The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 88 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% - 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,000 £48,100
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.68%
IPv6
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
230 244 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.21% 20.12% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 202 222 175
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IPv6
Salary Trend in Kent

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

IPv6 Salary Trend in Kent

IPv6
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) IPv4
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) IPv4
1 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) CCNA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco