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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 182 160 199
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 42 60 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 1.08% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.93% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 26
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.99%
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 £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1766 1525 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.75% 27.48% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1102 1121
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
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 1 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 1 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
Reading -10 21 £50,000 -9.09%
Slough +11 15 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Bracknell -13 4 £52,500 +61.53%
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 83 (97.65%) Firewall
2 72 (84.71%) VPN
2 72 (84.71%) Cisco
3 58 (68.24%) OSPF
4 53 (62.35%) BGP
5 51 (60.00%) MPLS
6 45 (52.94%) F5
7 43 (50.59%) Network Security
8 41 (48.24%) DNS
8 41 (48.24%) SSL
9 40 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (41.18%) SNMP
11 34 (40.00%) Network Management
12 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
13 29 (34.12%) PPP
14 28 (32.94%) Juniper
15 27 (31.76%) CCNA
15 27 (31.76%) VoIP
15 27 (31.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 25 (29.41%) SMTP
17 24 (28.24%) WLAN
17 24 (28.24%) Degree
18 23 (27.06%) CheckPoint
19 22 (25.88%) Load Balancing
20 21 (24.71%) Cisco IOS
20 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
20 21 (24.71%) WAN
21 20 (23.53%) Linux
22 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
22 19 (22.35%) Network Design

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (17.65%) Lync
2 1 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 83 (97.65%) Firewall
2 72 (84.71%) VPN
3 58 (68.24%) OSPF
4 53 (62.35%) BGP
5 51 (60.00%) MPLS
6 43 (50.59%) Network Security
7 41 (48.24%) DNS
7 41 (48.24%) SSL
8 35 (41.18%) SNMP
9 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
10 29 (34.12%) PPP
11 27 (31.76%) VoIP
11 27 (31.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (29.41%) SMTP
13 24 (28.24%) WLAN
14 21 (24.71%) WAN
14 21 (24.71%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (20.00%) RIP
15 17 (20.00%) IPv6
16 16 (18.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (24.71%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.41%) Marketing
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Billing
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Network Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) NOC Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Security Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (17.65%) Network Consultant
4 15 (17.65%) Consultant
5 14 (16.47%) Design Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Senior Design Engineer
6 13 (15.29%) Network Security Consultant
6 13 (15.29%) Security Consultant
7 12 (14.12%) Senior Security Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Network Design Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Design Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.88%) IP Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior IP Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior NOC Engineer
11 3 (3.53%) Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (8.24%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.35%) SecurID
4 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) UNIX
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Network Management
2 22 (25.88%) Load Balancing
3 19 (22.35%) Network Design
4 15 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (14.12%) ITIL
6 10 (11.76%) Validation
7 7 (8.24%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.24%) Change Management
8 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.71%) Change Control
9 3 (3.53%) Release Management
10 2 (2.35%) Stress Testing
10 2 (2.35%) eTOM
10 2 (2.35%) Service Management
11 1 (1.18%) Process Management
11 1 (1.18%) Project Management
11 1 (1.18%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (1.18%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.18%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.06%) Perl
1 6 (7.06%) Python
1 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.18%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (31.76%) CCNA
3 24 (28.24%) Degree
4 18 (21.18%) CCNP
5 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (9.41%) JNCIA
7 6 (7.06%) CCIE
7 6 (7.06%) CCSP
8 4 (4.71%) CCIP
9 2 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.35%) CISSP
9 2 (2.35%) CCDP
10 1 (1.18%) ISEB
10 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.18%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (17.65%) SLA
3 4 (4.71%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (17.65%) vSphere
1 15 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) XenApp
2 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Zenoss
2 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) OpenView
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.18%) MOM
3 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.18%) Netcool
3 1 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (84.71%) Cisco
2 45 (52.94%) F5
3 28 (32.94%) Juniper
4 23 (27.06%) CheckPoint
5 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
6 16 (18.82%) VMware
7 13 (15.29%) HP
8 9 (10.59%) Avaya
8 9 (10.59%) Fortinet
8 9 (10.59%) Polycom
9 7 (8.24%) Huawei
10 2 (2.35%) AlgoSec
10 2 (2.35%) Tufin
10 2 (2.35%) Dell
11 1 (1.18%) Citrix
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle
11 1 (1.18%) IBM
11 1 (1.18%) Meridio
11 1 (1.18%) Symantec
11 1 (1.18%) Veritas