The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 285 275 318
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +43
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 166 158 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.39% 3.36% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 127 103 93
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
IPsec
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4899 4705 5263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.20% 21.35% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3624 4328
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IPsec
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the South East

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the South East

IPsec
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Berkshire +2 75 £42,000 -28.51%
Hampshire +21 51 £47,500 -26.92% 5
Surrey +7 36 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex -2 4 £44,750 -14.76%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Kent +4 1 £44,000 -1.12%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 206 (73.84%) VPN
2 202 (72.40%) Firewall
3 199 (71.33%) Cisco
4 166 (59.50%) Cisco Certification
5 132 (47.31%) BGP
6 130 (46.59%) SSL
7 116 (41.58%) MPLS
8 106 (37.99%) OSPF
9 94 (33.69%) VMware
10 93 (33.33%) Network Security
11 87 (31.18%) CCNP
12 86 (30.82%) CCNA
13 85 (30.47%) TCP/IP
14 83 (29.75%) Linux
15 79 (28.32%) WAN
16 75 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 68 (24.37%) DNS
18 65 (23.30%) LAN
19 64 (22.94%) Windows
20 63 (22.58%) VoIP
20 63 (22.58%) Juniper
21 60 (21.51%) F5
22 59 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
23 53 (19.00%) vSphere
24 50 (17.92%) ITIL
25 49 (17.56%) SAN
25 49 (17.56%) Cisco IOS
26 47 (16.85%) Telecoms
27 46 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
28 41 (14.70%) Network Management

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (6.45%) IIS
2 15 (5.38%) Lync
3 14 (5.02%) MS Exchange
4 13 (4.66%) Apache
5 12 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.15%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.43%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.72%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.02%) SaaS
2 10 (3.58%) PaaS
2 10 (3.58%) IaaS
3 7 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 206 (73.84%) VPN
2 202 (72.40%) Firewall
3 132 (47.31%) BGP
4 130 (46.59%) SSL
5 116 (41.58%) MPLS
6 106 (37.99%) OSPF
7 93 (33.33%) Network Security
8 85 (30.47%) TCP/IP
9 79 (28.32%) WAN
10 68 (24.37%) DNS
11 65 (23.30%) LAN
12 63 (22.58%) VoIP
13 59 (21.15%) Cisco ASA
14 49 (17.56%) SAN
14 49 (17.56%) Cisco IOS
15 46 (16.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 41 (14.70%) WLAN
17 40 (14.34%) HSRP
18 36 (12.90%) EIGRP
19 32 (11.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.24%) MySQL
2 6 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) DB2
General
1 47 (16.85%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.24%) Retail
2 23 (8.24%) Finance
3 17 (6.09%) Marketing
4 8 (2.87%) French Language
5 2 (0.72%) Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (33.69%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 25 (8.96%) Security Engineer
5 22 (7.89%) Consultant
6 20 (7.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (6.45%) Architect
7 18 (6.45%) NOC Engineer
7 18 (6.45%) Network Architect
8 16 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.38%) Network Consultant
10 13 (4.66%) Network Security Consultant
10 13 (4.66%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (4.66%) Security Consultant
11 12 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.94%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.94%) Network Support
13 9 (3.23%) Design Engineer
13 9 (3.23%) Network Support Engineer
13 9 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.58%) .NET
2 7 (2.51%) Middleware
2 7 (2.51%) RSS
2 7 (2.51%) CSS
3 4 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.72%) Memcached
5 1 (0.36%) Web Services
5 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.75%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.23%) PKI
4 5 (1.79%) Open Source
5 4 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.43%) Clustering
5 4 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.08%) LPAR
7 2 (0.72%) SecurID
7 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) EPoS
8 1 (0.36%) DTV
8 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.36%) Social Media
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) SCADA
8 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 83 (29.75%) Linux
2 64 (22.94%) Windows
3 32 (11.47%) CentOS
4 24 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (8.24%) UNIX
6 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.51%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.43%) AIX
8 4 (1.43%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.08%) Solaris
9 3 (1.08%) OpenBSD
9 3 (1.08%) SELinux
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.72%) Debian
10 2 (0.72%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.92%) ITIL
2 41 (14.70%) Network Management
3 32 (11.47%) Network Design
4 31 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 29 (10.39%) Change Management
6 17 (6.09%) Service Management
6 17 (6.09%) Change Control
7 16 (5.73%) Project Management
8 14 (5.02%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (4.66%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (4.30%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (3.94%) Service Delivery
11 11 (3.94%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.58%) Data Security
13 8 (2.87%) Coaching
13 8 (2.87%) Validation
14 7 (2.51%) Capacity Management
15 6 (2.15%) Time Management
15 6 (2.15%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (2.15%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.75%) Perl
2 19 (6.81%) Shell Script
3 17 (6.09%) Python
4 14 (5.02%) SQL
5 13 (4.66%) Ruby
6 7 (2.51%) PHP
6 7 (2.51%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.79%) C++
8 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.43%) C
8 4 (1.43%) VBScript
9 3 (1.08%) Java
10 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 166 (59.50%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (31.18%) CCNP
3 86 (30.82%) CCNA
4 39 (13.98%) Degree
5 37 (13.26%) CCIE
6 35 (12.54%) Security Cleared
7 15 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (5.38%) CCSP
8 14 (5.02%) JNCIA
9 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.51%) CCDP
11 6 (2.15%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.15%) MCITP
11 6 (2.15%) MCSE
12 5 (1.79%) CISSP
12 5 (1.79%) JNCIS
13 4 (1.43%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.43%) MCSA
13 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.08%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (10.39%) PCI DSS
3 25 (8.96%) SLA
4 10 (3.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.43%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 75 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (19.00%) vSphere
3 27 (9.68%) vCloud
4 25 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (6.81%) Active Directory
6 15 (5.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 12 (4.30%) Snort
8 6 (2.15%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.43%) XenApp
9 4 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.08%) NFS
10 3 (1.08%) GPFS
10 3 (1.08%) OpenSSH
10 3 (1.08%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.72%) Squid
11 2 (0.72%) KVM
11 2 (0.72%) Firmware
11 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.38%) Zenoss
2 11 (3.94%) Nagios
3 7 (2.51%) SCCM
3 7 (2.51%) SCOM
3 7 (2.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (2.15%) Cacti
4 6 (2.15%) AppManager
4 6 (2.15%) CiscoWorks
5 5 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.43%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.43%) OpenView
6 4 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (1.43%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.43%) MOM
6 4 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.72%) WSUS
8 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.72%) Legato
Vendors
1 199 (71.33%) Cisco
2 94 (33.69%) VMware
3 63 (22.58%) Juniper
4 60 (21.51%) F5
5 37 (13.26%) Microsoft
6 35 (12.54%) CheckPoint
6 35 (12.54%) HP
7 28 (10.04%) Avaya
8 24 (8.60%) Polycom
9 15 (5.38%) SolarWinds
10 14 (5.02%) Oracle
11 12 (4.30%) Citrix
12 11 (3.94%) ServiceNow
13 8 (2.87%) Dell
13 8 (2.87%) IBM
14 7 (2.51%) Tandberg
15 6 (2.15%) Huawei
15 6 (2.15%) Fortinet
15 6 (2.15%) EMC
16 5 (1.79%) BT
Farnborough
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East
PayPoint
Salary: Up to £45,000 Per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Lymington, Hampshire
Lymington Yacht Haven
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago