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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 538 510 587
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +77
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 403 444 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 2.35% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 314 344 235
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
19963 18895 22855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.23% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16119 14849 19032
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -28 377 £47,500 -3.06% 45
South East +25 158 £45,000 -10.00% 16
London -57 110 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Berkshire +13 83 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Hampshire +11 39 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Reading +7 38 £50,000 -9.09% 1
City of London +34 36 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire -19 35 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Surrey -6 29 £45,000 - 4
South West -1 24 £42,500 - 3
East of England -17 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -6 17 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Slough -11 17 £42,000 -9.18% 1
West Midlands +4 13 £32,500 +8.33%
North West -25 12 £37,000 -3.89% 9
Basingstoke +6 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Manchester -27 11 £34,750 -11.46% 5
Wiltshire +4 10 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Bracknell -8 10 £36,000 +20.00%
Staines - 9 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 9 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire -9 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South Yorkshire -9 8 £62,500 - 1
Sheffield -12 8 £62,500 - 1
Dorset -16 8 £36,750 -13.52%
Southampton +10 7 £62,500 +8.69%
Bradford -1 7 £37,500 +36.36%
Leeds -5 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire -14 7 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Selby - 7 £40,000 -

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 594 (77.44%) VPN
2 571 (74.45%) Cisco
3 520 (67.80%) Firewall
4 441 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
5 374 (48.76%) BGP
6 326 (42.50%) MPLS
7 314 (40.94%) OSPF
8 310 (40.42%) WAN
9 303 (39.50%) CCNP
10 283 (36.90%) SSL
11 265 (34.55%) VMware
12 259 (33.77%) Network Security
13 252 (32.86%) Linux
14 250 (32.59%) TCP/IP
14 250 (32.59%) Cisco ASA
15 232 (30.25%) LAN
16 215 (28.03%) Windows
17 189 (24.64%) CCNA
18 183 (23.86%) CheckPoint
19 179 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 163 (21.25%) EIGRP
21 162 (21.12%) DNS
22 161 (20.99%) Juniper
23 160 (20.86%) Wireless
24 152 (19.82%) VLAN
25 146 (19.04%) Cisco IOS
26 144 (18.77%) F5
27 142 (18.51%) Cisco Nexus
28 141 (18.38%) VoIP
29 122 (15.91%) vSphere

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 47 (6.13%) Apache
2 45 (5.87%) MS Exchange
3 39 (5.08%) IIS
4 30 (3.91%) SharePoint
5 29 (3.78%) Lync
6 24 (3.13%) nginx
7 19 (2.48%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.56%) Confluence
10 11 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.30%) Jetty
11 10 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.78%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.78%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.65%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.65%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 53 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (2.22%) SaaS
3 12 (1.56%) PaaS
3 12 (1.56%) IaaS
4 10 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.30%) Google App Engine
5 9 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.91%) Office 365
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.39%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 594 (77.44%) VPN
2 520 (67.80%) Firewall
3 374 (48.76%) BGP
4 326 (42.50%) MPLS
5 314 (40.94%) OSPF
6 310 (40.42%) WAN
7 283 (36.90%) SSL
8 259 (33.77%) Network Security
9 250 (32.59%) Cisco ASA
9 250 (32.59%) TCP/IP
10 232 (30.25%) LAN
11 163 (21.25%) EIGRP
12 162 (21.12%) DNS
13 160 (20.86%) Wireless
14 152 (19.82%) VLAN
15 146 (19.04%) Cisco IOS
16 142 (18.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 141 (18.38%) VoIP
18 117 (15.25%) SAN
19 94 (12.26%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.30%) MySQL
2 41 (5.35%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.91%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.78%) Big Data
9 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.39%) DB2
11 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 21 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.17%) Subversion
3 8 (1.04%) JIRA
4 5 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.65%) Hudson
5 2 (0.26%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.13%) AppScan
6 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.13%) Serena SBM
General
1 108 (14.08%) Finance
2 96 (12.52%) Telecoms
3 43 (5.61%) Retail
4 25 (3.26%) Marketing
5 23 (3.00%) Back Office
6 14 (1.83%) Legal
6 14 (1.83%) German Language
7 13 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.69%) French Language
7 13 (1.69%) Banking
8 12 (1.56%) Games
9 9 (1.17%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.17%) Turkish Language
10 5 (0.65%) Publishing
11 4 (0.52%) Advertising
11 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.52%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 339 (44.20%) Network Engineer
2 80 (10.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 74 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 62 (8.08%) Support Engineer
4 62 (8.08%) Security Engineer
5 58 (7.56%) Analyst
6 50 (6.52%) Consultant
7 47 (6.13%) Architect
8 42 (5.48%) Network Security Engineer
9 36 (4.69%) Network Support
10 34 (4.43%) Network Analyst
10 34 (4.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 33 (4.30%) Administrator
12 31 (4.04%) Network Support Engineer
13 26 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
14 24 (3.13%) Security Consultant
14 24 (3.13%) Security Analyst
14 24 (3.13%) Cisco Engineer
14 24 (3.13%) NOC Engineer
15 23 (3.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.00%) .NET
2 16 (2.09%) Web Services
3 15 (1.96%) J2EE
4 11 (1.43%) CSS
4 11 (1.43%) Servlets
4 11 (1.43%) HTML
5 9 (1.17%) XML
6 8 (1.04%) SOAP
6 8 (1.04%) LAMP
7 7 (0.91%) Middleware
7 7 (0.91%) RSS
8 3 (0.39%) WSH
8 3 (0.39%) Ajax
8 3 (0.39%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.26%) Pthreads
9 2 (0.26%) HTML5
9 2 (0.26%) Memcached
9 2 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.26%) REST
9 2 (0.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
3 34 (4.43%) PKI
4 24 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.87%) Clustering
6 20 (2.61%) Open Source
7 17 (2.22%) CESG
8 13 (1.69%) Replication
8 13 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.43%) Blog
9 11 (1.43%) Cryptography
10 10 (1.30%) Statistics
11 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.91%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.78%) SCADA
14 5 (0.65%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.65%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.65%) Wiki
15 4 (0.52%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.52%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 252 (32.86%) Linux
2 215 (28.03%) Windows
3 86 (11.21%) CentOS
4 52 (6.78%) UNIX
5 43 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 38 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.00%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (2.09%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.96%) Solaris
12 13 (1.69%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.43%) Debian
13 11 (1.43%) OpenBSD
14 10 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.04%) AIX
15 8 (1.04%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.52%) Android
17 3 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (13.04%) ITIL
2 84 (10.95%) Load Balancing
3 80 (10.43%) Network Design
4 76 (9.91%) Network Management
5 71 (9.26%) Change Management
6 56 (7.30%) Project Management
7 48 (6.26%) Network Monitoring
8 44 (5.74%) Change Control
9 42 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 37 (4.82%) Kalman Filter
11 36 (4.69%) Configuration Management
12 29 (3.78%) BCP
13 28 (3.65%) Business Continuity
14 27 (3.52%) Service Management
15 26 (3.39%) Coaching
16 24 (3.13%) Network Architecture
16 24 (3.13%) Problem Management
17 23 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
17 23 (3.00%) Business Continuity Planning
18 22 (2.87%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (9.65%) Perl
2 50 (6.52%) PHP
3 46 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 42 (5.48%) Python
5 41 (5.35%) SQL
6 33 (4.30%) Java
6 33 (4.30%) Ruby
7 31 (4.04%) C
8 25 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 23 (3.00%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.61%) C++
11 8 (1.04%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.52%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.26%) AWK
13 2 (0.26%) Scala
13 2 (0.26%) C#
13 2 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 441 (57.50%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (39.50%) CCNP
3 189 (24.64%) CCNA
4 86 (11.21%) Security Cleared
5 85 (11.08%) CCIE
6 73 (9.52%) Degree
7 47 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (5.08%) CCSE
9 38 (4.95%) SC Cleared
10 36 (4.69%) CCSA
10 36 (4.69%) CCDP
11 30 (3.91%) CCSP
12 26 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (3.00%) CCIP
14 22 (2.87%) CISSP
15 16 (2.09%) MCSE
15 16 (2.09%) MCITP
16 15 (1.96%) JNCIA
17 14 (1.83%) JNCIP
17 14 (1.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.95%) SLA
2 50 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (5.22%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.43%) QA
4 11 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.26%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) BS25999
System Software
1 179 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 122 (15.91%) vSphere
3 71 (9.26%) Active Directory
4 57 (7.43%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (5.87%) vCloud
6 35 (4.56%) Hyper-V
7 25 (3.26%) XenApp
8 22 (2.87%) Firmware
9 21 (2.74%) VMware ESX
10 17 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 16 (2.09%) Snort
11 16 (2.09%) Samba
12 15 (1.96%) NFS
12 15 (1.96%) Xen
13 14 (1.83%) Terminal Services
14 11 (1.43%) Postfix
15 9 (1.17%) XenDesktop
15 9 (1.17%) OpenSSH
16 7 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 49 (6.39%) Cacti
2 44 (5.74%) Nagios
3 31 (4.04%) OpenView
3 31 (4.04%) CiscoWorks
4 25 (3.26%) Puppet
5 23 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (2.35%) FortiGate
6 18 (2.35%) SCOM
7 15 (1.96%) Zenoss
7 15 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
8 13 (1.69%) Ansible
9 12 (1.56%) SCCM
10 11 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (1.04%) SELinux
12 7 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.78%) WSUS
13 6 (0.78%) AppManager
13 6 (0.78%) Netcool
13 6 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 571 (74.45%) Cisco
2 265 (34.55%) VMware
3 183 (23.86%) CheckPoint
4 161 (20.99%) Juniper
5 144 (18.77%) F5
6 94 (12.26%) Microsoft
7 84 (10.95%) HP
8 74 (9.65%) Citrix
9 58 (7.56%) Red Hat
10 55 (7.17%) SolarWinds
11 45 (5.87%) Dell
12 39 (5.08%) Riverbed
13 33 (4.30%) Avaya
14 28 (3.65%) Oracle
15 27 (3.52%) Polycom
16 21 (2.74%) Fujitsu
17 18 (2.35%) ServiceNow
18 16 (2.09%) Brocade
18 16 (2.09%) Fortinet
19 15 (1.96%) Veeam
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £58000 Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum inclusive of package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AQA
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum circa
Posted: 7 days ago