Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 968 961 1032
Rank change year-on-year -7 +71 +11
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 221 314 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.91% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 196 277 220
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +14.94%
10th Percentile £32,250 £25,000 £27,725
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +11.25% -8.57% +2.94%

IPv6 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28445 34430 39091
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.94% 17.01% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 28603 31549
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPv6.

Salary trend for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPv6 over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 2017. 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 +5 198 £45,000 - 5
UK excluding London +19 136 £44,500 +11.25% 5
London +37 83 £50,000 +5.26%
South East +31 45 £45,000 +12.50%
North of England -20 26 £46,250 +8.19% 2
North West -16 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Midlands +40 20 £46,250 +8.82% 1
West Midlands +23 18 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West +6 15 £34,712 -30.58% 1
Wales +15 13 £45,000 +20.00%
East of England +7 9 £31,000 +24.00% 1
Scotland +21 8 £35,265 -11.84%
Yorkshire +12 5 £45,000 +5.26%
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT jobs citing IPv6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPv6.

1 135 (61.09%) OSPF
2 134 (60.63%) IPv4
3 132 (59.73%) BGP
4 128 (57.92%) Cisco
5 123 (55.66%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (55.66%) MPLS
6 121 (54.75%) Firewall
7 104 (47.06%) VPN
8 90 (40.72%) CCNP
8 90 (40.72%) WAN
9 87 (39.37%) Linux
9 87 (39.37%) Juniper
10 74 (33.48%) DNS
11 69 (31.22%) LAN
12 67 (30.32%) VLAN
13 56 (25.34%) Network Security
14 54 (24.43%) Wireless
15 53 (23.98%) CCNA
16 52 (23.53%) DHCP
17 51 (23.08%) Windows
17 51 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
18 49 (22.17%) Ethernet
18 49 (22.17%) Network Design
19 46 (20.81%) Data Centre
20 44 (19.91%) Degree
20 44 (19.91%) IPsec
20 44 (19.91%) Telecoms
20 44 (19.91%) Internet
21 42 (19.00%) Unix
22 40 (18.10%) Windows Server

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 7 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.71%) CloudStack
2 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.36%) Confluence
4 2 (0.90%) nginx
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.43%) Office 365
4 10 (4.52%) SaaS
5 5 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.26%) IaaS
5 5 (2.26%) PaaS
6 3 (1.36%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 135 (61.09%) OSPF
2 134 (60.63%) IPv4
3 132 (59.73%) BGP
4 123 (55.66%) MPLS
5 121 (54.75%) Firewall
6 104 (47.06%) VPN
7 90 (40.72%) WAN
8 74 (33.48%) DNS
9 69 (31.22%) LAN
10 67 (30.32%) VLAN
11 56 (25.34%) Network Security
12 54 (24.43%) Wireless
13 52 (23.53%) DHCP
14 51 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
15 49 (22.17%) Ethernet
16 44 (19.91%) Internet
16 44 (19.91%) IPsec
17 39 (17.65%) HSRP
17 39 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
18 35 (15.84%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (4.52%) MySQL
3 7 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.81%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.36%) InfluxDB
5 3 (1.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.36%) Redis
6 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (4.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.17%) Subversion
3 3 (1.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (19.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.26%) Finance
2 5 (2.26%) Legal
3 2 (0.90%) Marketing
4 1 (0.45%) Banking
4 1 (0.45%) Law
4 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (45.25%) Network Engineer
2 52 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (19.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 42 (19.00%) Juniper Engineer
5 29 (13.12%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (10.86%) IP Engineer
7 20 (9.05%) Support Engineer
8 19 (8.60%) Network Support
9 18 (8.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 18 (8.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (7.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 16 (7.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 16 (7.24%) IP Network Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Consultant
11 13 (5.88%) Core Network Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Senior Core Network Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Senior IP Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Senior IP Network Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.86%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.62%) HTML
2 8 (3.62%) RFC 2547
3 7 (3.17%) XMPP
4 6 (2.71%) WAP
5 5 (2.26%) JSON
6 3 (1.36%) Node.js
6 3 (1.36%) SailPoint
6 3 (1.36%) Web Services
7 2 (0.90%) .NET
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Axis
7 2 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.90%) REST
8 1 (0.45%) COM
8 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.45%) FreeSWITCH
8 1 (0.45%) OAuth
8 1 (0.45%) RESTful
8 1 (0.45%) WML
8 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.81%) Data Centre
2 27 (12.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 22 (9.95%) Computer Science
4 20 (9.05%) Management Information System
5 17 (7.69%) PKI
6 11 (4.98%) Internet of Things
7 10 (4.52%) Driving Licence
8 9 (4.07%) Clustering
9 8 (3.62%) Mobile Computing
10 7 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (3.17%) Replication
11 3 (1.36%) DataPower
11 3 (1.36%) Smart Home
11 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 3 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.90%) Handset
12 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.90%) Machine to Machine
13 1 (0.45%) IVR
13 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.37%) Linux
2 51 (23.08%) Windows
3 42 (19.00%) Unix
4 40 (18.10%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.33%) CentOS
6 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.71%) VyOS
8 2 (0.90%) Android
8 2 (0.90%) Debian
8 2 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.17%) Network Design
2 29 (13.12%) Load Balancing
3 25 (11.31%) ITIL
4 20 (9.05%) High Availability
5 19 (8.60%) DDoS Mitigation
6 16 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (6.33%) Network Planning
7 14 (6.33%) Web Filtering
8 13 (5.88%) Network Management
9 10 (4.52%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.52%) DevOps
9 10 (4.52%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.07%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (4.07%) Identity Management
10 9 (4.07%) Project Management
10 9 (4.07%) Service Design
11 8 (3.62%) Change Control
12 7 (3.17%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.31%) Python
2 17 (7.69%) C
3 16 (7.24%) C++
4 15 (6.79%) Perl
5 12 (5.43%) Java
6 11 (4.98%) PHP
6 11 (4.98%) SQL
7 10 (4.52%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.07%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.71%) Ruby
10 5 (2.26%) C#
10 5 (2.26%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.36%) Go
11 3 (1.36%) Rust
11 3 (1.36%) Scala
12 2 (0.90%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.90%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.90%) Groovy
13 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (55.66%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (40.72%) CCNP
3 53 (23.98%) CCNA
4 44 (19.91%) Degree
5 33 (14.93%) CCIE
6 14 (6.33%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.88%) JNCIP
8 12 (5.43%) SC Cleared
9 10 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.62%) CCIP
10 8 (3.62%) JNCIA
10 8 (3.62%) MCSA
10 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (3.17%) MCSE
12 6 (2.71%) VCP5
13 5 (2.26%) JNCIE
14 4 (1.81%) CCIE Service Provider
14 4 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.62%) SLA
3 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.90%) JTAG
4 2 (0.90%) MISRA
System Software
1 32 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.88%) Docker
4 11 (4.98%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.62%) Snort
6 6 (2.71%) pfSense
6 6 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.71%) vSphere
7 4 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.90%) iptables
8 2 (0.90%) Postfix
8 2 (0.90%) PowerDNS
9 1 (0.45%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.45%) Firmware
9 1 (0.45%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.45%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.45%) UAG
9 1 (0.45%) vCloud
9 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (8.60%) Nagios
2 17 (7.69%) Cacti
3 14 (6.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 13 (5.88%) Puppet
5 12 (5.43%) FortiGate
6 11 (4.98%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (3.62%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (3.62%) OpenNMS
8 5 (2.26%) Ansible
8 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.81%) SCCM
9 4 (1.81%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (1.36%) RANCID
10 3 (1.36%) SCOM
11 2 (0.90%) Opsview
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.45%) Kibana
12 1 (0.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 128 (57.92%) Cisco
2 87 (39.37%) Juniper
3 34 (15.38%) VMware
4 28 (12.67%) Microsoft
5 26 (11.76%) F5
5 26 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 22 (9.95%) HP
7 20 (9.05%) CheckPoint
8 19 (8.60%) Meraki
9 18 (8.14%) Huawei
10 17 (7.69%) Palo Alto
11 13 (5.88%) IBM
11 13 (5.88%) SonicWALL
12 12 (5.43%) Cyberoam
12 12 (5.43%) Draytek
12 12 (5.43%) NETGEAR
12 12 (5.43%) Ubiquiti
13 10 (4.52%) Brocade
13 10 (4.52%) Citrix
13 10 (4.52%) Fortinet
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