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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 264 312 319
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +7
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.058% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £70,000 £37,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.91% -23.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
997 1917 1666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.94% 18.46% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 901 1639 1415
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
2 11 (84.62%) BGP
3 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) High Availability
3 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 7 (53.85%) MediaWiki
4 7 (53.85%) Build Automation
4 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 7 (53.85%) Ansible
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Salt
4 7 (53.85%) Database Theory
4 7 (53.85%) Relational Database Theory
4 7 (53.85%) iptables
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (53.85%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (53.85%) MySQL
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Apache
4 7 (53.85%) LDAP
4 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Apache
1 7 (53.85%) Confluence
1 7 (53.85%) MediaWiki
1 7 (53.85%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) BGP
2 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) IPsec
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) LDAP
2 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 7 (53.85%) OSPF
2 7 (53.85%) VPN
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Broadband
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (30.77%) IOS XR
3 4 (30.77%) IPv4
3 4 (30.77%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
1 7 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Hudson
2 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 7 (53.85%) Subversion
3 2 (15.38%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Development Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) IP Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Development Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) LAMP
1 7 (53.85%) LAPP Stack
1 7 (53.85%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
1 7 (53.85%) Wiki
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) CentOS
2 7 (53.85%) Debian
2 7 (53.85%) Ubuntu
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (69.23%) High Availability
2 7 (53.85%) Build Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (53.85%) Data Modelling
2 7 (53.85%) Database Theory
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database Theory
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Network Design
3 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
2 11 (84.62%) PHP
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) Ruby
5 6 (46.15%) Python
6 4 (30.77%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCIP
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) iptables
1 7 (53.85%) Postfix
1 7 (53.85%) Samba
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (53.85%) XenServer
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Ansible
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
1 7 (53.85%) Salt
1 7 (53.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco