Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 800 611 932
Rank change year-on-year -189 +321 +91
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 218 89 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.18% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 157 68 83
10th Percentile £38,250 £41,250 £35,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £86,750 £87,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +5.00%

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 14,818 7,547 19,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 15.19% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10,252 6,227 15,601
10th Percentile £27,301 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £69,813 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
London -169 98 £80,000 -3.03% 8
North of England -92 53 £85,000 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire -61 42 £85,000 +30.77%
South East -136 29 £43,000 -18.10% 4
West Midlands -78 12 £60,000 - 1
Midlands -100 12 £60,000 -33.33% 1
North East - 11 £37,060 - 1
East of England -125 8 £62,500 +38.89% 2
South West -80 5 £75,000 +25.00% 3
IPv6
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 109 (50.00%) IPv4
2 107 (49.08%) DHCP
2 107 (49.08%) DNS
2 107 (49.08%) Social Skills
3 101 (46.33%) MPLS
4 79 (36.24%) Cisco
5 75 (34.40%) Firewall
6 73 (33.49%) BGP
7 72 (33.03%) Linux
8 70 (32.11%) Internet
9 65 (29.82%) Wireless
10 64 (29.36%) Degree
11 63 (28.90%) OSPF
12 62 (28.44%) VPN
13 61 (27.98%) Data Centre
14 56 (25.69%) VLAN
14 56 (25.69%) AWS
15 55 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
16 50 (22.94%) Ethernet
17 49 (22.48%) Docker
18 48 (22.02%) TCP/IP
19 47 (21.56%) Broadband
19 47 (21.56%) DevOps
20 46 (21.10%) Cisco Certification
21 44 (20.18%) 3GPP
22 43 (19.72%) Python
22 43 (19.72%) Migration
22 43 (19.72%) 802.1X
23 42 (19.27%) Storage Management
23 42 (19.27%) RESTful

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 20 (9.17%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (7.34%) IIS
3 12 (5.50%) Apache
3 12 (5.50%) WordPress
4 8 (3.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 56 (25.69%) AWS
2 39 (17.89%) Azure
3 21 (9.63%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (9.17%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (7.34%) Azure App Service
6 14 (6.42%) Serverless
7 13 (5.96%) AWS Direct Connect
8 10 (4.59%) SaaS
9 8 (3.67%) GitHub
9 8 (3.67%) GitHub Actions
10 7 (3.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (3.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (3.21%) Amazon S3
10 7 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (3.21%) AWS IoT
10 7 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (3.21%) AWS Step Functions
10 7 (3.21%) CloudFront
10 7 (3.21%) Route 53
10 7 (3.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (50.00%) IPv4
2 107 (49.08%) DHCP
2 107 (49.08%) DNS
3 101 (46.33%) MPLS
4 75 (34.40%) Firewall
5 73 (33.49%) BGP
6 70 (32.11%) Internet
7 65 (29.82%) Wireless
8 63 (28.90%) OSPF
9 62 (28.44%) VPN
10 56 (25.69%) VLAN
11 50 (22.94%) Ethernet
12 48 (22.02%) TCP/IP
13 47 (21.56%) Broadband
14 44 (20.18%) 3GPP
15 39 (17.89%) WAN
16 35 (16.06%) HTTP
17 29 (13.30%) LAN
17 29 (13.30%) Wi-Fi
18 28 (12.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.26%) MariaDB
2 18 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.88%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.13%) MySQL
5 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.21%) GCC
3 7 (3.21%) GDB
General
1 107 (49.08%) Social Skills
2 38 (17.43%) Retail
3 24 (11.01%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.21%) Brand Awareness
5 3 (1.38%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 54 (24.77%) Architect
2 45 (20.64%) Network Engineer
3 31 (14.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (11.47%) Software Architect
5 24 (11.01%) Systems Architect
5 24 (11.01%) UML Architect
6 21 (9.63%) Principal Engineer
7 19 (8.72%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (8.26%) Chief Systems Engineer
9 17 (7.80%) Principal Network Engineer
10 16 (7.34%) Principal Architect
11 14 (6.42%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 14 (6.42%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
11 14 (6.42%) Network Specialist
12 13 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (5.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 12 (5.50%) Linux Scripter
13 12 (5.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.72%) 802.1X
2 42 (19.27%) RESTful
3 23 (10.55%) Web Services
4 22 (10.09%) Node.js
5 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET
5 16 (7.34%) LAMP
6 14 (6.42%) SOAP
7 12 (5.50%) LAPP Stack
8 9 (4.13%) React
9 8 (3.67%) GraphQL
9 8 (3.67%) Kafka
10 7 (3.21%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (3.21%) ONVIF
10 7 (3.21%) WebRTC
11 2 (0.92%) .NET
11 2 (0.92%) .NET Core
11 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.92%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.92%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.92%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.98%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (6.42%) Digital Signage
3 14 (6.42%) Private Cloud
3 14 (6.42%) Video\Live Streaming
4 7 (3.21%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (3.21%) Internet of Things
4 7 (3.21%) MPEG
5 6 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.29%) PKI
7 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) Legacy Code
9 1 (0.46%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 72 (33.03%) Linux
2 26 (11.93%) CentOS
3 12 (5.50%) Fedora
3 12 (5.50%) Windows
4 9 (4.13%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.75%) Unix
6 5 (2.29%) Debian
6 5 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.56%) DevOps
3 43 (19.72%) Migration
4 42 (19.27%) Storage Management
5 41 (18.81%) Network Monitoring
6 40 (18.35%) Network Design
7 39 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (11.01%) Network Management
8 24 (11.01%) UML
9 22 (10.09%) Computer Science
9 22 (10.09%) Microservices
10 21 (9.63%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (9.63%) ITIL
11 20 (9.17%) PRINCE2
11 20 (9.17%) Project Management
12 18 (8.26%) DDoS Mitigation
12 18 (8.26%) Scrum
13 17 (7.80%) Procure-to-Pay
13 17 (7.80%) Service Management
13 17 (7.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.72%) Python
2 22 (10.09%) TypeScript
3 18 (8.26%) PHP
4 16 (7.34%) Java
4 16 (7.34%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.88%) Go
5 15 (6.88%) SQL
6 12 (5.50%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.13%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.21%) C#
9 4 (1.83%) C++
9 4 (1.83%) Perl
10 2 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (29.36%) Degree
2 46 (21.10%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (18.81%) CCNP
4 27 (12.39%) CCIE
5 14 (6.42%) CCNA
6 5 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (0.92%) CCIE Service Provider
8 2 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.92%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.55%) SLA
2 8 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) GDPR
3 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
System Software
1 49 (22.48%) Docker
2 25 (11.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.59%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (4.13%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.21%) iptables
6 4 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.46%) Snort
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (17.89%) Ansible
2 37 (16.97%) Kubernetes
3 33 (15.14%) Nagios
4 25 (11.47%) Icinga
5 20 (9.17%) Puppet
6 19 (8.72%) Terraform
7 16 (7.34%) Rancher
8 13 (5.96%) ZABBIX
9 12 (5.50%) HAProxy
10 7 (3.21%) Grafana
11 6 (2.75%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (2.75%) Nmap
11 6 (2.75%) OpenNMS
12 3 (1.38%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.38%) Packer
12 3 (1.38%) QRadar
13 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (36.24%) Cisco
2 40 (18.35%) SolarWinds
3 35 (16.06%) Microsoft
4 31 (14.22%) Nokia
5 27 (12.39%) VMware
6 20 (9.17%) Oracle
7 19 (8.72%) Aruba
8 16 (7.34%) Zscaler
9 14 (6.42%) CheckPoint
9 14 (6.42%) Extreme Networks
10 12 (5.50%) Citrix
11 11 (5.05%) Meraki
12 10 (4.59%) Juniper
13 9 (4.13%) Fortinet
13 9 (4.13%) Palo Alto
14 8 (3.67%) Adobe
14 8 (3.67%) Monetate
14 8 (3.67%) New Relic
14 8 (3.67%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.21%) Arista