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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
Rank 876 866 873
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing IPX 11 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.038% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 20
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £53,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +69.23%

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
20571 18433 22281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.34% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16274 14952 18254
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
Top 11 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 16 September 2014. 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 -16 11 £47,500 -13.63%
South East -15 9 £47,500 -13.63%
Berkshire +5 7 £50,000 -6.97%
Reading - 5 £50,000 -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
London -17 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 41 (95.35%) DHCP
1 41 (95.35%) DNS
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 38 (88.37%) IPv6
3 30 (69.77%) Firewall
3 30 (69.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (60.47%) LAN
4 26 (60.47%) WAN
5 25 (58.14%) Degree
6 23 (53.49%) Load Balancing
6 23 (53.49%) CCIE
7 22 (51.16%) CCNP
7 22 (51.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (46.51%) Juniper
9 19 (44.19%) MPLS
9 19 (44.19%) OSPF
9 19 (44.19%) BGP
9 19 (44.19%) EIGRP
9 19 (44.19%) VPN
10 18 (41.86%) SNMP
10 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
10 18 (41.86%) SSL
10 18 (41.86%) PPP
10 18 (41.86%) WLAN
10 18 (41.86%) ITIL
10 18 (41.86%) PRINCE2
10 18 (41.86%) TACACS
10 18 (41.86%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (41.86%) VLAN

IPX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (27.91%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) DHCP
1 41 (95.35%) DNS
2 38 (88.37%) IPv6
3 30 (69.77%) Firewall
3 30 (69.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (60.47%) LAN
4 26 (60.47%) WAN
5 22 (51.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (44.19%) MPLS
6 19 (44.19%) OSPF
6 19 (44.19%) BGP
6 19 (44.19%) EIGRP
6 19 (44.19%) VPN
7 18 (41.86%) SNMP
7 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
7 18 (41.86%) SSL
7 18 (41.86%) PPP
7 18 (41.86%) WLAN
7 18 (41.86%) TACACS
7 18 (41.86%) VLAN
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Consultant
3 15 (34.88%) Network Consultant
4 13 (30.23%) Network Security Consultant
4 13 (30.23%) Security Consultant
5 12 (27.91%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) Architect
7 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Network Support
10 1 (2.33%) Product Manager
10 1 (2.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 1 (2.33%) Network Support Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) PKI
1 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Solaris
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Load Balancing
2 18 (41.86%) ITIL
2 18 (41.86%) PRINCE2
3 16 (37.21%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (9.30%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.98%) People Management
5 3 (6.98%) Budget Control
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.98%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.33%) Communications Security
6 1 (2.33%) Market Research
6 1 (2.33%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (58.14%) Degree
3 23 (53.49%) CCIE
4 22 (51.16%) CCNP
5 18 (41.86%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (39.53%) CCSP
7 15 (34.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (32.56%) CISSP
8 14 (32.56%) CISM
9 3 (6.98%) JNCIA
9 3 (6.98%) JNCIS
9 3 (6.98%) JNCIE
9 3 (6.98%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Forefront TMG
1 14 (32.56%) UAG
2 12 (27.91%) Snort
3 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.33%) OpenView
1 1 (2.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 20 (46.51%) Juniper
3 16 (37.21%) CheckPoint
4 15 (34.88%) F5
5 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.91%) Sourcefire
6 10 (23.26%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.33%) Aruba
7 1 (2.33%) Compuware
7 1 (2.33%) Sun