Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 406 371 403
Rank change year-on-year -35 +32 +28
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 147 176 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 2.96% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 122 142 204
South East median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,075 £27,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,475 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.41% +12.11% -5.00%

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 5,357 5,936 8,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 19.95% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,123 4,789 6,929
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.73% +2.98%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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
Surrey +29 65 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Thames Valley -44 48 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Berkshire -21 36 £55,000 - 8
Hampshire -38 30 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Oxfordshire -29 8 £45,000 -41.94% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £55,000 +44.74%
Middlesex - 3 £65,000 -
Kent -7 1 £46,000 +6.98%
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 110 (74.83%) Cisco
2 105 (71.43%) Firewall
3 103 (70.07%) VPN
4 84 (57.14%) SSL
5 67 (45.58%) WAN
6 64 (43.54%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (42.18%) Data Centre
8 56 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (36.05%) Windows
10 52 (35.37%) CCNP
10 52 (35.37%) MPLS
11 49 (33.33%) OSPF
12 47 (31.97%) Linux
13 45 (30.61%) Load Balancing
14 39 (26.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 39 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
14 39 (26.53%) ITIL
15 38 (25.85%) Amazon AWS
16 37 (25.17%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (23.81%) BGP
18 34 (23.13%) Network Security
19 33 (22.45%) DNS
19 33 (22.45%) HTTP
20 31 (21.09%) Python
21 30 (20.41%) VoIP
21 30 (20.41%) Juniper
21 30 (20.41%) Clustering
22 28 (19.05%) Ethernet
22 28 (19.05%) Perl
22 28 (19.05%) Bash Shell

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 7 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 7 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 6 (4.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.36%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.36%) nginx
4 2 (1.36%) Zimbra
Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (25.85%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.76%) G Suite
3 7 (4.76%) Office 365
3 7 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (4.08%) SaaS
5 5 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (71.43%) Firewall
2 103 (70.07%) VPN
3 84 (57.14%) SSL
4 67 (45.58%) WAN
5 56 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
6 52 (35.37%) MPLS
7 49 (33.33%) OSPF
8 37 (25.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (23.81%) BGP
10 34 (23.13%) Network Security
11 33 (22.45%) DNS
11 33 (22.45%) HTTP
12 30 (20.41%) VoIP
13 28 (19.05%) Ethernet
14 26 (17.69%) TCP/IP
14 26 (17.69%) Wireless
15 24 (16.33%) LAN
16 23 (15.65%) IP Telephony
17 19 (12.93%) SNMP
18 18 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) MySQL
2 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Subversion
2 3 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.36%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (10.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.40%) Back Office
2 5 (3.40%) Finance
3 4 (2.72%) Billing
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 23 (15.65%) Consultant
3 20 (13.61%) Security Consultant
4 18 (12.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) Architect
6 11 (7.48%) Network Architect
6 11 (7.48%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) Security Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Administrator
7 10 (6.80%) Cisco Architect
7 10 (6.80%) Cisco Network Architect
8 9 (6.12%) Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Core Network Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.44%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Telecoms Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.80%) Web Services
2 9 (6.12%) LDAP
3 5 (3.40%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.40%) LAMP
4 4 (2.72%) SAML
5 2 (1.36%) JTAPI
5 2 (1.36%) RFC 2833
5 2 (1.36%) TAPI
6 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 62 (42.18%) Data Centre
2 30 (20.41%) Clustering
3 21 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (10.88%) Public Cloud
6 14 (9.52%) NHS
7 9 (6.12%) Private Cloud
8 6 (4.08%) Blog
9 5 (3.40%) Machine to Machine
9 5 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (3.40%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.72%) FlexPod
11 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.04%) PKI
12 2 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.05%) Windows
2 47 (31.97%) Linux
3 22 (14.97%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.12%) CentOS
5 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.76%) Unix
6 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.72%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.04%) AIX
8 3 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.36%) Debian
9 2 (1.36%) Fedora
9 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) Load Balancing
2 39 (26.53%) ITIL
2 39 (26.53%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (16.33%) Network Virtualisation
3 24 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (15.65%) Identity Access Management
5 21 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 21 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 17 (11.56%) SIEM
7 14 (9.52%) Change Management
8 13 (8.84%) Information Security
9 12 (8.16%) High Availability
9 12 (8.16%) Migration
9 12 (8.16%) Task Automation
10 10 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.80%) Identity Management
10 10 (6.80%) ITIL V3
10 10 (6.80%) Network Design
10 10 (6.80%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.12%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.09%) Python
2 28 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 28 (19.05%) Perl
3 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 14 (9.52%) SQL
5 5 (3.40%) PHP
6 4 (2.72%) C
7 2 (1.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (43.54%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (35.37%) CCNP
3 25 (17.01%) CISSP
4 21 (14.29%) CCNA
5 18 (12.24%) CCIE
6 17 (11.56%) CISM
7 16 (10.88%) CISA
8 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 12 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
10 10 (6.80%) Degree
11 7 (4.76%) CCDA
11 7 (4.76%) CCDP
11 7 (4.76%) CCIE Security
11 7 (4.76%) JNCIE
11 7 (4.76%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.04%) CCSA
13 3 (2.04%) CCSE
13 3 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (17.01%) GDPR
3 21 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (9.52%) PCI DSS
5 12 (8.16%) HIPAA
6 11 (7.48%) GPG13
7 8 (5.44%) COBIT
7 8 (5.44%) SLA
8 4 (2.72%) QA
9 2 (1.36%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 27 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.44%) FreeRADIUS
5 5 (3.40%) iptables
5 5 (3.40%) vSphere
6 4 (2.72%) KVM
6 4 (2.72%) NFS
6 4 (2.72%) oVirt
6 4 (2.72%) pfSense
6 4 (2.72%) Samba
6 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.04%) Firmware
8 2 (1.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (8.84%) Terraform
2 9 (6.12%) WSUS
3 6 (4.08%) Nagios
4 5 (3.40%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.40%) HAProxy
4 5 (3.40%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.40%) SCCM
5 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.72%) Bacula
5 4 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.72%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.72%) Puppet
5 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.36%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.68%) Ansible
8 1 (0.68%) Cacti
8 1 (0.68%) QRadar
8 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (74.83%) Cisco
2 30 (20.41%) Juniper
3 27 (18.37%) SolarWinds
4 24 (16.33%) VMware
5 23 (15.65%) CheckPoint
5 23 (15.65%) F5
5 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
6 21 (14.29%) HP
7 16 (10.88%) Palo Alto
8 10 (6.80%) Google
9 9 (6.12%) Avaya
9 9 (6.12%) Dell
10 8 (5.44%) Fortinet
11 7 (4.76%) Aruba
12 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.40%) Brocade
13 5 (3.40%) Spiceworks
13 5 (3.40%) Splunk
14 4 (2.72%) Atlassian
14 4 (2.72%) Oracle