The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - 105 96
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.077% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.44% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £37,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.97%
IPsec
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 227 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.04% 17.53% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 288 188 240
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

IPsec
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Wales region.

IPsec Salary Trend in Wales

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) PPTP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) ISDN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) PPTP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) ADSL
3 2 (50.00%) ISDN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) AWK
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Nokia
2 2 (50.00%) Brocade
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper