The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 30 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VPN 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.81% 1.92% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 7.55% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.84% 25.48% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 33 32
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £40,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
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

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VPN within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Telford -2 1 £22,500 -43.75%
VPN
West Midlands

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VMware