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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / East Midlands
Rank 140 133 133
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 18 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.63% 1.01% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 5.83% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 29
Median salary £55,000 £33,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £24,300 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%

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
434 549 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.07% 17.37% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 329 418 440
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -13 8 £55,000 +67.36%
Northamptonshire +10 7 £60,000 +26.31%
Leicestershire -12 2 £53,750 +13.15%
Derbyshire +10 1 £40,000 +77.77% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 27 (56.25%) WAN
1 27 (56.25%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) LAN
3 22 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (43.75%) CCNP
4 21 (43.75%) DNS
4 21 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (43.75%) Wireless
5 20 (41.67%) DHCP
5 20 (41.67%) VoIP
6 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
6 19 (39.58%) CCIE
6 19 (39.58%) Firewall
7 16 (33.33%) ITIL
8 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 14 (29.17%) SolarWinds
9 13 (27.08%) Problem Management
9 13 (27.08%) Network Management
9 13 (27.08%) IPv4
9 13 (27.08%) FTP
9 13 (27.08%) VLAN
10 11 (22.92%) VMware
10 11 (22.92%) Windows
11 10 (20.83%) Juniper
12 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
12 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.67%) Retail
14 7 (14.58%) Aruba
14 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
15 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) WAN
2 25 (52.08%) LAN
3 22 (45.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (43.75%) DNS
4 21 (43.75%) Wireless
5 20 (41.67%) DHCP
5 20 (41.67%) VoIP
6 19 (39.58%) Firewall
6 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
7 13 (27.08%) FTP
7 13 (27.08%) IPv4
7 13 (27.08%) VLAN
8 6 (12.50%) MPLS
9 5 (10.42%) BGP
9 5 (10.42%) IPsec
9 5 (10.42%) OSPF
10 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.33%) WLAN
11 3 (6.25%) EIGRP
11 3 (6.25%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Analyst
1 7 (14.58%) Network Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Architect
2 6 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 6 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (12.50%) Tester
3 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Security Penetration Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Security Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Online Games
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Network Management
2 13 (27.08%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.33%) Validation
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) Open Source
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) C
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) CCNP
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (39.58%) CCIE
3 3 (6.25%) CEH
3 3 (6.25%) CISM
3 3 (6.25%) CISSP
3 3 (6.25%) GCIH
3 3 (6.25%) GPEN
3 3 (6.25%) GWAPT
3 3 (6.25%) OSCE
3 3 (6.25%) OSCP
4 2 (4.17%) CISA
4 2 (4.17%) CISMP
4 2 (4.17%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) CCDA
5 1 (2.08%) CCDP
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.33%) SLA
3 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.42%) vSphere
4 3 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.08%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) SolarWinds
3 11 (22.92%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) Juniper
5 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.58%) Aruba
6 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
7 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.33%) Symantec
9 3 (6.25%) Apple
9 3 (6.25%) Cognizant
9 3 (6.25%) Polycom
10 2 (4.17%) F5
10 2 (4.17%) Mitel
10 2 (4.17%) NetApp
10 2 (4.17%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.08%) Avaya
11 1 (2.08%) BT
11 1 (2.08%) Huawei
11 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire