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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank - - 237
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.36%
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
1000 1078 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.87% 14.69% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 797 896 858
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 £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Broadband
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) IPv4
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) PPP
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) DSLAM
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) L2TP
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Internet

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Broadband
3 4 (50.00%) IPv4
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) PPP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DSLAM
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) L2TP
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) LLU
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) RSS
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago