Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > London
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 607 622
Rank change year-on-year +53 +15 +17
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 272 203 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 1.82% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 219 162 268
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +14.08%
10th Percentile £37,800 £41,250 £34,002
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% +8.42% -

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 10,003 11,153 13,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.36% 15.93% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,404 9,438 11,409
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 2018. 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 -9 35 £55,000 - 11
West London +22 20 £57,500 +27.78% 2
South London -6 8 £53,750 +2.38%
East London -3 3 £31,000 -55.71% 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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.

1 190 (69.85%) Cisco
2 175 (64.34%) Firewall
3 164 (60.29%) VPN
4 143 (52.57%) Cisco Certification
5 136 (50.00%) WAN
6 134 (49.26%) BGP
7 132 (48.53%) MPLS
8 130 (47.79%) CCNP
9 123 (45.22%) OSPF
10 103 (37.87%) TCP/IP
11 101 (37.13%) Microsoft
12 95 (34.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 88 (32.35%) VoIP
14 87 (31.99%) Finance
15 86 (31.62%) Data Centre
16 85 (31.25%) CCIE
17 84 (30.88%) Wireless
18 82 (30.15%) Network Security
19 79 (29.04%) Palo Alto
20 78 (28.68%) Linux
21 73 (26.84%) EIGRP
22 72 (26.47%) LAN
23 70 (25.74%) SSL
24 69 (25.37%) Cisco CUCM
25 67 (24.63%) Cisco IOS
26 65 (23.90%) Active Directory
27 63 (23.16%) DNS
28 60 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
29 59 (21.69%) Unified Communications
30 58 (21.32%) VMware

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 46 (16.91%) CMS
2 24 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 19 (6.99%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 7 (2.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.74%) nginx
6 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Magento
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.88%) Office 365
2 16 (5.88%) SaaS
3 15 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.74%) Route 53
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.37%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (64.34%) Firewall
2 164 (60.29%) VPN
3 136 (50.00%) WAN
4 134 (49.26%) BGP
5 132 (48.53%) MPLS
6 123 (45.22%) OSPF
7 103 (37.87%) TCP/IP
8 95 (34.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 88 (32.35%) VoIP
10 84 (30.88%) Wireless
11 82 (30.15%) Network Security
12 73 (26.84%) EIGRP
13 72 (26.47%) LAN
14 70 (25.74%) SSL
15 67 (24.63%) Cisco IOS
16 63 (23.16%) DNS
17 60 (22.06%) Cisco ASA
18 59 (21.69%) Unified Communications
19 40 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
20 38 (13.97%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.57%) MySQL
2 5 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.74%) Redis
3 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 87 (31.99%) Finance
2 54 (19.85%) Banking
3 30 (11.03%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.94%) Games
5 5 (1.84%) German Language
6 4 (1.47%) Billing
6 4 (1.47%) French Language
6 4 (1.47%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.47%) Publishing
7 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.10%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (40.81%) Network Engineer
2 51 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 43 (15.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 40 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (11.03%) Team Leader
6 25 (9.19%) Network Team Leader
6 25 (9.19%) Systems Engineer
7 24 (8.82%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 24 (8.82%) Operations Team Leader
8 18 (6.62%) Analyst
9 17 (6.25%) Architect
9 17 (6.25%) Security Engineer
10 16 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 16 (5.88%) Support Engineer
11 15 (5.51%) Head of Engineering
11 15 (5.51%) Head of Security
12 13 (4.78%) Cisco Architect
12 13 (4.78%) Voice Architect
13 12 (4.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 12 (4.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.22%) XMPP
2 31 (11.40%) 802.1X
3 13 (4.78%) LDAP
4 6 (2.21%) .NET
5 2 (0.74%) Node.js
5 2 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.37%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) Kafka
6 1 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (31.62%) Data Centre
2 46 (16.91%) Clustering
3 33 (12.13%) Linux Command Line
4 28 (10.29%) Public Cloud
5 23 (8.46%) Hedge funds
6 13 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (4.04%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.68%) PKI
8 10 (3.68%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.94%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.57%) DataPower
10 7 (2.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.21%) STB
12 5 (1.84%) Fintech
13 3 (1.10%) CCTV
13 3 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.10%) Replication
13 3 (1.10%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 78 (28.68%) Linux
2 41 (15.07%) Windows
3 11 (4.04%) Debian
3 11 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.68%) Ubuntu
5 8 (2.94%) CentOS
5 8 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.57%) Unix
6 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.21%) Kali Linux
7 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.84%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.10%) Solaris
10 2 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.74%) VMS
11 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.37%) VyOS
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.01%) Network Design
2 34 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 32 (11.76%) Line Management
4 31 (11.40%) ITIL
4 31 (11.40%) Load Balancing
5 30 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (8.09%) Analytics
6 22 (8.09%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (6.99%) Migration
8 17 (6.25%) DevOps
8 17 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (5.15%) Business Continuity
10 14 (5.15%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 14 (5.15%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 12 (4.41%) Change Management
12 11 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (4.04%) Information Security
12 11 (4.04%) Project Management
12 11 (4.04%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.82%) Python
2 13 (4.78%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.31%) SQL
4 8 (2.94%) C
4 8 (2.94%) Java
5 7 (2.57%) Perl
6 4 (1.47%) PHP
6 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.74%) Ruby
8 2 (0.74%) VBScript
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) C-shell
9 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 143 (52.57%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (47.79%) CCNP
3 85 (31.25%) CCIE
4 46 (16.91%) CCVP
5 29 (10.66%) CCNA
6 19 (6.99%) CISSP
6 19 (6.99%) Degree
7 18 (6.62%) CCNP Voice
8 15 (5.51%) CCDE
9 12 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.04%) SC Cleared
10 11 (4.04%) Security Cleared
11 10 (3.68%) MCSE
12 9 (3.31%) CEH
12 9 (3.31%) GIAC
13 6 (2.21%) CREST Certified
13 6 (2.21%) LPIC
13 6 (2.21%) RHCA
13 6 (2.21%) RHCSA
13 6 (2.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.57%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (23.90%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.04%) iptables
4 7 (2.57%) Snort
4 7 (2.57%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.21%) pfSense
6 3 (1.10%) KVM
7 2 (0.74%) Corosync
7 2 (0.74%) vCloud
7 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.37%) Docker
8 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (25.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 50 (18.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 46 (16.91%) Cisco UCCE
4 33 (12.13%) FortiGate
5 15 (5.51%) Nagios
6 9 (3.31%) Cacti
6 9 (3.31%) SELinux
6 9 (3.31%) TrustSec
7 8 (2.94%) SCOM
8 7 (2.57%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (2.21%) Nessus
9 6 (2.21%) OpenVAS
9 6 (2.21%) OSSEC
9 6 (2.21%) SCCM
10 5 (1.84%) Ansible
10 5 (1.84%) Puppet
11 3 (1.10%) Grafana
11 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.74%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 190 (69.85%) Cisco
2 101 (37.13%) Microsoft
3 79 (29.04%) Palo Alto
4 58 (21.32%) VMware
5 51 (18.75%) Juniper
6 45 (16.54%) Riverbed
7 33 (12.13%) F5
8 30 (11.03%) CheckPoint
9 27 (9.93%) Citrix
9 27 (9.93%) NetApp
10 24 (8.82%) SolarWinds
11 20 (7.35%) Fortinet
12 18 (6.62%) NICE Systems
13 16 (5.88%) Sourcefire
14 14 (5.15%) HP
15 11 (4.04%) Avaya
16 10 (3.68%) IronPort
16 10 (3.68%) Red Hat
17 9 (3.31%) Symantec
17 9 (3.31%) WatchGuard