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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 733 744 812
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +68
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 160 163 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.78% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 151 156 47
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £32,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 153 £40,000 -11.11% 15
London -19 51 £50,000 - 3
South East +33 45 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Berkshire +40 31 £53,750 -20.37% 4
Reading +21 23 £55,000 -18.51% 4
Yorkshire +21 19 £40,000 +8.84% 1
South West -40 14 £48,000 +20.00% 2
West Midlands +7 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
City of London +28 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Birmingham +21 11 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Middlesex - 9 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
North West - 7 £25,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +10 6 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Sheffield +3 6 £26,500 -24.28% 1
West Yorkshire +2 6 £50,000 +33.33%
Leeds +12 5 £50,000 +16.27%
Bath +12 5 £52,500 +40.00%
Somerset +8 5 £52,500 +40.00%
Manchester - 5 £23,750 - 2
Wales -2 4 £37,500 -31.81% 1
East of England -3 4 £23,000 -48.88%
Surrey -7 4 £35,000 -6.66%
South Wales -8 4 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Cardiff -11 4 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Bristol -29 4 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Gloucestershire -25 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Harrogate - 3 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £35,000 -
Slough - 3 £23,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 205 (66.56%) Cisco
2 192 (62.34%) IPv6
3 187 (60.71%) VPN
4 166 (53.90%) Firewall
5 130 (42.21%) BGP
6 129 (41.88%) Data Centre
7 122 (39.61%) MPLS
8 121 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
9 108 (35.06%) Windows
10 105 (34.09%) Microsoft
11 99 (32.14%) OSPF
12 98 (31.82%) VMware
13 92 (29.87%) CCNP
14 90 (29.22%) DNS
14 90 (29.22%) LAN
14 90 (29.22%) Linux
15 87 (28.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 86 (27.92%) Juniper
17 82 (26.62%) TCP/IP
18 73 (23.70%) IPsec
19 67 (21.75%) CheckPoint
19 67 (21.75%) Cisco ASA
20 65 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
21 64 (20.78%) Active Directory
22 59 (19.16%) WAN
23 57 (18.51%) Cisco IOS
24 53 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
24 53 (17.21%) SAN
25 51 (16.56%) CCNA
25 51 (16.56%) Load Balancing

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (15.91%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.25%) Apache
5 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.60%) IIS
7 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 50 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.64%) MS Office
3 37 (12.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.55%) Office 365
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.65%) IaaS
4 2 (0.65%) PaaS
4 2 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 192 (62.34%) IPv6
2 187 (60.71%) VPN
3 166 (53.90%) Firewall
4 130 (42.21%) BGP
5 122 (39.61%) MPLS
6 99 (32.14%) OSPF
7 90 (29.22%) DNS
7 90 (29.22%) LAN
8 82 (26.62%) TCP/IP
9 73 (23.70%) IPsec
10 67 (21.75%) Cisco ASA
11 59 (19.16%) WAN
12 57 (18.51%) Cisco IOS
13 53 (17.21%) SAN
14 48 (15.58%) DHCP
15 45 (14.61%) VLAN
16 42 (13.64%) Internet
17 31 (10.06%) SSL
18 30 (9.74%) L2TP
19 26 (8.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.55%) MySQL
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.62%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Big Data
6 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Subversion
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Redmine
2 1 (0.32%) Trac
General
1 37 (12.01%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.52%) Finance
3 11 (3.57%) Games
4 7 (2.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (0.97%) Japanese Language
6 3 (0.97%) Back Office
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 115 (37.34%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.01%) Support Engineer
3 29 (9.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (7.79%) Consultant
5 21 (6.82%) Architect
6 19 (6.17%) Administrator
7 17 (5.52%) Analyst
7 17 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (4.87%) Network Consultant
8 15 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.22%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.90%) IP Engineer
12 11 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.25%) Network Architect
14 9 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.60%) Test Engineer
15 8 (2.60%) Coordinator
15 8 (2.60%) Technical Manager
15 8 (2.60%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.17%) CSS
2 4 (1.30%) J2EE
3 3 (0.97%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.65%) Middleware
4 2 (0.65%) LAMP
4 2 (0.65%) COM
4 2 (0.65%) Web Services
4 2 (0.65%) RSS
5 1 (0.32%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.32%) CGI
5 1 (0.32%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) SOAP
5 1 (0.32%) STL
5 1 (0.32%) JSON
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (41.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.84%) HP StoreVirtual
3 11 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (3.25%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.25%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.95%) Clustering
6 6 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.97%) Replication
8 2 (0.65%) CMDB
8 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) iPhone
8 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 108 (35.06%) Windows
2 90 (29.22%) Linux
3 65 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (9.42%) UNIX
7 15 (4.87%) Debian
8 14 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.57%) Android
9 11 (3.57%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (2.92%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.60%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.62%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.62%) CentOS
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.97%) AIX
13 3 (0.97%) Solaris
14 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.56%) Load Balancing
2 38 (12.34%) ITIL
3 30 (9.74%) Network Design
3 30 (9.74%) Network Management
4 24 (7.79%) Validation
5 23 (7.47%) Project Management
6 21 (6.82%) Incident Management
7 13 (4.22%) Configuration Management
8 12 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (3.90%) Line Management
9 11 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
9 11 (3.57%) Time Management
9 11 (3.57%) Migration
10 10 (3.25%) Change Control
10 10 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (3.25%) Mentoring
11 9 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (2.92%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (2.92%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.64%) Perl
2 30 (9.74%) Python
3 25 (8.12%) SQL
4 14 (4.55%) PHP
5 9 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.60%) Tcl
6 8 (2.60%) Java
7 6 (1.95%) C++
7 6 (1.95%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.30%) C
9 2 (0.65%) VBScript
9 2 (0.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 121 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (29.87%) CCNP
3 51 (16.56%) CCNA
4 39 (12.66%) Degree
5 28 (9.09%) CCIP
6 22 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
7 19 (6.17%) CCIE
8 16 (5.19%) SC Cleared
8 16 (5.19%) Security Cleared
9 11 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.92%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.95%) CCSP
12 5 (1.62%) CCDP
12 5 (1.62%) CCSE
13 4 (1.30%) MCSE
13 4 (1.30%) MCSA
14 2 (0.65%) MCP
14 2 (0.65%) CCSA
14 2 (0.65%) MCITP
15 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) JTAG
System Software
1 87 (28.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (20.78%) Active Directory
3 44 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 28 (9.09%) vSphere
5 23 (7.47%) VMware ESX
6 19 (6.17%) Forefront TMG
7 18 (5.84%) NFS
7 18 (5.84%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.90%) Terminal Services
9 11 (3.57%) XenApp
10 8 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.62%) XenServer
12 4 (1.30%) Xsan
13 3 (0.97%) KVM
14 2 (0.65%) iptables
14 2 (0.65%) Samba
14 2 (0.65%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.32%) Xen
15 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (10.06%) FortiGate
2 10 (3.25%) Cacti
2 10 (3.25%) Nagios
3 9 (2.92%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.62%) SCCM
6 4 (1.30%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.30%) Puppet
7 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.65%) SCOM
7 2 (0.65%) WMI
8 1 (0.32%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 205 (66.56%) Cisco
2 105 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 98 (31.82%) VMware
4 86 (27.92%) Juniper
5 67 (21.75%) CheckPoint
6 43 (13.96%) NetApp
7 41 (13.31%) Citrix
8 38 (12.34%) F5
9 26 (8.44%) Red Hat
10 25 (8.12%) Dell
11 24 (7.79%) HP
11 24 (7.79%) Brocade
12 23 (7.47%) SonicWALL
13 10 (3.25%) Symantec
14 5 (1.62%) EMC
15 3 (0.97%) Oracle
15 3 (0.97%) Apple
15 3 (0.97%) Fortinet
15 3 (0.97%) Isilon
16 2 (0.65%) Riverbed
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