Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 605 541 643
Rank change year-on-year -64 +102 +5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 255 644 599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 3.07% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 234 343 480
Median annual salary £55,455 £52,500 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -0.47% -4.09%
10th Percentile £32,000 £34,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £91,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 12,138 20,996 24,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 15.81% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,577 15,938 19,739
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +109 135 £60,000 -14.29% 8
South East +70 44 £52,500 +10.53% 8
South West +83 31 £37,500 -27.18% 2
North of England -99 22 £37,500 -16.67% 5
East of England +82 16 £55,000 -8.33%
Yorkshire -99 9 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Midlands +52 7 £40,000 -3.61% 4
North East +20 7 £35,000 -33.33%
North West +71 6 £50,638 +6.61% 2
East Midlands +44 4 £40,000 -23.81%
West Midlands +46 3 £37,955 -8.54% 4
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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.

1 198 (77.65%) Firewall
2 197 (77.25%) Cisco
3 188 (73.73%) VPN
4 172 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
5 151 (59.22%) BGP
6 137 (53.73%) OSPF
7 135 (52.94%) CCNP
8 117 (45.88%) WAN
9 94 (36.86%) TCP/IP
10 92 (36.08%) LAN
11 88 (34.51%) Network Security
11 88 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
12 87 (34.12%) MPLS
13 80 (31.37%) SSL
13 80 (31.37%) Data Centre
13 80 (31.37%) Palo Alto
14 74 (29.02%) Windows
15 73 (28.63%) Linux
16 68 (26.67%) VoIP
17 66 (25.88%) Wireless
18 60 (23.53%) DNS
18 60 (23.53%) CCNA
19 57 (22.35%) HSRP
20 55 (21.57%) VMware
21 52 (20.39%) ITIL
22 51 (20.00%) Load Balancing
23 49 (19.22%) CheckPoint
24 48 (18.82%) Juniper
25 47 (18.43%) DHCP
25 47 (18.43%) Degree

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 12 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (4.31%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.57%) Gliffy
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.73%) Azure
2 34 (13.33%) AWS
2 34 (13.33%) Office 365
3 15 (5.88%) GCP
4 11 (4.31%) IaaS
5 10 (3.92%) PaaS
6 8 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.35%) Mimecast
7 6 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.96%) SaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) Akamai
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.39%) G Suite
9 1 (0.39%) GitHub
9 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 198 (77.65%) Firewall
2 188 (73.73%) VPN
3 151 (59.22%) BGP
4 137 (53.73%) OSPF
5 117 (45.88%) WAN
6 94 (36.86%) TCP/IP
7 92 (36.08%) LAN
8 88 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (34.51%) Network Security
9 87 (34.12%) MPLS
10 80 (31.37%) SSL
11 68 (26.67%) VoIP
12 66 (25.88%) Wireless
13 60 (23.53%) DNS
14 57 (22.35%) HSRP
15 47 (18.43%) DHCP
16 45 (17.65%) VLAN
17 44 (17.25%) WLAN
18 42 (16.47%) VRRP
19 39 (15.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 19 (7.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.18%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.39%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (8.63%) Finance
2 14 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.75%) French Language
3 7 (2.75%) Legal
4 6 (2.35%) Banking
5 5 (1.96%) German Language
5 5 (1.96%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.57%) Electronics
6 4 (1.57%) Law
6 4 (1.57%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 157 (61.57%) Network Engineer
2 41 (16.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (11.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (10.20%) Security Engineer
5 20 (7.84%) Consultant
6 17 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 14 (5.49%) IT Engineer
10 13 (5.10%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.71%) Network Consultant
11 12 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (3.92%) Architect
12 10 (3.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 9 (3.53%) Analyst
13 9 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (3.53%) Implementation Engineer
13 9 (3.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.94%) 802.1X
2 15 (5.88%) REST
3 4 (1.57%) OAuth
3 4 (1.57%) SOAP
4 2 (0.78%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
5 1 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.98%) PKI
3 20 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 17 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 12 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.75%) Clustering
8 7 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.96%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.57%) Handset
11 4 (1.57%) Replication
12 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.78%) BYOD
13 2 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.02%) Windows
2 73 (28.63%) Linux
3 31 (12.16%) Unix
4 28 (10.98%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.53%) Mac OS
8 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (2.35%) Windows 7
10 6 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.35%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.78%) Debian
12 2 (0.78%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.39%) Android
13 1 (0.39%) CentOS
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.39%) ITIL
2 51 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 36 (14.12%) Computer Science
3 36 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (12.55%) Kalman Filter
5 30 (11.76%) SIEM
6 29 (11.37%) Information Security
7 28 (10.98%) Change Management
8 25 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (9.02%) Migration
10 22 (8.63%) Web Filtering
11 19 (7.45%) Security Operations
12 18 (7.06%) Analytics
12 18 (7.06%) Network Design
12 18 (7.06%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (6.27%) Change Control
13 16 (6.27%) Ethical Hacking
14 14 (5.49%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.37%) Python
2 21 (8.24%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.49%) C
4 11 (4.31%) VBScript
5 6 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.35%) C#
5 6 (2.35%) C++
5 6 (2.35%) Go
5 6 (2.35%) Java
6 4 (1.57%) Perl
6 4 (1.57%) Tcl
7 1 (0.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (67.45%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (52.94%) CCNP
3 60 (23.53%) CCNA
4 47 (18.43%) Degree
5 26 (10.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (7.45%) Security Cleared
7 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (5.10%) MCSE
9 12 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.92%) JNCIP
10 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.14%) CCDP
11 8 (3.14%) CEPT
11 8 (3.14%) CREST Certified
11 8 (3.14%) EC-Council LPT
11 8 (3.14%) GXPN
11 8 (3.14%) OSCE
11 8 (3.14%) SANS
12 7 (2.75%) MCP
13 5 (1.96%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.41%) SLA
2 12 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.57%) GDPR
4 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.39%) NIST
5 1 (0.39%) NIST 800
System Software
1 41 (16.08%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.06%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.53%) Docker
5 6 (2.35%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.35%) vSphere
6 4 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.57%) Xen
7 2 (0.78%) Firmware
7 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 23 (9.02%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (7.45%) Terraform
3 14 (5.49%) Ansible
4 13 (5.10%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (4.31%) FortiGate
6 9 (3.53%) SCOM
7 8 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (3.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (2.75%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (2.35%) Backup Exec
9 6 (2.35%) SCCM
10 3 (1.18%) Nagios
11 2 (0.78%) Nessus
11 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
12 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.39%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.39%) Puppet
12 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 197 (77.25%) Cisco
2 80 (31.37%) Palo Alto
3 55 (21.57%) VMware
4 49 (19.22%) CheckPoint
5 48 (18.82%) Juniper
6 43 (16.86%) SolarWinds
7 31 (12.16%) Microsoft
8 27 (10.59%) HP
9 23 (9.02%) F5
10 21 (8.24%) Citrix
11 19 (7.45%) Meraki
12 18 (7.06%) Forcepoint
13 15 (5.88%) Aruba
14 12 (4.71%) Barracuda Networks
15 10 (3.92%) Fortinet
16 9 (3.53%) Extreme Networks
16 9 (3.53%) McAfee
17 8 (3.14%) Avaya
18 7 (2.75%) Darktrace
18 7 (2.75%) Google