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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 35 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 3.47% 0.99% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 7.32% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 9
Average salary £20,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £25,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
VPN
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
42 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 20.79% 13.53% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 41
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,400 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SNMP
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP

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Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 3 (42.86%) Support Technician
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Communications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) VCP4
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (14.29%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix