The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 90 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.34% - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% - 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.75%
IPsec
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
202 328 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.96% 27.47% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 177 267 159
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IPsec
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

IPsec Salary Trend in South Wales

IPsec
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

IPsec Salary Histogram in South Wales

IPsec
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
Cardiff - 4 £37,500 -
IPsec
Wales

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (93.33%) BGP
1 14 (93.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 11 (73.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (73.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 10 (66.67%) MPLS
4 10 (66.67%) F5
5 9 (60.00%) OSPF
5 9 (60.00%) DNS
6 8 (53.33%) VPN
6 8 (53.33%) Firewall
7 7 (46.67%) WAN
7 7 (46.67%) ITIL
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (40.00%) Internet
9 5 (33.33%) VPLS
9 5 (33.33%) FTP
9 5 (33.33%) Juniper
9 5 (33.33%) CCNA
10 4 (26.67%) SLA
10 4 (26.67%) DHCP
10 4 (26.67%) Wireless
10 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
10 4 (26.67%) VRRP
10 4 (26.67%) Radware

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) BGP
2 11 (73.33%) LAN
3 10 (66.67%) MPLS
4 9 (60.00%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) OSPF
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (46.67%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) Internet
8 5 (33.33%) FTP
8 5 (33.33%) VPLS
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) EIGRP
9 4 (26.67%) HSRP
9 4 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (26.67%) VRRP
9 4 (26.67%) Wireless
10 3 (20.00%) IPv4
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Network Support
2 4 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (73.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Network Management
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) BCP
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CCNP
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
4 3 (20.00%) CCDA
4 3 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 2 (13.33%) JNCIS
5 2 (13.33%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) Radware
4 4 (26.67%) TippingPoint
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Fortinet