The table below looks at the statistics for IKE skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IKE over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
Rank 819 837 842
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing IKE 12 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.030% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 13
Average salary £60,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £59,500 - £55,000
IKE
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17799 16863 20425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.05% 17.39% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14563 13320 17070
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IKE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IKE Jobs Demand Trend in England

IKE
Salary Trend in England

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

IKE Salary Trend in England

IKE
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IKE across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IKE Salary Histogram in England

IKE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IKE within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
South East -25 5 £59,000 -
London -9 4 £90,750 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
North East - 1 £60,000 -
IKE
UK

IKE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing IKE 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 IKE.

1 12 (60.00%) VoIP
1 12 (60.00%) DHCP
1 12 (60.00%) SSL
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (60.00%) VPN
1 12 (60.00%) DNS
1 12 (60.00%) MPLS
1 12 (60.00%) OSPF
1 12 (60.00%) BGP
1 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 12 (60.00%) PPP
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) Frame Relay
1 12 (60.00%) IPsec
1 12 (60.00%) VLAN
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (60.00%) HSRP
2 11 (55.00%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security
2 11 (55.00%) H.323
2 11 (55.00%) RIP
2 11 (55.00%) SNMP
2 11 (55.00%) TACACS
2 11 (55.00%) IGRP
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (55.00%) IPv6
2 11 (55.00%) IPX
2 11 (55.00%) IPX/SPX

IKE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing IKE 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 IKE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) VoIP
1 12 (60.00%) DHCP
1 12 (60.00%) SSL
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (60.00%) VPN
1 12 (60.00%) DNS
1 12 (60.00%) MPLS
1 12 (60.00%) OSPF
1 12 (60.00%) BGP
1 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 12 (60.00%) PPP
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
1 12 (60.00%) Frame Relay
1 12 (60.00%) IPsec
1 12 (60.00%) VLAN
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (60.00%) HSRP
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security
2 11 (55.00%) H.323
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
1 10 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Network Consultant
3 7 (35.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (25.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Logistics
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCIE
1 1 (5.00%) CCNP
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Foundry