The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 604 559 635
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +76
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 323 453 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 2.50% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 250 388 285
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -4.49%

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
16160 18089 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13230 15033 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 308 £47,750 +0.52% 33
London +2 120 £55,000 - 9
South East +26 110 £47,750 +6.11% 14
Hampshire +36 54 £47,500 -2.56% 5
Southampton +28 29 £47,500 - 2
Surrey +32 27 £50,000 +25.00% 4
East of England +23 25 £45,000 +2.85%
Manchester +10 22 £46,000 +22.66% 2
North West +6 22 £46,000 +22.66% 2
Hertfordshire +32 21 £45,000 +20.00%
Kent - 17 £43,000 - 1
City of London +28 14 £57,500 -17.85% 1
Aldershot +10 13 - -
West Drayton - 12 £37,500 -
Dartford - 12 - - 1
West Midlands -12 8 £52,500 +32.91% 2
Birmingham -31 8 £52,500 +32.91%
Watford - 8 £42,500 -
Nottingham +12 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £42,500 -10.52%
East Midlands +8 7 £42,500 +8.74%
Berkshire -33 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire +24 6 £32,500 -33.67% 2
Farnborough -10 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Leeds +32 5 - -
West Yorkshire +20 5 - - 2
Reading +9 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Guildford +6 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Croydon +4 5 £48,500 -11.81% 1
Rochdale -11 5 £46,000 +48.38%

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPsec.

1 479 (73.02%) Cisco
2 432 (65.85%) VPN
3 426 (64.94%) Firewall
4 274 (41.77%) WAN
5 268 (40.85%) MPLS
6 263 (40.09%) Cisco Certification
7 246 (37.50%) LAN
8 244 (37.20%) Linux
9 240 (36.59%) BGP
10 212 (32.32%) SSL
11 209 (31.86%) TCP/IP
12 204 (31.10%) Windows
13 203 (30.95%) OSPF
14 194 (29.57%) Network Security
15 191 (29.12%) CCNP
16 183 (27.90%) DNS
17 175 (26.68%) VMware
18 164 (25.00%) VLAN
19 163 (24.85%) Data Centre
20 159 (24.24%) Wireless
21 158 (24.09%) Juniper
22 148 (22.56%) DHCP
22 148 (22.56%) ITIL
23 146 (22.26%) CheckPoint
24 139 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
25 137 (20.88%) CCNA
26 132 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
27 126 (19.21%) F5
27 126 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
28 114 (17.38%) VoIP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (8.84%) Apache
2 37 (5.64%) IIS
3 31 (4.73%) MS Exchange
4 22 (3.35%) nginx
5 21 (3.20%) OpenStack
6 16 (2.44%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.07%) Gunicorn
10 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.46%) SAS
13 2 (0.30%) PrestaShop
14 1 (0.15%) CMS
14 1 (0.15%) Confluence
14 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Line 500
2 2 (0.30%) Magento
2 2 (0.30%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.15%) Documaker
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (3.51%) SaaS
4 20 (3.05%) Office 365
5 13 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.98%) IaaS
6 11 (1.68%) PaaS
7 10 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.37%) Amazon S3
8 9 (1.37%) Google Apps
9 7 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.76%) Slack
12 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.61%) Route 53
13 3 (0.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 432 (65.85%) VPN
2 426 (64.94%) Firewall
3 274 (41.77%) WAN
4 268 (40.85%) MPLS
5 246 (37.50%) LAN
6 240 (36.59%) BGP
7 212 (32.32%) SSL
8 209 (31.86%) TCP/IP
9 203 (30.95%) OSPF
10 194 (29.57%) Network Security
11 183 (27.90%) DNS
12 164 (25.00%) VLAN
13 159 (24.24%) Wireless
14 148 (22.56%) DHCP
15 139 (21.19%) Cisco ASA
16 126 (19.21%) Cisco Nexus
17 114 (17.38%) VoIP
18 105 (16.01%) EIGRP
19 102 (15.55%) SNMP
20 99 (15.09%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.23%) MySQL
2 49 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (1.98%) Couchbase
6 9 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (0.91%) MariaDB
8 5 (0.76%) Redis
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.61%) TokuMX
10 2 (0.30%) Big Data
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.59%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.98%) Subversion
4 7 (1.07%) NUnit
5 4 (0.61%) JIRA
5 4 (0.61%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.30%) Grunt
6 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.15%) Gerrit
General
1 100 (15.24%) Telecoms
2 59 (8.99%) Finance
3 25 (3.81%) Banking
4 20 (3.05%) Marketing
5 13 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.83%) Electronics
6 12 (1.83%) Games
6 12 (1.83%) Retail
7 11 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.68%) Publishing
8 9 (1.37%) Legal
9 7 (1.07%) Advertising
9 7 (1.07%) French Language
9 7 (1.07%) German Language
10 6 (0.91%) Billing
11 5 (0.76%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.76%) Japanese Language
11 5 (0.76%) Law
11 5 (0.76%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 232 (35.37%) Network Engineer
2 76 (11.59%) Security Engineer
3 67 (10.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 67 (10.21%) Support Engineer
4 65 (9.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 60 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
6 55 (8.38%) Analyst
7 50 (7.62%) Architect
8 46 (7.01%) Network Security Engineer
9 39 (5.95%) Consultant
10 38 (5.79%) Network Support
11 33 (5.03%) Network Analyst
12 31 (4.73%) Linux Engineer
13 29 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (4.12%) Network Architect
15 26 (3.96%) Team Leader
16 25 (3.81%) Firewall Engineer
17 21 (3.20%) Network Consultant
18 20 (3.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 20 (3.05%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.30%) 802.1X
2 39 (5.95%) Web Services
3 16 (2.44%) HTML
3 16 (2.44%) LAPP Stack
4 15 (2.29%) .NET
5 13 (1.98%) PHP-FPM
6 9 (1.37%) Ajax
6 9 (1.37%) CSS
6 9 (1.37%) LAMP
6 9 (1.37%) Middleware
6 9 (1.37%) REST
7 8 (1.22%) XMPP
8 7 (1.07%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.07%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.07%) jQuery
8 7 (1.07%) Sass
8 7 (1.07%) SVG
8 7 (1.07%) Three.js
8 7 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (0.91%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 163 (24.85%) Data Centre
2 61 (9.30%) PKI
3 53 (8.08%) Management Information System
4 41 (6.25%) Clustering
5 31 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 29 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.59%) PACS
7 17 (2.59%) RSA SecurID
7 17 (2.59%) User Experience
8 16 (2.44%) Statistics
9 14 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.13%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.68%) HP StoreVirtual
11 10 (1.52%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.22%) IPTV
12 8 (1.22%) Replication
13 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 244 (37.20%) Linux
2 204 (31.10%) Windows
3 75 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 65 (9.91%) Unix
5 51 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (7.47%) CentOS
7 45 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (3.81%) Solaris
10 23 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (2.29%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.98%) Windows 7
13 11 (1.68%) Debian
13 11 (1.68%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.22%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.30%) AIX
16 2 (0.30%) Android
17 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (22.56%) ITIL
2 97 (14.79%) Load Balancing
3 68 (10.37%) Network Design
4 67 (10.21%) Information Security
5 52 (7.93%) Configuration Management
6 51 (7.77%) Change Control
7 50 (7.62%) Presales
8 49 (7.47%) Problem Management
9 48 (7.32%) High Availability
10 43 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 41 (6.25%) Network Management
12 40 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
13 39 (5.95%) Mentoring
13 39 (5.95%) Penetration Testing
14 37 (5.64%) Network Architecture
14 37 (5.64%) Security Architecture
15 36 (5.49%) Change Management
16 33 (5.03%) Network Monitoring
17 30 (4.57%) DDoS Mitigation
17 30 (4.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (12.35%) Python
2 59 (8.99%) SQL
3 58 (8.84%) Perl
4 44 (6.71%) Bash Shell
5 35 (5.34%) Shell Script
6 29 (4.42%) PowerShell
7 24 (3.66%) PHP
8 14 (2.13%) C++
9 13 (1.98%) C
9 13 (1.98%) Java
10 12 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 12 (1.83%) VB
11 10 (1.52%) VBScript
12 9 (1.37%) Ruby
13 6 (0.91%) Tcl
14 5 (0.76%) Go
15 4 (0.61%) Scala
16 2 (0.30%) C#
16 2 (0.30%) VBA
17 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 263 (40.09%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (29.12%) CCNP
3 137 (20.88%) CCNA
4 71 (10.82%) Degree
5 54 (8.23%) Security Cleared
6 47 (7.16%) CCIE
7 43 (6.55%) SC Cleared
8 36 (5.49%) CISSP
9 30 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (4.27%) MCSA
11 27 (4.12%) CCSA
12 26 (3.96%) MCSE
13 17 (2.59%) CCSE
14 15 (2.29%) CISM
14 15 (2.29%) JNCIA
15 12 (1.83%) CCSP
15 12 (1.83%) JNCIP
16 10 (1.52%) MCITP
16 10 (1.52%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.60%) PCI DSS
2 62 (9.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (6.25%) SLA
4 19 (2.90%) FISMA
5 10 (1.52%) HIPAA
6 7 (1.07%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.07%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.76%) PA-DSS
7 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.61%) COBIT
9 2 (0.30%) QA
10 1 (0.15%) DICOM
10 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 132 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (12.96%) Active Directory
3 44 (6.71%) Hyper-V
4 33 (5.03%) vCloud
5 31 (4.73%) vSphere
6 19 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 19 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (2.74%) Postfix
8 17 (2.59%) KVM
9 16 (2.44%) VMware ESX
10 15 (2.29%) pfSense
11 14 (2.13%) NFS
11 14 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (1.68%) LXC
12 11 (1.68%) Xen
13 10 (1.52%) Docker
14 5 (0.76%) GlusterFS
14 5 (0.76%) Samba
14 5 (0.76%) XenApp
15 4 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 37 (5.64%) Puppet
2 34 (5.18%) Nagios
3 27 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (2.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (2.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 15 (2.29%) Cacti
5 15 (2.29%) TrustSec
6 13 (1.98%) Ansible
6 13 (1.98%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.98%) ITRS Geneos
6 13 (1.98%) Nessus
6 13 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (1.52%) SCCM
8 9 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
9 7 (1.07%) EMC NetWorker
9 7 (1.07%) Opsview
9 7 (1.07%) vRealize
10 5 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 479 (73.02%) Cisco
2 175 (26.68%) VMware
3 158 (24.09%) Juniper
4 146 (22.26%) CheckPoint
5 126 (19.21%) F5
6 98 (14.94%) Microsoft
7 70 (10.67%) Palo Alto
8 59 (8.99%) SolarWinds
9 57 (8.69%) HP
10 52 (7.93%) Fortinet
11 44 (6.71%) Citrix
12 41 (6.25%) Red Hat
13 34 (5.18%) Brocade
14 33 (5.03%) Dell
15 25 (3.81%) Mitel
16 24 (3.66%) Avaya
17 23 (3.51%) Barracuda Networks
17 23 (3.51%) Cyber-Ark
18 22 (3.35%) Riverbed
19 21 (3.20%) Forcepoint
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £70k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £26000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
United Kingdom
Cigna Careers
Posted: 13 hours ago
Elland, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Elland, West Yorkshire
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On-Call + Benefits + Global Travel
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Unruly
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago