The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
Rank 693 813 824
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +11
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 152 134 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.80% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 131 121 111
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
14078 16773 18893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.77% 16.75% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13935 15340
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 152 £45,000 +5.88% 11
London +59 45 £45,000 -14.28% 7
South East +52 36 £50,000 +8.69% 1
West Midlands - 29 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +38 18 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Herefordshire - 15 £45,000 -
North West -16 12 £45,500 +30.00%
Manchester -25 11 £51,000 +45.71%
Worcestershire - 10 £50,000 -
East of England +18 9 £25,000 +8.69%
Hemel Hempstead +11 9 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire +8 9 £25,000 +8.69%
East Sussex - 9 £40,000 -
Brighton - 9 £40,000 -
Reading +33 8 £57,500 +43.75%
City of London +37 7 £45,000 -36.17% 2
South West 0 7 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 7 £45,000 -
Derby - 7 £45,000 -
Malvern - 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +30 5 £19,000 -60.41%
Rochdale -10 5 £51,000 +45.71%
Hereford - 5 £47,500 -
Leeds - 5 £19,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £19,000 -
Oxfordshire +32 4 £50,000 -
Worcester - 4 £37,500 -
Surrey +38 3 £65,000 +41.30%
Staffordshire - 3 £20,000 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing IPv6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPv6.

1 151 (54.12%) MPLS
2 138 (49.46%) BGP
3 137 (49.10%) OSPF
4 134 (48.03%) Cisco Certification
5 132 (47.31%) Cisco
6 129 (46.24%) Linux
7 126 (45.16%) IPv4
8 111 (39.78%) Firewall
9 100 (35.84%) VPN
10 99 (35.48%) CCNP
11 88 (31.54%) Telecoms
12 72 (25.81%) Juniper
13 71 (25.45%) DNS
14 64 (22.94%) Network Security
15 60 (21.51%) TCP/IP
15 60 (21.51%) Python
16 57 (20.43%) Presales
17 49 (17.56%) Huawei
18 48 (17.20%) Network Design
18 48 (17.20%) Windows
18 48 (17.20%) DHCP
19 46 (16.49%) WAN
20 42 (15.05%) Unix
20 42 (15.05%) Migration
21 41 (14.70%) Data Centre
22 40 (14.34%) Multicast
23 39 (13.98%) CCNA
24 38 (13.62%) LAN
25 37 (13.26%) Perl
25 37 (13.26%) Internet

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (7.17%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.79%) IIS
2 5 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (12.19%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.17%) MS Office
3 19 (6.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.87%) IaaS
1 8 (2.87%) PaaS
2 7 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.43%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.43%) Office 365
4 3 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 151 (54.12%) MPLS
2 138 (49.46%) BGP
3 137 (49.10%) OSPF
4 126 (45.16%) IPv4
5 111 (39.78%) Firewall
6 100 (35.84%) VPN
7 71 (25.45%) DNS
8 64 (22.94%) Network Security
9 60 (21.51%) TCP/IP
10 48 (17.20%) DHCP
11 46 (16.49%) WAN
12 40 (14.34%) Multicast
13 38 (13.62%) LAN
14 37 (13.26%) Cisco ASA
14 37 (13.26%) Internet
15 33 (11.83%) VLAN
16 32 (11.47%) VoIP
16 32 (11.47%) Wireless
17 29 (10.39%) SSL
18 26 (9.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.58%) Cognos Impromptu
2 9 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.43%) MySQL
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 18 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.72%) Buildbot
3 2 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 88 (31.54%) Telecoms
2 25 (8.96%) Marketing
3 9 (3.23%) Finance
4 8 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Advertising
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (26.88%) Network Engineer
2 43 (15.41%) IP Engineer
3 26 (9.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (8.96%) Senior IP Engineer
5 23 (8.24%) Security Engineer
6 22 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 21 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (6.09%) Network Support
9 16 (5.73%) Analyst
9 16 (5.73%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (5.02%) Juniper Engineer
10 14 (5.02%) NOC Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) Designer
11 13 (4.66%) Embedded Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) Help Desk Support
11 13 (4.66%) Network Designer
11 13 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) Software Engineer
12 12 (4.30%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.60%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.87%) HTML
2 8 (2.87%) XMPP
3 3 (1.08%) CSS
3 3 (1.08%) jQuery
3 3 (1.08%) REST
4 2 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.72%) COM
4 2 (0.72%) Django
4 2 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.36%) Ajax
5 1 (0.36%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.36%) DOM
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) RESTful
5 1 (0.36%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.70%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.23%) Replication
5 8 (2.87%) Cryptography
5 8 (2.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (2.87%) IVR
5 8 (2.87%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.15%) PKI
7 5 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.43%) User Experience
9 3 (1.08%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) Life Science
10 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.72%) iPad
10 2 (0.72%) IPTV
10 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 129 (46.24%) Linux
2 48 (17.20%) Windows
3 42 (15.05%) Unix
4 19 (6.81%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.66%) Android
5 13 (4.66%) Mac OS
6 10 (3.58%) Debian
7 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.15%) Solaris
10 5 (1.79%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.08%) FreeBSD
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.43%) Presales
2 48 (17.20%) Network Design
3 42 (15.05%) Migration
4 26 (9.32%) Load Balancing
5 20 (7.17%) Configuration Management
5 20 (7.17%) SIEM
6 16 (5.73%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (5.73%) ITIL
7 15 (5.38%) Mentoring
7 15 (5.38%) Software Engineering
8 13 (4.66%) Multithreading
8 13 (4.66%) Network Management
8 13 (4.66%) Network Planning
9 11 (3.94%) Change Management
10 9 (3.23%) DevOps
10 9 (3.23%) Functional Testing
10 9 (3.23%) Information Security
10 9 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (3.23%) Test Automation
11 8 (2.87%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.51%) Python
2 37 (13.26%) Perl
3 28 (10.04%) SQL
4 22 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 21 (7.53%) C
6 20 (7.17%) C++
7 14 (5.02%) Groovy
8 13 (4.66%) C#
8 13 (4.66%) Embedded C
8 13 (4.66%) Embedded C++
8 13 (4.66%) PHP
8 13 (4.66%) Ruby
9 10 (3.58%) Tcl
10 8 (2.87%) Java
11 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.72%) Lua
11 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 134 (48.03%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (35.48%) CCNP
3 39 (13.98%) CCNA
4 34 (12.19%) SC Cleared
4 34 (12.19%) Security Cleared
5 33 (11.83%) CCIE
6 20 (7.17%) JNCIP
7 15 (5.38%) JNCIA
8 13 (4.66%) CISSP
9 12 (4.30%) CCIP
9 12 (4.30%) Degree
10 9 (3.23%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.15%) CEH
11 6 (2.15%) CISM
11 6 (2.15%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.15%) GCIA
11 6 (2.15%) GCIH
11 6 (2.15%) SANS
11 6 (2.15%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.04%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.66%) JTAG
3 9 (3.23%) MISRA
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) GPG13
5 1 (0.36%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.36%) SAS 70
System Software
1 32 (11.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.58%) Snort
4 9 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.51%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.51%) KVM
6 6 (2.15%) Docker
6 6 (2.15%) XenApp
7 4 (1.43%) vSphere
8 3 (1.08%) NFS
9 2 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (7.17%) Puppet
2 13 (4.66%) Nagios
2 13 (4.66%) OpenNMS
2 13 (4.66%) RANCID
2 13 (4.66%) SCCM
3 9 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (2.87%) Cisco UCCE
4 8 (2.87%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (2.51%) FortiGate
6 6 (2.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.08%) Ansible
7 3 (1.08%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.72%) Icinga
8 2 (0.72%) Nessus
8 2 (0.72%) Nmap
8 2 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.36%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 132 (47.31%) Cisco
2 72 (25.81%) Juniper
3 49 (17.56%) Huawei
4 34 (12.19%) Microsoft
5 26 (9.32%) VMware
6 22 (7.89%) F5
7 21 (7.53%) Brocade
8 15 (5.38%) Cyberoam
8 15 (5.38%) Ericsson
8 15 (5.38%) Foundry
8 15 (5.38%) HP
8 15 (5.38%) ZyXEL
9 12 (4.30%) Nokia
10 10 (3.58%) Citrix
11 9 (3.23%) Meraki
12 7 (2.51%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.15%) Intel
13 6 (2.15%) NetApp
14 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.79%) Ubiquiti
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