The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for IPv4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPv4 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 111 130 118
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 8 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 1.96% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 4
Median salary £45,000 £38,455 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.01% +1.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

IPv4 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 261 357 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.53% 15.44% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 202 287 226
Median salary £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.63% +14.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing IPv4 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in Birmingham

IPv4
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv4 in Birmingham.

Salary trend for IPv4 in Birmingham

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) Dell
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 17 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 17 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (94.12%) vSphere
2 16 (94.12%) Hyper-V
2 16 (94.12%) SAN
2 16 (94.12%) NetApp
3 10 (58.82%) IPsec
3 10 (58.82%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Terminal Services
4 9 (52.94%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
5 6 (35.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
6 3 (17.65%) XenApp

IPv4
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 17 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 17 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) SAN
3 10 (58.82%) IPsec
4 9 (52.94%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (11.76%) IPv6
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) HP StoreVirtual
2 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
3 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
3 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 17 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
2 16 (94.12%) Hyper-V
2 16 (94.12%) vSphere
3 9 (52.94%) Terminal Services
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Dell
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) SonicWALL
2 16 (94.12%) NetApp
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix