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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
England / West Midlands
Rank 198 206 206
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 18 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 1.47% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 11
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £48,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
798 748 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.39% 14.31% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 645 645 707
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IPv4
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham -6 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Worcestershire - 6 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) Firewall
3 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) HP
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
5 13 (40.63%) DNS
5 13 (40.63%) CCNP
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 12 (37.50%) SonicWALL
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) IPv6
6 12 (37.50%) DHCP
6 12 (37.50%) VPN
6 12 (37.50%) WAN
6 12 (37.50%) SAN
7 11 (34.38%) NetApp
7 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (34.38%) Dell
7 11 (34.38%) Network Security
7 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (34.38%) vSphere
8 10 (31.25%) Forefront TMG
8 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (31.25%) Risk Management

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 10 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) DNS
3 12 (37.50%) DHCP
3 12 (37.50%) IPv6
3 12 (37.50%) SAN
3 12 (37.50%) VPN
3 12 (37.50%) WAN
4 11 (34.38%) Network Security
5 10 (31.25%) LAN
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (28.13%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (25.00%) SSL
7 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (21.88%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (21.88%) SNMP
8 7 (21.88%) VLAN
9 6 (18.75%) HSRP
9 6 (18.75%) ICMP
9 6 (18.75%) POP3
9 6 (18.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Installations Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IP Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IP Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior IP Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Data Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Cyber Attack
1 6 (18.75%) Driving Licence
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 3 (9.38%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (9.38%) Life Science
3 3 (9.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Unix
8 1 (3.13%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
3 6 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (18.75%) Information Security
3 6 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Network Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (18.75%) SIEM
4 5 (15.63%) Presales
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Security
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (3.13%) Coaching
7 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) CCNP
3 7 (21.88%) CCNA
4 6 (18.75%) CISSP
4 6 (18.75%) GCIA
4 6 (18.75%) GCIH
4 6 (18.75%) SANS
5 3 (9.38%) CCDP
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) CCDA
6 2 (6.25%) MCSA
6 2 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (34.38%) vSphere
3 10 (31.25%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 9 (28.13%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.38%) XenApp
5 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (18.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (37.50%) SonicWALL
5 11 (34.38%) CheckPoint
5 11 (34.38%) Dell
5 11 (34.38%) NetApp
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) Draytek
6 5 (15.63%) Fortinet
6 5 (15.63%) Huawei
6 5 (15.63%) Meraki
6 5 (15.63%) NETGEAR
7 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.25%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.13%) Aruba
9 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.13%) Ubiquiti