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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 750 728 784
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +56
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 141 168 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 131 134 79
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
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
18114 20946 18941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.11% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15081 16567 15302
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 -10 132 £50,000 +11.11% 10
London +12 60 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South East -21 42 £40,000 +1.26% 4
Berkshire +2 24 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Reading +12 19 £61,250 +22.50% 4
City of London +35 16 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Yorkshire +22 15 £45,000 +14.64%
Bristol -7 10 £70,000 +64.70% 1
South West -20 10 £70,000 +86.66% 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £38,750 -
Surrey +8 7 £39,000 +4.00%
Middlesex - 7 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +5 6 £50,000 +38.88%
Wales 0 6 £37,500 -31.81% 2
South Wales -10 6 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Leeds +17 5 £50,000 +38.88%
Basingstoke +19 4 £35,000 -11.39%
Hampshire +16 4 £35,000 -11.39%
Slough +1 4 £23,000 -41.02%
Cardiff -10 4 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Harrogate - 3 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 3 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -
Caerphilly - 2 £70,000 -
Egham - 2 £37,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £33,750 -
Tamworth - 2 £31,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £31,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £31,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £70,000 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 189 (68.98%) IPv4
2 180 (65.69%) VPN
3 160 (58.39%) Cisco
4 157 (57.30%) BGP
5 141 (51.46%) Data Centre
6 136 (49.64%) Firewall
7 133 (48.54%) OSPF
8 132 (48.18%) MPLS
9 119 (43.43%) Cisco Certification
10 96 (35.04%) LAN
11 93 (33.94%) Juniper
12 90 (32.85%) Linux
13 87 (31.75%) CCNP
14 81 (29.56%) WAN
15 77 (28.10%) TCP/IP
15 77 (28.10%) VMware
16 67 (24.45%) Microsoft
16 67 (24.45%) Windows
17 66 (24.09%) IPsec
18 64 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 62 (22.63%) DNS
20 59 (21.53%) Perl
21 57 (20.80%) CCNA
22 56 (20.44%) Load Balancing
23 48 (17.52%) VLAN
24 47 (17.15%) Internet
25 46 (16.79%) ITIL
25 46 (16.79%) Telecoms
26 44 (16.06%) F5
27 43 (15.69%) Cisco ASA

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (10.95%) Apache
2 22 (8.03%) nginx
2 22 (8.03%) Confluence
2 22 (8.03%) MediaWiki
3 10 (3.65%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.82%) IIS
5 4 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.36%) Lync
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (12.04%) MS Visio
2 32 (11.68%) MS Office
3 30 (10.95%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 189 (68.98%) IPv4
2 180 (65.69%) VPN
3 157 (57.30%) BGP
4 136 (49.64%) Firewall
5 133 (48.54%) OSPF
6 132 (48.18%) MPLS
7 96 (35.04%) LAN
8 81 (29.56%) WAN
9 77 (28.10%) TCP/IP
10 66 (24.09%) IPsec
11 62 (22.63%) DNS
12 48 (17.52%) VLAN
13 47 (17.15%) Internet
14 43 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
15 42 (15.33%) EIGRP
16 38 (13.87%) Network Security
17 36 (13.14%) Cisco IOS
18 34 (12.41%) VPLS
19 28 (10.22%) SSL
20 26 (9.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
1 28 (10.22%) MySQL
2 23 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.19%) Cognos Impromptu
4 5 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.46%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.73%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Redis
7 1 (0.36%) Big Data
7 1 (0.36%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 26 (9.49%) Subversion
2 24 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 23 (8.39%) JIRA
4 22 (8.03%) Hudson
5 1 (0.36%) Redmine
5 1 (0.36%) Trac
General
1 46 (16.79%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.84%) Finance
3 11 (4.01%) Games
4 9 (3.28%) Banking
4 9 (3.28%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.09%) Legal
6 2 (0.73%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (33.58%) Network Engineer
2 29 (10.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (9.85%) Consultant
4 24 (8.76%) Architect
4 24 (8.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (8.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (5.47%) Administrator
6 14 (5.11%) Support Engineer
6 14 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (5.11%) IP Engineer
7 13 (4.74%) Network Architect
8 11 (4.01%) Network Consultant
8 11 (4.01%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (3.65%) DevOps Consultant
10 9 (3.28%) Technical Design Authority
10 9 (3.28%) Analyst
11 8 (2.92%) Coordinator
11 8 (2.92%) Test Development Engineer
11 8 (2.92%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.93%) CSS
2 16 (5.84%) LAMP
3 5 (1.82%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.09%) HTML
4 3 (1.09%) COM
5 2 (0.73%) RSS
5 2 (0.73%) HTML5
6 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.36%) CGI
6 1 (0.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.36%) JSON
6 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 141 (51.46%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.03%) Wiki
3 19 (6.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.47%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.28%) PKI
7 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.09%) User Experience
8 3 (1.09%) Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.73%) iPhone
9 2 (0.73%) iPad
9 2 (0.73%) CMDB
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 90 (32.85%) Linux
2 67 (24.45%) Windows
3 42 (15.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (13.14%) Debian
4 36 (13.14%) UNIX
5 26 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (9.49%) CentOS
6 25 (9.12%) Ubuntu
7 18 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.28%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.82%) Solaris
11 4 (1.46%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.09%) AIX
13 2 (0.73%) OpenBSD
13 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.73%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.44%) Load Balancing
2 46 (16.79%) ITIL
3 42 (15.33%) Capacity Planning
4 36 (13.14%) Network Design
5 24 (8.76%) Project Management
5 24 (8.76%) Network Management
5 24 (8.76%) DevOps
5 24 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.03%) Data Modelling
6 22 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (8.03%) Database Theory
6 22 (8.03%) Relational Database Theory
7 21 (7.66%) Validation
8 16 (5.84%) Build Automation
9 15 (5.47%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.74%) Incident Management
10 13 (4.74%) Problem Management
10 13 (4.74%) DDoS Mitigation
11 12 (4.38%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (4.01%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.53%) Perl
2 34 (12.41%) SQL
3 32 (11.68%) PHP
4 28 (10.22%) Bash Shell
5 26 (9.49%) Python
6 24 (8.76%) Ruby
6 24 (8.76%) Java
7 8 (2.92%) Tcl
8 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.09%) C
9 2 (0.73%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 119 (43.43%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (31.75%) CCNP
3 57 (20.80%) CCNA
4 30 (10.95%) CCIP
5 29 (10.58%) Check Point Certification
6 23 (8.39%) Degree
7 21 (7.66%) CCIE
8 13 (4.74%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.74%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.28%) CCSE
10 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.19%) SAP Certification
12 5 (1.82%) OSCP
13 4 (1.46%) CCDE
14 3 (1.09%) CCDA
14 3 (1.09%) JNCIS
15 2 (0.73%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.73%) MCITP
15 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 1 (0.36%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.11%) QA
2 12 (4.38%) SLA
3 9 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.36%) JTAG
System Software
1 64 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.12%) XenServer
3 24 (8.76%) Postfix
4 23 (8.39%) iptables
5 22 (8.03%) Samba
6 14 (5.11%) VMware ESX
7 13 (4.74%) NFS
8 8 (2.92%) Active Directory
9 6 (2.19%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.46%) vSphere
11 3 (1.09%) XenApp
12 2 (0.73%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.73%) Docker
13 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.36%) vCloud
13 1 (0.36%) Corosync
13 1 (0.36%) KVM
13 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (9.85%) FortiGate
2 25 (9.12%) Puppet
3 24 (8.76%) ZABBIX
4 16 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.84%) Salt
5 13 (4.74%) Ansible
6 9 (3.28%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.82%) vMotion
8 4 (1.46%) DRNet
9 3 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
9 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.73%) Cacti
10 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.73%) SCCM
10 2 (0.73%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.36%) OpenView
11 1 (0.36%) SCOM
11 1 (0.36%) Nmap
11 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 160 (58.39%) Cisco
2 93 (33.94%) Juniper
3 77 (28.10%) VMware
4 67 (24.45%) Microsoft
5 44 (16.06%) F5
6 43 (15.69%) CheckPoint
7 42 (15.33%) Citrix
8 41 (14.96%) Red Hat
9 18 (6.57%) Brocade
10 14 (5.11%) HP
11 12 (4.38%) NetApp
12 10 (3.65%) SolarWinds
13 9 (3.28%) Symantec
14 8 (2.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 7 (2.55%) SAP
16 5 (1.82%) Websense
16 5 (1.82%) BT
16 5 (1.82%) Fortinet
17 3 (1.09%) SonicWALL
17 3 (1.09%) Barracuda Networks
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