Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 215 191
Rank change year-on-year -13 -24 +40
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 4 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.075% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 2.81% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 12
Scotland median annual salary £39,750 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.47% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £38,175 £41,400 £35,000
90th Percentile £42,725 £47,250 £39,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 569 713 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.64% 12.74% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 372 477 453
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 10 December 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
Glasgow -15 3 £39,750 -16.32% 1
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Ciena
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (25.00%) PSTN
4 1 (25.00%) SDH
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) H.323
4 1 (25.00%) MGCP
4 1 (25.00%) SCCP
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Ciena
3 1 (25.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Nortel
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds