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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 293 296 299
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 38 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 1.65% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 30
Average salary £51,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £42,100 £44,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,875 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1988 1881 2174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.68% 15.53% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1676 1666 1944
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 20 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the City of London

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 55 (88.71%) Cisco
2 50 (80.65%) VPN
3 39 (62.90%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (56.45%) Firewall
4 35 (56.45%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (51.61%) BGP
5 32 (51.61%) CCNP
6 25 (40.32%) WAN
6 25 (40.32%) OSPF
7 22 (35.48%) MPLS
8 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
9 20 (32.26%) Linux
10 19 (30.65%) LAN
10 19 (30.65%) PPP
10 19 (30.65%) L2TP
10 19 (30.65%) EIGRP
10 19 (30.65%) Cisco PIX
11 18 (29.03%) DNS
12 17 (27.42%) DSL
13 16 (25.81%) SSL
13 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
14 15 (24.19%) F5
14 15 (24.19%) CCIP
15 14 (22.58%) Wireless
16 13 (20.97%) Nagios
16 13 (20.97%) ITIL
16 13 (20.97%) Windows
16 13 (20.97%) VLAN
17 12 (19.35%) Cacti
17 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) nginx
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.23%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.23%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) SaaS
2 5 (8.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (80.65%) VPN
2 35 (56.45%) Firewall
2 35 (56.45%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (51.61%) BGP
4 25 (40.32%) OSPF
4 25 (40.32%) WAN
5 22 (35.48%) MPLS
6 21 (33.87%) TCP/IP
7 19 (30.65%) EIGRP
7 19 (30.65%) L2TP
7 19 (30.65%) LAN
7 19 (30.65%) PPP
7 19 (30.65%) Cisco PIX
8 18 (29.03%) DNS
9 17 (27.42%) DSL
10 16 (25.81%) SSL
11 14 (22.58%) Wireless
12 13 (20.97%) VLAN
13 10 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (16.13%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) MySQL
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.23%) Subversion
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
1 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Firewall Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Java EE
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Statistics
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) DTV
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) e-Health
3 2 (3.23%) SecurID
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) CentOS
4 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.29%) UNIX
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.45%) Debian
7 2 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Load Balancing
2 13 (20.97%) ITIL
3 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.84%) Change Control
6 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.84%) Use Case
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.23%) Market Research
7 2 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.23%) High Availability
7 2 (3.23%) Network Design
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.23%) Security Management
7 2 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
2 8 (12.90%) Java
3 7 (11.29%) Python
4 6 (9.68%) Perl
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (62.90%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (51.61%) CCNP
3 15 (24.19%) CCIP
4 8 (12.90%) CCNA
4 8 (12.90%) Degree
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.84%) CCIE
5 3 (4.84%) RHCE
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.23%) HP APS
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.61%) CCSA
7 1 (1.61%) CCSE
7 1 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (11.29%) vSphere
2 5 (8.06%) XenServer
3 4 (6.45%) XenApp
3 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.23%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (3.23%) KVM
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.23%) Squid
5 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Nagios
2 12 (19.35%) Cacti
3 7 (11.29%) Puppet
4 5 (8.06%) SmokePing
5 4 (6.45%) ZABBIX
6 2 (3.23%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.23%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (3.23%) WSUS
6 2 (3.23%) SCCM
6 2 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (88.71%) Cisco
2 15 (24.19%) F5
3 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint
3 12 (19.35%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.29%) Juniper
5 6 (9.68%) Citrix
5 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.06%) ProCurve
6 5 (8.06%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) Dell
7 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.84%) Brocade
7 3 (4.84%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.23%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.23%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.23%) SAP
8 2 (3.23%) Avaya