Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 324 325
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 29 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 2.30% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 50
North West median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +33.33% +7.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £36,800
90th Percentile £53,350 £65,000 £55,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -3.64% +15.79%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,960 1,827 2,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.63% 14.98% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 1,478 1,677
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for IPsec in the North West

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in the North West over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for IPsec 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 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 13 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Cheshire +25 10 £45,000 +16.13% 2
Lancashire -16 6 £47,500 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) OSPF
2 24 (82.76%) BGP
3 23 (79.31%) WAN
4 20 (68.97%) LAN
4 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (62.07%) Internet
5 18 (62.07%) EIGRP
5 18 (62.07%) VoIP
5 18 (62.07%) SNMP
6 17 (58.62%) VPN
6 17 (58.62%) Firewall
7 16 (55.17%) IPv6
7 16 (55.17%) CCNP
8 14 (48.28%) Wireless
9 13 (44.83%) Network Security
10 12 (41.38%) Network Design
11 11 (37.93%) IPv4
12 10 (34.48%) Juniper
12 10 (34.48%) VMware
12 10 (34.48%) Project Management
12 10 (34.48%) ICMP
12 10 (34.48%) SSL
12 10 (34.48%) DNS
12 10 (34.48%) RIP
12 10 (34.48%) Windows
12 10 (34.48%) SMTP
12 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills

IPsec
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) BGP
1 24 (82.76%) OSPF
2 23 (79.31%) WAN
3 20 (68.97%) LAN
4 18 (62.07%) EIGRP
4 18 (62.07%) Internet
4 18 (62.07%) SNMP
4 18 (62.07%) VoIP
5 17 (58.62%) Firewall
5 17 (58.62%) VPN
6 16 (55.17%) IPv6
7 14 (48.28%) Wireless
8 13 (44.83%) Network Security
9 11 (37.93%) IPv4
10 10 (34.48%) DNS
10 10 (34.48%) ICMP
10 10 (34.48%) RIP
10 10 (34.48%) SMTP
10 10 (34.48%) SSL
11 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Security Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) IP Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Network Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) IP Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
8 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (6.90%) OAuth
2 2 (6.90%) OAuth2
2 2 (6.90%) OpenID
2 2 (6.90%) SAML
2 2 (6.90%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 8 (27.59%) PKI
4 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
1 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
1 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
1 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Network Design
2 10 (34.48%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (34.48%) Presales
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (31.03%) Line Management
4 8 (27.59%) B2B
4 8 (27.59%) Business Agility
4 8 (27.59%) Collaborative Working
4 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) ITIL V3
4 8 (27.59%) Monetization
4 8 (27.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 8 (27.59%) Threat Detection
4 8 (27.59%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (17.24%) Network Management
6 3 (10.34%) Technology Roadmap
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) CCNP
3 9 (31.03%) CCNA
4 7 (24.14%) CCDP
5 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) GDPR
1 8 (27.59%) ISO 22301
1 8 (27.59%) ISO 9001
1 8 (27.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) RACF
2 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.45%) Cacti
3 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Juniper
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Palo Alto
4 8 (27.59%) BT
4 8 (27.59%) IBM
4 8 (27.59%) Nimsoft
4 8 (27.59%) Red Hat
5 7 (24.14%) Redback
6 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
7 5 (17.24%) Darktrace
7 5 (17.24%) F5
7 5 (17.24%) Meraki
8 3 (10.34%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.45%) Nokia
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds