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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 91 112 77
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -35
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.51% 0.086% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 0.44% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
IPsec
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
238 229 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.31% 19.78% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 212 215 160
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

IPsec
Salary Trend in Kent

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Kent

IPsec
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) AS400
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) MPLS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (83.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) MCSE
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint