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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
Rank - 914 911
Permanent jobs citing IKE 0 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.060% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Average salary - £59,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.62%
UK excluding London average salary - £59,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
- -26.25%
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
16158 18274 17200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.38% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13568 14937 13560
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) PPTP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) L2TP
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP

IKE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) PPTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) L2TP
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Web Operations
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto