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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 79 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 68 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.80% 2.63% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.48% 16.61% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 37
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
349 289 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.36% 15.86% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 263 236 227
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 5 May 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 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 54 (59.34%) LAN
2 52 (57.14%) WAN
3 48 (52.75%) TCP/IP
4 36 (39.56%) DNS
4 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
5 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 33 (36.26%) Firewall
7 30 (32.97%) VMware
8 29 (31.87%) DHCP
9 28 (30.77%) Windows
10 25 (27.47%) MPLS
10 25 (27.47%) Validation
10 25 (27.47%) assyst
10 25 (27.47%) SCOM
11 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (26.37%) Windows Server
12 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
13 22 (24.18%) Juniper
14 21 (23.08%) Citrix
15 20 (21.98%) ITIL
16 19 (20.88%) Ethernet
16 19 (20.88%) Cisco
16 19 (20.88%) BGP
17 18 (19.78%) OSPF
17 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
17 18 (19.78%) ATM
18 17 (18.68%) Packet Switching
18 17 (18.68%) SDH
18 17 (18.68%) 3G
18 17 (18.68%) RSVP

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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 23 (25.27%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.30%) IBM Domino
4 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.20%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (27.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Mimecast
2 4 (4.40%) Office 365
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (59.34%) LAN
2 52 (57.14%) WAN
3 48 (52.75%) TCP/IP
4 36 (39.56%) DNS
5 33 (36.26%) Firewall
6 29 (31.87%) DHCP
7 25 (27.47%) MPLS
8 19 (20.88%) BGP
8 19 (20.88%) Ethernet
9 18 (19.78%) ATM
9 18 (19.78%) OSPF
10 17 (18.68%) 3G
10 17 (18.68%) Frame Relay
10 17 (18.68%) GGSN
10 17 (18.68%) Packet Switching
10 17 (18.68%) RSVP
10 17 (18.68%) SDH
10 17 (18.68%) SONET
10 17 (18.68%) SS7
10 17 (18.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (18.68%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Law
3 4 (4.40%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Design Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) Implementation Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Network Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Network Support
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (4.40%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Administrator
8 3 (3.30%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Fat Client
1 12 (13.19%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.10%) Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Validation
2 20 (21.98%) ITIL
3 17 (18.68%) Network Architecture
3 17 (18.68%) Network Design
4 11 (12.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.59%) Network Management
7 5 (5.49%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.30%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.30%) Web Filtering
9 2 (2.20%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.20%) Information Security
9 2 (2.20%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.20%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.20%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (2.20%) SIEM
9 2 (2.20%) Time Management
9 2 (2.20%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.29%) CCNA
3 9 (9.89%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) CCNP
4 3 (3.30%) MCSE
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.20%) CISA
5 2 (2.20%) CISMP
5 2 (2.20%) CISSP
5 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.10%) CCDP
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.68%) vSphere
4 13 (14.29%) XenApp
4 13 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 12 (13.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (27.47%) SCOM
2 13 (14.29%) EdgeSight
2 13 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (7.69%) WSUS
4 3 (3.30%) SCCM
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.97%) VMware
3 22 (24.18%) Juniper
4 21 (23.08%) Citrix
5 19 (20.88%) Cisco
6 17 (18.68%) Ericsson
6 17 (18.68%) Redback
7 13 (14.29%) AppSense
7 13 (14.29%) Symantec
8 12 (13.19%) ServiceNow
9 7 (7.69%) Acronis
10 3 (3.30%) Aruba
10 3 (3.30%) IBM
11 2 (2.20%) Veeam
11 2 (2.20%) Veritas
12 1 (1.10%) Altiris
12 1 (1.10%) Dell
12 1 (1.10%) HP
12 1 (1.10%) NEC
12 1 (1.10%) Riverbed
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