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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 107 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 38 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.46% 1.36% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 4.31% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 8
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,500 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
919 812 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.22% 31.60% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 464 550 494
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £71,000
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 18 December 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 45 (84.91%) Firewall
2 39 (73.58%) Cisco
3 37 (69.81%) VPN
4 31 (58.49%) MPLS
5 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (50.94%) Network Security
7 25 (47.17%) OSPF
7 25 (47.17%) BGP
8 24 (45.28%) Network Design
9 21 (39.62%) Juniper
10 20 (37.74%) DNS
10 20 (37.74%) VLAN
11 19 (35.85%) WAN
12 17 (32.08%) DHCP
12 17 (32.08%) CCNA
12 17 (32.08%) F5
13 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
13 15 (28.30%) HP
13 15 (28.30%) Project Management
13 15 (28.30%) Linux
14 14 (26.42%) EIGRP
14 14 (26.42%) CCNP
14 14 (26.42%) WLAN
15 13 (24.53%) SNMP
15 13 (24.53%) Change Management
16 12 (22.64%) Windows
17 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
17 11 (20.75%) SSL
17 11 (20.75%) SLA
17 11 (20.75%) PPP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (3.77%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 45 (84.91%) Firewall
2 37 (69.81%) VPN
3 31 (58.49%) MPLS
4 27 (50.94%) Network Security
5 25 (47.17%) OSPF
5 25 (47.17%) BGP
6 20 (37.74%) DNS
6 20 (37.74%) VLAN
7 19 (35.85%) WAN
8 17 (32.08%) DHCP
9 14 (26.42%) WLAN
9 14 (26.42%) EIGRP
10 13 (24.53%) SNMP
11 11 (20.75%) PPP
11 11 (20.75%) SSL
12 10 (18.87%) VoIP
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (15.09%) Internet
15 7 (13.21%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
General
1 15 (28.30%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.98%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Security Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) IT Security Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Design Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Network Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Consultant
5 6 (11.32%) Design Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) IP Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Network Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.77%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) SecurID
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Debian
3 2 (3.77%) OpenBSD
3 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.77%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Network Design
2 15 (28.30%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) Change Management
4 11 (20.75%) Cyber Security
5 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
6 7 (13.21%) Network Management
7 6 (11.32%) SIEM
7 6 (11.32%) Validation
7 6 (11.32%) Capacity Management
8 5 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.55%) Change Control
9 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.55%) ITIL
9 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
11 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.77%) Coaching
11 2 (3.77%) People Management
11 2 (3.77%) Service Management
11 2 (3.77%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Perl
1 4 (7.55%) Python
2 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.08%) CCNA
3 14 (26.42%) CCNP
4 11 (20.75%) Degree
5 7 (13.21%) CCIE
6 5 (9.43%) CCSP
6 5 (9.43%) JNCIS
7 3 (5.66%) CCDP
8 2 (3.77%) CISSP
8 2 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.77%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Cisco
2 21 (39.62%) Juniper
3 17 (32.08%) F5
4 15 (28.30%) HP
5 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.98%) Avaya
7 8 (15.09%) Huawei
8 6 (11.32%) Citrix
9 4 (7.55%) Dell
10 3 (5.66%) VMware
11 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.77%) Tufin
11 2 (3.77%) Foundry
11 2 (3.77%) AlgoSec
12 1 (1.89%) Aruba
12 1 (1.89%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.89%) Nortel
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