The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
IPsec
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 97 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.03% 11.76% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 127
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IPsec
Salary Trend in the North East

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the North East

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) L2TP
2 3 (75.00%) X.21
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) ISDN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) PPP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) DSL
2 3 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (75.00%) L2TP
2 3 (75.00%) X.21
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) ISDN
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
2 3 (75.00%) PPP
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) IKE
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) JNCIS
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint