The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 154 156 143
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 16 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 1.73% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 346 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.78% 10.61% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 293 223 274
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IPsec
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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 28 July 2014. 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
Aberdeen - 9 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 7 £30,000 -
IPsec
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IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 9 (45.00%) CCNP
5 9 (45.00%) CCNA
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (45.00%) Frame Relay
5 9 (45.00%) OSPF
5 9 (45.00%) BGP
6 8 (40.00%) VSAT
6 8 (40.00%) MPLS
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) SSL
7 6 (30.00%) CentOS
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (20.00%) BCP
9 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (20.00%) Electronics
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) LDAP
9 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (20.00%) VLAN
9 4 (20.00%) NAS

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) VPN
2 10 (50.00%) WAN
3 9 (45.00%) Frame Relay
3 9 (45.00%) OSPF
3 9 (45.00%) BGP
4 8 (40.00%) VSAT
4 8 (40.00%) MPLS
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) SSL
6 4 (20.00%) LDAP
6 4 (20.00%) VLAN
6 4 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) TACACS
8 2 (10.00%) HTTP
8 2 (10.00%) VoIP
8 2 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Electronics
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Network Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) BCP
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (20.00%) CRM
1 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM
2 3 (15.00%) Pattern Recognition
2 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) OWASP
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Python
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CCNP
1 9 (45.00%) CCNA
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) GIAC
2 3 (15.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.00%) Openswan
3 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
3 1 (5.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
1 2 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Rackspace
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Sun
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Twitter
6 1 (5.00%) Brocade
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Perforce
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