Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1039 883 1041
Rank change year-on-year -156 +158 -35
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 159 336 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 1.05% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 136 275 241
UK median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £74,375 £68,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

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 27907 32032 36420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 16.98% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22586 26216 30097
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Top 13 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 19 November 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 -127 149 £47,500 - 6
UK excluding London -40 114 £42,500 -5.56% 6
South East +14 45 £45,000 -18.18% 1
London -73 44 £67,500 +42.11%
North of England -11 22 £47,500 +1.60% 5
South West +33 20 £34,712 -30.58%
North West -8 20 £47,500 -6.86% 5
East of England +4 10 £23,000 -8.00%
Midlands +12 8 £57,356 +34.96%
West Midlands +4 8 £57,356 +34.96%
Wales - 6 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £35,530 -
Yorkshire +17 2 £36,742 -14.55%

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 120 (75.47%) IPv4
2 92 (57.86%) OSPF
2 92 (57.86%) BGP
3 81 (50.94%) Cisco
4 80 (50.31%) VPN
5 78 (49.06%) Firewall
6 64 (40.25%) MPLS
6 64 (40.25%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (38.36%) Juniper
8 57 (35.85%) Linux
9 49 (30.82%) DNS
9 49 (30.82%) Ethernet
9 49 (30.82%) WAN
10 48 (30.19%) CCNP
11 45 (28.30%) IPsec
12 44 (27.67%) Network Design
12 44 (27.67%) LAN
13 41 (25.79%) DHCP
13 41 (25.79%) Degree
14 37 (23.27%) VLAN
14 37 (23.27%) Wi-Fi
15 36 (22.64%) Network Security
16 35 (22.01%) Cisco ASA
16 35 (22.01%) CCIE
17 33 (20.75%) HSRP
18 32 (20.13%) Unix
18 32 (20.13%) Internet
19 30 (18.87%) TCP/IP
20 29 (18.24%) Wireless
20 29 (18.24%) Telecoms

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 4 (2.52%) Confluence
2 3 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.26%) IIS
3 2 (1.26%) nginx
3 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.32%) SaaS
3 9 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.40%) Office 365
5 5 (3.14%) IaaS
5 5 (3.14%) PaaS
5 5 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.89%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.26%) GitHub
8 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 120 (75.47%) IPv4
2 92 (57.86%) BGP
2 92 (57.86%) OSPF
3 80 (50.31%) VPN
4 78 (49.06%) Firewall
5 64 (40.25%) MPLS
6 49 (30.82%) DNS
6 49 (30.82%) Ethernet
6 49 (30.82%) WAN
7 45 (28.30%) IPsec
8 44 (27.67%) LAN
9 41 (25.79%) DHCP
10 37 (23.27%) VLAN
10 37 (23.27%) Wi-Fi
11 36 (22.64%) Network Security
12 35 (22.01%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (20.75%) HSRP
14 32 (20.13%) Internet
15 30 (18.87%) TCP/IP
16 29 (18.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) Cognos Impromptu
2 8 (5.03%) MySQL
3 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.52%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.26%) Redis
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.63%) Big Data
6 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.77%) Subversion
3 4 (2.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) GitLab
4 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (18.24%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.81%) Finance
3 8 (5.03%) Military
4 6 (3.77%) Electronics
4 6 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (42.77%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.24%) Juniper Engineer
2 29 (18.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (15.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (10.06%) IP Engineer
6 14 (8.81%) Architect
7 13 (8.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 13 (8.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Integration Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) IP Network Engineer
8 11 (6.92%) Software Integration Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.29%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Data Centre Engineer
10 9 (5.66%) Data Centre Technician
10 9 (5.66%) Data Technician
10 9 (5.66%) IT Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) Senior Core Network Engineer
11 8 (5.03%) Senior IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.32%) 802.1X
2 16 (10.06%) XMPP
3 7 (4.40%) RFC 2547
3 7 (4.40%) Web Services
4 5 (3.14%) JSON
4 5 (3.14%) WAP
5 3 (1.89%) .NET
6 2 (1.26%) Apache Axis
6 2 (1.26%) CSS
6 2 (1.26%) HTML
6 2 (1.26%) Node.js
6 2 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.26%) REST
7 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.47%) Computer Science
3 18 (11.32%) PKI
4 17 (10.69%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.92%) DataPower
5 11 (6.92%) Mobile Computing
5 11 (6.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 8 (5.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (3.77%) MPEG
7 6 (3.77%) STB
7 6 (3.77%) Video on Demand
8 5 (3.14%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.14%) Internet of Things
8 5 (3.14%) Replication
9 4 (2.52%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.26%) NHS
11 1 (0.63%) CCTV
11 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (35.85%) Linux
2 32 (20.13%) Unix
3 21 (13.21%) Windows
4 14 (8.81%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.77%) CentOS
5 6 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.26%) Debian
7 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.63%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.67%) Network Design
2 22 (13.84%) Load Balancing
3 20 (12.58%) Kalman Filter
3 20 (12.58%) Network Management
4 15 (9.43%) Change Management
4 15 (9.43%) DevOps
4 15 (9.43%) Mathematics
5 14 (8.81%) ITIL
5 14 (8.81%) Web Filtering
6 13 (8.18%) Network Planning
6 13 (8.18%) Test Automation
7 12 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.92%) Business Development
8 11 (6.92%) Project Management
8 11 (6.92%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (6.29%) Change Control
10 9 (5.66%) Adaptive Security
10 9 (5.66%) High Availability
10 9 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (5.66%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.72%) C
2 23 (14.47%) Python
3 15 (9.43%) C++
3 15 (9.43%) Perl
4 9 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.77%) Embedded C
5 6 (3.77%) Embedded C++
5 6 (3.77%) PHP
6 5 (3.14%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.14%) Java
6 5 (3.14%) SQL
7 3 (1.89%) C#
7 3 (1.89%) Go
7 3 (1.89%) Ruby
7 3 (1.89%) Rust
7 3 (1.89%) Scala
8 2 (1.26%) VBScript
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 64 (40.25%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (30.19%) CCNP
3 41 (25.79%) Degree
4 35 (22.01%) CCIE
5 19 (11.95%) CCNA
6 13 (8.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (8.18%) JNCIP
7 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
8 11 (6.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.40%) CCA
9 7 (4.40%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.77%) CCIP
10 6 (3.77%) CISSP
10 6 (3.77%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.14%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.89%) CCDP
12 3 (1.89%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.63%) MCSA
13 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.18%) VMware NSX
3 9 (5.66%) Docker
4 8 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.40%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.52%) Snort
7 2 (1.26%) Postfix
7 2 (1.26%) PowerDNS
8 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (13.84%) Cacti
2 15 (9.43%) SolarWinds Orion
3 14 (8.81%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (6.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (6.92%) Puppet
5 6 (3.77%) FortiGate
6 5 (3.14%) Ansible
6 5 (3.14%) Nagios
6 5 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.89%) OpenNMS
7 3 (1.89%) RANCID
7 3 (1.89%) SCCM
7 3 (1.89%) SCOM
8 2 (1.26%) Opsview
8 2 (1.26%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.63%) Grafana
9 1 (0.63%) Icinga
9 1 (0.63%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 81 (50.94%) Cisco
2 61 (38.36%) Juniper
3 28 (17.61%) SolarWinds
4 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.09%) VMware
5 23 (14.47%) Palo Alto
6 17 (10.69%) Citrix
7 16 (10.06%) IBM
8 13 (8.18%) Huawei
9 12 (7.55%) F5
10 11 (6.92%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (5.66%) Barracuda Networks
11 9 (5.66%) CheckPoint
11 9 (5.66%) Forcepoint
12 7 (4.40%) Aruba
12 7 (4.40%) BT
13 6 (3.77%) Avaya
13 6 (3.77%) Splunk
14 5 (3.14%) HP
14 5 (3.14%) Sigfox