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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 122 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 14 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.63% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 3.32% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 18
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £27,700 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
598 752 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.99% 31.69% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 389 403 542
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 31 (83.78%) Firewall
3 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (70.27%) BGP
4 24 (64.86%) MPLS
5 22 (59.46%) OSPF
6 20 (54.05%) CCNP
7 19 (51.35%) Juniper
7 19 (51.35%) VPN
8 16 (43.24%) Network Design
9 15 (40.54%) Network Security
9 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
9 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
10 14 (37.84%) WAN
11 13 (35.14%) DNS
11 13 (35.14%) UNIX
11 13 (35.14%) Broadband
12 12 (32.43%) PPP
12 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
12 12 (32.43%) L2TP
12 12 (32.43%) F5
13 11 (29.73%) VoIP
13 11 (29.73%) Linux
13 11 (29.73%) VLAN
14 10 (27.03%) SNMP
14 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (24.32%) SSL
15 9 (24.32%) Python
15 9 (24.32%) Perl
15 9 (24.32%) HP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) Firewall
2 26 (70.27%) BGP
3 24 (64.86%) MPLS
4 22 (59.46%) OSPF
5 19 (51.35%) VPN
6 15 (40.54%) EIGRP
6 15 (40.54%) Network Security
7 14 (37.84%) WAN
8 13 (35.14%) Broadband
8 13 (35.14%) DNS
9 12 (32.43%) PPP
9 12 (32.43%) L2TP
9 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
10 11 (29.73%) VLAN
10 11 (29.73%) VoIP
11 10 (27.03%) SNMP
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (24.32%) SSL
13 8 (21.62%) WLAN
13 8 (21.62%) ISDN
General
1 9 (24.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Network Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Developer
2 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Solution Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Network Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) UNIX
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Network Design
2 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.92%) Network Management
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Test Management
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Release Management
4 2 (5.41%) Stress Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.70%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Perl
1 9 (24.32%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (54.05%) CCNP
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 8 (21.62%) CCSP
5 7 (18.92%) CCIE
5 7 (18.92%) JNCIS
6 6 (16.22%) CCNA
6 6 (16.22%) CCDP
7 5 (13.51%) CCIP
8 4 (10.81%) JNCIP
8 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
8 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) iptables
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Juniper
3 12 (32.43%) F5
4 9 (24.32%) HP
5 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 5 (13.51%) Avaya
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle
7 3 (8.11%) WatchGuard
7 3 (8.11%) Websense
8 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.70%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
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