The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 81 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 62 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.63% 2.66% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.67% 15.22% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 45
Median salary £38,750 £36,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
VPN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
332 322 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.09% 17.45% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 251 272 240
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,325 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Birmingham region.

VPN Salary Trend in Birmingham

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Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VPN.

1 61 (58.10%) LAN
2 59 (56.19%) WAN
3 51 (48.57%) TCP/IP
4 47 (44.76%) Active Directory
5 44 (41.90%) DNS
6 39 (37.14%) Firewall
7 38 (36.19%) DHCP
8 37 (35.24%) Windows
8 37 (35.24%) Microsoft
9 33 (31.43%) VMware
10 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 29 (27.62%) Citrix
12 27 (25.71%) Juniper
12 27 (25.71%) MPLS
13 26 (24.76%) Validation
13 26 (24.76%) assyst
13 26 (24.76%) SCOM
14 25 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (22.86%) ITIL
15 24 (22.86%) MS Exchange
16 23 (21.90%) Cisco
17 20 (19.05%) BGP
17 20 (19.05%) SAN
17 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (18.10%) OSPF
18 19 (18.10%) MS Excel
19 18 (17.14%) Ethernet
19 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (17.14%) vSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (6.67%) IBM Domino
3 7 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.86%) IIS
6 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.90%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (24.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Mimecast
2 4 (3.81%) Office 365
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (58.10%) LAN
2 59 (56.19%) WAN
3 51 (48.57%) TCP/IP
4 44 (41.90%) DNS
5 39 (37.14%) Firewall
6 38 (36.19%) DHCP
7 27 (25.71%) MPLS
8 20 (19.05%) BGP
8 20 (19.05%) SAN
9 19 (18.10%) OSPF
10 18 (17.14%) Ethernet
11 17 (16.19%) 3G
11 17 (16.19%) ATM
11 17 (16.19%) Frame Relay
11 17 (16.19%) Packet Switching
11 17 (16.19%) RSVP
11 17 (16.19%) SDH
11 17 (16.19%) SONET
11 17 (16.19%) SS7
11 17 (16.19%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.48%) Retail
3 8 (7.62%) Legal
4 4 (3.81%) Law
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Design Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (16.19%) Implementation Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) Exchange Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Network Support
6 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.71%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (4.76%) IT Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Fat Client
1 12 (11.43%) Thin Client
2 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.24%) Windows
2 30 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.90%) Android
8 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.95%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.95%) Linux
9 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) Validation
2 24 (22.86%) ITIL
3 18 (17.14%) Network Architecture
4 17 (16.19%) Network Design
5 12 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.71%) Network Management
7 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.76%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.81%) SIEM
10 3 (2.86%) Change Management
10 3 (2.86%) Information Security
10 3 (2.86%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.86%) Matrix Management
10 3 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.33%) C
2 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.95%) Perl
2 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.33%) CCNA
2 14 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) CCNP
3 4 (3.81%) CISSP
4 3 (2.86%) MCSE
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.90%) APMP
5 2 (1.90%) CISA
5 2 (1.90%) CISMP
5 2 (1.90%) JNCIA
5 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.90%) PMP
5 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) CCDP
6 1 (0.95%) CISM
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.19%) SLA
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) COBIT
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (44.76%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (17.14%) vSphere
4 17 (16.19%) Hyper-V
5 13 (12.38%) XenApp
5 13 (12.38%) XenDesktop
6 12 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (24.76%) SCOM
2 14 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (12.38%) EdgeSight
3 13 (12.38%) WSUS
4 3 (2.86%) SCCM
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (35.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (31.43%) VMware
3 29 (27.62%) Citrix
4 27 (25.71%) Juniper
5 23 (21.90%) Cisco
6 17 (16.19%) Ericsson
6 17 (16.19%) Redback
7 14 (13.33%) Acronis
7 14 (13.33%) Symantec
8 13 (12.38%) AppSense
9 12 (11.43%) ServiceNow
10 7 (6.67%) IBM
11 3 (2.86%) Aruba
11 3 (2.86%) F5
11 3 (2.86%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.90%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.90%) Veeam
12 2 (1.90%) Veritas
13 1 (0.95%) Dell
13 1 (0.95%) HP
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