Period
to 18 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 294 321 306
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15 +29
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 12 21 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 1.11% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 47
North West median annual salary £49,388 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.64% -17.89% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £28,250 £39,250
90th Percentile £57,743 £60,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £54,243 £53,948 £57,500
% change year-on-year +0.55% -6.18% +15.00%

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 1,194 1,887 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.57% 17.79% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1,574 1,415
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,575 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 18 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +50 9 £49,000 +22.50% 2
Lancashire -3 2 £54,486 -9.19%
Merseyside +6 1 £32,500 -35.96%
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 8 (66.67%) VPN
1 8 (66.67%) SSL
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) VLAN
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
3 5 (41.67%) Public Sector
4 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (33.33%) Systems Thinking
4 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Coaching
4 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 4 (33.33%) XACML
4 4 (33.33%) OpenID
4 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) OAuth2
4 4 (33.33%) Kerberos
4 4 (33.33%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) ATM
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) SAML

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) SSL
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (58.33%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) ATM
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 4 (33.33%) Kerberos
4 4 (33.33%) L2TP
4 4 (33.33%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) 3G
5 3 (25.00%) 802.11
5 3 (25.00%) DSL
5 3 (25.00%) GPRS
5 3 (25.00%) PPTP
5 3 (25.00%) TACACS
5 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (41.67%) Public Sector
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Security Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) 802.1X
2 4 (33.33%) OAuth
2 4 (33.33%) OAuth2
2 4 (33.33%) OpenID
2 4 (33.33%) SAML
2 4 (33.33%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 4 (33.33%) Coaching
1 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Thinking
2 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) IronPort
3 2 (16.67%) Polycom
3 2 (16.67%) Siemens
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds