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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 134 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 35 41 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.10% 1.31% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 7.58% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 58
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £17,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £45,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
558 541 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.56% 17.26% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 428 449 502
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +6 19 £33,000 +24.52% 3
Leicestershire +2 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Derbyshire -3 7 £23,500 +23.68% 2
Northamptonshire -2 3 £46,250 +77.88% 2
Lincolnshire -4 3 £27,250 +60.29% 1
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (60.00%) Firewall
2 37 (46.25%) Windows
3 28 (35.00%) Cisco
4 27 (33.75%) LAN
5 25 (31.25%) WAN
6 23 (28.75%) MS Exchange
7 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
8 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
9 20 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (25.00%) Migration
10 17 (21.25%) Wireless
10 17 (21.25%) CCNP
10 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (20.00%) Citrix
11 16 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 16 (20.00%) VMware
12 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
13 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
13 14 (17.50%) VoIP
13 14 (17.50%) MS Office
13 14 (17.50%) Finance
13 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
14 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
14 13 (16.25%) Windows Server
15 12 (15.00%) OSPF
15 12 (15.00%) Security Management
15 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (28.75%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.75%) Lync
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
1 14 (17.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.25%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) IaaS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (60.00%) Firewall
2 27 (33.75%) LAN
3 25 (31.25%) WAN
4 17 (21.25%) Wireless
5 15 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 14 (17.50%) VoIP
7 12 (15.00%) OSPF
8 10 (12.50%) DHCP
8 10 (12.50%) DNS
8 10 (12.50%) Network Security
8 10 (12.50%) SSL
8 10 (12.50%) VLAN
9 9 (11.25%) ADSL
9 9 (11.25%) BGP
9 9 (11.25%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (10.00%) MPLS
11 7 (8.75%) IPsec
12 6 (7.50%) Unified Communications
13 5 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (5.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Big Data
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Legal
3 7 (8.75%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Support Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Tester
4 9 (11.25%) IT Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) IT Support
5 8 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) IT Manager
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Security Penetration Tester
8 4 (5.00%) Security Tester
9 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) XMPP
3 2 (2.50%) WAP
4 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
3 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) BYOD
6 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.50%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.25%) Handset
7 1 (1.25%) iPad
7 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.25%) Statistics
7 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Windows
2 16 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
4 13 (16.25%) Windows Server
5 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
7 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.00%) Linux
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.50%) CentOS
10 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.25%) OpenBSD
11 1 (1.25%) Unix
11 1 (1.25%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (15.00%) Security Management
3 11 (13.75%) ITIL
4 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.00%) Information Security
6 8 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 8 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.75%) Network Management
8 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.00%) Information Management
9 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.00%) Open Source
9 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (21.25%) CCNP
3 9 (11.25%) CCNA
4 8 (10.00%) CISSP
5 5 (6.25%) Degree
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.00%) CEH
6 4 (5.00%) CREST Certified
6 4 (5.00%) GCIH
6 4 (5.00%) GPEN
6 4 (5.00%) GWAPT
6 4 (5.00%) OSCE
6 4 (5.00%) OSCP
7 3 (3.75%) HND
7 3 (3.75%) MCDST
7 3 (3.75%) MCP
8 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.50%) MCSE
9 1 (1.25%) CCIE
9 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (26.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.75%) vSphere
6 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.50%) XenApp
7 1 (1.25%) Firmware
7 1 (1.25%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) RSA enVision
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.25%) Ansible
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) Control-M
4 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Cisco
2 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (20.00%) Citrix
3 16 (20.00%) VMware
4 13 (16.25%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 10 (12.50%) Juniper
6 8 (10.00%) AirMagnet
6 8 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (10.00%) Lancope
6 8 (10.00%) McAfee
6 8 (10.00%) Prolexic
6 8 (10.00%) Radware
6 8 (10.00%) Rapid7
6 8 (10.00%) Splunk
6 8 (10.00%) Tripwire
6 8 (10.00%) Tufin
7 6 (7.50%) F5
8 5 (6.25%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.75%) SolarWinds
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