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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 546 572 591
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +19
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 348 324 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 1.82% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 289 278 232
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +37 333 £50,000 +5.26% 58
London -35 124 £52,500 +5.00% 29
South East +2 110 £45,000 - 15
City of London +34 50 £55,000 +4.76% 13
Berkshire -10 47 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +10 34 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Reading +10 30 £50,000 -
Hampshire -11 27 £47,500 -2.56% 4
South West -8 26 £47,500 +5.55% 7
East of England +3 22 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Surrey -6 21 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +7 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Wiltshire +1 11 £47,500 -20.83% 1
South Yorkshire +8 10 £46,250 -
Manchester +4 10 £30,000 -38.46% 2
Sheffield +3 10 £46,250 -
North West +1 10 £30,000 -40.00% 2
West Midlands -3 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Leeds +16 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Bristol +6 9 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Hertfordshire -10 9 £45,000 -25.00%
Birmingham - 6 £47,500 - 1
Halifax - 6 £45,000 - 2
Farnborough - 6 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire +13 5 £40,000 -11.11%
South Wales -16 5 £37,500 -9.63%
Wales -18 5 £37,500 -9.63%
Essex - 5 £50,000 -
Staines - 5 £41,000 - 3
Bedfordshire - 5 £60,000 - 1

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 573 (75.99%) VPN
2 568 (75.33%) Cisco
3 503 (66.71%) Firewall
4 434 (57.56%) Cisco Certification
5 379 (50.27%) BGP
6 323 (42.84%) MPLS
7 321 (42.57%) OSPF
8 297 (39.39%) CCNP
9 291 (38.59%) WAN
10 284 (37.67%) SSL
11 261 (34.62%) Network Security
12 245 (32.49%) Linux
13 237 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
14 236 (31.30%) VMware
15 227 (30.11%) TCP/IP
16 222 (29.44%) LAN
17 202 (26.79%) Windows
18 182 (24.14%) Juniper
19 179 (23.74%) CCNA
20 171 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
21 167 (22.15%) CheckPoint
21 167 (22.15%) EIGRP
22 166 (22.02%) Wireless
23 146 (19.36%) Cisco IOS
24 143 (18.97%) VLAN
25 141 (18.70%) DNS
26 131 (17.37%) F5
27 122 (16.18%) VoIP
28 118 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
29 115 (15.25%) Finance

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 48 (6.37%) Apache
2 39 (5.17%) IIS
3 29 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 28 (3.71%) nginx
5 27 (3.58%) Lync
6 24 (3.18%) SharePoint
7 20 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.99%) Confluence
9 10 (1.33%) MediaWiki
9 10 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (1.33%) Jetty
10 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.80%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.66%) MQSeries
Applications
1 48 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (2.52%) IaaS
3 18 (2.39%) SaaS
4 17 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.46%) PaaS
6 10 (1.33%) Google App Engine
6 10 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.53%) Office 365
8 3 (0.40%) Route 53
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 573 (75.99%) VPN
2 503 (66.71%) Firewall
3 379 (50.27%) BGP
4 323 (42.84%) MPLS
5 321 (42.57%) OSPF
6 291 (38.59%) WAN
7 284 (37.67%) SSL
8 261 (34.62%) Network Security
9 237 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
10 227 (30.11%) TCP/IP
11 222 (29.44%) LAN
12 167 (22.15%) EIGRP
13 166 (22.02%) Wireless
14 146 (19.36%) Cisco IOS
15 143 (18.97%) VLAN
16 141 (18.70%) DNS
17 122 (16.18%) VoIP
18 118 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
19 109 (14.46%) HSRP
20 101 (13.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (7.16%) MySQL
2 36 (4.77%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.80%) Big Data
9 4 (0.53%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.72%) Subversion
3 10 (1.33%) JIRA
3 10 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.33%) Hudson
4 1 (0.13%) AppScan
General
1 115 (15.25%) Finance
2 105 (13.93%) Telecoms
3 42 (5.57%) Retail
4 32 (4.24%) Marketing
5 18 (2.39%) Back Office
6 14 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.86%) German Language
7 12 (1.59%) French Language
8 11 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.33%) Legal
10 9 (1.19%) Italian Language
10 9 (1.19%) Turkish Language
11 8 (1.06%) Electronics
11 8 (1.06%) Banking
12 7 (0.93%) Games
13 6 (0.80%) Advertising
14 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.27%) Law
16 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 339 (44.96%) Network Engineer
2 85 (11.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 64 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (8.49%) Support Engineer
4 61 (8.09%) Security Engineer
5 52 (6.90%) Consultant
6 47 (6.23%) Analyst
7 44 (5.84%) Architect
8 41 (5.44%) Network Support
9 37 (4.91%) Network Support Engineer
10 36 (4.77%) Network Security Engineer
11 31 (4.11%) Administrator
12 25 (3.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 24 (3.18%) Network Architect
13 24 (3.18%) NOC Engineer
13 24 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
14 22 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (2.92%) Network Analyst
14 22 (2.92%) Security Analyst
14 22 (2.92%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.32%) .NET
2 18 (2.39%) J2EE
2 18 (2.39%) Web Services
3 14 (1.86%) Servlets
3 14 (1.86%) HTML
4 13 (1.72%) CSS
5 9 (1.19%) XML
6 8 (1.06%) SOAP
6 8 (1.06%) LAMP
6 8 (1.06%) XMPP
7 7 (0.93%) RSS
8 6 (0.80%) Middleware
9 3 (0.40%) Ajax
10 2 (0.27%) Pthreads
10 2 (0.27%) HTML5
10 2 (0.27%) REST
10 2 (0.27%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.27%) POSIX
10 2 (0.27%) WSH
10 2 (0.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.64%) PKI
3 33 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
4 23 (3.05%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.39%) Open Source
6 14 (1.86%) Clustering
6 14 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.72%) CESG
8 12 (1.59%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.46%) Blog
10 10 (1.33%) Wiki
11 8 (1.06%) Statistics
11 8 (1.06%) DTV
12 7 (0.93%) Replication
12 7 (0.93%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.80%) SCADA
14 5 (0.66%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.66%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.53%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 245 (32.49%) Linux
2 202 (26.79%) Windows
3 77 (10.21%) CentOS
4 49 (6.50%) UNIX
5 40 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (2.52%) Windows 7
10 16 (2.12%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.99%) Debian
12 13 (1.72%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.06%) Solaris
13 8 (1.06%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.66%) AIX
14 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.66%) Android
15 4 (0.53%) OpenBSD
15 4 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (12.60%) ITIL
2 86 (11.41%) Network Design
3 80 (10.61%) Network Management
4 77 (10.21%) Load Balancing
5 74 (9.81%) Change Management
6 52 (6.90%) Project Management
7 45 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (5.70%) Change Control
9 41 (5.44%) Network Monitoring
10 35 (4.64%) Configuration Management
11 32 (4.24%) Kalman Filter
12 30 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
13 29 (3.85%) DevOps
14 28 (3.71%) Coaching
15 26 (3.45%) Business Continuity
16 25 (3.32%) Information Security
16 25 (3.32%) Service Management
16 25 (3.32%) Network Architecture
17 23 (3.05%) Mentoring
17 23 (3.05%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 77 (10.21%) Perl
2 52 (6.90%) Python
3 49 (6.50%) Bash Shell
4 44 (5.84%) PHP
5 39 (5.17%) Ruby
6 37 (4.91%) SQL
7 36 (4.77%) Java
8 33 (4.38%) C
9 28 (3.71%) Shell Script
10 20 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.65%) C++
11 7 (0.93%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.53%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.27%) Tcl
13 2 (0.27%) Scala
13 2 (0.27%) C#
13 2 (0.27%) VBScript
14 1 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 434 (57.56%) Cisco Certification
2 297 (39.39%) CCNP
3 179 (23.74%) CCNA
4 87 (11.54%) CCIE
5 84 (11.14%) Security Cleared
6 68 (9.02%) Degree
7 43 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (5.17%) SC Cleared
9 36 (4.77%) CCDP
10 34 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (4.24%) CCSP
12 31 (4.11%) CCSE
13 28 (3.71%) CCSA
14 25 (3.32%) CISSP
15 22 (2.92%) MCSE
16 20 (2.65%) CCIP
16 20 (2.65%) JNCIA
17 18 (2.39%) JNCIP
18 17 (2.25%) JNCIS
19 16 (2.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.29%) SLA
2 43 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (5.44%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.33%) QA
6 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) BS25999
System Software
1 171 (22.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (13.00%) vSphere
3 68 (9.02%) Active Directory
4 43 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (5.31%) vCloud
6 32 (4.24%) Hyper-V
7 22 (2.92%) VMware ESX
8 19 (2.52%) Xen
8 19 (2.52%) XenApp
9 17 (2.25%) Samba
9 17 (2.25%) Firmware
9 17 (2.25%) Terminal Services
10 16 (2.12%) Snort
11 12 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (1.59%) Postfix
12 11 (1.46%) XenServer
13 8 (1.06%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.80%) NFS
15 5 (0.66%) OpenSSH
16 4 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (5.57%) Cacti
2 40 (5.31%) Nagios
3 31 (4.11%) Puppet
4 29 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
5 27 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.05%) OpenView
7 15 (1.99%) SCOM
8 13 (1.72%) Ansible
9 11 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
9 11 (1.46%) FortiGate
9 11 (1.46%) SCCM
10 10 (1.33%) Zenoss
10 10 (1.33%) ZABBIX
11 9 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (1.19%) OPNET
12 8 (1.06%) Salt
13 7 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.80%) OpenNMS
14 6 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 568 (75.33%) Cisco
2 236 (31.30%) VMware
3 182 (24.14%) Juniper
4 167 (22.15%) CheckPoint
5 131 (17.37%) F5
6 86 (11.41%) Microsoft
7 73 (9.68%) Citrix
8 71 (9.42%) HP
9 55 (7.29%) Red Hat
9 55 (7.29%) SolarWinds
10 51 (6.76%) Riverbed
11 37 (4.91%) Dell
12 31 (4.11%) Avaya
13 29 (3.85%) Polycom
14 23 (3.05%) Oracle
15 22 (2.92%) Fujitsu
16 18 (2.39%) ServiceNow
17 16 (2.12%) Brocade
18 15 (1.99%) Veeam
18 15 (1.99%) McAfee
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £78000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus variable plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £62000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago