Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 594 564
Rank change year-on-year +92 -30 +56
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 203 184 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 2.23% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 177 163 218
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +2.04% +2.08%
10th Percentile £46,250 £35,250 £37,700
90th Percentile £88,000 £113,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £54,486 £54,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.03% -0.91% +6.80%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 6,745 8,245 9,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.20% 13.18% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,549 6,724 8,364
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,200 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in London

IPsec
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for IPsec in London

IPsec
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for IPsec in London

IPsec
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the London region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Central London +36 47 £70,000 +30.23% 8
East London +15 4 - - 3
North London - 1 £57,500 - 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 London region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 165 (81.28%) Firewall
2 162 (79.80%) Cisco
3 153 (75.37%) Cisco Certification
4 149 (73.40%) VPN
5 131 (64.53%) CCNP
6 118 (58.13%) BGP
7 111 (54.68%) WAN
8 109 (53.69%) OSPF
9 93 (45.81%) LAN
10 90 (44.33%) Cisco ASA
11 88 (43.35%) TCP/IP
12 86 (42.36%) Network Security
13 83 (40.89%) Palo Alto
14 69 (33.99%) Wireless
15 68 (33.50%) CCNA
16 67 (33.00%) HSRP
17 63 (31.03%) MPLS
18 58 (28.57%) VoIP
19 56 (27.59%) SSL
19 56 (27.59%) EIGRP
20 53 (26.11%) Linux
21 48 (23.65%) SIEM
22 43 (21.18%) Data Centre
23 42 (20.69%) Windows
24 41 (20.20%) Load Balancing
24 41 (20.20%) Multicast
25 40 (19.70%) Degree
25 40 (19.70%) Intrusion Detection
25 40 (19.70%) DNS
25 40 (19.70%) VRRP

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.97%) Gliffy
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.78%) AWS
2 27 (13.30%) Azure
3 19 (9.36%) Office 365
4 11 (5.42%) IaaS
5 9 (4.43%) PaaS
6 5 (2.46%) SaaS
7 4 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.97%) GCP
8 2 (0.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) G Suite
9 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 165 (81.28%) Firewall
2 149 (73.40%) VPN
3 118 (58.13%) BGP
4 111 (54.68%) WAN
5 109 (53.69%) OSPF
6 93 (45.81%) LAN
7 90 (44.33%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (43.35%) TCP/IP
9 86 (42.36%) Network Security
10 69 (33.99%) Wireless
11 67 (33.00%) HSRP
12 63 (31.03%) MPLS
13 58 (28.57%) VoIP
14 56 (27.59%) EIGRP
14 56 (27.59%) SSL
15 41 (20.20%) Multicast
16 40 (19.70%) DNS
16 40 (19.70%) Intrusion Detection
16 40 (19.70%) VRRP
17 39 (19.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 37 (18.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (3.45%) Burp Suite
2 7 (3.45%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 34 (16.75%) Finance
2 24 (11.82%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.40%) Banking
4 12 (5.91%) French Language
4 12 (5.91%) Law
5 9 (4.43%) Retail
6 8 (3.94%) German Language
6 8 (3.94%) Italian Language
7 6 (2.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Local Government
8 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 123 (60.59%) Network Engineer
2 31 (15.27%) Security Engineer
2 31 (15.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (9.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (4.93%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 10 (4.93%) Analyst
5 10 (4.93%) IP Engineer
5 10 (4.93%) IP Network Engineer
6 9 (4.43%) IT Engineer
6 9 (4.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.43%) Network Analyst
6 9 (4.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.43%) Senior IT Engineer
7 8 (3.94%) Graduate
7 8 (3.94%) Support Specialist
7 8 (3.94%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (3.94%) Technical Support
7 8 (3.94%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.39%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.46%) REST
3 4 (1.97%) OAuth
3 4 (1.97%) SOAP
4 2 (0.99%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.49%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.18%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.36%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.40%) Public Cloud
4 12 (5.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (5.42%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (3.94%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 6 (2.96%) PKI
9 3 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.99%) Eurex
10 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.49%) Clustering
11 1 (0.49%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.49%) Replication
11 1 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.11%) Linux
2 42 (20.69%) Windows
3 25 (12.32%) Unix
4 11 (5.42%) Ubuntu
5 10 (4.93%) CentOS
5 10 (4.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.43%) Debian
7 7 (3.45%) Kali Linux
8 6 (2.96%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.99%) Solaris
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Android
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.65%) SIEM
2 41 (20.20%) Load Balancing
3 39 (19.21%) ITIL
4 35 (17.24%) Network Design
5 29 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (13.30%) Information Security
7 24 (11.82%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (11.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (10.84%) Statistics
10 21 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (9.36%) Computer Science
12 18 (8.87%) Analytics
13 16 (7.88%) Security Testing
14 15 (7.39%) Kalman Filter
14 15 (7.39%) Patch Management
14 15 (7.39%) Security Operations
14 15 (7.39%) Threat Intelligence
15 14 (6.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 14 (6.90%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.85%) Python
2 12 (5.91%) Bash Shell
3 9 (4.43%) SQL
4 7 (3.45%) C
5 4 (1.97%) C#
5 4 (1.97%) C++
5 4 (1.97%) Go
5 4 (1.97%) Java
6 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 153 (75.37%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (64.53%) CCNP
3 68 (33.50%) CCNA
4 40 (19.70%) Degree
5 30 (14.78%) CCIE
6 17 (8.37%) JNCIP
7 16 (7.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (5.91%) Security Cleared
9 11 (5.42%) CCDP
10 10 (4.93%) SC Cleared
11 7 (3.45%) CREST Certified
11 7 (3.45%) SANS
12 6 (2.96%) CEPT
12 6 (2.96%) EC-Council LPT
12 6 (2.96%) GXPN
12 6 (2.96%) OSCE
13 5 (2.46%) GIAC
14 4 (1.97%) CCVP
14 4 (1.97%) CISSP
15 3 (1.48%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.49%) NIST
5 1 (0.49%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.96%) Docker
4 5 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.97%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.97%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (5.42%) Ansible
2 10 (4.93%) FortiGate
3 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (3.94%) Puppet
3 8 (3.94%) SCCM
3 8 (3.94%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (3.45%) Nessus
5 6 (2.96%) Terraform
6 5 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.46%) SCOM
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.99%) Nagios
8 1 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.49%) NetMRI
8 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.49%) Salt
8 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 162 (79.80%) Cisco
2 83 (40.89%) Palo Alto
3 37 (18.23%) Meraki
4 36 (17.73%) Juniper
4 36 (17.73%) SolarWinds
5 28 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 21 (10.34%) VMware
7 18 (8.87%) Citrix
8 14 (6.90%) Forcepoint
9 13 (6.40%) F5
10 12 (5.91%) Riverbed
11 11 (5.42%) Aruba
12 10 (4.93%) Fortinet
13 9 (4.43%) Arista
14 8 (3.94%) Aerohive Networks
14 8 (3.94%) Extreme Networks
15 7 (3.45%) McAfee
15 7 (3.45%) Ruckus Wireless
15 7 (3.45%) Ubiquiti
16 5 (2.46%) Google