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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 234 214 237
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 8 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 2.99% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 11
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
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
1098 1069 1267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 15.48% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 827 820 1006
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +7 7 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Merseyside +1 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) VPN
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) PKI
4 10 (52.63%) CentOS
4 10 (52.63%) PHP
4 10 (52.63%) MySQL
5 9 (47.37%) C++
5 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
5 9 (47.37%) Analytics
6 8 (42.11%) C
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
7 7 (36.84%) Puppet
8 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
8 6 (31.58%) OpenVPN
9 5 (26.32%) Windows
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
9 5 (26.32%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 5 (26.32%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (21.05%) CCNP
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) Apple
10 4 (21.05%) HTML
10 4 (21.05%) CSS
10 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
10 4 (21.05%) SSL
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) HTTP
10 4 (21.05%) WAN

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) WordPress
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Route 53
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) OpenVPN
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
4 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) DDNS
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.53%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) PKI
2 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) CentOS
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (21.05%) Android
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Kernel Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) C
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.79%) VBScript
5 3 (15.79%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) CCNA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Squid
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
3 2 (10.53%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) Docker
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Apple
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Perforce
5 2 (10.53%) Meraki
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam
6 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
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