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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 129 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 18 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 1.12% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 3.72% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 11
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £24,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.97%
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
651 699 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 30.21% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 365 450 623
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (89.36%) Firewall
2 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (74.47%) MPLS
4 33 (70.21%) Cisco
5 28 (59.57%) DNS
5 28 (59.57%) BGP
6 26 (55.32%) WAN
7 24 (51.06%) CCNP
7 24 (51.06%) VLAN
8 23 (48.94%) VPN
9 22 (46.81%) OSPF
10 20 (42.55%) Network Security
11 19 (40.43%) Network Design
12 18 (38.30%) CCNA
12 18 (38.30%) PPP
12 18 (38.30%) Linux
13 17 (36.17%) Windows
13 17 (36.17%) EIGRP
14 16 (34.04%) SNMP
14 16 (34.04%) F5
15 15 (31.91%) Change Management
16 14 (29.79%) VoIP
16 14 (29.79%) Juniper
17 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
17 13 (27.66%) DHCP
17 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
17 13 (27.66%) L2TP
17 13 (27.66%) Project Management
18 12 (25.53%) ATM
19 11 (23.40%) ISDN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.26%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (4.26%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) PaaS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (89.36%) Firewall
2 35 (74.47%) MPLS
3 28 (59.57%) DNS
3 28 (59.57%) BGP
4 26 (55.32%) WAN
5 24 (51.06%) VLAN
6 23 (48.94%) VPN
7 22 (46.81%) OSPF
8 20 (42.55%) Network Security
9 18 (38.30%) PPP
10 17 (36.17%) EIGRP
11 16 (34.04%) SNMP
12 14 (29.79%) VoIP
13 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
13 13 (27.66%) DHCP
13 13 (27.66%) L2TP
14 12 (25.53%) ATM
15 11 (23.40%) ISDN
15 11 (23.40%) DSL
15 11 (23.40%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Security Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) IT Security Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Network Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Support Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) UNIX
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Debian
5 2 (4.26%) OpenBSD
5 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Network Design
2 15 (31.91%) Change Management
3 13 (27.66%) Project Management
4 11 (23.40%) Cyber Security
5 10 (21.28%) Load Balancing
6 7 (14.89%) SIEM
6 7 (14.89%) Network Management
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 4 (8.51%) Stress Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Test Management
10 2 (4.26%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.26%) Release Management
11 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
11 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (2.13%) Product Management
11 1 (2.13%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 1 (2.13%) Line Management
11 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.13%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Perl
1 6 (12.77%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.26%) PHP
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) VBScript
2 2 (4.26%) VB
2 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (80.85%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (51.06%) CCNP
3 18 (38.30%) CCNA
4 11 (23.40%) CCSP
4 11 (23.40%) JNCIS
5 9 (19.15%) CCDP
6 5 (10.64%) CCIP
7 4 (8.51%) JNCIA
7 4 (8.51%) CCIE
8 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.38%) Degree
9 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.26%) Nagios
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) F5
3 14 (29.79%) Juniper
4 9 (19.15%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) Huawei
6 4 (8.51%) HP
6 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle
8 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.26%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) Symantec
8 2 (4.26%) McAfee
8 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.26%) Foundry
8 2 (4.26%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.13%) ScanSafe
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Salary: Competitive
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