The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - 44 38
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.42% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.14% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £42,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
IPsec
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 22.47% 19.86% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 63 53 54
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

IPsec
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Bedford region.

IPsec Salary Trend in Bedford

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) HP SIM
2 5 (83.33%) Server Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) MOM
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Server Monitoring
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) NFS
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP SIM
1 5 (83.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft