The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 73 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.99% 1.53% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.42% 8.98% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 11
Average salary £32,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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Nottinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
161 167 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.02% 17.02% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 117 141 131
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,003
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

VPN Salary Trend in Nottingham

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Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VPN Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (60.00%) Linux
4 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (52.00%) VMware
6 12 (48.00%) Backup Exec
6 12 (48.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (48.00%) BGP
6 12 (48.00%) DNS
6 12 (48.00%) SMTP
6 12 (48.00%) DHCP
6 12 (48.00%) LDAP
6 12 (48.00%) IIS
6 12 (48.00%) SSL
6 12 (48.00%) Symantec
6 12 (48.00%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) Citrix
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (36.00%) UNIX
8 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (28.00%) MCSE

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 12 (48.00%) IIS
2 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (48.00%) DNS
2 12 (48.00%) SSL
2 12 (48.00%) LDAP
2 12 (48.00%) SMTP
2 12 (48.00%) DHCP
2 12 (48.00%) BGP
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) OSPF
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) MPLS
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 12 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
1 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) UNIX
4 8 (32.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) PHP
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
2 7 (28.00%) CCNP
2 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 12 (48.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Symantec
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.00%) ArcSight