Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 333 328
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 42 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 1.52% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 15
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £35,800 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,000 £53,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +15.79% -2.06%

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 1,665 1,911 1,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 14.91% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 1,496 1,438
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,875
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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -11 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Merseyside - 14 £60,000 -
Manchester +15 11 £55,000 +29.41% 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 40 (95.24%) Firewall
2 37 (88.10%) VPN
3 36 (85.71%) SSL
3 36 (85.71%) Cisco
3 36 (85.71%) MPLS
4 34 (80.95%) WAN
5 32 (76.19%) LAN
5 32 (76.19%) Wireless
5 32 (76.19%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (66.67%) CCNP
6 28 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (64.29%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
9 22 (52.38%) Network Security
10 19 (45.24%) DNS
10 19 (45.24%) VoIP
10 19 (45.24%) Windows
11 18 (42.86%) Ethernet
12 17 (40.48%) Wireshark
13 14 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (33.33%) Riverbed
13 14 (33.33%) F5
13 14 (33.33%) High Availability
13 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 14 (33.33%) CCDP
13 14 (33.33%) OSPF
13 14 (33.33%) BGP
13 14 (33.33%) Security Management

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 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (26.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (95.24%) Firewall
2 37 (88.10%) VPN
3 36 (85.71%) MPLS
3 36 (85.71%) SSL
4 34 (80.95%) WAN
5 32 (76.19%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (76.19%) LAN
5 32 (76.19%) Wireless
6 27 (64.29%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (52.38%) Network Security
8 19 (45.24%) DNS
8 19 (45.24%) VoIP
9 18 (42.86%) Ethernet
10 17 (40.48%) Wireshark
11 14 (33.33%) BGP
11 14 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
11 14 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (33.33%) Multicast
11 14 (33.33%) OSPF
11 14 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Network Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Presales Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Post-Sales Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Presales Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (33.33%) High Availability
2 14 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 14 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
2 14 (33.33%) Security Management
3 13 (30.95%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (30.95%) SIEM
4 12 (28.57%) ITIL
4 12 (28.57%) Network Management
4 12 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
4 12 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 12 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (28.57%) Web Filtering
5 11 (26.19%) Business Continuity
5 11 (26.19%) Change Management
5 11 (26.19%) ITIL V3
5 11 (26.19%) Project Management
5 11 (26.19%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (26.19%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) CCNP
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (33.33%) CCDP
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
4 11 (26.19%) CISSP
5 9 (21.43%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Firmware
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco UCCX
1 13 (30.95%) Nessus
2 11 (26.19%) TrustSec
3 2 (4.76%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Salt
3 2 (4.76%) Terraform
4 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) F5
2 14 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Juniper
4 4 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (4.76%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.38%) Capita
6 1 (2.38%) IronPort
6 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL