The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 173 151 152
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 8 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.15% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.85% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 8
Average salary £38,750 £26,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.03% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,850 £26,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £34,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
IPsec
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
857 470 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.64% 17.82% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 628 339 365
Average salary £41,861 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IPsec
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Leeds

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Leeds

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) MPLS
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) BGP
5 6 (50.00%) Project Management
5 6 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) IPv4
6 5 (41.67%) IPv6
6 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (33.33%) Network Design
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
7 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) VoIP
7 4 (33.33%) CCIE
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) BCP
7 4 (33.33%) vSphere
7 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (25.00%) HSRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 7 (58.33%) MPLS
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) BGP
6 5 (41.67%) IPv4
6 5 (41.67%) IPv6
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) VoIP
7 4 (33.33%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) HSRP
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) VRRP
8 3 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XMPP
1 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) IVR
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) CentOS
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) BCP
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) CCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CCSA
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VCAP
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Xen
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Sage
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (8.33%) Huawei