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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 118 132
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 20 48 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.68% 1.52% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 8.87% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 31
Median salary £31,500 £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +73.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,250 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £35,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  

VPN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 384 541 626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.14% 17.09% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 289 420 506
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VPN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +2 10 £30,000 +27.65%
Northamptonshire +23 6 £55,000 +11.11% 1
Leicestershire -22 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Nottinghamshire -23 1 £51,850 +15.22% 2
VPN
England

VPN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 35 (70.00%) Cisco
2 28 (56.00%) VoIP
2 28 (56.00%) WAN
2 28 (56.00%) VLAN
3 27 (54.00%) LAN
3 27 (54.00%) CCNP
3 27 (54.00%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (52.00%) Wireless
4 26 (52.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (46.00%) CCIE
6 21 (42.00%) TCP/IP
6 21 (42.00%) DNS
6 21 (42.00%) Firewall
7 20 (40.00%) DHCP
8 18 (36.00%) SolarWinds
8 18 (36.00%) Network Management
9 17 (34.00%) Problem Management
9 17 (34.00%) FTP
9 17 (34.00%) ITIL
9 17 (34.00%) IPv4
10 14 (28.00%) Windows
11 12 (24.00%) SQL
12 9 (18.00%) CheckPoint
12 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
13 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
13 8 (16.00%) Aruba
13 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
13 8 (16.00%) Juniper
14 7 (14.00%) SQL Server

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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 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (4.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) VLAN
1 28 (56.00%) VoIP
1 28 (56.00%) WAN
2 27 (54.00%) LAN
3 26 (52.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (52.00%) Wireless
4 21 (42.00%) DNS
4 21 (42.00%) Firewall
4 21 (42.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (40.00%) DHCP
6 17 (34.00%) FTP
6 17 (34.00%) IPv4
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.00%) IPsec
8 6 (12.00%) OSPF
9 5 (10.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.00%) BGP
10 4 (8.00%) DMVPN
10 4 (8.00%) MPLS
11 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Network Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Network Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Technical Leader
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Support Technician
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Technician
3 6 (12.00%) Server Support
3 6 (12.00%) Server Support Technician
3 6 (12.00%) Server Technician
3 6 (12.00%) Support Technician
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server Support
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Network Operations Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Operations Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Online Games
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.00%) CentOS
4 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Fedora
5 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.00%) VyOS
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Network Management
2 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 17 (34.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.00%) Network Design
4 3 (6.00%) Presales
5 2 (4.00%) DevOps
5 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.00%) Business Development
6 1 (2.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) CCNP
1 27 (54.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (46.00%) CCIE
3 3 (6.00%) CCDP
4 2 (4.00%) CCDA
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) CEH
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.00%) GCIH
5 1 (2.00%) GPEN
5 1 (2.00%) GWAPT
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) OSCE
5 1 (2.00%) OSCP
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) NFS
3 4 (8.00%) vSphere
4 2 (4.00%) Postfix
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.00%) Firmware
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (4.00%) Nagios
1 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) SolarWinds
3 9 (18.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (16.00%) Aruba
4 8 (16.00%) Juniper
5 7 (14.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (14.00%) Meraki
5 7 (14.00%) VMware
6 3 (6.00%) F5
6 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.00%) Google
7 2 (4.00%) Mitel
7 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) Vyatta
8 1 (2.00%) BT
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
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