Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 443 364 385
Rank change year-on-year -79 +21 +14
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 105 187 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.10% 3.33% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 90 149 210
South East median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £37,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -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 5,010 5,618 8,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.51% 18.84% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,922 4,531 6,661
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +17 44 £58,750 -2.08% 7
Thames Valley -59 40 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Berkshire -71 19 £55,000 - 4
Hampshire -26 17 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +16 11 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Oxfordshire -2 10 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Kent -2 2 £49,250 +11.93%
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 77 (73.33%) Firewall
2 71 (67.62%) Cisco
3 67 (63.81%) VPN
4 46 (43.81%) Windows
5 36 (34.29%) Linux
5 36 (34.29%) SSL
6 34 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (31.43%) MPLS
8 32 (30.48%) WAN
9 31 (29.52%) OSPF
9 31 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (27.62%) Data Centre
11 27 (25.71%) BGP
11 27 (25.71%) DNS
12 25 (23.81%) LAN
12 25 (23.81%) ITIL
12 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
12 25 (23.81%) Juniper
13 24 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (21.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 23 (21.90%) VoIP
15 22 (20.95%) CCNP
15 22 (20.95%) Network Security
16 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 20 (19.05%) CISSP
17 20 (19.05%) CheckPoint
17 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
18 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 18 (17.14%) Wireless
19 18 (17.14%) VMware

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 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.90%) Zimbra
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 31 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.67%) G Suite
3 7 (6.67%) Office 365
4 5 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (4.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.95%) IaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (73.33%) Firewall
2 67 (63.81%) VPN
3 36 (34.29%) SSL
4 33 (31.43%) MPLS
5 32 (30.48%) WAN
6 31 (29.52%) OSPF
7 27 (25.71%) BGP
7 27 (25.71%) DNS
8 25 (23.81%) LAN
9 24 (22.86%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (21.90%) VoIP
11 22 (20.95%) Network Security
12 18 (17.14%) Wireless
13 16 (15.24%) VLAN
14 14 (13.33%) TCP/IP
15 13 (12.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (11.43%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (10.48%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (10.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) MySQL
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Subversion
2 4 (3.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (2.86%) French Language
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) German Language
6 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.95%) Military
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Network Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Security Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) Consultant
3 13 (12.38%) Security Consultant
4 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Administrator
6 10 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Architect
9 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Core Network Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) LDAP
2 8 (7.62%) Web Services
3 5 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (4.76%) LAMP
4 3 (2.86%) 802.1X
4 3 (2.86%) SAML
5 2 (1.90%) CGI
5 2 (1.90%) XML
6 1 (0.95%) .NET
6 1 (0.95%) COM
6 1 (0.95%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.62%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.43%) PKI
3 11 (10.48%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (7.62%) Public Cloud
5 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.71%) Clustering
6 5 (4.76%) Machine to Machine
6 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.76%) NHS
6 5 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.76%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.86%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Replication
9 1 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.95%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 46 (43.81%) Windows
2 36 (34.29%) Linux
3 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.57%) Unix
4 9 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.67%) CentOS
5 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.71%) Solaris
7 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) ITIL
2 17 (16.19%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (12.38%) Identity Access Management
5 12 (11.43%) Change Management
5 12 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.48%) Data Protection
6 11 (10.48%) Information Security
6 11 (10.48%) Load Balancing
6 11 (10.48%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (6.67%) Change Control
9 7 (6.67%) Statistics
10 6 (5.71%) Computer Security
10 6 (5.71%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.71%) SIEM
10 6 (5.71%) Software Deployment
10 6 (5.71%) Tech Ops
11 5 (4.76%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) Python
2 15 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 15 (14.29%) Perl
3 11 (10.48%) SQL
4 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.76%) PHP
6 4 (3.81%) C
7 2 (1.90%) Ruby
8 1 (0.95%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 34 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.95%) CCNP
3 20 (19.05%) CISSP
4 17 (16.19%) CCNA
5 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
6 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 13 (12.38%) CISM
8 10 (9.52%) Degree
9 9 (8.57%) CCIE
9 9 (8.57%) CISA
10 6 (5.71%) CCIE Security
10 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (4.76%) CEH
11 5 (4.76%) GIAC
12 4 (3.81%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.86%) SSCP
14 2 (1.90%) GCIA
14 2 (1.90%) GCIH
14 2 (1.90%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.29%) GDPR
3 11 (10.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (5.71%) FISMA
4 6 (5.71%) SLA
5 5 (4.76%) PCI DSS
6 4 (3.81%) COBIT
6 4 (3.81%) GPG13
6 4 (3.81%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.67%) vSphere
5 5 (4.76%) iptables
6 3 (2.86%) Firmware
7 2 (1.90%) vCloud
7 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.95%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.95%) KVM
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.95%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Nagios
2 5 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.76%) HAProxy
2 5 (4.76%) HP SIM
2 5 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.76%) Puppet
2 5 (4.76%) SCCM
2 5 (4.76%) Terraform
2 5 (4.76%) WSUS
3 4 (3.81%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.81%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.81%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.81%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.86%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.90%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.95%) Ansible
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 71 (67.62%) Cisco
2 25 (23.81%) Juniper
3 21 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 18 (17.14%) VMware
6 17 (16.19%) HP
7 15 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 13 (12.38%) Palo Alto
9 10 (9.52%) Google
10 8 (7.62%) Fortinet
10 8 (7.62%) Symantec
11 7 (6.67%) Aruba
12 6 (5.71%) Dell
12 6 (5.71%) Sophos
13 5 (4.76%) F5
13 5 (4.76%) McAfee
13 5 (4.76%) Spiceworks
14 4 (3.81%) Aerohive Networks
14 4 (3.81%) Apple
14 4 (3.81%) NetQoS