The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 309 321 299
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 5 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.70% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 24
Average salary £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
IPv6
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1847 1860 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.61% 15.29% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1641 2102
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,850 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPv6 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IPv6
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv6 across the City of London region.

IPv6 Salary Trend in the City of London

IPv6
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv6 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

IPv6 Salary Histogram in the City of London

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing IPv6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPv6.

1 16 (80.00%) MPLS
1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) VoIP
2 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (70.00%) OSPF
3 14 (70.00%) BGP
3 14 (70.00%) Multicast
4 13 (65.00%) WAAS
4 13 (65.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) WAN
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) Network Architecture
7 10 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
8 9 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (45.00%) Linux
9 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
10 6 (30.00%) Fixed Income
10 6 (30.00%) Derivative
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (25.00%) Project Management
12 3 (15.00%) HP
12 3 (15.00%) Juniper
12 3 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (15.00%) Network Design
13 2 (10.00%) Mitel
13 2 (10.00%) NonStop SQL
13 2 (10.00%) VPLS
13 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing IPv6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPv6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) MPLS
1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 15 (75.00%) VoIP
3 14 (70.00%) OSPF
3 14 (70.00%) BGP
3 14 (70.00%) Multicast
4 13 (65.00%) WAAS
5 12 (60.00%) WAN
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) VPLS
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) IPv4
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) PBX
8 1 (5.00%) LDAP
8 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Derivative
1 6 (30.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Debian
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 10 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Tcl
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCIE
1 1 (5.00%) CCIP
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) CCDA
1 1 (5.00%) CCDP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) CWNA
1 1 (5.00%) CWSP
1 1 (5.00%) CCVP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (10.00%) Mitel
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) IBM