The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - 100 96
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.52% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.62% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £36,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.92%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.97%
IPsec
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 229 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.84% 19.66% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 140 213 248
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IPsec
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
2 4 (80.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (80.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) DNS

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) RIP
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (80.00%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell