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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 71 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 7 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.95% 2.55% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 16.35% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 7
Median salary £45,000 £34,425 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% -27.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,855 £28,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £34,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
120 104 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.22% 15.62% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 93 84 115
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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

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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 24 September 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

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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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 1 £28,000 +1.81%
VPN
East Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (15.38%) GWAPT
6 2 (15.38%) GPEN
6 2 (15.38%) OSCP
6 2 (15.38%) OSCE
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix

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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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) BGP
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Security Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CEH
2 2 (15.38%) CISA
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) CISMP
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) GCIH
2 2 (15.38%) GPEN
2 2 (15.38%) GWAPT
2 2 (15.38%) OSCE
2 2 (15.38%) OSCP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) VMware