The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Smethwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - - 6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Smethwick - - 6.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 Smethwick region.

Communications & Networking Category
Smethwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Smethwick - 75.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +48.93%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000