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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - 58 63
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - 2.16% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.77% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 5
Average salary - £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
139 133 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.88% 22.09% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 104 114 126
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
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 6 March 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 20 (100.00%) VPN
1 20 (100.00%) SSL
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) Change Management
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) Wireless
3 15 (75.00%) OSPF
3 15 (75.00%) BGP
3 15 (75.00%) CCNA
4 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 11 (55.00%) VoIP
5 11 (55.00%) Avaya
5 11 (55.00%) Juniper
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (55.00%) Network Security
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (55.00%) ServiceNow
6 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 10 (50.00%) Network Management
6 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
6 10 (50.00%) JNCIA
6 10 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (50.00%) CCSP
6 10 (50.00%) Data Security
7 9 (45.00%) CCNP
7 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (45.00%) MPLS

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) VPN
1 20 (100.00%) SSL
2 15 (75.00%) OSPF
2 15 (75.00%) BGP
2 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Wireless
3 12 (60.00%) LAN
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 11 (55.00%) VoIP
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (55.00%) Network Security
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (45.00%) MPLS
6 5 (25.00%) WLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (25.00%) Broadband
6 5 (25.00%) L2TP
7 4 (20.00%) Multicast
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Support
3 4 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Change Management
2 10 (50.00%) Data Security
2 10 (50.00%) Network Management
3 9 (45.00%) Change Control
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) OpenUP
5 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) CCNA
3 10 (50.00%) CCSP
3 10 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 9 (45.00%) CCNP
5 5 (25.00%) CCIE
6 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Avaya
2 11 (55.00%) Juniper
2 11 (55.00%) ServiceNow
3 10 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) BT
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Polycom