The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 795 843
Rank change year-on-year +21 +48  
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 100 152 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.91% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 88 147 128
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +18.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £25,675
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14351 16668 19314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.16% 16.90% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11670 13853 15719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

IPv4
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IPv4 in the UK

IPv4
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPv4 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IPv4 in the UK

IPv4
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv4 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England +4 95 £47,500 +5.55% 9
London +17 46 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South East +24 19 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Berkshire +16 15 £57,500 +79.68%
North West -35 13 £44,500 +17.10% 2
Reading +24 11 £57,500 +43.75%
Manchester -25 11 £42,500 +11.84% 2
West Midlands +7 9 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -11 6 £55,750 +123.00%
Bedfordshire +19 4 £62,000 +37.77%
Birmingham +13 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Shropshire +5 4 £69,713 +64.02%
Slough +3 4 £45,000 +80.00%
Telford 0 4 £69,713 +64.02%
Stockport - 3 £47,500 - 1
South West - 3 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +17 2 £50,000 +96.07%
City of London +6 2 £71,250 +29.54% 2
Suffolk - 2 £47,250 -
Lancashire - 2 £58,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Stroud - 2 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 2 £47,250 -
Cheadle - 2 £44,500 -
Nelson - 2 £58,750 -
Surrey +37 1 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Glasgow +14 1 £40,000 +17.64%
Scotland +13 1 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Somerset - 1 £26,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for IPv4.

1 141 (66.82%) IPv6
2 124 (58.77%) Cisco
3 115 (54.50%) Firewall
4 104 (49.29%) BGP
5 102 (48.34%) Cisco Certification
6 101 (47.87%) OSPF
7 96 (45.50%) VPN
8 93 (44.08%) MPLS
9 80 (37.91%) Linux
10 79 (37.44%) WAN
11 70 (33.18%) Juniper
11 70 (33.18%) CCNP
12 66 (31.28%) DNS
13 65 (30.81%) Windows
14 64 (30.33%) VMware
15 61 (28.91%) LAN
16 59 (27.96%) Windows Server
17 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
18 52 (24.64%) Data Centre
19 50 (23.70%) IPsec
20 48 (22.75%) Wireless
21 47 (22.27%) VLAN
22 46 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
23 45 (21.33%) DHCP
24 44 (20.85%) Cisco Nexus
25 41 (19.43%) Active Directory
25 41 (19.43%) Unix
26 40 (18.96%) Hyper-V
27 38 (18.01%) ITIL
27 38 (18.01%) CheckPoint

IPv4
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (13.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.84%) CloudStack
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.79%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.64%) Office 365
3 5 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (2.37%) IaaS
3 5 (2.37%) PaaS
3 5 (2.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 141 (66.82%) IPv6
2 115 (54.50%) Firewall
3 104 (49.29%) BGP
4 101 (47.87%) OSPF
5 96 (45.50%) VPN
6 93 (44.08%) MPLS
7 79 (37.44%) WAN
8 66 (31.28%) DNS
9 61 (28.91%) LAN
10 50 (23.70%) IPsec
11 48 (22.75%) Wireless
12 47 (22.27%) VLAN
13 45 (21.33%) DHCP
14 44 (20.85%) Cisco Nexus
15 36 (17.06%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (16.11%) Network Security
16 34 (16.11%) SAN
17 33 (15.64%) TCP/IP
18 31 (14.69%) SNMP
18 31 (14.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.21%) MySQL
2 11 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.32%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (1.90%) Informix
4 4 (1.90%) Redis
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 11 (5.21%) Git (software)
1 11 (5.21%) Subversion
2 5 (2.37%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) eggPlant
3 4 (1.90%) JMeter
3 4 (1.90%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.90%) LoadUI
3 4 (1.90%) Selenium
3 4 (1.90%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (1.90%) SilkTest
3 4 (1.90%) SoapUI
3 4 (1.90%) The Grinder
3 4 (1.90%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.90%) VersionOne
3 4 (1.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.47%) GCC
4 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (14.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.84%) Legal
3 5 (2.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.42%) Advertising
4 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (34.12%) Network Engineer
2 33 (15.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (13.74%) Network Support
5 28 (13.27%) Juniper Engineer
5 28 (13.27%) Senior Network Engineer
6 27 (12.80%) Support Engineer
7 25 (11.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 20 (9.48%) Network Support Engineer
9 19 (9.00%) IP Engineer
10 17 (8.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 17 (8.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (6.64%) Senior Network Support
11 14 (6.64%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 14 (6.64%) Senior Support Engineer
12 13 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 13 (6.16%) IP Network Engineer
13 12 (5.69%) Core Network Engineer
13 12 (5.69%) Senior IP Engineer
13 12 (5.69%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.53%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.37%) JSON
2 5 (2.37%) WAP
3 4 (1.90%) SOAP
4 3 (1.42%) COM
5 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (24.64%) Data Centre
2 24 (11.37%) Clustering
3 18 (8.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (5.69%) HP StoreVirtual
5 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.27%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.32%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.32%) Replication
8 6 (2.84%) PKI
9 4 (1.90%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.42%) Life Science
10 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.47%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.47%) iPad
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.91%) Linux
2 65 (30.81%) Windows
3 59 (27.96%) Windows Server
4 41 (19.43%) Unix
5 24 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (9.00%) CentOS
8 18 (8.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.74%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.27%) Mac OS X
10 9 (4.27%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.79%) Windows 7
12 7 (3.32%) VyOS
13 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.01%) ITIL
2 28 (13.27%) Network Design
3 25 (11.85%) Load Balancing
4 18 (8.53%) DDoS Mitigation
5 16 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (7.11%) High Availability
7 13 (6.16%) Test Automation
8 12 (5.69%) Change Management
9 11 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.21%) Network Management
10 10 (4.74%) Project Management
10 10 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.79%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.32%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.32%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (3.32%) Line Management
12 7 (3.32%) Problem Management
12 7 (3.32%) SIEM
13 6 (2.84%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.74%) Python
2 20 (9.48%) SQL
3 18 (8.53%) Perl
4 17 (8.06%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.69%) C
5 12 (5.69%) Shell Script
6 8 (3.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.84%) C++
7 6 (2.84%) PHP
8 5 (2.37%) Java
9 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.90%) Groovy
10 2 (0.95%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.47%) Go
11 1 (0.47%) Rust
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 102 (48.34%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (33.18%) CCNP
3 35 (16.59%) CCIE
3 35 (16.59%) CCNA
4 22 (10.43%) Degree
5 20 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (9.00%) JNCIA
7 16 (7.58%) JNCIP
8 15 (7.11%) MCSE
8 15 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (6.16%) Security Cleared
10 12 (5.69%) SC Cleared
10 12 (5.69%) VCP5
11 9 (4.27%) CCSP
11 9 (4.27%) MCSA
12 8 (3.79%) RHCE
13 6 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.95%) CCDA
14 2 (0.95%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (19.43%) Active Directory
3 40 (18.96%) Hyper-V
4 30 (14.22%) vSphere
5 12 (5.69%) Forefront TMG
6 11 (5.21%) Docker
7 9 (4.27%) vCloud
8 8 (3.79%) KVM
8 8 (3.79%) XenServer
9 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.42%) pfSense
10 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.95%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.47%) Firmware
12 1 (0.47%) iptables
12 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.47%) Snort
12 1 (0.47%) XenApp
12 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.21%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.79%) Cacti
2 8 (3.79%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (3.79%) Nagios
2 8 (3.79%) PowerCLI
2 8 (3.79%) SCOM
2 8 (3.79%) SCVMM
2 8 (3.79%) WMI
3 7 (3.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (3.32%) Puppet
4 6 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.42%) SCCM
7 2 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 124 (58.77%) Cisco
2 70 (33.18%) Juniper
3 64 (30.33%) VMware
4 54 (25.59%) Microsoft
5 38 (18.01%) CheckPoint
6 34 (16.11%) F5
7 33 (15.64%) Dell
8 30 (14.22%) HP
9 26 (12.32%) SonicWALL
10 25 (11.85%) SolarWinds
11 20 (9.48%) NetApp
12 17 (8.06%) Red Hat
13 13 (6.16%) Huawei
14 12 (5.69%) IBM
15 10 (4.74%) Fortinet
15 10 (4.74%) Mitel
16 9 (4.27%) Avaya
16 9 (4.27%) Brocade
16 9 (4.27%) Veeam
17 8 (3.79%) Citrix
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 40,000-60,000
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