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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 170 174 183
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 11 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 2.36% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +33.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £50,000 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
610 509 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 13.37% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 485 434 531
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 March 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Manchester

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 8 (44.44%) CentOS
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) C
3 7 (38.89%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Cryptography
4 6 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (27.78%) vSphere
5 5 (27.78%) Veeam
5 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) SNMP
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Apple
6 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 4 (22.22%) Dell
6 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (22.22%) WordPress
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) SNMP
3 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 4 (22.22%) Internet
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) NAS
3 4 (22.22%) OpenVPN
4 3 (16.67%) VLAN
4 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) IPv4
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) German Language
1 1 (5.56%) Italian Language
1 1 (5.56%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) PKI
2 7 (38.89%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 4 (22.22%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) C
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCDA
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (22.22%) vCloud
3 3 (16.67%) Squid
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Xen
5 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) OpenNMS
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Veeam
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) Apple
3 4 (22.22%) Dell
3 4 (22.22%) Acronis
4 3 (16.67%) Perforce
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Brocade
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft