The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 87 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 5 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.57% 1.92% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 8.87% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 5
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
IPsec
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
228 203 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 26.09% 21.62% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 154 180 166
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

IPsec
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Southampton region.

IPsec Salary Trend in Southampton

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) OSPF
3 4 (57.14%) Multicast
4 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
4 3 (42.86%) TACACS
4 3 (42.86%) WLAN
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) IPX
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 3 (42.86%) PKI
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (28.57%) Fast Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) Frame Relay
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) ATM
5 2 (28.57%) ISDN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) Multicast
3 3 (42.86%) DMVPN
3 3 (42.86%) TACACS
3 3 (42.86%) WLAN
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) IPX
3 3 (42.86%) LDAP
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCIE
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SCSM
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) VMware