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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 738 803 830
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +27
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 176 159 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.86% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 158 147 150
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £26,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £61,100 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
16469 18458 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.80% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13628 15297 16547
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 August 2016 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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +71 164 £45,000 +12.50% 9
London +82 92 £48,750 +2.09% 3
South East +18 34 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +7 20 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Surrey +40 17 £73,000 +108.57%
East of England +32 15 £25,000 -5.66%
Hounslow +21 13 £45,000 -14.28%
Berkshire -1 13 £28,000 -49.09% 1
City of London +67 12 £52,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire +32 12 £25,000 +8.69%
Hemel Hempstead +15 12 £25,000 +8.69%
Shropshire -3 9 £42,500 +37.09%
Telford +4 7 £42,500 +37.09%
Birmingham -21 7 £37,500 -
Slough +22 6 £25,000 +8.69%
Reading -6 5 £52,000 -22.96% 1
North West 0 3 £32,000 +28.00% 2
Manchester -5 3 £32,000 +42.22% 1
Cambridge - 3 £48,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £48,000 -
Middlesex +8 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £32,000 -
Kent +15 1 £35,500 +1.42%
Dartford +7 1 £35,500 +1.42%
Coventry +2 1 £50,000 +49.25%
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Staffordshire 0 1 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Bracknell -11 1 £28,000 -20.00%
Milton Keynes - 1 £60,000 -

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 194 (62.38%) VPN
2 186 (59.81%) IPv6
3 159 (51.13%) Data Centre
4 158 (50.80%) Cisco
5 136 (43.73%) Firewall
6 126 (40.51%) Cisco Certification
7 114 (36.66%) Linux
8 113 (36.33%) CCNP
9 109 (35.05%) BGP
10 96 (30.87%) OSPF
11 87 (27.97%) MPLS
12 82 (26.37%) VMware
13 73 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
14 71 (22.83%) Windows
15 70 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 64 (20.58%) VLAN
17 54 (17.36%) CCNA
18 52 (16.72%) Microsoft
19 51 (16.40%) Juniper
19 51 (16.40%) WAN
20 50 (16.08%) CheckPoint
21 46 (14.79%) High Availability
22 45 (14.47%) SSL
23 44 (14.15%) TCP/IP
24 43 (13.83%) DNS
24 43 (13.83%) IPsec
25 40 (12.86%) EIGRP
26 38 (12.22%) Windows Server
27 36 (11.58%) QA
28 35 (11.25%) Degree

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 15 (4.82%) OpenStack
2 10 (3.22%) Apache
3 9 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.89%) nginx
4 6 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.61%) JBoss
5 5 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.96%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.22%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.29%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.86%) IaaS
2 11 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 194 (62.38%) VPN
2 186 (59.81%) IPv6
3 136 (43.73%) Firewall
4 109 (35.05%) BGP
5 96 (30.87%) OSPF
6 87 (27.97%) MPLS
7 73 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
8 64 (20.58%) VLAN
9 51 (16.40%) WAN
10 45 (14.47%) SSL
11 44 (14.15%) TCP/IP
12 43 (13.83%) DNS
12 43 (13.83%) IPsec
13 40 (12.86%) EIGRP
14 35 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (10.93%) LAN
16 32 (10.29%) HTTP
17 31 (9.97%) Multicast
17 31 (9.97%) Network Security
17 31 (9.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 13 (4.18%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.86%) Redis
4 11 (3.54%) Big Data
4 11 (3.54%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (2.89%) Riak
6 4 (1.29%) MySQL
7 3 (0.96%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.22%) JIRA
3 9 (2.89%) Bugzilla
3 9 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.89%) Selenium
3 9 (2.89%) Subversion
3 9 (2.89%) Trac
4 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (7.72%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.43%) Finance
3 12 (3.86%) Banking
4 9 (2.89%) Games
5 7 (2.25%) Legal
6 5 (1.61%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (33.44%) Network Engineer
2 46 (14.79%) Systems Engineer
3 37 (11.90%) Support Engineer
4 35 (11.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 35 (11.25%) Data Centre Technician
4 35 (11.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 30 (9.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 30 (9.65%) Network Support
5 30 (9.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 28 (9.00%) Data Technician
7 27 (8.68%) Systems Support Engineer
8 26 (8.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 25 (8.04%) Data Engineer
9 25 (8.04%) Network Systems Engineer
10 24 (7.72%) Analyst
10 24 (7.72%) Data Network Engineer
11 22 (7.07%) Systems Support
12 18 (5.79%) Developer
12 18 (5.79%) Network Analyst
12 18 (5.79%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.14%) HTML
1 16 (5.14%) JSON
2 10 (3.22%) XML
3 9 (2.89%) AngularJS
3 9 (2.89%) Kafka
3 9 (2.89%) REST
3 9 (2.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (2.89%) WebSockets
4 8 (2.57%) CSS
5 7 (2.25%) Ajax
5 7 (2.25%) Backbone.js
5 7 (2.25%) DOM
5 7 (2.25%) jQuery
5 7 (2.25%) XHTML
6 4 (1.29%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.29%) LAMP
6 4 (1.29%) STL
7 3 (0.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (0.96%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 159 (51.13%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.18%) Clustering
4 11 (3.54%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.54%) Replication
5 9 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (2.89%) PKI
5 9 (2.89%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.57%) HP StoreVirtual
6 8 (2.57%) iPad
7 7 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.25%) W3C
8 6 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.29%) CMDB
10 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.32%) IPTV
11 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (36.66%) Linux
2 71 (22.83%) Windows
3 38 (12.22%) Windows Server
4 26 (8.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (8.04%) Unix
6 22 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (5.14%) Debian
8 16 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.54%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (2.89%) CentOS
11 6 (1.93%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.61%) Solaris
12 5 (1.61%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.61%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.64%) Android
13 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) VyOS
14 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.79%) High Availability
2 32 (10.29%) Load Balancing
3 31 (9.97%) Presales
4 26 (8.36%) ITIL
5 20 (6.43%) SIEM
6 19 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.11%) Network Design
7 15 (4.82%) Information Security
7 15 (4.82%) Project Management
7 15 (4.82%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.50%) Configuration Management
8 14 (4.50%) Document Management
8 14 (4.50%) ITSM
9 12 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (3.86%) Internal Audit
9 12 (3.86%) Migration
10 11 (3.54%) Open Source
10 11 (3.54%) SOA
10 11 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (3.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.72%) Python
1 24 (7.72%) SQL
2 19 (6.11%) Bash Shell
2 19 (6.11%) JavaScript
3 17 (5.47%) Java
4 16 (5.14%) C
4 16 (5.14%) Perl
5 10 (3.22%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.57%) C++
7 6 (1.93%) Ruby
8 3 (0.96%) PHP
8 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.96%) Tcl
9 1 (0.32%) Korn
9 1 (0.32%) Lua
Qualifications
1 126 (40.51%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (36.33%) CCNP
3 54 (17.36%) CCNA
4 35 (11.25%) CCSP
4 35 (11.25%) Degree
5 29 (9.32%) CCIE
5 29 (9.32%) CCSE
5 29 (9.32%) Security Cleared
6 28 (9.00%) SC Cleared
7 22 (7.07%) CISSP
8 17 (5.47%) CEH
8 17 (5.47%) CISM
8 17 (5.47%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (5.47%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.57%) MCSA
10 8 (2.57%) MCSE
11 6 (1.93%) CCIP
11 6 (1.93%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.58%) QA
2 18 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.54%) SLA
4 8 (2.57%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.25%) ISAE 3402
5 7 (2.25%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (22.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (7.40%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (5.79%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.79%) Snort
4 14 (4.50%) KVM
5 13 (4.18%) vSphere
6 12 (3.86%) Docker
6 12 (3.86%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.86%) VMware ESX
7 11 (3.54%) NFS
7 11 (3.54%) VirtualBox
8 9 (2.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (2.89%) HDFS
9 6 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.29%) iptables
10 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.29%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.64%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (6.11%) FortiGate
2 11 (3.54%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.89%) Ambari
3 9 (2.89%) Hadoop YARN
3 9 (2.89%) Kibana
3 9 (2.89%) Nagios
4 8 (2.57%) Puppet
5 7 (2.25%) SCOM
6 5 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.61%) WSUS
7 4 (1.29%) Cacti
8 3 (0.96%) SCCM
8 3 (0.96%) yum
9 2 (0.64%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.64%) RANCID
9 2 (0.64%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.32%) Mesos
10 1 (0.32%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 158 (50.80%) Cisco
2 82 (26.37%) VMware
3 52 (16.72%) Microsoft
4 51 (16.40%) Juniper
5 50 (16.08%) CheckPoint
6 34 (10.93%) Palo Alto
7 33 (10.61%) NetApp
8 20 (6.43%) Red Hat
9 19 (6.11%) F5
10 17 (5.47%) HP
10 17 (5.47%) Intel
11 16 (5.14%) BMC
11 16 (5.14%) Symantec
12 15 (4.82%) Citrix
13 14 (4.50%) Brocade
13 14 (4.50%) Remedy
14 11 (3.54%) Veeam
15 6 (1.93%) SonicWALL
16 5 (1.61%) Dell
16 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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