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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 65 52
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.51% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.78% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 14
Average salary - £28,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
VPN
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
117 108 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.09% 18.49% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 112 75 75
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 November 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 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) PBX
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Tandberg