The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 241 233 252
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 10 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.16% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.06% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 1
Average salary £48,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
IPsec
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1072 1033 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.63% 14.79% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 892 878 898
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IPsec
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the North West

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the North West

IPsec
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
Manchester -3 10 £48,000 +32.41% 2
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 21 (63.64%) DNS
5 18 (54.55%) Firewall
5 18 (54.55%) VMware
6 17 (51.52%) .NET
7 16 (48.48%) Dell
7 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
8 15 (45.45%) HP
8 15 (45.45%) ITIL
8 15 (45.45%) PKI
9 14 (42.42%) Kerberos
9 14 (42.42%) NFS
10 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
10 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
11 12 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (36.36%) Puppet
11 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
12 11 (33.33%) MCSE
12 11 (33.33%) IBM
12 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (33.33%) MCITP
13 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
13 10 (30.30%) Internet
13 10 (30.30%) LDAP
13 10 (30.30%) HP SIM
13 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (30.30%) Server Monitoring

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (18.18%) IIS
1 6 (18.18%) Apache
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.12%) Jetty
3 4 (12.12%) nginx
4 2 (6.06%) Confluence
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (12.12%) Google App Engine
4 2 (6.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 21 (63.64%) DNS
3 18 (54.55%) Firewall
4 14 (42.42%) Kerberos
5 10 (30.30%) LDAP
5 10 (30.30%) Internet
6 8 (24.24%) SNMP
7 7 (21.21%) DHCP
8 6 (18.18%) VPN
8 6 (18.18%) SAN
8 6 (18.18%) iSCSI
8 6 (18.18%) NAS
9 5 (15.15%) SSL
10 4 (12.12%) OSPF
10 4 (12.12%) FTP
10 4 (12.12%) HTTP
10 4 (12.12%) WAN
11 3 (9.09%) LAN
11 3 (9.09%) Ethernet
11 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (12.12%) German Language
1 4 (12.12%) Italian Language
1 4 (12.12%) Turkish Language
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Technical Support
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) J2EE
3 4 (12.12%) Servlets
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Debian
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Configuration Management
2 10 (30.30%) Server Monitoring
3 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
7 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) BCP
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) MCSE
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (33.33%) MCITP
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCDP
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 14 (42.42%) NFS
4 8 (24.24%) vSphere
4 8 (24.24%) vCloud
5 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.12%) Xen
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.06%) Squid
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (30.30%) HP SIM
3 6 (18.18%) SCCM
3 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 6 (18.18%) OpenNMS
4 4 (12.12%) Ansible
5 1 (3.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 16 (48.48%) Dell
4 15 (45.45%) HP
5 11 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 6 (18.18%) Veeam
6 6 (18.18%) Acronis
7 4 (12.12%) Google
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) CA
8 2 (6.06%) Perforce
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.03%) Crossbeam
9 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.03%) Draytek
9 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.03%) Nokia
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago