Period
to 22 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1024 904 1008
Rank change year-on-year -120 +104 +26
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 143 277 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.95% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 125 228 252
UK median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £20,500 £30,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -4.76%

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 26,291 29,195 34,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.16% 16.73% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21,323 23,711 28,598
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2018.

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 22 January 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 -110 136 £43,000 -4.44% 24
UK excluding London -71 103 £37,500 -16.67% 18
London -56 38 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East -26 37 £37,500 -25.00% 8
North of England +1 35 £46,250 -9.31% 5
North West +6 33 £47,500 -6.86% 5
East of England +7 13 £23,000 -34.29% 3
South West -2 10 £34,712 -22.86%
West Midlands -23 3 £22,500 -50.00% 2
Midlands -34 3 £22,500 -50.00% 2
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +23 2 £36,742 +24.55%
Scotland - 2 £33,750 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 104 (72.73%) IPv4
2 92 (64.34%) BGP
3 91 (63.64%) OSPF
4 84 (58.74%) Cisco
5 81 (56.64%) VPN
6 69 (48.25%) MPLS
7 67 (46.85%) Firewall
8 65 (45.45%) Juniper
9 64 (44.76%) Ethernet
10 57 (39.86%) DNS
11 52 (36.36%) Telecoms
11 52 (36.36%) HSRP
12 51 (35.66%) Cisco Certification
13 48 (33.57%) VLAN
14 46 (32.17%) TCP/IP
15 43 (30.07%) CCNP
16 42 (29.37%) IPsec
17 40 (27.97%) Wi-Fi
18 39 (27.27%) Internet
19 37 (25.87%) LAN
20 35 (24.48%) Linux
21 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
22 33 (23.08%) VoIP
23 32 (22.38%) WAN
23 32 (22.38%) DHCP
23 32 (22.38%) Data Centre
24 31 (21.68%) Network Management
25 29 (20.28%) Python
26 27 (18.88%) Cacti
27 26 (18.18%) Perl

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 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) HipChat
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.99%) SaaS
4 7 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (2.80%) Office 365
7 3 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.70%) G Suite
8 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 104 (72.73%) IPv4
2 92 (64.34%) BGP
3 91 (63.64%) OSPF
4 81 (56.64%) VPN
5 69 (48.25%) MPLS
6 67 (46.85%) Firewall
7 64 (44.76%) Ethernet
8 57 (39.86%) DNS
9 52 (36.36%) HSRP
10 48 (33.57%) VLAN
11 46 (32.17%) TCP/IP
12 42 (29.37%) IPsec
13 40 (27.97%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (27.27%) Internet
15 37 (25.87%) LAN
16 33 (23.08%) VoIP
17 32 (22.38%) DHCP
17 32 (22.38%) WAN
18 26 (18.18%) Network Security
18 26 (18.18%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (2.80%) MySQL
3 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.40%) Redis
5 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.40%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.40%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.70%) GitLab
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 52 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.39%) Finance
3 8 (5.59%) Electronics
4 7 (4.90%) Military
5 6 (4.20%) Marketing
6 2 (1.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (39.16%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Data Centre Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Data Centre Technician
3 15 (10.49%) Data Technician
4 13 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
5 12 (8.39%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) IP Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Architect
8 8 (5.59%) Designer
8 8 (5.59%) Network Designer
9 7 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Software Integration Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.89%) RFC 2547
2 11 (7.69%) 802.1X
3 10 (6.99%) XMPP
4 7 (4.90%) Web Services
5 3 (2.10%) .NET
5 3 (2.10%) LDAP
6 2 (1.40%) CSS
6 2 (1.40%) Node.js
6 2 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.40%) REST
6 2 (1.40%) STL
7 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.70%) Jinja
7 1 (0.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.59%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (6.29%) PKI
5 8 (5.59%) DataPower
5 8 (5.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (4.20%) MPEG
6 6 (4.20%) STB
6 6 (4.20%) Video on Demand
7 5 (3.50%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.80%) Clustering
9 3 (2.10%) Blog
9 3 (2.10%) CCTV
9 3 (2.10%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (2.10%) Podcast
10 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.40%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.48%) Linux
2 21 (14.69%) Windows
3 18 (12.59%) Unix
4 15 (10.49%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.20%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.40%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.40%) Solaris
7 2 (1.40%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.68%) Network Management
2 21 (14.69%) Network Design
3 18 (12.59%) Change Management
4 17 (11.89%) Load Balancing
5 15 (10.49%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.79%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 10 (6.99%) DevOps
8 10 (6.99%) Mathematics
8 10 (6.99%) Process Management
9 9 (6.29%) Network Planning
9 9 (6.29%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (5.59%) Business Development
10 8 (5.59%) CRM
10 8 (5.59%) ITIL
10 8 (5.59%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.90%) Project Management
12 6 (4.20%) Regression Testing
12 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.28%) Python
2 26 (18.18%) Perl
3 20 (13.99%) C
4 18 (12.59%) PHP
5 15 (10.49%) SQL
6 10 (6.99%) C++
7 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.20%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.20%) Embedded C++
8 6 (4.20%) Java
9 4 (2.80%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.80%) Tcl
10 3 (2.10%) VBScript
11 2 (1.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.70%) C#
12 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (35.66%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (30.07%) CCNP
3 26 (18.18%) Degree
4 23 (16.08%) CCNA
5 20 (13.99%) CCIE
5 20 (13.99%) JNCIP
6 10 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (6.29%) CCIP
7 9 (6.29%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.59%) CISSP
9 5 (3.50%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.80%) CCA
10 4 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.10%) CCDP
11 3 (2.10%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.70%) CISM
12 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.49%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.59%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.99%) VMware NSX
3 8 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.10%) Docker
6 2 (1.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) bhyve
7 1 (0.70%) KVM
7 1 (0.70%) NFS
7 1 (0.70%) Snort
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (18.88%) Cacti
2 18 (12.59%) Puppet
3 16 (11.19%) Nagios
4 15 (10.49%) OpenNMS
4 15 (10.49%) RANCID
4 15 (10.49%) SCCM
5 11 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (5.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (4.90%) SCOM
7 7 (4.90%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (2.10%) Ansible
8 3 (2.10%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.10%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.10%) Nessus
8 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.40%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.40%) WSUS
10 1 (0.70%) Netcool
10 1 (0.70%) StackStorm
10 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 84 (58.74%) Cisco
2 65 (45.45%) Juniper
3 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.99%) Huawei
4 20 (13.99%) VMware
5 18 (12.59%) Ericsson
5 18 (12.59%) SolarWinds
6 16 (11.19%) Citrix
6 16 (11.19%) Palo Alto
7 10 (6.99%) IBM
8 9 (6.29%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (5.59%) F5
10 7 (4.90%) Brocade
10 7 (4.90%) Foundry
10 7 (4.90%) ZyXEL
11 6 (4.20%) BT
11 6 (4.20%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.50%) Aruba
12 5 (3.50%) Avaya
12 5 (3.50%) Sophos