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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 838 827
Rank change year-on-year +72 -11  
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 108 122 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 97 105 126
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  

IPv6 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13658 17764 20178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.19% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11101 14730 15997
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

IPv6
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IPv6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IPv6 in the UK

IPv6
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +90 99 £45,000 +12.50% 12
London +87 50 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South East +41 19 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +32 12 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Brighton - 10 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 10 £40,000 -
Wales +8 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South Wales +14 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Cardiff +5 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Herefordshire -15 6 £50,000 +56.25%
Shropshire - 6 £35,000 -
Telford - 6 £35,000 -
Hereford - 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £45,000 +15.38%
North Yorkshire +6 5 £45,000 -
Harrogate +4 5 £45,000 -
Manchester -15 5 £55,000 +37.50% 1
North West -23 5 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Rochdale - 5 £55,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £34,000 - 1
East of England +10 4 £34,750 +39.00%
City of London +28 3 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Berkshire -4 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Surrey +39 2 £65,000 +41.30%
South West +21 2 £32,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +18 2 £55,000 -19.11%
Swansea - 2 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £47,500 -
Derby - 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 150 (58.59%) MPLS
2 141 (55.08%) OSPF
2 141 (55.08%) Cisco Certification
3 136 (53.13%) IPv4
4 132 (51.56%) Firewall
5 131 (51.17%) Cisco
6 130 (50.78%) BGP
7 113 (44.14%) CCNP
8 112 (43.75%) Linux
9 96 (37.50%) VPN
9 96 (37.50%) DNS
10 92 (35.94%) WAN
11 78 (30.47%) Network Security
12 71 (27.73%) Juniper
13 67 (26.17%) CCNA
13 67 (26.17%) DHCP
14 66 (25.78%) LAN
15 63 (24.61%) Windows
16 59 (23.05%) Data Centre
17 55 (21.48%) Wireless
17 55 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
18 52 (20.31%) Telecoms
19 51 (19.92%) VLAN
20 45 (17.58%) Microsoft
21 44 (17.19%) Active Directory
22 43 (16.80%) Unix
22 43 (16.80%) F5
23 42 (16.41%) TCP/IP
24 40 (15.63%) DMVPN
24 40 (15.63%) Windows Server

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 8 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.34%) CloudStack
2 6 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.17%) IIS
4 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.13%) Office 365
2 7 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (58.59%) MPLS
2 141 (55.08%) OSPF
3 136 (53.13%) IPv4
4 132 (51.56%) Firewall
5 130 (50.78%) BGP
6 96 (37.50%) DNS
6 96 (37.50%) VPN
7 92 (35.94%) WAN
8 78 (30.47%) Network Security
9 67 (26.17%) DHCP
10 66 (25.78%) LAN
11 55 (21.48%) Cisco ASA
11 55 (21.48%) Wireless
12 51 (19.92%) VLAN
13 42 (16.41%) TCP/IP
14 40 (15.63%) DMVPN
15 38 (14.84%) Cisco IOS
15 38 (14.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 38 (14.84%) Internet
16 33 (12.89%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (4.30%) Cognos Impromptu
3 8 (3.13%) MySQL
3 8 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.34%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (20.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.73%) Finance
3 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 105 (41.02%) Network Engineer
2 56 (21.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 52 (20.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 29 (11.33%) Juniper Engineer
5 25 (9.77%) Network Support
6 23 (8.98%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.64%) Consultant
9 15 (5.86%) Senior Network Engineer
10 14 (5.47%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 14 (5.47%) Help Desk Support
10 14 (5.47%) Security Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) IP Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.30%) Analyst
12 11 (4.30%) Data Centre Engineer
12 11 (4.30%) Data Centre Technician
12 11 (4.30%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 11 (4.30%) HTML
3 8 (3.13%) XMPP
4 3 (1.17%) COM
4 3 (1.17%) SailPoint
5 2 (0.78%) Node.js
5 2 (0.78%) REST
5 2 (0.78%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.39%) OAuth
6 1 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.05%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 17 (6.64%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.47%) Clustering
5 13 (5.08%) Driving Licence
6 11 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.52%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (3.13%) IVR
9 7 (2.73%) PKI
10 6 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
10 6 (2.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (2.34%) Replication
11 5 (1.95%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.17%) iPad
12 3 (1.17%) Life Science
12 3 (1.17%) User Experience
13 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.78%) Smart Home
14 1 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 112 (43.75%) Linux
2 63 (24.61%) Windows
3 43 (16.80%) Unix
4 40 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.52%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.13%) Android
8 8 (3.13%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.73%) VyOS
10 6 (2.34%) CentOS
11 3 (1.17%) Solaris
12 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.50%) Network Design
2 29 (11.33%) ITIL
2 29 (11.33%) Load Balancing
3 22 (8.59%) Presales
4 19 (7.42%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (5.08%) Network Management
6 12 (4.69%) Configuration Management
6 12 (4.69%) DDoS Mitigation
6 12 (4.69%) High Availability
6 12 (4.69%) Software Engineering
7 11 (4.30%) Information Security
7 11 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (3.91%) Customer Requirements
8 10 (3.91%) Network Planning
9 9 (3.52%) Cryptography
9 9 (3.52%) DevOps
9 9 (3.52%) SIEM
10 8 (3.13%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.13%) Migration
10 8 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.11%) Python
2 20 (7.81%) Perl
3 18 (7.03%) SQL
4 14 (5.47%) Java
5 11 (4.30%) C++
5 11 (4.30%) PHP
6 9 (3.52%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.52%) C#
6 9 (3.52%) Ruby
7 8 (3.13%) C
7 8 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 8 (3.13%) Embedded C++
7 8 (3.13%) Groovy
8 6 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.78%) Lua
10 2 (0.78%) Tcl
10 2 (0.78%) VBScript
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 141 (55.08%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (44.14%) CCNP
3 67 (26.17%) CCNA
4 35 (13.67%) Security Cleared
5 34 (13.28%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.38%) CCIE
7 23 (8.98%) Degree
8 21 (8.20%) JNCIP
9 14 (5.47%) JNCIA
10 8 (3.13%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.73%) CISSP
11 7 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (2.34%) GCIA
12 6 (2.34%) GCIH
12 6 (2.34%) MCSA
12 6 (2.34%) MCSE
12 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (2.34%) SANS
12 6 (2.34%) VCP5
13 5 (1.95%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.11%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.13%) JTAG
3 7 (2.73%) MISRA
4 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.39%) GPG13
System Software
1 44 (17.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.13%) Docker
4 8 (3.13%) vSphere
5 5 (1.95%) pfSense
5 5 (1.95%) Snort
6 3 (1.17%) XenApp
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
8 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.39%) UAG
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.42%) Nagios
2 15 (5.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (5.08%) Puppet
4 10 (3.91%) OpenNMS
5 8 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (3.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (2.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (2.34%) SCCM
7 5 (1.95%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.95%) RANCID
8 3 (1.17%) Ansible
8 3 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.78%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (0.78%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.39%) Consul
10 1 (0.39%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 131 (51.17%) Cisco
2 71 (27.73%) Juniper
3 45 (17.58%) Microsoft
4 43 (16.80%) F5
5 31 (12.11%) VMware
6 27 (10.55%) Cyberoam
7 26 (10.16%) HP
8 25 (9.77%) Meraki
9 18 (7.03%) Ubiquiti
10 17 (6.64%) CheckPoint
10 17 (6.64%) Draytek
10 17 (6.64%) Huawei
10 17 (6.64%) NETGEAR
11 16 (6.25%) Brocade
12 14 (5.47%) SonicWALL
13 11 (4.30%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.91%) Fortinet
15 9 (3.52%) Citrix
16 8 (3.13%) Dell
16 8 (3.13%) Palo Alto
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Studley, Warwickshire
Six Degrees Group
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago