The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Permanent jobs citing VPN 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.59% 0.87% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.48% 7.32% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £24,000 £30,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.31% -32.22%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 82 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 13.11% 11.94% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54 72 56
Median salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.19% +3.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,650 £23,667
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

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Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VPN in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for VPN in Leicestershire

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Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
VPN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) CCDP
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Presales
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCDP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft