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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 210 203 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.081% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £52,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
892 857 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.38% 17.27% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 787 681 726
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014. 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 £29,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) SonicWALL
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) IPv6
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) DNS
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) IPsec
5 4 (44.44%) DDNS
5 4 (44.44%) Brocade
5 4 (44.44%) Network Design
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) VLAN
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
5 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) IPv6
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) DDNS
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (11.11%) HSRP
6 1 (11.11%) VRRP
6 1 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) SonicWALL
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Brocade
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Juniper