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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 537 631 576
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -55
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 402 315 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.61% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 353 242 272
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,400 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+6.82% -2.29%

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
20097 19577 22337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.88% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16032 15496 18007
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2015 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 April 2015. 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 +110 388 £50,000 +8.69% 50
London +37 187 £55,000 +4.76% 17
South East +37 117 £47,500 +15.85% 14
City of London +47 56 £65,000 +23.80% 5
Berkshire +1 40 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +16 25 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Surrey +24 24 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Reading -2 23 £50,000 +12.35%
South West -8 22 £47,500 +32.86% 1
Hampshire -1 19 £47,500 +46.15% 4
East of England +22 15 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire +1 15 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Midlands -10 13 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire - 12 £50,000 - 5
Leeds +8 10 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Wiltshire +12 9 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire +7 9 £27,500 -
Birmingham -6 9 £37,500 +25.00% 6
East Sussex - 9 £60,000 -
Bristol +1 8 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Manchester -5 7 £36,000 -15.29% 3
North West -14 7 £36,000 -28.00% 3
Woking - 6 £60,750 -
Hove - 6 £60,000 -
Staines - 6 £41,000 -
Kent +19 5 £42,500 -5.55%
North Yorkshire +19 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Sheffield +3 5 £35,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +1 5 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £47,500 -

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 605 (78.27%) Cisco
2 564 (72.96%) VPN
3 538 (69.60%) Firewall
4 434 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
5 421 (54.46%) BGP
6 369 (47.74%) OSPF
7 334 (43.21%) WAN
8 327 (42.30%) MPLS
9 309 (39.97%) CCNP
10 277 (35.83%) SSL
11 276 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
12 246 (31.82%) Linux
13 239 (30.92%) LAN
14 238 (30.79%) VMware
15 237 (30.66%) Network Security
16 212 (27.43%) TCP/IP
17 211 (27.30%) EIGRP
18 210 (27.17%) Windows
19 193 (24.97%) Juniper
20 181 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
21 170 (21.99%) DNS
22 167 (21.60%) Wireless
22 167 (21.60%) F5
23 166 (21.47%) Cisco IOS
24 165 (21.35%) CheckPoint
25 163 (21.09%) CCNA
26 160 (20.70%) VLAN
27 134 (17.34%) Network Design
28 128 (16.56%) VoIP
29 124 (16.04%) ITIL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 48 (6.21%) Apache
2 34 (4.40%) nginx
3 32 (4.14%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.59%) IIS
4 20 (2.59%) Confluence
5 19 (2.46%) Lync
6 17 (2.20%) MediaWiki
7 16 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 16 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.52%) WordPress
14 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.91%) MS Office
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) assyst
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (2.20%) IaaS
2 16 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.81%) SaaS
5 12 (1.55%) Route 53
6 7 (0.91%) PaaS
7 2 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 564 (72.96%) VPN
2 538 (69.60%) Firewall
3 421 (54.46%) BGP
4 369 (47.74%) OSPF
5 334 (43.21%) WAN
6 327 (42.30%) MPLS
7 277 (35.83%) SSL
8 276 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 239 (30.92%) LAN
10 237 (30.66%) Network Security
11 212 (27.43%) TCP/IP
12 211 (27.30%) EIGRP
13 170 (21.99%) DNS
14 167 (21.60%) Wireless
15 166 (21.47%) Cisco IOS
16 160 (20.70%) VLAN
17 128 (16.56%) VoIP
18 118 (15.27%) HSRP
19 115 (14.88%) Cisco Nexus
20 102 (13.20%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.99%) MySQL
2 31 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (1.81%) MariaDB
4 14 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.78%) Big Data
8 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (2.72%) Jenkins
2 19 (2.46%) Subversion
3 18 (2.33%) Hudson
4 17 (2.20%) JIRA
4 17 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) AppScan
General
1 122 (15.78%) Finance
2 103 (13.32%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.92%) Marketing
4 28 (3.62%) Retail
5 18 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.94%) Legal
7 14 (1.81%) Back Office
8 13 (1.68%) Electronics
9 10 (1.29%) Banking
10 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.03%) Games
12 6 (0.78%) Law
13 5 (0.65%) Advertising
14 3 (0.39%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
15 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.26%) Billing
16 1 (0.13%) Local Government
16 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 370 (47.87%) Network Engineer
2 96 (12.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 63 (8.15%) Consultant
3 63 (8.15%) Security Engineer
4 59 (7.63%) Support Engineer
5 57 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 47 (6.08%) Analyst
7 40 (5.17%) Network Support
8 37 (4.79%) Architect
8 37 (4.79%) Network Support Engineer
9 34 (4.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 32 (4.14%) Cisco Engineer
10 32 (4.14%) Network Security Engineer
11 30 (3.88%) Administrator
12 28 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
13 26 (3.36%) Design Engineer
13 26 (3.36%) Network Design Engineer
14 24 (3.10%) Network Architect
14 24 (3.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 24 (3.10%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.85%) Web Services
2 21 (2.72%) HTML
3 14 (1.81%) .NET
3 14 (1.81%) LAMP
4 12 (1.55%) J2EE
5 10 (1.29%) Servlets
6 9 (1.16%) CSS
6 9 (1.16%) XMPP
7 8 (1.03%) SOAP
8 7 (0.91%) XML
9 3 (0.39%) RSS
9 3 (0.39%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.39%) Ajax
10 2 (0.26%) HTML5
10 2 (0.26%) REST
10 2 (0.26%) Pthreads
10 2 (0.26%) POSIX
10 2 (0.26%) SAML
10 2 (0.26%) Middleware
10 2 (0.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.66%) PKI
3 33 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.10%) Open Source
5 18 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (2.20%) Wiki
7 15 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.94%) Clustering
8 13 (1.68%) DTV
9 11 (1.42%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.16%) Statistics
11 7 (0.91%) CESG
12 6 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
12 6 (0.78%) User Experience
13 5 (0.65%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
14 4 (0.52%) SCADA
15 3 (0.39%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.39%) Replication
15 3 (0.39%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 246 (31.82%) Linux
2 210 (27.17%) Windows
3 84 (10.87%) CentOS
4 57 (7.37%) UNIX
5 41 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (4.14%) Ubuntu
8 30 (3.88%) Debian
9 28 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (2.46%) Windows 7
12 11 (1.42%) Amazon Linux
12 11 (1.42%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.16%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.03%) Solaris
15 5 (0.65%) Android
15 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.26%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (17.34%) Network Design
2 124 (16.04%) ITIL
3 96 (12.42%) Load Balancing
4 78 (10.09%) Network Management
5 66 (8.54%) Project Management
6 64 (8.28%) Change Management
7 58 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 50 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
9 40 (5.17%) Mentoring
10 34 (4.40%) Change Control
11 32 (4.14%) Configuration Management
12 30 (3.88%) Information Security
12 30 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
12 30 (3.88%) DevOps
12 30 (3.88%) Kalman Filter
13 28 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (3.62%) Coaching
14 27 (3.49%) Service Delivery
15 25 (3.23%) Business Continuity
15 25 (3.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (11.38%) Perl
2 71 (9.18%) Bash Shell
3 69 (8.93%) Python
4 60 (7.76%) PHP
5 52 (6.73%) Ruby
6 44 (5.69%) C
7 34 (4.40%) Java
8 33 (4.27%) SQL
9 28 (3.62%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.81%) C++
12 12 (1.55%) VB
12 12 (1.55%) Tcl
13 8 (1.03%) VBScript
14 6 (0.78%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.26%) C#
15 2 (0.26%) Ada
15 2 (0.26%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.26%) Scala
16 1 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 434 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 309 (39.97%) CCNP
3 163 (21.09%) CCNA
4 91 (11.77%) CCIE
5 72 (9.31%) Degree
6 46 (5.95%) Security Cleared
7 45 (5.82%) CCSP
8 37 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (4.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (4.40%) CCDP
11 31 (4.01%) MCSE
12 29 (3.75%) JNCIP
13 26 (3.36%) CISSP
14 25 (3.23%) JNCIS
15 24 (3.10%) CCSA
16 23 (2.98%) SC Cleared
17 20 (2.59%) CCSE
18 17 (2.20%) MCSA
18 17 (2.20%) CCIP
19 16 (2.07%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.83%) SLA
2 34 (4.40%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.03%) COBIT
6 7 (0.91%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.26%) QA
8 1 (0.13%) BS25999
8 1 (0.13%) FISMA
System Software
1 181 (23.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (11.00%) Active Directory
3 60 (7.76%) vSphere
4 38 (4.92%) Hyper-V
5 27 (3.49%) VMware ESX
6 26 (3.36%) vCloud
7 24 (3.10%) iptables
8 22 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (2.46%) Samba
10 18 (2.33%) XenServer
11 17 (2.20%) Postfix
11 17 (2.20%) Xen
12 15 (1.94%) Terminal Services
13 14 (1.81%) KVM
14 13 (1.68%) Firmware
14 13 (1.68%) XenApp
15 7 (0.91%) Snort
16 5 (0.65%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.52%) Docker
18 3 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 35 (4.53%) Nagios
2 34 (4.40%) Cacti
3 30 (3.88%) CiscoWorks
4 27 (3.49%) Puppet
5 24 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.20%) SELinux
6 17 (2.20%) ZABBIX
7 14 (1.81%) Salt
8 13 (1.68%) OpenView
8 13 (1.68%) OPNET
8 13 (1.68%) SCCM
9 12 (1.55%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.16%) SCOM
11 8 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.03%) Ansible
12 7 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
13 6 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.52%) WMI
14 4 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
15 3 (0.39%) AppManager
Vendors
1 605 (78.27%) Cisco
2 238 (30.79%) VMware
3 193 (24.97%) Juniper
4 167 (21.60%) F5
5 165 (21.35%) CheckPoint
6 87 (11.25%) Citrix
7 82 (10.61%) Microsoft
7 82 (10.61%) HP
8 69 (8.93%) Red Hat
9 54 (6.99%) SolarWinds
10 43 (5.56%) Riverbed
11 30 (3.88%) Avaya
12 29 (3.75%) Dell
13 21 (2.72%) McAfee
14 19 (2.46%) Brocade
15 17 (2.20%) Polycom
15 17 (2.20%) SAP
16 16 (2.07%) Oracle
17 14 (1.81%) CA
17 14 (1.81%) Blue Coat
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-40K + Car & Commision
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Pension+Medical+37hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 4 days ago