Control
12 8 (3.02%) Internal Audit
12 8 (3.02%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.64%) Open Source
13 7 (2.64%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.68%) Bash Shell
2 20 (7.55%) Java
2 20 (7.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (7.55%) Python
2 20 (7.55%) SQL
3 17 (6.42%) C++
3 17 (6.42%) Perl
4 15 (5.66%) C
5 9 (3.40%) C#
5 9 (3.40%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.26%) Tcl
7 4 (1.51%) Ruby
8 3 (1.13%) Lua
8 3 (1.13%) PHP
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 123 (46.42%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (38.87%) CCNP
3 45 (16.98%) Degree
4 42 (15.85%) CCNA
5 35 (13.21%) CCIE
6 27 (10.19%) Security Cleared
7 25 (9.43%) SC Cleared
8 21 (7.92%) CISSP
9 16 (6.04%) JNCIP
10 14 (5.28%) CEH
10 14 (5.28%) CISM
10 14 (5.28%) CompTIA Security+
10 14 (5.28%) Security+ Certification
11 10 (3.77%) JNCIA
11 10 (3.77%) MCSA
11 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (3.40%) CCSE
12 9 (3.40%) CCSP
12 9 (3.40%) MCSE
13 5 (1.89%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.40%) QA
3 7 (2.64%) SLA
4 6 (2.26%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.89%) ISAE 3402
5 5 (1.89%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 55 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (10.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.68%) vSphere
4 16 (6.04%) Snort
4 16 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (5.28%) Hyper-V
6 12 (4.53%) KVM
7 9 (3.40%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (3.40%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.02%) vCloud
8 8 (3.02%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (2.26%) Docker
9 6 (2.26%) HDFS
9 6 (2.26%) NFS
9 6 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (2.26%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.51%) iptables
11 3 (1.13%) XenApp
11 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) Nagios
2 9 (3.40%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.64%) Puppet
4 6 (2.26%) Ambari
4 6 (2.26%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (2.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (2.26%) Kibana
4 6 (2.26%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.26%) SCOM
5 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.51%) Cacti
6 4 (1.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.51%) SCCM
7 3 (1.13%) WSUS
8 2 (0.75%) Ansible
8 2 (0.75%) Icinga
8 2 (0.75%) OpenNMS
8 2 (0.75%) RANCID
8 2 (0.75%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.38%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 128 (48.30%) Cisco
2 59 (22.26%) VMware
3 46 (17.36%) Juniper
4 31 (11.70%) CheckPoint
4 31 (11.70%) Microsoft
5 23 (8.68%) NetApp
6 20 (7.55%) HP
7 15 (5.66%) SolarWinds
8 14 (5.28%) Intel
9 13 (4.91%) Dell
9 13 (4.91%) Palo Alto
10 12 (4.53%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.53%) SonicWALL
11 10 (3.77%) Citrix
12 9 (3.40%) Brocade
13 8 (3.02%) Huawei
14 7 (2.64%) Symantec
15 6 (2.26%) F5
15 6 (2.26%) NETGEAR
15 6 (2.26%) Veeam
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