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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 179 - 186
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.028% - 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% - 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -18.26%
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
506 564 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.07% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 497 503
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Broadband
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Information Security
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Coaching
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) IPv4
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) PPP
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) DSLAM
7 2 (20.00%) DSL

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) Broadband
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 4 (40.00%) IPv4
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) PPP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) DSLAM
6 2 (20.00%) DSL
6 2 (20.00%) L2TP
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) MPLS
6 2 (20.00%) LLU
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RSS
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix