The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 234 228 258
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 25 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.17% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 22
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £49,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
IPsec
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1616 1534 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.77% 21.44% 19.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1229 1435
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IPsec
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the East of England

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the East of England

IPsec
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 18 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -19 7 £56,250 +87.50%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 33 (73.33%) WAN
2 29 (64.44%) VPN
3 26 (57.78%) Cisco
4 24 (53.33%) BGP
4 24 (53.33%) EIGRP
4 24 (53.33%) Firewall
4 24 (53.33%) SSL
4 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
6 22 (48.89%) LAN
7 21 (46.67%) Windows
7 21 (46.67%) Wireless
8 20 (44.44%) MPLS
9 19 (42.22%) PKI
10 18 (40.00%) OSPF
10 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
11 16 (35.56%) CCNP
12 15 (33.33%) VLAN
12 15 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (33.33%) Network Security
12 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (28.89%) SolarWinds
13 13 (28.89%) HP
13 13 (28.89%) TACACS
14 12 (26.67%) Finance
14 12 (26.67%) Riverbed
15 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds Orion
15 11 (24.44%) SSH
16 10 (22.22%) CCSE
16 10 (22.22%) Sourcefire

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
1 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) WAN
2 29 (64.44%) VPN
3 24 (53.33%) SSL
3 24 (53.33%) BGP
3 24 (53.33%) EIGRP
3 24 (53.33%) Firewall
4 23 (51.11%) TCP/IP
5 22 (48.89%) LAN
6 21 (46.67%) Wireless
7 20 (44.44%) MPLS
8 18 (40.00%) OSPF
9 15 (33.33%) VLAN
9 15 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (33.33%) Network Security
9 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (28.89%) TACACS
11 11 (24.44%) SSH
12 10 (22.22%) Wireshark
12 10 (22.22%) DNS
13 9 (20.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Support
6 2 (4.44%) Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Active Directory Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) WSH
3 1 (2.22%) SAML
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) PKI
2 2 (4.44%) Online Games
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Debian
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (17.78%) Server Monitoring
2 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.67%) Network Management
6 3 (6.67%) SIEM
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) Network Design
8 1 (2.22%) Network Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (35.56%) CCNP
3 10 (22.22%) CCNA
3 10 (22.22%) CCSA
3 10 (22.22%) CCSE
4 6 (13.33%) MCITP
4 6 (13.33%) MCSE
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (11.11%) RHCE
6 4 (8.89%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.33%) NFS
3 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (22.22%) Cacti
3 8 (17.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (11.11%) MOM
5 5 (11.11%) FortiGate
5 5 (11.11%) HP SIM
6 3 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco
2 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (28.89%) SolarWinds
3 13 (28.89%) HP
4 12 (26.67%) Riverbed
5 10 (22.22%) Sourcefire
6 9 (20.00%) Juniper
7 8 (17.78%) VMware
8 7 (15.56%) F5
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.11%) IBM
9 5 (11.11%) CA
9 5 (11.11%) Dell
10 3 (6.67%) Sun
10 3 (6.67%) Compuware
10 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
10 3 (6.67%) Aruba
11 2 (4.44%) Crossbeam
12 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
12 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
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