Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 177 192
Rank change year-on-year +52 +15 +12
Permanent jobs citing VPN 74 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.88% 1.05% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.66% 6.29% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 38
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £31,923
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +26.87% -27.03%
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,000 £23,925
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 694 779 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.62% 16.76% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 526 566 615
East Midlands median annual salary £39,535 £40,000 £37,492
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +6.69% -0.02%
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +27 52 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Northamptonshire +34 12 £37,500 -14.77% 3
Derbyshire +9 7 £55,000 +57.14%
Leicestershire +13 1 £34,500 -23.33%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 52 (70.27%) Firewall
2 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 38 (51.35%) WAN
4 37 (50.00%) Windows
5 34 (45.95%) Office 365
6 29 (39.19%) Azure
6 29 (39.19%) ITIL
7 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 26 (35.14%) Windows Server
8 25 (33.78%) Cisco
8 25 (33.78%) VMware
9 24 (32.43%) Linux
9 24 (32.43%) Data Centre
10 21 (28.38%) Windows 10
11 20 (27.03%) Network Security
11 20 (27.03%) LAN
11 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (25.68%) DNS
12 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
13 18 (24.32%) DHCP
14 17 (22.97%) Citrix
15 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (21.62%) SQL
15 16 (21.62%) Retail
15 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
15 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (20.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (20.27%) MCSE
16 15 (20.27%) MCSA

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 14 (18.92%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) IBM Notes
3 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (2.70%) nginx
5 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.16%) Acrobat
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (45.95%) Office 365
2 29 (39.19%) Azure
3 10 (13.51%) AWS
4 5 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.35%) Route 53
5 1 (1.35%) Serverless
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (70.27%) Firewall
2 38 (51.35%) WAN
3 20 (27.03%) LAN
3 20 (27.03%) Network Security
4 19 (25.68%) DNS
5 18 (24.32%) DHCP
6 12 (16.22%) MPLS
6 12 (16.22%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (16.22%) Wireless
7 11 (14.86%) VLAN
7 11 (14.86%) VoIP
8 10 (13.51%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (13.51%) IPsec
9 9 (12.16%) Internet
9 9 (12.16%) OSPF
9 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
9 9 (12.16%) WebEx
9 9 (12.16%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (10.81%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (10.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.62%) Retail
2 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Finance
4 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Network Engineer
3 11 (14.86%) Field Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) IT Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 9 (12.16%) Field Support Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.16%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (10.81%) Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) LAN Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) WAN Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Network Support
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) CSS
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) SAML
2 2 (2.70%) Servlets
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Blackberry
2 9 (12.16%) iPhone
2 9 (12.16%) PDA
3 6 (8.11%) AS400
4 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.41%) Virtual Team
6 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.70%) PKI
7 2 (2.70%) Replication
7 2 (2.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.35%) Clustering
8 1 (1.35%) Handset
8 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Windows Server
3 24 (32.43%) Linux
4 21 (28.38%) Windows 10
5 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (16.22%) Windows XP
8 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (12.16%) AIX
9 9 (12.16%) Windows 2000
9 9 (12.16%) Windows 7
9 9 (12.16%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.41%) Android
10 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.70%) CentOS
11 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) ITIL
2 13 (17.57%) IT Strategy
3 12 (16.22%) Change Management
4 9 (12.16%) Asset Management
4 9 (12.16%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (12.16%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (12.16%) ITSM
4 9 (12.16%) Presales
4 9 (12.16%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.11%) Data Centre Operations
7 6 (8.11%) Migration
8 5 (6.76%) DevOps
8 5 (6.76%) Logistics
8 5 (6.76%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
1 16 (21.62%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) VBScript
3 5 (6.76%) VB
4 2 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (20.27%) MCSA
3 15 (20.27%) MCSE
3 15 (20.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (18.92%) CCNP
5 9 (12.16%) MCP
6 6 (8.11%) CCAA
6 6 (8.11%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.41%) CCNA
8 2 (2.70%) CCDP
8 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (5.41%) VMware Server
5 4 (5.41%) vSphere
6 3 (4.05%) BitLocker
6 3 (4.05%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.70%) Docker
7 2 (2.70%) vCloud
7 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) SCCM
2 8 (10.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (10.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.70%) Nagios
5 2 (2.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.35%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) Cisco
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 17 (22.97%) Citrix
4 9 (12.16%) Adobe
4 9 (12.16%) IBM
4 9 (12.16%) Lotus
5 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.81%) F5
5 8 (10.81%) Splunk
6 6 (8.11%) Veeam
7 5 (6.76%) Juniper
8 4 (5.41%) Symantec
9 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.35%) Aruba
10 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.35%) Huawei
10 1 (1.35%) Meraki
10 1 (1.35%) Nimble Storage