Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 961 1024 915
Rank change year-on-year +63 -109 +121
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 146 172 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.097% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.65% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 136 143 232
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £21,700 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -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 22,832 26,430 27,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.39% 14.91% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17,469 21,033 22,585
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +92 141 £47,500 - 7
UK excluding London +67 115 £47,500 +18.75% 6
North of England +48 34 £47,500 - 1
London +45 28 £50,822 +1.64% 1
Yorkshire - 26 £47,500 - 1
Midlands +53 22 £45,000 +30.43% 2
South East +42 22 £45,000 +25.00% 2
East of England +85 21 £45,000 +95.65% 1
South West +3 14 £50,000 +5.26%
East Midlands - 13 £55,000 -
West Midlands +30 9 £45,000 +30.43% 2
North West +14 8 £43,750 -7.89%
Wales +14 3 £63,000 +103.23%

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 99 (67.81%) Cisco
2 87 (59.59%) BGP
3 78 (53.42%) MPLS
4 74 (50.68%) OSPF
5 71 (48.63%) IPv4
6 68 (46.58%) Firewall
7 63 (43.15%) Juniper
8 62 (42.47%) DNS
9 60 (41.10%) Data Centre
10 57 (39.04%) Linux
11 55 (37.67%) Cisco Certification
12 49 (33.56%) VPN
13 43 (29.45%) VoIP
13 43 (29.45%) Internet
14 38 (26.03%) Python
15 37 (25.34%) CCNA
16 32 (21.92%) Telecoms
17 31 (21.23%) Load Balancing
18 30 (20.55%) CCNP
19 28 (19.18%) VLAN
20 26 (17.81%) TCP/IP
20 26 (17.81%) Network Architecture
21 25 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (17.12%) WAN
21 25 (17.12%) DHCP
22 24 (16.44%) LAN
22 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
22 24 (16.44%) HSRP
23 22 (15.07%) Security Monitoring
23 22 (15.07%) VRRP

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 13 (8.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.11%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.37%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Odoo
1 2 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.59%) Office 365
4 10 (6.85%) SaaS
5 7 (4.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (2.74%) GitHub
6 4 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.74%) IaaS
6 4 (2.74%) PaaS
7 3 (2.05%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (59.59%) BGP
2 78 (53.42%) MPLS
3 74 (50.68%) OSPF
4 71 (48.63%) IPv4
5 68 (46.58%) Firewall
6 62 (42.47%) DNS
7 49 (33.56%) VPN
8 43 (29.45%) Internet
8 43 (29.45%) VoIP
9 28 (19.18%) VLAN
10 26 (17.81%) TCP/IP
11 25 (17.12%) DHCP
11 25 (17.12%) WAN
12 24 (16.44%) HSRP
12 24 (16.44%) LAN
13 22 (15.07%) VRRP
14 20 (13.70%) IPsec
14 20 (13.70%) Wireless
15 19 (13.01%) Network Security
16 14 (9.59%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.05%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Redis
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.16%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.05%) JIRA
4 2 (1.37%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.37%) Subversion
4 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.68%) Travis CI
General
1 32 (21.92%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.53%) Retail
3 4 (2.74%) Advertising
3 4 (2.74%) Finance
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Electronics
4 2 (1.37%) Games
4 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 24 (16.44%) Architect
3 18 (12.33%) IP Network Engineer
4 17 (11.64%) Network Architect
5 16 (10.96%) Cisco Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) Core Network Engineer
6 14 (9.59%) Juniper Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) IP Engineer
8 12 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (6.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (4.79%) Network Security Architect
12 7 (4.79%) Security Architect
12 7 (4.79%) Team Leader
13 6 (4.11%) Network Design Architect
13 6 (4.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.96%) 802.1X
1 16 (10.96%) JSON
2 12 (8.22%) REST
3 8 (5.48%) CSS
4 6 (4.11%) Ajax
4 6 (4.11%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.11%) HTML
5 5 (3.42%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (2.74%) RESTful
6 4 (2.74%) XML
7 3 (2.05%) XMPP
8 2 (1.37%) LAMP
9 1 (0.68%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.68%) J2EE
9 1 (0.68%) JNI
9 1 (0.68%) LDAP
9 1 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.68%) RFC 2547
9 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (41.10%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.16%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.48%) Clustering
3 8 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.79%) Virtual Team
5 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.11%) Internet of Things
5 6 (4.11%) Smart City
5 6 (4.11%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.05%) Fintech
7 3 (2.05%) IVR
7 3 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.37%) CMDB
8 2 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.04%) Linux
2 22 (15.07%) Windows
3 11 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.79%) CentOS
4 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.42%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.74%) Debian
6 4 (2.74%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.05%) Unix
7 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.37%) Fedora
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Android
9 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) Load Balancing
2 26 (17.81%) Network Architecture
3 22 (15.07%) Security Monitoring
4 21 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (13.01%) Network Virtualisation
6 18 (12.33%) Network Design
7 15 (10.27%) DevOps
8 14 (9.59%) Change Management
8 14 (9.59%) Computer Science
8 14 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (8.90%) Project Management
9 13 (8.90%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.22%) Incident Management
10 12 (8.22%) ITIL
10 12 (8.22%) Service Delivery
11 11 (7.53%) Line Management
11 11 (7.53%) Open Source
11 11 (7.53%) Presales
11 11 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.03%) Python
2 12 (8.22%) Perl
3 9 (6.16%) C
3 9 (6.16%) Java
4 8 (5.48%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.79%) Go
5 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.11%) Embedded C
6 6 (4.11%) Ruby
7 5 (3.42%) PHP
8 4 (2.74%) C++
8 4 (2.74%) VBScript
9 3 (2.05%) SQL
10 2 (1.37%) C#
10 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (37.67%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (25.34%) CCNA
3 30 (20.55%) CCNP
4 16 (10.96%) CCIE
5 14 (9.59%) Degree
6 9 (6.16%) MCSA
6 9 (6.16%) MCSE
6 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.48%) HND
7 8 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.48%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (5.48%) VCP5
8 7 (4.79%) CCDP
8 7 (4.79%) JNCIA
9 6 (4.11%) CCDA
9 6 (4.11%) JNCIP
10 5 (3.42%) CISSP
10 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) SLA
2 7 (4.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.53%) Docker
3 10 (6.85%) vSphere
4 8 (5.48%) Firmware
5 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.37%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) vCloud
7 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.16%) Ansible
2 9 (6.16%) Terraform
3 6 (4.11%) Cacti
3 6 (4.11%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.11%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.74%) Nagios
4 4 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.74%) SCCM
4 4 (2.74%) WSUS
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (2.05%) Packer
6 2 (1.37%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.37%) Icinga
6 2 (1.37%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.37%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) Puppet
7 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 99 (67.81%) Cisco
2 63 (43.15%) Juniper
3 24 (16.44%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.59%) VMware
5 12 (8.22%) F5
5 12 (8.22%) Huawei
5 12 (8.22%) Palo Alto
6 11 (7.53%) CheckPoint
7 8 (5.48%) WatchGuard
8 7 (4.79%) BT
8 7 (4.79%) Fortinet
8 7 (4.79%) HP
8 7 (4.79%) Meraki
9 6 (4.11%) BroadSoft
10 5 (3.42%) Google
11 4 (2.74%) Citrix
11 4 (2.74%) Dell
11 4 (2.74%) McAfee
11 4 (2.74%) Symantec
11 4 (2.74%) Veeam