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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 120 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 19 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 1.16% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 3.91% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 11
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £26,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
620 716 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.50% 29.78% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 474 406 518
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 12 February 2016.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Reading

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (95.24%) BGP
3 30 (71.43%) OSPF
4 27 (64.29%) MPLS
5 24 (57.14%) WAN
6 23 (54.76%) VPN
6 23 (54.76%) Linux
6 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (54.76%) Juniper
7 19 (45.24%) SSL
8 17 (40.48%) Firewall
9 16 (38.10%) Perl
10 15 (35.71%) CCIE
10 15 (35.71%) L2TP
11 14 (33.33%) Python
12 13 (30.95%) Unix
12 13 (30.95%) IPv4
12 13 (30.95%) VMware
13 12 (28.57%) DNS
13 12 (28.57%) PPP
13 12 (28.57%) PHP
13 12 (28.57%) Internet
13 12 (28.57%) xDSL
13 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
14 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
15 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
15 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
15 10 (23.81%) MySQL
15 10 (23.81%) Apache

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (23.81%) Apache
1 10 (23.81%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (95.24%) BGP
2 30 (71.43%) OSPF
3 27 (64.29%) MPLS
4 24 (57.14%) WAN
5 23 (54.76%) VPN
6 19 (45.24%) SSL
7 17 (40.48%) Firewall
8 15 (35.71%) L2TP
9 13 (30.95%) IPv4
10 12 (28.57%) DNS
10 12 (28.57%) Internet
10 12 (28.57%) PPP
10 12 (28.57%) xDSL
11 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
12 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (23.81%) DHCP
12 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
13 9 (21.43%) LAN
14 8 (19.05%) Ethernet
14 8 (19.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Network Manager
2 10 (23.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) LAMP
2 2 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Unix
3 10 (23.81%) CentOS
3 10 (23.81%) Debian
4 2 (4.76%) OpenBSD
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) High Availability
2 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Network Management
6 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (7.14%) Stress Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Validation
8 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Presales
9 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.38%) Test Management
9 1 (2.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Perl
2 14 (33.33%) Python
3 12 (28.57%) PHP
4 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 10 (23.81%) PHP 5
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCIE
3 9 (21.43%) CCNP
4 8 (19.05%) JNCIP
5 7 (16.67%) CCNA
6 5 (11.90%) CCSP
6 5 (11.90%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.14%) CCIP
7 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) iptables
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) Juniper
3 13 (30.95%) VMware
4 10 (23.81%) F5
4 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
5 8 (19.05%) Forcepoint
6 4 (9.52%) Foundry
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
7 3 (7.14%) Mitel
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Avaya
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) Nortel
9 1 (2.38%) Symbian
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