The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 73 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.01% 3.18% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 18.64% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 3
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VPN
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 118 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.18% 17.08% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 112 111 111
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VPN
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Leicestershire

VPN
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Leicestershire 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
Leicester - 8 £55,000 - 2
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) VoIP
3 20 (68.97%) Wireless
4 19 (65.52%) CISSP
4 19 (65.52%) CEH
4 19 (65.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (65.52%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (65.52%) CISMP
4 19 (65.52%) Open Source
4 19 (65.52%) GPEN
4 19 (65.52%) OSCP
5 18 (62.07%) Security Testing
6 17 (58.62%) PCI DSS
7 16 (55.17%) Information Management
7 16 (55.17%) Ethical Hacking
7 16 (55.17%) C
7 16 (55.17%) Java
7 16 (55.17%) PHP
7 16 (55.17%) .NET
7 16 (55.17%) GIAC
7 16 (55.17%) Objective-C
8 8 (27.59%) Retail
8 8 (27.59%) WAN
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (17.24%) LAN
11 4 (13.79%) HP
11 4 (13.79%) CCNA
11 4 (13.79%) ITIL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) VoIP
3 20 (68.97%) Wireless
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 5 (17.24%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.34%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.90%) DMVPN
9 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 1 (3.45%) VLAN
9 1 (3.45%) PABX
9 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.45%) WLAN
9 1 (3.45%) SSL
9 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Tester
2 10 (34.48%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (34.48%) Security Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (65.52%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 19 (65.52%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (62.07%) Security Testing
3 16 (55.17%) Information Management
3 16 (55.17%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design
6 2 (6.90%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C
1 16 (55.17%) Java
1 16 (55.17%) PHP
1 16 (55.17%) Objective-C
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CISSP
1 19 (65.52%) CEH
1 19 (65.52%) CISMP
1 19 (65.52%) GPEN
1 19 (65.52%) OSCP
2 16 (55.17%) GIAC
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) GCIH
5 3 (10.34%) OSCE
5 3 (10.34%) GWAPT
5 3 (10.34%) CISA
5 3 (10.34%) CISM
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.90%) CCIE
6 2 (6.90%) CCNP
6 2 (6.90%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (58.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) ProCurve
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) NEC
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago