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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 104 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 5 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.55% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
293 216 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.05% 19.74% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 235 195 191
Average salary £38,400 £38,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £45,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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 -13 5 £37,500 -9.63%
IPsec
UK

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) BGP
5 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) SLA
6 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) F5
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (33.33%) OSPF
7 3 (33.33%) CCNA
7 3 (33.33%) IPv4
7 3 (33.33%) IPv6
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) Apache
7 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (33.33%) PPTP
7 3 (33.33%) VLAN
8 2 (22.22%) Firmware
8 2 (22.22%) Brocade

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) WAN
5 5 (55.56%) BGP
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (44.44%) EIGRP
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
7 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (33.33%) OSPF
7 3 (33.33%) IPv4
7 3 (33.33%) IPv6
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) PPTP
7 3 (33.33%) VLAN
8 2 (22.22%) VRRP
8 2 (22.22%) IGRP
8 2 (22.22%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Brocade
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper