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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 575 517 575
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +58
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 347 387 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 2.07% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 269 310 288
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 August 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 August 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 -69 321 £45,000 - 37
South East -74 118 £45,000 -5.26% 18
London -10 103 £52,500 +9.37% 10
Berkshire -20 44 £45,000 -10.00% 3
City of London +7 36 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Hampshire -8 36 £42,500 -34.61% 7
East of England -6 25 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey -29 25 £47,500 - 8
Reading -8 21 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire -33 21 £36,000 -8.86%
South West -12 20 £45,000 +60.71% 3
West Midlands -10 19 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Scotland -4 18 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Suffolk - 18 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 18 £45,000 -
Birmingham +5 16 £47,500 +41.79% 3
West Yorkshire -27 16 £36,000 +38.46%
Guildford +19 15 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Slough +14 15 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Wiltshire -4 11 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Manchester -9 10 £48,000 +32.41% 1
North West -15 10 £48,000 +28.00% 1
Leeds -23 9 £38,750 +24.00%
Aberdeen +18 8 £40,000 +6.66%
South Wales -1 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Wales -1 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Hertfordshire -19 7 £56,250 +87.50%
Bradford +5 6 £35,000 +34.61%
Bristol -7 6 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Bracknell -11 6 £52,500 +61.53%

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 508 (75.04%) Firewall
2 505 (74.59%) VPN
3 502 (74.15%) Cisco
4 321 (47.42%) Cisco Certification
5 266 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 264 (39.00%) Windows
7 260 (38.40%) BGP
8 259 (38.26%) CCNP
9 250 (36.93%) Linux
10 248 (36.63%) SSL
11 245 (36.19%) WAN
12 231 (34.12%) OSPF
13 222 (32.79%) VMware
14 216 (31.91%) MPLS
15 208 (30.72%) DNS
16 192 (28.36%) LAN
17 191 (28.21%) Network Security
18 189 (27.92%) CheckPoint
19 181 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
20 167 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
21 152 (22.45%) Juniper
22 135 (19.94%) CCNA
23 132 (19.50%) Microsoft
24 126 (18.61%) Cisco IOS
25 125 (18.46%) ITIL
26 124 (18.32%) F5
27 122 (18.02%) EIGRP
28 114 (16.84%) SAN
29 107 (15.81%) Cisco Nexus
30 106 (15.66%) Active Directory

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (11.37%) MS Exchange
2 50 (7.39%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.87%) Apache
4 32 (4.73%) Lync
5 31 (4.58%) IIS
6 27 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (2.95%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (2.36%) nginx
10 15 (2.22%) WebSphere
11 14 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (1.33%) Jetty
14 7 (1.03%) Confluence
14 7 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
16 5 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
17 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.55%) MS Office
3 13 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (3.40%) SaaS
3 12 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.48%) Office 365
5 9 (1.33%) PaaS
5 9 (1.33%) Google App Engine
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 8 (1.18%) IaaS
6 8 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 508 (75.04%) Firewall
2 505 (74.59%) VPN
3 266 (39.29%) TCP/IP
4 260 (38.40%) BGP
5 248 (36.63%) SSL
6 245 (36.19%) WAN
7 231 (34.12%) OSPF
8 216 (31.91%) MPLS
9 208 (30.72%) DNS
10 192 (28.36%) LAN
11 191 (28.21%) Network Security
12 181 (26.74%) Cisco ASA
13 126 (18.61%) Cisco IOS
14 122 (18.02%) EIGRP
15 114 (16.84%) SAN
16 107 (15.81%) Cisco Nexus
17 101 (14.92%) Wireless
18 99 (14.62%) VoIP
19 98 (14.48%) DHCP
19 98 (14.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.83%) MySQL
3 13 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (1.48%) Big Data
5 9 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.44%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.44%) Cognos Impromptu
9 2 (0.30%) DB2
10 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.18%) JIRA
3 6 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.59%) Subversion
5 2 (0.30%) CppUnit
5 2 (0.30%) PHPUnit
5 2 (0.30%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
6 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.15%) Serena SBM
General
1 87 (12.85%) Finance
2 83 (12.26%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.58%) Retail
4 22 (3.25%) Back Office
5 19 (2.81%) Banking
6 16 (2.36%) Legal
7 15 (2.22%) Marketing
8 14 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.92%) Games
10 11 (1.62%) Publishing
11 8 (1.18%) German Language
11 8 (1.18%) Italian Language
11 8 (1.18%) Turkish Language
12 7 (1.03%) Billing
12 7 (1.03%) Advertising
13 5 (0.74%) French Language
14 4 (0.59%) Electronics
15 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.30%) Law
15 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 256 (37.81%) Network Engineer
2 84 (12.41%) Security Engineer
3 63 (9.31%) Senior Network Engineer
4 55 (8.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 53 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 50 (7.39%) Support Engineer
7 48 (7.09%) Consultant
7 48 (7.09%) Analyst
8 35 (5.17%) Administrator
9 32 (4.73%) Network Analyst
10 31 (4.58%) Architect
11 30 (4.43%) Cisco Engineer
12 29 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 26 (3.84%) Network Support
13 26 (3.84%) NOC Engineer
14 25 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
15 23 (3.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 21 (3.10%) Network Consultant
17 19 (2.81%) Security Consultant
17 19 (2.81%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.43%) .NET
2 14 (2.07%) HTML
3 13 (1.92%) XML
4 9 (1.33%) Servlets
4 9 (1.33%) J2EE
5 8 (1.18%) Web Services
6 4 (0.59%) LAMP
6 4 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.44%) WSH
7 3 (0.44%) CSS
8 2 (0.30%) STL
8 2 (0.30%) SAML
8 2 (0.30%) Middleware
8 2 (0.30%) Memcached
8 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.15%) XMPP
9 1 (0.15%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.09%) PKI
2 39 (5.76%) Clustering
3 24 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
4 23 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.22%) Replication
5 15 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.62%) Firmware
6 11 (1.62%) CESG
7 10 (1.48%) Statistics
8 8 (1.18%) Blog
8 8 (1.18%) iPad
9 7 (1.03%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.03%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.03%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.89%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.89%) Open Source
10 6 (0.89%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.74%) SCADA
11 5 (0.74%) iPhone
11 5 (0.74%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 264 (39.00%) Windows
2 250 (36.93%) Linux
3 69 (10.19%) CentOS
4 68 (10.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (9.31%) UNIX
6 48 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (6.94%) Windows 7
8 39 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (3.25%) Debian
11 20 (2.95%) Solaris
12 15 (2.22%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.22%) Ubuntu
12 15 (2.22%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.33%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.18%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.03%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.03%) OpenBSD
16 6 (0.89%) Android
17 5 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (18.46%) ITIL
2 95 (14.03%) Load Balancing
3 89 (13.15%) Network Management
4 68 (10.04%) Network Design
5 57 (8.42%) Project Management
6 48 (7.09%) Kalman Filter
7 44 (6.50%) Network Monitoring
8 36 (5.32%) Incident Management
9 35 (5.17%) Problem Management
10 34 (5.02%) Configuration Management
11 32 (4.73%) Change Management
12 24 (3.55%) E-Commerce
13 22 (3.25%) BCP
14 21 (3.10%) SIEM
14 21 (3.10%) Change Control
15 20 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 20 (2.95%) Information Security
16 19 (2.81%) Service Delivery
17 18 (2.66%) Validation
18 17 (2.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.50%) SQL
2 38 (5.61%) Perl
3 35 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 34 (5.02%) Bash Shell
5 25 (3.69%) Java
6 24 (3.55%) PHP
6 24 (3.55%) Python
7 20 (2.95%) Shell Script
8 19 (2.81%) C
9 16 (2.36%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.07%) C++
11 7 (1.03%) Ruby
11 7 (1.03%) VBScript
12 4 (0.59%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.44%) C#
13 3 (0.44%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.30%) AWK
15 1 (0.15%) VBA
15 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 321 (47.42%) Cisco Certification
2 259 (38.26%) CCNP
3 135 (19.94%) CCNA
4 67 (9.90%) Degree
4 67 (9.90%) Security Cleared
5 64 (9.45%) CCSE
6 47 (6.94%) CCSA
7 46 (6.79%) CCIE
8 39 (5.76%) CISSP
9 38 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 35 (5.17%) SC Cleared
11 30 (4.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 28 (4.14%) JNCIA
12 28 (4.14%) MCSE
13 26 (3.84%) CCIP
14 22 (3.25%) MCITP
15 12 (1.77%) CCDP
16 10 (1.48%) RHCE
17 9 (1.33%) CCSP
18 8 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (8.57%) SLA
2 39 (5.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.62%) QA
5 10 (1.48%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) BS7799
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 167 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 106 (15.66%) Active Directory
3 83 (12.26%) vSphere
4 48 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 41 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (5.61%) vCloud
7 32 (4.73%) NFS
7 32 (4.73%) VMware ESX
8 21 (3.10%) XenApp
9 16 (2.36%) XenServer
9 16 (2.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (1.92%) Xen
11 10 (1.48%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 9 (1.33%) Postfix
12 9 (1.33%) Sendmail
12 9 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (1.33%) Squid
13 8 (1.18%) Samba
14 6 (0.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 59 (8.71%) Cacti
2 45 (6.65%) Nagios
3 32 (4.73%) OpenView
4 24 (3.55%) CiscoWorks
5 23 (3.40%) Puppet
6 20 (2.95%) SCCM
7 17 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.36%) Zenoss
9 15 (2.22%) FortiGate
10 14 (2.07%) HP SIM
10 14 (2.07%) SCOM
11 13 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (1.48%) logstash
12 10 (1.48%) WSUS
12 10 (1.48%) MOM
13 8 (1.18%) Netcool
13 8 (1.18%) Ansible
13 8 (1.18%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (0.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 502 (74.15%) Cisco
2 222 (32.79%) VMware
3 189 (27.92%) CheckPoint
4 152 (22.45%) Juniper
5 132 (19.50%) Microsoft
6 124 (18.32%) F5
7 105 (15.51%) HP
8 61 (9.01%) Dell
9 50 (7.39%) Blue Coat
10 48 (7.09%) Citrix
11 47 (6.94%) Red Hat
12 42 (6.20%) SolarWinds
13 36 (5.32%) Sophos
14 33 (4.87%) LogRhythm
15 26 (3.84%) Riverbed
16 24 (3.55%) IBM
16 24 (3.55%) Oracle
17 20 (2.95%) Fortinet
18 19 (2.81%) NetApp
19 17 (2.51%) Avaya
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + 20% bonus and car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £64,000 to £68,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £8k on call
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago