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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 184 176 194
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.051% 0.11% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.82% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% +11.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
IPv6
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
621 490 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 13.11% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 517 431 564
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IPv6
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IPv6 Salary Trend in Manchester

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) IPv4
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade