The table below looks at the statistics for IKE skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IKE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
Rank 612 631 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing IKE 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.006% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.039% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +49.60%
IKE
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

IKE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IKE Jobs Demand Trend in London

IKE
Salary Trend in London

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

IKE Salary Trend in London

IKE
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IKE across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IKE Salary Histogram in London

IKE
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IKE within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -
IKE
England

IKE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing IKE 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 IKE.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) L2TP
2 10 (90.91%) PPTP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 10 (90.91%) HTTP
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) LDAP
2 10 (90.91%) HSRP
3 9 (81.82%) VirtualBox
3 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Ruby
3 9 (81.82%) VLAN
3 9 (81.82%) Xen
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (81.82%) ZABBIX
3 9 (81.82%) Perl
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) VRRP
3 9 (81.82%) Nagios
4 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (63.64%) Ansible

IKE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing IKE 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 IKE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) IPsec
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) HSRP
2 10 (90.91%) LDAP
2 10 (90.91%) SMTP
2 10 (90.91%) HTTP
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) OSPF
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) L2TP
2 10 (90.91%) PPTP
3 9 (81.82%) VRRP
3 9 (81.82%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
1 9 (81.82%) Ruby
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Xen
1 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (81.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Nagios
1 9 (81.82%) ZABBIX
2 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (63.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Alcatel-Lucent