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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 450 358 350
Rank change year-on-year -92 -8 +80
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 45 66 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 3.00% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 27
10th Percentile £48,500 £36,250 £28,700
25th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £41,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +45.00% -4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £75,000 £66,125 £66,875
90th Percentile £77,250 £71,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +0.92%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,575 2,202 2,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.80% 13.90% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,983 1,605 1,976
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,200 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the South East

IPsec
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IPsec in the South East.

Salary trend for IPsec in the South East

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing IPsec in the South East over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the South East

IPsec
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the South East region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -49 21 £75,000 +71.43% 3
Oxfordshire -21 15 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Hampshire -30 14 £50,000 - 3
Surrey -62 9 £62,500 -4.58%
Berkshire -31 5 £77,500 +77.14% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £62,500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 - 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 44 (97.78%) OSPF
1 44 (97.78%) BGP
2 34 (75.56%) VPN
3 31 (68.89%) Firewall
4 27 (60.00%) Palo Alto
5 26 (57.78%) WAN
6 23 (51.11%) SD-WAN
7 22 (48.89%) AWS
8 21 (46.67%) Cisco
9 19 (42.22%) Change Management
9 19 (42.22%) MPLS
9 19 (42.22%) ITIL
10 18 (40.00%) Degree
11 16 (35.56%) Juniper
12 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (33.33%) LAN
12 15 (33.33%) Wireless
12 15 (33.33%) SolarWinds
13 14 (31.11%) Azure
13 14 (31.11%) Network Security
13 14 (31.11%) DNS
14 13 (28.89%) CCNA
14 13 (28.89%) F5
15 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (26.67%) DHCP
15 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
15 12 (26.67%) Zscaler
16 11 (24.44%) Observability
16 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (48.89%) AWS
2 14 (31.11%) Azure
3 8 (17.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 44 (97.78%) BGP
1 44 (97.78%) OSPF
2 34 (75.56%) VPN
3 31 (68.89%) Firewall
4 26 (57.78%) WAN
5 23 (51.11%) SD-WAN
6 19 (42.22%) MPLS
7 15 (33.33%) LAN
7 15 (33.33%) Wireless
8 14 (31.11%) DNS
8 14 (31.11%) Network Security
9 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (26.67%) DHCP
9 12 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (22.22%) IPv4
10 10 (22.22%) IPv6
11 9 (20.00%) FCoE
11 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (20.00%) SSL
12 8 (17.78%) Multicast
General
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (22.22%) Aviation
2 8 (17.78%) Documentation Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Social Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 21 (46.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) Architect
4 11 (24.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) Security Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 11 (24.44%) Senior Security Engineer
5 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (22.22%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) IP Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
1 10 (22.22%) Private Cloud
1 10 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Change Management
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
3 11 (24.44%) Observability
3 11 (24.44%) SIEM
4 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (22.22%) Cyber Intelligence
4 10 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (22.22%) Decision-Making
4 10 (22.22%) Information Security
4 10 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 10 (22.22%) SABSA
4 10 (22.22%) Service Design
4 10 (22.22%) Task Automation
4 10 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
4 10 (22.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) Bash
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Degree
2 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (28.89%) CCNA
4 10 (22.22%) JNCIP
5 4 (8.89%) CCNP
6 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) CCIE
7 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Terraform
2 2 (4.44%) Opsgenie
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 21 (46.67%) Cisco
3 16 (35.56%) Juniper
4 15 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 13 (28.89%) F5
6 12 (26.67%) Zscaler
7 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
7 11 (24.44%) New Relic
8 10 (22.22%) Aruba
9 8 (17.78%) Brocade
9 8 (17.78%) Dell
9 8 (17.78%) Infoblox
10 6 (13.33%) Fortinet
11 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
11 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (2.22%) Huawei
12 1 (2.22%) McAfee
12 1 (2.22%) Symantec
12 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard