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

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 129 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing VPN 42 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.15% 1.40% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 6.75% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 24
Average salary £27,750 £45,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,750 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
525 741 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.42% 20.76% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 454 636 408
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 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
Nottinghamshire +5 13 £32,000 -9.85% 4
Northamptonshire -16 10 £27,000 -17.55%
Leicestershire +23 9 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Lincolnshire - 7 £17,500 - 1
Derbyshire 0 1 £57,500 +27.77% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 62 (63.27%) Windows
2 49 (50.00%) Firewall
3 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 35 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 34 (34.69%) Cisco
6 31 (31.63%) TCP/IP
6 31 (31.63%) DNS
6 31 (31.63%) WAN
7 30 (30.61%) VMware
8 27 (27.55%) VoIP
9 25 (25.51%) Linux
10 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
11 23 (23.47%) HND
12 22 (22.45%) ITIL
13 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (20.41%) LAN
15 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (17.35%) MCSE
16 17 (17.35%) Wireless
17 16 (16.33%) MS Exchange
18 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
18 15 (15.31%) IP Telephony
19 14 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 14 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
19 14 (14.29%) PCI DSS
19 14 (14.29%) BGP
19 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 14 (14.29%) MCP
19 14 (14.29%) Internet

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.24%) IIS
3 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.06%) Apache
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.02%) Lync
7 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.02%) IaaS
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (50.00%) Firewall
2 31 (31.63%) WAN
2 31 (31.63%) TCP/IP
2 31 (31.63%) DNS
3 27 (27.55%) VoIP
4 20 (20.41%) LAN
5 17 (17.35%) Wireless
6 15 (15.31%) IP Telephony
7 14 (14.29%) BGP
7 14 (14.29%) DHCP
7 14 (14.29%) Internet
8 11 (11.22%) SSL
9 10 (10.20%) LDAP
9 10 (10.20%) SMTP
9 10 (10.20%) SAN
10 9 (9.18%) ADSL
11 7 (7.14%) MPLS
11 7 (7.14%) VLAN
12 4 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (4.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (7.14%) MySQL
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) JIRA
1 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (12.24%) Legal
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 10 (10.20%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.18%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Service Analyst
3 13 (13.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Penetration Tester
4 11 (11.22%) Tester
5 10 (10.20%) Security Tester
6 9 (9.18%) IT Technician
6 9 (9.18%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 9 (9.18%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) Administrator
8 5 (5.10%) IT Support
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) IT Security Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Security Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) LAMP
3 2 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Open Source
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) CCTV
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (63.27%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Linux
3 23 (23.47%) Windows 7
4 19 (19.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (9.18%) UNIX
7 6 (6.12%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (11.22%) Service Delivery
4 11 (11.22%) Information Management
5 10 (10.20%) Security Testing
5 10 (10.20%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.12%) Information Security
9 5 (5.10%) Project Management
10 4 (4.08%) Coaching
11 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.06%) Migration
11 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.06%) Supplier Management
12 2 (2.04%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) PHP
2 9 (9.18%) C
3 8 (8.16%) Java
3 8 (8.16%) Objective-C
4 5 (5.10%) SQL
5 3 (3.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (23.47%) HND
2 21 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (17.35%) MCSE
4 14 (14.29%) MCP
5 13 (13.27%) Degree
6 12 (12.24%) MCTS
6 12 (12.24%) MCITP
6 12 (12.24%) GPEN
6 12 (12.24%) OSCP
6 12 (12.24%) MCSA
6 12 (12.24%) CEH
7 11 (11.22%) CISMP
7 11 (11.22%) CISSP
7 11 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (11.22%) CCNA
8 8 (8.16%) GIAC
9 6 (6.12%) CCNP
10 4 (4.08%) GCIH
10 4 (4.08%) OSCE
10 4 (4.08%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.27%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 24 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.06%) XenApp
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
4 3 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.04%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.02%) Firmware
6 1 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) Backup Exec
2 10 (10.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.04%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.04%) SCCM
3 2 (2.04%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.02%) SCOM
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 34 (34.69%) Cisco
3 30 (30.61%) VMware
4 13 (13.27%) Symantec
5 8 (8.16%) Citrix
6 5 (5.10%) HP
6 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.08%) NetApp
7 4 (4.08%) Google
7 4 (4.08%) ProCurve
8 3 (3.06%) Juniper
9 2 (2.04%) Oracle
9 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) Nokia
9 2 (2.04%) NEC
9 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.04%) Tufin
9 2 (2.04%) Iron Mountain
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