The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 151 157 143
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 3 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.096% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.46% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £43,750 £52,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.86% -5.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
IPsec
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
370 412 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.81% 12.04% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 222 301 287
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IPsec
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Scotland region.

IPsec Salary Trend in Scotland

IPsec
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 2 £45,000 -13.46%
Glasgow - 1 £42,500 -
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Rackspace
5 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) Cacti
5 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Nagios
5 2 (33.33%) BCP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (16.67%) TACACS
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) BCP
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) F5