The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 260 290 287
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 50 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 1.49% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 23
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,800 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
IPsec
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1814 1613 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.62% 15.56% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1381 2029
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IPsec
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the City of London

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the City of London

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 70 (90.91%) Cisco
2 63 (81.82%) VPN
3 52 (67.53%) Cisco Certification
3 52 (67.53%) BGP
4 44 (57.14%) OSPF
4 44 (57.14%) CCNP
5 43 (55.84%) WAN
6 36 (46.75%) Cisco IOS
7 35 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (41.56%) LAN
9 31 (40.26%) SSL
9 31 (40.26%) Firewall
9 31 (40.26%) Cisco PIX
10 29 (37.66%) MPLS
11 26 (33.77%) Wireless
11 26 (33.77%) EIGRP
12 25 (32.47%) L2TP
13 24 (31.17%) Linux
14 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
15 22 (28.57%) PPP
16 21 (27.27%) Finance
16 21 (27.27%) VLAN
17 20 (25.97%) Riverbed
18 19 (24.68%) F5
19 18 (23.38%) DSL
20 17 (22.08%) Juniper
20 17 (22.08%) Network Management
21 16 (20.78%) Network Security
21 16 (20.78%) VMware
22 15 (19.48%) Ethernet

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 6 (7.79%) Lync
2 2 (2.60%) nginx
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) MediaWiki
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) IaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Route 53
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (81.82%) VPN
2 52 (67.53%) BGP
3 44 (57.14%) OSPF
4 43 (55.84%) WAN
5 36 (46.75%) Cisco IOS
6 35 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (41.56%) LAN
8 31 (40.26%) SSL
8 31 (40.26%) Firewall
8 31 (40.26%) Cisco PIX
9 29 (37.66%) MPLS
10 26 (33.77%) Wireless
10 26 (33.77%) EIGRP
11 25 (32.47%) L2TP
12 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
13 22 (28.57%) PPP
14 21 (27.27%) VLAN
15 18 (23.38%) DSL
16 16 (20.78%) Network Security
17 15 (19.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 10 (12.99%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 6 (7.79%) Electronics
4 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (6.49%) Back Office
6 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Network Support
4 11 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 7 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Sales Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Network Support
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) SOAP
2 6 (7.79%) XMPP
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.79%) DTV
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Wiki
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) New Media
3 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.09%) UNIX
4 7 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (3.90%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Debian
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Network Management
2 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
3 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (7.79%) ITIL
4 5 (6.49%) Change Control
4 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.49%) Use Case
5 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.19%) Network Design
5 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.90%) Information Security
6 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.60%) DevOps
7 2 (2.60%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) PHP
2 9 (11.69%) Perl
3 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.49%) Python
4 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby
6 3 (3.90%) C
7 2 (2.60%) SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (67.53%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (57.14%) CCNP
3 14 (18.18%) CCNA
4 13 (16.88%) Degree
4 13 (16.88%) CCIP
5 5 (6.49%) RHCE
5 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.90%) CISSP
6 3 (3.90%) CCIE
7 2 (2.60%) CCSA
7 2 (2.60%) CCSP
7 2 (2.60%) CCDP
8 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) vSphere
3 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.90%) Xen
4 3 (3.90%) KVM
5 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.60%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.30%) Samba
6 1 (1.30%) Postfix
6 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) OPNET
2 8 (10.39%) Cacti
2 8 (10.39%) Nagios
3 2 (2.60%) SELinux
3 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 70 (90.91%) Cisco
2 20 (25.97%) Riverbed
3 19 (24.68%) F5
4 17 (22.08%) Juniper
5 16 (20.78%) VMware
6 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
7 9 (11.69%) SolarWinds
8 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.09%) Foundry
9 7 (9.09%) Fortinet
10 6 (7.79%) Ipanema Technologies
10 6 (7.79%) SAP
11 5 (6.49%) HP
12 4 (5.19%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.60%) Websense
13 2 (2.60%) McAfee
14 1 (1.30%) Nokia
14 1 (1.30%) Citrix
14 1 (1.30%) TOWER Software
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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People Source
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Atos
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago