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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 163 148 203
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +55
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 67 86 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 1.47% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.65% 5.03% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 53 48 16
Average salary £42,000 £55,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +32.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,300 £66,500 £50,000
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
1836 1710 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.61% 29.16% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1186 1105
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 October 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 October 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
(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
Slough +17 27 £36,500 -4.57% 3
Reading -30 22 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Bracknell -11 7 £35,000 +16.66%
Newbury +3 1 £45,000 -18.18%
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 99 (91.67%) Firewall
2 94 (87.04%) VPN
3 87 (80.56%) Cisco
4 72 (66.67%) OSPF
5 70 (64.81%) BGP
6 62 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (54.63%) MPLS
8 56 (51.85%) SSL
9 53 (49.07%) Network Security
10 45 (41.67%) Juniper
11 44 (40.74%) CCNA
12 41 (37.96%) DNS
13 38 (35.19%) Network Management
14 36 (33.33%) F5
15 34 (31.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (31.48%) VoIP
16 32 (29.63%) WAN
17 31 (28.70%) Degree
18 30 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
19 28 (25.93%) TCP/IP
20 27 (25.00%) CheckPoint
21 25 (23.15%) Telecoms
21 25 (23.15%) CCNP
22 24 (22.22%) SNMP
22 24 (22.22%) WLAN
23 23 (21.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 22 (20.37%) Network Design
25 21 (19.44%) VMware
25 21 (19.44%) Linux
25 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (13.89%) Lync
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) MS Office
1 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 99 (91.67%) Firewall
2 94 (87.04%) VPN
3 72 (66.67%) OSPF
4 70 (64.81%) BGP
5 59 (54.63%) MPLS
6 56 (51.85%) SSL
7 53 (49.07%) Network Security
8 41 (37.96%) DNS
9 34 (31.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 34 (31.48%) VoIP
10 32 (29.63%) WAN
11 30 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (25.93%) TCP/IP
13 24 (22.22%) SNMP
13 24 (22.22%) WLAN
14 21 (19.44%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (18.52%) SMTP
16 19 (17.59%) PPP
16 19 (17.59%) Multicast
17 18 (16.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (23.15%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 11 (10.19%) Marketing
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (39.81%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) NOC Engineer
3 18 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 14 (12.96%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) Consultant
6 12 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Network Consultant
6 12 (11.11%) Design Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Network Security Consultant
7 10 (9.26%) Security Consultant
8 9 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Senior NOC Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Senior Network Design Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) IP Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) Senior IP Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.70%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.85%) SecurID
4 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
4 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.44%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Network Management
2 22 (20.37%) Network Design
3 20 (18.52%) Load Balancing
4 17 (15.74%) Change Management
5 11 (10.19%) ITIL
5 11 (10.19%) Change Control
6 10 (9.26%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (9.26%) Project Management
7 9 (8.33%) Validation
8 8 (7.41%) Data Security
9 7 (6.48%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.70%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.78%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (2.78%) OpenUP
11 3 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
12 2 (1.85%) Service Management
12 2 (1.85%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.85%) Coaching
12 2 (1.85%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.78%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.85%) Perl
2 2 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (57.41%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (40.74%) CCNA
3 31 (28.70%) Degree
4 25 (23.15%) CCNP
5 21 (19.44%) Security Cleared
6 13 (12.04%) CCSP
6 13 (12.04%) JNCIA
7 9 (8.33%) CCIE
8 4 (3.70%) CCDP
8 4 (3.70%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.78%) CISSP
10 2 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.85%) CCIP
11 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (18.52%) SLA
3 12 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 8 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (18.52%) vSphere
2 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.59%) VMware ESXi
3 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (13.89%) Zenoss
2 3 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
3 1 (0.93%) OpenView
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) MOM
3 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.93%) Netcool
3 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 87 (80.56%) Cisco
2 45 (41.67%) Juniper
3 36 (33.33%) F5
4 27 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 21 (19.44%) VMware
6 20 (18.52%) Avaya
7 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 14 (12.96%) HP
9 13 (12.04%) Polycom
10 10 (9.26%) SolarWinds
11 8 (7.41%) ServiceNow
12 6 (5.56%) Huawei
12 6 (5.56%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.78%) BT
14 2 (1.85%) Oracle
14 2 (1.85%) Dell
14 2 (1.85%) AlgoSec
14 2 (1.85%) Tufin
15 1 (0.93%) Riverbed
15 1 (0.93%) Aruba
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Names.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 26 days ago