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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 190 194 183
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 36 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.49% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 1.73% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 35
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £24,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -6.81%
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
1501 1616 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.26% 28.33% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1078 1275
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +8 23 £50,000 +53.84%
Bracknell - 3 £37,000 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 67 (78.82%) Firewall
2 65 (76.47%) Cisco
3 59 (69.41%) BGP
4 58 (68.24%) MPLS
5 55 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (62.35%) VPN
7 52 (61.18%) OSPF
8 42 (49.41%) EIGRP
9 36 (42.35%) WAN
10 35 (41.18%) CCNP
11 34 (40.00%) DNS
11 34 (40.00%) Network Design
12 33 (38.82%) Network Security
13 31 (36.47%) VLAN
13 31 (36.47%) PPP
14 30 (35.29%) SSL
15 29 (34.12%) Juniper
16 28 (32.94%) L2TP
17 27 (31.76%) CCNA
18 24 (28.24%) Windows
18 24 (28.24%) Linux
19 22 (25.88%) VMware
20 21 (24.71%) SNMP
21 20 (23.53%) Load Balancing
22 19 (22.35%) VoIP
23 18 (21.18%) Change Management
24 17 (20.00%) ATM
24 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
24 17 (20.00%) IPv4
24 17 (20.00%) F5

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.53%) nginx
2 3 (3.53%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
2 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (78.82%) Firewall
2 59 (69.41%) BGP
3 58 (68.24%) MPLS
4 53 (62.35%) VPN
5 52 (61.18%) OSPF
6 42 (49.41%) EIGRP
7 36 (42.35%) WAN
8 34 (40.00%) DNS
9 33 (38.82%) Network Security
10 31 (36.47%) VLAN
10 31 (36.47%) PPP
11 30 (35.29%) SSL
12 28 (32.94%) L2TP
13 21 (24.71%) SNMP
14 19 (22.35%) VoIP
15 17 (20.00%) ATM
15 17 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 17 (20.00%) IPv4
16 16 (18.82%) ISDN
17 15 (17.65%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) MySQL
2 3 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) Hudson
2 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) IT Security Engineer
4 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.06%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Network Design Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) LAMP
2 1 (1.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Open Source
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Wiki
4 2 (2.35%) PKI
5 1 (1.18%) Statistics
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) EPoS
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Windows
1 24 (28.24%) Linux
2 9 (10.59%) UNIX
3 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.88%) Debian
4 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.88%) CentOS
5 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) OpenBSD
7 1 (1.18%) SUSE
7 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.18%) AIX
7 1 (1.18%) Solaris
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Network Design
2 20 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 18 (21.18%) Change Management
4 15 (17.65%) Project Management
5 12 (14.12%) ITIL
5 12 (14.12%) Cyber Security
6 8 (9.41%) Network Management
7 7 (8.24%) SIEM
7 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (7.06%) Test Management
9 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.71%) Stress Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (3.53%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.53%) Build Automation
11 3 (3.53%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) Perl
2 7 (8.24%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) Python
3 5 (5.88%) PHP
3 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.53%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) VBScript
4 3 (3.53%) VB
4 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.53%) Ruby
4 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (41.18%) CCNP
3 27 (31.76%) CCNA
4 16 (18.82%) CCSP
5 14 (16.47%) JNCIS
6 12 (14.12%) CCDP
7 9 (10.59%) CCIE
8 7 (8.24%) CCIP
8 7 (8.24%) Degree
9 6 (7.06%) JNCIA
10 5 (5.88%) JNCIP
10 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.18%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.53%) Samba
3 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.53%) Postfix
3 3 (3.53%) XenServer
3 3 (3.53%) iptables
4 2 (2.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
1 3 (3.53%) ZABBIX
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
1 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.53%) Salt
2 2 (2.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 65 (76.47%) Cisco
2 29 (34.12%) Juniper
3 22 (25.88%) VMware
4 17 (20.00%) F5
5 13 (15.29%) Citrix
6 11 (12.94%) HP
7 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.06%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.88%) Oracle
8 5 (5.88%) Avaya
9 4 (4.71%) Huawei
10 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.35%) Foundry
11 2 (2.35%) WatchGuard
11 2 (2.35%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.35%) Dell
11 2 (2.35%) IBM
11 2 (2.35%) Symantec
11 2 (2.35%) McAfee
11 2 (2.35%) Blue Coat
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago