The first table below looks at the demand for IKE skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IKE over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
Rank 895 875 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing IKE 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.049% 0.020% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £31,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £31,750 -
% change year-on-year
+41.73% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20450 19764 21060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.45% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15888 17385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IKE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IKE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IKE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IKE within the UK.

IKE Salary Trend in the UK

IKE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IKE over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

IKE Salary Histogram in the UK

IKE
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IKE within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
England -23 10 £45,000 +41.73%
Berkshire - 7 £45,000 -
South East - 7 £45,000 -
Reading - 5 £45,000 -
London - 3 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -

IKE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IKE 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 IKE.

1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (96.43%) IPsec
2 27 (96.43%) OSPF
2 27 (96.43%) EIGRP
2 27 (96.43%) TCP/IP
3 26 (92.86%) DNS
3 26 (92.86%) DHCP
4 25 (89.29%) SNMP
4 25 (89.29%) IPv6
5 16 (57.14%) Internet
6 15 (53.57%) LAN
6 15 (53.57%) WAN
6 15 (53.57%) Wireless
7 14 (50.00%) Frame Relay
7 14 (50.00%) BGP
7 14 (50.00%) MPLS
7 14 (50.00%) VoIP
7 14 (50.00%) PPP
7 14 (50.00%) VPN
7 14 (50.00%) SSL
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco
7 14 (50.00%) VLAN
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (50.00%) Network Security
7 14 (50.00%) Network Management
7 14 (50.00%) NetScaler
7 14 (50.00%) HSRP
8 13 (46.43%) Business Continuity Planning
8 13 (46.43%) Multicast
8 13 (46.43%) Network Architecture

IKE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IKE 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 IKE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (96.43%) IPsec
2 27 (96.43%) TCP/IP
2 27 (96.43%) OSPF
2 27 (96.43%) EIGRP
3 26 (92.86%) DNS
3 26 (92.86%) DHCP
4 25 (89.29%) SNMP
4 25 (89.29%) IPv6
5 16 (57.14%) Internet
6 15 (53.57%) WAN
6 15 (53.57%) LAN
6 15 (53.57%) Wireless
7 14 (50.00%) Frame Relay
7 14 (50.00%) Network Security
7 14 (50.00%) VLAN
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (50.00%) NetScaler
7 14 (50.00%) HSRP
7 14 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
1 13 (46.43%) Network Architect
2 12 (42.86%) Network Consultant
2 12 (42.86%) Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (35.71%) Security Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Network Management
2 13 (46.43%) Business Continuity Planning
2 13 (46.43%) Network Architecture
2 13 (46.43%) BCP
2 13 (46.43%) Project Management
2 13 (46.43%) Business Continuity
2 13 (46.43%) Network Design
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CCIE
1 9 (32.14%) CCNP
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCDP
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) JNCIP
3 2 (7.14%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 12 (42.86%) F5
3 2 (7.14%) Foundry
3 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) VMware