The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 147 145 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 27 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 1.10% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 6.90% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 49
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,000 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £33,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.92% -8.21%
VPN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
546 609 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.10% 16.02% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 439 483 528
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VPN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

VPN Salary Trend in the East Midlands

VPN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

VPN
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £37,500 +5.15% 1
Northamptonshire 0 10 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Derbyshire +15 9 £37,000 +42.30% 1
Leicestershire +3 1 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Lincolnshire -9 1 £17,000 -21.83%
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 39 (53.42%) Firewall
2 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) WAN
3 30 (41.10%) Cisco
4 27 (36.99%) LAN
4 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
5 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
5 21 (28.77%) MPLS
6 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
7 18 (24.66%) VMware
8 17 (23.29%) DNS
8 17 (23.29%) Degree
9 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
9 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
9 16 (21.92%) Internet
10 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
11 13 (17.81%) VLAN
12 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
12 12 (16.44%) CCNA
13 11 (15.07%) Ethernet
13 11 (15.07%) Wireless
13 11 (15.07%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (13.70%) Network Security
14 10 (13.70%) Unified Communications
14 10 (13.70%) Business Development
14 10 (13.70%) VPLS
14 10 (13.70%) DHCP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (53.42%) Firewall
2 36 (49.32%) WAN
3 27 (36.99%) LAN
4 21 (28.77%) MPLS
5 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
6 17 (23.29%) DNS
7 16 (21.92%) Internet
8 13 (17.81%) VLAN
9 11 (15.07%) Ethernet
9 11 (15.07%) Wireless
9 11 (15.07%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (13.70%) Network Security
10 10 (13.70%) Unified Communications
10 10 (13.70%) VPLS
10 10 (13.70%) DHCP
11 9 (12.33%) SSL
12 7 (9.59%) VoIP
13 6 (8.22%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (6.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
General
1 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.96%) Law
3 6 (8.22%) Finance
4 5 (6.85%) Billing
5 4 (5.48%) Marketing
5 4 (5.48%) Local Government
6 3 (4.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Administrator
3 8 (10.96%) Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Technical Support
4 7 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Network Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Advisor
6 5 (6.85%) Network Support
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Graduate
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) ISPF
2 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
3 1 (1.37%) COM+
3 1 (1.37%) DCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.48%) CESG
2 4 (5.48%) Clustering
3 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) BYOD
5 1 (1.37%) Kindle
5 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
5 1 (1.37%) PKI
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (49.32%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.96%) Linux
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.37%) UNIX
8 1 (1.37%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.37%) Android
8 1 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) Business Development
2 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
3 5 (6.85%) Project Management
3 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.48%) Logistics
4 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
4 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
4 4 (5.48%) People Management
4 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.48%) ITIL
5 3 (4.11%) Information Security
5 3 (4.11%) Change Management
5 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.74%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) C++
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
3 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Degree
2 14 (19.18%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (16.44%) CCNA
4 9 (12.33%) CCNP
5 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.22%) MCSE
6 5 (6.85%) HND
7 4 (5.48%) CEH
7 4 (5.48%) CISSP
7 4 (5.48%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.37%) MCP
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) FISMA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.37%) Firmware
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.37%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.74%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.37%) Control-M
3 1 (1.37%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Cisco
2 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
3 18 (24.66%) VMware
4 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.59%) F5
6 6 (8.22%) SolarWinds
7 5 (6.85%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.48%) IBM
8 4 (5.48%) Juniper
8 4 (5.48%) Remedy
9 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.11%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) Cognizant
10 2 (2.74%) Avaya
11 1 (1.37%) TOWER Software
11 1 (1.37%) NetApp
11 1 (1.37%) Dell
11 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
Leicester, Leicestershire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 37k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago