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 22 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 214 203 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 16 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 0.97% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
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
1006 826 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.79% 15.76% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 835 695 880
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 July 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 22 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
Wiltshire -5 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Bristol -10 7 £41,250 +47.32%
Dorset - 1 £32,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (82.86%) VPN
2 24 (68.57%) Windows
3 23 (65.71%) Linux
4 22 (62.86%) Firewall
5 20 (57.14%) VMware
6 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (45.71%) SAN
8 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 13 (37.14%) LAN
9 13 (37.14%) CCNP
9 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (37.14%) Network Security
9 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
10 12 (34.29%) DNS
10 12 (34.29%) SSL
11 11 (31.43%) MySQL
11 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
11 11 (31.43%) Degree
11 11 (31.43%) SolarWinds
12 10 (28.57%) HTML
12 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 10 (28.57%) IIS
12 10 (28.57%) XML
12 10 (28.57%) SMTP
12 10 (28.57%) HTTP
12 10 (28.57%) Cisco
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (28.57%) PPTP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) VPN
2 22 (62.86%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) SAN
4 13 (37.14%) LAN
4 13 (37.14%) Network Security
5 12 (34.29%) DNS
5 12 (34.29%) SSL
6 10 (28.57%) SMTP
6 10 (28.57%) HTTP
6 10 (28.57%) PPTP
6 10 (28.57%) H.323
7 9 (25.71%) VoIP
8 8 (22.86%) ISDN
8 8 (22.86%) OSPF
8 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
9 7 (20.00%) IPv6
9 7 (20.00%) MPLS
10 6 (17.14%) WAN
10 6 (17.14%) DHCP
10 6 (17.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 8 (22.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Subversion
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) CppUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (28.57%) Back Office
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (28.57%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Designer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Designer
6 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Development Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Network Support
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) STL
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.86%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.71%) SCADA
4 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) CentOS
5 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.71%) UNIX
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Debian
8 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) DNA
1 8 (22.86%) High Availability
2 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Network Management
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) UML
5 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) C++
1 4 (11.43%) C
2 3 (8.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CCNP
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) Degree
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) MCSE
7 2 (5.71%) MCSA
7 2 (5.71%) JNCIS
7 2 (5.71%) MCTS
7 2 (5.71%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 6 (17.14%) vSphere
4 6 (17.14%) vCloud
5 3 (8.57%) XenApp
6 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) Postfix
7 1 (2.86%) Samba
7 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Nagios
1 8 (22.86%) logstash
2 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) SolarWinds
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.71%) Tandberg
6 2 (5.71%) CA
7 1 (2.86%) Nokia
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.86%) BT