Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 226 298
Rank change year-on-year -21 +72 +21
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 28 75 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.81% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 5.00% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 60 25
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £37,950 £37,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +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 1,569 1,501 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.94% 16.16% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,033 1,273
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,100 £58,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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
Warwickshire - 9 £60,000 - 1
Birmingham -29 8 £37,500 -6.25%
Solihull -6 6 £41,500 - 1
Halesowen - 1 - -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 24 (85.71%) Firewall
2 23 (82.14%) Cisco
3 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (67.86%) OSPF
4 19 (67.86%) BGP
5 16 (57.14%) CCNP
6 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 13 (46.43%) VPN
7 13 (46.43%) ITIL
7 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
8 12 (42.86%) Windows
8 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (39.29%) WAN
9 11 (39.29%) F5
10 10 (35.71%) LAN
10 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
10 10 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (35.71%) CCNA
10 10 (35.71%) SAN
10 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (35.71%) VMware
11 9 (32.14%) Finance
11 9 (32.14%) Wireless
11 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
11 9 (32.14%) Network Design
11 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
11 9 (32.14%) Project Management
12 8 (28.57%) Juniper
13 7 (25.00%) 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 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) BGP
2 19 (67.86%) OSPF
3 13 (46.43%) VPN
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (39.29%) WAN
6 10 (35.71%) LAN
6 10 (35.71%) SAN
7 9 (32.14%) Wireless
8 7 (25.00%) MPLS
8 7 (25.00%) SSL
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) Network Security
9 6 (21.43%) VoIP
10 5 (17.86%) FWSM
10 5 (17.86%) HSRP
10 5 (17.86%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (17.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) IP Architect
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) LDAP
2 4 (14.29%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Handset
4 1 (3.57%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) CatOS
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
3 9 (32.14%) Network Design
3 9 (32.14%) Project Management
3 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
5 5 (17.86%) Due Diligence
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
5 5 (17.86%) Line Management
5 5 (17.86%) Presales
5 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) DNA
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCNP
3 10 (35.71%) CCNA
4 7 (25.00%) CCDP
5 5 (17.86%) CCDA
5 5 (17.86%) Degree
5 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
5 5 (17.86%) PMP
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) GDPR
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (14.29%) COBIT
4 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (14.29%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
3 11 (39.29%) F5
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) Juniper
6 6 (21.43%) CA
6 6 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Forcepoint
7 5 (17.86%) Fortinet
7 5 (17.86%) NetApp
8 4 (14.29%) Huawei
8 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
9 3 (10.71%) Avaya
10 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
11 1 (3.57%) ESET
11 1 (3.57%) Freshdesk
11 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
11 1 (3.57%) Zscaler