The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
England / West Midlands
Rank 191 229 201
Rank change year-on-year +38 -28  
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 19 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 0.86% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 15
Median salary £35,000 £38,455 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.98% +26.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £34,383 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £39,400
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

IPv4
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for IPv4 in the West Midlands

IPv4
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPv4 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IPv4 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 24 March 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
Birmingham +14 8 £45,000 +17.01%
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
IPv4
England

IPv4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 30 (85.71%) Windows
3 29 (82.86%) Firewall
4 25 (71.43%) SonicWALL
5 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
6 23 (65.71%) Hyper-V
7 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
8 18 (51.43%) IPv6
8 18 (51.43%) SAN
8 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
9 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (48.57%) HP
9 17 (48.57%) Dell
9 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
9 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (48.57%) Forefront TMG
9 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (45.71%) vSphere
10 16 (45.71%) Linux
10 16 (45.71%) NetApp
10 16 (45.71%) VMware
11 13 (37.14%) DHCP
11 13 (37.14%) SNMP
11 13 (37.14%) VPN
11 13 (37.14%) DNS
12 10 (28.57%) OSPF
12 10 (28.57%) IPsec
12 10 (28.57%) CCNP
12 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification

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 17 (48.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) IPv6
2 18 (51.43%) SAN
3 13 (37.14%) DHCP
3 13 (37.14%) DNS
3 13 (37.14%) SNMP
3 13 (37.14%) VPN
4 10 (28.57%) IPsec
4 10 (28.57%) OSPF
5 9 (25.71%) BGP
5 9 (25.71%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (25.71%) WAN
6 8 (22.86%) Network Security
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 7 (20.00%) MPLS
7 7 (20.00%) NX-OS
7 7 (20.00%) VLAN
7 7 (20.00%) VPLS
General
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) Installations Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) SOC Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (17.14%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
3 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.57%) Life Science
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows Server
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Unix
5 7 (20.00%) VyOS
6 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (17.14%) Information Security
2 6 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
2 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
2 6 (17.14%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
2 6 (17.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (17.14%) SIEM
3 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
4 1 (2.86%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CCNP
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CISSP
2 6 (17.14%) GCIA
2 6 (17.14%) GCIH
2 6 (17.14%) SANS
3 4 (11.43%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CCDA
4 2 (5.71%) CCDP
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
System Software
1 23 (65.71%) Hyper-V
2 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Forefront TMG
4 16 (45.71%) vSphere
5 9 (25.71%) Terminal Services
5 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (8.57%) pfSense
6 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Nagios
2 6 (17.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (17.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 25 (71.43%) SonicWALL
3 18 (51.43%) CheckPoint
4 17 (48.57%) Dell
4 17 (48.57%) HP
5 16 (45.71%) NetApp
5 16 (45.71%) VMware
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 7 (20.00%) Aruba
7 7 (20.00%) Brocade
7 7 (20.00%) ProCurve
7 7 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 7 (20.00%) Ubiquiti
8 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
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