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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
Rank 617 631 633
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing IKE 1 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.054% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £70,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £47,500
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
7579 7389 8962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.72% 16.27% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6294 6306 7517
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) WEP
2 3 (75.00%) WPA
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) NetScreen
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Foundry
2 3 (75.00%) Network Management
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) FWSM
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) L2TP

IKE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) WEP
2 3 (75.00%) WPA
2 3 (75.00%) SSH
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) L2TP
2 3 (75.00%) Telnet
2 3 (75.00%) NetScreen
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Network Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCIE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) Foundry
2 2 (50.00%) VMware