Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 294 322
Rank change year-on-year -26 +28 +13
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 38 75 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.58% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 3.84% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 67 29
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.17% +22.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,300 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +13.40% +2.11%

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 1,988 1,951 1,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.89% 15.20% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 1,572 1,581
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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
Cheshire -20 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Manchester -21 13 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Merseyside +18 10 £60,000 - 2
Lancashire +12 2 £60,000 - 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 35 (92.11%) VPN
3 30 (78.95%) SSL
4 28 (73.68%) Cisco
4 28 (73.68%) MPLS
5 27 (71.05%) WAN
6 26 (68.42%) Network Security
7 25 (65.79%) Wireless
7 25 (65.79%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (57.89%) LAN
9 20 (52.63%) Windows
10 19 (50.00%) DNS
11 16 (42.11%) CCNP
11 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (42.11%) Ethernet
12 15 (39.47%) VoIP
12 15 (39.47%) Linux
12 15 (39.47%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (31.58%) Wireshark
14 12 (31.58%) xDSL
15 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (26.32%) F5
16 10 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
16 10 (26.32%) Riverbed
16 10 (26.32%) BGP
16 10 (26.32%) OSPF
17 9 (23.68%) Security Management
17 9 (23.68%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (21.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) Firewall
2 35 (92.11%) VPN
3 30 (78.95%) SSL
4 28 (73.68%) MPLS
5 27 (71.05%) WAN
6 26 (68.42%) Network Security
7 25 (65.79%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (65.79%) Wireless
8 22 (57.89%) LAN
9 19 (50.00%) DNS
10 16 (42.11%) Ethernet
11 15 (39.47%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (39.47%) VoIP
12 14 (36.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (31.58%) Wireshark
13 12 (31.58%) xDSL
14 11 (28.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (26.32%) BGP
15 10 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (26.32%) OSPF
General
1 7 (18.42%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) Security Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.63%) IP Design Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) IP Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Solaris
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (23.68%) High Availability
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Network Management
2 9 (23.68%) Patch Management
2 9 (23.68%) Proactive Monitoring
2 9 (23.68%) Security Management
2 9 (23.68%) Task Automation
3 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
3 8 (21.05%) Change Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
3 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (21.05%) Programme Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
3 8 (21.05%) SIEM
3 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (21.05%) Web Filtering
4 7 (18.42%) Load Balancing
5 6 (15.79%) Computer Security
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) CCNP
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCDP
3 8 (21.05%) CISSP
3 8 (21.05%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) FISMA
2 4 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Firmware
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco UCCX
1 8 (21.05%) Nessus
1 8 (21.05%) TrustSec
2 4 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Nagios
5 1 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) F5
2 10 (26.32%) Riverbed
3 8 (21.05%) Juniper
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.53%) McAfee
6 4 (10.53%) Sophos
6 4 (10.53%) Symantec
7 3 (7.89%) Trend Micro
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.63%) Brocade
9 1 (2.63%) IronPort
9 1 (2.63%) Meraki
9 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto