Period
to 22 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1019 922 1040
Rank change year-on-year -97 +118 -12
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 170 262 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.95% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 144 232 226
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £21,800 £26,750 £31,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 26,473 27,713 34,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.92% 16.18% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,072 22,576 28,623
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 April 2018.

Salary histogram for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Top 12 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 April 2018. 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 -124 159 £47,500 +5.56% 25
UK excluding London -78 116 £40,000 -11.11% 24
London -53 49 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East -22 36 £36,000 -10.00% 5
North West +7 34 £47,500 -6.86% 5
North of England -7 34 £47,500 +5.56% 5
South West +3 22 £47,500 +79.25% 3
East of England -20 14 £23,000 -8.00% 9
West Midlands -36 4 £34,500 -23.33%
Midlands -42 4 £34,500 -23.33%
Scotland - 4 £33,750 - 1
Wales +2 2 £36,750 -13.53% 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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.

1 124 (72.94%) IPv4
2 83 (48.82%) Cisco
3 78 (45.88%) VPN
4 71 (41.76%) TCP/IP
5 70 (41.18%) DNS
5 70 (41.18%) BGP
5 70 (41.18%) Firewall
6 66 (38.82%) OSPF
6 66 (38.82%) Ethernet
7 59 (34.71%) Juniper
8 58 (34.12%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (32.94%) MPLS
10 54 (31.76%) Linux
11 52 (30.59%) Telecoms
11 52 (30.59%) VLAN
12 50 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
12 50 (29.41%) HSRP
13 44 (25.88%) CCNP
13 44 (25.88%) Active Directory
14 43 (25.29%) Windows
15 42 (24.71%) IPsec
15 42 (24.71%) Wi-Fi
16 41 (24.12%) Python
16 41 (24.12%) DHCP
17 39 (22.94%) LAN
18 37 (21.76%) WAN
19 34 (20.00%) Internet
20 32 (18.82%) VoIP
20 32 (18.82%) Perl
21 31 (18.24%) CCNA

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 16 (9.41%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.65%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.53%) IIS
5 3 (1.76%) Apache
6 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.47%) Office 365
3 11 (6.47%) SaaS
4 6 (3.53%) IaaS
4 6 (3.53%) Mimecast
5 4 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.76%) PaaS
7 1 (0.59%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 124 (72.94%) IPv4
2 78 (45.88%) VPN
3 71 (41.76%) TCP/IP
4 70 (41.18%) BGP
4 70 (41.18%) DNS
4 70 (41.18%) Firewall
5 66 (38.82%) Ethernet
5 66 (38.82%) OSPF
6 56 (32.94%) MPLS
7 52 (30.59%) VLAN
8 50 (29.41%) HSRP
9 42 (24.71%) IPsec
9 42 (24.71%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (24.12%) DHCP
11 39 (22.94%) LAN
12 37 (21.76%) WAN
13 34 (20.00%) Internet
14 32 (18.82%) VoIP
15 30 (17.65%) Network Security
16 26 (15.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.24%) Cognos Impromptu
2 13 (7.65%) InfluxDB
2 13 (7.65%) Neo4j
3 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.18%) MySQL
4 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.65%) JUnit
2 13 (7.65%) Spock
3 5 (2.94%) ClearCase
3 5 (2.94%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.76%) Subversion
5 2 (1.18%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.59%) Trac
General
1 52 (30.59%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.88%) Retail
3 9 (5.29%) Games
4 8 (4.71%) Electronics
4 8 (4.71%) Finance
5 7 (4.12%) Marketing
6 4 (2.35%) Billing
6 4 (2.35%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (8.24%) Data Centre Engineer
3 14 (8.24%) Data Centre Technician
3 14 (8.24%) Data Technician
3 14 (8.24%) Developer
3 14 (8.24%) Software Developer
3 14 (8.24%) Test Engineer
4 11 (6.47%) IT Engineer
4 11 (6.47%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (6.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 9 (5.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 9 (5.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) IP Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.71%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (4.71%) Security Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.35%) 802.1X
2 16 (9.41%) REST
2 16 (9.41%) RFC 2547
3 13 (7.65%) GWT
3 13 (7.65%) Vaadin
4 12 (7.06%) LDAP
5 5 (2.94%) STL
5 5 (2.94%) XMPP
6 4 (2.35%) Node.js
7 2 (1.18%) SAML
8 1 (0.59%) .NET
8 1 (0.59%) Jinja
8 1 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.88%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.82%) Clustering
2 15 (8.82%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.06%) PKI
5 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.53%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.94%) DataPower
8 5 (2.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (1.18%) Blog
9 2 (1.18%) CCTV
9 2 (1.18%) Podcast
9 2 (1.18%) Replication
9 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.59%) MPEG
10 1 (0.59%) STB
10 1 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.76%) Linux
2 43 (25.29%) Windows
3 28 (16.47%) Windows Server
4 14 (8.24%) FreeBSD
5 7 (4.12%) Unix
6 5 (2.94%) Solaris
6 5 (2.94%) VxWorks
7 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.76%) AIX
8 3 (1.76%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.12%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.35%) DevOps
3 21 (12.35%) Load Balancing
4 18 (10.59%) Change Management
4 18 (10.59%) Network Management
5 16 (9.41%) TDD
5 16 (9.41%) Test Automation
6 15 (8.82%) BDD
6 15 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.82%) Information Security
6 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.24%) Microservices
8 13 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.65%) Proactive Monitoring
9 12 (7.06%) High Availability
9 12 (7.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.12%) Python
2 32 (18.82%) Perl
3 22 (12.94%) C
3 22 (12.94%) Java
4 20 (11.76%) PHP
4 20 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 19 (11.18%) SQL
6 16 (9.41%) Bash Shell
7 14 (8.24%) Groovy
8 13 (7.65%) Clojure
8 13 (7.65%) Scala
9 9 (5.29%) Tcl
10 8 (4.71%) C++
10 8 (4.71%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.94%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.18%) C#
12 2 (1.18%) VBScript
13 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (25.88%) CCNP
3 31 (18.24%) CCNA
4 16 (9.41%) Degree
5 12 (7.06%) JNCIP
6 10 (5.88%) CCIE
7 7 (4.12%) CCIP
7 7 (4.12%) CISSP
8 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.53%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.94%) CISM
9 5 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.35%) CISA
10 4 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.76%) CCA
11 3 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.18%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.18%) MCP
12 2 (1.18%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.35%) PCI DSS
2 13 (7.65%) SLA
3 7 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.35%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.35%) SAS 70
5 3 (1.76%) GCP
6 1 (0.59%) GPG13
System Software
1 44 (25.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.12%) Firmware
4 5 (2.94%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.35%) NFS
5 4 (2.35%) XenApp
6 2 (1.18%) Docker
7 1 (0.59%) bhyve
7 1 (0.59%) KVM
7 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (13.53%) Cacti
2 15 (8.82%) Nagios
2 15 (8.82%) Puppet
3 14 (8.24%) OpenNMS
3 14 (8.24%) RANCID
3 14 (8.24%) SCCM
4 13 (7.65%) FortiGate
4 13 (7.65%) Icinga
5 12 (7.06%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (7.06%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (7.06%) Nessus
6 11 (6.47%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (4.71%) WSUS
8 7 (4.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 6 (3.53%) SCOM
10 3 (1.76%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (1.18%) CASB
11 2 (1.18%) QRadar
12 1 (0.59%) Ansible
12 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (48.82%) Cisco
2 59 (34.71%) Juniper
3 28 (16.47%) VMware
4 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.59%) SolarWinds
6 17 (10.00%) Citrix
6 17 (10.00%) Ericsson
6 17 (10.00%) Huawei
7 12 (7.06%) Ivanti
7 12 (7.06%) Shavlik
8 11 (6.47%) EMC
9 9 (5.29%) Fortinet
9 9 (5.29%) Palo Alto
10 8 (4.71%) IBM
11 7 (4.12%) Brocade
11 7 (4.12%) CommVault
11 7 (4.12%) Meraki
12 6 (3.53%) BT
12 6 (3.53%) Foundry
12 6 (3.53%) ZyXEL