The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 73 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.31% 1.04% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.74% 6.73% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 8
Median salary £53,750 £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
73 104 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.21% 15.41% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 70 89 117
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

VPN
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 1 £60,000 +26.31%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) GCIH
4 3 (37.50%) CEH
4 3 (37.50%) GWAPT
4 3 (37.50%) GPEN
4 3 (37.50%) OSCP
4 3 (37.50%) OSCE
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (25.00%) CISM
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) CISMP
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Juniper
6 1 (12.50%) Nagios
6 1 (12.50%) OSPF
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) SSL

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Security Penetration Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Security Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CEH
1 3 (37.50%) GCIH
1 3 (37.50%) GPEN
1 3 (37.50%) GWAPT
1 3 (37.50%) OSCE
1 3 (37.50%) OSCP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISMP
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) NetVault Backup
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) VMware