Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 254 251
Rank change year-on-year +43 -3 -28
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 58 24 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.86% 0.31% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 1.28% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 81
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £60,250
South East median annual salary £55,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +18.28% -2.11% +5.56%

IPsec is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,365 1,868 2,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.22% 24.51% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1,334 2,154
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Berkshire

IPsec
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for IPsec in Berkshire

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IPsec in Berkshire

IPsec
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +34 34 £58,000 +5.45% 5
Newbury -16 9 £51,250 +5.13% 1
Bracknell - 9 £39,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
IPsec
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 43 (74.14%) Cisco
2 36 (62.07%) VPN
2 36 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (60.34%) OSPF
3 35 (60.34%) Firewall
4 34 (58.62%) SSL
5 32 (55.17%) MPLS
5 32 (55.17%) TCP/IP
6 31 (53.45%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (44.83%) CCNP
8 25 (43.10%) WAN
8 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
9 23 (39.66%) SNMP
9 23 (39.66%) BGP
10 21 (36.21%) VMware
11 20 (34.48%) Wireless
11 20 (34.48%) ITIL
12 19 (32.76%) Juniper
13 18 (31.03%) Linux
13 18 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (29.31%) Network Security
15 16 (27.59%) Ethernet
15 16 (27.59%) Internet
16 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
16 15 (25.86%) Migration
16 15 (25.86%) F5
17 14 (24.14%) Load Balancing
17 14 (24.14%) HTTP
18 13 (22.41%) DNS
18 13 (22.41%) LAN

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (22.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (22.41%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Visio
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (62.07%) VPN
2 35 (60.34%) Firewall
2 35 (60.34%) OSPF
3 34 (58.62%) SSL
4 32 (55.17%) MPLS
4 32 (55.17%) TCP/IP
5 31 (53.45%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (43.10%) WAN
7 23 (39.66%) BGP
7 23 (39.66%) SNMP
8 20 (34.48%) Wireless
9 18 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (29.31%) Network Security
11 16 (27.59%) Ethernet
11 16 (27.59%) Internet
12 14 (24.14%) HTTP
13 13 (22.41%) DNS
13 13 (22.41%) LAN
14 10 (17.24%) L2TP
14 10 (17.24%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (10.34%) Billing
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Digital Economy
3 4 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Operations Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Support
5 7 (12.07%) Linux Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) NOC Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Platform Support Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Customer Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Customer Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Network Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Network Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Network Design Architect
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Data Centre
2 13 (22.41%) Private Cloud
3 6 (10.34%) Blog
3 6 (10.34%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) ITIL
2 15 (25.86%) Migration
3 14 (24.14%) Load Balancing
4 13 (22.41%) API Integration
4 13 (22.41%) DevOps
4 13 (22.41%) Identity Management
5 12 (20.69%) Network Design
6 11 (18.97%) Presales
7 10 (17.24%) Network Management
7 10 (17.24%) Security Architecture
7 10 (17.24%) SIEM
8 9 (15.52%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.79%) ITSM
9 8 (13.79%) Project Management
9 8 (13.79%) Security Management
10 7 (12.07%) Change Management
11 6 (10.34%) Application Performance Management
11 6 (10.34%) Converged Infrastructure
11 6 (10.34%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Perl
1 4 (6.90%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (44.83%) CCNP
3 13 (22.41%) CCIE
3 13 (22.41%) CCNA
3 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) CCDA
5 4 (6.90%) CCDP
5 4 (6.90%) CISM
5 4 (6.90%) CISSP
5 4 (6.90%) JNCIA
5 4 (6.90%) JNCIE
5 4 (6.90%) JNCIP
6 3 (5.17%) CCIE Security
6 3 (5.17%) CCSP
7 2 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (3.45%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.72%) HND
8 1 (1.72%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.34%) QA
3 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) FreeRADIUS
2 7 (12.07%) Docker
2 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (6.90%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.90%) Nessus
3 4 (6.90%) Nmap
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) Cacti
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) Cisco
2 21 (36.21%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) Juniper
4 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
4 15 (25.86%) F5
5 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 11 (18.97%) Fortinet
7 10 (17.24%) HP
7 10 (17.24%) SolarWinds
8 9 (15.52%) Aruba
9 8 (13.79%) Brocade
9 8 (13.79%) Palo Alto
10 6 (10.34%) Meraki
10 6 (10.34%) Sourcefire
11 4 (6.90%) Avaya
11 4 (6.90%) NetWitness
11 4 (6.90%) Qualys
11 4 (6.90%) Splunk
12 3 (5.17%) Infoblox
13 2 (3.45%) NetQoS