The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 59 86
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 16 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.66% 3.26% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.25% 17.19% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 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 £36,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 128 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.00% 18.99% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 122 102
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
East Midlands

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 July 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 July 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 +1 14 £61,250 +67.80% 2
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (97.22%) Firewall
2 29 (80.56%) VoIP
3 27 (75.00%) Wireless
4 26 (72.22%) CISSP
4 26 (72.22%) CEH
4 26 (72.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 26 (72.22%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (72.22%) CISMP
4 26 (72.22%) Open Source
4 26 (72.22%) GPEN
4 26 (72.22%) OSCP
5 25 (69.44%) Security Testing
6 24 (66.67%) PCI DSS
7 23 (63.89%) Ethical Hacking
7 23 (63.89%) Information Management
7 23 (63.89%) C
7 23 (63.89%) Java
7 23 (63.89%) PHP
7 23 (63.89%) .NET
7 23 (63.89%) GIAC
7 23 (63.89%) Objective-C
8 9 (25.00%) Retail
9 7 (19.44%) WAN
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (19.44%) Cisco
10 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
11 4 (11.11%) LAN
11 4 (11.11%) Information Security
11 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 4 (11.11%) CCNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Site Server
2 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) Firewall
2 29 (80.56%) VoIP
3 27 (75.00%) Wireless
4 7 (19.44%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) MPLS
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.56%) SSH
7 2 (5.56%) VLAN
7 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) FTP
7 2 (5.56%) HTTP
7 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) DNS
7 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.56%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) DMZ
7 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 9 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Tester
2 17 (47.22%) Penetration Tester
2 17 (47.22%) Security Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (63.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 26 (72.22%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (69.44%) Security Testing
3 23 (63.89%) Information Management
3 23 (63.89%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Network Design
5 3 (8.33%) Network Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Security Management
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C
1 23 (63.89%) Java
1 23 (63.89%) PHP
1 23 (63.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) CISSP
1 26 (72.22%) CEH
1 26 (72.22%) CISMP
1 26 (72.22%) GPEN
1 26 (72.22%) OSCP
2 23 (63.89%) GIAC
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
5 3 (8.33%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) CCNP
5 3 (8.33%) CISA
5 3 (8.33%) CISM
5 3 (8.33%) GCIH
5 3 (8.33%) OSCE
5 3 (8.33%) GWAPT
6 2 (5.56%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) NFS
1 2 (5.56%) Samba
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
2 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco
2 4 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) ProCurve
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) NEC
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Entegraty
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago