The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 106 132
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.49% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 3.39% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 268 295 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.45% 18.68% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 218 239 319
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Bristol

IPsec
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for IPsec in Bristol

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 15 (93.75%) SSL
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) VLAN
4 10 (62.50%) HTTP
4 10 (62.50%) VPN
4 10 (62.50%) SMTP
5 9 (56.25%) Network Security
6 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
7 7 (43.75%) CCNA
7 7 (43.75%) Firewall
8 6 (37.50%) Wireless
8 6 (37.50%) Project Management
8 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
8 6 (37.50%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) LAN
8 6 (37.50%) WatchGuard
8 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
9 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
9 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
9 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
9 5 (31.25%) MPLS
9 5 (31.25%) OSPF
9 5 (31.25%) CCNP
9 5 (31.25%) Juniper
9 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
10 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
10 4 (25.00%) PKI
10 4 (25.00%) Riverbed

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SSL
2 11 (68.75%) VLAN
3 10 (62.50%) HTTP
3 10 (62.50%) SMTP
3 10 (62.50%) VPN
4 9 (56.25%) Network Security
5 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
6 7 (43.75%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Wireless
8 5 (31.25%) EIGRP
8 5 (31.25%) MPLS
8 5 (31.25%) OSPF
8 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
9 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Network Support
2 5 (31.25%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Communications Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) BYOD
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Coaching
2 4 (25.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Packet Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
4 4 (25.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (37.50%) WatchGuard
3 5 (31.25%) Juniper
4 4 (25.00%) Aruba
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Arista
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (6.25%) Polycom