The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 105 94
Rank change year-on-year +31 -11  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 9 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.12% 0.26% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 1.20% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Median salary £43,000 £73,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.49% +72.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 123 249 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.30% 21.86% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 95 219 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Kent

IPsec
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for IPsec in Kent

IPsec
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 8 - -
IPsec
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 27 (100.00%) WAN
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (92.59%) LAN
3 17 (62.96%) MPLS
3 17 (62.96%) Network Design
3 17 (62.96%) Data Centre
4 15 (55.56%) 802.1X
4 15 (55.56%) Translating Business Requirements
4 15 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (55.56%) Mitel
4 15 (55.56%) Network Security
4 15 (55.56%) DPNSS
4 15 (55.56%) 802.11
4 15 (55.56%) Wireless
4 15 (55.56%) QSIG
4 15 (55.56%) DNS
4 15 (55.56%) DHCP
4 15 (55.56%) SNMP
4 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 12 (44.44%) CCNP
5 12 (44.44%) CCNA
5 12 (44.44%) VPN
5 12 (44.44%) SSL
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (44.44%) OSPF
6 10 (37.04%) BGP
6 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
6 10 (37.04%) ITIL Certification

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
1 27 (100.00%) WAN
2 25 (92.59%) LAN
3 17 (62.96%) MPLS
4 15 (55.56%) 802.11
4 15 (55.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (55.56%) DHCP
4 15 (55.56%) DNS
4 15 (55.56%) DPNSS
4 15 (55.56%) Network Security
4 15 (55.56%) QSIG
4 15 (55.56%) SNMP
4 15 (55.56%) Wireless
5 12 (44.44%) OSPF
5 12 (44.44%) SSL
5 12 (44.44%) VPN
6 10 (37.04%) BGP
6 10 (37.04%) EIGRP
6 10 (37.04%) SAN
6 10 (37.04%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Network Security Engineer
1 15 (55.56%) Security Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Network Support
3 2 (7.41%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Network Design
2 15 (55.56%) Translating Business Requirements
3 10 (37.04%) GAP Analysis
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) CCNA
1 12 (44.44%) CCNP
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCDA
3 2 (7.41%) CCDP
3 2 (7.41%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CCSA
3 2 (7.41%) CCSE
3 2 (7.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Mitel
3 10 (37.04%) Brocade
3 10 (37.04%) F5
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto