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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 96 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.20% 1.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.04% 6.06% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 1
Average salary £43,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
192 165 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.49% 18.73% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 144 189
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) CCIE
3 8 (72.73%) F5
3 8 (72.73%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) French Language
4 5 (45.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (45.45%) Middleware
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) ATM
6 3 (27.27%) ISDN
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WLAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) IPX
6 3 (27.27%) PPP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) EIGRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) MPLS
2 8 (72.73%) HSRP
3 3 (27.27%) Multicast
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) OSPF
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
3 3 (27.27%) TACACS
3 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
3 3 (27.27%) SSH
3 3 (27.27%) Fast Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) DMVPN
General
1 9 (81.82%) Retail
2 5 (45.45%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Network Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
1 1 (9.09%) Time Management
1 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
1 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) People Management
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCIE
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) F5