The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 124 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 13 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.68% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 2.44% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 7
Average salary £51,000 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -5.00%
IPsec
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
352 246 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.36% 13.55% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 323 210 210
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,640
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IPsec
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Bristol region.

IPsec Salary Trend in Bristol

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Bristol

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 15 (88.24%) VPN
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) OSPF
4 12 (70.59%) CentOS
5 11 (64.71%) LAN
6 10 (58.82%) BGP
6 10 (58.82%) Network Security
6 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
7 9 (52.94%) Database Theory
7 9 (52.94%) Relational Database Theory
7 9 (52.94%) iptables
7 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
7 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
7 9 (52.94%) DevOps
7 9 (52.94%) XenServer
7 9 (52.94%) nginx
7 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
7 9 (52.94%) Confluence
7 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (52.94%) Puppet
7 9 (52.94%) Hudson
7 9 (52.94%) MediaWiki
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
7 9 (52.94%) Subversion

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (52.94%) Apache
1 9 (52.94%) nginx
1 9 (52.94%) Confluence
1 9 (52.94%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) VPN
2 14 (82.35%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
4 11 (64.71%) LAN
5 10 (58.82%) BGP
5 10 (58.82%) Network Security
6 9 (52.94%) EIGRP
6 9 (52.94%) IPv6
6 9 (52.94%) WAN
6 9 (52.94%) LDAP
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
8 3 (17.65%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) NAS
9 2 (11.76%) xDSL
9 2 (11.76%) Junos
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.76%) TACACS
9 2 (11.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
1 9 (52.94%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
1 9 (52.94%) Hudson
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (52.94%) Wiki
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) CentOS
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) Debian
3 9 (52.94%) Ubuntu
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (52.94%) Data Modelling
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Database Theory
2 9 (52.94%) Relational Database Theory
3 7 (41.18%) Build Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Security Hardening
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) Perl
1 9 (52.94%) PHP
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
1 9 (52.94%) Ruby
1 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) CCENT
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (52.94%) Postfix
2 9 (52.94%) XenServer
2 9 (52.94%) Samba
2 9 (52.94%) iptables
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) ZABBIX
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 7 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (41.18%) Salt
3 6 (35.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds