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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 141 143 203
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +60
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 75 91 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.28% 1.51% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 5.16% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 9
Average salary £42,000 £58,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.51% +41.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £31,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
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
1806 1764 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.74% 29.27% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1222 1142
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
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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 24 £50,000 -16.66%
Slough -5 22 £42,000 -26.95%
Bracknell -13 11 £35,000 +16.66%
Newbury +8 1 £45,000 -18.18%
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 108 (88.52%) Firewall
2 105 (86.07%) VPN
3 102 (83.61%) Cisco
4 82 (67.21%) BGP
5 80 (65.57%) OSPF
6 73 (59.84%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (55.74%) SSL
8 64 (52.46%) MPLS
9 58 (47.54%) Network Security
10 55 (45.08%) Juniper
11 53 (43.44%) CCNA
12 40 (32.79%) DNS
13 39 (31.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (30.33%) Network Management
15 36 (29.51%) Degree
15 36 (29.51%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (28.69%) VoIP
17 33 (27.05%) WAN
18 32 (26.23%) WLAN
19 31 (25.41%) F5
19 31 (25.41%) Cisco ASA
20 29 (23.77%) CheckPoint
21 28 (22.95%) Avaya
21 28 (22.95%) CCNP
22 26 (21.31%) Telecoms
23 25 (20.49%) VMware
23 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
23 25 (20.49%) Network Design
24 23 (18.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 23 (18.85%) LAN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 15 (12.30%) Lync
2 2 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.82%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 108 (88.52%) Firewall
2 105 (86.07%) VPN
3 82 (67.21%) BGP
4 80 (65.57%) OSPF
5 68 (55.74%) SSL
6 64 (52.46%) MPLS
7 58 (47.54%) Network Security
8 40 (32.79%) DNS
9 39 (31.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 36 (29.51%) Cisco IOS
11 35 (28.69%) VoIP
12 33 (27.05%) WAN
13 32 (26.23%) WLAN
14 31 (25.41%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
16 23 (18.85%) LAN
17 20 (16.39%) EIGRP
17 20 (16.39%) SNMP
18 19 (15.57%) Ethernet
18 19 (15.57%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) DB2
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 26 (21.31%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Marketing
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Billing
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (41.80%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.75%) NOC Engineer
3 14 (11.48%) Security Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) Consultant
5 12 (9.84%) Network Consultant
6 10 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Security Consultant
6 10 (8.20%) Network Security Consultant
7 9 (7.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Design Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Team Leader
7 9 (7.38%) Senior Design Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Senior NOC Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Network Support
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) IP Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior IP Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.64%) Open Source
2 2 (1.64%) SecurID
3 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.82%) EPoS
3 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Linux
2 7 (5.74%) Windows
3 2 (1.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.82%) AIX
4 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) SUSE
4 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.33%) Network Management
2 25 (20.49%) Network Design
3 21 (17.21%) Change Management
4 18 (14.75%) Load Balancing
5 13 (10.66%) Change Control
6 12 (9.84%) Project Management
7 11 (9.02%) ITIL
8 10 (8.20%) Data Security
8 10 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (6.56%) Validation
10 7 (5.74%) Capacity Management
11 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (4.10%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.10%) OpenUP
12 4 (3.28%) Network Architecture
12 4 (3.28%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.28%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.46%) Knowledge Management
14 2 (1.64%) eTOM
14 2 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) SQL
2 1 (0.82%) VBScript
2 1 (0.82%) Python
2 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (59.84%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (43.44%) CCNA
3 36 (29.51%) Degree
4 28 (22.95%) CCNP
5 20 (16.39%) Security Cleared
6 15 (12.30%) CCSP
7 14 (11.48%) JNCIA
8 13 (10.66%) CCIE
9 5 (4.10%) JNCIS
10 4 (3.28%) CCDP
11 3 (2.46%) CISSP
12 2 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.82%) CCSA
13 1 (0.82%) CCIP
13 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (17.21%) SLA
3 15 (12.30%) PCI DSS
4 10 (8.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.21%) vSphere
3 19 (15.57%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (12.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.82%) Firmware
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) Zenoss
2 5 (4.10%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.82%) OpenView
4 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.82%) MOM
4 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 102 (83.61%) Cisco
2 55 (45.08%) Juniper
3 31 (25.41%) F5
4 29 (23.77%) CheckPoint
5 28 (22.95%) Avaya
6 25 (20.49%) VMware
7 22 (18.03%) HP
8 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.66%) Polycom
10 12 (9.84%) SolarWinds
11 11 (9.02%) ServiceNow
12 6 (4.92%) Huawei
13 5 (4.10%) BT
14 3 (2.46%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.46%) Oracle
15 2 (1.64%) IBM
15 2 (1.64%) Dell
15 2 (1.64%) Citrix
15 2 (1.64%) AlgoSec
15 2 (1.64%) Tufin