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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 85 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 8 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.04% 1.35% 2.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.80% 5.45% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +67.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £70,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,643
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.75%
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
138 220 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.02% 24.72% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 123 203 90
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +22 4 £32,500 -46.93% 1
Hinckley - 1 £28,000 -
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) CEH
5 5 (31.25%) GPEN
5 5 (31.25%) OSCP
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) CISSP
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) GIAC
6 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) Information Management
6 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (25.00%) CISMP
6 4 (25.00%) Security Testing

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Wireless
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
1 7 (43.75%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Security Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 7 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Information Management
2 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) PHP
1 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) GPEN
1 5 (31.25%) OSCP
1 5 (31.25%) CEH
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) GIAC
2 4 (25.00%) CISMP
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) OSCE
4 1 (6.25%) GWAPT
4 1 (6.25%) GCIH
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.25%) HP
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