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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 206 211 215
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 28 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.22% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 1.33% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 5
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £27,500 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +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
1025 829 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 16.56% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 887 652 992
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 18 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 18 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 +9 14 £46,250 -22.91% 2
Bristol -7 13 £44,500 +61.81% 3
Dorset -6 1 £42,500 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 47 (97.92%) VPN
2 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Firewall
3 29 (60.42%) Linux
4 28 (58.33%) CCNP
4 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (52.08%) VMware
6 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (45.83%) Network Security
7 22 (45.83%) SSL
8 20 (41.67%) SAN
9 18 (37.50%) Cisco
10 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
11 15 (31.25%) Juniper
12 14 (29.17%) DNS
13 13 (27.08%) VoIP
13 13 (27.08%) SMTP
13 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
13 13 (27.08%) SolarWinds
14 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 12 (25.00%) OSPF
14 12 (25.00%) BGP
15 11 (22.92%) H.323
15 11 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (22.92%) CheckPoint
15 11 (22.92%) MySQL
15 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
15 11 (22.92%) vSphere

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (20.83%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.25%) Lync
2 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) MediaWiki
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (97.92%) VPN
2 31 (64.58%) Firewall
3 22 (45.83%) Network Security
3 22 (45.83%) SSL
4 20 (41.67%) SAN
5 14 (29.17%) DNS
6 13 (27.08%) VoIP
6 13 (27.08%) SMTP
7 12 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (25.00%) OSPF
7 12 (25.00%) BGP
8 11 (22.92%) H.323
8 11 (22.92%) NAS
9 10 (20.83%) HTTP
9 10 (20.83%) LAN
9 10 (20.83%) PPTP
10 8 (16.67%) IPv6
10 8 (16.67%) ISDN
11 7 (14.58%) WAN
12 6 (12.50%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Hudson
2 1 (2.08%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) CppUnit
General
1 10 (20.83%) Back Office
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (20.83%) Administrator
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Designer
8 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Lead Designer
9 2 (4.17%) Network Designer
10 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) XML
1 10 (20.83%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) STL
3 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) PKI
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) CESG
4 4 (8.33%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.25%) Smartcard
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.17%) SCADA
6 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Linux
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.92%) CentOS
5 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.33%) UNIX
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.08%) Debian
8 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (18.75%) Network Design
2 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) High Availability
3 8 (16.67%) DNA
4 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 4 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
1 3 (6.25%) C++
1 3 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.17%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.08%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (58.33%) CCNP
1 28 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) Degree
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.67%) CCNA
4 8 (16.67%) CCDP
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) JNCIS
6 2 (4.17%) MCTS
6 2 (4.17%) MCITP
6 2 (4.17%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) MCSA
6 2 (4.17%) CCDA
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.92%) vSphere
3 11 (22.92%) vCloud
4 10 (20.83%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.25%) XenApp
6 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.08%) Samba
7 1 (2.08%) XenServer
7 1 (2.08%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) logstash
1 8 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) VMware
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco
3 15 (31.25%) Juniper
4 13 (27.08%) SolarWinds
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.92%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix
8 3 (6.25%) F5
8 3 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (6.25%) Tandberg
8 3 (6.25%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.08%) CA
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) BT
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