Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 332 327
Rank change year-on-year +35 -5 +40
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 77 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 1.72% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 28 33
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +22.67% -21.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,350 £31,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £51,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.40%

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 1955 1922 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.75% 15.63% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1582 1504
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 - 37 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -2 35 £47,500 +3.26% 3
Merseyside +19 1 - -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 64 (83.12%) Cisco
2 62 (80.52%) VPN
3 61 (79.22%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (79.22%) Firewall
4 52 (67.53%) BGP
5 51 (66.23%) SSL
5 51 (66.23%) WAN
6 48 (62.34%) LAN
7 46 (59.74%) CCNP
8 45 (58.44%) MPLS
9 43 (55.84%) EIGRP
10 42 (54.55%) OSPF
10 42 (54.55%) Wireless
10 42 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (44.16%) Cisco IOS
12 32 (41.56%) Network Security
12 32 (41.56%) F5
13 31 (40.26%) Ethernet
13 31 (40.26%) DNS
14 30 (38.96%) Load Balancing
15 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
16 28 (36.36%) DHCP
17 23 (29.87%) Riverbed
18 22 (28.57%) NX-OS
18 22 (28.57%) Wireshark
19 21 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
20 20 (25.97%) VoIP
20 20 (25.97%) Windows
20 20 (25.97%) TACACS
21 19 (24.68%) CCNA

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 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.60%) Route 53
4 2 (2.60%) SaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Serverless
5 1 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (80.52%) VPN
2 61 (79.22%) Firewall
3 52 (67.53%) BGP
4 51 (66.23%) SSL
4 51 (66.23%) WAN
5 48 (62.34%) LAN
6 45 (58.44%) MPLS
7 43 (55.84%) EIGRP
8 42 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (54.55%) OSPF
8 42 (54.55%) Wireless
9 34 (44.16%) Cisco IOS
10 32 (41.56%) Network Security
11 31 (40.26%) DNS
11 31 (40.26%) Ethernet
12 28 (36.36%) DHCP
13 22 (28.57%) NX-OS
13 22 (28.57%) Wireshark
14 21 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
15 20 (25.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) MSI
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.97%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (19.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Architect
5 9 (11.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Implementation Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) IP Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Lead Network Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Network Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Head of Engineering
10 3 (3.90%) Head of IP Transport
11 2 (2.60%) Smart Metering Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) 802.1X
1 7 (9.09%) OAuth
1 7 (9.09%) OpenID
1 7 (9.09%) REST
1 7 (9.09%) SAML
1 7 (9.09%) SOAP
1 7 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.99%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (10.39%) PKI
4 7 (9.09%) CESG
5 6 (7.79%) Smart Meter
6 5 (6.49%) Life Science
7 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.60%) iPad
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.30%) Clustering
8 1 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 16 (20.78%) Linux
3 13 (16.88%) Unix
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Load Balancing
2 19 (24.68%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 10 (12.99%) ITIL V3
4 10 (12.99%) ITSM
4 10 (12.99%) Service Management
5 7 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 7 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (9.09%) SABSA
5 7 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.79%) Network Design
6 6 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (7.79%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) Web Filtering
8 4 (5.19%) DevOps
8 4 (5.19%) High Availability
8 4 (5.19%) Process Management
8 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) C
2 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.30%) C++
4 1 (1.30%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
4 1 (1.30%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (79.22%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (59.74%) CCNP
3 19 (24.68%) CCNA
4 15 (19.48%) CCIE
5 11 (14.29%) Degree
6 9 (11.69%) JNCIP
7 7 (9.09%) CCDP
7 7 (9.09%) CEH
7 7 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (9.09%) CISM
7 7 (9.09%) CISSP
7 7 (9.09%) GIAC
7 7 (9.09%) ISSAP
7 7 (9.09%) SSCP
8 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.30%) CCDA
9 1 (1.30%) CCSA
9 1 (1.30%) CCSE
9 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) PMO
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
1 2 (2.60%) Firmware
1 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Cacti
1 11 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (3.90%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Terraform
3 3 (3.90%) TrustSec
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (1.30%) Salt
5 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (83.12%) Cisco
2 32 (41.56%) F5
3 23 (29.87%) Riverbed
4 13 (16.88%) Juniper
5 11 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 10 (12.99%) IronPort
6 10 (12.99%) Polycom
6 10 (12.99%) Siemens
7 8 (10.39%) Palo Alto
8 7 (9.09%) BT
9 6 (7.79%) VMware
10 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.90%) Nortel
11 3 (3.90%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.60%) HP
13 1 (1.30%) Avaya
13 1 (1.30%) Capita
13 1 (1.30%) Citrix