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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 721 854 801
Rank change year-on-year
+133 -53
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 197 121 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.65% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 172 102 163
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
16550 18557 20785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.90% 16.91% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13758 15271 16612
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +104 186 £47,500 -5.00% 6
London +85 78 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South East +22 45 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Berkshire -5 18 £25,000 -62.96% 1
East of England +49 17 £25,000 -31.50%
Surrey +37 17 £70,000 +57.30%
Hemel Hempstead +32 14 £25,000 +8.69%
Hertfordshire +32 14 £25,000 -31.50%
South West +13 14 £60,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands +6 14 £42,500 +36.00%
Somerset - 14 £60,000 - 1
Bath - 14 £60,000 - 1
North West +23 11 £60,000 - 2
Manchester +13 11 £60,000 - 2
Hounslow +20 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Slough +19 9 £25,000 +8.69%
Shropshire -6 9 £42,500 +37.09%
Rochdale - 9 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire +6 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Telford -4 7 £42,500 +37.09%
City of London +43 6 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Yorkshire +28 6 £46,500 +9.41%
Sheffield +25 5 £43,000 -28.33%
South Yorkshire +12 5 £43,000 -28.33%
Reading -9 5 £100,000 +48.14% 1
Basingstoke -14 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Winchester - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £48,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £48,000 -
Middlesex +7 2 £45,000 +12.50%

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 209 (65.52%) VPN
2 204 (63.95%) IPv4
3 148 (46.39%) Cisco
4 147 (46.08%) BGP
4 147 (46.08%) Data Centre
5 134 (42.01%) MPLS
6 132 (41.38%) Firewall
7 117 (36.68%) Cisco Certification
7 117 (36.68%) Linux
8 94 (29.47%) OSPF
9 89 (27.90%) Juniper
9 89 (27.90%) CCNP
10 75 (23.51%) VLAN
11 69 (21.63%) TCP/IP
12 65 (20.38%) VMware
13 60 (18.81%) DNS
13 60 (18.81%) WAN
14 57 (17.87%) Windows
15 51 (15.99%) Telecoms
16 50 (15.67%) IPsec
16 50 (15.67%) CCNA
16 50 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (14.73%) Presales
18 46 (14.42%) Cisco ASA
19 42 (13.17%) Unix
20 41 (12.85%) VoIP
21 40 (12.54%) Internet
21 40 (12.54%) Cisco Nexus
22 38 (11.91%) Microsoft
23 37 (11.60%) LAN

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 16 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.19%) Apache
3 6 (1.88%) IIS
4 4 (1.25%) IBM Domino
4 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.70%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.76%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.31%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (65.52%) VPN
2 204 (63.95%) IPv4
3 147 (46.08%) BGP
4 134 (42.01%) MPLS
5 132 (41.38%) Firewall
6 94 (29.47%) OSPF
7 75 (23.51%) VLAN
8 69 (21.63%) TCP/IP
9 60 (18.81%) DNS
9 60 (18.81%) WAN
10 50 (15.67%) IPsec
11 46 (14.42%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (12.85%) VoIP
13 40 (12.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 40 (12.54%) Internet
14 37 (11.60%) LAN
15 36 (11.29%) Network Security
16 34 (10.66%) SSL
17 33 (10.34%) Broadband
17 33 (10.34%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.72%) Cognos Impromptu
2 10 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.57%) MySQL
4 4 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (15.99%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.64%) Marketing
3 13 (4.08%) Finance
4 7 (2.19%) Legal
5 5 (1.57%) Electronics
5 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) German Language
6 4 (1.25%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (29.15%) Network Engineer
2 38 (11.91%) Data Centre Engineer
2 38 (11.91%) Data Centre Technician
3 31 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (9.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 31 (9.72%) Data Technician
4 28 (8.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (7.21%) Consultant
5 23 (7.21%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (5.64%) Analyst
7 17 (5.33%) IP Engineer
7 17 (5.33%) Network Analyst
7 17 (5.33%) Server Engineer
8 15 (4.70%) Administrator
8 15 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.70%) Presales Engineer
8 15 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (4.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (3.76%) Information Officer
10 12 (3.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.39%) RESTful
1 14 (4.39%) Web Services
2 10 (3.13%) CSS
3 9 (2.82%) HTML
4 7 (2.19%) Ajax
4 7 (2.19%) Backbone.js
4 7 (2.19%) DOM
4 7 (2.19%) jQuery
4 7 (2.19%) JSON
4 7 (2.19%) XHTML
5 5 (1.57%) LAMP
5 5 (1.57%) RFC 2547
6 4 (1.25%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.25%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.25%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.25%) XMPP
7 3 (0.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (0.94%) STL
8 2 (0.63%) HTML5
8 2 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 147 (46.08%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.27%) Private Cloud
4 17 (5.33%) IPTV
5 13 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 10 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.13%) Replication
8 8 (2.51%) PKI
9 7 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.19%) W3C
10 6 (1.88%) Clustering
11 5 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.57%) Mathematics
12 4 (1.25%) CMDB
13 3 (0.94%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.31%) EqualLogic
14 1 (0.31%) iPad
14 1 (0.31%) Tandem
14 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (36.68%) Linux
2 57 (17.87%) Windows
3 42 (13.17%) Unix
4 30 (9.40%) Windows Server
5 21 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.39%) FreeBSD
7 13 (4.08%) Debian
7 13 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.88%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.94%) Solaris
11 3 (0.94%) VyOS
12 2 (0.63%) CentOS
13 1 (0.31%) Android
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE
13 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.73%) Presales
2 37 (11.60%) Migration
3 31 (9.72%) Load Balancing
4 29 (9.09%) ITIL
5 28 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.84%) Network Design
7 20 (6.27%) SIEM
8 19 (5.96%) Product Management
9 18 (5.64%) DevOps
10 17 (5.33%) Open Source
11 16 (5.02%) Configuration Management
11 16 (5.02%) Fault Management
12 15 (4.70%) Change Management
12 15 (4.70%) Information Security
13 14 (4.39%) Service Delivery
13 14 (4.39%) TDD
14 13 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
15 12 (3.76%) Internal Audit
15 12 (3.76%) Time Management
16 11 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.09%) Python
2 24 (7.52%) Perl
3 19 (5.96%) Java
4 18 (5.64%) SQL
5 15 (4.70%) C
5 15 (4.70%) Groovy
5 15 (4.70%) PHP
5 15 (4.70%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.51%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.19%) C++
7 7 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.19%) Tcl
8 3 (0.94%) Ruby
8 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.63%) C#
10 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.31%) Korn
10 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.31%) VB
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (36.68%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (27.90%) CCNP
3 50 (15.67%) CCNA
4 36 (11.29%) CCIE
5 33 (10.34%) Degree
6 25 (7.84%) CISSP
7 18 (5.64%) CCIP
8 16 (5.02%) SC Cleared
8 16 (5.02%) Security Cleared
9 15 (4.70%) CEH
9 15 (4.70%) CISM
9 15 (4.70%) CompTIA Security+
9 15 (4.70%) Security+ Certification
10 8 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.88%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.57%) CCSP
12 5 (1.57%) CISA
13 4 (1.25%) CCA
13 4 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.58%) QA
2 20 (6.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.70%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.13%) SLA
5 7 (2.19%) ISAE 3402
5 7 (2.19%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) JTAG
6 1 (0.31%) MISRA
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (15.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 21 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (5.64%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (5.33%) Hyper-V
6 16 (5.02%) Snort
7 11 (3.45%) NFS
8 6 (1.88%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.57%) XenApp
10 3 (0.94%) Docker
10 3 (0.94%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.94%) vCloud
11 2 (0.63%) KVM
11 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.31%) Firmware
12 1 (0.31%) flannel
12 1 (0.31%) pfSense
12 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (5.96%) FortiGate
2 15 (4.70%) Ansible
2 15 (4.70%) Puppet
3 13 (4.08%) SCCM
4 10 (3.13%) Cacti
4 10 (3.13%) Nagios
4 10 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.82%) OpenNMS
5 9 (2.82%) RANCID
5 9 (2.82%) SCOM
6 5 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.57%) WSUS
7 4 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.94%) RSA enVision
8 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 148 (46.39%) Cisco
2 89 (27.90%) Juniper
3 65 (20.38%) VMware
4 38 (11.91%) Microsoft
5 29 (9.09%) Brocade
6 22 (6.90%) F5
6 22 (6.90%) Huawei
7 20 (6.27%) CheckPoint
7 20 (6.27%) NetApp
7 20 (6.27%) Symantec
8 16 (5.02%) Palo Alto
9 15 (4.70%) Intel
10 14 (4.39%) Red Hat
11 13 (4.08%) Aruba
12 12 (3.76%) HP
13 10 (3.13%) Veeam
14 9 (2.82%) Avaya
14 9 (2.82%) Citrix
14 9 (2.82%) Foundry
14 9 (2.82%) ZyXEL
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