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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 234 233 247
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 11 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.21% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £64,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1030 1051 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 14.50% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 873 883 949
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -20 6 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Merseyside - 5 £45,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (68.18%) Firewall
2 29 (65.91%) TCP/IP
3 22 (50.00%) VPN
4 20 (45.45%) Windows
4 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 19 (43.18%) OSPF
5 19 (43.18%) WAN
6 18 (40.91%) DNS
6 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (40.91%) CCNP
7 17 (38.64%) Cisco
8 15 (34.09%) HP
8 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
8 15 (34.09%) Ethernet
8 15 (34.09%) LAN
8 15 (34.09%) ITIL
8 15 (34.09%) Wireless
8 15 (34.09%) PKI
9 14 (31.82%) VLAN
9 14 (31.82%) BGP
9 14 (31.82%) EIGRP
9 14 (31.82%) Kerberos
9 14 (31.82%) NFS
9 14 (31.82%) Dell
9 14 (31.82%) MPLS
10 13 (29.55%) Internet
10 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
10 13 (29.55%) .NET
10 13 (29.55%) VMware
10 13 (29.55%) PowerShell

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon S3
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (68.18%) Firewall
2 29 (65.91%) TCP/IP
3 22 (50.00%) VPN
4 19 (43.18%) OSPF
4 19 (43.18%) WAN
5 18 (40.91%) DNS
6 15 (34.09%) Ethernet
6 15 (34.09%) LAN
6 15 (34.09%) Wireless
7 14 (31.82%) VLAN
7 14 (31.82%) BGP
7 14 (31.82%) EIGRP
7 14 (31.82%) Kerberos
7 14 (31.82%) MPLS
8 13 (29.55%) Internet
9 12 (27.27%) Multicast
10 11 (25.00%) BIG-IP
10 11 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (22.73%) Frame Relay
11 10 (22.73%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
1 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Technical Support
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Wintel Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.27%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Customer Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) PKI
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) SCADA
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.09%) Network Design
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) BCP
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Network Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C
3 2 (4.55%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (40.91%) CCNP
2 11 (25.00%) MCSE
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (25.00%) MCITP
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) CCDP
5 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) NFS
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.64%) vCloud
4 6 (13.64%) vSphere
5 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) HP SIM
1 10 (22.73%) CiscoWorks
1 10 (22.73%) OpenView
2 6 (13.64%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.09%) OpenNMS
3 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) Cisco
3 15 (34.09%) HP
4 14 (31.82%) Dell
5 13 (29.55%) VMware
6 12 (27.27%) Fortinet
7 11 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 11 (25.00%) IBM
7 11 (25.00%) F5
8 4 (9.09%) Acronis
8 4 (9.09%) Veeam
9 2 (4.55%) CA
9 2 (4.55%) Perforce
9 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
10 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.27%) Draytek
10 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
10 1 (2.27%) Brocade
10 1 (2.27%) Crossbeam
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £51,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago