The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 553 501 601
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +100
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 372 441 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 2.39% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 280 351 249
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,550 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +11.76%

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
20259 18439 22340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.18% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 14973 18252
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IPsec
Salary Trend

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the UK

IPsec
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 within the UK.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the UK

IPsec
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -65 351 £45,000 -5.26% 34
South East -41 132 £44,500 -11.00% 15
London -29 114 £52,000 +9.47% 12
Hampshire +16 46 £44,500 -22.60% 3
Berkshire -24 46 £42,500 -29.16% 9
City of London +15 30 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South West +5 30 £47,500 +72.72% 4
Surrey -35 27 £44,500 -11.00% 3
Yorkshire -39 23 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Slough +16 22 £37,500 +25.00% 4
West Midlands -13 21 £47,500 +41.79%
East of England -11 16 £45,000 +6.50%
West Yorkshire -17 16 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Reading -17 16 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Ipswich - 14 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 14 £50,000 - 2
Suffolk - 14 £45,000 -
Bristol +4 13 £44,500 +61.81%
Birmingham -6 13 £47,500 +41.79%
North West -9 13 £50,000 +27.38% 1
Manchester -11 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Farnborough +7 12 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Basingstoke +11 10 £44,500 -6.31%
Guildford +10 9 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Southampton - 9 £60,000 - 1
Staines - 9 £45,000 - 1
Scotland -3 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Leeds -20 8 £36,000 -1.36%
South Wales +7 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Wales +2 7 £37,500 -11.76%

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 544 (74.93%) VPN
2 540 (74.38%) Cisco
3 524 (72.18%) Firewall
4 375 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
5 313 (43.11%) BGP
6 293 (40.36%) CCNP
7 274 (37.74%) TCP/IP
8 271 (37.33%) WAN
9 269 (37.05%) SSL
10 268 (36.91%) OSPF
11 253 (34.85%) MPLS
12 252 (34.71%) Linux
13 251 (34.57%) Windows
14 241 (33.20%) VMware
15 211 (29.06%) LAN
16 209 (28.79%) DNS
17 207 (28.51%) Network Security
18 206 (28.37%) Cisco ASA
19 197 (27.13%) CheckPoint
20 173 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
21 160 (22.04%) Juniper
22 150 (20.66%) CCNA
23 145 (19.97%) F5
24 139 (19.15%) EIGRP
25 128 (17.63%) Microsoft
26 126 (17.36%) SAN
26 126 (17.36%) Cisco IOS
27 125 (17.22%) Cisco Nexus
28 113 (15.56%) Wireless
29 111 (15.29%) VoIP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 73 (10.06%) MS Exchange
2 49 (6.75%) SharePoint
3 36 (4.96%) Apache
4 35 (4.82%) IIS
5 31 (4.27%) Lync
6 21 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.48%) WebSphere
9 17 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.20%) nginx
11 12 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (1.38%) Jetty
12 10 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.96%) Confluence
13 7 (0.96%) K2 blackpearl
14 6 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.41%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.62%) MS Office
3 17 (2.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.89%) SaaS
1 21 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (1.65%) PaaS
2 12 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.52%) IaaS
4 10 (1.38%) Google App Engine
4 10 (1.38%) Office 365
5 8 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.28%) Route 53
8 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 544 (74.93%) VPN
2 524 (72.18%) Firewall
3 313 (43.11%) BGP
4 274 (37.74%) TCP/IP
5 271 (37.33%) WAN
6 269 (37.05%) SSL
7 268 (36.91%) OSPF
8 253 (34.85%) MPLS
9 211 (29.06%) LAN
10 209 (28.79%) DNS
11 207 (28.51%) Network Security
12 206 (28.37%) Cisco ASA
13 139 (19.15%) EIGRP
14 126 (17.36%) SAN
14 126 (17.36%) Cisco IOS
15 125 (17.22%) Cisco Nexus
16 113 (15.56%) Wireless
17 111 (15.29%) VoIP
18 109 (15.01%) VLAN
19 99 (13.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.44%) MySQL
3 11 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 11 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.24%) Big Data
5 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 13 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.83%) JIRA
3 3 (0.41%) Subversion
4 2 (0.28%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) Serena SBM
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (13.91%) Finance
2 88 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 46 (6.34%) Retail
4 26 (3.58%) Banking
5 24 (3.31%) Back Office
6 14 (1.93%) German Language
6 14 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.79%) Legal
7 13 (1.79%) Games
7 13 (1.79%) French Language
8 11 (1.52%) Marketing
9 9 (1.24%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.24%) Turkish Language
10 7 (0.96%) Billing
10 7 (0.96%) Advertising
11 6 (0.83%) Publishing
12 5 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.41%) Electronics
13 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 295 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 78 (10.74%) Security Engineer
3 66 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 59 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 58 (7.99%) Support Engineer
6 54 (7.44%) Analyst
7 51 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
8 49 (6.75%) Consultant
9 44 (6.06%) Architect
10 34 (4.68%) Network Analyst
10 34 (4.68%) Administrator
11 32 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (3.86%) Network Support
14 26 (3.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 25 (3.44%) NOC Engineer
16 22 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
17 20 (2.75%) Network Consultant
17 20 (2.75%) Security Analyst
17 20 (2.75%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.41%) .NET
2 13 (1.79%) Web Services
3 12 (1.65%) HTML
3 12 (1.65%) J2EE
4 11 (1.52%) XML
5 10 (1.38%) Servlets
6 7 (0.96%) CSS
7 5 (0.69%) Middleware
8 4 (0.55%) RSS
8 4 (0.55%) LAMP
8 4 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (0.41%) WSH
10 2 (0.28%) Memcached
10 2 (0.28%) Regular Expression
11 1 (0.14%) XMPP
11 1 (0.14%) SAML
11 1 (0.14%) STL
11 1 (0.14%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.06%) PKI
3 36 (4.96%) Clustering
4 31 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.48%) Replication
7 16 (2.20%) CESG
8 11 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.38%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.38%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.24%) Blog
11 8 (1.10%) iPad
12 7 (0.96%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.83%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.83%) Statistics
13 6 (0.83%) Open Source
13 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.69%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.69%) iPhone
14 5 (0.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 252 (34.71%) Linux
2 251 (34.57%) Windows
3 74 (10.19%) CentOS
4 54 (7.44%) UNIX
5 53 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 44 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (2.07%) Ubuntu
9 15 (2.07%) Solaris
10 13 (1.79%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.52%) Debian
13 10 (1.38%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.24%) OpenBSD
15 7 (0.96%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.96%) AIX
16 6 (0.83%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (15.15%) ITIL
2 95 (13.09%) Load Balancing
3 91 (12.53%) Network Management
4 65 (8.95%) Network Design
5 52 (7.16%) Network Monitoring
6 47 (6.47%) Project Management
7 38 (5.23%) Kalman Filter
8 34 (4.68%) Configuration Management
9 33 (4.55%) Change Management
10 31 (4.27%) Change Control
11 30 (4.13%) Problem Management
12 29 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (3.44%) BCP
14 23 (3.17%) Incident Management
14 23 (3.17%) E-Commerce
14 23 (3.17%) Network Architecture
14 23 (3.17%) Capacity Management
15 22 (3.03%) Information Security
16 20 (2.75%) Business Continuity
17 18 (2.48%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.06%) Perl
2 41 (5.65%) SQL
3 39 (5.37%) PowerShell
4 35 (4.82%) Bash Shell
5 29 (3.99%) PHP
6 25 (3.44%) Java
7 24 (3.31%) Python
8 21 (2.89%) Shell Script
9 18 (2.48%) C
10 13 (1.79%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.52%) Ruby
12 10 (1.38%) C++
13 9 (1.24%) VBScript
14 5 (0.69%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.41%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.28%) AWK
17 1 (0.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 375 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
2 293 (40.36%) CCNP
3 150 (20.66%) CCNA
4 80 (11.02%) Security Cleared
5 61 (8.40%) Degree
6 56 (7.71%) CCSE
7 54 (7.44%) CCIE
8 44 (6.06%) CCSA
9 39 (5.37%) SC Cleared
10 38 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 37 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 33 (4.55%) CISSP
13 29 (3.99%) CCIP
14 25 (3.44%) JNCIA
14 25 (3.44%) MCITP
14 25 (3.44%) MCSE
15 22 (3.03%) CCDP
16 17 (2.34%) CCSP
17 13 (1.79%) RHCE
18 11 (1.52%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.02%) SLA
2 46 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.31%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.38%) QA
5 5 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.28%) BS7799
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 173 (23.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (14.19%) Active Directory
3 102 (14.05%) vSphere
4 48 (6.61%) Hyper-V
4 48 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (6.20%) vCloud
6 33 (4.55%) NFS
7 27 (3.72%) XenApp
8 25 (3.44%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (2.07%) XenDesktop
11 14 (1.93%) Xen
11 14 (1.93%) XenServer
12 12 (1.65%) Samba
12 12 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (1.52%) Firmware
14 9 (1.24%) OpenSSH
14 9 (1.24%) Postfix
14 9 (1.24%) Snort
14 9 (1.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 60 (8.26%) Cacti
2 47 (6.47%) Nagios
3 35 (4.82%) OpenView
4 26 (3.58%) CiscoWorks
5 20 (2.75%) Puppet
5 20 (2.75%) SCCM
6 16 (2.20%) Zenoss
6 16 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (2.20%) FortiGate
7 15 (2.07%) SolarWinds Orion
7 15 (2.07%) SCOM
8 13 (1.79%) HP SIM
9 11 (1.52%) MOM
10 10 (1.38%) WSUS
11 9 (1.24%) SCOrch
11 9 (1.24%) logstash
11 9 (1.24%) Ansible
12 8 (1.10%) Tivoli
12 8 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 540 (74.38%) Cisco
2 241 (33.20%) VMware
3 197 (27.13%) CheckPoint
4 160 (22.04%) Juniper
5 145 (19.97%) F5
6 128 (17.63%) Microsoft
7 93 (12.81%) HP
8 65 (8.95%) Dell
9 56 (7.71%) Citrix
10 47 (6.47%) SolarWinds
11 41 (5.65%) Blue Coat
11 41 (5.65%) Red Hat
12 32 (4.41%) Oracle
13 30 (4.13%) Riverbed
14 28 (3.86%) Sophos
15 27 (3.72%) IBM
16 25 (3.44%) LogRhythm
17 18 (2.48%) Fujitsu
18 17 (2.34%) Fortinet
19 15 (2.07%) Polycom
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wareham, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + shift allowance + bonus = bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Names.co.uk
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago