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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 76 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 1.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 3.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £27,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.17% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
IPsec
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 219 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.81% 35.96% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 79 146 47
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

IPsec
Salary Trend in Watford

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Watford

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) RIP
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (50.00%) ACSP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) GLBP
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) Cacti
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) VRRP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) GLBP
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ACSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) F5