The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 112 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.64% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
IPsec
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
260 122 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.00% 8.67% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 152 89 76
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IPsec
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
3 8 (80.00%) CentOS
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (50.00%) BCP
6 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) CRM
6 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
6 5 (50.00%) VLAN
6 5 (50.00%) NAS
6 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (50.00%) Rackspace
6 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (40.00%) Games
7 4 (40.00%) SSH
7 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (40.00%) Python
7 4 (40.00%) SSL
8 3 (30.00%) Nagios
8 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (30.00%) VoIP
8 3 (30.00%) Augmented Reality

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) SSH
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) CentOS
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) BCP
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
1 3 (30.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp