The table below looks at the statistics for IPX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPX over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
Rank 892 903 879
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs citing IPX 6 30 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.025% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.14% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 0
Average salary £39,750 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-38.84% -

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
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IPX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPX within the UK.

IPX Salary Trend in the UK

IPX
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPX over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 within the UK.

IPX Salary Histogram in the UK

IPX
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +9 6 £39,750 -38.84%
South East -1 6 £39,750 -38.84%
West Sussex - 3 £34,500 -
Chichester - 3 £34,500 -
Berkshire -4 2 £72,500 +61.11%
Newbury - 2 £72,500 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IPX 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 IPX.

1 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
3 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (32.00%) BGP
6 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (32.00%) DHCP
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) IPv6
6 8 (32.00%) DNS
7 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) MPLS
7 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Service Management
7 7 (28.00%) IPsec
7 7 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (28.00%) Network Architecture
7 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (24.00%) VLAN
8 6 (24.00%) Degree

IPX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IPX 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 IPX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (60.00%) LAN
3 12 (48.00%) WAN
4 8 (32.00%) DHCP
4 8 (32.00%) DNS
4 8 (32.00%) IPv6
4 8 (32.00%) BGP
5 7 (28.00%) MPLS
5 7 (28.00%) IPsec
5 7 (28.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (24.00%) VLAN
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (24.00%) OSPF
6 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (24.00%) TACACS
6 6 (24.00%) SSL
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.00%) WLAN
7 5 (20.00%) PPP
7 5 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MS Access
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Anywhere
2 4 (16.00%) Sybase ASA
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Architect
2 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) PKI
3 4 (16.00%) PMI
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
2 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (28.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITSM
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
1 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (24.00%) CCIE
3 6 (24.00%) CCSP
3 6 (24.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (16.00%) MCP
4 4 (16.00%) CNE
4 4 (16.00%) Novell Certification
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) CISM
7 1 (4.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
1 3 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (12.00%) UAG
2 1 (4.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (16.00%) Novell
5 4 (16.00%) Sybase
6 3 (12.00%) HP
6 3 (12.00%) VMware
7 2 (8.00%) Huawei
8 1 (4.00%) F5
8 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint