Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 383 291 354
Rank change year-on-year -92 +63 +74
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 62 29 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.29% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 1.61% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53 11 77
10th Percentile £48,500 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £39,375 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £56,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £58,750 £62,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,486
% change year-on-year -8.33% +10.12% +3.78%

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 2,544 1,798 3,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.26% 18.08% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 1,434 3,119
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,980 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,750 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -46 36 £70,000 +43.59% 1
Oxfordshire - 27 £70,000 - 1
Surrey -44 21 £60,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -33 12 £77,500 +40.91%
Hampshire -86 4 £82,500 +57.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -57 1 £72,500 +70.59%
Kent - 1 £55,000 - 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 52 (83.87%) Firewall
2 44 (70.97%) VPN
3 32 (51.61%) BGP
3 32 (51.61%) OSPF
4 31 (50.00%) Cisco
4 31 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 29 (46.77%) SolarWinds
6 28 (45.16%) LAN
7 23 (37.10%) WAN
7 23 (37.10%) Linux
8 22 (35.48%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (35.48%) Network Security
9 21 (33.87%) Kalman Filter
9 21 (33.87%) SSL
10 20 (32.26%) DNS
11 19 (30.65%) Web Filtering
12 18 (29.03%) Windows
12 18 (29.03%) Management Information System
13 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
13 17 (27.42%) F5
13 17 (27.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (25.81%) VLAN
14 16 (25.81%) ITIL
14 16 (25.81%) DHCP
14 16 (25.81%) Ethernet
14 16 (25.81%) VoIP
14 16 (25.81%) VMware
15 14 (22.58%) SAN
15 14 (22.58%) Fortinet
16 13 (20.97%) New Relic

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.68%) CMS
1 6 (9.68%) Confluence
1 6 (9.68%) IIS
1 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
1 6 (9.68%) Umbraco
1 6 (9.68%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Azure
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (12.90%) AWS
4 6 (9.68%) IaaS
4 6 (9.68%) Mimecast
4 6 (9.68%) OneDrive
4 6 (9.68%) PaaS
4 6 (9.68%) SaaS
5 1 (1.61%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 52 (83.87%) Firewall
2 44 (70.97%) VPN
3 32 (51.61%) BGP
3 32 (51.61%) OSPF
4 28 (45.16%) LAN
5 23 (37.10%) WAN
6 22 (35.48%) Network Security
6 22 (35.48%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (33.87%) SSL
8 20 (32.26%) DNS
9 17 (27.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (25.81%) DHCP
10 16 (25.81%) Ethernet
10 16 (25.81%) VLAN
10 16 (25.81%) VoIP
11 14 (22.58%) SAN
12 13 (20.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (20.97%) MPLS
13 12 (19.35%) Internet
14 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) JIRA
2 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) Subversion
General
1 9 (14.52%) Social Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Documentation Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (9.68%) Publishing
4 5 (8.06%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (6.45%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Finance
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Network Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (24.19%) Network Security Engineer
3 15 (24.19%) Security Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 11 (17.74%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Architect
7 6 (9.68%) IT Manager
7 6 (9.68%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) XMPP
2 5 (8.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (8.06%) GStreamer
2 5 (8.06%) OpenCV
2 5 (8.06%) STL
2 5 (8.06%) Yocto
3 3 (4.84%) LDAP
3 3 (4.84%) SAML
4 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.13%) PKI
3 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
4 8 (12.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (9.68%) User Experience
6 5 (8.06%) CUDA
6 5 (8.06%) Device Driver
7 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
8 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.61%) CESG
9 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Windows
3 8 (12.90%) SUSE
4 6 (9.68%) Android
4 6 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 6 (9.68%) Unix
4 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (8.06%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (4.84%) AIX
6 3 (4.84%) zOS
7 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Kalman Filter
2 19 (30.65%) Web Filtering
3 16 (25.81%) ITIL
4 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (20.97%) Observability
5 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (16.13%) Security Architecture
7 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (12.90%) Process Improvement
7 8 (12.90%) Regulatory Compliance
7 8 (12.90%) Server Management
7 8 (12.90%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (11.29%) Change Management
8 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.29%) DevOps
8 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
8 7 (11.29%) Problem Management
8 7 (11.29%) Project Management
8 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.06%) C
2 5 (8.06%) C++
2 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
2 5 (8.06%) Embedded C++
3 4 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Go
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.90%) CCNA
2 8 (12.90%) CCNP
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.84%) CISM
5 3 (4.84%) CISSP
5 3 (4.84%) SANS
5 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) CCIE
7 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) GDPR
2 4 (6.45%) HIPAA
2 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (4.84%) NIST
3 3 (4.84%) SLA
4 2 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.61%) COBIT
5 1 (1.61%) FedRAMP
5 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (27.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) vSphere
4 5 (8.06%) Firmware
5 3 (4.84%) OpenAM
5 3 (4.84%) OpenIDM
5 3 (4.84%) RACF
6 1 (1.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (9.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.84%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (3.23%) QRadar
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM
5 2 (3.23%) SCSM
6 1 (1.61%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Cisco
1 31 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 29 (46.77%) SolarWinds
3 17 (27.42%) F5
4 16 (25.81%) VMware
5 14 (22.58%) Fortinet
6 13 (20.97%) New Relic
6 13 (20.97%) Zscaler
7 12 (19.35%) Juniper
8 9 (14.52%) Citrix
8 9 (14.52%) Dell
8 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
9 8 (12.90%) HP
9 8 (12.90%) IBM
10 7 (11.29%) Sophos
11 6 (9.68%) Barracuda Networks
11 6 (9.68%) Forcepoint
11 6 (9.68%) Sage
11 6 (9.68%) Sitecore
12 5 (8.06%) NVIDIA