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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 98 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 2 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 1.23% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 5.18% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Average salary £46,250 £42,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
281 193 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.20% 23.74% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 220 164 204
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +38.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 - 1 £57,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
IPsec
Wales

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) IPv4
5 3 (42.86%) IPv6
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) PPTP
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Network Management
6 2 (28.57%) F5
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) IPv4
5 3 (42.86%) IPv6
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) PPTP
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) AWK
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper