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 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 90 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 7 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% 0.86% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 3.69% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 6
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
320 298 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.50% 23.35% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 284 264 218
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Wales region 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
South Wales -1 7 £37,500 -11.76%
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (90.91%) EIGRP
3 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
3 9 (81.82%) F5
4 8 (72.73%) FWSM
4 8 (72.73%) Capacity Management
4 8 (72.73%) SLA
4 8 (72.73%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (72.73%) HSRP
4 8 (72.73%) VRRP
5 7 (63.64%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) UNIX
6 5 (45.45%) SAP
6 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
6 5 (45.45%) SAP Certification
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) OSPF

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
1 11 (100.00%) VPN
1 11 (100.00%) BGP
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (90.91%) EIGRP
3 8 (72.73%) FWSM
3 8 (72.73%) VRRP
3 8 (72.73%) HSRP
4 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) ADSL
6 2 (18.18%) ISDN
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Network Support
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) Capacity Management
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) AWK
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) SAP Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (45.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Nokia
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat