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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 57 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.41% 0.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 2.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 119 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.43% 18.68% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 96 71
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IPsec
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

IPsec Salary Trend in Merseyside

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) H.323
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) FCoE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) Meraki