Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 694 632
Rank change year-on-year +151 -62 +65
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 807 571 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.04% 1.88% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 634 461 705
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 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 26531 30402 34594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.03% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21596 25068 28794
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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
London +154 368 £60,000 +9.09% 11
South East +32 216 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North of England +69 106 £45,000 - 7
North West +23 76 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Midlands +51 51 £37,500 -16.67% 1
West Midlands +39 44 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East of England +10 44 £67,500 +50.00% 3
South West +49 36 £40,000 -7.51% 2
Yorkshire +37 28 £42,500 +30.77% 3
East Midlands +27 7 £67,500 +58.82%
North East +4 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 618 (76.58%) Cisco
2 550 (68.15%) VPN
3 534 (66.17%) Firewall
4 442 (54.77%) BGP
5 424 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
6 418 (51.80%) OSPF
7 373 (46.22%) MPLS
8 370 (45.85%) WAN
9 332 (41.14%) SSL
10 325 (40.27%) CCNP
11 274 (33.95%) Cisco ASA
11 274 (33.95%) Data Centre
12 264 (32.71%) LAN
13 247 (30.61%) Wireless
14 234 (29.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 229 (28.38%) Network Security
16 227 (28.13%) DNS
17 225 (27.88%) Linux
18 224 (27.76%) TCP/IP
19 221 (27.39%) Palo Alto
20 214 (26.52%) EIGRP
21 207 (25.65%) Juniper
22 204 (25.28%) VMware
23 188 (23.30%) CCIE
24 172 (21.31%) VoIP
24 172 (21.31%) Cisco IOS
25 166 (20.57%) Windows
26 164 (20.32%) CheckPoint
27 162 (20.07%) Load Balancing
28 160 (19.83%) Microsoft

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 65 (8.05%) CMS
2 53 (6.57%) MS Exchange
3 45 (5.58%) Skype for Business
4 30 (3.72%) OpenStack
5 25 (3.10%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.99%) Zimbra
9 5 (0.62%) nginx
10 4 (0.50%) Apache
10 4 (0.50%) IIS
10 4 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.37%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.25%) JBoss
12 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.25%) Magento
2 2 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 126 (15.61%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (13.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (5.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 32 (3.97%) SaaS
5 31 (3.84%) Office 365
6 24 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (1.61%) Akamai
9 8 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.74%) Route 53
12 4 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.37%) IaaS
13 3 (0.37%) PaaS
14 2 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.25%) Serverless
15 1 (0.12%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 550 (68.15%) VPN
2 534 (66.17%) Firewall
3 442 (54.77%) BGP
4 418 (51.80%) OSPF
5 373 (46.22%) MPLS
6 370 (45.85%) WAN
7 332 (41.14%) SSL
8 274 (33.95%) Cisco ASA
9 264 (32.71%) LAN
10 247 (30.61%) Wireless
11 234 (29.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 229 (28.38%) Network Security
13 227 (28.13%) DNS
14 224 (27.76%) TCP/IP
15 214 (26.52%) EIGRP
16 172 (21.31%) Cisco IOS
16 172 (21.31%) VoIP
17 158 (19.58%) DHCP
18 155 (19.21%) VLAN
19 112 (13.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (2.11%) MySQL
3 11 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.25%) DB2
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (1.61%) Hudson
3 12 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.62%) JIRA
4 5 (0.62%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.12%) MSI
6 1 (0.12%) WinAutomation
General
1 159 (19.70%) Finance
2 84 (10.41%) Banking
3 69 (8.55%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.10%) Retail
5 18 (2.23%) Legal
6 14 (1.73%) Billing
6 14 (1.73%) French Language
6 14 (1.73%) German Language
6 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.49%) Games
8 9 (1.12%) Publishing
9 8 (0.99%) Digital Economy
9 8 (0.99%) Italian Language
9 8 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.99%) Military
10 4 (0.50%) Marketing
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 369 (45.72%) Network Engineer
2 155 (19.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 131 (16.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 112 (13.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 86 (10.66%) Security Engineer
6 67 (8.30%) Support Engineer
7 59 (7.31%) Architect
8 54 (6.69%) Network Security Engineer
9 40 (4.96%) Team Leader
10 38 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (4.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 38 (4.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 35 (4.34%) Analyst
11 35 (4.34%) Juniper Engineer
12 32 (3.97%) Network Team Leader
13 31 (3.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 30 (3.72%) Firewall Engineer
14 30 (3.72%) Operations Engineer
15 27 (3.35%) Linux Support
15 27 (3.35%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (9.42%) 802.1X
1 76 (9.42%) XMPP
2 43 (5.33%) Web Services
3 26 (3.22%) HTML
4 20 (2.48%) XML
5 15 (1.86%) JSON
6 13 (1.61%) Middleware
7 10 (1.24%) SAML
8 9 (1.12%) REST
9 7 (0.87%) OAuth
9 7 (0.87%) OpenID
9 7 (0.87%) SOAP
10 4 (0.50%) .NET
11 2 (0.25%) JTAPI
11 2 (0.25%) Node.js
11 2 (0.25%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.25%) RFC 2833
11 2 (0.25%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 274 (33.95%) Data Centre
2 88 (10.90%) Clustering
3 55 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (6.32%) Public Cloud
5 45 (5.58%) PKI
6 38 (4.71%) Private Cloud
7 37 (4.58%) Computer Science
8 32 (3.97%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (2.23%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.98%) FlexPod
13 11 (1.36%) DataPower
13 11 (1.36%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
13 11 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 10 (1.24%) Fintech
14 10 (1.24%) Life Science
15 7 (0.87%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 225 (27.88%) Linux
2 166 (20.57%) Windows
3 56 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 43 (5.33%) Unix
5 39 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (3.72%) CentOS
8 25 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.86%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.61%) Ubuntu
11 13 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 11 (1.36%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.12%) Debian
14 8 (0.99%) Android
14 8 (0.99%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.99%) Kali Linux
14 8 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (20.07%) Load Balancing
2 139 (17.22%) ITIL
3 106 (13.14%) Network Design
4 100 (12.39%) Mentoring
5 68 (8.43%) Change Management
6 64 (7.93%) DevOps
7 63 (7.81%) Line Management
8 62 (7.68%) Presales
9 60 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 60 (7.43%) Migration
10 59 (7.31%) Network Management
10 59 (7.31%) SIEM
11 56 (6.94%) High Availability
12 55 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
12 55 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
13 46 (5.70%) Problem Management
14 44 (5.45%) Service Delivery
15 40 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
16 37 (4.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 37 (4.58%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 102 (12.64%) Python
2 61 (7.56%) Bash Shell
3 55 (6.82%) Perl
4 42 (5.20%) PowerShell
5 34 (4.21%) C
5 34 (4.21%) SQL
6 30 (3.72%) Shell Script
7 26 (3.22%) Ruby
8 25 (3.10%) C++
9 19 (2.35%) Java
10 6 (0.74%) C-shell
10 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.74%) Korn
11 4 (0.50%) Tcl
12 2 (0.25%) PHP
12 2 (0.25%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 424 (52.54%) Cisco Certification
2 325 (40.27%) CCNP
3 188 (23.30%) CCIE
4 135 (16.73%) CCNA
5 121 (14.99%) Degree
6 61 (7.56%) CCVP
7 52 (6.44%) Security Cleared
8 44 (5.45%) CISSP
9 41 (5.08%) SC Cleared
10 29 (3.59%) JNCIP
11 28 (3.47%) CCNP Voice
12 27 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (2.97%) MCSE
14 21 (2.60%) GIAC
15 20 (2.48%) CEH
15 20 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
16 15 (1.86%) CCDE
16 15 (1.86%) CCDP
16 15 (1.86%) CISM
17 13 (1.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 31 (3.84%) SLA
4 22 (2.73%) PMO
5 17 (2.11%) QA
6 12 (1.49%) COBIT
6 12 (1.49%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.50%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.12%) GDPR
9 1 (0.12%) GPG13
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 134 (16.60%) Active Directory
2 132 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (4.09%) Docker
4 28 (3.47%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.48%) VMware NSX
7 17 (2.11%) vSphere
8 13 (1.61%) vCloud
9 12 (1.49%) ProxySG
10 11 (1.36%) pfSense
11 10 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (1.12%) Firmware
12 9 (1.12%) iptables
13 8 (0.99%) KVM
14 6 (0.74%) NFS
14 6 (0.74%) oVirt
14 6 (0.74%) Samba
14 6 (0.74%) XenApp
15 5 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 100 (12.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 68 (8.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 61 (7.56%) Cisco UCCE
4 60 (7.43%) FortiGate
5 35 (4.34%) Cisco Prime
6 33 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (3.84%) Kubernetes
8 28 (3.47%) Cacti
8 28 (3.47%) Terraform
9 25 (3.10%) Puppet
10 21 (2.60%) Nagios
11 18 (2.23%) Ansible
12 16 (1.98%) SCOM
12 16 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
13 15 (1.86%) SCCM
14 13 (1.61%) Mesos
14 13 (1.61%) rkt
15 11 (1.36%) Nessus
15 11 (1.36%) Nmap
16 9 (1.12%) SELinux
Vendors
1 618 (76.58%) Cisco
2 221 (27.39%) Palo Alto
3 207 (25.65%) Juniper
4 204 (25.28%) VMware
5 164 (20.32%) CheckPoint
6 160 (19.83%) Microsoft
7 158 (19.58%) F5
8 96 (11.90%) Riverbed
9 90 (11.15%) SolarWinds
10 78 (9.67%) Citrix
11 77 (9.54%) Fortinet
12 48 (5.95%) Aruba
13 43 (5.33%) HP
14 36 (4.46%) Brocade
15 31 (3.84%) Avaya
16 29 (3.59%) Blue Coat
17 27 (3.35%) NICE Systems
17 27 (3.35%) Sourcefire
18 24 (2.97%) Meraki
19 23 (2.85%) Arista