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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 219 203 174
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -29
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 16 19 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.33% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.92% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 36
Average salary £44,750 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.29% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £43,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,200 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.09%
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
1075 991 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.68% 17.11% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 895 770 863
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Somerset - 6 £40,000 - 2
Bristol -9 5 £43,500 +10.12% 1
Wiltshire +4 2 £46,250 - 3
Devon - 2 £46,000 -
Dorset -14 1 £44,500 +19.46%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 31 (73.81%) VPN
2 26 (61.90%) Firewall
3 25 (59.52%) Windows
4 23 (54.76%) SSL
4 23 (54.76%) VMware
5 22 (52.38%) Linux
6 21 (50.00%) CentOS
7 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco
8 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (40.48%) SAN
9 16 (38.10%) NAS
10 15 (35.71%) CCNP
11 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
11 13 (30.95%) LAN
11 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
12 12 (28.57%) Network Security
12 12 (28.57%) WAN
13 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
14 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (23.81%) vSphere
14 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
14 10 (23.81%) vCloud
15 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (21.43%) OSPF
15 9 (21.43%) BGP
15 9 (21.43%) IPv6
15 9 (21.43%) Citrix
15 9 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (19.05%) nginx
1 8 (19.05%) Apache
1 8 (19.05%) Confluence
1 8 (19.05%) MediaWiki
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) VPN
2 26 (61.90%) Firewall
3 23 (54.76%) SSL
4 17 (40.48%) SAN
5 16 (38.10%) NAS
6 13 (30.95%) TCP/IP
6 13 (30.95%) LAN
7 12 (28.57%) Network Security
7 12 (28.57%) WAN
8 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (21.43%) OSPF
9 9 (21.43%) BGP
9 9 (21.43%) IPv6
10 8 (19.05%) LDAP
10 8 (19.05%) EIGRP
11 7 (16.67%) DNS
12 6 (14.29%) TACACS
12 6 (14.29%) Junos
12 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MySQL
1 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
1 8 (19.05%) Subversion
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 8 (19.05%) Hudson
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Network Designer
8 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Designer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Designer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Designer
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Wiki
2 6 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.76%) CESG
4 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Linux
3 21 (50.00%) CentOS
4 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (19.05%) Ubuntu
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (19.05%) Debian
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (19.05%) Build Automation
2 8 (19.05%) DevOps
3 7 (16.67%) Database Theory
3 7 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
3 7 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Network Design
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Process Management
7 3 (7.14%) ISMS
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
1 7 (16.67%) Perl
1 7 (16.67%) PHP
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
1 7 (16.67%) Ruby
1 7 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (35.71%) CCNP
3 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (14.29%) CCNA
7 4 (9.52%) JNCIA
7 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
8 3 (7.14%) CCSA
9 2 (4.76%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) vSphere
2 10 (23.81%) vCloud
3 8 (19.05%) Postfix
3 8 (19.05%) XenServer
3 8 (19.05%) Samba
3 8 (19.05%) iptables
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.76%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) ZABBIX
1 8 (19.05%) Puppet
2 7 (16.67%) Salt
2 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 2 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.76%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.76%) SCSM
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco
3 10 (23.81%) CheckPoint
4 9 (21.43%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 7 (16.67%) Juniper
6 7 (16.67%) HP
7 6 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.52%) Brocade
8 4 (9.52%) Nokia
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bath
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago