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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 120 134 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 12 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.61% 0.21% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 1.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £41,500 £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
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
284 306 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.36% 16.41% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 241 218 242
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £47,500
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 21 November 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Bristol

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (100.00%) VPN
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Network Security
4 10 (52.63%) Juniper
4 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 10 (52.63%) CCNP
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) CCDP
5 9 (47.37%) VoIP
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) OSPF
5 9 (47.37%) BGP
6 8 (42.11%) Network Design
6 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
7 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
7 7 (36.84%) DNS
7 7 (36.84%) SMTP
7 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 7 (36.84%) CCNA
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 6 (31.58%) SSL
8 6 (31.58%) MySQL
8 6 (31.58%) VMware
8 6 (31.58%) CESG
8 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (31.58%) PKI
9 5 (26.32%) Project Planning

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) nginx
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) VPN
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) Network Security
4 9 (47.37%) VoIP
4 9 (47.37%) OSPF
4 9 (47.37%) BGP
5 7 (36.84%) SMTP
5 7 (36.84%) DNS
5 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
6 6 (31.58%) SSL
7 5 (26.32%) LDAP
8 4 (21.05%) ISDN
8 4 (21.05%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) PPTP
8 4 (21.05%) SAN
8 4 (21.05%) H.323
9 3 (15.79%) TACACS
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.79%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Hudson
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Designer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) CESG
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Smartcard
4 2 (10.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Debian
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Network Design
1 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Management
2 5 (26.32%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) DNA
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Network Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Database Theory
5 2 (10.53%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) Perl
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) Ruby
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCDP
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) CCDA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Postfix
4 2 (10.53%) XenServer
4 2 (10.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
1 4 (21.05%) logstash
2 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) Juniper
1 10 (52.63%) CheckPoint
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Infoblox
4 4 (21.05%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat