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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 73 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.85% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 2.09% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £39,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
221 191 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.13% 22.26% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 175 166 204
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Southampton

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) SSL
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) BGP
5 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) LDAP
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) PKI
6 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (36.36%) OSPF
6 4 (36.36%) Multicast
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) F5
7 3 (27.27%) DMVPN
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) IPX
7 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) BGP
4 5 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (36.36%) LDAP
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) OSPF
5 4 (36.36%) Multicast
6 3 (27.27%) DMVPN
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) IPX
6 3 (27.27%) WLAN
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) GIAC
3 1 (9.09%) CEH
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Intune
2 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
2 2 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SCSM
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) F5
5 2 (18.18%) Websense
5 2 (18.18%) Nokia
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 2 (18.18%) IronPort
6 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
6 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
6 1 (9.09%) VMware