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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 126 115
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 9 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.38% 3.04% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 266 362 273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.43% 15.26% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 208 288 231
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing IPsec as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (90.48%) Cisco
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) SSL
4 11 (52.38%) SAN
4 11 (52.38%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 10 (47.62%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (47.62%) vSphere
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
5 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (47.62%) SonicWALL
5 10 (47.62%) NetApp
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) HP
5 10 (47.62%) Dell
5 10 (47.62%) IPv4
5 10 (47.62%) VPN
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (42.86%) WAN
7 8 (38.10%) LAN
7 8 (38.10%) CCNP
7 8 (38.10%) Internet
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 7 (33.33%) WLAN

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 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (90.48%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 11 (52.38%) SSL
3 10 (47.62%) IPv4
3 10 (47.62%) VPN
4 9 (42.86%) WAN
5 8 (38.10%) Internet
5 8 (38.10%) LAN
6 7 (33.33%) SSH
6 7 (33.33%) WLAN
7 5 (23.81%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) BGP
8 4 (19.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (19.05%) IGRP
8 4 (19.05%) NGN
8 4 (19.05%) OSPF
8 4 (19.05%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (19.05%) VRRP
9 3 (14.29%) Wireless
10 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) EPoS
3 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Presales
2 3 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) B2B
4 1 (4.76%) Case Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNP
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCDA
2 1 (4.76%) CCDP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Forefront TMG
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 10 (47.62%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CheckPoint
3 10 (47.62%) Dell
3 10 (47.62%) HP
3 10 (47.62%) NetApp
3 10 (47.62%) SonicWALL
4 5 (23.81%) Palo Alto
5 4 (19.05%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (19.05%) Aruba
5 4 (19.05%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (19.05%) Fortinet
5 4 (19.05%) Huawei
5 4 (19.05%) Meraki
5 4 (19.05%) Sourcefire
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec