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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 78 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.71% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 0.48% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
198 209 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.52% 23.33% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 175 204 165
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Southampton

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) VPN
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (73.68%) MPLS
4 14 (73.68%) BGP
5 13 (68.42%) CCNA
6 12 (63.16%) OSPF
6 12 (63.16%) Windows
6 12 (63.16%) VLAN
6 12 (63.16%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (57.89%) CCNP
7 11 (57.89%) PPP
8 10 (52.63%) Linux
9 9 (47.37%) VoIP
9 9 (47.37%) L2TP
9 9 (47.37%) Juniper
10 8 (42.11%) RTP
10 8 (42.11%) Statistics
10 8 (42.11%) Junos
11 7 (36.84%) SSL
11 7 (36.84%) WAN
11 7 (36.84%) LAN
12 5 (26.32%) HTTP
12 5 (26.32%) Firewall
13 4 (21.05%) PKI
13 4 (21.05%) FTP
13 4 (21.05%) LDAP
13 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
13 4 (21.05%) DNS
13 4 (21.05%) Microsoft

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) MPLS
2 14 (73.68%) BGP
3 12 (63.16%) OSPF
3 12 (63.16%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (63.16%) VLAN
4 11 (57.89%) PPP
5 9 (47.37%) VoIP
5 9 (47.37%) L2TP
6 8 (42.11%) RTP
6 8 (42.11%) Junos
7 7 (36.84%) SSL
7 7 (36.84%) WAN
7 7 (36.84%) LAN
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) FTP
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.26%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Junior
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Network Support
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Statistics
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Time Management
3 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (68.42%) CCNA
3 11 (57.89%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) MCSA
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.26%) GCIA
6 1 (5.26%) GCIH
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Snort
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Nokia
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Websense
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.26%) IronPort
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR