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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 50 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.68% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 1.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
78 66 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.75% 16.62% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 63 68
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 22 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) Wireless
2 16 (66.67%) VoIP
3 15 (62.50%) CISSP
3 15 (62.50%) Information Management
3 15 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (62.50%) CISMP
3 15 (62.50%) Security Testing
3 15 (62.50%) CEH
3 15 (62.50%) Open Source
3 15 (62.50%) GPEN
3 15 (62.50%) OSCP
4 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
4 13 (54.17%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (54.17%) GIAC
4 13 (54.17%) Objective-C
4 13 (54.17%) C
4 13 (54.17%) Java
4 13 (54.17%) PHP
4 13 (54.17%) .NET
5 7 (29.17%) WAN
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) MPLS
8 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) CCNA

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Firewall
2 16 (66.67%) Wireless
2 16 (66.67%) VoIP
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) MPLS
4 4 (16.67%) LAN
4 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 3 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.17%) PABX
6 1 (4.17%) DMVPN
6 1 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) WLAN
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (37.50%) Tester
1 9 (37.50%) Security Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Information Management
1 15 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 15 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
1 15 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 13 (54.17%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design
6 1 (4.17%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Objective-C
1 13 (54.17%) C
1 13 (54.17%) Java
1 13 (54.17%) PHP
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
1 15 (62.50%) CISMP
1 15 (62.50%) CEH
1 15 (62.50%) GPEN
1 15 (62.50%) OSCP
2 13 (54.17%) GIAC
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) CISA
5 2 (8.33%) CISM
5 2 (8.33%) GCIH
5 2 (8.33%) OSCE
5 2 (8.33%) GWAPT
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) NEC
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
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