The first table below looks at the demand for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 212 202 211
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 19 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 1.06% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1033 847 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.85% 16.28% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 866 704 912
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IPsec
England

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IPsec
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the South West

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the South West

IPsec
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Wiltshire +2 9 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Bristol -1 8 £47,500 +69.64% 1
Dorset - 1 £32,000 - 1
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (84.21%) VPN
2 25 (65.79%) Windows
3 24 (63.16%) Linux
4 23 (60.53%) Firewall
5 21 (55.26%) VMware
6 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (44.74%) SAN
8 16 (42.11%) CCNP
8 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
10 14 (36.84%) SSL
10 14 (36.84%) LAN
10 14 (36.84%) Network Security
11 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
12 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
12 12 (31.58%) Cisco
12 12 (31.58%) DNS
13 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
13 11 (28.95%) MySQL
13 11 (28.95%) Degree
13 11 (28.95%) H.323
14 10 (26.32%) PPTP
14 10 (26.32%) VMware ESX
14 10 (26.32%) Back Office
14 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
14 10 (26.32%) IIS
14 10 (26.32%) HTML
14 10 (26.32%) XML
14 10 (26.32%) Microsoft

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 10 (26.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Lync
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) VPN
2 23 (60.53%) Firewall
3 17 (44.74%) SAN
4 14 (36.84%) SSL
4 14 (36.84%) LAN
4 14 (36.84%) Network Security
5 12 (31.58%) DNS
6 11 (28.95%) H.323
7 10 (26.32%) PPTP
7 10 (26.32%) SMTP
7 10 (26.32%) HTTP
8 9 (23.68%) VoIP
8 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.68%) OSPF
9 8 (21.05%) MPLS
9 8 (21.05%) IPv6
9 8 (21.05%) ISDN
10 7 (18.42%) WAN
10 7 (18.42%) NAS
11 6 (15.79%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.05%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) CppUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (26.32%) Back Office
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (26.32%) Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Designer
4 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Designer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Development Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Support
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
1 10 (26.32%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) STL
3 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) PKI
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.26%) Internet of Things
4 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.26%) SCADA
4 2 (5.26%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Linux
3 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.42%) CentOS
5 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.26%) UNIX
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Debian
8 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) High Availability
1 8 (21.05%) DNA
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
2 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Network Management
3 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Network Design
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
5 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
1 4 (10.53%) C++
2 3 (7.89%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
3 2 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) CCNP
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) Degree
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (18.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (7.89%) CCNA
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIS
8 2 (5.26%) MCTS
8 2 (5.26%) MCITP
8 2 (5.26%) MCSE
8 2 (5.26%) MCSA
9 1 (2.63%) CCDP
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (26.32%) VMware ESX
4 7 (18.42%) vCloud
4 7 (18.42%) vSphere
5 3 (7.89%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.63%) Samba
7 1 (2.63%) Postfix
7 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) logstash
1 8 (21.05%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) SolarWinds
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Juniper
5 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Tandberg
7 2 (5.26%) CA
8 1 (2.63%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.63%) BT
8 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
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