Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 441 359 380
Rank change year-on-year -82 +21 +5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 90 200 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 3.84% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84 143 188
South East median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,400 £32,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +13.40% +2.11%

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 4,530 5,208 7,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.55% 17.97% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,552 4,180 5,893
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -48 40 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Surrey +29 34 £60,000 - 4
Berkshire -71 20 £57,500 - 5
Hampshire -38 19 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +43 15 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £65,000 +62.50%
East Sussex - 4 £66,250 -
Kent -5 1 £52,500 +13.51%
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 70 (77.78%) Firewall
2 58 (64.44%) VPN
3 49 (54.44%) Cisco
4 38 (42.22%) DNS
5 35 (38.89%) Windows
6 33 (36.67%) Linux
7 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
8 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 26 (28.89%) Telecoms
10 25 (27.78%) Juniper
11 22 (24.44%) LAN
11 22 (24.44%) Network Security
12 21 (23.33%) PKI
12 21 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (23.33%) OSPF
13 20 (22.22%) BGP
13 20 (22.22%) SSL
14 19 (21.11%) MPLS
14 19 (21.11%) Windows Server
15 18 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (20.00%) Information Security
15 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 17 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (18.89%) WAN
17 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
17 16 (17.78%) Office 365
18 15 (16.67%) CheckPoint
18 15 (16.67%) VMware
19 14 (15.56%) Internet

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 5 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (18.89%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (17.78%) Office 365
4 5 (5.56%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.11%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) IaaS
6 1 (1.11%) PaaS
6 1 (1.11%) SaaS
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (77.78%) Firewall
2 58 (64.44%) VPN
3 38 (42.22%) DNS
4 22 (24.44%) LAN
4 22 (24.44%) Network Security
5 21 (23.33%) OSPF
6 20 (22.22%) BGP
6 20 (22.22%) SSL
7 19 (21.11%) MPLS
8 18 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (18.89%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (18.89%) WAN
10 14 (15.56%) Internet
11 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
12 12 (13.33%) Wireless
13 11 (12.22%) DHCP
13 11 (12.22%) VLAN
14 10 (11.11%) DMVPN
14 10 (11.11%) SNMP
15 9 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 5 (5.56%) Electronics
4 4 (4.44%) French Language
4 4 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.22%) German Language
6 2 (2.22%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Consultant
4 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 9 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 9 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Network Manager
6 7 (7.78%) Network Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Lead Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) LDAP
2 5 (5.56%) MAPI
3 4 (4.44%) Middleware
4 3 (3.33%) CGI
5 2 (2.22%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (1.11%) .NET
6 1 (1.11%) COM
6 1 (1.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) PKI
2 16 (17.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.78%) Replication
4 5 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.56%) YubiKey
5 4 (4.44%) Cyberattack
6 3 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.11%) Clustering
7 1 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.11%) NHS
7 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.89%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Linux
3 19 (21.11%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.22%) Solaris
5 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.56%) VMS
8 4 (4.44%) Unix
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Information Security
2 11 (12.22%) Computer Security
2 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (12.22%) Software Deployment
3 10 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 10 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (10.00%) Change Management
4 9 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 9 (10.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.89%) ITIL
5 8 (8.89%) Validation
6 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.78%) Security Architecture
6 7 (7.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (6.67%) Migration
7 6 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.56%) Python
4 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) Lisp
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) CCNP
3 11 (12.22%) CISSP
3 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.11%) CCNA
5 9 (10.00%) CISM
6 8 (8.89%) Degree
7 6 (6.67%) CCIE
8 5 (5.56%) CISA
9 4 (4.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (4.44%) CCIE Security
9 4 (4.44%) CEH
9 4 (4.44%) GIAC
9 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.33%) MCSE
11 1 (1.11%) CCSP
11 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) FISMA
1 11 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.78%) SLA
3 6 (6.67%) GDPR
4 5 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.22%) COBIT
7 1 (1.11%) GPG13
7 1 (1.11%) PMO
7 1 (1.11%) QA
7 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.67%) vSphere
5 5 (5.56%) KVM
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.11%) pfSense
6 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.78%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 6 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.56%) Puppet
5 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.22%) OpenNMS
5 2 (2.22%) QRadar
6 1 (1.11%) Ansible
6 1 (1.11%) CASB
6 1 (1.11%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.11%) OpenVAS
6 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (54.44%) Cisco
2 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.78%) Juniper
4 15 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 15 (16.67%) VMware
5 14 (15.56%) Sophos
6 11 (12.22%) SolarWinds
7 9 (10.00%) F5
8 8 (8.89%) McAfee
8 8 (8.89%) Palo Alto
8 8 (8.89%) Symantec
9 7 (7.78%) Trend Micro
10 6 (6.67%) Fortinet
10 6 (6.67%) HP
11 5 (5.56%) Aruba
11 5 (5.56%) NETGEAR
11 5 (5.56%) Vyatta
12 4 (4.44%) Forcepoint
12 4 (4.44%) Infoblox
12 4 (4.44%) NetQoS