The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 172 169 164
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 37 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.80% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.85% 2.70% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 46
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
IPsec
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IPsec
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Berkshire

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Berkshire

IPsec
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 14 £45,000 - 5
Maidenhead +6 4 £57,500 +35.29%
Bracknell +5 3 £42,500 -19.04%
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 61 (83.56%) Cisco
2 60 (82.19%) Firewall
3 50 (68.49%) VPN
4 46 (63.01%) BGP
5 45 (61.64%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (58.90%) MPLS
7 42 (57.53%) OSPF
8 34 (46.58%) WAN
9 30 (41.10%) SSL
10 29 (39.73%) DNS
10 29 (39.73%) EIGRP
11 28 (38.36%) VoIP
12 27 (36.99%) Juniper
13 26 (35.62%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (34.25%) Data Centre
15 24 (32.88%) LAN
16 23 (31.51%) CCNP
17 22 (30.14%) CCNA
17 22 (30.14%) Network Security
18 20 (27.40%) PPP
18 20 (27.40%) L2TP
19 19 (26.03%) Wireless
19 19 (26.03%) Network Design
19 19 (26.03%) Degree
20 17 (23.29%) VLAN
20 17 (23.29%) VMware
20 17 (23.29%) Linux
20 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
20 17 (23.29%) Internet
21 16 (21.92%) Telecoms

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (4.11%) Apache
1 3 (4.11%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (4.11%) nginx
1 3 (4.11%) Confluence
1 3 (4.11%) MediaWiki
1 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (82.19%) Firewall
2 50 (68.49%) VPN
3 46 (63.01%) BGP
4 43 (58.90%) MPLS
5 42 (57.53%) OSPF
6 34 (46.58%) WAN
7 30 (41.10%) SSL
8 29 (39.73%) DNS
8 29 (39.73%) EIGRP
9 28 (38.36%) VoIP
10 26 (35.62%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (32.88%) LAN
12 22 (30.14%) Network Security
13 20 (27.40%) PPP
13 20 (27.40%) L2TP
14 19 (26.03%) Wireless
15 17 (23.29%) TCP/IP
15 17 (23.29%) VLAN
15 17 (23.29%) Internet
16 15 (20.55%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
1 3 (4.11%) JIRA
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.11%) Hudson
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (21.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) Administrator
2 12 (16.44%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (16.44%) Network Administrator
3 5 (6.85%) Security Engineer
3 5 (6.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Solution Manager
4 4 (5.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (2.74%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.11%) Wiki
5 2 (2.74%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) UNIX
2 14 (19.18%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) CentOS
3 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) Debian
4 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Network Design
2 14 (19.18%) Project Management
3 13 (17.81%) Load Balancing
4 7 (9.59%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Network Management
4 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.85%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.48%) Test Management
6 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 3 (4.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.11%) Change Management
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.11%) Validation
7 3 (4.11%) Build Automation
7 3 (4.11%) DevOps
7 3 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) Perl
2 9 (12.33%) Python
3 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.11%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) VBScript
4 3 (4.11%) VB
4 3 (4.11%) PHP
4 3 (4.11%) Ruby
4 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (61.64%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (31.51%) CCNP
3 22 (30.14%) CCNA
4 19 (26.03%) Degree
5 9 (12.33%) CCSP
6 8 (10.96%) JNCIS
7 7 (9.59%) CCDP
7 7 (9.59%) CCIE
8 6 (8.22%) CCIP
8 6 (8.22%) JNCIP
8 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.85%) JNCIA
10 3 (4.11%) MCITP
10 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (4.11%) RHCE
11 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.37%) CCDA
12 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.07%) Firmware
3 6 (8.22%) iptables
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.11%) Samba
5 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.11%) Postfix
5 3 (4.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
1 6 (8.22%) FortiGate
1 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.48%) Nagios
3 3 (4.11%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.11%) Salt
3 3 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 61 (83.56%) Cisco
2 27 (36.99%) Juniper
3 17 (23.29%) VMware
4 12 (16.44%) F5
5 11 (15.07%) Meraki
6 9 (12.33%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.85%) Avaya
9 4 (5.48%) Citrix
9 4 (5.48%) Oracle
10 3 (4.11%) Websense
10 3 (4.11%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.74%) ScanSafe
11 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.37%) Symantec
12 1 (1.37%) McAfee
12 1 (1.37%) Radware
12 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.37%) SAP
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