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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 130 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 15 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 1.12% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.51% 3.56% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 11
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £67,500
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
598 758 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.21% 31.50% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 364 442 569
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 35 (92.11%) Cisco
1 35 (92.11%) Firewall
2 28 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (71.05%) BGP
4 25 (65.79%) MPLS
5 24 (63.16%) CCNP
6 22 (57.89%) OSPF
7 18 (47.37%) VPN
8 17 (44.74%) Juniper
8 17 (44.74%) EIGRP
8 17 (44.74%) Data Centre
9 16 (42.11%) F5
9 16 (42.11%) PPP
9 16 (42.11%) Network Security
10 15 (39.47%) Network Design
10 15 (39.47%) DNS
10 15 (39.47%) WAN
11 14 (36.84%) VoIP
12 13 (34.21%) Broadband
12 13 (34.21%) SNMP
12 13 (34.21%) VLAN
12 13 (34.21%) L2TP
13 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
13 11 (28.95%) UNIX
14 10 (26.32%) ATM
14 10 (26.32%) CCSP
15 9 (23.68%) HP
15 9 (23.68%) DSL
15 9 (23.68%) X.21
15 9 (23.68%) ISDN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) Firewall
2 27 (71.05%) BGP
3 25 (65.79%) MPLS
4 22 (57.89%) OSPF
5 18 (47.37%) VPN
6 17 (44.74%) EIGRP
7 16 (42.11%) PPP
7 16 (42.11%) Network Security
8 15 (39.47%) WAN
8 15 (39.47%) DNS
9 14 (36.84%) VoIP
10 13 (34.21%) Broadband
10 13 (34.21%) SNMP
10 13 (34.21%) L2TP
10 13 (34.21%) VLAN
11 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
12 10 (26.32%) ATM
13 9 (23.68%) ISDN
13 9 (23.68%) X.21
13 9 (23.68%) DSL
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Solution Manager
4 3 (7.89%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Network Design
2 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.05%) Network Management
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Stress Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Test Management
7 2 (5.26%) Release Management
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.63%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.63%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) DDoS Mitigation
8 1 (2.63%) Change Control
8 1 (2.63%) Product Management
8 1 (2.63%) Open Source
8 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Perl
1 7 (18.42%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (63.16%) CCNP
3 10 (26.32%) CCSP
4 9 (23.68%) JNCIS
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
6 7 (18.42%) CCNA
6 7 (18.42%) CCDP
7 6 (15.79%) CCIP
8 5 (13.16%) CCIE
8 5 (13.16%) JNCIA
8 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.53%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Juniper
3 16 (42.11%) F5
4 9 (23.68%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) HP
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.53%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 3 (7.89%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 2 (5.26%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) McAfee
8 2 (5.26%) Citrix
9 1 (2.63%) ScanSafe
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
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