Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 278 309
Rank change year-on-year +29 +31 -18
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 39 42 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 2.74% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 20
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% -21.05% +9.83%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £59,375 £49,500 £55,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.04%

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 1,519 1,535 1,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.43% 15.37% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,253 1,374
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +10 36 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Worcestershire -4 2 £65,000 +145.28%
Solihull - 2 £65,000 - 1
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 39 (100.00%) Firewall
2 36 (92.31%) Cisco
3 33 (84.62%) CheckPoint
4 23 (58.97%) Windows
5 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 21 (53.85%) VMware
5 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
6 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (51.28%) SAN
6 20 (51.28%) MS Exchange
7 19 (48.72%) VPN
7 19 (48.72%) OSPF
8 18 (46.15%) NetApp
8 18 (46.15%) HP
8 18 (46.15%) Fortinet
8 18 (46.15%) Hyper-V
8 18 (46.15%) F5
9 17 (43.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (43.59%) Forefront TMG
9 17 (43.59%) SonicWALL
9 17 (43.59%) HP StoreVirtual
9 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (43.59%) CCNP
9 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (43.59%) Juniper
9 17 (43.59%) BGP
9 17 (43.59%) SQL
10 16 (41.03%) VSS/SourceSafe

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 20 (51.28%) MS Exchange
2 17 (43.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (100.00%) Firewall
2 20 (51.28%) SAN
3 19 (48.72%) OSPF
3 19 (48.72%) VPN
4 17 (43.59%) BGP
4 17 (43.59%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (43.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (41.03%) FWSM
5 16 (41.03%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (28.21%) Spanning Tree
6 11 (28.21%) VLAN
7 8 (20.51%) IPv6
7 8 (20.51%) VSAN
8 6 (15.38%) LAN
8 6 (15.38%) SSL
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
9 3 (7.69%) VoIP
9 3 (7.69%) Wireless
10 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Presales Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Technical Presales Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Implementation Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Storage Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) HP StoreVirtual
2 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
2 16 (41.03%) PKI
2 16 (41.03%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (20.51%) Fat Client
3 8 (20.51%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (30.77%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Presales
4 8 (20.51%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (12.82%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.13%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) CCNP
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (41.03%) CCIE
3 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) COBIT
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 17 (43.59%) Forefront TMG
4 16 (41.03%) Terminal Services
5 9 (23.08%) XenApp
5 9 (23.08%) XenDesktop
6 8 (20.51%) VMware NSX
6 8 (20.51%) vSphere
7 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 36 (92.31%) Cisco
2 33 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 21 (53.85%) VMware
4 18 (46.15%) F5
4 18 (46.15%) Fortinet
4 18 (46.15%) HP
4 18 (46.15%) NetApp
5 17 (43.59%) Juniper
5 17 (43.59%) SonicWALL
6 9 (23.08%) Citrix
6 9 (23.08%) Dell
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.51%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (7.69%) Aruba
9 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.56%) EqualLogic
10 1 (2.56%) Meraki
10 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.56%) Ruckus Wireless