Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1014 1039 950
Rank change year-on-year +25 -89 +70
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 125 160 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.58% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 108 138 233
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £21,025 £32,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,125 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +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 23,877 27,713 31,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.97% 15.45% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 18,727 22,423 25,578
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 +53 120 £50,000 +11.11% 30
UK excluding London +59 93 £50,000 +31.58% 28
London +54 28 £57,500 -14.81% 2
Midlands +56 26 £47,500 +40.74% 5
East of England +47 22 £55,000 +139.13% 7
West Midlands +40 20 £47,500 +40.74%
South West +26 16 £47,500 +36.84% 1
South East -9 16 £47,500 +21.02% 7
North of England +4 11 £46,000 -3.16% 8
North West +5 10 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Midlands - 6 £48,750 - 5
Yorkshire +38 1 £50,000 +36.09% 3
Scotland +1 1 - -
Wales -1 1 £63,000 +40.00%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 70 (56.00%) IPv4
2 58 (46.40%) Cisco
3 50 (40.00%) Firewall
4 40 (32.00%) Linux
4 40 (32.00%) MPLS
5 37 (29.60%) BGP
6 36 (28.80%) Telecoms
7 33 (26.40%) DNS
8 32 (25.60%) OSPF
9 31 (24.80%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (24.80%) Juniper
10 30 (24.00%) Internet
10 30 (24.00%) Python
11 29 (23.20%) Windows
11 29 (23.20%) WAN
12 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
12 28 (22.40%) CCNP
13 24 (19.20%) LAN
14 23 (18.40%) DHCP
15 22 (17.60%) Active Directory
15 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (16.80%) IPsec
16 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
16 21 (16.80%) Git (software)
16 21 (16.80%) REST
16 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (16.00%) Degree
17 20 (16.00%) Network Security
18 19 (15.20%) Windows Server
18 19 (15.20%) Wi-Fi

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 17 (13.60%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.20%) OpenStack
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (5.60%) Apache
5 6 (4.80%) WordPress
6 4 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) Drupal
7 1 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Odoo
1 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.40%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (14.40%) Office 365
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (3.20%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.40%) GitHub
4 3 (2.40%) IaaS
4 3 (2.40%) PaaS
4 3 (2.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.80%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.80%) Serverless
5 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (56.00%) IPv4
2 50 (40.00%) Firewall
3 40 (32.00%) MPLS
4 37 (29.60%) BGP
5 33 (26.40%) DNS
6 32 (25.60%) OSPF
7 30 (24.00%) Internet
8 29 (23.20%) WAN
9 28 (22.40%) TCP/IP
10 24 (19.20%) LAN
11 23 (18.40%) DHCP
12 21 (16.80%) IPsec
13 20 (16.00%) Network Security
14 19 (15.20%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (14.40%) VLAN
15 18 (14.40%) VPN
16 17 (13.60%) Ethernet
16 17 (13.60%) HSRP
17 16 (12.80%) HTTP
18 12 (9.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.80%) MariaDB
5 4 (3.20%) InfluxDB
5 4 (3.20%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.60%) MySQL
7 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (16.80%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.60%) IntelliJ
2 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.80%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.20%) JUnit
4 4 (3.20%) Spock
5 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.60%) JIRA
6 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.80%) Hudson
6 1 (0.80%) JMeter
6 1 (0.80%) Trac
General
1 36 (28.80%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 2 (1.60%) Electronics
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Law
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (8.80%) Developer
2 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (8.80%) IP Network Engineer
2 11 (8.80%) Java Developer
2 11 (8.80%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (8.00%) Architect
3 10 (8.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 10 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Network Architect
5 8 (6.40%) Implementation Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 8 (6.40%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Network Support
6 7 (5.60%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.80%) IT Trainer
7 6 (4.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Technical Trainer
7 6 (4.80%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.80%) REST
2 9 (7.20%) JSON
3 8 (6.40%) 802.1X
3 8 (6.40%) Web Services
4 7 (5.60%) CSS
4 7 (5.60%) J2EE
5 6 (4.80%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.80%) HTML
5 6 (4.80%) J2SE
5 6 (4.80%) Node.js
5 6 (4.80%) React
6 5 (4.00%) Ajax
6 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.00%) LAMP
6 5 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (3.20%) GWT
7 4 (3.20%) Protocol Buffers
7 4 (3.20%) Vaadin
8 3 (2.40%) CGI
8 3 (2.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Clustering
2 8 (6.40%) Fat Client
2 8 (6.40%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (6.40%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.20%) Replication
6 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.40%) PKI
7 2 (1.60%) Fintech
7 2 (1.60%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.60%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.80%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.00%) Linux
2 29 (23.20%) Windows
3 19 (15.20%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.40%) CentOS
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.80%) Fedora
6 6 (4.80%) Unix
7 5 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.20%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.60%) Debian
10 1 (0.80%) Android
10 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (12.80%) DevOps
4 13 (10.40%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (8.80%) Project Management
6 10 (8.00%) Scrum
7 9 (7.20%) Configuration Management
7 9 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (7.20%) Open Source
7 9 (7.20%) Presales
8 8 (6.40%) Coaching
8 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
8 8 (6.40%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (6.40%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.60%) Line Management
9 7 (5.60%) Network Architecture
9 7 (5.60%) Time Management
10 6 (4.80%) Service Management
10 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.00%) Python
2 14 (11.20%) Bash Shell
2 14 (11.20%) Java
3 12 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.60%) SQL
4 11 (8.80%) C
4 11 (8.80%) Perl
5 9 (7.20%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.60%) PHP
6 7 (5.60%) Ruby
7 4 (3.20%) C#
7 4 (3.20%) Clojure
7 4 (3.20%) Go
7 4 (3.20%) Groovy
7 4 (3.20%) Scala
8 3 (2.40%) C++
8 3 (2.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.80%) Lisp
9 1 (0.80%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 31 (24.80%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (22.40%) CCNP
3 20 (16.00%) Degree
4 16 (12.80%) CCNA
5 11 (8.80%) CCIE
6 9 (7.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (6.40%) CISSP
7 8 (6.40%) VCP5
8 6 (4.80%) CISM
8 6 (4.80%) MCSA
8 6 (4.80%) MCSE
8 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (3.20%) CCDA
10 4 (3.20%) CCDP
10 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.20%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.40%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.60%) vSphere
3 13 (10.40%) Docker
4 9 (7.20%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.20%) VMware NSX
4 9 (7.20%) XenApp
5 8 (6.40%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (6.40%) Terminal Services
5 8 (6.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Puppet
2 10 (8.00%) Icinga
2 10 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.60%) Cacti
3 7 (5.60%) SCCM
4 6 (4.80%) HAProxy
4 6 (4.80%) Nagios
5 5 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.00%) WSUS
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.40%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (2.40%) RANCID
7 2 (1.60%) Ansible
7 2 (1.60%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.60%) Packer
7 2 (1.60%) SCOM
7 2 (1.60%) Terraform
8 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.80%) Nessus
8 1 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (46.40%) Cisco
2 31 (24.80%) Juniper
3 21 (16.80%) Microsoft
4 18 (14.40%) VMware
5 17 (13.60%) CheckPoint
5 17 (13.60%) HP
6 10 (8.00%) Citrix
7 8 (6.40%) Dell
7 8 (6.40%) Dell Compellent
7 8 (6.40%) Huawei
7 8 (6.40%) NetApp
7 8 (6.40%) Oracle
7 8 (6.40%) SonicWALL
7 8 (6.40%) Veeam
7 8 (6.40%) WatchGuard
8 5 (4.00%) F5
8 5 (4.00%) Google
8 5 (4.00%) Symantec
9 4 (3.20%) Ericsson
9 4 (3.20%) Fortinet