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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
Rank 195 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 13 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.14% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 0.81% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 0
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
891 868 825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.27% 17.43% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 784 690 719
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,400
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -3 5 £57,500 +85.48%
Worcestershire - 4 £29,000 -
Warwickshire -3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Staffordshire - 1 £60,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (96.97%) Cisco
1 32 (96.97%) Firewall
2 28 (84.85%) MPLS
3 26 (78.79%) BGP
4 22 (66.67%) OSPF
5 19 (57.58%) VPN
6 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
7 16 (48.48%) CCNP
7 16 (48.48%) WAN
7 16 (48.48%) Network Security
8 14 (42.42%) LAN
8 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
9 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
10 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (33.33%) PPP
12 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (30.30%) Network Management
13 9 (27.27%) CCSE
13 9 (27.27%) VPLS
13 9 (27.27%) X.21
13 9 (27.27%) DSL
13 9 (27.27%) CCSA
13 9 (27.27%) ATM
13 9 (27.27%) ISDN
14 8 (24.24%) Legal
14 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
15 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
16 6 (18.18%) VMware

IPsec
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) Firewall
2 28 (84.85%) MPLS
3 26 (78.79%) BGP
4 22 (66.67%) OSPF
5 19 (57.58%) VPN
6 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
6 16 (48.48%) WAN
6 16 (48.48%) Network Security
7 14 (42.42%) LAN
8 12 (36.36%) EIGRP
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (33.33%) PPP
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (27.27%) VPLS
11 9 (27.27%) ATM
11 9 (27.27%) ISDN
11 9 (27.27%) DSL
11 9 (27.27%) X.21
12 5 (15.15%) Internet
12 5 (15.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Legal
2 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Network Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Network Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
2 10 (30.30%) Network Management
3 8 (24.24%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (12.12%) Network Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Security Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) Network Design
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Use Case
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (48.48%) CCNP
3 9 (27.27%) CCSA
3 9 (27.27%) CCSE
4 4 (12.12%) CCSP
4 4 (12.12%) CCIP
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) RHCE
5 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.12%) XenApp
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Netcool
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
2 1 (3.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 4 (12.12%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) SonicWALL
6 3 (9.09%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Sophos
8 1 (3.03%) EMC
8 1 (3.03%) IBM
8 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.03%) Kaseya
8 1 (3.03%) F5
8 1 (3.03%) Rackspace