Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 191 201
Rank change year-on-year +13 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing VPN 43 39 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.93% 0.76% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.51% 5.13% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 95
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £32,346 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.03% -23.89% +11.60%
10th Percentile £25,340 £23,900 £31,405
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 780 760 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.88% 14.80% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 576 618 773
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £21,550 £21,500 £23,280
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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 +43 27 £43,750 +45.83% 5
Derbyshire +14 8 £35,000 +32.08% 3
Northamptonshire -26 8 £40,500 -14.74% 3
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 24 (55.81%) WAN
2 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 20 (46.51%) Windows
4 17 (39.53%) LAN
4 17 (39.53%) Cisco
4 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
5 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 14 (32.56%) VMware
7 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
8 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (25.58%) Network Security
9 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (25.58%) CCNP
10 10 (23.26%) DNS
10 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
10 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
11 9 (20.93%) SIEM
11 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (20.93%) DHCP
11 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.60%) Juniper
12 8 (18.60%) Wireless
12 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
12 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
13 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
13 7 (16.28%) vSphere
13 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (16.28%) Information Security

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 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Office 365
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) SaaS
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
4 2 (4.65%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) WAN
2 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 17 (39.53%) LAN
4 11 (25.58%) Network Security
5 10 (23.26%) DNS
6 9 (20.93%) DHCP
7 8 (18.60%) Wireless
8 6 (13.95%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (11.63%) IPsec
9 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
9 5 (11.63%) VLAN
9 5 (11.63%) WLAN
10 4 (9.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
10 4 (9.30%) Internet
10 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
10 4 (9.30%) SAN
10 4 (9.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) IT Support
5 5 (11.63%) Information Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Security Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Security Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Network Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
1 3 (6.98%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (11.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
5 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.33%) BYOD
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.33%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.30%) Linux
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
3 9 (20.93%) SIEM
3 9 (20.93%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (16.28%) Information Security
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
4 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) Presales
6 5 (11.63%) Coaching
6 5 (11.63%) CRM
6 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
6 5 (11.63%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 5 (11.63%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.63%) Software Optimisation
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (9.30%) Due Diligence
7 4 (9.30%) Load Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) VB
2 4 (9.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.58%) CCNP
3 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 6 (13.95%) CCNA
5 5 (11.63%) CCDP
6 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.65%) MCSA
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
8 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.33%) MCSE
8 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 7 (16.28%) vSphere
5 4 (9.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.65%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.65%) Snort
7 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Snorby
2 2 (4.65%) Suricata
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Nagios
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (32.56%) VMware
4 8 (18.60%) Juniper
5 5 (11.63%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.63%) Forcepoint
5 5 (11.63%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.63%) Meraki
5 5 (11.63%) Tufin
6 4 (9.30%) AlienVault
6 4 (9.30%) F5
6 4 (9.30%) HP
6 4 (9.30%) LogRhythm
6 4 (9.30%) Riverbed
6 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.98%) Dell
7 3 (6.98%) ProCurve
7 3 (6.98%) Veeam
8 2 (4.65%) CommVault
8 2 (4.65%) Sophos