The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 64 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.67% 0.59% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 2.33% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 18
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,450 £37,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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 Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 129 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 17.86% 25.34% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 96 98 87
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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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

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Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) VoIP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
5 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 3 (42.86%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) Intranet
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) PBX
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCSE
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Unicenter
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) WatchGuard
4 2 (28.57%) CA
4 2 (28.57%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Dell KACE
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Tandberg
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya