Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 299 312
Rank change year-on-year +77 +13 -26
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 77 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 1.92% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 21 31
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -3.06%

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 1,488 1,565 1,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.42% 15.61% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,042 1,263 1,430
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +58 76 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Solihull - 1 £41,500 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for IPsec.

1 75 (97.40%) Firewall
2 55 (71.43%) Cisco
3 53 (68.83%) CheckPoint
4 51 (66.23%) Active Directory
5 42 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (51.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (51.95%) VMware
6 40 (51.95%) Windows
7 39 (50.65%) Project Management
8 38 (49.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (49.35%) SAN
8 38 (49.35%) ITIL
8 38 (49.35%) PRINCE2
8 38 (49.35%) Windows Server
9 37 (48.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (48.05%) Data Centre
9 37 (48.05%) CCNP
9 37 (48.05%) BGP
10 35 (45.45%) OSPF
10 35 (45.45%) Juniper
10 35 (45.45%) VPN
10 35 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 35 (45.45%) PKI
10 35 (45.45%) Fortinet
10 35 (45.45%) F5
10 35 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 35 (45.45%) FWSM
10 35 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
11 33 (42.86%) MS Exchange

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 33 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (97.40%) Firewall
2 42 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (49.35%) SAN
4 37 (48.05%) BGP
4 37 (48.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 35 (45.45%) FWSM
5 35 (45.45%) OSPF
5 35 (45.45%) VPN
6 27 (35.06%) LAN
7 25 (32.47%) SSL
7 25 (32.47%) WAN
8 20 (25.97%) VoIP
9 15 (19.48%) DHCP
9 15 (19.48%) DNS
10 13 (16.88%) SNMP
10 13 (16.88%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (15.58%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (7.79%) IPv6
12 6 (7.79%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (7.79%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (45.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.97%) Analyst
2 20 (25.97%) Support Analyst
3 19 (24.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Network Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Network Specialist
4 13 (16.88%) Network Support
4 13 (16.88%) Network Support Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Network Specialist
5 11 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 11 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Presales Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) LDAP
2 2 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 37 (48.05%) Data Centre
2 35 (45.45%) PKI
2 35 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (16.88%) HP StoreVirtual
4 6 (7.79%) Fat Client
4 6 (7.79%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.60%) Fintech
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Windows
2 38 (49.35%) Windows Server
2 38 (49.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) Project Management
2 38 (49.35%) ITIL
2 38 (49.35%) PRINCE2
3 35 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (28.57%) IT Strategy
5 20 (25.97%) Business Continuity
5 20 (25.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (25.97%) Network Design
5 20 (25.97%) Presales
5 20 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (25.97%) Translating Business Requirements
6 13 (16.88%) Due Diligence
6 13 (16.88%) ITIL V3
6 13 (16.88%) Line Management
6 13 (16.88%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (16.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
6 13 (16.88%) Service Management
7 6 (7.79%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.60%) Go
4 2 (2.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (48.05%) CCNP
3 13 (16.88%) Degree
3 13 (16.88%) PMI Certification
3 13 (16.88%) PMP
4 6 (7.79%) CCIE
5 5 (6.49%) CCNA
5 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.49%) MCITP
5 5 (6.49%) MCSE
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) COBIT
1 20 (25.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 51 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 40 (51.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (32.47%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (16.88%) Forefront TMG
4 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
5 12 (15.58%) Terminal Services
6 6 (7.79%) VMware NSX
6 6 (7.79%) vSphere
6 6 (7.79%) XenApp
6 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (2.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Ambari
1 2 (2.60%) Cacti
1 2 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (2.60%) Kibana
1 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.60%) logstash
1 2 (2.60%) Nagios
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (71.43%) Cisco
2 53 (68.83%) CheckPoint
3 40 (51.95%) VMware
4 35 (45.45%) F5
4 35 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 35 (45.45%) Juniper
5 13 (16.88%) CA
5 13 (16.88%) HP
5 13 (16.88%) NetApp
5 13 (16.88%) SonicWALL
6 6 (7.79%) Citrix
6 6 (7.79%) Dell
6 6 (7.79%) Dell Compellent
6 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) Splunk