Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 306 235 308
Rank change year-on-year -71 +73 +12
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 31 4 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.29% 0.070% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.43% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31 3 21
10th Percentile - £48,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £54,375 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% +35.00% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £71,625 £53,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,850 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,486
% change year-on-year -8.33% +10.12% +3.78%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,631 928 1,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.50% 16.30% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,084 745 1,458
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £23,425
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,750 £53,130
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £60,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing IPsec as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IPsec in the Midlands

IPsec
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IPsec in the Midlands.

Salary trend for IPsec in the Midlands

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing IPsec in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the Midlands

IPsec
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands -53 23 £45,000 -35.48% 1
East Midlands -47 8 £47,500 -5.00% 2
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT jobs citing IPsec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 30 (96.77%) VPN
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco
3 23 (74.19%) Firewall
4 19 (61.29%) LAN
4 19 (61.29%) WAN
5 17 (54.84%) OSPF
5 17 (54.84%) BGP
5 17 (54.84%) Meraki
6 16 (51.61%) MPLS
7 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (48.39%) CCNA
7 15 (48.39%) Palo Alto
8 14 (45.16%) VoIP
9 13 (41.94%) SSL
9 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (38.71%) Juniper
10 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
11 11 (35.48%) VLAN
11 11 (35.48%) Azure
11 11 (35.48%) Broadband
11 11 (35.48%) EIGRP
12 10 (32.26%) Internet
12 10 (32.26%) Windows
13 9 (29.03%) ITIL
13 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
13 9 (29.03%) Wireless
13 9 (29.03%) Retail
14 8 (25.81%) JNCIA
14 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
14 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Azure
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (9.68%) IaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Azure App Service
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Storage
4 2 (6.45%) OpenShift
4 2 (6.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) AWS
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Key Vault
5 1 (3.23%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) VPN
2 23 (74.19%) Firewall
3 19 (61.29%) LAN
3 19 (61.29%) WAN
4 17 (54.84%) BGP
4 17 (54.84%) OSPF
5 16 (51.61%) MPLS
6 14 (45.16%) VoIP
7 13 (41.94%) SSL
7 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (35.48%) Broadband
8 11 (35.48%) EIGRP
8 11 (35.48%) VLAN
9 10 (32.26%) Internet
10 9 (29.03%) Wireless
11 8 (25.81%) DNS
11 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
12 7 (22.58%) DHCP
12 7 (22.58%) WLAN
13 6 (19.35%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 8 (25.81%) Social Skills
3 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (22.58%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (12.90%) Law
4 4 (12.90%) Public Sector
5 1 (3.23%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) IP Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) IP Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) IP Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Remote Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) OpenWrt
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Capacity Management
3 7 (22.58%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (22.58%) Network Design
3 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Presales
5 5 (16.13%) Task Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) CCNA
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) JNCIA
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) CWNA
4 4 (12.90%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Firmware
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Docker
4 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.45%) Kustomize
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) Meraki
3 15 (48.39%) Palo Alto
4 12 (38.71%) Fortinet
4 12 (38.71%) Juniper
5 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) ServiceNow
7 7 (22.58%) Forcepoint
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
9 2 (6.45%) Sophos
10 1 (3.23%) Aruba
10 1 (3.23%) Avaya
10 1 (3.23%) Citrix
10 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
10 1 (3.23%) GENBAND
10 1 (3.23%) HP
10 1 (3.23%) Infoblox
10 1 (3.23%) Nokia
10 1 (3.23%) Nortel
10 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds