The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.02% 1.68% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 10.39% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £28,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £42,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,831 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.45%
VPN
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 77 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 10.91% 16.18% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 69 73
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

VPN
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Derbyshire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

VPN
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -1 3 £27,500 -45.00%
Chesterfield +3 1 £57,500 +27.77%
VPN
East Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Change Control
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) IPsec
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) IPv6
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) IPv4
5 1 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (10.00%) PPP
5 1 (10.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CCTV
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia