Period
to 23 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IPv6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPv6 over the 6 months to 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 631 915 980
Rank change year-on-year +284 +65 +56
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 90 92 113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.079% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 113
Median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% +12.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,300 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,000 £70,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +12.00% +17.65%

IPv6 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,195 17,592 21,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.24% 15.13% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6,519 14,222 17,157
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IPv6 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in England

IPv6
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IPv6 in England.

Salary trend for IPv6 in England

IPv6
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IPv6 in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

Salary histogram for IPv6 in England

IPv6
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +118 25 £45,000 -21.74% 1
London +179 23 £72,500 +30.63% 10
North of England +89 23 £42,500 -8.60% 6
Yorkshire +52 17 £36,250 -22.04% 1
South East +146 10 £57,500 -0.86% 3
South West +77 6 £60,000 -4.00% 4
North West - 6 £42,500 - 5
Midlands +79 3 - - 4
West Midlands +72 3 - - 4
IPv6
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, IT jobs citing IPv6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for IPv6.

1 75 (83.33%) IPv4
2 37 (41.11%) Linux
3 31 (34.44%) Data Centre
4 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 30 (33.33%) MPLS
5 25 (27.78%) DNS
6 24 (26.67%) DHCP
7 21 (23.33%) Internet
7 21 (23.33%) 802.1X
8 20 (22.22%) Cisco
9 19 (21.11%) VLAN
9 19 (21.11%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (20.00%) Juniper
10 18 (20.00%) BGP
11 17 (18.89%) Wireless
11 17 (18.89%) Ethernet
12 16 (17.78%) Python
12 16 (17.78%) Firewall
12 16 (17.78%) DevOps
12 16 (17.78%) AWS
13 15 (16.67%) Security Architecture
13 15 (16.67%) Terraform
13 15 (16.67%) Storage Management
13 15 (16.67%) OSPF
13 15 (16.67%) 3GPP
13 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (16.67%) Asset Management
13 15 (16.67%) Network Security
13 15 (16.67%) RESTful
14 13 (14.44%) PostgreSQL

IPv6
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.22%) Apache
1 11 (12.22%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.78%) AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Azure
2 1 (1.11%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 75 (83.33%) IPv4
2 30 (33.33%) MPLS
2 30 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 25 (27.78%) DNS
4 24 (26.67%) DHCP
5 21 (23.33%) Internet
6 19 (21.11%) VLAN
7 18 (20.00%) BGP
8 17 (18.89%) Ethernet
8 17 (18.89%) Wireless
9 16 (17.78%) Firewall
10 15 (16.67%) 3GPP
10 15 (16.67%) Network Security
10 15 (16.67%) OSPF
11 9 (10.00%) WAN
11 9 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (8.89%) EIGRP
13 7 (7.78%) Unified Communications
14 5 (5.56%) iSCSI
14 5 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (12.22%) MariaDB
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Marketing
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 30 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (16.67%) Architect
4 15 (16.67%) Chief Systems Engineer
4 15 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (12.22%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (10.00%) Network Architect
7 8 (8.89%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Network Security Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Test Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) 802.1X
2 15 (16.67%) RESTful
3 11 (12.22%) LAMP
3 11 (12.22%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.22%) REST
4 2 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (1.11%) FFmpeg
5 1 (1.11%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.44%) Fibre Optics
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Clustering
4 2 (2.22%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.11%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.11%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) CentOS
3 11 (12.22%) Fedora
4 5 (5.56%) Windows
5 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Debian
6 1 (1.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (17.78%) DevOps
3 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 15 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 15 (16.67%) Storage Management
4 12 (13.33%) Open Source
5 11 (12.22%) Logistics
6 10 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
7 7 (7.78%) Information Security
7 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (6.67%) Presales
9 5 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (5.56%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.44%) Commercial Awareness
10 4 (4.44%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (4.44%) Information Assurance
10 4 (4.44%) Network Design
10 4 (4.44%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) Python
2 11 (12.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.11%) C
3 1 (1.11%) C++
3 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) CCNP
2 8 (8.89%) CISSP
2 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) JNCIP
4 5 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (4.44%) CCNA
5 4 (4.44%) CISM
5 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) Degree
6 2 (2.22%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.11%) CEH
7 1 (1.11%) CISMP
7 1 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.11%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.11%) GCIA
7 1 (1.11%) GCIH
7 1 (1.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) NCSC
1 4 (4.44%) QA
1 4 (4.44%) RMADS
2 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.44%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.11%) NFS
3 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Terraform
2 11 (12.22%) HAProxy
2 11 (12.22%) Icinga
3 5 (5.56%) Ansible
3 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (22.22%) Cisco
2 18 (20.00%) Juniper
3 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.44%) VMware
5 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.33%) Infoblox
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard