The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 39 50 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.18% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.07% 10.81% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 3
Average salary £39,083 £27,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.12% -62.06%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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Derbyshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 17.36% 12.05% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 39
Average salary £39,083 £39,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.21% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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Salary Trend in Derby

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

VPN Salary Trend in Derby

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Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Derby region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Derby

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) Wireless
3 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
4 10 (58.82%) F5
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds
4 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
4 10 (58.82%) OSPF
4 10 (58.82%) DNS
4 10 (58.82%) SSL
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (47.06%) ADSL
5 8 (47.06%) DHCP
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) BIG-IP
5 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
5 8 (47.06%) IPsec
5 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (41.18%) CCNP
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
7 6 (35.29%) VoIP
7 6 (35.29%) Multicast
7 6 (35.29%) BYOD
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) WAN
9 4 (23.53%) LAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Derby 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
1 12 (70.59%) Wireless
2 10 (58.82%) OSPF
2 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 10 (58.82%) SSL
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (47.06%) DHCP
3 8 (47.06%) ADSL
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) IPsec
3 8 (47.06%) IP Telephony
3 8 (47.06%) BIG-IP
4 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) Multicast
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) BGP
General
1 4 (23.53%) Local Government
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (64.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) CheckPoint
2 10 (58.82%) SolarWinds
2 10 (58.82%) F5
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) IronPort
5 1 (5.88%) VMware