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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 231 205 206
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 12 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.23% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 1.53% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 3
Average salary £41,376 £32,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.33% +31.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
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
957 786 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.36% 14.77% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 737 661 662
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv4 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

IPv4 Salary Histogram 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 28 April 2016. 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 6 £41,376 +14.14%
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Coventry - 1 £55,000 -
Solihull - 1 £34,000 - 3
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Firewall
3 17 (70.83%) Data Centre
4 16 (66.67%) CCNP
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (62.50%) Juniper
5 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 15 (62.50%) LAN
5 15 (62.50%) WAN
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (62.50%) vSphere
5 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) VMware
8 11 (45.83%) Network Security
8 11 (45.83%) SAN
9 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (33.33%) NetApp
11 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
11 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
11 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
12 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (25.00%) MCSE
12 6 (25.00%) MCSA
12 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (25.00%) Active Directory

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (62.50%) LAN
2 15 (62.50%) WAN
3 11 (45.83%) Network Security
3 11 (45.83%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) IPsec
4 5 (20.83%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (16.67%) IPv6
6 3 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (8.33%) BGP
7 2 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) OSPF
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (4.17%) Multicast
8 1 (4.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Data Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCNP
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) MCSA
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) vSphere
2 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.83%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Juniper
3 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (33.33%) NetApp
6 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (25.00%) Dell
6 6 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (20.83%) SonicWALL
8 3 (12.50%) Citrix
9 1 (4.17%) F5
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago