The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 214 195 216
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 20 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 1.53% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 7
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -34.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -
IPsec
England

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
996 847 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.23% 16.62% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 865 682 964
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -3 11 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Bristol -1 7 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Dorset -6 2 £37,250 -12.35%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 37 (90.24%) VPN
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 26 (63.41%) Linux
3 26 (63.41%) Firewall
4 23 (56.10%) VMware
5 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (51.22%) CCNP
6 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (46.34%) SAN
8 18 (43.90%) SSL
9 16 (39.02%) Network Security
10 14 (34.15%) SolarWinds
10 14 (34.15%) Cisco
10 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
11 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
11 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (26.83%) Degree
12 11 (26.83%) DNS
12 11 (26.83%) LAN
12 11 (26.83%) MySQL
12 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
12 11 (26.83%) H.323
13 10 (24.39%) PPTP
13 10 (24.39%) Back Office
13 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
13 10 (24.39%) XML
13 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
13 10 (24.39%) IIS
13 10 (24.39%) HTML
13 10 (24.39%) VoIP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (24.39%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Lync
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (90.24%) VPN
2 26 (63.41%) Firewall
3 19 (46.34%) SAN
4 18 (43.90%) SSL
5 16 (39.02%) Network Security
6 11 (26.83%) H.323
6 11 (26.83%) DNS
6 11 (26.83%) LAN
7 10 (24.39%) VoIP
7 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
7 10 (24.39%) SMTP
7 10 (24.39%) HTTP
7 10 (24.39%) PPTP
8 9 (21.95%) IPv6
8 9 (21.95%) NAS
9 8 (19.51%) OSPF
9 8 (19.51%) ISDN
10 6 (14.63%) WAN
10 6 (14.63%) BGP
10 6 (14.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) CppUnit
2 2 (4.88%) Valgrind
3 1 (2.44%) Hudson
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (24.39%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (24.39%) Administrator
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Administrator
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Designer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Designer
8 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Designer
9 2 (4.88%) Network Designer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Designer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) HTML
1 10 (24.39%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) STL
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) PKI
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.32%) SCADA
3 3 (7.32%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.44%) Wiki
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.95%) CentOS
5 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
2 8 (19.51%) High Availability
2 8 (19.51%) DNA
3 6 (14.63%) Network Design
4 4 (9.76%) Network Management
5 3 (7.32%) Cyber Security
5 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) UML
5 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.32%) OO
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) C++
1 5 (12.20%) C
2 3 (7.32%) Assembly Language
2 3 (7.32%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.88%) Python
3 2 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) CCNP
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (26.83%) Degree
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) CCNA
7 3 (7.32%) CCDP
7 3 (7.32%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.88%) MCTS
8 2 (4.88%) MCITP
8 2 (4.88%) MCSE
8 2 (4.88%) MCSA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (24.39%) VMware ESX
4 9 (21.95%) vSphere
4 9 (21.95%) vCloud
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.44%) Postfix
7 1 (2.44%) Samba
7 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Nagios
1 8 (19.51%) logstash
2 1 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) VMware
2 14 (34.15%) SolarWinds
2 14 (34.15%) Cisco
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.95%) Juniper
4 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) Tandberg
7 2 (4.88%) CA
8 1 (2.44%) Nokia
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) BT
8 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.44%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.44%) F5
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