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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 818 810 878
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +68
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 126 163 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 0.81% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 109 128 82
Median salary £40,000 £47,850 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.40% +6.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £29,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,400 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -8.00%

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
17769 20070 20723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.27% 18.19% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14742 15904 16419
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,580
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
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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 -15 116 £40,000 -15.78% 10
South East +34 51 £40,000 +3.89% 4
Berkshire +31 40 £40,000 +5.26% 3
London -31 28 £47,500 -3.55% 2
Reading +34 25 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire +4 15 £40,500 -19.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +20 9 £25,000 -3.84%
Hertfordshire +19 9 £25,000 -50.00%
Harrogate +18 9 £45,000 -10.00%
East of England +18 9 £25,000 -50.00%
North Yorkshire -1 9 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London +59 8 £42,500 -12.37% 2
South West +12 6 £45,000 +63.63% 1
West Yorkshire +11 6 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Leeds -5 6 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Slough +3 5 £32,000 -14.66%
Surrey +2 4 £46,000 -30.56%
West Midlands -21 4 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
Hampshire +9 3 £68,000 +62.29% 1
Wales +1 3 £37,500 -50.00%
South Wales -1 3 £37,500 -50.00%
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
Somerset - 3 £70,000 -
Dorset - 3 £40,000 -
Bath - 3 £70,000 -
Poole - 3 £40,000 -
North West +22 2 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £80,000 -
Redhill - 2 £46,000 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 152 (60.80%) IPv4
2 139 (55.60%) MPLS
3 137 (54.80%) VPN
4 136 (54.40%) BGP
5 129 (51.60%) Linux
6 124 (49.60%) Cisco
7 106 (42.40%) Firewall
8 105 (42.00%) OSPF
9 100 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
10 89 (35.60%) WAN
11 87 (34.80%) Data Centre
12 80 (32.00%) VMware
13 76 (30.40%) CCNP
14 70 (28.00%) VLAN
15 66 (26.40%) Juniper
16 62 (24.80%) Telecoms
17 60 (24.00%) DNS
18 59 (23.60%) LAN
19 56 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
20 51 (20.40%) Cisco Nexus
20 51 (20.40%) VoIP
20 51 (20.40%) Perl
21 48 (19.20%) EIGRP
21 48 (19.20%) Presales
22 45 (18.00%) IPsec
23 43 (17.20%) CCNA
24 39 (15.60%) Migration
25 36 (14.40%) Internet
25 36 (14.40%) MySQL
25 36 (14.40%) Unix

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 35 (14.00%) Apache
2 16 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.00%) IBM Domino
4 7 (2.80%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.00%) IIS
6 4 (1.60%) JBoss
6 4 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.20%) nginx
8 2 (0.80%) Confluence
8 2 (0.80%) MediaWiki
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (5.20%) MS Office
2 10 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.00%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.60%) Office 365
4 3 (1.20%) IaaS
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.80%) PaaS
5 2 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 152 (60.80%) IPv4
2 139 (55.60%) MPLS
3 137 (54.80%) VPN
4 136 (54.40%) BGP
5 106 (42.40%) Firewall
6 105 (42.00%) OSPF
7 89 (35.60%) WAN
8 70 (28.00%) VLAN
9 60 (24.00%) DNS
10 59 (23.60%) LAN
11 51 (20.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 51 (20.40%) VoIP
12 48 (19.20%) EIGRP
13 45 (18.00%) IPsec
14 36 (14.40%) Internet
15 33 (13.20%) TCP/IP
15 33 (13.20%) Wireless
16 31 (12.40%) SNMP
17 30 (12.00%) SSL
18 28 (11.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.40%) MySQL
2 21 (8.40%) Cognos Impromptu
3 13 (5.20%) InfluxDB
4 7 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.00%) Redis
7 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.20%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.20%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.80%) Hudson
5 2 (0.80%) JIRA
5 2 (0.80%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 62 (24.80%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.60%) Marketing
3 8 (3.20%) Finance
4 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.60%) Electronics
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
6 3 (1.20%) German Language
6 3 (1.20%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (38.40%) Network Engineer
2 49 (19.60%) Senior Network Engineer
3 43 (17.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (17.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (10.80%) Administrator
4 27 (10.80%) Systems Administrator
5 25 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 25 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 25 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 25 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 23 (9.20%) Data Centre Technician
6 23 (9.20%) Data Technician
7 21 (8.40%) Data Centre Engineer
8 20 (8.00%) Consultant
9 17 (6.80%) Developer
9 17 (6.80%) Telecoms Administrator
10 16 (6.40%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (5.20%) Perl Developer
12 13 (5.20%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.40%) LAMP
2 13 (5.20%) CSS
2 13 (5.20%) HTML
2 13 (5.20%) HTML5
3 7 (2.80%) JMS
4 6 (2.40%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.40%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (1.60%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (1.60%) JAAS
5 4 (1.60%) Java EE
5 4 (1.60%) JMX
5 4 (1.60%) JNDI
6 3 (1.20%) Ajax
6 3 (1.20%) JPA
6 3 (1.20%) RESTful
6 3 (1.20%) Spring
6 3 (1.20%) Web Services
6 3 (1.20%) XMPP
7 2 (0.80%) COM
7 2 (0.80%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 87 (34.80%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.40%) Private Cloud
3 13 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.60%) IPTV
4 9 (3.60%) PKI
5 8 (3.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.80%) CMDB
9 2 (0.80%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.80%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (51.60%) Linux
2 36 (14.40%) Unix
3 32 (12.80%) Windows
4 15 (6.00%) Debian
5 11 (4.40%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.60%) Solaris
7 8 (3.20%) CentOS
8 7 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.60%) CatOS
11 3 (1.20%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.20%) Presales
2 39 (15.60%) Migration
3 27 (10.80%) Fault Management
4 26 (10.40%) Open Source
5 25 (10.00%) High Availability
6 24 (9.60%) ITIL
7 22 (8.80%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (8.00%) Load Balancing
9 18 (7.20%) Product Management
10 17 (6.80%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.40%) Network Design
11 16 (6.40%) Validation
12 13 (5.20%) Incident Management
12 13 (5.20%) Time Management
12 13 (5.20%) Web Application Development
13 11 (4.40%) Network Monitoring
14 9 (3.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.60%) Customer Engagement
15 8 (3.20%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.40%) Perl
2 33 (13.20%) PHP
3 27 (10.80%) SQL
4 24 (9.60%) Python
5 13 (5.20%) Java
6 12 (4.80%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.80%) Tcl
9 4 (1.60%) Ruby
10 3 (1.20%) C++
10 3 (1.20%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.40%) Korn
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (30.40%) CCNP
3 43 (17.20%) CCNA
4 27 (10.80%) CCIE
5 13 (5.20%) Degree
6 12 (4.80%) CCIP
7 9 (3.60%) CISSP
8 5 (2.00%) CCSP
9 4 (1.60%) CCA
9 4 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.60%) RHCA
9 4 (1.60%) RHCE
9 4 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.20%) CEH
10 3 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.20%) CISM
10 3 (1.20%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.20%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.20%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.60%) QA
2 4 (1.60%) SLA
3 3 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.80%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.00%) Docker
4 14 (5.60%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.20%) NFS
6 5 (2.00%) Firmware
6 5 (2.00%) Postfix
6 5 (2.00%) vCloud
6 5 (2.00%) XenApp
7 4 (1.60%) Snort
8 3 (1.20%) Corosync
9 2 (0.80%) iptables
9 2 (0.80%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.80%) Samba
9 2 (0.80%) vSphere
9 2 (0.80%) XenServer
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.60%) SCCM
2 8 (3.20%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.20%) Puppet
2 8 (3.20%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.40%) Ansible
4 5 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.20%) Cacti
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.20%) SCOM
6 3 (1.20%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.80%) RSA enVision
7 2 (0.80%) Salt
8 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.40%) Mesos
8 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 124 (49.60%) Cisco
2 80 (32.00%) VMware
3 66 (26.40%) Juniper
4 25 (10.00%) F5
5 21 (8.40%) CheckPoint
5 21 (8.40%) Palo Alto
6 20 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (7.20%) Red Hat
8 16 (6.40%) Citrix
9 14 (5.60%) Brocade
9 14 (5.60%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.20%) HP
11 11 (4.40%) Aruba
12 9 (3.60%) Avaya
13 8 (3.20%) ArcSight
14 7 (2.80%) GFI Software
14 7 (2.80%) Huawei
14 7 (2.80%) Remedy
15 6 (2.40%) Forcepoint
16 5 (2.00%) Symantec
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