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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 206 175 197
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 19 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.84% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 4.30% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 17
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 13 £39,500 -7.05%
Dorset +3 4 £37,250 -17.22%
Wiltshire -7 2 - -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (71.05%) Firewall
3 24 (63.16%) Linux
4 22 (57.89%) Windows
5 18 (47.37%) VMware
5 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (42.11%) Degree
6 16 (42.11%) DNS
7 15 (39.47%) HTTP
7 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
7 15 (39.47%) Network Security
8 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
9 12 (31.58%) SSL
10 11 (28.95%) SMTP
10 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
10 11 (28.95%) Cisco
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (28.95%) HTML
10 11 (28.95%) MySQL
10 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
10 11 (28.95%) IIS
10 11 (28.95%) XML
10 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
10 11 (28.95%) PPTP
11 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
11 10 (26.32%) Back Office
11 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
11 10 (26.32%) PKI
11 10 (26.32%) Java

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (28.95%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) VPN
2 27 (71.05%) Firewall
3 16 (42.11%) DNS
4 15 (39.47%) HTTP
4 15 (39.47%) Network Security
5 12 (31.58%) SSL
6 11 (28.95%) SMTP
6 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
6 11 (28.95%) PPTP
7 10 (26.32%) LAN
8 9 (23.68%) ISDN
9 8 (21.05%) MPLS
9 8 (21.05%) OSPF
9 8 (21.05%) SAN
9 8 (21.05%) IPv6
10 7 (18.42%) DHCP
10 7 (18.42%) 3G
11 6 (15.79%) SNMP
11 6 (15.79%) VoIP
11 6 (15.79%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MySQL
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) CppUnit
1 2 (5.26%) Valgrind
General
1 10 (26.32%) Back Office
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Administrator
1 11 (28.95%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Network Support
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Designer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
1 11 (28.95%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) STL
3 4 (10.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Computer Science
1 10 (26.32%) PKI
2 6 (15.79%) Device Driver
2 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 6 (15.79%) SCADA
3 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
1 10 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (15.79%) UML
3 6 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (15.79%) OO
3 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
3 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.53%) BCP
5 4 (10.53%) DNA
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (10.53%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) C
2 8 (21.05%) C++
3 6 (15.79%) Assembly Language
3 6 (15.79%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (21.05%) CCNA
4 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) CCNP
5 6 (15.79%) MCITP
5 6 (15.79%) MCTS
5 6 (15.79%) MCSE
5 6 (15.79%) MCSA
6 4 (10.53%) HND
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
3 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.53%) Samba
4 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
2 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) VMware
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.63%) Nokia
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) BT