The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 61 59 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.63% 1.02% 4.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 3.95% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 17
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 £30,000 £27,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £36,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 177 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.81% 25.80% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 113 121 66
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
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

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 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (20.00%) Dell KACE
5 1 (20.00%) Meraki
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) CommVault
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec