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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 203 194 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 14 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.98% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 18
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
851 908 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.34% 16.62% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 763 738 789
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,968
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +13 14 £37,500 -21.05% 3
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (87.18%) Firewall
2 30 (76.92%) Windows
3 29 (74.36%) Cisco
4 27 (69.23%) CheckPoint
5 26 (66.67%) Hyper-V
6 23 (58.97%) NetApp
6 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
7 21 (53.85%) HP
7 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
7 21 (53.85%) SAN
7 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (53.85%) SonicWALL
8 19 (48.72%) Forefront TMG
8 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (48.72%) HP StoreVirtual
9 17 (43.59%) Dell
9 17 (43.59%) IPv4
9 17 (43.59%) vSphere
9 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
11 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (38.46%) VMware
12 14 (35.90%) Terminal Services
12 14 (35.90%) SQL
13 13 (33.33%) VPN
14 11 (28.21%) Citrix
14 11 (28.21%) XenApp
15 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (23.08%) Thin Client

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 21 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 34 (87.18%) Firewall
2 21 (53.85%) SAN
3 17 (43.59%) IPv4
4 13 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (7.69%) Frame Relay
7 3 (7.69%) SNA
7 3 (7.69%) DNS
7 3 (7.69%) LAN
7 3 (7.69%) VoIP
7 3 (7.69%) WAN
8 2 (5.13%) SSL
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.13%) L2TP
8 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
8 2 (5.13%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (5.13%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (2.56%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Network Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Network Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 9 (23.08%) Fat Client
3 5 (12.82%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 5 (12.82%) Network Design
3 4 (10.26%) Capacity Management
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) MCSA
4 4 (10.26%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) MCDST
5 2 (5.13%) CCENT
5 2 (5.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 5 (12.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
3 19 (48.72%) Forefront TMG
4 17 (43.59%) vSphere
5 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (35.90%) Terminal Services
7 11 (28.21%) XenApp
8 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
9 5 (12.82%) BitLocker
10 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
11 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
1 5 (12.82%) SCOM
1 5 (12.82%) SCVMM
1 5 (12.82%) Windows Intune
1 5 (12.82%) SCDPM
1 5 (12.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (12.82%) SCSM
2 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Cisco
2 27 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 23 (58.97%) NetApp
4 21 (53.85%) SonicWALL
4 21 (53.85%) HP
5 17 (43.59%) Dell
6 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
7 15 (38.46%) VMware
8 11 (28.21%) Citrix
9 7 (17.95%) F5
10 2 (5.13%) AVG
10 2 (5.13%) Symantec
10 2 (5.13%) Sophos
10 2 (5.13%) ProCurve
10 2 (5.13%) Kaspersky
10 2 (5.13%) IBM
10 2 (5.13%) EMC
11 1 (2.56%) Nortel
11 1 (2.56%) SAP
11 1 (2.56%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago