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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 547 605 639
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +34
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 423 350 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 1.84% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 366 300 268
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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
17369 19051 17944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14458 15433 14053
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 2016. 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 +55 396 £47,500 -5.00% 69
London +10 146 £55,000 - 21
South East +6 109 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Yorkshire +29 46 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Berkshire +3 37 £55,000 +10.00% 8
West Yorkshire +27 33 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Leeds +28 31 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South West -8 27 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Hampshire +12 22 £37,500 -21.05% 4
East Midlands - 21 £47,500 -
East of England +5 20 £63,000 +29.23% 10
Surrey +5 18 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Reading -10 18 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Dorset +23 17 £28,500 -14.92% 1
Bournemouth - 17 £28,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 16 £29,500 -25.31% 5
West Midlands -16 16 £42,500 +13.33% 3
City of London +13 15 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Derbyshire - 14 £47,500 -
Derby - 14 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire +30 13 £24,000 -40.00%
North West +32 12 £44,500 +48.33% 4
Manchester +24 12 £44,500 +48.33% 4
Aldershot - 12 - -
Ealing - 11 £82,500 -
South Wales +11 10 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Wales +5 10 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Redditch +2 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Worcestershire 0 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Essex +3 8 £55,000 +12.82% 3

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 611 (75.81%) VPN
2 572 (70.97%) Firewall
3 555 (68.86%) Cisco
4 355 (44.04%) BGP
5 343 (42.56%) Cisco Certification
6 338 (41.94%) OSPF
7 337 (41.81%) MPLS
8 334 (41.44%) WAN
9 327 (40.57%) LAN
10 306 (37.97%) SSL
11 271 (33.62%) Windows
12 251 (31.14%) Linux
13 250 (31.02%) CCNP
13 250 (31.02%) Juniper
14 242 (30.02%) Data Centre
15 234 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
16 227 (28.16%) VMware
17 202 (25.06%) VLAN
18 186 (23.08%) TCP/IP
19 185 (22.95%) CheckPoint
20 184 (22.83%) Network Security
21 177 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
22 159 (19.73%) DNS
23 158 (19.60%) Active Directory
24 157 (19.48%) Wireless
25 154 (19.11%) CCNA
26 153 (18.98%) EIGRP
27 139 (17.25%) F5
28 136 (16.87%) Load Balancing
29 131 (16.25%) Cisco IOS

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 104 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 96 (11.91%) Skype for Business
3 64 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 61 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (3.97%) Apache
6 25 (3.10%) IIS
7 22 (2.73%) OpenStack
8 17 (2.11%) nginx
9 15 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.12%) Confluence
10 9 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (0.87%) MediaWiki
13 6 (0.74%) Jetty
14 4 (0.50%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.50%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (8.81%) MS Office
2 64 (7.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.25%) Documaker
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.33%) IaaS
2 49 (6.08%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (3.35%) SaaS
5 21 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (1.86%) Office 365
7 14 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.49%) Mimecast
9 11 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.12%) SoftLayer
11 8 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.74%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.74%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.37%) PaaS
14 3 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 611 (75.81%) VPN
2 572 (70.97%) Firewall
3 355 (44.04%) BGP
4 338 (41.94%) OSPF
5 337 (41.81%) MPLS
6 334 (41.44%) WAN
7 327 (40.57%) LAN
8 306 (37.97%) SSL
9 234 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
10 202 (25.06%) VLAN
11 186 (23.08%) TCP/IP
12 184 (22.83%) Network Security
13 159 (19.73%) DNS
14 157 (19.48%) Wireless
15 153 (18.98%) EIGRP
16 131 (16.25%) Cisco IOS
16 131 (16.25%) Cisco Nexus
16 131 (16.25%) VoIP
17 108 (13.40%) Internet
18 96 (11.91%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.35%) MySQL
3 13 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.62%) Big Data
5 5 (0.62%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.37%) DB2
6 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.12%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (2.61%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.86%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.49%) JIRA
4 11 (1.36%) Subversion
5 7 (0.87%) Hudson
6 5 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.37%) VisualVM
8 2 (0.25%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.12%) GitLab
9 1 (0.12%) Gradle
9 1 (0.12%) Maven
9 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 116 (14.39%) Finance
2 105 (13.03%) Telecoms
3 39 (4.84%) Marketing
4 37 (4.59%) Banking
5 27 (3.35%) Legal
6 23 (2.85%) Retail
7 18 (2.23%) French Language
7 18 (2.23%) German Language
8 15 (1.86%) Online Betting
9 14 (1.74%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.49%) Law
11 11 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.24%) Electronics
13 9 (1.12%) Billing
14 8 (0.99%) Games
15 5 (0.62%) Advertising
16 3 (0.37%) Publishing
17 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
18 1 (0.12%) Automotive
18 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 316 (39.21%) Network Engineer
2 100 (12.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 100 (12.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 81 (10.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 73 (9.06%) Consultant
5 61 (7.57%) Security Engineer
6 56 (6.95%) Analyst
7 55 (6.82%) Architect
7 55 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 44 (5.46%) IT Engineer
9 43 (5.33%) Support Engineer
10 39 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
11 38 (4.71%) Network Support
12 36 (4.47%) Network Architect
13 35 (4.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 35 (4.34%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 32 (3.97%) Administrator
14 32 (3.97%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
16 30 (3.72%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.34%) 802.1X
2 25 (3.10%) LAMP
3 17 (2.11%) XMPP
4 16 (1.99%) .NET
5 14 (1.74%) Web Services
6 11 (1.36%) LAPP Stack
6 11 (1.36%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (1.12%) J2EE
8 7 (0.87%) HTML
9 6 (0.74%) Ajax
9 6 (0.74%) Servlets
10 5 (0.62%) RFC 2833
11 3 (0.37%) JTAPI
11 3 (0.37%) Memcached
11 3 (0.37%) mod_perl
11 3 (0.37%) SOAP
11 3 (0.37%) TAPI
12 2 (0.25%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.25%) CSS
12 2 (0.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 242 (30.02%) Data Centre
2 75 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (6.95%) PKI
4 50 (6.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 30 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 17 (2.11%) Enterprise Cloud
6 17 (2.11%) User Experience
7 16 (1.99%) Private Cloud
8 12 (1.49%) HP StoreVirtual
9 11 (1.36%) SecurID
10 10 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.12%) iPad
11 9 (1.12%) Public Cloud
12 8 (0.99%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.87%) Wiki
14 6 (0.74%) Replication
15 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.50%) FlexPod
16 4 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 271 (33.62%) Windows
2 251 (31.14%) Linux
3 97 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (11.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (10.79%) Windows Server
6 71 (8.81%) Windows 7
7 66 (8.19%) Unix
8 57 (7.07%) Mac OS
9 51 (6.33%) CentOS
10 36 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (3.85%) Debian
13 23 (2.85%) Solaris
14 12 (1.49%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.87%) Android
16 6 (0.74%) AIX
17 5 (0.62%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.62%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.62%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (16.87%) Load Balancing
2 118 (14.64%) ITIL
3 93 (11.54%) Network Design
4 78 (9.68%) Migration
5 66 (8.19%) High Availability
6 64 (7.94%) Presales
7 57 (7.07%) Network Management
8 55 (6.82%) Mentoring
9 48 (5.96%) DDoS Mitigation
10 45 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
11 44 (5.46%) Capacity Planning
12 43 (5.33%) WAN Optimisation
13 42 (5.21%) Project Management
14 38 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (4.09%) Change Management
16 32 (3.97%) Information Security
16 32 (3.97%) Kalman Filter
17 30 (3.72%) Cybersecurity
18 29 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (3.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (6.95%) Bash Shell
2 47 (5.83%) Python
3 37 (4.59%) Perl
4 25 (3.10%) PHP
4 25 (3.10%) SQL
5 24 (2.98%) Java
6 21 (2.61%) Ruby
7 19 (2.36%) VB
8 17 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 16 (1.99%) C
10 11 (1.36%) PHP 5
10 11 (1.36%) VBScript
11 9 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.37%) C++
14 2 (0.25%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 343 (42.56%) Cisco Certification
2 250 (31.02%) CCNP
3 154 (19.11%) CCNA
4 95 (11.79%) CCIE
5 79 (9.80%) Security Cleared
6 73 (9.06%) Degree
7 70 (8.68%) SC Cleared
8 36 (4.47%) CCDP
8 36 (4.47%) JNCIP
9 34 (4.22%) JNCIA
10 33 (4.09%) CCSA
11 29 (3.60%) CISSP
12 25 (3.10%) CCDA
12 25 (3.10%) CCSP
12 25 (3.10%) JNCIS
13 24 (2.98%) CISA
14 23 (2.85%) CCSE
14 23 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
15 22 (2.73%) JNCIE
16 21 (2.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.82%) SLA
2 33 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.10%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.86%) FISMA
5 8 (0.99%) COBIT
5 8 (0.99%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.74%) QA
7 4 (0.50%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.25%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 177 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 158 (19.60%) Active Directory
3 72 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 60 (7.44%) XenApp
5 50 (6.20%) vSphere
6 26 (3.23%) vCloud
7 21 (2.61%) BitLocker
8 20 (2.48%) iptables
9 19 (2.36%) Docker
10 17 (2.11%) Xen
11 15 (1.86%) KVM
11 15 (1.86%) Samba
12 14 (1.74%) XenServer
13 11 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (0.99%) Postfix
15 7 (0.87%) Firmware
15 7 (0.87%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.74%) RHEV
17 4 (0.50%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 34 (4.22%) Puppet
2 29 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (3.47%) Nagios
4 23 (2.85%) Windows Intune
5 22 (2.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 22 (2.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 22 (2.73%) FortiGate
6 21 (2.61%) Ansible
7 19 (2.36%) SCCM
7 19 (2.36%) SCOM
8 17 (2.11%) Cacti
8 17 (2.11%) Salt
9 15 (1.86%) SolarWinds Orion
10 14 (1.74%) SCDPM
10 14 (1.74%) SCSM
10 14 (1.74%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.74%) SELinux
11 9 (1.12%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.87%) Zenoss
13 6 (0.74%) Munin
Vendors
1 555 (68.86%) Cisco
2 250 (31.02%) Juniper
3 227 (28.16%) VMware
4 185 (22.95%) CheckPoint
5 139 (17.25%) F5
6 106 (13.15%) Palo Alto
7 105 (13.03%) Microsoft
8 96 (11.91%) Citrix
9 68 (8.44%) SolarWinds
10 54 (6.70%) HP
11 43 (5.33%) Red Hat
12 37 (4.59%) Brocade
13 36 (4.47%) Riverbed
14 25 (3.10%) Dell
14 25 (3.10%) Google
15 23 (2.85%) Fortinet
16 22 (2.73%) Infoblox
17 21 (2.61%) Avaya
18 19 (2.36%) NetApp
18 19 (2.36%) ServiceNow
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus 20% shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hiring People
Salary: Competitive Salary based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 4k Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £27000 per annum + £4k Shift Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + superb 20% bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus up to £5k
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10% + On Call
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefnica
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: 6 days ago