The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 63 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 5 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.90% 1.59% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 7.24% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 20
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
139 152 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.09% 21.90% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 120 129 183
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IPsec
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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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Slough

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (95.83%) VPN
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
3 22 (91.67%) Network Security
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (87.50%) BGP
4 21 (87.50%) SSL
4 21 (87.50%) LAN
5 20 (83.33%) VoIP
5 20 (83.33%) WAN
5 20 (83.33%) CCNA
5 20 (83.33%) OSPF
6 19 (79.17%) Change Management
6 19 (79.17%) JNCIA
6 19 (79.17%) Juniper
7 18 (75.00%) Avaya
7 18 (75.00%) Data Security
7 18 (75.00%) Wireless
7 18 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (75.00%) PCI DSS
7 18 (75.00%) ServiceNow
8 17 (70.83%) Finance
9 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
9 16 (66.67%) IGRP
9 16 (66.67%) CCSP
10 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
11 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 3 (12.50%) Marketing

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (95.83%) VPN
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
3 22 (91.67%) Network Security
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (87.50%) BGP
4 21 (87.50%) SSL
4 21 (87.50%) LAN
5 20 (83.33%) VoIP
5 20 (83.33%) WAN
5 20 (83.33%) OSPF
6 18 (75.00%) Wireless
7 16 (66.67%) EIGRP
7 16 (66.67%) IGRP
8 2 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) SAN
9 1 (4.17%) 3G
General
1 17 (70.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Change Management
2 18 (75.00%) Data Security
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) CAE
4 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) CCNA
3 19 (79.17%) JNCIA
4 16 (66.67%) CCSP
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 18 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) Juniper
3 18 (75.00%) Avaya
3 18 (75.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Infoblox