The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 99 106
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.41% 0.078% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £43,750 £70,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +91.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

IPsec is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 139 255 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.26% 19.81% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 128 211 274
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Wales

IPsec
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec in Wales.

Salary trend for IPsec in Wales

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in Wales

IPsec
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +23 3 £37,500 -46.42%
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
IPsec
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 10 (83.33%) LAN
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
1 10 (83.33%) BGP
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) MPLS
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
3 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) DNS
3 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) FTP
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
4 6 (50.00%) IPv4
4 6 (50.00%) IPv6
4 6 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) VRRP
5 4 (33.33%) CCNP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) HSRP
6 3 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) VPLS
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) AWS OpsWorks
1 1 (8.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) BGP
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
1 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) MPLS
2 8 (66.67%) OSPF
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) IPv4
3 6 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (33.33%) HSRP
4 4 (33.33%) VRRP
5 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (16.67%) FWSM
5 2 (16.67%) Multicast
5 2 (16.67%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Chief Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Chief Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CCDP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) F5
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft