Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 320 295
Rank change year-on-year +36 -25 +3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 42 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 1.25% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 29
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +8.43% -12.63%
10th Percentile £25,750 £36,375 £32,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £54,875 £50,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1581 1839 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.69% 15.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1425 1544
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IPsec
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +23 36 £42,500 -5.56%
Worcestershire - 6 £26,500 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (69.05%) Firewall
3 28 (66.67%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) VPN
3 28 (66.67%) SSL
4 25 (59.52%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (57.14%) CCNP
6 23 (54.76%) ITIL
6 23 (54.76%) Project Management
7 22 (52.38%) Network Design
7 22 (52.38%) Network Security
8 21 (50.00%) SNMP
9 20 (47.62%) LAN
9 20 (47.62%) BGP
9 20 (47.62%) Time Management
10 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
11 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
11 18 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (40.48%) Windows
12 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
12 17 (40.48%) Wireless
13 16 (38.10%) OSPF
14 15 (35.71%) MPLS
14 15 (35.71%) Ethernet
14 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
14 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
15 14 (33.33%) Presales
15 14 (33.33%) VLAN
15 14 (33.33%) Fortinet
15 14 (33.33%) Line Management

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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (69.05%) Firewall
2 28 (66.67%) SSL
2 28 (66.67%) VPN
3 25 (59.52%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (52.38%) Network Security
5 21 (50.00%) SNMP
6 20 (47.62%) BGP
6 20 (47.62%) LAN
7 18 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 17 (40.48%) Wireless
9 16 (38.10%) OSPF
10 15 (35.71%) Ethernet
10 15 (35.71%) MPLS
11 14 (33.33%) VLAN
12 13 (30.95%) Cisco ISE
12 13 (30.95%) WAN
13 9 (21.43%) SAN
13 9 (21.43%) VoIP
14 8 (19.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (30.95%) Billing
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Retail
4 5 (11.90%) French Language
4 5 (11.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Network Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Support Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Support Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.95%) FlexPod
3 9 (21.43%) PKI
4 4 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) ITIL
1 23 (54.76%) Project Management
2 22 (52.38%) Network Design
3 20 (47.62%) Time Management
4 15 (35.71%) Load Balancing
5 14 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 14 (33.33%) Line Management
5 14 (33.33%) Presales
5 14 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 14 (33.33%) SIEM
6 13 (30.95%) Application Performance Management
6 13 (30.95%) Converged Infrastructure
6 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
6 13 (30.95%) Migration
6 13 (30.95%) Performance Management
6 13 (30.95%) Security Management
7 10 (23.81%) PRINCE2
8 9 (21.43%) BCP
8 9 (21.43%) Six Sigma
8 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
2 1 (2.38%) PHP
2 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (57.14%) CCNP
3 11 (26.19%) CCNA
4 9 (21.43%) MCSE
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (16.67%) CCIE
6 6 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
2 9 (21.43%) COBIT
2 9 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.76%) Netcool
4 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) CheckPoint
3 14 (33.33%) F5
3 14 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 14 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 13 (30.95%) Aruba
4 13 (30.95%) Brocade
4 13 (30.95%) HP
4 13 (30.95%) Meraki
4 13 (30.95%) Sourcefire
5 10 (23.81%) Juniper
6 9 (21.43%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Sophos