The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
Rank - 924 925
Permanent jobs citing IKE 0 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.052% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £59,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.62%
UK excluding London average salary - £59,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
- -26.25%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17369 19051 17944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14458 15433 14053
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) PPTP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT

IKE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) PPTP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) L2TP
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto