The table below looks at the statistics for IPv6 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 221 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.017% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
IPv6
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
923 894 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.09% 15.48% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 740 801 733
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

IPv6 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IPv6
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv6 across the West Midlands region.

IPv6 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IPv6
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPv6 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

IPv6 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IPv6
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
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
Shropshire -7 8 £42,500 +37.09%
Herefordshire - 4 £32,000 -
Solihull - 2 £34,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 14 (82.35%) VPN
1 14 (82.35%) IPv4
2 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (35.29%) SLA
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) CCNP
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Cognos Impromptu
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) BCP
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) IPv4
1 14 (82.35%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) BGP
2 6 (35.29%) OSPF
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) LAN
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.76%) DHCP
6 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
6 2 (11.76%) NX-OS
6 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
6 2 (11.76%) VPLS
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Service Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Data Centre Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Data Technician
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Services Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Operations Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Service Support Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Operations Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Manager
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) WAP
1 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) VyOS
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) BCP
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCDA
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cacti
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) F5
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) Aruba
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) ProCurve
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.76%) SonicWALL
4 1 (5.88%) Mitel
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) VMware