The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 111 119 131
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 23 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 0.71% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 2.28% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 2
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
721 702 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.80% 31.08% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 395 541 426
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 23 July 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (95.12%) Firewall
3 33 (80.49%) VPN
4 32 (78.05%) OSPF
5 26 (63.41%) F5
6 25 (60.98%) Network Security
6 25 (60.98%) BGP
6 25 (60.98%) MPLS
6 25 (60.98%) SNMP
7 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (46.34%) Telecoms
8 19 (46.34%) VoIP
8 19 (46.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (43.90%) PPP
10 17 (41.46%) CCNP
10 17 (41.46%) Network Management
11 16 (39.02%) Network Design
12 15 (36.59%) Juniper
12 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
13 13 (31.71%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (31.71%) WLAN
14 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
14 11 (26.83%) DSL
15 10 (24.39%) L2TP
15 10 (24.39%) Validation
15 10 (24.39%) WAN
15 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
15 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
15 10 (24.39%) xDSL
16 9 (21.95%) Fortinet

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) Firewall
2 33 (80.49%) VPN
3 32 (78.05%) OSPF
4 25 (60.98%) BGP
4 25 (60.98%) SNMP
4 25 (60.98%) MPLS
4 25 (60.98%) Network Security
5 19 (46.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (46.34%) VoIP
6 18 (43.90%) PPP
7 13 (31.71%) WLAN
7 13 (31.71%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (26.83%) DSL
9 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
9 10 (24.39%) L2TP
9 10 (24.39%) WAN
9 10 (24.39%) Ethernet
9 10 (24.39%) xDSL
10 9 (21.95%) RIP
10 9 (21.95%) Internet
General
1 19 (46.34%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
2 7 (17.07%) Billing
3 6 (14.63%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Security Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Design Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Senior Design Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Senior Security Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) NOC Engineer
5 9 (21.95%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Network Consultant
6 7 (17.07%) Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) Security Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) IP Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Sales Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.88%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) UNIX
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Network Management
2 16 (39.02%) Network Design
3 11 (26.83%) Load Balancing
4 10 (24.39%) Validation
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Change Management
6 7 (17.07%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.32%) Release Management
8 2 (4.88%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.88%) eTOM
9 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Time Management
9 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Perl
1 6 (14.63%) Python
1 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (41.46%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) CCNA
4 8 (19.51%) Degree
5 7 (17.07%) JNCIA
6 6 (14.63%) CCIE
6 6 (14.63%) CCSP
7 4 (9.76%) CCIP
8 2 (4.88%) CCDP
8 2 (4.88%) CISSP
8 2 (4.88%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (63.41%) F5
3 15 (36.59%) Juniper
3 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.95%) Fortinet
5 6 (14.63%) Huawei
5 6 (14.63%) HP
5 6 (14.63%) Avaya
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.88%) Tufin
7 2 (4.88%) AlgoSec