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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 757 798 766
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -32
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 135 148 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.73% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 110 111 98
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
19242 20223 20894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.11% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15424 16194 16861
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 £27,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +32 128 £50,000 +11.11% 20
London +50 63 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South East -34 22 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Yorkshire +22 18 £50,000 -
Berkshire -17 13 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Reading -20 11 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Leeds +27 9 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 9 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 -
North West +8 8 £40,500 +5.88%
Manchester +6 8 £40,500 +5.88%
Harrogate - 6 £50,000 -
City of London +43 5 £50,000 -12.28% 1
Bristol -3 5 £48,750 +14.70% 1
South West -24 5 £48,750 +14.70% 1
East of England - 5 £50,000 - 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Wales +2 4 £75,000 +81.81% 1
Caerphilly 0 4 £75,000 +87.50%
South Wales -2 4 £75,000 +81.81% 1
North East - 4 - - 1
Kent - 4 £30,000 - 1
Durham - 4 - -
Rochdale - 4 £40,500 -
Basingstoke +11 3 £43,400 +9.87%
Hampshire -6 3 £43,400 +9.87%
Telford - 3 £30,000 - 1
York - 3 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £30,000 - 3

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 163 (61.51%) IPv4
2 161 (60.75%) Cisco
3 140 (52.83%) Firewall
4 135 (50.94%) BGP
5 119 (44.91%) VPN
6 116 (43.77%) OSPF
7 115 (43.40%) MPLS
8 113 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
9 108 (40.75%) Data Centre
10 96 (36.23%) Linux
11 94 (35.47%) Juniper
12 92 (34.72%) LAN
13 85 (32.08%) WAN
14 69 (26.04%) TCP/IP
14 69 (26.04%) CCNP
15 66 (24.91%) Windows
15 66 (24.91%) IPsec
16 65 (24.53%) VMware
17 57 (21.51%) DNS
18 50 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 49 (18.49%) CCNA
20 48 (18.11%) VLAN
21 47 (17.74%) Microsoft
22 46 (17.36%) Network Security
23 45 (16.98%) Load Balancing
24 43 (16.23%) Citrix
25 41 (15.47%) Cisco ASA
26 38 (14.34%) EIGRP
27 37 (13.96%) Windows Server 2003
28 36 (13.58%) MySQL

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (11.70%) Apache
2 21 (7.92%) nginx
2 21 (7.92%) Confluence
2 21 (7.92%) MediaWiki
3 9 (3.40%) Lync
4 6 (2.26%) IIS
5 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (9.06%) MS Visio
2 23 (8.68%) MS Excel
3 21 (7.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.51%) PaaS
2 4 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.13%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 163 (61.51%) IPv4
2 140 (52.83%) Firewall
3 135 (50.94%) BGP
4 119 (44.91%) VPN
5 116 (43.77%) OSPF
6 115 (43.40%) MPLS
7 92 (34.72%) LAN
8 85 (32.08%) WAN
9 69 (26.04%) TCP/IP
10 66 (24.91%) IPsec
11 57 (21.51%) DNS
12 48 (18.11%) VLAN
13 46 (17.36%) Network Security
14 41 (15.47%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (14.34%) EIGRP
16 33 (12.45%) Internet
17 32 (12.08%) Ethernet
18 30 (11.32%) VoIP
19 26 (9.81%) SSL
19 26 (9.81%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.58%) MySQL
2 24 (9.06%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.51%) Big Data
4 4 (1.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.51%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.13%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Redis
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 31 (11.70%) Subversion
2 22 (8.30%) JIRA
3 21 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.92%) Hudson
3 21 (7.92%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.13%) GCC
4 3 (1.13%) GDB
5 1 (0.38%) Redmine
5 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.38%) Trac
5 1 (0.38%) CANoe
General
1 35 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.28%) Finance
3 11 (4.15%) Marketing
4 10 (3.77%) Games
5 6 (2.26%) Banking
5 6 (2.26%) Advertising
6 5 (1.89%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (38.11%) Network Engineer
2 33 (12.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (10.19%) Systems Engineer
3 27 (10.19%) Consultant
4 26 (9.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (8.68%) Architect
6 21 (7.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 19 (7.17%) Administrator
8 17 (6.42%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.42%) Network Architect
9 16 (6.04%) Cisco Engineer
9 16 (6.04%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.66%) Network Consultant
11 11 (4.15%) NOC Engineer
12 9 (3.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 8 (3.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.02%) Linux Administrator
13 8 (3.02%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (3.02%) Voice Engineer
14 7 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.91%) LAMP
2 6 (2.26%) CSS
3 3 (1.13%) STL
3 3 (1.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (1.13%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) HTML
4 2 (0.75%) COM
5 1 (0.38%) SOAP
5 1 (0.38%) RSS
5 1 (0.38%) CGI
5 1 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 108 (40.75%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.92%) Wiki
3 18 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.02%) User Experience
5 8 (3.02%) Clustering
6 5 (1.89%) PKI
6 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.38%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.38%) Telematics
9 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.38%) CCTV
9 1 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.23%) Linux
2 66 (24.91%) Windows
3 37 (13.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (12.45%) CentOS
5 32 (12.08%) Debian
6 28 (10.57%) Ubuntu
7 18 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (5.66%) UNIX
8 15 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.40%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.13%) Android
12 3 (1.13%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.13%) Solaris
13 2 (0.75%) OpenBSD
14 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.98%) Load Balancing
2 35 (13.21%) ITIL
3 34 (12.83%) Capacity Planning
4 29 (10.94%) DevOps
4 29 (10.94%) Network Design
5 24 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (8.30%) Project Management
7 21 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (6.79%) Data Modelling
8 18 (6.79%) Database Theory
8 18 (6.79%) Relational Database Theory
9 16 (6.04%) Migration
9 16 (6.04%) Build Automation
10 14 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.53%) Validation
11 12 (4.53%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.53%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.53%) Network Management
11 12 (4.53%) Network Architecture
11 12 (4.53%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.45%) Perl
2 32 (12.08%) Ruby
3 31 (11.70%) Bash Shell
4 28 (10.57%) SQL
5 25 (9.43%) Java
6 20 (7.55%) PHP
7 15 (5.66%) Python
8 10 (3.77%) C
9 9 (3.40%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.64%) C++
11 4 (1.51%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.51%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.13%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.13%) C#
12 3 (1.13%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 113 (42.64%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (26.04%) CCNP
3 49 (18.49%) CCNA
4 29 (10.94%) CCIE
5 19 (7.17%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.04%) Degree
7 15 (5.66%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.15%) CCIP
8 11 (4.15%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (3.02%) JNCIA
9 8 (3.02%) JNCIS
10 7 (2.64%) CCSP
11 6 (2.26%) CCSE
12 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.51%) SAP Certification
13 4 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.51%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.13%) CCSA
14 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) QA
2 10 (3.77%) SLA
2 10 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.64%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.51%) JTAG
System Software
1 50 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (8.30%) Postfix
2 22 (8.30%) XenServer
2 22 (8.30%) iptables
3 21 (7.92%) Samba
4 11 (4.15%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.40%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.64%) NFS
7 6 (2.26%) Active Directory
8 3 (1.13%) Firmware
8 3 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.13%) UAG
9 2 (0.75%) vSphere
10 1 (0.38%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.38%) Corosync
10 1 (0.38%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (11.32%) Puppet
2 29 (10.94%) ZABBIX
3 20 (7.55%) FortiGate
4 13 (4.91%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.91%) Salt
5 7 (2.64%) Nagios
5 7 (2.64%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.13%) vMotion
7 2 (0.75%) Cacti
7 2 (0.75%) Nessus
8 1 (0.38%) Nmap
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.38%) Ansible
8 1 (0.38%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 161 (60.75%) Cisco
2 94 (35.47%) Juniper
3 65 (24.53%) VMware
4 47 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 43 (16.23%) Citrix
6 32 (12.08%) Red Hat
7 29 (10.94%) F5
8 28 (10.57%) CheckPoint
9 19 (7.17%) Brocade
10 17 (6.42%) HP
11 11 (4.15%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.64%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.26%) SonicWALL
13 6 (2.26%) Symantec
13 6 (2.26%) NetApp
14 5 (1.89%) IBM
14 5 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 4 (1.51%) SAP
16 3 (1.13%) Blue Coat
16 3 (1.13%) BT
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
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Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
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Accenture
Salary: From £24,640 to £31,860 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Reading OR Manchester
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Salary: Competitive
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