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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
Rank 853 877 865
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing IPX 22 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.006% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 5
Average salary £68,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £68,500 - £30,000

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
19137 18089 21512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.95% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15313 14187 17546
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

IPX Salary Histogram in the UK

IPX
Top 9 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 4 March 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 +22 22 £68,500 +5.38% 1
South East - 19 £68,500 -
Berkshire - 9 £68,500 -
Surrey - 7 £66,250 -
London +28 3 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 2 £72,500 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (52.50%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 17 (42.50%) MS Access
4 17 (42.50%) Degree
5 15 (37.50%) DHCP
5 15 (37.50%) DNS
6 14 (35.00%) IPv6
6 14 (35.00%) MPLS
6 14 (35.00%) BGP
7 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
7 12 (30.00%) OSPF
7 12 (30.00%) LAN
7 12 (30.00%) PPP
7 12 (30.00%) WAN
7 12 (30.00%) ITIL
7 12 (30.00%) VLAN
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (30.00%) Frame Relay
7 12 (30.00%) IPsec
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) Financial Institution
8 11 (27.50%) Marketing
8 11 (27.50%) Supplier Management
8 11 (27.50%) VB
8 11 (27.50%) MS Office
8 11 (27.50%) VPN

IPX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (37.50%) DHCP
2 15 (37.50%) DNS
3 14 (35.00%) IPv6
3 14 (35.00%) MPLS
3 14 (35.00%) BGP
4 12 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (30.00%) OSPF
4 12 (30.00%) LAN
4 12 (30.00%) PPP
4 12 (30.00%) WAN
4 12 (30.00%) VLAN
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (30.00%) Frame Relay
4 12 (30.00%) IPsec
5 11 (27.50%) VPN
5 11 (27.50%) TACACS
5 11 (27.50%) SSL
6 9 (22.50%) WLAN
6 9 (22.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (42.50%) MS Access
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Anywhere
3 6 (15.00%) Sybase ASA
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Financial Institution
2 11 (27.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) PMI
3 4 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Supplier Management
2 11 (27.50%) Mobile Commerce
2 11 (27.50%) Mobile Marketing
3 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
4 8 (20.00%) Service Management
4 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 7 (17.50%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
6 6 (15.00%) ITSM
6 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) VB
3 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (42.50%) Degree
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (20.00%) CCNP
4 6 (15.00%) MCP
4 6 (15.00%) CCIE
4 6 (15.00%) CCSP
4 6 (15.00%) CNE
4 6 (15.00%) Novell Certification
4 6 (15.00%) PMI Certification
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) CISSP
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) VCP4
7 1 (2.50%) CISM
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (7.50%) UAG
2 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.00%) Sybase
5 6 (15.00%) Novell
6 5 (12.50%) Juniper
7 3 (7.50%) HP
8 2 (5.00%) Huawei
9 1 (2.50%) F5
9 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire