Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 991 989 969
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20 +57
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 178 212 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.75% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 132 184 270
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £32,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 25,452 28,141 33,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.88% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,115 22,864 27,411
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -15 164 £47,500 - 21
UK excluding London +24 125 £47,500 +5.56% 21
London -1 45 £57,500 +4.55% 2
South West +37 41 £47,500 +36.84% 1
South East +4 29 £45,000 - 3
North of England +6 18 £47,500 - 5
North West +8 15 £47,500 - 5
Midlands +28 14 £38,750 -22.50% 2
East of England +16 13 £55,000 +77.42% 8
West Midlands +27 12 £50,000 - 2
Scotland -12 10 - - 1
Yorkshire +34 3 £48,000 +6.67%
East Midlands +7 2 £22,500 -52.63%

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 119 (66.85%) IPv4
2 86 (48.31%) Firewall
3 68 (38.20%) Cisco
4 64 (35.96%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (33.15%) Linux
6 55 (30.90%) Windows
7 48 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (25.28%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (25.28%) TCP/IP
8 45 (25.28%) IPsec
9 43 (24.16%) DNS
9 43 (24.16%) Ethernet
10 42 (23.60%) DevOps
11 41 (23.03%) VPN
11 41 (23.03%) CCNP
11 41 (23.03%) MPLS
11 41 (23.03%) OSPF
12 39 (21.91%) Juniper
12 39 (21.91%) Wi-Fi
12 39 (21.91%) REST
13 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
13 37 (20.79%) BGP
13 37 (20.79%) Python
14 36 (20.22%) Degree
15 34 (19.10%) WAN
16 33 (18.54%) VLAN
16 33 (18.54%) Telecoms
17 32 (17.98%) VMware
17 32 (17.98%) DHCP
17 32 (17.98%) Internet

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 24 (13.48%) MS Exchange
1 24 (13.48%) Tomcat
2 21 (11.80%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (3.37%) IIS
5 5 (2.81%) Apache
5 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.69%) Drupal
7 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.12%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.67%) Office 365
3 14 (7.87%) SaaS
4 7 (3.93%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.37%) IaaS
6 5 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.25%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.69%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.69%) PaaS
8 3 (1.69%) Serverless
8 3 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 119 (66.85%) IPv4
2 86 (48.31%) Firewall
3 45 (25.28%) IPsec
3 45 (25.28%) TCP/IP
4 43 (24.16%) DNS
4 43 (24.16%) Ethernet
5 41 (23.03%) MPLS
5 41 (23.03%) OSPF
5 41 (23.03%) VPN
6 39 (21.91%) Wi-Fi
7 37 (20.79%) BGP
8 34 (19.10%) WAN
9 33 (18.54%) VLAN
10 32 (17.98%) DHCP
10 32 (17.98%) Internet
11 28 (15.73%) LAN
12 27 (15.17%) HTTP
12 27 (15.17%) Network Security
13 24 (13.48%) HSRP
14 18 (10.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) InfluxDB
1 21 (11.80%) Neo4j
2 15 (8.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.37%) Cognos Impromptu
5 3 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.12%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (11.80%) JUnit
1 21 (11.80%) Spock
2 16 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.62%) Bugzilla
3 10 (5.62%) JIRA
4 6 (3.37%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.37%) IntelliJ
4 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.25%) Subversion
6 3 (1.69%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.12%) Trac
General
1 33 (18.54%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.30%) Games
3 10 (5.62%) Electronics
3 10 (5.62%) Finance
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 4 (2.25%) Legal
4 4 (2.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (25.84%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.17%) Developer
3 22 (12.36%) Java Developer
4 21 (11.80%) Software Developer
5 19 (10.67%) Test Engineer
6 16 (8.99%) Java Software Developer
7 14 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) Cisco Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Juniper Engineer
10 10 (5.62%) Network Support
11 9 (5.06%) Architect
11 9 (5.06%) Network Support Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) Security Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) Support Engineer
11 9 (5.06%) Verification Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Test and Validation Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Validation Engineer
13 7 (3.93%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.91%) REST
2 21 (11.80%) GWT
2 21 (11.80%) Vaadin
3 18 (10.11%) 802.1X
4 10 (5.62%) Node.js
4 10 (5.62%) XMPP
5 9 (5.06%) Web Services
6 6 (3.37%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.37%) J2EE
6 6 (3.37%) J2SE
6 6 (3.37%) React
7 5 (2.81%) JSON
7 5 (2.81%) SAML
8 3 (1.69%) CGI
8 3 (1.69%) YAML
9 2 (1.12%) Ajax
9 2 (1.12%) CSS
9 2 (1.12%) HTML
9 2 (1.12%) LAMP
9 2 (1.12%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.17%) Computer Science
2 25 (14.04%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.30%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (6.18%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.18%) PKI
6 10 (5.62%) Clustering
6 10 (5.62%) DataPower
6 10 (5.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 7 (3.93%) Fat Client
7 7 (3.93%) HP StoreVirtual
7 7 (3.93%) Thin Client
8 6 (3.37%) Replication
9 3 (1.69%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.56%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.15%) Linux
2 55 (30.90%) Windows
3 24 (13.48%) Windows Server
4 21 (11.80%) FreeBSD
5 12 (6.74%) Unix
6 8 (4.49%) CentOS
6 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.69%) AIX
8 3 (1.69%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Debian
9 2 (1.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.96%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.60%) DevOps
4 31 (17.42%) BDD
4 31 (17.42%) TDD
5 23 (12.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (12.36%) Test Automation
7 21 (11.80%) Microservices
8 17 (9.55%) Change Management
9 15 (8.43%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (7.87%) Load Balancing
10 14 (7.87%) Network Design
11 13 (7.30%) Validation
11 13 (7.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 12 (6.74%) Information Security
12 12 (6.74%) Test Strategy
12 12 (6.74%) Time Management
13 11 (6.18%) Functional Testing
13 11 (6.18%) Physics
13 11 (6.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.79%) Python
2 30 (16.85%) Java
3 21 (11.80%) Clojure
3 21 (11.80%) Groovy
3 21 (11.80%) Scala
3 21 (11.80%) SQL
4 16 (8.99%) Bash Shell
4 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
5 14 (7.87%) C
5 14 (7.87%) Shell Script
6 10 (5.62%) C#
6 10 (5.62%) Perl
6 10 (5.62%) Tcl
7 6 (3.37%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.25%) PHP
8 4 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 45 (25.28%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (23.03%) CCNP
3 36 (20.22%) Degree
4 21 (11.80%) CCIE
5 18 (10.11%) CCNA
6 17 (9.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (7.87%) SC Cleared
7 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
8 10 (5.62%) CCA
8 10 (5.62%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (3.93%) CISSP
10 6 (3.37%) CISM
10 6 (3.37%) JNCIE
11 5 (2.81%) CISA
11 5 (2.81%) VCP5
12 3 (1.69%) MCSA
12 3 (1.69%) MCSE
12 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.37%) QA
4 4 (2.25%) GCP
4 4 (2.25%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (2.25%) SAS 70
5 2 (1.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 28 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.55%) VMware NSX
3 14 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (6.74%) vSphere
5 10 (5.62%) XenApp
6 8 (4.49%) Firmware
7 7 (3.93%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (3.93%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.93%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.93%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.25%) Docker
9 3 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) Icinga
2 18 (10.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (6.74%) Cacti
3 12 (6.74%) FortiGate
3 12 (6.74%) Puppet
4 8 (4.49%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.81%) QRadar
5 5 (2.81%) WSUS
6 4 (2.25%) CASB
6 4 (2.25%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.25%) SCCM
7 3 (1.69%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.12%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.12%) Nessus
8 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.56%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.56%) RANCID
9 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (38.20%) Cisco
2 39 (21.91%) Juniper
3 37 (20.79%) Microsoft
4 32 (17.98%) VMware
5 25 (14.04%) Citrix
6 21 (11.80%) SolarWinds
7 14 (7.87%) EMC
7 14 (7.87%) HP
8 13 (7.30%) IBM
9 12 (6.74%) Palo Alto
10 11 (6.18%) Fortinet
11 10 (5.62%) CheckPoint
11 10 (5.62%) NetApp
11 10 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (5.06%) F5
13 8 (4.49%) Meraki
13 8 (4.49%) Oracle
14 7 (3.93%) Dell
14 7 (3.93%) SonicWALL
14 7 (3.93%) Splunk