Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > London
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 639 603 627
Rank change year-on-year -36 +24 -8
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 178 229 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.13% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 137 188 258
London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% +18.18% +0.92%
10th Percentile £37,600 £42,500 £34,002
90th Percentile £110,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -2.06%

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 9,993 10,743 12,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.42% 15.72% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,260 9,028 11,062
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -4 38 £57,500 -8.00% 11
West London +17 10 £57,500 +12.20% 4
South London -11 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East London +5 2 £31,000 -55.71%
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 123 (69.10%) VPN
2 120 (67.42%) Firewall
3 116 (65.17%) Cisco
4 91 (51.12%) WAN
5 89 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 84 (47.19%) Cisco Certification
7 79 (44.38%) CCNP
8 76 (42.70%) BGP
9 69 (38.76%) Microsoft
10 68 (38.20%) OSPF
11 67 (37.64%) LAN
12 64 (35.96%) DNS
13 63 (35.39%) Network Security
14 60 (33.71%) MPLS
15 56 (31.46%) Linux
16 53 (29.78%) Palo Alto
17 52 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
18 50 (28.09%) SSL
19 49 (27.53%) Cisco Nexus
20 44 (24.72%) HSRP
20 44 (24.72%) DHCP
21 42 (23.60%) Windows
21 42 (23.60%) VMware
22 40 (22.47%) Juniper
23 39 (21.91%) Active Directory
23 39 (21.91%) VoIP
23 39 (21.91%) CCIE
23 39 (21.91%) Wireless
24 37 (20.79%) Data Centre
25 36 (20.22%) 802.1X

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 16 (8.99%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.06%) Confluence
3 6 (3.37%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.81%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.25%) CMS
5 4 (2.25%) IIS
6 2 (1.12%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.66%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (15.73%) Office 365
3 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (7.87%) SaaS
5 10 (5.62%) GitHub
6 9 (5.06%) IaaS
7 7 (3.93%) Mimecast
8 4 (2.25%) G Suite
8 4 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.25%) PaaS
8 4 (2.25%) Slack
9 3 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.56%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.56%) Serverless
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 123 (69.10%) VPN
2 120 (67.42%) Firewall
3 91 (51.12%) WAN
4 89 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 76 (42.70%) BGP
6 68 (38.20%) OSPF
7 67 (37.64%) LAN
8 64 (35.96%) DNS
9 63 (35.39%) Network Security
10 60 (33.71%) MPLS
11 52 (29.21%) Cisco ASA
12 50 (28.09%) SSL
13 49 (27.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 44 (24.72%) DHCP
14 44 (24.72%) HSRP
15 39 (21.91%) VoIP
15 39 (21.91%) Wireless
16 33 (18.54%) VLAN
17 32 (17.98%) Wi-Fi
18 30 (16.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
4 2 (1.12%) Redis
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) JIRA
2 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (2.81%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.56%) AppScan
5 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (16.29%) Finance
2 12 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.37%) Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Billing
5 3 (1.69%) Games
5 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (46.07%) Network Engineer
2 37 (20.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (10.67%) Analyst
4 17 (9.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (9.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (8.43%) Head of Engineering
5 15 (8.43%) Head of Security
6 14 (7.87%) Security Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Network Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) IT Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Senior DevOps
11 7 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.22%) 802.1X
2 14 (7.87%) LDAP
3 11 (6.18%) XMPP
4 6 (3.37%) YAML
5 5 (2.81%) Middleware
5 5 (2.81%) RESTful
5 5 (2.81%) SOAP
5 5 (2.81%) Web Services
6 4 (2.25%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.69%) .NET
8 1 (0.56%) JSON
8 1 (0.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.79%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.36%) PKI
3 21 (11.80%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
5 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (7.30%) Hedge funds
6 13 (7.30%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.93%) DataPower
7 7 (3.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.81%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.81%) Replication
10 4 (2.25%) Clustering
10 4 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.25%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.69%) BYOD
11 3 (1.69%) Fintech
11 3 (1.69%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.46%) Linux
2 42 (23.60%) Windows
3 15 (8.43%) Windows Server
4 13 (7.30%) CentOS
5 12 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (5.62%) Debian
7 9 (5.06%) Ubuntu
8 8 (4.49%) Solaris
8 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.37%) Kali Linux
10 5 (2.81%) Android
10 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.25%) Unix
12 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.12%) VMS
13 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.56%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.42%) Network Design
2 26 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (13.48%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (12.36%) Analytics
5 20 (11.24%) Kalman Filter
6 19 (10.67%) High Availability
7 18 (10.11%) DevOps
8 16 (8.99%) SIEM
9 15 (8.43%) ITIL
9 15 (8.43%) Load Balancing
10 13 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (7.30%) Project Management
11 12 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (6.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 10 (5.62%) Business Continuity
13 10 (5.62%) Change Management
13 10 (5.62%) Low Latency
13 10 (5.62%) Runbook
13 10 (5.62%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (5.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.80%) PowerShell
1 21 (11.80%) Python
2 14 (7.87%) PHP
3 11 (6.18%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.49%) Perl
4 8 (4.49%) SQL
5 7 (3.93%) C
6 5 (2.81%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.25%) SOQL
8 3 (1.69%) Java
9 2 (1.12%) Ruby
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (47.19%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (44.38%) CCNP
3 39 (21.91%) CCIE
4 21 (11.80%) CCNA
5 19 (10.67%) Degree
6 14 (7.87%) CISSP
6 14 (7.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (5.06%) GIAC
8 8 (4.49%) CEH
8 8 (4.49%) SANS
8 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.93%) CCA
9 7 (3.93%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.37%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (3.37%) LPIC
10 6 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.37%) RHCE
10 6 (3.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.30%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.25%) GDPR
3 4 (2.25%) QA
4 3 (1.69%) SLA
5 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 39 (21.91%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.06%) VMware NSX
4 7 (3.93%) Snort
5 6 (3.37%) pfSense
6 5 (2.81%) Docker
6 5 (2.81%) Samba
6 5 (2.81%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.69%) XenApp
9 2 (1.12%) Corosync
9 2 (1.12%) iptables
9 2 (1.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.56%) vCloud
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (11.24%) FortiGate
2 17 (9.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 13 (7.30%) Nagios
4 9 (5.06%) Puppet
5 8 (4.49%) Ansible
5 8 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.49%) TrustSec
6 7 (3.93%) Cacti
6 7 (3.93%) Nessus
7 6 (3.37%) OpenVAS
7 6 (3.37%) OSSEC
8 5 (2.81%) Rancher
8 5 (2.81%) SCOM
8 5 (2.81%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (2.81%) Sysdig
8 5 (2.81%) vRealize
9 4 (2.25%) Cisco UCCE
9 4 (2.25%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.12%) Grafana
Vendors
1 116 (65.17%) Cisco
2 69 (38.76%) Microsoft
3 53 (29.78%) Palo Alto
4 42 (23.60%) VMware
5 40 (22.47%) Juniper
6 34 (19.10%) F5
7 22 (12.36%) Citrix
8 20 (11.24%) CheckPoint
8 20 (11.24%) SolarWinds
9 19 (10.67%) HP
10 15 (8.43%) Riverbed
11 14 (7.87%) NetApp
11 14 (7.87%) Red Hat
12 13 (7.30%) Fortinet
12 13 (7.30%) IBM
13 12 (6.74%) ServiceNow
14 11 (6.18%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (5.62%) WatchGuard
16 7 (3.93%) LogRhythm
16 7 (3.93%) McAfee