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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 717 832 777
Rank change year-on-year
+115 -55
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 155 92 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.078% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 138 68 79
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,750 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -7.69%

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
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 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 6 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
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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 +84 150 £40,000 -15.78% 15
London +59 71 £45,000 -14.28% 4
South East +20 26 £39,500 +5.33% 4
Yorkshire +15 16 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +24 14 £23,500 -47.77% 1
North West +15 14 £23,500 -47.77% 1
Berkshire +3 14 £42,750 -22.27% 3
West Midlands -11 11 £35,000 +40.00% 3
West Yorkshire +14 9 £50,000 -
Leeds +10 9 £50,000 -
City of London +33 8 £48,500 -7.61% 3
North Yorkshire +11 7 £50,000 - 1
Reading -13 7 £38,000 -33.91% 3
East of England +20 6 £47,500 -36.66% 1
Bristol -3 6 £32,500 -31.57%
Hertfordshire -10 6 £47,500 -36.66%
South West -17 6 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Birmingham - 6 £36,250 - 3
Harrogate - 6 £50,000 -
Shropshire -8 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Telford - 5 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 4 £41,000 +127.77%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Scotland +17 3 £40,000 +5.96%
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Milton Keynes -9 3 £42,500 -
Uxbridge - 3 £32,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £41,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 206 (61.86%) Cisco
2 174 (52.25%) IPv6
3 165 (49.55%) Firewall
4 136 (40.84%) VPN
5 122 (36.64%) Linux
6 115 (34.53%) BGP
7 110 (33.03%) VMware
8 107 (32.13%) MPLS
9 105 (31.53%) Cisco Certification
9 105 (31.53%) Windows
10 88 (26.43%) OSPF
10 88 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 85 (25.53%) DNS
12 82 (24.62%) LAN
13 81 (24.32%) Microsoft
14 79 (23.72%) IPsec
15 73 (21.92%) CCNP
16 68 (20.42%) WAN
17 67 (20.12%) Juniper
18 64 (19.22%) TCP/IP
19 60 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
20 57 (17.12%) Hyper-V
21 56 (16.82%) SAN
22 54 (16.22%) Citrix
22 54 (16.22%) Active Directory
23 52 (15.62%) DHCP
24 51 (15.32%) MS Excel
25 50 (15.02%) VLAN
26 48 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (14.41%) SSL

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 32 (9.61%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.30%) IIS
5 9 (2.70%) Apache
5 9 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.40%) Lync
7 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 28 (8.41%) MS Office
3 27 (8.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.01%) Office 365
2 12 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.80%) PaaS
4 3 (0.90%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.60%) Datadog
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 174 (52.25%) IPv6
2 165 (49.55%) Firewall
3 136 (40.84%) VPN
4 115 (34.53%) BGP
5 107 (32.13%) MPLS
6 88 (26.43%) OSPF
7 85 (25.53%) DNS
8 82 (24.62%) LAN
9 79 (23.72%) IPsec
10 68 (20.42%) WAN
11 64 (19.22%) TCP/IP
12 60 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
13 56 (16.82%) SAN
14 52 (15.62%) DHCP
15 50 (15.02%) VLAN
16 48 (14.41%) SSL
17 45 (13.51%) VoIP
18 44 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
19 43 (12.91%) Internet
20 35 (10.51%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.01%) MySQL
3 11 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.10%) MariaDB
5 6 (1.80%) Big Data
5 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.80%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.60%) Redis
7 2 (0.60%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (8.71%) Subversion
2 16 (4.80%) Maven
3 9 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.50%) GCC
4 5 (1.50%) GDB
5 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.30%) Redmine
6 1 (0.30%) Trac
6 1 (0.30%) CANoe
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (13.21%) Finance
2 20 (6.01%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.90%) Games
3 13 (3.90%) Marketing
4 10 (3.00%) Advertising
5 9 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (0.60%) Japanese Language
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 116 (34.83%) Network Engineer
2 48 (14.41%) Support Engineer
3 34 (10.21%) Administrator
4 30 (9.01%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (6.91%) Developer
5 23 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (6.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (6.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (6.31%) Consultant
8 20 (6.01%) Linux Administrator
8 20 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (4.80%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.80%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.50%) Network Consultant
13 14 (4.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.01%) XML
2 17 (5.11%) SOAP
3 16 (4.80%) Hibernate
3 16 (4.80%) Spring
3 16 (4.80%) RESTful
3 16 (4.80%) Web Services
4 9 (2.70%) JSF
4 9 (2.70%) Java EE
4 9 (2.70%) Struts
4 9 (2.70%) Spring MVC
4 9 (2.70%) jQuery
4 9 (2.70%) JDBC
4 9 (2.70%) JSP
4 9 (2.70%) Servlets
4 9 (2.70%) EJB
4 9 (2.70%) XSD
4 9 (2.70%) DOM
4 9 (2.70%) XSLT
4 9 (2.70%) JAXB
4 9 (2.70%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.50%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.80%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.50%) Open Source
5 5 (1.50%) Clustering
6 4 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.20%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.90%) Replication
7 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.90%) User Experience
8 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.30%) Telematics
9 1 (0.30%) SCADA
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 122 (36.64%) Linux
2 105 (31.53%) Windows
3 48 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (10.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (8.11%) UNIX
6 23 (6.91%) Ubuntu
7 20 (6.01%) Mac OS X
8 18 (5.41%) CentOS
8 18 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (3.90%) Debian
10 10 (3.00%) Android
11 9 (2.70%) AIX
11 9 (2.70%) HPUX
11 9 (2.70%) Solaris
12 6 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.60%) OpenBSD
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (10.51%) ITIL
2 29 (8.71%) Network Design
2 29 (8.71%) Load Balancing
3 28 (8.41%) E-Commerce
4 26 (7.81%) Network Management
5 23 (6.91%) Configuration Management
6 22 (6.61%) DevOps
7 20 (6.01%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (6.01%) Project Management
8 16 (4.80%) Incident Management
9 15 (4.50%) Service Management
9 15 (4.50%) Multithreading
10 14 (4.20%) Analytics
10 14 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.60%) Migration
11 12 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (3.30%) Validation
13 10 (3.00%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.00%) OO
14 9 (2.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.51%) SQL
2 22 (6.61%) Bash Shell
3 20 (6.01%) Python
4 19 (5.71%) Java
5 17 (5.11%) C++
6 16 (4.80%) Ruby
7 15 (4.50%) JavaScript
8 14 (4.20%) Shell Script
9 11 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.30%) C
10 10 (3.00%) Perl
11 9 (2.70%) VBScript
11 9 (2.70%) XPath
12 5 (1.50%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 105 (31.53%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (21.92%) CCNP
3 46 (13.81%) Degree
4 30 (9.01%) CCNA
5 27 (8.11%) CCIE
6 17 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.80%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.60%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.60%) MCSE
9 9 (2.70%) MCSA
9 9 (2.70%) CCIP
9 9 (2.70%) Sun Certification
10 8 (2.40%) MCP
11 6 (1.80%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.80%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.50%) CCSA
13 4 (1.20%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.90%) CCSE
14 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.90%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.11%) QA
2 6 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 88 (26.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (17.12%) Hyper-V
3 54 (16.22%) Active Directory
4 28 (8.41%) VMware ESX
5 21 (6.31%) XenDesktop
6 15 (4.50%) NFS
7 13 (3.90%) vSphere
8 12 (3.60%) XenApp
9 9 (2.70%) VirtualBox
9 9 (2.70%) Xsan
10 7 (2.10%) Openswan
11 6 (1.80%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (1.80%) XenServer
11 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.20%) Samba
13 3 (0.90%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.90%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.60%) KVM
Systems Management
1 27 (8.11%) Nagios
2 21 (6.31%) FortiGate
3 18 (5.41%) Cacti
4 11 (3.30%) ZABBIX
4 11 (3.30%) Puppet
5 9 (2.70%) SCOM
6 7 (2.10%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.10%) Ganglia
7 6 (1.80%) WMI
7 6 (1.80%) SCCM
8 4 (1.20%) Ansible
9 3 (0.90%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.90%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.60%) Nessus
10 2 (0.60%) yum
Vendors
1 206 (61.86%) Cisco
2 110 (33.03%) VMware
3 81 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 67 (20.12%) Juniper
5 54 (16.22%) Citrix
6 30 (9.01%) NetApp
7 28 (8.41%) CheckPoint
8 26 (7.81%) Red Hat
9 25 (7.51%) Brocade
10 24 (7.21%) HP
11 22 (6.61%) F5
12 14 (4.20%) SonicWALL
13 11 (3.30%) Splunk
14 10 (3.00%) Dell
15 8 (2.40%) EMC
15 8 (2.40%) Symantec
16 6 (1.80%) IBM
17 5 (1.50%) Compaq
17 5 (1.50%) Percona
17 5 (1.50%) Fortinet
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Reading OR Manchester
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Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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