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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 181 166 204
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +38
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 47 49 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.92% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.91% 3.24% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 11
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1613 1511 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.35% 28.52% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1090 1140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +15 31 £50,000 - 2
Bracknell -14 2 - -
Slough -21 1 £42,000 -6.66%
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 99 (81.82%) VPN
1 99 (81.82%) Cisco
1 99 (81.82%) Firewall
2 78 (64.46%) BGP
2 78 (64.46%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (60.33%) OSPF
4 69 (57.02%) MPLS
5 59 (48.76%) SSL
6 57 (47.11%) CCNA
7 56 (46.28%) Network Security
8 53 (43.80%) Juniper
9 43 (35.54%) WAN
10 40 (33.06%) DNS
10 40 (33.06%) Network Design
11 33 (27.27%) Change Management
12 32 (26.45%) CCNP
13 30 (24.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (23.97%) Cisco IOS
14 29 (23.97%) Degree
14 29 (23.97%) VoIP
15 28 (23.14%) Linux
15 28 (23.14%) Avaya
16 27 (22.31%) Network Management
17 26 (21.49%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (21.49%) EIGRP
17 26 (21.49%) WLAN
17 26 (21.49%) SLA
18 24 (19.83%) LAN
18 24 (19.83%) Project Management
18 24 (19.83%) VLAN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (8.26%) Lync
2 4 (3.31%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (81.82%) VPN
1 99 (81.82%) Firewall
2 78 (64.46%) BGP
3 73 (60.33%) OSPF
4 69 (57.02%) MPLS
5 59 (48.76%) SSL
6 56 (46.28%) Network Security
7 43 (35.54%) WAN
8 40 (33.06%) DNS
9 30 (24.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 29 (23.97%) Cisco IOS
10 29 (23.97%) VoIP
11 26 (21.49%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (21.49%) EIGRP
11 26 (21.49%) WLAN
12 24 (19.83%) LAN
12 24 (19.83%) VLAN
13 22 (18.18%) L2TP
14 20 (16.53%) PPP
14 20 (16.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) MySQL
1 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 23 (19.01%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.22%) Marketing
2 16 (13.22%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (41.32%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.05%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (8.26%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Senior NOC Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Consultant
6 7 (5.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Network Support
6 7 (5.79%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.96%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (4.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Network Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.31%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (9.92%) Open Source
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) PKI
4 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.14%) Linux
2 15 (12.40%) Windows
3 3 (2.48%) UNIX
4 2 (1.65%) Debian
4 2 (1.65%) OpenBSD
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.65%) CentOS
4 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) Network Design
2 33 (27.27%) Change Management
3 27 (22.31%) Network Management
4 24 (19.83%) Project Management
5 13 (10.74%) Change Control
6 12 (9.92%) Cyber Security
6 12 (9.92%) ITIL
7 10 (8.26%) Load Balancing
7 10 (8.26%) Data Security
8 7 (5.79%) SIEM
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (4.13%) OpenUP
10 4 (3.31%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.31%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.48%) Stress Testing
11 3 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.48%) Network Architecture
11 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) Perl
1 5 (4.13%) Python
2 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
2 3 (2.48%) SQL
3 2 (1.65%) PHP
3 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (64.46%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (47.11%) CCNA
3 32 (26.45%) CCNP
4 29 (23.97%) Degree
5 20 (16.53%) CCSP
6 15 (12.40%) Security Cleared
7 14 (11.57%) JNCIA
8 13 (10.74%) CCIE
9 11 (9.09%) JNCIS
10 7 (5.79%) CCDP
11 4 (3.31%) JNCIP
12 3 (2.48%) CCIP
13 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.83%) CISSP
13 1 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
13 1 (0.83%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (21.49%) SLA
2 17 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (10.74%) PCI DSS
4 10 (8.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (16.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.05%) vSphere
3 14 (11.57%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.83%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.26%) Zenoss
2 5 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 99 (81.82%) Cisco
2 53 (43.80%) Juniper
3 28 (23.14%) Avaya
4 23 (19.01%) VMware
5 22 (18.18%) HP
6 18 (14.88%) CheckPoint
7 16 (13.22%) F5
8 12 (9.92%) Polycom
8 12 (9.92%) SolarWinds
9 11 (9.09%) ServiceNow
10 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.44%) Citrix
12 5 (4.13%) Huawei
12 5 (4.13%) BT
13 4 (3.31%) Dell
14 2 (1.65%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.65%) Oracle
14 2 (1.65%) Foundry
14 2 (1.65%) Riverbed
15 1 (0.83%) Splunk
Windsor, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago