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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 34 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing VPN 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.83% 1.09% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 6.52% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £20,248 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+159.28% -27.68%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.05% 16.73% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 28
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,599 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VPN across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VPN Salary Histogram in Solihull

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) ISDN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
2 4 (80.00%) Junos
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (80.00%) ISDN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint