Period
to 3 July 2020

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 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 761 1018 1040
Rank change year-on-year +257 +22 -49
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 83 100 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.44% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 48 102 140
Median annual salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £22,825 £31,375 £21,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,898 22,981 26,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.03% 15.68% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,283 17,393 21,287
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% - +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IPv4 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IPv4 in the UK

IPv4
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IPv4.

Salary trend for IPv4 in the UK

IPv4
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IPv4 over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for IPv4 in the UK

IPv4
Top 9 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 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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
England +260 77 £51,250 +7.89% 12
UK excluding London +208 42 £42,500 -15.00% 11
London +177 40 £56,000 +17.89% 1
Yorkshire +123 13 £77,500 +55.00% 5
South East +120 13 £27,500 -31.25% 3
North of England +118 13 £77,500 +55.00% 6
East of England +96 9 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Scotland - 6 - -
South West +75 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT jobs citing IPv4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for IPv4.

1 43 (51.81%) Cisco
2 40 (48.19%) BGP
3 35 (42.17%) MPLS
4 34 (40.96%) Python
4 34 (40.96%) HSRP
5 33 (39.76%) IPv6
6 32 (38.55%) Data Centre
7 30 (36.14%) VRRP
7 30 (36.14%) Firewall
8 28 (33.73%) SNMP
9 27 (32.53%) DevOps
10 26 (31.33%) TCP/IP
11 25 (30.12%) Nokia
11 25 (30.12%) RSVP
11 25 (30.12%) Confluence
11 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
12 24 (28.92%) Network Security
12 24 (28.92%) Huawei
13 23 (27.71%) VPLS
13 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Office
14 22 (26.51%) BIG-IP
15 21 (25.30%) Network Design
16 20 (24.10%) Test Planning
17 19 (22.89%) Broadband
18 18 (21.69%) DNS
19 17 (20.48%) VPN
19 17 (20.48%) Windows
20 16 (19.28%) DHCP
20 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
20 16 (19.28%) Cisco Certification

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 25 (30.12%) Confluence
2 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.61%) FileZilla
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) AWS
2 11 (13.25%) Azure
3 9 (10.84%) Office 365
4 8 (9.64%) GCP
5 4 (4.82%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.41%) Route 53
7 2 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.19%) BGP
2 35 (42.17%) MPLS
3 34 (40.96%) HSRP
4 33 (39.76%) IPv6
5 30 (36.14%) Firewall
5 30 (36.14%) VRRP
6 28 (33.73%) SNMP
7 26 (31.33%) TCP/IP
8 25 (30.12%) RSVP
9 24 (28.92%) Network Security
10 23 (27.71%) VPLS
11 22 (26.51%) BIG-IP
12 19 (22.89%) Broadband
13 18 (21.69%) DNS
14 17 (20.48%) VPN
15 16 (19.28%) DHCP
15 16 (19.28%) OSPF
16 14 (16.87%) VLAN
16 14 (16.87%) WAN
17 13 (15.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (30.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) JIRA
3 5 (6.02%) Bugzilla
4 4 (4.82%) TestLink
5 2 (2.41%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.20%) Selenium
6 1 (1.20%) TestRail
General
1 15 (18.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.23%) Electronics
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (44.58%) Network Engineer
2 21 (25.30%) Design Engineer
2 21 (25.30%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Architect
3 9 (10.84%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) IT Support
4 7 (8.43%) Junior
5 6 (7.23%) Core Network Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.82%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (4.82%) Senior Systems Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.82%) RESTful
3 2 (2.41%) FFmpeg
3 2 (2.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) HTML
4 1 (1.20%) ONVIF
4 1 (1.20%) POSIX
4 1 (1.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.55%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.41%) Social Media
5 2 (2.41%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 14 (16.87%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.41%) CentOS
5 2 (2.41%) Debian
5 2 (2.41%) FreeBSD
5 2 (2.41%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) DevOps
2 21 (25.30%) Network Design
3 20 (24.10%) Test Planning
4 15 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
6 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.02%) Issue Tracking
7 5 (6.02%) Network Management
7 5 (6.02%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.82%) Coaching
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.82%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (4.82%) Presales
8 4 (4.82%) Security Architecture
8 4 (4.82%) Storage Management
8 4 (4.82%) Test Management
8 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.61%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.61%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) Python
2 7 (8.43%) Perl
3 5 (6.02%) C
3 5 (6.02%) C++
3 5 (6.02%) Tcl
4 3 (3.61%) Java
4 3 (3.61%) SQL
5 1 (1.20%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.25%) CCNP
3 6 (7.23%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) CCIE
4 4 (4.82%) CCIE Service Provider
5 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.20%) VCP5
6 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) Firmware
3 5 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.61%) vCloud
4 3 (3.61%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.41%) Docker
5 2 (2.41%) NFS
6 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Terraform
2 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Cisco
2 25 (30.12%) Nokia
3 24 (28.92%) Huawei
4 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.66%) Palo Alto
6 9 (10.84%) Ruckus Wireless
7 8 (9.64%) VMware
8 7 (8.43%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.23%) Juniper
10 5 (6.02%) Aerohive Networks
10 5 (6.02%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (6.02%) Meraki
10 5 (6.02%) Ubiquiti
11 4 (4.82%) Avaya
11 4 (4.82%) Brocade
11 4 (4.82%) Dell
11 4 (4.82%) D-Link
11 4 (4.82%) Ericsson
11 4 (4.82%) HP
11 4 (4.82%) NETGEAR