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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 218 239 244
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 9 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.99% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 14
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
885 954 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.81% 14.83% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 752 764 858
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 9 £35,000 -6.66%
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (63.16%) VPN
4 11 (57.89%) LAN
4 11 (57.89%) BGP
5 10 (52.63%) WAN
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) SLA
7 6 (31.58%) Service Management
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) SAN
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (31.58%) VLAN
7 6 (31.58%) Change Control
7 6 (31.58%) FortiGate
7 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
7 6 (31.58%) Coaching
8 5 (26.32%) High Availability
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) MPLS
8 5 (26.32%) OSPF
8 5 (26.32%) CCNP
8 5 (26.32%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 4 (21.05%) HP StoreVirtual

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
3 12 (63.16%) VPN
4 11 (57.89%) BGP
4 11 (57.89%) LAN
5 10 (52.63%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) Internet
6 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (31.58%) SAN
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
7 5 (26.32%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) DDNS
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) Ethernet
8 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 4 (21.05%) SSL
8 4 (21.05%) Wireless
9 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
9 3 (15.79%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall Support
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Server Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) WAN Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) HP StoreVirtual
1 4 (21.05%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
1 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Change Control
1 6 (31.58%) Coaching
1 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
1 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) High Availability
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) VB
1 4 (21.05%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNP
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 4 (21.05%) MCSA
3 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) CCSP
5 2 (10.53%) CISSP
6 1 (5.26%) CCSA
6 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) iptables
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) FortiGate
2 4 (21.05%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (5.26%) Cacti
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
3 1 (5.26%) SmokePing
3 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Ipanema Technologies
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
6 2 (10.53%) F5
6 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Veeam