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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 114 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 23 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.91% 0.99% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.99% 3.34% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
769 689 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.56% 29.62% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 428 515 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 22 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (95.92%) Firewall
3 39 (79.59%) VPN
4 38 (77.55%) OSPF
5 31 (63.27%) BGP
5 31 (63.27%) MPLS
5 31 (63.27%) SNMP
6 30 (61.22%) F5
7 29 (59.18%) Network Security
8 24 (48.98%) PPP
9 23 (46.94%) VoIP
9 23 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (46.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (38.78%) Network Management
10 19 (38.78%) CheckPoint
10 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
11 17 (34.69%) WLAN
11 17 (34.69%) CCNP
11 17 (34.69%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (32.65%) Network Design
13 15 (30.61%) Juniper
14 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
15 13 (26.53%) RIP
15 13 (26.53%) Internet
15 13 (26.53%) DSL
16 12 (24.49%) L2TP
16 12 (24.49%) IPv6
16 12 (24.49%) WAN
16 12 (24.49%) Ethernet
16 12 (24.49%) xDSL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (95.92%) Firewall
2 39 (79.59%) VPN
3 38 (77.55%) OSPF
4 31 (63.27%) BGP
4 31 (63.27%) MPLS
4 31 (63.27%) SNMP
5 29 (59.18%) Network Security
6 24 (48.98%) PPP
7 23 (46.94%) VoIP
7 23 (46.94%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (34.69%) WLAN
8 17 (34.69%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 13 (26.53%) RIP
10 13 (26.53%) Internet
10 13 (26.53%) DSL
11 12 (24.49%) L2TP
11 12 (24.49%) IPv6
11 12 (24.49%) WAN
11 12 (24.49%) Ethernet
General
1 19 (38.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 7 (14.29%) Billing
3 6 (12.24%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Security Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 14 (28.57%) Senior Design Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Network Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (24.49%) Senior Security Engineer
4 11 (22.45%) Network Consultant
4 11 (22.45%) Consultant
5 9 (18.37%) Security Consultant
5 9 (18.37%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (18.37%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 9 (18.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) IP Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Sales Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.08%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) UNIX
2 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Network Management
2 16 (32.65%) Network Design
3 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
3 11 (22.45%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL
4 10 (20.41%) Validation
5 7 (14.29%) Change Management
5 7 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.16%) Change Control
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
8 2 (4.08%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.08%) eTOM
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Time Management
9 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
1 6 (12.24%) Python
1 6 (12.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (34.69%) CCNP
3 11 (22.45%) CCNA
4 8 (16.33%) Degree
5 7 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 6 (12.24%) CCIE
6 6 (12.24%) CCSP
7 4 (8.16%) CCIP
8 2 (4.08%) CCDP
8 2 (4.08%) CISSP
8 2 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
1 4 (8.16%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (61.22%) F5
3 19 (38.78%) CheckPoint
4 15 (30.61%) Juniper
5 9 (18.37%) Fortinet
6 8 (16.33%) HP
7 6 (12.24%) Huawei
7 6 (12.24%) Avaya
8 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.08%) AlgoSec
9 2 (4.08%) Tufin
9 2 (4.08%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago