The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.46% - 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £49,750 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 - £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,950 - £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
VPN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 28 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.95% 13.73% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 21
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Midlands region.

VPN Salary Trend in the Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) POP3
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) IKE
2 1 (50.00%) IPX
2 1 (50.00%) IPX/SPX
2 1 (50.00%) PPP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGRP

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) POP3
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) IKE
1 1 (50.00%) IPX
1 1 (50.00%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (50.00%) PPP
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint