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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 573 513 581
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +68
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 354 417 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 2.25% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 269 341 272
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 £60,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -67 335 £45,000 -5.26% 44
South East -60 118 £44,500 -11.00% 19
London -25 108 £52,500 +9.37% 15
Hampshire +10 41 £44,500 -31.53% 6
Berkshire -26 37 £42,500 -22.72% 8
City of London +18 32 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West -9 27 £45,000 +63.63% 5
Surrey -31 26 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -20 25 £36,000 -15.29% 3
East of England -6 24 £45,000 +16.12%
West Midlands -4 19 £47,500 +35.71% 1
West Yorkshire -16 19 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Suffolk - 18 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 18 £45,000 -
Slough +13 17 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Birmingham +1 15 £47,500 +41.79%
Reading -16 15 £50,000 -16.66%
Guildford +17 13 £47,500 - 1
Wiltshire +13 13 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Bristol +1 13 £44,500 +61.81% 3
Manchester +2 12 £48,000 +32.41% 1
North West -16 12 £48,000 +32.41% 1
Scotland -1 11 £40,000 +14.28%
Leeds -20 11 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Farnborough +5 10 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Basingstoke +2 7 £44,500 -20.88% 1
Bradford -10 7 £35,000 +27.27%
Southampton - 7 £50,000 -
Wales 0 6 £36,250 -14.70%
South Wales -3 6 £36,250 -14.70%

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 524 (75.29%) VPN
2 516 (74.14%) Cisco
3 512 (73.56%) Firewall
4 348 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 283 (40.66%) BGP
6 274 (39.37%) CCNP
7 264 (37.93%) TCP/IP
8 262 (37.64%) SSL
9 255 (36.64%) Windows
10 254 (36.49%) Linux
11 251 (36.06%) WAN
12 247 (35.49%) OSPF
13 232 (33.33%) MPLS
14 227 (32.61%) VMware
15 206 (29.60%) DNS
16 195 (28.02%) LAN
17 192 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
18 191 (27.44%) CheckPoint
18 191 (27.44%) Network Security
19 166 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 156 (22.41%) Juniper
21 140 (20.11%) CCNA
22 135 (19.40%) F5
23 132 (18.97%) Microsoft
24 131 (18.82%) EIGRP
25 124 (17.82%) Cisco IOS
26 117 (16.81%) SAN
27 116 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
28 113 (16.24%) ITIL
29 109 (15.66%) VoIP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 76 (10.92%) MS Exchange
2 49 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.03%) IIS
4 32 (4.60%) Apache
5 31 (4.45%) Lync
6 26 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (2.87%) Tomcat
8 19 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (2.44%) nginx
10 16 (2.30%) WebSphere
11 14 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.44%) Jetty
14 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (1.01%) Confluence
16 6 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
17 5 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
18 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (9.34%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.02%) MS Office
3 16 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (3.02%) SaaS
3 13 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.44%) PaaS
4 10 (1.44%) Google App Engine
5 9 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.29%) Office 365
5 9 (1.29%) IaaS
6 8 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (1.15%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 524 (75.29%) VPN
2 512 (73.56%) Firewall
3 283 (40.66%) BGP
4 264 (37.93%) TCP/IP
5 262 (37.64%) SSL
6 251 (36.06%) WAN
7 247 (35.49%) OSPF
8 232 (33.33%) MPLS
9 206 (29.60%) DNS
10 195 (28.02%) LAN
11 192 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
12 191 (27.44%) Network Security
13 131 (18.82%) EIGRP
14 124 (17.82%) Cisco IOS
15 117 (16.81%) SAN
16 116 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
17 109 (15.66%) VoIP
18 107 (15.37%) Wireless
19 104 (14.94%) VLAN
20 99 (14.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.90%) MySQL
3 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.44%) Big Data
4 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.01%) JIRA
3 6 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.57%) Subversion
5 2 (0.29%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.14%) Hudson
6 1 (0.14%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Serena SBM
General
1 94 (13.51%) Finance
2 81 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.17%) Retail
4 26 (3.74%) Back Office
4 26 (3.74%) Banking
5 15 (2.16%) Legal
6 13 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.87%) Games
7 11 (1.58%) Marketing
7 11 (1.58%) German Language
8 9 (1.29%) Italian Language
8 9 (1.29%) Turkish Language
9 8 (1.15%) French Language
9 8 (1.15%) Publishing
10 7 (1.01%) Billing
10 7 (1.01%) Advertising
11 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 278 (39.94%) Network Engineer
2 80 (11.49%) Security Engineer
3 63 (9.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 55 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 54 (7.76%) Support Engineer
6 51 (7.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 49 (7.04%) Analyst
8 47 (6.75%) Consultant
9 36 (5.17%) Architect
10 34 (4.89%) Administrator
11 33 (4.74%) Network Analyst
12 32 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
13 29 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
14 28 (4.02%) Network Support
15 25 (3.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 24 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
16 24 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
17 20 (2.87%) Network Consultant
17 20 (2.87%) Design Engineer
18 19 (2.73%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.60%) .NET
2 14 (2.01%) HTML
3 13 (1.87%) Web Services
3 13 (1.87%) XML
4 10 (1.44%) Servlets
4 10 (1.44%) J2EE
5 7 (1.01%) CSS
6 4 (0.57%) RSS
6 4 (0.57%) LAMP
6 4 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.43%) WSH
7 3 (0.43%) Middleware
8 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.29%) Memcached
9 1 (0.14%) SAML
9 1 (0.14%) STL
9 1 (0.14%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.61%) PKI
3 34 (4.89%) Clustering
4 28 (4.02%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.30%) Replication
7 15 (2.16%) CESG
8 13 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.58%) Firmware
10 9 (1.29%) Blog
11 8 (1.15%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.15%) Statistics
11 8 (1.15%) iPad
11 8 (1.15%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.01%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.86%) Open Source
13 6 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.72%) SecurID
14 5 (0.72%) iPhone
14 5 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 255 (36.64%) Windows
2 254 (36.49%) Linux
3 74 (10.63%) CentOS
4 61 (8.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (7.76%) UNIX
6 45 (6.47%) Windows 7
7 42 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.44%) Solaris
11 15 (2.16%) Ubuntu
12 14 (2.01%) Debian
12 14 (2.01%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.01%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.15%) OpenBSD
14 8 (1.15%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.01%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.86%) Android
16 6 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (16.24%) ITIL
2 91 (13.07%) Load Balancing
3 87 (12.50%) Network Management
4 63 (9.05%) Network Design
5 53 (7.61%) Project Management
6 48 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
7 40 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
8 34 (4.89%) Configuration Management
9 27 (3.88%) Change Management
9 27 (3.88%) Incident Management
10 26 (3.74%) Problem Management
10 26 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 25 (3.59%) Change Control
12 23 (3.30%) BCP
12 23 (3.30%) E-Commerce
13 21 (3.02%) Information Security
14 20 (2.87%) Capacity Management
14 20 (2.87%) Coaching
15 19 (2.73%) SIEM
15 19 (2.73%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (5.75%) Perl
1 40 (5.75%) SQL
2 37 (5.32%) PowerShell
3 35 (5.03%) Bash Shell
4 28 (4.02%) PHP
5 25 (3.59%) Java
6 24 (3.45%) Python
7 19 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.44%) C
9 14 (2.01%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.58%) C++
11 10 (1.44%) Ruby
12 7 (1.01%) VBScript
13 4 (0.57%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.43%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.29%) AWK
15 2 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 348 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (39.37%) CCNP
3 140 (20.11%) CCNA
4 70 (10.06%) Security Cleared
5 62 (8.91%) Degree
6 58 (8.33%) CCSE
7 48 (6.90%) CCIE
8 44 (6.32%) CCSA
9 39 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 35 (5.03%) CISSP
12 34 (4.89%) SC Cleared
13 29 (4.17%) CCIP
14 27 (3.88%) MCSE
14 27 (3.88%) JNCIA
15 24 (3.45%) MCITP
16 18 (2.59%) CCDP
17 13 (1.87%) RHCE
18 11 (1.58%) CCSP
19 9 (1.29%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.47%) SLA
2 42 (6.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.44%) QA
4 10 (1.44%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.29%) BS7799
5 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 166 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (15.23%) Active Directory
3 92 (13.22%) vSphere
4 46 (6.61%) Hyper-V
5 43 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (6.03%) vCloud
7 31 (4.45%) NFS
8 27 (3.88%) VMware ESX
9 23 (3.30%) XenApp
10 16 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 15 (2.16%) XenServer
12 12 (1.72%) XenDesktop
12 12 (1.72%) Xen
13 9 (1.29%) Postfix
13 9 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.29%) Samba
14 8 (1.15%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.15%) Squid
15 7 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.86%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 60 (8.62%) Cacti
2 48 (6.90%) Nagios
3 32 (4.60%) OpenView
4 24 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
5 23 (3.30%) Puppet
6 20 (2.87%) SCCM
7 18 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.30%) Zenoss
9 15 (2.16%) FortiGate
9 15 (2.16%) SCOM
10 14 (2.01%) SolarWinds Orion
10 14 (2.01%) HP SIM
11 10 (1.44%) logstash
11 10 (1.44%) WSUS
11 10 (1.44%) MOM
12 9 (1.29%) Ansible
12 9 (1.29%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
14 7 (1.01%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 516 (74.14%) Cisco
2 227 (32.61%) VMware
3 191 (27.44%) CheckPoint
4 156 (22.41%) Juniper
5 135 (19.40%) F5
6 132 (18.97%) Microsoft
7 97 (13.94%) HP
8 65 (9.34%) Dell
9 48 (6.90%) Citrix
10 44 (6.32%) Red Hat
10 44 (6.32%) SolarWinds
11 42 (6.03%) Blue Coat
12 32 (4.60%) Sophos
13 31 (4.45%) Riverbed
14 28 (4.02%) LogRhythm
15 26 (3.74%) Oracle
16 24 (3.45%) IBM
17 19 (2.73%) Fortinet
18 15 (2.16%) Fujitsu
19 14 (2.01%) Avaya
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum + comm
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45,000 to £50,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £8k on call
Posted: 4 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago