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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 69 59 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.63% 3.46% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.22% 22.86% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 3
Average salary £61,250 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.11% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £42,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £44,500
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
137 105 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.93% 15.13% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 119 102 114
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 14 £61,250 - 1
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 24 (77.42%) VoIP
3 22 (70.97%) Wireless
4 21 (67.74%) CISSP
4 21 (67.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 21 (67.74%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (67.74%) CISMP
4 21 (67.74%) CEH
4 21 (67.74%) Open Source
4 21 (67.74%) GPEN
4 21 (67.74%) OSCP
5 20 (64.52%) Security Testing
6 19 (61.29%) PCI DSS
7 18 (58.06%) Information Management
7 18 (58.06%) Ethical Hacking
7 18 (58.06%) C
7 18 (58.06%) Java
7 18 (58.06%) PHP
7 18 (58.06%) .NET
7 18 (58.06%) GIAC
7 18 (58.06%) Objective-C
8 9 (29.03%) WAN
9 8 (25.81%) Retail
10 7 (22.58%) Cisco
10 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (19.35%) LAN
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) CCNA
13 4 (12.90%) HP
13 4 (12.90%) MPLS

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Site Server
2 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 24 (77.42%) VoIP
3 22 (70.97%) Wireless
4 9 (29.03%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
6 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
6 4 (12.90%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
7 3 (9.68%) DMVPN
8 2 (6.45%) Internet
9 1 (3.23%) WLAN
9 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.23%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (3.23%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Tester
2 12 (38.71%) Penetration Tester
2 12 (38.71%) Security Tester
3 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Penetration Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
8 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 21 (67.74%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (64.52%) Security Testing
3 18 (58.06%) Information Management
3 18 (58.06%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Network Planning
5 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Security Management
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C
1 18 (58.06%) Java
1 18 (58.06%) PHP
1 18 (58.06%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) CISSP
1 21 (67.74%) CEH
1 21 (67.74%) CISMP
1 21 (67.74%) GPEN
1 21 (67.74%) OSCP
2 18 (58.06%) GIAC
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) CCIE
5 3 (9.68%) CCNP
5 3 (9.68%) CISA
5 3 (9.68%) CISM
5 3 (9.68%) GCIH
5 3 (9.68%) OSCE
5 3 (9.68%) GWAPT
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.45%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) HP
3 4 (12.90%) ProCurve
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) NEC
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester or Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday