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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 65 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing VPN 80 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.38% 2.34% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 11.76% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 61 44 35
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,950 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
384 408 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.24% 19.90% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 303 373 260
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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 25 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 83 (59.29%) WAN
2 81 (57.86%) LAN
3 65 (46.43%) Active Directory
4 59 (42.14%) Firewall
5 57 (40.71%) DHCP
6 54 (38.57%) Windows
7 52 (37.14%) DNS
8 50 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 45 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 43 (30.71%) Windows Server
11 42 (30.00%) Cisco
12 40 (28.57%) VMware
13 37 (26.43%) Citrix
13 37 (26.43%) MPLS
14 34 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
14 34 (24.29%) SAN
15 31 (22.14%) ITIL
15 31 (22.14%) BGP
16 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (20.00%) OSPF
17 28 (20.00%) Validation
17 28 (20.00%) MS Exchange
17 28 (20.00%) assyst
17 28 (20.00%) SCOM
17 28 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (19.29%) Hyper-V
18 27 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (17.86%) Juniper
20 24 (17.14%) SSL
21 23 (16.43%) 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 28 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (7.86%) IBM Domino
3 11 (7.86%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.14%) SAS
7 2 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (20.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.43%) Mimecast
2 6 (4.29%) Office 365
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (59.29%) WAN
2 81 (57.86%) LAN
3 59 (42.14%) Firewall
4 57 (40.71%) DHCP
5 52 (37.14%) DNS
6 50 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 37 (26.43%) MPLS
8 34 (24.29%) SAN
9 31 (22.14%) BGP
10 28 (20.00%) OSPF
11 24 (17.14%) SSL
12 21 (15.00%) VLAN
12 21 (15.00%) Wireless
13 16 (11.43%) IPsec
14 15 (10.71%) Network Security
14 15 (10.71%) VoIP
15 13 (9.29%) Ethernet
15 13 (9.29%) HSRP
15 13 (9.29%) RSVP
15 13 (9.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (10.71%) Retail
2 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.14%) Legal
4 6 (4.29%) Law
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (22.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (20.00%) Analyst
3 17 (12.14%) Network Analyst
3 17 (12.14%) Network Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) Exchange Engineer
4 16 (11.43%) Network Support
5 14 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (9.29%) Network Support Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Design Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Ericsson Engineer
8 11 (7.86%) Implementation Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) IT Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 7 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) WAP
2 1 (0.71%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 10 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 8 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.86%) User Experience
5 3 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.43%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.71%) Handset
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Windows
2 43 (30.71%) Windows Server
3 29 (20.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (19.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.14%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.43%) Android
8 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.71%) Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.14%) ITIL
2 28 (20.00%) Validation
3 15 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (10.71%) Network Design
4 14 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 10 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.00%) Network Management
7 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.29%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.57%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.57%) Migration
10 4 (2.86%) Analytics
10 4 (2.86%) Change Management
10 4 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.86%) Presales
10 4 (2.86%) SIEM
10 4 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.86%) C
2 2 (1.43%) SQL
3 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.71%) Perl
3 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (14.29%) CCNA
2 20 (14.29%) Degree
3 13 (9.29%) CCNP
4 10 (7.14%) CISSP
5 5 (3.57%) MCSE
5 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.86%) CCDP
6 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.14%) APMP
7 3 (2.14%) CCDA
7 3 (2.14%) CCIE
7 3 (2.14%) CCIP
7 3 (2.14%) CISM
7 3 (2.14%) PMP
8 2 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.43%) MCP
8 2 (1.43%) MCSA
8 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) COBIT
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 28 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (19.29%) Hyper-V
4 23 (16.43%) vSphere
5 12 (8.57%) XenApp
5 12 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 10 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (20.00%) SCOM
2 21 (15.00%) WSUS
3 20 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (8.57%) EdgeSight
5 9 (6.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.86%) SCCM
7 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.71%) Cacti
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (30.00%) Cisco
3 40 (28.57%) VMware
4 37 (26.43%) Citrix
5 25 (17.86%) Juniper
6 22 (15.71%) Acronis
7 20 (14.29%) Symantec
8 12 (8.57%) AppSense
9 11 (7.86%) Ericsson
9 11 (7.86%) IBM
9 11 (7.86%) Redback
10 10 (7.14%) F5
10 10 (7.14%) Riverbed
10 10 (7.14%) ServiceNow
11 9 (6.43%) Palo Alto
12 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.57%) Veeam
14 4 (2.86%) Aruba
14 4 (2.86%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.43%) Veritas
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