Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 103 91
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 9 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.98% 0.68% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.20% 4.41% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 18
Leicestershire median annual salary £45,750 £40,000 £34,425
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.38% +16.19% -23.50%
10th Percentile £27,425 £27,400 £28,250
90th Percentile £61,850 £57,750 £45,000
East Midlands median annual salary £32,346 £42,500 £37,791
% change year-on-year -23.89% +12.46% +18.10%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 125 227 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.56% 15.48% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 114 186 148
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £34,425
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.46% -11.73%
10th Percentile £22,300 £22,875 £21,500
90th Percentile £59,625 £45,875 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +4.00%

VPN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing VPN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in Leicestershire

VPN
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

VPN
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VPN in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VPN in Leicestershire

VPN
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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Leicester +28 5 £58,000 +65.71% 1
Hinckley - 1 - -
VPN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Ansible
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Dell

VPN
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 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Junior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (11.11%) Packer
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Dell