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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 756 783 725
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -58
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 131 111 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.61% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 107 73 120
Average salary £42,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%

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
19215 18159 21469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.95% 16.96% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15412 14209 17542
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +33 113 £40,000 -20.00% 26
South East -4 48 £38,500 - 9
Berkshire +20 29 £38,000 -12.64% 8
London +3 28 £48,500 -12.61% 3
Reading +10 20 £38,000 -12.64%
West Midlands - 12 £30,500 - 3
South Wales - 10 £59,000 -
Wales - 10 £59,000 -
Yorkshire +8 9 £42,500 - 5
South West -11 8 £65,000 +100.00% 1
City of London +8 7 £48,500 -13.77% 2
Surrey +5 7 £66,250 +20.45% 1
West Yorkshire -1 7 £42,500 - 4
Shropshire - 7 £30,500 -
Bristol -13 6 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Hampshire -15 6 £38,500 +2.94%
Telford - 6 £30,500 -
Leeds +3 5 £42,500 - 3
Caerphilly - 5 - -
Basingstoke +2 4 £37,750 +2.02%
Manchester +1 4 £36,250 +17.88% 3
North West -12 4 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Torfaen - 4 £59,000 -
Cwmbran - 4 £59,000 -
Kent - 4 £30,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Derby - 3 £40,000 -
Slough - 3 £60,000 - 5

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 170 (63.20%) Cisco
2 142 (52.79%) BGP
3 140 (52.04%) IPv4
4 137 (50.93%) MPLS
5 134 (49.81%) Firewall
6 126 (46.84%) OSPF
7 125 (46.47%) Cisco Certification
8 102 (37.92%) CCNP
9 98 (36.43%) Linux
10 92 (34.20%) VPN
11 77 (28.62%) WAN
12 73 (27.14%) Juniper
13 72 (26.77%) LAN
14 68 (25.28%) TCP/IP
15 67 (24.91%) IPsec
16 64 (23.79%) VLAN
17 63 (23.42%) Network Security
18 58 (21.56%) Telecoms
19 52 (19.33%) Windows
20 51 (18.96%) CCNA
21 47 (17.47%) DNS
22 45 (16.73%) Cisco Nexus
23 44 (16.36%) Load Balancing
23 44 (16.36%) CCIE
23 44 (16.36%) VMware
24 41 (15.24%) Ruby
25 37 (13.75%) VoIP
26 36 (13.38%) Microsoft
27 35 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
27 35 (13.01%) HSRP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (6.69%) Apache
2 14 (5.20%) nginx
2 14 (5.20%) Confluence
2 14 (5.20%) MediaWiki
3 9 (3.35%) Lync
4 4 (1.49%) IIS
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.74%) Node.js
6 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.46%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) PaaS
2 5 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 142 (52.79%) BGP
2 140 (52.04%) IPv4
3 137 (50.93%) MPLS
4 134 (49.81%) Firewall
5 126 (46.84%) OSPF
6 92 (34.20%) VPN
7 77 (28.62%) WAN
8 72 (26.77%) LAN
9 68 (25.28%) TCP/IP
10 67 (24.91%) IPsec
11 64 (23.79%) VLAN
12 63 (23.42%) Network Security
13 47 (17.47%) DNS
14 45 (16.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 37 (13.75%) VoIP
16 35 (13.01%) HSRP
17 34 (12.64%) Internet
18 33 (12.27%) Cisco IOS
19 32 (11.90%) EIGRP
20 29 (10.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.15%) MySQL
2 14 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.97%) Big Data
5 7 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.23%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (10.04%) Subversion
2 15 (5.58%) GCC
2 15 (5.58%) GDB
3 14 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 14 (5.20%) Hudson
3 14 (5.20%) JIRA
3 14 (5.20%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (21.56%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.69%) Finance
3 13 (4.83%) Marketing
4 11 (4.09%) Games
5 9 (3.35%) Advertising
6 7 (2.60%) Retail
7 4 (1.49%) Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Billing
9 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (39.78%) Network Engineer
2 39 (14.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 37 (13.75%) Architect
4 30 (11.15%) Consultant
4 30 (11.15%) Network Architect
5 24 (8.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 22 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (7.43%) Systems Engineer
8 19 (7.06%) Developer
9 16 (5.95%) C++ Developer
10 15 (5.58%) Administrator
10 15 (5.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 15 (5.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (5.20%) Network Consultant
12 13 (4.83%) Support Engineer
13 12 (4.46%) Cisco Consultant
14 11 (4.09%) Linux Engineer
14 11 (4.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 11 (4.09%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.95%) STL
2 15 (5.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (4.09%) LAMP
4 6 (2.23%) REST
5 4 (1.49%) XMPP
5 4 (1.49%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.49%) Web Services
5 4 (1.49%) .NET
5 4 (1.49%) SOAP
6 3 (1.12%) Ajax
7 2 (0.74%) CSS
7 2 (0.74%) XML
8 1 (0.37%) JMS
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
8 1 (0.37%) HTML
8 1 (0.37%) HTML5
8 1 (0.37%) JPA
8 1 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.20%) Wiki
3 9 (3.35%) Economics
4 8 (2.97%) Clustering
5 7 (2.60%) User Experience
6 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.12%) PKI
7 3 (1.12%) Open Source
8 2 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.74%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.74%) SCADA
8 2 (0.74%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.37%) Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.37%) Telematics
9 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 98 (36.43%) Linux
2 52 (19.33%) Windows
3 29 (10.78%) CentOS
4 20 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (7.06%) Debian
5 19 (7.06%) Ubuntu
6 12 (4.46%) Mac OS X
7 11 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (3.72%) UNIX
9 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.49%) Android
12 2 (0.74%) OpenBSD
13 1 (0.37%) Solaris
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.36%) Load Balancing
2 35 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (12.27%) Project Management
4 31 (11.52%) Network Design
5 29 (10.78%) DevOps
6 28 (10.41%) Network Architecture
7 27 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (7.43%) Configuration Management
8 20 (7.43%) Scrum
8 20 (7.43%) Multithreading
9 19 (7.06%) TDD
10 18 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (6.69%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (6.32%) Migration
12 16 (5.95%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (5.58%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.58%) ITIL
14 14 (5.20%) Build Automation
15 13 (4.83%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.24%) Ruby
2 33 (12.27%) Bash Shell
3 29 (10.78%) Python
4 26 (9.67%) SQL
5 25 (9.29%) C++
6 23 (8.55%) Perl
7 21 (7.81%) Java
8 17 (6.32%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.83%) PHP
10 12 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.09%) C
12 4 (1.49%) C#
12 4 (1.49%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.49%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.49%) Groovy
13 2 (0.74%) Scala
13 2 (0.74%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 125 (46.47%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (37.92%) CCNP
3 51 (18.96%) CCNA
4 44 (16.36%) CCIE
5 31 (11.52%) Security Cleared
6 25 (9.29%) SC Cleared
7 19 (7.06%) Degree
8 15 (5.58%) CCIP
9 11 (4.09%) JNCIA
9 11 (4.09%) VCP4
10 9 (3.35%) CISSP
11 8 (2.97%) JNCIS
11 8 (2.97%) JNCIE
12 7 (2.60%) CCDA
12 7 (2.60%) CCDP
12 7 (2.60%) CCSP
13 6 (2.23%) CCSA
14 4 (1.49%) CCVP
14 4 (1.49%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) QA
2 10 (3.72%) SLA
3 6 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.86%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.49%) JTAG
5 4 (1.49%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.20%) Samba
2 14 (5.20%) Postfix
2 14 (5.20%) XenServer
3 12 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.86%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.86%) vSphere
5 4 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.12%) UAG
6 3 (1.12%) Firmware
6 3 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.37%) Snort
7 1 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (9.29%) ZABBIX
1 25 (9.29%) Puppet
2 12 (4.46%) FortiGate
3 11 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.09%) Salt
4 8 (2.97%) Nagios
5 4 (1.49%) Ansible
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.74%) Nessus
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 170 (63.20%) Cisco
2 73 (27.14%) Juniper
3 44 (16.36%) VMware
4 36 (13.38%) Microsoft
5 31 (11.52%) Citrix
6 27 (10.04%) F5
7 23 (8.55%) CheckPoint
8 19 (7.06%) Brocade
9 17 (6.32%) HP
10 15 (5.58%) Red Hat
11 9 (3.35%) Blue Coat
12 8 (2.97%) SonicWALL
12 8 (2.97%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.60%) IBM
14 5 (1.86%) BMC
14 5 (1.86%) SevOne
14 5 (1.86%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.49%) Fortinet
16 2 (0.74%) Foundry
16 2 (0.74%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Home Based
MBR Partners Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £49000 - £53000 per annum + £5.4k car allowance, 15% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, 25 days, Pension to 7
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Chandlers Ford, England, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago