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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 86 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.52% 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
215 202 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.21% 19.02% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 181 169 154
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 16 September 2014. 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
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
IPsec
South East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
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%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SELinux
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) KVM
4 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 2 (33.33%) OpenBSD
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (33.33%) Memcached
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) HAProxy

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT Security
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) SELinux
1 2 (33.33%) Debian
1 2 (33.33%) OpenBSD
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) FreeBSD
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
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
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%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat