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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 124 135 148
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 57 47 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.78% 1.28% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 7.67% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 45
Average salary £36,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.72% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £17,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
505 613 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.80% 16.69% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 413 487 474
Average salary £36,125 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.68% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +15 32 £38,250 +20.47% 1
Leicestershire +25 17 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Derbyshire +3 9 £26,000 -25.17%
Lincolnshire +6 6 £27,750 +63.23% 1
Northamptonshire -3 6 £42,750 +42.50% 1
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 53 (60.23%) Windows
2 38 (43.18%) WAN
3 37 (42.05%) LAN
4 36 (40.91%) Firewall
5 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 31 (35.23%) Cisco
7 30 (34.09%) Active Directory
8 28 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 25 (28.41%) Citrix
10 24 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (25.00%) CCNP
11 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 21 (23.86%) Finance
12 21 (23.86%) Migration
13 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 19 (21.59%) Juniper
14 19 (21.59%) Windows XP
14 19 (21.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (20.45%) MS Office
16 17 (19.32%) Linux
16 17 (19.32%) Degree
16 17 (19.32%) VMware
16 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
17 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
17 16 (18.18%) Apple iOS
17 16 (18.18%) Network Security
17 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
17 16 (18.18%) Blackberry
18 15 (17.05%) BGP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 28 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.95%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.27%) Apache
7 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.14%) Gunicorn
8 1 (1.14%) nginx
8 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (20.45%) MS Office
2 16 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Office 365
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.95%) IaaS
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.27%) GitHub
5 2 (2.27%) PaaS
5 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (43.18%) WAN
2 37 (42.05%) LAN
3 36 (40.91%) Firewall
4 16 (18.18%) Network Security
5 15 (17.05%) BGP
5 15 (17.05%) Wireless
6 14 (15.91%) OSPF
7 13 (14.77%) MPLS
8 11 (12.50%) IPsec
9 9 (10.23%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (10.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (10.23%) SSL
10 8 (9.09%) ADSL
10 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 8 (9.09%) VoIP
11 7 (7.95%) VLAN
11 7 (7.95%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (6.82%) DHCP
12 6 (6.82%) DNS
12 6 (6.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) Big Data
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.27%) Subversion
2 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.14%) Hudson
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) NUnit
General
1 21 (23.86%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Legal
3 12 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.55%) French Language
5 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 3 (3.41%) International Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Analyst
2 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Network Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) IT Support
8 6 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (6.82%) Network Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) XMPP
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) Ajax
4 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) HTML
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) Sass
4 1 (1.14%) SVG
4 1 (1.14%) Three.js
4 1 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.68%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.27%) Replication
8 1 (1.14%) Clustering
8 1 (1.14%) EPoS
8 1 (1.14%) Handset
8 1 (1.14%) iPad
8 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (60.23%) Windows
2 22 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 19 (21.59%) Windows XP
4 17 (19.32%) Linux
4 17 (19.32%) Windows Server
5 16 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (13.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (11.36%) Windows 10
10 9 (10.23%) Unix
11 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.14%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Migration
2 19 (21.59%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 13 (14.77%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.09%) Presales
5 7 (7.95%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.95%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (5.68%) Information Security
7 4 (4.55%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (3.41%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.41%) Network Management
8 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.41%) Security Management
8 3 (3.41%) Security Operations
8 3 (3.41%) Service Management
8 3 (3.41%) SIEM
8 3 (3.41%) TDD
8 3 (3.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Python
2 9 (10.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.09%) Perl
3 8 (9.09%) PHP
3 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.68%) C#
5 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.55%) SQL
6 3 (3.41%) VBA
6 3 (3.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.00%) CCNP
3 17 (19.32%) Degree
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (9.09%) CCNA
6 4 (4.55%) CISSP
7 3 (3.41%) CCDP
7 3 (3.41%) CISM
7 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) CCENT
8 2 (2.27%) CCSP
8 2 (2.27%) MCDST
8 2 (2.27%) MCP
8 2 (2.27%) MCSA
8 2 (2.27%) MCSE
8 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.27%) SSCP
9 1 (1.14%) CCIE
9 1 (1.14%) HND
9 1 (1.14%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.68%) XenApp
4 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.27%) Firmware
7 1 (1.14%) KVM
7 1 (1.14%) pfSense
7 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (6.82%) SCOM
3 3 (3.41%) Ansible
3 3 (3.41%) MOM
3 3 (3.41%) RSA enVision
3 3 (3.41%) SCSM
3 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) Puppet
4 2 (2.27%) Salt
5 1 (1.14%) WSUS
5 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (35.23%) Cisco
3 25 (28.41%) Citrix
4 19 (21.59%) Juniper
5 17 (19.32%) VMware
6 8 (9.09%) HP
7 7 (7.95%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.95%) F5
8 5 (5.68%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.55%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.55%) Ipanema Technologies
10 3 (3.41%) AirMagnet
10 3 (3.41%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (3.41%) Lancope
10 3 (3.41%) Lotus
10 3 (3.41%) Prolexic
10 3 (3.41%) Rapid7
10 3 (3.41%) Splunk
10 3 (3.41%) Tripwire
10 3 (3.41%) Tufin
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £31500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum £20-28k
Posted: 5 days ago