The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 572 530 582
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +52
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 360 375 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.76% 1.90% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 272 295 300
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20479 19735 21042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 18.15% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15868 17367
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -57 332 £45,000 - 46
London 0 127 £52,500 -8.69% 19
South East -65 113 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Berkshire -13 44 £45,000 -10.00% 2
City of London +10 43 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Surrey -30 31 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Hampshire +6 30 £42,500 -10.52% 9
East of England +6 24 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Reading 0 24 £46,250 -26.00%
West Midlands +3 18 £41,250 +17.85% 2
South West -2 18 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Scotland 0 16 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Yorkshire -37 16 £38,750 +49.03% 1
Birmingham +12 15 £35,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -5 13 £57,500 -14.81% 3
North West -5 11 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Bracknell -6 11 £52,500 -16.00%
South Wales -7 10 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Wales -10 10 £37,500 -21.05% 2
West Yorkshire -35 10 £36,500 +40.38% 1
Suffolk - 10 £45,000 - 1
Ipswich - 10 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -2 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Aberdeen - 9 £40,000 -
Guildford 0 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Bristol +1 7 £41,250 +47.32% 2
Edinburgh - 7 £30,000 -
Watford - 7 £57,500 - 2
Caerphilly +4 6 £37,500 -23.07% 2
Manchester +1 6 £45,000 +16.12% 2

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 534 (77.73%) Firewall
2 516 (75.11%) VPN
2 516 (75.11%) Cisco
3 343 (49.93%) Cisco Certification
4 300 (43.67%) CCNP
5 278 (40.47%) BGP
6 271 (39.45%) TCP/IP
7 267 (38.86%) WAN
8 260 (37.85%) Windows
9 251 (36.54%) OSPF
10 229 (33.33%) SSL
11 228 (33.19%) Linux
12 226 (32.90%) MPLS
13 223 (32.46%) LAN
14 206 (29.99%) CheckPoint
15 202 (29.40%) DNS
16 196 (28.53%) Network Security
17 190 (27.66%) VMware
18 187 (27.22%) Cisco ASA
19 169 (24.60%) Juniper
20 153 (22.27%) F5
21 152 (22.13%) CCNA
22 143 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
23 138 (20.09%) Cisco IOS
24 127 (18.49%) ITIL
25 125 (18.20%) Microsoft
26 122 (17.76%) EIGRP
27 117 (17.03%) Active Directory
28 112 (16.30%) Finance
28 112 (16.30%) VLAN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 78 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 51 (7.42%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (3.64%) Lync
5 23 (3.35%) Apache
6 17 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 16 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.18%) IIS
9 12 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (1.16%) nginx
11 7 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.87%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (0.73%) Confluence
13 5 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.44%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.44%) Jetty
15 2 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 67 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.64%) MS Office
3 11 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.93%) SaaS
2 14 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.60%) Office 365
4 7 (1.02%) PaaS
5 6 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.87%) IaaS
5 6 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 534 (77.73%) Firewall
2 516 (75.11%) VPN
3 278 (40.47%) BGP
4 271 (39.45%) TCP/IP
5 267 (38.86%) WAN
6 251 (36.54%) OSPF
7 229 (33.33%) SSL
8 226 (32.90%) MPLS
9 223 (32.46%) LAN
10 202 (29.40%) DNS
11 196 (28.53%) Network Security
12 187 (27.22%) Cisco ASA
13 138 (20.09%) Cisco IOS
14 122 (17.76%) EIGRP
15 112 (16.30%) VLAN
16 111 (16.16%) VoIP
17 102 (14.85%) DHCP
17 102 (14.85%) SAN
18 101 (14.70%) Wireless
19 97 (14.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.84%) MySQL
3 11 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.46%) Big Data
5 6 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.73%) Cognos Impromptu
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Subversion
1 8 (1.16%) JIRA
2 6 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.44%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.29%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.29%) Valgrind
5 2 (0.29%) CppUnit
5 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.15%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
6 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 112 (16.30%) Finance
2 98 (14.26%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.78%) Retail
4 19 (2.77%) Banking
5 18 (2.62%) Back Office
6 16 (2.33%) Marketing
6 16 (2.33%) Publishing
7 13 (1.89%) Legal
7 13 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.60%) Games
9 10 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.02%) Electronics
10 7 (1.02%) Advertising
10 7 (1.02%) Billing
11 3 (0.44%) French Language
12 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 268 (39.01%) Network Engineer
2 84 (12.23%) Security Engineer
3 57 (8.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 55 (8.01%) Consultant
5 54 (7.86%) Support Engineer
6 51 (7.42%) Network Security Engineer
7 43 (6.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 41 (5.97%) Analyst
9 40 (5.82%) Architect
10 34 (4.95%) Administrator
11 33 (4.80%) Cisco Engineer
12 30 (4.37%) Network Support
12 30 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (4.08%) Network Analyst
14 26 (3.78%) Network Consultant
15 25 (3.64%) Security Consultant
15 25 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
16 24 (3.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 22 (3.20%) Network Support Engineer
18 21 (3.06%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.91%) .NET
2 12 (1.75%) HTML
3 11 (1.60%) XML
4 7 (1.02%) LAMP
5 6 (0.87%) Web Services
6 4 (0.58%) CSS
6 4 (0.58%) SAML
6 4 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.44%) Java EE
8 2 (0.29%) Memcached
8 2 (0.29%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.29%) STL
9 1 (0.15%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.15%) WSH
9 1 (0.15%) Middleware
9 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.42%) PKI
2 46 (6.70%) Clustering
3 31 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 20 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.62%) Replication
6 17 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 16 (2.33%) Statistics
8 13 (1.89%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.60%) CESG
10 10 (1.46%) Firmware
11 9 (1.31%) Open Source
11 9 (1.31%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.16%) iPad
13 7 (1.02%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.02%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.02%) Smartphone
14 6 (0.87%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.73%) SecurID
15 5 (0.73%) iPhone
16 4 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 260 (37.85%) Windows
2 228 (33.19%) Linux
3 73 (10.63%) UNIX
4 63 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (8.59%) CentOS
6 50 (7.28%) Windows 7
6 50 (7.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (3.49%) Debian
10 21 (3.06%) Ubuntu
11 20 (2.91%) Solaris
12 16 (2.33%) Windows XP
12 16 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.16%) Mac OS
13 8 (1.16%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.02%) OpenBSD
15 6 (0.87%) Android
16 5 (0.73%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.58%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (18.49%) ITIL
2 108 (15.72%) Load Balancing
3 82 (11.94%) Network Design
4 78 (11.35%) Network Management
5 73 (10.63%) Project Management
6 39 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
7 36 (5.24%) Incident Management
8 34 (4.95%) Problem Management
9 33 (4.80%) Network Architecture
10 31 (4.51%) E-Commerce
11 28 (4.08%) Change Management
12 27 (3.93%) BCP
13 25 (3.64%) Configuration Management
13 25 (3.64%) SIEM
14 24 (3.49%) Information Security
15 22 (3.20%) Business Continuity
16 21 (3.06%) Business Continuity Planning
17 20 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
18 19 (2.77%) Validation
19 18 (2.62%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (5.97%) SQL
2 36 (5.24%) Bash Shell
3 34 (4.95%) PowerShell
4 30 (4.37%) Perl
5 21 (3.06%) PHP
6 20 (2.91%) Python
7 19 (2.77%) Java
8 18 (2.62%) C
8 18 (2.62%) VB.NET
9 17 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.16%) C++
10 8 (1.16%) VBScript
11 3 (0.44%) C#
11 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.29%) AWK
12 2 (0.29%) Ruby
12 2 (0.29%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.15%) VBA
13 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 343 (49.93%) Cisco Certification
2 300 (43.67%) CCNP
3 152 (22.13%) CCNA
4 68 (9.90%) CCSE
5 63 (9.17%) Degree
6 59 (8.59%) CCSA
7 58 (8.44%) CCIE
8 52 (7.57%) Security Cleared
9 43 (6.26%) CISSP
10 35 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (4.66%) JNCIA
11 32 (4.66%) SC Cleared
12 27 (3.93%) MCSE
13 24 (3.49%) CCIP
13 24 (3.49%) CCDP
14 21 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (2.91%) MCITP
16 19 (2.77%) CCSP
17 10 (1.46%) Check Point Certification
18 9 (1.31%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.28%) SLA
2 24 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) BS7799
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 143 (20.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (17.03%) Active Directory
3 56 (8.15%) vSphere
4 52 (7.57%) Hyper-V
5 37 (5.39%) NFS
6 32 (4.66%) VMware ESX
7 26 (3.78%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (3.78%) vCloud
8 22 (3.20%) XenServer
9 18 (2.62%) XenApp
10 11 (1.60%) XenDesktop
11 10 (1.46%) Postfix
12 9 (1.31%) Sendmail
12 9 (1.31%) Squid
12 9 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 8 (1.16%) Samba
14 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
15 5 (0.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 57 (8.30%) Cacti
2 45 (6.55%) Nagios
3 37 (5.39%) OpenView
4 32 (4.66%) CiscoWorks
5 17 (2.47%) Puppet
6 16 (2.33%) FortiGate
6 16 (2.33%) SCCM
7 15 (2.18%) HP SIM
8 12 (1.75%) WSUS
8 12 (1.75%) MOM
9 11 (1.60%) Netcool
10 10 (1.46%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (1.31%) SCOM
12 8 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.16%) logstash
13 7 (1.02%) SCOrch
13 7 (1.02%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 516 (75.11%) Cisco
2 206 (29.99%) CheckPoint
3 190 (27.66%) VMware
4 169 (24.60%) Juniper
5 153 (22.27%) F5
6 125 (18.20%) Microsoft
7 107 (15.57%) HP
8 70 (10.19%) Blue Coat
9 57 (8.30%) Dell
10 48 (6.99%) Red Hat
11 47 (6.84%) Citrix
12 37 (5.39%) Sophos
12 37 (5.39%) LogRhythm
13 36 (5.24%) SolarWinds
14 35 (5.09%) Fortinet
15 27 (3.93%) IBM
16 21 (3.06%) Oracle
17 19 (2.77%) Avaya
18 18 (2.62%) NetApp
18 18 (2.62%) Riverbed
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 to £45,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellenty Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago