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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 230 239 233
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 14 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 0.98% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 10
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £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
832 1123 917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.60% 16.25% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 690 932 794
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +23 14 £42,000 +40.00% 3
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (92.31%) VPN
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) Firewall
4 16 (61.54%) MPLS
5 13 (50.00%) LAN
6 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) BGP
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (46.15%) Degree
7 11 (42.31%) CCNP
8 10 (38.46%) OSPF
8 10 (38.46%) Linux
8 10 (38.46%) DHCP
8 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
9 9 (34.62%) Wireless
9 9 (34.62%) VMware
9 9 (34.62%) Network Design
9 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
9 9 (34.62%) High Availability
9 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (30.77%) HP
10 8 (30.77%) WAN
10 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
11 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (7.69%) Route 53
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) VPN
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 16 (61.54%) MPLS
4 13 (50.00%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) BGP
5 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 10 (38.46%) DHCP
6 10 (38.46%) OSPF
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (34.62%) Wireless
8 8 (30.77%) WAN
9 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
9 7 (26.92%) SAN
10 6 (23.08%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) SSL
10 6 (23.08%) tcpdump
10 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Server Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IP Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Juniper Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Support
5 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Life Science
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) High Availability
1 9 (34.62%) Network Design
2 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (23.08%) Network Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Security Patching
4 4 (15.38%) Service Continuity Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) VB
1 5 (19.23%) VBScript
2 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 11 (42.31%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) CCSA
4 5 (19.23%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (19.23%) HND
4 5 (19.23%) MCITP
4 5 (19.23%) MCSA
4 5 (19.23%) MCSE
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
5 4 (15.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) Docker
5 1 (3.85%) NDS
5 1 (3.85%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (3.85%) pfSense
5 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
5 1 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 5 (19.23%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (15.38%) Cacti
3 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 9 (34.62%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) HP
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 6 (23.08%) F5
7 5 (19.23%) 3PAR
8 4 (15.38%) BT
8 4 (15.38%) Juniper
8 4 (15.38%) Palo Alto
9 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.85%) EMC
10 1 (3.85%) IBM
10 1 (3.85%) NetIQ
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