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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 747 776 749
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -27
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 149 105 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 74 106
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%

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
20360 18752 22011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.24% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16127 15168 17967
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(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 +34 141 £47,500 - 11
South East +32 59 £41,000 -36.92% 3
London +19 36 £49,000 -21.60%
Berkshire +26 35 £57,500 -11.53% 3
Reading +25 27 £57,500 -19.29% 3
South West -11 14 £42,500 - 2
East of England -27 13 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire -9 10 £39,750 -43.21%
Cambridgeshire - 10 £49,000 -
Yorkshire -36 9 £36,000 - 2
Basingstoke +19 8 £39,500 +17.91%
Leeds -12 8 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire -26 8 £36,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 -
Surrey - 6 £37,500 -
City of London +12 5 £75,000 +25.00%
South Wales - 4 £60,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £55,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £60,000 - 1
Bristol - 4 - - 1
Peterborough - 4 £49,500 -
Swindon - 4 £55,000 -
Wales - 4 £60,000 - 1
Dorset -9 3 £42,500 -
Essex -14 3 £85,000 +126.66%
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wareham -1 2 £42,500 -
Manchester -8 2 £34,750 -26.84% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 2 £60,000 +73.91%
Birmingham -13 2 £60,000 -

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 179 (53.27%) Cisco
2 159 (47.32%) MPLS
3 151 (44.94%) Firewall
4 148 (44.05%) IPv4
5 144 (42.86%) BGP
6 127 (37.80%) OSPF
7 108 (32.14%) Juniper
8 101 (30.06%) Linux
9 98 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
10 93 (27.68%) WAN
11 92 (27.38%) Telecoms
12 87 (25.89%) CCNP
13 84 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 77 (22.92%) LAN
15 69 (20.54%) DNS
16 68 (20.24%) Python
17 64 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 63 (18.75%) Bash Shell
18 63 (18.75%) Network Security
19 62 (18.45%) Internet
20 60 (17.86%) VPN
21 56 (16.67%) Load Balancing
21 56 (16.67%) VLAN
22 55 (16.37%) C++
23 54 (16.07%) Windows
23 54 (16.07%) VoIP
23 54 (16.07%) Ruby
23 54 (16.07%) Security Cleared
24 52 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
25 48 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (3.87%) Lync
2 9 (2.68%) Apache
3 6 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.19%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) nginx
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.60%) Node.js
6 2 (0.60%) MediaWiki
6 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (1.79%) Google Apps
1 6 (1.79%) Office 365
2 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.89%) SaaS
3 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.60%) IaaS
4 2 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (47.32%) MPLS
2 151 (44.94%) Firewall
3 148 (44.05%) IPv4
4 144 (42.86%) BGP
5 127 (37.80%) OSPF
6 93 (27.68%) WAN
7 84 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 77 (22.92%) LAN
9 69 (20.54%) DNS
10 64 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 63 (18.75%) Network Security
12 62 (18.45%) Internet
13 60 (17.86%) VPN
14 56 (16.67%) VLAN
15 54 (16.07%) VoIP
16 43 (12.80%) Ethernet
17 42 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
18 40 (11.90%) DHCP
18 40 (11.90%) IPsec
19 32 (9.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.87%) NonStop SQL
2 11 (3.27%) MySQL
3 5 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.60%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.60%) Big Data
5 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (11.61%) GCC
1 39 (11.61%) GDB
2 6 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.79%) JIRA
3 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.19%) Subversion
5 3 (0.89%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.60%) Hudson
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
General
1 92 (27.38%) Telecoms
2 44 (13.10%) Finance
3 25 (7.44%) Marketing
4 16 (4.76%) Banking
5 4 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.89%) Billing
6 3 (0.89%) Games
6 3 (0.89%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Publishing
7 2 (0.60%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 97 (28.87%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.88%) Consultant
3 44 (13.10%) Developer
4 41 (12.20%) Architect
5 40 (11.90%) C++ Developer
6 39 (11.61%) Senior Network Engineer
7 35 (10.42%) Network Architect
8 22 (6.55%) Network Consultant
9 17 (5.06%) Cloud Consultant
10 15 (4.46%) Network Security Architect
10 15 (4.46%) Security Architect
11 14 (4.17%) Security Consultant
11 14 (4.17%) Administrator
11 14 (4.17%) Designer
12 13 (3.87%) Business Consultant
13 12 (3.57%) Team Leader
13 12 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
14 11 (3.27%) Network Team Leader
15 10 (2.98%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.20%) STL
2 39 (11.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (1.79%) Web Services
3 6 (1.79%) Middleware
4 5 (1.49%) XML
4 5 (1.49%) REST
5 4 (1.19%) HTML
5 4 (1.19%) XMPP
6 3 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.89%) SOAP
6 3 (0.89%) Ajax
6 3 (0.89%) .NET
7 2 (0.60%) CSS
7 2 (0.60%) LAMP
7 2 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.30%) JPA
8 1 (0.30%) Spring
8 1 (0.30%) WML
8 1 (0.30%) JMS
8 1 (0.30%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.95%) User Experience
2 17 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.06%) Client/Server
2 17 (5.06%) Mainframe
3 15 (4.46%) Economics
4 12 (3.57%) Open Source
5 7 (2.08%) Derivative
5 7 (2.08%) Device Driver
6 6 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.79%) Xbox
7 5 (1.49%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.89%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.89%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.89%) SCADA
9 3 (0.89%) PKI
9 3 (0.89%) DTV
9 3 (0.89%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 101 (30.06%) Linux
2 54 (16.07%) Windows
3 38 (11.31%) UNIX
4 9 (2.68%) CentOS
5 8 (2.38%) Debian
6 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.19%) Android
9 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.60%) Fedora
10 2 (0.60%) SUSE
10 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) OpenBSD
11 1 (0.30%) uClinux
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 52 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (13.10%) Multithreading
5 43 (12.80%) Network Architecture
6 42 (12.50%) TDD
6 42 (12.50%) Scrum
7 40 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
8 39 (11.61%) Project Management
9 26 (7.74%) ITIL
10 19 (5.65%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.46%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (4.46%) SWOT Analysis
11 15 (4.46%) Network Design
12 14 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (3.87%) Business Development
13 13 (3.87%) PRINCE2
14 12 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 68 (20.24%) Python
2 63 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 55 (16.37%) C++
4 54 (16.07%) Ruby
5 41 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 25 (7.44%) Perl
7 16 (4.76%) C
8 10 (2.98%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.68%) Java
10 7 (2.08%) C#
10 7 (2.08%) SQL
11 3 (0.89%) Lisp
11 3 (0.89%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.89%) Embedded C++
11 3 (0.89%) Assembly Language
11 3 (0.89%) Groovy
12 2 (0.60%) Scala
12 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.60%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (25.89%) CCNP
3 54 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 48 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 47 (13.99%) CCIE
6 40 (11.90%) Degree
7 32 (9.52%) CCNA
8 18 (5.36%) CISSP
9 17 (5.06%) CCSP
10 16 (4.76%) CCIP
11 13 (3.87%) CISM
12 11 (3.27%) JNCIA
12 11 (3.27%) JNCIS
13 9 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (2.68%) CCDP
13 9 (2.68%) HND
14 8 (2.38%) JNCIE
15 6 (1.79%) CCDA
16 5 (1.49%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 16 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.49%) QA
4 3 (0.89%) SLA
4 3 (0.89%) JTAG
4 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.17%) vSphere
3 11 (3.27%) Snort
3 11 (3.27%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.98%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (2.98%) UAG
5 6 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.49%) ProxySG
6 5 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.49%) Xen
7 2 (0.60%) vCloud
7 2 (0.60%) pfSense
7 2 (0.60%) Samba
7 2 (0.60%) Postfix
7 2 (0.60%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 14 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.89%) Puppet
4 3 (0.89%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.60%) WSUS
5 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) Netcool
6 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.30%) Cacti
6 1 (0.30%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 179 (53.27%) Cisco
2 108 (32.14%) Juniper
3 48 (14.29%) F5
4 40 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 39 (11.61%) Microsoft
6 30 (8.93%) HP
7 27 (8.04%) Citrix
8 18 (5.36%) VMware
9 13 (3.87%) Brocade
10 12 (3.57%) Huawei
11 11 (3.27%) Sourcefire
12 9 (2.68%) Google
13 8 (2.38%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.79%) Blue Coat
14 6 (1.79%) Facebook
15 5 (1.49%) SevOne
15 5 (1.49%) Riverbed
15 5 (1.49%) BMC
16 4 (1.19%) Dell
17 3 (0.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
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