Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 344 369 436
Rank change year-on-year +25 +67 -59
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 203 208 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.83% 3.03% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 146 163 183
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £74,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.43% +5.79% -

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 5,295 6,868 8,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.15% 21.54% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,157 5,445 6,694
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec in the South East.

Salary trend for IPsec in the South East

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in the South East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
Thames Valley +55 75 £55,000 - 9
Berkshire +69 65 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Surrey +25 56 £62,500 +66.67% 8
Hampshire -49 44 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Middlesex - 13 £65,000 -
Kent -6 12 £48,250 +12.21% 1
Oxfordshire -16 9 £40,000 -48.39% 1
West Sussex -7 3 £72,500 +16.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £32,500 -23.53% 5
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 142 (69.95%) Cisco
2 132 (65.02%) VPN
3 123 (60.59%) Firewall
4 119 (58.62%) SSL
5 96 (47.29%) WAN
6 83 (40.89%) MPLS
7 82 (40.39%) OSPF
8 78 (38.42%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (38.42%) Linux
9 76 (37.44%) Data Centre
10 75 (36.95%) Cisco ASA
11 71 (34.98%) BGP
12 69 (33.99%) Load Balancing
13 64 (31.53%) CCNP
14 59 (29.06%) ITIL
15 57 (28.08%) Cisco Nexus
16 56 (27.59%) DNS
17 51 (25.12%) TCP/IP
17 51 (25.12%) Network Security
18 50 (24.63%) Windows
19 49 (24.14%) Python
19 49 (24.14%) VMware
20 48 (23.65%) Wireless
21 46 (22.66%) Perl
21 46 (22.66%) Ethernet
22 44 (21.67%) HTTP
23 42 (20.69%) F5
24 41 (20.20%) SolarWinds
24 41 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
24 41 (20.20%) LAN

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 (7.39%) OpenStack
2 14 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (3.94%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.45%) Zimbra
5 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.48%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (7.39%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (5.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (3.45%) Office 365
7 6 (2.96%) SaaS
8 1 (0.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 132 (65.02%) VPN
2 123 (60.59%) Firewall
3 119 (58.62%) SSL
4 96 (47.29%) WAN
5 83 (40.89%) MPLS
6 82 (40.39%) OSPF
7 75 (36.95%) Cisco ASA
8 71 (34.98%) BGP
9 57 (28.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 56 (27.59%) DNS
11 51 (25.12%) Network Security
11 51 (25.12%) TCP/IP
12 48 (23.65%) Wireless
13 46 (22.66%) Ethernet
14 44 (21.67%) HTTP
15 41 (20.20%) LAN
16 36 (17.73%) DHCP
17 32 (15.76%) SNMP
18 24 (11.82%) VoIP
19 22 (10.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.42%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.45%) MySQL
4 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 11 (5.42%) Hudson
1 11 (5.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (8.87%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.94%) Billing
2 8 (3.94%) Finance
3 7 (3.45%) Military
4 4 (1.97%) Digital Economy
4 4 (1.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.99%) Electronics
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.49%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 103 (50.74%) Network Engineer
2 35 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (12.81%) Support Engineer
4 24 (11.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (11.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (10.34%) Consultant
7 20 (9.85%) Architect
8 17 (8.37%) Operations Engineer
9 15 (7.39%) Security Engineer
10 14 (6.90%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.91%) Telecoms Engineer
12 11 (5.42%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (5.42%) Core Network Engineer
12 11 (5.42%) Senior DevOps
13 10 (4.93%) Network Architect
13 10 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
13 10 (4.93%) Network Support
13 10 (4.93%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (4.93%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) Web Services
2 11 (5.42%) JSON
2 11 (5.42%) Middleware
3 9 (4.43%) 802.1X
4 7 (3.45%) LDAP
5 3 (1.48%) SAML
6 2 (0.99%) JTAPI
6 2 (0.99%) RFC 2833
6 2 (0.99%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 76 (37.44%) Data Centre
2 38 (18.72%) Clustering
3 23 (11.33%) Private Cloud
3 23 (11.33%) Public Cloud
4 22 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.93%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (4.93%) PKI
6 9 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.43%) NHS
7 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.94%) FlexPod
8 6 (2.96%) Blog
8 6 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.42%) Linux
2 50 (24.63%) Windows
3 18 (8.87%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.42%) CentOS
6 10 (4.93%) Unix
7 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.96%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.48%) AIX
11 2 (0.99%) Debian
11 2 (0.99%) Fedora
11 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.99%) Load Balancing
2 59 (29.06%) ITIL
3 33 (16.26%) Penetration Testing
4 28 (13.79%) Network Virtualisation
5 27 (13.30%) Presales
6 25 (12.32%) DevOps
7 22 (10.84%) High Availability
8 21 (10.34%) Network Design
9 20 (9.85%) Identity Management
10 19 (9.36%) Migration
10 19 (9.36%) SIEM
10 19 (9.36%) Task Automation
11 18 (8.87%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (8.87%) Network Management
12 17 (8.37%) Configuration Management
13 16 (7.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (7.88%) Network Architecture
14 14 (6.90%) API Integration
14 14 (6.90%) Service Delivery
15 13 (6.40%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.14%) Python
2 46 (22.66%) Perl
3 38 (18.72%) Bash Shell
4 22 (10.84%) PowerShell
5 19 (9.36%) SQL
6 11 (5.42%) Ruby
7 10 (4.93%) C
8 5 (2.46%) C++
8 5 (2.46%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (38.42%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (31.53%) CCNP
3 31 (15.27%) CCIE
4 30 (14.78%) Degree
5 24 (11.82%) Security Cleared
6 21 (10.34%) CCNA
7 18 (8.87%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.39%) CISSP
9 11 (5.42%) CISM
9 11 (5.42%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (3.94%) CCDA
10 8 (3.94%) CCDP
10 8 (3.94%) JNCIE
10 8 (3.94%) JNCIP
11 7 (3.45%) CISA
12 5 (2.46%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.97%) CCSA
13 4 (1.97%) CCSE
13 4 (1.97%) CCSP
13 4 (1.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (18.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (12.32%) PCI DSS
3 19 (9.36%) HIPAA
4 16 (7.88%) SLA
5 10 (4.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (4.93%) GDPR
6 8 (3.94%) QA
7 7 (3.45%) GPG13
8 4 (1.97%) COBIT
9 3 (1.48%) PMO
10 2 (0.99%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 35 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.36%) Docker
3 10 (4.93%) vSphere
4 9 (4.43%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (4.43%) ProxySG
4 9 (4.43%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (3.94%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (3.94%) vCloud
6 6 (2.96%) KVM
6 6 (2.96%) NFS
6 6 (2.96%) oVirt
6 6 (2.96%) pfSense
6 6 (2.96%) Samba
6 6 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.49%) Firmware
7 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (14.78%) Terraform
2 19 (9.36%) Kubernetes
3 14 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (6.40%) Puppet
5 11 (5.42%) Ansible
5 11 (5.42%) Mesos
5 11 (5.42%) rkt
6 8 (3.94%) FortiGate
7 7 (3.45%) WSUS
8 6 (2.96%) Bacula
8 6 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
9 4 (1.97%) Cacti
9 4 (1.97%) Nagios
9 4 (1.97%) Nessus
9 4 (1.97%) Nmap
10 3 (1.48%) SCOM
10 3 (1.48%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.49%) QRadar
Vendors
1 142 (69.95%) Cisco
2 49 (24.14%) VMware
3 42 (20.69%) F5
4 41 (20.20%) SolarWinds
5 39 (19.21%) CheckPoint
5 39 (19.21%) Juniper
6 33 (16.26%) Microsoft
7 28 (13.79%) Palo Alto
8 27 (13.30%) HP
9 19 (9.36%) Aruba
10 14 (6.90%) Fortinet
11 10 (4.93%) Avaya
11 10 (4.93%) Sourcefire
12 9 (4.43%) Blue Coat
12 9 (4.43%) Brocade
12 9 (4.43%) ProCurve
12 9 (4.43%) Riverbed
13 8 (3.94%) Meraki
13 8 (3.94%) Oracle
13 8 (3.94%) Red Hat