The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 20
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.21%
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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
13 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.02% 10.19% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 7
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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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Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) RSVP
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) RSVP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper