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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 149 158 166
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.065% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.54% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £42,750 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £44,750 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
367 370 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.34% 12.02% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 224 227 281
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

IPsec Salary Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -13 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Software License Management
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) SecurID
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) WMI
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) CCENT
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) VoIP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (60.00%) MPLS
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) ADSL
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (20.00%) ICMP
5 1 (20.00%) RIP
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Support
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall Support
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Support
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Software License Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (20.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Progress