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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 727 776 788
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +12
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 176 101 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.094% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 142 79 85
Average salary £44,000 £54,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
20774 18949 21640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.59% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16468 15309 17691
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 September 2014 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 1 September 2014. 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 +48 171 £43,750 -19.72% 19
South East +32 69 £39,500 -26.85% 4
London +5 64 £46,250 -24.48% 7
Berkshire +14 36 £45,000 -16.66% 3
South West +1 24 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Reading +11 19 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Surrey +12 16 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Hampshire -7 13 £39,500 -43.57%
Basingstoke -2 12 £39,500 +15.32%
Gloucestershire - 12 £37,500 -
City of London -5 9 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Bristol +2 6 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £39,250 -
East of England -16 5 £40,000 +6.66% 5
West Yorkshire - 5 £36,000 -
Leeds - 5 £36,000 -
Cambridge -3 4 £40,000 -42.85% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £40,000 -42.85% 3
Wiltshire - 4 £53,750 -
Swindon - 4 £53,750 -
Guildford +12 2 £58,750 +23.68%
Cardiff - 2 £55,000 -
Slough - 2 £39,000 - 1
South Wales - 2 £55,000 -
Wales - 2 £55,000 -
Suffolk +3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Wareham +1 1 £42,500 -
Ipswich +1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Dorset -2 1 £42,500 -
Brighton -23 1 £40,000 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 166 (51.39%) Cisco
2 144 (44.58%) IPv4
3 142 (43.96%) Firewall
4 130 (40.25%) MPLS
5 120 (37.15%) BGP
6 115 (35.60%) Juniper
7 110 (34.06%) OSPF
8 95 (29.41%) Linux
9 93 (28.79%) TCP/IP
10 92 (28.48%) DNS
11 90 (27.86%) WAN
12 86 (26.63%) Telecoms
13 84 (26.01%) LAN
14 78 (24.15%) Cisco Certification
15 69 (21.36%) Windows
16 65 (20.12%) Python
17 63 (19.50%) CCNP
18 62 (19.20%) Bash Shell
19 61 (18.89%) Network Security
19 61 (18.89%) Internet
20 56 (17.34%) VoIP
21 55 (17.03%) VPN
21 55 (17.03%) DHCP
22 52 (16.10%) Load Balancing
22 52 (16.10%) VLAN
23 50 (15.48%) UNIX
23 50 (15.48%) C++
24 48 (14.86%) Ruby
25 47 (14.55%) Degree
25 47 (14.55%) F5

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 16 (4.95%) Lync
2 9 (2.79%) IIS
3 8 (2.48%) Apache
3 8 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.62%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 24 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.41%) Office 365
2 8 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.86%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.86%) SaaS
5 2 (0.62%) PaaS
5 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.62%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 144 (44.58%) IPv4
2 142 (43.96%) Firewall
3 130 (40.25%) MPLS
4 120 (37.15%) BGP
5 110 (34.06%) OSPF
6 93 (28.79%) TCP/IP
7 92 (28.48%) DNS
8 90 (27.86%) WAN
9 84 (26.01%) LAN
10 61 (18.89%) Internet
10 61 (18.89%) Network Security
11 56 (17.34%) VoIP
12 55 (17.03%) DHCP
12 55 (17.03%) VPN
13 52 (16.10%) VLAN
14 47 (14.55%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (12.69%) IPsec
16 40 (12.38%) Ethernet
17 39 (12.07%) Cisco IOS
18 38 (11.76%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
2 10 (3.10%) MySQL
3 5 (1.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 32 (9.91%) GCC
1 32 (9.91%) GDB
2 7 (2.17%) JIRA
3 5 (1.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.24%) Subversion
5 3 (0.93%) Gerrit
5 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.62%) CppUnit
6 2 (0.62%) Valgrind
7 1 (0.31%) Hudson
7 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
General
1 86 (26.63%) Telecoms
2 42 (13.00%) Finance
3 30 (9.29%) Marketing
4 15 (4.64%) Banking
5 6 (1.86%) Electronics
6 5 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.55%) Publishing
7 4 (1.24%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.62%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (28.79%) Network Engineer
2 54 (16.72%) Consultant
3 36 (11.15%) Architect
4 35 (10.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 34 (10.53%) Developer
6 32 (9.91%) C++ Developer
7 28 (8.67%) Network Architect
8 23 (7.12%) Cloud Consultant
9 18 (5.57%) Security Consultant
10 17 (5.26%) Network Consultant
10 17 (5.26%) Business Consultant
11 16 (4.95%) Administrator
12 14 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (4.33%) Operations Engineer
13 13 (4.02%) Network Security Consultant
14 11 (3.41%) Designer
15 10 (3.10%) Software Engineer
15 10 (3.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Consultant
15 10 (3.10%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.84%) STL
2 32 (9.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (1.86%) Middleware
4 5 (1.55%) XML
5 4 (1.24%) Web Services
5 4 (1.24%) HTML
6 2 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.62%) JPA
7 1 (0.31%) LAMP
7 1 (0.31%) Spring
7 1 (0.31%) Ajax
7 1 (0.31%) WML
7 1 (0.31%) JMS
7 1 (0.31%) WAP
7 1 (0.31%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.12%) Client/Server
1 23 (7.12%) Mainframe
2 10 (3.10%) Open Source
3 8 (2.48%) Device Driver
3 8 (2.48%) Economics
3 8 (2.48%) PKI
4 6 (1.86%) Derivative
4 6 (1.86%) Fixed Income
4 6 (1.86%) DTV
4 6 (1.86%) Xbox
4 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.55%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.24%) SCADA
7 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) BBC
7 3 (0.93%) iDTV
7 3 (0.93%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 95 (29.41%) Linux
2 69 (21.36%) Windows
3 50 (15.48%) UNIX
4 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.79%) CentOS
7 7 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.17%) Debian
8 4 (1.24%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.24%) Android
8 4 (1.24%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.62%) Fedora
10 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.62%) SUSE
11 1 (0.31%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.10%) Load Balancing
2 41 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 35 (10.84%) Network Architecture
4 35 (10.84%) Scrum
5 34 (10.53%) Project Management
6 33 (10.22%) ITIL
6 33 (10.22%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (9.91%) TDD
8 21 (6.50%) Network Design
9 20 (6.19%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (5.26%) Business Development
11 17 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 17 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (4.95%) Performance Monitoring
12 16 (4.95%) Marketing Strategy
13 14 (4.33%) Software Engineering
13 14 (4.33%) Strategic Planning
14 12 (3.72%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.12%) Python
2 62 (19.20%) Bash Shell
3 50 (15.48%) C++
4 48 (14.86%) Ruby
5 32 (9.91%) JavaScript
6 29 (8.98%) Perl
7 20 (6.19%) C
8 15 (4.64%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.79%) C#
10 7 (2.17%) Java
11 5 (1.55%) SQL
12 4 (1.24%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.93%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.93%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.93%) Lisp
13 3 (0.93%) Groovy
14 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.31%) Korn
15 1 (0.31%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 78 (24.15%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (19.50%) CCNP
3 47 (14.55%) Degree
4 45 (13.93%) Security Cleared
5 39 (12.07%) SC Cleared
6 35 (10.84%) CCIE
7 26 (8.05%) CCNA
8 18 (5.57%) CCSP
9 15 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (4.33%) CISM
10 14 (4.33%) CISSP
11 12 (3.72%) JNCIA
11 12 (3.72%) JNCIS
12 10 (3.10%) CCIP
13 8 (2.48%) HND
14 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.55%) CCDP
16 3 (0.93%) HNC
16 3 (0.93%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.57%) ISO 9001
3 14 (4.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.24%) QA
5 3 (0.93%) JTAG
6 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
2 19 (5.88%) UAG
3 16 (4.95%) vSphere
3 16 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.72%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.72%) Snort
5 8 (2.48%) Xen
6 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.93%) XenServer
6 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.62%) vCloud
7 2 (0.62%) pfSense
8 1 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.31%) Varnish
8 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) Postfix
8 1 (0.31%) Samba
8 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) WSUS
1 4 (1.24%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.93%) Cacti
2 3 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.62%) Nagios
3 2 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.31%) Netcool
4 1 (0.31%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 166 (51.39%) Cisco
2 115 (35.60%) Juniper
3 47 (14.55%) F5
4 45 (13.93%) Microsoft
5 41 (12.69%) HP
6 34 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 34 (10.53%) Citrix
7 21 (6.50%) VMware
8 16 (4.95%) Huawei
9 12 (3.72%) Brocade
9 12 (3.72%) Sourcefire
10 10 (3.10%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.79%) Google
12 8 (2.48%) Dell
13 6 (1.86%) Facebook
14 5 (1.55%) SAP
14 5 (1.55%) Websense
15 4 (1.24%) EMC
16 3 (0.93%) Symantec
16 3 (0.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
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