Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for IPsec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IPsec over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 199 164
Rank change year-on-year +45 -35 +20
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 37 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.95% 0.49% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.21% 2.92% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 28
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -12.63%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,375 £32,125
90th Percentile £49,500 £54,875 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.43% -12.63%

IPsec is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 596 787 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.34% 16.67% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 463 526 675
Birmingham median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing IPsec as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in Birmingham

IPsec
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IPsec in Birmingham.

Salary trend for IPsec in Birmingham

IPsec
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 36 (97.30%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (75.68%) Cisco
3 26 (70.27%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (67.57%) CCNP
5 24 (64.86%) VPN
5 24 (64.86%) Firewall
6 23 (62.16%) Project Management
6 23 (62.16%) ITIL
7 22 (59.46%) SNMP
7 22 (59.46%) SSL
7 22 (59.46%) Network Design
8 21 (56.76%) LAN
9 20 (54.05%) BGP
10 18 (48.65%) CheckPoint
10 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
10 18 (48.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (45.95%) Network Security
11 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
11 17 (45.95%) Windows
11 17 (45.95%) Wireless
12 16 (43.24%) OSPF
13 15 (40.54%) MPLS
13 15 (40.54%) Ethernet
13 15 (40.54%) Time Management
13 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
13 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
14 14 (37.84%) Presales
14 14 (37.84%) ITIL V3
14 14 (37.84%) Line Management
14 14 (37.84%) SolarWinds

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (64.86%) Firewall
2 24 (64.86%) VPN
3 22 (59.46%) SNMP
3 22 (59.46%) SSL
4 21 (56.76%) LAN
5 20 (54.05%) BGP
6 18 (48.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (45.95%) Network Security
7 17 (45.95%) TCP/IP
7 17 (45.95%) Wireless
8 16 (43.24%) OSPF
9 15 (40.54%) Ethernet
9 15 (40.54%) MPLS
10 14 (37.84%) VLAN
11 13 (35.14%) Cisco ISE
11 13 (35.14%) WAN
12 9 (24.32%) DHCP
12 9 (24.32%) DNS
12 9 (24.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (35.14%) Billing
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Network Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Network Support
4 3 (8.11%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (35.14%) FlexPod
3 9 (24.32%) PKI
4 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) ITIL
1 23 (62.16%) Project Management
2 22 (59.46%) Network Design
3 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
3 15 (40.54%) Time Management
4 14 (37.84%) ITIL V3
4 14 (37.84%) Line Management
4 14 (37.84%) Presales
4 14 (37.84%) Service Delivery
5 13 (35.14%) Application Performance Management
5 13 (35.14%) Converged Infrastructure
5 13 (35.14%) Mentoring
5 13 (35.14%) Migration
5 13 (35.14%) Performance Management
5 13 (35.14%) Security Management
5 13 (35.14%) SIEM
6 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
7 9 (24.32%) Business Continuity
7 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) CCNP
3 11 (29.73%) CCNA
4 9 (24.32%) MCSE
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (21.62%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
2 9 (24.32%) COBIT
2 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (48.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (24.32%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Cisco
2 18 (48.65%) CheckPoint
3 14 (37.84%) F5
3 14 (37.84%) Fortinet
3 14 (37.84%) SolarWinds
4 13 (35.14%) Aruba
4 13 (35.14%) Brocade
4 13 (35.14%) HP
4 13 (35.14%) Meraki
4 13 (35.14%) Sourcefire
5 11 (29.73%) Juniper
6 9 (24.32%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) CA
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos