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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 190 152 209
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +57
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 36 71 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 1.26% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 4.46% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 19
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +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
1769 1591 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.98% 28.31% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1130 1131
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +13 18 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Reading -29 15 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Bracknell -12 2 £40,000 +23.07%
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 77 (96.25%) Firewall
2 68 (85.00%) VPN
3 66 (82.50%) Cisco
4 58 (72.50%) OSPF
5 53 (66.25%) BGP
6 50 (62.50%) MPLS
7 43 (53.75%) SSL
7 43 (53.75%) F5
8 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (50.00%) DNS
10 38 (47.50%) Network Security
11 36 (45.00%) Network Management
12 33 (41.25%) SNMP
13 30 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (36.25%) VoIP
15 28 (35.00%) TCP/IP
15 28 (35.00%) CCNA
16 26 (32.50%) PPP
17 25 (31.25%) Juniper
18 24 (30.00%) CheckPoint
18 24 (30.00%) SMTP
19 22 (27.50%) WAN
19 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
20 21 (26.25%) Load Balancing
21 20 (25.00%) CCNP
22 19 (23.75%) Linux
22 19 (23.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 19 (23.75%) Degree
23 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
24 17 (21.25%) Telecoms

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (18.75%) Lync
2 1 (1.25%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 77 (96.25%) Firewall
2 68 (85.00%) VPN
3 58 (72.50%) OSPF
4 53 (66.25%) BGP
5 50 (62.50%) MPLS
6 43 (53.75%) SSL
7 40 (50.00%) DNS
8 38 (47.50%) Network Security
9 33 (41.25%) SNMP
10 30 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (36.25%) VoIP
12 28 (35.00%) TCP/IP
13 26 (32.50%) PPP
14 24 (30.00%) SMTP
15 22 (27.50%) WAN
15 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (20.00%) WLAN
16 16 (20.00%) RIP
16 16 (20.00%) IPv6
17 15 (18.75%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (21.25%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 7 (8.75%) Billing
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 19 (23.75%) NOC Engineer
4 17 (21.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (18.75%) Design Engineer
5 15 (18.75%) Senior Design Engineer
6 14 (17.50%) Network Consultant
6 14 (17.50%) Consultant
7 12 (15.00%) Security Consultant
7 12 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 12 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 10 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
8 10 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 10 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (11.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 5 (6.25%) IP Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Senior IP Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (8.75%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.50%) SecurID
4 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) UNIX
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Network Management
2 21 (26.25%) Load Balancing
3 14 (17.50%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (16.25%) Network Design
5 10 (12.50%) ITIL
6 9 (11.25%) Validation
7 8 (10.00%) Change Management
8 7 (8.75%) Change Control
8 7 (8.75%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.75%) Data Security
10 3 (3.75%) Project Management
11 2 (2.50%) Service Management
11 2 (2.50%) eTOM
11 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.50%) Release Management
11 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.50%) Coaching
11 2 (2.50%) People Management
12 1 (1.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) Perl
1 4 (5.00%) Python
1 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (35.00%) CCNA
3 20 (25.00%) CCNP
4 19 (23.75%) Degree
5 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
6 10 (12.50%) JNCIA
7 8 (10.00%) CCSP
8 6 (7.50%) CCIE
9 3 (3.75%) CCIP
9 3 (3.75%) CCDP
10 2 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.50%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.50%) CISSP
11 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.75%) SLA
3 7 (8.75%) PCI DSS
4 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
5 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (18.75%) vSphere
1 15 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) XenApp
2 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) Zenoss
2 3 (3.75%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) OpenView
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.25%) MOM
3 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.25%) Netcool
3 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (82.50%) Cisco
2 43 (53.75%) F5
3 25 (31.25%) Juniper
4 24 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.00%) VMware
7 9 (11.25%) Fortinet
7 9 (11.25%) Polycom
8 6 (7.50%) HP
9 5 (6.25%) Avaya
9 5 (6.25%) Huawei
10 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.50%) Tufin
11 2 (2.50%) Dell
11 2 (2.50%) AlgoSec
12 1 (1.25%) Meridio
12 1 (1.25%) Lumension
12 1 (1.25%) Citrix
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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CACI Network Services
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