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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 136 162
Rank change year-on-year -5 +26  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 14 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.52% 1.27% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 8.33% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 22
Median salary £26,250 £38,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.37% -1.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £24,600 £30,025
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £66,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -2.43% +5.12%  

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 398 492 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.89% 15.20% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 325 416 400
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -14.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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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 26 June 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 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire -10 5 £26,000 -35.00%
Northamptonshire +8 4 £42,500 +16.43%
Leicestershire +7 3 £24,000 -21.31%
Derbyshire +6 1 £26,500 +1.92% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 22 (64.71%) Cisco
3 21 (61.76%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) VLAN
4 14 (41.18%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 13 (38.24%) VoIP
6 12 (35.29%) LAN
6 12 (35.29%) DNS
6 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (35.29%) VMware
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (32.35%) WAN
8 10 (29.41%) DHCP
8 10 (29.41%) Wireless
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 7 (20.59%) CCNP
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (17.65%) Meraki
12 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
12 6 (17.65%) CCNA
12 6 (17.65%) Linux

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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 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Firewall
2 21 (61.76%) VLAN
3 13 (38.24%) VoIP
4 12 (35.29%) DNS
4 12 (35.29%) LAN
5 11 (32.35%) WAN
6 10 (29.41%) DHCP
6 10 (29.41%) Wireless
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (14.71%) IPsec
11 4 (11.76%) FTP
11 4 (11.76%) IPv4
12 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
12 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
12 3 (8.82%) LDAP
12 3 (8.82%) OSPF
13 2 (5.88%) Network Security
13 2 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Senior Technician
2 6 (17.65%) Senior Support Technician
2 6 (17.65%) Server Support
2 6 (17.65%) Server Support Technician
2 6 (17.65%) Server Technician
2 6 (17.65%) Support Technician
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server Support
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Network Operations Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Linux
5 4 (11.76%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.88%) Fedora
6 2 (5.88%) VyOS
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Network Management
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Break/Fix
3 3 (8.82%) Network Design
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) Presales
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) Security Patching
4 2 (5.88%) Stress Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
4 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.88%) PHP
2 2 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
6 2 (5.88%) CEH
6 2 (5.88%) CISSP
6 2 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (5.88%) ISEB
6 2 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.94%) CCDA
7 1 (2.94%) MCITP
7 1 (2.94%) MCP
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Postfix
5 2 (5.88%) Snort
5 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) FortiGate
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) VMware
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Meraki
5 4 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Google
7 2 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.88%) ProCurve
7 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 2 (5.88%) Veeam
7 2 (5.88%) Vyatta
8 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.94%) Aruba
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
Derbyshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago