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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 803 807 838
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +31
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 132 130 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 117 116 75
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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 +27 117 £40,000 - 14
South East +26 46 £47,500 +23.37% 6
Berkshire -3 29 £40,000 -27.27% 4
South West +8 27 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Dorset - 26 £40,000 - 1
London +3 24 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Poole - 24 £40,000 - 1
Reading +14 23 £40,000 -23.80% 3
East of England +7 9 £23,000 -26.98%
Hampshire +24 7 £50,000 +29.87% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £23,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £23,000 -
Basingstoke +11 5 £50,000 +32.45%
Yorkshire -2 5 £44,000 +22.22% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 - -
Abingdon - 4 - -
North West +28 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Manchester +21 3 £35,000 +7.69%
North Yorkshire +15 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Harrogate +13 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Isle of Man - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland +2 2 £40,000 -21.95%
South Wales -3 2 £51,250 -13.13%
Leeds -4 2 £32,500 -9.72% 1
Wales -5 2 £51,250 -13.13%
Suffolk -11 2 £56,250 +78.57%
Ipswich -11 2 £56,250 +78.57%
West Yorkshire -14 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Surrey - 2 £46,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £35,000 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 180 (66.91%) IPv4
2 143 (53.16%) VPN
3 136 (50.56%) Linux
4 127 (47.21%) Cisco
5 124 (46.10%) MPLS
6 123 (45.72%) BGP
7 114 (42.38%) OSPF
8 112 (41.64%) Data Centre
9 96 (35.69%) Firewall
10 84 (31.23%) Perl
11 83 (30.86%) DNS
12 82 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
12 82 (30.48%) VMware
13 77 (28.62%) WAN
14 71 (26.39%) CCNP
15 69 (25.65%) Telecoms
16 68 (25.28%) Juniper
17 65 (24.16%) VLAN
18 63 (23.42%) LAN
19 55 (20.45%) Unix
20 54 (20.07%) Windows
20 54 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
21 50 (18.59%) Internet
22 49 (18.22%) SQL
23 47 (17.47%) EIGRP
24 44 (16.36%) MySQL
25 43 (15.99%) PHP
26 42 (15.61%) HTTP
27 41 (15.24%) CCNA
27 41 (15.24%) Load Balancing

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 39 (14.50%) Apache
2 22 (8.18%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.60%) Confluence
4 7 (2.60%) IBM Domino
4 7 (2.60%) MediaWiki
4 7 (2.60%) nginx
5 5 (1.86%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.49%) JBoss
6 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (7.43%) MS Office
2 12 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.86%) MS Project
4 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.49%) IaaS
4 3 (1.12%) Office 365
5 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) SaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 180 (66.91%) IPv4
2 143 (53.16%) VPN
3 124 (46.10%) MPLS
4 123 (45.72%) BGP
5 114 (42.38%) OSPF
6 96 (35.69%) Firewall
7 83 (30.86%) DNS
8 77 (28.62%) WAN
9 65 (24.16%) VLAN
10 63 (23.42%) LAN
11 50 (18.59%) Internet
12 47 (17.47%) EIGRP
13 42 (15.61%) HTTP
14 38 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 38 (14.13%) IPsec
15 36 (13.38%) Cisco IOS
15 36 (13.38%) VoIP
16 31 (11.52%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (11.52%) L2TP
16 31 (11.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.36%) MySQL
2 22 (8.18%) InfluxDB
3 17 (6.32%) Cognos Impromptu
4 12 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.86%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.49%) Big Data
7 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.49%) Redis
8 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (10.78%) Git (software)
1 29 (10.78%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.18%) Vagrant
3 9 (3.35%) Subversion
4 7 (2.60%) Eclipse
4 7 (2.60%) Hudson
4 7 (2.60%) JIRA
5 2 (0.74%) GCC
5 2 (0.74%) GDB
General
1 69 (25.65%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.72%) Finance
3 8 (2.97%) Marketing
4 5 (1.86%) Legal
5 3 (1.12%) Billing
5 3 (1.12%) Electronics
5 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (30.48%) Network Engineer
2 45 (16.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 31 (11.52%) Developer
5 28 (10.41%) Administrator
5 28 (10.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (9.67%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (9.67%) Systems Administrator
7 25 (9.29%) Linux Administrator
7 25 (9.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 22 (8.18%) Systems Developer
9 20 (7.43%) Perl Developer
9 20 (7.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 20 (7.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (7.43%) Systems Engineer
10 17 (6.32%) Data Centre Engineer
10 17 (6.32%) Data Centre Technician
10 17 (6.32%) Data Technician
10 17 (6.32%) Project Manager
11 16 (5.95%) Telecoms Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.01%) LAMP
2 31 (11.52%) CSS
3 22 (8.18%) HTML
3 22 (8.18%) HTML5
4 11 (4.09%) JMS
4 11 (4.09%) LAPP Stack
5 7 (2.60%) 802.1X
5 7 (2.60%) Ajax
5 7 (2.60%) JPA
5 7 (2.60%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (2.60%) Spring
6 4 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.49%) JAAS
6 4 (1.49%) Java EE
6 4 (1.49%) JMX
6 4 (1.49%) JNDI
6 4 (1.49%) RFC 2547
7 3 (1.12%) COM
8 2 (0.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.74%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 112 (41.64%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.20%) Private Cloud
6 10 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.97%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.60%) Wiki
9 4 (1.49%) PKI
10 2 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.37%) Clustering
11 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 136 (50.56%) Linux
2 55 (20.45%) Unix
3 54 (20.07%) Windows
4 28 (10.41%) Debian
5 22 (8.18%) Windows Server
6 21 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.83%) CentOS
8 13 (4.83%) Solaris
9 10 (3.72%) CatOS
10 8 (2.97%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.74%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.24%) Load Balancing
2 40 (14.87%) High Availability
3 38 (14.13%) Presales
4 32 (11.90%) ITIL
4 32 (11.90%) Open Source
5 29 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (10.41%) Validation
7 26 (9.67%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.55%) Network Design
9 22 (8.18%) Web Application Development
10 20 (7.43%) Incident Management
10 20 (7.43%) Migration
11 17 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (5.95%) DDoS Mitigation
12 16 (5.95%) Project Management
13 15 (5.58%) Information Security
13 15 (5.58%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (5.20%) Fault Management
14 14 (5.20%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (31.23%) Perl
2 49 (18.22%) SQL
3 43 (15.99%) PHP
4 40 (14.87%) Python
5 19 (7.06%) Bash Shell
6 18 (6.69%) Java
7 13 (4.83%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.72%) Tcl
9 9 (3.35%) C++
10 7 (2.60%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (30.48%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (26.39%) CCNP
3 41 (15.24%) CCNA
4 37 (13.75%) Degree
5 14 (5.20%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.83%) CCIE
6 13 (4.83%) SC Cleared
7 12 (4.46%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (4.09%) CCIP
9 8 (2.97%) CISSP
9 8 (2.97%) JNCIA
9 8 (2.97%) JNCIP
10 7 (2.60%) CISA
11 4 (1.49%) CCDA
12 3 (1.12%) CCSP
12 3 (1.12%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.12%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.12%) RHCA
12 3 (1.12%) RHCE
13 2 (0.74%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.72%) QA
3 7 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.74%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.74%) SLA
6 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 54 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.55%) Docker
3 18 (6.69%) Active Directory
4 16 (5.95%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.09%) Postfix
6 8 (2.97%) NFS
7 7 (2.60%) iptables
7 7 (2.60%) Samba
7 7 (2.60%) XenServer
8 5 (1.86%) Firmware
9 3 (1.12%) Corosync
10 2 (0.74%) vCloud
10 2 (0.74%) vSphere
11 1 (0.37%) KVM
11 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (4.09%) Puppet
2 8 (2.97%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.97%) SCCM
2 8 (2.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (2.60%) Ansible
3 7 (2.60%) Salt
3 7 (2.60%) ZABBIX
4 5 (1.86%) Cacti
4 5 (1.86%) SCOM
5 2 (0.74%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.37%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 127 (47.21%) Cisco
2 82 (30.48%) VMware
3 68 (25.28%) Juniper
4 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
5 36 (13.38%) F5
6 31 (11.52%) CheckPoint
6 31 (11.52%) Red Hat
7 19 (7.06%) Citrix
7 19 (7.06%) Palo Alto
8 15 (5.58%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.97%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.60%) GENBAND
10 7 (2.60%) GFI Software
10 7 (2.60%) HP
10 7 (2.60%) Remedy
11 6 (2.23%) Brocade
12 5 (1.86%) Aruba
12 5 (1.86%) Avaya
12 5 (1.86%) BT
13 4 (1.49%) Dell
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 20-22 days hol, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago