Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 359 283 436
Rank change year-on-year -76 +153 +16
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 77 21 81
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.29% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 47 9 47
10th Percentile £39,300 £32,600 £42,500
25th Percentile £45,625 £40,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -14.89%
75th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £80,000 £73,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -

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 2,463 1,625 4,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.08% 19.55% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,688 1,348 3,273
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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
Thames Valley -60 43 £52,500 +43.84% 5
Berkshire - 30 £42,500 - 2
Surrey - 18 £57,500 - 4
Oxfordshire - 12 £58,750 - 3
Hampshire -108 10 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -54 1 £72,500 +98.63%
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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 53 (68.83%) Firewall
2 52 (67.53%) VPN
3 41 (53.25%) BGP
4 35 (45.45%) Cisco
5 28 (36.36%) VLAN
6 27 (35.06%) Internet
6 27 (35.06%) Linux
7 25 (32.47%) Technical Architecture
8 24 (31.17%) Network Security
8 24 (31.17%) Azure
8 24 (31.17%) DNS
8 24 (31.17%) Full Stack Development
9 23 (29.87%) Social Skills
9 23 (29.87%) Palo Alto
10 22 (28.57%) VMware
11 21 (27.27%) OSPF
11 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 21 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (27.27%) Degree
11 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
12 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
13 19 (24.68%) LAN
13 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (24.68%) IaaS
13 19 (24.68%) Ansible
13 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
14 18 (23.38%) AWS
14 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared

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 15 (19.48%) Confluence
2 14 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.29%) CMS
3 11 (14.29%) IIS
3 11 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 11 (14.29%) WordPress
4 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (31.17%) Azure
2 21 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (24.68%) IaaS
4 18 (23.38%) AWS
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (20.78%) PaaS
6 16 (20.78%) SaaS
7 11 (14.29%) Mimecast
7 11 (14.29%) OneDrive
8 5 (6.49%) Cloudflare
9 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (5.19%) AWS Direct Connect
9 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (2.60%) OpenShift
11 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.30%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 53 (68.83%) Firewall
2 52 (67.53%) VPN
3 41 (53.25%) BGP
4 28 (36.36%) VLAN
5 27 (35.06%) Internet
6 24 (31.17%) DNS
6 24 (31.17%) Network Security
7 21 (27.27%) OSPF
8 20 (25.97%) TCP/IP
9 19 (24.68%) LAN
10 18 (23.38%) DHCP
10 18 (23.38%) SSL
11 17 (22.08%) Wireless
12 15 (19.48%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (19.48%) VoIP
13 13 (16.88%) WAN
13 13 (16.88%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (14.29%) IPv6
14 11 (14.29%) MPLS
15 9 (11.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) Big Data
1 14 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) JIRA
2 11 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) GitLab
General
1 23 (29.87%) Social Skills
2 13 (16.88%) Law
3 11 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.79%) Publishing
6 5 (6.49%) Finance
7 4 (5.19%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.60%) Legal
9 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 11 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (5.19%) GStreamer
2 4 (5.19%) OpenCV
2 4 (5.19%) STL
2 4 (5.19%) Yocto
3 3 (3.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.29%) User Experience
3 9 (11.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.19%) CUDA
5 4 (5.19%) Device Driver
5 4 (5.19%) PKI
5 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.90%) Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.30%) CESG
8 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Linux
2 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (18.18%) Fedora
3 14 (18.18%) Windows
4 11 (14.29%) Android
4 11 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 11 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (5.19%) CentOS
5 4 (5.19%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Technical Architecture
2 24 (31.17%) Full Stack Development
3 21 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.08%) DevOps
6 16 (20.78%) Change Management
6 16 (20.78%) Load Balancing
7 14 (18.18%) Build Automation
7 14 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 14 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
7 14 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 13 (16.88%) ITIL
9 12 (15.58%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (15.58%) Project Management
10 11 (14.29%) BCP
10 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
10 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
10 11 (14.29%) IT Strategy
10 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.19%) C
2 4 (5.19%) C++
2 4 (5.19%) Embedded C
2 4 (5.19%) Embedded C++
2 4 (5.19%) Python
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.60%) Perl
5 1 (1.30%) Go
5 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 18 (23.38%) CCNA
2 18 (23.38%) CCNP
2 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.90%) CCIE
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) GDPR
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.60%) NIST
3 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.30%) FedRAMP
4 1 (1.30%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.48%) Docker
3 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.29%) vSphere
4 4 (5.19%) Firmware
4 4 (5.19%) iptables
4 4 (5.19%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.30%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (24.68%) Ansible
2 15 (19.48%) Terraform
3 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (9.09%) FortiGate
5 5 (6.49%) Grafana
6 4 (5.19%) Icinga
6 4 (5.19%) Puppet
6 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.60%) QRadar
8 2 (2.60%) SCCM
8 2 (2.60%) SCSM
9 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.30%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Cisco
2 23 (29.87%) Palo Alto
3 22 (28.57%) VMware
4 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 16 (20.78%) Oracle
6 14 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 13 (16.88%) Meraki
8 12 (15.58%) Sophos
9 11 (14.29%) Sage
9 11 (14.29%) Sitecore
10 10 (12.99%) CheckPoint
11 8 (10.39%) Zscaler
12 6 (7.79%) Citrix
12 6 (7.79%) New Relic
13 5 (6.49%) Darktrace
13 5 (6.49%) F5
13 5 (6.49%) Forcepoint
13 5 (6.49%) Proofpoint
14 4 (5.19%) NVIDIA
15 3 (3.90%) Fortinet