Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 189 208
Rank change year-on-year +32 +19 -31
Permanent jobs citing VPN 52 42 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.23% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 6.30% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 92
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -26.36% +59.42%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,475 £38,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,875 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 686 667 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.24% 13.06% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 452 549 674
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,775 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the East Midlands

VPN
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for VPN in the East Midlands

VPN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VPN in the East Midlands

VPN
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +46 32 £42,500 +11.11% 5
Northamptonshire -3 11 £60,000 +26.32%
Derbyshire +34 8 £36,750 -10.37% 2
Leicestershire -44 1 £45,000 -22.41% 3
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) WAN
4 19 (36.54%) Windows
4 19 (36.54%) VMware
5 18 (34.62%) ITIL
6 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
6 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (28.85%) Office 365
7 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
7 14 (26.92%) Cisco
8 13 (25.00%) LAN
8 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (23.08%) Linux
10 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
11 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (19.23%) SIEM
11 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
11 10 (19.23%) SQL
11 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
11 10 (19.23%) PKI
11 10 (19.23%) Degree
12 9 (17.31%) Wireless
12 9 (17.31%) VBScript

VPN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (28.85%) Office 365
2 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.77%) SaaS
4 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.85%) GitHub
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
4 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) Firewall
2 20 (38.46%) WAN
3 13 (25.00%) LAN
4 9 (17.31%) Wireless
5 7 (13.46%) Internet
5 7 (13.46%) Network Security
5 7 (13.46%) VoIP
6 6 (11.54%) DHCP
6 6 (11.54%) DNS
6 6 (11.54%) MPLS
7 5 (9.62%) IPsec
7 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (7.69%) IP Telephony
8 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.77%) Skype
9 3 (5.77%) SSL
9 3 (5.77%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) GitLab
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (13.46%) Retail
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Network Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) PKI
2 6 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) BYOD
5 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
3 11 (21.15%) Windows Server
4 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.46%) AIX
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
4 10 (19.23%) SIEM
4 10 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (15.38%) Presales
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
6 7 (13.46%) Information Security
6 7 (13.46%) IT Strategy
6 7 (13.46%) OWASP
6 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
7 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (11.54%) SABSA
7 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.54%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) VBScript
4 6 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) Python
5 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.23%) Degree
3 8 (15.38%) MCSA
3 8 (15.38%) MCSE
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (13.46%) CISSP
5 6 (11.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (11.54%) CEH
5 6 (11.54%) CEPT
5 6 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (11.54%) GPEN
5 6 (11.54%) OSCP
6 5 (9.62%) CCNA
7 4 (7.69%) CCNP
8 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
1 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.46%) XenServer
4 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (7.69%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.85%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.85%) Docker
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Terraform
3 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco
4 8 (15.38%) Citrix
5 7 (13.46%) IBM
6 5 (9.62%) Meraki
7 4 (7.69%) F5
7 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.77%) AlienVault
8 3 (5.77%) Dell
8 3 (5.77%) HP
8 3 (5.77%) LogRhythm
8 3 (5.77%) Splunk
9 2 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.85%) CommVault
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.85%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.85%) Sophos