The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 33 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.51% 1.92% 10.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 14.29% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 18
Median salary £33,375 £41,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.59% +32.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,075 £41,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,675 £41,000 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.61% 13.46% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 41
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +34.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £41,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Shropshire region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

VPN
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

VPN
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -7 2 £33,375 -18.59%
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VPN.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) VPLS
2 5 (83.33%) ProCurve
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) Brocade
2 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 5 (83.33%) VPLS
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Brocade
2 5 (83.33%) ProCurve
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Ubiquiti