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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 47 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 15 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.91% 1.28% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 5.67% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
134 141 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.02% 22.52% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 119 108 137
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (93.75%) Degree
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (93.75%) VPN
2 15 (93.75%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (93.75%) Zenoss
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) MPLS
2 15 (93.75%) OSPF
2 15 (93.75%) SSL
2 15 (93.75%) SLA
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) CCNA
2 15 (93.75%) vSphere
2 15 (93.75%) Network Management
2 15 (93.75%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (93.75%) Lync
2 15 (93.75%) Multicast
3 9 (56.25%) Polycom
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) 2G
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DNS
1 16 (100.00%) BGP
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) VPN
2 15 (93.75%) Multicast
2 15 (93.75%) SSL
2 15 (93.75%) MPLS
2 15 (93.75%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) IPv4
3 1 (6.25%) IPv6
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Team Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) Process Management
2 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (93.75%) Degree
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) SLA
1 15 (93.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (93.75%) vSphere
1 15 (93.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) Zenoss
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Polycom
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) HP