The table below looks at the statistics for IPX/SPX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPX/SPX over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internetwork Packet Exchange/Sequenced Packet Exchange (IPX/SPX)
Rank 891 922 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs citing IPX/SPX 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.006% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.005% 0.034% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £34,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
-23.33% -

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 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

IPX/SPX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IPX/SPX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPX/SPX
Salary Trend

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

IPX/SPX Salary Trend in the UK

IPX/SPX
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPX/SPX within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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 +13 1 £34,500 -23.33%
South East -5 1 £34,500 -23.33%
Chichester - 1 £34,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £34,500 -

IPX/SPX
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IPX/SPX 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/SPX.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) IPX
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) VMware

IPX/SPX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IPX/SPX 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/SPX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) IPX
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware