The table below looks at the statistics for VPN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 19 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing VPN 10 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.00% 1.60% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.45% 8.89% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £20,248
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +146.93%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,947
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.90%
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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
22 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.00% 18.00% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 36
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,500 £21,599
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing VPN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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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 30 July 2016.

VPN Salary Histogram in Solihull

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing VPN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for VPN.

1 29 (87.88%) WAN
2 28 (84.85%) BGP
3 23 (69.70%) LAN
4 22 (66.67%) MPLS
5 18 (54.55%) Juniper
6 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
6 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
7 13 (39.39%) VLAN
7 13 (39.39%) RSVP
8 12 (36.36%) OSPF
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (30.30%) Cisco
10 9 (27.27%) Firewall
11 8 (24.24%) JNCIS
12 7 (21.21%) HSRP
12 7 (21.21%) Windows
13 6 (18.18%) Linux
13 6 (18.18%) ISDN
13 6 (18.18%) CCNP
13 6 (18.18%) CCNA
13 6 (18.18%) xDSL
13 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (18.18%) VMware
14 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
15 3 (9.09%) SSH
15 3 (9.09%) Junos
15 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
15 3 (9.09%) Structured Cabling

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Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) WAN
2 28 (84.85%) BGP
3 23 (69.70%) LAN
4 22 (66.67%) MPLS
5 13 (39.39%) RSVP
5 13 (39.39%) VLAN
6 12 (36.36%) OSPF
7 9 (27.27%) Firewall
8 7 (21.21%) HSRP
9 6 (18.18%) ISDN
9 6 (18.18%) xDSL
10 3 (9.09%) DHCP
10 3 (9.09%) DNS
10 3 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 3 (9.09%) FTP
10 3 (9.09%) Junos
10 3 (9.09%) PBX
10 3 (9.09%) RIP
10 3 (9.09%) SSH
10 3 (9.09%) X.21
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Network Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 10 (30.30%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Deskside Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Deskside Support
6 1 (3.03%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
1 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) SC Cleared
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (24.24%) JNCIS
4 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 6 (18.18%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Juniper
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Wyse