The first table below looks at the demand for IPsec skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IPsec over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 186 200 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 17 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.29% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 1.71% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 2
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £102,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
838 938 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.92% 16.89% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 695 787 742
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IPsec
England

IPsec
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IPsec Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IPsec
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IPsec Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IPsec across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

IPsec Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

IPsec
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 14 £35,000 - 3
Worcestershire 0 1 £30,000 -
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England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) MPLS
2 17 (62.96%) BGP
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (55.56%) OSPF
4 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
4 13 (48.15%) VPN
4 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
5 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
5 10 (37.04%) SAN
5 10 (37.04%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) ATM
6 9 (33.33%) ISDN
6 9 (33.33%) PPP
6 9 (33.33%) CCNP
6 9 (33.33%) Netcool
6 9 (33.33%) DSL
6 9 (33.33%) X.21
7 8 (29.63%) LAN
7 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
7 8 (29.63%) Network Security
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
8 7 (25.93%) Juniper
9 6 (22.22%) EIGRP

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) MPLS
2 17 (62.96%) BGP
3 15 (55.56%) OSPF
4 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
4 13 (48.15%) VPN
5 10 (37.04%) SAN
6 9 (33.33%) ATM
6 9 (33.33%) ISDN
6 9 (33.33%) DSL
6 9 (33.33%) PPP
6 9 (33.33%) X.21
7 8 (29.63%) LAN
7 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) Network Security
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
9 6 (22.22%) VPLS
9 6 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Legal
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Security Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Replication
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Load Balancing
2 6 (22.22%) Network Management
3 5 (18.52%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
1 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CCSA
3 6 (22.22%) CCSE
4 4 (14.81%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (18.52%) XenServer
2 5 (18.52%) XenDesktop
2 5 (18.52%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Netcool
2 5 (18.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (37.04%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) Juniper
5 5 (18.52%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) HP
5 5 (18.52%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) SonicWALL
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago