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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 148 156
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.30% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.43% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Median salary - £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 262 370 355
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.20% 12.49% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 165 213 215
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £59,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (100.00%) VPN
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 18 (90.00%) MPLS
3 17 (85.00%) Wireless
3 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
4 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (65.00%) Firewall
6 11 (55.00%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (55.00%) VoIP
6 11 (55.00%) FortiGate
6 11 (55.00%) F5
7 10 (50.00%) ITIL V3
7 10 (50.00%) Aruba
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (50.00%) Network Security
7 10 (50.00%) ITIL
7 10 (50.00%) CCNP
7 10 (50.00%) OSPF
7 10 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
8 8 (40.00%) BGP
8 8 (40.00%) WAN
8 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (40.00%) 802.1X
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (35.00%) HSRP
9 7 (35.00%) NetScaler

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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) VPN
2 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 18 (90.00%) MPLS
3 17 (85.00%) Wireless
4 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (65.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) VoIP
5 11 (55.00%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (50.00%) OSPF
6 10 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
7 8 (40.00%) BGP
7 8 (40.00%) WAN
8 7 (35.00%) 802.11
8 7 (35.00%) EIGRP
8 7 (35.00%) HSRP
8 7 (35.00%) Internet
8 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 10 (50.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Support
3 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (35.00%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (35.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) FortiGate
2 7 (35.00%) Cacti
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (55.00%) F5
4 10 (50.00%) Aruba
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Progress
Broxburn, West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
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