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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 226 209
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17  
Permanent jobs citing IPv4 9 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 2.13% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 14
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +16.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +18.42% +7.04%  

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 780 893 875
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.31% 14.65% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 611 709 780
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
Birmingham +7 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Shropshire +7 4 £69,713 +64.02%
IPv4
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv4.

1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (67.86%) SonicWALL
3 19 (67.86%) Hyper-V
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
4 16 (57.14%) IPv6
5 15 (53.57%) OSPF
6 14 (50.00%) VPN
6 14 (50.00%) SAN
7 13 (46.43%) DNS
7 13 (46.43%) DHCP
8 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 12 (42.86%) WAN
8 12 (42.86%) NetApp
8 12 (42.86%) HP
8 12 (42.86%) Dell
8 12 (42.86%) BGP
8 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (42.86%) IPsec
8 12 (42.86%) HP StoreVirtual
8 12 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (42.86%) vSphere
8 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (39.29%) Linux
10 9 (32.14%) SSL

IPv4
Co-occurring 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 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) IaaS
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
1 5 (17.86%) PaaS
1 5 (17.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 16 (57.14%) IPv6
3 15 (53.57%) OSPF
4 14 (50.00%) SAN
4 14 (50.00%) VPN
5 13 (46.43%) DHCP
5 13 (46.43%) DNS
6 12 (42.86%) BGP
6 12 (42.86%) IPsec
6 12 (42.86%) WAN
7 9 (32.14%) SSL
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (28.57%) SNMP
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 7 (25.00%) MPLS
9 7 (25.00%) NX-OS
9 7 (25.00%) VLAN
9 7 (25.00%) VPLS
9 7 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) IT Architect
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) JSON
1 5 (17.86%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) HP StoreVirtual
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) PKI
4 3 (10.71%) Life Science
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) Unix
5 7 (25.00%) VyOS
6 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.86%) Network Design
3 5 (17.86%) Project Governance
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (7.14%) Workload Management
5 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.57%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCIE
3 3 (10.71%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) GCIA
5 1 (3.57%) GCIH
5 1 (3.57%) SANS
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (67.86%) Hyper-V
3 12 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
3 12 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) pfSense
5 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) SonicWALL
3 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 12 (42.86%) Dell
3 12 (42.86%) HP
3 12 (42.86%) NetApp
4 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) Aruba
5 7 (25.00%) Brocade
5 7 (25.00%) ProCurve
5 7 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (25.00%) Ubiquiti
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix