Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 289 298
Rank change year-on-year +19 +9 -3
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 45 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 1.57% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 22
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £49,675 £55,000 £48,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.80% +8.42% -

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 1,447 1,652 1,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.67% 16.03% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,303 1,427
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,750
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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +41 44 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 38 (84.44%) Firewall
2 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (75.56%) Active Directory
4 33 (73.33%) ITIL
5 32 (71.11%) Project Management
6 27 (60.00%) PRINCE2
6 27 (60.00%) Windows
6 27 (60.00%) Cisco
7 26 (57.78%) LAN
8 25 (55.56%) SSL
9 24 (53.33%) VPN
9 24 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (51.11%) Network Design
10 23 (51.11%) CCNP
11 22 (48.89%) SNMP
12 19 (42.22%) VMware
12 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (40.00%) Finance
13 18 (40.00%) WAN
13 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
13 18 (40.00%) BGP
13 18 (40.00%) Juniper
13 18 (40.00%) SAN
13 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (40.00%) Windows Server
13 18 (40.00%) IT Strategy
14 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
14 17 (37.78%) Translating Business Requirements
14 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint

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 17 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 38 (84.44%) Firewall
2 26 (57.78%) LAN
3 25 (55.56%) SSL
4 24 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (53.33%) VPN
5 22 (48.89%) SNMP
6 18 (40.00%) BGP
6 18 (40.00%) SAN
6 18 (40.00%) WAN
7 17 (37.78%) DHCP
7 17 (37.78%) DNS
7 17 (37.78%) OSPF
7 17 (37.78%) VoIP
8 16 (35.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (20.00%) FWSM
9 9 (20.00%) MPLS
9 9 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (17.78%) Ethernet
11 7 (15.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Support Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Network Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Network Support
4 11 (24.44%) Network Support Analyst
5 9 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 9 (20.00%) Senior Network Specialist
6 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Network Specialist
7 7 (15.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) NOC Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) LDAP
2 7 (15.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
1 17 (37.78%) PKI
2 6 (13.33%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) ITIL
2 32 (71.11%) Project Management
3 27 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 23 (51.11%) Network Design
5 18 (40.00%) IT Strategy
6 17 (37.78%) Business Continuity
6 17 (37.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (37.78%) Translating Business Requirements
7 15 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 15 (33.33%) Line Management
7 15 (33.33%) Presales
7 15 (33.33%) Service Delivery
8 11 (24.44%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (24.44%) Service Management
9 9 (20.00%) BCP
9 9 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (20.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) Go
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (51.11%) CCNP
3 12 (26.67%) CCNA
4 10 (22.22%) MCSE
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (20.00%) Degree
5 9 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 9 (20.00%) PMP
6 7 (15.56%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) COBIT
1 17 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.33%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) SLA
4 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 34 (75.56%) Active Directory
2 19 (42.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.44%) Netcool
3 1 (2.22%) Ambari
3 1 (2.22%) Cacti
3 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) logstash
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco
2 19 (42.22%) VMware
3 18 (40.00%) Juniper
4 17 (37.78%) CheckPoint
5 15 (33.33%) F5
5 15 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 9 (20.00%) CA
7 6 (13.33%) Aruba
7 6 (13.33%) Brocade
7 6 (13.33%) HP
7 6 (13.33%) Meraki
7 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 6 (13.33%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.22%) Splunk