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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 131 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 23 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 0.74% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 2.45% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 12
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -46.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £24,250 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
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
758 736 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.70% 30.29% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 404 488 647
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (85.19%) Firewall
2 43 (79.63%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (72.22%) Cisco
4 37 (68.52%) MPLS
5 32 (59.26%) BGP
6 29 (53.70%) DNS
7 28 (51.85%) CCNP
8 27 (50.00%) VPN
8 27 (50.00%) WAN
9 26 (48.15%) OSPF
10 25 (46.30%) VLAN
11 23 (42.59%) Network Security
12 22 (40.74%) CCNA
12 22 (40.74%) Network Design
13 21 (38.89%) EIGRP
14 19 (35.19%) PPP
14 19 (35.19%) Linux
15 18 (33.33%) Windows
16 17 (31.48%) F5
17 16 (29.63%) SNMP
17 16 (29.63%) Juniper
17 16 (29.63%) Change Management
18 14 (25.93%) L2TP
18 14 (25.93%) Project Management
18 14 (25.93%) DHCP
18 14 (25.93%) VoIP
18 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
19 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
20 12 (22.22%) ATM
20 12 (22.22%) CCSP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (85.19%) Firewall
2 37 (68.52%) MPLS
3 32 (59.26%) BGP
4 29 (53.70%) DNS
5 27 (50.00%) VPN
5 27 (50.00%) WAN
6 26 (48.15%) OSPF
7 25 (46.30%) VLAN
8 23 (42.59%) Network Security
9 21 (38.89%) EIGRP
10 19 (35.19%) PPP
11 16 (29.63%) SNMP
12 14 (25.93%) DHCP
12 14 (25.93%) VoIP
12 14 (25.93%) L2TP
13 13 (24.07%) TCP/IP
14 12 (22.22%) SSL
14 12 (22.22%) ATM
15 11 (20.37%) ISDN
15 11 (20.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Network Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Open Source
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.70%) CentOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Debian
5 2 (3.70%) OpenBSD
5 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Network Design
2 16 (29.63%) Change Management
3 14 (25.93%) Project Management
4 12 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
6 7 (12.96%) Network Management
6 7 (12.96%) SIEM
7 6 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
8 4 (7.41%) Stress Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Test Management
10 2 (3.70%) Release Management
10 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 1 (1.85%) Line Management
11 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.85%) Data Privacy
11 1 (1.85%) Product Management
11 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (1.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) Perl
1 7 (12.96%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.70%) PHP
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (79.63%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (51.85%) CCNP
3 22 (40.74%) CCNA
4 12 (22.22%) CCSP
5 11 (20.37%) JNCIS
6 9 (16.67%) CCDP
7 8 (14.81%) CCIE
8 6 (11.11%) CCIP
9 5 (9.26%) Degree
9 5 (9.26%) JNCIA
10 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.70%) Nagios
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Cisco
2 17 (31.48%) F5
3 16 (29.63%) Juniper
4 10 (18.52%) VMware
5 9 (16.67%) Citrix
5 9 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.41%) Huawei
8 3 (5.56%) Oracle
9 2 (3.70%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.70%) Foundry
9 2 (3.70%) Avaya
9 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (3.70%) McAfee
9 2 (3.70%) Dell
10 1 (1.85%) ScanSafe