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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 491 599 533
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -66
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 476 349 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 1.66% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 411 269 314
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -5.00%

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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +111 453 £47,500 +5.55% 48
London +74 175 £55,000 +4.76% 13
South East +9 145 £45,500 +2.24% 14
Berkshire +28 61 £45,000 - 6
South West +7 41 £47,500 +5.55% 6
City of London +28 38 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Hampshire +14 33 £48,750 +14.70% 2
North West +16 30 £37,500 -21.87% 2
Surrey +10 29 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Reading +7 25 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East Midlands +15 24 £39,083 +16.66% 1
Derbyshire +1 19 £39,083 +16.66% 1
Manchester +11 17 £37,500 -21.87% 2
Farnborough -5 16 £42,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire +6 15 £49,500 +37.50% 4
Guildford +1 15 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Birmingham +3 14 £37,500 -21.05%
West Midlands -11 14 £37,500 -21.05%
Bournemouth +17 13 £22,500 -29.68% 2
Dorset +11 13 £22,500 -39.59% 2
Bristol -5 13 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Cheshire - 13 £35,000 -
Warrington - 13 £35,000 -
Leeds +10 12 £50,000 +29.03% 4
West Yorkshire +5 12 £50,000 +38.88% 4
East of England -8 12 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Oxfordshire +15 11 £50,750 -7.30%
Oxford +2 11 £50,750 -7.30%
Wiltshire +2 11 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Scotland -4 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 631 (73.54%) VPN
2 600 (69.93%) Cisco
3 593 (69.11%) Firewall
4 371 (43.24%) WAN
5 366 (42.66%) BGP
6 360 (41.96%) Cisco Certification
7 332 (38.69%) OSPF
8 330 (38.46%) LAN
9 325 (37.88%) Linux
10 300 (34.97%) Windows
11 291 (33.92%) MPLS
11 291 (33.92%) VMware
12 272 (31.70%) Cisco ASA
13 264 (30.77%) DNS
14 263 (30.65%) SSL
15 258 (30.07%) TCP/IP
16 253 (29.49%) Data Centre
17 234 (27.27%) CCNP
18 228 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
19 206 (24.01%) VoIP
20 181 (21.10%) Network Security
21 177 (20.63%) CheckPoint
22 174 (20.28%) VLAN
23 171 (19.93%) Wireless
24 170 (19.81%) EIGRP
25 163 (19.00%) CCNA
26 146 (17.02%) Juniper
27 144 (16.78%) F5
28 138 (16.08%) Microsoft
29 136 (15.85%) Cisco IOS

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 94 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 52 (6.06%) Apache
3 40 (4.66%) nginx
4 37 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (4.31%) Lync
5 36 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (2.56%) MediaWiki
7 22 (2.56%) Confluence
8 20 (2.33%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (2.10%) IIS
11 12 (1.40%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.82%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.47%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.47%) Jetty
16 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
17 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 57 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.38%) MS Office
3 18 (2.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (2.91%) Route 53
3 19 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
5 14 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.82%) SoftLayer
9 5 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.35%) IaaS
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.35%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.35%) SaaS
11 3 (0.35%) PaaS
12 2 (0.23%) Office 365
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 631 (73.54%) VPN
2 593 (69.11%) Firewall
3 371 (43.24%) WAN
4 366 (42.66%) BGP
5 332 (38.69%) OSPF
6 330 (38.46%) LAN
7 291 (33.92%) MPLS
8 272 (31.70%) Cisco ASA
9 264 (30.77%) DNS
10 263 (30.65%) SSL
11 258 (30.07%) TCP/IP
12 206 (24.01%) VoIP
13 181 (21.10%) Network Security
14 174 (20.28%) VLAN
15 171 (19.93%) Wireless
16 170 (19.81%) EIGRP
17 136 (15.85%) Cisco IOS
18 131 (15.27%) SAN
19 127 (14.80%) HSRP
20 120 (13.99%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.81%) MySQL
2 32 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 27 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.52%) MariaDB
6 9 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.12%) HBase
9 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.12%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.12%) DB2
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (3.15%) Subversion
1 27 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.80%) JIRA
3 22 (2.56%) Hudson
4 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.12%) Selenium
4 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 129 (15.03%) Telecoms
2 107 (12.47%) Finance
3 37 (4.31%) Marketing
4 34 (3.96%) Banking
5 30 (3.50%) Retail
6 19 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.98%) Advertising
7 17 (1.98%) Legal
8 16 (1.86%) Electronics
8 16 (1.86%) Games
9 13 (1.52%) German Language
10 12 (1.40%) French Language
11 11 (1.28%) Law
12 6 (0.70%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.58%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.23%) Military
14 2 (0.23%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 313 (36.48%) Network Engineer
2 88 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 81 (9.44%) Analyst
4 75 (8.74%) Consultant
5 63 (7.34%) Support Engineer
6 52 (6.06%) Network Analyst
7 47 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 42 (4.90%) Architect
9 41 (4.78%) Systems Administrator
10 40 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 40 (4.66%) Administrator
11 39 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
12 36 (4.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 35 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
14 34 (3.96%) Network Support
15 31 (3.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 30 (3.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 29 (3.38%) Cisco Engineer
18 28 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
19 25 (2.91%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.21%) 802.1X
2 39 (4.55%) Web Services
3 30 (3.50%) LAMP
4 24 (2.80%) .NET
5 21 (2.45%) HTML
6 18 (2.10%) JTAPI
6 18 (2.10%) TAPI
7 16 (1.86%) Ajax
8 13 (1.52%) CCXML
8 13 (1.52%) VXML
9 11 (1.28%) XMPP
10 10 (1.17%) J2EE
11 6 (0.70%) Servlets
12 2 (0.23%) CSS
12 2 (0.23%) ISPF
12 2 (0.23%) RSS
13 1 (0.12%) Middleware
13 1 (0.12%) Memcached
13 1 (0.12%) mod_perl
13 1 (0.12%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 253 (29.49%) Data Centre
2 78 (9.09%) PKI
3 51 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 24 (2.80%) Cryptography
7 22 (2.56%) Wiki
8 21 (2.45%) HP StoreVirtual
9 19 (2.21%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.52%) IVR
11 13 (1.52%) DTV
12 10 (1.17%) Clustering
12 10 (1.17%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.05%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.70%) SecurID
14 6 (0.70%) BYOD
15 5 (0.58%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 325 (37.88%) Linux
2 300 (34.97%) Windows
3 102 (11.89%) CentOS
4 71 (8.28%) UNIX
5 66 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (4.66%) Debian
9 39 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 34 (3.96%) Windows 7
11 29 (3.38%) Solaris
12 23 (2.68%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.40%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.05%) Amazon Linux
15 8 (0.93%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.23%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.23%) OpenBSD
17 2 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (14.57%) ITIL
2 118 (13.75%) Load Balancing
3 92 (10.72%) Network Design
4 84 (9.79%) Capacity Planning
5 72 (8.39%) Network Monitoring
6 69 (8.04%) Mentoring
7 66 (7.69%) Network Management
8 64 (7.46%) Project Management
9 54 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (6.29%) Information Security
10 49 (5.71%) Migration
11 46 (5.36%) DevOps
12 45 (5.24%) Kalman Filter
12 45 (5.24%) Configuration Management
13 42 (4.90%) Service Delivery
14 38 (4.43%) Change Management
15 35 (4.08%) Network Architecture
16 30 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (3.38%) Change Control
17 29 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (12.00%) Bash Shell
2 100 (11.66%) Perl
3 97 (11.31%) Python
4 56 (6.53%) Ruby
4 56 (6.53%) PHP
5 54 (6.29%) SQL
5 54 (6.29%) Java
6 35 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 34 (3.96%) C
8 22 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 17 (1.98%) VB
10 16 (1.86%) Tcl
10 16 (1.86%) JavaScript
11 15 (1.75%) C++
12 10 (1.17%) VBScript
13 3 (0.35%) Ada
14 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 360 (41.96%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (27.27%) CCNP
3 163 (19.00%) CCNA
4 76 (8.86%) Degree
5 66 (7.69%) CCIE
6 60 (6.99%) Security Cleared
7 36 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (3.15%) SC Cleared
10 25 (2.91%) CCSA
11 24 (2.80%) MCSE
12 23 (2.68%) CCSP
13 18 (2.10%) CCDP
14 16 (1.86%) CISSP
14 16 (1.86%) JNCIP
15 15 (1.75%) MCSA
16 13 (1.52%) JNCIS
16 13 (1.52%) CCSE
17 12 (1.40%) CCENT
18 9 (1.05%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.58%) SLA
2 55 (6.41%) PCI DSS
3 26 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.63%) FISMA
5 11 (1.28%) COBIT
6 7 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.82%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 228 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (12.94%) Active Directory
3 76 (8.86%) vSphere
4 71 (8.28%) Hyper-V
5 48 (5.59%) vCloud
6 37 (4.31%) XenApp
7 36 (4.20%) VMware ESX
8 30 (3.50%) XenServer
9 29 (3.38%) iptables
9 29 (3.38%) Samba
10 26 (3.03%) Xen
11 25 (2.91%) Postfix
12 21 (2.45%) Docker
13 19 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
13 19 (2.21%) Firmware
14 17 (1.98%) Terminal Services
15 16 (1.86%) KVM
16 14 (1.63%) BitLocker
17 13 (1.52%) XenDesktop
18 10 (1.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 52 (6.06%) Puppet
2 33 (3.85%) ZABBIX
3 32 (3.73%) Nagios
4 31 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (3.38%) FortiGate
6 26 (3.03%) SCCM
7 25 (2.91%) CiscoWorks
8 22 (2.56%) Ansible
9 19 (2.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 19 (2.21%) Cisco UCCX
9 19 (2.21%) SCOM
10 17 (1.98%) Salt
11 16 (1.86%) SCVMM
11 16 (1.86%) SELinux
12 14 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 14 (1.63%) SCSM
12 14 (1.63%) SCDPM
12 14 (1.63%) Windows Intune
12 14 (1.63%) Vagrant
13 12 (1.40%) Cacti
Vendors
1 600 (69.93%) Cisco
2 291 (33.92%) VMware
3 177 (20.63%) CheckPoint
4 146 (17.02%) Juniper
5 144 (16.78%) F5
6 138 (16.08%) Microsoft
7 106 (12.35%) Citrix
8 78 (9.09%) HP
9 69 (8.04%) Red Hat
10 55 (6.41%) SolarWinds
11 39 (4.55%) Dell
12 37 (4.31%) NetApp
12 37 (4.31%) Riverbed
13 36 (4.20%) Avaya
14 25 (2.91%) Meraki
15 24 (2.80%) Nortel
16 23 (2.68%) SonicWALL
17 21 (2.45%) Fortinet
18 19 (2.21%) Genesys
19 18 (2.10%) SAP
City, London
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + 20% bonus,healthcare etc
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HP
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum £35,000 to £38,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago