Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 204 161
Rank change year-on-year +24 -43 +25
Permanent jobs citing VPN 48 36 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.64% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 4.56% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 61
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +23.29% +32.73%
10th Percentile £21,750 £28,033 £22,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 660 789 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.13% 14.11% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 577 614 792
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,825 £23,075
90th Percentile £58,850 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +15 18 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Leicestershire +17 16 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Northamptonshire -10 7 £38,750 -29.55%
Derbyshire -14 7 £25,000 -16.67% 6
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 26 (54.17%) Cisco
3 22 (45.83%) WAN
4 19 (39.58%) Windows
4 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
5 18 (37.50%) ITIL
5 18 (37.50%) LAN
5 18 (37.50%) VMware
6 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (35.42%) Office 365
7 16 (33.33%) Juniper
8 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (29.17%) CCNP
9 14 (29.17%) DNS
9 14 (29.17%) Information Security
10 13 (27.08%) SSL
10 13 (27.08%) VLAN
11 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (25.00%) Incident Management
11 12 (25.00%) SIEM
11 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (25.00%) Coaching
11 12 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 12 (25.00%) CCNA
11 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 11 (22.92%) CISSP
12 11 (22.92%) Wireless

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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (4.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Office 365
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.50%) SaaS
4 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.33%) IaaS
4 4 (8.33%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) WAN
3 18 (37.50%) LAN
4 14 (29.17%) DNS
5 13 (27.08%) SSL
5 13 (27.08%) VLAN
6 11 (22.92%) Wireless
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (16.67%) DHCP
7 8 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (14.58%) Network Security
8 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.50%) WLAN
10 5 (10.42%) SAN
11 3 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (6.25%) IPsec
11 3 (6.25%) MPLS
11 3 (6.25%) PPTP
11 3 (6.25%) SSH
11 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (12.50%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Architect
1 8 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 8 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
1 8 (16.67%) Security Manager
1 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) IT Support
3 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) ICT Support
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.17%) HPUX
6 2 (4.17%) Solaris
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.08%) VMS
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 14 (29.17%) Information Security
3 12 (25.00%) Coaching
3 12 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 12 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 12 (25.00%) SIEM
3 12 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL V3
5 9 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (16.67%) Cryptography
6 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 8 (16.67%) Email Filtering
6 8 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (16.67%) Line Management
6 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (16.67%) Web Filtering
7 7 (14.58%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) CCNP
3 12 (25.00%) CCNA
4 11 (22.92%) CISSP
5 8 (16.67%) CISM
5 8 (16.67%) SSCP
6 4 (8.33%) CCDP
6 4 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.25%) MCSA
7 3 (6.25%) MCSE
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.17%) CCSA
8 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.67%) GDPR
3 3 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.42%) vSphere
4 5 (10.42%) XenApp
5 3 (6.25%) Snort
5 3 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (6.25%) XenServer
6 2 (4.17%) NFS
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 3 (6.25%) Snorby
1 3 (6.25%) Suricata
1 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) SCOM
2 2 (4.17%) SCSM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.08%) QRadar
3 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) VMware
3 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) Juniper
5 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 9 (18.75%) Citrix
5 9 (18.75%) HP
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle
7 4 (8.33%) Forcepoint
7 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.33%) Tufin
8 3 (6.25%) Capita
8 3 (6.25%) Draytek
8 3 (6.25%) F5
8 3 (6.25%) NETGEAR
8 3 (6.25%) ProCurve
8 3 (6.25%) SonicWALL
8 3 (6.25%) Veeam
8 3 (6.25%) WatchGuard