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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 210 207 218
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 26 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.70% 1.87% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 12
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +31.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £30,125
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
964 907 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.85% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 837 689 994
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Wiltshire +4 11 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Bristol -1 9 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Somerset +6 3 £34,000 -20.00%
Dorset -27 2 £29,250 -31.17%
Gloucestershire -8 1 £70,000 +16.66%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 54 (91.53%) VPN
2 41 (69.49%) Firewall
3 34 (57.63%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (54.24%) CCNP
5 30 (50.85%) Linux
6 28 (47.46%) SSL
6 28 (47.46%) Network Security
7 27 (45.76%) Cisco
7 27 (45.76%) Windows
8 25 (42.37%) VMware
8 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
10 20 (33.90%) CentOS
10 20 (33.90%) NAS
10 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
10 20 (33.90%) Network Monitoring
11 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
12 17 (28.81%) BGP
12 17 (28.81%) SAN
12 17 (28.81%) OSPF
13 16 (27.12%) Juniper
14 15 (25.42%) LAN
15 14 (23.73%) LDAP
15 14 (23.73%) WAN
16 13 (22.03%) CCNA
16 13 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 13 (22.03%) vSphere
16 13 (22.03%) vCloud
16 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (20.34%) IPv6

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (11.86%) MediaWiki
1 7 (11.86%) nginx
1 7 (11.86%) Confluence
1 7 (11.86%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Lync
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 54 (91.53%) VPN
2 41 (69.49%) Firewall
3 28 (47.46%) SSL
3 28 (47.46%) Network Security
4 20 (33.90%) NAS
5 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
6 17 (28.81%) BGP
6 17 (28.81%) SAN
6 17 (28.81%) OSPF
7 15 (25.42%) LAN
8 14 (23.73%) LDAP
8 14 (23.73%) WAN
9 12 (20.34%) IPv6
10 10 (16.95%) VoIP
10 10 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (13.56%) HTTP
12 7 (11.86%) DMVPN
12 7 (11.86%) EIGRP
12 7 (11.86%) MPLS
12 7 (11.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MySQL
1 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Hudson
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.86%) JIRA
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.86%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Network Engineer
1 15 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Security Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Designer
3 7 (11.86%) IT Security Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Designer
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Network Designer
5 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) Network Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Security Designer
9 1 (1.69%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) LAMP
2 4 (6.78%) J2EE
3 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) Pthreads
4 1 (1.69%) POSIX
4 1 (1.69%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) CESG
2 9 (15.25%) PKI
3 7 (11.86%) Wiki
4 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
5 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.08%) SCADA
6 3 (5.08%) Smartcard
7 2 (3.39%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.69%) Open Source
8 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (50.85%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Windows
3 20 (33.90%) CentOS
4 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.86%) UNIX
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.86%) Ubuntu
5 7 (11.86%) Debian
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (16.95%) Network Design
3 9 (15.25%) Capacity Management
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL
5 7 (11.86%) Build Automation
5 7 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
5 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
5 7 (11.86%) Information Security
5 7 (11.86%) Change Management
6 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.17%) Database Theory
6 6 (10.17%) Relational Database Theory
7 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
7 5 (8.47%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) Perl
2 10 (16.95%) Java
3 7 (11.86%) C
3 7 (11.86%) Ruby
4 6 (10.17%) PHP
4 6 (10.17%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.47%) Python
6 3 (5.08%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (57.63%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (54.24%) CCNP
3 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
4 13 (22.03%) CCNA
4 13 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
6 9 (15.25%) CCDP
7 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
7 5 (8.47%) JNCIA
8 4 (6.78%) JNCIS
8 4 (6.78%) HND
8 4 (6.78%) Degree
9 3 (5.08%) CCSA
10 2 (3.39%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) vSphere
2 13 (22.03%) vCloud
3 11 (18.64%) Samba
4 7 (11.86%) XenServer
4 7 (11.86%) Postfix
5 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Puppet
1 7 (11.86%) ZABBIX
2 6 (10.17%) Salt
2 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Cisco
2 25 (42.37%) VMware
3 21 (35.59%) CheckPoint
4 16 (27.12%) Juniper
5 8 (13.56%) Citrix
5 8 (13.56%) F5
6 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.17%) SolarWinds
8 4 (6.78%) Brocade
8 4 (6.78%) HP
8 4 (6.78%) NetApp
8 4 (6.78%) Nokia
8 4 (6.78%) Infoblox
9 3 (5.08%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.69%) BT
Swindon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, South West, United Kingdom
RBS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago