The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 240 248 237
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.070% 0.029% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.18% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
IPv6
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IPv6
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IPv6 Salary Trend in the North West

IPv6
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +22 4 £35,000 +7.69%
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Broadband
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) Debian
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (55.56%) High Availability
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Coaching
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) IOS XR

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Broadband
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) HSRP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) IPv4
3 4 (44.44%) Junos
3 4 (44.44%) L2TP
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) MRTG
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) RSVP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) VRRP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IP Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IP Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Debian
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Coaching
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) High Availability
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) JNCIA
1 4 (44.44%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 4 (44.44%) Cacti
2 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) BT
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds