The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 46 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing VPN 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.79% 1.57% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 13.16% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £20,248 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.68% -25.33%
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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 17.79% 11.91% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 25
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £17,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VPN
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

VPN Salary Trend in Solihull

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) SSL
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (50.00%) SecurID
2 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (50.00%) Fujitsu
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (50.00%) Junos
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (50.00%) FortiGate
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security
1 6 (50.00%) Junos
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 6 (50.00%) Fujitsu
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
Solihull
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Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago