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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 728 808 795
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -13
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 146 111 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.094% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 128 90 73
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,100 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 May 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 +81 141 £40,000 -11.11% 20
London +71 66 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South East +11 20 £45,750 +22.00% 9
Yorkshire +26 16 £50,000 -
North West +29 15 £23,500 -47.77% 1
Manchester +35 14 £23,000 -48.88% 1
West Midlands +9 13 £33,500 +34.00% 2
Berkshire +10 12 £52,500 - 8
Birmingham - 9 £35,000 - 2
Leeds +26 8 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 8 £50,000 -
Reading -6 8 £67,500 +22.72% 2
North Yorkshire +21 7 £50,000 -
East of England +24 6 £50,000 -33.33% 6
Harrogate - 6 £50,000 -
City of London +36 5 £31,500 -40.00%
Hertfordshire +7 5 £50,000 -33.33%
South West -28 5 £37,000 -20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +3 4 £35,000 +8.52%
Shropshire -4 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Telford - 4 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +16 3 £36,000 +100.00%
Scotland +15 3 £40,000 +5.96%
Bristol -17 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +23 2 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes -15 2 £42,500 -
Chippenham - 2 £36,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 202 (65.58%) Cisco
2 164 (53.25%) IPv6
3 159 (51.62%) Firewall
4 128 (41.56%) VPN
5 114 (37.01%) BGP
5 114 (37.01%) Linux
6 109 (35.39%) VMware
7 105 (34.09%) Windows
8 103 (33.44%) Cisco Certification
9 100 (32.47%) MPLS
10 99 (32.14%) Data Centre
11 84 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 84 (27.27%) DNS
12 83 (26.95%) LAN
13 79 (25.65%) OSPF
13 79 (25.65%) IPsec
14 73 (23.70%) Microsoft
15 71 (23.05%) CCNP
16 70 (22.73%) Juniper
17 67 (21.75%) TCP/IP
18 64 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
19 62 (20.13%) WAN
20 54 (17.53%) Hyper-V
21 53 (17.21%) Cisco IOS
22 52 (16.88%) Citrix
22 52 (16.88%) Active Directory
23 51 (16.56%) SAN
24 50 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
25 49 (15.91%) VLAN
26 47 (15.26%) DHCP

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 35 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.49%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.25%) Apache
4 10 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.60%) Lync
6 7 (2.27%) IIS
7 6 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.77%) MS Office
3 24 (7.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.19%) Office 365
2 13 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.30%) PaaS
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.97%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.65%) Datadog
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 164 (53.25%) IPv6
2 159 (51.62%) Firewall
3 128 (41.56%) VPN
4 114 (37.01%) BGP
5 100 (32.47%) MPLS
6 84 (27.27%) DNS
7 83 (26.95%) LAN
8 79 (25.65%) OSPF
8 79 (25.65%) IPsec
9 67 (21.75%) TCP/IP
10 64 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
11 62 (20.13%) WAN
12 53 (17.21%) Cisco IOS
13 51 (16.56%) SAN
14 49 (15.91%) VLAN
15 47 (15.26%) DHCP
16 45 (14.61%) VoIP
17 44 (14.29%) Internet
18 41 (13.31%) SSL
19 33 (10.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.12%) MySQL
3 7 (2.27%) MariaDB
4 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.62%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.30%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.30%) Big Data
6 2 (0.65%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.65%) Redis
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (5.52%) Subversion
2 9 (2.92%) Maven
3 6 (1.95%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.65%) GCC
5 2 (0.65%) GDB
6 1 (0.32%) JIRA
6 1 (0.32%) CANoe
6 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.32%) Redmine
6 1 (0.32%) Trac
General
1 33 (10.71%) Finance
2 23 (7.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.25%) Marketing
4 8 (2.60%) Games
5 6 (1.95%) Advertising
5 6 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Legal
6 2 (0.65%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.32%) Military
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 121 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 48 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 30 (9.74%) Administrator
4 25 (8.12%) Systems Administrator
4 25 (8.12%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 18 (5.84%) Consultant
9 16 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
10 15 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.87%) Linux Administrator
10 15 (4.87%) Architect
10 15 (4.87%) Network Consultant
11 13 (4.22%) Developer
11 13 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (4.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.57%) Analyst
12 11 (3.57%) Network Administrator
13 9 (2.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.22%) Web Services
2 11 (3.57%) XML
3 10 (3.25%) SOAP
4 9 (2.92%) Spring
4 9 (2.92%) RESTful
4 9 (2.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (2.27%) CSS
6 6 (1.95%) JAXB
6 6 (1.95%) SAX
6 6 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (1.95%) JDBC
6 6 (1.95%) JSP
6 6 (1.95%) Servlets
6 6 (1.95%) XSD
6 6 (1.95%) DOM
6 6 (1.95%) XSLT
6 6 (1.95%) EJB
6 6 (1.95%) Struts
6 6 (1.95%) JSF
6 6 (1.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (1.95%) Thin Client
4 6 (1.95%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.95%) EqualLogic
4 6 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.30%) Clustering
6 3 (0.97%) User Experience
6 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.97%) Replication
7 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.32%) SCADA
8 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) Telematics
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 114 (37.01%) Linux
2 105 (34.09%) Windows
3 50 (16.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (7.79%) UNIX
7 22 (7.14%) Ubuntu
8 15 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.55%) Debian
9 14 (4.55%) CentOS
10 13 (4.22%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.57%) Android
12 6 (1.95%) AIX
12 6 (1.95%) HPUX
12 6 (1.95%) Solaris
12 6 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.30%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.65%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (10.39%) ITIL
2 28 (9.09%) Network Management
2 28 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 26 (8.44%) Network Design
4 24 (7.79%) Configuration Management
5 21 (6.82%) E-Commerce
6 20 (6.49%) Project Management
7 15 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (4.87%) DevOps
8 14 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 14 (4.55%) Change Control
9 12 (3.90%) Migration
10 11 (3.57%) Validation
10 11 (3.57%) Service Management
11 10 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (3.25%) Analytics
11 10 (3.25%) DDoS Mitigation
12 9 (2.92%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (2.92%) Multithreading
12 9 (2.92%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.69%) SQL
2 21 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 16 (5.19%) Python
4 15 (4.87%) Perl
5 13 (4.22%) C++
6 12 (3.90%) Java
7 9 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.92%) C
8 8 (2.60%) Ruby
9 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.95%) PHP
10 6 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.95%) XPath
11 4 (1.30%) VBScript
12 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 103 (33.44%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (23.05%) CCNP
3 46 (14.94%) Degree
4 34 (11.04%) CCNA
5 19 (6.17%) CCIE
6 15 (4.87%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.57%) SC Cleared
9 8 (2.60%) MCSE
10 7 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (1.95%) Sun Certification
11 6 (1.95%) CCIP
11 6 (1.95%) MCSA
11 6 (1.95%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.30%) MCITP
12 4 (1.30%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.30%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.97%) MCP
13 3 (0.97%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.90%) QA
2 6 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) JTAG
System Software
1 84 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (17.53%) Hyper-V
3 52 (16.88%) Active Directory
4 33 (10.71%) VMware ESX
5 20 (6.49%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.87%) vSphere
6 15 (4.87%) NFS
7 9 (2.92%) XenApp
7 9 (2.92%) Forefront TMG
8 8 (2.60%) Xsan
9 7 (2.27%) XenServer
9 7 (2.27%) Openswan
10 6 (1.95%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.30%) Samba
12 4 (1.30%) KVM
12 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.97%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (9.74%) Nagios
2 23 (7.47%) Cacti
3 20 (6.49%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.27%) Ganglia
4 7 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.95%) Puppet
5 6 (1.95%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.95%) WMI
6 5 (1.62%) SCOM
7 4 (1.30%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.65%) Nessus
8 2 (0.65%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.65%) yum
9 1 (0.32%) SCCM
9 1 (0.32%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 202 (65.58%) Cisco
2 109 (35.39%) VMware
3 73 (23.70%) Microsoft
4 70 (22.73%) Juniper
5 52 (16.88%) Citrix
6 36 (11.69%) CheckPoint
7 34 (11.04%) NetApp
8 30 (9.74%) Red Hat
9 21 (6.82%) HP
10 20 (6.49%) F5
10 20 (6.49%) Brocade
11 16 (5.19%) SonicWALL
12 13 (4.22%) Dell
13 11 (3.57%) Splunk
14 7 (2.27%) Symantec
14 7 (2.27%) EMC
15 5 (1.62%) Fortinet
15 5 (1.62%) Percona
16 4 (1.30%) IBM
17 3 (0.97%) Google
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