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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 176 191 186
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 45 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.89% 2.04% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 26
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
1558 1521 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.28% 27.78% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1071 1187
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +18 27 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £36,500 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 98 (80.99%) Firewall
2 94 (77.69%) VPN
2 94 (77.69%) Cisco
3 77 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (63.64%) BGP
4 71 (58.68%) OSPF
5 65 (53.72%) MPLS
6 60 (49.59%) Network Security
7 57 (47.11%) Juniper
8 51 (42.15%) CCNA
8 51 (42.15%) SSL
8 51 (42.15%) WAN
9 44 (36.36%) Network Design
10 38 (31.40%) CCNP
11 34 (28.10%) Change Management
12 33 (27.27%) EIGRP
13 32 (26.45%) DNS
14 30 (24.79%) VoIP
14 30 (24.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (23.14%) LAN
15 28 (23.14%) Avaya
16 27 (22.31%) VLAN
16 27 (22.31%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (21.49%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (21.49%) Telecoms
18 25 (20.66%) L2TP
19 24 (19.83%) Project Management
19 24 (19.83%) PPP
20 23 (19.01%) WLAN
21 22 (18.18%) CCSP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (5.79%) Apache
2 3 (2.48%) nginx
2 3 (2.48%) Confluence
2 3 (2.48%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Lync
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 98 (80.99%) Firewall
2 94 (77.69%) VPN
3 77 (63.64%) BGP
4 71 (58.68%) OSPF
5 65 (53.72%) MPLS
6 60 (49.59%) Network Security
7 51 (42.15%) SSL
7 51 (42.15%) WAN
8 33 (27.27%) EIGRP
9 32 (26.45%) DNS
10 30 (24.79%) VoIP
10 30 (24.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (23.14%) LAN
12 27 (22.31%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (22.31%) VLAN
13 26 (21.49%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (20.66%) L2TP
15 24 (19.83%) PPP
16 23 (19.01%) WLAN
17 21 (17.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) MySQL
2 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Subversion
2 3 (2.48%) JIRA
2 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.48%) Hudson
2 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (21.49%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Marketing
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (47.11%) Network Engineer
2 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) NOC Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) IT Security Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Network Support
8 6 (4.96%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) Network Team Leader
10 4 (3.31%) Senior NOC Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) LAMP
2 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Open Source
2 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.48%) Wiki
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) Windows
1 21 (17.36%) Linux
2 5 (4.13%) Debian
2 5 (4.13%) Ubuntu
2 5 (4.13%) CentOS
3 4 (3.31%) UNIX
3 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.65%) OpenBSD
4 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) SUSE
5 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Network Design
2 34 (28.10%) Change Management
3 24 (19.83%) Project Management
4 18 (14.88%) Network Management
5 15 (12.40%) Load Balancing
5 15 (12.40%) ITIL
6 12 (9.92%) Cyber Security
7 10 (8.26%) Change Control
7 10 (8.26%) Data Security
8 7 (5.79%) SIEM
9 5 (4.13%) OpenUP
9 5 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (3.31%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.31%) Stress Testing
11 3 (2.48%) Test Management
11 3 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (2.48%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.48%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) Perl
2 7 (5.79%) SQL
3 5 (4.13%) PHP
3 5 (4.13%) Python
3 5 (4.13%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.48%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.48%) Ruby
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
5 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (42.15%) CCNA
3 38 (31.40%) CCNP
4 22 (18.18%) CCSP
5 20 (16.53%) Degree
6 14 (11.57%) JNCIA
6 14 (11.57%) JNCIS
7 13 (10.74%) CCIE
8 9 (7.44%) CCDP
9 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.31%) CCIP
10 4 (3.31%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.83%) CCSA
12 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.83%) CISSP
12 1 (0.83%) CCDA
12 1 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) SLA
2 13 (10.74%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (14.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) vSphere
3 5 (4.13%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.48%) Postfix
4 3 (2.48%) XenServer
4 3 (2.48%) Samba
5 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.48%) Salt
2 3 (2.48%) ZABBIX
2 3 (2.48%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.83%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (77.69%) Cisco
2 57 (47.11%) Juniper
3 28 (23.14%) Avaya
4 21 (17.36%) HP
4 21 (17.36%) VMware
5 16 (13.22%) F5
5 16 (13.22%) CheckPoint
6 13 (10.74%) Citrix
7 12 (9.92%) SolarWinds
8 11 (9.09%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.13%) Huawei
9 5 (4.13%) Polycom
9 5 (4.13%) BT
10 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle
10 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.48%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.48%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.65%) Foundry
11 2 (1.65%) IBM
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago