The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IronPort products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IronPort over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IronPort Systems.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPort
Rank 819 817 835
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing IronPort 83 59 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.055% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 41 63
Average salary £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IronPort
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IronPort within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IronPort Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IronPort
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IronPort within the UK.

IronPort Salary Trend in the UK

IronPort
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IronPort over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

IronPort Salary Histogram in the UK

IronPort
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IronPort within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +5 82 £52,500 -4.54% 3
London -5 46 £52,500 -23.63% 1
City of London +21 23 £60,500 +18.04%
South East -4 17 £58,000 +5.45% 1
Hampshire +1 15 £58,000 +5.45% 1
Havant - 12 £58,000 -
Yorkshire -31 7 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
Leeds - 7 £45,000 -
North West -24 6 £45,000 +4.65%
Manchester +4 4 £45,000 -
Southampton -1 2 £55,000 -4.34%
Cheshire -20 2 - -
South West -31 2 £47,500 +15.85% 1
Berkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Reading - 2 £27,500 -
Bristol - 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands -13 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 -
Runcorn - 1 - -

IronPort
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IronPort 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 IronPort.

1 94 (57.32%) Windows
2 91 (55.49%) Microsoft
3 79 (48.17%) Active Directory
4 77 (46.95%) Cisco
4 77 (46.95%) MS Exchange
5 66 (40.24%) Firewall
6 61 (37.20%) DNS
7 51 (31.10%) Blackberry
8 49 (29.88%) Symantec
9 45 (27.44%) Juniper
9 45 (27.44%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (26.22%) TCP/IP
10 43 (26.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 42 (25.61%) SAN
11 42 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (25.00%) HP
13 40 (24.39%) EMC
14 39 (23.78%) CheckPoint
15 36 (21.95%) VPN
15 36 (21.95%) Network Security
16 34 (20.73%) VMware
17 33 (20.12%) Blue Coat
17 33 (20.12%) NetApp
17 33 (20.12%) Lync
18 31 (18.90%) Finance
18 31 (18.90%) Intrusion Detection
19 30 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 30 (18.29%) Office 365
20 29 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2010

IronPort
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing IronPort 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 IronPort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (46.95%) MS Exchange
2 43 (26.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 33 (20.12%) Lync
4 29 (17.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (13.41%) Lotus Domino
7 19 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.66%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.61%) IIS
10 1 (0.61%) Apache
10 1 (0.61%) CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.61%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) MS Office
2 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.29%) Office 365
2 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (40.24%) Firewall
2 61 (37.20%) DNS
3 43 (26.22%) TCP/IP
4 42 (25.61%) SAN
4 42 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (21.95%) Network Security
5 36 (21.95%) VPN
6 31 (18.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 23 (14.02%) NAS
8 22 (13.41%) DHCP
8 22 (13.41%) Wireless
9 19 (11.59%) WAN
10 17 (10.37%) VLAN
11 16 (9.76%) LAN
12 12 (7.32%) Unified Communications
13 11 (6.71%) VoIP
14 10 (6.10%) SSL
14 10 (6.10%) MPLS
15 9 (5.49%) NetScaler
15 9 (5.49%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 31 (18.90%) Finance
2 28 (17.07%) Law
3 8 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.27%) Retail
4 7 (4.27%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 26 (15.85%) Network Engineer
3 21 (12.80%) Senior Security Engineer
4 19 (11.59%) IT Security Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.15%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (9.15%) Messaging Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Security Specialist
8 10 (6.10%) Consultant
9 9 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Messaging Specialist
11 6 (3.66%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (3.66%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.66%) Systems Support
11 6 (3.66%) Architect
11 6 (3.66%) Systems Support Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) WSH
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (31.10%) Blackberry
2 45 (27.44%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.20%) CLARiiON
4 17 (10.37%) Clustering
5 12 (7.32%) PKI
6 11 (6.71%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.27%) Replication
7 7 (4.27%) SecurID
8 5 (3.05%) CMDB
9 4 (2.44%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.44%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.83%) iPhone
10 3 (1.83%) Statistics
10 3 (1.83%) AVVID
11 1 (0.61%) DataPower
11 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (57.32%) Windows
2 30 (18.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (14.63%) UNIX
3 24 (14.63%) Android
4 23 (14.02%) Windows Mobile
4 23 (14.02%) Apple iOS
5 22 (13.41%) Linux
6 20 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.10%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.49%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.88%) Solaris
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.41%) Migration
2 20 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
2 20 (12.20%) Mentoring
3 19 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (10.98%) Load Balancing
5 16 (9.76%) SIEM
6 15 (9.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (6.71%) Cyber Security
7 11 (6.71%) Network Design
7 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.71%) MOF
8 8 (4.88%) Change Management
8 8 (4.88%) Information Security
8 8 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.88%) Change Control
9 7 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.66%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.66%) Database Security
11 5 (3.05%) Content Management
11 5 (3.05%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.27%) LotusScript
3 5 (3.05%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.98%) CCNP
3 15 (9.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
4 14 (8.54%) CISSP
4 14 (8.54%) CEH
5 12 (7.32%) Degree
6 11 (6.71%) CCNA
7 9 (5.49%) PhD
7 9 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.88%) SSCP
9 7 (4.27%) JNCIS
9 7 (4.27%) CCSE
9 7 (4.27%) CCA
9 7 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (3.66%) CISM
11 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.22%) MCSE
12 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.05%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (48.17%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.80%) Snort
4 19 (11.59%) XenApp
5 14 (8.54%) ISA Server
6 13 (7.93%) XenServer
7 7 (4.27%) VMware Server
7 7 (4.27%) Sendmail
8 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.44%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.22%) UAG
10 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.61%) vSphere
11 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 22 (13.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 17 (10.37%) SCOM
3 14 (8.54%) McAfee ePO
4 13 (7.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (7.93%) Backup Exec
4 13 (7.93%) Nessus
5 12 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (4.27%) CiscoWorks
7 6 (3.66%) MAILsweeper
7 6 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.83%) SCCM
9 2 (1.22%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.61%) MOM
10 1 (0.61%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (55.49%) Microsoft
2 77 (46.95%) Cisco
3 49 (29.88%) Symantec
4 45 (27.44%) Juniper
5 41 (25.00%) HP
6 40 (24.39%) EMC
7 39 (23.78%) CheckPoint
8 34 (20.73%) VMware
9 33 (20.12%) Blue Coat
9 33 (20.12%) NetApp
10 29 (17.68%) McAfee
11 26 (15.85%) Citrix
12 24 (14.63%) MobileIron
13 22 (13.41%) Websense
14 21 (12.80%) RightFax
15 18 (10.98%) SolarWinds
16 16 (9.76%) Lotus
17 14 (8.54%) LogRhythm
18 13 (7.93%) Becrypt
18 13 (7.93%) Splunk