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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
Rank 893 880 885
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing IPX 4 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.022% 0.12% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 1
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +9.52%

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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 -2 4 £45,000 -21.73%
South East -1 3 £45,000 -21.73%
London +25 1 - -
Hampshire +10 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Southampton +4 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +1 1 £72,500 +61.11%
Newbury - 1 £72,500 -
Chichester - 1 £34,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £34,500 -

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) DHCP
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) IPv6
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
4 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) CCIE
5 6 (37.50%) CCSP
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Juniper
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) OSPF
8 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
8 3 (18.75%) TACACS
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) SSL
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) LDAP

IPX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 10 (62.50%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
4 7 (43.75%) DHCP
4 7 (43.75%) IPv6
4 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (18.75%) VLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) DMVPN
5 3 (18.75%) WLAN
5 3 (18.75%) Multicast
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) IPsec
5 3 (18.75%) SSH
5 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (18.75%) IPX/SPX
5 3 (18.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
2 6 (37.50%) CCSP
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
1 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (18.75%) UAG
2 1 (6.25%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire