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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 265 292 299
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +7
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 38 36 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 1.81% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 24
Average salary £70,000 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.58% -2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,250 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1337 1994 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 17.00% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1676 1601
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 57 (74.03%) VPN
2 56 (72.73%) Cisco
3 54 (70.13%) Firewall
4 51 (66.23%) BGP
5 49 (63.64%) OSPF
6 41 (53.25%) WAN
7 35 (45.45%) LAN
7 35 (45.45%) Data Centre
8 34 (44.16%) CheckPoint
9 26 (33.77%) Finance
10 25 (32.47%) MPLS
10 25 (32.47%) Linux
11 23 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (29.87%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (29.87%) HSRP
12 22 (28.57%) VRRP
13 21 (27.27%) VMware
14 20 (25.97%) Windows
14 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (25.97%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (24.68%) Network Security
15 19 (24.68%) SSL
15 19 (24.68%) Wireless
16 18 (23.38%) EIGRP
16 18 (23.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
17 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
18 16 (20.78%) F5
18 16 (20.78%) VoIP
18 16 (20.78%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (12.99%) Apache
1 10 (12.99%) nginx
2 7 (9.09%) Confluence
2 7 (9.09%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.90%) Route 53
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (74.03%) VPN
2 54 (70.13%) Firewall
3 51 (66.23%) BGP
4 49 (63.64%) OSPF
5 41 (53.25%) WAN
6 35 (45.45%) LAN
7 25 (32.47%) MPLS
8 23 (29.87%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (29.87%) HSRP
9 22 (28.57%) VRRP
10 20 (25.97%) Cisco IOS
11 19 (24.68%) Network Security
11 19 (24.68%) Wireless
11 19 (24.68%) SSL
12 18 (23.38%) EIGRP
12 18 (23.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
14 16 (20.78%) VoIP
15 15 (19.48%) DNS
16 14 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Subversion
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) JIRA
2 7 (9.09%) Hudson
2 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 6 (7.79%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.49%) Legal
3 5 (6.49%) Advertising
4 4 (5.19%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Network Support
3 9 (11.69%) Consultant
4 8 (10.39%) Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Network Manager
5 7 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Network Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Network Support Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) 802.1X
2 8 (10.39%) XMPP
3 7 (9.09%) LAMP
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.39%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (9.09%) Wiki
4 5 (6.49%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) DTV
7 1 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.30%) RMADS
7 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.30%) Clustering
7 1 (1.30%) Equities
7 1 (1.30%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) Debian
3 10 (12.99%) Ubuntu
3 10 (12.99%) CentOS
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.19%) Solaris
6 2 (2.60%) UNIX
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) Network Design
2 13 (16.88%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (11.69%) DevOps
6 8 (10.39%) Investment Management
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.09%) Information Security
7 7 (9.09%) ITIL
7 7 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.09%) Database Theory
7 7 (9.09%) Relational Database Theory
7 7 (9.09%) Build Automation
8 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.49%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
2 14 (18.18%) Perl
3 11 (14.29%) Python
4 10 (12.99%) PHP
4 10 (12.99%) Ruby
5 8 (10.39%) SQL
5 8 (10.39%) Java
6 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.90%) C
7 3 (3.90%) Tcl
8 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.60%) VBScript
8 2 (2.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (18.18%) CCNP
2 14 (18.18%) CCSA
3 13 (16.88%) CCNA
4 8 (10.39%) Degree
5 7 (9.09%) CCSP
6 5 (6.49%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.60%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 2 (2.60%) CCIE
7 2 (2.60%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.30%) SSCP
8 1 (1.30%) CISM
8 1 (1.30%) MCSA
8 1 (1.30%) CCSE
8 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) COBIT
2 6 (7.79%) SLA
3 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.19%) FISMA
4 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.09%) Postfix
2 7 (9.09%) XenServer
2 7 (9.09%) iptables
2 7 (9.09%) Samba
3 5 (6.49%) ProxySG
4 4 (5.19%) KVM
5 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.90%) Xen
6 1 (1.30%) NFS
6 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.30%) Snort
6 1 (1.30%) Squid
6 1 (1.30%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (10.39%) ZABBIX
2 8 (10.39%) Puppet
3 7 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (9.09%) Salt
3 7 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (3.90%) SELinux
5 2 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.30%) Nagios
6 1 (1.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Cisco
2 34 (44.16%) CheckPoint
3 21 (27.27%) VMware
4 16 (20.78%) Juniper
4 16 (20.78%) Citrix
4 16 (20.78%) F5
5 11 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.99%) Verint
6 10 (12.99%) CyberTech
7 7 (9.09%) HP
8 6 (7.79%) Nortel
8 6 (7.79%) Nokia
8 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.49%) CA
9 5 (6.49%) Dell
10 4 (5.19%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.90%) Avaya
12 2 (2.60%) SAP
12 2 (2.60%) EMC
12 2 (2.60%) Microsoft