Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IPv4 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPv4 over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 980 927 1018
Rank change year-on-year -53 +91 -11
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 170 271 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.90% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 151 281 256
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £63,125
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

IPv4 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26461 30094 34640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 17.05% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21562 24823 28797
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IPv4 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in England

IPv4
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IPv4 in England

IPv4
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPv4 in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IPv4 in England

IPv4
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -55 76 £65,000 +36.84% 3
South East +25 41 £45,000 -10.00%
South West +30 24 £34,712 -33.88% 1
North of England +15 18 £47,500 +48.44% 4
North West -6 15 £47,500 +48.44% 4
West Midlands -21 8 £46,106 +18.98%
Midlands -28 8 £46,106 +8.49%
East of England -30 6 £23,000 -45.88%
Yorkshire - 3 £47,121 -
IPv4
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 117 (68.82%) IPv6
2 84 (49.41%) Cisco
2 84 (49.41%) BGP
3 74 (43.53%) Firewall
3 74 (43.53%) VPN
4 67 (39.41%) OSPF
5 59 (34.71%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (34.71%) Linux
6 58 (34.12%) MPLS
7 53 (31.18%) CCNP
8 46 (27.06%) WAN
9 45 (26.47%) Juniper
9 45 (26.47%) Degree
10 44 (25.88%) CCIE
11 42 (24.71%) Network Security
12 41 (24.12%) Ethernet
13 39 (22.94%) IPsec
14 38 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (22.35%) VMware
14 38 (22.35%) Network Design
15 37 (21.76%) LAN
16 35 (20.59%) C
16 35 (20.59%) DNS
17 32 (18.82%) TCP/IP
18 31 (18.24%) DHCP
18 31 (18.24%) Cacti
19 28 (16.47%) Unix
20 27 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
21 26 (15.29%) Data Centre
22 24 (14.12%) Python

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.35%) Confluence
3 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.18%) WordPress
5 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.59%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.41%) SaaS
3 9 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.94%) IaaS
4 5 (2.94%) Office 365
4 5 (2.94%) PaaS
4 5 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.76%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 117 (68.82%) IPv6
2 84 (49.41%) BGP
3 74 (43.53%) Firewall
3 74 (43.53%) VPN
4 67 (39.41%) OSPF
5 58 (34.12%) MPLS
6 46 (27.06%) WAN
7 42 (24.71%) Network Security
8 41 (24.12%) Ethernet
9 39 (22.94%) IPsec
10 38 (22.35%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (21.76%) LAN
12 35 (20.59%) DNS
13 32 (18.82%) TCP/IP
14 31 (18.24%) DHCP
15 24 (14.12%) Internet
16 23 (13.53%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (13.53%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (13.53%) Wireless
16 23 (13.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.29%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (4.12%) MySQL
3 5 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.35%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.53%) Subversion
3 4 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (1.18%) GCC
5 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.59%) Finance
3 9 (5.29%) Military
4 6 (3.53%) Electronics
5 5 (2.94%) Banking
6 3 (1.76%) Games
6 3 (1.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 79 (46.47%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (17.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (12.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (12.94%) IP Engineer
5 19 (11.18%) Security Engineer
5 19 (11.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 19 (11.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (10.59%) Juniper Engineer
7 17 (10.00%) Architect
7 17 (10.00%) IP Network Engineer
7 17 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 16 (9.41%) Senior IP Engineer
8 16 (9.41%) Senior IP Network Engineer
9 13 (7.65%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (7.06%) Network Support
10 12 (7.06%) Network Support Engineer
11 11 (6.47%) Integration Engineer
11 11 (6.47%) Software Integration Engineer
11 11 (6.47%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.35%) XMPP
2 18 (10.59%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.94%) JSON
3 5 (2.94%) WAP
3 5 (2.94%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (0.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.35%) Management Information System
3 17 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 16 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (6.47%) DataPower
5 11 (6.47%) Internet of Things
5 11 (6.47%) Mobile Computing
5 11 (6.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 7 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (4.12%) Replication
7 6 (3.53%) MPEG
7 6 (3.53%) STB
7 6 (3.53%) Video on Demand
8 5 (2.94%) PKI
9 4 (2.35%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.18%) NHS
10 2 (1.18%) Social Network
11 1 (0.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.71%) Linux
2 28 (16.47%) Unix
3 21 (12.35%) Windows
4 14 (8.24%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.53%) CentOS
5 6 (3.53%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (2.94%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.18%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.59%) Debian
10 1 (0.59%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.35%) Network Design
2 21 (12.35%) Network Monitoring
3 19 (11.18%) SIEM
4 18 (10.59%) Load Balancing
4 18 (10.59%) Network Management
5 16 (9.41%) Business Development
5 16 (9.41%) Change Management
5 16 (9.41%) DDoS Mitigation
6 15 (8.82%) DevOps
7 13 (7.65%) Security Monitoring
7 13 (7.65%) Validation
8 12 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.06%) Information Security
8 12 (7.06%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.47%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (6.47%) Network Planning
9 11 (6.47%) Project Management
9 11 (6.47%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (5.29%) High Availability
11 7 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.59%) C
2 24 (14.12%) Python
3 17 (10.00%) Perl
4 14 (8.24%) C++
5 9 (5.29%) Embedded C
6 7 (4.12%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.53%) Embedded C++
7 6 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.94%) SQL
9 3 (1.76%) Go
9 3 (1.76%) Ruby
9 3 (1.76%) Rust
9 3 (1.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 59 (34.71%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (31.18%) CCNP
3 45 (26.47%) Degree
4 44 (25.88%) CCIE
5 17 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 13 (7.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (7.65%) JNCIP
8 10 (5.88%) CCNA
9 8 (4.71%) JNCIA
9 8 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.12%) CCA
10 7 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
11 6 (3.53%) CCSP
12 5 (2.94%) CISSP
12 5 (2.94%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.76%) CCDP
14 2 (1.18%) CCIE Service Provider
15 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (12.94%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (7.65%) VMware NSX
5 10 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.53%) Docker
7 2 (1.18%) Firmware
7 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (18.24%) Cacti
2 16 (9.41%) vCenter Server
3 14 (8.24%) Nagios
4 13 (7.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (4.12%) Puppet
6 6 (3.53%) FortiGate
6 6 (3.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (2.94%) WSUS
8 4 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.76%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.18%) Ansible
11 1 (0.59%) Grafana
11 1 (0.59%) Icinga
11 1 (0.59%) StackStorm
11 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (49.41%) Cisco
2 45 (26.47%) Juniper
3 38 (22.35%) VMware
4 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
5 21 (12.35%) IBM
6 20 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 16 (9.41%) Citrix
8 14 (8.24%) Palo Alto
9 13 (7.65%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (5.88%) Sigfox
11 9 (5.29%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.29%) F5
12 8 (4.71%) BT
12 8 (4.71%) Huawei
13 6 (3.53%) Avaya
13 6 (3.53%) Splunk
14 5 (2.94%) Aruba
14 5 (2.94%) Sophos
15 4 (2.35%) Veeam
15 4 (2.35%) WatchGuard