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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 549 603 576
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -27
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 364 302 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.69% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 310 265 240
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +55 350 £50,000 +5.26% 48
London +38 158 £55,000 +4.76% 20
South East +28 112 £45,000 - 12
City of London +43 61 £56,250 -6.25% 5
Berkshire +15 45 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Reading +14 27 £50,000 - 1
South West +1 26 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Surrey 0 23 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +12 22 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire -3 22 £47,500 +46.15% 1
West Yorkshire +11 16 £45,000 - 4
East of England +3 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester -1 11 £30,000 -36.84%
North West -20 11 £30,000 -40.00%
Wiltshire - 11 £47,500 - 1
Bristol -2 10 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Staines - 9 £41,000 - 1
West Midlands -17 8 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Leeds -4 7 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Halifax - 7 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 7 £37,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 6 £35,500 - 2
Sheffield -6 6 £35,500 - 2
Kent +9 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Birmingham -13 5 £37,500 +29.31% 3
South Wales -27 4 £36,250 -13.69%
Wales -29 4 £36,250 -13.69%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £50,000 -
North East - 4 £50,000 -

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (77.78%) Cisco
2 574 (75.03%) VPN
3 522 (68.24%) Firewall
4 455 (59.48%) Cisco Certification
5 416 (54.38%) BGP
6 349 (45.62%) OSPF
7 334 (43.66%) MPLS
8 327 (42.75%) CCNP
9 315 (41.18%) WAN
10 285 (37.25%) SSL
11 256 (33.46%) Network Security
12 251 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
13 242 (31.63%) LAN
14 221 (28.89%) TCP/IP
14 221 (28.89%) Linux
14 221 (28.89%) VMware
15 197 (25.75%) Juniper
16 196 (25.62%) Windows
17 194 (25.36%) EIGRP
18 181 (23.66%) CCNA
19 174 (22.75%) CheckPoint
20 168 (21.96%) Wireless
21 159 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
21 159 (20.78%) F5
22 155 (20.26%) Cisco IOS
23 146 (19.08%) VLAN
24 144 (18.82%) DNS
25 127 (16.60%) HSRP
26 124 (16.21%) Finance
27 120 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (4.84%) Apache
2 25 (3.27%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.01%) IIS
4 21 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.75%) nginx
5 19 (2.48%) Lync
6 17 (2.22%) Confluence
7 14 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.83%) MediaWiki
8 9 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.78%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.65%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.52%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.78%) 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 10 (1.31%) 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 20 (2.61%) IaaS
2 18 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (2.22%) SaaS
4 10 (1.31%) PaaS
5 8 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.39%) Office 365
7 3 (0.39%) Route 53
8 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 574 (75.03%) VPN
2 522 (68.24%) Firewall
3 416 (54.38%) BGP
4 349 (45.62%) OSPF
5 334 (43.66%) MPLS
6 315 (41.18%) WAN
7 285 (37.25%) SSL
8 256 (33.46%) Network Security
9 251 (32.81%) Cisco ASA
10 242 (31.63%) LAN
11 221 (28.89%) TCP/IP
12 194 (25.36%) EIGRP
13 168 (21.96%) Wireless
14 155 (20.26%) Cisco IOS
15 146 (19.08%) VLAN
16 144 (18.82%) DNS
17 127 (16.60%) HSRP
18 120 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 119 (15.56%) VoIP
20 99 (12.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.27%) MySQL
2 33 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.78%) Big Data
8 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.52%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (2.48%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.22%) Subversion
3 15 (1.96%) Hudson
4 14 (1.83%) JIRA
4 14 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) AppScan
General
1 124 (16.21%) Finance
2 102 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 38 (4.97%) Retail
4 34 (4.44%) Marketing
5 17 (2.22%) Back Office
6 15 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.57%) Legal
7 12 (1.57%) Banking
8 10 (1.31%) Electronics
8 10 (1.31%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.31%) French Language
9 6 (0.78%) German Language
9 6 (0.78%) Advertising
9 6 (0.78%) Games
10 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 361 (47.19%) Network Engineer
2 83 (10.85%) Senior Network Engineer
3 67 (8.76%) Support Engineer
4 64 (8.37%) Security Engineer
5 60 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 56 (7.32%) Consultant
7 47 (6.14%) Architect
8 45 (5.88%) Network Support
9 42 (5.49%) Analyst
10 41 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
11 34 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
12 30 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 29 (3.79%) Network Architect
14 27 (3.53%) Cisco Engineer
15 26 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
16 25 (3.27%) Administrator
17 23 (3.01%) IT Security Engineer
18 20 (2.61%) Team Leader
18 20 (2.61%) Network Analyst
19 19 (2.48%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.35%) Web Services
2 16 (2.09%) HTML
2 16 (2.09%) .NET
3 13 (1.70%) CSS
4 12 (1.57%) J2EE
5 11 (1.44%) LAMP
6 10 (1.31%) XMPP
7 8 (1.05%) Servlets
7 8 (1.05%) SOAP
8 7 (0.92%) XML
8 7 (0.92%) RSS
9 5 (0.65%) Middleware
10 3 (0.39%) Ajax
11 2 (0.26%) HTML5
11 2 (0.26%) REST
11 2 (0.26%) Pthreads
11 2 (0.26%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.26%) POSIX
11 2 (0.26%) SAML
11 2 (0.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.71%) PKI
3 27 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.27%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (2.48%) Open Source
6 14 (1.83%) Wiki
6 14 (1.83%) Clustering
7 13 (1.70%) CESG
7 13 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.57%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.31%) DTV
10 8 (1.05%) Statistics
11 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.78%) Replication
12 5 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.52%) User Experience
13 4 (0.52%) SCADA
13 4 (0.52%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 221 (28.89%) Linux
2 196 (25.62%) Windows
3 77 (10.07%) CentOS
4 53 (6.93%) UNIX
5 34 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.61%) Ubuntu
9 18 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.22%) Debian
11 16 (2.09%) Windows 7
12 13 (1.70%) Windows XP
13 9 (1.18%) Solaris
14 8 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.65%) Android
16 4 (0.52%) OpenBSD
16 4 (0.52%) AIX
16 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.52%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (15.03%) ITIL
2 109 (14.25%) Network Design
3 92 (12.03%) Load Balancing
4 76 (9.93%) Network Management
5 73 (9.54%) Change Management
6 59 (7.71%) Project Management
7 53 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 40 (5.23%) Change Control
9 36 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
10 33 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
11 31 (4.05%) Information Security
12 30 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
13 28 (3.66%) Network Architecture
13 28 (3.66%) Business Continuity
14 27 (3.53%) Configuration Management
15 25 (3.27%) DevOps
16 23 (3.01%) Service Management
16 23 (3.01%) BCP
17 22 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (2.75%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 73 (9.54%) Perl
2 52 (6.80%) Bash Shell
3 50 (6.54%) Python
4 47 (6.14%) PHP
5 41 (5.36%) Ruby
6 37 (4.84%) SQL
7 34 (4.44%) C
8 31 (4.05%) Java
9 23 (3.01%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.75%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.83%) C++
12 8 (1.05%) JavaScript
13 6 (0.78%) Tcl
14 3 (0.39%) VBScript
14 3 (0.39%) VB
15 2 (0.26%) C#
15 2 (0.26%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.26%) Scala
16 1 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 455 (59.48%) Cisco Certification
2 327 (42.75%) CCNP
3 181 (23.66%) CCNA
4 88 (11.50%) CCIE
5 68 (8.89%) Degree
5 68 (8.89%) Security Cleared
6 42 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 42 (5.49%) CCSP
7 39 (5.10%) CCDP
8 34 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 27 (3.53%) CISSP
10 26 (3.40%) CCSA
11 24 (3.14%) MCSE
12 23 (3.01%) CCSE
12 23 (3.01%) JNCIP
13 21 (2.75%) JNCIA
13 21 (2.75%) JNCIS
14 19 (2.48%) CCIP
15 14 (1.83%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.58%) SLA
2 41 (5.36%) PCI DSS
3 36 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.52%) COBIT
7 3 (0.39%) QA
8 1 (0.13%) BS25999
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 159 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 80 (10.46%) vSphere
3 73 (9.54%) Active Directory
4 34 (4.44%) vCloud
5 32 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (3.79%) Hyper-V
7 20 (2.61%) Samba
8 19 (2.48%) VMware ESX
9 16 (2.09%) Terminal Services
9 16 (2.09%) Postfix
9 16 (2.09%) XenApp
10 15 (1.96%) XenServer
11 14 (1.83%) Firmware
12 13 (1.70%) Snort
13 10 (1.31%) Xen
14 6 (0.78%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.65%) NFS
16 4 (0.52%) OpenSSH
16 4 (0.52%) KVM
16 4 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (4.97%) Cacti
2 37 (4.84%) Nagios
3 34 (4.44%) CiscoWorks
4 25 (3.27%) Puppet
5 22 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (2.22%) OpenView
7 14 (1.83%) ZABBIX
8 13 (1.70%) SCCM
8 13 (1.70%) OPNET
9 11 (1.44%) FortiGate
9 11 (1.44%) Salt
10 10 (1.31%) SELinux
10 10 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (1.31%) SCOM
11 9 (1.18%) Ansible
12 7 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
15 4 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
15 4 (0.52%) AppManager
Vendors
1 595 (77.78%) Cisco
2 221 (28.89%) VMware
3 197 (25.75%) Juniper
4 174 (22.75%) CheckPoint
5 159 (20.78%) F5
6 80 (10.46%) Citrix
7 75 (9.80%) Microsoft
8 67 (8.76%) HP
9 56 (7.32%) Red Hat
10 53 (6.93%) SolarWinds
11 49 (6.41%) Riverbed
12 33 (4.31%) Avaya
13 29 (3.79%) Dell
14 23 (3.01%) Polycom
15 22 (2.88%) Oracle
16 18 (2.35%) ServiceNow
17 17 (2.22%) Brocade
18 16 (2.09%) Fujitsu
18 16 (2.09%) McAfee
19 15 (1.96%) Nokia
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £75000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, On-Call, Overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago