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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 108 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 14 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 0.73% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 4.15% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 13
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
397 386 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.99% 17.72% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 364 306 316
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 29 (78.38%) Cisco
3 28 (75.68%) Windows
4 27 (72.97%) CheckPoint
5 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
6 23 (62.16%) NetApp
7 21 (56.76%) MS Exchange
7 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
7 21 (56.76%) HP
7 21 (56.76%) SAN
7 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (56.76%) SonicWALL
8 19 (51.35%) HP StoreVirtual
8 19 (51.35%) Forefront TMG
8 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (45.95%) IPv4
9 17 (45.95%) Dell
9 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (45.95%) vSphere
10 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
11 14 (37.84%) Terminal Services
12 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (35.14%) VMware
13 12 (32.43%) SQL
14 11 (29.73%) VPN
14 11 (29.73%) Citrix
14 11 (29.73%) XenApp
15 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (24.32%) Thin Client

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 21 (56.76%) MS Exchange
1 21 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (86.49%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) SAN
3 17 (45.95%) IPv4
4 11 (29.73%) VPN
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (8.11%) SNA
6 3 (8.11%) DNS
6 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) Frame Relay
6 3 (8.11%) VLAN
7 2 (5.41%) Network Security
7 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.41%) L2TP
7 2 (5.41%) SSL
7 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.41%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP
8 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Network Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (13.51%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (24.32%) Thin Client
2 9 (24.32%) Fat Client
3 5 (13.51%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.51%) Network Design
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNA
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) CCNP
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) SLA
2 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Hyper-V
2 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (51.35%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (45.95%) vSphere
5 14 (37.84%) Terminal Services
6 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (29.73%) XenApp
8 9 (24.32%) XenDesktop
9 5 (13.51%) BitLocker
10 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
11 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
1 5 (13.51%) SCOM
1 5 (13.51%) SCVMM
1 5 (13.51%) Windows Intune
1 5 (13.51%) SCDPM
1 5 (13.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (13.51%) SCSM
2 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) CheckPoint
3 23 (62.16%) NetApp
4 21 (56.76%) SonicWALL
4 21 (56.76%) HP
5 17 (45.95%) Dell
6 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
7 13 (35.14%) VMware
8 11 (29.73%) Citrix
9 7 (18.92%) F5
10 2 (5.41%) AVG
10 2 (5.41%) Symantec
10 2 (5.41%) Sophos
10 2 (5.41%) ProCurve
10 2 (5.41%) Kaspersky
10 2 (5.41%) IBM
10 2 (5.41%) EMC
11 1 (2.70%) Nortel
11 1 (2.70%) SAP
11 1 (2.70%) Mitel