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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 100 110 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.24% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 2.16% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £40,000 £51,599 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.47% -6.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -4.59%
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
195 185 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.16% 11.15% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 119 134 93
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,928
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) IPv4
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) RSVP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace