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

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1016 1019 913
Rank change year-on-year +3 -106 +143
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 136 180 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.65% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 101 153 271
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% -4.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,400 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 24,315 27,697 32,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.87% 15.90% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,241 22,533 26,331
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -7 125 £50,000 +6.95% 24
UK excluding London 0 97 £47,500 +11.76% 17
London +15 33 £65,000 - 8
South West +6 24 £40,000 +15.23% 1
East of England +33 18 £55,000 +139.13% 5
South East -17 17 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +36 15 £50,000 -12.83% 5
North of England +36 14 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands +36 13 £50,000 -12.83% 5
North West +1 11 £46,000 -3.16% 2
Scotland +8 9 - - 1
Yorkshire +32 3 £48,000 +30.64%
East Midlands - 2 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 79 (58.09%) IPv4
2 65 (47.79%) Firewall
3 50 (36.76%) Cisco
4 40 (29.41%) Windows
4 40 (29.41%) Linux
5 35 (25.74%) Python
5 35 (25.74%) MPLS
5 35 (25.74%) OSPF
5 35 (25.74%) IPsec
6 34 (25.00%) Internet
7 33 (24.26%) Ethernet
8 32 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (22.79%) VLAN
10 30 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (22.06%) Degree
10 30 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (22.06%) Telecoms
11 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
11 29 (21.32%) BGP
12 28 (20.59%) Juniper
12 28 (20.59%) DNS
12 28 (20.59%) REST
13 27 (19.85%) TCP/IP
13 27 (19.85%) WAN
13 27 (19.85%) CCNP
14 26 (19.12%) DevOps
15 24 (17.65%) LAN
15 24 (17.65%) VMware
16 23 (16.91%) VPN

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 16 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.68%) Apache
5 4 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.94%) WordPress
6 3 (2.21%) Drupal
7 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (3.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.44%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.76%) Office 365
3 8 (5.88%) SaaS
4 4 (2.94%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.21%) CloudFront
5 3 (2.21%) Serverless
5 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 79 (58.09%) IPv4
2 65 (47.79%) Firewall
3 35 (25.74%) IPsec
3 35 (25.74%) MPLS
3 35 (25.74%) OSPF
4 34 (25.00%) Internet
5 33 (24.26%) Ethernet
6 31 (22.79%) VLAN
7 30 (22.06%) Wi-Fi
8 29 (21.32%) BGP
9 28 (20.59%) DNS
10 27 (19.85%) TCP/IP
10 27 (19.85%) WAN
11 24 (17.65%) LAN
12 23 (16.91%) VPN
13 21 (15.44%) HSRP
13 21 (15.44%) HTTP
14 20 (14.71%) DHCP
14 20 (14.71%) Network Security
15 16 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) Relational Database
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.88%) InfluxDB
3 8 (5.88%) Neo4j
4 4 (2.94%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.47%) Cognos Impromptu
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.62%) Bugzilla
2 9 (6.62%) JIRA
3 8 (5.88%) JUnit
3 8 (5.88%) Spock
4 6 (4.41%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.41%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.21%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Trac
General
1 30 (22.06%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.56%) Finance
3 9 (6.62%) Electronics
4 5 (3.68%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (22.79%) Network Engineer
2 16 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 15 (11.03%) Test Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Security Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Network Support
9 7 (5.15%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) IT Trainer
10 6 (4.41%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Technical Trainer
10 6 (4.41%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) REST
2 13 (9.56%) 802.1X
3 10 (7.35%) Web Services
4 8 (5.88%) GWT
4 8 (5.88%) JSON
4 8 (5.88%) Vaadin
4 8 (5.88%) XMPP
5 7 (5.15%) Node.js
6 6 (4.41%) Hibernate
6 6 (4.41%) HTML
6 6 (4.41%) J2EE
6 6 (4.41%) J2SE
6 6 (4.41%) React
7 5 (3.68%) Ajax
7 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.68%) CSS
8 4 (2.94%) LAMP
8 4 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (2.21%) CGI
9 3 (2.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 20 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 8 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 7 (5.15%) Clustering
3 7 (5.15%) DataPower
3 7 (5.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.94%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (2.94%) PKI
5 4 (2.94%) Replication
6 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.74%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.41%) Linux
1 40 (29.41%) Windows
2 17 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.09%) CentOS
4 9 (6.62%) Unix
5 8 (5.88%) FreeBSD
5 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.94%) Fedora
7 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (19.12%) DevOps
3 18 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (13.24%) Test Automation
4 17 (12.50%) BDD
4 17 (12.50%) TDD
5 12 (8.82%) Network Design
5 12 (8.82%) Time Management
6 10 (7.35%) Project Management
7 9 (6.62%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (6.62%) Change Management
7 9 (6.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.62%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (6.62%) Physics
7 9 (6.62%) SDLC
7 9 (6.62%) Test Strategy
7 9 (6.62%) Validation
8 8 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 8 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.74%) Python
2 19 (13.97%) Java
3 18 (13.24%) SQL
4 17 (12.50%) C
5 16 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 13 (9.56%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.35%) C#
7 10 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.62%) Tcl
9 8 (5.88%) Clojure
9 8 (5.88%) Groovy
9 8 (5.88%) Scala
10 7 (5.15%) Perl
11 6 (4.41%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.41%) PHP
12 4 (2.94%) Ruby
13 1 (0.74%) C++
13 1 (0.74%) Go
13 1 (0.74%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 30 (22.06%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (22.06%) Degree
2 27 (19.85%) CCNP
3 15 (11.03%) CCIE
4 14 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.15%) CCA
6 7 (5.15%) CCNA
6 7 (5.15%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (5.15%) VCP5
7 6 (4.41%) JNCIE
8 5 (3.68%) CISSP
8 5 (3.68%) MCSA
8 5 (3.68%) MCSE
8 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.21%) CISM
9 3 (2.21%) GCIA
10 2 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (15.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.76%) vSphere
3 15 (11.03%) VMware NSX
4 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (6.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (5.88%) Terminal Services
6 8 (5.88%) XenApp
6 8 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.41%) Docker
8 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (11.03%) Puppet
2 12 (8.82%) Icinga
3 10 (7.35%) Cacti
3 10 (7.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.41%) SCCM
5 5 (3.68%) Nagios
6 4 (2.94%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.94%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.94%) WSUS
7 3 (2.21%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (2.21%) QRadar
7 3 (2.21%) RANCID
8 2 (1.47%) CASB
8 2 (1.47%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.47%) SCOM
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (36.76%) Cisco
2 29 (21.32%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.59%) Juniper
4 24 (17.65%) VMware
5 16 (11.76%) HP
6 15 (11.03%) Citrix
7 14 (10.29%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.35%) Palo Alto
9 9 (6.62%) SolarWinds
10 8 (5.88%) Dell
10 8 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
10 8 (5.88%) EMC
10 8 (5.88%) NetApp
10 8 (5.88%) SonicWALL
11 7 (5.15%) IBM
11 7 (5.15%) Oracle
11 7 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (5.15%) Splunk
11 7 (5.15%) Veeam
11 7 (5.15%) WatchGuard