The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 75 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 6 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.80% 0.21% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 2.41% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £44,250 £28,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.26% -52.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
IPsec
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
142 83 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 18.91% 8.92% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 119 77 157
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

IPsec
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Oxford

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) TACACS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) FCoE
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) OSPF
1 6 (100.00%) BGP
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) TACACS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (33.33%) FCoE
4 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Tcl
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) VMware