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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 797 799 825
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 121 164 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.91% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 104 158 151
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 0 109 £45,000 +12.50% 5
London +48 58 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East +7 20 £52,000 +22.35% 2
West Midlands -8 15 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +27 13 £76,000 +117.14%
Hounslow - 12 £45,000 -
East of England +30 9 £45,000 +95.65%
Birmingham -28 9 £37,500 - 1
City of London +49 8 £52,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire +18 8 £45,000 +95.65%
Hemel Hempstead +4 7 £45,000 +95.65%
North West +18 5 £32,500 +15.04%
Reading -4 5 £51,500 -6.36% 1
Manchester -6 5 £32,500 +15.04%
Berkshire -17 5 £51,500 +14.44% 1
Cheadle - 4 £35,500 -
Dudley - 4 £40,000 -
Stourbridge - 3 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £35,000 -
Kidderminster - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Milton Keynes +15 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Middlesex +10 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Staffordshire 0 1 £32,500 +3.17%
Stockport -2 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Somerset -6 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Bath -11 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Norwich -13 1 £60,000 -
Norfolk -17 1 £60,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 182 (64.54%) IPv6
2 178 (63.12%) VPN
3 141 (50.00%) Cisco
4 131 (46.45%) Data Centre
5 117 (41.49%) Cisco Certification
6 115 (40.78%) Firewall
7 106 (37.59%) BGP
8 101 (35.82%) CCNP
8 101 (35.82%) Linux
9 96 (34.04%) OSPF
10 83 (29.43%) MPLS
11 74 (26.24%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (24.47%) Windows
13 67 (23.76%) VMware
14 61 (21.63%) VLAN
15 57 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 52 (18.44%) Juniper
17 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
18 47 (16.67%) TCP/IP
19 43 (15.25%) CCNA
20 42 (14.89%) CheckPoint
21 41 (14.54%) DNS
21 41 (14.54%) SSL
21 41 (14.54%) High Availability
22 40 (14.18%) WAN
23 39 (13.83%) Windows Server
24 36 (12.77%) LAN
25 35 (12.41%) IPsec
25 35 (12.41%) Degree
26 34 (12.06%) EIGRP

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 14 (4.96%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.77%) Apache
4 5 (1.77%) JBoss
4 5 (1.77%) nginx
5 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (4.61%) MS Excel
1 13 (4.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) IaaS
2 7 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 182 (64.54%) IPv6
2 178 (63.12%) VPN
3 115 (40.78%) Firewall
4 106 (37.59%) BGP
5 96 (34.04%) OSPF
6 83 (29.43%) MPLS
7 74 (26.24%) Cisco ASA
8 61 (21.63%) VLAN
9 47 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 41 (14.54%) DNS
10 41 (14.54%) SSL
11 40 (14.18%) WAN
12 36 (12.77%) LAN
13 35 (12.41%) IPsec
14 34 (12.06%) EIGRP
15 30 (10.64%) SAN
16 29 (10.28%) Multicast
16 29 (10.28%) Network Security
17 22 (7.80%) FWSM
17 22 (7.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.22%) Cognos Impromptu
2 13 (4.61%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.19%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.84%) Redis
5 7 (2.48%) Big Data
5 7 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.77%) Riak
7 3 (1.06%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.06%) MySQL
7 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 16 (5.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.13%) JIRA
3 5 (1.77%) Bugzilla
3 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.77%) Selenium
3 5 (1.77%) Subversion
3 5 (1.77%) Trac
4 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (7.45%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.09%) Finance
3 10 (3.55%) Banking
4 9 (3.19%) Games
5 7 (2.48%) Legal
6 5 (1.77%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (35.11%) Network Engineer
2 45 (15.96%) Systems Engineer
3 37 (13.12%) Support Engineer
4 33 (11.70%) Data Centre Engineer
5 31 (10.99%) Data Centre Technician
5 31 (10.99%) Network Support
6 30 (10.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 29 (10.28%) Network Support Engineer
8 25 (8.87%) Network Systems Engineer
8 25 (8.87%) Systems Support Engineer
9 24 (8.51%) Analyst
9 24 (8.51%) Data Engineer
9 24 (8.51%) Data Network Engineer
9 24 (8.51%) Data Technician
10 22 (7.80%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (7.45%) Network Analyst
12 20 (7.09%) Systems Support
13 19 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 15 (5.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 15 (5.32%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.26%) HTML
1 12 (4.26%) JSON
2 8 (2.84%) CSS
3 7 (2.48%) Ajax
3 7 (2.48%) Backbone.js
3 7 (2.48%) DOM
3 7 (2.48%) jQuery
3 7 (2.48%) XHTML
4 6 (2.13%) REST
4 6 (2.13%) XML
5 5 (1.77%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.77%) Kafka
5 5 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (1.77%) WebSockets
6 4 (1.42%) STL
7 3 (1.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (1.06%) LAMP
7 3 (1.06%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.35%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 131 (46.45%) Data Centre
2 20 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.26%) Clustering
4 11 (3.90%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.90%) Replication
5 9 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.48%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.48%) W3C
7 6 (2.13%) HP StoreVirtual
8 5 (1.77%) PKI
9 3 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.06%) iPad
9 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.71%) CMDB
10 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.35%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 101 (35.82%) Linux
2 69 (24.47%) Windows
3 39 (13.83%) Windows Server
4 27 (9.57%) Unix
5 23 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (6.03%) Debian
9 16 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (2.84%) CentOS
12 6 (2.13%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.77%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.77%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.42%) Solaris
15 2 (0.71%) Android
15 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.71%) VyOS
16 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.54%) High Availability
2 33 (11.70%) Presales
3 29 (10.28%) Load Balancing
4 25 (8.87%) ITIL
5 17 (6.03%) SIEM
6 16 (5.67%) Network Design
6 16 (5.67%) Project Management
7 15 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (4.96%) Configuration Management
9 13 (4.61%) Service Delivery
10 12 (4.26%) Information Security
10 12 (4.26%) Internal Audit
11 11 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (3.55%) Network Management
13 8 (2.84%) Change Management
13 8 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (2.48%) Business Continuity
14 7 (2.48%) PRINCE2
14 7 (2.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.74%) Python
2 16 (5.67%) C
2 16 (5.67%) SQL
3 15 (5.32%) Bash Shell
3 15 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.96%) Perl
5 13 (4.61%) Java
6 11 (3.90%) C++
7 9 (3.19%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.13%) Ruby
8 6 (2.13%) Tcl
9 2 (0.71%) PHP
9 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) Korn
10 1 (0.35%) Lua
Qualifications
1 117 (41.49%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (35.82%) CCNP
3 43 (15.25%) CCNA
4 35 (12.41%) Degree
5 30 (10.64%) CCSP
6 25 (8.87%) Security Cleared
7 24 (8.51%) CCIE
7 24 (8.51%) CCSE
7 24 (8.51%) SC Cleared
8 19 (6.74%) CISSP
9 14 (4.96%) CEH
9 14 (4.96%) CISM
9 14 (4.96%) CompTIA Security+
9 14 (4.96%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (3.19%) MCSA
11 9 (3.19%) MCSE
12 6 (2.13%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.13%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.77%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.80%) QA
2 18 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.90%) SLA
4 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.48%) ISAE 3402
5 7 (2.48%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.22%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (5.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (5.32%) Snort
5 13 (4.61%) KVM
5 13 (4.61%) vSphere
6 12 (4.26%) VMware ESX
7 11 (3.90%) Hyper-V
7 11 (3.90%) NFS
8 8 (2.84%) Docker
9 7 (2.48%) VirtualBox
10 6 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (1.77%) HDFS
12 4 (1.42%) iptables
13 3 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.90%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.55%) Nagios
4 8 (2.84%) Puppet
5 7 (2.48%) SCOM
6 5 (1.77%) Ambari
6 5 (1.77%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (1.77%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (1.77%) Kibana
6 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.77%) WSUS
7 4 (1.42%) Cacti
8 3 (1.06%) SCCM
9 2 (0.71%) Ansible
9 2 (0.71%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.71%) RANCID
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.35%) Icinga
10 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 141 (50.00%) Cisco
2 67 (23.76%) VMware
3 52 (18.44%) Juniper
4 50 (17.73%) Microsoft
5 42 (14.89%) CheckPoint
6 32 (11.35%) NetApp
7 28 (9.93%) Palo Alto
8 19 (6.74%) HP
9 16 (5.67%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.67%) Symantec
10 15 (5.32%) Citrix
11 14 (4.96%) Intel
12 12 (4.26%) F5
13 11 (3.90%) Veeam
14 10 (3.55%) Brocade
15 7 (2.48%) Huawei
16 6 (2.13%) Extreme Networks
16 6 (2.13%) Meraki
16 6 (2.13%) SolarWinds
17 5 (1.77%) NETGEAR
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