The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - - 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.37% +6.66%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1 18 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 3.57% 16.36% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 10
Median salary £65,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.41% +28.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

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Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for VPN in the Midlands

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Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VPN.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco