Period
to 23 September 2017

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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 990 922 1034
Rank change year-on-year -68 +112 -38
Permanent jobs citing IPv6 185 304 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.93% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 157 260 240
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.54% -7.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.11% -5.26% +11.76%

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 28026 32758 37440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.88% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22705 27054 30818
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 23 September 2017.

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 23 September 2017. 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 -70 167 £50,000 +11.11% 5
UK excluding London +6 118 £44,500 -1.11% 5
London -24 65 £65,000 +36.84%
South East +32 43 £45,000 - 1
North of England -15 24 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West -21 23 £47,500 -20.83% 1
South West +29 21 £34,712 -33.88% 1
East of England -7 8 £31,000 +24.00% 1
Scotland - 8 £35,265 -
Wales - 8 £45,000 -
Midlands +29 6 £69,713 +74.28% 1
West Midlands +11 6 £69,713 +99.18% 1
Yorkshire +13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 124 (67.03%) IPv4
2 113 (61.08%) BGP
3 112 (60.54%) OSPF
4 109 (58.92%) Cisco
5 94 (50.81%) Cisco Certification
6 92 (49.73%) Firewall
7 87 (47.03%) VPN
8 83 (44.86%) MPLS
9 78 (42.16%) Juniper
10 67 (36.22%) CCNP
11 65 (35.14%) Linux
12 60 (32.43%) WAN
13 56 (30.27%) Ethernet
14 55 (29.73%) LAN
14 55 (29.73%) DNS
15 52 (28.11%) VLAN
16 50 (27.03%) Network Design
17 47 (25.41%) IPsec
18 45 (24.32%) Degree
18 45 (24.32%) DHCP
19 44 (23.78%) Internet
20 43 (23.24%) Network Security
21 42 (22.70%) TCP/IP
22 40 (21.62%) CCIE
22 40 (21.62%) HSRP
23 39 (21.08%) Wi-Fi
23 39 (21.08%) Wireless
24 38 (20.54%) Telecoms
24 38 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
25 37 (20.00%) Unix

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 4 (2.16%) Confluence
2 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.08%) CloudStack
3 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.08%) nginx
3 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) HipChat
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.03%) SaaS
4 9 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.86%) Office 365
5 5 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.70%) IaaS
5 5 (2.70%) PaaS
5 5 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.62%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.08%) GitHub
8 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 124 (67.03%) IPv4
2 113 (61.08%) BGP
3 112 (60.54%) OSPF
4 92 (49.73%) Firewall
5 87 (47.03%) VPN
6 83 (44.86%) MPLS
7 60 (32.43%) WAN
8 56 (30.27%) Ethernet
9 55 (29.73%) DNS
9 55 (29.73%) LAN
10 52 (28.11%) VLAN
11 47 (25.41%) IPsec
12 45 (24.32%) DHCP
13 44 (23.78%) Internet
14 43 (23.24%) Network Security
15 42 (22.70%) TCP/IP
16 40 (21.62%) HSRP
17 39 (21.08%) Wi-Fi
17 39 (21.08%) Wireless
18 38 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.78%) MySQL
2 6 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.16%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (2.16%) InfluxDB
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.70%) Subversion
3 4 (2.16%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 38 (20.54%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.32%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Military
3 5 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Electronics
5 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (43.78%) Network Engineer
2 39 (21.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (20.54%) Juniper Engineer
4 34 (18.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 28 (15.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 24 (12.97%) IP Engineer
7 18 (9.73%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 18 (9.73%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (8.11%) IP Network Engineer
9 13 (7.03%) Consultant
10 11 (5.95%) Core Network Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Senior Core Network Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Senior IP Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Senior IP Network Engineer
10 11 (5.95%) Support Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Architect
11 10 (5.41%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) Network Design Engineer
12 9 (4.86%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.27%) 802.1X
2 12 (6.49%) RFC 2547
2 12 (6.49%) XMPP
3 6 (3.24%) WAP
3 6 (3.24%) Web Services
4 5 (2.70%) JSON
5 2 (1.08%) Apache Axis
5 2 (1.08%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) .NET
6 1 (0.54%) CSS
6 1 (0.54%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.54%) Node.js
6 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.54%) REST
6 1 (0.54%) RESTful
6 1 (0.54%) WML
6 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.81%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 18 (9.73%) PKI
4 16 (8.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (5.95%) Internet of Things
5 11 (5.95%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.78%) DataPower
7 7 (3.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 5 (2.70%) Replication
9 4 (2.16%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (1.62%) Clustering
11 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.08%) Handset
12 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.54%) Smart Home
12 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (35.14%) Linux
2 37 (20.00%) Unix
3 30 (16.22%) Windows
4 24 (12.97%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.41%) CentOS
6 5 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.08%) Debian
7 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (27.03%) Network Design
2 25 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 24 (12.97%) Kalman Filter
4 23 (12.43%) Network Management
5 19 (10.27%) Web Filtering
6 18 (9.73%) ITIL
7 15 (8.11%) High Availability
8 14 (7.57%) Change Management
8 14 (7.57%) Network Planning
9 11 (5.95%) Business Development
9 11 (5.95%) Change Control
9 11 (5.95%) DDoS Mitigation
9 11 (5.95%) DevOps
9 11 (5.95%) Mathematics
10 10 (5.41%) Adaptive Security
10 10 (5.41%) Information Management
10 10 (5.41%) Operations Management
10 10 (5.41%) Process Management
10 10 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
11 9 (4.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.89%) C
2 19 (10.27%) Python
3 15 (8.11%) C++
4 12 (6.49%) Perl
5 10 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.78%) PHP
6 7 (3.78%) SQL
7 6 (3.24%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.16%) Java
8 4 (2.16%) Ruby
9 3 (1.62%) Go
9 3 (1.62%) Rust
9 3 (1.62%) Scala
10 2 (1.08%) C#
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (50.81%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (36.22%) CCNP
3 45 (24.32%) Degree
4 40 (21.62%) CCIE
5 36 (19.46%) CCNA
6 16 (8.65%) JNCIP
7 12 (6.49%) Security Cleared
8 11 (5.95%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.41%) CCIP
10 9 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (3.78%) JNCIE
12 6 (3.24%) CCA
12 6 (3.24%) DV Cleared
13 5 (2.70%) CISSP
14 4 (2.16%) MCSA
14 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.62%) CCDP
15 3 (1.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.41%) SLA
2 5 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.86%) Docker
3 9 (4.86%) Snort
3 9 (4.86%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.16%) pfSense
6 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.08%) iptables
7 2 (1.08%) Postfix
7 2 (1.08%) PowerDNS
7 2 (1.08%) vSphere
8 1 (0.54%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.54%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.54%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.54%) UAG
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.54%) Xen
8 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (12.97%) Cacti
2 19 (10.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 13 (7.03%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (5.95%) Puppet
5 10 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (5.41%) Nagios
6 9 (4.86%) FortiGate
7 5 (2.70%) OpenNMS
8 4 (2.16%) Ansible
8 4 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.16%) RANCID
8 4 (2.16%) SCCM
8 4 (2.16%) SCOM
8 4 (2.16%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.08%) Opsview
10 1 (0.54%) Grafana
10 1 (0.54%) Icinga
10 1 (0.54%) StackStorm
10 1 (0.54%) TrustSec
10 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 109 (58.92%) Cisco
2 78 (42.16%) Juniper
3 30 (16.22%) SolarWinds
4 28 (15.14%) VMware
5 22 (11.89%) Palo Alto
6 21 (11.35%) Microsoft
7 17 (9.19%) Huawei
8 15 (8.11%) Citrix
8 15 (8.11%) IBM
9 13 (7.03%) CheckPoint
9 13 (7.03%) F5
10 11 (5.95%) Forcepoint
11 10 (5.41%) Avaya
11 10 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
12 9 (4.86%) BT
12 9 (4.86%) HP
13 7 (3.78%) Aruba
13 7 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (3.24%) Meraki
14 6 (3.24%) Splunk