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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - 89 85
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.02% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £43,750 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,200 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.09%
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
325 196 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.24% 19.44% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 270 163 221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) PPTP
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (40.00%) Firmware

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) PPTP
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) ADSL
4 2 (40.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) AWK
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper