The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 25 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.14% 3.79% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.09% 22.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £44,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 36 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.04% 17.06% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 55
Average salary £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
England

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Websense
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 7 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 7 (100.00%) IronPort
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Consultant
1 7 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Security Technical Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Websense
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 7 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 7 (100.00%) IronPort
1 7 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 7 (100.00%) F5