Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1020 958 983
Rank change year-on-year -62 +25 +54
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 176 237 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.86% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 129 217 266
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -12.37%
10th Percentile £22,300 £31,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.87% +11.25% -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 26,177 27,595 34,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.99% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,814 22,483 28,209
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,913 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,250
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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -45 163 £47,500 +5.56% 31
UK excluding London -39 112 £41,000 -7.87% 26
London -34 58 £55,000 +10.00% 5
South East -15 37 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South West +16 32 £47,500 +88.12% 2
North of England +7 15 £47,500 +5.56% 8
East of England +6 14 £25,000 - 8
North West -7 12 £47,500 - 8
Scotland -29 10 - -
Midlands -10 4 £34,500 -23.33% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £34,500 -23.33%
Yorkshire +15 3 £48,000 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 136 (77.27%) IPv4
2 70 (39.77%) Linux
2 70 (39.77%) Firewall
3 68 (38.64%) Cisco
4 66 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 64 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (34.09%) DNS
7 57 (32.39%) VPN
7 57 (32.39%) Windows
8 52 (29.55%) Ethernet
8 52 (29.55%) IPsec
9 49 (27.84%) Juniper
10 46 (26.14%) BGP
11 44 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 44 (25.00%) DHCP
12 43 (24.43%) Python
12 43 (24.43%) MPLS
13 41 (23.30%) OSPF
14 40 (22.73%) CCNP
14 40 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (21.02%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (20.45%) VLAN
16 36 (20.45%) DevOps
17 32 (18.18%) WAN
18 31 (17.61%) Telecoms
18 31 (17.61%) VMware
19 29 (16.48%) Degree
19 29 (16.48%) Computer Science
19 29 (16.48%) HTTP
19 29 (16.48%) HSRP

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 20 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 17 (9.66%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (8.52%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.41%) IIS
5 3 (1.70%) Apache
5 3 (1.70%) Drupal
6 2 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (13.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.09%) SaaS
4 12 (6.82%) Office 365
5 7 (3.98%) Mimecast
6 6 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.41%) IaaS
7 4 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.70%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.70%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.70%) PaaS
8 3 (1.70%) Serverless
8 3 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 136 (77.27%) IPv4
2 70 (39.77%) Firewall
3 66 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 60 (34.09%) DNS
5 57 (32.39%) VPN
6 52 (29.55%) Ethernet
6 52 (29.55%) IPsec
7 46 (26.14%) BGP
8 44 (25.00%) DHCP
9 43 (24.43%) MPLS
10 41 (23.30%) OSPF
11 37 (21.02%) Wi-Fi
12 36 (20.45%) VLAN
13 32 (18.18%) WAN
14 29 (16.48%) HSRP
14 29 (16.48%) HTTP
15 27 (15.34%) Internet
16 26 (14.77%) LAN
16 26 (14.77%) Network Security
17 21 (11.93%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.66%) InfluxDB
1 17 (9.66%) Neo4j
2 10 (5.68%) Cognos Impromptu
3 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.66%) JUnit
1 17 (9.66%) Spock
2 11 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.68%) Bugzilla
3 10 (5.68%) JIRA
4 8 (4.55%) LabVIEW
5 5 (2.84%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.27%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.57%) Trac
General
1 31 (17.61%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.52%) Electronics
3 13 (7.39%) Games
4 11 (6.25%) Retail
5 9 (5.11%) Finance
6 4 (2.27%) Billing
6 4 (2.27%) Legal
6 4 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (26.14%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.64%) Test Engineer
3 19 (10.80%) Developer
4 18 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.23%) Software Developer
5 13 (7.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (7.39%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
7 11 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) Data Centre Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) Data Centre Technician
8 10 (5.68%) Data Technician
9 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) IT Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Verification Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) REST
2 25 (14.20%) 802.1X
3 17 (9.66%) GWT
3 17 (9.66%) Vaadin
4 12 (6.82%) LDAP
5 10 (5.68%) XMPP
6 7 (3.98%) RFC 2547
7 5 (2.84%) Node.js
7 5 (2.84%) SAML
7 5 (2.84%) STL
8 3 (1.70%) JSON
8 3 (1.70%) Web Services
8 3 (1.70%) YAML
9 2 (1.14%) PostGIS
10 1 (0.57%) CGI
10 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.57%) J2EE
10 1 (0.57%) J2SE
10 1 (0.57%) Jinja
10 1 (0.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 26 (14.77%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.23%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.52%) Clustering
5 12 (6.82%) PKI
6 11 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 10 (5.68%) DataPower
7 10 (5.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.14%) Blog
9 2 (1.14%) CCTV
9 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.14%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.14%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (1.14%) Podcast
9 2 (1.14%) Replication
9 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.77%) Linux
2 57 (32.39%) Windows
3 27 (15.34%) Windows Server
4 18 (10.23%) FreeBSD
5 9 (5.11%) Unix
6 5 (2.84%) Solaris
6 5 (2.84%) VxWorks
7 4 (2.27%) CentOS
8 3 (1.70%) AIX
8 3 (1.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.45%) DevOps
4 28 (15.91%) TDD
5 27 (15.34%) BDD
5 27 (15.34%) Test Automation
6 22 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 18 (10.23%) Change Management
7 18 (10.23%) Microservices
8 15 (8.52%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (8.52%) Information Security
9 14 (7.95%) Customer-Centricity
10 12 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (6.82%) High Availability
10 12 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 12 (6.82%) Network Design
10 12 (6.82%) Test Strategy
10 12 (6.82%) Validation
10 12 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.43%) Python
2 26 (14.77%) Java
3 25 (14.20%) C
4 20 (11.36%) PowerShell
5 19 (10.80%) Bash Shell
6 18 (10.23%) Groovy
7 17 (9.66%) Clojure
7 17 (9.66%) Scala
8 16 (9.09%) Perl
9 15 (8.52%) Tcl
10 14 (7.95%) Shell Script
10 14 (7.95%) SQL
11 10 (5.68%) C#
12 8 (4.55%) PHP
13 5 (2.84%) C++
13 5 (2.84%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (22.73%) CCNP
3 29 (16.48%) Degree
4 21 (11.93%) CCNA
5 20 (11.36%) CCIE
6 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.39%) Security Cleared
7 12 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.68%) CCA
8 10 (5.68%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.27%) CISA
9 4 (2.27%) CISM
9 4 (2.27%) CISSP
9 4 (2.27%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.14%) CCIP
10 2 (1.14%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.14%) MCP
10 2 (1.14%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) SLA
2 8 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.27%) GCP
3 4 (2.27%) ISAE 3402
3 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.27%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.57%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.68%) VMware NSX
4 8 (4.55%) Firmware
5 3 (1.70%) NFS
5 3 (1.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) bhyve
6 1 (0.57%) Docker
6 1 (0.57%) KVM
6 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (10.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (9.66%) Icinga
3 15 (8.52%) Cacti
4 14 (7.95%) FortiGate
5 12 (6.82%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (6.82%) Nessus
6 8 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (3.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (3.98%) WSUS
8 6 (3.41%) Puppet
9 5 (2.84%) QRadar
10 4 (2.27%) CASB
10 4 (2.27%) Nagios
11 3 (1.70%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.57%) Netcool
12 1 (0.57%) OpenNMS
12 1 (0.57%) RANCID
12 1 (0.57%) SCCM
12 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (38.64%) Cisco
2 49 (27.84%) Juniper
3 31 (17.61%) VMware
4 27 (15.34%) Microsoft
5 24 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 21 (11.93%) Citrix
7 15 (8.52%) Palo Alto
8 14 (7.95%) EMC
9 13 (7.39%) IBM
10 12 (6.82%) Ivanti
10 12 (6.82%) Shavlik
11 11 (6.25%) Fortinet
11 11 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (5.68%) F5
13 8 (4.55%) Meraki
14 7 (3.98%) CommVault
15 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.84%) Qualys
16 5 (2.84%) Rapid7
16 5 (2.84%) Sun