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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 53 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.32% 2.60% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.00% 15.38% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 2
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £66,650 £41,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
100 117 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.80% 16.93% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 95 104 95
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,600 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Coventry

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) VoIP
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (36.67%) MPLS
5 11 (36.67%) DSL
5 11 (36.67%) VLAN
6 10 (33.33%) SLA
7 9 (30.00%) CCNP
7 9 (30.00%) CCDA
7 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
8 8 (26.67%) Network Security
8 8 (26.67%) CCNA
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) Windows
9 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
9 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
9 7 (23.33%) Information Security
9 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (20.00%) MS Office
10 6 (20.00%) DNS
10 6 (20.00%) DHCP
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL
11 5 (16.67%) Wireless
11 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (16.67%) Data Privacy
11 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) VoIP
3 11 (36.67%) DSL
3 11 (36.67%) MPLS
3 11 (36.67%) VLAN
4 8 (26.67%) Network Security
5 6 (20.00%) DHCP
5 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
7 4 (13.33%) WAN
8 3 (10.00%) BGP
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (10.00%) SAN
8 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (3.33%) Intranet
General
1 3 (10.00%) Automotive
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Network Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Security Specialist
4 5 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Information Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Network Support
5 4 (13.33%) Network Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (13.33%) Data Security
5 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design
6 3 (10.00%) Software License Management
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) PHP
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
1 3 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCDA
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) WSUS
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) EMC
3 3 (10.00%) F5
4 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Apple
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Sophos
5 1 (3.33%) VMware