The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 331 259 303
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +44
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 115 182 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.83% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 3.58% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 82 138 131
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4947 5080 5211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.87% 23.09% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 3950 4314
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IPsec
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 47 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hampshire +1 32 £42,500 -8.10% 7
Surrey -31 28 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Kent -4 6 £67,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -28 4 £47,500 +11.76%
East Sussex - 2 £43,750 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £51,500 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 146 (78.49%) Firewall
2 139 (74.73%) VPN
3 138 (74.19%) Cisco
4 95 (51.08%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (41.40%) CCNP
6 75 (40.32%) SSL
6 75 (40.32%) OSPF
7 73 (39.25%) BGP
8 72 (38.71%) MPLS
9 70 (37.63%) TCP/IP
10 62 (33.33%) WAN
11 61 (32.80%) DNS
12 60 (32.26%) VoIP
13 57 (30.65%) VMware
14 54 (29.03%) CCNA
14 54 (29.03%) F5
15 53 (28.49%) Windows
16 52 (27.96%) Linux
17 48 (25.81%) Network Security
18 46 (24.73%) Juniper
19 42 (22.58%) Telecoms
19 42 (22.58%) Cisco IOS
20 40 (21.51%) PPP
21 38 (20.43%) Network Management
22 37 (19.89%) VLAN
23 36 (19.35%) LAN
24 35 (18.82%) Microsoft
24 35 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
25 34 (18.28%) SNMP
26 33 (17.74%) ITIL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.84%) Lync
2 9 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.69%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.69%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.08%) nginx
6 2 (1.08%) IIS
6 2 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) IaaS
1 4 (2.15%) SaaS
1 4 (2.15%) PaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 146 (78.49%) Firewall
2 139 (74.73%) VPN
3 75 (40.32%) SSL
3 75 (40.32%) OSPF
4 73 (39.25%) BGP
5 72 (38.71%) MPLS
6 70 (37.63%) TCP/IP
7 62 (33.33%) WAN
8 61 (32.80%) DNS
9 60 (32.26%) VoIP
10 48 (25.81%) Network Security
11 42 (22.58%) Cisco IOS
12 40 (21.51%) PPP
13 37 (19.89%) VLAN
14 36 (19.35%) LAN
15 34 (18.28%) SNMP
16 32 (17.20%) SAN
17 30 (16.13%) SMTP
18 29 (15.59%) Cisco Nexus
19 28 (15.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.23%) MySQL
3 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 42 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.99%) Retail
3 10 (5.38%) Finance
4 9 (4.84%) Marketing
5 7 (3.76%) Billing
6 6 (3.23%) Banking
7 3 (1.61%) French Language
8 2 (1.08%) Back Office
8 2 (1.08%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (38.17%) Network Engineer
2 23 (12.37%) Consultant
3 22 (11.83%) Security Engineer
4 19 (10.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (8.60%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Design Engineer
7 14 (7.53%) Senior Design Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) NOC Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) Network Consultant
9 12 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
10 11 (5.91%) Network Security Consultant
10 11 (5.91%) Security Consultant
10 11 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.38%) Cisco Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Network Design Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Senior Network Design Engineer
12 9 (4.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.15%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.08%) Memcached
3 1 (0.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.91%) Statistics
2 7 (3.76%) Clustering
2 7 (3.76%) Smartphone
2 7 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (3.76%) iPad
3 5 (2.69%) Thin Client
3 5 (2.69%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.69%) iPhone
3 5 (2.69%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.15%) Firmware
4 4 (2.15%) PKI
5 3 (1.61%) Open Source
6 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.08%) SecurID
6 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) CESG
7 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.54%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (28.49%) Windows
2 52 (27.96%) Linux
3 19 (10.22%) CentOS
4 16 (8.60%) Windows 7
5 14 (7.53%) UNIX
5 14 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.38%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.69%) Android
11 4 (2.15%) Windows Phone
11 4 (2.15%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.15%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.15%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.61%) OpenBSD
13 2 (1.08%) SELinux
13 2 (1.08%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.08%) Solaris
13 2 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.43%) Network Management
2 33 (17.74%) ITIL
2 33 (17.74%) Load Balancing
3 32 (17.20%) Network Design
4 14 (7.53%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.91%) Change Management
6 10 (5.38%) Validation
7 8 (4.30%) Time Management
7 8 (4.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (3.76%) Problem Management
8 7 (3.76%) Configuration Management
8 7 (3.76%) Project Management
8 7 (3.76%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.69%) Service Management
10 5 (2.69%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (2.69%) Release Management
11 4 (2.15%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.15%) Product Management
12 3 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.45%) Perl
2 9 (4.84%) SQL
3 6 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.23%) Python
3 6 (3.23%) VBScript
3 6 (3.23%) PHP
3 6 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.61%) Java
5 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.54%) C++
6 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 95 (51.08%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (41.40%) CCNP
3 54 (29.03%) CCNA
4 24 (12.90%) Degree
4 24 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.06%) CCIE
6 9 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.30%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.30%) JNCIA
8 7 (3.76%) CCSP
9 6 (3.23%) CCIP
10 5 (2.69%) CCDP
11 4 (2.15%) CCDA
12 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.61%) CISSP
12 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.61%) MCSE
12 3 (1.61%) MCSA
13 2 (1.08%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.99%) SLA
2 12 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 35 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.52%) vSphere
3 14 (7.53%) vCloud
3 14 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (3.23%) XenApp
7 5 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (2.69%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.08%) KVM
8 2 (1.08%) Snort
8 2 (1.08%) Squid
9 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.76%) Zenoss
2 6 (3.23%) SCCM
3 5 (2.69%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.69%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.69%) MOM
3 5 (2.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.69%) OpenView
3 5 (2.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (2.15%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.08%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.08%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.54%) Nessus
6 1 (0.54%) Netcool
6 1 (0.54%) Nagios
6 1 (0.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 138 (74.19%) Cisco
2 57 (30.65%) VMware
3 54 (29.03%) F5
4 46 (24.73%) Juniper
5 35 (18.82%) Microsoft
6 26 (13.98%) HP
7 21 (11.29%) CheckPoint
8 12 (6.45%) Avaya
9 11 (5.91%) Fortinet
10 10 (5.38%) Citrix
11 9 (4.84%) Symantec
12 7 (3.76%) Huawei
13 6 (3.23%) NETGEAR
13 6 (3.23%) Dell
14 5 (2.69%) Meridio
14 5 (2.69%) Veritas
14 5 (2.69%) Oracle
14 5 (2.69%) IBM
14 5 (2.69%) Lumension
15 4 (2.15%) ProCurve
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellenty Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Sandwich
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable dependant on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago