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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 78 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing VPN 77 38 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.07% 2.05% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.91% 11.69% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 41
Median salary £40,500 £48,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.49% +29.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
430 325 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.14% 17.49% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 279 284 330
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £27,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 88 (61.11%) WAN
2 83 (57.64%) LAN
3 73 (50.69%) Active Directory
4 71 (49.31%) DHCP
5 69 (47.92%) DNS
6 62 (43.06%) Firewall
7 60 (41.67%) Windows
8 51 (35.42%) Cisco
9 47 (32.64%) Windows Server
10 46 (31.94%) TCP/IP
11 44 (30.56%) Microsoft
11 44 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
12 43 (29.86%) VMware
13 40 (27.78%) SAN
14 37 (25.69%) MPLS
15 34 (23.61%) Citrix
16 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (21.53%) MS Exchange
18 30 (20.83%) SCOM
18 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (20.83%) Hyper-V
18 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (19.44%) vSphere
19 28 (19.44%) CCNA
20 27 (18.75%) Symantec
20 27 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
20 27 (18.75%) BGP
20 27 (18.75%) Wireless
21 26 (18.06%) Validation
21 26 (18.06%) SSL

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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 31 (21.53%) MS Exchange
2 24 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (10.42%) IBM Domino
3 15 (10.42%) IBM Notes
4 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.08%) SAS
8 2 (1.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (18.06%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) Mimecast
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.78%) Office 365
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (61.11%) WAN
2 83 (57.64%) LAN
3 71 (49.31%) DHCP
4 69 (47.92%) DNS
5 62 (43.06%) Firewall
6 46 (31.94%) TCP/IP
7 40 (27.78%) SAN
8 37 (25.69%) MPLS
9 27 (18.75%) BGP
9 27 (18.75%) Wireless
10 26 (18.06%) SSL
10 26 (18.06%) VLAN
11 25 (17.36%) OSPF
12 17 (11.81%) Network Security
12 17 (11.81%) VoIP
13 16 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
13 16 (11.11%) VPLS
14 14 (9.72%) EIGRP
14 14 (9.72%) IPsec
15 10 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (10.42%) Retail
2 14 (9.72%) Legal
3 6 (4.17%) Law
3 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Banking
4 2 (1.39%) Finance
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (20.83%) Analyst
3 21 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (14.58%) Exchange Engineer
4 19 (13.19%) Network Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (11.11%) Network Analyst
6 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Network Support
8 12 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 12 (8.33%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support
9 10 (6.94%) Network Support Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) IT Support
11 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.47%) WAP
2 1 (0.69%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.69%) XML
2 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.17%) User Experience
3 5 (3.47%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.47%) Replication
4 3 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.39%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.69%) EPoS
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.69%) Handset
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (41.67%) Windows
2 47 (32.64%) Windows Server
3 32 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.17%) Linux
6 4 (2.78%) AIX
6 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.78%) Solaris
6 4 (2.78%) Unix
6 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.69%) Android
9 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.69%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) Validation
2 20 (13.89%) ITIL
3 14 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (7.64%) Presales
5 9 (6.25%) Migration
5 9 (6.25%) Network Design
6 7 (4.86%) Network Management
6 7 (4.86%) Resource Management
7 6 (4.17%) Analytics
7 6 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 6 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.17%) Project Management
7 6 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.06%) C
2 6 (4.17%) SQL
3 5 (3.47%) Perl
4 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.69%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (19.44%) CCNA
3 22 (15.28%) Degree
4 17 (11.81%) CCNP
5 10 (6.94%) CISSP
6 7 (4.86%) CCDA
6 7 (4.86%) CCDP
6 7 (4.86%) CCIE
6 7 (4.86%) CCIP
6 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.17%) MCSE
7 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.47%) MCP
8 5 (3.47%) MCSA
9 4 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.08%) APMP
10 3 (2.08%) CISM
10 3 (2.08%) PMP
10 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.06%) SLA
2 4 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.08%) COBIT
3 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (50.69%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.83%) Hyper-V
2 30 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (19.44%) vSphere
4 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.47%) XenApp
5 5 (3.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (20.83%) SCOM
2 27 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (15.28%) WSUS
4 9 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (3.47%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.47%) EdgeSight
6 5 (3.47%) SCCM
7 4 (2.78%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.39%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.69%) Cacti
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 51 (35.42%) Cisco
2 44 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 43 (29.86%) VMware
4 34 (23.61%) Citrix
5 27 (18.75%) Symantec
6 26 (18.06%) Acronis
7 15 (10.42%) IBM
8 14 (9.72%) Juniper
9 12 (8.33%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.64%) F5
10 11 (7.64%) Palo Alto
11 10 (6.94%) CheckPoint
12 9 (6.25%) Riverbed
13 8 (5.56%) HP
13 8 (5.56%) Veeam
14 5 (3.47%) AppSense
14 5 (3.47%) Kaspersky
14 5 (3.47%) Sophos
15 4 (2.78%) Draytek
15 4 (2.78%) Huawei
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