Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 316 320
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 44 53 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.36% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 2.57% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 49 19
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £34,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,750 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -3.06%

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 1,807 2,059 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.88% 15.63% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,461 1,659 1,489
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -19 18 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Merseyside +32 13 £60,000 -
Manchester +7 12 £60,000 +34.83% 2
Lancashire +5 1 - - 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 43 (97.73%) Firewall
2 41 (93.18%) VPN
3 39 (88.64%) SSL
4 36 (81.82%) Cisco
4 36 (81.82%) MPLS
5 35 (79.55%) WAN
6 34 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (72.73%) Wireless
8 31 (70.45%) LAN
9 29 (65.91%) Network Security
10 26 (59.09%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
12 23 (52.27%) Windows
12 23 (52.27%) CCNP
12 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (50.00%) DNS
14 21 (47.73%) Ethernet
15 19 (43.18%) VoIP
16 18 (40.91%) Wireshark
17 16 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
18 15 (34.09%) Cisco PIX
18 15 (34.09%) Riverbed
18 15 (34.09%) F5
18 15 (34.09%) Linux
19 14 (31.82%) OSPF
19 14 (31.82%) BGP
19 14 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
20 13 (29.55%) Multicast
20 13 (29.55%) Patch Management
20 13 (29.55%) Proactive Monitoring

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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (97.73%) Firewall
2 41 (93.18%) VPN
3 39 (88.64%) SSL
4 36 (81.82%) MPLS
5 35 (79.55%) WAN
6 34 (77.27%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (72.73%) Wireless
8 31 (70.45%) LAN
9 29 (65.91%) Network Security
10 26 (59.09%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (50.00%) DNS
12 21 (47.73%) Ethernet
13 19 (43.18%) VoIP
14 18 (40.91%) Wireshark
15 16 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (34.09%) Cisco PIX
17 14 (31.82%) BGP
17 14 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (31.82%) OSPF
18 13 (29.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
1 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) Network Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) IT Support
8 2 (4.55%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (9.09%) Solaris
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (29.55%) High Availability
2 13 (29.55%) Network Management
2 13 (29.55%) Patch Management
2 13 (29.55%) Proactive Monitoring
2 13 (29.55%) Security Management
2 13 (29.55%) Task Automation
3 12 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (27.27%) Programme Delivery
3 12 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (27.27%) Web Filtering
4 11 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 11 (25.00%) Change Management
4 11 (25.00%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 11 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (25.00%) Project Management
4 11 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 11 (25.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) CCNP
1 23 (52.27%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCDP
2 12 (27.27%) Degree
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
4 9 (20.45%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (9.09%) FISMA
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Firmware
2 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 11 (25.00%) Nessus
1 11 (25.00%) TrustSec
2 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 15 (34.09%) F5
2 15 (34.09%) Riverbed
3 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.91%) Juniper
4 7 (15.91%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (6.82%) McAfee
6 3 (6.82%) Sophos
6 3 (6.82%) Symantec
7 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.55%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.27%) Capita
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) IronPort
8 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard