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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 536 592 542
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -50
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 411 360 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 1.74% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 367 271 292
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%

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
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +68 394 £47,500 +5.55% 48
South East +35 149 £46,750 +10.00% 11
London +47 142 £57,500 +9.52% 21
Hampshire +26 49 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Berkshire +3 37 £45,000 - 3
City of London +30 35 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Surrey +19 35 £50,000 +17.64% 3
South West -1 29 £45,000 - 6
North West +13 25 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Farnborough -7 24 £36,250 +7.40% 1
East Midlands +17 19 £43,000 +28.35% 3
Manchester +22 15 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Derbyshire +14 15 £41,000 +22.38% 2
Guildford +12 15 £65,000 +30.00%
West Midlands 0 15 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Birmingham -3 15 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire +1 14 £49,500 +27.74% 1
Reading -12 14 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Scotland +6 11 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Dorset +19 10 £25,500 -20.31%
Oxfordshire +15 10 £47,500 -7.76%
Bournemouth +12 10 £25,500 -20.31%
Leeds +6 10 £50,000 +17.64%
West Yorkshire +5 10 £50,000 +36.98%
Bristol -8 10 £70,000 +69.69% 5
Oxford +4 9 £47,500 -7.76%
East of England -9 9 £31,000 -31.11%
Warrington - 8 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 8 £35,000 -
Derby - 8 £41,000 - 1

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 595 (73.64%) Cisco
2 579 (71.66%) Firewall
3 575 (71.16%) VPN
4 395 (48.89%) BGP
5 390 (48.27%) Cisco Certification
6 372 (46.04%) WAN
7 342 (42.33%) OSPF
8 307 (38.00%) LAN
9 298 (36.88%) MPLS
10 296 (36.63%) Linux
11 272 (33.66%) CCNP
12 265 (32.80%) Windows
12 265 (32.80%) Cisco ASA
13 263 (32.55%) VMware
14 247 (30.57%) Data Centre
15 238 (29.46%) DNS
15 238 (29.46%) SSL
15 238 (29.46%) TCP/IP
16 202 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 197 (24.38%) VoIP
17 197 (24.38%) EIGRP
18 186 (23.02%) CheckPoint
19 178 (22.03%) Network Security
20 170 (21.04%) VLAN
21 164 (20.30%) Wireless
22 162 (20.05%) F5
23 158 (19.55%) CCNA
24 149 (18.44%) Juniper
25 142 (17.57%) Cisco IOS
26 137 (16.96%) HSRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 73 (9.03%) MS Exchange
2 52 (6.44%) Apache
3 41 (5.07%) nginx
4 27 (3.34%) Lync
5 26 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (2.97%) Confluence
6 24 (2.97%) MediaWiki
7 23 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (2.23%) SharePoint
10 16 (1.98%) IIS
11 14 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (1.61%) Tomcat
13 9 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.87%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.50%) MQSeries
16 2 (0.25%) Jetty
17 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Foundation
17 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
Applications
1 40 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.85%) Route 53
3 17 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.61%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.74%) IaaS
8 5 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.37%) PaaS
10 2 (0.25%) SaaS
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.12%) Office 365
11 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 579 (71.66%) Firewall
2 575 (71.16%) VPN
3 395 (48.89%) BGP
4 372 (46.04%) WAN
5 342 (42.33%) OSPF
6 307 (38.00%) LAN
7 298 (36.88%) MPLS
8 265 (32.80%) Cisco ASA
9 238 (29.46%) SSL
9 238 (29.46%) DNS
9 238 (29.46%) TCP/IP
10 197 (24.38%) VoIP
10 197 (24.38%) EIGRP
11 178 (22.03%) Network Security
12 170 (21.04%) VLAN
13 164 (20.30%) Wireless
14 142 (17.57%) Cisco IOS
15 137 (16.96%) HSRP
16 107 (13.24%) SAN
17 106 (13.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.17%) MySQL
2 30 (3.71%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.86%) MariaDB
6 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (3.22%) Subversion
1 26 (3.22%) Jenkins
2 25 (3.09%) Hudson
2 25 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.09%) JIRA
3 2 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.12%) Selenium
4 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 124 (15.35%) Telecoms
2 113 (13.99%) Finance
3 32 (3.96%) Banking
4 31 (3.84%) Marketing
5 22 (2.72%) Retail
6 17 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.86%) Games
7 15 (1.86%) Electronics
7 15 (1.86%) Legal
8 11 (1.36%) French Language
9 10 (1.24%) German Language
9 10 (1.24%) Law
10 9 (1.11%) Advertising
11 6 (0.74%) Back Office
12 5 (0.62%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.50%) Local Government
14 3 (0.37%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.25%) Military
16 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 332 (41.09%) Network Engineer
2 93 (11.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 71 (8.79%) Consultant
4 69 (8.54%) Analyst
5 58 (7.18%) Support Engineer
6 48 (5.94%) Security Engineer
7 43 (5.32%) Architect
8 42 (5.20%) Network Analyst
9 40 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 40 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
10 34 (4.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 33 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
12 32 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (3.96%) Administrator
12 32 (3.96%) Cisco Engineer
12 32 (3.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 30 (3.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 28 (3.47%) Network Support
15 25 (3.09%) Network Design Engineer
15 25 (3.09%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.55%) 802.1X
2 38 (4.70%) Web Services
3 29 (3.59%) LAMP
4 23 (2.85%) .NET
5 22 (2.72%) HTML
6 18 (2.23%) JTAPI
6 18 (2.23%) TAPI
7 13 (1.61%) CCXML
7 13 (1.61%) Ajax
7 13 (1.61%) XMPP
7 13 (1.61%) VXML
8 11 (1.36%) J2EE
9 7 (0.87%) Servlets
10 3 (0.37%) ISPF
11 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.12%) Java EE
11 1 (0.12%) CSS
11 1 (0.12%) X-Windows
11 1 (0.12%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 247 (30.57%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.17%) PKI
3 51 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 26 (3.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 24 (2.97%) Wiki
7 21 (2.60%) Cryptography
8 17 (2.10%) HP StoreVirtual
9 14 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.61%) IVR
10 13 (1.61%) DTV
11 11 (1.36%) Clustering
12 10 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 7 (0.87%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.62%) CESG
16 4 (0.50%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.50%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 296 (36.63%) Linux
2 265 (32.80%) Windows
3 89 (11.01%) CentOS
4 73 (9.03%) UNIX
5 54 (6.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (5.20%) Ubuntu
8 41 (5.07%) Debian
9 32 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (2.85%) Windows 7
11 22 (2.72%) Solaris
12 14 (1.73%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.36%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.24%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.74%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (16.83%) ITIL
2 122 (15.10%) Load Balancing
3 116 (14.36%) Network Design
4 77 (9.53%) Capacity Planning
5 65 (8.04%) Network Management
6 63 (7.80%) Network Monitoring
7 62 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 61 (7.55%) Mentoring
9 60 (7.43%) Project Management
10 54 (6.68%) Information Security
11 45 (5.57%) Service Delivery
12 44 (5.45%) DevOps
13 43 (5.32%) Configuration Management
14 36 (4.46%) Network Architecture
15 35 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
16 33 (4.08%) Migration
17 31 (3.84%) Change Management
17 31 (3.84%) Change Control
18 28 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (3.47%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 100 (12.38%) Bash Shell
2 94 (11.63%) Perl
3 90 (11.14%) Python
4 57 (7.05%) PHP
5 54 (6.68%) Ruby
6 52 (6.44%) Java
7 49 (6.06%) SQL
8 36 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 33 (4.08%) C
10 23 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.23%) VB
12 17 (2.10%) Tcl
13 14 (1.73%) JavaScript
14 12 (1.49%) C++
15 11 (1.36%) VBScript
16 3 (0.37%) Ada
17 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 390 (48.27%) Cisco Certification
2 272 (33.66%) CCNP
3 158 (19.55%) CCNA
4 74 (9.16%) CCIE
5 70 (8.66%) Degree
6 54 (6.68%) Security Cleared
7 35 (4.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 31 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (3.71%) CCSP
10 29 (3.59%) CCSA
11 26 (3.22%) MCSE
12 22 (2.72%) CCDP
13 21 (2.60%) SC Cleared
14 19 (2.35%) CISSP
15 17 (2.10%) JNCIS
15 17 (2.10%) JNCIP
16 15 (1.86%) CCSE
17 13 (1.61%) MCSA
18 12 (1.49%) CCDA
19 9 (1.11%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.66%) SLA
2 59 (7.30%) PCI DSS
3 34 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.86%) COBIT
5 11 (1.36%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.99%) FISMA
7 5 (0.62%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 202 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (12.25%) Active Directory
3 63 (7.80%) vSphere
4 53 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 39 (4.83%) vCloud
6 36 (4.46%) VMware ESX
7 29 (3.59%) Samba
8 28 (3.47%) iptables
9 26 (3.22%) XenApp
10 25 (3.09%) XenServer
10 25 (3.09%) Postfix
11 21 (2.60%) Xen
12 16 (1.98%) Terminal Services
13 15 (1.86%) KVM
13 15 (1.86%) Docker
13 15 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
14 12 (1.49%) Firmware
15 10 (1.24%) XenDesktop
15 10 (1.24%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.87%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (5.57%) Puppet
2 34 (4.21%) CiscoWorks
3 32 (3.96%) Nagios
3 32 (3.96%) ZABBIX
4 30 (3.71%) SCCM
4 30 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (2.72%) FortiGate
6 19 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
6 19 (2.35%) Ansible
7 17 (2.10%) SELinux
7 17 (2.10%) Salt
8 16 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
8 16 (1.98%) SCOM
8 16 (1.98%) Cacti
9 11 (1.36%) SCVMM
9 11 (1.36%) Vagrant
10 10 (1.24%) Windows Intune
10 10 (1.24%) SCDPM
10 10 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (1.24%) SCSM
Vendors
1 595 (73.64%) Cisco
2 263 (32.55%) VMware
3 186 (23.02%) CheckPoint
4 162 (20.05%) F5
5 149 (18.44%) Juniper
6 118 (14.60%) Microsoft
7 97 (12.00%) Citrix
8 80 (9.90%) HP
9 62 (7.67%) Red Hat
10 52 (6.44%) SolarWinds
11 39 (4.83%) Dell
12 38 (4.70%) Avaya
12 38 (4.70%) Riverbed
13 31 (3.84%) NetApp
14 21 (2.60%) Nortel
15 20 (2.48%) SAP
16 19 (2.35%) Genesys
16 19 (2.35%) SonicWALL
17 16 (1.98%) Brocade
17 16 (1.98%) Fortinet
Livingston, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k per annum (Subject to Experience) +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent benefits on top
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 5 days ago