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

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 192 180
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 -8
Permanent jobs citing VPN 42 52 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.85% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.20% 5.84% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41 94 58
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £53,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.93% +62.88% +22.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £38,750 £22,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,375
England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%

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 677 891 1,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.71% 14.58% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 573 649 843
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,950 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
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

VPN
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 February 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 23 February 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
Leicestershire +24 15 £60,000 +29.73% 3
Nottinghamshire -6 11 £40,000 -27.27% 6
Northamptonshire +7 10 £46,250 -22.92% 3
Derbyshire -6 5 £25,000 -20.63% 4
VPN
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 14 (33.33%) WAN
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco
2 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) Wireless
2 14 (33.33%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Windows
4 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
4 11 (26.19%) LAN
4 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (23.81%) Office 365
6 9 (21.43%) Coaching
6 9 (21.43%) HP
6 9 (21.43%) CCNA
6 9 (21.43%) CISSP
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (19.05%) VLAN
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) CCNP
7 8 (19.05%) DNS
7 8 (19.05%) SSL
7 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
7 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (16.67%) Kalman Filter

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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (4.76%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) WAN
2 14 (33.33%) Wireless
3 11 (26.19%) LAN
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (19.05%) DNS
5 8 (19.05%) SSL
5 8 (19.05%) VLAN
6 7 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (14.29%) BGP
7 6 (14.29%) OSPF
8 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
8 5 (11.90%) MPLS
9 4 (9.52%) SAN
9 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.14%) Network Security
10 3 (7.14%) PPTP
11 2 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 7 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Network Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Network Support
4 4 (9.52%) Server Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) ICT Support
5 3 (7.14%) IT Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.76%) HPUX
8 2 (4.76%) Solaris
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.38%) VMS
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Coaching
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 8 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (16.67%) Cryptography
4 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 7 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 7 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security
4 7 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (16.67%) Line Management
4 7 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 7 (16.67%) SIEM
4 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (16.67%) Web Filtering
5 6 (14.29%) Data Management
5 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Python
2 3 (7.14%) Ruby
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CCNA
2 9 (21.43%) CISSP
3 8 (19.05%) CCNP
4 7 (16.67%) CISM
4 7 (16.67%) SSCP
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.76%) MCSA
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.38%) CCSA
7 1 (2.38%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) GDPR
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.14%) XenServer
6 2 (4.76%) Docker
6 2 (4.76%) NFS
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) Packer
2 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco
1 14 (33.33%) VMware
2 9 (21.43%) HP
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.67%) Juniper
5 6 (14.29%) Citrix
6 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.52%) Motorola
7 3 (7.14%) Draytek
7 3 (7.14%) NETGEAR
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) SonicWALL
7 3 (7.14%) WatchGuard
8 2 (4.76%) Capita
8 2 (4.76%) Mitel
8 2 (4.76%) Remedy
8 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) Sophos