Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 200 182
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18 -11
Permanent jobs citing VPN 38 59 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.74% 0.90% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 5.82% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 89 82
East Midlands median annual salary £32,346 £42,500 £37,791
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.89% +12.46% +19.03%
10th Percentile £23,900 £31,638 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,233
% change year-on-year - +6.55% +5.58%

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 758 1014 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.75% 15.51% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 614 760 813
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +24 16 £47,500 +11.76%
Nottinghamshire +3 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Leicestershire +32 9 £45,750 +14.38% 1
Derbyshire -11 1 £26,500 -29.33%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) VMware
5 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco
6 11 (28.95%) DNS
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.95%) OSPF
6 11 (28.95%) BGP
6 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (28.95%) Wireless
7 10 (26.32%) VLAN
7 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 10 (26.32%) LAN
8 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
8 9 (23.68%) WAN
8 9 (23.68%) DHCP
9 8 (21.05%) CCNA
9 8 (21.05%) HP
9 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
9 8 (21.05%) MPLS
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (18.42%) CCNP
10 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 6 (15.79%) IIS
11 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.79%) Juniper
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008

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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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) Office 365
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) BGP
2 11 (28.95%) DNS
2 11 (28.95%) OSPF
2 11 (28.95%) Wireless
3 10 (26.32%) LAN
3 10 (26.32%) VLAN
4 9 (23.68%) DHCP
4 9 (23.68%) WAN
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
5 8 (21.05%) MPLS
6 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.16%) VoIP
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (5.26%) IPsec
9 2 (5.26%) LDAP
9 2 (5.26%) Skype
9 2 (5.26%) SSH
9 2 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.63%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.63%) Local Government
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) IT Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Administrator
3 8 (21.05%) IT Support
3 8 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Network Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Network Support
6 3 (7.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CCTV
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) DevOps
1 5 (13.16%) Information Security
2 3 (7.89%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.63%) Break/Fix
4 1 (2.63%) Case Management
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Contract Management
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Python
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CCNA
3 7 (18.42%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) CCSP
4 4 (10.53%) CCVP
5 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) CEH
6 2 (5.26%) CISSP
6 2 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (5.26%) MCP
6 2 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (26.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) Docker
4 2 (5.26%) Snort
4 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.26%) Snorby
2 2 (5.26%) Suricata
2 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.63%) Packer
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) VMware
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.05%) HP
5 6 (15.79%) Juniper
6 4 (10.53%) Motorola
7 2 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (5.26%) ProCurve
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.63%) Sophos