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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 217 216 198
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 22 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.85% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 15
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -20.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,300 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1213 1026 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 16.83% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1020 814 731
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Dorset +11 6 £22,500 -29.68% 2
Bristol -26 6 £70,000 +83.00%
Wiltshire -10 4 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Somerset - 4 £40,000 - 1
Devon - 2 £46,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (74.42%) VPN
2 30 (69.77%) VMware
3 28 (65.12%) Windows
3 28 (65.12%) Linux
4 26 (60.47%) Firewall
4 26 (60.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (48.84%) CentOS
6 20 (46.51%) SSL
7 19 (44.19%) NAS
8 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
9 15 (34.88%) SAN
10 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (30.23%) Network Security
11 13 (30.23%) LAN
12 11 (25.58%) WAN
12 11 (25.58%) LDAP
12 11 (25.58%) Cisco
12 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (25.58%) Samba
12 11 (25.58%) vSphere
12 11 (25.58%) vCloud
13 10 (23.26%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
13 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
13 10 (23.26%) Java
13 10 (23.26%) Perl
14 9 (20.93%) CCNP
14 9 (20.93%) Citrix
14 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
14 9 (20.93%) Data Centre

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (16.28%) Apache
1 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
1 7 (16.28%) nginx
1 7 (16.28%) Confluence
1 7 (16.28%) MediaWiki
2 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.30%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Lync
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) VPN
2 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) SSL
4 19 (44.19%) NAS
5 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
6 15 (34.88%) SAN
7 13 (30.23%) Network Security
7 13 (30.23%) LAN
8 11 (25.58%) LDAP
8 11 (25.58%) WAN
9 8 (18.60%) OSPF
9 8 (18.60%) BGP
9 8 (18.60%) IPv6
10 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
11 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (11.63%) Junos
12 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (11.63%) TACACS
12 5 (11.63%) HTTP
13 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) MySQL
1 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Subversion
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
1 7 (16.28%) Hudson
1 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) J2EE
1 4 (9.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 7 (16.28%) Wiki
3 5 (11.63%) PKI
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
1 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) CentOS
3 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (16.28%) Debian
4 7 (16.28%) Ubuntu
5 4 (9.30%) UNIX
6 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (16.28%) DevOps
2 7 (16.28%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.95%) Database Theory
3 6 (13.95%) Relational Database Theory
4 5 (11.63%) Security Hardening
4 5 (11.63%) Build Automation
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
4 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
5 4 (9.30%) Network Design
5 4 (9.30%) BCP
5 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Java
1 10 (23.26%) Perl
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) PHP
3 6 (13.95%) Ruby
3 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.30%) C
4 4 (9.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) CCNP
4 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (9.30%) JNCIA
5 4 (9.30%) HND
5 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) CCNA
7 2 (4.65%) MCSE
7 2 (4.65%) MCSA
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
7 2 (4.65%) MCDST
7 2 (4.65%) CCENT
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (25.58%) Samba
2 11 (25.58%) vSphere
2 11 (25.58%) vCloud
3 7 (16.28%) iptables
3 7 (16.28%) Postfix
3 7 (16.28%) XenServer
4 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) ZABBIX
1 7 (16.28%) Puppet
2 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.30%) Salt
3 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.65%) SCSM
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Intune
3 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) Cisco
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) Citrix
5 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.95%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) Juniper
7 5 (11.63%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.30%) NetApp
9 1 (2.33%) Nokia
9 1 (2.33%) Brocade
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Wiltshire
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Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum
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