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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 70 94 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs citing VPN 23 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.16% 0.59% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 5.26% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 2
Average salary £26,000 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
168 114 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 15.77% 11.12% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 116 98 137
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,700 £48,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VPN
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 February 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (64.86%) WAN
2 19 (51.35%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
5 11 (29.73%) MPLS
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco
5 11 (29.73%) Ethernet
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Unified Communications
6 10 (27.03%) Business Development
6 10 (27.03%) VPLS
6 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.03%) DNS
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.92%) VLAN
8 7 (18.92%) VMware
8 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
9 6 (16.22%) Internet
9 6 (16.22%) CCNA
9 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
9 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
9 6 (16.22%) Network Security
9 6 (16.22%) F5
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) WAN
2 19 (51.35%) Firewall
3 11 (29.73%) Unified Communications
3 11 (29.73%) Ethernet
3 11 (29.73%) MPLS
4 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.03%) DNS
4 10 (27.03%) VPLS
5 7 (18.92%) VLAN
6 6 (16.22%) Internet
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (16.22%) Network Security
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
8 4 (10.81%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
8 4 (10.81%) VoIP
9 3 (8.11%) ADSL
10 2 (5.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Local Government
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) IT Support
3 4 (10.81%) IT Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Advisor
4 3 (8.11%) Graduate
4 3 (8.11%) Junior
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Server Support
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) CESG
2 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Business Development
2 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.70%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Data Security
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) CCNA
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CEH
3 4 (10.81%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) HND
5 2 (5.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Firmware
3 2 (5.41%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
3 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds
3 6 (16.22%) F5
4 4 (10.81%) Google
4 4 (10.81%) IBM
5 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) Cognizant
6 2 (5.41%) Nokia
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) Tufin
7 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.70%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Nortel