Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 190 229
Rank change year-on-year -19 +39 +6
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 20 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 2.70% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 11
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% +4.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £41,400 £35,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,250 £39,125 £48,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 717 705 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.73% 14.07% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 480 460 455
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,250 £24,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Scotland

IPsec
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IPsec in Scotland

IPsec
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Glasgow -10 13 £47,500 +27.52% 3
Edinburgh -9 4 £42,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 15 (75.00%) SSL
2 14 (70.00%) HTTP
2 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (65.00%) DNS
3 13 (65.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (60.00%) SMTP
4 12 (60.00%) Perl
4 12 (60.00%) Python
4 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (55.00%) Puppet
5 11 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (50.00%) Nagios
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 10 (50.00%) PHP
6 10 (50.00%) MySQL
6 10 (50.00%) ITIL
7 9 (45.00%) Unix
7 9 (45.00%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (45.00%) DevOps
7 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (45.00%) ZABBIX
7 9 (45.00%) Open Source
7 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (45.00%) Web Development
7 9 (45.00%) Grafana
8 8 (40.00%) VPN
8 8 (40.00%) Red Hat

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SSL
2 14 (70.00%) HTTP
2 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (65.00%) DNS
4 12 (60.00%) SMTP
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) OSPF
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) BIG-IP
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (45.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (35.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Security Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.00%) Java EE
1 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Debian
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 9 (45.00%) Open Source
3 9 (45.00%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Web Development
4 7 (35.00%) Data Management
5 5 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
8 2 (10.00%) Information Management
8 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Password Management
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (60.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) PHP
4 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) RHCE
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCENT
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (55.00%) Puppet
2 10 (50.00%) Nagios
3 9 (45.00%) Grafana
3 9 (45.00%) ZABBIX
4 7 (35.00%) CFEngine
5 2 (10.00%) Ansible
6 1 (5.00%) Cacti
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (5.00%) Graphite
6 1 (5.00%) Icinga
6 1 (5.00%) Linux-HA
6 1 (5.00%) SmokePing
6 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Progress