Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 175 171
Rank change year-on-year +59 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 40 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.70% 0.49% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.39% 1.62% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 34
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £49,250 £48,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £86,000 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £57,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +22.22% +5.88%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 541 1051 1219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.95% 30.52% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 402 698 868
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +6.67%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Reading

IPsec
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for IPsec in Reading

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 30 (75.00%) SSL
2 29 (72.50%) VPN
3 27 (67.50%) Cisco
4 26 (65.00%) Firewall
5 23 (57.50%) Degree
6 22 (55.00%) Linux
7 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
7 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (47.50%) VMware
7 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
8 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (37.50%) MPLS
10 14 (35.00%) Internet
10 14 (35.00%) HTTP
10 14 (35.00%) ITIL
10 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (32.50%) API Integration
11 13 (32.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (32.50%) Docker
11 13 (32.50%) DevOps
11 13 (32.50%) Kubernetes
11 13 (32.50%) Private Cloud
11 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
11 13 (32.50%) CCNP
11 13 (32.50%) Identity Management
12 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (30.00%) OSPF
13 11 (27.50%) BGP
13 11 (27.50%) Presales
13 11 (27.50%) F5

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (32.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) SSL
2 29 (72.50%) VPN
3 26 (65.00%) Firewall
4 19 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
5 15 (37.50%) MPLS
6 14 (35.00%) HTTP
6 14 (35.00%) Internet
7 12 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (30.00%) OSPF
8 11 (27.50%) BGP
9 10 (25.00%) WAN
10 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (22.50%) DMVPN
10 9 (22.50%) FWSM
11 8 (20.00%) EIGRP
11 8 (20.00%) Wireless
12 7 (17.50%) Network Security
13 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
13 6 (15.00%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
1 10 (25.00%) Legal
2 9 (22.50%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Support Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Linux Support
2 13 (32.50%) Linux Support Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Platform Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Platform Support Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Security Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Senior Security Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) SIEM Consultant
4 9 (22.50%) Splunk Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (32.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) API Integration
2 13 (32.50%) DevOps
2 13 (32.50%) Identity Management
3 11 (27.50%) Presales
4 10 (25.00%) Information Security
4 10 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 9 (22.50%) Risk Management
5 9 (22.50%) Security Architecture
5 9 (22.50%) SIEM
5 9 (22.50%) Threat Modelling
5 9 (22.50%) Use Case
5 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Network Design
8 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
1 4 (10.00%) Python
1 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Degree
2 16 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (32.50%) CCNP
4 10 (25.00%) CCIE
5 9 (22.50%) CISM
5 9 (22.50%) CISSP
6 5 (12.50%) JNCIA
7 4 (10.00%) CCNA
7 4 (10.00%) CCSP
7 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) CCDA
8 2 (5.00%) CCDP
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIE
8 2 (5.00%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Docker
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Kubernetes
2 9 (22.50%) Nessus
2 9 (22.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) F5
4 9 (22.50%) Juniper
4 9 (22.50%) NetWitness
4 9 (22.50%) Qualys
4 9 (22.50%) Splunk
5 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 3 (7.50%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.00%) Avaya
8 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.50%) Arista
9 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.50%) HP