The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 169 177 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 16 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 1.75% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 10
Average salary £37,500 £48,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +43.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,000 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
551 573 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.24% 14.03% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 443 495 471
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IPsec
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Manchester

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Manchester

IPsec
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale -2 6 £31,000 -38.00%
IPsec
North West

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (75.00%) VPN
2 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (60.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (57.14%) Migration
3 16 (57.14%) PKI
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
4 15 (53.57%) C++
4 15 (53.57%) PHP
4 15 (53.57%) MySQL
4 15 (53.57%) PPTP
4 15 (53.57%) Cryptography
4 15 (53.57%) Scrum
4 15 (53.57%) Route 53
4 15 (53.57%) Puppet
4 15 (53.57%) OpenVPN
4 15 (53.57%) Analytics
4 15 (53.57%) Amazon ELB
4 15 (53.57%) Bash Shell
4 15 (53.57%) CentOS
5 14 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 14 (50.00%) Vagrant
5 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (50.00%) TDD
5 14 (50.00%) Python
5 14 (50.00%) Docker
5 14 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (50.00%) DevOps
6 11 (39.29%) LAMP
7 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
8 8 (28.57%) Firewall

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (53.57%) Route 53
2 15 (53.57%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) VPN
2 15 (53.57%) PPTP
2 15 (53.57%) OpenVPN
3 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
5 6 (21.43%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) SAN
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 4 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) DHCP
8 3 (10.71%) DDNS
9 2 (7.14%) DSL
9 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
9 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 2 (7.14%) PBX
9 2 (7.14%) DNS
9 2 (7.14%) SSL
10 1 (3.57%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.14%) Law
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) RSS
3 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) PKI
2 15 (53.57%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) CentOS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (57.14%) Migration
3 15 (53.57%) Scrum
3 15 (53.57%) Analytics
4 14 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (50.00%) DevOps
4 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (50.00%) TDD
4 14 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
5 6 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Coaching
7 4 (14.29%) Change Control
8 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.14%) ITIL
9 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) Operations Management
10 1 (3.57%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C++
1 15 (53.57%) PHP
1 15 (53.57%) Bash Shell
2 14 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CISA
3 1 (3.57%) CISM
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) vCloud
3 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
2 14 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 4 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.57%) Meraki
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint