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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Rank 196 184 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 13 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.067% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £30,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
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
786 784 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.60% 17.49% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 698 614 688
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 23 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 - 7 £30,000 -
Birmingham -2 4 £48,750 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
IPv6
England

IPv6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) IPv4
3 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
4 9 (60.00%) VPN
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) VLAN
5 8 (53.33%) CCNA
6 7 (46.67%) OSPF
6 7 (46.67%) DDNS
6 7 (46.67%) Network Design
6 7 (46.67%) HP
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (46.67%) Brocade
7 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
7 6 (40.00%) SonicWALL
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (40.00%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 5 (33.33%) CCNP
8 5 (33.33%) SNMP
8 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) MPLS
8 5 (33.33%) IPsec
8 5 (33.33%) Nagios
8 5 (33.33%) BGP
8 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (33.33%) HSRP
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012

IPv6
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) IPv4
2 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) VLAN
4 7 (46.67%) OSPF
4 7 (46.67%) DDNS
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (40.00%) IP Telephony
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (33.33%) SNMP
6 5 (33.33%) MPLS
6 5 (33.33%) IPsec
6 5 (33.33%) BGP
6 5 (33.33%) HSRP
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (20.00%) VRRP
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Design
2 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCDA
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Brocade
3 6 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft