The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 45 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.23% - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% - 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 58 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.75% 15.34% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 58 70
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Leicester region.

VPN Salary Trend in Leicester

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Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) VoIP
3 19 (67.86%) Wireless
4 18 (64.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (64.29%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (64.29%) CISMP
4 18 (64.29%) CISSP
4 18 (64.29%) Information Management
4 18 (64.29%) CEH
4 18 (64.29%) Security Testing
4 18 (64.29%) Open Source
4 18 (64.29%) GPEN
4 18 (64.29%) OSCP
5 16 (57.14%) PCI DSS
5 16 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 16 (57.14%) C
5 16 (57.14%) Java
5 16 (57.14%) PHP
5 16 (57.14%) .NET
5 16 (57.14%) GIAC
5 16 (57.14%) Objective-C
6 9 (32.14%) WAN
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) CCNA
10 4 (14.29%) HP
10 4 (14.29%) MPLS
10 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Site Server
2 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) VoIP
3 19 (67.86%) Wireless
4 9 (32.14%) WAN
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 4 (14.29%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.71%) DMVPN
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
9 1 (3.57%) WLAN
9 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (3.57%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Tester
1 12 (42.86%) Penetration Tester
1 12 (42.86%) Security Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Information Management
1 18 (64.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 18 (64.29%) Penetration Testing
1 18 (64.29%) Security Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) Network Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C
1 16 (57.14%) Java
1 16 (57.14%) PHP
1 16 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) CISSP
1 18 (64.29%) CEH
1 18 (64.29%) CISMP
1 18 (64.29%) GPEN
1 18 (64.29%) OSCP
2 16 (57.14%) GIAC
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 3 (10.71%) CCNP
6 2 (7.14%) MCP
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.14%) CISA
6 2 (7.14%) CISM
6 2 (7.14%) GCIH
6 2 (7.14%) OSCE
6 2 (7.14%) GWAPT
7 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) NEC
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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