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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 112 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 13 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 2.72% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 3
Average salary £44,500 £27,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.81% -40.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £27,500 £45,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £28,750 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +10.58%
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
260 257 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.30% 16.06% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 218 182 237
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Bristol

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) VPN
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) Network Security
4 13 (52.00%) CCNP
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 12 (48.00%) DNS
5 12 (48.00%) VoIP
5 12 (48.00%) Juniper
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
5 12 (48.00%) SolarWinds
6 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (44.00%) SMTP
7 10 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (40.00%) Network Design
8 9 (36.00%) VMware
8 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (36.00%) SSL
8 9 (36.00%) MySQL
8 9 (36.00%) CCDP
9 8 (32.00%) OSPF
9 8 (32.00%) BGP
9 8 (32.00%) CCNA
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (32.00%) PPTP
9 8 (32.00%) Back Office
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) VPN
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) Network Security
4 12 (48.00%) DNS
4 12 (48.00%) VoIP
5 11 (44.00%) SMTP
6 9 (36.00%) SSL
7 8 (32.00%) HTTP
7 8 (32.00%) PPTP
7 8 (32.00%) OSPF
7 8 (32.00%) BGP
8 7 (28.00%) H.323
8 7 (28.00%) DMVPN
8 7 (28.00%) SAN
8 7 (28.00%) ISDN
9 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (20.00%) Junos
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (20.00%) TACACS
11 4 (16.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Hudson
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) PKI
2 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) CESG
4 3 (12.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Debian
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Network Design
1 10 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (28.00%) High Availability
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) DNA
3 5 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CCNP
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCDP
3 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) CCDA
6 1 (4.00%) MCSE
6 1 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (4.00%) MCTS
6 1 (4.00%) MCITP
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (32.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) Samba
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Postfix
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Nagios
1 7 (28.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Juniper
2 12 (48.00%) SolarWinds
2 12 (48.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.00%) Infoblox
5 4 (16.00%) F5
6 3 (12.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat