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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 792 774 784
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +10
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 110 165 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.81% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 86 140 72
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -16.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £36,450 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18879 20458 20390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.32% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15383 16370 16541
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPv6
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK.

IPv6 Salary Trend in the UK

IPv6
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv6 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

IPv6 Salary Histogram in the UK

IPv6
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
England -30 106 £50,000 +17.64% 10
London +23 59 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South East -35 25 £67,500 +50.00% 4
Berkshire -11 19 £67,500 +50.00% 3
Reading -7 17 £67,500 +35.00% 1
City of London +29 6 £53,750 -30.64%
East of England +13 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £50,000 - 1
South West -20 6 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Bristol -22 6 £70,000 +64.70%
Hertfordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Leeds +7 5 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 5 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke +18 3 - -
Hampshire -13 3 - -
Surrey -18 3 £50,000 -23.07% 1
North West - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
Bracknell - 2 £53,750 - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
Caerphilly +11 1 £75,000 +87.50%
South Wales 0 1 £75,000 +36.36%
Wales -8 1 £75,000 +36.36%
West Midlands - 1 £31,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £31,000 -
Egham - 1 £35,000 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 169 (62.59%) IPv4
2 166 (61.48%) Cisco
3 145 (53.70%) BGP
4 144 (53.33%) Firewall
5 136 (50.37%) VPN
6 122 (45.19%) MPLS
7 119 (44.07%) OSPF
8 118 (43.70%) Cisco Certification
8 118 (43.70%) Data Centre
9 103 (38.15%) LAN
10 100 (37.04%) Juniper
11 91 (33.70%) WAN
12 86 (31.85%) Linux
13 79 (29.26%) VMware
14 78 (28.89%) TCP/IP
15 69 (25.56%) CCNP
16 66 (24.44%) Windows
17 65 (24.07%) DNS
18 64 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
19 62 (22.96%) IPsec
20 53 (19.63%) Load Balancing
21 52 (19.26%) Microsoft
22 49 (18.15%) CCNA
23 46 (17.04%) VLAN
24 45 (16.67%) Network Security
24 45 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
24 45 (16.67%) Citrix
25 43 (15.93%) ITIL
25 43 (15.93%) Telecoms
26 41 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 30 (11.11%) Apache
2 22 (8.15%) nginx
2 22 (8.15%) Confluence
2 22 (8.15%) MediaWiki
3 8 (2.96%) Lync
4 6 (2.22%) IIS
5 4 (1.48%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 25 (9.26%) MS Office
3 22 (8.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.11%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 169 (62.59%) IPv4
2 145 (53.70%) BGP
3 144 (53.33%) Firewall
4 136 (50.37%) VPN
5 122 (45.19%) MPLS
6 119 (44.07%) OSPF
7 103 (38.15%) LAN
8 91 (33.70%) WAN
9 78 (28.89%) TCP/IP
10 65 (24.07%) DNS
11 62 (22.96%) IPsec
12 46 (17.04%) VLAN
13 45 (16.67%) Network Security
13 45 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (15.19%) EIGRP
15 33 (12.22%) Internet
16 32 (11.85%) Ethernet
17 30 (11.11%) VoIP
18 29 (10.74%) VPLS
19 25 (9.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.48%) MySQL
2 25 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.48%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (1.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.11%) Big Data
6 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.37%) Redis
7 1 (0.37%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 26 (9.63%) Subversion
2 23 (8.52%) JIRA
3 22 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 22 (8.15%) Hudson
3 22 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) Trac
4 1 (0.37%) CANoe
4 1 (0.37%) Redmine
4 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 43 (15.93%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.81%) Finance
3 9 (3.33%) Banking
3 9 (3.33%) Marketing
4 6 (2.22%) Games
5 5 (1.85%) Retail
6 3 (1.11%) Japanese Language
6 3 (1.11%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 33 (12.22%) Consultant
3 30 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
5 23 (8.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (8.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 22 (8.15%) Architect
7 17 (6.30%) Support Engineer
8 16 (5.93%) Administrator
8 16 (5.93%) Network Architect
9 15 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 15 (5.56%) Network Consultant
10 13 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.33%) NOC Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 7 (2.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.59%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.81%) LAMP
2 12 (4.44%) CSS
3 3 (1.11%) Middleware
4 2 (0.74%) HTML
4 2 (0.74%) COM
5 1 (0.37%) SOAP
5 1 (0.37%) RSS
5 1 (0.37%) CGI
5 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) HTML5
5 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 118 (43.70%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.15%) Wiki
3 19 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (3.33%) User Experience
6 8 (2.96%) Clustering
6 8 (2.96%) PKI
7 7 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.11%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.37%) CCTV
10 1 (0.37%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Telematics
10 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 86 (31.85%) Linux
2 66 (24.44%) Windows
3 41 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (12.22%) Debian
5 27 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 27 (10.00%) CentOS
6 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (7.41%) UNIX
8 16 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.48%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.11%) Solaris
13 2 (0.74%) Android
14 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.63%) Load Balancing
2 43 (15.93%) ITIL
3 39 (14.44%) Capacity Planning
4 31 (11.48%) Network Design
5 26 (9.63%) DevOps
6 22 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (7.04%) Data Modelling
7 19 (7.04%) Database Theory
7 19 (7.04%) Relational Database Theory
8 17 (6.30%) Project Management
9 16 (5.93%) Build Automation
9 16 (5.93%) Network Management
10 15 (5.56%) Migration
11 14 (5.19%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (4.44%) Validation
12 12 (4.44%) Product Management
13 10 (3.70%) Network Architecture
13 10 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.33%) Perl
2 26 (9.63%) Java
3 25 (9.26%) SQL
3 25 (9.26%) Bash Shell
4 24 (8.89%) Ruby
5 19 (7.04%) PHP
6 12 (4.44%) Python
7 7 (2.59%) C
8 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.74%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.37%) C#
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 118 (43.70%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (25.56%) CCNP
3 49 (18.15%) CCNA
4 31 (11.48%) CCIE
5 22 (8.15%) Degree
6 21 (7.78%) Check Point Certification
7 16 (5.93%) CCIP
8 12 (4.44%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.33%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.96%) CCSE
11 7 (2.59%) JNCIS
11 7 (2.59%) CCSP
12 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.85%) JNCIA
13 5 (1.85%) OSCP
14 4 (1.48%) CCDE
14 4 (1.48%) SAP Certification
14 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (1.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) QA
2 11 (4.07%) SLA
3 10 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.59%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.74%) JTAG
System Software
1 64 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.89%) XenServer
3 23 (8.52%) Postfix
3 23 (8.52%) iptables
4 22 (8.15%) Samba
5 14 (5.19%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.07%) Hyper-V
7 10 (3.70%) NFS
8 7 (2.59%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.11%) Firmware
9 3 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.11%) vSphere
9 3 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.11%) UAG
10 2 (0.74%) XenApp
11 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.37%) Corosync
11 1 (0.37%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 27 (10.00%) Puppet
2 26 (9.63%) ZABBIX
3 24 (8.89%) FortiGate
4 13 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.81%) Salt
5 10 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 7 (2.59%) Nagios
7 5 (1.85%) vMotion
8 4 (1.48%) Ansible
9 2 (0.74%) Cacti
9 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.37%) OpenView
10 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.37%) Nessus
10 1 (0.37%) Nmap
10 1 (0.37%) SCOM
10 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.37%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 166 (61.48%) Cisco
2 100 (37.04%) Juniper
3 79 (29.26%) VMware
4 52 (19.26%) Microsoft
5 45 (16.67%) Citrix
6 39 (14.44%) F5
7 38 (14.07%) CheckPoint
8 36 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 20 (7.41%) Brocade
10 18 (6.67%) HP
11 13 (4.81%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.33%) NetApp
12 9 (3.33%) Symantec
13 7 (2.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 6 (2.22%) Fortinet
14 6 (2.22%) SonicWALL
15 5 (1.85%) BT
16 4 (1.48%) SAP
16 4 (1.48%) Websense
17 3 (1.11%) IBM
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