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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
UK
Rank 737 769 780
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 112 169 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.96% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 106 161 158
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,400 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
13549 17530 19344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.24% 17.13% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11064 14585 15664
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 19 February 2017 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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +46 103 £45,000 +12.50% 10
London +73 39 £45,000 -10.00% 5
West Midlands +36 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South East +26 19 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East of England +21 16 £43,750 +2.94% 2
East Midlands - 11 £50,000 -
City of London +45 10 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Hertfordshire +11 8 £25,000 +8.69%
Hemel Hempstead +7 8 £25,000 +8.69%
Bedford - 8 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £60,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +25 7 £60,000 +71.42%
Buckinghamshire +23 7 £60,000 +17.07%
Oxfordshire - 7 £50,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 7 £60,000 -
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 7 £60,000 -
Luton - 7 £60,000 -
Kettering - 7 £60,000 -
Telford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £60,000 -
North West -5 6 £47,500 +111.11%
Birmingham +11 5 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -8 5 £24,000 -40.00%
Manchester -21 5 £55,000 +144.44%
Berkshire +4 4 £25,000 -37.50%
Worcestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Devon - 4 £20,500 -
Derbyshire - 4 £47,500 -
Malvern - 4 £50,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 138 (61.61%) IPv6
2 109 (48.66%) Cisco
3 105 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (44.64%) Linux
5 97 (43.30%) MPLS
6 92 (41.07%) OSPF
6 92 (41.07%) VPN
7 88 (39.29%) BGP
8 85 (37.95%) Firewall
9 78 (34.82%) CCNP
10 69 (30.80%) DNS
11 58 (25.89%) WAN
11 58 (25.89%) DHCP
12 54 (24.11%) LAN
13 53 (23.66%) Unix
13 53 (23.66%) Wireless
13 53 (23.66%) Telecoms
14 51 (22.77%) Juniper
14 51 (22.77%) Windows
14 51 (22.77%) Data Centre
15 49 (21.88%) TCP/IP
16 47 (20.98%) VMware
17 41 (18.30%) VLAN
18 39 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (16.52%) Cisco ASA
19 37 (16.52%) Active Directory
20 36 (16.07%) CCNA
21 35 (15.63%) Windows Server
22 33 (14.73%) Network Security
23 31 (13.84%) ITIL

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 19 (8.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.70%) OpenStack
3 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.79%) Apache
5 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.79%) IIS
5 4 (1.79%) nginx
6 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.13%) MS Office
3 6 (2.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.02%) Office 365
2 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) IaaS
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (61.61%) IPv6
2 97 (43.30%) MPLS
3 92 (41.07%) OSPF
3 92 (41.07%) VPN
4 88 (39.29%) BGP
5 85 (37.95%) Firewall
6 69 (30.80%) DNS
7 58 (25.89%) DHCP
7 58 (25.89%) WAN
8 54 (24.11%) LAN
9 53 (23.66%) Wireless
10 49 (21.88%) TCP/IP
11 41 (18.30%) VLAN
12 37 (16.52%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (14.73%) Network Security
14 30 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (13.39%) VoIP
15 29 (12.95%) FTP
16 21 (9.38%) SSL
17 19 (8.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.25%) Cognos Impromptu
2 10 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.13%) MySQL
5 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.79%) Big Data
5 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.79%) Redis
5 4 (1.79%) Riak
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) Git (software)
1 10 (4.46%) Subversion
2 4 (1.79%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.79%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Selenium
2 4 (1.79%) Trac
General
1 53 (23.66%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.79%) Advertising
2 4 (1.79%) Finance
2 4 (1.79%) Retail
3 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (29.02%) Network Engineer
2 22 (9.82%) Network Support
3 21 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.04%) Analyst
5 16 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 15 (6.70%) Data Centre Engineer
6 15 (6.70%) Juniper Engineer
6 15 (6.70%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (6.25%) Data Centre Technician
7 14 (6.25%) Data Technician
7 14 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
8 12 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.91%) Network Analyst
9 11 (4.91%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) Architect
10 9 (4.02%) Design Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) Installations Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) IP Engineer
10 9 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.57%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.57%) 802.1X
1 8 (3.57%) RESTful
2 6 (2.68%) REST
3 5 (2.23%) HTML
4 4 (1.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.79%) JSON
4 4 (1.79%) Kafka
4 4 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (1.79%) WebSockets
4 4 (1.79%) XML
5 3 (1.34%) COM
6 1 (0.45%) .NET
6 1 (0.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.77%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (5.36%) Clustering
4 10 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.46%) Driving Licence
5 9 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.57%) Replication
7 6 (2.68%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (2.23%) HP StoreVirtual
9 4 (1.79%) PKI
9 4 (1.79%) User Experience
10 3 (1.34%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.34%) Life Science
10 3 (1.34%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.89%) iPad
11 2 (0.89%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.45%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 100 (44.64%) Linux
2 53 (23.66%) Unix
3 51 (22.77%) Windows
4 35 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 21 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.02%) Mac OS X
9 7 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.68%) VyOS
11 4 (1.79%) Solaris
11 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.34%) CentOS
12 3 (1.34%) Debian
13 2 (0.89%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.84%) ITIL
2 22 (9.82%) Network Design
3 20 (8.93%) Network Management
4 19 (8.48%) Problem Management
5 15 (6.70%) Presales
6 14 (6.25%) High Availability
7 13 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (5.80%) SIEM
8 11 (4.91%) Network Architecture
9 10 (4.46%) Automated Testing
9 10 (4.46%) Line Management
9 10 (4.46%) Risk Management
10 9 (4.02%) Configuration Management
10 9 (4.02%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (4.02%) DDoS Mitigation
11 8 (3.57%) DevOps
11 8 (3.57%) Project Management
12 7 (3.13%) Load Balancing
12 7 (3.13%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.68%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.27%) SQL
2 21 (9.38%) Python
3 17 (7.59%) Bash Shell
4 16 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.80%) Java
6 11 (4.91%) C++
6 11 (4.91%) Perl
7 9 (4.02%) C#
8 8 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.34%) PHP
9 3 (1.34%) Tcl
10 2 (0.89%) Lua
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (34.82%) CCNP
3 36 (16.07%) CCNA
4 28 (12.50%) CCIE
5 23 (10.27%) Degree
5 23 (10.27%) JNCIP
6 17 (7.59%) JNCIA
6 17 (7.59%) Security Cleared
7 15 (6.70%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.68%) CISSP
9 6 (2.68%) GCIA
9 6 (2.68%) GCIH
9 6 (2.68%) MCSA
9 6 (2.68%) SANS
10 5 (2.23%) CCDP
10 5 (2.23%) MCSE
11 4 (1.79%) CCDA
11 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.89%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 39 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (16.52%) Active Directory
3 24 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 22 (9.82%) vSphere
5 12 (5.36%) Forefront TMG
6 10 (4.46%) Docker
7 9 (4.02%) Terminal Services
7 9 (4.02%) vCloud
8 7 (3.13%) KVM
9 4 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (1.79%) HDFS
9 4 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.79%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.34%) pfSense
10 3 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.34%) XenApp
10 3 (1.34%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (3.13%) Nagios
3 6 (2.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (2.68%) Puppet
4 4 (1.79%) Ambari
4 4 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (1.79%) Kibana
4 4 (1.79%) SCCM
5 2 (0.89%) Ansible
5 2 (0.89%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.89%) Icinga
5 2 (0.89%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 109 (48.66%) Cisco
2 51 (22.77%) Juniper
3 47 (20.98%) VMware
4 29 (12.95%) Microsoft
5 26 (11.61%) CheckPoint
5 26 (11.61%) SolarWinds
6 21 (9.38%) Dell
7 20 (8.93%) HP
8 19 (8.48%) SonicWALL
9 15 (6.70%) F5
10 12 (5.36%) NetApp
11 10 (4.46%) Brocade
12 8 (3.57%) Huawei
13 7 (3.13%) Aruba
13 7 (3.13%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.68%) Citrix
14 6 (2.68%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.68%) NETGEAR
14 6 (2.68%) Palo Alto
14 6 (2.68%) ProCurve
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