The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank - - 109
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
IPsec
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
190 327 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.82% 17.84% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 263 250
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IPsec
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Cheshire

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec.

1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Service Continuity Management
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) xDSL
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) 802.11
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) NX-OS
2 2 (50.00%) TACACS
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) xDSL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 4 (100.00%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft