The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK
Rank 603 549 618
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +69
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 258 429 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 2.45% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 197 368 306
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
13616 17522 19424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.15% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11135 14565 15686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 242 £51,500 +8.42% 31
London +36 105 £62,500 +21.35% 10
South East +7 73 £48,750 +2.63% 12
East of England +26 26 £35,000 -44.88% 3
Berkshire +15 19 £51,250 -6.81% 5
Hampshire +23 18 £40,000 +6.66% 5
West Midlands +29 15 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Kent +30 14 £43,000 +65.38%
Hertfordshire +14 12 £46,500 -28.46%
Oxfordshire +22 11 £77,500 +63.15%
Wales +13 11 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -15 11 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Essex +20 10 £33,000 -39.17%
Dartford - 10 - -
South Wales +16 9 £40,000 -
Leeds +2 9 £32,500 -23.52% 3
West Yorkshire -4 9 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Surrey +36 7 £45,000 -4.25%
Birmingham +13 7 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Croydon - 7 £53,000 -
Reading +37 6 £27,500 -50.00% 2
Newport +2 5 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -16 5 £42,500 +19.71% 2
Solihull - 5 £31,500 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £70,000 -
Harlow - 5 £33,000 -
Abingdon - 5 - -
Portsmouth - 5 £40,000 - 1
City of London +24 4 £73,750 +40.47% 3
West Sussex +13 4 £62,500 +25.00%

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IPsec.

1 439 (78.25%) Cisco
2 406 (72.37%) Firewall
3 388 (69.16%) VPN
4 280 (49.91%) MPLS
5 260 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
6 251 (44.74%) WAN
7 248 (44.21%) OSPF
8 245 (43.67%) BGP
9 239 (42.60%) LAN
10 227 (40.46%) Data Centre
11 201 (35.83%) SSL
12 198 (35.29%) CCNP
13 187 (33.33%) Juniper
14 183 (32.62%) Network Security
15 169 (30.12%) DNS
16 168 (29.95%) CheckPoint
17 166 (29.59%) Wireless
18 140 (24.96%) Windows
19 133 (23.71%) F5
20 130 (23.17%) Linux
21 126 (22.46%) Cisco ASA
22 125 (22.28%) DHCP
23 123 (21.93%) ITIL
24 117 (20.86%) TCP/IP
25 116 (20.68%) VoIP
26 115 (20.50%) VMware
26 115 (20.50%) Cisco Nexus
27 113 (20.14%) VLAN
28 108 (19.25%) Palo Alto
29 101 (18.00%) EIGRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.63%) Apache
3 23 (4.10%) IIS
3 23 (4.10%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.85%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.71%) nginx
9 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.36%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.18%) Site Server
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.96%) MS Office
4 4 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.81%) Office 365
4 13 (2.32%) IaaS
5 12 (2.14%) PaaS
5 12 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.60%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.25%) Slack
9 6 (1.07%) SaaS
10 5 (0.89%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.71%) G Suite
11 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 406 (72.37%) Firewall
2 388 (69.16%) VPN
3 280 (49.91%) MPLS
4 251 (44.74%) WAN
5 248 (44.21%) OSPF
6 245 (43.67%) BGP
7 239 (42.60%) LAN
8 201 (35.83%) SSL
9 183 (32.62%) Network Security
10 169 (30.12%) DNS
11 166 (29.59%) Wireless
12 126 (22.46%) Cisco ASA
13 125 (22.28%) DHCP
14 117 (20.86%) TCP/IP
15 116 (20.68%) VoIP
16 115 (20.50%) Cisco Nexus
17 113 (20.14%) VLAN
18 101 (18.00%) EIGRP
19 95 (16.93%) HSRP
20 92 (16.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.39%) MySQL
3 9 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.07%) Redis
7 5 (0.89%) Big Data
7 5 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.71%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.53%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.36%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.36%) DocumentDB
10 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.18%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.07%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.89%) Subversion
4 2 (0.36%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.36%) Grunt
4 2 (0.36%) JIRA
4 2 (0.36%) Trac
4 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 91 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 60 (10.70%) Finance
3 26 (4.63%) Banking
4 19 (3.39%) Retail
5 16 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.32%) Marketing
7 10 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.25%) Legal
8 7 (1.25%) Online Betting
9 6 (1.07%) Electronics
10 5 (0.89%) Games
10 5 (0.89%) Publishing
11 4 (0.71%) Billing
12 3 (0.53%) Law
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 270 (48.13%) Network Engineer
2 80 (14.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 74 (13.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 58 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 51 (9.09%) Analyst
6 49 (8.73%) Network Security Engineer
7 41 (7.31%) Senior Network Engineer
8 40 (7.13%) Architect
9 39 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (6.42%) Juniper Engineer
11 30 (5.35%) Network Analyst
12 29 (5.17%) Support Engineer
13 25 (4.46%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 22 (3.92%) Network Support
15 21 (3.74%) Administrator
15 21 (3.74%) Cisco Design Engineer
16 20 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
17 19 (3.39%) Network Architect
17 19 (3.39%) Senior Network Analyst
18 17 (3.03%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.80%) 802.1X
2 34 (6.06%) Web Services
3 8 (1.43%) .NET
4 7 (1.25%) LAMP
5 5 (0.89%) HTML
5 5 (0.89%) Unreal Engine
6 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.71%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (0.71%) Middleware
6 4 (0.71%) Node.js
6 4 (0.71%) PHP-FPM
7 3 (0.53%) CSS
7 3 (0.53%) Memcached
8 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.36%) REST
8 2 (0.36%) SAML
8 2 (0.36%) SOAP
8 2 (0.36%) XML
9 1 (0.18%) JSON
9 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (40.46%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 39 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.06%) PKI
5 33 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 21 (3.74%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.85%) Clustering
9 15 (2.67%) User Experience
10 12 (2.14%) HP StoreVirtual
11 8 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.07%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.07%) Replication
13 6 (1.07%) RSA SecurID
13 6 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.71%) Blog
14 4 (0.71%) CESG
14 4 (0.71%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 140 (24.96%) Windows
2 130 (23.17%) Linux
3 49 (8.73%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (5.88%) Unix
6 28 (4.99%) CentOS
7 23 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.60%) Debian
11 8 (1.43%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.07%) Solaris
14 4 (0.71%) AIX
15 3 (0.53%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.36%) Android
16 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.36%) CatOS
16 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (21.93%) ITIL
2 78 (13.90%) Network Design
3 74 (13.19%) Load Balancing
4 54 (9.63%) Network Management
5 46 (8.20%) Information Security
6 45 (8.02%) Presales
7 43 (7.66%) Change Management
8 38 (6.77%) High Availability
9 36 (6.42%) Change Control
10 35 (6.24%) Project Management
11 33 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
12 32 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
13 31 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
14 30 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
15 29 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
15 29 (5.17%) Mentoring
16 28 (4.99%) SIEM
17 26 (4.63%) ITIL V3
17 26 (4.63%) Problem Management
17 26 (4.63%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (6.06%) Python
2 27 (4.81%) Bash Shell
2 27 (4.81%) Perl
3 18 (3.21%) SQL
4 15 (2.67%) C
5 13 (2.32%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.25%) C++
6 7 (1.25%) PHP
6 7 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.25%) VBScript
7 6 (1.07%) VB
8 4 (0.71%) Ruby
9 3 (0.53%) Java
9 3 (0.53%) Tcl
10 2 (0.36%) Go
10 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 260 (46.35%) Cisco Certification
2 198 (35.29%) CCNP
3 93 (16.58%) CCNA
4 82 (14.62%) Degree
5 59 (10.52%) CCIE
6 43 (7.66%) Security Cleared
7 32 (5.70%) SC Cleared
8 28 (4.99%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (4.10%) CCDP
10 16 (2.85%) CCSE
10 16 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (2.67%) JNCIP
12 14 (2.50%) MCSE
13 13 (2.32%) GCIH
13 13 (2.32%) GIAC
13 13 (2.32%) MCSA
14 12 (2.14%) CISM
14 12 (2.14%) CISSP
15 9 (1.60%) CCDA
15 9 (1.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.66%) PCI DSS
2 37 (6.60%) SLA
3 26 (4.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.25%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.07%) FISMA
5 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.71%) QA
7 1 (0.18%) DICOM
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
System Software
1 96 (17.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (12.66%) Active Directory
3 48 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.28%) vSphere
5 19 (3.39%) vCloud
6 18 (3.21%) Firmware
7 12 (2.14%) pfSense
7 12 (2.14%) VMware ESX
8 11 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.60%) iptables
9 9 (1.60%) KVM
10 7 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (1.25%) NFS
10 7 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.89%) FreeRADIUS
11 5 (0.89%) XenApp
12 4 (0.71%) Docker
12 4 (0.71%) Postfix
12 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (6.77%) Nagios
2 33 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 18 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (3.03%) SCOM
5 16 (2.85%) Puppet
6 14 (2.50%) Cacti
7 13 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (1.96%) Ansible
8 11 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (1.78%) TrustSec
10 6 (1.07%) ServiceCenter
10 6 (1.07%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.89%) Nessus
11 5 (0.89%) SCCM
12 4 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.71%) OpenNebula
12 4 (0.71%) OpenNMS
12 4 (0.71%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 439 (78.25%) Cisco
2 187 (33.33%) Juniper
3 168 (29.95%) CheckPoint
4 133 (23.71%) F5
5 115 (20.50%) VMware
6 108 (19.25%) Palo Alto
7 91 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 57 (10.16%) HP
9 55 (9.80%) Brocade
10 54 (9.63%) SolarWinds
11 47 (8.38%) Citrix
12 35 (6.24%) Fortinet
13 32 (5.70%) Aruba
14 29 (5.17%) Blue Coat
15 28 (4.99%) Riverbed
16 26 (4.63%) Arista
17 23 (4.10%) Mitel
18 22 (3.92%) Dell
19 21 (3.74%) Avaya
20 19 (3.39%) Meraki
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
The North Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cloud Direct
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 10 days ago
London
iKas international
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
East London
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 23 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 16 days ago
Lewes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Deeside
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 17 days ago