Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 227 281
Rank change year-on-year +66 +54 -17
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 12 9 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.40% 0.16% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.32% 1.25% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 6
Median annual salary £37,500 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.47% +22.50% -23.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £46,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,743 £62,500
North West median annual salary £39,250 £49,388 £39,000
% change year-on-year -20.53% +26.64% -17.89%

IPsec is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 361 718 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.93% 12.65% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 305 595 1,123
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £25,900 £24,350 £23,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Manchester

IPsec
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IPsec in Manchester.

Salary trend for IPsec in Manchester

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing IPsec in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Salary histogram for IPsec in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 9 (75.00%) FTP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) SSL
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Electronics
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (50.00%) MCITP
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) WSUS
4 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) ZyXEL
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WLAN
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) MCSA
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) CRM
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Azure
1 3 (25.00%) GCP
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
1 9 (75.00%) FTP
2 8 (66.67%) SSL
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (50.00%) WLAN
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) 802.11
6 2 (16.67%) ADSL
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) GitLab
1 3 (25.00%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Site Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Remote Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (50.00%) CRM
1 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 6 (50.00%) Storage Management
2 3 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (50.00%) MCITP
1 6 (50.00%) MCSA
1 6 (50.00%) MCSE
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE Service Provider
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (25.00%) Grafana
2 3 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (25.00%) Prometheus
2 3 (25.00%) Terraform
3 2 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Sophos
2 6 (50.00%) ZyXEL
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Fortinet