Period
to 19 August 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 196 164
Rank change year-on-year +19 -32 +27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 48 36 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.99% 0.67% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.37% 4.44% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 62
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -20.00% -1.53%
10th Percentile £21,750 £20,707 £22,975
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,250 £65,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +8.24% -3.41% +4.76%

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 754 810 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.47% 15.15% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 620 652 814
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,775 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
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

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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 2018.

Salary histogram for VPN in the East Midlands

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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 2018. 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 +42 25 £42,500 +26.21% 4
Northamptonshire -14 10 £40,500 +4.52% 1
Leicestershire -8 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Derbyshire -4 6 £27,500 -8.33% 1
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 27 (56.25%) WAN
2 26 (54.17%) Cisco
3 24 (50.00%) LAN
4 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (45.83%) Firewall
5 21 (43.75%) Windows
6 19 (39.58%) CCNP
7 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
9 16 (33.33%) Juniper
9 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 16 (33.33%) VMware
10 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
11 13 (27.08%) Information Security
11 13 (27.08%) DNS
12 12 (25.00%) DHCP
12 12 (25.00%) SIEM
12 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (25.00%) Network Security
12 12 (25.00%) Incident Management
13 11 (22.92%) Degree
13 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
13 11 (22.92%) CCNA
14 10 (20.83%) WLAN
14 10 (20.83%) Wireless
14 10 (20.83%) Office 365
14 10 (20.83%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (20.83%) Presales

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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.33%) SaaS
5 3 (6.25%) IaaS
5 3 (6.25%) PaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) WAN
2 24 (50.00%) LAN
3 22 (45.83%) Firewall
4 13 (27.08%) DNS
5 12 (25.00%) DHCP
5 12 (25.00%) Network Security
6 10 (20.83%) Wireless
6 10 (20.83%) WLAN
7 9 (18.75%) SSL
7 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.75%) VLAN
8 7 (14.58%) MPLS
8 7 (14.58%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (12.50%) Internet
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (10.42%) IPsec
10 5 (10.42%) SSH
11 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
11 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (14.58%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.08%) French Language
5 1 (2.08%) German Language
5 1 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Architect
1 11 (22.92%) IT Support
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Information Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Information Security Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) LDAP
2 5 (10.42%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.08%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.83%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
6 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.50%) Linux
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Information Security
2 12 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 12 (25.00%) SIEM
2 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (20.83%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 10 (20.83%) Presales
4 9 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 8 (16.67%) ITIL
5 8 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
6 6 (12.50%) Coaching
6 6 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (10.42%) CRM
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (10.42%) Mentoring
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) Change Control
8 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (39.58%) CCNP
3 11 (22.92%) CCNA
3 11 (22.92%) Degree
4 8 (16.67%) CCDP
5 4 (8.33%) CISSP
6 3 (6.25%) MCSA
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.17%) CISM
7 2 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.17%) MCSE
7 2 (4.17%) SSCP
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.08%) CCSA
8 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) GDPR
3 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) Snort
4 5 (10.42%) vSphere
5 4 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (6.25%) XenApp
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) FortiGate
1 5 (10.42%) Snorby
1 5 (10.42%) Suricata
2 4 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.25%) SCCM
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 2 (4.17%) SCSM
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.08%) Nagios
5 1 (2.08%) QRadar
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) Juniper
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.67%) Forcepoint
4 8 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 8 (16.67%) Tufin
5 6 (12.50%) F5
5 6 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.42%) Meraki
6 5 (10.42%) ProCurve
6 5 (10.42%) Veeam
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix
7 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.33%) Symantec
8 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 2 (4.17%) Sophos