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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 197 191 194
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 21 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 1.04% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 5
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £28,700 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £36,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
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
775 766 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.49% 15.44% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 657 664 730
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 19 £37,500 +20.00% 6
Shropshire - 2 £23,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 24 (80.00%) Cisco
3 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 14 (46.67%) VPN
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) IPv4
6 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (30.00%) CCNP
7 9 (30.00%) NetApp
7 9 (30.00%) MPLS
7 9 (30.00%) OSPF
7 9 (30.00%) BGP
8 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (26.67%) SonicWALL
8 8 (26.67%) SAN
8 8 (26.67%) HP
8 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (26.67%) F5
9 7 (23.33%) vSphere
9 7 (23.33%) SLA
9 7 (23.33%) CCNA
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) VLAN
10 6 (20.00%) Citrix
10 6 (20.00%) Juniper

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 14 (46.67%) VPN
3 10 (33.33%) IPv4
4 9 (30.00%) MPLS
4 9 (30.00%) OSPF
4 9 (30.00%) BGP
5 8 (26.67%) SAN
6 7 (23.33%) VLAN
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.67%) HSRP
8 5 (16.67%) IPv6
8 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.33%) VoIP
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) VRRP
10 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
10 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (10.00%) SSL
10 3 (10.00%) LAN
10 3 (10.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 4 (13.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Network Design
1 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.67%) Service Management
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Use Case
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
4 4 (13.33%) MCSE
4 4 (13.33%) MCSA
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) MCP
6 2 (6.67%) CCENT
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 2 (6.67%) MCDST
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) RHCE
7 1 (3.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (23.33%) vSphere
4 6 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (20.00%) XenApp
5 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
8 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
8 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
1 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Intune
1 2 (6.67%) SCDPM
1 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (6.67%) SCSM
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) NetApp
5 8 (26.67%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) SonicWALL
5 8 (26.67%) F5
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) Dell
7 6 (20.00%) Citrix
7 6 (20.00%) Juniper
8 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) Sophos
8 2 (6.67%) EMC
8 2 (6.67%) AVG
8 2 (6.67%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.33%) Nortel
9 1 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
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