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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 195 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 10 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
761 775 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.45% 17.52% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 677 608 695
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 - 6 £47,500 - 1
Warwickshire -11 2 £31,250 +4.16%
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 29 (96.67%) Cisco
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) MPLS
3 23 (76.67%) BGP
4 19 (63.33%) OSPF
5 17 (56.67%) VPN
6 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (46.67%) CCNP
8 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
9 11 (36.67%) WAN
9 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
9 11 (36.67%) Network Security
10 10 (33.33%) PPP
10 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
11 9 (30.00%) LAN
12 8 (26.67%) ATM
12 8 (26.67%) ISDN
12 8 (26.67%) DSL
12 8 (26.67%) X.21
13 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
13 7 (23.33%) IPv4
13 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
14 6 (20.00%) HSRP
14 6 (20.00%) IPv6
14 6 (20.00%) Juniper
14 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
15 5 (16.67%) VMware
15 5 (16.67%) Internet

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) MPLS
3 23 (76.67%) BGP
4 19 (63.33%) OSPF
5 17 (56.67%) VPN
6 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
7 11 (36.67%) WAN
7 11 (36.67%) Network Security
8 10 (33.33%) PPP
9 9 (30.00%) LAN
10 8 (26.67%) ATM
10 8 (26.67%) ISDN
10 8 (26.67%) DSL
10 8 (26.67%) X.21
11 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
11 7 (23.33%) IPv4
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (20.00%) HSRP
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (20.00%) IPv6
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Network Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Network Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Technician
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (13.33%) Security Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Use Case
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
7 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CCIP
3 4 (13.33%) CCSA
3 4 (13.33%) CCSE
3 4 (13.33%) CCSP
4 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) RHCE
5 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (13.33%) XenApp
1 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Netcool
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.00%) Juniper
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Dell
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.67%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
8 1 (3.33%) AVG
8 1 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.33%) Kaseya
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) EMC
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
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