The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 114 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 26 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.27% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 0.92% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 10
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £43,500 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
IPsec
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
680 653 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.55% 29.70% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 380 467 578
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IPsec
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Reading

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 46 (83.64%) Firewall
2 39 (70.91%) Cisco
3 38 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (58.18%) VPN
5 31 (56.36%) MPLS
6 29 (52.73%) WAN
7 28 (50.91%) Network Design
7 28 (50.91%) Network Security
8 24 (43.64%) CCNA
9 23 (41.82%) Juniper
9 23 (41.82%) BGP
10 22 (40.00%) DNS
10 22 (40.00%) VLAN
11 21 (38.18%) CCNP
12 19 (34.55%) OSPF
12 19 (34.55%) Change Management
13 17 (30.91%) Project Management
14 16 (29.09%) Windows
14 16 (29.09%) Linux
14 16 (29.09%) Telecoms
15 15 (27.27%) DHCP
15 15 (27.27%) EIGRP
15 15 (27.27%) HP
15 15 (27.27%) F5
16 14 (25.45%) PPP
17 13 (23.64%) SLA
17 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
17 13 (23.64%) Cyber Security
17 13 (23.64%) Open Source
18 11 (20.00%) SSL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (3.64%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (83.64%) Firewall
2 32 (58.18%) VPN
3 31 (56.36%) MPLS
4 29 (52.73%) WAN
5 28 (50.91%) Network Security
6 23 (41.82%) BGP
7 22 (40.00%) DNS
7 22 (40.00%) VLAN
8 19 (34.55%) OSPF
9 15 (27.27%) DHCP
9 15 (27.27%) EIGRP
10 14 (25.45%) PPP
11 11 (20.00%) SSL
11 11 (20.00%) SNMP
12 10 (18.18%) WLAN
13 9 (16.36%) Ethernet
13 9 (16.36%) L2TP
14 8 (14.55%) ISDN
14 8 (14.55%) LAN
14 8 (14.55%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 16 (29.09%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.36%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Security Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Support Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.64%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Open Source
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Debian
3 2 (3.64%) OpenBSD
3 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Network Design
2 19 (34.55%) Change Management
3 17 (30.91%) Project Management
4 13 (23.64%) Cyber Security
5 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
6 7 (12.73%) SIEM
7 5 (9.09%) ITIL
7 5 (9.09%) Network Management
8 4 (7.27%) Stress Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.45%) Network Architecture
10 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.64%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (1.82%) Release Management
11 1 (1.82%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.82%) Validation
11 1 (1.82%) Network Security Management
11 1 (1.82%) Security Management
11 1 (1.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Python
1 5 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (43.64%) CCNA
3 21 (38.18%) CCNP
4 10 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 9 (16.36%) Degree
6 7 (12.73%) CCSP
7 6 (10.91%) CCIE
8 4 (7.27%) CCDP
8 4 (7.27%) JNCIA
9 3 (5.45%) CCIP
10 2 (3.64%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (70.91%) Cisco
2 23 (41.82%) Juniper
3 15 (27.27%) HP
3 15 (27.27%) F5
4 9 (16.36%) Citrix
4 9 (16.36%) Avaya
5 5 (9.09%) Huawei
5 5 (9.09%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.64%) Foundry
7 2 (3.64%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) McAfee
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.82%) Nortel
8 1 (1.82%) Aruba
8 1 (1.82%) ScanSafe
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