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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 193 174 177
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 24 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.73% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.51% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 29
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 £42,500 £24,250 £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
1349 1596 1629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.44% 28.93% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1041 1251
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 May 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 -18 17 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Bracknell +12 3 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £57,500 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 53 (76.81%) Firewall
2 52 (75.36%) MPLS
3 51 (73.91%) Cisco
4 49 (71.01%) BGP
5 43 (62.32%) OSPF
5 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
6 39 (56.52%) VPN
7 36 (52.17%) EIGRP
8 33 (47.83%) WAN
9 30 (43.48%) DNS
10 29 (42.03%) CCNP
10 29 (42.03%) VLAN
11 27 (39.13%) Network Design
11 27 (39.13%) Data Centre
11 27 (39.13%) PPP
12 25 (36.23%) Network Security
13 24 (34.78%) L2TP
14 23 (33.33%) Juniper
15 21 (30.43%) SNMP
15 21 (30.43%) Windows
16 20 (28.99%) Linux
16 20 (28.99%) SSL
17 19 (27.54%) VoIP
18 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
18 18 (26.09%) CCNA
19 17 (24.64%) ATM
19 17 (24.64%) VMware
20 16 (23.19%) DSL
20 16 (23.19%) ISDN
21 15 (21.74%) X.21

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (4.35%) nginx
2 3 (4.35%) Confluence
2 3 (4.35%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (76.81%) Firewall
2 52 (75.36%) MPLS
3 49 (71.01%) BGP
4 43 (62.32%) OSPF
5 39 (56.52%) VPN
6 36 (52.17%) EIGRP
7 33 (47.83%) WAN
8 30 (43.48%) DNS
9 29 (42.03%) VLAN
10 27 (39.13%) PPP
11 25 (36.23%) Network Security
12 24 (34.78%) L2TP
13 21 (30.43%) SNMP
14 20 (28.99%) SSL
15 19 (27.54%) VoIP
16 18 (26.09%) TCP/IP
17 17 (24.64%) ATM
18 16 (23.19%) ISDN
18 16 (23.19%) DSL
19 15 (21.74%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) MySQL
2 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Subversion
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) Hudson
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Security Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Network Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Wiki
5 2 (2.90%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Statistics
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) UNIX
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.25%) Debian
5 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.25%) CentOS
6 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) OpenBSD
8 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Network Design
2 15 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 13 (18.84%) Change Management
4 12 (17.39%) Project Management
4 12 (17.39%) DDoS Mitigation
5 11 (15.94%) ITIL
6 9 (13.04%) Open Source
6 9 (13.04%) Cyber Security
7 7 (10.14%) Network Management
8 6 (8.70%) Test Management
9 5 (7.25%) SIEM
9 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Stress Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.35%) Build Automation
11 3 (4.35%) DevOps
11 3 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) Perl
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) PHP
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.35%) Java
4 3 (4.35%) Ruby
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.35%) VBScript
4 3 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (42.03%) CCNP
3 18 (26.09%) CCNA
4 14 (20.29%) JNCIS
5 13 (18.84%) CCSP
6 12 (17.39%) CCDP
7 5 (7.25%) JNCIP
7 5 (7.25%) CCIP
7 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) CCIE
8 3 (4.35%) Degree
8 3 (4.35%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.45%) MCITP
10 1 (1.45%) CCDA
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.35%) iptables
3 3 (4.35%) Samba
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) Postfix
3 3 (4.35%) XenServer
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Salt
2 3 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) ZABBIX
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (2.90%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 51 (73.91%) Cisco
2 23 (33.33%) Juniper
3 17 (24.64%) VMware
4 15 (21.74%) F5
5 10 (14.49%) Citrix
6 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.80%) HP
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.35%) Huawei
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
9 2 (2.90%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.90%) Foundry
9 2 (2.90%) Symantec
9 2 (2.90%) McAfee
9 2 (2.90%) ScanSafe
9 2 (2.90%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.45%) Radware
Slough, Berkshire, South East, United Kingdom
Virtustream
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago