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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 57 71 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 6 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.08% 1.66% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 9.49% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 5
Median salary £30,000 £55,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +50.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £45,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,200 £40,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,747 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -5.63% +8.10%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 137 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 15.68% 17.47% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75 112 108
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +19.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Coventry

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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

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Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Coventry over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for VPN.

1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) Information Security
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
9 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
9 4 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (20.00%) SLA
9 4 (20.00%) Intel Security
9 4 (20.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.00%) CCNA
10 3 (15.00%) Java
10 3 (15.00%) PHP
10 3 (15.00%) VB
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel

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Top Related 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) VoIP
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) DSL
5 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) SSH
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Security Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) VyOS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.00%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCDA
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.00%) Sage
5 2 (10.00%) Vyatta
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Bomgar
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Google
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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