The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 119 107 139
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +32
Permanent jobs citing VPN 50 55 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.33% 1.72% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% 9.23% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 33
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £35,003
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
575 596 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.33% 18.65% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 461 526 467
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
England

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 July 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 28 July 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 -1 19 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Leicestershire -13 16 £61,250 +44.11% 3
Derbyshire -15 7 £33,000 -34.00% 1
Northamptonshire -13 6 £55,000 -2.22% 2
Lincolnshire +19 3 £30,000 -4.76%
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England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 61 (61.00%) Firewall
2 45 (45.00%) Windows
3 38 (38.00%) VoIP
4 37 (37.00%) Cisco
5 34 (34.00%) Wireless
6 31 (31.00%) Active Directory
7 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 28 (28.00%) PCI DSS
9 27 (27.00%) PHP
10 26 (26.00%) .NET
10 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
10 26 (26.00%) DNS
10 26 (26.00%) CISSP
10 26 (26.00%) Open Source
10 26 (26.00%) GPEN
10 26 (26.00%) OSCP
10 26 (26.00%) VMware
10 26 (26.00%) CEH
10 26 (26.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 26 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
10 26 (26.00%) CISMP
11 25 (25.00%) Security Testing
11 25 (25.00%) IIS
12 24 (24.00%) C
12 24 (24.00%) Information Management
13 23 (23.00%) Ethical Hacking
13 23 (23.00%) GIAC
13 23 (23.00%) Objective-C
13 23 (23.00%) Java
13 23 (23.00%) Citrix

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (25.00%) IIS
2 17 (17.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.00%) Apache
6 3 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.00%) Site Server
8 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (61.00%) Firewall
2 38 (38.00%) VoIP
3 34 (34.00%) Wireless
4 26 (26.00%) TCP/IP
4 26 (26.00%) DNS
5 22 (22.00%) SSL
5 22 (22.00%) WAN
6 21 (21.00%) DHCP
7 17 (17.00%) LAN
8 15 (15.00%) Internet
9 12 (12.00%) BGP
9 12 (12.00%) SMTP
9 12 (12.00%) LDAP
10 11 (11.00%) Network Security
11 6 (6.00%) IP Telephony
11 6 (6.00%) NetScaler
11 6 (6.00%) SAN
11 6 (6.00%) MPLS
12 5 (5.00%) DMVPN
13 4 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.00%) Legal
5 2 (2.00%) Games
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.00%) Tester
3 18 (18.00%) Analyst
4 17 (17.00%) Security Tester
4 17 (17.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (17.00%) Penetration Tester
5 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) IT Support
8 4 (4.00%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.00%) .NET
2 4 (4.00%) LAMP
2 4 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Open Source
2 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 8 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
6 2 (2.00%) AS400
7 1 (1.00%) CCTV
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.00%) Windows
2 20 (20.00%) Linux
3 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.00%) UNIX
6 9 (9.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 26 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 24 (24.00%) Information Management
4 23 (23.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 16 (16.00%) ITIL
6 12 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (10.00%) Information Security
8 7 (7.00%) Change Control
8 7 (7.00%) Network Design
9 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.00%) Migration
11 4 (4.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.00%) IT Governance
11 4 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (4.00%) Load Balancing
11 4 (4.00%) Project Management
12 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) PHP
2 24 (24.00%) C
3 23 (23.00%) Objective-C
3 23 (23.00%) Java
4 5 (5.00%) SQL
5 4 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) CISSP
1 26 (26.00%) GPEN
1 26 (26.00%) OSCP
1 26 (26.00%) CEH
1 26 (26.00%) CISMP
2 23 (23.00%) GIAC
3 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (12.00%) Degree
5 12 (12.00%) MCSE
6 11 (11.00%) CCNA
7 10 (10.00%) MCITP
7 10 (10.00%) CCNP
7 10 (10.00%) MCP
7 10 (10.00%) HND
8 7 (7.00%) CCA
8 7 (7.00%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (5.00%) CCIA
10 4 (4.00%) MCTS
11 3 (3.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (31.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.00%) XenServer
4 7 (7.00%) XenApp
5 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.00%) Samba
7 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.00%) NFS
8 1 (1.00%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 1 (1.00%) vSphere
8 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 12 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.00%) WSUS
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 37 (37.00%) Cisco
2 30 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (26.00%) VMware
4 23 (23.00%) Citrix
5 14 (14.00%) Symantec
6 5 (5.00%) Wyse
7 4 (4.00%) ProCurve
7 4 (4.00%) HP
7 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.00%) EMC
9 2 (2.00%) Avaya
9 2 (2.00%) Juniper
9 2 (2.00%) Unisys
9 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.00%) NetApp
9 2 (2.00%) NEC
10 1 (1.00%) Nokia
10 1 (1.00%) Brocade
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: 17.5k + 2.5k Shift Allowance (DOE)
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, United Kindom
Dollar Financial Group
Salary: Competitive Salary + 20% shift allowance + company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Entegraty
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago