The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dudley region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank 6 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 11.11% 2.33% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 50.00% 10.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Median salary £17,500 £25,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dudley 22.22% 23.26% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Median salary £21,250 £29,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.96% -6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £21,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dudley

The demand trend of job ads across the Dudley region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 February 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 Dudley region with a requirement for VPN.

1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) Wireless
1 9 (81.82%) VLAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (54.55%) Draytek
4 6 (54.55%) Fortinet
4 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
4 6 (54.55%) Huawei
4 6 (54.55%) HSRP
4 6 (54.55%) Meraki
4 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (45.45%) ADSL
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) IPv4
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) VLAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
1 9 (81.82%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) MPLS
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (54.55%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) HSRP
4 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
5 5 (45.45%) ADSL
5 5 (45.45%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) IPv4
6 4 (36.36%) SSL
7 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) GIS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IP Architect
3 2 (18.18%) IP Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IP Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Presales
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
1 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Data Security
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Draytek
2 6 (54.55%) Fortinet
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) Huawei
2 6 (54.55%) Meraki
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) NETGEAR
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) SonicWALL
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds