The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 223 201
Rank change year-on-year +36 -22  
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 20 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 2.56% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 9
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 728 938 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.27% 15.19% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 598 748 676
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for IPsec in the West Midlands

IPsec
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IPsec in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IPsec in the West Midlands

IPsec
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IPsec within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 9 £45,000 +28.57%
Solihull - 4 £31,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 -
IPsec
England

IPsec
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) SSL
3 21 (63.64%) CheckPoint
4 16 (48.48%) Network Security
5 12 (36.36%) SAN
5 12 (36.36%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) WAN
6 11 (33.33%) LAN
6 11 (33.33%) VPN
6 11 (33.33%) DNS
6 11 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
6 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 10 (30.30%) HP StoreVirtual
7 10 (30.30%) vSphere
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
7 10 (30.30%) SonicWALL
7 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (30.30%) IPv4
7 10 (30.30%) CCNP
7 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
7 10 (30.30%) HP
7 10 (30.30%) Dell
7 10 (30.30%) HTTP
7 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
7 10 (30.30%) NetApp
7 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003

IPsec
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) Firewall
2 23 (69.70%) SSL
3 16 (48.48%) Network Security
4 12 (36.36%) SAN
4 12 (36.36%) WAN
5 11 (33.33%) DNS
5 11 (33.33%) LAN
5 11 (33.33%) VPN
6 10 (30.30%) HTTP
6 10 (30.30%) IPv4
7 9 (27.27%) SMTP
8 8 (24.24%) Internet
9 7 (21.21%) SSH
9 7 (21.21%) WLAN
10 6 (18.18%) OSPF
11 4 (12.12%) BGP
11 4 (12.12%) EIGRP
11 4 (12.12%) IGRP
11 4 (12.12%) IPv6
11 4 (12.12%) VRRP
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Network Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Security Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Installations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (12.12%) Data Privacy
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Presales
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (9.09%) Fault Management
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Line Management
3 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Coaching
4 2 (6.06%) Computer Security
4 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.06%) Data Security
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.06%) Network Management
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCNP
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCDA
3 1 (3.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
2 10 (30.30%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 10 (30.30%) Dell
3 10 (30.30%) HP
3 10 (30.30%) NetApp
3 10 (30.30%) SonicWALL
4 9 (27.27%) Juniper
4 9 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 8 (24.24%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (12.12%) Aerohive Networks
6 4 (12.12%) Aruba
6 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.12%) Huawei
6 4 (12.12%) Meraki
6 4 (12.12%) Sourcefire
7 3 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Cyberoam
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) VMware