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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 89 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.85% 0.92% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 7.03% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £34,197 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
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
130 128 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.00% 13.07% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 113 76 151
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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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 3 July 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) WAN
3 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
4 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
4 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 11 (33.33%) MPLS
5 11 (33.33%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) Business Development
6 10 (30.30%) VPLS
6 10 (30.30%) Unified Communications
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
7 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) CCNA
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (21.21%) Network Security
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.18%) VMware
10 6 (18.18%) VoIP
11 5 (15.15%) CISSP
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (12.12%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (12.12%) Wireless
12 4 (12.12%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (12.12%) Marketing
12 4 (12.12%) CEH
12 4 (12.12%) Internet
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) WAN
2 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 11 (33.33%) MPLS
4 10 (30.30%) VPLS
4 10 (30.30%) Unified Communications
5 9 (27.27%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) Network Security
7 6 (18.18%) VoIP
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
8 4 (12.12%) ADSL
8 4 (12.12%) Wireless
8 4 (12.12%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (9.09%) GSM
9 3 (9.09%) LAN
9 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.06%) DNS
10 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (6.06%) OSPF
10 2 (6.06%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 4 (12.12%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) IT Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) Graduate
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Advisor
3 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Bid Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) CESG
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Business Development
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
2 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.06%) SIEM
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Security Management
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CISSP
4 4 (12.12%) HND
4 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (12.12%) CEH
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) MCTS
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.03%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) IronPort
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat