The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 27 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 18 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.50% - 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.38% - 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
IPsec
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 29 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.08% 9.83% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63 27 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

IPsec
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Ipswich

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) CCSA
2 10 (55.56%) CCSE
2 10 (55.56%) SSH
2 10 (55.56%) Sourcefire
2 10 (55.56%) PKI
2 10 (55.56%) Network Security
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) VPN
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) SSL
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (44.44%) Cacti
4 8 (44.44%) Riverbed
4 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (44.44%) VLAN
4 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 8 (44.44%) CCNA
4 8 (44.44%) MPLS
4 8 (44.44%) BGP
4 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
4 8 (44.44%) TACACS
4 8 (44.44%) MS Office
4 8 (44.44%) MS Visio

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
1 8 (44.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) WAN
1 18 (100.00%) Wireless
2 10 (55.56%) SSH
2 10 (55.56%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Network Security
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (55.56%) VPN
2 10 (55.56%) SSL
3 8 (44.44%) MPLS
3 8 (44.44%) BGP
3 8 (44.44%) EIGRP
3 8 (44.44%) TACACS
3 8 (44.44%) DMVPN
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (44.44%) VLAN
3 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Security Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) WAN Optimisation
1 8 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) CCSA
1 10 (55.56%) CCSE
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cacti
1 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 10 (55.56%) Sourcefire
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) Riverbed
3 8 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) F5