Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Protocol Security (IPsec)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 297 330
Rank change year-on-year +61 +33 -43
Permanent jobs citing IPsec 61 33 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 2.09% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 56 24 22
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +13.92%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £49,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year - +13.99% +1.58%

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 1,495 1,578 1,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.34% 15.92% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 1,272 1,425
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% -1.28% +2.63%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,050 £60,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +37 58 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Worcestershire +3 2 £65,000 +145.28%
Solihull - 1 £41,500 -
IPsec
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 61 (100.00%) Firewall
2 51 (83.61%) Cisco
3 49 (80.33%) CheckPoint
4 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
5 32 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (52.46%) Windows
5 32 (52.46%) Cisco ASA
6 31 (50.82%) Fortinet
6 31 (50.82%) F5
6 31 (50.82%) VPN
6 31 (50.82%) OSPF
7 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (49.18%) SAN
7 30 (49.18%) VMware
7 30 (49.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (49.18%) Windows Server
8 29 (47.54%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (47.54%) PKI
8 29 (47.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (47.54%) FWSM
8 29 (47.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 29 (47.54%) Data Centre
8 29 (47.54%) Juniper
8 29 (47.54%) BGP
8 29 (47.54%) CCNP
8 29 (47.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 27 (44.26%) MS Exchange
10 23 (37.70%) Project Management
11 18 (29.51%) ITIL
11 18 (29.51%) PRINCE2

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 27 (44.26%) MS Exchange
2 17 (27.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (13.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (100.00%) Firewall
2 32 (52.46%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (50.82%) OSPF
3 31 (50.82%) VPN
4 30 (49.18%) SAN
5 29 (47.54%) BGP
5 29 (47.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 29 (47.54%) FWSM
6 16 (26.23%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (24.59%) LAN
7 15 (24.59%) SSL
7 15 (24.59%) WAN
8 10 (16.39%) Spanning Tree
8 10 (16.39%) VLAN
8 10 (16.39%) VoIP
9 8 (13.11%) IPv6
9 8 (13.11%) VSAN
10 5 (8.20%) DHCP
10 5 (8.20%) DNS
10 5 (8.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Network Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Support Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 9 (14.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (14.75%) Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (14.75%) Presales Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 8 (13.11%) Implementation Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Network Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (47.54%) Data Centre
1 29 (47.54%) PKI
1 29 (47.54%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (27.87%) HP StoreVirtual
3 8 (13.11%) Fat Client
3 8 (13.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) Windows Server
2 30 (49.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 23 (37.70%) Project Management
3 18 (29.51%) ITIL
3 18 (29.51%) PRINCE2
4 14 (22.95%) Presales
5 12 (19.67%) Network Design
6 10 (16.39%) Business Continuity
6 10 (16.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (16.39%) IT Strategy
6 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (16.39%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (13.11%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (8.20%) Due Diligence
9 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
9 5 (8.20%) Line Management
9 5 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.20%) Service Management
10 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
2 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (47.54%) CCNP
3 10 (16.39%) CCIE
4 5 (8.20%) Degree
4 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
4 5 (8.20%) PMP
5 3 (4.92%) CCNA
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.92%) MCITP
5 3 (4.92%) MCSE
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) COBIT
1 10 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (57.38%) Active Directory
2 30 (49.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (27.87%) Forefront TMG
3 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
4 16 (26.23%) Terminal Services
5 13 (21.31%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (13.11%) VMware NSX
6 8 (13.11%) vSphere
6 8 (13.11%) XenApp
6 8 (13.11%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 51 (83.61%) Cisco
2 49 (80.33%) CheckPoint
3 31 (50.82%) F5
3 31 (50.82%) Fortinet
4 30 (49.18%) VMware
5 29 (47.54%) Juniper
6 17 (27.87%) HP
6 17 (27.87%) NetApp
6 17 (27.87%) SonicWALL
7 8 (13.11%) Citrix
7 8 (13.11%) Dell
7 8 (13.11%) Dell Compellent
7 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.20%) CA
9 2 (3.28%) Aruba
9 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds