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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 235 247 252
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 8 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.042% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £40,500 £38,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -23.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.99% +4.11%
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
1015 1061 1174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.44% 15.00% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 785 831 956
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 May 2015. 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 +12 8 £40,500 +5.88%
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Broadband
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (50.00%) Coaching
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) IPv4
6 4 (33.33%) CCNP
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) PPP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Broadband
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) IPv4
5 4 (33.33%) SAN
5 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) PPP
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) DSLAM
7 2 (16.67%) DSL
7 2 (16.67%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix