The table below looks at the statistics for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 129 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 10 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 1.72% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £47,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.93% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £31,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £34,250 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
IPsec
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
423 349 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.73% 16.90% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 340 319 275
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IPsec
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec across the Birmingham region.

IPsec Salary Trend in Birmingham

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec.

1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
1 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
3 14 (58.33%) MPLS
3 14 (58.33%) OSPF
3 14 (58.33%) BGP
3 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (45.83%) CCNP
5 11 (45.83%) LAN
5 11 (45.83%) WAN
5 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
5 11 (45.83%) CCSA
5 11 (45.83%) CCSE
5 11 (45.83%) VPLS
5 11 (45.83%) Network Security
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (45.83%) Network Management
6 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
6 10 (41.67%) Legal
6 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 10 (41.67%) SAN
7 7 (29.17%) NetApp
7 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 7 (29.17%) HP
7 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IPsec also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IPsec. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (12.50%) Apache
4 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (58.33%) MPLS
2 14 (58.33%) OSPF
2 14 (58.33%) BGP
3 11 (45.83%) EIGRP
3 11 (45.83%) LAN
3 11 (45.83%) WAN
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (45.83%) VPLS
3 11 (45.83%) Network Security
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (41.67%) SAN
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.50%) IPv4
6 3 (12.50%) ATM
6 3 (12.50%) ISDN
6 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 3 (12.50%) FTP
6 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Legal
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Network Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Security Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Network Security Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) Security Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Network Management
2 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCSA
2 11 (45.83%) CCSE
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
2 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 6 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
5 3 (12.50%) XenServer
5 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Netcool
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) CheckPoint
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Kaspersky
8 1 (4.17%) Kaseya
8 1 (4.17%) AVG
8 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 6 days ago