The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 70 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 1 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.16% 3.52% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 14.19% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 1
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 148 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.02% 24.83% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 99 125 115
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

IPsec
Salary Trend in Slough

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Slough

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 30 (100.00%) VPN
1 30 (100.00%) SSL
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) OSPF
2 25 (83.33%) BGP
2 25 (83.33%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) CCNA
3 20 (66.67%) Network Management
4 19 (63.33%) MPLS
5 16 (53.33%) Change Management
6 15 (50.00%) Wireless
7 14 (46.67%) SLA
7 14 (46.67%) DNS
7 14 (46.67%) VMware
7 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (46.67%) Degree
7 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (46.67%) vSphere
7 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
7 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (46.67%) Multicast
8 12 (40.00%) Polycom
8 12 (40.00%) WAN
8 12 (40.00%) LAN
9 11 (36.67%) VoIP
9 11 (36.67%) Avaya
9 11 (36.67%) Juniper
9 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) VPN
1 30 (100.00%) SSL
2 25 (83.33%) OSPF
2 25 (83.33%) BGP
2 25 (83.33%) Firewall
3 19 (63.33%) MPLS
4 15 (50.00%) Wireless
5 14 (46.67%) DNS
5 14 (46.67%) Multicast
6 12 (40.00%) WAN
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
7 11 (36.67%) VoIP
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (36.67%) Network Security
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.67%) L2TP
8 5 (16.67%) Broadband
8 5 (16.67%) WLAN
8 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Support
4 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Network Management
2 16 (53.33%) Change Management
3 10 (33.33%) Data Security
4 9 (30.00%) Change Control
5 8 (26.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (16.67%) OpenUP
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) CCNA
3 14 (46.67%) Degree
3 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) JNCIA
4 10 (33.33%) CCSP
5 9 (30.00%) CCNP
6 5 (16.67%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) SLA
1 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 10 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (46.67%) vSphere
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Zenoss
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 12 (40.00%) Polycom
4 11 (36.67%) Avaya
4 11 (36.67%) Juniper
4 11 (36.67%) ServiceNow
5 10 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (16.67%) BT