Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 515 685 555
Rank change year-on-year +170 -130 +122
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 645 494 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 2.15% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 291 407 640
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £34,900
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 19,969 22,955 26,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.71% 14.97% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15,433 18,283 21,412
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,225
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in England

IPsec
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IPsec in England

IPsec
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for IPsec in England

IPsec
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
North of England +195 303 £47,500 +1.18% 19
Yorkshire +171 277 £45,000 - 7
London +69 144 £65,000 +8.33% 18
South East +61 106 £50,000 -13.04% 24
Midlands +5 45 £52,500 +5.00% 8
West Midlands 0 33 £52,500 +5.00% 6
South West +1 27 £32,500 -23.53% 9
North West +18 24 £48,750 -11.36% 9
East of England +62 23 £60,000 +14.29% 2
East Midlands +23 12 £51,250 +64.00% 2
North East - 2 £56,750 - 3
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 556 (86.20%) Cisco
2 555 (86.05%) Firewall
3 524 (81.24%) Cisco Certification
4 507 (78.60%) BGP
5 500 (77.52%) OSPF
6 489 (75.81%) VPN
7 482 (74.73%) CCNP
8 431 (66.82%) WAN
9 413 (64.03%) MPLS
10 377 (58.45%) Cisco ASA
11 373 (57.83%) DNS
12 362 (56.12%) CCNA
13 338 (52.40%) Network Security
14 322 (49.92%) Unix
14 322 (49.92%) Linux
15 315 (48.84%) Network Design
16 301 (46.67%) RIP
17 298 (46.20%) Cisco Nexus
18 297 (46.05%) Management Information System
19 293 (45.43%) Fortinet
20 291 (45.12%) Palo Alto
21 285 (44.19%) Python
22 280 (43.41%) Network Management
23 277 (42.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 276 (42.79%) FortiGate
25 272 (42.17%) NetScaler
26 265 (41.09%) Change Control
26 265 (41.09%) SMTP
27 258 (40.00%) Bash Shell
28 254 (39.38%) Service Delivery

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.71%) Confluence
3 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.78%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.31%) Apache
7 2 (0.31%) nginx
7 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.47%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 50 (7.75%) Azure
2 40 (6.20%) AWS
3 24 (3.72%) Office 365
4 18 (2.79%) SaaS
5 11 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.71%) IaaS
6 6 (0.93%) PaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.16%) Akamai
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 555 (86.05%) Firewall
2 507 (78.60%) BGP
3 500 (77.52%) OSPF
4 489 (75.81%) VPN
5 431 (66.82%) WAN
6 413 (64.03%) MPLS
7 377 (58.45%) Cisco ASA
8 373 (57.83%) DNS
9 338 (52.40%) Network Security
10 301 (46.67%) RIP
11 298 (46.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 272 (42.17%) NetScaler
13 265 (41.09%) SMTP
14 250 (38.76%) ADSL
15 248 (38.45%) Broadband
16 161 (24.96%) LAN
17 140 (21.71%) TCP/IP
18 132 (20.47%) Wireless
19 110 (17.05%) HSRP
20 101 (15.66%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.57%) MySQL
3 4 (0.62%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.47%) Big Data
4 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (2.02%) JIRA
3 5 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.47%) Robot Framework
5 3 (0.47%) TestRail
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.16%) Travis CI
General
1 111 (17.21%) Telecoms
2 55 (8.53%) Finance
3 21 (3.26%) Retail
4 19 (2.95%) Aerospace
5 15 (2.33%) Public Sector
6 13 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.86%) Marketing
8 11 (1.71%) French Language
8 11 (1.71%) German Language
8 11 (1.71%) Italian Language
9 9 (1.40%) Banking
10 5 (0.78%) Back Office
10 5 (0.78%) Local Government
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 446 (69.15%) Network Engineer
2 252 (39.07%) Security Engineer
3 216 (33.49%) Network Security Engineer
4 146 (22.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 141 (21.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 136 (21.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 38 (5.89%) Architect
8 32 (4.96%) Senior Network Engineer
8 32 (4.96%) Support Engineer
9 30 (4.65%) Switch Engineer
10 28 (4.34%) Firewall Engineer
11 27 (4.19%) Consultant
11 27 (4.19%) Network Architect
11 27 (4.19%) Network Consultant
12 23 (3.57%) IT Engineer
13 21 (3.26%) Network Support
14 19 (2.95%) Developer
14 19 (2.95%) Product Developer
15 18 (2.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
16 16 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.05%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.09%) LDAP
3 5 (0.78%) OAuth
3 5 (0.78%) OAuth2
3 5 (0.78%) OpenID
3 5 (0.78%) SAML
3 5 (0.78%) XACML
4 3 (0.47%) Web Services
5 2 (0.31%) Servlets
6 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
6 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 297 (46.05%) Management Information System
2 109 (16.90%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.50%) PKI
5 18 (2.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (1.55%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.47%) Eurex
9 3 (0.47%) Handset
9 3 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.31%) Replication
10 2 (0.31%) User Experience
10 2 (0.31%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.16%) BYOD
11 1 (0.16%) Clustering
11 1 (0.16%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.16%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.16%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 322 (49.92%) Linux
1 322 (49.92%) Unix
2 103 (15.97%) Windows
3 30 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.72%) CatOS
5 23 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 21 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (2.17%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.55%) CentOS
11 9 (1.40%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.24%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.62%) Debian
16 3 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (48.84%) Network Design
2 280 (43.41%) Network Management
3 265 (41.09%) Change Control
4 254 (39.38%) Service Delivery
5 246 (38.14%) Product Management
6 66 (10.23%) Load Balancing
7 65 (10.08%) ITIL
8 63 (9.77%) Information Security
8 63 (9.77%) SIEM
9 57 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
10 45 (6.98%) Configuration Management
11 41 (6.36%) Incident Management
12 39 (6.05%) Penetration Testing
12 39 (6.05%) Security Operations
13 38 (5.89%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (5.74%) Analytics
14 37 (5.74%) Network Monitoring
15 36 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (5.58%) Mentoring
16 33 (5.12%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 285 (44.19%) Python
2 258 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 246 (38.14%) Perl
4 22 (3.41%) C
5 19 (2.95%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.64%) SQL
7 3 (0.47%) Java
7 3 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) Ruby
8 1 (0.16%) Rust
Qualifications
1 524 (81.24%) Cisco Certification
2 482 (74.73%) CCNP
3 362 (56.12%) CCNA
4 63 (9.77%) Degree
5 46 (7.13%) CCIE
6 28 (4.34%) Security Cleared
7 26 (4.03%) CCDP
8 25 (3.88%) JNCIP
9 20 (3.10%) JNCIE
10 19 (2.95%) CISSP
10 19 (2.95%) SC Cleared
11 18 (2.79%) CCSA
11 18 (2.79%) CCSE
12 15 (2.33%) CCMSE
12 15 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (2.33%) JNCIS
13 14 (2.17%) CCDA
13 14 (2.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 12 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (1.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (42.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 249 (38.60%) ISO 9001
3 31 (4.81%) SLA
4 27 (4.19%) PCI DSS
5 14 (2.17%) GDPR
6 6 (0.93%) QA
7 4 (0.62%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.16%) NIST
8 1 (0.16%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.48%) vSphere
5 9 (1.40%) XenApp
6 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.78%) BitLocker
7 5 (0.78%) RACF
8 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.31%) Docker
9 2 (0.31%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 276 (42.79%) FortiGate
2 253 (39.22%) Nagios
3 18 (2.79%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (2.64%) RANCID
5 16 (2.48%) Ansible
6 13 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (1.55%) Puppet
8 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.93%) WSUS
9 5 (0.78%) SCCM
10 4 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.62%) Terraform
10 4 (0.62%) TrustSec
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.47%) HP ALM
12 2 (0.31%) Nessus
12 2 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 556 (86.20%) Cisco
2 293 (45.43%) Fortinet
3 291 (45.12%) Palo Alto
4 120 (18.60%) Juniper
5 104 (16.12%) CheckPoint
6 60 (9.30%) SolarWinds
7 59 (9.15%) Meraki
8 56 (8.68%) Microsoft
9 55 (8.53%) Citrix
9 55 (8.53%) VMware
10 45 (6.98%) F5
11 35 (5.43%) NetApp
12 34 (5.27%) Huawei
13 28 (4.34%) Forcepoint
14 22 (3.41%) Dell
15 19 (2.95%) CyberArk
16 18 (2.79%) Blue Coat
17 16 (2.48%) Draytek
17 16 (2.48%) Riverbed
18 14 (2.17%) EMC