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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 18 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.01% 2.76% 3.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 23.81% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £36,500 £57,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.52% +29.21%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,318 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.27% -1.94%
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
8 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.08% 11.60% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 19
Average salary £70,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

VPN
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

VPN
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

VPN
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel