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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 110 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 16 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 3.82% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 3
Average salary £47,500 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.79% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
381 340 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.49% 15.90% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 301 313 257
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in Birmingham

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco
3 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
4 13 (56.52%) MPLS
4 13 (56.52%) OSPF
4 13 (56.52%) BGP
4 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
5 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (43.48%) SAN
6 10 (43.48%) CCNP
6 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (43.48%) LAN
6 10 (43.48%) WAN
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
6 10 (43.48%) EIGRP
6 10 (43.48%) Legal
6 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) CCSA
6 10 (43.48%) CCSE
6 10 (43.48%) VPLS
6 10 (43.48%) Network Security
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (43.48%) Network Management
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
7 7 (30.43%) HP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
2 13 (56.52%) MPLS
2 13 (56.52%) OSPF
2 13 (56.52%) BGP
3 10 (43.48%) EIGRP
3 10 (43.48%) SAN
3 10 (43.48%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (43.48%) VPLS
3 10 (43.48%) Network Security
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 3 (13.04%) ATM
5 3 (13.04%) ISDN
5 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.04%) FTP
5 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Network Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Network Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Security Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Security Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
1 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Network Management
2 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
1 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (43.48%) CCSA
2 10 (43.48%) CCSE
2 10 (43.48%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
5 3 (13.04%) XenServer
6 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.70%) XenApp
7 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Netcool
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) SonicWALL
4 7 (30.43%) HP
4 7 (30.43%) NetApp
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Juniper
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.35%) Dell
9 1 (4.35%) EMC
9 1 (4.35%) Kaspersky
9 1 (4.35%) Kaseya
9 1 (4.35%) AVG
9 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (4.35%) Symantec
9 1 (4.35%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago