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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 206 189 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.061% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -15.00%
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
784 766 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.75% 15.59% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 662 663 750
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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
Shropshire -4 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Birmingham - 6 £36,250 - 3
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 23 (88.46%) Firewall
3 18 (69.23%) IPv6
4 16 (61.54%) Windows
5 15 (57.69%) HP
5 15 (57.69%) Network Design
6 14 (53.85%) SonicWALL
6 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (50.00%) DNS
7 13 (50.00%) DDNS
7 13 (50.00%) VLAN
7 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (46.15%) IP Telephony
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (46.15%) VMware
8 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 12 (46.15%) CCNA
9 11 (42.31%) Citrix
10 10 (38.46%) IPsec
11 9 (34.62%) VPN
11 9 (34.62%) Brocade
12 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (26.92%) Linux
12 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
12 7 (26.92%) Nagios
13 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
13 6 (23.08%) Dell

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
2 18 (69.23%) IPv6
3 13 (50.00%) DDNS
3 13 (50.00%) DNS
3 13 (50.00%) VLAN
4 12 (46.15%) IP Telephony
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) IPsec
6 9 (34.62%) VPN
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (23.08%) SAN
9 5 (19.23%) LAN
9 5 (19.23%) WAN
10 4 (15.38%) MPLS
10 4 (15.38%) OSPF
10 4 (15.38%) BGP
10 4 (15.38%) VRRP
10 4 (15.38%) HSRP
11 3 (11.54%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.85%) CANoe
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Support
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
1 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Network Design
2 1 (3.85%) Network Management
2 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.85%) Validation
2 1 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIP
5 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 6 (23.08%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
4 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) HP
3 14 (53.85%) SonicWALL
4 12 (46.15%) VMware
5 11 (42.31%) Citrix
6 9 (34.62%) Brocade
7 6 (23.08%) NetApp
7 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 6 (23.08%) Dell
8 4 (15.38%) Juniper
9 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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