The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 58 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.18% 2.26% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 12.59% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 4
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 143 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 16.58% 17.96% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 80 120 97
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VPN
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

VPN Salary Trend in Coventry

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for VPN.

1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) VoIP
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco
4 11 (44.00%) DSL
4 11 (44.00%) VLAN
5 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (36.00%) CCNP
6 9 (36.00%) CCDA
7 8 (32.00%) SLA
7 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (32.00%) CCNA
7 8 (32.00%) MPLS
7 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (28.00%) Network Security
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (28.00%) Information Security
8 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
10 5 (20.00%) Data Privacy
10 5 (20.00%) MS Office
11 4 (16.00%) Data Security
11 4 (16.00%) Wireless
11 4 (16.00%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) VoIP
3 11 (44.00%) DSL
3 11 (44.00%) VLAN
4 8 (32.00%) MPLS
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
6 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Network Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Information Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support
4 4 (16.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (20.00%) Data Privacy
5 4 (16.00%) Data Security
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.00%) Network Design
7 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) PHP
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCDA
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) SLA
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Sophos
5 1 (4.00%) VMware