The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 6 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VPN 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 11.76% - 5.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.44% - 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Average salary £29,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
VPN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dudley region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dudley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 26.47% 9.30% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 19
Average salary £29,000 £19,499 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.72% -41.79%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VPN across the Dudley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

VPN
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

VPN Salary Trend in Dudley

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) PPP
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 7 (70.00%) OSPF
3 7 (70.00%) BGP
3 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (70.00%) VLAN
3 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
3 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (70.00%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (70.00%) High Availability
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) HSRP
3 7 (70.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Dudley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dudley region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
2 7 (70.00%) VLAN
2 7 (70.00%) Wireshark
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (70.00%) HSRP
2 7 (70.00%) Spanning Tree
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) PPP
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (70.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat