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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 27 18
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - 2.58% 8.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 18.18% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Median salary - £41,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 Shropshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
37 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.51% 14.19% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 23
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £41,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) IPv4
2 4 (66.67%) IPv6
2 4 (66.67%) SLA
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) BCP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) ADSL
5 1 (16.67%) PSTN
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS

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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 4 (66.67%) IPv4
1 4 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) ADSL
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) IOS XR
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) PSTN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Service Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Services Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Operations Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Services Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Presales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) SonicWALL