The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 199 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 19 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.92% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 4
Average salary £47,500 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.68% -14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
IPsec
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
921 885 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.45% 16.29% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 746 750 668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 September 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 September 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 +4 14 £47,500 +41.79%
Staffordshire -8 3 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £29,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) MPLS
4 20 (64.52%) BGP
5 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
5 18 (58.06%) TCP/IP
5 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (51.61%) LAN
6 16 (51.61%) WAN
6 16 (51.61%) Network Security
7 15 (48.39%) OSPF
8 14 (45.16%) VPN
9 13 (41.94%) CCNP
10 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (32.26%) CCSE
11 10 (32.26%) VPLS
11 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
11 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (32.26%) Legal
11 10 (32.26%) VMware
11 10 (32.26%) CCSA
11 10 (32.26%) Network Management
11 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
11 10 (32.26%) SAN
11 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
11 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
11 10 (32.26%) Windows
12 7 (22.58%) HP
12 7 (22.58%) Citrix

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (67.74%) MPLS
3 20 (64.52%) BGP
4 18 (58.06%) TCP/IP
5 16 (51.61%) LAN
5 16 (51.61%) WAN
5 16 (51.61%) Network Security
6 15 (48.39%) OSPF
7 14 (45.16%) VPN
8 12 (38.71%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (32.26%) VPLS
9 10 (32.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (32.26%) EIGRP
9 10 (32.26%) SAN
10 5 (16.13%) DSL
10 5 (16.13%) Internet
10 5 (16.13%) X.21
10 5 (16.13%) PPP
10 5 (16.13%) ATM
10 5 (16.13%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Legal
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Network Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Security Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Network Security Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Network Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Security Analyst
3 10 (32.26%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Installations Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Technician
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
1 3 (9.68%) Clustering
1 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
1 10 (32.26%) Network Management
2 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
2 5 (16.13%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (16.13%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (12.90%) Security Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
1 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCSE
3 10 (32.26%) CCSA
4 5 (16.13%) CCSP
5 3 (9.68%) CCIP
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
2 7 (22.58%) XenDesktop
3 6 (19.35%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.68%) XenServer
6 2 (6.45%) vSphere
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Netcool
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) HP
4 7 (22.58%) Citrix
4 7 (22.58%) NetApp
4 7 (22.58%) SonicWALL
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) Dell
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) Sophos
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.23%) AVG
8 1 (3.23%) Kaseya
8 1 (3.23%) Ruckus Wireless
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Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago