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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 741 812 710
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -102
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 162 128 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.63% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 128 78 134
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -7.22%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +62 148 £44,000 -2.22% 18
London +31 59 £48,500 -7.61% 3
South East -18 37 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Yorkshire +25 20 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire -5 19 £38,000 -24.00% 2
Reading -15 13 £38,000 -27.61% 2
West Yorkshire +14 12 £49,250 -
Leeds +10 10 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 10 £30,500 - 1
City of London +28 9 £48,500 -11.81% 1
Manchester +8 8 £40,000 +26.98% 5
North West +6 8 £40,000 +26.98% 5
South Wales +3 8 £75,000 +87.50%
Caerphilly +3 8 £75,000 +87.50%
Wales +1 8 £75,000 +87.50%
North Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 - 2
Shropshire - 8 £30,250 -
Telford - 8 £30,250 -
Surrey +9 7 £66,250 +1.92%
South West -20 6 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Kent - 6 £30,000 -
Rochdale - 6 £40,000 - 3
Bristol 0 5 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Hampshire -8 5 £41,800 +8.57%
Harrogate - 5 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke +9 4 £40,150 +4.28%
Durham - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £38,000 - 1
North East - 4 - -
East of England - 4 £38,000 - 3

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 170 (60.50%) IPv4
2 169 (60.14%) Cisco
3 141 (50.18%) BGP
4 139 (49.47%) Firewall
5 125 (44.48%) MPLS
5 125 (44.48%) OSPF
6 122 (43.42%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (41.28%) VPN
8 109 (38.79%) Linux
9 85 (30.25%) Juniper
10 84 (29.89%) CCNP
11 83 (29.54%) WAN
12 81 (28.83%) LAN
13 74 (26.33%) TCP/IP
14 70 (24.91%) IPsec
15 64 (22.78%) Windows
16 63 (22.42%) VLAN
17 55 (19.57%) Network Security
18 54 (19.22%) DNS
18 54 (19.22%) VMware
19 49 (17.44%) Microsoft
20 48 (17.08%) CCNA
21 42 (14.95%) Telecoms
22 41 (14.59%) Citrix
22 41 (14.59%) MySQL
22 41 (14.59%) Load Balancing
22 41 (14.59%) Ruby
23 38 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (13.17%) Cisco ASA
24 37 (13.17%) CCIE

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (9.96%) Apache
2 19 (6.76%) nginx
2 19 (6.76%) Confluence
2 19 (6.76%) MediaWiki
3 9 (3.20%) Lync
4 6 (2.14%) IIS
5 4 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Node.js
7 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 26 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.90%) MS Visio
3 20 (7.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.14%) PaaS
3 4 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.07%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 170 (60.50%) IPv4
2 141 (50.18%) BGP
3 139 (49.47%) Firewall
4 125 (44.48%) MPLS
4 125 (44.48%) OSPF
5 116 (41.28%) VPN
6 83 (29.54%) WAN
7 81 (28.83%) LAN
8 74 (26.33%) TCP/IP
9 70 (24.91%) IPsec
10 63 (22.42%) VLAN
11 55 (19.57%) Network Security
12 54 (19.22%) DNS
13 37 (13.17%) EIGRP
13 37 (13.17%) Cisco ASA
14 33 (11.74%) HSRP
14 33 (11.74%) VoIP
15 32 (11.39%) Internet
16 31 (11.03%) Ethernet
17 29 (10.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.59%) MySQL
2 22 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.49%) Big Data
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.14%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.36%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.36%) Redis
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (12.10%) Subversion
2 20 (7.12%) JIRA
3 19 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.76%) Hudson
3 19 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.85%) GCC
4 8 (2.85%) GDB
5 1 (0.36%) Redmine
5 1 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.36%) Trac
5 1 (0.36%) CANoe
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.34%) Finance
3 14 (4.98%) Games
3 14 (4.98%) Marketing
4 8 (2.85%) Advertising
5 5 (1.78%) Retail
6 2 (0.71%) Japanese Language
6 2 (0.71%) Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 107 (38.08%) Network Engineer
2 34 (12.10%) Consultant
3 32 (11.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 29 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (9.96%) Architect
6 26 (9.25%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (7.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 21 (7.47%) Administrator
9 19 (6.76%) Network Consultant
9 19 (6.76%) Network Architect
10 18 (6.41%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (6.05%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 13 (4.63%) Linux Administrator
12 13 (4.63%) Linux Engineer
13 12 (4.27%) NOC Engineer
14 10 (3.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 10 (3.56%) Developer
15 8 (2.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.34%) LAMP
2 8 (2.85%) STL
2 8 (2.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (1.07%) REST
3 3 (1.07%) SOAP
3 3 (1.07%) Middleware
4 2 (0.71%) Ajax
4 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.71%) Web Services
4 2 (0.71%) XML
4 2 (0.71%) HTML
4 2 (0.71%) .NET
4 2 (0.71%) COM
5 1 (0.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.36%) JMS
5 1 (0.36%) CGI
5 1 (0.36%) JSON
5 1 (0.36%) JPA
5 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.76%) Wiki
3 8 (2.85%) User Experience
3 8 (2.85%) Clustering
4 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.07%) Open Source
5 3 (1.07%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.71%) Economics
6 2 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.36%) SCADA
7 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.36%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.36%) Telematics
7 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.79%) Linux
2 64 (22.78%) Windows
3 36 (12.81%) CentOS
4 32 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (9.61%) Debian
5 27 (9.61%) Ubuntu
6 16 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (4.98%) UNIX
8 14 (4.98%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.42%) Android
10 4 (1.42%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.07%) Solaris
12 2 (0.71%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.59%) Load Balancing
2 34 (12.10%) DevOps
3 33 (11.74%) Network Design
4 30 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (10.68%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (9.61%) ITIL
6 26 (9.25%) Project Management
7 23 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (6.41%) Configuration Management
9 18 (6.41%) Data Modelling
9 18 (6.41%) Build Automation
10 17 (6.05%) Migration
11 16 (5.69%) Database Theory
11 16 (5.69%) Relational Database Theory
12 14 (4.98%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (4.63%) Scrum
13 13 (4.63%) Network Architecture
13 13 (4.63%) Product Management
13 13 (4.63%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.59%) Ruby
2 34 (12.10%) Bash Shell
2 34 (12.10%) SQL
3 27 (9.61%) Java
3 27 (9.61%) Perl
4 23 (8.19%) Python
5 18 (6.41%) PHP
6 15 (5.34%) C++
7 14 (4.98%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.91%) C
9 10 (3.56%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.78%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.42%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.42%) C#
11 4 (1.42%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 122 (43.42%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (29.89%) CCNP
3 48 (17.08%) CCNA
4 37 (13.17%) CCIE
5 23 (8.19%) Security Cleared
6 19 (6.76%) SC Cleared
7 14 (4.98%) Degree
8 13 (4.63%) CCIP
9 8 (2.85%) JNCIA
9 8 (2.85%) JNCIS
10 7 (2.49%) CCSP
11 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.78%) CCSA
11 5 (1.78%) CISSP
12 4 (1.42%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.42%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.42%) SAP Certification
13 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.07%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.69%) QA
2 12 (4.27%) SLA
3 10 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.49%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.78%) JTAG
6 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (13.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.76%) Samba
2 19 (6.76%) Postfix
2 19 (6.76%) XenServer
2 19 (6.76%) iptables
3 12 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.42%) NFS
6 3 (1.07%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.07%) UAG
6 3 (1.07%) Firmware
6 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
8 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 33 (11.74%) Puppet
2 32 (11.39%) ZABBIX
3 18 (6.41%) FortiGate
4 15 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (5.34%) Salt
5 8 (2.85%) Nagios
6 4 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.42%) Ansible
7 2 (0.71%) Nessus
8 1 (0.36%) Nmap
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 169 (60.14%) Cisco
2 85 (30.25%) Juniper
3 54 (19.22%) VMware
4 49 (17.44%) Microsoft
5 41 (14.59%) Citrix
6 26 (9.25%) Red Hat
7 24 (8.54%) Brocade
8 23 (8.19%) F5
8 23 (8.19%) CheckPoint
9 17 (6.05%) HP
10 13 (4.63%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.85%) SonicWALL
12 7 (2.49%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.49%) IBM
13 4 (1.42%) SAP
13 4 (1.42%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.07%) Google
14 3 (1.07%) Symantec
14 3 (1.07%) NetApp
15 2 (0.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: circa £24,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: 10 days ago
London or Manchester
JISC
Salary: £29,890-£34,136 or £35,846-£40,687 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago