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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 52 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.51% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.00% 1.14% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -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
75 88 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.89% 19.56% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 74 82 56
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 21 October 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leicester

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Wireless
2 11 (52.38%) CEH
2 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (52.38%) CISMP
2 11 (52.38%) Security Testing
2 11 (52.38%) VoIP
2 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) Information Management
2 11 (52.38%) Open Source
2 11 (52.38%) GPEN
2 11 (52.38%) OSCP
3 9 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 9 (42.86%) C
3 9 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) PHP
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 9 (42.86%) GIAC
3 9 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) Wireless
2 11 (52.38%) VoIP
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (19.05%) MPLS
4 4 (19.05%) IP Telephony
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Penetration Tester
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
1 8 (38.10%) Security Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Security Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Information Management
2 9 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C
1 9 (42.86%) Java
1 9 (42.86%) PHP
1 9 (42.86%) Objective-C
2 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CEH
1 11 (52.38%) CISMP
1 11 (52.38%) CISSP
1 11 (52.38%) GPEN
1 11 (52.38%) OSCP
2 9 (42.86%) GIAC
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CISA
4 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 2 (9.52%) GCIH
4 2 (9.52%) GWAPT
4 2 (9.52%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) ProCurve
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) NEC
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