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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank - 41 50
Permanent jobs citing VPN 0 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 3.86% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 34.38% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £37,500 £19,117
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +96.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.68% 11.23% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 28
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VPN
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

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) FTP
4 4 (33.33%) RIP
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 4 (33.33%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) OSPF
4 4 (33.33%) BGP
4 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 4 (33.33%) TACACS
4 4 (33.33%) SSH
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) F5

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 4 (33.33%) TACACS
3 4 (33.33%) DHCP
3 4 (33.33%) FTP
3 4 (33.33%) RIP
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) SSH
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Broadband
4 3 (25.00%) MPLS
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Websense
3 3 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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