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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPv6 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 221 - 205
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% - 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £31,000 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
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
885 852 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.21% 15.77% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 794 721 779
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IPv6
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPv6 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Shropshire - 1 £31,000 -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 14 (100.00%) IPv4
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (71.43%) CCNA
4 10 (71.43%) DNS
4 10 (71.43%) DDNS
4 10 (71.43%) IP Telephony
4 10 (71.43%) Network Design
4 10 (71.43%) VLAN
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Brocade
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (42.86%) SonicWALL
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
7 5 (35.71%) Nagios
7 5 (35.71%) Linux
7 5 (35.71%) LAN
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
8 3 (21.43%) HSRP

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) IPv4
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) DDNS
3 10 (71.43%) DNS
3 10 (71.43%) IP Telephony
3 10 (71.43%) VLAN
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) VRRP
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF
7 3 (21.43%) BGP
7 3 (21.43%) IPsec
7 3 (21.43%) HSRP
8 1 (7.14%) FlexRay
8 1 (7.14%) 2G
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.14%) CANoe
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Support
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Telematics
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (71.43%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIP
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) HP
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Brocade
2 6 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds