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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 751 764 811
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +47
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 141 166 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.80% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 128 154 53
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £32,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 138 £40,000 -10.11% 17
London -12 46 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East +9 34 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Berkshire +26 23 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Reading +23 18 £67,500 +28.57% 3
Yorkshire +16 17 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands - 14 £33,500 - 4
South West -35 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Birmingham - 12 £34,250 - 3
North West - 8 £25,000 -
City of London +22 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
East of England +6 6 £26,500 -41.11% 1
Middlesex - 6 £40,000 -
Leeds +16 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +10 5 £50,000 -
Manchester - 5 £24,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £26,500 -
Sheffield - 5 £26,500 -
Bristol -24 4 £44,500 -6.31% 1
Bath +12 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Somerset +9 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Surrey +4 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Wiltshire -6 3 £35,000 -34.88%
Hertfordshire -14 3 £23,000 -61.66%
Norfolk - 3 £30,000 -
County Antrim - 3 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £25,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £35,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 189 (63.64%) Cisco
2 181 (60.94%) IPv6
3 153 (51.52%) VPN
4 152 (51.18%) Firewall
5 122 (41.08%) BGP
6 116 (39.06%) Data Centre
7 110 (37.04%) MPLS
8 109 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
8 109 (36.70%) Windows
9 102 (34.34%) VMware
10 96 (32.32%) Microsoft
11 89 (29.97%) Linux
12 88 (29.63%) DNS
13 87 (29.29%) LAN
13 87 (29.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 84 (28.28%) OSPF
15 81 (27.27%) CCNP
16 79 (26.60%) TCP/IP
17 75 (25.25%) Juniper
18 64 (21.55%) IPsec
19 62 (20.88%) Active Directory
20 61 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
21 58 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
22 57 (19.19%) WAN
23 53 (17.85%) SAN
24 51 (17.17%) CheckPoint
24 51 (17.17%) MS Excel
24 51 (17.17%) Cisco IOS
25 50 (16.84%) Hyper-V
25 50 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.03%) IIS
5 9 (3.03%) Apache
6 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.02%) Lync
8 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 51 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 38 (12.79%) MS Visio
2 38 (12.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.04%) Office 365
2 6 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.01%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.67%) IaaS
6 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 181 (60.94%) IPv6
2 153 (51.52%) VPN
3 152 (51.18%) Firewall
4 122 (41.08%) BGP
5 110 (37.04%) MPLS
6 88 (29.63%) DNS
7 87 (29.29%) LAN
8 84 (28.28%) OSPF
9 79 (26.60%) TCP/IP
10 64 (21.55%) IPsec
11 58 (19.53%) Cisco ASA
12 57 (19.19%) WAN
13 53 (17.85%) SAN
14 51 (17.17%) Cisco IOS
15 46 (15.49%) DHCP
16 45 (15.15%) VLAN
17 38 (12.79%) Internet
18 31 (10.44%) SSL
19 29 (9.76%) VoIP
19 29 (9.76%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.05%) MySQL
3 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.35%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) Maven
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Redmine
2 1 (0.34%) Trac
General
1 32 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.06%) Finance
3 11 (3.70%) Games
4 7 (2.36%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.01%) Advertising
6 2 (0.67%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Back Office
6 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (37.71%) Network Engineer
2 42 (14.14%) Support Engineer
3 24 (8.08%) Consultant
4 21 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (7.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (5.72%) Architect
5 17 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (5.39%) Administrator
7 15 (5.05%) Analyst
7 15 (5.05%) Network Consultant
8 13 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (3.03%) IP Engineer
10 8 (2.69%) Network Architect
10 8 (2.69%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (2.36%) Technical Manager
11 7 (2.36%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.36%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.02%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.38%) CSS
2 3 (1.01%) J2EE
2 3 (1.01%) XML
2 3 (1.01%) Middleware
3 2 (0.67%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.67%) XML Schema
3 2 (0.67%) COM
3 2 (0.67%) SOAP
3 2 (0.67%) STL
4 1 (0.34%) CGI
4 1 (0.34%) RSS
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.34%) Spring
4 1 (0.34%) JSON
4 1 (0.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 116 (39.06%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.39%) HP StoreVirtual
3 9 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (2.69%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.69%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.02%) Clustering
6 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.68%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.01%) Replication
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) User Experience
8 2 (0.67%) CMDB
8 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.67%) iPad
8 2 (0.67%) iPhone
8 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 109 (36.70%) Windows
2 89 (29.97%) Linux
3 61 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (13.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (8.42%) UNIX
7 15 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.05%) Debian
8 12 (4.04%) Android
9 9 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (2.69%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.69%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.36%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.36%) CentOS
12 5 (1.68%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.67%) AIX
15 1 (0.34%) Solaris
15 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.13%) Load Balancing
2 35 (11.78%) ITIL
3 28 (9.43%) Network Design
4 25 (8.42%) Network Management
5 20 (6.73%) Project Management
6 19 (6.40%) Validation
6 19 (6.40%) Incident Management
7 15 (5.05%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.04%) Migration
8 12 (4.04%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.70%) Change Control
10 10 (3.37%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.03%) Capacity Management
11 9 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
11 9 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (2.69%) Software Engineering
12 8 (2.69%) E-Commerce
12 8 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.10%) Perl
2 28 (9.43%) SQL
3 24 (8.08%) Python
4 10 (3.37%) PHP
5 9 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.69%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.69%) Java
7 7 (2.36%) C++
8 5 (1.68%) Tcl
8 5 (1.68%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.35%) C
9 4 (1.35%) VBScript
10 3 (1.01%) Ruby
11 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 109 (36.70%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (27.27%) CCNP
3 41 (13.80%) CCNA
4 40 (13.47%) Degree
5 21 (7.07%) CCIP
6 18 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
7 16 (5.39%) CCIE
8 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.04%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.04%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.68%) MCSE
9 5 (1.68%) MCSA
10 4 (1.35%) MCITP
11 3 (1.01%) CCDP
11 3 (1.01%) CCSE
11 3 (1.01%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.67%) CCSP
12 2 (0.67%) MCP
13 1 (0.34%) VCP5
13 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.38%) QA
2 6 (2.02%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) JTAG
System Software
1 87 (29.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (20.88%) Active Directory
3 50 (16.84%) Hyper-V
4 27 (9.09%) vSphere
5 24 (8.08%) VMware ESX
6 19 (6.40%) XenDesktop
7 18 (6.06%) NFS
8 17 (5.72%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (3.70%) XenApp
10 10 (3.37%) Terminal Services
11 8 (2.69%) XenServer
11 8 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.68%) KVM
13 4 (1.35%) Xsan
14 3 (1.01%) Samba
14 3 (1.01%) Terminal Server
14 3 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.67%) iptables
16 1 (0.34%) GlusterFS
16 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (9.76%) FortiGate
2 13 (4.38%) Nagios
3 10 (3.37%) NetBackup
3 10 (3.37%) Cacti
4 7 (2.36%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.68%) WMI
5 5 (1.68%) Puppet
6 4 (1.35%) SCOM
6 4 (1.35%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.01%) ZABBIX
7 3 (1.01%) SCCM
8 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.34%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 189 (63.64%) Cisco
2 102 (34.34%) VMware
3 96 (32.32%) Microsoft
4 75 (25.25%) Juniper
5 51 (17.17%) CheckPoint
6 46 (15.49%) Citrix
7 44 (14.81%) NetApp
8 27 (9.09%) F5
9 26 (8.75%) Red Hat
10 25 (8.42%) HP
11 23 (7.74%) Dell
12 22 (7.41%) Brocade
12 22 (7.41%) SonicWALL
13 10 (3.37%) Symantec
14 6 (2.02%) EMC
15 3 (1.01%) Apple
15 3 (1.01%) Fortinet
15 3 (1.01%) Google
15 3 (1.01%) Isilon
16 2 (0.67%) Draytek
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: Yesterday
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