Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 135 183
Rank change year-on-year +26 +48 +8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 15 63 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.89% 1.58% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 9.05% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 49 48
Median annual salary £38,633 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.77% -3.53% +41.67%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,000 £22,050
90th Percentile £51,500 £57,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £50,870 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -5.26% +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 255 696 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.21% 17.40% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 214 503 633
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,821
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.45% -0.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,050
90th Percentile £64,625 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for VPN in the East Midlands

VPN
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 +9 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Northamptonshire +37 3 £37,500 -3.23% 1
Derbyshire +13 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Leicestershire +45 1 £55,000 +54.93%
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Azure
6 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
6 4 (26.67%) SIEM
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (20.00%) Skype
7 3 (20.00%) WebEx
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Internet
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 3 (20.00%) PBX
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) Perl

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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Azure
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) AWS
4 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (6.67%) GCP
4 1 (6.67%) Slack
4 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) ADSL
6 3 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) PBX
6 3 (20.00%) RTP
6 3 (20.00%) Skype
6 3 (20.00%) SSH
6 3 (20.00%) WebEx
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (13.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (6.67%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
1 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (26.67%) SIEM
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) PHP
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CME
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Clonezilla
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) McAfee
3 3 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Ekahau
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard