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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 795 748 790
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +42
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 120 185 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.89% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 102 157 76
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -17.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -18.26%

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
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -29 116 £50,000 +16.27% 14
London +18 48 £50,000 +5.26% 3
South East -38 37 £50,000 +16.27% 7
Berkshire +4 22 £67,500 +50.00% 5
Reading +1 19 £67,500 +42.10% 3
Yorkshire +11 13 £45,000 -2.70% 1
City of London +33 11 £50,000 -33.33%
Bristol -8 10 £70,000 +64.70%
South West -30 10 £70,000 +86.66%
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Surrey -10 6 £44,500 -19.09%
West Yorkshire +6 5 £50,000 -
Leeds +3 5 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 5 £40,000 -
Basingstoke +14 4 £35,000 -11.39%
East of England +9 4 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Hampshire -4 4 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £36,500 -
County Antrim - 3 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -
Slough -6 2 £23,000 -41.02% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £23,000 -
Egham - 2 £37,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £31,250 - 1
Bracknell +17 1 £55,000 +22.22%
South Yorkshire +5 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Derbyshire -2 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Sheffield -2 1 £60,000 +41.17%
East Midlands -3 1 £60,000 +50.00%

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 177 (64.36%) IPv4
2 159 (57.82%) Cisco
3 155 (56.36%) VPN
4 149 (54.18%) BGP
5 135 (49.09%) Firewall
6 129 (46.91%) Data Centre
7 124 (45.09%) MPLS
7 124 (45.09%) OSPF
8 122 (44.36%) Cisco Certification
9 106 (38.55%) LAN
10 94 (34.18%) Juniper
11 93 (33.82%) WAN
12 91 (33.09%) Linux
13 79 (28.73%) CCNP
13 79 (28.73%) VMware
14 78 (28.36%) TCP/IP
15 71 (25.82%) Windows
16 68 (24.73%) DNS
17 66 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (22.55%) Microsoft
19 59 (21.45%) IPsec
20 53 (19.27%) CCNA
21 52 (18.91%) Load Balancing
22 48 (17.45%) VLAN
23 47 (17.09%) Perl
23 47 (17.09%) ITIL
24 46 (16.73%) Citrix
24 46 (16.73%) Telecoms
25 43 (15.64%) Cisco ASA
26 42 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 33 (12.00%) Apache
2 24 (8.73%) nginx
2 24 (8.73%) Confluence
2 24 (8.73%) MediaWiki
3 7 (2.55%) Lync
4 5 (1.82%) IIS
4 5 (1.82%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (13.09%) MS Visio
2 33 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 30 (10.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.09%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 177 (64.36%) IPv4
2 155 (56.36%) VPN
3 149 (54.18%) BGP
4 135 (49.09%) Firewall
5 124 (45.09%) MPLS
5 124 (45.09%) OSPF
6 106 (38.55%) LAN
7 93 (33.82%) WAN
8 78 (28.36%) TCP/IP
9 68 (24.73%) DNS
10 59 (21.45%) IPsec
11 48 (17.45%) VLAN
12 43 (15.64%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (14.91%) EIGRP
14 40 (14.55%) Network Security
15 36 (13.09%) Internet
16 29 (10.55%) Ethernet
16 29 (10.55%) VPLS
17 25 (9.09%) Broadband
18 24 (8.73%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.64%) MySQL
2 29 (10.55%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (8.73%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.45%) NonStop SQL
4 4 (1.45%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) Redis
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 27 (9.82%) Subversion
2 25 (9.09%) JIRA
3 24 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.73%) Hudson
3 24 (8.73%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.36%) Trac
4 1 (0.36%) Redmine
General
1 46 (16.73%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.73%) Finance
3 10 (3.64%) Games
4 9 (3.27%) Banking
5 7 (2.55%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.73%) Retail
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 96 (34.91%) Network Engineer
2 36 (13.09%) Consultant
3 26 (9.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (9.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (7.64%) Architect
5 20 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (6.18%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.45%) Network Consultant
8 14 (5.09%) Administrator
9 13 (4.73%) Network Architect
10 12 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.00%) IP Engineer
12 10 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
13 9 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.27%) Analyst
13 9 (3.27%) Cisco Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.18%) LAMP
2 13 (4.73%) CSS
3 4 (1.45%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.09%) Middleware
5 2 (0.73%) COM
6 1 (0.36%) HTML
6 1 (0.36%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) RSS
6 1 (0.36%) CGI
6 1 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.36%) JSON
6 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 129 (46.91%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.73%) Wiki
3 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.91%) PKI
6 8 (2.91%) User Experience
7 4 (1.45%) Clustering
8 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.73%) CMDB
9 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.73%) iPhone
9 2 (0.73%) iPad
10 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.09%) Linux
2 71 (25.82%) Windows
3 42 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (13.09%) Debian
5 28 (10.18%) Ubuntu
5 28 (10.18%) CentOS
6 26 (9.45%) UNIX
7 21 (7.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.45%) Solaris
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.73%) Android
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
14 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.91%) Load Balancing
2 47 (17.09%) ITIL
3 42 (15.27%) Capacity Planning
4 33 (12.00%) Network Design
5 27 (9.82%) DevOps
6 24 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (8.36%) Data Modelling
7 23 (8.36%) Database Theory
7 23 (8.36%) Relational Database Theory
8 19 (6.91%) Project Management
9 18 (6.55%) Validation
9 18 (6.55%) Build Automation
9 18 (6.55%) Network Management
10 16 (5.82%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.73%) Migration
12 11 (4.00%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.09%) Perl
2 31 (11.27%) SQL
3 28 (10.18%) Bash Shell
4 27 (9.82%) PHP
4 27 (9.82%) Java
5 26 (9.45%) Ruby
6 17 (6.18%) Python
7 5 (1.82%) C
8 4 (1.45%) Tcl
9 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.73%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 122 (44.36%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (28.73%) CCNP
3 53 (19.27%) CCNA
4 29 (10.55%) CCIE
5 25 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
5 25 (9.09%) Degree
6 24 (8.73%) CCIP
7 8 (2.91%) CCSE
7 8 (2.91%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.91%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.18%) CCSP
10 5 (1.82%) OSCP
11 4 (1.45%) CCDE
11 4 (1.45%) SAP Certification
11 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.09%) CCDA
13 2 (0.73%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.73%) QA
2 12 (4.36%) SLA
3 10 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) JTAG
System Software
1 66 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.82%) XenServer
3 25 (9.09%) Postfix
3 25 (9.09%) iptables
4 24 (8.73%) Samba
5 14 (5.09%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.00%) NFS
7 9 (3.27%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.18%) Active Directory
9 4 (1.45%) vSphere
10 3 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.09%) UAG
10 3 (1.09%) XenApp
10 3 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.73%) Firmware
12 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.36%) Snort
12 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.36%) vCloud
12 1 (0.36%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 28 (10.18%) Puppet
1 28 (10.18%) FortiGate
2 27 (9.82%) ZABBIX
3 17 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.18%) Salt
4 10 (3.64%) Ansible
4 10 (3.64%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.82%) vMotion
6 4 (1.45%) DRNet
7 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.09%) Nagios
8 2 (0.73%) Cacti
8 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.36%) Nmap
9 1 (0.36%) SCCM
9 1 (0.36%) SCOM
9 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.36%) OpenView
9 1 (0.36%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 159 (57.82%) Cisco
2 94 (34.18%) Juniper
3 79 (28.73%) VMware
4 62 (22.55%) Microsoft
5 46 (16.73%) Citrix
6 40 (14.55%) Red Hat
7 38 (13.82%) CheckPoint
8 37 (13.45%) F5
9 22 (8.00%) Brocade
10 16 (5.82%) HP
11 10 (3.64%) NetApp
11 10 (3.64%) SolarWinds
12 9 (3.27%) Symantec
13 7 (2.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 5 (1.82%) Websense
14 5 (1.82%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.82%) BT
15 4 (1.45%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.45%) SAP
16 3 (1.09%) Google
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Salary: From £18,500 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago