Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 748 632 635
Rank change year-on-year -116 +3 +65
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 257 116 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 1.40% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 240 79 333
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £54,486
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +10.12% +3.78%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,625 £65,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £81,500 £82,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,486
% change year-on-year -8.33% +10.12% +3.78%

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 15,057 8,298 17,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.36% 14.24% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,812 6,640 14,113
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,600
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in England

IPsec
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IPsec in England.

Salary trend for IPsec in England

IPsec
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IPsec in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -144 128 £60,000 - 21
South East -84 62 £62,500 +25.00% 4
North of England -100 35 £45,000 -10.89% 6
Midlands -71 31 £45,000 -33.33% 3
West Midlands -53 23 £45,000 -35.48% 1
Yorkshire -59 21 £55,000 -12.00% 3
North East - 15 £35,000 - 1
South West -41 11 £45,000 -41.94% 2
North West -107 11 £45,000 +9.76% 2
East Midlands -47 8 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East of England -97 7 £77,500 +11.11% 1
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 191 (74.32%) VPN
2 185 (71.98%) Firewall
3 138 (53.70%) Cisco
4 133 (51.75%) BGP
5 131 (50.97%) WAN
6 127 (49.42%) OSPF
7 111 (43.19%) LAN
8 98 (38.13%) Azure
9 86 (33.46%) SSL
10 85 (33.07%) MPLS
11 82 (31.91%) Linux
11 82 (31.91%) Network Security
12 79 (30.74%) Palo Alto
12 79 (30.74%) Cisco Certification
13 78 (30.35%) Windows
14 76 (29.57%) DNS
15 74 (28.79%) Social Skills
16 70 (27.24%) Microsoft
16 70 (27.24%) Data Centre
17 63 (24.51%) DHCP
18 61 (23.74%) CCNP
18 61 (23.74%) Juniper
18 61 (23.74%) Wi-Fi
19 59 (22.96%) SolarWinds
20 58 (22.57%) CCNA
21 56 (21.79%) TCP/IP
22 54 (21.01%) ITIL
23 51 (19.84%) Active Directory
23 51 (19.84%) Microsoft 365
24 49 (19.07%) Wireless

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 15 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.28%) IIS
4 10 (3.89%) Confluence
5 8 (3.11%) WordPress
6 6 (2.33%) CMS
6 6 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.33%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.56%) Apache
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 98 (38.13%) Azure
2 51 (19.84%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (13.62%) AWS
4 25 (9.73%) IaaS
5 16 (6.23%) PaaS
6 14 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (5.06%) AWS Direct Connect
7 13 (5.06%) OneDrive
8 10 (3.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (3.50%) SaaS
10 8 (3.11%) Google Workspace
11 6 (2.33%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.95%) Power Platform
13 4 (1.56%) GCP
13 4 (1.56%) Slack
14 3 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.78%) Azure App Service
15 2 (0.78%) Azure Storage
15 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 191 (74.32%) VPN
2 185 (71.98%) Firewall
3 133 (51.75%) BGP
4 131 (50.97%) WAN
5 127 (49.42%) OSPF
6 111 (43.19%) LAN
7 86 (33.46%) SSL
8 85 (33.07%) MPLS
9 82 (31.91%) Network Security
10 76 (29.57%) DNS
11 63 (24.51%) DHCP
12 61 (23.74%) Wi-Fi
13 56 (21.79%) TCP/IP
14 49 (19.07%) Wireless
15 45 (17.51%) VoIP
16 41 (15.95%) VLAN
17 39 (15.18%) SD-WAN
18 34 (13.23%) Internet
19 33 (12.84%) Cisco Nexus
20 31 (12.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.45%) Big Data
2 9 (3.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.72%) MariaDB
3 7 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.95%) DB2
4 5 (1.95%) Power BI
5 2 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.61%) JIRA
2 11 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.56%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (28.79%) Social Skills
2 36 (14.01%) Finance
3 31 (12.06%) Telecoms
4 26 (10.12%) Documentation Skills
5 18 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.23%) French Language
6 16 (6.23%) German Language
6 16 (6.23%) Italian Language
6 16 (6.23%) Portuguese Language
6 16 (6.23%) Spanish Language
7 11 (4.28%) Organisational Skills
7 11 (4.28%) Retail
8 10 (3.89%) Banking
9 9 (3.50%) Public Sector
10 7 (2.72%) Manufacturing
11 6 (2.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (2.33%) Publishing
12 5 (1.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (42.80%) Network Engineer
2 38 (14.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 33 (12.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (12.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (10.51%) Juniper Engineer
5 25 (9.73%) Analyst
6 23 (8.95%) Architect
6 23 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (7.00%) Security Engineer
8 17 (6.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (5.84%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (5.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (5.45%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (4.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 12 (4.67%) Senior Security Engineer
12 11 (4.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (4.28%) Network Support
13 10 (3.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.45%) JSON
2 12 (4.67%) LDAP
3 8 (3.11%) XMPP
4 5 (1.95%) SAML
5 4 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (1.56%) GStreamer
5 4 (1.56%) OpenCV
5 4 (1.56%) STL
5 4 (1.56%) Yocto
6 2 (0.78%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.39%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (27.24%) Data Centre
2 41 (15.95%) Management Information System
3 24 (9.34%) PKI
4 16 (6.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.11%) User Experience
7 6 (2.33%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.33%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.95%) Eurex
8 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.95%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.56%) CUDA
9 4 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.56%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) CCTV
11 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) Replication
11 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (31.91%) Linux
2 78 (30.35%) Windows
3 29 (11.28%) Windows Server
4 25 (9.73%) Unix
5 14 (5.45%) CentOS
6 13 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 11 (4.28%) Windows 10
8 10 (3.89%) Android
9 9 (3.50%) Mac OS
9 9 (3.50%) Solaris
10 8 (3.11%) SUSE
11 7 (2.72%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.95%) AIX
13 5 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.95%) zOS
14 4 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (1.17%) Fedora
16 2 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.01%) ITIL
2 43 (16.73%) Kalman Filter
3 42 (16.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 42 (16.34%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (13.23%) Load Balancing
5 32 (12.45%) Migration
6 31 (12.06%) Web Filtering
7 29 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (10.89%) Change Management
9 27 (10.51%) Network Design
10 24 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (9.34%) Project Management
11 23 (8.95%) Computer Science
12 20 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (7.78%) Infrastructure as Code
12 20 (7.78%) Service Delivery
13 19 (7.39%) Network Management
14 18 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
15 17 (6.61%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.73%) PowerShell
2 17 (6.61%) Python
3 10 (3.89%) SQL
4 6 (2.33%) C
5 4 (1.56%) C++
5 4 (1.56%) Embedded C
5 4 (1.56%) Embedded C++
6 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.39%) Go
7 1 (0.39%) Java
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (30.74%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (23.74%) CCNP
3 58 (22.57%) CCNA
4 44 (17.12%) Degree
5 14 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.28%) CCIE
6 11 (4.28%) JNCIA
7 8 (3.11%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.72%) CWNA
9 6 (2.33%) CISM
9 6 (2.33%) CISSP
10 5 (1.95%) JNCIP
10 5 (1.95%) SANS
11 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.39%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.56%) SLA
2 9 (3.50%) GDPR
3 6 (2.33%) HIPAA
3 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.95%) NIST
5 3 (1.17%) QA
6 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.39%) COBIT
7 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.39%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.39%) NCSC
7 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (19.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.61%) Docker
4 12 (4.67%) Firmware
5 10 (3.89%) iptables
6 8 (3.11%) vSphere
7 5 (1.95%) OpenAM
7 5 (1.95%) OpenIDM
7 5 (1.95%) RACF
7 5 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.56%) NFS
8 4 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.17%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.39%) Snort
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (10.51%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (7.78%) Ansible
3 18 (7.00%) Terraform
4 17 (6.61%) Kubernetes
5 15 (5.84%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (5.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 13 (5.06%) Icinga
6 13 (5.06%) ZABBIX
7 8 (3.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (2.72%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (2.72%) Nagios
8 7 (2.72%) Puppet
9 6 (2.33%) Grafana
9 6 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.95%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.95%) FortiGate
10 5 (1.95%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (1.95%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (1.56%) cPanel
11 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 138 (53.70%) Cisco
2 79 (30.74%) Palo Alto
3 70 (27.24%) Microsoft
4 61 (23.74%) Juniper
5 59 (22.96%) SolarWinds
6 42 (16.34%) VMware
7 39 (15.18%) Fortinet
8 32 (12.45%) F5
9 28 (10.89%) Meraki
10 24 (9.34%) Forcepoint
11 21 (8.17%) HP
12 20 (7.78%) Citrix
12 20 (7.78%) Red Hat
13 19 (7.39%) ServiceNow
14 17 (6.61%) Zscaler
15 15 (5.84%) Barracuda Networks
16 14 (5.45%) Apple
16 14 (5.45%) New Relic
17 13 (5.06%) Arista
17 13 (5.06%) Aruba