The table below looks at the statistics for IPX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPX over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX)
UK
Rank 858 928 928
Rank change year-on-year
+70 0
Permanent jobs citing IPX 1 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% 0.012% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 18
Median salary £43,000 £32,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -45.83%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £32,500 £68,500
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -52.55%

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
14098 16659 18725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.77% 16.82% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11525 13848 15207
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IPX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IPX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +66 1 £43,000 +32.30%
West Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £43,000 -

IPX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing IPX 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 IPX.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Fast Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange

IPX
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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) Fast Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) FTP
4 2 (40.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) IPX/SPX
4 2 (40.00%) PPP
4 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos