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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 688 784 796
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +12
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 178 91 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.087% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 167 78 74
Average salary £44,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -4.76%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +86 161 £42,500 -15.00% 15
London -8 56 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South East +13 38 £42,500 -15.00% 8
South West -9 18 £40,000 +14.28%
East of England +4 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Berkshire +4 17 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hertfordshire -9 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Watford - 16 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +10 15 £37,500 +15.38%
West Midlands +4 14 £30,500 -56.42% 1
Reading +7 13 £52,500 +20.68% 1
Yorkshire 0 12 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 -
City of London +3 7 £50,000 - 1
South Wales - 7 £59,000 -
Wales - 7 £59,000 -
Shropshire - 7 £30,000 -
Kent - 6 £30,000 - 1
Telford - 6 £30,000 -
Cwmbran - 6 £59,000 -
Leeds - 6 £41,250 -
Scotland - 6 £42,250 -
Torfaen - 6 £59,000 -
North West 0 5 £25,000 -42.52%
Hampshire - 5 £30,000 -
Manchester - 5 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 5 £40,500 -
North Yorkshire +16 4 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham -9 3 £37,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £35,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 182 (58.15%) Cisco
2 170 (54.31%) Firewall
3 137 (43.77%) IPv6
4 131 (41.85%) Linux
5 105 (33.55%) VPN
6 96 (30.67%) Windows
6 96 (30.67%) MPLS
7 95 (30.35%) VMware
8 93 (29.71%) BGP
9 84 (26.84%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (23.32%) IPsec
11 72 (23.00%) OSPF
12 71 (22.68%) DNS
13 67 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (20.77%) VLAN
15 64 (20.45%) CCNP
16 60 (19.17%) LAN
16 60 (19.17%) WAN
17 59 (18.85%) SAN
18 52 (16.61%) SSL
19 50 (15.97%) Juniper
20 48 (15.34%) Active Directory
21 47 (15.02%) SQL
22 46 (14.70%) Cisco ASA
23 45 (14.38%) Bash Shell
23 45 (14.38%) Citrix
23 45 (14.38%) Microsoft
24 44 (14.06%) Degree
25 43 (13.74%) VoIP
25 43 (13.74%) Internet

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (9.27%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.79%) IIS
5 11 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.19%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.24%) Lync
8 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.28%) Apache
10 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.96%) JBoss
10 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.64%) SAS
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.51%) MS Office
3 8 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.47%) Office 365
2 12 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.92%) PaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 170 (54.31%) Firewall
2 137 (43.77%) IPv6
3 105 (33.55%) VPN
4 96 (30.67%) MPLS
5 93 (29.71%) BGP
6 73 (23.32%) IPsec
7 72 (23.00%) OSPF
8 71 (22.68%) DNS
9 65 (20.77%) VLAN
10 60 (19.17%) LAN
10 60 (19.17%) WAN
11 59 (18.85%) SAN
12 52 (16.61%) SSL
13 46 (14.70%) Cisco ASA
14 43 (13.74%) VoIP
14 43 (13.74%) Internet
15 41 (13.10%) DHCP
15 41 (13.10%) TCP/IP
16 37 (11.82%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (9.58%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.86%) MySQL
2 32 (10.22%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.79%) MariaDB
4 13 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.15%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.56%) Redis
6 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.92%) Big Data
6 6 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.60%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.32%) MS Access
10 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (10.22%) Subversion
2 22 (7.03%) GCC
2 22 (7.03%) GDB
3 20 (6.39%) Maven
4 10 (3.19%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.92%) Ant
6 4 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 41 (13.10%) Finance
2 23 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.75%) Games
4 14 (4.47%) Banking
5 11 (3.51%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.19%) Advertising
7 8 (2.56%) Marketing
8 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Retail
9 2 (0.64%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (29.71%) Network Engineer
2 45 (14.38%) Support Engineer
3 44 (14.06%) Developer
4 36 (11.50%) Administrator
5 31 (9.90%) Systems Administrator
6 26 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (7.99%) Linux Administrator
8 24 (7.67%) Architect
9 23 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (7.35%) C++ Developer
9 23 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 23 (7.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 21 (6.71%) Java Developer
11 20 (6.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (6.39%) Senior Developer
12 18 (5.75%) Team Leader
13 17 (5.43%) Network Architect
14 16 (5.11%) Network Team Leader
14 16 (5.11%) Network Support
15 15 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.31%) Web Services
2 24 (7.67%) SOAP
2 24 (7.67%) STL
3 22 (7.03%) XML
3 22 (7.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (6.71%) Spring
5 20 (6.39%) Hibernate
5 20 (6.39%) RESTful
6 10 (3.19%) JSF
6 10 (3.19%) Spring MVC
6 10 (3.19%) Java EE
6 10 (3.19%) jQuery
6 10 (3.19%) XSD
6 10 (3.19%) DOM
6 10 (3.19%) XSLT
6 10 (3.19%) EJB
6 10 (3.19%) JDBC
6 10 (3.19%) JSP
6 10 (3.19%) Servlets
6 10 (3.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.75%) Clustering
2 13 (4.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.19%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.60%) Replication
6 4 (1.28%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.28%) SCADA
6 4 (1.28%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.28%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.96%) Open Source
7 3 (0.96%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.96%) iPhone
7 3 (0.96%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.64%) Online Games
8 2 (0.64%) Social Gaming
8 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) iDTV
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 131 (41.85%) Linux
2 96 (30.67%) Windows
3 38 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (10.86%) UNIX
5 28 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.67%) Ubuntu
7 22 (7.03%) Mac OS X
8 21 (6.71%) CentOS
9 13 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.51%) HPUX
10 11 (3.51%) Solaris
11 10 (3.19%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.19%) AIX
12 9 (2.88%) Windows Vista
13 7 (2.24%) Debian
14 6 (1.92%) Android
15 5 (1.60%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.28%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (10.86%) Multithreading
3 31 (9.90%) Performance Tuning
3 31 (9.90%) DevOps
4 29 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (8.31%) E-Commerce
5 26 (8.31%) ITIL
5 26 (8.31%) Scrum
5 26 (8.31%) TDD
6 24 (7.67%) Configuration Management
7 23 (7.35%) Network Design
7 23 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 23 (7.35%) Network Management
8 18 (5.75%) Project Management
8 18 (5.75%) OO
9 12 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (3.83%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (3.51%) Problem Management
10 11 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (3.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.02%) SQL
2 45 (14.38%) Bash Shell
3 39 (12.46%) C++
4 36 (11.50%) Python
5 35 (11.18%) Ruby
6 32 (10.22%) JavaScript
7 26 (8.31%) Java
8 15 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.47%) C
9 14 (4.47%) Perl
9 14 (4.47%) VBScript
10 13 (4.15%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.19%) XPath
12 8 (2.56%) PHP
13 4 (1.28%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 84 (26.84%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (20.45%) CCNP
3 44 (14.06%) Degree
4 35 (11.18%) CCIE
5 33 (10.54%) Security Cleared
6 25 (7.99%) SC Cleared
7 18 (5.75%) CCNA
8 17 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (5.43%) CCIP
9 10 (3.19%) MCSE
9 10 (3.19%) Sun Certification
10 9 (2.88%) MCP
11 8 (2.56%) JNCIS
11 8 (2.56%) MCSA
12 6 (1.92%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.60%) CCSA
14 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.96%) CCSP
15 3 (0.96%) JNCIP
15 3 (0.96%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.47%) QA
2 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (15.34%) Active Directory
3 42 (13.42%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.43%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.47%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.83%) Openswan
6 12 (3.83%) XenApp
7 10 (3.19%) VirtualBox
8 8 (2.56%) Terminal Server
9 7 (2.24%) Firmware
9 7 (2.24%) vSphere
10 6 (1.92%) ProxySG
10 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.60%) Xsan
12 4 (1.28%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.96%) NFS
13 3 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.64%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (8.31%) Nagios
2 19 (6.07%) Cacti
3 17 (5.43%) Puppet
4 12 (3.83%) FortiGate
5 10 (3.19%) Ganglia
5 10 (3.19%) ZABBIX
6 8 (2.56%) SCOM
7 7 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (2.24%) SCCM
8 6 (1.92%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.28%) Ansible
10 3 (0.96%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.64%) Nessus
11 2 (0.64%) WMI
11 2 (0.64%) yum
11 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
12 1 (0.32%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 182 (58.15%) Cisco
2 95 (30.35%) VMware
3 50 (15.97%) Juniper
4 45 (14.38%) Citrix
4 45 (14.38%) Microsoft
5 30 (9.58%) F5
6 27 (8.63%) Brocade
6 27 (8.63%) HP
7 23 (7.35%) CheckPoint
8 15 (4.79%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.47%) Splunk
10 13 (4.15%) NetApp
11 12 (3.83%) Dell
12 10 (3.19%) Percona
12 10 (3.19%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.88%) Blue Coat
14 8 (2.56%) IBM
15 7 (2.24%) Riverbed
16 6 (1.92%) Foundry
16 6 (1.92%) SevOne
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
networx
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £neg on experience+bonus+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago