Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 319 358
Rank change year-on-year +31 +39 +50
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 33 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.32% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 1.63% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 43
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -21.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £36,800 £41,250 £51,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,500 £76,200
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -17.86% +40.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1501 1783 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.68% 15.31% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1562 2085
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +2.04%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the City of London

IPsec
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for IPsec in the City of London

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 27 (81.82%) Firewall
3 23 (69.70%) VPN
4 18 (54.55%) Palo Alto
5 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (51.52%) BGP
6 16 (48.48%) OSPF
6 16 (48.48%) Wireless
7 15 (45.45%) WAN
7 15 (45.45%) LAN
8 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
8 14 (42.42%) CCNP
9 13 (39.39%) Juniper
9 13 (39.39%) Finance
10 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (36.36%) Network Security
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (36.36%) HSRP
11 11 (33.33%) Security Operations
11 11 (33.33%) Windows
12 10 (30.30%) Linux
12 10 (30.30%) CCIE
12 10 (30.30%) MPLS
12 10 (30.30%) SIEM
13 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
13 9 (27.27%) CISSP
13 9 (27.27%) Citrix
13 9 (27.27%) SSL

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) SaaS
3 4 (12.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) VPN
3 17 (51.52%) BGP
4 16 (48.48%) OSPF
4 16 (48.48%) Wireless
5 15 (45.45%) LAN
5 15 (45.45%) WAN
6 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (36.36%) Cisco Wireless
7 12 (36.36%) HSRP
7 12 (36.36%) Network Security
8 10 (30.30%) MPLS
9 9 (27.27%) SSL
10 8 (24.24%) EIGRP
10 8 (24.24%) HTTP
10 8 (24.24%) HTTPS
10 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (21.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IP Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XMPP
2 6 (18.18%) 802.1X
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (15.15%) PKI
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) DataPower
3 4 (12.12%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 3 (9.09%) STB
5 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.03%) Replication
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) CentOS
3 5 (15.15%) Debian
3 5 (15.15%) Kali Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.12%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 10 (30.30%) SIEM
3 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Cryptography
4 5 (15.15%) High Availability
4 5 (15.15%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (15.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 5 (15.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Network Management
5 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (9.09%) BCP
6 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (9.09%) Network Design
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
1 8 (24.24%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) Bash Shell
2 5 (15.15%) C-shell
2 5 (15.15%) Korn
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (42.42%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCIE
4 9 (27.27%) CISSP
5 5 (15.15%) CEH
5 5 (15.15%) CREST Certified
5 5 (15.15%) GIAC
5 5 (15.15%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (15.15%) LPIC
5 5 (15.15%) RHCA
5 5 (15.15%) RHCE
5 5 (15.15%) RHCSA
5 5 (15.15%) SANS
5 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (12.12%) CCA
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) pfSense
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (15.15%) FortiGate
2 5 (15.15%) Nagios
3 4 (12.12%) Cacti
4 1 (3.03%) Grafana
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Palo Alto
3 13 (39.39%) Juniper
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 9 (27.27%) VMware
6 8 (24.24%) Avaya
6 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
6 8 (24.24%) SolarWinds
7 7 (21.21%) F5
8 6 (18.18%) Aruba
8 6 (18.18%) Fortinet
9 5 (15.15%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
9 5 (15.15%) Riverbed
9 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
9 5 (15.15%) WatchGuard
10 4 (12.12%) IBM
10 4 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (9.09%) Cognos