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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 123 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 19 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.77% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 2.62% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 17
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £43,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,000 £48,100
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.68%
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
733 688 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 29.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 395 485 613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

IPv6 Salary Histogram in Reading

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 30 (78.95%) MPLS
2 27 (71.05%) BGP
2 27 (71.05%) CCNP
2 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (65.79%) Cisco
4 24 (63.16%) OSPF
5 19 (50.00%) Network Security
6 18 (47.37%) TCP/IP
7 16 (42.11%) Telecoms
8 14 (36.84%) IPv4
8 14 (36.84%) Juniper
9 13 (34.21%) Firewall
9 13 (34.21%) VLAN
10 11 (28.95%) Project Management
11 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
12 9 (23.68%) Junos
12 9 (23.68%) Migration
12 9 (23.68%) SLA
12 9 (23.68%) VoIP
13 8 (21.05%) WAN
13 8 (21.05%) LAN
13 8 (21.05%) CCIE
13 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (18.42%) Lync
14 7 (18.42%) xDSL
14 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
14 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
14 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
14 7 (18.42%) MS Office

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (18.42%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Office
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
1 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 30 (78.95%) MPLS
2 27 (71.05%) BGP
3 24 (63.16%) OSPF
4 19 (50.00%) Network Security
5 18 (47.37%) TCP/IP
6 14 (36.84%) IPv4
7 13 (34.21%) Firewall
7 13 (34.21%) VLAN
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (23.68%) Junos
9 9 (23.68%) VoIP
10 8 (21.05%) LAN
10 8 (21.05%) WAN
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (18.42%) xDSL
12 6 (15.79%) IPsec
12 6 (15.79%) Broadband
13 5 (13.16%) 3GPP
13 5 (13.16%) VPN
13 5 (13.16%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 16 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Consultant
2 9 (23.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Network Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 5 (13.16%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Debian
2 2 (5.26%) OpenBSD
2 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 9 (23.68%) Migration
4 6 (15.79%) Network Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Network Design
5 5 (13.16%) SWOT Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) SIEM
7 2 (5.26%) Product Management
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Business Development
8 1 (2.63%) Change Control
8 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Perl
1 3 (7.89%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) PHP
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) CCNP
1 27 (71.05%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CCIE
3 5 (13.16%) CCDP
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
3 5 (13.16%) JNCIE
4 4 (10.53%) CCIP
5 2 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.63%) HNC
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) CCSP
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) Juniper
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) F5
5 2 (5.26%) SevOne
5 2 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.26%) Foundry
5 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) VMware