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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 75 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing VPN 69 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.92% 2.78% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.60% 13.64% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 38
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +41.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,650 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £41,522 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.46% +11.42%
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
335 418 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.19% 20.42% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 259 373 235
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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

VPN
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 29 June 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 75 (60.00%) LAN
2 74 (59.20%) WAN
3 60 (48.00%) Active Directory
4 56 (44.80%) TCP/IP
5 51 (40.80%) DNS
5 51 (40.80%) Firewall
6 49 (39.20%) DHCP
7 46 (36.80%) Windows
8 44 (35.20%) Microsoft
9 37 (29.60%) VMware
9 37 (29.60%) Windows Server
10 35 (28.00%) Citrix
11 34 (27.20%) MPLS
12 31 (24.80%) Cisco
12 31 (24.80%) ITIL
13 29 (23.20%) Validation
13 29 (23.20%) assyst
13 29 (23.20%) SCOM
14 28 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (22.40%) Juniper
15 27 (21.60%) SAN
15 27 (21.60%) MS Exchange
16 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (20.00%) BGP
17 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (19.20%) OSPF
19 22 (17.60%) vSphere
19 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
20 21 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2003

VPN
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 27 (21.60%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (6.40%) IBM Domino
3 8 (6.40%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.40%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) SAS
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (23.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.80%) Mimecast
2 6 (4.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (60.00%) LAN
2 74 (59.20%) WAN
3 56 (44.80%) TCP/IP
4 51 (40.80%) DNS
4 51 (40.80%) Firewall
5 49 (39.20%) DHCP
6 34 (27.20%) MPLS
7 27 (21.60%) SAN
8 25 (20.00%) BGP
9 24 (19.20%) OSPF
10 19 (15.20%) Ethernet
10 19 (15.20%) SSL
11 16 (12.80%) 3G
11 16 (12.80%) ATM
11 16 (12.80%) Packet Switching
11 16 (12.80%) RSVP
11 16 (12.80%) SDH
11 16 (12.80%) SONET
11 16 (12.80%) SS7
11 16 (12.80%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 16 (12.80%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.60%) Retail
3 7 (5.60%) Legal
4 6 (4.80%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.80%) Analyst
3 16 (12.80%) Design Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Ericsson Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Exchange Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Implementation Engineer
4 15 (12.00%) Network Support
5 13 (10.40%) Citrix Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) Network Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) Network Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Network Support Analyst
7 11 (8.80%) Support Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 7 (5.60%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
10 6 (4.80%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
11 5 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) WAP
2 1 (0.80%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Fat Client
1 12 (9.60%) Thin Client
2 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.80%) Handset
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.80%) Windows
2 37 (29.60%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.80%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.60%) Android
9 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.80%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.80%) Linux
10 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) ITIL
2 29 (23.20%) Validation
3 19 (15.20%) Network Architecture
4 16 (12.80%) Network Design
5 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.40%) Network Management
8 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (5.60%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.00%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.20%) Change Management
10 4 (3.20%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.20%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.20%) SIEM
10 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.20%) Web Filtering
11 3 (2.40%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (2.40%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.40%) Threat Modelling
11 3 (2.40%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.40%) C
2 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.80%) Perl
2 1 (0.80%) Python
2 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (13.60%) Degree
3 15 (12.00%) CCNA
4 9 (7.20%) CCNP
4 9 (7.20%) CISSP
5 3 (2.40%) APMP
5 3 (2.40%) CISM
5 3 (2.40%) MCSE
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.40%) PMP
6 2 (1.60%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) CCDP
7 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) COBIT
2 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
3 22 (17.60%) vSphere
4 13 (10.40%) XenApp
4 13 (10.40%) XenDesktop
5 12 (9.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.80%) Firmware
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (23.20%) SCOM
2 18 (14.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (14.40%) WSUS
3 13 (10.40%) EdgeSight
4 8 (6.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.20%) SCCM
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.80%) Cacti
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 44 (35.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (29.60%) VMware
3 35 (28.00%) Citrix
4 31 (24.80%) Cisco
5 28 (22.40%) Juniper
6 19 (15.20%) Acronis
7 18 (14.40%) Symantec
8 16 (12.80%) Ericsson
8 16 (12.80%) Redback
9 13 (10.40%) AppSense
10 12 (9.60%) ServiceNow
11 9 (7.20%) F5
11 9 (7.20%) Riverbed
12 8 (6.40%) IBM
12 8 (6.40%) Palo Alto
13 6 (4.80%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.40%) Aruba
14 3 (2.40%) Veeam
15 2 (1.60%) Apple
15 2 (1.60%) Veritas
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £190000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Qualifications + Beneifts
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago