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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 525 624 573
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -51
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 396 326 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.62% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 343 226 264
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £34,225
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%

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
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +71 375 £48,500 +7.77% 59
London +43 165 £55,000 +2.32% 15
South East +63 127 £47,500 +46.15% 18
City of London +59 47 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Berkshire +7 35 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Surrey +45 33 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -1 24 £42,000 +29.23% 8
Yorkshire +16 22 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -6 21 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Reading -10 21 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Birmingham -1 19 £37,500 +20.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 17 £50,000 +85.18% 5
South West -10 16 £44,750 +13.29% 6
West Yorkshire +15 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England +12 10 £36,450 -10.55%
Leeds +10 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Staines - 10 £44,000 - 2
Scotland +20 9 £56,250 +9.01%
North Yorkshire +8 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Hertfordshire -11 8 £27,500 -52.17%
North West -20 8 £47,500 +5.55% 10
West Sussex +12 7 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Oxfordshire +9 7 £47,500 +66.66%
East Midlands +8 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Manchester +7 7 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Woking - 7 £60,000 -
Oxford +10 6 £44,250 +55.26%
Guildford +10 6 £61,250 +75.00% 1
Northampton 0 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Northamptonshire -3 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 577 (77.24%) Cisco
2 520 (69.61%) VPN
3 507 (67.87%) Firewall
4 420 (56.22%) Cisco Certification
5 399 (53.41%) BGP
6 343 (45.92%) OSPF
7 320 (42.84%) WAN
8 317 (42.44%) MPLS
9 303 (40.56%) CCNP
10 273 (36.55%) SSL
11 263 (35.21%) Cisco ASA
12 250 (33.47%) Linux
13 242 (32.40%) LAN
14 232 (31.06%) VMware
15 215 (28.78%) TCP/IP
15 215 (28.78%) EIGRP
16 209 (27.98%) Windows
17 195 (26.10%) DNS
18 192 (25.70%) Network Security
19 180 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
20 178 (23.83%) Juniper
21 171 (22.89%) F5
22 169 (22.62%) CheckPoint
23 158 (21.15%) VLAN
24 153 (20.48%) Wireless
25 152 (20.35%) Cisco IOS
26 151 (20.21%) CCNA
27 130 (17.40%) Network Design
28 126 (16.87%) VoIP
29 121 (16.20%) HSRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 52 (6.96%) Apache
2 41 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 40 (5.35%) nginx
4 22 (2.95%) Confluence
5 19 (2.54%) MediaWiki
6 18 (2.41%) IIS
6 18 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 18 (2.41%) Lync
7 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.54%) WordPress
12 3 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.27%) Jetty
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.07%) MS Office
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.47%) 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
2 1 (0.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.01%) Route 53
4 12 (1.61%) IaaS
5 10 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.80%) SaaS
7 3 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.27%) PaaS
8 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.13%) Office 365
9 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 520 (69.61%) VPN
2 507 (67.87%) Firewall
3 399 (53.41%) BGP
4 343 (45.92%) OSPF
5 320 (42.84%) WAN
6 317 (42.44%) MPLS
7 273 (36.55%) SSL
8 263 (35.21%) Cisco ASA
9 242 (32.40%) LAN
10 215 (28.78%) TCP/IP
10 215 (28.78%) EIGRP
11 195 (26.10%) DNS
12 192 (25.70%) Network Security
13 158 (21.15%) VLAN
14 153 (20.48%) Wireless
15 152 (20.35%) Cisco IOS
16 126 (16.87%) VoIP
17 121 (16.20%) HSRP
18 102 (13.65%) L2TP
19 97 (12.99%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (7.76%) MySQL
2 30 (4.02%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (2.28%) MariaDB
5 16 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.80%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.54%) Big Data
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 22 (2.95%) Subversion
3 20 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.68%) Hudson
4 19 (2.54%) JIRA
5 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 110 (14.73%) Finance
2 94 (12.58%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.54%) Retail
3 19 (2.54%) Marketing
4 17 (2.28%) Legal
5 16 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.74%) Banking
7 12 (1.61%) Electronics
8 11 (1.47%) Back Office
9 9 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.20%) Law
10 5 (0.67%) Advertising
10 5 (0.67%) Games
11 3 (0.40%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
12 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 352 (47.12%) Network Engineer
2 94 (12.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 62 (8.30%) Support Engineer
4 59 (7.90%) Security Engineer
5 55 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 51 (6.83%) Consultant
7 45 (6.02%) Analyst
8 38 (5.09%) Architect
9 36 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 35 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
11 32 (4.28%) Network Support
12 31 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
12 31 (4.15%) Network Security Engineer
13 30 (4.02%) Administrator
14 29 (3.88%) Design Engineer
14 29 (3.88%) Network Design Engineer
15 27 (3.61%) Network Analyst
15 27 (3.61%) Team Leader
15 27 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
16 25 (3.35%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.61%) Web Services
2 23 (3.08%) HTML
3 15 (2.01%) LAMP
4 13 (1.74%) .NET
5 10 (1.34%) J2EE
5 10 (1.34%) XMPP
5 10 (1.34%) Servlets
6 8 (1.07%) CSS
7 7 (0.94%) XML
7 7 (0.94%) SOAP
8 6 (0.80%) JTAPI
8 6 (0.80%) TAPI
9 3 (0.40%) CCXML
9 3 (0.40%) Ajax
9 3 (0.40%) ISPF
9 3 (0.40%) VXML
9 3 (0.40%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.40%) RSS
10 1 (0.13%) POSIX
10 1 (0.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.62%) PKI
3 30 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.95%) Open Source
5 19 (2.54%) Wiki
6 13 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (1.74%) Clustering
7 12 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.47%) Cryptography
8 11 (1.47%) DTV
9 8 (1.07%) Statistics
10 6 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
10 6 (0.80%) User Experience
11 5 (0.67%) CESG
12 4 (0.54%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.54%) BBC
12 4 (0.54%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.54%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.54%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 250 (33.47%) Linux
2 209 (27.98%) Windows
3 91 (12.18%) CentOS
4 55 (7.36%) UNIX
5 49 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (4.95%) Ubuntu
7 34 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (4.55%) Debian
8 32 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (2.68%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.61%) Amazon Linux
12 11 (1.47%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.34%) Solaris
14 8 (1.07%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.80%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.67%) Android
17 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
19 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (17.40%) Network Design
2 117 (15.66%) ITIL
3 108 (14.46%) Load Balancing
4 76 (10.17%) Network Management
5 61 (8.17%) Project Management
6 60 (8.03%) Capacity Planning
7 58 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (5.76%) Change Management
9 42 (5.62%) Mentoring
10 36 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
11 35 (4.69%) DevOps
12 33 (4.42%) Configuration Management
13 32 (4.28%) Network Architecture
14 29 (3.88%) Service Delivery
15 28 (3.75%) Information Security
16 26 (3.48%) Change Control
16 26 (3.48%) Coaching
17 23 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
17 23 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (2.95%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 79 (10.58%) Perl
2 77 (10.31%) Bash Shell
3 64 (8.57%) Python
4 56 (7.50%) PHP
5 42 (5.62%) Ruby
6 35 (4.69%) Java
7 33 (4.42%) C
8 31 (4.15%) SQL
9 24 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 20 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.74%) VB
11 13 (1.74%) Tcl
12 11 (1.47%) C++
13 9 (1.20%) VBScript
14 5 (0.67%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.40%) Ada
16 1 (0.13%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 420 (56.22%) Cisco Certification
2 303 (40.56%) CCNP
3 151 (20.21%) CCNA
4 77 (10.31%) CCIE
5 56 (7.50%) Degree
6 39 (5.22%) CCSP
6 39 (5.22%) Security Cleared
7 37 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 33 (4.42%) CCDP
9 32 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (3.88%) MCSE
11 28 (3.75%) JNCIP
12 27 (3.61%) JNCIS
13 23 (3.08%) CCSA
13 23 (3.08%) CISSP
14 21 (2.81%) SC Cleared
15 16 (2.14%) CCSE
16 14 (1.87%) MCSA
16 14 (1.87%) CCIP
17 12 (1.61%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (10.31%) SLA
2 32 (4.28%) PCI DSS
3 26 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.74%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.20%) COBIT
6 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) FISMA
7 2 (0.27%) QA
8 1 (0.13%) BS25999
System Software
1 180 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (11.51%) Active Directory
3 54 (7.23%) vSphere
4 40 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 34 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 27 (3.61%) vCloud
6 27 (3.61%) iptables
7 20 (2.68%) XenServer
7 20 (2.68%) Xen
8 19 (2.54%) Samba
8 19 (2.54%) Postfix
9 17 (2.28%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.28%) KVM
10 15 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.74%) XenApp
12 7 (0.94%) Firmware
12 7 (0.94%) ProxySG
13 6 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
13 6 (0.80%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 36 (4.82%) Nagios
2 33 (4.42%) Puppet
3 31 (4.15%) CiscoWorks
4 28 (3.75%) Cacti
5 25 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (2.68%) ZABBIX
6 20 (2.68%) SCCM
7 13 (1.74%) OPNET
7 13 (1.74%) Salt
8 11 (1.47%) SELinux
9 10 (1.34%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (1.07%) OpenView
11 8 (1.07%) SCOM
11 8 (1.07%) Ansible
12 5 (0.67%) Cisco IPCC
13 4 (0.54%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.54%) WMI
13 4 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 577 (77.24%) Cisco
2 232 (31.06%) VMware
3 178 (23.83%) Juniper
4 171 (22.89%) F5
5 169 (22.62%) CheckPoint
6 106 (14.19%) Microsoft
7 90 (12.05%) Citrix
8 77 (10.31%) HP
9 70 (9.37%) Red Hat
10 56 (7.50%) SolarWinds
11 42 (5.62%) Riverbed
12 28 (3.75%) Dell
13 24 (3.21%) McAfee
14 20 (2.68%) SAP
14 20 (2.68%) Fortinet
15 19 (2.54%) Brocade
16 18 (2.41%) Avaya
16 18 (2.41%) Nokia
17 15 (2.01%) Symantec
17 15 (2.01%) Blue Coat
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £42,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus corporate benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago