Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for VPN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VPN over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 91 83
Rank change year-on-year +36 -8 +17
Permanent jobs citing VPN 37 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.40% 0.95% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.33% 6.31% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 29
Coventry median annual salary £34,000 £36,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.85% -17.05% +17.33%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,325 £22,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £59,250 £66,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £39,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +13.92% +1.94% +3.33%

VPN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 182 206 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 16.73% 15.06% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 159 171 215
Coventry median annual salary £36,500 £47,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.16% +15.85% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,600 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +1.97%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Coventry

VPN
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for VPN in Coventry

VPN
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Coventry over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for VPN.

1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
3 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
5 15 (40.54%) Network Security
6 13 (35.14%) Citrix
6 13 (35.14%) Adobe
6 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
6 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
7 12 (32.43%) IIS
7 12 (32.43%) Cisco
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
8 11 (29.73%) DNS
8 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
8 11 (29.73%) SQL
9 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
9 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (27.03%) XenServer
9 10 (27.03%) HTTP
10 9 (24.32%) FTP
10 9 (24.32%) DHCP
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
10 9 (24.32%) SSH
11 8 (21.62%) VLAN
12 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
13 6 (16.22%) MPLS

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (32.43%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.70%) Datadog
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Route 53
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) TCP/IP
3 15 (40.54%) Network Security
4 11 (29.73%) DNS
5 10 (27.03%) HTTP
6 9 (24.32%) DHCP
6 9 (24.32%) FTP
6 9 (24.32%) SSH
7 8 (21.62%) VLAN
8 6 (16.22%) MPLS
9 5 (13.51%) Wireless
10 4 (10.81%) BGP
10 4 (10.81%) DSL
10 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
10 4 (10.81%) Internet
10 4 (10.81%) Junos
10 4 (10.81%) LAN
10 4 (10.81%) OSPF
10 4 (10.81%) WAN
10 4 (10.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) HBase
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CircleCI
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Desktop Support
3 11 (29.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
4 10 (27.03%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (27.03%) Technical Support
4 10 (27.03%) Technical Support Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Network Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) Memcached
1 1 (2.70%) MSMQ
1 1 (2.70%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 10
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
4 12 (32.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
3 4 (10.81%) Presales
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
4 3 (8.11%) Network Management
4 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Go
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCDP
3 4 (10.81%) JNCIA
3 4 (10.81%) JNCIS
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
2 10 (27.03%) XenServer
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Adobe
2 13 (35.14%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
4 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
5 5 (13.51%) Juniper
6 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.81%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (10.81%) Nokia
7 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) New Relic
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec