The table below looks at the statistics for IPv4 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 209 211 205
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 13 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.019% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Average salary £33,500 £25,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
IPv4
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
885 852 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 15.77% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 794 721 779
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPv4 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv4 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IPv4
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv4 across the West Midlands region.

IPv4 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IPv4
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
(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
Birmingham - 12 £35,000 - 2
Coventry - 2 £33,500 -
Shropshire -9 1 £31,000 +24.00%
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing IPv4 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 IPv4.

1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 27 (90.00%) Firewall
3 22 (73.33%) Windows
4 20 (66.67%) HP
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (66.67%) SonicWALL
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (53.33%) IPsec
6 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 14 (46.67%) SAN
7 14 (46.67%) NetApp
7 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
7 14 (46.67%) Dell
7 14 (46.67%) IPv6
7 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 14 (46.67%) vSphere
7 14 (46.67%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (46.67%) VMware
8 13 (43.33%) HP StoreVirtual
8 13 (43.33%) Citrix
9 12 (40.00%) Network Design
10 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (33.33%) CCNA
11 10 (33.33%) DNS
11 10 (33.33%) DDNS
11 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
11 10 (33.33%) VLAN

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing IPv4 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 IPv4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) IPsec
3 14 (46.67%) IPv6
3 14 (46.67%) SAN
4 10 (33.33%) DDNS
4 10 (33.33%) DNS
4 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 10 (33.33%) VLAN
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (20.00%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (16.67%) LAN
7 5 (16.67%) WAN
8 3 (10.00%) VRRP
8 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 3 (10.00%) OSPF
8 3 (10.00%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) HSRP
9 2 (6.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.33%) CANoe
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (23.33%) Thin Client
2 7 (23.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) Line Management
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (46.67%) vSphere
3 14 (46.67%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (26.67%) Terminal Services
5 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (23.33%) XenApp
5 7 (23.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
2 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) SonicWALL
2 20 (66.67%) HP
3 14 (46.67%) Dell
3 14 (46.67%) NetApp
3 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
4 13 (43.33%) Citrix
5 6 (20.00%) Brocade
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
Posted: 24 days ago