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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 75 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.14% 1.61% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 8.88% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 20
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -9.58%
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
85 169 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.11% 18.15% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75 142 136
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 +3 1 £45,000 -25.00%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) SCVMM

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat