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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 128 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 15 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 1.64% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 5.33% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 7
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £27,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +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
743 713 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.57% 30.80% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 422 513 387
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 September 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 42 (95.45%) Cisco
2 39 (88.64%) Firewall
3 36 (81.82%) OSPF
4 32 (72.73%) VPN
5 29 (65.91%) BGP
5 29 (65.91%) MPLS
6 28 (63.64%) SNMP
7 27 (61.36%) F5
8 23 (52.27%) Network Security
9 22 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 22 (50.00%) VoIP
10 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (43.18%) PPP
12 18 (40.91%) CheckPoint
13 17 (38.64%) Network Management
14 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
15 15 (34.09%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (31.82%) CCNP
17 13 (29.55%) Internet
17 13 (29.55%) EIGRP
17 13 (29.55%) Network Design
17 13 (29.55%) VLAN
18 12 (27.27%) RIP
18 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
18 12 (27.27%) WLAN
19 11 (25.00%) WAN
19 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
19 11 (25.00%) IPv6
19 11 (25.00%) Juniper
20 10 (22.73%) H.323

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (88.64%) Firewall
2 36 (81.82%) OSPF
3 32 (72.73%) VPN
4 29 (65.91%) BGP
4 29 (65.91%) MPLS
5 28 (63.64%) SNMP
6 23 (52.27%) Network Security
7 22 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (50.00%) VoIP
8 19 (43.18%) PPP
9 15 (34.09%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (29.55%) VLAN
10 13 (29.55%) EIGRP
10 13 (29.55%) Internet
11 12 (27.27%) RIP
11 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
11 12 (27.27%) WLAN
12 11 (25.00%) WAN
12 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 11 (25.00%) IPv6
General
1 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 7 (15.91%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Design Engineer
1 14 (31.82%) Security Engineer
1 14 (31.82%) Senior Design Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 8 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
6 8 (18.18%) Security Consultant
6 8 (18.18%) NOC Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) IP Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior IP Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.55%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) UNIX
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Network Management
2 13 (29.55%) Network Design
3 10 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (20.45%) Load Balancing
4 9 (20.45%) Validation
5 7 (15.91%) ITIL
5 7 (15.91%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Change Control
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.55%) eTOM
9 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.55%) Release Management
9 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.55%) Coaching
9 2 (4.55%) People Management
10 1 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Perl
1 2 (4.55%) Python
1 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.82%) CCNP
3 8 (18.18%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) CCIE
4 4 (9.09%) CCSP
4 4 (9.09%) JNCIA
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
5 2 (4.55%) CCIP
5 2 (4.55%) CCDP
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Cisco
2 27 (61.36%) F5
3 18 (40.91%) CheckPoint
4 11 (25.00%) Juniper
5 9 (20.45%) Fortinet
6 5 (11.36%) Huawei
6 5 (11.36%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.55%) Avaya
7 2 (4.55%) Tufin
7 2 (4.55%) AlgoSec
8 1 (2.27%) Aruba
8 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.27%) Nortel
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