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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
Rank 219 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 18 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 1.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 0
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -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
929 898 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.38% 15.25% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 763 813 715
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,645
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire -6 9 £42,500 +37.09%
Birmingham -21 5 £37,500 +11.94%
Herefordshire - 2 £32,000 -
Coventry 0 1 £50,000 +49.25%
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 21 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (66.67%) Cisco
3 18 (60.00%) Firewall
4 16 (53.33%) IPv6
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (43.33%) CCNP
7 12 (40.00%) WAN
7 12 (40.00%) VPN
8 11 (36.67%) LAN
8 11 (36.67%) Juniper
8 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (30.00%) Network Security
10 8 (26.67%) vSphere
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 8 (26.67%) Windows
11 7 (23.33%) SAN
11 7 (23.33%) NetApp
12 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 6 (20.00%) SLA
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.00%) BGP
12 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (20.00%) VMware
12 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (20.00%) SonicWALL
13 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 5 (16.67%) CCNA

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 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
2 16 (53.33%) IPv6
3 12 (40.00%) VPN
3 12 (40.00%) WAN
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (36.67%) LAN
5 9 (30.00%) Network Security
6 7 (23.33%) SAN
7 6 (20.00%) BGP
8 4 (13.33%) IPsec
8 4 (13.33%) MPLS
8 4 (13.33%) OSPF
8 4 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.67%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.67%) Multicast
9 2 (6.67%) NX-OS
9 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
9 2 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre Technician
3 4 (13.33%) Data Technician
3 4 (13.33%) Installations Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Services Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Service Support Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Operations Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
1 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
1 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) VyOS
4 1 (3.33%) Debian
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.00%) BCP
2 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (10.00%) Change Management
2 3 (10.00%) Coaching
2 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) MCSA
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) vSphere
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Juniper
3 7 (23.33%) NetApp
4 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) Dell
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Aruba
7 2 (6.67%) Brocade
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds