Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 286 313
Rank change year-on-year +48 +27 -31
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 69 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 1.86% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 23 37
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -

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 1,461 1,455 1,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.56% 14.91% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,169 1,402
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +48 68 £40,000 -11.11%
Solihull +6 1 £41,500 +31.75% 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 66 (95.65%) Firewall
2 49 (71.01%) ITIL
2 49 (71.01%) PRINCE2
2 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
3 44 (63.77%) Project Management
4 42 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (60.87%) Cisco
4 42 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
5 40 (57.97%) CheckPoint
6 37 (53.62%) CCNP
6 37 (53.62%) BGP
6 37 (53.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 37 (53.62%) Data Centre
7 35 (50.72%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (50.72%) F5
7 35 (50.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 35 (50.72%) FWSM
7 35 (50.72%) Fortinet
7 35 (50.72%) PKI
7 35 (50.72%) Juniper
7 35 (50.72%) OSPF
7 35 (50.72%) VPN
7 35 (50.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 32 (46.38%) Windows
8 32 (46.38%) VMware
8 32 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (44.93%) LAN
10 29 (42.03%) WAN
10 29 (42.03%) SQL Server
10 29 (42.03%) 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 24 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 66 (95.65%) Firewall
2 42 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (53.62%) BGP
3 37 (53.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 35 (50.72%) FWSM
4 35 (50.72%) OSPF
4 35 (50.72%) VPN
5 31 (44.93%) LAN
6 29 (42.03%) SAN
6 29 (42.03%) SSL
6 29 (42.03%) WAN
7 24 (34.78%) VoIP
8 23 (33.33%) DHCP
8 23 (33.33%) DNS
9 20 (28.99%) SNMP
9 20 (28.99%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.35%) FTP
11 3 (4.35%) HTTP
12 2 (2.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (50.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Analyst
1 24 (34.78%) Support Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Network Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Network Specialist
2 20 (28.99%) Network Support
2 20 (28.99%) Network Support Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 20 (28.99%) Senior Network Specialist
3 17 (24.64%) Network Engineer
4 15 (21.74%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) LDAP
2 3 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 37 (53.62%) Data Centre
2 35 (50.72%) PKI
2 35 (50.72%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.35%) Fintech
3 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Windows Server
2 29 (42.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) ITIL
1 49 (71.01%) PRINCE2
2 44 (63.77%) Project Management
3 35 (50.72%) Continuous Improvement
4 27 (39.13%) IT Strategy
5 24 (34.78%) Business Continuity
5 24 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (34.78%) Network Design
5 24 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (34.78%) Translating Business Requirements
6 20 (28.99%) Due Diligence
6 20 (28.99%) ITIL V3
6 20 (28.99%) Line Management
6 20 (28.99%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (28.99%) Presales
6 20 (28.99%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (28.99%) Service Delivery
6 20 (28.99%) Service Management
7 3 (4.35%) Data Analytics
7 3 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Go
1 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (53.62%) CCNP
3 20 (28.99%) Degree
3 20 (28.99%) PMI Certification
3 20 (28.99%) PMP
4 5 (7.25%) CCNA
4 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.25%) MCITP
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.78%) COBIT
1 24 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 32 (46.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (42.03%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Ambari
1 3 (4.35%) Cacti
1 3 (4.35%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (4.35%) Kibana
1 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.35%) logstash
1 3 (4.35%) Nagios
1 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Cisco
2 40 (57.97%) CheckPoint
3 35 (50.72%) F5
3 35 (50.72%) Fortinet
3 35 (50.72%) Juniper
4 32 (46.38%) VMware
5 20 (28.99%) CA
6 3 (4.35%) Splunk