Period
to 13 June 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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 343 349 422
Rank change year-on-year +6 +73 +21
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 55 43 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.37% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 1.68% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 38 82
10th Percentile £40,500 £28,775 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,438 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £52,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.91% +10.00% -11.63%
75th Percentile £67,063 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £69,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,455 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.20% +5.63% -2.78%

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 2,026 2,559 4,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.70% 17.10% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,519 2,050 3,364
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 13 June 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 13 June 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 +9 23 £45,000 +17.65% 9
Berkshire +11 20 £51,250 +62.70% 5
Hampshire -5 20 £50,000 +75.44% 2
Surrey -9 7 £66,000 +14.78% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £43,750 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £42,500 -10.53% 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 13 June 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 43 (78.18%) Firewall
2 41 (74.55%) VPN
3 37 (67.27%) BGP
4 36 (65.45%) Cisco
5 32 (58.18%) Network Security
6 23 (41.82%) OSPF
7 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (36.36%) Linux
8 20 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
9 19 (34.55%) Internet
9 19 (34.55%) Social Skills
10 18 (32.73%) CCNP
11 17 (30.91%) VMware
11 17 (30.91%) VLAN
11 17 (30.91%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (29.09%) Palo Alto
12 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
13 15 (27.27%) Ansible
14 14 (25.45%) CCNA
14 14 (25.45%) VoIP
15 13 (23.64%) DNS
15 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
15 13 (23.64%) Network Design
15 13 (23.64%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (21.82%) Azure
16 12 (21.82%) IaaS
16 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
16 12 (21.82%) DHCP

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 8 (14.55%) Confluence
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.45%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.45%) WordPress
5 1 (1.82%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (21.82%) Azure
2 12 (21.82%) IaaS
3 11 (20.00%) AWS
4 8 (14.55%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (14.55%) PaaS
4 8 (14.55%) SaaS
5 5 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (9.09%) AWS Direct Connect
5 5 (9.09%) Cloudflare
6 4 (7.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (5.45%) Mimecast
7 3 (5.45%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (78.18%) Firewall
2 41 (74.55%) VPN
3 37 (67.27%) BGP
4 32 (58.18%) Network Security
5 23 (41.82%) OSPF
6 19 (34.55%) Internet
7 17 (30.91%) VLAN
8 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
9 14 (25.45%) VoIP
10 13 (23.64%) DNS
11 12 (21.82%) DHCP
12 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (20.00%) MPLS
12 11 (20.00%) SSL
13 10 (18.18%) IPv6
13 10 (18.18%) Wireless
14 9 (16.36%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (16.36%) LAN
14 9 (16.36%) WAN
14 9 (16.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Big Data
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) GitLab
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (34.55%) Social Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Law
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Finance
5 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Data Centre Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Data Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.45%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) WAN Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
7 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows
4 8 (14.55%) Fedora
5 5 (9.09%) CentOS
6 3 (5.45%) Android
6 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Configuration Management
1 13 (23.64%) Network Design
1 13 (23.64%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (21.82%) Network Virtualisation
3 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
3 11 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) Change Management
4 10 (18.18%) DDoS Mitigation
5 9 (16.36%) High Availability
5 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
6 8 (14.55%) Build Automation
6 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (14.55%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (14.55%) DevOps
6 8 (14.55%) Performance Analysis
6 8 (14.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (10.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) Python
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 18 (32.73%) CCNP
4 14 (25.45%) CCNA
5 11 (20.00%) Degree
6 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.45%) CCIE
7 3 (5.45%) CCIE Service Provider
7 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (5.45%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.82%) CISSP
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) GRC
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.82%) VMware NSX
3 9 (16.36%) Docker
4 5 (9.09%) iptables
5 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.45%) Firmware
5 3 (5.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Ansible
2 9 (16.36%) Terraform
3 6 (10.91%) Grafana
3 6 (10.91%) Puppet
4 5 (9.09%) FortiGate
4 5 (9.09%) Icinga
4 5 (9.09%) ZABBIX
5 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.82%) SCCM
7 1 (1.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 36 (65.45%) Cisco
2 17 (30.91%) VMware
3 16 (29.09%) Palo Alto
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle
5 11 (20.00%) F5
6 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 9 (16.36%) SolarWinds
8 8 (14.55%) Forcepoint
8 8 (14.55%) Meraki
9 5 (9.09%) Darktrace
9 5 (9.09%) Juniper
9 5 (9.09%) Proofpoint
10 4 (7.27%) Dell
10 4 (7.27%) Qualys
10 4 (7.27%) Splunk
11 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
11 3 (5.45%) IronPort
11 3 (5.45%) Sage
11 3 (5.45%) Symantec