Period
to 21 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 606 957 1038
Rank change year-on-year +351 +81 +2
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 74 124 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.091% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 66 108 105
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £81,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.62% +12.35%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,471 21,291 24,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.29% 15.54% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,948 16,347 19,238
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IPv6 over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPv6 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2020. 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
England +327 71 £60,000 +20.00% 23
UK excluding London +280 48 £52,500 +7.14% 17
London +259 25 £82,500 +53.49% 6
East of England +159 21 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Work from Home +40 13 £60,000 -5.88% 4
South East +176 8 £50,000 - 3
North of England +155 8 £65,000 +51.16% 7
Yorkshire +130 7 £77,500 +80.23% 5
South West +116 6 £36,250 -24.08% 2
Midlands +125 3 £90,000 +176.92% 1
East Midlands +90 2 £90,000 -
Scotland - 2 £34,000 -
North West +107 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
West Midlands +99 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, 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 with a requirement for IPv6.

1 51 (68.92%) IPv4
2 35 (47.30%) Linux
3 29 (39.19%) DHCP
4 28 (37.84%) DNS
5 26 (35.14%) Data Centre
6 23 (31.08%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
7 22 (29.73%) Cisco
8 21 (28.38%) Python
8 21 (28.38%) Finance
9 20 (27.03%) Firewall
10 18 (24.32%) Risk Management
10 18 (24.32%) Unified Communications
11 17 (22.97%) AWS
11 17 (22.97%) OSPF
11 17 (22.97%) BGP
12 16 (21.62%) Internet
12 16 (21.62%) 802.1X
13 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
13 15 (20.27%) WAN
13 15 (20.27%) Information Security
13 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (18.92%) EIGRP
14 14 (18.92%) Financial Institution
14 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
14 14 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (18.92%) Infoblox
14 14 (18.92%) Open Source
14 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (18.92%) NX-OS

IPv6
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (12.16%) Apache
1 9 (12.16%) WordPress
2 3 (4.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.97%) AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (4.05%) Azure
2 3 (4.05%) GCP
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.92%) IPv4
2 29 (39.19%) DHCP
3 28 (37.84%) DNS
4 23 (31.08%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (29.73%) TCP/IP
6 20 (27.03%) Firewall
7 18 (24.32%) Unified Communications
8 17 (22.97%) BGP
8 17 (22.97%) OSPF
9 16 (21.62%) Internet
10 15 (20.27%) WAN
11 14 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (18.92%) EIGRP
11 14 (18.92%) Multicast
11 14 (18.92%) NX-OS
12 13 (17.57%) MPLS
12 13 (17.57%) VLAN
13 12 (16.22%) Wireless
14 11 (14.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (12.16%) MariaDB
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
1 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.70%) FishEye
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) TestRail
4 1 (1.35%) Gerrit
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.76%) Electronics
5 4 (5.41%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Military
7 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.35%) Automotive
7 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Architect
3 15 (20.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (12.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.81%) Network Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Systems Architect
8 6 (8.11%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Network Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Systems Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Development Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) 802.1X
2 9 (12.16%) LAMP
2 9 (12.16%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (12.16%) RESTful
3 3 (4.05%) HTML
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (1.35%) FFmpeg
5 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.35%) Clustering
2 1 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (1.35%) Cyberattack
2 1 (1.35%) IPTV
2 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) PMI
2 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.30%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) CentOS
3 9 (12.16%) Fedora
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows
6 1 (1.35%) Debian
6 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Risk Management
2 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) Information Security
3 14 (18.92%) DevOps
3 14 (18.92%) Internal Audit
3 14 (18.92%) Open Source
3 14 (18.92%) Project Delivery
4 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.86%) Asset Management
5 11 (14.86%) Security Architecture
6 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
7 9 (12.16%) Logistics
8 8 (10.81%) Storage Management
9 5 (6.76%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (6.76%) Presales
9 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.41%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (5.41%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (5.41%) Information Assurance
10 4 (5.41%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) Python
2 9 (12.16%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.11%) C
4 5 (6.76%) C++
5 4 (5.41%) Java
6 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 3 (4.05%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) C#
7 2 (2.70%) Tcl
7 2 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (5.41%) CISSP
3 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.70%) VCAP
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.35%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.35%) GCIA
5 1 (1.35%) GCIH
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) NCSC
1 4 (5.41%) RMADS
2 3 (4.05%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) vCloud
3 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.70%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Terraform
2 9 (12.16%) HAProxy
2 9 (12.16%) Icinga
3 5 (6.76%) Ansible
4 3 (4.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.70%) Puppet
5 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Cisco
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) CheckPoint
3 14 (18.92%) Infoblox
4 7 (9.46%) Juniper
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.05%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.70%) Dell
6 2 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Aruba
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix
7 1 (1.35%) F5
7 1 (1.35%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.35%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.35%) Sophos