Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 90 74
Rank change year-on-year +54 -16 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 53 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.63% 1.38% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.46% 9.73% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 64 19 30
Coventry median annual salary £37,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.73% +37.50% +0.63%
10th Percentile £30,500 £35,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +30.67% -8.54%

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 193 185 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 20.51% 14.13% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 167 152 199
Coventry median annual salary £36,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £31,525 £23,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £55,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +5.26%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in Coventry

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Firewall
3 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
4 19 (35.85%) Network Security
5 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
5 17 (32.08%) Cisco
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (32.08%) Windows 10
6 16 (30.19%) Citrix
6 16 (30.19%) Linux
6 16 (30.19%) Adobe
7 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
8 14 (26.42%) IIS
9 13 (24.53%) SQL
10 12 (22.64%) DNS
10 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
10 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
11 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (20.75%) XenServer
11 11 (20.75%) HTTP
12 10 (18.87%) FTP
12 10 (18.87%) DHCP
12 10 (18.87%) WAN
12 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
12 10 (18.87%) MPLS
12 10 (18.87%) SSH
13 9 (16.98%) Information Security
13 9 (16.98%) OSPF

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 14 (26.42%) IIS
2 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.89%) Datadog
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Route 53
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (45.28%) Firewall
2 19 (35.85%) Network Security
2 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.64%) DNS
4 11 (20.75%) HTTP
5 10 (18.87%) DHCP
5 10 (18.87%) FTP
5 10 (18.87%) MPLS
5 10 (18.87%) SSH
5 10 (18.87%) WAN
6 9 (16.98%) BGP
6 9 (16.98%) OSPF
7 8 (15.09%) VLAN
8 7 (13.21%) Wireless
9 6 (11.32%) LAN
10 5 (9.43%) Ethernet
10 5 (9.43%) Internet
10 5 (9.43%) Junos
10 5 (9.43%) WLAN
11 4 (7.55%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.89%) HBase
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) RavenDB
2 1 (1.89%) Redis
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) CircleCI
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Desktop Support
2 14 (26.42%) Desktop Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) Support Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Network Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) Support Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Technical Support
5 11 (20.75%) Technical Support Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Network Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Technician
9 1 (1.89%) IT Manager
9 1 (1.89%) IT Technician
9 1 (1.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) EDI
1 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.89%) LDAP
1 1 (1.89%) Memcached
1 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
1 1 (1.89%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 6 (11.32%) PKI
2 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.66%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows 10
2 17 (32.08%) Windows 7
3 16 (30.19%) Linux
4 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (16.98%) Information Security
2 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
3 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.32%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (11.32%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (11.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (11.32%) OWASP
4 6 (11.32%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) SABSA
4 6 (11.32%) SDLC
4 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
4 6 (11.32%) SIEM
4 6 (11.32%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (9.43%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) Presales
5 5 (9.43%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) Go
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCNP
3 6 (11.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (11.32%) CEH
3 6 (11.32%) CEPT
3 6 (11.32%) CISSP
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) GPEN
3 6 (11.32%) OSCP
4 5 (9.43%) CCDP
4 5 (9.43%) JNCIA
4 5 (9.43%) JNCIS
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) CCNA
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
1 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
2 11 (20.75%) XenServer
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco
3 16 (30.19%) Adobe
3 16 (30.19%) Citrix
4 9 (16.98%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.32%) Juniper
6 5 (9.43%) Blue Coat
6 5 (9.43%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (9.43%) Nokia
7 4 (7.55%) VMware
8 2 (3.77%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.89%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.89%) Aruba
9 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
9 1 (1.89%) New Relic
9 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.89%) Sage
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec