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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 125 122 134
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 57 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.57% 1.44% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 8.42% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 37
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £27,750 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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
552 546 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.19% 17.14% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 456 480 516
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +13 25 £32,000 -10.26% 1
Northamptonshire -21 13 £27,000 -15.62% 2
Leicestershire -7 8 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Derbyshire -10 7 £28,750 -24.34%
Lincolnshire - 6 £17,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 56 (56.00%) Windows
2 52 (52.00%) Firewall
3 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (35.00%) Cisco
5 33 (33.00%) Active Directory
6 32 (32.00%) VoIP
7 30 (30.00%) WAN
8 29 (29.00%) TCP/IP
9 28 (28.00%) VMware
10 27 (27.00%) Linux
11 26 (26.00%) DNS
11 26 (26.00%) Wireless
12 24 (24.00%) LAN
13 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (21.00%) MS Exchange
14 21 (21.00%) PHP
14 21 (21.00%) PCI DSS
14 21 (21.00%) Windows 7
15 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (20.00%) ITIL
16 19 (19.00%) CISSP
16 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (19.00%) Open Source
16 19 (19.00%) GPEN
16 19 (19.00%) OSCP
16 19 (19.00%) CEH
16 19 (19.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
16 19 (19.00%) CISMP
17 18 (18.00%) Security Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (21.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.00%) IIS
3 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.00%) Apache
5 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.00%) Lync
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.00%) Site Server
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (52.00%) Firewall
2 32 (32.00%) VoIP
3 30 (30.00%) WAN
4 29 (29.00%) TCP/IP
5 26 (26.00%) DNS
5 26 (26.00%) Wireless
6 24 (24.00%) LAN
7 17 (17.00%) Internet
8 15 (15.00%) SSL
9 14 (14.00%) DHCP
10 13 (13.00%) IP Telephony
11 12 (12.00%) LDAP
11 12 (12.00%) SMTP
11 12 (12.00%) BGP
12 10 (10.00%) SAN
13 8 (8.00%) Network Security
14 7 (7.00%) MPLS
15 5 (5.00%) ADSL
15 5 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (4.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Legal
3 8 (8.00%) Retail
4 5 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Tester
5 10 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 10 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 10 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 9 (9.00%) IT Technician
7 8 (8.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 8 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (8.00%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.00%) Administrator
9 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.00%) IT Support
10 4 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (4.00%) Security Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) .NET
2 5 (5.00%) LAMP
3 4 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Open Source
2 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.00%) NHS
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.00%) Windows
2 27 (27.00%) Linux
3 21 (21.00%) Windows 7
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (8.00%) UNIX
9 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) ITIL
2 19 (19.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
3 18 (18.00%) Security Testing
4 17 (17.00%) Information Management
5 16 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 15 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (11.00%) Service Delivery
9 10 (10.00%) Information Security
10 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.00%) Migration
11 5 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.00%) Coaching
12 4 (4.00%) IT Governance
12 4 (4.00%) Project Management
13 3 (3.00%) Security Management
13 3 (3.00%) Risk Management
13 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) PHP
2 17 (17.00%) C
3 16 (16.00%) Java
3 16 (16.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (5.00%) SQL
4 5 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.00%) CISSP
2 19 (19.00%) GPEN
2 19 (19.00%) OSCP
2 19 (19.00%) CEH
2 19 (19.00%) CISMP
3 18 (18.00%) HND
3 18 (18.00%) MCSE
4 16 (16.00%) GIAC
5 15 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (13.00%) MCP
6 13 (13.00%) Degree
7 11 (11.00%) MCSA
7 11 (11.00%) CCNA
7 11 (11.00%) MCTS
7 11 (11.00%) MCITP
8 9 (9.00%) CCNP
9 3 (3.00%) CISA
9 3 (3.00%) CISM
9 3 (3.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (11.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (33.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.00%) XenApp
4 2 (2.00%) XenServer
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Backup Exec
2 12 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (1.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) WSUS
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (42.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.00%) Cisco
3 28 (28.00%) VMware
4 14 (14.00%) Symantec
4 14 (14.00%) Citrix
5 5 (5.00%) HP
6 4 (4.00%) ProCurve
6 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.00%) NetApp
7 3 (3.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.00%) Avaya
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle
8 2 (2.00%) NEC
9 1 (1.00%) Intel
9 1 (1.00%) Nokia
9 1 (1.00%) Mitel
9 1 (1.00%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.00%) Brocade
9 1 (1.00%) ArcSight
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