VPN Jobs in the Midlands

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England > Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands requiring VPN skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited VPN over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 174 171 217
Rank change year-on-year -3 +46 -60
Permanent jobs citing VPN 187 143 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.33% 1.68% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 8.32% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 143 110 141
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,875 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.67% +5.88% +4.12%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £66,750 £72,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands

VPN falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills in the Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,683 1,718 1,743
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.98% 20.23% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,265 723 1,071
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,313 £43,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.79% -3.89% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,900 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VPN in the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VPN in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VPN in the Midlands

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Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VPN in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for VPN in the Midlands

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Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -9 105 £39,875 -11.39% 23
East Midlands +13 81 £39,000 +11.43% 13
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England

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Exchange
1 26 (13.90%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.35%) IIS
3 5 (2.67%) Apache
4 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (25.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (2.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 4 (2.14%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.07%) Shopify
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 93 (49.73%) Azure
2 83 (44.39%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (15.51%) Entra ID
4 14 (7.49%) Azure DevOps
4 14 (7.49%) IaaS
4 14 (7.49%) PaaS
5 13 (6.95%) AWS
6 7 (3.74%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.21%) OneDrive
7 6 (3.21%) Power Platform
8 5 (2.67%) Azure Sentinel
8 5 (2.67%) Google Workspace
9 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.14%) Mimecast
9 4 (2.14%) OCI
10 3 (1.60%) PowerApps
10 3 (1.60%) SaaS
11 2 (1.07%) Nutanix
11 2 (1.07%) OpenDNS
11 2 (1.07%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 129 (68.98%) Firewall
2 61 (32.62%) DNS
3 43 (22.99%) WAN
4 42 (22.46%) VLAN
5 41 (21.93%) DHCP
6 39 (20.86%) LAN
7 33 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 30 (16.04%) Network Security
9 29 (15.51%) SAN
9 29 (15.51%) Wi-Fi
10 27 (14.44%) IPsec
10 27 (14.44%) Wireless
11 24 (12.83%) MPLS
12 16 (8.56%) Internet
13 15 (8.02%) VoIP
14 13 (6.95%) OSPF
14 13 (6.95%) WLAN
15 11 (5.88%) BGP
15 11 (5.88%) SD-WAN
16 6 (3.21%) DKIM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.67%) Power BI
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.07%) MySQL
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Git
2 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (1.07%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 20 (10.70%) Finance
3 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.49%) Telecoms
5 13 (6.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 13 (6.95%) Retail
6 12 (6.42%) Law
7 8 (4.28%) German Language
8 6 (3.21%) Legal
8 6 (3.21%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.67%) Documentation Skills
10 4 (2.14%) Local Government
11 3 (1.60%) Marketing
12 2 (1.07%) Back Office
13 1 (0.53%) Advertising
13 1 (0.53%) Banking
13 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.44%) Analyst
3 20 (10.70%) Senior
4 19 (10.16%) IT Support
5 16 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (8.02%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.49%) Architect
8 12 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Consultant
9 10 (5.35%) IT Manager
9 10 (5.35%) Network Manager
9 10 (5.35%) Operations Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) IT Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) IT Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.63%) YAML
2 13 (6.95%) JSON
3 6 (3.21%) ARM Templates
4 5 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.07%) LAMP
6 2 (1.07%) V-Ray
6 2 (1.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.56%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.49%) Clustering
2 14 (7.49%) Driving Licence
3 9 (4.81%) PKI
4 8 (4.28%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (3.21%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.21%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.14%) CCTV
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.14%) FMCG
7 4 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.07%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.07%) Wiki
10 1 (0.53%) CMDB
10 1 (0.53%) IoT
10 1 (0.53%) Replication
10 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (44.39%) Windows
2 55 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 24 (12.83%) Linux
4 22 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 11 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (5.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (4.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (3.21%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (2.67%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (2.67%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.07%) Android
11 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.07%) VMS
11 2 (1.07%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.06%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (12.83%) Customer Service
3 21 (11.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (11.23%) ITIL
3 21 (11.23%) Mentoring
4 17 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (8.56%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (8.02%) Agile
6 15 (8.02%) Migration
7 14 (7.49%) CI/CD
7 14 (7.49%) DevOps
7 14 (7.49%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (7.49%) Server Management
8 12 (6.42%) Cost Reduction
8 12 (6.42%) Service Management
9 11 (5.88%) Analytics
9 11 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (5.88%) ERP
9 11 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
9 11 (5.88%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.72%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.37%) SQL
3 5 (2.67%) Python
4 1 (0.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Degree
2 21 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.56%) CCNA
4 13 (6.95%) CCNP
4 13 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.35%) Azure Certification
6 8 (4.28%) MCSE
6 8 (4.28%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (2.67%) JNCIA
8 5 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.14%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.60%) CCDA
10 3 (1.60%) MCSA
11 2 (1.07%) CCIE
11 2 (1.07%) CCIE Data Center
12 1 (0.53%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.53%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) GDPR
2 10 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.81%) NIST
4 6 (3.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (3.21%) SLA
5 2 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.53%) COBIT
6 1 (0.53%) GRC
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.53%) NCSC
6 1 (0.53%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.53%) SOC 2
System Software
1 85 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 57 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (25.13%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.81%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (4.81%) vSphere
5 8 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.74%) Docker
7 4 (2.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 4 (2.14%) pfSense
8 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.07%) XenApp
9 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 18 (9.63%) Terraform
3 14 (7.49%) SCCM
4 11 (5.88%) SmoothWall
5 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.21%) Autotask
7 5 (2.67%) Ansible
7 5 (2.67%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.67%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.67%) vCenter Server
8 4 (2.14%) AirWatch
8 4 (2.14%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.14%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.07%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.53%) Nagios
10 1 (0.53%) SCOM
10 1 (0.53%) WSUS
10 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (50.27%) Microsoft
2 63 (33.69%) VMware
3 45 (24.06%) Cisco
4 23 (12.30%) Veeam
5 21 (11.23%) Meraki
6 19 (10.16%) Juniper
7 18 (9.63%) Citrix
7 18 (9.63%) HP
7 18 (9.63%) SonicWALL
8 15 (8.02%) Palo Alto
9 14 (7.49%) CheckPoint
9 14 (7.49%) Sophos
10 11 (5.88%) Apple
10 11 (5.88%) Fortinet
11 10 (5.35%) Aruba
12 8 (4.28%) Dell
13 7 (3.74%) Avaya
13 7 (3.74%) Sage
14 6 (3.21%) WatchGuard
15 5 (2.67%) Draytek