Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 418 352 362
Rank change year-on-year -66 +10 +76
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 100 208 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.68% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 3.93% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 75 149 164
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.40% -0.53%
10th Percentile £40,500 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £73,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +13.86% +6.32%

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 4,271 5,289 6,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.02% 17.16% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,332 4,149 5,412
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -10 33 £55,000 - 12
Hampshire +8 25 £56,250 +60.71% 1
West Sussex +11 23 £50,000 -31.03% 3
Surrey +2 21 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Berkshire -39 20 £55,000 -4.35% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 11 £42,500 +30.77% 2
East Sussex - 4 £86,250 -
Oxfordshire +23 2 £49,250 +23.13% 2
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 85 (85.00%) Firewall
2 79 (79.00%) VPN
3 73 (73.00%) Cisco
4 48 (48.00%) BGP
4 48 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (47.00%) WAN
5 47 (47.00%) OSPF
6 38 (38.00%) CCNP
7 37 (37.00%) LAN
8 35 (35.00%) VoIP
9 30 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 30 (30.00%) Wireless
9 30 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (29.00%) MPLS
10 29 (29.00%) Data Centre
11 28 (28.00%) DNS
11 28 (28.00%) Windows
12 26 (26.00%) Active Directory
12 26 (26.00%) CCNA
12 26 (26.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 25 (25.00%) SolarWinds
13 25 (25.00%) Load Balancing
14 24 (24.00%) CheckPoint
14 24 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
15 23 (23.00%) Network Security
16 22 (22.00%) NAS
16 22 (22.00%) Citrix
16 22 (22.00%) Juniper

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 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (17.00%) Office 365
3 14 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.00%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.00%) GitHub
7 1 (1.00%) IaaS
7 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (85.00%) Firewall
2 79 (79.00%) VPN
3 48 (48.00%) BGP
4 47 (47.00%) OSPF
4 47 (47.00%) WAN
5 37 (37.00%) LAN
6 35 (35.00%) VoIP
7 30 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 30 (30.00%) Wireless
8 29 (29.00%) MPLS
9 28 (28.00%) DNS
10 26 (26.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 23 (23.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (23.00%) Network Security
12 22 (22.00%) NAS
12 22 (22.00%) SAN
13 20 (20.00%) HSRP
13 20 (20.00%) SSL
13 20 (20.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.00%) MySQL
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (17.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Advertising
4 6 (6.00%) Aerospace
4 6 (6.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Electronics
5 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.00%) Banking
7 1 (1.00%) French Language
7 1 (1.00%) German Language
7 1 (1.00%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.00%) Architect
2 9 (9.00%) Network Architect
3 8 (8.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 8 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
3 8 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (7.00%) Consultant
4 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (7.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (7.00%) Network Manager
4 7 (7.00%) Security Consultant
4 7 (7.00%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Lead Architect
6 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Core Network Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) LDAP
2 5 (5.00%) Middleware
3 4 (4.00%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.00%) MAPI
4 1 (1.00%) CGI
4 1 (1.00%) OAuth
4 1 (1.00%) OpenID
4 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.00%) PKI
3 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) Replication
5 4 (4.00%) CMDB
5 4 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.00%) YubiKey
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.00%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) PMI
7 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.00%) Windows
2 20 (20.00%) Linux
3 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.00%) Solaris
4 5 (5.00%) VMS
4 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.00%) CentOS
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Unix
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 24 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (21.00%) ITIL
4 19 (19.00%) Change Management
5 18 (18.00%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (17.00%) Information Security
7 13 (13.00%) Project Management
8 12 (12.00%) Change Control
9 11 (11.00%) Network Management
10 10 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (10.00%) ITSM
10 10 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
10 10 (10.00%) Tech Ops
11 9 (9.00%) Network Architecture
11 9 (9.00%) Validation
12 8 (8.00%) Network Design
12 8 (8.00%) SIEM
13 6 (6.00%) Migration
13 6 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) SQL
2 9 (9.00%) Python
3 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.00%) Perl
5 3 (3.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) C++
6 1 (1.00%) Go
6 1 (1.00%) Java
6 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (48.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (38.00%) CCNP
3 26 (26.00%) CCNA
4 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.00%) Degree
7 7 (7.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (6.00%) CISM
8 6 (6.00%) CISSP
9 5 (5.00%) CCIE
10 4 (4.00%) CISA
10 4 (4.00%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.00%) MCSE
11 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.00%) CCDP
12 2 (2.00%) CEH
12 2 (2.00%) CRISC
12 2 (2.00%) GIAC
13 1 (1.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.00%) FISMA
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 3 (3.00%) GDPR
3 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.00%) SLA
5 1 (1.00%) COBIT
5 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.00%) VMware NSX
5 4 (4.00%) KVM
5 4 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.00%) XenApp
6 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.00%) Firmware
7 1 (1.00%) pfSense
7 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.00%) QRadar
2 3 (3.00%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.00%) CASB
3 2 (2.00%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.00%) Ansible
4 1 (1.00%) Cacti
4 1 (1.00%) Graphite
4 1 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.00%) Nagios
4 1 (1.00%) Nessus
4 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) Salt
4 1 (1.00%) Terraform
4 1 (1.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 73 (73.00%) Cisco
2 25 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 24 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (22.00%) Citrix
5 22 (22.00%) Juniper
6 20 (20.00%) NetApp
7 17 (17.00%) VMware
8 14 (14.00%) F5
9 11 (11.00%) Palo Alto
10 10 (10.00%) Sophos
11 5 (5.00%) Dell
11 5 (5.00%) HP
11 5 (5.00%) McAfee
11 5 (5.00%) Qualys
11 5 (5.00%) Trend Micro
12 4 (4.00%) NETGEAR
12 4 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
12 4 (4.00%) SAP
12 4 (4.00%) Vyatta