The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 121 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 20 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.40% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 1.35% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 20
Average salary £38,000 £44,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.60% -15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £42,900 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,900 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
IPv6
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
692 669 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.40% 30.00% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 379 476 585
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IPv6
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IPv6 Salary Trend in Reading

IPv6
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv6 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

IPv6 Salary Histogram in Reading

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 35 (79.55%) MPLS
2 31 (70.45%) BGP
2 31 (70.45%) CCNP
2 31 (70.45%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (65.91%) Cisco
3 29 (65.91%) OSPF
4 21 (47.73%) Network Security
5 20 (45.45%) Telecoms
6 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
7 17 (38.64%) IPv4
7 17 (38.64%) Firewall
8 14 (31.82%) VLAN
8 14 (31.82%) Juniper
8 14 (31.82%) Project Management
9 13 (29.55%) CCIE
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (25.00%) Migration
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (22.73%) Junos
13 9 (20.45%) SWOT Analysis
13 9 (20.45%) Software-Defined Networking
13 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
13 9 (20.45%) LTE
13 9 (20.45%) Network Architecture
13 9 (20.45%) Economics
13 9 (20.45%) SLA
13 9 (20.45%) 3GPP
13 9 (20.45%) VoIP
14 8 (18.18%) WAN
14 8 (18.18%) LAN

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (15.91%) Lync
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Visio
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (79.55%) MPLS
2 31 (70.45%) BGP
3 29 (65.91%) OSPF
4 21 (47.73%) Network Security
5 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
6 17 (38.64%) IPv4
6 17 (38.64%) Firewall
7 14 (31.82%) VLAN
8 12 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (22.73%) Junos
11 9 (20.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (20.45%) LTE
11 9 (20.45%) 3GPP
11 9 (20.45%) VoIP
12 8 (18.18%) WAN
12 8 (18.18%) LAN
13 5 (11.36%) xDSL
13 5 (11.36%) IPsec
13 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 20 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Network Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Network Security Architect
3 9 (20.45%) Security Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Consultant
4 8 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Network Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Solutions Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Economics
2 4 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Debian
2 2 (4.55%) OpenBSD
2 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Project Management
2 11 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) SWOT Analysis
3 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
3 9 (20.45%) Network Architecture
4 6 (13.64%) Network Design
5 4 (9.09%) SIEM
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) Product Management
8 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.27%) Network Management
8 1 (2.27%) Change Control
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.27%) Business Development
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL
8 1 (2.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Perl
1 3 (6.82%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) PHP
2 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) CCNP
1 31 (70.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (29.55%) CCIE
3 8 (18.18%) CCIP
4 6 (13.64%) CCDP
4 6 (13.64%) CISSP
4 6 (13.64%) JNCIE
5 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.55%) VCP4
6 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) MBA
6 1 (2.27%) CCNA
6 1 (2.27%) CCSP
6 1 (2.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) Juniper
3 8 (18.18%) F5
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.09%) SevOne
5 4 (9.09%) BMC
5 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) Foundry
7 1 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint