The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 21 27
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.47% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.70% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £31,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.02%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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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 Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 43.33% 28.40% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 26
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £18,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

VPN Salary Trend in Shropshire

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer

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Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago