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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 106 101 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.086% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 1.46% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -48.23%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
241 206 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.70% 16.72% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 220 192 166
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) CCDA
3 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Memcached
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 2 (33.33%) Squid
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) VRRP
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) FreeBSD
1 2 (33.33%) Debian
1 2 (33.33%) OpenBSD
1 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCDA
1 3 (50.00%) CCDP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Squid
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (33.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix