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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.58% 2.63% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 12.78% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
137 180 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.71% 20.62% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 124 168 145
Average salary £38,750 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
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
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 2 March 2015. 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 +10 4 £37,500 -31.81% 3
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (16.67%) SSL
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
8 2 (16.67%) Data Protection

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) GCIH
1 1 (8.33%) CEH
1 1 (8.33%) GWAPT
1 1 (8.33%) GPEN
1 1 (8.33%) OSCP
1 1 (8.33%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
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