Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 179 197
Rank change year-on-year +47 +18 -32
Permanent jobs citing VPN 67 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.68% 0.99% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.77% 6.37% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 36
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.28% +35.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,750 £20,707
90th Percentile £57,500 £78,750 £60,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -3.41%

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 686 754 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.24% 15.47% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 489 620 652
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.80% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,775
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,800 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.58% +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +25 45 £51,250 +20.59% 19
Derbyshire +17 11 £35,000 +27.27% 5
Northamptonshire +29 6 £50,000 +23.46%
Lincolnshire - 2 £37,500 -
Leicestershire +1 1 £31,000 -52.31% 2
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 45 (67.16%) Firewall
2 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
3 36 (53.73%) Windows
4 34 (50.75%) WAN
5 29 (43.28%) Office 365
6 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
7 24 (35.82%) LAN
7 24 (35.82%) ITIL
8 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (32.84%) Cisco
9 22 (32.84%) VMware
10 21 (31.34%) Windows 10
11 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (28.36%) Linux
12 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
13 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (25.37%) Citrix
14 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
15 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (23.88%) CCNP
16 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
17 14 (20.90%) Network Security
18 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
18 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (19.40%) Internet
18 13 (19.40%) DHCP
18 13 (19.40%) Retail
19 12 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 11 (16.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.43%) IBM Notes
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.48%) IIS
5 2 (2.99%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.99%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (13.43%) Acrobat
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (43.28%) Office 365
2 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (67.16%) Firewall
2 34 (50.75%) WAN
3 24 (35.82%) LAN
4 14 (20.90%) Network Security
5 13 (19.40%) DHCP
5 13 (19.40%) Internet
6 12 (17.91%) DNS
6 12 (17.91%) MPLS
7 11 (16.42%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (16.42%) Wireless
8 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (14.93%) IP Telephony
8 10 (14.93%) IPsec
9 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
9 9 (13.43%) VoIP
9 9 (13.43%) WebEx
10 8 (11.94%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (11.94%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (19.40%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Network Engineer
1 18 (26.87%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Field Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Field Support Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Consultant
3 8 (11.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) LAN Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) WAN Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Network Support
7 4 (5.97%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) CSS
2 2 (2.99%) LDAP
2 2 (2.99%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.91%) iPhone
3 9 (13.43%) Blackberry
3 9 (13.43%) PDA
4 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.46%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.97%) AS400
7 3 (4.48%) iPad
7 3 (4.48%) PKI
7 3 (4.48%) User Experience
8 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
8 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.99%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
8 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.49%) Clustering
9 1 (1.49%) NHS
9 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.49%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 21 (31.34%) Windows 10
3 19 (28.36%) Linux
3 19 (28.36%) Windows Server
4 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.40%) Windows 7
5 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (17.91%) Windows XP
7 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (13.43%) Windows 2000
8 9 (13.43%) Windows Vista
9 8 (11.94%) AIX
10 7 (10.45%) Android
11 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.99%) CentOS
12 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
12 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) IT Strategy
3 11 (16.42%) Change Management
4 10 (14.93%) ITSM
4 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (13.43%) Asset Management
5 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (11.94%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (11.94%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (11.94%) Presales
7 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.97%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.97%) Migration
9 4 (5.97%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (4.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (4.48%) Runbook
10 3 (4.48%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) VBScript
4 4 (5.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.88%) CCNP
3 12 (17.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (13.43%) MCP
5 8 (11.94%) MCSA
5 8 (11.94%) MCSE
5 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.96%) CCNA
7 4 (5.97%) CCAA
7 4 (5.97%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.99%) CCDP
9 2 (2.99%) Degree
10 1 (1.49%) CISA
10 1 (1.49%) CISM
10 1 (1.49%) CISSP
10 1 (1.49%) CRISC
10 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (40.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (22.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (4.48%) vSphere
6 2 (2.99%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.99%) Docker
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
2 8 (11.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (11.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.99%) Nagios
4 2 (2.99%) vMotion
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.84%) Cisco
2 22 (32.84%) VMware
3 17 (25.37%) Citrix
4 9 (13.43%) Adobe
4 9 (13.43%) Lotus
5 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
5 8 (11.94%) F5
5 8 (11.94%) IBM
5 8 (11.94%) Splunk
6 5 (7.46%) Juniper
7 4 (5.97%) Avaya
8 3 (4.48%) Veeam
9 2 (2.99%) Mitel
9 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.49%) Huawei
10 1 (1.49%) Meraki
10 1 (1.49%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.49%) Samsung