The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 221 238 221
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 34 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 1.34% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 18
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1058 1346 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.75% 18.27% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 813 1064 877
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IPsec
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 15 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cheshire - 11 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 6 £42,500 - 1
Lancashire -3 1 £22,500 -59.09% 1
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 25 (69.44%) VPN
3 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (58.33%) OSPF
4 20 (55.56%) CCNP
5 19 (52.78%) Cisco
5 19 (52.78%) WAN
6 17 (47.22%) LAN
6 17 (47.22%) MPLS
6 17 (47.22%) Wireless
7 16 (44.44%) BGP
7 16 (44.44%) EIGRP
7 16 (44.44%) VLAN
8 15 (41.67%) Ethernet
9 14 (38.89%) Windows
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (38.89%) Multicast
10 13 (36.11%) F5
10 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
10 13 (36.11%) BIG-IP
10 13 (36.11%) Finance
11 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
11 12 (33.33%) Financial Institution
11 12 (33.33%) Frame Relay
11 12 (33.33%) NetScreen
11 12 (33.33%) 802.11
11 12 (33.33%) DWDM
11 12 (33.33%) OpenView
11 12 (33.33%) CiscoWorks

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) Firewall
2 25 (69.44%) VPN
3 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 21 (58.33%) OSPF
4 19 (52.78%) WAN
5 17 (47.22%) LAN
5 17 (47.22%) MPLS
5 17 (47.22%) Wireless
6 16 (44.44%) VLAN
6 16 (44.44%) BGP
6 16 (44.44%) EIGRP
7 15 (41.67%) Ethernet
8 14 (38.89%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (38.89%) Multicast
9 13 (36.11%) BIG-IP
10 12 (33.33%) Frame Relay
10 12 (33.33%) NetScreen
10 12 (33.33%) 802.11
10 12 (33.33%) DWDM
11 10 (27.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) PKI
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) SCADA
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) iSeries
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) AS400
4 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.78%) SecurID
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Network Design
4 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.56%) BCP
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (2.78%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.33%) MCITP
6 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.56%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) CCDP
6 2 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) NFS
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) vCloud
4 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) OpenView
1 12 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (11.11%) HP SIM
2 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) MOM
4 2 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
4 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.56%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) CheckPoint
2 13 (36.11%) F5
3 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 9 (25.00%) HP
6 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.11%) Dell
8 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 2 (5.56%) Citrix
9 2 (5.56%) CA
9 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 2 (5.56%) Acronis
9 2 (5.56%) Altiris
9 2 (5.56%) Veeam
10 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.78%) Brocade
10 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.78%) AppSense
Liverpool
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus plus many benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: circa £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago